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The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix 

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The best foreign movies on Netflix 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 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 service.

What are the best Netflix foreign movies? What is available on the Netflix streaming foreign selection? Are there new comedy concerts on Netflix? 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 movies, make sure to add it so other Netflix users can find the best foreign on Netflix.

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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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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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Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Darren Shahlavi
Ip Man 2 is a 2010 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film directed by Wilson Yip, based on the life of Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man and a sequel to Ip Man (2008). Continuing after the events ...more
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Train to Busan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-seok, Jung Yu-mi
Train to Busan is a 2016 South Korean zombie apocalypse action thriller film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. The film takes place in a train to Busan, as a zombie apocalypse suddenly becomes apparent ...more

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Roma is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Roma
Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira

Oscar winner Alfonso Cuarón delivers a vivid, emotional portrait of a domestic worker's journey set against domestic and political turmoil in 1970s Mexico.

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Happy as Lazzaro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Happy as Lazzaro
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun-Fat
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 wuxia film. An American-Chinese-Hong Kong-Taiwanese co-production, the film was directed by Ang Lee and featured an international cast of Han actors, ...more

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A Seperation is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
A Seperation
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The Lives of Others is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck
The Lives of Others is a 2006 German drama film, marking the feature film debut of filmmaker Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, about the monitoring of East Berlin by agents of the Stasi, the ...more

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First They Killed My Fat... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Sreymoch Sareum, Kompheak Phoeung, Socheata Sveng
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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The Most Assassinated Woman in the World
Anna Mouglalis, Niels Schneider, Eric Godon
The Most Assassinated Woman in the World is a 2018 French mystery thriller film directed by Franck Ribière. Grand Guignol Theatre in Paris has the leading lady Paula Max (Anna Mouglalis), ...more
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Ip Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Donnie Yen, Zhang Jin, Lynn Hung
Ip Man 3 is a 2015 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film directed by Wilson Yip. In 1959, Ip Man (Donnie Yen) is settling into his low-profile life in Hong Kong. A young Bruce Lee (Danny ...more
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Sand Storm is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Sand Storm
Lamis Ammar, Ruba Blal

When a Bedouin patriarch takes a second bride, his first wife chafes against her changing status while his daughter chases her own dreams of autonomy.

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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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A Fortunate Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
A Fortunate Man

A gifted engineer flees his austere roots to pursue wealth and success among Copenhagen's elite, but the pride propelling him threatens to be his ruin.

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Master Z: The Ip Man Leg... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Max Zhang, Dave Bautista, Liu Yan
Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy is a 2018 Chinese martial arts film directed by Yuen Woo-ping. After being defeated by Ip Man, Cheung Tin Chi (Max Zhang) lives a depressed life and stays low ...more
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On Body and Soul is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
On Body and Soul
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Yucatan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Yucatan
Luis Tosar, Rodrigo de la Serna

Competing con artists attempt to creatively and ruthlessly swindle a fatherly lottery winner while on a lively cruise from Spain to Mexico.

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Okja is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano
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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Everybody Knows is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Ricardo Darín
Everybody Knows is a 2018 Spanish-French-Italian psychological thriller film directed by Asghar Farhadi. A Spanish woman (Penélope Cruz) living in Buenos Aires returns with her children ...more
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The Grandmaster is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Zhang Ziyi, Song Hye-kyo, Cung Le
The Grandmaster is a 2013 Hong Kong-Chinese martial arts drama film directed by Wong Kar-wai and based on the life of Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man. Ip Man's (Tony Leung) peaceful existence is ...more
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Skiptrace is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Skiptrace
Jackie Chan, Johnny Knoxville, Fan Bingbing
Skiptrace is a 2014 action comedy film written by Brian Gatewood, Jay Longino, Alessandro Tanaka and directed by Sam Fell.
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Revenger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Revenger
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Palm Trees In the Snow ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
Palm Trees In the Snow
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Ewa Fröling, Rebecka Hemse, Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Just Another Love Story is a 2007 film directed by Ole Bornedal.