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 Aug 2, 2021.
48. 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
47. A Christmas Prince
When a reporter goes undercover as a nanny to get the inside scoop on a playboy prince, she gets tangled in some royal intrigue and ends up finding love - but will she be able to keep up her lie?
6.7 ⭐ | Romance, TV Movie | Released: Nov 17, 2017
Two school kids strike up a friendship with an orphaned puppy named Benji. When danger befalls them and they end up kidnapped by robbers who are in over their heads, Benji and his scruffy sidekick come to the rescue.
7.0 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Mar 2, 2018
45. 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
44. 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
43. The Princess Switch
When a down-to-earth Chicago baker and a soon-to-be princess discover they look like twins, they hatch a Christmastime plan to trade places.
7.1 ⭐ | Romance | Released: Nov 16, 2018
42. 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
41. Falling Inn Love
When a San Francisco exec wins a New Zealand inn, she ditches city life to remodel and flip the rustic property with help from a handsome contractor.
6.6 ⭐ | Romance, Comedy | Released: Aug 29, 2019
40. 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
39. In the Tall Grass
After hearing a child screaming for help from the green depths of a vast field of tall grass, Becky, a pregnant woman, and Cal, her brother, park their car near a mysterious abandoned church and recklessly enter the field, discovering that they are not alone and because of some reason they are unable of escaping a completely inextricable vegetable labyrinth.
5.5 ⭐ | Horror, Drama, Thriller | Released: Oct 4, 2019
Driving cross-country, Ray and his wife and daughter stop at a highway rest area where his daughter falls and breaks her arm. After a frantic rush to the hospital and a clash with the check-in nurse, Ray is finally able to get her to a doctor. While the wife and daughter go downstairs for an MRI, Ray, exhausted, passes out in a chair in the lobby. Upon waking up, they have no record or knowledge of Ray's family ever being checked in.
6.6 ⭐ | Thriller | Released: Oct 11, 2019
37. El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse Pinkman must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future.
6.9 ⭐ | Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action | Released: Oct 11, 2019
A boy named Eli with a rare autoimmune disorder is confined to a special experimental clinic for his treatment. He soon begins experiencing supernatural forces, turning the supposedly safe facility into a haunted prison for him and his fellow patients.
6.0 ⭐ | Horror | Released: Oct 18, 2019
35. American Son
Time passes and tension mounts in a Florida police station as an estranged interracial couple awaits news of their missing teenage son.
6.1 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Nov 1, 2019
34. Marriage Story
A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.
7.8 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Dec 6, 2019
33. The Laundromat
When her idyllic vacation takes an unthinkable turn, Ellen Martin begins investigating a fake insurance policy, only to find herself down a rabbit hole of questionable dealings that can be linked to a Panama City law firm and its vested interest in helping the world's wealthiest citizens amass larger fortunes.
6.0 ⭐ | Drama, Crime, Comedy | Released: Oct 18, 2019
32. The Two Popes
Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church.
7.6 ⭐ | Drama, Comedy, History | Released: Dec 20, 2019
31. The Knight Before Christmas
A medieval English knight is magically transported to present day where he ends up falling for a high school science teacher.
6.5 ⭐ | Romance, Comedy | Released: Nov 21, 2019
30. The Irishman
Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.
7.6 ⭐ | Crime, Drama, History | Released: Nov 27, 2019
29. 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
28. 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
27. Lost Girls
When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.
6.1 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, History | Released: Mar 13, 2020
26. Spenser Confidential
Spenser, a former Boston patrolman who just got out from prison, teams up with Hawk, an aspiring fighter, to unravel the truth behind the death of two police officers.
6.6 ⭐ | Comedy, Action, Thriller | Released: Mar 6, 2020
25. To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You
Lara Jean and Peter have just taken their romance from pretend to officially real when another recipient of one of her love letters enters the picture.
6.9 ⭐ | Romance, Comedy | Released: Feb 12, 2020
24. 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
23. All the Bright Places
Two teens facing personal struggles form a powerful bond as they embark on a cathartic journey chronicling the wonders of Indiana.
7.7 ⭐ | Romance, Drama | Released: Feb 28, 2020
A young woman from a small town accuses the college heartthrob of sexual assault.
6.7 ⭐ | Thriller, Drama | Released: Mar 6, 2020
21. 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: Sep 22, 2019
20. Coffee & Kareem
A Detroit cop reluctantly teams with his girlfriend's 11-year-old son to clear his name and take down the city's most ruthless criminal.
5.7 ⭐ | Comedy, Action, Crime | Released: Apr 3, 2020
19. Love Wedding Repeat
While trying to make his sister's wedding day go smoothly, Jack finds himself juggling an angry ex-girlfriend, an uninvited guest with a secret, a misplaced sleep sedative, and the girl that got away in alternate versions of the same day.
5.6 ⭐ | Comedy, Romance | Released: Apr 10, 2020
18. The Wrong Missy
A guy meets the woman of his dreams and invites her to his company's corporate retreat, but realizes he sent the invite to the wrong person.
6.2 ⭐ | Comedy, Romance | Released: May 13, 2020
17. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend
Kimmy's a famous author and she's about to marry a prince! But first she has to foil the Reverend's evil plot. It's your move: What should Kimmy do next?
6.6 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Aug 5, 2020
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
15. Feel the Beat
After failing to make it on Broadway, April returns to her hometown and reluctantly begins training a misfit group of young dancers for a competition.
7.8 ⭐ | Comedy, Music, Drama | Released: Jun 19, 2020
14. 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.
7.1 ⭐ | Drama, Romance | Released: Jun 9, 2020
13. The Old Guard
Four undying warriors who've secretly protected humanity for centuries become targeted for their mysterious powers just as they discover a new immortal.
7.3 ⭐ | Action, Fantasy | Released: Jul 10, 2020
12. 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
11. Project Power
An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.
6.6 ⭐ | Action, Crime, Science Fiction | Released: Aug 14, 2020
10. The Devil All the Time
In Knockemstiff, Ohio and its neighboring backwoods, sinister characters converge around young Arvin Russell as he fights the evil forces that threaten him and his family.
7.3 ⭐ | Crime, Drama, Thriller | Released: Sep 16, 2020
9. 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, Fantasy, Mystery, Horror | Released: Oct 7, 2020
Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other's platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings along the way.
7.1 ⭐ | Comedy, Romance | Released: Oct 28, 2020
7. The Prom
After the PTA of a conservative high school in Indiana bans same-sex couples from attending the annual prom, a gang of flamboyant Broadway stars try to boost their image by showing up to support two lesbian students.
6.4 ⭐ | Comedy, Music, Romance | Released: Dec 11, 2020
6. Earthquake Bird
Tokyo, Japan, 1989. Lucy Fly, a foreigner who works as a translator, begins a passionate relationship with Teiji, a mysterious man obsessed with photography.
5.9 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller | Released: Nov 15, 2019
5. 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
4. Enola Holmes
While searching for her missing mother, intrepid teen Enola Holmes uses her sleuthing skills to outsmart big brother Sherlock and help a runaway lord.
7.4 ⭐ | Mystery, Crime, Adventure | Released: Sep 23, 2020
3. 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
2. Dangerous Lies
After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her husband Adam are pulled into a complex web of lies, deception, and murder. If she's going to survive, Katie will have to question everyone's motives — even the people she loves.
6.4 ⭐ | Thriller | Released: Apr 30, 2020
1. 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. Which path should she choose?
0.0 ⭐ | Comedy, Romance | Released: Aug 11, 2021