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The 10 Best Films On Netflix That Movie Lovers Might Have Missed

If you are a movie lover and with interest in Netflix releases, you have most probably gotten yourself up to date with the new releases. This now leaves you wondering what to watch. You might have missed many movies from recent or past years but it will give you the entertainment you are looking for.

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Best Films On Netflix

To start with, you can watch the Jesse Stone movies in chronological order. Other movies you can watch are listed below after a keen selection of how they performed. They have been exclusive on Netflix since their release. The best films you might have missed are.

Gladiator (2000)

  • Director: Ridley Scott.
  • Writers: David Franzoni, John Logan, William Nicholson.
  • Cast: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen.
  • IMDb Rating: 8.5/10.

Having the favor of people and the aging governor attracts enemies for General Maximus. After the Emperor’s death and choosing Maximus as heir, his life and that of his family are endangered. He is unsuccessful in saving his family. Now his fight up the Gladiator fights is fueled by revenge.

There Will Be Blood (2007)

  • Director: Paul Thomas Anderson.
  • Writers: Paul Thomas Anderson, Upton Sinclair.
  • Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds.
  • IMDb Rating: 8.2/10.

Eli Sunday and Daniel Plainview conflict over who gets the most out of the oil farm in California. Despite having different final goals, the groundwork clashes in almost all activities. Eli Sunday is a preacher aiming to expand his religious reign, while Daniel seeks to own Eli’s family farms at low prices.

IP Man (2008)

  • Director: Wilson Yip.
  • Writers: Edmond Wong, Tai-lee Chan.
  • Cast: Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Siu-Wong Fan.
  • IMDb Rating: 8.0/10.

During the Japanese invasion of China in the 1930s, Foshan was encroached by the raiding armies. A prominent man named Ip is well known for his prowess in martial arts. However, he has to fight fellow citizens who want to rob his title as the best, bullies, and the Japanese fight to get food.

Uncut Gems (2019)

  • Directors: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie.
  • Writer: Ronald Bronstein.
  • Cast: Adam Sandler, Julia Fox, Idina Menzel.
  • IMDb Rating: 7.4/10.

Howard Ratner, a gems dealer in New York, is in self-inflicted danger after uncontrolled gambling. He has millions in debt, but a discovery about an Ethiopian gem gives him hope. If he gets to sell it, it guarantees him a debt-free life. He might be too late, though.

Extraction (2020)

  • Director: Sam Hargrave.
  • Writers: Joe Russo, Ande Parks, Anthony Russo.
  • Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Bryon Lerum, Ryder Lerum.
  • IMDb Rating: 6.7/10.

Based in the world’s most impassable cities, a black-market mercenary, Tyler Rake, gets tasked with retrieving the son of an Indian drug lord who had gotten kidnapped by a rival. Rake has a death wish, but the memory of his late son drives him to risk for this one.

Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise (2015)

  • Director: Robert Harmon.
  • Writers: Michael Brandman, Tom Selleck.
  • Cast: Tom Selleck, Kohl Sudduth, Gloria Reuben.
  • IMDb Rating: 7.3/10.

After achieving silence in Paradise, Jesse accepts to work for free as a consultant in Boston where there is a series of crimes. The police there believe there is a brutal serial killer, branded “Boston Ripper.” He discovers a teenage girl with a troubled home situation on the job and ventures into saving her too.

Snowpiercer (2013)

  • Director: Bong Joon Ho.
  • Writers: Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette.
  • Cast: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton.
  • IMDb Rating: 7.1/10.

The plot is set in 2031. The existence of people is dependent on a train known as the Snowpiercer. In it, a world exists with an economy and a class system. But a revolution led by Chris Evans is underway as he moves to the front with his group.

Moneyball (2011)

  • Director: Bennett Miller.
  • Writers: Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin.
  • Cast: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill.
  • IMDb Rating: 7.6/10.

The Oakland A’s lose the baseball playoffs and, shortly after, their best players. So manager Billy Beane has to assemble a new low-budget team to keep the team alive. Beane takes advice from Peter, a Yale graduate, on how to get the team, and now he prepares for the next task.

Marriage Story (2019)

  • Director: Noah Baumbach.
  • Writer: Noah Baumbach.
  • Cast Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Julia Greer.
  • IMDb Rating: 7.9/10.

The plot is about Charlie and Nicole, who choose to separate after a decade of being in a marriage. They, however, have to maintain a civilized relationship with their son, Henry. Divorce proved to be the hardest struggle they had ever dealt with. However, the separation only caused them suffering.

Good Time (2017)

  • Directors: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie.
  • Writers: Ronald Bronstein, Josh Safdie.
  • Cast: Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Jennifer Jason Leigh.
  • IMDb Rating: 7.4/10.

Two brothers rob a bank, but after a dye pack explodes while getting away, they crash and have to flee on foot. The youngest, who is developmentally ill, runs when they stumble across the police, and he gets arrested. Now the other is trying to raise enough to bail his brother out.

Conclusion

The list has movies you might have left out, and they will provide the thrill and entertainment you are looking for.If you love action movies, then we’ve compiled a list of the best Tom Cruise movies of all time for you to brighten your day.

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