Top 5 Android Apps for Movie and Television Fanatics

Today one the most widespread uses for smartphones is watching videos, catching up on TV or new movies. Whether it’s mobility TV while traveling or relaxing at home, mobility coverage for TV and movies is not hard to find with an Android device. Here are the top five Android apps for the avid moviegoer and TV fan.


For any movie buff or TV fanatic, IMDb (Internet Movie Database) is a must-have Android app. A comprehensive database of nearly every film created and TV show produced, with profiles of casts, crews, trivia and summaries. For U.S. residents users can look up move show times, time zone TV listings and recaps from shows missed. In addition, all users can watch film trailers, read user and critic reviews, quotes, trivia and more.

Movies by Flixster

With the Movies by Flixster app movie lovers have a plethora of movie information at their fingertips. This extensive application allows users to watch trailers and video clips, read critic film reviews, find local movie listings, purchase tickets and stay up-to-date on upcoming movies and DVD releases. In addition, this app will connect with Facebook to share movie ratings and opinions with friends.

Moviefone – Movies & Showtimes

Moviefone is an all-inclusive app for movie show times, trailers, reviews, news, and clips from a database of over 300,000 movies. Avid moviegoers can purchase tickets, get maps and directions to U.S. theaters locations and invite friends through Facebook.


Every movie fan and TV fanatic is familiar with the Netflix. As the largest name in TV and movie streaming, the Netflix app has the biggest catalog of movies and TV shows to choose from. A few neat features of this app are the ability to go back to previously watched videos right where you left off and cross platform account sync between Xbox and the Android phone. In addition, users can share videos on Facebook and checkout what’s popular and new with friends.

Watch TV

The Watch TV app is essentially a useful bookmark. The app opens the users’ browser and connects to an online database of TV channels available for watching television. The online database has over 100 channels and is in neat categories by genre, such as cartoons, news, sports and more. Currently this app requires Adobe Flash Player but creators are working towards HTML5.

Author Bio

Hailing from the greater Seattle area, Jeffrey is a  passionate fan of movies, television and anything tech related. When he’s not busy blogging about her favorite gadgets and movies, he can often be found sipping fresh brewed coffee in his favorite selection of bookstores.

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