Best movies on Netflix right now

  • From new movies to the classics worth re-watching, these are the most notable titles available to stream on Netflix right now.

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  • An Oscar-winner for Best Animated Feature, this 2018 family-friendly movie should be at the top of the streaming list for fans of the web-slinger … or of just fun flicks in general.

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  • Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson both earned Oscar nominations for their portrayals of a stage director and an actress engaged in a bitter divorce.

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  • All four Indiana Jones films are streaming on Netflix for adventure-loving fans who need an escape without leaving the house.

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  • Jamie Foxx takes on the role of Django, a freed slave on a mission to rescue his wife, in this revisionist Western from Quentin Tarantino.

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  • Adam Sandler takes a dramatic turn as a fast-talking New York City jeweler in the film that earned him an Independent Spirit Award for best male lead.

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  • This year’s Academy Award-winner for Best Documentary Feature, “American Factory” chronicles what happens when a Chinese billionaire opens a factory in an abandoned General Motors plant in Ohio.

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  • Marvel fans can find this superhero sequel on Netflix before it hops to Disney+ in July 2020.

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  • A young African American man grapples with his identity and sexuality in this Academy Award Best Picture winner.

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  • It’s up to Elastigirl to save the day, while Mr. Incredible takes care of the kids, in this Pixar sequel.

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  • This documentary provides an intimate look at the life of former first lady Michelle Obama as she embarks on a 34-city book tour.

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  • A single mother and waitress (Helen Hunt) and an obsessive-compulsive writer (Jack Nicholson) form an unlikely bond in this 1997 romantic comedy-drama, which earned both its stars Academy Awards.

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  • You can enter a world of pure imagination by re-watching this family-friendly classic set in a sweets factory.

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  • The Avengers take on Thanos in the action-packed film that sets up “Avengers: Endgame.”

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  • A classic Bill Murray comedy you can watch again and again and again …

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  • This found-footage monster movie, produced by J.J. Abrams, is a favorite among horror and sci-fi fans. 

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  • The Boss brings his solo acoustic performance from Broadway to your TV screen in this Netflix original special.

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  • Eddie Murphy’s portrayal of Rudy Ray Moore, a 1970s comedy and blaxploitation pioneer, garnered well-earned praise from critics.

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  • Introduce a new generation to this time-travel trilogy starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd.

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  • Quentin Tarantino’s blood-drenched Western, about a group of nefarious characters sheltering from a blizzard, features a star-studded cast, including Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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  • Brad Pitt is a man who is aging in reverse in this fantasy flick loosely based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short story of the same name.

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  • This Netflix documentary investigates the mysterious death of the trans icon Marsha P. Johnson, and features interviews with Johnson’s friends and fellow activists.

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  • Ryan Gosling is a skilled getaway driver dealing with a heist gone wrong in this stylish flick from director Nicolas Winding Refn.

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  • Matthew Broderick is a high-school student determined to have the best day ever in this classic ’80s comedy.

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  • James Bond fans who favor Pierce Brosnan as 007 will be happy to learn that “GoldenEye,” “The World Is Not Enough,” “Die Another Day” and “Tomorrow Never Dies” are available on Netflix.

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  • Joaquin Phoenix is a lonely writer who falls for his digital operating system (voiced by Scarlett Johansson) in this sci-fi drama set in the not-too-distant future.

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  • Clint Eastwood stars in this epic Sergio Leone spaghetti Western revolving around three gunslingers looking for buried Confederate gold.

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  • An aspiring restaurant owner goes on a journey to help turn a frog prince back into a human in this animated film. 

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  • An Academy Award winner for Best Picture, “The Artist” is a black-and-white love story set against the backdrop of Hollywood’s silent era.

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  • The entire family can enjoy this Martin Scorsese fantasy flick about an orphan living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris.

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  • A woman and her young son (Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay) escape the small shed where they’ve been held captive for years – the only space the little boy has ever known – in this award-winning thriller.

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  • A former teacher struggling with mental illness (Bradley Cooper) and a young widow (Jennifer Lawrence) form a friendship in this critically-acclaimed film from David O. Russell.

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  • Alfonso Cuarón’s Academy Award-winner depicts the life of a Mexico City middle-class family’s maid in the 1970s.

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  • Meryl Streep takes on the role of famed cook Julia Child in this feel-good Nora Ephron film.

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  • Alicia Vikander is a highly advanced humanoid A.I. in this critically acclaimed sci-fi psychological thriller.

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  • This isn’t the only Monty Python title available on Netflix. Fans of the British comedy troupe can also find “Life of Brian,” their classic series “Monty Python’s Flying Circus,” and more on the streaming platform.

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  • Spike Lee’s biographical drama stars Oscar winner Denzel Washington in the role of the influential African American activist.

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  • Paul Thomas Anderson’s drama, partly inspired by Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, centers around a religious movement called “The Cause.”

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  • Daniel Day-Lewis is a ruthless oilman conning California landowners in this epic period drama from Paul Thomas Anderson.

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  • A 10-year-old escapes into an eerie and captivating fantasy world in Guillermo del Toro’s remarkable drama. 

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  • A computer hacker (Keanu Reeves) joins a team of mysterious rebels fighting machine overlords in this innovative action film. You can stream all three films in the “Matrix” trilogy on Netflix.

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  • Two WWII veterans living in rural Mississippi combat racism and PTSD in this historical drama featuring Jason Mitchell, Garrett Hedlund, Carey Mulligan, and Mary J. Blige.

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  • Martin Scorsese’s Netflix crime drama, about an aging hitman, reunites three stars of the genre: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci.

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  • After an attorney with HIV is fired from his job, he hires a homophobic lawyer to represent him in this powerful drama starring Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington.

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  • This heartwarming Netflix documentary, which has a 100% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes, depicts one couple’s love story and their experiences coming out.

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  • Tom Cruise is a sports agent who goes solo in a film that features memorable performances from Academy Award-winners Cuba Gooding Jr. and Renée Zellweger.

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  • Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto earned Oscars for their performances in this drama about the early years of the AIDS epidemic.

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  • This Aaron Sorkin-penned drama depicts the birth of the social networking site Facebook. Jesse Eisenberg stars as Mark Zuckerberg.

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  • The Willoughby children embark on an adventure in this children’s movie that’s both silly and sweet.

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  • Revisit Robert De Niro’s classic performance as a Vietnam War veteran working as a night-time taxi driver in New York City in Martin Scorsese’s classic drama.

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  • This star-studded Cold War thriller, adapted from spy master John le Carré’s novel, follows an espionage veteran (Gary Oldman) looking for a Soviet mole within MI6.

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  • Two high-school seniors strike up a friendship with an introverted freshman in this film based on the book by Stephen Chbosky.

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  • Christopher Nolan is at the helm of this sci-fi film starring Leonardo DiCaprio, about a thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology.

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  • A struggling actor (Dustin Hoffman) disguises himself as a woman to win a role on a daytime soap opera in this classic comedy from director Sydney Pollack.

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  • Joel and Ethan Coen’s Oscar-nominated Western anthology film features six vignettes that take place on the American frontier.

    Check out our guide to what movies are available to stream on other services as well.

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