50 Best Foreign Movies on Netflix

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Last updated: 2019-05-19

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 right now. This list keeps updating as and when there's change in the Netflix database.

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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Burning


Burning 2018

Genre:   Drama, Mystery

Available From:   2019-04-29

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Chang-dong Lee, Lee Chang-dong

An aspiring writer goes to the airport to pick up a high school friend returning from a trip to Africa but is disheartened to see her with another man.

Actor(s):   Ah In Yoo, ChoI Seung-ho, Jong-seo Jun, Jun Jong-seo, Kim Soo-kyung, Moon Sung-keun, Soo-Kyung Kim, Steven Yeun, Yoo Ah-in

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Aquarius


Aquarius 2016

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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Blue Is the Warmest Color


Blue Is the Warmest Color 2013

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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A Separation


A Separation 2011

Genre:   Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2011

Director(s):   Asghar Farhadi

An Iranian couple split up over his decision to stay in Iran and care for his aging father. But then he hires a stranger to do most of the caretaking.

Actor(s):   Ali-Asghar Shahbazi, Babak Karimi, Kimia Hosseini, Leila Hatami, Peyman Moaadi, Sahabanu Zolghadr, Sareh Bayat, Sarina Farhadi, Shahab Hosseini, Shirin Yazdanbakhsh

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Girl


Girl 2019

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2019-03-15

Year:   2019

Director(s):   Lukas Dhont

Fifteen-year-old ballet dancer Lara faces physical and emotional hurdles as she prepares for gender confirmation surgery. Inspired by a true story.

Actor(s):   Alice de Broqueville, Angelo Tijssens, Arieh Worthalter, Chris Thys, Katelijne Damen, Magali Elali, Oliver Bodart, Tijmen Govaerts, Valentijn Dhaenens, Victor Polster

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My Life as a Zucchini


My Life as a Zucchini 2016

Genre:   Animation, Comedy

Available From:   2017-10-02

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Claude Barras

After losing his mother, a young boy is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age where he begins to learn the meaning of trust and true love.

Actor(s):   Gaspard Schlatter, Paulin Jaccoud, Sixtine Murat

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Happy as Lazzaro


Happy as Lazzaro 2018

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2018-11-30

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Alice Rohrwacher

Purehearted teen Lazzaro is content living as a sharecropper in rural Italy, but an unlikely friendship with the marquise's son will change his world.

Actor(s):   Adriano Tardiolo, Agnese Graziani, Alba Rohrwacher, Carlo Tarmati, Luca Chikovani, Natalino Balasso, Nicoletta Braschi, Pasqualina Scuncia, Sergi Lopez, Tommaso Ragno

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Mustang


Mustang 2015

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2016-07-09

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Deniz Gamze Erguven

After being seen flirting with male classmates, five spirited sisters are put on virtual lockdown by their conservative, domineering grandmother.

Actor(s):   Ayberk Pekcan, Doga Zeynep Doguslu, Elit Iscan, Gunes Sensoy, Ilayda Akdogan, Tugba Sunguroglu

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Graduation


Graduation 2017

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2017-09-04

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Cristian Mungiu

A morally conflicted father wrestles with what's best for his college-bound daughter when she's brutally attacked right before an important exam.

Actor(s):   Adrian Titieni, Lia Bugnar, Maria-Victoria Dragus

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