50 Best Foreign Movies on Netflix UK

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Last updated: 2019-07-18

While Hollywood still dominates the box office, art houses and services like Netflix have given us easy access to films from around the globe. Here's the list of 50 best foreign movies on Netflix UK right now. This list keeps updating as and when there's change in the Netflix database.

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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A Simple Favor


A Simple Favor 2018
IMDb:   6.9/10

Metacritic:   67/100

Genre:   Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Available From:   2019-07-14

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Paul Feig

Thirsty for thrills, single mom Stephanie strikes up a friendship with the glamorous Emily, who asks for a small favor, then mysteriously vanishes.

Actor(s):   Andrew Rannells, Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Dustin Milligan, Eric Johnson, Glenda Braganza, Henry Golding, Ian Ho, Jean Smart, Joshua Satine, Linda Cardellini, Rupert Friend

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Aquarius


Aquarius 2016
IMDb:   7.7/10

Metacritic:   88/100

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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The Guilty


The Guilty 2018
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   83/100

Genre:   Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2019-06-01

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Gustav Moller

A police officer, demoted to dispatch duty, is consumed by a call from an abducted woman desperate to be saved.

Actor(s):   Jacob Lohmann, Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, Johan Olsen, Katinka Evers-Jahnsen, Omar Shargawi

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Blue Is the Warmest Color


Blue Is the Warmest Color 2013
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   88/100

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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The Wailing


The Wailing 2016
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   81/100

Genre:   Fantasy, Horror

Available From:   2016-12-03

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Hong-jin Na

When a mysterious disease leads to death and chaos in a mountain village, a policeman with an infected daughter consults a powerful shaman.

Actor(s):   Do-won Kwak, Jun Kunimura, Jung-min Hwang

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My Happy Family


My Happy Family 2017
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   86/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2017-12-01

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Gross

A middle-aged wife and mother of two shocks her traditional, multigenerational Georgian household when she announces she's going to live by herself.

Actor(s):   Berta Khapava, Dimitri Oragvelidze, Giorgi Khurtsilava, Giorgi Tabidze, Goven Cheishvili, Ia Shugliashvili, Mariam Bokeria, Merab Ninidze, Tsisia Qumsishvili

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Under the Shadow


Under the Shadow 2016
IMDb:   7/10

Metacritic:   84/100

Genre:   Horror, War

Available From:   2017-01-06

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Babak Anvari

As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.

Actor(s):   Arash Marandi, Avin Manshadi, Behi Djanati Atai, Bijan Daneshmand, Bobby Naderi, Hamidreza Djavdan, Narges Rashidi, Ray Haratian, Sajjad Delafrooz, Soussan Farrokhnia

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A Silent Voice


A Silent Voice 2016
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   78/100

Genre:   Animation, Drama, Romance

Available From:   2018-03-01

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Naoko Yamada

A former class bully reaches out to the deaf girl he'd tormented in grade school. He feels unworthy of redemption but tries to make things right.

Actor(s):   Aoi Yuki, Kensho Ono, Mayu Matsuoka, Megumi Han, Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Toshiyuki Toyonaga, Yui Ishikawa, Yuki Kaneko

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Divines


Divines 2016
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   71/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2016-11-18

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Houda Benyamina

A street teenager from a dysfunctional family from a banlieue (HLMs) in Paris comes across a young dancer who turns her life upside down

Actor(s):   Deborah Lukumuena, Jisca Kalvanda, Kevin Mischel, Majdouline Idrissi, Oulaya Amamra, Yasin Houicha

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