Move out of the way critics! Viewers can have strong opinions when it comes to movies, but that also might mean their judgement could help you find your next Netflix obsession. While the platform has plenty of titles that are highly rated, these movies on Netflix got the stamp of approval from subscribers.

If you’re interested in delving into what everyone else is enjoying, there’s a variety of genres to choose from. From dramas to documentaries, and even classics like Forrest Gump, you could be looking at a few new additions to your must-watch list.

If you’re in the mood for more of a binge-watch session, there are also tons of shows, like On My Block and Unbelievable, on the streaming service that were loved by subscribers as well.

The Square (Al Midan)

Audience Rating: 90% on Rotten Tomatoes

The Square is a documentary that follows the ongoing struggles of the Egyptian Revolution, told through the point of view of six different protestors.

Dolemite Is My Name

Audience Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Actor and comedian Rudy Ray Moore creates an over the top character named Dolemite. Taking on the persona, he risks his entire career in an attempt to get himself on the big screen.

Good Will Hunting

Audience Rating: 94% on Rotten Tomatoes

An MIT Janitor, Will, is recruited by a professor after he solves an upper-level math equation with ease. Professor Gerald Lambeau offers to help Will reach his potential with education. However, the assistance isn’t enough to keep him away from his troubled past.


Audience Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

In this documentary, Ava DuVernay brings light to the “history of racial inequalities in the United States.” She also highlights the impact that history has had on the country’s law enforcement and justice system.


Audience Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes

A mother and her son escape captivity and experience the outside world for the first time in five years.


Audience Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Dom Cobb is recruited by the world of corporate espionage for his ability to enter people’s dreams. What they task him with, planting an idea in the mind of another, can either bring back all he’s lost or threaten his life even more.

Django Unchained

Audience Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Django, a slave, is brought on a mission with German bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz. Once their mission is successful, Schultz frees Django and the two partner up in order to hunt down the South’s most notorious criminals.

Miss Americana

Audience Rating: 92% on Rotten Tomatoes

Taylor Swift has had no ordinary life and her documentary Miss Americana highlights the singer’s life growing up in the spotlight. The documentary also features never before seen footage of the singer both on and off stage.

Forrest Gump

Audience Rating: 95% on Rotten Tomatoes

Although Forrest Gump is considered “slow-witted”, his mother raised him to live a free and independent life. Throughout his life, he inspires those around him with optimism. However, in his adult years, he finds himself unable to help the one he loves most, his childhood love Jenny.

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