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IMDb Freedive FAQs

What is IMDb Freedive?

IMDb Freedive is a free, ad-supported streaming video channel available in the United States on the IMDb website via laptop or personal computer and on all Amazon Fire TV devices.

IMDb Freedive enables customers to watch hit TV shows including Fringe, Heroes, The Bachelor and Without a Trace as well as top Hollywood hits like Awakenings, Foxcatcher, Memento, Monster, Run Lola Run, The Illusionist, The Last Samurai, True Romance and more without purchasing a subscription.

 

How do I access IMDb Freedive?

If you are in the US, you can instantly stream IMDb Freedive titles from your laptop or personal computer's web browser on the IMDb Freedive page and all Amazon Fire TV devices via the IMDb Freedive channel. Freedive is currently available on devices that support ad-supported channels. Freedive content is currently only available when streaming from within the United States and U.S. territories. If you are currently located within the United States or a U.S territory and are unable to stream IMDb Freedive content, please contact Prime Video support.

 

How do I find IMDb Freedive titles on IMDb?

IMDb Freedive titles are listed on the IMDb Freedive page, where you will see a carousel of featured titles that are available to stream. Additionally, on the IMDb desktop website all IMDb Freedive title pages will have an option to "Watch for Free on IMDb Freedive". You can also search for IMDb Freedive titles via the IMDb Advanced Title Search on the desktop website using the "IMDb Freedive (US Only)" option in the Instant Watch Options section, and find IMDb Freedive titles in your Watchlist or other lists on the desktop website using the Where to Watch refine options.

 

How will I know if titles I'm interested in become available on IMDb Freedive?

All Freedive title pages on IMDb will have an option to "Watch for Free on IMDb Freedive". Additionally, you can find IMDb Freedive titles in your Watchlist or other lists on the desktop website using the Where to Watch refine options. The selection of titles included with Freedive is always changing, and titles you're interested in might become available in the future. We're constantly working to improve our catalog to ensure that customers have access to the best selection of movies and TV shows possible.

 

Do I need to login every time I want to watch an IMDb Freedive title?

No. If you are logged in with your IMDb credentials, you will be able to start playback immediately when you attempt to stream Freedive titles upon subsequent visits.


Do my Parental Control settings from my Amazon.com account work on IMDb?

No, unfortunately we are currently unable to honor viewing restrictions and PIN settings that have been set in your Amazon account, on IMDb desktop. However, these settings are recognized on Freedive content, via Fire TV devices and other platforms. To learn more, please visit the Prime Video Parental Controls page.


Why am I seeing ads?

IMDb Freedive is a free collection of titles available to all customers, and are supported by advertising. These advertisements cannot be skipped.

 

I don't want to see ads. How can I watch the video without ads?

IMDb Freedive titles are not available to purchase via IMDb Freedive. If the title is available for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime Video, you can rent or purchase the title to stream without ads.

 

Can I purchase/download IMDb Freedive titles?

No, titles cannot be purchased or downloaded to watch offline via IMDb Freedive. If the title is available for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime Video, you can rent or purchase the title to download to watch offline on compatible devices.

 

I'm having trouble with playback for an IMDb Freedive title.

If you're experiencing playback issues with IMDb Freedive, please first review the Prime Video System Requirements for Computers.

If you've confirmed that your device, web browser, and internet connection meet the minimum requirements and are still experiencing playback issues, please contact Prime Video support for further assistance.

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