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The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017

Updated May 12, 2020 1.1k votes 351 voters 35.1k views39 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.

Want more? Check out this list of 2020 Netflix Original Movies.

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    Okja is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    Okja

    Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton

    Directed byBong Joon-ho

    Okja is a 2017 South Korean-American action-adventure film directed by Bong Joon-ho and... more on Wikipedia

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    To the Bone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    To the Bone

    Lily Collins, Keanu Reeves

    Released2017

    Directed byMarti Nixon

    To the Bone is a 2017 American drama film, written and directed by Marti Noxon. The film... more on Wikipedia

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    The Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    The Babysitter

    Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving

    Directed byMcG

    The Babysitter is a 2017 American teen horror-comedy film directed by McG. Cole (Judah Lewis)... more on Wikipedia
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    I Don't Feel at Home in This W is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore

    Melanie Lynskey, Elijah Wood

    Directed byMacon Blair

    I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore (often stylized i don't feel at home in this world... more on Wikipedia
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    1922 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    1922

    Thomas Jane, Neal McDonough

    Released2017

    Directed byZak Hilditch

    1922 is a 2017 American horror-drama film directed by Zak Hilditch, based on Stephen King's... more on Wikipedia
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    Little Evil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    Little Evil

    Evangeline Lilly, Adam Scott

    Directed byEli Craig

    Little Evil is a 2017 American horror comedy film, written and directed by Eli Craig. Gary,... more on Wikipedia
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    Gerald's Game is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    Gerald's Game

    Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood

    Directed byMike Flanagan

    Gerald's Game is a 2017 American survival horror film directed by Mike Flanagan, based on... more on Wikipedia

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    You Get Me is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    You Get Me

    Bella Thorne, Halston Sage

    Released2017

    Directed byBrent Bonacorso

    You Get Me is a 2017 American thriller film directed by Brent Bonacorso. After breaking up... more on Wikipedia
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    Death Note is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    Death Note

    Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley

    Directed byAdam Wingard

    Death Note is a 2017 American supernatural horror-thriller film directed by Adam Wingard,... more on Wikipedia

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    Imperial Dreams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    Imperial Dreams

    Keke Palmer, John Boyega

    Released2014

    Directed byMalik Booth

    Imperial Dreams is a 2013 drama film written by Ismet Prcic and Malik Vitthal and directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    The Meyerowitz Stories is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    The Meyerowitz Stories

    Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller

    Directed byNoah Baumbach

    The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed and... more on Wikipedia
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    A Christmas Prince is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    A Christmas Prince

    Rose McIver, Ben Lamb

    Released2017

    Directed byAlex Zamm

    A Christmas Prince is a 2017 American Christmas romantic comedy film directed by Alex Zamm.... more on Wikipedia
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    Wheelman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    Wheelman

    Frank Grillo, Garret Dillahunt

    Directed byJeremy Rush

    Wheelman is a 2017 American action thriller film directed by Jeremy Rush. A getaway driver... more on Wikipedia
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    iBoy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    iBoy

    Bill Milner, Maisie Williams

    Directed byAdam Randall

    iBoy is a British science-fiction teen thriller film on Netflix. After an incident that embeds... more on Wikipedia
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    Naked is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    Naked

    Marlon Wayans, Regina Hall

    Released2017

    Directed byMichael Tiddes

    Naked is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Michael Tiddes and a remake of the 2000... more on Wikipedia

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    #realityhigh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    #realityhigh

    Nesta Cooper, Keith Powers

    Released2017

    Directed byFernando Lebrija

    #RealityHigh is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Fernando Lebrija. High-achieving...
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    Christmas Inheritance is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    Christmas Inheritance

    Eliza Taylor, Jake Lacy

    Released2017

    Directed byErnie Barbarash

    Christmas Inheritance is a 2017 American Christmas romantic drama film directed by Ernie... more on Wikipedia
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    War Machine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    War Machine

    Brad Pitt, Anthony Michael Hall

    Released2017

    Directed byDavid Michôd

    War Machine is a 2017 American satirical war film directed by David Michôd, based on the... more on Wikipedia

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    The Discovery is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    The Discovery

    Rooney Mara, Jason Segel
    The Discovery is a 2017 British-American romantic science fiction film, directed by Charlie... more on Wikipedia
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    Bright is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    Bright

    Will Smith, Joel Edgerton

    Released2017

    Directed byDavid Ayer

    Bright is a 2017 American urban fantasy action crime film directed by David Ayer. In an... more on Wikipedia
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    The Incredible Jessica James is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    The Incredible Jessica James

    Jessica Williams, Chris O'Dowd

    Directed byJames C. Strouse

    The Incredible Jessica James is a 2017 American comedy film written and directed by James C.... more on Wikipedia

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    The Most Hated Woman in Americ is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    The Most Hated Woman in America

    Melissa Leo, Peter Fonda

    Released2017

    Directed byTommy O'Haver

    The Most Hated Woman in America is a 2017 American biopic film directed by Tommy O'Haver. The... more on Wikipedia
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    Deidra & Laney Rob a Train is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    Deidra & Laney Rob a Train

    Ashleigh Murray, Rachel Crow

    Released2017

    Directed bySydney Freeland

    Deidra & Laney Rob a Train is a 2017 American comedy drama crime film directed by Sydney... more on Wikipedia
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    Sand Castle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    Sand Castle

    Nicholas Hoult, Henry Cavill

    Directed byFernando Coimbra

    Sand Castle is an American war drama film directed by Fernando Coimbra. The film centers on... more on Wikipedia
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    First They Killed My Father is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017
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    First They Killed My Father

    Sreymoch Sareum, Kompheak Phoeung

    Directed byAngelina Jolie

    First They Killed My Father is a 2017 American biographical historical thriller film directed... more on Wikipedia
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