Movies are an essential part of our lives for years now. Want to entertain yourself? Movies! Want to pass time? Movies! Want to feel light? Movies! Want to know something the easiest way? Movies! Favourite star? Movies! Want to go out and have fun? Movies! But Hey! We really do not recommend that you to go out when this flush of a virus (COVID-19) is all around. You cannot go to theatres, so all the OTT platforms got theatres to your screen. Also, Netflix is one popular among all. We don’t think people can really live without movies. Can you? Well, if you could, you wouldn’t be reading this blog or searching for suggestions to help you decide what to watch. Therefore, Here we are with a bag full of the best English movies for you. We picked out these Top 10 English Movies on Netflix only for your eyes!
So, What are you waiting for? Let’s get started! TOP 10 ENGLISH MOVIES ON NETFLIX. Scroll down and have a look!
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Schindler’s List (1993)
The 8.9 IMDb rating for this Steven Spielberg movie speaks for itself. This historical drama is based on a non-fiction novel reading situation back from World War 2. In this movie a businessman Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson) is concerned for his Jewish staff. He converts his factory to a refuge with the help of his wife Emilie Schindler (Caroline Goodall). In this process, he saves thousands of Jewish. Also gives them employment in his factory. This movie is definitely the one you shouldn’t miss. It banged the success at box office and won seven Academy Awards after getting nominated for twelve. This movie also took several awards on it’s side including BAFTA & Golden Globes award. American Film Institute ranked the movie 8th in its list of the 100 best American movies. Can you really miss this out? Go watch this one. Thank us later for mentioning it in this blog.
The Departed (2006)
How can you miss a movie when Leonardo DiCaprio (Billy Costigan) is playing a cop? To infiltrate the gangland organisation of chief Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson), Billy, an undercover cop, gets on an assignment. Billy gains Frank’s trust whereas a criminal named Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon) gains state police’s trust to infiltrate as an informer. The story is based in Boston where every man is having a consuming double life. But what happens when Billy & Colin are on the edge of getting caught? Watch now on Netflix to find out. The director of the movie is Martin Scorsese and the movie got a rating of 8.5 by IMDb.
A documentary where the director Ava DuVernay drives towards digging out the facts hidden deep in the prison system of the US. The film reveals the truth about the system of racial discrimination as prisons are filled with African-Americans disproportionately. Therefore, the name “13th” graphs the explosion in growth of America’s prison population. You can find out more on Netflix. The movie got a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 89th Academy Award. And managed to win the Prime-time Emmy Award. 13th also managed to get an 8.3 IMDb rating. one pf the TOP 10 ENGLISH MOVIES ON NETFLIX.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
This Sci-fi movie is one of the greatest English movies ever made. Stanley Kubrick, the director did receive a lot of critical responses for the movie but this movie is still known to be ahead of its time. It was based on evolution depicting the scenario of 2001 back in 1968. Evolution showing humankind to reach the moon’s surface and to find yet another monolith. This movie gave a glimpse into the future of Artificial Intelligence. The movie got nominations for Academy Awards various times. This movie with an IMDb rating of 8.3 was also selected for preservation in the National Film Registry. Stanley Kubrick is known to be one great filmmaker in the history of cinema. And the star cast includes Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter and Margaret Tyzack among others. Now decide, can you miss this masterpiece?
Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones directed this comedy movie which banged IMDb rating of 8.2. You wouldn’t want to miss this entertaining movie. The movie revolves around the situation of the Middle Ages where King Arthur leads his knights in search for the Holy Grail. On this adventurous quest, they encounter a wizard, a killer rabbit, a house of virgins, and also a handful of rude Frenchmen. This movie has won many awards and is one of the greatest comedy movies of all time. So, don’t you want to laugh till your tummy hurts?
Shutter Island (2010)
A psychological thriller revolving around an investigation of the disappearance of a criminal-patient from a hospital in Shutter Island, Boston. Leonardo DiCaprio is playing the role of a Deputy Marshal Teddy Daniels. Daniels finds himself fighting his inner demons in order to get off the shady island. Daniels tries to solve the sudden disappearance of a woman who is the murderer. As the island is hit by a hurricane, many criminals find a way to escape. On the other hand, Daniels also gets tangled in the confusion and starts questioning his own sanity. Above all, you cannot miss Leonardo DiCaprio being a Deputy, right? This Martin Scorsese directed movie was a box office success with 8.2 as IMDb rating. Therefore, log into your Netflix, now!
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
An English movie with IMDb 8.1 rating you should definitely watch. This movie shows the struggle of a woman trying to work with a boxing trainer with a dream to become a professional. Maggie Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank) visits the veteran boxer Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood)’s gym. But Frankie is reluctant to put his hands-on training this determined woman. Watch this movie on Netflix to find out whether Frankie gives in to train Maggie. Maggie also faces an unfortunate decision of fate. So, find herself asking for help from Frankie again. This Clint Eastwood directed movie got a rating of 8.1. one of the best TOP 10 ENGLISH MOVIES ON NETFLIX.
Marriage Story (2019)
Director Noah Baumbach’s drama English movie with 8.0 IMDb rating premiered in 2019. The movie stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver as leads. As the name suggests, this English movie revolves around a ‘Marriage Story’. The plot focuses on how a family stays together even when the couple is on the verge of getting divorced. The movie got many nominations including Academy Award and Golden Globe Awards. Marriage story is currently streaming on Netflix. And so, we promise that you wouldn’t regret watching this one.
This thriller English movie will definitely leave you thrilled. Jake Gyllenhaal playing Louis Bloom is a man who desperately wants to work. The movie shows a twists when he ends up making discoveries of L.A. crime journalism. The story revolves around the circumstances of unethical journalism when Louis put his hands into a new career as a cameraman. The movie also stars Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, and Bill Paxton. Therefore, you should stream into Netflix now to find out what happens next in “Nightcrawler” and why it got that name. This Dan Gilroy directed movie received an IMDb rating of 7.9.
The Irishman (2019)
The English movie with direction by Martin Scorsese starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci as leads. The movie is a crime drama with 7.9 as the IMDb rating. In the movie, a truck driver Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro) looks back to his past. He earlier worked with Russell Bufalino (Joe Pesci) and his crime family. But, what hit him bad is the fact that he had a part in the disappearance of his life-long friend Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino). Jimmy, who is the former president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, a powerful organisation disappears mysteriously. So, stream into Netflix now and grab this classic movie.
Some Other Best English Movies on Netflix
- Back To The Future (1985)
- The Devil All the Time (2020)
- Mudbound (2017)
- The Social Network (2010)
- John Wick (2014)
- To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)
- Dolemite Is My Name (2019)
- Da 5 Bloods (2020)
- Knock Down The House (2019)
- Django Unchained (2012)
So, these were some of the handpicked best of the English movies for you. We really hope this helped you in making a list of top English movies to be definitely watched.
We will be back with another blog for you. Till then, have fun watching these classics! And! Be Safe!
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