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Melissa Koznuk 

By: Melissa Koznuk
Number of Reviews: 161
Average Score: 69

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When Vivid says that they are home to the hottest pornstars, they mean it! Pictures and hot, hardcore movies starring your favorite pornstars are delivered right here. There's loads of porn, but some things about the site will leave you a bit frustrated and wanting more. It's probably an effective way of getting people to spring for the studio's DVDs, though.

The video section boasts a considerable amount of porn. There are 1,072 full-length DVDs and with about 4-5 scenes per DVD that translates into around 4,500 scenes, which is a lot. The flicks cover your usual hardcore bases, like blowjobs, doggy style, facials, interracial, anal, etc., but there's no way to search the Vivid collection to find the specific smut you want. You'll have to peruse the pages of DVD covers. There is a simple search box, but I didn't find it very helpful.

When you click on a movie, you are taken to the flick's streaming page (which starts playing right away) and you'll see the description of the film plus all the scenes from it, so you can easily skip to any one you want. The videos aren't downloadable and the streaming quality used to leave something to be desired. That is still the case for older movies, but thankfully they have improved things and the newer movies are now in HD.

It looks like every DVD comes with pictures, giving you 1,072 photo galleries. They are glossy, professional spreads and the pics are crisp and clear. There are no Zip files, so if you do want to save them you'll have to do it one at a time, which is not fun.

You can learn more about the hotties by reading their bios in the model index. Also, each scene shows a list of the actors who star in it and their images are linked, making it easy to find other films they appear in. Extras include links to live cams, a dating site and discounts to other paysites.

The site is a lot bigger than when we were last here, so they are updating. However, I couldn't find any dates on anything, so just how often they add something new is, at this point, unclear. However, the site is big enough and the video quality has improved enough to make Vivid something to recommend. Just make sure you're okay with streaming-only movies before joining.

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Latest Comments

  • Comment by: David.Houghton

    Score: 80% Date: 04/24/2016

    vivid has improved the content you get. You get free now you just use you login details to get in. the only problem is you can,t download

  • Comment by: Race

    Score: 10% Date: 02/08/2015

    My appreciation for porn started with Vivid videos, so I was looking forward to getting a subscription. I belong to or have subscribed to Brazzers, Bang Bros, DDF, ActionJav, AsiaMoviePass, and a few porn star sites. Without reservation I can say that this is the worst.

    There is a lot of content on the site, though it's not easy to navigate. Without the ability to download, you'd think that there would be an easy way to save favorites; there is not.

    To top it off, the resolution is unconscionably bad. I understand that the source material for many things is VHS, but I remember buying a lot of these movies on DVD years ago. The digital quality is actually worse than VHS. Had I known how bad the resolution was, I would definitely have not given them money. It's more of a challenge than pleasure to go back and watch scenes from the late 90s and early '00s.

    As other users have noted, a subscription to the main site does not get you access to the celebrity section.

    For shame, Vivid.

  • Comment by: LOUIE

    Score: 1% Date: 06/30/2014

    Was about to join.... then I read the reviews below. Glad I did. They wont get my money.

  • Comment by: IIdarksoulsII

    Score: 20% Date: 10/05/2013

    Joined because of some rare pics from Lacie Heart. Wish I had found Mr. Rabbit earlier. They have a lot of content and beautiful models but you can still download NOTHING! So 20 points for the models and zero for the rest.

  • Comment by: kcoc

    Score: 30% Date: 04/06/2011

    NO DOWNLOADS. that pretty much makes this a waste of money. how could a porn site be a porn site with no downloadable content? even DVD sites have DLC.
    I'll give 30 pts for the variety, sex tapes, and sexy stars--but not being able to download a single thing, plus no HD streaming, makes this site practically useless. At least in comparison to far better sites like Brazzers and RK.

  • Comment by: JasonB

    Score: 4% Date: 11/03/2010

    Some of their stars are hot, but the video quality is max 540 and you cannot download anything. Also, I really wanted to see the Montana Fishburne video and it never worked. Emailed their customer service twice with no results. Very poor categorization of videos and rotten searchability. There are many other sites out there with hot chicks and way better features. The only reason I give it a few points is because there are some decent chicks in their videos. Otherwise, look elsewhere. They are way behind the times.

  • Comment by: PaulH2

    Score: 1% Date: 07/21/2010

    What a waste of time. I joined for access to the various celeb videos and not a single one works - they all just play a brief preview and link to websites specific to that celeb video where you can sign up to buy it...
    I tried emailing customer support and just kept getting useless automated responses telling me my specific problem could only be handled over the phone (not exactly discrete).
    Do yourself a favor and don't waste your money! I expected far better from such a big name.

  • Comment by: jmyers

    Score: 65% Date: 07/04/2010

    This site has great HD movies to be watched and they are not downloadable. Also if you think you are getting the celeb area like they seem to imply forget about that. You will pay extra for that part and you are stuck with the movies they want you to see.

  • Comment by: Sean

    Score: 1% Date: 05/04/2010

    Bad website. Video's are not listed alphabetically. Celeb video's will not play. When you click on one it takes you to another site where your Vivid membership won't work. I called the billing company 10 minutes after joining - to ask for help, and they kindly refunded my money. Stay away!!!!

  • Comment by: Dave

    Score: 1% Date: 04/21/2010

    I expected much more from a name like Vivid. None of the celeb videos would play, and I found the entire site to be very confusing. Also the billing was odd, they use their own interface and if you dont pay attention you do not know the billing service used. When you go to cancel, it is a guessing game of all the vendors they use and which one randomly processed. I say no go.

  • Comment by: hent

    Score: 5% Date: 02/16/2010

    what a total crap. I use to like the website when I can view all the videos. Now all the videos are not available anymore. Each pornstar have the lastest vids but not the old ones when they use to look hot! Waste of money!

  • Comment by: blah

    Score: 25% Date: 07/25/2009

    It sucks. The streaming is bad. You can only load one video at a time. And the videos are too over dressed up with story and talking. It does however maintain exclusive videos of great women like NINA MERCEDEZ and Tera Patrick. Oh and if u buy into you can get a 3rd of a membership to Brazzers which is an AMAZING website

  • Comment by: Buy moar dvds

    Score: 5% Date: 04/20/2009

    they just want you to buy the dvds, by giving you horrible streaming options.

  • Comment by: steppenwolf

    Score: 5% Date: 04/10/2009

    worst site ever!!No downloads of pix or videos--what a ripOFF!!!!!!!!!1