50 Best Critically Acclaimed Movies on Netflix Germany

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Last updated: 2019-08-18

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 Germany streaming right now.

Vertigo


Vertigo 1958
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   100/100

Genre:   Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Available From:   2016-01-01

Year:   1958

Director(s):   Alfred Hitchcock

One of Alfred Hitchcock's most compelling suspense films tells the tale of a police detective who has an all-consuming obsession with a married woman.

Actor(s):   Barbara Bel Geddes, James Stewart, Kim Novak, Tom Helmore

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Moonlight


Moonlight 2016
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   99/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2017-05-21

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Barry Jenkins

In a crime-infested Miami neighborhood, a gay African-American boy with a drug-addicted mother grows up with the help of a mentoring drug dealer.

Actor(s):   Alex Hibbert, Alex R. Hibbert, Andre Holland, Ashton Sanders, Duan Sanderson, Jaden Piner, Janelle Monae, Jharrel Jerome, Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Shariff Earp, Trevante Rhodes

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American Graffiti


American Graffiti 1973
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   97/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2017-12-01

Year:   1973

Director(s):   George Lucas

On the night before two of them leave for college, four high school pals cruise around town finding love and mischief in this coming-of-age classic.

Actor(s):   Beau Gentry, Bo Hopkins, Candy Clark, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Deby Celiz, Harrison Ford, Jana Bellan, Jim Bohan, Mackenzie Phillips, Manuel Padilla Jr., Paul Le Mat, Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Suzanne Somers, Wolfman Jack

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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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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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Mean Streets


Mean Streets 1973
IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   96/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2016-11-02

Year:   1973

Director(s):   Martin Scorsese

In director Martin Scorsese's look at New York City's Little Italy, a small-time hood aspires to work his way up the ranks of a local mob.

Actor(s):   Amy Robinson, Cesare Danova, David Proval, George Memmoli, Harvey Keitel, Richard Romanus, Robert De Niro, Victor Argo

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Zero Dark Thirty


Zero Dark Thirty 2012
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   95/100

Genre:   Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2012

Director(s):   Kathryn Bigelow

Helmed by Kathryn Bigelow, this gripping dramatization chronicles the 10-year hunt for Osama bin Laden in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Actor(s):   Callan Mulvey, Chris Pratt, Edgar Ramirez, Harold Perrineau, James Gandolfini, Jason Clarke, Jennifer Ehle, Jeremy Strong, Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Kyle Chandler, Mark Strong, Reda Kateb, Scott Adkins

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Carol


Carol 2015
IMDb:   7.2/10

Metacritic:   95/100

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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Dunkirk


Dunkirk 2017
IMDb:   7.9/10

Metacritic:   94/100

Genre:   Action, War

Available From:   2018-06-14

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Christopher Nolan

In May 1940, soldiers and civilians struggle by land, sea and air to evacuate the British army and their allies, Europe's last hope, from Dunkirk.

Actor(s):   Aneurin Barnard, Barry Keoghan, Cillian Murphy, Fionn Whitehead, Harry Styles, Jack Lowden, James D'Arcy, Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance, Tom Glynn-Carney, Tom Hardy

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The Hurt Locker


The Hurt Locker 2008
IMDb:   7.6/10

Metacritic:   94/100

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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