The Film Detective is a one-stop source for Classic Feature Films as well as many Cult Movie Classics and hundreds of hours of Classic TV from the 1950s and 60s — with titles now available in HD!
Our archive includes Classic Westerns, Horror, Mystery, Family, Martial Arts, Film Noir, Religious Programming, Cult Classics, Silents, Classic Cartoons, Shorts, Documentaries, and many rarely and seldom seen Lost Classics.
The Film Detective founder Philip Hopkins has channeled his life-long passion for film collecting into the leading purveyor of classic film restoration and distribution of broadcast-quality, digitally-remastered material. Since launching services in 1999, he has distributed his film library into the home video market and through leading broadcast platforms such as Turner Classic Movies, American Movie Classics, NBC, Hulu, Amazon, and EPIX HD.
Today, The Film Detective’s collection of over 3,000 titles are now being remastered for today’s new media. All titles have been professionally transferred from original film elements and are available in ProRes, with many in HD. With original artwork for most titles, our titles are available for worldwide licensing opportunities.
The Film Detective announces its classic movie app for Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV. An established leader in film restoration and distribution, with thousands of hours of classic film and television restored from original elements, The Film Detective offers viewers the chance to forgo DVDs or a cable subscription, while still enjoying great entertainment.
For a preview of the content available on our app, visit thefilmdetective.tv.