What's new on The Roku Channel in May 2021

Jennifer Garner and some guy named Bradley Cooper in "Alias."
(Image credit: Walt Disney Television)

The Roku Channel is one of the great ways to watch free movies and shows online. And it's only getting better this May, with a a host of new content joining the tens of thousands of free movies and series already available.

Chief among them has got to be Alias, the spy series that helped launch the career of the one and only Jennifer Garner. Alias spanned five seasons on ABC, from 2001 to 2006. Garner starred as Sydney Bristow, a CIA double-agent posing as an operative for a worldwide criminal organization. The series also stared Michael Vartan, Ron Rifkin, and Victor Garber as Sydney's father, Jack Bristow. Alias was created by J.J. Abrams.

Elsewhere on The Roku Channel in May, you'll find Tom Cruise in Minority Report, the Spielberg epic AI: Artificial Intelligence, and Brad Pitt in Troy.

Here's more of what's headed to The Roku Channel in May:

  • AI. Artificial Intelligence
  • Addams Family Values
  • Akeelah and the Bee
  • Alias
  • Annie (2014)
  • Down with Love
  • El Dorado
  • Elizabethtown
  • Hope Floats
  • I Am Sam
  • Madea’s Family Reunion
  • Minority Report
  • Rain Man
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • The Client
  • The Da Vinci Code
  • The Joy Luck Club
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
  • The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
  • The Neverending Story
  • The November Man
  • The Saint
  • The Unit (Coming May 15)
  • The Women of Brewster Place
  • Those Bedroom Eyes
  • Troy
  • We Own the Night

The Roku Channel free to watch and is supported by advertising. It's available on all Roku devices, of course, as well as on select Samsung TVs, on Amazon Fire TV devices, and in a web browser at TheRokuChannel.com. In addition to dozens of content providers serving up movies and shows for free, you're also able to subscribe to a number of premium services via The Roku Channel, including Showtime, EPIX and Starz.

Phil Nickinson

Phil spent his 20s in the newsroom of the Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal, his 30s on the road for AndroidCentral.com and Mobile Nations and is the Dad part of Modern Dad.