50 Best Critically Acclaimed Movies on Netflix Netherlands

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Last updated: 2019-07-21

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 Netherlands streaming right now.

The Godfather


The Godfather 1972
IMDb:   9.2/10

Metacritic:   100/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1972

Director(s):   Francis Ford Coppola

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Actor(s):   Al Lettieri, Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, James Caan, John Marley, Marlon Brando, Richard Castellano, Richard Conte, Richard S. Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden

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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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Ratatouille


Ratatouille 2007
IMDb:   8/10

Metacritic:   96/100

Genre:   Animation, Family

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2007

Director(s):   Jan Pinkava

Growing up beneath a five-star restaurant, Remy the rat inherits a taste for fine food. But his culinary ambitions only anger his practical father.

Actor(s):   Lou Romano

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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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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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Apocalypse Now Redux


Apocalypse Now Redux 2001
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   94/100

Genre:   Drama, War

Available From:   2015-06-03

Year:   2001

Director(s):   Francis Ford Coppola

Reedited and remastered with 49 minutes of extra footage, this drama follows an Army captain's risky mission into Cambodia to kill a renegade colonel.

Actor(s):   Albert Hall, Aurore Clément, Christian Marquand, Dennis Hopper, Frederic Forrest, G.D. Spradlin, Harrison Ford, Laurence Fishburne, Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Sam Bottoms

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King


The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003
IMDb:   8.9/10

Metacritic:   94/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2003

Director(s):   Peter Jackson

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Actor(s):   Ali Astin, Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Cate Blanchett, Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving, Ian McKellen, John Rhys-Davies, Liv Tyler, Orlando Bloom, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen

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Toni Erdmann


Toni Erdmann 2016
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   93/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2017-07-26

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Maren Ade

A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach.

Actor(s):   Hadewych Minis, Ingrid Bisu, Lucy Russell, Michael Wittenborn, Peter Simonischek, Sandra Huller, Thomas Loibl, Trystan Putter, Victoria Cocias, Vlad Ivanov

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Schindler’s List


Schindler's List 1993
IMDb:   8.9/10

Metacritic:   93/100

Genre:   Biography, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1993

Director(s):   Steven Spielberg

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

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