Companies The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked  

Anna Lindwasser
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List Rules Vote 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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Viki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Viki

A good source for Korean dramas and other Korean media.

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Crunchyroll is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Crunchyroll

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

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Le CiNéMa Club is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Le CiNéMa Club

A curated online cinema that presents one film per week.

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Crackle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Crackle

A place to watch Hollywood movies for free.

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FilmStruck is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
FilmStruck

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

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Twitch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Twitch

An interactive service for streaming video games.

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PlayStation Vue (PS Vue) is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
PlayStation Vue (PS Vue)

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

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Fandor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Fandor

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

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Feeln is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Feeln

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

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Shudder is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Shudder

Horror aficionados can get their fix here. 

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Sling is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Sling

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

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tubitv is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
tubitv

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

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Sundance Now Doc Club is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Sundance Now Doc Club

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

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Screambox is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Screambox

A service specializing in horror films and TV.

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Acorn TV is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Acorn TV

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

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FandangoNOW is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
FandangoNOW

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

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Pantaya is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Pantaya

A Spanish-language streaming service.

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Brown Sugar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Brown Sugar

Offers black films from the 1970's.

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Spuul is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Spuul

A service that specializes in Bollywood and other Indian media.

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MUBI is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
MUBI

A curated collection of independent films and cult classics.

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Seeso is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Seeso

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

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Revry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Revry

A streaming service aimed at LGBTQ+ audiences. 

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Urban Movie Channel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Urban Movie Channel

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

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Dekkoo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Dekkoo

A streaming service featuring TV and movies about gay men.

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DramaFever is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
DramaFever

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

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Shout! Factory is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Niche Video Streaming Services, Ranked
Shout! Factory

A unique collection of original shows and