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Top 10 Best Movies To Watch On Netflix Right Now

Watching movies on Netflix has always been a more pleasing journey for movie enthusiasts. It offers a wide range of movies, from feel-good stories to exciting thrillers, making sure there’s something for every movie fan to love.

Netflix continually captivates its audience with a diverse collection of cinematic treasures, offering films from every genre imaginable.

Moreover, Netflix releases its Top 10 most-watched movies every week; Heart Of Hunter has maintained its position at the top for the past two weeks.

Likewise, Damsel, an American dark fantasy, has also secured its position in the Top 10 must-watch list since its release.

Furthermore, below are some of Netflix’s best movies that guarantee an adventurous journey filled with emotion, drama, action, and romance.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Out of the movies listed below, Heart of the Hunter has reached number one in 75 countries worldwide on Netflix, a remarkable achievement for a South African production.
  •  The Equalizer 3 was nominated for the 2024 Saturn Award for Best Action/Adventure Film.
  • The 2024 Netflix film “Damsel” received a nomination for its outstanding visual effects.

Note: Please note that the availability of movies on Netflix can differ depending on your geographical location, and some titles may be removed from the platform after some time due to licensing agreements.

1. Heart Of The Hunter

Release DateMarch 29, 2024
DirectorMandla Dube
CastBonko Khoza, Connie Ferguson, Masasa Mbangeni
Running Time1h 45m

Heart of the Hunter” is a South African action thriller movie distributed by 20th Century Studios.

Moreover, it follows Zuko Khumalo, played by Bonko Cosmo Khozaa, a retired assassin drawn back into a web of espionage and political intrigue.

The film weaves a tale of loyalty, justice, and the fight against corruption as Zuko confronts his past to prevent a dangerous conspiracy at the heart of the government.

Furthermore, the movie’s intense narrative and strong performances have earned it an IMDb rating of 4.6/10.

Even with its modest IMDb rating, “Heart of the Hunter” became a top-viewed movie on Netflix in the last week of March 2024.

2. Irish Wish

Release DateMarch 15, 2024 (USA)
DirectorJaneen Damian
CastLindsay Lohan, Ed Speleers, Alexander Vlahos
Running Time1h 33m

Irish Wish” is a 2024 American romantic comedy distributed by Netflix with production by Wild Atlantic Pictures.

The film follows Maddie Kelly, played by Lindsay Lohan, who is magically transformed into the bride of her dreams and is about to marry her best friend in Ireland.

Moreover, the movie “Irish Wish” theme revolves around magicromance, and self-discovery.

The movie’s soundtrack features a blend of lively Irish tunes and contemporary hits, adding to the enchanting atmosphere of the story.

Furthermore, the movie received mixed reviews and a 5.2 IMDb rating. Lohan’s performance was praised, and the movie debuted at number one on Netflix’s most-watched list.

3. Damsel

Release DateMarch 8, 2024 (USA)
DirectorJuan Carlos Fresnadillo
CastMillie Bobby Brown, Ray Winstone, Angela Bassett
Running Time1h 47m

Damsel is a 2024 American dark fantasy film distributed by Netflix and written by Dan Mazeau.

Moreover, it stars Millie Bobby Brown as Elodie, a young woman who discovers she’s been used to repay a royal family’s ancient debts after accepting a marriage proposal.

The film explores Elodie’s post-marital adventures and her thrilling escape from a dragon, captivating viewers with an epic tale of survival.

Moreover, this American movie blends elements of fantasy, adventure, and empowerment following the protagonist’s journey.

The film began streaming on Netflix on March 8, 2024, receiving mixed reviews. Its IMDb rating is 6.1/10.

4. Scoop

Release Date April 5, 2024
DirectorPhilip Martin
CastConnor Swindells, Kate Fleetwood, Jennifer Winn
Running Time1h 43m

Scoop is a 2024 biographical drama that takes us behind the scenes of a pivotal moment in British history.

The film revolves around the women who orchestrated the “Scoop of the decade” that led to Prince Andrew’s downfall.

It was during a televised interview at BBC that focused on Prince Andrew’s relationship with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

The film explores actual events and presents the facts through a compelling story, drawing viewers with its powerful storytelling.

Furthermore, with an IMDb rating of 6.6/10, the movie mostly received positive reviews from the critics.

5. The Casagrandes Movie

Release DateMarch 22, 2024
DirectorMiguel Puga
CastIzabella Alvarez ,Sergio Aragonés, Angélica Aragón
Running Time1h 25m

The Casagrandes Movie” is a 2024 American animated fantasy comedy film that continues the story of the Nickelodeon series “The Casagrandes.” 

It follows 12-year-old Ronnie Anne as she confronts an ancient preteen demigoddess during a family trip to Mexico.

Moreover, the film emphasizes the importance of family bonds and cultural roots, all wrapped in a comedic and fantastical narrative.

The film offers an engaging adventure featuring a 12-year-old protagonist, highlighting themes of responsibility and self-reliance.

Furthermore, the movie garnered mixed reviews, with a 5.8 out of 10 IMDb rating, and received praise for its graphics and animation.

6. Shirley

Release DateMarch 15, 2024 (USA)
DirectorJohn Ridley
CastRegina King, Lance Reddick, Terrence Howard
Running Time1h 56m

Shirley is a 2024 American biographical drama film written and directed by John Ridley.

Moreover, the film stars American actress and director Regina King, who played the role of Shirley Anita Chisholm.

It portrays the historic 1972 presidential campaign of Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman elected to the United States Congress. 

The film translates real-life events into a compelling cinematic narrative without compromising the absolute truth.

Furthermore, the movie mostly got positive reviews from the critics, although having an IMDb rating of 6.3 out of 10.

7. On The Line

Release DateNovember 4, 2022
DirectorRomuald Boulanger
CastMel Gibson, William Moseley, Alia Seror-O’Neill
Running Time1h 44m

On the Line is a 2022 American thriller movie written, produced, and directed by Romuald Boulanger.

It follows Mel Gibson as a radio host caught in a deadly game when a mysterious caller named Gray kidnaps his family.

Gary seeks revenge for the death of his girlfriend, Lauren, who worked as a switchboard operator for Elvis.

Moreover, the movie turns wild as Elvis races against time to save his family and uncover Gary’s true intentions.

It explores themes like deception, revenge, and the impact of one’s actions on others, providing a mysterious journey to the audience.

Furthermore, the movie has a 5.4 out of 10 IMDb rating with mixed reviews; despite this, it presents an intense narrative that keeps viewers guessing until the end.

8. Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

Release DateMarch 25, 2021 (Australia)
DirectorWill Gluck
CastRose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, David Oyelowo
Running Time1h 33m

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway is a 2021 animated adventure comedy film adapted from The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

 Moreover, it’s a sequel to the 2018 film “Peter Rabbit” and is based on the stories of Peter Rabbit created by Beatrix Potter. 

The film follows Peter as he ventures into the big city, meeting shady characters and causing chaos for his family. 

Furthermore, the film offers an animated adventure with mischief and a compelling story, showcasing Peter’s playful antics.

Despite release delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the movie received positive reviews from its critics, with an IMDb rating of 6.2/10.

9. The Equalizer 3

Release DateSeptember 1, 2023 (USA)
DirectorAntoine Fuqua
CastRichard Wenk, Michael Sloan, Richard Lindheim
Running Time1h 49m


Sony Pictures Releasing Studio distributed “The Equalizer 3,” an American vigilante action film released in 2023.

Moreover, it is the third and final installment of The Equalizer trilogy, based on the television series of the same name.

The movie follows Denzel Washington as Robert McCall, a former CIA agent who combats the mafia in Italy.

In the film, McCall discovers that Camorra members intimidate his new friends in South Italy, prompting him to set out and save them from the threat.

The movie explores McCall’s adventurous journey and engaging battle with a mysterious twist, providing a thrilling experience to the viewers.

Furthermore, with an IMDb rating of 6.8/10, the movie mostly received positive reviews from critics for its engaging action.

10. Sisu

Release DateJanuary 27, 2023 (Finland)
DirectorJalmari Helander
CastJorma Tommila, Aksel Hennie , Jack Doolan
Running Time1h 31m

Sisu is a Finnish historical action thriller film released in 2022 at the Toronto International Film Festival.

The movie features Jorma Tommila as an ex-soldier who battles Nazis in the Lapland wilderness during WWII to recover stolen gold.

The film is known for its intense action sequence and has gathered an audience with its engaging battle.

Furthermore, with an IMDb rating of 6.9 out of 10, the movie has received mostly positive reviews from critics.

Nishan Dahal
Nishan Dahal
Nishan Dahal, a passionate movie and TV show enthusiast, channels his passion for storytelling into his articles. With a keen interest in genres like sci-fi, rom-coms, and screen adventures, Nishan brings a unique perspective and enthusiasm to his work, enticing readers into his imaginative narratives.
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