The best free movies in the public domain number among some of the best movies of all time, and since their copyrights have lapsed, they are royalty free to watch, distribute, and remake. Many of these free films in the public domain and out of copyright were once high-grossing, Academy Award-winning movies that have since become open to public use. Classic movies like The Wizard of Oz, Metropolis, and Metropolis are now part of the general public experience.
What is the best film in the public domain? What Oscar winning films are now free to use? What are the greatest films whose copyrights have lapsed? Vote on the movies you think are the best available in the public domain and if you want to see them again, you might be able to watch them on YouTube.