Top 25 Movies On Netflix You Should Watch


Netflix is one of the most popular platform where you can watch unlimited movies and stream tv online. There is no doubt Netflix plans are worth for money and you will find various genres and categories such as comedy, suspense, thriller, action, romance, etc. There is a huge collection of must watch movies on Netflix for you.

Netflix is a premium service but movie lovers have a huge craze of enjoying while watching movies on Netflix. One of the best feature is it allows movie streaming and also lets you to watch series online from any device including laptop, tablet or mobile. You are simply required to pay a cheap monthly rental which gives you an assurity of high quality HD streaming. You can also check out movies on Amazon prime video which also has a great collection.

No matter where you are. If you have access to internet then you can start watching movies on the go on Netflix. If you love romantic movies then also check out a collection of romantic movies on Netflix. I am listing down top rated 25 movies which you must watch on Netflix.

25 Top Rates Movies On Netflix In 2018

Here is given a list of the top 25 movies that one must not miss out:

  1. Fantasia (1940)

    This film being Walt Disney’s third feature based film after ‘Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs’ followed by ‘Pinocchio.’ In Fantasia, animation, and music have been merged unlike the rest of the two movies. People then were able to find relations between music and the visuals that did not exist earlier.

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  2. The Proposal (2009)

    Here, Sandra Bullock is starred as a Canadian living in the US. When she faces expulsion due to her visa expiry, she plans to marry assistant (Ryan Reynolds) who had been suffering for quite a long time. Though this was her plan and everything she was trying to build was fake, it did not take much time for this fake romance to blossom soon, thereby building a love relationship in real.

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  3. Once Upon A Time In The West (1968)

    After ‘Dollars,’ Sergio Leone was once again successful n building up tasteful action scenes, the grit, mysterious characters, much of villainy and the misery that underlies within the plot which further is capable of intensifying the story. This is a story about the concluding West where the characters are seen aimless and thereby drifting at the frontiers’ end, playing with much violence and flamboyance.

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  4. Carlos (2010)

    Carlos is a movie with both charming and terrifying elements which further gives rise to a pathetic climax. It deals with the fading ambition that tries to tap into the post 60’s chaos in Europe. Ramirez, the lead of Carlos has delivered a charismatic performance which has been much liked by the audience. One can avail this film by two ways: one being a feature version consisting of the whole story, though in a compressed form; the other form is a miniseries of three parts which first used to run on European TV. The feature version is the ideal choice rather than the TV series.

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  5. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

    The story of this film centers on the fantasies of a man (Brad Pitt) and his utter love for a woman (Cate Blanchett). He first encountered the girl when she was six years old while he ages reversely. This film has been taken up from the famous short story with the same title written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Directed by David Fincher, this is an American romantic fantasy drama film purely categorized under the romantic genre.

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  6. Heathers (1989)

    Heathers is one of the popular teen films directed by John Hughes. This is a story which portrays Hughes’ annotations of high school bonds and friendships which further turns into black comedy. An interloper JD (Christian Slater) draws out the hypocrisy that is underlying among humans. He does this with Veronica’s (Winona Ryder) help but without letting her know that this procedure will involve one or two corpses. This is undoubtedly a dark comedy appealing people to expose the high school hypocrisies.


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  7. Mulholland Dr. (2001)

    This movie has been set up in a concurrently glamorous and depressing image of Los Angeles. Followed by two women, one being unaware of her identity (Laura Harring) and the other being a young and ambitious actress (Naomi Watts). Eventually, these two women get engulfed by a perplexing mystery, involving corpses and cowboys and also a dubious reality. Director, David Lynch is well known for creating such an eerie foreboding which is unique in its own way and further adds humor to its plot. Mainly it is a throwback to an extravagant Hollywood noir and a kind of nightmare thriller highlighting Angelo’s reminiscence, Watt’s multifaceted performance and a never-ending session of multiple questions.

    Mulholland Dr.

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  8. The Blind Side (2009)

    The Blind Side is a film based on the real facts of Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron) who as a teenager elopes from his house and is accepted by Sean Tuohy and Leigh Anne. Michael starts getting comfortable with his new family and therefore starts to live happily. With this course of life, he discovers his true interest and talent, football.

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  9. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

    This film can be counted as an inspirational piece of work starring Will Smith, an ambitious man who had obliged to raise his son, though being homeless. It is an American biological drama film based on the true story of Chris Gardner and his struggle as a homeless creature for nearly about a year or so.

    The Pursuit of Happyness

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  10. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

    Director Wes Anderson sets some brilliant sequences with much of awe- inspiring elements: F.W. Murnau’s wild dreams giving rise to a climactic flood, Sam and Suzy’s (Kara Hayward and Jared Gilman, being a duo of prodigies) home grown Eden right on the beach. This is a story about unruly adults as well as children acquisitive of their very last opportunity for sanity keeps expanding till it fills up the whole island. These further talks about the growth of a puppy love between the two talented children thereby, revealing something more complex and urbane. The children are shown melancholic being fresh and young at heart and therefore finding peace in one another.

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  11. The Babadook (2014)

    This is one of the best horror films by an Australian director named Jennifer Kent. It is more a psychological horror film based on Kent’s short film Monster (2015). This is a story of a mother’s dread as well as a love for her distressed son after her husband’s death from a car accident. Being Kent’s debut film and not gaining much popularity with the initial release, it is undoubtedly worth a watch for all the horror film lovers out there.

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  12. Gran Torino (2008)

    Here, Clint Eastwood is starred as an ex-Detroit auto worker. This is a story about a widowed Korean War veteran, Walt Kowalski, who has been isolated from his family thereby creating anger within himself and towards the whole world. Thao Vang Lor, Walt’s neighbor, here has been pressurized by his own cousin so as to steal Walt’s prized Ford Gran Torino. Walt prevents Thao from stealing, thereby developing a cordial relationship with the boy as well as his family. The growing bond between these two characters will surely grasp the audiences’ attention and will, therefore, be much liked by most of the movie lovers.

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  13. Metropolis (1927)

    Metropolis is such a masterpiece which has to be considered when science fiction is mentioned. Fritz Lang depicted the future and further made a division into haves and the have-nots and also the threats that surrounded it. This movie is a landmark because of its astounding experience incorporated with incredible visuals and also some sense of drama.


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  14. Pulp Fiction (1994):

    Pulp Fiction is an American comedy crime film directed and written by Quentin Tarantino. This film has been directed in an extremely stylized manner further connecting the intersecting storylines of fringe players, Los Angeles mobsters, criminals and also a briefcase which is much mysterious and interesting. Pulp here majorly refers to pulp magazines and unsentimental, hardcore crime novels well admired by the people of mid 20th century; especially attracting people for its striking violence and punch-drunk dialogues.

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  15. No Country for Old Men (2007)

    This film deals with a cat-mouse game between a disturbed hit man (Javier Bardem) and a Vietnam veteran (Josh Brolin). It is an American neo-western thriller film directed by the Coen brothers (Joel and Ethan Coen). Themes of conscience, circumstances and also destiny are explored through the story of this film. It won the Best Picture Oscar and also won four awards at the 80th Academy Awards- best director, best supporting actor, best actor and best screenplay.

    No Country for Old Men

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  16. The Departed (2006)

    This is a remake of Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs (2002) by Martin Scorsese. The setting in The Departed is in Boston. Irish Mob Francis ‘Frank’ Costello plants Colin Sullivan to spy the Massachusetts Police; and the undercover agent William “Billy” Costigan for gaining access to Costello’s crew. In the end, both these characters realize the real situation and try to expose each other’s identity right before their disguise are blown away.

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  17. Iron Man (2008)

    This movie needs no introduction. Robert Downey Jr. makes his way to fame catching up his role as Tony Stark, being a prosperous industrialist. He constructs armor with high-tech performance, thereby flying around the world correcting all the wrongs that are being done.

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  18. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

    Harper Lee’s main lead Gregory Peck, here, played a role of a man supposedly defends a black man of innocence against rough accusations of rape. This movie embodies American ideals which are decent and positive. It also portrayed how frequently the country failed to live up to those expected principles.

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  19. Y Tu Mama También (2001):

    It’s a story of two high school boys who go on a road trip along with an older woman for searching a beach that isn’t spoiled yet. The road trip changes their perception of freedom, and they experience way more freedom that what they had expected. It is set in the Mexican backdrop and also reveals a lot about their notions and politics.

    Y Tu Mamá También

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  20. Melancholia (2011)

    Melancholia directed by Lars Von Trier is a science fiction thriller mainly dealing with drama and psychology. This is a story of two sisters, one of them is going to get married just like a rogue planet is getting ready for a collision with Earth. Through this collision, the beauty of this possible destruction is portrayed. Kirsten Dunst outstanding performance made her inner of Best Actress Award at the 64th Cannes Film Festival.


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  21. The Bucket List (2007)

    This film is a comedy built up between two men (Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson) who are about to die, living their last few days on Earth. These men decide to make a bucket list just like a wish list of all those things. They want to try out before they expire. One of them is well off and therefore, they decide to carry on with their wish list and accomplish their mission. In due course, they start exploring each other and live a carefree life.

    The Bucket List

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  22. Sunset Boulevard (1950)

    This film was named after the boulevard that runs across Beverly Hills, California and Los Angeles. Directed and written by Billy Wilder, this is an American film noir. Razor-toothed satire, portraying film-noir formal mastery, villainously entertaining. Fading film star’s account who dreams of making a glorious entry to the screen of cinema.

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  23. Crash (2005)

    This is American ensemble drama film directed and written by Paul Haggis. Crash talks about all those tensions build up on racial as well as social aspects in Los Angeles. This film has been inspired by an incident of reality in Haggis’ life when his Porsche was carjacked in the year 1991. Here the audience gets to see a number of characters interweaving for a span of two days in Los Angeles. Crash, prized as the Best Picture Oscar is definitely worth a watch to understand the political situation of the contemporary society.


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  24. Two Days, One Night (2014):

    Not many filmmakers are there who make such convincing and intimate movies about characters that are yet to make disturbing yet life changing choices or are forced to do so. The director does a lot of over the shoulder shots. Two Days, One night has drawn a clear distinction from all the earlier works made. There is some unusual existence of bona fide film star Marion Cotillard who played a role of a disturbed worker of a factory, who further had to persuade her colleagues to lose out on their bonus so as to save her own job.

    Two Days  One Night

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  25. The Thin Blue Line (1988)

    This a very rare film to have altered the direction genre thereby bringing about a change in the world. The wrongful conviction of a man out of prison involved in an investigation related to justice in Texas. This film is kind of a documentary with much use of re-enactments. Director Errol Morris portrays how justice can be a subject of storytelling and thus is a powerful tool as lies do not get through scrutiny.

    The Thin Blue Line

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The above mentioned 25 films are much watched being the top listed movies one should watch on Netflix. These films belong to different genres: being action packed thriller to utter romantic fantasy drama based films. These movies are sure to delight all the movie lovers out there and also those choosy people while selecting movies to be watched


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