For now, it's only available in the US, but we hope to see the option to stream ad-supported movies on YouTube in the UK too. For now, you may be able to watch them in the UK by using a VPN such as NordVPN.

This particular approach to distribution and the monetisation of films has been tried by other companies before, and it makes an interesting case for the direction of the film industry as a whole – with film piracy still being a large issue and traditional cinemas being forced to adapt to survive.

Having said that, people may still prefer paying for an uninterrupted experience when it comes to watching films as nothing will ruin a scene like a well-timed pop-up.

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