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The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked

Updated September 13, 2017 448 votes 75 voters 3.9k views26 items

List RulesVote up the best niche streaming services out there.

You're probably familiar with the concept of streaming movies online. You might even watch your favorite TV shows online. Netflix and Hulu can be great options for streaming on your phone or computer, but they don't necessarily carry all the shows and films that you desire. That's where niche streaming services come in. Fetauring free streaming sites and online streaming subscriptions, here are the best video streaming services that are not Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon.

Trying to watch One Piece or Fairy Tail online? Crunchyroll is one of the best anime streaming sites that offers hundreds of anime shows, Asian dramas, and foreign films. For Korean dramas and variety shows, Viki and Dramafever both offer free streaming online. Want to keep up with current TV, but can't afford cable? Sling TV allows users to select their favorite channels and can be streamed through smart TVs and apps. Other live streaming services for cord cutters include PlayStation Vue (DVR included) and Fubo TV (international sports). 

Check out these lesser known streaming services, and vote up the one that you'd be most likely to use. You might even find your new favorite way to watch media.

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  • 1

    A good source for Korean dramas and other Korean media.

  • 2

    A place to watch foreign dramas like K-Dramas and telenovelas.

  • 3

    A place to watch Hollywood movies for free.

  • 4

    Horror aficionados can get their fix here. 

  • 5

    The go-to spot for all your anime streaming needs.

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    A unique collection of original shows and 

  • 7

    A curated online cinema that presents one film per week.

  • 8

    This service brings programming from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand to Amerircan viewers.

  • 9

    A TV streaming service that allows you to pick and choose the channels you actually watch.

  • 10

    A curated collection of independent films and cult classics.

  • 11

    A comedy streaming service which offers stand-up, original programming, and comedy classics. 

  • 12

    A free alternative to Netflix that offers popular movies and TV shows.

  • 13

    A subscription service specializing in independent films, classics, silent films, foreign films, documentaries and shorts

  • 14

    A streaming service aimed at LGBTQ+ audiences. 

  • 15

    A streaming service featuring TV and movies about gay men.

  • 16

    An interactive service for streaming video games.

  • 17

    A Spanish-language streaming service.

  • 18

    A service specializing in horror films and TV.

  • 19

    A TV streaming service that includes on-demand video and cloud-based DVR

  • 20

    A service that specializes in Bollywood and other Indian media.

  • 21

    Sundance Now Doc Club

    This streaming service offers access to documentaries, movies, and TV shows from the Sundance Film Festival.

  • 22

    Previously known as M-GO, this service offers up-to-date access to Network TV.

  • 23

    A film streaming service from Turner Classic Movies that specializes in classic, indie, foreign, and arthouse movies.

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    This service offers specializes in romantic and family-friendly movies and TV.

  • 25

    A service created by the founder Black Entertainment Television that showcases urban and African American movies and TV.