Your iPad is not just an iPad but it’s your very own portable TV, cinema screen and an entertainment box all rolled into one. Given its portability, it’s probably the best way to catch up with movies!

Here’s a list of some cool apps that are great for video and TV streaming, so that the next time you’re on the go, you don’t get bored and get your daily dose of entertainment.

Best Movie and TV Streaming iPhone Apps

#1. Hulu Plus

Hulu Plus iPhone App IconYour favourite television shows might have ended and no matter how much you anticipate their return, they’re not gonna be back any time soon! But you really don’t have to wait anymore. Hulu Plus is an app that allows instant streaming of hit shows like The Vampire Diaries, Modern Family apart from classics and movies. You can choose to resume from watching where you left off and watch your favourite stuff over WiFi or 3G/4G networks. Perfect for TV lovers.

Price: Free
Download Hulu Plus

Also Read: Best iPhone/iPad Apps for Movie Lovers

#2. Flixster

Flixster iPhone App IconEveryone knows about Flixtster! You can download your favorite movies from Flixster and also add them to your favourite lists. Watch trailers, catch movie showtimes and read reviews all under one roof. With reviews gathered from aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, you can pick the best movie to watch on your iPad.

Price: Free
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#3. Netflix

Netflix iPhone App IconThe best of both worlds, Netflix is the one stop shop for TV and film buffs! Currently, Netflix is the top streaming site that offers you connectivity from almost every part of the world. The best part is that there’s something new every time you log on. (You’ll need a Netflix subscription)

Price: Free
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#4. Plex for iOS

Plex iPhone App IconPlex is yet another multi-purpose streaming service lets you stream music, videos, and even photos from any Apple device. You can compile a list of your favourite movies, TV shows, or create personal videos to watch with friends and family. And this is not all, you can also convert files into a format the device can play using Plex!

Price: $4.99
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#5. Crackle

Crackle iPhone App IconCrackle, just like the name, is a crackling place to watch unlimited high quality films and TV for free! Optimized for iPhone and iPad, Crackle can entertain you when you’re on the go, including Canada, Australia and the UK! And they keep adding new stuff every month so there’s a lot to look forward to! With no signups and all free content, Crackle is one of the best apps for streaming popular shows and movies.

Price: Free
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