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The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix  

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The best movies on Netflix is a complete Netflix streaming list for your perusal. All the best movies on Netflix streaming are listed in one convenient place so you can fully utilize your Netflix service, instantly! Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Netflix so you can catch up on new hit movies and classic film hits right in your living room.

This Netflix streaming list has nearly as many of the greatest films to watch as the regular DVD service offers. Best Picture Oscar winners like Braveheart, No Country for Old Men, and Shakespeare in Love are all available on Netflix as are new hits like Dope, Frances Ha, and Spotlight. Even new classics like Moonrise Kingdom, Zootopia, and Memento can be viewed on the Netflix service.

What are the best Netflix movies? What is available online on the Netflix streaming selection? Are there new movies on Netflix? This Netflix streaming list is here to get you started on the best Netflix streaming movies has to offer. This is in no way a complete list, so if you know your favorite movie isn't on this list of Netflix movies, make sure to add it so other Netflix users can find the best movies on Netflix. If you're also interested in the best TV shows on Netflix be sure to check out the best tv shows streaming on Netflix as well. 

 

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Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett
Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Taika Waititi. Four years after the events of Thor: The Dark World, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) must win a gladiatorial duel against an ...more
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The Hangover is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham
The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. It is the first film of The Hangover trilogy. The film stars ...more
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I Am Mother is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
I Am Mother
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Hot Fuzz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg
Hot Fuzz is a 2007 British action comedy parody film directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. The film follows two police officers attempting ...more
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Avengers: Infinity War is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo
Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Torn apart after the events of Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians ...more
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Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley
Schindler's List is a 1993 American epic historical period drama, directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and scripted by Steven Zaillian. It is based on the novel Schindler's Ark by Thomas ...more
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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o
Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character, directed by Ryan Coogler. After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King TÂ’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ...more
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Train to Busan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-seok, Jung Yu-mi
Train to Busan is a 2016 South Korean zombie apocalypse action thriller film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. The film takes place in a train to Busan, as a zombie apocalypse suddenly becomes apparent ...more
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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly E... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Zac Efron, Lily Collins, Kaya Scodelario
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile is a 2019 thriller film directed by Joe Berlinger. Ted Bundy (Zac Efron) and his girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer (Lily Collins) struggle to accept the ...more
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The Red Sea Diving Resort is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Chris Evans, Haley Bennett, Michael K. Williams
The Red Sea Diving Resort is a 2019 Canadian-American biographical drama film directed and written by Gideon Raff. In 1981, Mossad agents work to rescue and evacuate Jewish-Ethiopians to Israel ...more
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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Tim Blake Nelson, Liam Neeson, James Franco
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a 2018 American western anthology film directed by the Coen brothers. Six chapters present a different story from the wild frontier.
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Mary Poppins Returns is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw
Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall. In 1935, during the era of the Great Depression in the United Kingdom, the now grown-up Jane (Emily ...more
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John Carter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, Mark Strong
John Carter is a 2012 American science fiction fantasy film directed by Andrew Stanton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is based on A Princess of Mars, the first book in the Barsoom ...more
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Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Tony Todd
The Crow is a 1994 American fantasy action film directed by Alex Proyas, written by David J. Schow and John Shirley, and starring Brandon Lee in his final film appearance. Based on James ...more
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Ve... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a 2018 American computer-animated superhero film directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman, based on the Marvel Comics character. ...more
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The Lord of the Rings: The Ret... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 epic fantasy drama film directed by Peter Jackson based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is ...more
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The House Bunny is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Emma Stone, Kat Dennings, Anna Faris
The House Bunny is a 2008 romantic comedy film directed by Fred Wolf, written by Kirsten Smith and Karen McCullah Lutz, and starring Anna Faris as a former Playboy bunny who signs up to be the ...more
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Always Be My Maybe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Ali Wong, Randall Park, Keanu Reeves
Always Be My Maybe is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Nahnatchka Khan. Childhood friends Sasha (Ali Wong) and Marcus (Randall Park) find themselves in vastly different socioeconomic ...more
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Mamma Mia! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan
Mamma Mia! is a 2008 British/American/Swedish musical/romantic comedy film adapted from the 1999 West End/2001 Broadway musical of the same name, based on the songs of successful pop group ABBA, ...more
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Tears of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker
Tears of the Sun is a 2003 American action drama film depicting a U.S. Navy SEAL team rescue mission amidst the civil war in Nigeria. LT A.K. Waters commands the team sent to rescue U.S. citizen ...more
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Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater
Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael Lehmann.
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Rosie O'Donnell, Glenn Close, Minnie Driver
Tarzan is a 1999 American animated adventure musical film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 37th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics, it ...more
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Snowpiercer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Chris Evans, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton
Snowpiercer is a 2013 science fiction, drama, action film directed by Bong Joon-ho.
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Coraline is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane
Coraline is a 2009 American stop-motion animated 3D dark fantasy film based on Neil Gaiman's 2002 novel of the same name. It was produced by Laika and distributed by Focus Features. Written and ...more
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Bird Box is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Rosa Salazar
Bird Box is a 2018 American post-apocalyptic film directed by Susanne Bier, based on the novel by Josh Malerman. A woman (Sandra Bullock) and a pair of children are blindfolded as they make ...more