Hidden Gems on Netflix Australia (Movies)

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Last updated: 2019-07-17

Looking for movies which you might have missed on Netflix, here's the list of hidden gems on Netflix Australia. These movies can be missed easily in the vast selection of Netflix (and by their complex algorithm) but are definitely worth a watch.

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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The Night Comes for Us

The Night Comes for Us 2018
IMDb:   7.1/10

Metacritic:   69/100

Genre:   Action, Thriller

Available From:   2018-10-19

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Timo Tjahjanto

After sparing a girl's life during a massacre, an elite Triad assassin is targeted by an onslaught of murderous gangsters.

Actor(s):   Abimana Aryasatya, Asha Kenyeri Bermudez, Dian Sastrowardoyo, Dimas Anggara, Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim, Julie Estelle, Salvita Decorte, Sunny Pang, Zack Lee

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The Other Side of the Wind

The Other Side of the Wind 2018
IMDb:   7/10

Metacritic:   79/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2018-11-02

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Orson Welles

On the last day of his life, a legendary director struggles to complete a new project and contemplates his legacy in this layered film by Orson Welles.

Actor(s):   Cameron Mitchell, Edmond O'Brien, John Huston, Lilli Palmer, Mercedes McCambridge, Norman Foster, Oja Kodar, Paul Stewart, Peter Bogdanovich, Robert Random, Susan Strasberg

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1922 2017
IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   74/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2017-10-20

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Zak Hilditch

A simple yet proud rancher in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate.

Actor(s):   Bob Frazer, Brian d'Arcy James, Dylan Schmid, Kaitlyn Bernard, Molly Parker, Neal McDonough, Thomas Jane

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The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner 2017
IMDb:   7.6/10

Metacritic:   76/100

Genre:   Animation, Drama

Available From:   2018-02-21

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Nora Twomey

A courageous 11-year-old Afghan girl disguises herself as a boy and takes on odd jobs to provide for her family when her father is arrested.

Actor(s):   Ali Badshah, Kawa Ada, Laara Sadiq, Noorin Gulamgaus, Saara Chaudry, Shaista Latif, Soma Bhatia, Soma Chhaya

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Court 2014
IMDb:   7.7/10

Metacritic:   83/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2016-11-30

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Chaitanya Tamhane

When a folk singer is accused of inciting a sewage worker's suicide, two lawyers with complex personal lives are swept up in a believably absurd case.

Actor(s):   Geetanjali Kulkarni, Pradeep Joshi, Shirish Pawar, Usha Bane, Vira Sathidar, Vivek Gomber

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In This Corner of the World

In This Corner of the World 2016
IMDb:   7.9/10

Metacritic:   73/100

Genre:   Anime, Drama

Available From:   2018-03-15

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Sunao Katabuchi

Suzu marries into a family living outside of Hiroshima and quickly settles into her new life, until World War II challenges her ability to survive.

Actor(s):   Barbara Goodson, Christine Marie Cabanos, Daisuke Ono, Kira Buckland, Mayumi Shintani, Megumi Han, Minori Omi, Nanase Iwai, Natsuki Inaba, Non, Shigeru Ushiyama, Yoshimasa Hosoya

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Seoul Searching

Seoul Searching 2015
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   63/100

Genre:   Comedy, Romance

Available From:   2017-12-15

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Benson Lee

Teens of Korean descent who were born and raised in other countries travel to Seoul to learn about their cultural heritage at a summer camp in 1986.

Actor(s):   Albert Kong, Byeol Kang, Crystal Kay, Dante Han, David Lee McInnis, Esteban Ahn, In-pyo Cha, Jessika Van, Ji-a Park, Justin Chon, Kang Byul, Nathalia Ramos, Rosalina Leigh, Seong-guk Choi, Seung-hyeon Han, Sue Son, Teo Yoo

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Heneral Luna

Heneral Luna 2015
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   58/100

Genre:   Action

Available From:   2018-11-01

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Jerrold Tarog

Flashbacks reveal Gen. Antonio Luna's tireless fight for Filipino independence from the U.S. and his leadership in the Philippine-American War in 1899.

Actor(s):   Alex Medina, Alvin Anson, Archie Alemania, Arron Villaflor, Art Acuna, Bing Pimentel, Jeffrey Quizon, Joem Bascon, John Arcilla, Ketchup Eusebio, Leo Martinez, Lorenz Martinez, Mon Confiado, Mylene Dizon, Nonie Buencamino, Paulo Avelino, Ronnie Lazaro

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Assassination 2015
IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   64/100

Genre:   Action, Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2016-01-30

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Dong-hoon Choi

A resistance group in Japanese-occupied Korea breaks a sniper out of prison to carry out an assassination, unaware that a traitor lurks among them.

Actor(s):   Dal-su Oh, Ji-hyun Jeon, Jin-woong Cho, Jung-jae Lee, Jung-woo Ha, Kyeong-yeong Lee

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