100 Best Movies on Netflix UK

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Last updated: 2019-07-17

Looking for what to watch on Netflix UK? 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 UK 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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Boyhood


Boyhood 2014
IMDb:   7.9/10

Metacritic:   100/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Richard Linklater

After divorcing, a mother and father continue to share the task of guiding their young son through youth and adolescence, and finally to adulthood.

Actor(s):   Elijah Smith, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater, Patricia Arquette

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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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A Simple Favor


A Simple Favor 2018
IMDb:   6.9/10

Metacritic:   67/100

Genre:   Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Available From:   2019-07-14

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Paul Feig

Thirsty for thrills, single mom Stephanie strikes up a friendship with the glamorous Emily, who asks for a small favor, then mysteriously vanishes.

Actor(s):   Andrew Rannells, Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Dustin Milligan, Eric Johnson, Glenda Braganza, Henry Golding, Ian Ho, Jean Smart, Joshua Satine, Linda Cardellini, Rupert Friend

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The Grand Budapest Hotel


The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   88/100

Genre:   Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Hugo Guinness, Stefan Zweig

Between the world wars, Gustave H, the concierge at a prestigious European hotel, takes a bellboy named Zero as a trusted protégé.

Actor(s):   Adrien Brody, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, F. Murray Abraham, Harvey Keitel, Jason Schwartzman, Jeff Goldblum, Jude Law, Mathieu Amalric, Ralph Fiennes, Saoirse Ronan, Willem Dafoe

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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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Baby Driver


Baby Driver 2017
IMDb:   7.6/10

Metacritic:   86/100

Genre:   Action, Crime

Available From:   2018-10-01

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Edgar Wright

Smooth-faced getaway driver Baby is a music junkie in deep with a bad dude. He's got just one job left, but it's all about to go sideways.

Actor(s):   Ansel Elgort, Eiza Gonzalez, Flea, Jamie Foxx, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm, Kevin Spacey, Lanny Joon, Lily James, Sky Ferreira

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Aquarius


Aquarius 2016
IMDb:   7.7/10

Metacritic:   88/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2017-01-13

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Kleber Mendonca Filho

The final holdout in her historic beachside building in Brazil, a retired music critic refuses to sell her apartment to developers bent on demolition.

Actor(s):   Buda Lira, Carla Ribas, Fernando Teixeira, Humberto Carrao, Irandhir Santos, Maeve Jinkings, Sonia Braga, Zoraide Coleto

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