Here are some of the best original Netflix movies you can catch on the platform. While there have been Netflix originals produced since 2015, recent movies have garnered critical acclaim and won Oscar nominations. Enola Holmes: A new story from the world of Sherlock Holmes, starring Mikkie Bobby Brown and Helena Bonham Carter, are licensed by Netflix.com. Check back monthly as more shows hit the streaming service.
Robert Pattinson will be seen playing the titular character of Batman in the upcoming Netflix movie Old Guard. The film stars Charlize Theron as an immortal who has been fighting evil and saving innocents for centuries. It was released in July 2020, and it appears to be a new franchise for Netflix. This is the sequel to 2015’s Batman: The Dark Knight: A Space Odyssey (2016). Robert can also play the role of Spider-Man in this film. Robin will reprise his role from his previous role as Batman.
A SAG Award for Idris Elba. In 2016, Ellen Page starred in the Netflix original film Tallulah. The film is based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. There was no Oscar nomination due to Netflix controversy, but it still won an Oscar award for Best Supporting Actress. Nominated actress Carla Gugino stars as Jessie and her husband Gerald (Bruce Greenwood). It was also released through its online service. Notably, the first original Netflix movie was released in 2015.
A short story from the Full Dark, No Stars collection. Another Stephen King film that hit as Netflix original was 1922. Will Smith stars in the 2017 film Bright. While critics dismissed it, Bright ended up being one of the most streamed Netflix movies ever. The film also featured two Oscar nominated women and three black-and-white screenwriters. It was also rated 4/5 (Hyperflight) by Netflix. Notably, this year’s film has been ranked #3 on the list.
Of Buster Scruggs received three Oscar nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Costume Design, and Best Original Song for a track performed by Tim Blake Nelson and Willie Watson. Cuaron won his second Best Director Oscar and the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar for Roma, which was based on his childhood in Mexico City. The film stars Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson. Notably, Netflix has released an anthology version of the Bonnie and Clyde story.
Keanu Reeves in a head-turning role as former Texas Governor Miriam Ferguson. Also appearing in the movie were Randall Park and Ali Wong as childhood friends, Marcus and Sasha, who drifted apart when they had an sexual relationship. Murder Mystery, which released on Netflix in 2018, is Sandler’s best film so far. Notably, it stars Randal Park as an NYPD detective who takes his wife on… European vacation and ends up being the middle of an Agatha Christie
Former student and partner Jesse Pinkman took after the events of the television series. El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie is based on Rudy Ray Moore, a man who portrayed Dolemite Is My Name in Murphy’s stand-up comedy films. Martin Scorsese had been trying to get his song to the mobster movie made by Netflix for years. The film stars Eddie Murphy as the character Walter White, who dies in the series before his death in 2012. It also received an Oscar nomination.
Starred Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Harvey Keitel. The film, which earned 10 Oscar nominations but didn’t win any, also featured classic Scorsese actors including Robert de Nireo and Laura Dern. Notably, the Irishman was released on Netflix in 2020. Baumbach is known for his quirky movies that tell the story of a divorce and the effects it had on the couple’s young child. Other nominees included Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce. Nominations were given
About the Vatican leaks scandal, while also letting him know he plans to abdicate the papacy. Both Hopkins and Pryce picked up Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for their roles in the movie. In the film, the Pope is trying to convince the Cardinal to step down and resign as the archbishop amidst the leaked documents scandal. The movie also stars Benedict Pilate and John Hopkins.