30 Best movies to watch on Netflix

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Who doesn’t like to be spoiled for choices? More so, if it’s about movies and web series. Binge-watching is not only a stress buster but also a therapy for many. Now whether it’s good or bad, that’s another topic altogether.

If good movies give you the much-needed relief, we have the perfect list for you.

So, invite your friends for a watch party, or if you like to watch a movie alone, prepare your snacks and choose one of the 30 best movies to watch on Netflix.

Call Me By Your Name

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A coming-of-age film starring Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer came out in 2017. A romantic drama that made Timothée Chalamet an overnight star with its amazing music score and its simple storytelling technique.

Cinderella Man

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A biographical drama about James J. Braddock, a world champion of heavyweight boxing. Released in 2005, this movie is set during the time of the Great Depression.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

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A 1986 movie starring Matthew Broderick who plays Ferris Bueller, a rebellious teen whose day off turns into a chaotic adventure for him and the people around him. This teen comedy is one of the 30 best movies to watch on Netflix.

The Grey Man

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Based on the 2009 novel by Mark Greaney, The Grey Man movie released in 2022. An action thriller starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans is not be missed.

Gerald’s Game

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A 2017 psychological thriller, adapted from Stephen King’s novel is a must-watch for horror genre lovers. Starring Bruce Greenwood and Carla Gugino, the movie is about a couple who are on an isolated romantic getaway when soon their stay takes a darker turn.

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

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A dark fantasy musical drama, Pinocchio is a 2022 animated movie. A Netflix production, the cast consists of voice actors like Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, and Ewan McGregor.



Starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner, Arrival is a 2016 science fiction film. With extra-terrestrial action and aliens, Arrival is one of the best movies to watch on Netflix.

Glass Onion

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Sequel of the movie Knives Out, the detective Benoit Blanc is back again with another murderous mystery to solve. This 2022 movie stars Kate Hudson, Daniel Craig, and Dave Bautista.


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A Robin Williams movie, Hook reimagines the world of Peter Pan in this 2001 adventure and fantasy movie. Directed by one of the greatest director in the world, Steven Spielberg this movie is a must-watch.

Field of Dreams

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A 1989 movie about a farmer who builds a baseball field in his cornfield in order to fix his relationship with his father, only to invite ghosts of legendary baseball players instead. Starring Kevin Costner in the lead role, this sports and fantasy movie is for everyone.

The Dark Knight

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Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight is one of the best movies to watch on Netflix. Starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, and Gary Oldman this movie has great action scenes as well as the legendary Batman vs Joker interrogation scene.


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Another Spielberg on the list, Jaws (1975) is a thriller starring Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, and Robert Shaw. At Amity Island, the beach suddenly becomes the attacking ground for a great white shark and the new police chief has to look out for his citizens.

The Hangover

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Bradley Cooper’s The Hangover is a comedy movie about a bachelor trip gone hilariously wrong. Also starring Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis, the movie has a special appearance by Mike Tyson.

The Karate Kid

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Released in 1984, The Karate Kid is the story of a mixed-race boy who suffers bullying but then meets a war veteran who teaches him karate and how to self-defend. Starring Pat Morita and Ralph Macchio, this martial arts teen drama is for all ages to watch.

The Power of the Dog

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Streaming since 2021 on Netflix, this Western psychological drama stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst in the leading roles. Set in 1925, the story follows the lives of two brothers and a mother and son.

Pride & Prejudice

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A love story for all ages, Pride & Prejudices firmly secures its position as one of the best films on Netflix. Mrs. Bennett is looking for worthy grooms for her five daughters and hears about a new wealthy man shifting to their neighborhood. Starring Keira Knightly and Matthew Macfadyen in the leading roles of Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy.

Saving Private Ryan

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Set in the time period of World War 2 is a war movie about a group of soldiers tasked with saving another soldier named James Francis Ryan. Released in 1988, it stars Matt Damon, Tom Hanks, Vin Diesel, and Adam Goldberg.


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Dune based on a series of science fiction novels is an epic story about a futuristic planet, Arrakis. Starring a stellar cast of actors like Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac and Josh Brolin, Dune is a movie not to be missed.

Fast & Furious

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A 2001 film about car racing, family, and friendship, Fast & Furious has a cast including Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, and Johnny Strong.

Mission: Impossible

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Starring Tom Cruise, Mission: Impossible is an action-packed spy thriller that’s perfect to watch on a movie night. Released in 1996, the story follows Ethan Hunt, an IMF agent seeking revenge for his murdered fellow agents.


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Set in British India, RRR is an epic action and drama about two friends and each of them is fighting for a cause until ultimately they have to stand against each other. Starring NTR Jr., Ram Charan, and Alia Bhatt, this movie is not to be missed.


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From the director of Parasite, Snowpiercer is a 2013 science fiction movie set in a post-apocalypse world. Starring Chris Evans, Octavia Spencer, and Song Kang-ho, the movie is about a train Snowpiercer who is a carrier of the remaining human species.

The Woman King

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Viola Davis known for her performances in The Help and Suicide Squad plays a warrior in the 2022 historical movie The Woman King. Also stars Thuso Mbedu, Sheila Atim, and Lashana Lynch.

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

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Sequel to the movie Puss in Boots, Joel Crawford brings back the thief and outlaw Puss in Boot on his next adventure. Inspired by fairytales and children’s poems, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish is a fun animated movie to watch.


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Starring Russell Crowe, Gladiator is a 2000 film about a Roman general who becomes a gladiator after being betrayed, and its his journey of climbing back up from the status of a slave. This epic and historical drama also stars Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, and Tomas Arana.

The Raid 2

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An Indonesian action and thriller, The Raid 2 is set in a criminal underworld filled with corrupt policemen and increasing the Jakarta crime families. Released in 2014, the action scenes of this movie are epic and the storyline is engaging.

A Quiet Place 2

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Directed by John Krasinski, The Quiet Place 2 follows a movie living in a world infested by an unknown, alien creature and they have to be very quiet to be not found out by it. Starring Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, and Noah Jupe, this movie is one of the best movies on Netflix.

The Blind Side

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Soon leaving Netflix, don’t miss out on this Academy Award-winning movie starring Sandra Bullock. This 2009 movie is about a football player who was once in the foster care system, but after being adopted by the Tuohy family his life changes for the better.

War of the Worlds

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War of the Worlds is a 2005 movie about a father who sets out to protect his children after an extra-terrestrial invasion by aliens. Starring Tom Cruise, young Dakota Fanning, and Tim Robbins, this movie is a science fiction thriller.

Spiderman Across the Spider-verse

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Probably the best-animated movie of 2023, Spiderman Across the Spider-verse, available on Netflix shouldn’t be missed. The multiverse mystery of the different Peter Parkers and their given destinies are solved in this movie of amazing artwork animation.