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.

Sort 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

  • J.W. "Paul Von Henried was very anti Nazi and was a refugee himself. He saw playing them as a way of helping the cause, but much..."
    Posted Feb 20
    on Night Train To Munich
  • bruce "More than an actress . Great shots ,All show how much more she was. for a good time try this true thriller. Ida ,great job."
    Posted Feb 20
    on The Hitch-Hiker
  • DALE R "This was a fine movie,from start to finish.good action through out.I also enjoyed the acting of each and every cast member well done and thanks."
    Posted Feb 19
    on Port of New York
  • bruce "A great movie, shows how great the English films were .A sure enjoyment ,sit down with a bowl of popcorn, a friend, and enjoy. 5..."
    Posted Feb 17
    on Cottage to Let
  • joe dina "superb acting from the entire cast.i fell in love with this movie..the old cowboy and the drunkard were hilarious."
    Posted Feb 16
    on The Time of Your Life
  • Teddy "Great movie they just don't make 'em like this anymore..doesn't need half naked women n crash bang explosion etc to get your attention n keep..."
    Posted Feb 15
    on Great Expectations

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!