FMovies is a series of piracy websites that host links and embedded videos, allowing users to stream or download movies for free.
Piracy of films and TV shows is extremely common on the internet. India is one of the largest markets for online piracy, as many people illegally download Indian movies for free. There are many FMovies proxy websites available online.
Mirrors of FMovies Domains
Here are the mirror site list which are still reported active by the users online.
About FMovies Website
The site was created sometime in 2016 according to TorrentFreak, and blocked from Google searches in December 2016.
In October 2017, FMovies lost a lawsuit brought by Filipino media and entertainment group ABS-CBN and was ordered to pay $210,000.
In January 2018, the site was identified as a Notorious Market by the U.S. government, along with The Pirate Bay and other piracy sites. In October 2018, Telia Company, a Swedish ISP, was ordered to block FMovies. They appealed the order. That same month, the Motion Picture Association of America reported FMovies along with other piracy sites to the U.S. government. FMovies was blocked in Australia in December 2018, after a request in August.
In February 2019, Sweden asked advertisers to blacklist some piracy and streaming sites, which included FMovies. By April 2019, ISPs in India were ordered to block FMovies, and the U.S. government identified the site as one of the top piracy sites.
As of November 2019, there are two to four different FMovies websites running, but their locations are unknown.
Other Torrent Sites Like FMovies
FMovies in India
Since piracy is illegal in India, the Indian government has banned FMovies but the website remains online as it routinely changes its domain name extension and can also be accessed via proxy sites that lead users to the website. As of November 2020, there are two to four different FMovies websites running, but their locations are unknown.
Is FMovies Safe to Use? Do FMovies work?
What Is The Government Doing To Stop Piracy?
The Government has taken definitive steps to eradicate the piracy of films. As per the Cinematograph Act approved in 2019, any individual found recording a movie without the written consent of the producers can face a jail term up to 3 years. Besides this, a fine of ₹10 lakhs can also be imposed on the culprits. People circulating pirated copies on illegal torrent websites can also face a jail term.