The top Netflix movies right now are 30

The top Netflix movies right now are 30 ...

What is the best Netflix movie to watch? We all ask ourselves this question, only to end the next 15 minutes scrolling through the streaming services strangely short genre menus, becoming overwhelmed by the constantly changing trend menus. Netflixs unreliable recommendation algorithm makes finding something to watch seem less like a chore rather than a way to relax.

Were here to assist you. In May, we slowed down your options to 30 of our favorite current Netflix movies. These range from violent thrillers and horror classics to eccentric comedy and exceptional Netflix originals. We will be updating this list monthly as Netflix changes movies in and out of its library. So please check back next time you're stuck in front of the Netflix home screen.

A Nightmare on Elm Street

Wes Cravens A Nightmare on Elm Street, a horror masterpiece, lives on as a ghost hunter decades later. She tries to stay awake in order to survive. Elm Street and Krueger have a long history. Volk, a jazz musician, thinks that his subjects are important.


Tony Mendez, a CIA exfiltration specialist assigned to rescue six former staff members of the American Embassy in Tehran during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, is directed and starred by Ben Affleck, who is credited for directing and directing the 2012 historical drama Argo.

Baahubali: The Beginning

The Beginning, the most expensive Indian film at the time of its release, is a biblical epic by Marvel Studios, starring Matt Patches. Avanthika, an adventurer with superhuman strength, joins her in rescuing a kidnapped queen from an evil emperor.


Michael Mann's unfairly chastised Blackhat stands tall as a pioneering figure in digital filmmaking. Chen Dawai (Wang Leehom), an old friend of Chris Hemsworth, is tasked with defying a computer disaster at a nuclear power facility in Hong Kong. When Hathaway and Chen's sister (Tang Wei, a networking engineer also helping with the case, fall for each other, adding an additional dimension to an already high stakes situation.

Blackhat explores our changing global relationship to technology through sharp digital cinematography and unforgettable set pieces. Mann shows off the microscopic computer systems that run the world: a motherboard that runs like a vast interconnected highway; a computer fan that sounds like a jet engine. Events that in other films would be depicted as hypnotic events happening beneath the surface of the visible world.

Blade Runner 2049

Denis Villeneuves Blade Runner 2049 is a stunningly expressive picture of Officer K, a Blade Runner in Los Angeles who is on a search for Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former Blade Runner who may have slain the foundation of civilization as we know it. Ford, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto, and others provide a fitting end to one of the most important sci-fi films ever produced.

Blood and Bone

Blood and Bone is a superb example of Michael Jai White's unique talents as a film star. From our list of the finest Netflix action films:

Michael Jai White is a treasure in these parts, and of the many excellent DTV action films he has starred in, Blood and Bone may be the best. When he meets Pinball (Dante Basco), an ex-marine martial artist who has just left prison, he discovers how far the powerful people who control the circuit will go to maintain their illegal business. With jaw-dropping fights featuring former professional fighters Bob Sapp, Kimbo Slice, and Matt Mullins, Blood and Bone

The Debt Collector

The Debt Collector is the first of a series of two very good films starring Scott Adkins (Avengement) and Louis Mandylor (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), who play a novice debt collector who is hired for his first day of work.

As the two get deeper into their work, they discover a program that puts a young child at danger, and they consider risking it all themselves to help. Adkins and Mandylor have terrific chemistry in the lead roles, bringing this out of the echelon of solid DTV films and into the realm of excellent hangout films. Also, Tony Todd (Candyman) plays a mobster named Barbosa.

Dont Go Breaking My Heart

Dont Go Breaking My Heart, a crime drama based in Hong Kong, is a must-see film. On the other hand, there's Kevin (the always-dreamy Daniel Wu), an alcoholic former architect who assists Chi-yan in moving on. What follows is a sincere, funny, and completely genuine romantic experience.

Fast Color

Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Black Mirror, Loki) plays Ruth, a homeless wanderer with inexplicable powers who returns to her family's home after years of hiding from the police. Ruth attempts to regain control of her abilities and reconcile with Lila, all while defying the authorities who seek to capture and study her.


Andrew Niccol has never made a better film than Gattaca, either in 2011s In Time or 2018s Anon, but neither of them has managed to surpass the sheer genius of his directorial debut. As a supposedly inferior man born into a eugenically organized caste system, Vincent must escape the justices of the investigators charged with solving the murder as well as his co-worker Irene Cassini (Uma Thurman), Gattaca is a cinematic thriller that will


Goodfellas is one of Martin Scorsese's most popular and well-known films, and possibly his last unimpeachable classic. It's a saga of a wannabe gangster who joins the mob in Brooklyn in 1950s, and discovers the organization's focus and fortunes changing dramatically over the decades that follow. Scorsese continued to repeat over and over including the monologue-voiceover introduction of a whole pack of colorful gangster characters who dont much


Adam Sandler, who is well-known for basketball, is playing a down-on-his-luck scout who needs to find the perfect match. With an all-star ensemble cast of film stars (Sandler is joined by Queen Latifah, Ben Foster, and Robert Duvall), NBA players alike (Juancho Hernangomez co-leads with Sandler, while Anthony Edwards, Boban Marjanovic, and others provide memorable supporting roles), Hustle is

The Ip Man movies

The four main Ip Man films, as well as the spinoff Master Z: Ip Man Legacy, are excellent martial arts dramas. They're a great starting point for anyone interested in getting into the genre, and they're also a great comfort film for those who enjoy martial arts movies.

Donnie Yen enlists the help of Wilson Yip, the legendary action choreographer who taught Bruce Lee (played by Danny Chan Kwok-kwan in the series), among others. Those are quite possibly the two greatest films to ever do it.


Ashutosh Gowarikers' timeless sports classic stars Aamir Khan as Bhuvan, a confident young man from a village that is facing both British oppression and a long-standing drought. When the wicked Captain Russell (Paul Blackthorne, who is deliriously good in this) challenges the village to a game of cricket as a bet, Bhuvan takes it upon himself to form a team and learn the game. What follows is a thrilling match finale that was

Leave No Trace

Debra Graniks' meditation on the modern world through two individuals separated from it is an extraordinary follow-up for the Winters Bone director. From our list of the best new to streaming in July:

In the quiet woods outside of Portland, Oregon, an Iraq War veteran (Ben Foster) and his 13-year-old daughter (Thomasin McKenzie) strive to live a life together in the natural world. When the young girl is spotted by a jogger, social services arrest her and her father is detained.

Lost Bullet

This 92-minute thrill ride encompasses a simple premise and the ability to execute it to the highest extent. Lino (former stuntman Alban Lenoir) is a skilled mechanic forced to work for shady cops.

Margin Call

Margin Call, a film by J.C. Chandors, follows the employees of a prestigious Wall Street investment bank as they struggle to understand and respond to what will eventually be called the global financial crisis of 2008. Through the strength of its casts performances, Chandors film manages to transform financial esotericism into riveting drama.

Michael Clayton

This witty legal thriller will be available on Netflix at the end of the month, so grab it while you can (we have a whole list of the best films to watch before they expire closer to the end of the month).

Michael Clayton (Clooney) is a well-known attorney who works as a fixer for the wealthy and powerful. Following Arthur (Tom Wilkinson), another attorney at his firm,'s breakdown during a deposition for a class-action lawsuit against an agricultural company, Michael is assigned to help Arthur get his act together in an instant classic.

The Night Comes For Us

The Night Comes for Us is all about fucking whips, okay? With The Raid star Joe Taslim playing Ito, a gangland enforcer who betrays his Triad crime family by killing a child and attempting to flee the country, Indonesian action thrillers have been enjoying a renaissance since Gareth Evans' 2011 film The Raid. Iko Uwais plays Arian, a childhood friend and fellow enforcer who is assigned with


Nightcrawler, a neo-noir thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal, is a mysterious hustler who grows up in the ruthless freelance crime reporting industry. His aforementioned behaviors are directly linked to his success as a so-called nightcrawler, which will last for a lifetime.


Paddington, the 2014 film, is as whimsical and earnest as it is inventive and surprising. Ben Whishaw stars as the Peruvian bear cub who stows aboard a lifeboat to London in search of a new home. While avoiding the hazards and hazards of the big city, Paddington sets out in search of the explorer who long ago visited his country.

Nicole Kidman and Peter Calpadi provide devilishly funny performances as antagonists in this film, while Sally Hawkins and Hugh Bonneville provide equally excellent performances as the vivacious Mrs. Brown and her risk-averse husband. Paddington is a delight to watch, with good writing, interesting set pieces, and tons of creative physical comedy.

The Paper Tigers

The Paper Tigers are three former martial arts prodigies who have forged into ruthless middle-aged nobodies after a lifetime of hard training and hard fighting. But when their master is murdered, the three take an oath to avenge his life and bring his killer to justice.

Phantom Thread

Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis), an irascible haute couture dressmaker in 1950s London, who is disturbed by his ongoing love affair with his muse Alma (Vicky Krieps), a strong-willed woman who discovers a... let's say unconventional way of balancing the power dynamic in their relationship, is undoubtedly one of Paul Thomas Andersons finest films to date.


RRR is a must-see film for those who need it the most, packed to the brim with jaw-dropping action sequences, unforgettable music numbers, and two guys just being dudes. If you can, watch it in the original Telugu language version on Zee5. It's still worth your time to watch.

Starship Troopers

Paul Verhoevens' 1997 sci-fi film Starship Troopers, a satirical adaptation of Robert A. Heinlein's 1959 novel, takes place in a far-off future where the Federation, a fascistic military organization that rules the Earth through a planetwide system of mandatory conscription, initiates a full-scale invasion of a terrifying race of giant alien insects. The film has since been reappraised by critics to a point that it is

The Talented Mr. Ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley stars Matt Damon as Tom Ripley, an underachiever who is able to deceive others through his past. Dickie (Jude Law), a wealthy Italian socialite, is hired by Dickie's father to retrieve his son in exchange for $1,000. Tom's ever-evolving obsession with Dickie and his fiance, Marge (Gwyneth Paltrow), develops into a violent love-hate obsession with Dick

The Talented Mr. Ripley, starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman as Dickies lewd, boisterous, and uncannily perceptive friend Freddie, is a tense, emotional thriller whose harrowing twists and turns will make you root for a monster. TE


Unfriended is a horror film with a gimmick. The whole thing takes place on a laptop screen as the conversation unfolds over a Skype call between a group of friends. Friends begin to die one by one in a terrifying and captivating series of events, and I highly recommend watching it on a laptop if you can. PV

From our list of the finest horror films on Netflix, here are some highlights.

Unfriended, a 2014 supernatural horror film based entirely on a computer desktop, follows a Skype call between a group of high school students who is joined by a mysterious stranger who begins to reveal disturbing secrets about each of the friends, before killing them off one by one. TE

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