30 Best movies on Netflix right now

best movies on Netflix right now

In a wide pool of movies and series to select from, it can often get confusing and difficult to decide what to watch and what to add to the list! 

Of all the OTT platforms, Netflix stands to be the most active and extensive OTT platform. More and more content is added every week to this extremely loved platform and the data in the digital library keeps increasing. 

To ease out your selection process, here we are with a list of the 30 best movies on Netflix right now curated specially for you to select from

Best Movies on Netflix Right Now You cannot miss out on

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

If solving mysteries is something that excites you and somehow the James Bond inside you is craving to solve an interesting murder mystery, then Glass Onion is the pick of the week for you.

A standalone sequel of the 2019 film Knives Out, starring Daniel Craig as the master detective Benoit Balnc, is rocking the charts on Netflix this week.

The movie revolves around tech billionaire Miles Bron (played by Edward Norton) and his friends, who gather and try to solve a murder mystery puzzle that takes an exciting turn changing into a real-life murder!

Cast: Daniel Craig, Edward Norton, Dave Bautista

IMDb Rating: 7.2 / 10

All Quiet on the Western Front

Based on the literary masterpiece by Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front is a 2022 German epic anti-war film set in the closing days of World War I. 

Quoting Erich Maria Remarque, “This is neither an accusation nor a confession and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face with it”.

If you are someone who likes to explore history and war stories excite you, then this will surely keep you engaged.

Cast: Felix Kammerer, Albrecht Schuch, Aaron Hilmer

IMDb Rating: 7.8 / 10

You People

They say a rom-com is never a bad option and You People is one of the latest romantic comedies of 2023. It is among the best options to enjoy a light and funny evening with friends, family, or yourself.

Revolving around an interracial couple trying to carry their love and relationship amidst their families, cultural clashes, generation gaps, and societal expectations. A perfect blend of a classic story with a modern twist.

Cast: Jonah Hill, Lauren London, Eddie Murphy 

IMDb Rating: 5.5 / 10

Minions: The Rise of Gru

Who doesn’t love Minions? Nothing can go wrong when watching the minions go Bananas!

A classic animated comedy, Minions: The Rise of Gru is undeniably one of the best comedy movie crossing charts and is a prequel to the Despicable Me movie series. It is the story of the 11-year-old Gru on the path of fulfilling his dream to become the supervillain with the help of his minions.

Voice: Steve Carell, Pierre Coffin, Alan Arkin

IMDb Rating: 6.6 / 10

Sing 2

We can not ask for more if we get music and comedy blended into one movie. Sing 2 is an American animated jukebox comedy that is a sequel to the movie Sing that came in 2016.

The movie is set around Buster Moon and his group performing at various places to impress an entertainment scout and also trying to get a lost rockstar to join their group and perform for the group.

Voice: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson

IMDb Rating: 7.4 / 10

Viking Wolf

Mystery, thrill, and action! Viking Wolf is a combination of an amazing story with a blend of action and thrill that is highly appreciated by viewers around the globe.

It is the story of a 17-year-old girl Thale, who has just moved into town and has fallen suspect or a key witness to a brutal murder that took place at a party she happened to be attending.

Cast: Liv Mjönes, Elli Rhiannon Müller Osborne, Arthur Hakalahti

IMDb Rating: 5.2 / 10

Escape Room

A very popular American psychological horror movie, Escape rooms is a thrilling blend of mystery, thrill, drama, and horror. It is a one-of-a-kind movie and will keep you glued to your seats till the end.

The movie is about six strangers who find themselves struggling to survive a maze of a series of mysterious rooms. It’s all about wits and the zeal to survive now. If survival instincts and mysterious mazes are your things, then Escape Room is your perfect escape into the virtual world.

Cast: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis

IMDb Rating: 6.4 / 10

Mission Majnu

An Indian thriller, Mission Majnu is the story of an undercover Indian spy who has set out on a mission risking his life to expose some deadly nuclear weapons program of Pakistan.

A classic Indian thriller, it is an interesting movie and is a must-watch for some chill thrill.

Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Rashmika Mandanna, Parmeet Sethi

IMDb Rating: 7.7 / 10

Matilda the Musical

Roald Dahl’s Matilda is a stage musical based on his 1998 novel Matilda. If musicals are something you enjoy, Matilda is sure to impress you with its charm.

The narrative swings around the 5-year-old Matilda Wormwood gifted with special powers who tries to jump obstacles and escape the ordeals of her family and school. The story is interesting and engaging and will keep you thoroughly hooked to your screens.

Cast: Alisha Weir, Emma Thompson, Lashana Lynch

IMDb Rating: 7.1 / 10

Mortal Kombat

Based on a game series with the same name, Mortal Kombat is a martial arts fantasy film jampacked with action and thrill. If action sequences that can blow your mind away are what you are looking for, Mortal Kombat is the right pick for your week.

If you’ve played the game earlier, the movie will be all the more nostalgic for you.

The story revolves around young Cole Young, unaware of his powers and lineage, fighting his way through all the challenges to deliver one of the best action movies.

Cast: Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson

IMDb Rating: 6 / 10

No Way Home – Extended Version

A marvel movie is always marvelous and that too a spider-man movie, with not just one, not two, but three of them! What more can we ask for? 

The movie is an extended version of the original marvel studio’s Spider-Man: No Way Home. This new version offers 11 extra minutes of spice to the movie by showcasing Charlie Cox’s Matt Murdock and more interesting conversations between Andrew Garfield, Tobey Maguire, and Tom Holland’s Spider-Men.

Cast: Andrew Garfield, Tobey Maguire, Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch

IMDb Rating: 8.2 / 10

Pamela, a Love Story

Starring the pop culture icon, this movie is a Netflix documentary by the icon Pamela Anderson herself. It is one of the most interesting documentaries there on Netflix.

In the movie, Pamela reveals her journey of gaining fame, steamy romances, and the infamous scandal in her own words, accompanied by some personal videos and diaries. 

Cast: Pamela Anderson, Gregory Butler, Rob Bowman

IMDb Rating: 7.3 / 10

Bank of Dave

If true event-based stories are your go-to for the week and you are looking for something that fulfills this need and is topped with some comedy too, then this movie will surely keep you hooked to your seats.

Bank of Dave is a British biographical comedy film based on the real-life experiences of Dave Fishwick. The story showcases a working-class Burnley man and a self-made millionaire, who struggle to set up a community bank that could help the local businesses to thrive and grow.

Cast: Joel Fry, Phoebe Dynevor, Paul Kaye

IMDb Rating: 7.1 / 10


A South Indian action thriller never disappoints its viewer and is thoroughly interesting and engaging. Kantara is the Second highest-grossing Kannada film of all time and is one of the best picks for the week. The movie involves Kambala (an annual Buffalo race in Southern India) and Bhoot Kala.

Cast: Rishabh Shetty, Kishore Kumar G., Achyuth Kumar

IMDb Rating: 8.3 / 10


Futuristic Sci-fi, planning, tactics, and action delivered in Korean style, Jung_E is a South Korean science fiction film. 

Jung_E is set in a post-apocalyptic scenario and revolves around a legendary mercenary Captain Yun Jung-yi who fails on her last mission before entering into a coma. The groups now want to create an AI using her brain to win the ongoing civil war. How does that go? Watch it this week to find out.

Cast: Lee Dong-Hee, Lee Ga-Kyung, Woo-Yeol Han

IMDb Rating: 5.4 / 10


War movies and patriotism always strike the heart of many and Devotion is a U.S.-based war film and a biopic based on the classic book Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice. It is the journey of the two most popular U.S. Navy fighter pilots and all the challenges they faced during the Korean war.  

Cast: Jonathan Majors, Glen Powell, Christina Jackson

IMDb Rating: 6.6 / 10

An Action Hero

Indian movies never cease to amaze the crowd. Here is Ayushman Khurrana back with a banger full of emotion, drama, and thrill. Just the perfect Indian style!

Maanav (Ayushmann Khurrana) is a popular superstar whose entire life turns upside down after meeting Vicky Solanki, a strongman politician. 

Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Jaideep Ahlawat, Neeraj Madhav

IMDb Rating: 7.2 / 10

18 Pages

Another Indian hit, 18 Pages is a Telugu romantic thriller filled with drama, thrill, and of course love! It is the story of Nandini and Siddu and a diary, the source of connection between the pair. Nandini’s diary falls into Siddu’s hands and makes him drawn to her after reading it. A young man drawn by his emotions sets out to find out the person he has been reading about.

Cast: Anupama Parameswaran, Nikhil Siddharth

IMDb Rating: 7.2 / 10


Mystery and thrill at their best. Infiesto is a Spanish movie that revolves around two detectives who are summoned to investigate a mysterious case. A woman left for dead long ago has reappeared in the small mining town in the Austrian mountains causing havoc and words of dark forces at play.

Cast: Isak Férriz, Iria Del Rio, Antonio Buil

IMDb Rating: 5.5 / 10

Narvik: Hitler’s first defeat

Now, who doesn’t remember the great Hitler? And a story about his first defeat, seems very interesting right? Well yes, it is indeed a must-watch.

Set in the year 1940, Narvik is a small town in northern Norway that is eyed by many for it is the source of 85% of the iron ore used by Nazi Germany or Hitler’s war machinery. After two fierce months of winter warfare and various attempts to disrupt the source, Hitler faces his first defeat.

Cast: Billy Campbell, Kristine Hartgen, Stig Henrik Hoff

IMDb Rating: 6.6 / 10


Superpowers, action, and Vin Diesel! Yes, Bloodshot is a classic American superhero film starring none other than Vin Diesel and is based on Valiant Comics. It’s the story of a soldier who dies and is reborn with superpowers only to be used as a weapon.

Cast: Vin Diesel, Eiza González, Sam Heughan

IMDb Rating: 5.7 / 10

Bad Boys II

Cop life, action, and friendship are an undeniably interesting combination that can make for a very interesting and eventful movie. Bad Boys II is the second movie in the Bad Boys series. Mike and Marcus, two narcotics cops set out on an expedition to investigate the flow of Ecstasy in Florida.

Cast: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Gabrielle Union

IMDb Rating: 6.6 / 10


Another interesting serving of the South Indian film industry, Thanivu is a thrilling bank heist film filled with action, plot twists, and suspense. The South Indian industry never disappoints!

Cast: Ajith Kumar, Manju Warrier, Samuthirakani

IMDb Rating: 6.4 / 10

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Though a 2001 movie, this movie is rocking on Netflix and is an epic fantasy adventure film selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

The plot is set in Middle-Earth and revolves around the Dark Lord Sauron who seeks the One Ring to return to power. However, there is a young meek hobbit and eight of his companions who set out to destroy the One Ring.

Cast: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Astin

IMDb Rating: 8.8 / 10

Your Place or Mine

A romantic comedy perfect for enjoying a light, chill, and fun-filled time, Your Place or Mine is the latest romantic comedy on Netflix’s blowing charts.

It is the story of two best friends who decide to swap not just houses for a week. Interesting turn of events and drama all over the place, it is a must-watch for some interesting story.

Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Ashton Kutcher, Zoe Chao

IMDb Rating: 5.7 / 10

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

Comedy films are undoubtedly the best picks anytime. Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is another musical comedy film that is based on a Crocodile who lives with a family that has newly moved to New York. 

A fun-filled comedy movie based on a children’s book also stars the famous singer Shawn Mendes. Catch this fun movie on Netflix to spend a jolly time.

Cast: Javier Bardem, Winslow Fegley, Shawn Mendes, Constance Wu

IMDb Rating: 6.1 / 10


Murder mysteries are among the best picks on Netflix. Vadh is another thrilling movie owing to the meaning of its name which means execution. It is a mind-blowing Indian thriller movie.

The story revolves around a middle-class elderly couple trying to get through life when their son moves to USA and they start getting bullied by a loan provider. An interesting turn of events takes place and the story becomes engaging.

Cast: Sanjay Mishra, Neena Gupta, Saurabh Sachdeva

IMDb Rating: 7.1 / 10

True Spirit

It really takes True Spirit to set out on sail alone around the globe. This Netflix movie True Spirit is the biopic story of an Australian teenager, Jessica Watson.

It is the story of the world’s youngest solo sailor who attempted to go on a solo circumnavigation around the globe at the age of 16. The story is full of adventure and thrill.

Cast: Alyla Browne, Teagan Croft, Cliff Curtis

IMDb Rating: 6.8 / 10

Sniper: Ultimate Kill

Yet another American action film, this is the seventh film in the Sniper series. Action, drama, and thrill are the three key components of this movie.

It is the story of plot twists where the story turns at every moment. A skilled sniper and a drug dealer join hands to set smooth drug deals but the story takes unexpected turns. Watch to find out!

Cast: Chad Michael Collins, Danay Garcia, Billy Zane

IMDb Rating: 5.6 / 10


A Norwegian monster film, Troll is a perfectly blended combination of action, drama, adventure, and thrill. It is a story of the awakening of a long-lost mythological character Troll who wakes up after a thousand years of captivity and leashes out on a rampage destroying everything in its path. It takes planning to stop the creature from causing further losses.

Cast: Ine Marie Wilmann, Kim Falck, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

IMDb Rating: 5.8 / 10