9 Best Movies To Watch On Netflix

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9 Best Movies To Watch On Netflix

Are you tired of watching the same movies over and over again on your television set? Want to watch something different? Log onto your Netflix and watch some amazing movies that will definitely add the adrenaline rush and ensure a good evening for most viewers.

So what are you waiting for? Here is a list of the best movies featuring on Netflix as of now that you must watch. Check it out!

#1. Mulholland Drive (2001)

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A neo-noir mystery film, Mulholland Drive is a movie directed by David Lynch and starring Justin Theroux and Naomi Watts. Did you know the movie that was supposed to be a TV pilot has derived most of its ideas for the film from the director’s Transcendental Meditation?

#2. Fantasia (1940)

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Disney’s boldest experiment up till date, Fantasia went on to become the first and only movie to feature Fantasound. Not just that, it also took Disney over two years to restore the film for its 50th-year celebration!

#3. Y Tu Mama Tambien (2002)

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The Mexican drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón, was much in the center of controversy owing to the theme of the movie that was lust. Released in Mexican language, the movie narrates the story of sex, drugs and Mexican history to draw the attention of the viewers to the glorious past of the city.

#4. Metropolis (1927)

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Fritz Lang’s Metropolis is one of the greatest science fiction movies that have ever been made. However, did you know that the movie has actually inspired an eclectic list of pop-culture contributions such as 'Metropolis: the Design on C-3PO’, ‘The Matrix’, Madonna’s songs like ‘Express Yourself’ and several Lady Gaga songs like 'Brazil' to list a few?

#5. To Kill A MockingBird (1962)

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The American Drama film, directed by Robert Mulligan, is known for Atticus Finch’s character essayed by actor Gregory Peck. However, it may astonish you to know that Gregory Peck was not the first choice for the movie. Universal Pictures had initially offered the role to Rock Hudson. But as the project got stalled with a revised budget for the film, the director opted for a bigger star and that’s when Gregory Peck was contacted.

#6. Two Days One Night (2014)

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The movie featuring Marion Cotillard as the lead of the American drama was one of the most enthralling performances delivered by the actress as she essays the role of a depressive mother who learns about her position being in peril post her return to the factory following a long absence. As a matter of fact, the actress even won New York Film Critics Circle Prize for Best Actress for the same movie.

#7. The Shining (1980)

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Directed by Stanley Kubrick, the thriller was inspired by an episode of the famous TV Series Omnibus. According to the script, the horror event took place in room no 217 of The Timberline Lodge. However, on request of the hotel authorities, the room number was later changed to 237. This was done to ensure that guests do not fear in residing in Room No 217 post the release of the film. Hence, a room number which never existed was used in the movie.

#8. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

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The romantic drama, directed by Wes Anderson, was a coming-of-age film that was often described as an ‘eccentric pubescent love story’. But many did not know this that the movie was made on a budget of 16 million dollars, which is Wes Anderson’s smallest budget ever since the release of Bottle Rocket in 1996 with a budget of 7 million dollars!

#9. Schindler’s List (1993)

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Iconic director Stephen Spielberg, who is known for making big-budgeted movies, actually did not make Schindler’s List to earn big bucks at the box-office. As a matter of fact, the talented director did not levy any fees for extending his services to depict the story of the last Holocaust survivor.

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