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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 Instant. 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 movies 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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The Kissing Booth 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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The Fundamentals of Caring 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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When We First Met 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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To the Bone 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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Beasts of No Nation 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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Okja 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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Bright 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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The Babysitter 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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Spectral 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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Gerald's Game 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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I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore 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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Mudbound 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 Siege of Jadotville 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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Roxanne Roxanne 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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First Match 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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6 Balloons 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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#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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1922 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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Wheelman 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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Tallulah 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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Little Evil 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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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

The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix Instant

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The Cloverfield Paradox 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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ARQ 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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The Do-Over 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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Naked 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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You Get Me 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mute 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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The Meyerowitz Stories 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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Sand Castle 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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First They Killed My Father Sreymoch Sareum, Kompheak Phoeung, Socheata Sveng

Rotten Tomatoes - 88%

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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13th 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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War Machine Brad Pitt, Anthony Michael Hall, Anthony Hayes

Rotten Tomatoes - 49%

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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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny Donnie Yen, Michelle Yeoh

Rotten Tomatoes - 19%

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: The Green Legend is an upcoming American-Chinese wuxia film directed by Yuen Woo-ping and written by John Fusco, based on the novel Crouching Tiger, Hidden ...more

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Blame! Takahiro Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa, Sora Amamiya

Rotten Tomatoes - 81%

Blame! is a 2017 Japanese CGI anime science fiction action film directed by Hiroyuki Seshita, based on the manga series. In the distant future, humans are declared "illegal residents" ...more

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Shimmer Lake Benjamin Walker, Wyatt Russell, Rainn Wilson

Rotten Tomatoes - 63%

Shimmer Lake is a 2017 American crime film directed by Oren Uziel. Told in reverse, the story follows a local sheriff (Benjamin Walker) investigating the mystery of three small town criminals ...more

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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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True Memoirs of an International Assassin Kevin James, Zulay Henao, Andy García

Rotten Tomatoes - 0%

The True Memoirs of an International Assassin is a 2013 comedy film written by Jeff Morris and directed by Steve Pink.

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The Discovery Jason Segel, Rooney Mara, Jesse Plemons

Rotten Tomatoes - 46%

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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XoXo Sarah Hyland, Graham Phillips, Brett DeBuono

Rotten Tomatoes - 71%

XOXO is a 2016 American drama film directed by Christopher Louie. The lives of six strangers collide during a frenetic night of romance and dream chasing when a young DJ is given a chance to ...more

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Burning Sands Trevor Jackson, Alfre Woodard, Steve Harris

Rotten Tomatoes - 87%

Burning Sands is a 2017 American drama film, directed by Gerard McMurray. Deep into Hell Week, a favored pledgee (Trevor Jackson) is torn between honoring his code of silence or standing up ...more

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Set It Up 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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What Happened, Miss Simone? James Baldwin, Stokely Carmichael, Walter Cronkite

Rotten Tomatoes - 87%

What Happened, Miss Simone? is a 2015 biographical documentary film directed by Liz Garbus. Exploring the life of Nina Simone, the documentary combines previously unreleased archival footage and ...more