Best Movies On Netflix Right Now (April 2019)

 

The 40 Year Old Virgin 


Comedy, Romance

2005

IMDB rating: 7.1

Runtime: 1hr 56min

Rated R 

Directed by Judd Apatow

Stars Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Catherine Keener, Seth Rogan, Elizabeth Banks, Leslie Mann, Mindy Kaling and Jonah Hill.

Written by Judd Apatow and Steve Carell

After 40 year old Andy reveals he hasn’t ever had sex to his friends during a poker game, his buddies set off on a mission to get him laid. Andy then meets a woman named Trish who he starts to fall in love with. With his own insecurities and the outside pressure of todays society to “pop his cherry” Andy navigates through the obstacles of modern day dating. 



Avengers: Infinity War

Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

2018

IMDB rating: 8.5

Runtime: 2hr 29min

Rated PG-13

Stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Josh Brolin, Scarlett Johannsson, Don Cheadle, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, Vin Diesel, Benicio Del Toro, Elizabeth Olsen, Idris Elba, William Hurt and Peter Dinklage.

The Avengers is the ultimate team of superheroes that must work together to defend the world from the most powerful and evil force in the whole universe; Thanos. Thanos is on a mission to collect six Infinity Stones to rule the everything in reality. Humanity’s fate is entirely uncertain and it is up to the Avengers to save them. 



District 9 

Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller

2009

IMDB rating: 7.9

Runtime: 1hr 52min

Rated R

Directed by Neill Blomkamp

Stars Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope

Produced by Peter Jackson

In the year 2010, a strange alien race nick-named “the prawns” live in a militarized ghetto in South Africa, after landing on earth more than 20 years before. Now they are refugees living in slums and a corporation by the name of Multi-National United is contracted to evict them. A government worker named Wikus get exposed to an unknown alien chemical that starts changing his biology. He is on the run from the corporation who wants to capture him for their research for their bio-weapons department.



Hell Or High Water

Crime, Drama

2016

IMDB rating: 7.6

Runtime: 1hr 42min

Rated R

Directed by Taylor Sheridan

Stars Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, and Ben Foster

Two brothers must stay one step ahead of the Texas Rangers, as they rob banks across the state. The use the money to pay off their mortgage to the same exact bank they are robbing. 




Ex Machina

Mystery, Drama, Sci-Fi

2014

IMDB rating: 7.7

Runtime: 1hr 48min

Rated R

Directed by Alex Garland

Stars Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac

A brilliant young computer programmer is invited to stay at a remote location with the reclusive CEO of the world’s largest internet company. There he meets the most advanced Artificial Intelligence to date, a robot in a beautiful woman’s body named Ava. The CEO wants him to evaluate Ava’s human qualities, but as the CEO’s actions become more and more erratic the programmer starts to discover why he is really there.



Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

Action, Comedy, Fantasy

2010

IMDB rating: 7.5

Runtime: 1hr 51 min

Rated PG-13

Directed by Edgar Wright

Stars Michael Cera, Audrey Plaza, Kieran Culkin, Anna Kendrick and Jason Schwartzman

When Scott Pilgrim falls in love with Ramona Flowers he is ecstatic, however she comes with some baggage. Scott must fight and defeat Ramona’s seven ex-lovers in order to be with her. 



Brick

Action, Crime, Mystery, Drama

2005

IMDB rating: 7.4

Runtime: 1hr 50min

Rated R

Directed by Ryan Johnson

Stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lukas Haas, Nora Zehetner

Loner teenager Brendan finds his ex girlfriend dead in a tunnel. He then investigates her death, navigating through the underground drug world in his high school looking for an unknown drug dealer called “Pin.” 



The Departed

Crime, Drama, Thriller

2006

IMDB rating: 8.5

Runtime: 2hr 31min

Rated R

Directed by Martin Scorsese

Stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Matt Damon, Martin Sheen, Mark Wahlberg and Alec Baldwin 

A young undercover cop has infiltrated the Irish organized crime in South Boston. As he gains the trust of its maniac leader Frank Costello, he starts to suspect there is a double agent in the police force he’s working for, trying to figure out his identity. 




The Terminator

Sci-Fi, Action

1984

IMDB rating: 8.0

Runtime: 1hr 47min

Rated R

Directed by James Cameron

Stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn

An unstoppable human android called The Terminator travels back in time from the future of the year 2029 to assassinate a waitress. They want her dead because the waitress’ future son will be the leader of the humans that will defeat the androids in a future war. To combat the Terminator, the humans also send back a human to warn the waitress and protect her.



Dallas Buyers Club

Drama

2013

IMDB rating: 8.0

Runtime: 1hr 57min

Rated R

Directed by Craig Borten, Melisa Wallack

Stars Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto and Steve Zahn

In 1985, located in Dallas, Ron Woodroof, an electrician who likes to party gets diagnosed with AIDS. Unable to acquire the medicine he needs to survive he travels south of the border to smuggle the drugs back into the United States to sell to fellow AIDS patients. 



8 Mile

Drama

2002

IMDB rating: 7.1

Runtime: 1hr 50min

Rated R

Directed by Curtis Hanson

Stars Eminem, Brittany Murphy and Kim Basinger

A young, blue collar, aspiring rapper nick named “B-Rabbit” lives in Detroit and dreams of making it big one day to move out of his unhappy surroundings. Dealing with his alcoholic mother, her abusive boyfriend, a rival gang leader who hates him, and a toxic relationship with a girl he likes, he competes in local rap battles to make a name for himself. 



The Hateful 8 

Mystery, Crime, Drama

2015

IMDB rating: 7.8

Runtime: 3hr 7min

Rated R 

Directed by Quentin Tarantino

Stars Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russel, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tim Roth and Channing Tatum

A bounty hunter travels by stagecoach taking a criminal named Daisy Domergue to be hanged in the town of Red Rock. Until the blizzard passes they must stay at a lodge with complete strangers traveling the road as well. After interacting with the strangers for a bit, the bounty hunter starts to suspect they are not who they claim to be. 



Peter O'Melia