AOL Offers Free Movies as Gift


AOL said Thursday that it will allow Web surfers to download hit Hollywood movies free-of-charge for 24 hours this weekend “as a holiday gift to consumers.”

The videos, found on AOL Video, will be available for download from Saturday, Dec. 2 at 6 a.m. (EST)-6 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 3.

The movies usually cost $9.99-$19.99 per title. AOL is limiting users to one download each.

Movies available include recent releases such as Spider-Man 2 and holiday movies including National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation and Jack Frost.