IMDb Top 250 on Netflix

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Back to the Future

Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest.

1985 | 116 min  ⭐8.5

The Pianist

The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation.

2002 | 150 min  ⭐8.5

The Departed

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise.

2006 | 151 min  ⭐8.5

The Intouchables

A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.

2011 | 112 min  ⭐8.5

3 Idiots

In the tradition of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” comes this refreshing comedy about a rebellious prankster with a crafty mind and a heart of gold.

2009 | 170 min  ⭐8.4

Like Stars on Earth

Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate.

2007 | 165 min  ⭐8.4

Dangal

Dangal is an extraordinary true story based on the life of Mahavir Singh and his two daughters, Geeta and Babita Phogat.

2016 | 161 min  ⭐8.4

A Clockwork Orange

In a near-future Britain, young Alexander DeLarge and his pals get their kicks beating and raping anyone they please.

1971 | 136 min  ⭐8.3

Scarface

After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami.

1983 | 170 min  ⭐8.3

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure.

1975 | 91 min  ⭐8.2

Pan's Labyrinth

Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny.

2006 | 118 min  ⭐8.2

There Will Be Blood

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California.

2007 | 158 min  ⭐8.2

Chinatown

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California.

1974 | 130 min  ⭐8.2

Shutter Island

World War II soldier-turned-U.

2010 | 138 min  ⭐8.2

Klaus

When Jesper distinguishes himself as the Postal Academy's worst student, he is sent to Smeerensburg, a small village located on an icy island above the Arctic Circle, where grumpy inhabitants barely exchange words, let alone letters.

2019 | 96 min  ⭐8.2

Andhadhun

A series of mysterious events changes the life of a blind pianist who now must report a crime that was actually never witnessed by him.

2018 | 139 min  ⭐8.2

The Big Lebowski

Jeffrey 'The Dude' Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink White Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events involving nihilists, adult film producers, ferrets, errant toes, and large sums of money.

1998 | 117 min  ⭐8.1

Stand by Me

Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern are four friends who decide to hike to find the corpse of Ray Brower, a local teenager, who was hit by a train while plucking blueberries in the wild.

1986 | 89 min  ⭐8.1

Million Dollar Baby

Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life.

2004 | 132 min  ⭐8.1

Cool Hand Luke

When petty criminal Luke Jackson is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden or the yard's resident heavy, Dragline, who ends up admiring the new guy's unbreakable will.

1967 | 127 min  ⭐8.1

Into the Wild

After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity, and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness.

2007 | 148 min  ⭐8.1

Hachi: A Dog's Tale

A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

2009 | 93 min  ⭐8.1

Life of Brian

Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah.

1979 | 94 min  ⭐8.1

Rush

A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.

2013 | 123 min  ⭐8.1

Spotlight

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

2015 | 129 min  ⭐8.1

Rang De Basanti

After a group of friends graduate from Delhi University, they listlessly haunt their old campus, until a British filmmaker casts them in a film she's making about freedom fighters under British rule.

2006 | 167 min  ⭐8.1

Drishyam

A simple, street-smart man tries to protect his family from a tough cop looking for his missing son.

2015 | 163 min  ⭐8.2

The Invisible Guest

A young businessman wakes up in a hotel room, locked from the inside, along with his lover, who was murdered while he was unconscious.

2016 | 106 min  ⭐8.1

Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

The second of two theatrically released follow-ups to the Neon Genesis Evangelion series.

1997 | 87 min  ⭐8.1