Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant Oscar-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix UK...

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Struggling to find a movie on Netflix you actually want to watch? Compared to its incredible TV series, sometimes Netflix’s film recommendations can be a little bit… frustrating.

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But don’t worry: there are plenty of brilliant cult favourites and award-winning movies starring Hollywood’s great and good hidden on Netflix UK. You just need to know where to look.

Check out our guide to the best movies on Netflix available right now. And if you want to find out what’s coming soon, read our guide to the best films and TV shows hitting the site this month.

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And if you still can’t work out what to watch, why not check out our guide to the best TV series on Netflix right now?


Updated Friday 8th September


Titanic (1997)

This Oscar-winning tearjerker tells the real-life story of the ill-fated RMS Titanic – as well as the now iconic love affair between young aristocrat Rose (Kate Winslet) and happy-go-lucky artist Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio.)

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 Hunt For The Wilderpeople (2016)

Quirky New Zealand comedy at it’s best. Taika Waititi directs as a young boy and his reluctant foster father become enthralled in a manhunt in the New Zealand wilderness.

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Still Alice (2014)

Julianne Moore won the best actress Oscar for her moving and powerful performance in this 2014 movie. She stars as Alice, a 50-year-old linguistics professor who is diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease.

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Birdman (2014)

A meta black comedy from the director of The Revenant that stars Michael Keaton as a washed-up actor – originally famed for playing a superhero – as he tries to claw his career back (meta, see?) by staging a broadway play.

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

The true story of Wild West outlaws Butch Cassidy (Paul Newman), and his partner Harry Longabaugh, the Sundance Kid (Robert Redford), who are on the run after a string of train robberies.

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