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15 Of The Best Films to Watch on Netflix

Netflix, a home to bring to its audience every single movie ever made. There’s truly something for everybody’s mood, be it comedy, thriller, romance, teen drama, Netflix originals has got it all covered for you to make your right choice. It is here that we have shortlisted and assembled some of the best Netflix Original movies currently available for streaming, so you don’t have to spend hours browsing for your favorite shows.

  • Calibre

This film is a perfect thriller at every level built upon a series of slow building, escalating sequences and a fantastic example of what can be done with limited resources. Jack Lowden and Martin McCann have acted brilliantly in the lead roles with Mark Gyori’s sharp cinematography.

  • 1922

This is a film based on the novel by Stephen King set in 1922 on a farm in Nebraska and the story revolves around the intense conflict within a family leading to its destruction. Killing is easy but it’s the living with it afterward that’s hard. A murder tale so one can expect plenty of horrific visuals, gore and insanity.

  • A movie worth a watch I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore

A well blended mix of comedy, horror and social commentary by director Macon Blair. The story is about how a woman after being burglarized is depressed and along with her obnoxious neighbor sets out to find the thieves but find themselves up against a group of dangerous crimainals. Though the movie is slightly strange but watching it is an oddly satisfying experience.

  • Beasts of No Nation

Probably one of the best films in 2015 and one can boast of a tremendous and incredibly powerful piece of filmmaking. The drama chronicles the journey of a young boy in an unnamed West African country who becomes a child soldier, a host of other traumas the boy is groomed into a ruthless killer machine, where he desperately clings to his remaining scraps of childhood. A very well exceuted, though brutal, harrowing and devastating film that is beautifully directed, photographed and acted.

  • Mudbound

An absolute masterpiece, this film is an adaptation of Hillary Jordan’s novel about two families, one black, one white locked in a racially culture clash, the conflicts and kinships that arise from its various members. With outstanding performances Mudbound is a film which should not be missed.

  • Set It Up

The Plot follows two under- appreciated interns scheming to make their horrible bosses fall in love in order to get some precious free time away from their demanding jobs. However, amidst all this they end up falling for each other. Indeed a solid romantic comedy with sharp dialogue, amusing characters, a soundtrack of well-worn feel-good hits, and a few surprises up its sleeve. A perfect froth for a lazy Sunday, basically.

  • Okja

A very captivating film full of action and adventure about a young girl in South Africa and her giant mutant pig., brought to life through a mix of digital effects and puppetry that makes a nonexistent beast seem as real as King Kong. A hard film to take in for animal lovers.

  • The Siege of Jadotville

This well crafted gripping true story of incredible bravery against impossible odds depicts how in 1961 An Irish commander and his battalion of 150 men withstand a siege by 3,000 military troops led by French and Belgian mercenaries working for mining corporations.. This movie will surely have you hooked all through.

  • Apostle

An absolute gift for those who enjoy watching horror movies. Apostle is an ultimate absorbing movie with beautiful acting and there was never a dull moment throughout the movie. The story revolves around a man (Dan stevens)on a hunt to save his kidnapped sister lands in an island ruled by a mysterious cult in Apostle, a horror film written and directed by Gareth Evans. The movie takes viewers on a slow-burn journey before letting loose with some repulsively brutal violence and a satisfyingly insane finale.

Fantastic performance by Sandra Bullock as a mother attempting to keep her kids safe amid an invasion by extraterrestrial entities who will kill anyone that looks at them. An emotional and keep-you-on-edge plot that kept your interest till the very end. I was disappointed when the movie ended.

  • To the Bone

A movie on Anorexia, setting an alarm bell though a rather disturbing movie about eating disorders and what it does to people around them . Though the movie tries to lighten the mood but by  watching such a film one can make you feel and understand  their pain through excellent writing and great performances. An Eye opener.

  • Spectral

An American military science movie with very good visual effects It was entertaining throughout and had several moments that made me go “that was really cool”. Those you liked to watch Aliens, Dress, Red Dawn are definitely going to enjoy this movie too.

  • The Fundamentals of Caring

This film is about a writer( Paul Rudd) who becomes a care giver following a personal tragedy. He meets his first client an 18 year old boy with muscular dystrophy. They start to understand the importance of hope and friendship when they go on a road trip together.This movie manages to be funny despite of all the sadness surrounding it and the cinematography is breathtaking. Selena Gomez acting was superb. Everyone played their part to the fullest.

  • Maktub

The Story goes around two criminals who have a brush with death at a restaurant bombing in Jerusalem,and then resolve to change their gangster ways. They fulfill the wishes of strangers by answering prayers left at the Wailing Wall, a gripping movie never fully loses its spark.

  • Roma

Truly one of the Year’s masterpiece that everyone should see. A film that captures you with life itself. A film Beautifully written, filmed, and very well directed by Alfonso , also nominated for 10 Academy awards including Best Film.

So enjoy watching some of the year’s best Netflix Original movies only on this platform that you can’t see anywhere else.