It used to be finding a movie to watch at the rental store was a chore. Now there are services like Reelgood.com that can tell you in an instant where to find the film (and TV shows) you might have an interest in streaming.
With 4 million-plus users searching each week for new films, Reelgood extrapolates those queries into a list of the top movies of the week on Netflix. Not just the high-octane originals, but also classic films that are getting new attention, as well as obscure films—especially from overseas—that might be worth your time. Plus we throw in its list of the top films across all the major streaming services at the end. Take a look and see if your favorite flick is on the list; maybe you’ll find a new favorite to view tonight.
Robert De Niro’s turn as taxi driver Travis Bickle is a classic look at mental instability and post-Vietnam PTSD in 1976 New York, with a focus on Bickle's misguided effort to save a young prostitute (played by Jodie Foster).
Steven Spielberg’s career is littered with masterpieces, but none as harrowing as the Oscar-winning true tale of Oscar Schindler’s work to save thousands of Jewish prisoners from the Nazis.
The Silence of the Lambs
The legendary performances of Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins anchor this 1991 tale of serial killers and FBI agents using each other for their own means.
Just the latest in a long line of films that prove how important intrepid reporting is, Spotlight is about the group of investigative reporters at the Boston Globe that cracked open the Catholic abuse scandal that continues to have repercussions today.
The Old Guard
Charlize Theron returns to ass-kicking mode leading a group of immortal warriors who not only discover a new immortal, but find themselves being hunted for their long-lived genetic code.
Most Watched Streaming Movies This Week
Netflix is far from alone in the world of movie streaming. Here is the list of the top movies across all the video-streaming services.
15. Avengers: Infinity War (Disney+)
14. Jurassic Park (Peacock)
13. Joker (HBO Services)
12. Back to the Future (Netflix)
11. Fatal Affair (Netflix)
10. Father Soldier Son (Netflix)
9. Ad Astra (HBO Services)
8. The Dark Knight (Hulu)
7. The Shawshank Redemption (Hulu, Starz)
6. Parasite (Hulu)
5. The Matrix (Peacock)
4. Knives Out (Amazon Prime Video)
3. Greyhound (Apple TV+)
2. Palm Springs (Hulu)
1. The Old Guard (Netflix)
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