100 Best Movies on Netflix UK

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Last updated: 2019-05-26

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 (excluding Originals) on Netflix UK currently streaming on the service, updated regularly as titles come and go.

Boyhood


Boyhood 2014

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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The Grand Budapest Hotel


The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014

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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Gravity


Gravity 2013

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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Aquarius


Aquarius 2016

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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Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance


Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance 2014

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2015-08-02

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Alejandro Gonzalez Innarritu

A washed-up Hollywood actor, who once played a famous superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in a Broadway play.

Actor(s):   Emma Stone, Jamahl Garrison-Lowe, Kenny Chin, Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis

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Get Out


Get Out 2017

Genre:   Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Available From:   2018-10-25

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Jordan Peele

Chris, who is black, is anxious about meeting his white girlfriend's parents at their country estate. They seem nice but still, they creep him out.

Actor(s):   Allison Williams, Betty Gabriel, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Catherine Keener, Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, LilRel Howery, Marcus Henderson, Stephen Root

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Carol


Carol 2015

Genre:   Drama, Romance

Available From:   2017-01-01

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Todd Haynes

A wealthy married woman and a female department store clerk begin a forbidden affair in the 1950s that leads to both heartache and liberating joy.

Actor(s):   Carrie Brownstein, Cate Blanchett, Cory Michael Smith, Jake Lacy, John Magaro, Kevin Crowley, Kyle Chandler, Nik Pajic, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016

Genre:   Action, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2017-07-18

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Gareth Edwards

A former thief leads an eccentric band, including a blind monk and an enemy robot, on a mission to steal plans for a powerful imperial space station.

Actor(s):   Aidan Cook, Alan Tudyk, Alistair Petrie, Andi Gutierrez, Andy de la Tour, Angus MacInnes, Angus Wright, Anthony Carboni, Anthony Daniels, Ariyon Bakare, Babou Ceesay, Ben Daniels, Ben Mendelsohn, Bronson Webb, Daniel Mays, Daniel Naprous, David W. Collins, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen, Drewe Henley, Duncan Pow, Eric MacLennan, Fares Fares, Felicity Jones, Forest Whitaker, Genevieve O'Reilly, Geoff Bell, Geraldine James, Guy Henry, Ian McElhinney, Jack Roth, James Earl Jones, Jiang Wen, Jimmy Smits, Jonathan Aris, Jordan Stephens, Mads Mikkelsen, Matt Rippy, Michael Gould, Michael Nardone, Michael Shaeffer, Michael Smiley, Nick Hobbs, Nick Kellington, Paul Kasey, Peter Townley, Richard Cunningham, Richard Franklin, Richard Glover, Riz Ahmed, Robin Pearce, Rufus Wright, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Simon Farnaby, Spencer Wilding, Stephen Stanton, Tony Pitts, Valene Kane, Warwick Davis, Weston Gavin

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Blue Is the Warmest Color


Blue Is the Warmest Color 2013

Genre:   Drama, Romance

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2013

Director(s):   Abdellatif Kechiche

Determined to fall in love, 15-year-old Adele is focused on boys. But it's a blue-haired girl she meets on the street who really piques her interest.

Actor(s):   Adele Exarchopoulos, Lea Seydoux

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Gone Girl


Gone Girl 2014

Genre:   Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2015-06-02

Year:   2014

Director(s):   David Fincher

His marriage crumbling, Nick comes home one day to find his wife has vanished. And as the police turn up the heat, shocking truths come to light.

Actor(s):   Ben Affleck, Boyd Holbrook, Carrie Coon, Casey Wilson, David Clennon, Emily Ratajkowski, Kim Dickens, Lisa Banes, Lola Kirke, Missi Pyle, Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Fugit, Rosamund Pike, Sela Ward, Tyler Perry

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