Last updated: 2019-07-17
Looking for what to watch on Netflix? If you follow critic ratings more than others, here’s a list of 50 best critically acclaimed movies on Netflix Australia streaming right now.
Lawrence of Arabia: Restored Version
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Available From: 2015-09-01
This Oscar-winning epic tells the true story of T.E. Lawrence, who helped unite warring Arab tribes to strike back against the Turks in World War I.
Actor(s): Alec Guinness, Anthony Quayle, Anthony Quinn, Arthur Kennedy, Claude Rains, Donald Wolfit, Gamil Ratib, I.S. Johar, Jack Hawkins, John Dimech, Jose Ferrer, Michel Ray, Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Zia Mohyeddin
Available From: 2018-12-14
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
Genre: Drama, Romance
Available From: 2016-03-31
As Kate and Geoff prepare to celebrate their 45th anniversary, shocking news reopens old wounds and reveals painful secrets about Geoff's past.
Actor(s): Camille Ucan, Charlotte Rampling, David Sibley, Dolly Wells, Geraldine James, Hannah Chalmers, Richard Cunningham, Rufus Wright, Sam Alexander, Tom Courtenay
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Available From: 2018-04-14
The Monty Python comedy clan skewers King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they quest far and wide for the Holy Grail.
Actor(s): Carol Cleveland, Connie Booth, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Neil Innes, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
La La Land
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Available From: 2017-11-08
Career aspirations run up against bittersweet romance in modern-day Los Angeles, as two artists face a heartbreaking dilemma.
Actor(s): Emma Stone, Finn Wittrock, J.K. Simmons, Jason Fuchs, Jessica Rothe, John Legend, Meagen Fay, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ryan Gosling, Sonoya Mizuno
Genre: Biography, Drama
Available From: 2015-04-14
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
Genre: Crime, Drama
Available From: 2016-06-22
A team of reporters and editors at the Boston Globe relentlessly investigate a shocking child molestation cover-up by the Catholic Church.
Actor(s): Billy Crudup, Brian d'Arcy James, Jamey Sheridan, John Slattery, Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Paul Guilfoyle, Rachel McAdams, Stanley Tucci
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Available From: 2018-08-23
A week in the life of Paterson a simple, routine-oriented New Jersey bus driver and poet and his whimsical, loving wife.
Actor(s): Adam Driver, Barry Shabaka Henley, Golshifteh Farahani, Rizwan Manji
Mad Max: Fury Road
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Available From: 2016-04-05
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
Blade Runner: Theatrical Cut
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Available From: 2016-03-01
In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to snuff out a quartet of escaped androids.
Actor(s): Brion James, Daryl Hannah, Edward James Olmos, Harrison Ford, James Hong, Joanna Cassidy, Joe Turkel, M. Emmet Walsh, Morgan Paull, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, William Sanderson
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