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Sony to stream free movies on Crackle

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 29 Apr 2009 21:33 User comments (2)

Sony to stream free movies on Crackle Sony Pictures Entertainment has announced that it will begin streaming over 100 full-length feature films on its video site Crackle.com including Spider-Man 2, Stripes and Godzilla.
The move follows Sony's previous deal with YouTube to stream full movies through the popular video sharing site.

Sony notes that Crackle users only spent 5 minutes on average on the site for the month of March, and Sony is hoping to keep users around longer, especially if they are viewing more ads.

Although the site is no competition against YouTube, Hulu and TV.com, the site posted an 84 percent gain in streams to users, year on year, for the Q1.

"Our movie lineup is unmatched online," adds Sony Pictures Television senior VP of digital networks Eric Berger.

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2 user comments

130.4.2009 3:02

Yep I can see it now another root kit coming to a computer near you!

230.4.2009 20:31

Pretty good, I just watched Spiderman 2 at Crackle, it has some advertising every 20min or so, but great movie! And I watched it the legal way.

Now, I think Crackle movies are only available for the US, at least Hulu movies are...

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