12 Popular movies to watch on Netflix this weekend

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Are you feeling too exhausted while dealing with your current working environment? After the long, hectic weekdays, the mind and heart both demand some relaxation. The only way to get out of this work hangover is to watch something entertaining that will lighten your mood instantly. Hence, bingeing on some of the popular movies is the only savior. We know you are a big cinephile who loves to binge on movies anytime, any day. There are billions of movies available on various OTT platforms, which often makes us confused about what to watch according to our mood swings. Hence, we are here to help you out. Today, we are going to jot down 12 popular movies on Netflix to binge-watch this weekend. 

Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Release date: 2 September 2022

Rating: 6.6/10

Genre: Romance, Drama 

Cast: Emma Corrin, Jack O’Connell, Ella Hunt, Joely Richardson and others

Lady Chatterley's Lover | Official Trailer | Netflix

Inspired by the novel Lady Chatterley’s Lover, this film has a heartwarming and intense love story where we witness the world with both affection and betrayal. The story portrays the life story of Lady Chatterley, who was married to her loved ones. But later, when he became paralyzed, she felt that her husband was no more interested in her. Soon, the story takes an interesting turn, where we can see Lady Chatterley again falling for a gamekeeper, and the audience witnesses a fervent love affair between the two. She was in love with all her heart and soul with that guy. Now it’s time to see what happens next when she reveals to her husband that she is pregnant with the gamekeeper’s child. 

The Lost Daughter

Release date: 16 December 2021

Rating: 6.7/10

Genre: Psychological Drama

Cast: Olivia Colman, Dakota Johnson, Jessie Buckley and others

The Lost Daughter

The Lost Daughter, based on the 2006 novel by Elena Ferrante, marked its existence on Netflix in the year 2021 as one of the best psychological drama movies starring Olivia Colman as the lead character. According to the Netflix synopsis, the story is all about a professor who unfortunately confronts her mischievous past, and her life takes a dark turn after meeting a woman and her daughter on a vacation in Italy. 

Love at First Sight

Release date: 15 September 2023

Rating: 6.9/10

Genre: Romantic Drama 

Cast: Ben Hardy, Haley Lu Richardson, Jameela Jamil, Rob Delaney, Dexter Fletcher and others

Love at First Sight | Official Trailer | Netflix

Directed by Vanessa Caswill, “Love at First Sight” has dropped its heartwarming love story on Netflix on the 15th of this month. The story portrays the enchanting love story of two young adult characters, Hadley and Oliver. We could see that Hadley was undergoing one of her worst days because she was going to attend her father’s second marriage, but in between, she somehow missed the flight. While waiting, her eyes went towards her so-called future perfect man, Oliver, who was resting in the waiting area inside the airport. Hadley always dreamt of falling in love with such a hot and handsome man, and that was finally happening, so her happiness knew no bounds. But the chances of ever meeting each other seem to be too low. Let’s find out whether fate makes them together for the last time or not. 

The Perfect Find (2023)

Release date: 14 June 2023

Rating: 5.2/10

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama

Cast: Keith Powers, Gina Torres, Niecy Nash, and Gabrielle Union

The Perfect Find | Official Trailer | Netflix

Tia Williams’s Romantic Comedy will make your mind bloom! It is a beautiful story that follows Jenna Jones, moving on from her breakup and focusing on her career in her 40s. But life is not always that easy. She falls for a younger boy, Eric, who is the son of her new boss. The adventures, happenings, and a lot more. However, the movie perfectly depicts that love has no age. Her boss finds out about the love story, and she is stuck between a decision to choose between her career and her man. Watch the full movie to find out what her decision is!

Your Place or Mine

Release date: 10 February 2023

Rating: 5.7/10

Genre: Romantic Comedy 

Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Ashton Kutcher, Zoe Chao, Jesse Williams

Your Place Or Mine | Official Trailer | Netflix

Have you ever experienced a situation where things are right in front of you, but you are still searching? Undoubtedly, Your Place or Mine is a Romantic Comedy that casts comedians who sprinkle laughter throughout. Moreover, the story follows Debbie, who wants to pursue her dreams in New York City. Also, she is a mother of a son whom she leaves behind with Peter. In addition, Debbie the City falls in love with Theo Martin, which is a problem. To find out why, watch Your Place and Mine, which has a lot of heart!

Forrest Gump (1994)

Release date: 6 July 1994

Rating: 8.8/10

Genre: Drama, Romance 

Cast: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field and others 

Forrest Gump - Trailer

How can we forget about this masterpiece? The movie is truly based on the 1986 novel “Forrest Gump” by Winston Groom. Starring Tom Hanks as a lead character, played an amazing character of a man with a low IQ level, who was then trying to relate the early years of his life while witnessing several historical moments in the 20th century. People all around the world went crazy, and this affected the box office collection to a great extent. 


Release date: 25 June 2004

Rating: 7.8/10

Genre: Drama, Romance

Cast: Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner, Gena Rowlands and others


This movie’s name is uttered by many romantic movie freaks. The plot is all about the love story of a poor, mediocre boy named Noah and a rich girl, Allie, who are madly in love with each other. But Allie’s parents never accepted their relationship. Afterward, the story took an emotional yet interesting turn when Noah went off to serve in World War 2, his beloved fell in love with another person, and soon they decided to engage themselves in the eyes of the law. This is an extremely emotional movie, and we are sure that you cannot hold back your tears while watching this movie. 


Release date: 27 November 2020

Rating: 7.1/10

Genre: Psychological thriller 

Cast: Park Shin Hye, Jun Jong Seo, Kim Sung Ryung, Lee El and others

The Call | Official Trailer | Netflix

The dark, bloody psychological thriller “Call’ directed by Chung-Hyun Lee, is all about the story of two individuals living in different times. When the girl from the present (Seo Yeon) lost her phone on the train, she had to run to her house to grab a telephone for some reason. But soon, she was getting many paranormal calls from Young Sook, who was living 20 years back when Seo Yeon’s father died. Now, two people from different times belong to the exact same situation, and Young Sook offers to save her father and reset the reality. 

The Platform

Release date: 8 November 2019

Rating: 7/10

Genre: Psychological thriller, horror 

Cast: Iván Massagué, Alexandra Masangkay, Zorion Eguileor and others

the platform

The Spanish horrifying thriller “Platform,” directed by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia, has already made a special place in the top psychological thrillers to date. The story revolves around city life where people used to live in a tower-like structure called ‘Vertical Self-Management Center’, and they were fed with a platform that begins at the top of the residential building and slowly decreased with the tower’s level. Soon, this system results in conflicts for inequality in the distribution of food, and next, you need to watch it out. 


Release date: 22 September 2019

Rating: 6.4/10

Genre: Family, thriller 

Cast: Sam Worthington, Lily Rabe, Lucy Capri, Adjoa Andoh and others

FRACTURED | Official Trailer | CAN YOU SOLVE THE MYSTERY? | Netflix

The American psychological thriller “Fractured” is about horrifying scenes, thrilling activities, and cruelty. While traveling cross country, Ray’s daughter fractured her arms, and they immediately rushed to the nearest hospital. After many hours of distressed moments and a clash with the check-in nurse, when they finally rushed towards the ERI room, Ray got exhausted and passed out there in the room. After he got his senses back, the hospital staff tried every way to convince him that his family never visited the hospital. Hook on to the movie to find out the actual truth behind the disappearance of Ray’s family.

Heart of Stone

Release date: 11 August 2023

Rating: 5.7/10

Genre: Action and Adventure.

Cast: Alia Bhatt, Jamie Dorman, Mathhias Schweighofer, Gal Gadot and others

Heart of Stone

Starring Indian star Alia Bhatt and international sensations like Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan, Heart of Stone is a mystery thriller where the protagonist, Rachel Stone, who is an intelligence agent, is tasked to protect an Artificial Intelligence system called ‘The Heart’ from getting into the hands of the enemies. The main characters of the show are also the producers, Gal Gadot and David Ellison. The show has created a great craze among young adults. 

No Hard Feelings

Release date: 23 June 2023

Rating: 6.4/10

Genre: Comedy

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Andrew Barth Feldman, Matthew Broderick, Laura Benanti and others

NO HARD FEELINGS - Official Red Band Trailer #2

This is an R-rated sex-comedy movie that was released on 23 June in the United States and stars some of the famous faces such as Jennifer Lawrence and Andrew Barth. The movie is all about how a despairing woman agrees to date a married couple’s 19-year-old boy. The movie has already earned a box office collection of approximately 8.7 crores USD. Also, it received mixed reviews from the critics. If you are feeling overloaded and tired, then this movie is a must-watch.