Best Movies on Netflix Right Now

With a streaming catalog mixed between Netflix original movies and endless amounts of well-known movies like The Conjuring, National Lampoon’s Vacation, and Gladiator, there’s no shortage of potential viewing options when it comes to Netflix’s impressive lineup of movies.

Here are some of the movies you can currently find streaming on Netflix that we’d recommend checking out.

Haunted house movies are a pillar of the horror genre. For as many have been produced in the past, though, only a handful measure up to the high number of scares delivered with the eerie, atmospheric horror film, The Conjuring.

Horror: The Conjuring

8 Mile is much more than a simple biopic or musical drama film. It’s a movie about pursuing your dreams — of not succumbing to despair or settling for anything less than your ideal future.

Drama: 8 Mile

The movie that repopularized the sword and sandals historical epic (ushering in Troy, 300, and Alexander in the process), Gladiator was the Oscar darling of the year 2000.

Action: Gladiator

The Summit of the Gods emphasizes that fear and simultaneous attraction to Everest — focusing on what draws climbers to undertake such an impossible task as climbing the mountain in the first place.

Underrated: The Summit of the Gods

Like the ‘90s whistleblowing stories that explored just how much of a threat Big Tobacco companies were, The Social Dilemma offers a similar exposé on social media conglomerates and their exploitation of online users.

Documentary: The Social Dilemma

Complete with appearances from Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, and Elle Fanning, The Beguiled is one of the more out-there films among Coppola’s career.

Thriller: The Beguiled

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