Old Movies, Black and White Movies, Classic Movies

What Can BnWMovies.com Do?

Your Wish List

Easily create your wish list by clicking the green button found on top of movies that you want to see later.

Recently Watched

Every time you watch a movie it's automatically added to your recently watched list.

Sorting and Order

Movies are ordered by genre and decade and can be sorted alphabetically, by year or by rating.

Search by Anything

The search box on top of the site works with titles, directors, cast or even parts of the plot.

Custom Movie Player

The new movie player has working play, pause, scroll and full screen buttons in all browsers and devices!


The movie player can show subtitles. Contact me to request subtitles for any movie and I'll see if I can find any online.

Latest Comments

  • D. "Very nice to be able to watch an old classic!"
    Posted Jul 20
    on Terror by Night
  • jbdean "I have been looking for this film since I was a young girl in the 1970s! Thank you SO much! You have truly helped fulfill..."
    Posted Jul 19
    on In The Wake of the Bounty
  • paul "god bless my grandfather for what he went through for us and our freedom."
    Posted Jul 19
    on Attack! The Battle for New Britain
  • Henry "What a great film! WHAT A GREAT WEBSITE! Thanks!"
    Posted Jul 18
    on Suddenly
  • Michelle "Does anyone know the name of this movie, where a guy and girl fall in love, circumstances are not right and they keep missing their..."
    Posted Jul 11
    on Farewell to Arms
  • Jacko "July 11, 2014 I never; very surprisingly, ever saw this episode of Basil Rathbone / John (Forgot) as Sherlock Holmes / Dr. Watson. Very enjoyable..."
    Posted Jul 11
    on Terror by Night

The free movies which you can watch at BnWMovies.com (Black 'n' White Movies.com) are mostly public domain films with expired copyright. Other black and white movies may be outside the public domain but are also legally shared in another way. This is how your favorite classic movies become our popular free movie downloads. Finding an old movie can be hard. Try searching by year, genre or title to find the best old movies online.

You can watch all black and white movies on this site for free, there is no subscription required and there never will be. While not all of the classic movies have download links, you can legally download all movies which have a red download icon and download instructions. Subtitles are currently available for few of these old movies. I'm aware that many of you long for this feature and I will be adding subtitles to more movies.

More black and white films are added to the site constantly. I hope you'll enjoy this ever growing collection of free classic movies! Remember the history of the American film industry by watching the best free movies online!