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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.

Good Time

After a robbery goes wrong, Connie's younger brother Nick is arrested and sent to prison. Desperate to get him out, Connie does everything he can to pay Nick's bail.

1h 41m | Crime/Thriller | 15

Directed by: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Taliah Webster, Buddy Duress, Peter Verby, Barkhad Abdi


Her

Theodore Twombly, an introverted writer, buys an Artificial Intelligence system to help him write. However, when he finds out about the AI's ability to learn and adapt, he falls in love with it.

2h | Romance/Sci-fi | 15

Directed by: Spike Jonze

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Chris Pratt, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde, Portia Doubleday


His House

A refugee couple makes a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, but then they struggle to adjust to their new life in an English town that has an evil lurking beneath the surface.

1h 33m | Horror/Thriller | 15

Directed by: Remi Weekes

Starring: Wunmi Mosaku, Sope Dirisu, Matt Smith, Malaika Abigaba, Emily Taaffe, Gamba Cole, Javier Botet


Hustle

After a down-on-his-luck basketball scout discovers an extraordinary player abroad, he brings the phenom back without his team's approval.

1h 57m | Sport/Drama | 15

Directed by: Jeremiah Zagar

Starring: Adam Sandler, Juancho Hernangomez, Queen Latifah, Ben Foster, Heidi Gardner, Robert Duvall, Anthony Edwards, Kenny Smith, Jaleel White, Boban Marjanović


Call Me by Your Name

Elio, a teenager, develops feelings for Oliver, his father's temporary assistant. Although their relationship is temporary, Elio realises his sexual orientation and tries to come to terms with it.

2h 10m | Romance/Drama | 15

Directed by: Luca Guadagnino

Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg, James Ivory, Esther Garrel, André Aciman, Marco Sgrosso, Victoire du Bois


Spirited Away

Ten-year-old Chihiro and her parents end up at an abandoned amusement park inhabited by supernatural beings. Soon, she learns that she must work to free her parents who have been turned into pigs.

2h 5m | Fantasy/Adventure | PG

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Tsunehiko Kamijō, Yumi Tamai, Tatsuya Gashuin


The Witch

In 1630 New England, panic and despair envelops a farmer, his wife and their children when youngest son Samuel suddenly vanishes. The family blames Thomasin, the oldest daughter who was watching the boy at the time of his disappearance. With suspicion and paranoia mounting, twin siblings Mercy and Jonas suspect Thomasin of witchcraft, testing the clan's faith, loyalty and love to one another.

1h 32m | Horror/Fantasy | 15

Directed by: Robert Eggers

Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger, Kate Dickie, Sarah Stephens, Bathsheba Garnett


L.A. Confidential

Three detectives from LAPD investigate multiple homicides. While unearthing the evidence and the suspects, the trail leads to corruption in their own department.

2h 18m | Crime/Drama | 18

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Guy Pearce, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Kim Basinger, James Cromwell, Danny DeVito, David Strathairn


The Social Network

Mark Zuckerberg creates a social networking site, Facebook, with his friend Eduardo's help. Though it turns out to be a successful venture, he severs ties with several people along the way.

2h | Drama/History | 12A

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer, Dakota Johnson, Rooney Mara, Josh Pence, Rashida Jones, Max Minghella


The Handmaiden

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.

2h 24m | Drama/Romance | 18

Directed by: Park Chan-wook

Starring: Kim Tae-ri, Kim Min-hee, Ha Jung-woo, Cho Jin-woong, Jo Eun Hyung, Kim Hae-sook, Lee Dong-hwi


Pieces of a Woman

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 8m | Drama | 15

Directed by: Kornél Mundruczó

Starring: Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf, Sarah Snook, Ellen Burstyn, Iliza Shlesinger, Molly Parker, Benny Safdie


Nightcrawler

Louis Bloom, a petty thief, realises that he can make money by capturing photographs of crime scenes and starts resorting to extreme tactics to get them.

1h 57m | Crime/Thriller | 15

Directed by: Dan Gilroy

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Ann Cusack, Michael Hyatt, Kevin Rahm, Chad Guerrero


Moneyball

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.

2h 13m | Sport/Drama | 12A

Directed by: Bennett Miller

Starring: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Chris Pratt, Kerris Dorsey, Stephen Bishop


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