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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 entertaining 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. Which Netflix original movie is the best? From I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore to Imperial Dreams, they're all here for the Ranker community to vote on. 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 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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Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi 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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Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts, Selena Gomez

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 DeVine, Alexandra Daddario, Robbie Amell

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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Lily Collins, Keanu Reeves, Carrie Preston

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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Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace

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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Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano

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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Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Joan Smalls 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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Idris Elba, Abraham Attah, Ama K. Abebrese

Rotten Tomatoes - 91%

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

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James Badge Dale, Max Martini, Emily Mortimer

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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Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell

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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Melanie Lynskey, Elijah Wood, David Yow

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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Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Carol Stuycken

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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Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke

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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The Kindergarten Teacher Maggie Gyllenhaal, Parker Sevak, Anna Baryshnikov The Kindergarten Teacher is a 2018 American drama film directed by Sara Colangelo, based on the 2014 Israeli film. A kindergarten teacher (Maggie Gyllenhaal) in New York becomes obsessed with ...more

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Jamie Dornan, Mark Strong, Mikael Persbrandt

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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#realityhigh Nesta Cooper, Keith Powers, Alicia Sanz #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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Chanté Adams, Mahershala Ali, Nia Long

Rotten Tomatoes - 73%

Roxanne Roxanne is a 2017 American drama film directed by Michael Larnell. In the early 1980s, a fierce teenage girl (Chanté Adams) is rapidly on her way to becoming a hip hop legend as ...more

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Thomas Jane, Neal McDonough, Molly Parker

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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Ellen Page, Allison Janney, Tammy Blanchard

Rotten Tomatoes - 84%

Tallulah is a 2016 comedy-drama film written and directed by Sian Heder. A dissatisfied Beverly Hills housewife tired of caring for her toddler hires a stranger to baby-sit.

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Frank Grillo, Garret Dillahunt, Shea Whigham

Rotten Tomatoes - 89%

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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Adam Sandler, David Spade

Rotten Tomatoes - 5%

The Do-Over is a 2016 American action comedy film directed by Steven Brill. Charlie (David Spade) and Max (Adam Sandler), decide to fake their own deaths and start over with new identities, only ...more

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Evangeline Lilly, Adam Scott, Owen Atlas

Rotten Tomatoes - 90%

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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Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki, Aksel Hennie

Rotten Tomatoes - 16%

The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius Onah, and is the third installment in the Cloverfield franchise. After using a particle accelerator, a ...more

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Bella Thorne, Halston Sage, Taylor John Smith 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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Abbi Jacobson, Dave Franco, Charlotte Carel

Rotten Tomatoes - 86%

6 Balloons is a 2018 American drama film directed by Marja-Lewis Ryan. Over the course of one night, a woman (Abbi Jacobson) drives across LA with her heroin addict brother (Dave Franco) in ...more

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Elvire Emmanuel, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo

Rotten Tomatoes - 82%

First Match is a 2018 American drama film directed by Olivia Newman. A teenage girl (Elvire Emmanuel) signs up for an all-boys wrestling team at her high school, causing more trouble than she ...more

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iBoy Bill Mil, ner, Maisie Williams

Rotten Tomatoes - 60%

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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Dan Stevens, Michael Sheen, Lucy Boynton 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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Robbie Amell, Rachael Taylor, Shaun Benson

Rotten Tomatoes - 43%

ARQ is a 2016 American-Canadian science fiction film directed by Tony Elliott. Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, an engineer (Robbie Amell) attempts to save his former lover (Rachael ...more

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Marlon Wayans, Regina Hall, Jonathan Todd Jackson

Rotten Tomatoes - 0%

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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A Christmas Prince Rose McIver, Ben Lamb, Tom Knight

Rotten Tomatoes - 71%

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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Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Milos Forman

Rotten Tomatoes - 97%

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond is a 2017 American documentary film directed by Chris Smith. Alternating between contemporary interviews with Jim Carrey and first-hand footage of the making of ...more

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A Futile and Stupid Gesture Will Forte, Domhnall Gleeson, Martin Mull

Rotten Tomatoes - 61%

A Futile and Stupid Gesture is a 2018 American biographical comedy film directed by David Wain, based on the book by Josh Karp. In the 1970s and '80s, National Lampoon's success and influence ...more

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Imperial Dreams Keke Palmer, John Boyega, Anika Noni Rose

Rotten Tomatoes - 91%

Imperial Dreams is a 2013 drama film written by Ismet Prcic and Malik Vitthal and directed by Malik Vitthal.

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Step Sisters Megalyn Echikunwoke, Lyndon Smith, Eden Sher

Rotten Tomatoes - 25%

Step Sisters is a 2018 dance comedy film directed by Charles Stone III. After her school's reputation is tarnished by a band of hard-partying white sorority girls, a black sorority president ...more

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Gaga: Five Foot Two Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, Donatalla Versace

Rotten Tomatoes - 71%

Gaga: Five Foot Two is a 2017 documentary film directed by Chris Moukarbel. In addition to covering the production of Lady Gaga's fifth studio album, Joanne, and her halftime performance at ...more

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Sierra Burgess Is a Loser Shannon Purser, RJ Cyler, Noah Centineo Sierra Burgess Is a Loser is a 2018 American teen comedy film directed by Ian Samuels, and a modern retelling of the Cyrano de Bergerac story. A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected ...more

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Icarus Bryan Fogel, Nikita Kamaev, Grigory Rodchenkov

Rotten Tomatoes - 93%

Icarus is a 2017 documentary film directed by Bryan Fogel. While exploring the option of doping to win an amateur cycling race, Fogel happens upon a major international doping scandal when he ...more

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Donnie Yen, Michelle Yeoh

Rotten Tomatoes - 19%

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny is a 2016 American-Chinese martial arts film directed by Yuen Woo-ping, based on the novel Iron Knight, Silver Vase by Wang Dulu. A story of lost ...more

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Sami Gayle, Jacob Latimore, Uzo Aduba Candy Jar is a 2018 comedy film directed by Ben Shelton. An introverted high school girl from a working-class background (Sami Gayle) and her wealthy, debate-team nemesis (Jacob Latimore) can't ...more

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Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux

Rotten Tomatoes - 15%

Mute is a 2018 British-German science fiction mystery film directed by Duncan Jones. A mute bartender (Alexander Skarsgård) goes up against his city's gangsters in an effort to find out ...more

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Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman

Rotten Tomatoes - 92%

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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Gillian Jacobs, Vanessa Bayer, Phoebe Robinson Ibiza is a 2018 American romantic comedy film directed by Alex Richanbach. A young American woman (Gillian Jacobs) and her two best friends seek out a hot DJ (Richard Madden) in Spain.

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Amanda Knox Amanda Knox, Meredith Kercher, Raffaele Sollecito

Rotten Tomatoes - 84%

Amanda Knox is a 2016 American documentary film directed by Rod Blackhurst and Brian McGinn. Featuring interviews with Amanda Knox, her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, Italian prosecutor ...more

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Daniel Doheny, Antonio Marizale, Joanna Adler Alex Strangelove is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Craig Johnson. Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny), a well-rounded high school senior with a wonderful girlfriend (Madeline Weinstein), ...more

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Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker

Rotten Tomatoes - 96%

13th is a 2016 American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

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Adam Sandler, Terry Crews, Jorge Garcia

Rotten Tomatoes - 0%

The Ridiculous 6 is a 2015 American Western comedy film directed by Frank Coraci and written by Tim Herlihy and Adam Sandler. It stars Sandler, Terry Crews, Jorge Garcia, Taylor Lautner, Rob ...more

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Nicholas Hoult, Henry Cavill, Logan Marshall-Green

Rotten Tomatoes - 47%

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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Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein, Gary Oldman Tau is a 2018 American sci-fi thriller film directed by Federico D'Alessandro. A woman (Maika Monroe) is held captive in a futuristic smart house and hopes to escape by breaking into the ...more