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10 Blockbuster Movies Recently Added To Tubi

Compared to streaming giants like Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, and Peacock, Tubi is the only free service that allows viewers to stream movies and shows for free. It was recently noted in The Wall Street Journal that Hulu is the current top dog in comparison to Disney+, especially since the service has lost subscribers over the years due to new services.

Tubi may not compare to these big shots and their budgets, but the streaming service does offer an array of big-time Blockbusters that some new viewers may be surprised to see. From award-winners to feel-good romantic comedies, Tubi will surprise its viewers with its plethora of entertaining features.


Life (2017)

Jake Gyllenhall looking tense in the movie Life

Jake Gyllenhall, Ryan Reynolds, and Rebecca Ferguson all signed on for Life. The science-fiction horror movie is based in outer space as the camera follows a group of astronauts exploring the possibility of life on Mars.

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The film received mixed reviews from critics and earned over $100 million at the box offices. However, it was nominated for two awards for its visual effects and for being a new sci-fi movie. It’s not one of the best movies about astronauts and space in comparison to movies like The Midnight Sky but it’s up there.

The Matrix Franchise

Morpheus in Matrix Reloaded freeways chase scene

The Matrix was first released in 1999 and put the world’s collective brain into a puzzle. The idea of ​​an alternate universe with a simulated reality was a new concept to accept. Starring Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne, the first movie earned almost $500 million at the box offices and offered plenty of action scenes to keep viewers guessing.

Even more impressive, the first movie won four Academy Awards, two Saturn Awards, and two British Academy Film Awards. With a hit on their hands, the franchise spiraled into four movies — including the latest being released in 2021, The Matrix Resurrections.

The Divergent Trilogy (2014)

Divergent Trilogy

The Divergent series was based on a set of books written by Veronica Roth. The movies had an impressive roster with Shailene Woodley, Zoë Kravitz, Theo James, Miles Teller, Maggie Q, and more as the main characters.

The movie takes place in the future where society is separated into groups or factions. If a person doesn’t fit into these cliques, they’re considered divergent. But when Woodley’s character Tris Prior learned that there’s a plan to rid all divergents, she has to hide her true self from her while on a mission to save others. The movie spiraled into three feature films and even has viewers theorizing about a new cast for yet another Diverging movie.

40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

Split image of Seth Rogen, Steve Carell, and Jane Lynch from The 40-Year-Old Virgin with the movie’s logo on top

In 2005, Judd Apatow wrote, produced, and directed one of the funniest comedies of that year, The 40-Year-Old Virgin. With Steve Carell as the star (and co-creator), the movie followed his character, Andy Stitzer, who was still a virgin at 40 years old.

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While everyone around him seemed to sleep with each other with little effort, Andy couldn’t bring himself to do it with the women in his life. Andy eventually fell for a woman named Trish (Catherine Keener) but had to come to terms with his secret life as a virgin. The movie had some of the funniest quotes of the year and earned over $170 million at the box offices. The movie also won awards for the actors’ performances and lines.

Hulk (2003)

Hulk 2003 movie image

In 2003, Marvel Studios and Universal Pictures released Hulk. The movie was based on the famous comic by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and showed Bruce Banner’s (aka Hulk’s) birth story and origin.

After a lab accident went wrong, Bruce transformed into a massive and strong green creature who couldn’t be tamed. He quickly became one of the strongest Avengers. The movie was given generally positive reviews and starred big names like Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, and Sam Elliott.

Miss Congeniality (2000)

Pageant contestants on stage in Miss Congeniality

In 2000, Sandra Bullock starred as Gracie Hart in the comedy Miss Congeniality. The movie earned over $200 million at the box offices and confirmed that Bullock was still America’s sweetheart.

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In the film, Hart was a solid FBI agent who had to go undercover for the Miss United States Beauty Pageant to get more answers about a domestic terrorist. Since she was undercover and not a real beauty agent, Hart had a hard time fitting in with women who had been doing pageants since they were young. When it came to action scenes, some fans did not know that Bullock was responsible for her stunts! The movie was so beloved that a sequel came out five years later.

Monster In Law (2005)

Jane Fonda and Jennifer Lopez in Monster-In-Law

Jane Fonda and Jennifer Lopez teamed up as future inlaws for the romantic comedy, Monster-in-Law. Lopez portrayed a woman named Charlie who was shocked when she met her famous (and mega-wealthy) future mother-in-law Viola.

Viola wasn’t ready to let her only get married to someone of no means like Charlie and did everything she could to make Charlie’s life miserable. The comedy was a sensation and Fonda and Lopez’s acting credits were applauded.

The Perfect Storm (2000)

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what made The Perfect Storm a Blockbuster hit was that it was based on a real story by Sebastian Junger. The movie focused on a group of commercial fishermen who went outside their usual territory and got stuck in the middle of the ocean during a tropical storm.

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The disaster drama tugged on viewers’ heartstrings when the ship realized its fate It earned over $320 million at the box offices and was nominated for two Academy Awards. It starred George Clooney, Diane Lane, Mark Wahlberg, and William Fichtner. Because of the way the movie is dramatized, it’s one of the better movies about bad weather.

Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)

Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, and Julianne Moore in Crazy Stupid Love.

Crazy, Stupid, Love caused a major buzz in theaters because of the unbelievable cast that was attached to it. Between Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, and Julianne Moore, the movie made over $150 million at the box office and told the story of the never-ending changes of love through the ages.

Crazy, Stupid, Love had likeable characters who were all in their own personal tourmoil in the love department. In the film, Cal Weaver is stunned when his wife asks for a divorce. To get back on his feet from him, he teamed up with a love-guru of sorts who was (unbeknownst to him) also dating his daughter from him. The movie was beautifully written and funny as it was emotional.

Black Mass (2015)

Johnny Depp transformed into a leader of a gang, James “Whitey” Bulger in BlackMass. The movie was based on the non-fiction book Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob.

When FBI agent John Connelly went back to the Boston area, he ran into his old childhood friend, Whitey. With Connelly being an agent and Whitey being a part of a gang, the two teamed up to take down a rival gang that caused problems for both of them. Depp went on to win awards for his portrayal of the real-life gangster and the Blockbuster made almost $100 million at the box office. It’s critically acclaimed and viewed as one of the best gangster movies.

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