Sure, the streaming wars between Netflix, Disney+, Amazon and the other streaming providers have been heated as of late with Disney+ upping the ante. But that doesn’t mean Netflix is falling off in terms of quality content. Again, Netflix has been losing and will lose a good number of content from its library but at the same time, have acquired (and will acquire) films and shows that will replace the ones lost. Here are some of the best films on Netflix you should definitely check out if you haven’t yet.
Scorsese, De Niro, Pacino, Pesci. What more can you ask for, right? Being one of the best films of the year, possibly the decade, Frank Sheeran, a truck driver gets in with the Pennsylvania mob run by Russel Bufalino. Sheeran becomes one of the mob’s top hitmen and goes to work for Jimmy Hoffa as well.
Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger tries to execute an emergency landing in the Hudson River in New York in January of 2009 after a US Airways flight accidentally hits a flock of geese. All of the crew members and passengers survive and Sully was made into a national hero. His fame is short-lived when an investigation looking into certain events threaten his reputation.
Six random criminals using fake names are put together unknowingly to carry out a crime. Their heist hits a major roadblock when the police ambush them, forcing the Frankenstein of a group to shoot and kill their way out of their predicament. At their rendezvous point, they come to the realization that it was a setup and that they needed to find the mole within their group.
Blade Runner 2049
One of the newest blade runners named Officer K discovers a long-forgotten secret that has the capacity to bring society down into madness. This revelation prompts him to go on a journey to try and locate a missing blade runner named Rick Deckard who has been lost for 30 years.
El Camino: a Breaking Bad Movie
After his escape, Jesse now needs to process and accept his past for him to have even a semblance of a decent future life.
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
A teenage boy is forced to leave school when his family could not afford his tuition. He then manages to sneak into a library to learn how to build a windmill that can save his village and his own family from hunger.
Dom Cobb has the unique ability to get into people’s dreams and uncover their secrets, making him an extremely sought-after man in the universe of corporate espionage. He makes a living through his unique trade but has lost everything he loves. Cobb then gets an opportunity to redeem himself when he is given a near-impossible task to plant an idea in someone’s subconscious state.
Charlie Barber lives in New York as a successful theater director while his wife Nicole is a former teen star who has been allowed to star on a television pilot. The two, who are already having marital problems go through an exhausting long-distance divorce that pushes the two of them to their limit.
Alain Ang is an editor for Best in Au. He enjoys writing about entertainment, movies, and lifestyle. On off days he spends his time with his rescue dogs, Sansa and Heart, digging holes in Minecraft, and developing his novel.