How to Watch Movies Free with Hulu

The Hulu streaming video service was launched in 2007. The simple-to-operate and free service offers a user-friendly setup so that you can be watching free movies and television shows online in minutes.

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Go to Hulu website. Click the "Sign up" link in the upper-right corner of the screen.

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Supply a username and password. Enter your email address, name, date of birth, zip code and gender. Read the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. After you have completed the requested information, enter the captcha code at the bottom of the page and click on "Create an Account."

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Browse the featured movies and television shows. The home page posts "Popular Clips" and "Recent Episodes." You can choose from "Most Popular," "Recently Added" and "Recommendations" in the menu bar at the top of the page. The search bar lets you search for any movie or television show you would like to watch.

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Choose your movie. Click on the title and the movie begins to stream. Use the on-screen controls to expand the movie to full screen on your computer, pause the film, change the volume and lighting or to share your selection with a friend.