Public Domain Torrents: Free and Legal Torrent Downloads

Public Domain Torrents

What is Public Domain Torrents?

Public Domain Torrents is a very useful website that offers a wide selection of movies for free download that has come into the public domain - which basically means that they no longer fall under any sort of copyright, which makes them completely legal to download. This makes this site quite different from other torrent sites, as much of the content that is available on these other sites is definitely not in the public domain, and therefore the legal implications can be tricky, depending on where you are geographically.

As with any torrent site, we suggest that you do your due diligence and find out what (if any) consequences using torrents could have for you. 

The movies at Public Domain Torrents are offered in torrent form, which makes them easy and fast to download. If you're not sure what torrents are, no problem - read my article What is a Torrent?, then How to Find a Torrent Client. These articles give you a brief basic overview of what this peer to peer system looks like, how it works, and how millions of people all over the world use torrents to share and distribute content. 

How Public Domain Torrents is Organized

Public Domain Torrents is easy to navigate. Movie categories from Action/Adventure to Westerns are all on the right-hand side, and each movie is nicely annotated so you know what you're getting before you download it - a nice feature that can save you serious time and get you right to what you really want to add to your collection.

 

You can also check out the Top Twenty Seeded torrents, or the Newest Twenty Added to see what's new since you last visited the site. 

Categories

Public Domain Torrents is essentially a clearinghouse of classics and "B movies"; in other words, you're not going to see the latest blockbuster in your local movie theater here.

There are a wide variety of categories here ranging from Action to Horror to Westerns. Click on any category and you'll see a list of titles; each title has a small icon next to it indicating what file version that particular movie is available in (PDA, iPod, PSP, etc.). Click on the movie link, and you'll be taken to a page with screenshots so you can get an idea of what the movie is about, as well as applicable download links at the bottom of the page.

Why should I use Public Domain Torrents?

Public Domain Torrents is a simple site that offers great classic movies that are difficult to find anywhere else. These are great for family movie times, or anytime you feel like watching a slightly campy, cheesy film. As stated previously, you won't find the latest releases here, but all of these movies are freely available in the public domain, which makes downloading free, legal, and simple. 

Public Domain Torrents

Public Domain Torrents is a simply organized, streamlined site that offers a wide number of free classic and "B" movies for free download via torrent files. These movies are all in the public domain, which means that they have fallen out of copyright and have no restrictions on them as far as sharing, uploading, or downloading in a variety of different file formats.

The site is organized in such a way to make it as easy as possible to find what you're looking for. Categories, found on the left-hand side, range from Action to Family to War to Western, and there are plenty of movies here for whatever taste or genre you might be looking for.

Each movie is available for download in a variety of different file formats, which makes the site even more useful. Every movie link offers a series of screencaps that give you a quick idea of what the movie might be about, as well as background information, a short synopsis, and any other relevant information for movie watchers.