There is loads of choice when it comes to movies on Netflix. Here are our picks of the 20 best movies on Netflix Ireland to watch right now.
The streaming content site Netflix is no stranger to people looking for a movie fix. Not only do they have an incredibly diverse catalogue of old favourites, but they have created some award-winning originals.
With so many options and a host of genres to choose from, it can be challenging to decide on what to watch.
To save you the bother of searching few Netflix for hours, we’ve compiled a list of the top 20 best movies on Netflix Ireland across a variety of genres.
Covering everything from movie classics to documentaries and of course some Netflix originals, here are the 20 best movies on Netflix Ireland you should watch right now.
20. Step Brothers – for a cringey laugh
A laugh-out-loud comedy, which follows two step-brothers in their late thirties who are forced to come to terms with living together.
19. Enola Holmes – a cheeky spin-off of Sherlock Holmes
This Netflix Original follows Enola Holmes, the little-known youngest Holmes sibling as she tries to uncover the mystery behind her mother’s disappearance.
18. Beethoven – for a family comedy
Although released in 1992, Beethoven is a classic family favourite. The movie is about a loveable St. Bernard, who causes and prevents trouble for his family.
17. Inheritance – a psychological thriller
After the death of her millionaire tycoon father, Lauren is cheated of her rightful millions and instead inherits a bunker with a dark secret.
16. The Kissing Booth – a young-adult romantic comedy
The Kissing Booth is a quirky romantic comedy that follows the story of a forbidden romance. Although marketed towards teenagers, this is such a fun and easy watch.
15. Zodiac – based on a true story
This thriller follows the story of the unsolved Zodiac murders in the 1960s.
Using real accounts from eyewitnesses, this is one of the best true crime movies on Netflix.
14. The Holiday – a Christmas romantic comedy
In the lead up to the holiday season, this movie is such a feel-good romantic comedy. This film follows the story of two women and their respective love interests.
13. 22 July – a docudrama
This movie takes a look at the after-effects of the 2011 Norway terrorist attacks, focusing particularly on the emotional effects of the attack.
12. Moneyball – a philosophical drama
Although this movie is about baseball, it also delves into the power of maths and statistics, and what role they can play in sports.
11. Murder Mystery – a spin of the classic rom-com
A married couple who wanted to reignite the spark in their relationship gets caught up in a murder investigation while aboard a billionaire’s yacht.
10. The Impossible – an award-winning real-life movie
Based on the events of the 2004 tsunami in Thailand, the movie follows the story of one of the survivors and how the events of that tragic day unfolded.
9. The Holidate – a hilarious laugh
Two singletons end up meeting a week before the holidays and decide that they will be each other’s date to their family gatherings.
8. The Green Mile – for a good cry
An unusual inmate who has mind-boggling healing abilities is on death row. The movie follows the story of his encounter with a death row supervisor.
7. Life as We Know It – a classic laugh
Having become the guardians of their friend’s baby, the duo must put their hatred for one another aside so that they can raise the child.
6. Contagion – for some eerie predictions
A virus spreads quickly across the world, killing between 25 and 30 per cent of those it infects. This movie sheds some light on the world of science and the unpredictability of a virus.
5. Wild Child – a 2008 classic
An affluent Malibu teenager is sent to a boarding school in England where she misbehaves and makes enemies with the head girl.
4. The Social Dilemma – an eye-opening docufilm
Be amazed at the power of data, and how social media companies manipulate users and encourage social media addictions.
3. Clueless – a modern-day Jane Austen film
Nothing beats a classic feel-good movie like Clueless; the film follows a popular rich high school student who decides to give a new student a makeover.
2. The Trial of the Chicago 7 – a historical legal drama
Based on the actual legal proceedings of the Chicago 7, the movie takes a more in-depth look at how the trial unfolded, and how political the courtroom can be.
This is truly an eye-opening watch.
1. Rebecca – a suspenseful thriller
This is the best movie on Netflix at the moment.
Based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca centres around a woman who moves into the large estate of her husband.
However, the story unfolds that he is the widow to Rebecca, who was universally loved.