100 Best IMDb Rated Movies on Netflix Canada

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Last updated: 2019-07-18

Looking for what to watch on Netflix Canada? The sheer volume of films on Netflix can make finding a genuinely great movie there a difficult task. To help, we’ve plucked out the 100 best IMDb rated movies on Netflix Canada currently streaming on the service, updated regularly as titles come and go

The Shawshank Redemption


The Shawshank Redemption 1994
IMDb:   9.3/10

Metacritic:   80/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1994

Director(s):   Frank Darabont

Framed for murder, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison and gradually forms a close bond with older inmate Red.

Actor(s):   Bob Gunton, Clancy Brown, Gil Bellows, James Whitmore, Jeffrey DeMunn, Larry Brandenburg, Mark Rolston, Morgan Freeman, Tim Robbins, William Sadler

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Pulp Fiction


Pulp Fiction 1994
IMDb:   8.9/10

Metacritic:   94/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1994

Director(s):   Quentin Tarantino

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Actor(s):   Laura Lovelace, Samuel L. Jackson

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Inception


Inception 2010
IMDb:   8.8/10

Metacritic:   74/100

Genre:   Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2010

Director(s):   Christopher Nolan

In this mind-bending sci-fi thriller, a man runs an espionage business built around entering the subconscious of his targets to mold their thoughts.

Actor(s):   Cillian Murphy, Dileep Rao, Ellen Page, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ken Watanabe, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lukas Haas, Marion Cotillard, Michael Caine, Pete Postlethwaite, Tom Berenger, Tom Hardy

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The Matrix


The Matrix 1999
IMDb:   8.7/10

Metacritic:   73/100

Genre:   Action, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1999

Director(s):   Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

A computer hacker learns that what most people perceive as reality is actually a simulation created by machines and joins a rebellion to break free.

Actor(s):   Belinda McClory, Carrie-Anne Moss, Gloria Foster, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano, Julian Arahanga, Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Marcus Chong, Matt Doran

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The Dark Knight


The Dark Knight 2008
IMDb:   9/10

Metacritic:   84/100

Genre:   Action, Crime, Fantasy

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2008

Director(s):   Christopher Nolan

As Batman, Lt. Gordon and the district attorney continue to dismantle Gotham's criminal underground, a new villain threatens to undo their good work.

Actor(s):   Aaron Eckhart, Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Heath Ledger, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Caine, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Morgan Freeman

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Schindler’s List


Schindler's List 1993
IMDb:   8.9/10

Metacritic:   93/100

Genre:   Biography, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1993

Director(s):   Steven Spielberg

Oskar Schindler becomes an unlikely humanitarian, spending his entire fortune to help save 1,100 Jews from Auschwitz during World War II.

Actor(s):   Andrzej Seweryn, Beatrice Macola, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall, Embeth Davidtz, Friedrich von Thun, Jonathan Sagall, Liam Neeson, Malgoscha Gebel, Mark Ivanir, Ralph Fiennes, Shmulik Levy

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The Dark Knight Rises


The Dark Knight Rises 2012
IMDb:   8.4/10

Metacritic:   78/100

Genre:   Action, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2012

Director(s):   Christopher Nolan

Billionaire Bruce Wayne must once again don the cape of his alter ego, Batman, when Gotham is threatened by new foes such as Catwoman and Bane.

Actor(s):   Anne Hathaway, Ben Mendelsohn, Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Matthew Modine, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hardy

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001
IMDb:   8.8/10

Metacritic:   92/100

Genre:   Adventure, Fantasy

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2001

Director(s):   Peter Jackson

From the idyllic shire of the Hobbits to the smoking chasms of Mordor, Frodo Baggins embarks on his epic quest to destroy the ring of Sauron.

Actor(s):   Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Noel Appleby, Sean Astin

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002
IMDb:   8.7/10

Metacritic:   87/100

Genre:   Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2002

Director(s):   Peter Jackson

Frodo and Sam head to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin.

Actor(s):   Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, John Bach, John Rhys-Davies, Liv Tyler, Orlando Bloom, Sala Baker, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen

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Avengers Assemble


Avengers Assemble 2012
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   69/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2012

Director(s):   Joss Whedon, Zak Penn

An all-star lineup of superheroes including Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk and Captain America team up to save the world from certain doom.

Actor(s):   Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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