Hidden Gems on Netflix UK (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 UK. 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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Den 12. mann

Den 12. mann 2018
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   75/100

Genre:   Drama, War

Available From:   2018-12-30

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Harald Zwart

Based on true events, this story follows a Norwegian saboteur's harrowing struggle to reach safety after escaping a Nazi attack during World War II.

Actor(s):   Alexander Zwart, Daniel Frikstad, Eirik Risholm Velle, Eric Dirnes, Hakon T. Nielsen, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Mads Sjogard Pettersen, Marie Blokhus, Thomas Gullestad, Vegar Hoel

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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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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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Set It Up

Set It Up 2018
IMDb:   6.8/10

Metacritic:   65/100

Genre:   Comedy, Romance

Available From:   2018-06-15

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Claire Scanlon

In desperate need of a break from the office, two beleaguered assistants team up to trick their workaholic bosses into falling in love.

Actor(s):   Glen Powell, Lucy Liu, Meredith Hagner, Pete Davidson, Taye Diggs, Tituss Burgess, Zoey Deutch

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Apostle 2018
IMDb:   7.1/10

Metacritic:   60/100

Genre:   Thriller

Available From:   2018-10-12

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Gareth Evans

In 1905, a drifter on a dangerous mission to rescue his kidnapped sister tangles with a sinister religious cult on an isolated island.

Actor(s):   Bill Milner, Dan Stevens, Elen Rhys, Kristine Froseth, Lucy Boynton, Mark Lewis Jones, Michael Sheen, Paul Higgins, Richard Elfyn, Ross O'Hennessy

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A Futile and Stupid gesture

A Futile and Stupid gesture 2018
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   58/100

Genre:   Comedy

Available From:   2018-01-26

Year:   2018

Director(s):   David Wain

In a brief life full of triumph and failure, 'National Lampoon' co-founder Doug Kenney built a comedy empire, molding pop culture in the 1970s.

Actor(s):   Camille Guaty, Domhnall Gleeson, Elvy Yost, Emmy Rossum, Finn Wittrock, Jackie Tohn, Joel McHale, John Gemberling, Martin Mull, Matt Lucas, Matt Walsh, Natasha Lyonne, Rick Glassman, Seth Green, Thomas Lennon, Will Forte

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