100 Best Movies on Netflix UAE

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Last updated: 2019-08-25

Looking for what to watch on Netflix UAE? 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 movies on Netflix UAE currently streaming on the service, updated regularly as titles come and go.

ROMA


ROMA 2018
IMDb:   8.0/10

Metacritic:   96/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2018-12-14

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Alfonso Cuaron

Director Alfonso Cuaron delivers a vivid, emotional portrait of domestic life and social hierarchy set against Mexico's political turmoil of the 1970s.

Actor(s):   Carlos Peralta, Diego Cortina Autrey, Marina de Tavira, Yalitza Aparicio

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Inside Out


Inside Out 2015
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   94/100

Genre:   Animation, Family

Available From:   2016-01-27

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen

When young Riley's family moves across the country, her inner Joy corrals her other feelings into helping her cope with a new life and growing up.

Actor(s):   Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Diane Lane, Fred Meijer, Georgina Verbaan, Kaitlyn Dias, Kyle MacLachlan, Lewis Black, Marcel Hensema, Mindy Kaling, Phyllis Smith, Richard Kind, Vivian van Huiden

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Call Me by Your Name


Call Me by Your Name 2017
IMDb:   7.9/10

Metacritic:   93/100

Genre:   Drama, Romance

Available From:   2018-10-01

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Luca Guadagnino

In the summer of 1983, 17-year-old Elio forms a life-changing bond with his father's charismatic research assistant Oliver in the Italian countryside.

Actor(s):   Amira Casar, Antonio Rimoldi, Armie Hammer, Elena Bucci, Esther Garrel, Marco Sgrosso, Michael Stuhlbarg, Timothee Chalamet, Vanda Capriolo, Victoire Du Bois

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Mad Max: Fury Road


Mad Max: Fury Road 2015
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   90/100

Genre:   Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Available From:   2016-04-05

Year:   2015

Director(s):   George Miller

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, Max helps a rebellious woman and a band of female prisoners flee from tyranny, fend off threats and seek their homeland.

Actor(s):   Abbey Lee, Charlize Theron, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Josh Helman, Nathan Jones, Nicholas Hoult, Riley Keough, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tom Hardy, Zoe Kravitz

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Paddleton


Paddleton 2019
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   73/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2019-02-22

Year:   2019

Director(s):   Alex Lehmann

After he's diagnosed with terminal cancer, middle-aged Michael asks his neighbour friend Andy to help him end his life before the disease does.

Actor(s):   Alexandra Billings, Kadeem Hardison, Mark Duplass, Matt Bush, Ray Romano, Sierra Fisk

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High Flying Bird


High Flying Bird 2019
IMDb:   6.4/10

Metacritic:   78/100

Genre:   Drama, Sport

Available From:   2019-02-08

Year:   2019

Director(s):   Steven Soderbergh

When an NBA lockout sidelines his big rookie client, an agent hatches a bold plan to save their careers and disrupt the league's power structure.

Actor(s):   Andre Holland, Bill Duke, Bobbi A Bordley, Farah Bala, Kyle MacLachlan, Melvin Gregg, Michelle Ang, Sonja Sohn, Zachary Quinto, Zazie Beetz

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Arrival


Arrival 2016
IMDb:   8/10

Metacritic:   81/100

Genre:   Sci-Fi, Thriller

Available From:   2017-07-28

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Denis Villeneuve

When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.

Actor(s):   Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker, Jeremy Renner, Mark O'Brien, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma

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Gravity


Gravity 2013
IMDb:   7.7/10

Metacritic:   96/100

Genre:   Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2013

Director(s):   Alfonso Cuaron

When debris destroys their shuttle, a medical engineer and a seasoned astronaut find themselves floating through space, with no connection to Earth.

Actor(s):   Amy Warren, Basher Savage, Ed Harris, George Clooney, Orto Ignatiussen, Phaldut Sharma, Sandra Bullock

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Annihilation


Annihilation 2018
IMDb:   6.9/10

Metacritic:   79/100

Genre:   Horror, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2018-03-12

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Alex Garland

When her husband vanishes during a secret mission, biologist Lena joins an expedition into a mysterious region sealed off by the U.S. government.

Actor(s):   Benedict Wong, David Gyasi, Gina Rodriguez, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Sonoya Mizuno, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs


The Ballad of Buster Scruggs 2018
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   79/100

Genre:   Drama, Western

Available From:   2018-11-16

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Ranging from absurd to profound, these Western vignettes from the Coen brothers follow the adventures of outlaws and settlers on the American frontier.

Actor(s):   Brendan Gleeson, Clancy Brown, David Krumholtz, James Franco, Liam Neeson, Tim Blake Nelson, Tom Waits, Zoe Kazan

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