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Best Movies on Netflix – To Watch Instantly

Best movies on Netflix

Netflix enables the viewer to watch thousands of titles and many of them are streaming ready. The only problem you might have is that it can be difficult to choose the best movies on Netflix, so I have made it easy for you. Here is a list of movies that are above all others in their respective genres which are: Action, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Horror, Thriller, and Military/War. This list based off of films that will give you hours of entertainment without second guessing your choices. Have you ever taken a chance at the video store and felt ripped off? Well, with this list of best movies on Netflix, you can ensure that your time isn’t going to be wasted. These are my personal favorites, so if you have any that you want to add just leave a comment and we can make this list even better!


Fight Club
These are all movies that a guy would probably enjoy – Everything from classics to recent hits at the box office.

  • RED Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren
  • Fight Club Brad Pitt, Edward Norton
  • Die Hard Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman
  • The Avengers Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo
  • Thor Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman
  • The Expendables Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren
  • Snatch Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro, Jason Statham
  • The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Heath Ledger
  • The Bourne Identity Matt Damon
  • The Boondock Saints Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus
  • The Matrix Keanu Reeves, Lawrence Fishburne
  • X-Men Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellan
  • Terminator 2 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton
  • Equilibrium Christian Bale
  • The Raven John Cusack
  • Red State Kevin Parks, John Goodman
  • The Crow Brandon Lee
  • Once Upon a Time in Mexico Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp
  • Fearless Jet Li
  • Face Off Nicholas Cage, John Travolta


Step Brothers
Not all of these flicks are kid friendly but they are sure to make you laugh!

  • God Bless America Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Torro
  • Anger Management Jack Nicholson
  • Big Daddy Adam Sandler
  • Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Sam Rockwell
  • A Night at the Roxbury Will Ferrell
  • Funny People Seth Rogan, Adam Sandler
  • Liar Liar Jim Carrey
  • Men In Black Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith
  • Half Baked Dave Chappelle
  • Dogma Kevin Smith
  • The Hangover Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis
  • Meet the Parents Robert DeNiro, Ben Stiller
  • Step Brothers Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly
  • Super Troopers Jay Chandrasekhar
  • 40 Year Old Virgin Steve Carell


The Cove
Learn about Dolphins, the dangers of Fracking, and how reverse Heart Disease with these films.

  • Forks Over Knives Lee Fulkerson
  • GasLand Josh Fox
  • The Cove Richard O’Barry, Joe Chisholm
  • Religulous Bill Maher
  • Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead Joe Cross, Phil Riverstone
  • Heckler Jamie Kennedy
  • Beyond the Myth Libby Sherrill
  • Bully Lee Hirsch
  • American: The Bill Hicks Story Bill Hicks
  • A NORML Life Ray Manzarek, Tonya Davis
  • Chasing Ice James Balog
  • Killer At Large: Why Obesity is America’s Greatest Threat Bill Clinton, Ralph Nader
  • Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers Robert Greenwald
  • I Am Marc Ian Barasch


The Shawshank Redemption

  • Apollo 13 Tom Hanks
  • The Departed Leonard DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson
  • Forrest Gump Tom Hanks
  • Poolhall Junkies Chazz Palminteri, Ricky Schroder
  • The Shawshank Redemption Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman
  • Django Unchained Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz
  • Donnie Darko Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone
  • American History X Edward Norton
  • A Beautiful Mind Russell Crowe, Ed Harris
  • Blow Johnny Depp
  • Catch Me If You Can Leonard DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken
  • The Illusionist Edward Norton
  • Dead Poets Society Robin Williams
  • The Godfather Marlon Brando, Al Pacino
  • Good Will Hunting Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Robin Williams
  • Casino Robert DeNiro, Joe Pesci, Sharon Stone


A Nightmare on Elm Street
Here is a list of movies that will make you keep the light on after dark.

  • Halloween Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Scream Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, David Arquette,
  • Night of the Living Dead Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea
  • House of 1,000 Corpses Sherri Moon, Chad Bannon, Bill Moseley
  • From Hell Johnny Depp
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Gunnar Hansen, Jim Siedow, Marilyn Burns
  • Friday the 13th Jared Padalecki, Danielle Panabaker
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street Robert Englund
  • The Queen of the Damned Aaliyah, Stuart Townsend
  • Fright Night Colin Farrell
  • Interview with the Vampire Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt
  • The Omen Gregory Peck, Lee Remick
  • House on Haunted Hill Geoffrey Rush
  • The Haunting Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Military and War

Saving Private Ryan
Tales of soldiers and heroes who risk everything for the greater good.

  • Enemy at the Gates Jude Law, Ed Harris
  • We Were Soldiers Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe
  • Blackhawk Down Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor
  • King Arthur Clive Owen, Keira Knightley
  • 300 Gerard Butler, Lena Headey
  • The Immortals Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke
  • Braveheart Mel Gibson
  • Troy Brad Pitt, Eric Bana
  • Saving Private Ryan Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Matt Damon
  • The Hurt Locker Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie
  • Green Zone Matt Damon, Amy Ryan
  • Zero Dark Thirty Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke
  • Red Dawn Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck


The Silence of the Lambs
Serial Killers, Government Conspiracies, and other films that you will be talking about long after the ending credits.

  • Enemy of the State Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight
  • Sin City Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke
  • Memento Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss
  • Primal Fear Richard Gere, Edward Norton
  • Argo Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston
  • The Silence of the Lambs Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins
  • Red Dragon Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton
  • Shutter Island Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Kingsley, Mark Ruffalo
  • Identity John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara
  • Mr. Brooks Kevin Costner, Demi Moore, Dane Cook
  • Conspiracy Theory Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart
  • Unbreakable Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson
  • Vanilla Sky Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz
  • Seven Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Zodiac Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo

This is just a start and with your help we can make this list the best movies on Netflix. Leave us a comment if you think you have a good addition to our list. We will review it and it just might be good enough to make the cut! Enjoy!


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