Top 25 Original Movies on Hulu
It’s always hard to find great movies, we’re luckily spoiled for choice. You can spend all night bombarded with options browsing Hulu, but never end up watching anything!
This is why we’ve curated this top 25 list of the best original movies on Hulu, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Jul 19, 2021.
Sixteen-year-old Austyn Tester, a rising star in the world of digital celebrities, builds his following on wide-eyed optimism and teen girl adoration as he tries to escape a dead-end life in rural Tennessee.
5.9 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Aug 23, 2019
The inside story of the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein reveals how, over decades, he acquired and protected his power even when scandal threatened to engulf him. Former colleagues and accusers detail the method and consequences of his alleged abuse, hoping for justice and also to inspire change.
6.4 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Sep 2, 2019
Teen girls perform a secret ritual at a Purity Retreat and, when one of them begins to see a supernatural entity, the terrifying question becomes what is more dangerous: the demon they’ve unleashed, or the pressure of their controlling fathers.
5.8 ⭐ | Horror, TV Movie | Released: Sep 6, 2019
22. The Body
In Los Angeles, on Halloween night, a hitman tries to transport a corpse in plain sight, but people he stumbles upon on the street, believing that his sophisticated appearance is a magnificent disguise, constantly stand in his way to congratulate him.
6.5 ⭐ | Thriller, TV Movie, Horror | Released: Oct 5, 2018
21. Flesh & Blood
Doting father Henry tries to help his teenage daughter, Kimberly, who suffers from agoraphobia and has not left the house since her mother's still-unsolved murder; a year after the death, Kimberly begins to suspect that she is in danger in the home.
7.0 ⭐ | Horror, Thriller | Released: Nov 2, 2018
20. They Come Knocking
After losing his wife to cancer, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip where he finds his family in the crosshairs of terrifying supernatural entities.
5.8 ⭐ | Horror, TV Movie | Released: Jun 7, 2019
19. School Spirit
A group of social outcasts, stuck in weekend detention, find themselves confronted by their school’s legendary hauntings.
5.5 ⭐ | Horror, TV Movie | Released: Aug 2, 2019
A struggling actor gets a holiday season job as a Christmas character in a plush suit to promote the hottest toy of the year, Pooka; he slowly develops two personalities—one when he's in the suit and one that's outside it.
6.1 ⭐ | Horror, Thriller, TV Movie | Released: Dec 7, 2018
17. All That We Destroy
A geneticist who fears that her son may be becoming a serial killer creates a group of clones in an attempt to cure him of his psychopathic tendencies by allowing him to relive the murder of his first victim.
6.2 ⭐ | Horror, TV Movie | Released: May 3, 2019
16. I'm Just F*cking with You
Siblings headed to a family wedding endure a night of increasingly frightening practical jokes while staying at a secluded motel.
6.1 ⭐ | Horror, Comedy, TV Movie | Released: Apr 1, 2019
15. New Year, New You
A group of old friends gather for a girls’ night on New Years Eve. But as they begin to rehash old memories, many of the gripes they’ve been harboring manifest in murderous ways.
5.1 ⭐ | Horror, Drama | Released: Dec 28, 2018
14. Little Monsters
A washed-up musician teams up with a teacher and a kids show personality to protect young children from a sudden outbreak of zombies.
6.6 ⭐ | Horror, Comedy | Released: Oct 11, 2019
13. Big Time Adolescence
A seemingly bright and mostly innocent 16-year-old named Mo attempts to navigate high school under the guidance of his best friend Zeke, an unmotivated-yet-charismatic college dropout. Although Zeke genuinely cares about Mo, things start to go awry as he teaches Mo nontraditional life lessons in drug dealing, partying, and dating. Meanwhile, Mo’s well-meaning dad tries to step in and take back the reins of his son’s upbringing.
7.4 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Mar 20, 2020
12. Palm Springs
When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honor Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated when they find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.
7.3 ⭐ | Comedy, Romance, Fantasy, Mystery, Science Fiction | Released: Feb 12, 2021
11. We Are Freestyle Love Supreme
This documentary follows the 15-year journey of the founding members of the improv hip-hop group Freestyle Love Supreme, as they reflect upon why this show remains such an important piece of their personal, creative, and professional history–from the basement of the Drama Bookshop in NYC to the Broadway stage.
7.7 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Jul 17, 2020
10. I Am Greta
Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old student in Sweden, started a school strike for the climate as her question for adults was, if you don’t care about my future on earth, why should I care about my future in school? Within months, her strike evolved into a global movement as the quiet teenage girl on the autism spectrum becomes a world-famous activist.
5.9 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Nov 16, 2020
Chloe, a teenager who is confined to a wheelchair, is homeschooled by her mother, Diane. Chloe soon becomes suspicious of her mother and begins to suspect that she may be harboring a dark secret.
7.5 ⭐ | Thriller, Horror, Drama | Released: Apr 2, 2021
8. Happiest Season
A young woman's plans to propose to her girlfriend while at her family's annual holiday party are upended when she discovers her partner hasn't yet come out to her conservative parents.
7.5 ⭐ | Romance, Comedy | Released: Nov 25, 2020
7. Books of Blood
A journey into uncharted and forbidden territory through three tales tangled in space and time.
6.6 ⭐ | Horror, Science Fiction | Released: Oct 7, 2020
A pair of coworkers gets trapped in an elevator over a long weekend, but what at first promises to be a romantic connection turns nefarious as each party begins to reveal who they truly are.
6.8 ⭐ | Horror, Thriller, TV Movie | Released: Feb 1, 2019
5. Boss Level
A retired special forces officer is trapped in a never-ending time loop on the day of his death.
7.0 ⭐ | Action, Science Fiction, Thriller, Mystery | Released: Mar 5, 2021
4. The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940's, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial ballad, "Strange Fruit."
6.8 ⭐ | Music, Drama, History | Released: Feb 26, 2021
3. WeWork: or The Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn
Explore the rise and fall of one of the biggest corporate flameouts and venture capitalist bubbles in recent years – the story of WeWork, and its hippie-messianic leader Adam Neumann.
6.9 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Apr 2, 2021
2. False Positive
After months of trying and failing to get pregnant, Lucy and Adrian finally find their dream fertility doctor in the illustrious Dr. Hindle. But after becoming pregnant with a healthy baby girl, Lucy begins to notice something sinister through Hindle's gleaming charm, and she sets out to uncover the unsettling truth about him, and her own "birth story." As if getting pregnant weren't complicated enough...
6.5 ⭐ | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | Released: Jun 25, 2021
1. Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
During the same summer as Woodstock, over 300,000 people attended the Harlem Cultural Festival, celebrating African American music and culture, and promoting Black pride and unity. The footage from the festival sat in a basement, unseen for over 50 years, keeping this incredible event in America's history lost—until now.
8.5 ⭐ | Music, Documentary | Released: Jul 30, 2021