Netflix: the 10 best movies to watch on the streaming platform

There’s no shortage of films on Netflix: with more than 4,500 feature films available on the streaming platform, we are spoiled for choice. Do not panic, Digital is here to advise you the cream of the crop, and has selected for you the 10 best movies to watch right now on Netflix.



Netflix is ​​a paid subscription application and service that provides access to an online library of several thousand films, series, documentaries, shows and TV shows.

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This article is updated regularly with the best of the streaming service, as well as our pick of the month. In December, our favorite movie is Pinocchio by Guillermo del Toro.

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In fascist Italy in the 1930s, the puppet Pinocchio comes to life. This little boy full of character, mischievous and undisciplined finds himself propelled into a world where obeying is law.

This Pinocchio by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson is a bittersweet candy, adapted from the cult tale by Carlo Collodi. A unique and chaotic journey, endowed with a mad poetry and a big heart like that. Imperfect, wonky, charming, heartbreaking: he embraces his faults as much as his qualities. Above all, it’s a work that will stick with you long after watching it. Wouldn’t that be the hallmark of great films?

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Roman general Maximus is Emperor Marcus Aurelius’ most loyal supporter. Jealous of the prestige of Maximus, the son of Marc Aurèle, Commodus, brutally seizes power, then orders the arrest of the general and his execution. Maximus escapes his assassins but cannot prevent the massacre of his family. Captured by a slave trader, he becomes a gladiator and plots his revenge.

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Ridley Scott (Alien, blade runner) signs one of the last great peplums of cinema, and a great epic fresco where men, duty, honor and war intersect in a tragic and dazzling tapestry. If he is remembered for his impressive fight scenes or Hans Zimmer’s music, Gladiator also draws its aura from the strength of its screenplay and the feverish and charismatic interpretation of Russel Crowe in the title role. A huge movie.

Russell Crowe in Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott.

Russell Crowe in Gladiatordirected by Ridley Scott.

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Spider-Man: Next Generation

The young Miles Morales discovers superpowers, and is forced to take on the Spider-Man costume after the death of Peter Parker. In this difficult task, Miles will be able to count on the arrival of other Weavers, from different universes.

A true declaration of love for Spider-Man and his universe, this animated film offers a fresh, astonishing adventure with magnificent visual ambition, mixing 2D and 3D with inventiveness. A festival for the retina and for the heart, with characters written with respect and intelligence. A little masterpiece.

The movie Spider-Man: Next Generation.

The movie Spider-Man: Next Generation.

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Minority Report

In 2054, society has succeeded in eradicating murder thanks to a system of prevention: three extra-lucid beings pick up on the signs of violent homicides, and warn the authorities led by the leader of “Precrime” John Anderton. But one day, the computer indicates that the latter will kill a complete stranger within 36 hours. Trapped by the system and become the target of his own troops, Anderton will go on the run and try to prove his innocence.

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Adaptation of a short story by Philip K. Dick, and first collaboration between Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise, Minority Report is one of the best science fiction films of the 21st century. It interweaves an intimate story of disappearance with an in-depth reflection on free will, the society of control and individual morality. One of the best productions of its director, a reflection of post-September 11 anxieties, and an immense film carried by a Tom Cruise on the breach.

Minority Report by Steven Spielberg, with Tom Cruise.

Minority Report by Steven Spielberg, with Tom Cruise.

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Taxi Driver

Travis Bickle is a night cab driver in New York. Insomniac and lonely, he meets Betsy, who pushes him away after he takes her to see a pornographic film. Faced with the violence of the New York night, he buys weapons on the black market and trains himself to handle them.

Palme d’Or at the 1976 Cannes Film Festival, Taxi Driver is a dive into the disturbed mind of a man, and an extraordinary visual experience, offering hypnotizing nocturnal trips, haloed by the sublime music of Bernard Herrmann. Martin Scorsese’s camera is nervous, dreamy and pensive, and Robert de Niro plays an inhabited Travis Bickle. Simply a masterpiece.

Robert de Niro in Taxi Driver by Martin Scorsese.

Robert de Niro in Taxi Driver by Martin Scorsese.

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Tick, Tick… Boom!

New York, 1990. Jon is a young playwright who works as a waiter while writing a musical that he hopes will be the next Broadway revelation. Before the performance that will decide the rest of his career, Jon is at a crossroads: his girlfriend wants to leave New York, his friend Michael has traded his dreams for financial security, and AIDS is ravaging the artistic community.

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This melodious, wild and galvanizing comedy directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) is brilliant in every way. Tick, Tick… Boom! is a lively, vibrant and thrilling film, which offers 1000 ideas per minute. In the main role, Andrew Garfield is formidable, and imposes himself as the metronome of this beautiful human and musical adventure.

Tick, Tick... Boom! with Andrew Garfield.

Tick, Tick… Boom! with Andrew Garfield.

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Don’t Look Up: Cosmic Denial

Kate Dibiasky and Dr. Randall Mindy are two mediocre astronomers who embark on a major media tour to warn humanity that a comet threatens to destroy the Earth.

It’s director Adam McKay’s latest gritty, caustic comedy.Vice, The Big Short). A farce in the form of a parable on society, the state of the world and the current climate emergency that astounds as much as it makes us laugh. Cherry on the cake, Don’t Look Up features a five-star cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet…

The movie Don't Look Up, starring Leonardo Dicaprio and Jennifer Lawrence.

The film Don’t Look Upstarring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence.

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In 1988, a gigantic explosion destroyed Tokyo, plunging the world into World War III. 31 years later, the Neo Tokyo megalopolis has regained its prosperity. But in the disadvantaged neighborhoods, the reality is less encouraging and dissidents are increasing the violence. One of them, Tetsuo, is captured by the Japanese army and finds himself subject to strange tests as part of a secret military project.

Based on the eponymous manga by Katsuhiro Otomo, who directed this adaptation himself, the film revolutionized the world of animation and opened up the horizons of cinema. With its aesthetic borrowing as much from blade runner and to manga than to French comics, Akira is a unique visual and sensory experience. Its dark and ambitious history, anticipating our current considerations on technology and the morality of science, makes it a visionary and reference work. Akira is an unparalleled film that will not leave you indifferent.

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Akira by Katsuhiro Otomo.

Akira by Katsuhiro Otomo.

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This film follows Mija, a young girl who risks everything to stop a powerful multinational from kidnapping her best friend, a huge creature called Okja.

Of unparalleled poetry, Okja is both a critique of the excesses of our consumer society, and a true ode to nature and sobriety. Directed by Bong Joon-ho (Parasite), the film continues with satirical and corrosive scenes, breathtaking action sequences and above-ground and poignant moments. A one-of-a-kind film with a delightful international cast, and one of Netflix’s best originals.

Okja, directed by Bong Joon-ho.

Okjadirected by Bong Joon-ho.

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Uncut Gems

A New York jeweler always looking for a bigger shot one day embarks on a series of insane bets with stakes so high they can make his fortune, or lose him body and soul. On the tightrope, he must then juggle between business, his family and invading adversaries to try to achieve an ultimate but improbable success.

Signed by the Safdie brothers, directors of the brilliant Good Time (2017), Uncut Gems is a feverish new dive into the tormented life of a man willing to risk everything… and lose everything. A thriller that breaks the codes, juggles with violence and humor, to better take us into a whirlwind of emotions that grabs us and never lets go. At the center of this crazy merry-go-round, Adam Sandler delivers one of the best performances of his career.

Adam Sandler in Safdie Brothers' Uncut Gems.

Adam Sandler in Uncut Gems of the Safdie brothers.

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Netflix: the 10 best movies to watch on the streaming platform