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Danger level 3
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application

bestMovies Now

bestMovies Now is one of many browser extensions that are introduced to you at A few others include nJoyMovies Now, nJoyMovies Search Plus, or nJoyMusic Now. They were created for Google Chrome users by nJoyApps, and their official installers are available at the Chrome web store. The PUP – which is short for “potentially unwanted program” – we are discussing in this report can be downloaded from At the time our analysts tested the PUP, the Chrome web store had 21,834 users, and 115 of them rated the extension 4 stars overall. Although the reviews are mostly highly positive, that does not mean that you should automatically assume the extension to be beneficial and reliable. If it were that way, we would not be showing you how to delete it. Of course, you want to read this report to make your own decision regarding the removal of bestMovies Now, but we suggest getting rid of it now.

If you choose to download bestMovies Now, you have to accept the fact that it reads and changes the data you see when visiting any websites, that it can take over your browser’s New Tab page, that it can display notifications, and that it can silently communicate with other websites. These are the permissions you have to give the PUP when you install it from the Chrome web store. It is possible that you will not learn about this if you use a third-party installer. If that is how bestMovies Now got in, you also have to consider the possibility that malware or other PUPs have been downloaded along with it. We recommend installing a malware scanner to help you figure out if there are threats that you need to eliminate from your operating system. Even if there are none, you should not assume that you are safe. Once the PUP is installed, it hijacks the New Tab to introduce you to a new search engine. Upon installation, the PUP might also open, which is a database for movies and TV series, and it lists official sources (e.g., Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Vudu) where you can watch them.

The suspicious bestMovies Now is introduced as a tool that can provide you with a “quick and easy movie search.” Although that might sound good to you, in reality, you should find much better and more relevant information using a trustworthy search engine. The one offered by bestMovies Now does not even focus on movies alone. Yes, if you click the “Movies” tab before you enter a search keyword, you will be routed to, but Web/Images/Videos/News searches will redirect you straight to Yahoo Search ( You should NEVER trust search engines that redirect to others, even if you are familiar with them, because there is always a risk that the results could be modified and unreliable. The Privacy Policy at informs that network advertisers and other third parties can display ads based on your browsing history that is recorded using cookies and other tracking tools. So, if you do not want to be tracked and targeted by advertisers, you should delete the PUP as soon as possible.

We are sure that you know how to remove unwanted Chrome extensions. That does not take any time to do. If you have never done that yourself, and you have no clue how to delete bestMovies Now extension, the instructions below will be very helpful. Note that we also include a few steps that show how to clear browsing data, which eliminates tracking cookies. If you do not skip these steps, you will have bestMovies Now removed along with trackers that might be spying on you and transmitting information about you. Of course, this guide will not help you eliminate malware, hijackers, PUPs, or other kinds of threats that might exist on your operating system. Do not just ignore these threats because they could seriously jeopardize your virtual security. If you are having trouble, or you cannot find the removal guides you need to eliminate the additional threats on our website, you can post a comment below to ask for help, or you can install an anti-malware program that will clear and protect your system automatically.

bestMovies Now Removal

  1. Open the Google Chrome web browser.
  2. Tap Alt+F to access the Chrome menu.
  3. Click More tools and then Extensions.
  4. Remove all unfamiliar extensions.
  5. Tap Ctrl+Shift+Delete to access the Clear browsing data menu.
  6. Pick a time range and boxes.
  7. Click Clear data and restart Chrome.
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