Best movies streaming on Netflix right now

Compiled by Keating Thomas, co-host of Film Snuff

Last updated on Feb. 14, 2019

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It's rough going on Netflix these days, having to sift through its sea of garbage and mine out the quality movies on there—especially with how often they take away and add content. But, let us do the annoying sifting for you with our consistently-updated, curated list of the best movies on Netflix currently

Movies added within the past 4 months:

Zodiac (2007)   added on Feb. 5, 2019

The Master (2012)   added on Feb. 1, 2019

The Birdcage (1996)   added on Feb. 1, 2019

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)   added on Feb. 1, 2019

The Terminator (1984)   added on Feb. 1, 2019

Jaws (1975)   added on Feb. 1, 2019

West Side Story (1961)   added on Feb. 1, 2019

The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)   added on Feb. 1, 2019

The Addams Family (1991)   added on Jan. 4, 2019

Hell or High Water (2016)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

The Dark Knight (2008)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

The Departed (2006)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

Blood Diamond (2006)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

Punch Drunk Love (2002)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

City of God (2002)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

Swingers (1996)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

Pulp Fiction (1994)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

The Wild Bunch (1969)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

The Graduate (1967)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

Cool Hand Luke (1967)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

The Dirty Dozen (1967)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

East of Eden (1955)   added on Jan. 1, 2019

Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)   added on Dec. 31, 2018

The Pianist (2002)   added on Dec. 31, 2018

Apocalypse Now (1979) added on Dec. 15, 2018

8 Mile (2002)   added Dec. 1, 2018

Roma (2018) added on Nov. 21, 2018

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)   added Nov. 1, 2018

Ghostbusters (1984)   added Nov. 1, 2018

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)   added Nov. 1, 2018

Good Will Hunting (1997)   added Nov. 1, 2018

Cape Fear (1991)   added Nov. 1, 2018

National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978)   added Nov. 1, 2018

United 93 (2006)   added Nov. 1, 2018

added Oct. 1, 2018

Our list of all other good movies, ordered by year of release:

A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2017)

The Founder (2016)

Certain Women (2016)

Don't Think Twice (2016)

Spotlight (2015)

Mustang (2015)

Room (2015)

Boyhood (2014)

Ex Machina (2014)

Her (2013)

Frances Ha (2012)

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

Moon (2009)

A Serious Man (2009)

I Love You, Man (2009)

The Informant! (2009)

Coraline (2009)

Milk (2008)

Role Models (2008)

In Bruges (2008)

No Country for Old Men (2007)

Atonement (2007)

Finding Neverland (2004)

Y Tu Mamá También (2001)

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) 

Chicken Run (2000)

The Truman Show (1998)

L.A. Confidential (1997)

Se7en (1995)

Heat (1995)

Billy Madison (1995)

Quiz Show (1994)

Schindler’s List (1993)

Heathers (1988)

Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983)

Stripes (1981)

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Below are some good DOCUMENTARIES on there, too:

FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened (2018)

Icarus (2017)

AlphaGo (2017)

The Bomb (2016)

The Ivory Game (2016)

Amanda Knox (2016)

What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)

Cartel Land (2015)

Best of Enemies (2015)

Finding Vivian Maier (2014)

The Battered Bastards of Baseball (2014)

Blackfish (2013)

Food, Inc. (2008)

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