Best Movies to Watch on Streaming Platforms
We have created a listed of best films and T.V. shows available on all streaming platforms -
1. The Night House
Movie follows the story of a widow whose husband dies by suicide. This forces her to live alone lakeside cabin. The night house further unfolds the mystery behind her nightmares.
Acting of Rebecca Hall is outstanding and the movie has intense jump scares. Although fans of horror movies will find the climax of the movie a bit disappointing. The movie takes the classic approach of horror movies idea of a lonely person stuck in a remote area.
The movie received 86% on Rotten Tomatoes along with a over whelming praise from the critiques.You can watch this movie on Disney+ or Hotstar.
2. World War II in Color: Road to Victory
World war ii focuses on the strategic decisions taken by leaders and on the crucial turning events throughout the war. The film uses archival footage in between shots which blends perfectly with the entire movie.
It is a beautiful film that represents the hardships faced by people in holocaust. Although there have been questions about the portrayal of facts being factually incorrect. The film does a remarkable job of giving a fresh take on the situation in Germany during the World War II.
3. Shutter Island
The film follows the life of Teddy Daniels (played by Leonardo DiCaprio). It is hard to describe the plot of the movie without spoiling it. So let's just say that film is based on the struggles of Teddy Daniels who takes on various identities throughout the movie, till the end when he is forced to face the harsh reality of his real life.
The movie is easily one of the best performances of Leonardo Di Caprio. The movie's star cast is loaded with talented actors like Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Michelle Williams and many more.
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4. Django Unchanged
The film follows the hardships of Django Freeman played by Jamie foxx, and depicts the life of a black man in the eary 1900's in America. The movie is based in a cowboy or wild west setting, which is portrayed well throughout the movie.
Quinton Tarantino did an incredible job directing the movie and it is easily one of the best movies of all time. Many would call it as one of the best movies with the wild west theme in the recent memory. We highly recommend it to our readers.
5. Fight Club
Fight Club is of those cult favorite movies, which demonstrates modern society is creating weak men that live their lives without any purpose. Brad Pitt plays the character of Tyler Durden which is a fictional character created by the narrator Edward Norton.
The detective duo played by Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo form a team to hunt down the zodiac killer that keeps killing people highlighting the means of seven deadly sins. The Zodiac killer is played by Jake Gallenhall who did a remarkable job of depicting the wicked character of this killer.
7. The Big Short
The Big Short is an all star movie featuring Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and a feature by Margot Robbie. The film is based on the true story, more specifically on the events on 2008 stock market crash.
The film explains all the intricacies and shady things that lead to the eventual crash of the stock market. Direction of Adam McKay made a movie of stock market so much entertaining to watch, it hooks the audience from the get go and doesn't let go till the eventful climax.
Watch The Big Short on Amazon Prime Video
8. Gone Baby Gone
The movie is based on the novel gone baby gone published in 1998. It follows the story of a abducted little girl which leaves behind a lot of unanswered questions. A guy from neighborhood (played by Casey Affleck) sets on the quest to uncover the dark mysteries behind her abduction.
The story follows the story of a grieving mother (played by Amy Ryan) and Morgen Freeman who plays the role of an honest police officer. The challenges and mysteries uncovered by the Casey Affleck keeps the audience on the edge till the very end. Some parts of the novel are dramatized differently in the film which were received well by the audience.
Available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video
9. Suicide Squad
The movie feautues like of Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Will Smith and Viola Davis. The plot of the film revolves around Prisoners or villains with super powers were let out from their special cells to fulfill a dangerous mission.
Jared Leto playing the iconic role of Joker was a bit underwhelming, meanwhile we all can agree that the bar setup by Heath Ledger will be hard to match by any other actor regardless. The movie is set up in the DC extended universe and follows a mix of of sci fi, and fantasy themes. Overall it is a great film to watch, we definitely recommend it to all the DC comics fans.
It is produced by Warner Bros and is available on the following streaming services -
10. The Imitation Game
The first half of the movie follows the challenges faced by Alan Turing (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) in building the first modern computers that were used to decry-pt enigma code sent by Nazis. It is one of the most remarkable movies made in the setting of world war 2.
The Imitation game at heart is the story of Alan Turing and his genius vision. His love for his country fueled his passion which in term saved countless lives. Decoding enigma code was one of the major blows on the Nazi Germany and it one of the reasons of it losing the war.
11. Apollo 10 1⁄2: A Space Age Childhood
Movie is loosely based on true story on the life of Richard Linklater. Life of a little boy from the small city of Houstan, Texas takes a adventurous turn when Nasa makes the Lunar module just a bit small. The movie is set-up in the time of 1960's when space exploration was at it peak and US was leading the race to the Moon.
The film throws light on the 1960's hippie culture and the movie nails the comical timing. It one of the best movies featuring the talented child actors. It is only available for streaming on Netflix.
12. Saving Private Ryan
The film is set in World War 2, when a team of four soldiers are dispatched to rescue private Ryan whose siblings have lost their lives during the war. The movie is entirely based in fiction and does not represent real life events of any particular person.
The movie follows the struggles and challenges these people faced and overcame. The intensity of the movie's plot keeps people hooked till the eventful climax that wins audience's hearts.
13. Don't Look Up
Leonardo DiCaprio plays the role of Professor Mindy meanwhile Kate Dibiasky (played by Jeniffer Lopez) is a phd student. Kate discovers that a comet is on it's way to the earth and will reach us within six months.
The hilarious plot of the movies is filled with satire on current politicians, celebrities and modern day influencers. The movie approaches the complex topic of Climate Change and tries to explain the threats of global warming can be end our lives as of whole.
14. Social network
Jesse Eisenberg plays the role of tech billionaire Mark Zukerberg and Andrew Garfield plays the role of Mark's best friend Eduardo Saverin. The movie follows the story of Mark Zukerberg and his best friend's ups and downs which later led Eduardo to sue Mark for 600$ million.
The movie is directed by David Fincher who was fascinated by the idea of a Facebook, as it was one of the few startup that raised their valuation into billions. The revolutionary idea of creating a college experience on the internet later became one of the most visited websites on the internet.
Hope you like this list of Top 10 movies to watch on streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney + and Hulu. Hope you have fun time with your family and friends.