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10 Essential YouTube Channels for Movie Lovers

Ben Stegner 14-03-2017

If you like movies, the chances are you like YouTube too. On a smaller scale, YouTube gives content creators a place to share their talents with the world The 15 Best YouTube Channels You Should Watch Next There's so much to watch on YouTube it's difficult to know what to check out. Here are the best YouTube channels to watch next. Read More .

It’s no surprise that movies and YouTube go together well. You can watch the latest movie trailers or even full movies on YouTube Watch 100 Free Paramount Pictures Movies on YouTube Now If you're looking for some new movies, check out the 100+ movies that Paramount just put on YouTube for free. Read More . We’ve previously discussed YouTube channels all movie fans will love Love Movies? 4 Awesome YouTube Channels You Need to Watch While there are a lot of YouTube channels that focus on reviewing movies, there are some YouTubers who go beyond simple reaction videos and dig deep into what makes films special. Read More , but there are so many more. Let’s explore the channels all movie fanatics really should subscribe to.

1. CinemaSins

CinemaSins exists to point out everything you never noticed was wrong in movies. This channel is famous for its Everything Wrong With videos, where the narrator, Jeremy, runs through the entire movie and discusses goofs, plot holes, cliches, logical flaws, or other strange elements. It’s a good blend of actual critique and funny asides that makes any CinemaSins video covering a movie you like a must-watch.

You’ll find critically acclaimed and panned movies alike in the CinemaSins library. Once you watch a few episodes, you’ll get a feel for the inside jokes and tropes that the team hates, such as deus ex machina moments. Years of content make this channel perfect binge-watching material The 13 Best YouTube Channels to Binge-Watch Here are the best YouTube channels to binge-watch, ensuring you'll never get bored whether at home or on the move. Read More .

2. ScreenJunkies

Best known for its Honest Trailers series, ScreenJunkies is another movie lover’s dream. Uploads are split between Honest Trailers, which sarcastically lay out a movie’s details and exaggerate its flaws, and other movie-related discussions.

The honest trailer for any movie you love will probably crack you up. Being able to laugh about the ugly sides of your favorite films is great fun. The Movie Fights series and other content make this a well-rounded channel for any movie fan.

3. Screen Rant

Want a bit of everything related to movies? Screen Rant is the channel for you. Consisting of movie theories, bloopers, fun facts, and more, this channel uploads regularly with lots of interesting videos. It’s not as focused on one type of content as some of the other channels, but that’s okay. Start a playlist here and you’re sure to find something entertaining.

4. How It Should Have Ended

Have you ever been disappointed by the ending of a movie? The folks who run this channel seemingly always are. Here, you’ll find all sorts of animated sketches with alternative endings for movies. They’re all done in goofy fun, so don’t expect endings that correct gaping plot holes or anything.

Also on the channel, you’ll find behind-the-scenes looks at the videos, movie reviews, and hero swap videos that mix up movie protagonists. Sit back and enjoy the finales that could have been.

5. MovieMistakes

Do you have a critical eye for catching goofs in movies 12 Star Wars Mistakes You Have Never Spotted Before Crew members where they shouldn't be, anachronistic technology, and continuity errors galore. All of these mistakes are present in the Star Wars movies, but we doubt you have ever spotted them before. Read More ? If so you’ll have a blast with this channel’s videos pointing out filming errors and other mistakes. Since these are sometimes on screen for only an instant, you might not have noticed them on your first time through the film.

Admittedly, some of the “mistakes” here are a bit of a stretch, and they aren’t as enjoyable as CinemaSins presents them. It’s still fun to see how movies with million-dollar budgets can miss details, though.

6. Channel Awesome (The Nostalgia Critic)

The Nostalgia Critic used to have his own YouTube channel, but he’s since joined Channel Awesome. You’ll find lots of content here — it’s not all related to movies, but the Nostalgia Critic is the star of the show. Running with the tagline “I remember it so you don’t have to,” the Critic re-experiences older movies to see how well they hold up today 5 of the Most Powerful Nostalgia Sites on the Web Nostalgia is something the Internet loves. Let's explore a few places where you can feel connected to different parts of your past. There's something for everyone. Read More .

If there’s a movie you love from your childhood but haven’t watched in a decade, chances are it’s probably not actually that good. Let the Nostalgia Critic walk you through these movies, sometimes with an extra bit of rage — we think you’ll love it.

7. Couch Tomato

With decades of movies in production, it’s reasonable to suggest that a plot might have been repeated at some time or another. Watch Couch Tomato’s videos, though, and you’ll find that this is more common than you might think.

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8. Mr. Sunday Movies

If none of the channels mentioned appeal to you so far, Mr. Sunday Movies carries a little bit of everything. It focuses on sci-fi and superhero movies 12 Must-See Movies for Geeks Coming in 2017 2017 is going to be one of the best years ever for geeks who love movies. There are a lot of must-see movies for geeks being released, and these are the absolute best. Read More , but features different looks at other movies, too.

You’ll find trailer breakdowns that make assumptions based on little bits of information from new trailers, Easter eggs, and movie reviews. Discussions about which series reboot was best and info on canceled movies are also present. Chances are you’ll find something that piques your interest here, so have a look through the uploads!

9. YourMovieSucks

Sometimes you just want to laugh at some bad movies. YourMovieSucks exists to show you why bad movies are so awful. You’ll find a lot of “movies so bad they’re actually good Torture Yourself With the 10 Best Bad Movies on Netflix If you're in the mood to torture yourself, start by watching the 10 best bad movies we could find on Netflix. They're so bad that they may actually be good. Or not. Read More ” here, along with mediocre big-budget releases.

It’s just as interesting to hear about why a terrible movie fails so greatly as it is to study what makes a great movie such a success. This channel’s videos are also a good way to get a synopsis of crappy movies without dedicating time to watching the whole thing.

10. Chris Stuckmann

Chris Stuckmann has made a name for himself for making high-quality reviews, made better by his obvious passion for film. You’ll find him reviewing the big-budget releases as well as smaller films, giving plenty of variety to the channel. He’s a likeable guy, his reviews are honest, and he’ll keep you entertained. What’s not to love?

Which YouTube Channels Are Your Favorites?

In this article we’ve shared 10 awesome YouTube channels to give you dozens of hours of movie-related content. Whether you like to watch full reviews, sarcastic quips, or fun facts, there’s sure to be something for you here. When you’re not watching movies, surely the next best thing is watching YouTube videos about movies!

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  1. Prince
    October 2, 2019 at 7:45 am

    Is there a channel where I can get updates about new upcoming movies and TV shows?

  2. Mia
    July 23, 2018 at 5:16 pm

    My favorite film channel has got to be RalphTheMovieMaker, he's very educated and makes VERY solid points, also HILARIOUS. Highly recommend.

  3. Ruby
    February 26, 2018 at 2:16 am

    Jeremy Jahns is the #1 movie reviewer on Youtube, I think he should have a mention.

  4. James Lundquist
    October 23, 2017 at 3:28 pm

    I like the opposite side of Cinema Sins. Cinema Wins. There to let everyone know what is great about all the movies out there.

  5. G
    June 5, 2017 at 7:06 am

    The Cinefix Youtube channel is a wonderful resource for learning more about film. If you want to be more culturally literate, it condenses a lot of film school into bite sized / entertaining pieces. Try the 'Top 10s' and the 'Things you didn't know' series.

  6. The Dude
    March 16, 2017 at 6:40 am

    Every Frame A Painting?
    Oh, c'mon!