Here are some of the top, most-watched movies available for streaming on Netflix this week. Start streaming them now or you can also use our Smart Movie Recommendations App to get more personalized movie suggestions.
The Midnight Sky
🎬2020 ⌛1h 58m
A mysterious global catastrophe has made Earth inhabitable. It is up to a lonely scientist living in the artic to warn a group of astronauts not to return to Earth. Based on the 2016 novel, Good Morning, Midnight, this 2020 science fiction movie is directed by George Clooney. The actor also plays the lead role in the movie. Other characters of the movie include Felicity Jones, Tiffany Boone, Demián Bichir, David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, and Caoilinn Springall.
🎬2020 ⌛2h 12m
Director David Fincher is always known for his unique way of storytelling. His movies have an identity that stands apart from the rest and helped him earn a loyal fanbase through the years. MANK is his latest movie for Netflix and is an adaption of his father’s screenplay about screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, the man behind the script of Citizen Kane. The biographical drama has Gary Oldman playing the title role with other prominent actors like Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins, Arliss Howard, Ferdinand Kingsley, Tom Burke, Joseph Cross, Tom Pelphrey, Sam Troughton, Tuppence Middleton, Jamie McShane, Toby Leonard Moore, Monika Gossmann, and Charles Dance.
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
🎬2020 ⌛1h 34m
The tale of the fearless blues singer Ma Rainey and her band joining for a recording session in 1927. Directed by George C. Wolfe and written by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, the movie is based on the play of the same name by August Wilson. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is listed as one of the ten best movies of 2020 by the American Film Institute.
Catch Me If You Can
🎬2012 ⌛ 2h 10m
Inspired by the life of Frank Abagnale Jr, Spielberg, Tom Hanks, and DiCaprio teams up for this adventurous thriller about a young man who cons people.
🎬2019 ⌛1h 34m
Inside a large, tower-style prison branded as ‘Vertical Self-Management Center’, food is served to the inmates on a platform from floor to floor. The top eats the good food and the bottom gets the leftovers. This Spanish, social science, horror fiction is directed by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia and has Iván Massagué, Antonia San Juan, Zorion Eguileor, Emilio Buale Coka, and Alexandra Masangkay playing the different characters.
The Half of It
🎬2020 ⌛1h 45m
N A high school jock hires a nerd to help him woo a girl. However, it looks like the girl nerd also likes the girl being wooed.
🎬2006 ⌛2h 31m
Two rookie Boston cops get tangled up with the Irish mob- one as a member of the gang and the other double-crossing his own department.
🎬2020 ⌛1h 33m
From war-torn South Sudan, a couple seeks asylum in England for a fresh start. However, what awaited them was a greater evil lurking in their new house. Written and directed by Remi Weekes, the movie is adapted from a story by Felicity Evans and Toby Venables. Wunmi Mosaku, Sope Dirisu, and Matt Smith play the major characters in the movie.
I’m Thinking of Ending Things
🎬2020 ⌛2h 14m
A woman and her boyfriend’s troubled relationship takes a new turn when they decide to visit his parents at a remote farm. The movie is a psychological thriller directed by Charlie Kaufman and is based on a novel of the same name written by Jessie Buckley, Jesse Plemons, Toni Collette, and David Thewlis.
Death to 2020
🎬2020 ⌛1h 10m
Starring some of the most notable personalities, this British mockumentary that looks back at all the events of 2020 in a comedic retrospective. Some of the familiar talents playing the fictional characters of this special features include Samuel L. Jackson, Hugh Grant, Lisa Kudrow, Leslie Jones, Joe Keery, Kumail Nanjiani, Tracey Ullman, Cristin Milioti, and Diane Morgan.