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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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    Ip Man is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Ip Man

    Donnie Yen, Simon Yam

    Released2008

    Directed byWilson Yip

    Ip Man is a 2008 Hong Kong semi biographical martial arts film very loosely based on the life... more on Wikipedia

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    Y Tu Mamá También is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Y Tu Mamá También

    Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna

    Released2001

    Directed byAlfonso Cuarón

    Y Tu Mamá También is a 2001 Mexican drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and co-written by... more on Wikipedia

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    Ip Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Ip Man 2

    Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung

    Released2010

    Directed byWilson Yip

    Ip Man 2 is a 2010 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film directed by Wilson Yip, based on... more on Wikipedia

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    Train to Busan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Train to Busan

    Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-seok

    Released2016

    Directed byYeon Sang-ho

    Train to Busan is a 2016 South Korean zombie apocalypse action thriller film directed by Yeon... more on Wikipedia

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    Just Another Love Story is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Just Another Love Story

    Ewa Fröling, Rebecka Hemse

    Released2007

    Directed byOle Bornedal

    Just Another Love Story is a 2007 film directed by Ole Bornedal.
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    Roma is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Roma

    Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira

    Released2018

    Directed byAlfonso Cuaron

    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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    A Seperation is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    A Seperation

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    Happy as Lazzaro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Happy as Lazzaro

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    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh

    Released2000

    Directed byAng Lee

    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 wuxia film. An American-Chinese-Hong Kong-Taiwanese... more on Wikipedia

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    The Lives of Others is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    The Lives of Others

    Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Mühe

    Released2006

    Directed byFlorian Henckel von Donnersmarck

    The Lives of Others is a 2006 German drama film, marking the feature film debut of filmmaker... more on Wikipedia

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    First They Killed My Father is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    First They Killed My Father

    Sreymoch Sareum, Kompheak Phoeung

    Directed byAngelina Jolie

    First They Killed My Father is a 2017 American biographical historical thriller film directed... more on Wikipedia
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    Ip Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Ip Man 3

    Donnie Yen, Zhang Jin

    Directed byWilson Yip

    Ip Man 3 is a 2015 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film directed by Wilson Yip. In 1959,... more on Wikipedia
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    Yucatan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    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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    The Grandmaster is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    The Grandmaster

    Zhang Ziyi, Song Hye-kyo

    Released2013

    Directed byWong Kar-wai

    The Grandmaster is a 2013 Hong Kong-Chinese martial arts drama film directed by Wong Kar-wai... more on Wikipedia
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    Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy

    Max Zhang, Dave Bautista

    Released2019

    Directed byYuen Woo-ping

    Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy is a 2018 Chinese martial arts film directed by Yuen Woo-ping.... more on Wikipedia
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    A Fortunate Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    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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    Revenger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Revenger

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    Skiptrace is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Skiptrace

    Jackie Chan, Johnny Knoxville

    Released2014

    Directed byRenny Harlin, Sam Fell

    Skiptrace is a 2014 action comedy film written by Brian Gatewood, Jay Longino, Alessandro... more on Wikipedia
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    Immoral Tales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Immoral Tales

    Fabrice Luchini, Paloma Picasso

    Released1974

    Directed byWalerian Borowczyk

    Immoral Tales is a 1974 French anthology film directed by Walerian Borowczyk. The film was... more on Wikipedia
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    On Body and Soul is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    On Body and Soul

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    Sand Storm is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Sand Storm

    Lamis Ammar, Ruba Blal

    Directed byElite Zexer

    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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    Everybody Knows is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Everybody Knows

    Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz

    Released2019

    Directed byAsghar Farhadi

    Everybody Knows is a 2018 Spanish-French-Italian psychological thriller film directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    The Most Assassinated Woman in is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    The Most Assassinated Woman in the World

    Anna Mouglalis, Niels Schneider

    Released2018

    Directed byFranck Ribière

    The Most Assassinated Woman in the World is a 2018 French mystery thriller film directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    The Physician is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    The Physician

    Ben Kingsley, Stellan Skarsgård

    Released2013

    Directed byPhilipp Stölzl

    The Physician is a 2013 adventure, drama and history film written by Jan Berger and Noah... more on Wikipedia
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    Okja is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Foreign Films Streaming on Netflix
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    Okja

    Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton

    Directed byBong Joon-ho

    Okja is a 2017 South Korean-American action-adventure film directed by Bong Joon-ho and... more on Wikipedia

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