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The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now  

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List Rules Vote up the best movies to put on when you just want to hook up with your partner

When you’re dating someone, or even just hooking up, going out on a date can be expensive. And if you’re just trying to get a little action, dinner and drinks is the exact opposite of what you want to do. Thank god for whatever make-out genius came up with the term “Netflix and chill” for when you want to hook up with someone, but don’t want to put in any real effort. Getting dressed up and shelling out thirty bucks for a movie ticket is totally pointless when you can watch any movie you want on Netflix without even having to put pants on!  

Once you’ve invited someone over to watch Netflix and chill, the only real work that you have to do is to choose the perfect movie. Picking movies to hook up to might sound easy, but it’s harder than you’d think. We did the work so you don’t have to. Behold, the best movies to put on when you want to “watch Netflix and chill.”

When you’re trying to put on a movie and hook up with someone, you don’t want to play a film that’s too involving – so any and all action movies are off the table. The perfect Netflix and chill movie starts off well, but then they slow down. The less dialogue the better. Foreign language film are great, because you can use them as background noise. The longer the movie, the better. Bonus points if the flick you pick has tons of steamy sex scenes to get you both in the mood. There are even some underrated television shows that may be great to put on during a Netflix and chill night. 

Vote up the best movies to put on when you just want to get some, and feel free to add any films we may have missed! 

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The Theory of Everything is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2014
The Theory of Everything is a 2014 British biographical coming of age romantic drama film directed by James Marsh and adapted by Anthony McCarten from the memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life ...more
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Happy as Lazzaro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
Happy as Lazzaro 2018

Purehearted teen Lazzaro is content living as a sharecropper in rural Italy, but an unlikely friendship with the marquise's son will change his world.

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A Clockwork Orange is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
1971
A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 dystopian crime film adapted, produced, and directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on Anthony Burgess's 1962 novella A Clockwork Orange. It employs disturbing, violent ...more
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Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
1997
Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant, and starring Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver and Stellan Skarsgård. Written by Affleck and ...more
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Logan's Run is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
1976
Logan's Run is a 1976 American science fiction film directed by Michael Anderson and starring Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne, Farrah Fawcett and Peter Ustinov. ...more
6
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playli... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2008
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Peter Sollett and starring Michael Cera and Kat Dennings. Written by Lorene Scafaria and based on the novel ...more
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As Good as It Gets is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
1997
As Good as It Gets is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by James L. Brooks and produced by Laura Ziskin. It stars Jack Nicholson as a misanthropic, homophobic, racist, ...more
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It's Now or Never is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
It's Now or Never 2015

When Eva and Alex decide to wed in England, where they met three years earlier, obstacles including a labor strike and a volcano keep them apart.

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The Endless is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2018
The Endless is a 2017 American horror film directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead. Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more ...more
10
Ex Machina is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2015
Ex Machina is a 2015 independent science fiction psychological thriller film directed by Alex Garland. A young programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) is selected to participate in a ground-breaking ...more
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About Time is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2013
About Time is a 2013 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Richard Curtis. A young man (Domhnall Gleeson) with the special ability to time travel tries to change his past in order to ...more
12
Across the Universe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2007
Across the Universe is a 2007 British-American jukebox musical romantic drama film directed by Julie Taymor. The music of The Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance ...more
13
Billy Elliot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2000
Billy Elliot is a 2000 British dance drama film written by Lee Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry. Set in north-eastern England during the 1984-85 coal miners' strike, it stars Jamie Bell as ...more
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Lady in the Water is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2006
Lady in the Water is a 2006 American fantasy thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Paul Giamatti and Bryce Dallas Howard. The film's plot concerns a Philadelphia ...more
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The Lobster is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2015
The Lobster is a 2015 science fiction romantic comedy-drama film directed by Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos in his English-language debut. Its script was awarded the ARTE International Prize ...more
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Princess Cyd is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
Princess Cyd

A teenager moves to Chicago for the summer and finds a poignant mentor in her aunt and a sweet love interest in a girl who works in the neighborhood.

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Blue Is the Warmest Colour is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2013
Blue Is the Warmest Colour, also known as Adèle: Chapters 1 & 2, is a 2013 French romantic coming-of-age drama film written, produced, and directed by Abdellatif Kechiche and starring ...more
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The Forest is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
The Forest
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Take Me Home Tonight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2011
Take Me Home Tonight is a 2011 American retro comedy film directed by Michael Dowse and starring an ensemble cast including Topher Grace and Anna Faris. The screenplay was written by Jackie and ...more
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Hell or High Water is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
Hell or High Water is a 2016 American neo-western heist-crime film directed by David Mackenzie. The film follows two brothers (Chris Pine and Ben Foster) who carry out a series of bank robberies ...more
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Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
1994
Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino. The lives of two mob hitmen (Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta), a boxer (Bruce Willis), a gangster's wife (Uma ...more
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The Box is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2009
The Box is a 2009 American psychological thriller film based on the 1970 short story "Button, Button" by Richard Matheson, which was previously adapted into an episode of the 1980s ...more
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The Master is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2012
The Master is a 2012 American drama film written, directed, and co-produced by Paul Thomas Anderson and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Adams. It tells the story of ...more
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The Book of Eli is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2010
The Book of Eli is a 2010 American post-apocalyptic neo-Western and action film directed by the Hughes brothers, written by Gary Whitta, and starring Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis, ...more
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Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now
2009
Sherlock Holmes is a 2009 British–American action mystery film based on the character of the same name created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The film was directed by Guy Ritchie. In the film, ...more