The 5 Best Movies Coming to Tubi in February 2020

When it comes to streaming services, consumers are currently spoiled for choice. In addition to old standbys like Netflix and Hulu, new services such as Disney+ and Apple TV+ are also competing for your attention with splashy shows like The Mandalorian and The Morning Show. And more services are on the way, with HBO Max and Peacock set to launch later in 2020. 

If all those choices are leaving you feeling overwhelmed — and your wallet drained — there’s a solution: free streaming services. Free-to-use (yes, really) sites like Tubi, Pluto TV, and Kanopy deliver plenty of content without sucking your bank account dry. While you’ll miss out on some hot new shows, you can find a surprising selection of quality films and older television, provided you’re willing to sit through some ads. Don’t believe us? Check out this list of five critically acclaimed movies that you can stream for free on Tubi in February 2020.  

‘Lars and the Real Girl’ 

Ryan Gosling stars in this sweet and quirky comedy-drama from 2007 about an introverted young man who develops a platonic relationship with a sex doll named Bianca. Lars and the Real Girl earned an Academy Award nomination for best original screenplay; Gosling was also nominated for best actor at the Critics’ Choice Awards and Golden Globes. 

‘American History X’ 

American History X tells the story of two brothers, Derek (Edward Norton) and Danny (Edward Furlong) who get involved in the neo-Nazi movement; when one brother changes his views, he tries to turn the other toward another path. This 1998 movie earned Norton an Academy Award nomination.  

‘The Firm’ 

Tom Cruise in The Firm
Tom Cruise in The Firm | Francois Duhamel/Sygma via Getty Imageso)

Tom Cruise stars in this 1993 adaptation of the John Grisham bestseller. He plays Mitch McDeere, a young lawyer who goes to work for a shadowy firm with a roster of suspicious clients. Holly Hunter received a best supporting actress nomination for her role as the secretary to a private investigator Mitch hires to investigate his employer. 

‘The Adventures of Tintin’

Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of the beloved Belgian comic book series The Adventures of Tintin earned a number of awards after its 2011 release, including Golden Globe for best animated film. It stars Jamie Bell as Tintin. 

‘New Jack City’

New Jack City
Mario Van Peebles, Judd Nelson, and Ice-T in New Jack City | United Artists/Getty Images

Mario Van Peebles directed this 1991 crime thriller starring Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Chris Rock, and Judd Nelson. The gritty drama about the New York City drug trade earned mostly favorable reviews, with Roger Ebert calling it “a serious, smart film with an impact that lingers after the lights go up.” 

All the movies coming to Tubi in February 

Here’s the complete list of movies coming to Tubi in February. 

  • Southpaw (2015)
  • XXX: State of the Union (2005)
  • New Jack City (1991)
  • Ella Enchanted (2004)
  • Private Parts (1997)
  • Grease 2 (1982)
  • American History X (1998)
  • The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
  • Aeon Flux (2005)
  • Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason (2004)
  • Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
  • Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
  • Arsenal (2017)
  • Changing Lanes (2002)
  • Drillbit Taylor (2008)
  • Frankie & Alice (2010)
  • The Firm (1993)
  • Belly (1998)
  • Senseless (1998)
  • Daddy Day Care (2003)