Looking for the best movies on Netflix but always end up watching lousy ones that are making you lose faith on Netflix? Before you go on to cancel your Netflix subscription, pay us a little heed.
To save time and your love for Netflix, we cherry-picked the ripest movies from the best streaming forest. So, without further ado, let’s introduce to only the latest releases that stole millions of hearts of people all over the world. Take a look!
Top 50 Movies on Netflix Right Now
Are you tired of scrolling through Netflix to come up high and dry every time? Say no more because we’ve acquired only the best movies available on Netflix that people have been loving in 2022.
1. Untold: Crimes & Penalties (2021)
Crimes & Penalties is the fourth installment of the American biographical documentary series film, Untold. Narrating the past crimes and penalties, the directors recount the stories of Danbury Trashers, the bygone United Hockey League (UHL) ice hockey team.
Here’s what happened when James Galante, a Genovese mob family associate, and mafia-connected trash kingpin, makes his 17-year-old son the team’s general manager and president.
2. The Harder They Fall (2021)
When Nat Love finds out that his foe, Rufus Buck, is getting out of prison, he gangs up with his team to seek revenge. A hot-tempered Bill, a dangerous fast drawing Jim, and Love’s former love Stagecoach altogether make up a formidable team. However, Buck doesn’t fall much behind though.
With treacherous Trudy and a fearsome Cherokee Bill at his side, he might have the odds in his favor. But, who will come out on top, and who will have to bite the dust? They say there’s a thin line between Love and Buck. Suffice to say, you’ll only find hate in between here.
3. The Bubble (2022)
Tokyo has lost its gravity. While all have left the hopeless city, a group of five teenage “orphans” finds that it is no better a time to compete in battles of parkour in the skylines than ever. Amongst them is a boy named Hibiki, who is rescued by Uta, a mysterious girl, as he skips, leaps, and lurches into the sea.
When the two unite, supernatural activities take que. Ultimately, what will be the fate of the city in ruins? What’s the connection between the Uta and the bubbles provoking gravitational abnormalities? Simply one of the best Anime Movies on Netflix, it is a great recommendation!
4. Look Both Ways (2022)
Are you a woman in her early twenties confused about what’s meant to be and last? What to choose, career or family? Stuck on the “what if?”. So is Natalie! The eve she graduates, she finds out she’s pregnant- but she’s also not.
Turns out, she’s living parallel realities where in one, she’s in her hometown raising a child, and in the other, she’s in LA pursuing her career. Watch her as she goes through all the moments that could possibly define her whole life.
5. Day Shift (2022)
A diligent, quick-witted father does everything he can to provide for his ten years old daughter. And apparently, the boring pool-cleaning job is just a face for the real gig he does undercover- killing vampires!
So, forget the Twilight movies in order because the vampire standard just went up a notch! This movie is the perfect mix of comedy, action, horror, specs, and decapitating roundhouse kicks! And just as you know- when Snoopy comes in, things only ever get high!
6. Wedding Season (2022)
When brown parents make up their minds on something, no might in this world can make them retract their mandate. So, when the two Indian-Americans are given the last call to get married, they know better than to stall any longer.
To get through the summer weddings, they pretend to date one another to fend off the marital warnings from their immigrant parents, unaware that they might actually be falling in love for real. Follow this light and comedic Rom-Com and refresh your mind for once!
7. Don’t Look Up (2021)
In a world where ignorance is considered bliss, a duo of low-level astronomers discovers the approaching footsteps of a giant meteor. The large ball could very possibly wipe the planet Earth from existence, but the bigger problem is, nobody even seems to care.
Going live on news channels, talking to the president, and informing the public on social media doesn’t seem enough when the people have become worryingly desensitized. Will it be too late when the world finally looks up?
8. A Secret Love (2020)
The Netflix documentary is forbidden, bittersweet, and about every suppressed emotion yearning to be expressed. This tale of two lovers breaks all stereotypes by articulating a beautiful narration where the couple comes out to the world after 70 years of keeping their lesbian relationship a secret.
Watch as Terry Donahue and Pat Hensche figure out their way to be together forever finally. Here’s something that will leave you in a mess of tissues and a runny, snotty nose. You get the picture!
9. ‘Mank’ (2020)
This American black-and-white drama film focuses mainly on Herman J. Mankiewicz, AKA Manks, and how he wrote “Citizen Kane.” You’ll find old Hollywood references, amazing cinematography, and a captivating playlist by Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor.
Pictured back in the 1940s, it also involves Orson Welles and how he dials Manks to write his screenplay for him. And that’s how it all started… Follow along to know the later gist of it! A David Fincher-director biopic, there’s no chance you would regret it!
10. The Call (2020)
The Call is about the same person in the same house, connected by call, talking to herself from different time zones. 28-year-old Seo-Yeon lives in the present and speaks with her 20-year-old-self, Young-Sook, who lives in the past.
The mystery begins with the girl using her mother’s phone and surprisingly hears her own voice from 20 years before. Trying to change history, saving her dad and herself, will she conquer her obstacles, including time?
11. Fear Street Part 1: 1994′ (2021)
In America’s murder capital, Shadyside, an unprovoked massacre has scared everyone witless. Unfortunately, what’s going around is the name of a cursed local witch, Sarah Fier. And so, a group of five teenagers takes it upon themselves to end the ruckus.
The problem is that the supernatural forces making the rules are centuries old, and it’s almost impossible to lift the town curse. So can the teens find a way to stop the cat-and-mouse game and end the bloody mess once and for all?
12. If Anything Happens I Love You (2020)
If Anything Happens I Love You is for anyone who loved and lost kin or someone equally close to them. Depicting the grief of two parents who lost their child, this short film makes you experience a pain that changes you.
Only a few minutes long, yet the impact of this Netflix movie moves you. Touching your heart to feel the discomfort of grief one feels after losing a part of themselves, the emotional journey makes you realize the significance of your intimate relationships.
13. The Unforgivable (2021)
Nobody is ready to accept Ruth Slater after she gets out of prison serving a long sentence for a violent offense. But, Slater is a changed woman, she is sorry and searching for redemption. Will her younger sister be able to give her that?
The sister, who she was forced to leave behind, was long cut off. Will Ruth rebuild the bridge that was burnt before she went to jail? Does Ruth have the grace to go through judgments and abominable behaviors of people at home? Or is Ruth really unforgivable?
14. The Power of the Dog (2021)
Phil, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, is the alpha male on the ranch. But, when Rose marries his brother, Phil doesn’t like it for some reason. So, he starts to torment not just but also her son, Peter, as they move into their family home.
Uncover the underlying, hidden emotions of betrayal, jealousy, pain, resentment, and frustrations as the characters unravel to your understanding. Surely, The Power of the Dog is something you never saw coming and a movie you won’t forget for a long time.
15. Always Be My Maybe (2019)
If you’re looking for something light to watch on Netflix, here’s one of last decade’s best rom-com. Always Be My Maybe is the witty story of love between two childhood friends, Marcus and Sasha, that have sex. Nothing wrong with that, it’s just they sever connections after that and meet a decade and six years later, that too, by chance (or maybe fate).
Fast forward, Sasha is engaged, and Marcus apparently fixes the aforementioned’s air conditioning nowadays. As they meet, sparks fly, and a friendship is rekindled. But, nothing is as easy as it seems, right? Especially not if Keanu Reeves has anything to do with it!
16. Carter (2022)
Carter wakes up with no recollection of his past but only a mission implanted in his mind (literally!). With a mysterious device in his mind, he hears orders from a woman demanding to find a little boy and bring him back to North Korea.
Oh, and did we tell you there’s a pandemic rampant that has killed over eight and a half million people in North Korea and the US? And before we forget- the boy is actually the only vaccine to cure the disease. Will the North Korean coup and CIA catch up to him, or will he succeed?
17. My Octopus Teacher (2020)
This 2021 Oscar-winning best documentary captures the uncanny friendship between an octopus and a human underwater. After years of swimming every day in the ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster finds a very interesting octopus.
In such a case, what would a depressed director normally do? Stalk the octopus for months, follow it around, and try to build a relationship with it, that’s right! Tracking it daily and being around it eventually does build the animal’s trust. Not missing the opportunity, the director films it while also learning the mysteries of the octopus’s world.
18. Purple Hearts (2020)
Girl and boy meet at the bar, fall in love, get married, the boy ships out to duty (being in Marine, of course) and write each other letters daily. Such a cliche, no? Well, actually, NO, because this one’s not what you’re expecting at all!
On the contrary, for some reason they’re faking it- yes, even the marriage- while Cassie gets to pay her medical bills after being diagnosed with diabetes and become a singer, Luke is getting almost killed- and might be even really falling in love with each other while they’re at it!
19. The Gray Man (2022)
If the cast doesn’t reel you in and make you press play, the people behind the cameras will. So follow the producers of Endgame, Infinity War, and Avengers to go down another enticing action plot.
When a CIA assassin, Ryan Gosling, discovers his agency’s dark secrets, he makes a run for it. Cutting ties, he never realized he could have throbs of international assassins and mercenaries after him, including Chris Evans. So, whose side are you on?
20. I Care a Lot (2021)
Which legal guardian appointed by the court would fraud her old clients? Well, that’s Marla Grayson for you. Together with her business partner/lover, she cons innocent, elderly people to seize their assets under her ‘care’- and not even in an illegal way.
But what happens when she runs into a ‘cherry’ that has deep pockets and skeletons of her own in her exceedingly large closet? So, watch as the battle between two predators begins. Just a heads up for you lot- nothing’s fair or square here.
21. Bad Trip (2020)
If you’re a fan of some real pranks, you’ll definitely love this one! Bad Trip follows two buds setting out on a road trip to NYC with scripted comedy, a secret camera concealed from plain sight, and some absurd misadventures that will leave you enthralled.
22. Uncharted (2022)
Sully recruits Nathan Drake to recover Ferdinand Magellan’s fortune that was lost five centuries ago. They travel around the world, eating dust and flinging around, to acquire the treasure before the cruel Santiago Moncada does.
What will it take for the duo to crack the oldest mystery in the world? The cherry on top, they could even become millionaires, and Nate could find his estranged brother. So, what are the odds? On second thought, we prefer if you don’t ask!
23. Hustle (2022)
Adam Sandler, acting as an ex-NBA scout, sees a golden opportunity in the human form of Bo Cruz, played by Juancho Hernangomez, to get back into the NBA. Although raw, the scout sees immense talent and aims to groom him, so ultimately, they both can pull through in their careers.
24. The Adam Project (2022)
Adam Reed, a time-traveling fighter pilot, makes an unexpected crash landing in the year 2022, which prompts him to partner up with his 12-year-old younger self to complete a mission to preserve the future and save the world!
25. Persuasion (2022)
“Don’t let anyone tell you how to live or who to love.” The irony! It seems like Anne Elliot does not abide by her own rules. When her true love resurfaces eight years later, would she listen to her family again and close the door of her heart for the one person it beats for? Different from her family, Anne has, what one would call, modern sensibilities. But would she use them to give a chance to someone who actually deserves it? Let’s find out.
26. Dangerous Liaisons (2022)
17-year-old Célène moves to Biarritz from Paris (and her fiance) to enroll in a new school. Apparently, some social media queen, Vanessa, and a very seductive yet dangerous Tristain rule over the place.
But, what happens when she falls head over heels for Tristain, unaware of the bet among the elite happening behind doors? There is no doubt that Célène is book-smart, but is she people-smart? We’ll leave that for you to find out.
27. Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between (2022)
It’s true that pre-college life is entirely different than post. Claire and Aidan are aware. And so, they decide to go on their last date together to find out if they should continue their relationship or say goodbye forever.
28. The Sea Beast (2022)
The time of monster terror is over, and the great Jacob Holland makes sure of that. Set upon the venture to uncharted waters, the cruisers are ready to battle the fearsome creatures one day.
But there’s a teeny problem though- quite literally!- an unexpected ally, aka little Maisie Brumble, sneaks in the ship and thinks these monsters are cute. Follow along with the event to see history be made right before your eyes.
29. Halftime (2022)
Halftime exhibits the struggles, achievements, and evolution of the global superstar Jennifer Lopez as she lays herself bare for the world to see. This intimate documentary depicts the hidden life of a celebrity who might not have had the perfect, happy life as people expect the famous J. Lo to have. So, let’s take a peek deeper than what is on the surface.
30. Spiderhead (2022)
Set in the future, convicts can now shorten their sentences if they volunteer to be medical subjects. One subject takes up the offer to be dazed by the alien emotion induced in him- love, they say. The newfound feeling in him baffles him and makes him question reality. Join him as he sets forth to uncover what’s really the truth.
31. Senior Year (2022)
The movie stars Rebel Wilson as a 37-year-old woman who, after waking up from a coma that lasted for 20 years, makes the decision to enroll in high school once again in order to complete her graduation and reclaim her status to become prom queen!
32. Pete Davidson Presents: The Best Friends (2022)
In this raucous and irreverent Pete Davidson stand-up comedy special, he makes jokes about the amazing people he’s met and the crazy experiences he’s had on his road to stardom. The famous comic doesn’t pull any punches and provides an evening of nonstop hilarity!
33. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)
The film centers on the notorious federal trial that took place in 1969, when seven defendants were convicted for various crimes related to the counterculture protests that took place in Chicago during the 1968 Democratic National Convention. The trial captured the attention of the country and spurred discussions regarding violence directed towards the US government.
34. RRR (2022)
Rise, Roar, Revolt (RRR) is an Indian Telugu-language movie directed by Baahubali movie’s director S. S. Rajamouli. It is a story about two legendary revolutionaries and their voyage to a new home far from their previous one. After completing their adventure, they return to their homeland in the 1920s to begin their resistance against British colonialists.
35. Jackass 4.5 (2022)
Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, and the rest of the crew are back for more funny antics, this time using unused material from their last film. An in-depth analysis of the production processes that went into making Jackass Forever.
36. Katt Williams: World War III (2022)
It’s been four years since Katt Williams’ first Netflix comedy special, and now the world is at war as he returns. but with whom or what? This stand-up special by Katt Williams, taped in Las Vegas, is a comedy-riot, as he jokes about everything from the truth and lies to drug prohibition and chicken wing shortages.
37. Operation Mincemeat (2021)
Operation Mincemeat takes place in the year 1943, as the “Allies” prepare for an all-out attack on Fortress Europe. However, they are up against an insurmountable obstacle: preventing a mass slaughter by protecting a vast invading force from the entrenched German weaponry.
38. Army of the Dead (2021)
Following the emergence of zombies in Las Vegas, a gang of mercenaries decide to take the ultimate risk and enter the quarantine zone in the hopes of completing an impossible robbery of a Los Angeles Casino, but not everything goes as planned!
39. The Hand of God (2021)
An insecure and timid Italian adolescent aged 17 with self-esteem issues is saved from a bizarre accident by none other than future football great Diego Maradona. The movie is a cross between “A Christmas Story” and “Seduced and Abandoned”.
40. Metal Lords (2022)
Metal Lords is a 2022 comedy-drama film about teenagers that was written by D. B. Weiss and directed by Peter Sollett. It tells the story of two teenagers named Hunter and Kevin, who defy the expectations of society by deciding to form a metal band. Both of these young men are huge fans of heavy metal music.
41. The Dig (2021)
To learn more about the mounds on her estate in England, rich landowner Edith Pretty enlists the help of amateur archaeologist Basil Brown in the late 1930s. While excavating a graveyard, he and his crew find an ancient ship that is loaded with mysteries!
42. The Old Guard (2020)
A band of immortal mercenaries who have been alive for hundreds of years and have the ability to cure themselves find out that someone else knows their deepest, darkest secret, and they are forced to battle for their freedom.
43. Royalteen (2022)
When a young woman enters into an improbable affair with the party-loving crown prince, she has an uphill battle to conceal her scandal-ridden background and a major secret from becoming public knowledge.
44. The Babysitter (2017)
12-year old Cole learns that his cherished baby sitter is a member of a teen-aged satanic group that is responsible for several murders. Before they use Cole as a stepping stone to their own success, Cole needs to get over his feelings for his babysitter and get away from their clutches.
45. Roma (2018)
In Mexico City in the 1970s, Cleo is one of two domestic servants that assist Sofia and Antonio in taking care of their four children. When Antonio unexpectedly flees with his mistress and Cleo learns that she is pregnant, complications quickly develop in the relationship between the two.
46. Incantation (2022)
After violating a religious taboo six years ago and receiving a curse as a result, Li Ronan now has the responsibility of shielding her daughter from the effects of those acts and look for a way to break the curse in order to keep both of them safe!
47. The Social Dilemma (2020)
Experts in technology from Silicon Valley have sounded the alarm on the potentially harmful effects of social networking, which Big Tech uses in an effort to control and influence people. The movie completely changes your opinion about social media!
48. I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2020)
A young woman plans a trip with her new boyfriend to see his parents on the remote farm he grew up on. She does so with apprehension. As soon as she arrives, she begins to second-guess everything she previously believed she understood about both him and herself.
49. The Privilege (2022)
While investigating a peculiar chain of unexplained occurrences, the students at a prestigious private school where an affluent adolescent and his buddies are enrolled stumble onto a sinister plot with supernatural presences!
50. The Weekend Away (2022)
A lady is in a race against time to discover what happened to her closest friend when they were on a trip together to Croatia with their other girlfriends. Nevertheless, each piece of evidence leads to another disturbing lie.
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