Hidden Gems on Netflix (Movies)

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Last updated: 2019-07-18

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

Happy as Lazzaro

Happy as Lazzaro 2018
IMDb:   7.7/10

Metacritic:   86/100

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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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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Krisha 2015
IMDb:   7.2/10

Metacritic:   86/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2017-06-01

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Trey Edward Shults

After 10 years away from her family, Krisha returns for Thanksgiving, but bitter grudges and troubling addictions threaten to ruin the event.

Actor(s):   Alex Dobrenko, Atheena Frizzell, Augustine Frizzell, Bill Wise, Bryan Casserly, Chase Joliet, Chris Doubek, Krisha Fairchild, Olivia Grace Applegate, Robyn Fairchild, Trey Edward Shults, Victoria Fairchild

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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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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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Clash 2016
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   78/100

Genre:   Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2017-12-27

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Mohamed Diab

Amid the tumult following Egyptian President Morsi's ouster, demonstrators from divergent backgrounds are brought together inside a police truck.

Actor(s):   Ahmed Abdelhamid Hefny, Ahmed Dash, Ahmed Malek, Aly Eltayeb, Amr El Kady, Ashraf Hamdy, El Sebaii Mohamed, Gameel Barsoum, Hani Adel, Hany Adel, Husni Sheta, Mohamed Abd El Azim, Nelly Karim, Tarek Abdel Aziz

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Viva 2015
IMDb:   7.2/10

Metacritic:   69/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2016-09-29

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Paddy Breathnach

When his estranged father returns, a hairdresser is forced to quit performing at the local drag club.

Actor(s):   Hector Medina, Jorge Martinez Castillo, Jorge Perugorria, Laura Aleman, Luis Alberto Garcia, Luis Manuel Alvarez

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