Netflix movies aren’t as plentiful as, say, their episodic series. But they’re getting into the feature film game with some big stars, like Will Smith in Bright. Which Netflix movies are worth your time? Will they win the Oscar?
We answer these questions and more.
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Which Netflix movies should I watch?
That’s an extremely difficult question to answer. It depends on several variables. 1) What’s available on Netflix? 2) What kind of movies do you like? 3) Do you like certain actors or actresses, no matter what they’re in? Etc.
Your best bet is to browse “What’s Trending” in the Netflix movies section. Then you’ll see the most-viewed movies. You can drill down by choosing a specific genre.
You can also see how many stars other viewers gave a movie.
Also, check out our long blog post on How to Find the Best Movies of the Year, Every Year. We took a deep dive into IMDb (Internet Movie Database) to come up with some foolproof methods.
Can Netflix movies win Oscars?
Yes. In fact, in 2018, Mudbound was nominated for eight Academy Awards, which is a record for a streaming service. Although, as of 2018, there is a movement to keep Netflix movies from being nominated.
Which Netflix has Harry Potter?
It depends on what country you live in. In the U.S., Netflix doesn’t have any of the Harry Potter movies. According to the website What’s On Netflix, they’re selling too well on demand and on networks. However, HBO recently offered every Harry Potter movie on demand.