123 Movies; Is It Really an Attractive Illegal Site?

Vietnam grants 123 movies as an online film streaming website for users at free of cost. It was running good. But MPAA better known as Motion Picture Association of America announced this site an illegitimate site in March 2018. There also made a criminal inquiry by Vietnamese ascendancy. This site is started again on May 2019 by clone sites.

The journey: ups and down of 123 movies.pics site



The site used to change its name often. Although the exact name, as well as URL, was 123movies, it went through different names at different times. From time to time, this online streaming channel appears with several names such as 123movies.is, gomovies.is, gomovies.to, gostream.is, memovies.is/to.


The MPAA notes down this site as a reputed bad site to USTR known as the United States Trade Representative In October 2016. MPAA included its international Alexa grade, which is 559 and local grade 386 in the U.S.

According to Business Insider this movies site is the maximum operated the online pirate website in the U.K.



  • The site provides HD, Blu-ray, camera and HD-RIP quality to the users. There are also pop-up advertisements, poster on the website, which many time redirects the users to malware.
  • Lack of quantity than other site is undoubtedly a significant disadvantage for this site’s users.
  • The site uses video players such as Streamango, MyCloud, and Openload.

  Its disappearance & repetitive appearances

MPAA has many complains about 123movies such as these sites hides its operator’s name. Vietnam tried to misguide his original identity by using email accounts. On 19 March 2018, the site finally declared its shutdown with a note: All the viewers are requested to pay for the movies as well as TV shows.

After its shut down by MPAA, a lot of copyist site came into view in more than eight countries.