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The Best Movies on Netflix for Your Next Binge

Save your precious time browsing aimlessly, here are the best movies on Netflix!

It's a scenario we know all too well. You feel like watching a really, really good movie. The only problem is, you just don't know what movie it is that's going to scratch that itch. So you end up browsing Netflix for an eternity and land on something sub-par that's a massive letdown.

Luckily for you, we've broken it down into every possible category, for every possible mood. So bookmark this one under The Best Movies On Netflix and thank us later. 

About Time

Best Romantic Movies on Netflix

About Time

Perhaps one of the most underrated British films of all time. About Time follows the life of Tim (Domhnall Gleeson), after he learns he can travel back in time and change the course of his life. So naturally, he decides to use this power to go back in time and win the woman of his dreams Mary (played by Rachel McAdams. 

To All The Boys I've Loved Before

A high school student's secret love letters to her crushes are accidentally sent out, leading to a fake relationship that becomes real.

The Princess Bride

80s babies, this one's for you! A cult classic that has stood the test of time, The Princess Bride follows a peasant farmhand as he battles bumbling outlaws and an evil prince to win the hand of his one true love.

Notting Hill

Is it just us, or does Notting Hill actually get better every time you watch it? A chance encounter brings together reserved bookstore owner William Thacker and Hollywood icon Anna Scott, who forge an improbable romance.

The Notebook

A classic love story about a young couple in the 1940s who are separated by war and social class.

Best Thriller Movies on Netflix



A young adventurer – played by a particularly rugged-looking Daniel Radcliffe – joins a group of friends and a guide with a mysterious past on a trek through the remotest parts of the Amazon jungle. Based on a true story, this journey of survival and self-discovery is a tour of force for Radcliffe but, make no mistake, this thriller is not for the faint of heart!

Bird Box 

A woman and her two children must navigate a post-apocalyptic world while blindfolded to avoid a supernatural entity that drives people to suicide.

The Invitation 

A man attends a dinner party hosted by his ex-wife and her new husband, but the evening takes a sinister turn in this tense and eerie thriller.

The Girl on the Train

Emily Blunt stars as a woman who becomes entangled in a missing persons case while dealing with her own personal demons.


After his wife and daughter disappear in a hospital, a man becomes increasingly paranoid and desperate to uncover the truth in this gripping mystery


Best Comedy Movies on Netflix


A debaucherous scavenger hunt, too much booze, and a ruined wedding dress; what could possibly go wrong? Bachelorette follows a group of bridesmaids navigating their way through the wedding weekend. Starring Kirsten Dunst, Rebel Wilson, Isla Fisher and Lizzy Caplan, it will only take 10 minutes for you to start laughing.

School of Rock

This heartwarming comedy about a failing musician disguised as a substitute teacher has become a cult classic. Jack Black plays the overly enthusiastic faux-teacher that turns his stuffy, Private School classroom into a rock music studio. You can expect lots of laughs, heroic guitar solos, and some spine-tingling vocal performances. 

Happy Gilmore

An iconic Adam Sandler flick, Happy Gilmore tells the tale of a failed hockey player determined to make big money on the PGA golf tour, to help his grandmother. If you know Sandler, you know the movie will be the right amount of crude and silly.

Hot Fuzz

When overachieving London Police Officer Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg) is transferred to a sleepy village, strange things start to happen. So strange in fact, that it makes him think there is something sinister going on.

Step Brothers

When it comes to comedy duos, there are none greater than Will Ferrell and John C Reilly; think Talladega Nights and Holmes and Watson. The actors play middle-aged step brothers that live at home, and the movie follows their parent's attempts to get them out of the house. The one-liners are legendary and the Catalina Wine Mixer is not to be missed.

Extraction (Netflix)

Best Action Movies on Netflix


A mercenary is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of an international crime lord in this intense and thrilling action film.

The Old Guard

A group of immortal warriors must protect their identities and fight for justice in this stylish and exciting superhero movie.

The Equalizer

Denzel Washington stars as a retired CIA operative who becomes a vigilante to protect a young girl from Russian gangsters.

Triple Frontier 

A team of former Special Forces operatives plans a heist on a drug lord's compound in this gritty and suspenseful thriller.

A Quiet Place (Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures)

Best Horror Movies on Netflix

A Quiet Place  

A family must live in complete silence to avoid being hunted by mysterious creatures that hunt by sound.

The Conjuring 

A paranormal investigator couple helps a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

His House 

A refugee couple from South Sudan discovers that their new home in England is haunted by a vengeful spirit.

The Ritual 

Four friends on a hiking trip through Sweden encounter a malevolent force in the forest.

Matilda (Photo Credit: Netflix)

Best Family Movies on Netflix


This Roald Dahl classic was recently reimagined in 2022 with a showstopping musical twist and makes for the perfect family movie viewing. It follows the story of Matilda Wormwood, a young girl with extraordinary intelligence who must navigate life with her neglectful parents and cruel headmistress at school.

The Mitchells vs. the Machines

This animated film follows the quirky Mitchell family as they embark on a road trip to take their daughter to college, only to find themselves in the midst of a robot uprising. The Mitchells must use their unique skills to save the world and learn to appreciate each other along the way.

Enola Holmes

Based on the book series by Nancy Springer, this movie stars Millie Bobby Brown as the titular character, the younger sister of Sherlock Holmes. When her mother goes missing, Enola sets out to find her, using her intelligence and wits to outsmart her older brother and solve the mystery.

The Willoughbys

This animated film tells the story of the four Willoughby children, who hatch a plan to send their neglectful parents on vacation so they can embark on their own adventures. Along the way, they befriend a candy magnate and his kind-hearted nanny and learn the importance of family.

Finding Ohana

This live-action film follows a family from New York who travels to Hawaii to care for their grandfather. While there, the kids discover a journal that leads them on a treasure hunt, and they must work together with their new friends to find the loot before a greedy developer does. Along the way, they learn about their heritage and the importance of family and community.

Ballerina (Photo Credit: Netflix)

Best Kids Movies on Netflix

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run

This animated film follows SpongeBob and his best friend Patrick as they set out on a quest to rescue SpongeBob's beloved pet snail, Gary, who has been kidnapped by the evil King Poseidon. Along the way, they encounter new friends and old enemies in a hilarious and colorful adventure.

Despicable Me

In this animated hit, supervillain Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) is plotting his biggest heist yet - stealing the moon! But when he adopts three orphan girls as part of his plan, he finds his heart melting and learns the true meaning of family.

Over the Moon

This musical animated film tells the story of a young girl named Fei Fei who is determined to prove that the legend of the moon goddess is true. With the help of a mischievous rabbit and a magical creature called a Lunarian, Fei Fei embarks on a journey to the moon, where she learns about love, loss, and the power of imagination.


An animated children's movie about a young orphan girl named Félicie who dreams of becoming a ballerina in Paris. Despite her lack of formal training, Félicie is determined to make her dream a reality, and with the help of her best friend Victor, she runs away from their orphanage to pursue her passion. Along the way, Félicie must overcome many obstacles and prove herself to a stern dance instructor, while also uncovering a family secret that changes everything. 

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