50 Best Critically Acclaimed Movies on Netflix Canada

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Last updated: 2019-05-19

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 Canada streaming right now.

Psycho


Psycho 1960

Genre:   Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1960

Director(s):   Alfred Hitchcock

When a larcenous real estate clerk goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel.

Actor(s):   Anthony Perkins, Frank Albertson, Janet Leigh, John Gavin, John McIntire, Martin Balsam, Simon Oakland, Vera Miles

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ROMA


ROMA 2018

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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The Social Network


The Social Network 2010

Genre:   Biography, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2010

Director(s):   David Fincher

Director David Fincher's biographical drama chronicles the meteoric rise of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg from Harvard sophomore to Internet superstar.

Actor(s):   Andrew Garfield, Armie Hammer, Brenda Song, Bryan Barter, David Selby, Denise Grayson, Douglas Urbanski, Jesse Eisenberg, John Getz, Josh Pence, Justin Timberlake, Max Minghella, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara

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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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Pulp Fiction


Pulp Fiction 1994

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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Lady Bird


Lady Bird 2017

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2018-06-04

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Greta Gerwig

An intrepid high schooler in Sacramento undergoes the trials of love, family and self-discovery as she dreams of escaping to college in the East Coast.

Actor(s):   Andy Buckley, Bayne Gibby, Beanie Feldstein, Daniel Zovatto, Jake McDorman, John Karna, Jordan Rodrigues, Kathryn Newton, Laura Marano, Laurie Metcalf, Lois Smith, Lucas Hedges, Marielle Scott, Odeya Rush, Saoirse Ronan, Stephen Henderson, Timothee Chalamet, Tracy Letts

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The Hurt Locker


The Hurt Locker 2008

Genre:   Drama, War

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2008

Director(s):   Kathryn Bigelow

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

Actor(s):   Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Christian Camargo, David Morse, Evangeline Lilly, Guy Pearce, Jeremy Renner, Ralph Fiennes

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La La Land


La La Land 2016

Genre:   Drama, Music, Romance

Available From:   2017-11-08

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Damien Chazelle

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

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Spotlight


Spotlight 2015

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2016-06-22

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Tom McCarthy

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

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail


Monty Python and the Holy Grail 1975

Genre:   Comedy

Available From:   2018-04-14

Year:   1975

Director(s):   Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

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

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