Best movies on US Netflix April 2021

The US library of Netflix is the largest one with thousands of titles to choose from. Although this variety gives you a better chance of finding your desired content, it also makes this process of searching for films longer and more complicated. There are times that you have to spend hours searching for movies that fit your mood, and when you finally choose one, you are too tired to watch!

But don’t worry, we are here to help you find the best movies to watch in less than five minutes. All you need to do is to read our Netflix recommendation list below. (We will update this post weekly so you won’t miss anything.)

10 must-watch movies to check out on US Netflix this week:

  1. The Dark Knight (2008)

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David s.Goyer

Cast: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Genres: Superheroes, Action & Adventure, Action thrillers

IMDb: 9/10

As Joker (Heath Ledger) becomes a great threat to the people of Gotham, causing havoc and chaos, Batman (Christian Bale) must accept one of the greatest challenges of his life: to fight against injustice.

  1. IP Man (2008)

Director: Wilson Yip

Writers: Edmond Wong, Tai-lee Chan

Cast: Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Louis Fan

Genres: Movies based on real-life, Period pieces, Hong Kong movies

IMDb: 8/10

An occupying Japanese general challenges Chinese men to duels to prove the superiority of the Japanese, but Ip Man refuses to fight — at first.

  1. Runaway Bride (1999)

Director: Garry Marshall

Writers: Josann McGibbon, Sara Parriott

Cast: Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Joan Cusack

Genres: Comedies, Romantic movies, Romantic favorites

IMDb: 5.6/10

Sparks fly when a newspaper columnist writes a one-sided, sexist story about a commitment-phobic bride who abandoned three men at the altar.

  1. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

Director: Steven Zaillian

Writers: Fred Waitzkin (book), Steven Zaillian (screenplay)

Cast: Max Pomeranc, Joe Mantegna, Joan Allen

Genres: Family features, Movies based on real-life, Movies based on books

IMDb: 7.4/10

A father hires an implacable chess master to coach his 7-year-old son, who is a chess prodigy for competitions.

  1. My Octopus Teacher (2020)

2021 Oscar winner

Directors: Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed

Writers: Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed

Cast: Craig Foster, Tom Foster

Genres: South African movies, Documentary films, Science & nature docs

IMDb: 8.2/10

A filmmaker returns to the ocean of his childhood and forges an unusual friendship with an octopus who changes his life.

  1. Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Director: Guy Ritchie

Writers: Michael Robert Johnson (screenplay), Anthony Peckham (screenplay)

Cast: Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Rachel McAdams

Genres: Movies based on books, Action & Adventure, Action thrillers

IMDb: 7.6/10

Detective Sherlock Holmes must use his brains to track down a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England, with the help of his partner, Watson.

  1. Kiss The Ground (2020)

Directors: Joshua Tickell, Rebecca Harrell Tickell

Writers: Johnny O’Hara, Joshua Tickell

Cast: Woody Harrelson, Ray Archuleta, John Wick

Genres: Documentary films, Science & nature docs, Nature & ecology documentaries

IMDb: 8.2/10

Science experts and celebrity activists band together in a global movement of “Regenerative Agriculture” that could be the key to combating climate change and preserving the planet.

  1. Hook (1991)

Director: Steven Spielberg

Writers: J.M. Barrie (books), J.M. Barrie (play)

Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts

Genres: Family features, movies based on books, Children & family movies

IMDb: 6.8/10

An adult, workaholic Peter Pan must return to Neverland to save his kids who have been kidnapped by vengeful Captain James Hook.

9. Training Day (2001)

Director: Antoine Fuqua

Writer: David Ayer

Cast: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn

Genres: Dramas, Crime dramas, social issue dramas

IMDb: 7.7/10

A rookie cop with one day to prove himself to a veteran LAPD narcotics officer receives a crash course in his mentor’s questionable brand of justice.

10. I Am Legend (2007)

 Last day to watch on Netflix: April 30

Director: Francis Lawrence

Writers: Mark Protosevich (screenplay), Akiva Goldsman (screenplay)

Cast: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan

Genres: Movies based on books, Action & Adventure, Action thrillers

IMDb: 7.2/10

After a global catastrophe that kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, a military scientist who is the sole survivor in New York City fights for survival.

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