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Every film here has a Rotten Tomatoes audience score of 90% or higher so you can trust the pickiest film buffs to give you the best recommendations. 

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Tons of famous faces make their way through these flicks including Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Willem Dafoe, and Chadwick Boseman.

Genres range from fast action thrillers to emotional dramas and even a handful of inspiring documentaries to give you quite the variety to choose from.


Rating: 90% on Rotten Tomatoes

At nearly two hours long, this documentary follows pro football player Steve Gleason who makes a video diary for his family after getting diagnosed with ALS.

Coldplay - A Head Full of Dreams

Rating: 90% on Rotten Tomatoes

Explore the rise of the worldwide famous band in this music documentary that uses behind-the-scenes and unseen footage to recount their two decades together from pub stages to sold-out stadiums.

The Man from Nowhere

Rating: 90% on Rotten Tomatoes

Coming from South Korea, this horrifying thriller is about a pawnshop owner who gets involved in a drug and organ trafficking ring in hopes of saving a young child's life.


Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

This hour-and-a-half long documentary follows three professional climbers who are battling their way up the treacherous Mount Meru.

The Handmaiden 

Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

A woman picks up a job as a handmaiden working for a rich Japanese heiress but actually devises a scheme to defraud her.

The Boondock Saints 

Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Willem Dafoe and Norman Reedus star in this late '90s crime flick about a pair of Catholic twin brothers who want to wipe out the criminal world in their town as justice for God.

Short Term 12

Rating: 92% on Rotten Tomatoes

Brie Larson, Lakeith Stanfield, and Rami Malek appear in this drama indie film that's set in a residential treatment facility where a group of 20-something-year-olds navigate their difficult lives.

For Sama

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes

This 2019 documentary follows the heartbreaking story of a woman who experiences love while living in war-torn Syria where chaos and destruction are happening all around her.


Rating: 94% on Rotten Tomatoes

A man wakes up with amnesia and uses what little memory he has left to piece together clues in order to find the man he thinks murdered his wife.

Amores Perros

Rating: 94% on Rotten Tomatoes

This two-and-a-half-hour-long thriller connects the lives of three strangers after a horrible car accident.


Rating: 90% on Rotten Tomatoes

Tupac Shakur stars in this early '90s crime film about the beloved "juice" that refers to their quest for power and happiness.


Rating: 90% on Rotten Tomatoes

It may be from the early '70s but it's still pretty horrifying! When a giant great white shark starts wreaking havoc on a small island, a band of professionals work together to hunt it down.

21 Bridges

Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, and J.K. Simmons all share the screen in this crime film about a detective who sets out to find a pair of killer cops after he uncovers a dark conspiracy theory.

Jurassic Park

Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

An oldie but goldie! When a scientist opens a magnificent new park featuring cloned dinosaurs, an evil malfunction ends up endangering the lives of its very first guests.

The Bourne Ultimatum 

Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Matt Damon stars as Jason Bourne, a former CIA assassin suffering from memory loss who sets out to find the origins of his life as a professional killer.


Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

A pair of drug dealers get deported from their home and make their way to Miami where they take over the Jamaican mob.

Knives Out

Rating: 92% on Rotten Tomatoes

Famous faces including Jamie Lee Curtis, Daniel Craig, and Chris Evans star in this murder-mystery comedy about a family who all become suspects when their patriarch suddenly dies.

Honey Boy

Rating: 92% on Rotten Tomatoes

This emotional drama is based on Shia LaBeouf's real life and childhood as a Disney star when his dad had most of the control over his career both on- and off-screen.

To Kill A Mockingbird

Rating: 92% on Rotten Tomatoes

This early '60s film is based on the novel of the same name which follows lawyer Atticus Finch who's tasked to defend a Black man from an undeserved rape charge.

Queen & Slim

Rating: 92% on Rotten Tomatoes

Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith star in this movie that was very recently added to the streaming platform. A couple's first date goes totally awry when they get stopped by a police officer.


Rating: 92% on Rotten Tomatoes

Audrey Hepburn plays a wife whose husband stole a huge fortune before his death, but now she faces the pursuit of three men who are on her tail.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood

Rating: 92% on Rotten Tomatoes

A journalist is assigned a profile piece on the adored Mr. Rogers but is skeptical of his kind and positive attitude until the beloved TV host sets out to help the damaged man.

Angel Has Fallen

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes

Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman share the screen in this action thriller about a man who's framed for trying to murder the president but must escape the FBI while looking for the real suspect.

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes

It seems like audiences really love this 2019 reboot about BFFs Jay and Silent Bob who set out on a road trip to stop Hollywood from producing its own reboot of the Bluntman and Chronic movie.

Black and Blue

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes

Police officer Alicia West witnesses her own colleagues murder a drug dealer but she gets falsely accused of the crime and must face both gangsters and the police who are on her tail.


Rating: 94% on Rotten Tomatoes

In one of his most intimidating roles, J.K. Simmons plays a music conservatory mentor who brutally trains his students to become the best regardless of the blood, sweat, and tears that come of his method.

Back to the Future

Rating: 94% on Rotten Tomatoes

Canadian Michael J. Fox stars in this '80s sci-fi flick as Marty McFly, who travels back in time but must find a way to make his past-time parents fall in love again in order to return home.

Good Will Hunting

Rating: 94% on Rotten Tomatoes

Matt Damon plays a brilliant but misguided young man who gets taken under the wing of a math professor but is forced to participate in therapy lessons to get his life on the right track.

Saving Private Ryan

Rating: 95% on Rotten Tomatoes

Tom Hanks stars as Captain John Miller on the search for the missing Private James Ryan whose brothers recently got killed in combat during the Battle of Normandy.

The Aeronauts

Rating: 95% on Rotten Tomatoes

Set in 1862, scientist James Glaisher and widow Amelia Wren team up to do what has never been done before and hover over the globe at the highest altitude in an air balloon.

Forrest Gump

Rating: 95% on Rotten Tomatoes

Forrest is a young man with a low IQ who still manages to make the most of his life as he sets out to find his childhood sweetheart.

The Godfather

Rating: 98% on Rotten Tomatoes

Al Pacino plays the son of a father who's ready to hand over his mafia empire, but that big decision comes at a price for their entire family.

The Godfather Part II

Rating: 97% on Rotten Tomatoes

Make it a marathon! The sequel in The Godfather franchise follows Al Pacino's character who wants to expand his successful illegal empire but accidentally gets caught up with a dangerous gangster.

Back Roads

Rating: 99% on Rotten Tomatoes

A nearly perfect score is awarded to this creepy thriller about a man that must care for his younger sisters after their mother finally murders their incredibly abusive father, but dark secrets start emerging years after his death.


Rating: 100% on Rotten Tomatoes

Set in South Africa in the mid-'90s, this heartbreaking documentary is about the extraordinary story of Alison Botha who was raped, decapitated, and left to die alone but remarkably defeated the odds and survived her attack.

Little Monsters

Rating: 100% on Rotten Tomatoes

Lupita Nyong'o and Josh Gad earned a perfect score for their starring role in this comedic horror film about a musician, teacher, a TV personality that join together to protect children from a zombie outbreak.

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