If you’re new to Netflix and appetite to acquisition the best movies to watch, or you’re annoyed of browsing the app for 30 account afore award article to watch, you’ve appear to the appropriate place. With bags of movies at your disposal, it’s accessible to get ashore in binge-watching mode, but award the 18-carat best films can be a bit of a hassle.
In an accomplishment to actuate the best of the best, we’ve put calm a account of the greatest accessible films you can watch – curated by TechRadar editors and backed up with ratings from IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes – so that you don’t accept to analyze through the muck. We’ll accumulate this best-of account up to date with the latest movies that are must-watch, so you decay aught awning time searching.
Below, you’ll additionally acquisition a hand-selected account of the top trending anew added movies on Netflix Australia at the moment. Here’s what we anticipate you should be watching this month. Alternatively, you could analysis out our larger, genre-specific lists of Netflix movies below.
A appropriate blur accustomed that we’ve aloof anesthetized the 20th ceremony of the September 11th attacks, Account tells the chance of an advocate (Michael Keaton) who is faced with the unenviable assignment of free how to abundant advantage to pay families who suffered boundless losses on 9/11. Along the way, he learns a assignment in empathy. From the makers of the Oscar-winning blur Spotlight, Account additionally stars Stanley Tucci and Amy Ryan.
IMDb rating: 6.8, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
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What’s worse than snakes on a plane? Try vampires! Claret Red Sky is a German-language abhorrence cine that finds leukaemia accommodating and distinct mum Nadja (Peri Baumeister) and her son Elias (Carl Anton Koch) trapped on a alike that’s been hijacked by terrorists. In adjustment to accomplish it home alive, Nadja is activity to accept to absolve a abhorrent abstruse that she’s been ambuscade for years – the actuality that she’s a blood-sucking vampire! A gore-soaked blast, Claret Red Sky will contentment abhorrence fans.
IMDb rating: 6.1, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
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If you’re a fan of slasher films, you’re activity to adulation Netflix’s leash of Fear Street movies, based on the added developed books from Goosebumps columnist R.L. Stine. The aboriginal film, Fear Street: 1994, is a bequest to the Scream-style slashers of the 90s, while Fear Street: 1978 takes things aback to a added Friday the 13th/Sleepaway Affected actualization of slasher. Closing out the leash is Fear Street: 1666, which switches things up for a folk abhorrence chance aggressive by the brand of The Witch. Gory and fun, we achievement Netflix takes added affairs with abhorrence belief like these.
Fear Street: 1994 IMDb rating: 6.2, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Fear Street: 1978 IMDb rating: 6.8, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Fear Street: 1666 IMDb rating: 6.6, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
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By far one of the bigger Netflix blockbusters to date, Army of the Asleep sees administrator Zack Snyder (Justice League, Watchmen) acknowledgment to the crank subgenre for the aboriginal time aback his affection blur debut, Dawn of the Dead. The blur sees a accumulation of mercenaries access crank infested Las Vegas in adjustment to abduct upwards of $200 actor from a bank vault. Unfortunately for them, they’re on a clock, as the accomplished burghal is set to be nuked in beneath than 32 hours. Admittedly, Army of the Asleep never absolutely manages to top its adventurous aperture credits sequence, however, the blow of the blur is still action-packed. It additionally offers an absorbing booty on crank belief that’s evocative of the White Walkers from Game of Thrones.
IMDb rating: 5.8, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
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From Phil Lord and Chris Miller, best accepted for their assignment on The Lego Cine and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Mitchells vs the Machines sees a screen-obsessed ancestors go on a alley cruise as a way bond, alone to acquisition themselves angry an army of AI-powered acute robots. Featuring some of Spider-Verse’s beheld touches, including a mix of 2D and 3D visuals, The Mitchells vs the Machines is a funny and able activated blur that thankfully doesn’t affection any talking animals for a change.
IMDb rating: 7.7, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
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As tech enthusiasts, it’s conceivably unsurprising that we’re bedeviled with science fiction actuality at TechRadar. From august amplitude operas to affective films that accomplish you think, there’s article for anybody on our account of the best sci-fi movies on Netflix Australia.
A smart, slow-burn science fiction blur that favours anxiety over explosions, I Am Mother is added affiliated to the brand of Ex Machina and Moon than it is The Terminator or I, Robot. The mother in catechism is in actuality a apprentice (voiced by Rose Byrne) who has been adopting and advancing a adolescent babe (Clara Rugaard) aural a accurate ability aback birth, with no acquaintance with the alfresco world, for affidavit unknown. Though the girl, referred to alone as ‘daughter’, loves her ‘mother’, the accession of an alien (Hilary Swank) turns her apple upside bottomward with a amazing revelation, banishment the babe to catechism her adherence to the apparatus that aloft her and its motives. Featuring a chance that will accumulate you guessing, and an incredibly-convincing applied apprentice clothing devised by Weta and performed by Luke Hawker, I Am Mother is a must-watch for sci-fi fans.
IMDB Rating: 6.9, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
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If you’ve apparent writer-director Alex Garland’s antecedent sci-fi masterpiece, Ex Machina, you’ll apperceive to apprehend a agrarian ride with his follow-up, Annihilation. Based on the awful admired atypical of the aforementioned name by Jeff VanderMeer, Annihilation follows a accumulation of women who set off on an campaign into an ecology adversity area area the laws of attributes don’t apply. Natalie Portman leads the backpack as a biologist analytic for her missing husband, and she’s abutting by Tessa Thompson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez and more. Though the blur has alone aloof been appear in theatres in the US, Australia is advantageous abundant to be one of the countries accepting the blur on Netflix appropriate away. Equally able and terrifying, Annihilation has all the adequacy of a avant-garde science fiction classic.
IMDB Rating: 7.8, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
One of Christopher Nolan’s best aggressive films, Interstellar imagines a approaching area Earth is on its way out, and altruism charge chance out above our galaxy to acquisition a acceptable new planet to alarm home. Among these astronauts are Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), who charge leave his accouchement behind, admitting the chance possibly abiding several decades, and Brand (Anne Hathaway), who is on a mission to clue bottomward her accomplice in the far alcove of space. Simultaneously absorbing and mind-bending, Interstellar is a accurate science fiction ball – one that rewards assorted viewings.
IMDB Rating: 8.6, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Way aback in 1999, The Matrix blew audiences abroad with its amazing appropriate effects, affective sci-fi plot, absurd wire-fu activity scenes, affably era-appropriate automated soundtrack and amazing bullet-time camerawork. Though writer-director ancestors The Wachowskis would eventually hunt it up with two lacklustre sequels, annihilation could abate the chance of a basic superhero called Neo (Keanu Reeves) and his activation from a conscientious illusion. Neo learns that our apple is aloof a basic assemble developed by machines in adjustment to bind altruism and use us as batteries to accumulate itself animate – not the best account to deathwatch up to, that’s for sure. In the words of Keanu himself, The Matrix is one blur that is affirmed to accomplish you say “whoa”.
IMDB Rating: 8.7, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Documentaries activity aberrant acumen into the lives of complete bodies and the amazing contest that beleaguer them. Fiction is great, but actuality absolutely has the ability to move and affect bodies like annihilation else. With that said, actuality are some of the best documentaries currently accessible to beck on Netflix Australia.
Netflix nabbed a huge complete aback it bound bottomward the rights to Homecoming: A Blur by Beyoncé – an in abyss documentary showcasing the megastar’s alarming performances at Coachella 2018, intercut with all-encompassing behind-the-scenes and call footage. Added than an abundantly absorbing concert film, Homecoming additionally acts as a ambulatory cry for women of colour the apple over. A able and politically-charged account that aloof happens to be abounding with complete bangers, Homecoming is absolutely to amuse Beyoncé fans.
IMDB Rating: 7.5, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
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It was promised to be the best high-end, comfortable island-set music anniversary acquaintance accepted to man, with supermodels, yachts, best adaptation and dining all set to accommodate an acquaintance clashing any other. Unfortunately, festivalgoers were in for a abrupt shock aback they accustomed at their declared paradise, instead award a ambience that looked added like an bondage affected than Club Med. Netflix’s aboriginal documentary Fyre: The Greatest Affair That Never Happened tells the chance of how this accident unraveled, activity from affair of the aeon to Hell on Earth.
IMDB Rating: 7.3, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
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The Trump admiral has been authoritative account for all the amiss reasons, and has been a antecedent of ball for late-night shows and comedians beyond the US. There are books ample already appear on the Trump White House, yet the apple is yet to accommodated the President-maker, “the trickster”, abaft the scenes. Get Me Roger Stone is about the man who puts a Republican in the White House, application every (underhanded) address he possibly can to get his man the top job. And he does so unashamedly. The documentary follows this self-acclaimed “agent provocateur” – evocative of a active actualization appropriate out of a James Bandage atypical or cine – as he reveals aggregate he’s done during his continued career, from Nixon to Trump. The documentary not alone puts the subject, and his Nixon tattoo, centre-stage, it additionally reveals how the American capitalism works in its accepted form.
IMDB Rating: 7.4, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Following the astronomic success of its aboriginal docu-series Authoritative a Murderer, Netflix has already afresh alternate to the ever-popular ‘true crime’ able-bodied with Amanda Knox. The Netflix Aboriginal documentary tells the agonizing chance of an American barter apprentice who spent four years in an Italian bastille afterwards actuality bedevilled for the annihilation of her roommate, Meredith Kercher. Forced to abide the prosecution’s assorted actualization assassination tactics, including accessible slut-shaming, Knox maintains her chastity at all times, with her appeals eventually extensive Italy’s Supreme Court. Amanda Knox is an able and absolutely abrupt documentary that is not to be missed.
IMDB Rating: 7.0, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Need a acceptable laugh? Netflix Australia is home to some agitating comedies, with a cardinal of amusing movies accessible to beck in an instant. Some are light-hearted, while others are angle black. With that in mind, there’s a ball for anybody below.
Fans of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt rejoice! The impossibly brilliant actualization and her accompany Titus, Jacqueline and Lilian are aback in Netflix’s new alternate special, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend! Like Atramentous Mirror: Bandersnatch afore it, the new appropriate allows the eyewitness to accomplish decisions throughout the chance which could advance the actualization to abrupt places. Admittedly, abounding of the choices in Kimmy vs. the Reverend are of the pass/fail variety, acceptation your chance apparently won’t hunt acutely no amount what you choose. That said, the choices do accessible up a ample cardinal of amusing jokes, so it’s account aggravating out choices that you apperceive will abort aloof for the heck out it (you’ll alike get some abstruse jokes by allotment every option). Thankfully, behindhand of what you choose, you’ll consistently accept a ‘do-over’, acceptation you won’t cut the chance abbreviate by authoritative the amiss choice. Oh, and accomplish abiding you bang on ‘skip intro’ to get an added treat.
IMDB Rating: 7.6, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
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Bummed about Eurovision’s abandoning this year due to Covid-19? You’re in luck, because Netflix’s new Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams-starring ball Eurovision Song Contest: The Chance of Fire Saga is actuality to ample the void! Not the banter that abounding anticipate it is, the blur is august and aboveboard adulation letter to the world’s bigger music competition. The blur follows the Icelandic pub bandage Fire Saga which, due to abrupt circumstances, becomes the country’s alone acceptable acquiescence into the Eurovision Song Contest. With a cardinal of absurd aboriginal songs, and cameos-galore from Eurovision’s bigger stars, Eurovision Song Contest: The Chance of Fire Saga ability be the best absolutely agreeable crowd-pleaser that Netflix has delivered to date.
IMDB Rating: 6.6, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
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For years, ambitious amateur Rudy Ray Moore (Eddie Murphy) struggled to breach into actualization business, mostly due to the actuality that he wasn’t decidedly acceptable at anything. Taking afflatus from a bounded abandoned person’s hilariously begrimed rhymes, Rudy takes on the persona of a base pimp called Dolemite, anon acceptable an underground awareness beyond atramentous America. Of course, it’s not abundant to breach into the Billboard archive with his abominable ball albums – Rudy’s got bigger dreams, such as starring in his actual own Dolemite movie! Now, Rudy and his aggregation assemblage – portrayed in the blur by the brand of Keegan-Michael Key, Wesley Snipes, Omar Epps, Craig Robinson and added – set out to accomplish a blur for the people, one which has pimps, biologic pushers, blood, boobs and an all-girl karate army! Based on a accurate story, Dolemite is My Name is a accurate underdog chance about authoritative your own dreams into a reality, alike if you don’t accept any complete aptitude to allege of! If you adulation movies like Ed Wood, you’ll adulation Dolemite Is My Name.
IMDB Rating: 7.5, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
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With the success of Crazy Rich Asians assuredly proving that there’s absolutely an admirers athirst for boilerplate films fabricated from an Asian perspective, Netflix’s blur Consistently Be My Maybe has accustomed at the absolute time to reinforce that truth. The film’s chance is universal: afterwards growing afar years ago, two adolescence accompany end up aback in anniversary other’s lives alone to abatement in adulation all over again. It helps that those two accompany are played by none added than the amusing actor Ali Wong (from Netflix’s standup special, Ali Wong: Baby Cobra) and the acutely absorbing Randall Park (Ant-Man and the Wasp, The Interview). With an amazing bedfellow actualization from man-of-the-moment Keanu Reeves, Consistently Be My Maybe is one of the best agreeable adventurous comedies that Netflix has delivered to date.
IMDB Rating: 6.9, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
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Following an account chance that leaves bedfellow Matthew McConaughey dead, Between Two Ferns host Zach Galifianakis is beatific on a chance by his bang-up Will Ferrell to blur a accomplished season’s account of interviews in a distinct anniversary in adjustment to redeem himself. To do this, Zach and his aggregation arch out on an ballsy alley cruise to account the brand of Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Benedict Cumberbatch and more. Featuring hilariously offbeat humour and deliciously awkward interviews, Between Two Ferns is underscored by a decidedly candied chance about accord and loyalty. It additionally saves its funniest moments for the closing credits, area a cardinal of outtakes accord us a blink abaft the activity of filming these account segments. Spolier alert: Zach and his guests acquisition it actual difficult to accumulate a beeline face.
IMDB Rating: 6.2, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
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Perhaps the best absorbing and endlessly absorbing ball of Eddie Murphy’s career, Coming to America takes the accepted ‘fish out of water’ abstraction and weaves authentic abracadabra with it. Unhappy with the abiding alliance set up by aristocratic parents, Prince Akeem of the affluent (and fictitious) African nation of Zamunda sets off for America in chase of adulation with advice from his squire, Semmi (Arsenio Hall). Afore long, Akeem avalanche for the acute and absolute Lisa (Shari Headley), beneficiary to the McDowell’s fast aliment restaurant empire. Insistent that he win her angel with his personality and not his wealth, Akeem and Semmi pretend to be poor and access jobs at McDowell’s. Now, the brace charge argue with Lisa’s over-protective ancestor (John Amos) and her jerk admirer (Eriq La Salle). Full of affection and blood-soaked hilarious, Coming to America is a ball classic.
IMDB Rating: 7.0, Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Need some kid-friendly ball that will accomplish the accomplished ancestors happy? We’ve called some of the best ancestors movies that Netflix Australia has to offer. Anniversary one of these films is affirmed to leave you activity balmy and fuzzy.
One of the best activated films of the aftermost decade, How to Train Your Dragon afraid anybody with its account of a adolescent Viking boy who defies his village’s dragon hunting means to become the actual aboriginal dragon rider. Aback Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) stumbles aloft an afflicted Night Fury, the rarest and most-feared dragon in existence, he manages to advise the animal (which he adorably names ‘Toothless’), eventually teaching his ancestors a admired assignment in the process. Packed with absurd activity and adventure, How to Train Your Dragon is a archetypal that can be enjoyed by both adolescent and old.
IMDB Rating: 81%, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Criminally disregarded by audiences aloft antecedent release, The Iron Behemothic is an activated blur that has steadily developed in acknowledgment over the years, to the point area abounding acceptable action purists now accede it an acknowledged classic. The feature-length admission of administrator Brad Bird (The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol), and Set during the 1950s at the acme of the ‘Red Scare’ aeon of America’s history, The Iron Behemothic tells the chance of a abandoned boy called Hogarth (Eli Marienthal) who makes a new best acquaintance in an astronomic amnesiac apprentice (Vin Diesel). The apprentice eventually realises that he was absolutely congenital as a weapon, and afore long, the authorities acquisition out about him and set out on a chance to abort the affable giant. Now the boy and his brownish acquaintance accept to assure anniversary added at all costs. A affecting blur in the attitude of E.T. the Extra-terrestrial, The Iron Behemothic deserves to be advised as not aloof a agitating activated film, but as one the greatest films of the ’90s, period.
IMDB Rating: 8.0, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
A time-travelling archetypal from administrator Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump) and ambassador Steven Spielberg (Raiders of the Lost Ark), Aback to the Approaching sees 1980s jailbait Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) chase aback to the 1950s to ensure that his parents accommodated during aerial academy and abatement in adulation – he bigger succeed, because if he fails, he’ll be wiped from actuality in his accepted timeline! To do this, he’ll charge advice from Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) – an aberrant scientist who’s congenital a alive time apparatus in the anatomy of a DeLorean sports car. A absurd fish-out-of-water account that leans heavily on 1950s nostalgia, abundant performances and agitating beheld effects, Aback to the Approaching can be advised a high-watermark from anybody involved.
IMDB Rating: 8.5, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
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