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The best foreign movies on Netflix Instant is a complete Netflix streaming list for your perusal. All the best foreign films on Netflix streaming are listed in one convenient place so you can get the most out of your Netflix service. Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Netflix Instant so you can catch up on new hit movies and classic film hits right in your living room. As far as Netflix foreign films are a full category, with many of the best foreign comedies and dramas to choose from.

This Netflix streaming list has nearly as many of the greatest foreign comedy movies to watch as the regular DVD service offers. New foreign movies like Two Days, One Night are all available on Netflix streaming as are classic foreign movies like Oldboy, Y Tu Mama Tambien, The Killer and the original The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo series can be viewed on the Netflix instant service.

What are the best Netflix instant foreign movies? What is available on the Netflix streaming foreign selection? Are there new comedy concerts on Netflix instant? This Netflix streaming list is here to get you started on the best Netflix streaming foreign films has to offer. This is in no way a complete list, so if you know your favorite foreign movie isn't on this list of Netflix instant movies, make sure to add it so other Netflix users can find the best foreign on Netflix instant.
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Oldboy Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Oh Dal-su Oldboy is a 2003 South Korean mystery thriller neo-noir film directed by Park Chan-wook. It is based on the Japanese manga of the same name written by Nobuaki Minegishi and Garon Tsuchiya. ...more

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wiabux added Ip Man Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Louis Fan Ip Man is a 2008 Hong Kong semi biographical martial arts film very loosely based on the life of Yip Man, a grandmaster of the martial art Wing Chun and master of Bruce Lee. The film focuses on ...more

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Headhunters Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Aksel Hennie, Baard Owe Headhunters is a 2011 Norwegian-Swedish action thriller film, based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Jo Nesbø. The film was directed by Morten Tyldum and stars Aksel Hennie, Nikolaj ...more

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Amélie Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Amélie is a 2001 romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Written by Jeunet with Guillaume Laurant, the film is a whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian life, set in ...more

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Y Tu Mamá También Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Maribel Verdú Y Tu Mamá También is a 2001 Mexican drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and co-written by Cuarón and his brother Carlos. The film tells a coming-of-age story about ...more

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13 Assassins Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki 13 Assassins is a 2010 Japanese jidaigeki film directed by Takashi Miike. The screenplay was written by Daisuke Tengan. The film is a remake of Eiichi Kudo’s 1963 black-and-white Japanese film ...more

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wiabux added Ip Man 2 Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Darren Shahlavi Ip Man 2 is a 2010 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film loosely based on the life of Ip Man, a grandmaster of the martial art Wing Chun. A sequel to the 2008 film Ip Man, Ip Man 2 was ...more

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After the Wedding Mads Mikkelsen, Rolf Lassgård, Sidse Babett Knudsen After the Wedding is a 2006 Danish drama directed by Susanne Bier, starring Mads Mikkelsen and Sidse Babett Knudsen. The film was a critical and popular success and was nominated for the Academy ...more

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Metropolis Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Theodor Loos Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist epic science fiction drama film directed by Fritz Lang. The film was written by Lang and his wife Thea von Harbou, and starred Brigitte Helm, Gustav ...more

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PeteBoyle added TrollHunter Knut Nærum, Otto Jespersen, Robert Stoltenberg Trollhunter is a 2010 Norwegian dark fantasy film, made in the form of a "found footage" mockumentary. It is written and directed by André Øvredal, and features a mixed ...more

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Kagemusha Tatsuya Nakadai, Kenichi Hagiwara, Kaori Momoi Kagemusha is a 1980 film by Akira Kurosawa. In Japanese, kagemusha is a term used to denote a political decoy. It is set in the Sengoku period of Japanese history and tells the story of a ...more

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Blue Is the Warmest Colour Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Alma Jodorowsky 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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Water John Abraham, Lisa Ray, Kulbhushan Kharbanda Water, is a 2005 Canadian film written and directed by Deepa Mehta, with screenplay by Anurag Kashyap. It is set in 1938 and explores the lives of widows at an ashram in Varanasi, India. The ...more

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AmaurysmendezAmaurysmendez added Elite Squad: The Enemy Within Alex Sander, Seu Jorge, Wagner Moura Elite Squad: The Enemy Within is a 2010 crime, drama and thriller film written by Bráulio Mantovani, José Padilha and Rodrigo Pimentel, and directed by José Padilha.

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Instructions Not Included Karla Souza, Eugenio Derbez, Jesús Ochoa Instructions Not Included is a 2013 Mexican comedy-drama film co-written, directed by, and starring Eugenio Derbez.

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Valhalla Rising Mads Mikkelsen, Jamie Sives, Gary Lewis "Visionary director Nicolas Winding Refn's brutal and highly metaphorical early medieval epic. One-Eye (Mads Mikkelsen), a mute warrior of formidable strength, has been held prisoner by the ...more

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The Good, the Bad, the Weird Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung, Song Kang-Ho The Good, the Bad, the Weird is a 2008 South Korean western film, directed by Kim Jee-woon, starring Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun, and Jung Woo-sung. It was inspired by Sergio Leone's The Good, ...more

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Force Majeure Kristofer Hivju, Johannes Kuhnke, Clara Wettergren Force Majeure is a 2014 drama film written and directed by Ruben Östlund.

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PeteBoyle added Outrage Takeshi Kitano, Kippei Shiina, Tetta Sugimoto Outrage is a 2010 crime drama film written and directed by Takeshi Kitano. "In a ruthless battle for power, several yakuza clans vie for the favor of their head family in the Japanese ...more

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Two Days, One Night Marion Cotillard, Christelle Cornil, Fabrizio Rongione Two Days, One Night is a 2014 Belgian-French-Italian drama film written and directed by the Dardenne brothers, starring Marion Cotillard and Fabrizio Rongione. It competed for the Palme d'Or in ...more

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Melancholia Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland, John Hurt Melancholia is a 2011 Danish art film written and directed by Lars von Trier, starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alexander Skarsgård, Cameron Spurr, and Kiefer Sutherland. The ...more

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Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead Martin Starr, Ingrid Haas, Vegar Hoel Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead is a 2014 Norwegian-Icelandic horror comedy film directed by Tommy Wirkola. It is a sequel to Wirkola's 2009 film Dead Snow. The film was released in the United States ...more

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White God Péter Gothár, János Derzsi, Lili Monori White God is a 2014 drama film written by Kornél Mundruczó, Viktória Petrányi and Kata Wéber and directed by Kornél Mundruczó.

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The Killer Chow Yun-Fat, Kenneth Tsang, Danny Lee The Killer is a 1989 Hong Kong action film written and directed by John Woo, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Danny Lee and Sally Yeh. Chow plays the assassin Ah Jong, who accidentally damages the ...more

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Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Werner Herzog, Nikolay Nikiforovitch Siniaev, Gennady Soloviev Happy People: A Year in the Taiga is a 2010 documentary film directed by Werner Herzog and Dmitry Vasyukov and produced by Herzog. The film depicts the life of the people in the village of ...more

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Mr. Nobody Diane Kruger, Jared Leto, Juno Temple Mr. Nobody is a 2009 science fiction drama film. It was written and directed by Jaco Van Dormael, produced by Philippe Godeau, and starred Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh Dan Pham, ...more

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Apartment 143 Rick Gonzalez, Gia Mantegna, Michael O'Keefe Emergo is a 2011 horror film written by Rodrigo Cortés and directed by Carles Torrens.

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More Than Honey Fred Jaggi More than Honey is a 2012 Swiss documentary film directed by Markus Imhoof about honeybee colonies in California, Switzerland, China and Australia. The film was nominated for an Oscar for Best ...more

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Wetlands Meret Becker, Axel Milberg, Edgar Selge Wetlands is a 2013 German drama film and directed by David Wnendt. It is based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Charlotte Roche. The film premiered in International competition at the 2013 ...more

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Room in Rome Elena Anaya, Enrico Lo Verso, Natasha Yarovenko Room in Rome is a 2010 Spanish erotic romance film, depicting emotional and sexual relations of two women throughout a single night in a hotel room in Rome. The plot is loosely based on another ...more

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War of the Arrows Moon Chae-won, Jeon Min-seo, Park Ki-woong War of the Arrows is a 2011 South Korean period action film starring Park Hae-il, Ryu Seung-ryong and Moon Chae-won. Set after the Second Manchu invasion of Korea, the film is about an archer ...more

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Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons Shu Qi, Show Luo, Huang Bo Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons is a 2013 fantasy comedy film co-written, produced, and directed by Stephen Chow. The movie was first announced in July 2011 and was released on ...more

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The Horde Claude Perron, Jean-Pierre Martins, Eriq Ebouaney The Horde is a 2012 historical film directed by Andrei Proshkin and written by Yury Arabov. The film is a highly fictionalised narrative of how Saint Alexius healed Taidula Khatun, the mother of ...more

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Grand Piano Elijah Wood, John Cusack, Tamsin Egerton Grand Piano is a 2013 English-language Spanish thriller film starring Elijah Wood and John Cusack. The film is about a once promising pianist returning for a comeback performance, only to be the ...more

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Nymphomaniac: Volume I Uma Thurman, Willem Dafoe, Shia LaBeouf Nymphomaniac is a 2013 two-part drama art film written and directed by Lars von Trier. The film stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, ...more

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About Elly Golshifteh Farahani, Peyman Moaadi, Mani Haghighi About Elly is a 2009 Iranian psychological drama film directed by Asghar Farhadi. It is the fourth film by Farhadi. The film is about the relationships between some middle class families in ...more

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The Physician Ben Kingsley, Stellan Skarsgård, Emma Rigby The Physician is a 2013 adventure, drama and history film written by Jan Berger and Noah Gordon and directed by Philipp Stölzl.

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2 Days in New York Chris Rock, Julie Delpy, Daniel Brühl 2 Days in New York is a 2012 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Julie Delpy. It is a sequel to Delpy's 2007 film 2 Days in Paris.

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Here Comes the Devil Laura Caro, Francisco Barreiro, Giancarlo Ruiz Here Comes the Devil is a 2012 Mexican film that was directed by Adrian Garcia Bogliano. The film had its world premiere on September 11, 2012 at the Toronto International Film Festival and ...more

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Just Another Love Story Ewa Fröling, Rebecka Hemse, Nikolaj Lie Kaas Just Another Love Story is a 2007 film directed by Ole Bornedal.

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REC 4: Apocalypse Manuela Velasco, Héctor Colomé, Emilio Buale Coka REC 4: Apocalypse is an upcoming 2014 Spanish horror film, and the fourth and final installment of the REC franchise. The film will be a direct sequel to the second film taking place immediately ...more

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Love at First Fight Adèle Haenel, Brigitte Roüan, Nicolas Wanczycki Love at First Fight is a 2014 French romantic comedy film directed by Thomas Cailley. It was screened as part of the Directors' Fortnight section of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, where it won ...more

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Big Bad Wolves Lior Ashkenazi, Kais Nashif, Dvir Benedek Big Bad Wolves is a 2013 Israeli black comedy horror-thriller film written and directed by Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado. It was the official selection of Tribeca Film Festival.

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Jauja Viggo Mortensen, Ghita Nørby, Adrian Fondari Jauja is a 2014 Danish drama film directed by Lisandro Alonso. It competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival where it won the FIPRESCI Prize.

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Girlhood Tatiana Rojo, Rabah Nait Oufella, Karidja Touré

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The Human Centipede (First Sequence) Ashley C. Williams, Dieter Laser, Akihiro Kitamura "Outside the more outré work of Takashi Miike and David Cronenberg, you won’t have seen anything quite like Dutch avant-garde artist Tom Six’s totally bizarre off-the-wall oddity. ...more