How does he define "downloaded movies"? Are they things downloaded on the borders of legality from things like Kazaa, or copied from a commercial disk?
If so, then he deserves to stand on his head to watch them. Perhaps the resulting rush of blood may make him think twice and then go out and buy the movie as he should have done in the first place.
If I am wrong, I apologise and suggest that you obtain more details of the problem and post back.