NETFLIX Genre: Critically-acclaimed 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 28 Days Later 28 Days Later
2002 / 113
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Days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed, survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves. A lab mishap throws London into chaos. Four weeks later, what doesn't kill you ... makes you a stronger zombie.

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Netflix box art for 2 Days in Paris 2 Days in Paris
2007 / 96

On their way home from an ill-fated Venice vacation, Marion and Jack stop in Paris to visit Marion's parents on an equally disastrous excursion.

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Netflix box art for 50/50 50/50
2011 / 95
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An otherwise healthy twentysomething has a comically early midlife crisis when he gets slapped with a cancer diagnosis and a 50-50 chance of survival. A young writer has it all -- including a best bud for comic relief -- until cancer swoops in to test the odds.

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Netflix box art for After Tiller After Tiller
2013 / 87
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This documentary paints a complex, compassionate portrait of the physicians who have become the new prime targets of the anti-abortion movement. They risk their lives and wrestle with ethics. Meet the real people behind the controversial headlines.

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Netflix box art for Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
2012 / 4.1 / 91
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Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei uses social media and art to inspire protests and suffers government persecution for his actions. Go ahead ... call him a seditionist. This modern-day Warhol and political dissident couldn't be more pleased.

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Netflix box art for An Education An Education
2009 / 3.7 / 95
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Jenny's Oxford-bound teen life is a bore in 1961 London, until she's immersed in the beguiling but hazardous world of a much-older man. To one so innocent, a lothario's promise is seductive. His world will teach what school never could.

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Netflix box art for The Artist Artist, The
2011 / 4.0 / 100
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Winner of five Oscars, this black-and-white silent film follows the romance between a silent-era legend on a downward spiral and a rising starlet. He's on a downward spiral. She's on the rise. These silent film stars are caught up in the talkies tornado.

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Netflix box art for Au Revoir Les Enfants Au Revoir Les Enfants
1987 / 100

As World War II rages on, two students form an unlikely friendship when it's clear that one is trying to escape the tyranny of the Nazis.

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Netflix box art for Baadasssss! Baadasssss!
2003 / 3.2 / 104
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Mario Van Peebles honors his father, Melvin, by playing him in this account of how the famed director made his opus Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song.

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Netflix box art for Barbershop 3 Barbershop 3
2016 / 111

Calvin and Angie's new combined business leads to a battle of the sexes that's soon put on hold when crime begins encroaching on their neighborhood.

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Netflix box art for Batman Begins Batman Begins
2005 / 4.1 stars / 139
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Following the murder of his parents, Bruce Wayne trains with a shadowy organization and returns to Gotham City to fight crime under a new guise. A brooding orphan becomes a masked avenger to protect his city. Can one man defeat the forces of darkness?

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Netflix box art for Bears Bears
2014 / 77
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This captivating DisneyNature documentary follows two mother brown bears as they raise cubs amid the splendor of the Alaskan wilderness.

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Netflix box art for Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
2011 / 4.1 / 76
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Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, this documentary follows the career of puppeteer Kevin Clash, the soft-spoken man behind the furry red monster Elmo.

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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 Big Fan Big Fan
2009 / 3.0 / 84
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Parking attendant and New York Giants fanatic Paul Aufiero must reexamine his life after he's beaten up by his favorite player.

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Netflix box art for Bill Cunningham New York Bill Cunningham New York
2010 / 81
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Photographer Bill Cunningham tirelessly records what people are wearing in New York City -- both out on the sidewalk and in the salons of the wealthy. Harvard dropout to New York photographer. A shutterbug that celebs and street fashionistas can't help loving.

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Netflix box art for Boogie Nights Boogie Nights
1997 / 155
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A well-endowed busboy is taken in by a tight-knit group of 1970s porn actors and transforms himself into skin flick celebrity Dirk Diggler.

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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 Born into Brothels Born into Brothels
2004 / 83

This humorous and heartfelt story portrays the resilience of children and the magic of art to transform the lives of youth in Calcutta's brothels. Born to prostitutes in Calcutta’s worst slums. A camera's-eye view of impoverished yet amazingly uplifting children.

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Netflix box art for Casting JonBenet Casting JonBenet
2017 / 80
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Local actors from JonBenet Ramsey's hometown offer multiple perspectives on her 1996 murder as they vie to play roles in a dramatization of the case. A mystery enveloped in myth and memory. And countless voices weighing in on what "really" happened.

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Netflix box art for Children of Men Children of Men
2006 / 104
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In a grim future in which humans can no longer reproduce, one woman mysteriously becomes pregnant, and a conflicted bureaucrat fights to protect her. Humans are infertile and on the edge of extinction, yet one woman's belly grows. Hide her before the world goes mad.

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Netflix box art for Circumstance Circumstance
2011 / 3.2 / 102
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Two Iranian girls discover their burgeoning sexuality, struggling with their desires and the boundaries placed on them by their culture. In a culture where laws are so easily broken, their pursuit of pleasure will blaze a notorious trail.

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Netflix box art for Compliance Compliance
2012 / 2.8 stars / 86
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This tense drama unfolds as a prank caller pretends to be a cop and convinces a restaurant manager to interrogate her teenaged employee about a theft. A fast food manager gets a phone tip from a police officer about a thief on her staff. But the cop has some odd requests.

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