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The Best Netflix Original Movies 

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Updated February 21, 2020 23.8k votes 5.7k voters 341k views 226 items

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Here are the best Netflix original movies currently streaming online on Netflix, ranked from the most popular to the least by the Ranker community. This list shows the most popular Netflix original movies on Netflix. Stay updated with this list of upcoming Netflix movies. Also check out the funniest Netflix original stand up comedy specials and the best Netflix original TV series.

The latest and newest Netflix original movies feature Hollywood's biggest stars like Idris Elba, Donnie Yen, Paul Rudd, Selena Gomez, Maisie Williams, Bill Murray, Rooney Mara, Robert Redford, Adam Scott, John Boyega, Adam Sandler, and more. Must-watch Netflix original films include The Discovery, Beasts of No Nation, Okja, and The Ridiculous 6

Sometimes there's nothing better than to just binge watch Netflix originals and chill. What are the best original Netflix movies? From I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore to Imperial Dreams, if they're movies made by Netflix then they're all here for the Ranker community to vote on, with their Rotten Tomatoes scores to help you compare. If there's a Netflix original movie that you don't see, feel free to add it to the list, but make sure that it's currently streaming on Netflix. Vote up your favorites and vote down the ones you don't think are so good.

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Lana Condor, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart

Released: 2018

Directed by: Susan Johnson

Rotten Tomatoes - 97%

To All the Boys I've Loved Before is a 2018 American teen romance film directed by Susan Johnson, based on the 2014 novel by Jenny Han. Lara Jean Song Covey (Lana Condor) writes private love ...more

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The Fundamentals of Caring Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts, Selena Gomez

Released: 2016

Directed by: Rob Burnett

Rotten Tomatoes - 78%

The Fundamentals of Caring is a 2016 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Rob Burnett, based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Jonathan Evison and stars Paul Rudd, Craig ...more

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Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern

Released: 2019

Directed by: Noah Baumbach

Rotten Tomatoes - 95%

Marriage Story is a 2019 American drama film directed by Noah Baumbach. A stage director (Adam Driver) and his actor wife (Scarlett Johansson) struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce ...more

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When We First Met Adam DeVine, Alexandra Daddario, Robbie Amell

Released: 2018

Directed by: Ari Sandel

Rotten Tomatoes - 39%

When We First Met is a 2018 American romantic comedy film directed by Ari Sandel. After spending the perfect first night with the girl of his dreams (Alexandra Daddario), a guy (Adam DeVine) ...more
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Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi

Released: 2018

Directed by: Vince Marcello

Rotten Tomatoes - 17%

The Kissing Booth is a 2018 romantic comedy film directed by Vince Marcello. A pretty, teenage girl (Joey King), who has never-been-kissed, finds her life turned totally upside down when she ...more

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Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Joan Smalls

Released: 2018

Directed by: Claire Scanlon

Rotten Tomatoes - 92%

Set It Up is a 2018 romantic comedy film directed by Claire Scanlon. Coworkers hatch a plan to set up their bosses on a date.
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To the Bone Lily Collins, Keanu Reeves, Carrie Preston

Released: 2017

Directed by: Marti Nixon

Rotten Tomatoes - 68%

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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Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano

Directed by: Bong Joon-ho

Rotten Tomatoes - 86%

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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#45 of 102 The Best Movies of 2017, Ranked #1 of 39 The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2017

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Idris Elba, Abraham Attah, Ama K. Abebrese

Released: 2015

Directed by: Cary Fukunaga

Rotten Tomatoes - 91%

Beasts of No Nation is a 2015 American drama film directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga. Recruited by a malicious Commandant (Idris Elba), a child soldier (Abraham Attah) is trained to fight in a West ...more

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Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace

Released: 2017

Directed by: David Ayer

Rotten Tomatoes - 26%

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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Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci

Released: 2019

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Rotten Tomatoes - 96%

The Irishman is a 2019 American epic biographical crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Steven Zaillian, based on the book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt. The film ...more

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The Babysitter Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell

Directed by: McG

Rotten Tomatoes - 71%

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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Tim Blake Nelson, Liam Neeson, James Franco

Released: 2018

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Rotten Tomatoes - 91%

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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James Badge Dale, Max Martini, Emily Mortimer

Released: 2016

Directed by: Nic Mathieu

Rotten Tomatoes - 67%

Spectral is a 2016 American military science fiction film directed by Nic Mathieu. The sci-fi thriller centers on a special-ops team that is dispatched to fight supernatural beings.
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Jennifer Aniston, Danielle Macdonald, Odeya Rush

Released: 2018

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Rotten Tomatoes - 85%

Dumplin' is a 2018 American musical comedy film directed by Anne Fletcher, based on the young adult novel by Julie Murphy. Willowdean (Danielle Macdonald), the plus-size teenage daughter of a ...more
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Mudbound Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke

Directed by: Dee Rees

Rotten Tomatoes - 96%

Mudbound is a 2017 period drama directed by Dee Rees, with a script written by Virgil Williams based on the novel Mudbound by Hillary Jordan. A family who have relocated to rural Mississippi ...more
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Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Carol Stuycken

Directed by: Mike Flanagan

Rotten Tomatoes - 91%

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

Released: 2017

Directed by: Macon Blair

Rotten Tomatoes - 88%

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

Rotten Tomatoes - 86%

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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Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton

Released: 2019

Directed by: Dan Gilroy

Rotten Tomatoes - 63%

Velvet Buzzsaw is a 2019 American horror thriller film directed by Dan Gilroy. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who ...more

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Jamie Dornan, Mark Strong, Mikael Persbrandt

Released: 2016

Directed by: Richie Smyth

Rotten Tomatoes - 60%

The Siege of Jadotville is a 2016 historical drama war film directed by Richie Smyth, based on Declan Power's book. Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan (Jamie Dornan) leads a stand off with troops ...more
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Dan Stevens, Michael Sheen, Lucy Boynton

Released: 2018

Directed by: Gareth Evans

Rotten Tomatoes - 80%

Apostle is a 2018 period thriller film directed by Gareth Evans. When his sister is kidnapped by a religious cult, a mysterious man (Dan Stevens) travels to the remote island where he digs ...more

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Nesta Cooper, Keith Powers, Alicia Sanz

Released: 2017

Directed by: Fernando Lebrija

Rotten Tomatoes - 40%

#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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Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie, Danny Huston

Released: 2019

Directed by: Jonathan Helpert

Rotten Tomatoes - 31%

IO is a 2019 American science fiction film directed by Jonathan Helpert. With the final shuttle scheduled to leave the planet, a teenage girl (Margaret Qualley) must decide whether to journey to ...more

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Kurt Russell, Judah Lewis, Darby Camp

Released: 2018

Directed by: Clay Kaytis

Rotten Tomatoes - 64%

The Christmas Chronicles is a 2018 American Christmas family film directed by Clay Kaytis. The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus ...more