The best Netflix movies to watch Part: 4
89% on Rotten Tomatoes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/trainspotting/ Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends. Personal Rating: 8/10. It’s like Requiem For a Dream… just not as depressing.
91% on Rotten Tomatoes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/downfall/ Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator’s final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. Personal Rating: 9/10. Not to be missed! Watch it now!
Lost in Translation (2003)
95% on Rotten Tomatoes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/lost_in_translation/ A faded movie star and a neglected young wife form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo. Personal Rating: 8.5/10. One of Bill Murray’s top 10 movies in my opinion.
The Machinist (2004)
76% on Rotten Tomatoes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/machinist/ An industrial worker who hasn’t slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity. Personal Rating: 7.5/10. If you liked Memento, make sure to check this out as well.
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
79% on Rotten Tomatoes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/prince_of_egypt/ An Egyptian prince learns of his identity as a Hebrew and, later his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people. Personal Rating: 8.5/10. One of my childhood favorites, this film is amazing visually.
92% on Rotten Tomatoes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1103281-traffic/ A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America’s escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is an addict. Personal Rating: 9/10.
Tucker & Dale vs Evil (2010)
84% on Rotten Tomatoes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/tucker_and_dale_vs_evil/ Tucker & Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are attacked by a group of preppy college kids. Personal Rating: 8/10. Funny and exciting! This movie reminds me of other films such as Zombie Land and Shaun of the Dead.
The Emperor’s New Groove (2000)
85% on Rotten Tomatoes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/emperors_new_groove/ Emperor Kuzco is turned into a llama by his ex-administrator Yzma, and must now regain his throne with the help of Pacha, the gentle llama herder. Personal Rating: 10/10. One of my favorite films and one of the funniest films I have seen to date.
Big Fish (2003)
77% on Rotten Tomatoes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1127787-big_fish/ A son tries to learn more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths he told about his life. Personal Rating: 7/10.
Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)
92% on Rotten Tomatoes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/terminator_2_judgment_day/ The cyborg who once tried to kill Sarah Connor is dead, and another T-101 must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from an even more powerful and advanced Terminator, the T-1000. Personal Rating: 9/10. Everyone knows of the Terminator. This is practically the role that made Arnold Schwarzenegger a film icon.
95% on Rotten Tomatoes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/antz/ A rather neurotic ant tries to break from his totalitarian society while trying to win the affection of the princess he loves. Personal Rating: 10/10. Brilliantly written, this film stands out as one of the greatest animated films of all time in my opinion.
90% on Rotten Tomatoes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/serpico/ The true story about an honest New York cop who blew the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him. Personal Rating: 9/10. One of Al Pacino’s trademark roles in my opinion. Watch it.. watch it now!
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