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10 Great Dutch Movies On Netflix

Updated August 17, 2020 54 votes 14 voters10 items

The next time you mindlessly scroll through your TV trying to figure out what to watch, why not go international and watch some of the best Dutch films on Netflix. Some of the movies, like The Resistance Banker and Layla M., are Scandinavian Netflix originals, while others, like Riphagen: The Untouchable, came out in theaters years ago and are now available for anyone with a Netflix subscription to watch. 

A great array of movies have come out of the Netherlands. From violent crime dramas to hilarious teen comedies, you can get a better sense of what they're watching over across the pond by expanding your knowledge of films with the ones found on this list. 

If you've had the pleasure of checking out some of these films, then which ones would you recommend? Vote for your favorite Dutch movies on Netflix below. 

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    The Resistance Banker

    The Resistance Banker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 10 Great Dutch Movies On Netflix
    Photo: Dutch FilmWorks

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

    The Resistance Banker is a 2018 Dutch World-War-II-period drama film directed by Joram Lürsen. The film follows the real-life story of banker Walraven van Hall, who financed the Dutch resistance in hte middle of World War II. 

    A great movie?
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    Layla M.

    Layla M. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 10 Great Dutch Movies On Netflix
    Photo: Cinemien

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

    Layla M. is a 2016 Dutch drama film directed by Mijke de Jong. It follows a young Dutch woman with a Moroccan background who rebels against her family's wishes to become an Islamic fundamentalist. 

    A great movie?
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    Riphagen: The Untouchable

    Riphagen: The Untouchable is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 10 Great Dutch Movies On Netflix
    Photo: Pupkin Film

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 81% (audience score)

    Riphagen: The Untouchable is a 2016 Dutch drama film directed by Pieter Kuijpers. It tells the story of Dries Riphagen, a notoriouis Dutch criminal who worked alongside Nazi Germany. 

    A great movie?
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    Cosmos Laundromat

    Cosmos Laundromat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 10 Great Dutch Movies On Netflix
    Photo: Blender Institute

    Google Users score: 95%

    Cosmos Laundromat is a 2015 Dutch animated sci-fi, fantasy film directed by Mathieu Auvray. It focuses on a suicidal sheep named Franck who's offered all the lives he's ever wanted by a mysteirous salesman. 

    A great movie?