It’s time to spice up your summer with the very best new films to watch on Netflix. Turn on your TV and transform the mundane every day into the fantastical.
Da 5 Bloods (2020)
Da 5 Bloods is an American war drama film centred on a group of Vietnam War veterans who return to the country to find the remains of their fallen commander and the treasure they buried during the war. Critics praised the film for its moving and impactful acting, script and score. It received a 92% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes with an average score of 7.97 and is well worth a look on Netflix.
Lady Bird (2017)
An award-winning film featured on several top ten films lists, Lady Bird is a notable coming-of-age movie. It is set in Sacramento, California in the early 2000s and follows the life a high school senior and her complicated relationship with her mother. Lady Bird is critically acclaimed and has a 99% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and an average score of 8.75. Don’t miss out and watch it on Netflix today.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
A classic film that you need to watch again. The Silence of the Lambs is an award-winning and critically acclaimed psychological horror film. It follows a young FBI trainee as she seeks advice from an imprisoned cannibalistic serial killer called Hannibal Lector in an attempt to stop a serial killer who skins his victims. Catch it on Netflix now.
Inside Man (2006)
Inside Man is an American thriller film about an elaborate bank heist on Wall Street. Critics describe the film as energetic, intelligent and scripted with wit and skill. It has positive reviews and an approval rating of 86% with an average score of 7.33 on Rotten Tomatoes. If you’re looking for a heist movie that will make you think, check out Inside Man on Netflix.
Before I Fall (2017)
Before I Fall is an American teen drama based on a novel of the same name. The film follows a teenage girl named Samantha as she relives the day she died as part of a repetitive time loop. It looks at mortality, closure and how our actions impact others. If you’re looking for a thoughtful drama then Before I Fall is well worth a look on Netflix.
Our House (2018)
A drama horror film which is a remake of the 2010 movie Ghost from the Machine, Our House follows a college student named Ethan who creates a machine that harnesses spiritual energy. Unsurprisingly the device has unintended consequences. If you’re after a new haunted house flick, then check out Our House on Netflix.
The Disaster Artist (2017)
The Disaster Artist is a charming film that details the creative process of film making and an unlikely friendship between two actors. The actors, Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero helped create The Room, which is widely regarded as one of the worst movies ever made. Critics praise it for its humour, screenplay and the portrayal of Wiseau and Sestero. It received several nominations and has positive reviews with a 91% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Check it out on Netflix and watch something completely different today.
Watch Something New Today
Netflix has some fantastic new content, and there’s something for everyone, from emotional drama to suspenseful horror. It’s time to grab the popcorn and try something new.