NETFLIX Genre: Classic Movies



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Netflix box art for 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
1968 / 148

While investigating the appearance of mysterious monoliths throughout the universe, two astronauts battle their ship's intelligent computer system. Being stranded in deep space isn't a game; it's survival of the fittest. And their computer is ready to evolve.

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Netflix box art for All About Eve All About Eve
1950 / 138

Bette Davis plays an aging Broadway diva who employs a starstruck fan as her assistant, only to learn that the woman is a conniving upstart.

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Netflix box art for Arsenic and Old Lace Arsenic and Old Lace
1944 / 117

Stellar performances highlight this delightfully witty adaptation of the hit Broadway play about two dotty spinsters with a peculiar avocation.

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Netflix box art for Barefoot in the Park Barefoot in the Park
1967 / 106

A pair of newlyweds -- he, a stuffed-shirt lawyer, she, a free spirit -- attempt to adapt to each other and life in a small Greenwich Village flat. For a freshly married couple, getting used to each other is tough enough without taking on New York City life, too.

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Netflix box art for Batman Batman
1966 / 104

Batman and Robin battle a host of villains while trying to maintain their secret identities in this big-screen version of the campy 1960s TV series. Humanity is dust unless a vigilante in spandex breaks out the shark repellent and campy dialogue. KAPOW!

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Netflix box art for Battle of Britain Battle of Britain
1969 / 131

This star-studded epic re-creates the 1940 air battle over England, as the Royal Air Force fended off a Nazi attack in the early days of World War II. In 1940, World War II took to the skies. Lives were lost, heroes were made and history changed forever.

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Netflix box art for The Battle of Midway Battle of Midway, The
1942 / 18
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Director John Ford captures combat footage of the Battle of Midway, an air and sea campaign that was a turning point in the war in the Pacific.

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Netflix box art for Being There Being There
1979 / 129

The life of simple-minded Chance is changed after a run-in with wealthy Eve, and soon his "wisdom" has political figures hailing him as brilliant.

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Netflix box art for The Big Combo Big Combo, The
1955 / 3.3 / 87
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A tenacious cop obsessed with nabbing a cunning crime boss will do anything to nail the gangster -- which includes getting immersed in the underworld.

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Netflix box art for The Bishop's Wife Bishop's Wife, The
1947 / 4 stars / 109
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An angel arrives to help a bishop with the building of a new cathedral, but his advice has more to do with fixing the clergyman's strained marriage.

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Netflix box art for Born Free Born Free
1966 / 3.7 / 95
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Born Free is a truthful adaptation of Joy Adamson's book about Elsa, the lion Adamson raised from a cub and then rehabilitated back into the wild. They've done all they could to raise this lion properly. Now, it's time to see if they were good parents.

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Netflix box art for Breakfast at Tiffany's Breakfast at Tiffany's
1961 / 114

Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who moves into her building on a wealthy woman's dime. Charming chaos follows an eccentric charmer throughout New York City. But is her life just one big cocktail party?

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Netflix box art for The Bridge on the River Kwai Bridge on the River Kwai, The
1957 / 161
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This sweeping epic is set in a World War II Japanese prison camp, where British prisoners are forced to build a bridge as a morale-building exercise. Even in war, victory is a battle of wills. But just because you've won the battle, it doesn't mean you've won the war.

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Netflix box art for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
1969 / 110

To evade a posse, legendary outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid flee to Bolivia -- but trouble finds the charming desperadoes wherever they go. They thought they could outrun almost anybody. Until they ticked off the wrong railroad tycoon.

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Netflix box art for Chinatown Chinatown
1974 / 130

With a suspicious femme fatale bankrolling his snooping, private eye J.J. Gittes uncovers intricate dirty dealings in the Los Angeles waterworks. 1930s Los Angeles was a town full of secrets. Dark pasts, shady politicians and an unquenchable thirst -- for water.

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Netflix box art for A Christmas Story Christmas Story, A
1983 / 93
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In this wistful look at Christmas in 1940s Indiana, a 9-year-old boy who desperately wants a Red Ryder BB gun must convince his parents it's safe.

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Netflix box art for Cleopatra Cleopatra
1963 / 243

This Oscar-winning epic saga of love, greed and betrayal portrays the ambitious Egyptian queen Cleopatra, who seduces the Roman emperor Caesar. The Queen of the Nile uses intrigue and her beauty to secure her throne. Lust, power ... and lots of eyeliner.

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Netflix box art for A Clockwork Orange Clockwork Orange, A
1971 / 136

A young man spends his time stealing, raping and beating innocent people in nihilistic orgies of violence, all in an attempt to get his nightly kicks. The government thinks it has the cure for his sadistic hobbies. But it's hard to keep a good sociopath down.

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Netflix box art for Cool Hand Luke Cool Hand Luke
1967 / 126

Luke Jackson likes to do things his own way, which leads to a world of hurt when he ends up in a prison camp -- and on the wrong side of its warden. They've tried everything to curb his rebellious spirit. But they'll never break him. They can only kill him.

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Netflix box art for The Counterfeiters Counterfeiters, The
2007 / 3.8 / 94
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A Jewish master forger is shielded from the atrocities of the concentration camps by agreeing to create counterfeit currency for the Nazis. To save his life, a Jew helps Nazis forge counterfeit British money. But what will his survival truly cost him?

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Netflix box art for Daughters of the Dust Daughters of the Dust
1991 / 112
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An African American Gullah family leaves their coastal island home in 1902 and risks losing their culture to start a new life on the U.S. mainland.

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Netflix box art for Dirty Harry Dirty Harry
1971 / 102

When a madman dubbed "The Scorpio Killer" terrorizes San Francisco, hard-boiled cop Harry Callahan is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. He may be dirty, but this cop's .44 Magnum will clean his beloved city of a psychopath killer's filth.

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Netflix box art for Dog Day Afternoon Dog Day Afternoon
1975 / 124

To get money for his lover's sex reassignment surgery, a married man teams up with an accomplice to rob a New York bank on a scorching summer day. His plan has gone horribly wrong. He's surrounded. There's no possible escape. He's just getting started.

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Netflix box art for Dr. Strangelove Dr. Strangelove
1964 / 4.0 / 94
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When a fanatical U.S. general launches an air strike against the Soviets, they raise the stakes by threatening to unleash a "doomsday device." The President's a pacifist, the General's deranged and the War Room's filled with idiots. Great day for nuclear war.

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