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The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017 

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Updated June 6, 2019 1.1k votes 343 voters 34.6k views 39 items

Netflix continues to innovate the world of television and movies with its own original material, and there were plenty exciting Netflix originals in 2017. From comedies to Christmas films, a wide range of Netflix original movies came out in 2017. If you're interested in remembering everything Netflix had to offer this year, browse this list of best 2017 Netflix original movies.

Featuring comedies, dramas, and horror films, the best Netflix original movies of 2017 include Okja, I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore, The Meyerowitz Stories, War Machine, and To the Bone.

What do you think were the best Netflix movies of 2017? If you're a movie buff, browse the list below. Vote up your favorite 2017 Netflix films.

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Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano

Directed by: Bong Joon-ho

Okja is a 2017 South Korean-American action-adventure film directed by Bong Joon-ho and co-written by Bong and Jon Ronson. A young girl named Mija risks everything to prevent a powerful, ...more

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To the Bone Lily Collins, Keanu Reeves, Carrie Preston

Directed by: Marti Nixon

To the Bone is a 2017 American drama film, written and directed by Marti Noxon. The film follows a girl named Ellen (Lily Collins) as she battles anorexia.

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The Babysitter Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell

Directed by: McG

The Babysitter is a 2017 American teen horror-comedy film directed by McG. Cole (Judah Lewis) is madly in love with his babysitter Bee (Samara Weaving) until he witnesses the unthinkable.

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I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore Melanie Lynskey, Elijah Wood, David Yow

Directed by: Macon Blair

I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore (often stylized i don't feel at home in this world anymore.) is a 2017 comedy crime thriller film written and directed by Macon Blair. A nurse, Ruth ...more

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1922 Thomas Jane, Neal McDonough, Molly Parker

Released: 2017

Directed by: Zak Hilditch

1922 is a 2017 American horror-drama film directed by Zak Hilditch, based on Stephen King's novella. A simple yet proud farmer (Thomas Jane) in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife (Molly ...more
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Little Evil Evangeline Lilly, Adam Scott, Owen Atlas

Directed by: Eli Craig

Little Evil is a 2017 American horror comedy film, written and directed by Eli Craig. Gary, who has just married Samantha the woman of his dreams, discovers that her six-year-old son may be the ...more

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Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Carol Stuycken

Directed by: Mike Flanagan

Gerald's Game is a 2017 American survival horror film directed by Mike Flanagan, based on Stephen King's novel. While trying to spice up their marriage in their remote lake house, Jessie (Carla ...more

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Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley, Keith Stanfield

Directed by: Adam Wingard

Death Note is a 2017 American supernatural horror-thriller film directed by Adam Wingard, based on the manga series of the same name. Light Turner (Nat Wolff) stumbles across a mystical notebook ...more

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Bella Thorne, Halston Sage, Taylor John Smith

Released: 2017

Directed by: Brent Bonacorso

You Get Me is a 2017 American thriller film directed by Brent Bonacorso. After breaking up with his perfect girlfriend (Halston Sage), Tyler (Taylor John Smith) meets sexy out-of-towner Holly ...more
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The Meyerowitz Stories Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman

Directed by: Noah Baumbach

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed and written by Noah Baumbach. An intergenerational tale of adult siblings (Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, and ...more
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Imperial Dreams Keke Palmer, John Boyega, Anika Noni Rose

Released: 2014

Directed by: Malik Booth

Imperial Dreams is a 2013 drama film written by Ismet Prcic and Malik Vitthal and directed by Malik Vitthal.
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Rose McIver, Ben Lamb, Tom Knight

Released: 2017

Directed by: Alex Zamm

A Christmas Prince is a 2017 American Christmas romantic comedy film directed by Alex Zamm. When a reporter (Rose McIver) goes undercover as a tutor to get the inside scoop on a playboy prince ...more
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Nesta Cooper, Keith Powers, Alicia Sanz

Released: 2017

Directed by: Fernando Lebrija

#RealityHigh is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Fernando Lebrija. High-achieving high-school senior Dani Barnes (Nesta Cooper) dreams of getting into the world's top veterinary ...more
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Wheelman Frank Grillo, Garret Dillahunt, Shea Whigham

Directed by: Jeremy Rush

Wheelman is a 2017 American action thriller film directed by Jeremy Rush. A getaway driver (Frank Grillo) for a bank robbery realizes he has been double crossed and races to find out who
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Marlon Wayans, Regina Hall, Jonathan Todd Jackson

Directed by: Michael Tiddes

Naked is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Michael Tiddes and a remake of the 2000 Swedish film Naken. Nervous about finally getting married, a guy (Marlon Wayans) is forced to relive the ...more
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Eliza Taylor, Jake Lacy, Andie MacDowell

Released: 2017

Directed by: Ernie Barbarash

Christmas Inheritance is a 2017 American Christmas romantic drama film directed by Ernie Barbarash. Before ambitious heiress Ellen Langford (Eliza Taylor) can inherit her father's gift business, ...more
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Bill Milner, Maisie Williams, Jordan Bolger

Directed by: Adam Randall

iBoy is a British science-fiction teen thriller film on Netflix. After an incident that embeds a piece of his cellphone in his brain, teenage boy Tom develops the ability to hear phone ...more
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War Machine Brad Pitt, Anthony Michael Hall, Anthony Hayes

Released: 2017

Directed by: David Michôd

War Machine is a 2017 American satirical war film directed by David Michôd, based on the nonfiction book The Operators by Michael Hastings. An idiosyncratic general (Brad Pitt) confronts ...more

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#40 of 50 The Best Comedy Movies of 2017 #121 of 230 The Best Netflix Original Movies

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The Discovery Rooney Mara, Jason Segel, Robert Redford
The Discovery is a 2017 British-American romantic science fiction film, directed by Charlie McDowell and released on Netflix. Thomas Harber (Robert Redford) has scientifically proven that there ...more

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Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace

Released: 2017

Directed by: David Ayer

Bright is a 2017 American urban fantasy action crime film directed by David Ayer. In an alternate present where humans and fantasy creatures have co-existed since the beginning of time, human ...more

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Melissa Leo, Peter Fonda, Sally Kirkland

Released: 2017

Directed by: Tommy O'Haver

The Most Hated Woman in America is a 2017 American biopic film directed by Tommy O'Haver. The story of Madalyn Murray O'Hair (Melissa Leo), an atheist activist whose efforts led to a Supreme ...more
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Sreymoch Sareum, Kompheak Phoeung, Socheata Sveng

Directed by: Angelina Jolie

First They Killed My Father is a 2017 American biographical historical thriller film directed by Angelina Jolie and written by Jolie and Cambodian-born American human-rights activist and ...more
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Ashleigh Murray, Rachel Crow, Tim Blake Nelson

Released: 2017

Directed by: Sydney Freeland

Deidra & Laney Rob a Train is a 2017 American comedy drama crime film directed by Sydney Freeland. When their mother is taken to jail, sisters Deidra (Ashleigh Murray) and Laney (Rachel ...more
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The Incredible Jessica James Jessica Williams, Chris O'Dowd, Noël Wells

Directed by: James C. Strouse

The Incredible Jessica James is a 2017 American comedy film written and directed by James C. Strouse. An aspiring playwright in New York, fresh from a break up, strikes up a new relationship ...more

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Sand Castle Nicholas Hoult, Henry Cavill, Logan Marshall-Green

Directed by: Fernando Coimbra

Sand Castle is an American war drama film directed by Fernando Coimbra. The film centers on Matt Ocre, a young rifleman in the United States Army, who is tasked with restoring water to a village ...more

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