The Best Movies on Netflix to Watch Right Now

Netflix, a top American streaming platform for shows and movies has been a hub for so many on a global scale for years. There is hardly any internet user that has not learned about Netflix. The high level of quality video content they put up can be attested to by regulatory bodies. They also feature movies of different categories, from action to romance, sci-fi, thrillers and so many others.

Best Movies on Netflix 2022

Yes, people can be very picky, even with movies, so it is not much of a surprise that some people like to watch movies based on recommendations. It makes it easier for you to log in on Netflix and search for your suggested show, with some popcorn secured beside you. And yes, they could turn out to be your favourite. 

On this note, let’s check out movies exclusively selected from different categories.

Best Comedy on Netflix

Mitchelle vs The Machines: Trust me, you want to sit on your couch and crack off some stress with this movie. It is an American animated sci-fi/comedy movie about a young girl, Katie Mitchelle who went on a road voyage with her family and dog to begin her career in a film institution. 

In a quest to have a family bond gets shattered when pandemonium caused by global electronic devices erupts. Now the Mitchells must work together with some aid from two seemingly friendly robots to rescue themselves and the world. 

It has a rating of 7.7/10 on IMDb, 98% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and 80% rating on Metacritic.

Mandela: This movie released on 4th April 2021, directed by Madonne Ashwin is a comedy/political satire which ended in a twist of fate. A little village had two opposition political parties with equal influence and power that rivalled in an election. Both parties were ready to give up anything to assume victory. In the end, the victor gets decided by a barber who is seen as a societal minority.

It has a rating of 8.5/10 on IMDb and based on analytics by Google, it has a like rate of 83%.

Best Horror Movies on Netflix

#Alive: This is a Korean fiction movie based on a script by Matt Naylor, Alone, in 2019. The movie was released on 24th June 2020. The major movie character Joon-woo is in a quest to shield himself from a horrific epidemic that has forcefully taken over a city in Korea. While relinquishing on being the last person alive, he finds another survivor.

It has an IMDb rating of 6.3/10, 88% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and based on Google Analytics, it has a like rating of 80%.

His House: South Sudan gets ravaged by war and becomes inhabitable by a certain couple, turning them into refugees. They migrate to an English town and are faced with difficulties of getting accustomed to this new environment, unknown to them that there is creeping danger underground.

It has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, 3.5/5 rating on IndieWire, and 6.5/10 rating on IMDb.

Best Romance Movies on Netflix

The Theory of Everything: Moving into the world of romance, Stephen Hawking, an outstanding student of astrophysics gets his life span drastically reduced. He falls deeply in love with literature student, Jane Wilde, and while on his research, he finds out that he only has about two more years to live due to a motor neurone disease that will hamper and shut down his body system.

The movie which was directed by James Marsh has won multiple awards like the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. It has a 7.7/10 rating on IMDb, 80% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and 71% on Metacritic.

Jodhaa & Akbar: Sometimes, love comes in disguise. Rajput princess Jodhaa finds herself in a betrothed situation with Emperor Akbar of Mughal, staged by politics. Along the line, they developed fondness and regard for each other and fell in love.

Its release date was in February 2008 and it bagged the Filmfare Award for Best Film. On IMDb, it has a rating of 7.6/10 and 75% on Rotten Tomatoes.  

Best Family Movies on Netflix

Over the Moon: Young blooded and audacious Fei Fei learns about an immortal moon goddess and makes a space ship to embark on a voyage to the moon. She receives a rabbit from her dying mother and this creates memories of her. She is determined to find this moon goddess.

It is rated 81% on Rotten Tomatoes, 6.4/10 on IMDb, and 60% on Metacritic.

Smallfoot: In a certain community of yetis on the Himalayas, Migo raises a claim on the existence of humans. This upsets the villagers and they send him on an exile. However, he is determined to back up his claims with proof and earn some honour.

It was released in September 2018 and has a rating of 6.6/10 on IMDb and 76% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Best Action Movies on Netflix

Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds: The South Korean movie lines a story of a man’s destiny in the afterlife. He is accompanied to the afterlife by three grim reapers where his fate will be determined by his lifestyle while he was alive.

It was directed by Yong-Hwa Kim and won the Blue Dragon Film Award for Best Supporting Actress. It is rated at 7.3/10 on IMDb and 67% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Rurouni Kenshin: The Final: Kenshin an assassin, also known as Battosai was faced with a situation from his past. With the aid of his partners, he battles his biggest adversary who happened to be his ex-brother-in-law.

Released in November 2018, it has an IMDb rating of 7/10 and according to Google Analytics, it has a like rate of 91%.

Best Christmas Movies on Netflix

The Christmas Chronicles: Two siblings from the Pierce family, Teddy and Kate embarked on a project to take a photo capture of Santa Claus on the eve of Christmas. Things turn out unexpectedly and the plan takes a different turn. In the long run, they liaise with cheerful Saint Nick and his faithful elves.

The Christmas movie was released in November 2018 and is rated at 7/10 on IMDb, 67% on Rotten Tomatoes, and alike rating of 92% based on Google Analytics.

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