Top 10 Netflix Original Movies to Watch Right Now

Netflix has released more than 200 original films over the years. I’ll count down the best 10 Netflix original movies available right now.

1. The Highway Man

The highwayman is scheduled to be released in 2019. Kevin Costner stars as Frank Hamer and Woody Harrelson as Manny Galt, two retired Texas Rangers who return to track down and apprehend renowned robbers Bonnie and Clyde.

Rather than focusing on the criminals, this film follows police enforcement as they pursue the infamous couple. The highwayman is carried forward by both Costner and Harrelson’s strong performances, which will keep you entertained until the film’s action-packed end.

2. I Am Mother

This is a science-fiction suspense novel. I Am Mother was released in 2019 and tells the story of a young girl raised by a robot named Mother who was created to repopulate the earth following humanity’s extinction. When a stranger arrives with information about the outside world and her mother’s plans, the pair’s unique friendship is put to the test.

Hilary Swank, Clara Rugaard, and Rose Byrne as the mother’s voice are among the cast members. I Am Mother is one of the most audacious films to have been released on Netflix to date and a welcome addition to the science fiction genre.

3. Private Life

Featuring Paul Giamatti and Kathryn Hahn, the comedy-drama follows a middle-aged couple who are determined to produce a child by any means possible. It’s a gritty drama with some really humorous moments thrown in, and with undervalued talents like Giamatti and Hahn in the cast, the acting is outstanding.


In 2017, the action-adventure film OKJA was released. It’s about a young girl who lives in the mountains of South Korea as the guardian and companion of a gigantic beast called a Super Pig. when a large corporation kidnaps and transports the jet to New York, New York. The young girl embarks on a rescue mission for the colossal beast.

If you can look past the over-the-top performances and over-the-top ecological declarations, you’ll discover an amusing film without regard for the direction, set design, or cinematography.

5. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Published in 2018 This Western anthology collection contains six distinct pieces. The Coen brothers wrote, directed, and produced them all. Fargo, The Big Lebowski, and Barton Fink are among their most acclaimed works. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, like earlier flicks, contains lots of dark comedy.

It stars Tim Blake Nelson, James Franco, Brendan Gleeson, and Liam Neeson. A singing gunslinger, a bank robber, an ancient impresario and his artist, an elderly prospector, a company going by wagon train, and a couple of bounty hunters are featured in these six tales.

6. The Fundamentals of Caring

It stars Paul Rudd and Craig Roberts and was released in 2016. Rudd portrays a retired writer who takes on the role of a carer for a bright challenged adolescent played by Roberts. They embark on a cross-country journey together to meet the boy’s father and see notable roadside sights.

To be honest, this is the type of picture that typically makes me grimace, but the chemistry between the two leads to some truly humorous dark humor and convincing performances that elevate this film to a wonderful experience.

7. Bright

Will Smith and Joel Edgerton appear in this 2017 fantasy criminal drama. The novel is set in an alternate universe in which humans, orcs, elves, fairies, and other mythological beings known as Allco coexist.

It follows two cops as they work together to rescue a young female elf and the lost treasure she has, which, in the wrong hands, has the potential to alter the course of history as they know it.

While it was brilliant, it was universally lambasted by film critics. It has been a Netflix viewer favorite, earning an 84 percent audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Bright is well worth viewing, and a sequel with Smith and Edgerton repeating their roles is now under development.

8. Paddleton

Paddleton was made available to the public in 2019. Ray Romano and Mark Duplass feature in this comedy-drama. When the younger of the two neighbors is stricken with terminal cancer, the story follows their unexpected connection.

While the performance is great, some of you may struggle to get through the first half of this film. however, it is certainly worth staying for the film’s breathtaking ending.

9. Mudbound

Mudbound came out in 2017. This historical drama takes place in the post-World War II state of Mississippi, which is racially divided. It chronicles the struggles of two servicemen of different races to adjust to life after the war. It’s a strong, well-acted picture with a superb screenplay and cinematography.

10. Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation is Netflix’s greatest original film. released in 2015. This war drama starring inter Salva takes place in an unidentified location in West Africa during the Civil War.

The film follows a young kid recruited as a juvenile soldier into a mercenary unit led by a vicious warlord played by Elba. Almost everything about this picture is excellent, from the direction to the acting by the entire cast. It’s well-directed, with stunning visuals. Beasts of No Nation is without a doubt the best show on Netflix.

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