Do you miss those cheezy yet amazing movie nights with your BFF? We know that you do and we are asking for no reason because it is 2020. For you and your friends, we have come with an amazing list of ways to watch movies virtually with your BFF.
Use these ways to watch movies virtually and binge your favorite TV show and movie for the 1000th because we won’t judge.
With these technologies, you need not worry about the distance. All you need to do is grab some popcorn and a cold drink. Connect with your friends and enjoy your movie.
Ways to Watch Movies Virtually
- Amazon Watch Party
- Hulu Watch Party
- Zoom, Skype or Houseparty
- Netflix Party
- Plex VR
A very simple to use platform where you can watch movies virtually with your friend. All you need to do is use a google chrome extension. With that, you can communicate with your friends in the group chat and simultaneously watch a TV show or a movie. The best part of this application is that you can stream movies and TV shows from Netflix, Hulu, Disney Plus. The other best thing about Teleparty is that it is free of cost.
Amazon Watch Party
A feature by Amazon has to be one of the best. If you are wondering what is different in the Amazon Watch Party, then let us tell you something amazing about this. In this Watch Party, you can add up to 100 people! That’s a very huge number, considering Amazon though that we know 100 people. However, you can get access to the Watch Party by joining Amazon Prime Video. You can get Amazon Prime Video at $8.99 per month.
The most flexible option on the list is Scener. Scener is literally a “Virtual Movie Theatre”. We told you that you can add up to 100 people, but Scener gives you the liberty to add up to a million guests (even though its absurd). You can actually see your movie partners via webcam while your video and movie will play in sync. The best part is that it is free of cost.
Hulu Watch Party
Hulu is an online streaming service and it also has its own version of Watch Party. Hulu allows its subscribers to stream movies or TV shows along with a group chat. This is definitely one of the best on the list. You can get this feature depending on your Hulu Subscription plan. For the Watch Party feature, you will have to pay around $5.99 per month to $64.99 per month.
This application was initially created for the long distance couples. These couples knew the pain of living far away from your loved ones way before this Corona happened. TwoSeven is accessible from many online streaming services which include Apple TV+ and HBO Max. it also has a LIVE option. With the Live option, you can see the face of the person with whom you are watching the movie. The subscription plan for TwoSeven is around $3 per month to $20 per month.
Knowing that you might have a very busy schedule and very less time to watch movies, we have added a very special way to watch movies virtually. You can use Metastream if you and your friends just want to watch a video clip for an hour. This way is best to be used during work breaks. Metastream is totally free and if you are willing to, you can even choose to help and support them through a donation option.
We all know that huge online streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and many more are joining the cult of virtual streaming. So, why would Disney+ be left behind? To join the cult, Disney Plus came out with its own way to watch movies virtually. You can use this application to watch Disney Plus movies with your friends and family. The great thing is that the subscription for this application is included in your Disney Plus subscription. You can buy a Disney Plus subscription for $6.99 per month or $69.99 yearly.
You can watch movies virtually with the help of these websites, applications, and plugins. We would suggest you test a few of the ways from the list and then choose the best for you. Have as much fun as you can with these virtual streaming and feel a little extra nostalgic.