BFI Player Classics Review
BFI Player Classics is a streaming service spotlighting classic movies hand-picked by the British Film Institute. Viewers will see great British cinema and international films.
We tested BFI Player Classics and other subscription streaming services for more than 100 hours. BFI Player Classics is compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, Xbox, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.
The service is notable for two shows in particular: “At Last the 1948 Show” (with John Cleese and Graham Chapman), and “Do Not Adjust Your Set” (with Michael Palin, Terry Jones, and Eric Idle). These shows were the precursors to “Monty Python's Flying Circus.”
Popular films include “The Man Who Fell to Earth,” “The Lion in Winter,” “The Third Man,” “The Inbetweeners Movie,” “The Wicker Man,” and “Scars of Dracula.”
The library includes films like “My Father, the Hero,” “Lawrence of Belgravia,” “Sitcom,” “5x2,” “My Feral Heart,” and “The Mind Benders.”
BFI Player Classics is compatible with these devices:
- Amazon Fire TV
- Apple TV
- Google Chromecast
- Android TV
- Android Phone/Tablet
- LG Smart TV
- Samsung Smart TV
- Sony Smart TV
- VIZIO Smart TV
BFI Player Classics is not compatible with Nintendo devices.
Most video streams are in 1080p HD.
Content has stereo audio.