Classic Films

The Ultimate Public Domain Movies & TV Archive

44,000 public domain movies & television shows on broadcast quality masters, The RetroFilm Vault is the original and definitive one-stop source for public domain films and programs for broadcast programming or stock footage use. From the heart of movie land, The RetroFilm Vault has the largest virtual catalog for broadcast quality public domain films on the planet.

Call us for a price quote at 323-497-1225

The RetroFilm Vault specializes in providing media professionals with high broadcast quality programming content for use in broadcast television, film projects, video streaming, distribution, public television, cable or other professional needs. We are not a home video distributor. We do not sell to the general public.

Our customers include television stations, film distributors, video distributors, stock footage companies, independent producers, broadband internet TV stations, and PBS affiliates. RetroFilm Vault’s programming is transferred from high quality masters in the broadcast format you require in both PAL and NTSC standards. Choose from broadcast quality digital files such as Apple Quicktime ProRes Mov, Mpeg2, or Mpeg4 files. We can also provide traditional broadcast tape masters. A number of titles are also available in high definition.

Want movie trailers? We have 30,000 of them. Send your wish list.
– No Licensing Fees.
– Unlimited Repeated Usage.
– A public domain title is yours to use indefinitely.
Prices depend on quantity and delivery format. For a price quote, email us with your contact information or call us for a price quote at 323-497-1225


A massive variety of public domain films of feature length. Pre-1950 but after the silent film era. Sort through dramas, comedies, mysteries, as well as special interest categories like musicals, animation, black interest, biography, sports, and more,


More public domain films of feature length. Sort through dramas, comedies, mysteries, action films as well as special interest categories like musicals, animation, black interest, biography, historical, sports, and more, Some in color.


The UFO’s are coming! Aliens, Spacehips, Ray Guns, and Retro Futurism galore!


Feature films from the silent era.


High Definition Movies of various genres. Horror. Sci Fi. Classic Dramas.


A glimpse inside of our 30,000 public domain movie trailers archive. Peruse a sampling including horror and sci fi trailers,  film noir, Marilyn Monroe, landmark films, blockbusters, and samples from the AFI Top 100 Movies of all time.

One-Time Buyout

A one-time buyout fee. No royalties are applicable.

Unlimited Usage

A purchased public domain title is yours to use forever.

Custom Formats

Choose any professional delivery format including Apple Quicktime ProRes, MPEG4, broadcast tape, and more.

Wide Selection

The widest selection of professional quality public domain movies available anywhere.



What are our Hours of Operation?

Call (323) 497-1225
Mon: 9:00am - 6:00pm Pacific Time
Tue: 9:00am - 6:00pm Pacific Time
Wed: 9:00am - 6:00pm Pacific Time
Thu: 9:00am - 6:00pm Pacific Time
Fri: 9:00am - 6:00pm Pacific Time
Sat: 9:00am - 6:00pm Pacific Time
Sun: Closed

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