Top 50 Original Movies on Netflix
It’s always hard to find great movies, we’re luckily spoiled for choice. You can spend all night bombarded with options browsing Netflix, but never end up watching anything!
This is why we’ve curated this top 50 list of the best original movies on Netflix, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Oct 18, 2021.
50. Death Note
A young man comes to possess a supernatural notebook, the Death Note, that grants him the power to kill any person simply by writing down their name on the pages. He then decides to use the notebook to kill criminals and change the world, but an enigmatic detective attempts to track him down and end his reign of terror.
4.2 ⭐ | Fantasy, Thriller, Crime, Drama, Horror | Released: Aug 25, 2017
49. Bird Box
Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.
6.9 ⭐ | Thriller, Drama, Science Fiction | Released: Dec 21, 2018
48. IO
As a young scientist searches for a way to save a dying Earth, she finds a connection with a man who's racing to catch the last shuttle off the planet.
4.9 ⭐ | Science Fiction | Released: Jan 18, 2019
47. Polar
When a retiring assassin realizes that he is the target of a hit, he winds up back in the game going head to head with a gang of younger, ruthless killers.
6.3 ⭐ | Action, Crime, Drama | Released: Jan 25, 2019
46. The Highwaymen
In 1934, Frank Hamer and Manny Gault, two former Texas Rangers, are commissioned to put an end to the wave of vicious crimes perpetrated by Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, a notorious duo of infamous robbers and cold-blooded killers who nevertheless are worshiped by the public.
6.8 ⭐ | Crime, Drama, Thriller | Released: Mar 29, 2019
45. Rim of the World
Stranded at a summer camp when aliens attack the planet, four teens with nothing in common embark on a perilous mission to save the world.
6.1 ⭐ | Science Fiction, Adventure, Action, Comedy | Released: May 24, 2019
44. The Ridiculous 6
When his long-lost outlaw father returns, Tommy "White Knife" Stockburn goes on an adventure-filled journey across the Old West with his five brothers.
5.1 ⭐ | Western, Comedy | Released: Dec 11, 2015
43. The Babysitter
When Cole stays up past his bedtime, he discovers that his hot babysitter is part of a Satanic cult that will stop at nothing to keep him quiet.
6.1 ⭐ | Horror, Comedy | Released: Oct 13, 2017
42. The Kissing Booth
When teenager Elle's first kiss leads to a forbidden romance with the hottest boy in high school, she risks her relationship with her best friend.
7.3 ⭐ | Romance, Comedy | Released: May 11, 2018
41. To All the Boys I've Loved Before
Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to every boy she's ever fallen for are mysteriously mailed out.
7.7 ⭐ | Comedy, Romance | Released: Aug 17, 2018
40. Murder Mystery
On a long-awaited trip to Europe, a New York City cop and his hairdresser wife scramble to solve a baffling murder aboard a billionaire's yacht.
6.3 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Jun 14, 2019
39. Tall Girl
Jodi, the tallest girl in her high school, has always felt uncomfortable in her own skin. But after years of slouching, being made fun of, and avoiding attention at all costs, Jodi finally decides to find the confidence to stand tall.
6.4 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama, Romance | Released: Sep 13, 2019
38. In the Shadow of the Moon
In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas "Locke" Lockhart, hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer whose crimes defy scientific explanation. When the killer mysteriously resurfaces nine years later, Locke's obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity.
6.2 ⭐ | Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller | Released: Sep 27, 2019
37. The King
England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.
7.2 ⭐ | Drama, History, War | Released: Nov 1, 2019
36. 6 Underground
After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.
6.3 ⭐ | Action, Thriller, Comedy | Released: Dec 13, 2019
35. The Last Thing He Wanted
At the turning point of the Iran-Contra affair, Elena McMahon, a fearless investigative journalist covering the 1984 US presidential campaign, puts herself in danger when she abandons her assigned task in order to fulfill the last wish of her ailing father, a mysterious man whose past activities she barely knows.
5.0 ⭐ | Drama, Thriller | Released: Feb 21, 2020
34. The Platform
A mysterious place, an indescribable prison, a deep hole. An unknown number of levels. Two inmates living on each level. A descending platform containing food for all of them. An inhuman fight for survival, but also an opportunity for solidarity.
7.0 ⭐ | Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller | Released: Mar 20, 2020
33. Earth and Blood
A sawmill owner and his teenage daughter become tangled in a deadly feud when a drug dealer stashes stolen cocaine on their remote property.
6.3 ⭐ | Action, Thriller | Released: Apr 17, 2020
32. Extraction
Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord.
7.4 ⭐ | Drama, Action, Thriller | Released: Apr 24, 2020
31. 365 Days
A woman falls victim to a dominant mafia boss, who imprisons her and gives her one year to fall in love with him.
7.0 ⭐ | Drama, Romance | Released: Jun 9, 2020
30. The Kissing Booth 2
With college decisions looming, Elle juggles her long-distance romance with Noah, changing relationship with bestie Lee and feelings for a new classmate.
7.9 ⭐ | Comedy, Romance | Released: Jul 24, 2020
29. The Babysitter: Killer Queen
Two years after defeating a satanic cult led by his babysitter Bee, Cole's trying to forget his past and focus on surviving high school. But when old enemies unexpectedly return, Cole will once again have to outsmart the forces of evil.
6.6 ⭐ | Comedy, Horror | Released: Sep 10, 2020
28. His House
After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the surface.
6.5 ⭐ | Drama, Horror, Thriller | Released: Oct 30, 2020
27. Hubie Halloween
Hubie Dubois, despite his devotion to his hometown of Salem, Massachusetts (and its legendary Halloween celebration), is a figure of mockery for kids and adults alike. But this year, something really is going bump in the night, and it’s up to Hubie to save Halloween.
6.1 ⭐ | Comedy, Mystery | Released: Oct 7, 2020
26. Outside the Wire
In the near future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone and must work with an android officer to locate a doomsday device.
6.4 ⭐ | Thriller, Action, Science Fiction | Released: Jan 15, 2021
25. Malcolm & Marie
As a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.
7.1 ⭐ | Romance, Drama | Released: Feb 5, 2021
24. Penguin Bloom
When an unlikely ally enters the Bloom family's world in the form of an injured baby magpie they name Penguin, the bird’s arrival makes a profound difference in the struggling family’s life.
7.1 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Jan 27, 2021
23. I Care a Lot
A court-appointed legal guardian defrauds her older clients and traps them under her care. But her latest mark comes with some unexpected baggage.
6.7 ⭐ | Comedy, Crime, Thriller | Released: Feb 19, 2021
22. To All the Boys: Always and Forever
Senior year of high school takes center stage as Lara Jean returns from a family trip to Korea and considers her college plans — with and without Peter.
7.8 ⭐ | Romance, Comedy, Drama | Released: Feb 12, 2021
21. Thunder Force
In a world where supervillains are commonplace, two estranged childhood best friends reunite after one devises a treatment that gives them powers to protect their city.
5.7 ⭐ | Action, Adventure, Comedy | Released: Apr 9, 2021
20. Bad Trip
Two pals embark on a road trip full of funny pranks that pull real people into mayhem.
6.1 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Mar 26, 2021
19. Stowaway
A three-person crew on a mission to Mars faces an impossible choice when an unplanned passenger jeopardizes the lives of everyone on board.
5.9 ⭐ | Science Fiction, Drama, Thriller | Released: Apr 22, 2021
18. Army of the Dead
Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble: venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.
6.4 ⭐ | Action, Adventure, Horror, Crime | Released: May 21, 2021
17. Oxygen
A woman wakes in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there, and must find a way out before running out of air.
6.7 ⭐ | Science Fiction, Thriller, Drama | Released: May 12, 2021
16. The Last Mercenary
A mysterious former secret service agent must urgently return to France when his estranged son is falsely accused of arms and drug trafficking by the government, following a blunder by an overzealous bureaucrat and a mafia operation.
6.8 ⭐ | Action, Comedy | Released: Jul 30, 2021
15. Blood Red Sky
A woman with a mysterious illness is forced into action when a group of terrorists attempt to hijack a transatlantic overnight flight. In order to protect her son she will have to reveal a dark secret, and unleash the inner monster she has fought to hide.
7.2 ⭐ | Horror, Thriller, Action | Released: Jul 23, 2021
14. Beckett
While vacationing in Greece, Beckett, becomes the target of a manhunt after a devastating car accident forces him to run for his life across the country to clear his name but tensions escalate as the authorities close in and political unrest mounts which makes Beckett fall even deeper into a dangerous web of conspiracy.
6.4 ⭐ | Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery | Released: Aug 13, 2021
13. The Kissing Booth 3
It’s the summer before Elle heads to college, and she has a secret decision to make. Elle has been accepted into Harvard, where boyfriend Noah is matriculating, and also Berkeley, where her BFF Lee is headed and has to decide if she should stay or not.
7.4 ⭐ | Romance, Comedy | Released: Aug 11, 2021
12. Time to Hunt
Four young men want to leave their dystopian world behind and go to a distant paradise to execute a money robbery, a daring act that will have unexpected consequences.
7.3 ⭐ | Drama, Action, Thriller | Released: Apr 10, 2020
11. The Last Letter From Your Lover
A young journalist in London becomes obsessed with a series of letters she discovers that recounts an intense star-crossed love affair from the 1960s.
7.6 ⭐ | Drama, Romance | Released: Jul 23, 2021
10. Afterlife of the Party
A social butterfly who dies during her birthday week is given a second chance to right her wrongs on Earth.
7.0 ⭐ | Fantasy, Comedy, Drama | Released: Sep 2, 2021
9. The Starling
A woman adjusting to life after a loss contends with a feisty bird that's taken over her garden — and a husband who's struggling to find a way forward.
7.2 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Sep 24, 2021
8. Sounds Like Love
Fashion assistant Maca has just about got her life together after a devastating breakup, when Leo, the man who broke her heart returns. Seeking support from best friends, Adriana and Jime, all three will learn love can be complicated.
6.6 ⭐ | Comedy, Romance | Released: Sep 29, 2021
7. Sweet Girl
A devastated husband vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife's death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter.
6.9 ⭐ | Action | Released: Aug 20, 2021
6. No One Gets Out Alive
An immigrant in search of the American dream is forced to take a room in a boarding house and soon finds herself in a nightmare from which she can't escape.
6.1 ⭐ | Horror, Thriller, Mystery | Released: Sep 29, 2021
5. The Guilty
A demoted police officer assigned to a call dispatch desk is conflicted when he receives an emergency phone call from a kidnapped woman.
6.6 ⭐ | Drama, Crime, Thriller | Released: Oct 1, 2021
4. Worth
Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers what life is worth.
7.0 ⭐ | Drama, History | Released: Sep 3, 2021
3. Forever Rich
This is the story of Richie and his journey to become the greatest rap-artist in the Netherlands. One evening he is violently mugged by a group of teenagers and loses his most prized possession: an expensive watch. When images of the humiliating robbery go viral, Richie's hard-earned reputation is damaged.
5.8 ⭐ | Crime, Comedy, Drama | Released: Oct 1, 2021
2. There's Someone Inside Your House
As the countdown to graduation begins, students at Osborne High are being stalked by a maniac intent on exposing their darkest secrets to the entire town, terrorizing victims while wearing a life-like mask of their own face. With a mysterious past of her own, Makani and her friends must discover the killer's identity before they become victims themselves.
5.7 ⭐ | Horror, Thriller, Mystery | Released: Oct 6, 2021
1. Night Teeth
A college student moonlighting as a chauffeur picks up two mysterious women for a night of party-hopping across LA. But when he uncovers their bloodthirsty intentions - and their dangerous, shadowy underworld - he must fight to stay alive.
5.7 ⭐ | Thriller, Action, Fantasy | Released: Oct 20, 2021