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Feature Films
Feature Films
collection
15,690
ITEMS
251.8M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
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Feature films, shorts , silent films and trailers are available for viewing and downloading. Enjoy! View a list of all the Feature Films sorted by popularity . Do you want to post a feature film? First, figure out if it's in the Public Domain. Read this FAQ about determining if something is PD. If you're still not sure, post a question to the forum below with as much information about the movie as possible. One of our users might have relevant information.
Topic: Moving Images
Short Format Films
Short Format Films
collection
3,166
ITEMS
44.5M
VIEWS
collection

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Short Format Films contributed by users. View a list of all the Short Films sorted by popularity .
Topic: short films
Sci-Fi / Horror
Sci-Fi / Horror
collection
454
ITEMS
47.3M
VIEWS
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Science Fiction and Horror films: monsters and aliens, space and time travel, experiments gone wrong, unimagined disasters.
Silent Films
Silent Films
collection
3,546
ITEMS
27.9M
VIEWS
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eye 27.9M

A collection of feature or short silent films uploaded by archive users.
Topic: silent films
Movie Trailers
Movie Trailers
collection
55,198
ITEMS
16.6M
VIEWS
collection

eye 16.6M

A collection of film trailers contributed by users.
Topic: trailers
Film Noir
Film Noir
collection
697
ITEMS
13.6M
VIEWS
collection

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Expressionistic crime dramas of the 40s and 50s: tough cops and private eyes, femme fatales, mean city streets and deserted backroads, bags of loot and dirty double-crossers.
Comedy Films
Comedy Films
collection
292
ITEMS
28.9M
VIEWS
collection

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"All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl." - Charlie Chaplin
The Video Cellar Collection
The Video Cellar Collection
collection
237
ITEMS
7.1M
VIEWS
by Shane Sullivan
collection

eye 7.1M

The Video Cellar is an eclectic collection of feature films, shorts, animations and TV shows. The collection contains all kinds of narrative, educational, documentary, advertising, instructional and government films and videos from all over the world. Many of the videos have been preserved digitally and are available for free here at the Internet Archive. The Video Cellar's mission is to collect and preserve forgotten and lost films, to make them freely available to the public and to promote...
Topics: educational, documentary
Picfixer Feature Film Collection
Picfixer Feature Film Collection
collection
362
ITEMS
5M
VIEWS
collection

eye 5M

COMEDY, DRAMA, ADVENTURE, MYSTERY, ROMANCE, SCI-FI, HORROR, WESTERNS, DOCUMENTARIES, EXPLOITATION. NOSTALGIC DOUBLE-FEATURE THEATER PROGRAMS You will find them all in this free movie loft!
Topics: feature films, picfixer
Silent Hall of Fame
Silent Hall of Fame
collection
438
ITEMS
2.5M
VIEWS
collection

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BREAKING NEWS We have launched a kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the preproduction of a new documentary. We offer eight levels of generous rewards for donations of every budget. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2028711795/feature-documentary-about-overlooked-silent-movie If you support the cause of bringing belated recognition to many overlooked silent movie stars, please make a tax deductible donation and spread the word about this campaign. Silent Hall of Fame is the only place...
Topics: silent film, silent movie stars, free classic film, old movies, silent film streaming, silent era,...
Stock Footage
Stock Footage
collection
1,671
ITEMS
36.5M
VIEWS
collection

eye 36.5M

A collection of stock footage clips submitted by Internet Archive users. These clips are designed to be used in other videos. All clips in this collection must have one of the following Creative Commons Licenses : Public Domain Attribution (by) Attribution Share Alike (by-sa) Attribution Non-commercial (by-nc) Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike (by-nc-sa) Sampling Sampling Plus Non-commercial Sampling Plus We recommend submitting clips in the highest quality format you have available. The...
Collectie Filmcollectief
Collectie Filmcollectief
collection
6,790
ITEMS
1.7M
VIEWS
collection

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Films from Collectie Filmcollectief
Sinema Trailers
Sinema Trailers
collection
1,016
ITEMS
795,496
VIEWS
collection

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A collection of grindhouse/exploitation trailers
Topics: Grindhouse, Sleaze, Exploitation, Trailers
Laserdisc Archive
Laserdisc Archive
collection
265
ITEMS
438,852
VIEWS
collection

eye 438,852

Picfixer Movie Trailer Collection
Picfixer Movie Trailer Collection
collection
1,372
ITEMS
5.6M
VIEWS
collection

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Trailers can be fun. Trailers can be misleading. Sometimes trailers are the only remaining visual records of lost films. THIS COLLECTION CONTAINS SOME ADULT MATERIAL
Topics: movie trailers, picfixer
Home Movies
Home Movies
collection
1,802
ITEMS
4.6M
VIEWS
collection

eye 4.6M

This collection of home movies includes amateur films and videotapes from the collections of the Center for Home Movies, the Prelinger Archives Home Movie Collection and many other home movie aficionados. This collection includes amateur productions, home movies and home videos of family activities, travelogues, dramas and a variety of homemade films from the last century, as well as ephemeral films about home movie making. In 2005, the Center for Home Movies was established as a non-profit...
Topics: home movies, homemovies, home-movies
Prelinger Archive Mashups
Prelinger Archive Mashups
collection
345
ITEMS
3.2M
VIEWS
collection

eye 3.2M

What happens when you make close to 2,000 ephemeral public domain films freely available on the Web? People make art and more films are born! Here’s a sample of films created with Prelinger Archives footage and uploaded to the Internet Archive. However, Rick Prelinger suspects thousands more are uploaded on other video sites. If you have a video you created using footage from the Prelinger Archives, please let us know so we can include it here.
Topics: Prelinger mashup, remix, Prelinger
35mm Stock Footage
35mm Stock Footage
collection
1,544
ITEMS
1.4M
VIEWS
collection

eye 1.4M

Internet Archive's 35mm stock footage collection consists of material especially shot for stock footage purposes as well as feature film outtakes and unused material that were conserved for future use in other productions. Rights to this collection are held by Internet Archive. You may download and reuse material under the Creative Commons Attribution License . If you require higher-quality material or a written license agreement, please contact Getty Images for licensing information.
Topic: stock footage
German Cinema from Lutz Mommartz
German Cinema from Lutz Mommartz
collection
106
ITEMS
921,211
VIEWS
collection

eye 921,211

A pioneer of the film genre known as "other cinema," Lutz Mommartz was born in in Erkelenz in 1934 and spent most of his life in Dusseldorf. He began making movies in 1967 and eventually became Professor of Film at the Kunstakademie Munster. He still lives and works in Germany, dividing his time between Dusseldorf and Berlin. This collection of 51 films features selections from the Lutz Mommartz Film Archive.
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The IICADOM archive consists of more than 1000 orphaned home movies sourced from garage sales and flea markets. The majority of these amateur films, travelogues and family documents are found in Belgium and surrounding countries by artist and filmmaker Jasper Rigole. These films form the basis for his ongoing project IICADOM.org (the new site will soon be online)
Topics: home movies, Belgium
The Georges Méliès Collection
The Georges Méliès Collection
collection
88
ITEMS
495,316
VIEWS
collection

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Georges Méliès was a French illusionist and filmmaker famous for leading many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema. (Wikipedia) A prolific innovator in the use of special effects, accidentally discovered the substitution stop trick, he was one of the first filmmakers to use multiple exposures, time-lapse photography, dissolves, and hand-painted color in his work. Because of his ability to seemingly manipulate and transform reality through cinematography,...
Topics: cinema, early movies, french, filmmaker, silent films
The Center For Home Movies
The Center For Home Movies
collection
331
ITEMS
388,575
VIEWS
collection

eye 388,575

Our mission is to transform the way people think about home movies by providing the means to discover, celebrate, and preserve them as cultural heritage.
Topic: home movies
The Cosmonaut / Riot Cinema Collective
The Cosmonaut / Riot Cinema Collective
collection
267
ITEMS
183,786
VIEWS
collection

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Here you have all the raw materials shot for the film " The Cosmonaut " and his complimentary episodes, an independent, crowdfunded, cc-licensed feature film. The collection features hours of footage of: historical drama set in the soviet union, awesome landscapes from Russia, Latvia and Spain, and the bizarre pilgrimage of a cosmonaut in a collapsed, empty Earth. The license is Attribution-Sharealike-NonCommercial 3.0. This release may interest to anyone looking for images of russian...
Topics: Cosmonaut, Russia, Latvia, Feature Film, Remix, crowdfunding, space, space race, science fiction,...
Cinemocracy
Cinemocracy
collection
13
ITEMS
2.6M
VIEWS
collection

eye 2.6M

In the early 1940s, the United States government commissioned some of the best filmmakers to create propaganda in support of the war effort. The works of the most famous of those directors, John Ford, John Huston, Frank Capra, and William Wyler, are the subjects of this collection. In contrast to today's environment (where many politicians think of Hollywood as the devil and most contemporary political cinema targets the government as irrational and inequitable) in the 1940s, everyone appeared...
Kino French Films
Kino French Films
collection
98
ITEMS
535,082
VIEWS
collection

eye 535,082

Kino is a movement that provides amateur filmmakers with a place to screen their short-films. Founded in a spirit of collaboration and motivation, the movement stimulates the production of short-films by small crews with little to no budget. This collection is of French language films. For more information see: fr.wikipedia.org (Francais) en.wikipedia.org (English) Kino est un mouvement de cineastes et de videastes amateurs organises en cellules dont les membres se rassemblent environ chaque...
The Segundo de Chomón Collection
The Segundo de Chomón Collection
collection
61
ITEMS
401,963
VIEWS
collection

eye 401,963

Segundo Víctor Aurelio Chomón y Ruiz (17 October 1871, Teruel, Aragon - 2 May 1929) was a pioneering Spanish film director. He produced many short films in France while working for Pathé Frères and has been compared to Georges Méliès, due to his frequent camera tricks and optical illusions. He became involved in film through his wife, who was an actress in Pathé films. In 1902 he became a concessionary for Pathé in Barcelona, distributing its product in Spanish-speaking countries, and...
Topics: cinema, silent films, spanish film director
SabuCat Movie Trailers
SabuCat Movie Trailers
collection
103
ITEMS
795,368
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection

eye 795,368

These movie trailers come from SabuCat Productions, which owns the world's largest collection of theatrical trailers. The trailers featured here are just a small sample of the over 60,000 trailers in the SabuCat collection. The trailers range from featurettes to silents to Academy Award winners. Most of the trailers come from original 35mm prints. Click for more information about the SabuCat Movie Trailers .
Topic: Moving Images
Globians Film Festival
Globians Film Festival
collection
41
ITEMS
278,966
VIEWS
collection

eye 278,966

The "Globians Doc Fest" collection features a selection of films, documentaries and videos from the annual Globians Doc Fest Berlin world & culture documentary film festival". The festival series took place from 2005 until 2013 in Berlin and various other German cities. Click for more information on the Globians Doc Fest project.
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Representative selection of the best film productions of the Catalan filmmaker Joan Capdevila Nogués: catalan geography, traditions, dances, popular events, art, history and industries, filmed in more than a hundred cinematographic productions. Selecció representativa de les millors produccions cinematogràfiques del cineasta català Joan Capdevila Nogués: geografia, tradicions, danses, esdeveniments populars, art, història i indústries catalanes, filmades en més d’un centenar de...
Topics: Joan Capdevila Nogués, filmmaker, catalan
Subtitled Movies
Subtitled Movies
collection
15
ITEMS
284,652
VIEWS
by Bill Moyer
collection

eye 284,652

PLYmedia Collaborates with the Internet Archive to Provide Subtitles for Videos : PLYmedia has provided sub-titles for these non-English videos. Each of these videos is located in another collection on the Archive but are brought together here to allow English speaking audiences to understand and enjoy them.
Topics: Moving Images, subtitles, captions
Nuray Pictures Classic Film Clips
Nuray Pictures Classic Film Clips
collection
57
ITEMS
82,477
VIEWS
collection

eye 82,477

Nuray Media is committed to the restoration and preservation of classic movies and TV shows. The trailers found here highlight our growing collection and our dedication to conserving film history by providing easy access to hundreds of classic titles for your enjoyment.
Topics: classic cinema, classic film, stream movies online
Misfits of Film, 3am Films Collection
Misfits of Film, 3am Films Collection
collection
51
ITEMS
6,390
VIEWS
collection

eye 6,390

Independent movies and documentaries.
Topics: Independent movies, documentaries
Cinemasports
Cinemasports
collection
133
ITEMS
395,134
VIEWS
collection

eye 395,134

Cinemasports is the Iron Chef of Filmmaking. Teams have 10 hours to complete a movie with a list of ingredients. Finished movies screen the 11th hour, the very night they are created. For example, different teams must complete a short movie during daylight hours that includes an English teacher, a tattoo, and a lost lover. Three-time Oscar winner Walter Murch says, "Something emerges that's not contained in any of the films..." Cinemasports staged events in 15 cities worldwide in...
Lavelle Family Home Movies
Lavelle Family Home Movies
collection
12
ITEMS
10,413
VIEWS
collection

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Home movies shot on Super 8 and Regular 8mm film. Footage by David Lavelle, Sr. from 1955 to about 1979. Footage by Phyllis Lavelle from 1979-1984. Footage by Tim Lavelle from 1970-1980's. Chronicles a blue-collar Catholic family of six children growing up in San Francisco during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Their children begin to emerge in the 1970's. Also includes sub-collection of Deehan Family Home Movies, filmed on Regular 8mm film from 1950-1955 by Ken Deehan, largely in San Francisco and...
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Bishop Dwenger High School Library Metrotone News Digest educational films from the 1960's and 1970's, on subjects covering World War II up to the early 1970's. Bishop Dwenger High School is a co-educational preparatory high school in the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne - South Bend.
Kirby Ferguson Films
Kirby Ferguson Films
collection
7
ITEMS
5,850
VIEWS
collection

eye 5,850

Kirby Ferguson  is a Canadian filmmaker, writer, and speaker whose work covers creative works and  popular culture ; particularly  remix culture . He is best known for his documentary series  Everything is a Remix  and  This is Not a Conspiracy Theory .
Archives In Motion
Archives In Motion
collection
0
ITEMS
12,763
VIEWS
collection

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Building on our successful foundation and proven track record in Albania, ACP is launching regional training workshops in the Western Balkans for archives professionals. These archivists are working against the odds to preserve an endangered cinematic heritage that has been far too little seen beyond the region’s borders. ACP will organize and host a 2-week intensive preservation institute at the Albanian National Film Archives (AQSHF) and the Marubi Academy of Film and Multimedia in Tirana,...
Jack Burns Family Films Collection
Jack Burns Family Films Collection
collection
90
ITEMS
34,461
VIEWS
collection

eye 34,461

This is a wonderfully eclectic portfolio of film footage donated by Jack Burns. Jack hopes that sharing his collection of personal, family and unique films will inspire others to do the same. Jack hopes that people will enjoy watching these as much as he enjoyed taking the films.
Robert Newman Film Collection
Robert Newman Film Collection
collection
13
ITEMS
15,833
VIEWS
collection

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Robert Newman Film Collection Robert Newman (1930-2007) was a producer and director of socially observant documentary films. Although his subjects varied widely – from a religious community in Scotland to civil rights workers in the American South to a senatorial campaign in New England – a common theme in Newman’s films is the struggle of individuals to deal with rapidly changing societies. From the early 1960s through the late 1970s, Newman documented a period of fast-moving social...
Don Knuth Home Movies
collection
24
ITEMS
10,187
VIEWS
collection

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Digitized by the Internet Archive.
Topics: don knuth, home movies
Kaplan Home Movies
collection
25
ITEMS
6,032
VIEWS
collection

eye 6,032

Digitized by the Internet Archive
FindingFootage Favorites
collection
1
ITEMS
6
VIEWS
collection

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FindingFootage Favorites
Topic: favorites