Last update: April 2021
In other words, you can access this leading Chinese online movie and video streaming website legally.
You don’t need to use a VPN to unblock iQiYi to enjoy its free content.
Note: This guide is in compliance with Google Publisher Policies.
If you are living outside China and want to enjoy free movies and TV shows from iQiYi legally, then keep reading…
Watch iQiYi Free Movies Outside China
Back in those days, there are lots of free films and TV shows to watch, without having to resort to free/paid VPN or proxy server via a China IP address.
You just go to the IQIYI site and download its app.
Then you can enjoy endless hours of entertainment from those shows categorized as FREE content (免費), without using a Chinese IP address.
Currently there are only a handful of free English movies left.
For Hong Kong flicks, there is a bit more choices to choose from.
Click here and then you try more movies searching from the different year.
To watch it, you click on the movie, then you have to wait for 45 seconds.
For instance, you can watch this 2005 American romantic comedy drama film “The Upside of Anger“.
It stars Joan Allen, Kevin Costner and Evan Rachel Wood.
You just click here.
You can also watch this 2009 psychological horror film “Deadline” directed by Sean McConville and starring Brittany Murphy and Thora Birch.
To watch this free 101-minute film, click here.
New Site By iQiYi
By the way, there is a new site (different domain) from iQiYi.
Here is the homepage.
It is filled with Chinese (Mainland China & Hong Kong) productions: movies, TV series, variety shows and animation.
There is a choice of subtitle to choose from: Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, English, Thai, Bahasa Malaysia, Vietnamese, and Indonesian.
Some movies you can also select the audio in either Mandarin or Cantonese.
You can enjoy watching all the shows, except those listed as VIP.
Click on “More” and it will drop down a list of options: Local, Drama, Movie, Variety Show and Anime.
For “Local“, it means content from the country where you are watching.
For example if you are from Malaysia, you will find lots of TV dramas, and TV series (new & old).
You will find titles like: “Covid Oh Covid“, “Shah Alam 4000“, “Aku Yang Kau Gelar isteri” and even the old collection of 28-episode “Gerak Khas: The Finale“.
For free movies, you can watch 2010 Hong Kong biographical martial arts drama film “Bruce Lee, My Brother“.
It stars Aarif Rahman as the late Bruce Lee.
All these are available free to watch.