Top 50 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 50 list of the best original movies on Hulu, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Aug 2, 2021.
37. Batman & Bill
Everyone thinks that Bob Kane created Batman, but that’s not the whole truth. One author makes it his crusade to make it known that Bill Finger, a struggling writer, actually helped invent the iconic superhero, from concept to costume to the very character we all know and love. Bruce Wayne may be Batman’s secret identity, but his creator was always a true mystery.
7.5 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: May 6, 2017
36. Becoming Bond
The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond despite having never acted a day in his life.
7.2 ⭐ | Documentary, Comedy | Released: Mar 11, 2017
35. Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine
A look at the rise and fall of the subversive skateboarding magazine Big Brother, which rose to prominence in the mid-1990s and had a profound effect on the skating subculture with its unfiltered approach.
7.9 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Jun 3, 2017
34. Ask Dr. Ruth
A documentary portrait chronicling the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became the United States' most famous sex therapist. As her 90th birthday approaches, Dr. Ruth revisits her painful past and her career at the forefront of the sexual revolution.
7.6 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Aug 15, 2019
33. Jawline
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.
5.7 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Aug 23, 2019
32. Untouchable
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
31. Pure
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
30. 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
29. 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
28. 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
27. 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
26. Culture Shock
A young Mexican woman crosses the border in search of the American dream, only to instead find her worst nightmare lying within.
5.7 ⭐ | Horror, Thriller, TV Movie | Released: Jul 4, 2019
25. Pooka!
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
24. 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
23. 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
22. 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
21. 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
20. 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
19. Minding the Gap
Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.
7.9 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Aug 17, 2018
18. Crime + Punishment
Over four years of unprecedented access, the story of a brave group of black and Latino whistleblower cops and one unrelenting private investigator who, amidst a landmark lawsuit, risk everything to expose illegal quota practices and their impact on young minorities.
7.2 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Aug 24, 2018
17. 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: Sep 9, 2020
16. 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
15. 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
14. Run
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
13. 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
12. 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
11. The Ultimate Playlist of Noise
After learning he must undergo brain surgery that will render him deaf, Marcus, an audio-obsessed high school senior, decides to seize control of his fate by recording the Ultimate Playlist of Noise — a bucket list of all his favorite sounds.
6.1 ⭐ | Drama, Music | Released: Jan 15, 2021
10. The Binge
In the not-so-distant future, all drinking and drugs have been made completely illegal by the government, except for one night a year. High school seniors Griffin, Hags, and Andrew make a pilgrimage to get to the best party in town where all their dreams will come true. They will have to avoid their crazed principal, violent siblings, and the wild animals roaming the streets.
5.7 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Aug 28, 2020
9. 69: The Saga of Danny Hernandez
Part investigative documentary, part real-life gangster movie, this film unpacks the life of polarizing rap sensation and internet troll Tekashi69, aka 69, while chronicling his meteoric rise and fall from fame.
5.0 ⭐ | Music, Documentary | Released: Nov 16, 2020
8. Down
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
7. 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
6. 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
5. 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.
6.8 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Apr 2, 2021
4. 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...
6.4 ⭐ | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | Released: Jun 25, 2021
3. The Amazing Johnathan Documentary
What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician - "The Amazing Johnathan" - becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion.
6.0 ⭐ | Documentary, Comedy | Released: Aug 16, 2019
2. 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.
8.4 ⭐ | Music, Documentary | Released: Jul 30, 2021
1. Vacation Friends
When a straight-laced couple that has fun with a rowdy couple on vacation in Mexico return to the States, they discover that the crazy couple they met in Mexico followed them back home and decide to play tricks on them.
0.0 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Aug 27, 2021