The Top 13 Films On Netflix Right Now

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Searching for the right film to watch can take forever, sifting through hundreds of films over multiple streaming services, unsure what’s worth your time. Sometimes you just need a good recommendation to show you a hidden gem, or a new release that’s meant to be a good watch, or maybe you didn’t know they had one of your all-time favourite classics. It's extremely hard to keep track of everything on all the different platforms these days.

Well look no further because we at Culture Calling have selected some of the best films available on Netflix right now.

The Inspection

A young, gay Black man with few options for his future decides to join the Marines, willing to do whatever it takes to prove himself to his estranged mother and triumph in a system that would otherwise cast him aside. However, even as he battles deep-seated prejudice and the grueling rigor of basic training, he finds unexpected camaraderie, strength and support in this new community, giving him a hard-won sense of belonging that shapes his identity and forever changes his life.

1h 35m | Drama | 15

Directed by: Elegance Bratton

Starring: Jeremey Pope, Gabrielle Union, Bokeem Woodbine, Raúl Castillo, Aubrey Joseph

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Steven Murphy, a surgeon, takes an awkward teenage boy, Martin, under his wing. But things get worse for the Murphys when they find out that Martin has a sinister agenda of his own.

2h 1m | Thriller/Horror | 15

Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos

Starring: Colin Farrell, Barry Keoghan, Nicole Kidman, Raffey Cassidy, Sunny Suljic, Alicia Silverstone


The lives of four people intertwine because of the drug trade in America. Each experiences personal loss and despair in the ongoing war on drugs, but is helpless.

2h 27m | Crime/Drama | 18

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Michael Douglas, Benicio del Toro, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Don Cheadle, Erika Christensen, Dennis Quaid, Luis Guzmán

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

France, 1770. Marianne, a painter, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Héloïse is a reluctant bride to be and Marianne must paint her without her knowing. She observes her by day, to paint her secretly.

2h 11m | Romance/Drama | 15

Directed by: Céline Sciamma

Starring: Adèle Haenel, Noémie Merlant, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino, Armande Boulanger

There Will Be Blood

Daniel Plainview is a ruthless oil prospector who goes on a relentless pursuit to become the most powerful oil tycoon. For this, he even resorts to manipulating and using his adopted son. 

2h 38m | Drama | 15

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Daniel Day Lewis, Paul Dano, Dillon Freasier, Ciarán Hinds, Erica Sullivan, Jim Meskimen

Up in the Air

Ryan, a corporate downsizing expert, takes his new colleague on his office tour. On the way, he meets another flier and the two begin a casual relationship.

1h 49m | Comedy/Drama | 15

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Starring: George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Vera Farmiga, Jason Bateman, J.K. Simmons, Zach Galifianakis, Danny McBride


Biker Kaneda is confronted by many anti-social elements while trying to help his friend Tetsuo who is involved in a secret government project. Tetsuo's supernatural persona adds the final twist.

2h 4m | Sci-fi Action | 15

Directed by: Katsuhiro Otomo

Starring: Johnny Yong Bosch, Joshua Seth, Simon Prescott, Michelle Ruff

Catch the Fair One

A former boxer is told that her younger sister, who disappeared two years ago, may be alive in a trafficking network and sets out to find her.

1h 25m | Thriller | 18

Directed by: Josef Kubota Wladyka

Starring: Kali Reis, Tiffany Chu, Kimberly Guerrero, Lisa Emery, Kevin Dunn, Daniel Henshall


To satisfy her craving for solitude, a young woman goes trekking across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and a dog.

1h 52m | Adventure/Drama | 12

Directed by: John Curran

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver, Emma Booth, Jessica Tovey


A Japanese woman hires a handmaiden, but little does she know that her employee is working hand in glove with a con man to cheat her out of her wealth.

3h 7m | Action/Drama | 15

Directed by: S. S. Rajamouli

Starring: Ram Charan, N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Olivia Morris, Ray Stevenson


A heartbreaking home birth leaves a woman grappling with the profound emotional fallout, isolated from her partner and family by a chasm of grief.

2h | Sci-fi/Horror | 15

Directed by: Alex Garland

Starring: Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson

Moonage Daydream

Featuring never-before-seen footage and performances, filmmaker Brett Morgen explores David Bowie's creative, spiritual and musical journey.

2h 15m | Music/Documentary | 15

Directed by: Brett Morgen

Starring: David Bowie

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

Billy Beane, a baseball general manager, and Peter Brand, an economics graduate, challenge convention as they try to form a competitive sports team using computer-based methods.

1h 45m | Comedy/Action | 15

Directed by: Tom Gormican

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Lily Mo Sheen, Sharon Horgan, Alessandra Mastronardi, Paco León, Ike Barinholtz, Tiffany Haddish