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6 best Genesis alternative Kodi addons for your movie needs

written by Alejandro February 26, 2016

For quite some time, I have seen the news going around that Genesis will become unusable or unsupported, or that, with Genesis shutting down, streaming movies on Kodi will be a difficult task. If your addon of choice is the Genesis Kodi Addon, and you experience problems with it, you should look for alternatives. We have compiled this small list with some addons you could use as Genesis alternative Kodi addon, in order to make it easier for you to keep streaming your movies, using an addon like Genesis.

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Genesis Alternative Kodi addon

Genesis Kodi addon offers great content, however, it seems that it will soon be unsupported.

Of course, your Kodi HTPC is much more powerful than just being a simple device to stream movies and TV shows. You can also watch high-demand content, such as sports, by using one of the 10 best Kodi sports addons, or give the kids at your household an entertaining time with these 10 best Kodi addons for Kids. However, if you want to stream movies in the best quality you can, then keep reading, and some of these Genesis alternative Kodi addons might help you do this in an effective way.

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What are the best Genesis alternative Kodi addons?

Genesis style addons for Kodi1.- Exodus

From the very same creator of Genesis Kodi addon, Exodus addon for Kodi is one of the best Genesis alternative Kodi addons you can install on your HTPC. It is organized pretty much like Genesis and has almost the same features, aside some improvements which surely will make your experience even better than before. If you are interested on installing this Genesis Alternative addon, you can do it easily by using the Fusion Installer (aka Addon Installer), so you can jump to stream your movies and TV shows right away.

Addon like genesis Kodi Velocity2.- Velocity

Despite its recent appearance, the Velocity Kodi addon has been gaining traction as one of the best Kodi addons like Genesis. Genesis Addon not working for you? Install Velocity Kodi addon, and enjoy its very organized way to present its sources, as well as trakt.tv integration, download option and even a download manager. Sources load fast and the video plays smoothly, so make sure to check it out today. The Velocity Kodi addon can be found within Blazetamer’s repository.

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Genesis Alternative addon Kodi Phoenix3.- Phoenix

Despite not being mainly focused on providing movie sources to stream, the Phoenix Kodi addon is an excellent Genesis alternative Kodi addon to find extra content for your HTPC, specially for live TV. With many channels to choose from, as well as some sources for movies and TV shows, Phoenix is one of the best addons for Kodi, and a great way to find movies, sports and Live TV if a Genesis addon update is not released. You can use the Fusion Installer to get Phoenix on your Kodi HTPC. [Read: 10 best Kodi Live TV addons in 2015 for your HTPC]

Genesis alternative plugin Icefilms4.- Icefilms

Another one of the most recommended Genesis alternative Kodi addons, the Icefilms Kodi addon brings interesting features to your movie viewing, like organizing the movies by rating, grouping them by genre or showing you the latest ones that have been added. This addon is one of the plugins we did not include in our best Kodi addons in 2016 list, but because of its good quality, it might surely earn a honorable spot on that list. Over 70 thousand movies can be streamed by using this addon, which you can find by using the SuperRepo addon repository.

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Replace Kodi Genesis Movie Hut5.- Movie Hut

The Kodi Movie Hut addon is another Genesis alternative addon you  can use to watch movies on your Kodi HTPC. Organized and with a search feature, most sources in this addon work right away, and have a great image and sound quality, making it a great Kodi Genesis replacement. You can find the Kodi Movie Hut Addon within the Metalkettle addon repository, which makes it easy for you to install this, and other very interesting addons, and thus expand the content options for your Kodi HTPC.

Genesis addon replacement Much Movies HD6.- Much Movies HD

With almost every Genesis Alternative Kodi addon, you need to select a source after you have selected the movie. There are very few addons that do this automatically. The Kodi Much Movies HD addon does not quite have a selection of movies as big as Genesis, however, you won’t have to mess with sources, and will be able to just click your favorite movie and have it play for you. You can find the Kodi Much Movies HD addon within the SuperRepo addon repository.

Do you have other alternatives we forgot to mention? Consider that your favorite addon is better than the ones listed here? Do not worry, the world of Kodi movies addons and, in general, plugins for Kodi, is in constant expansion. This is only meant to be a brief guide in case you can’t quickly find a Genesis alternative Kodi addon. If Genesis still works for you, you can still try any of these addons and see what experience they offer. Who knows? You might end up with a new favorite!

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9 comments

Tim Williams February 26, 2016 - 4:36 am

What kodi build do you recommend?

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Anand February 26, 2016 - 10:37 am

We do not recommend builds.

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Michael March 10, 2016 - 2:08 pm

The thing i will miss the most about Genesis is the ability to integrate the tv shows with Kodi’s library…. is there a decent addon that can do this?

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Alejandro March 10, 2016 - 5:35 pm

Hello, SALTS Kodi Addon offers integration with your library, but you need to use a trakt account to do that. I think Velocity Kodi Addon and Exodus Kodi addon have this option too. It’s surely not the way it was done in Genesis, but some people like it better. Hope it helps!

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Jim March 19, 2016 - 7:01 pm

Added exodus and noticed some many top current movies are not in hd
Why?

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Alejandro March 23, 2016 - 12:56 am

Hello, thanks for commenting,

Usually Exodus will show you the highest quality streams first. If there are no HD streams available, it means an HD version for your stream has not been released yet. With time, it will, so you can watch the movie in the resolution listed, or try some days later, to see if it has an HD version available.

Hope it helps!

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Jeremy April 7, 2016 - 10:05 pm

When I play “in theatre” movies through Exodus, they are shutting down around 30-45 minutes in. It takes me to the home screen for my Firestick. Is there anything I can do to fix this? It didn’t do this with Genesis

Thank you

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Alejandro April 8, 2016 - 12:16 pm

Hello, do you get any error message when this happens? Please post in our htpcBeginner support forum for more personalized suggestions. Thanks!

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Patrick Tucker June 6, 2016 - 11:39 pm

Thank you for your efforts on posting this great resource!

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