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The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix 

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Updated February 12, 2020 40.7k votes 3.2k voters 190.4k views 48 items

List Rules Movies must be available on Netflix Instant

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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I Am Mother is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
I Am Mother
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Extremely Wicked, Shocki... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Zac Efron, Lily Collins, Kaya Scodelario

Released: 2019

Directed by: Joe Berlinger

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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Avengers: Infinity War ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2018

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

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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American Psycho is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto

Released: 2000

Directed by: Mary Harron

American Psycho is a 2000 American neo-noir satirical psychological horror film directed by Mary Harron, based on the 1991 novel by Bret Easton Ellis. Wealthy New York City investment banking ...more

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Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

Released: 1993

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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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Train to Busan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-seok, Jung Yu-mi

Released: 2016

Directed by: Yeon Sang-ho

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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TimeTrap is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
TimeTrap
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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o

Released: 2018

Directed by: Ryan Coogler

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 T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ...more

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Spider-Man: Into the Spi... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali

Released: 2018

Directed by: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

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 Red Sea Diving Resor... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Chris Evans, Haley Bennett, Michael K. Williams

Released: 2019

Directed by: Gideon Raff

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 Scr... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Tim Blake Nelson, Liam Neeson, James Franco

Released: 2018

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

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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The King is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
The King
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Crystal Fox, Phylicia Rashad, Bresha Webb

Released: 2020

Directed by: Tylery Perry

Tyler Perry's A Fall from Grace is a 2020 American thriller film directed by Tyler Perry. A longtime upstanding citizen of her Virginia community, Grace Waters (Crystal Fox) feel invigorated by ...more
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Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Tony Todd

Released: 1994

Directed by: Alex Proyas

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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Star Wars: The Last Jedi... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver

Directed by: Rian Johnson

This film is a 2017 American epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson. Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey (Daisy Ridley) joins Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) ...more

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Always Be My Maybe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Ali Wong, Randall Park, Keanu Reeves

Released: 2019

Directed by: Nahnatchka Khan

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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John Carter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, Mark Strong

Released: 2012

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

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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Snowpiercer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Chris Evans, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton

Released: 2013

Directed by: Bong Joon-ho

Snowpiercer is a 2013 South Korean-Czech dystopian science-fiction action film based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc Rochette. A new ...more

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Coraline is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane

Released: 2009

Directed by: Henry Selick

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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Ross Butler, Noah Centineo, Lana Condor

Released: 2020

Directed by: Michael Fimognari

To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You is a 2020 American teen romantic comedy film directed by Michael Fimognari, based on Jenny Han's 2015 novel P.S. I Still Love You and a sequel to the 2018 ...more

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Bird Box is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Rosa Salazar

Released: 2018

Directed by: Susanne Bier

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

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Mary Poppins Returns is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Mary Poppins Returns Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw

Directed by: Rob Marshall

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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Tarzan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Rosie O'Donnell, Glenn Close, Minnie Driver

Released: 1999

Directed by: Kevin Lima, Chris Buck

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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Clash of the Titans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Ursula Andress, Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier

Released: 1981

Directed by: Desmond Davis

Clash of the Titans is an 1981 British-American fantasy adventure film involving the Greek hero Perseus, and features the final work of stop motion visual effects artist, Ray Harryhausen. It was ...more

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Tears of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix
Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker

Released: 2003

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

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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