Best movies streaming on Netflix right now

Compiled by Keating Thomas, co-host of Film Snuff

Last updated on June 18, 2018

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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

Every title below is clickable for you to immediately begin watching.

In Bruges (2008)   added June 16, 2018

The Departed (2006)   added June 3, 2018

Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983)   added April 15, 2018

L.A. Confidential (1997)   added April 1, 2018

Heat (1995)   added April 1, 2018

Se7en (1995)   added April 1, 2018

Ghostbusters (1984)   added March 1, 2018

Casino (1995)   added March 1, 2018

Jackass: Number Two (2006)   added March 1, 2018

Revolutionary Road (2008)   added March 1, 2018

Up in the Air (2009)   added March 1, 2018

Moon (2009)   added March 1, 2018

Adventureland (2009)   added March 1, 2018

A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2017)   released as a Netflix original on Jan. 26, 2018

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)   added Jan. 19, 2018

A Serious Man (2009)   added Jan. 16, 2018

The Godfather (1972)   added Jan. 1, 2018

The Godfather: Part II (1974)   added Jan. 1, 2018

The Truman Show (1998)   added Jan. 1, 2018

Full Metal Jacket (1987)   added Dec. 1, 2017

8 Mile (2002)   added Dec. 1, 2017

Michael Clayton (2007)   added Nov. 1, 2017

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)   added Oct. 6, 2017

Before Midnight (2013)   added Oct. 1, 2017

I Love You, Man (2009)   added Oct. 1, 2017

Blood Diamond (2006)   added Oct. 1, 2017

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)   added Oct. 1, 2017

Boogie Nights (1997)   added Oct. 1, 2017

Trading Places (1983)   added Oct. 1, 2017

Half Nelson (2006)   added Sept. 15, 2017

City of God (2002)   added Sept. 1, 2017

Gangs of New York (2002)   added Sept. 1, 2017

The Bomb (2016)   added Aug. 25, 2017

Icarus (2017)   added Aug. 4, 2017

The Founder (2016)   added Aug. 2, 2017

Bad Santa (2003)   added Aug. 1, 2017

My Left Foot (1989)   added June 1, 2017

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Other good movies on Netflix, ordered by year of release:

Don't Think Twice (2016)

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

Spotlight (2015)

Mustang (2015)

Boyhood (2014)

Moonrise Kingdom (2013)

Frances Ha (2012)

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

Coraline (2009)

Milk (2008)

Tropic Thunder (2008)

Atonement (2007)

Y Tu Mamá También (2001)

Chicken Run (2000)

Quiz Show (1994)

Schindler’s List (1993)

Heathers (1988)

Pee-wee’s Big Adventure (1985)

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Below are some good DOCUMENTARIES on there, too:

AlphaGo (2017) 

The Ivory Game (2016)

Amanda Knox (2016)

What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)

Cartel Land (2015)

Best of Enemies (2015)

Last Days in Vietnam (2014)

Finding Vivian Maier (2014)

The Battered Bastards of Baseball (2014)

Blackfish (2013)

Into the Abyss (2011)

Food, Inc. (2008)

The Endless Summer (1966)

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