The Best "Netflix and Chill" Movies Available Now

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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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  • Pulp Fiction
    • Actors: John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth
    • Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
  • About Time
    • Actors: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Tom Hollander, Margot Robbie
    • Directed by: Richard Curtis
    • Actors: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Charlie Cox
    • Directed by: James Marsh
  • It's Now or Never

    It's Now or Never

    • Actors: Dani Rovira, María Valverde
    • Directed by: Maria Ripoll

    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.

  • Ex Machina
    • Actors: Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander, Sonoya Mizuno, Claire Selby
    • Directed by: Alex Garland
    • Actors: Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson, Callie Hernandez, Tate Ellington, Lew Temple
    • Directed by: Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson
    • Actors: Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gil Birmingham, Marin Ireland
    • Directed by: David Mackenzie
  • The Waterboy
    • Actors: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler, Fairuza Balk, Jerry Reed
    • Directed by: Frank Coraci
    • Actors: Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, Louis C.K., Bobby Cannavale, Andrew Dice Clay
    • Directed by: Woody Allen
  • Slow West
    • Actors: Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ben Mendelsohn, Rory McCann, Brooke Williams
    • Directed by: John Maclean
    • Actors: Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Maribel Verdú, Diana Bracho, Silverio Palacios
    • Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón
  • The Forest

    The Forest

  • Hostiles
    • Actors: Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi, Jesse Plemons, Adam Beach
    • Directed by: Scott Cooper
  • Happy as Lazzaro

    Happy as Lazzaro

    • Actors: Adriano Tardiolo, Agnese Graziani

    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.

    • Actors: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Paul Giamatti, Jason Schwartzman, Colin Farrell
    • Directed by: John Lee Hancock
  • The Lobster
    • Actors: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Léa Seydoux, John C. Reilly, Olivia Colman
    • Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos
  • Billy Elliot
    • Actors: Julie Walters, Jamie Bell, Jamie Draven, Gary Lewis, Jean Heywood
    • Directed by: Stephen Daldry
    • Actors: Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs, Martin Luther McCoy
    • Directed by: Julie Taymor
    • Actors: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Alma Jodorowsky, Aurélien Recoing, Salim Kechiouche
    • Directed by: Abdellatif Kechiche
  • The Warning

    The Warning

  • On Body and Soul

    On Body and Soul

  • IO
    • Actors: Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie, Danny Huston
    • Directed by: Jonathan Helpert
  • Miss Stevens
    • Actors: Lily Rabe, Timothée Chalamet, Lili Reinhart, Anthony Quintal, Oscar Nunez
    • Directed by: Julia Hart
    • Actors: Robert Downey, Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan
    • Directed by: Guy Ritchie
  • The Box
    • Actors: Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, James Rebhorn, Holmes Osborne
    • Directed by: Richard Kelly