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The Best Shows and Movies to Stream on Netflix Right Now


Having trouble finding what to watch on Netflix? Lucky for you we’ve spent way too much time bingeing TV shows and movies to find the very best on Netflix. Below we’ve gathered updated streaming guides highlighting the best movies, documentaries, and series on Netflix for your enjoyment.

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The best ’80s action movies on Netflix to stream now

There are great action movies on Netflix, and even a few excellent selections from the 1980s.
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The best Netflix movies to stream in July

Bojack Horseman and Princess Caroline

The best shows on Netflix to stream in July

Keri Russell in The Diplomat.

The Diplomat season 2: New cast members and more

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The 16 best Netflix Original movies for you to watch right now


Malignant, His House, and more: The 8 best horror movies to stream on Netflix right now

Wild Wild Country

From food to true crime and sports, here are the 14 best Netflix documentaries to stream right now

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BoJack Horseman, Disenchantment, and more: Netflix cartoons that are binge-worthy shows adults will love

Stranger Things

Black Mirror, The 100, and more: The 12 best sci-fi shows to stream on Netflix right now

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The Cloverfield Paradox, Stowaway, Awake, and more: The 14 best sci-fi movies to stream on Netflix in 2024

The Irishman

The Irishman, Extraction, The Gray Man, and more: The 10 best action movies on Netflix

Demon Slayer

From Vinland Saga to Carole & Tuesday: These are the best anime series on Netflix to watch right now

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72 Dangerous Places to Live, Dark Tourist, and more: Sate your wanderlust with the best travel shows and documentaries on Netflix

You may not be able to travel for one reason or another, but thankfully, you can travel virtually by watching the best Netflix travel shows and documentaries.
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Is It Cake?, Best Leftovers Ever!, Cooked, and more: The best food shows to stream on Netflix right now

Craving a new food series? We foraged through the Netflix catalog to find Taco Chronicles, The Chef Show, Street Food, Ugly Delicious, Nailed It!, and more.
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The 19 best true crime documentaries on Netflix right now

If you're like the rest of the country, you're probably obsessed with true crime right now. Here are the best documentaries on Netflix to get your fix.
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New on Netflix: 5 must-see shows and movies in July

Netflix has all kinds of great new releases for every taste in July.
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Netflix is reportedly making a move that sports fans will love

Netflix is thinking about branching into live sports, just as many other streamers have done.
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Star Wars drinking game rules you can use for all the movies

If you want to elevate your Star Wars watching experience, just grab a drink and follow along. We've put together a drinking game to play while you stream.
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Netflix’s password sharing crackdown has created a ‘cancel reaction’

The Netflix password sharing crackdown is coming to the US soon, and it's caused a 'cancel reaction' in other countries.
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4 shows and movies coming to Netflix this month (that everyone will be talking about)

Looking for something new to watch? Of course you are! These are the absolute best tv shows and movies on Netflix right now.
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The 16 best sports documentaries of all time

From a team of misfit ballplayers to golf prodigies under 5-feet tall, these are some of the best sports documentaries of all time.
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10 shows like The Mandalorian to watch now

The Mandalorian is one of the biggest streaming hits today, but there are other sci-fi TV shows you'll enjoy if you are a fan of Pedro Pascal's space warrior.
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The 10 best comedy movies on Netflix

To keep your spirits up and your funny bone fine-tuned, we've handpicked the 10 best comedy movies to stream on Netflix right now.
Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan in Creed.

Every ‘Creed’ and ‘Rocky’ movie, ranked

The "Creed" and "Rocky" franchises have produced some truly great movies, and a couple that don't quite measure up. We've ranked them here.
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From Power Rangers (really) to Breaking Bad: Our favorite Bryan Cranston roles

To welcome Bryan Cranston back to our TV screens, we've decided to take a look at his varied career and rank his best performances.
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10 best Black History movies to watch in February and beyond

Black History Month is a great time to explore the canon of great Black history movies, many of which are on this list.
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People just might hate Netflix ads a little less than previously thought

Netflix's new ad-supported tier may be hurting its business a little less than some thought.
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How the Satanic Panic Influenced Stranger Things Season 4

Stranger Things season 4 conjures 1980s nostalgia via the “Satanic Panic” aimed at Dungeons and Dragons role players. Kate Bush also makes a grand appearance.
Lori Lightfoot, the first openly LGBT mayor of Chicago, marching in the 2019 Chicago Pride Parade

8 Great LGBTQ+ Documentaries to Stream During Pride Month

The Manual brings you eight great LGBTQ+ documentaries to explore the movement’s history and the events that helped shape today’s queer climate.
Bill Skarsgård (left) as Clark Odelssohn in Netflix's 'Clark.'

Bill Skarsgård Stars as Suave Bank Robber in Netflix’s ‘Clark’

'Clark' is Netflix's unceasing action series starring Bill Skarsgård as the man behind Stockholm syndrome, who swayed Sweden to love him despite his crimes.
Norm Macdonald (right) with a fan in 2016.

The Late Norm Macdonald Left Behind a Surprise Stand-Up Show

Late comedian Norm Macdonald, who died this year at 61, shot a secret standup performance in his living room. It's slated to air on Netflix on May 30.
Tiana tries to kiss a frog in The Princess and the Frog.

10 Black History Movies for Kids to Watch Right Now

Finding the best Black history movies for kids is a great way to dive into the topic at a young age.
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Marvel shows are leaving Netflix and could be headed to Disney+

Marvel shows like Jessica Jones and Daredevil are leaving Netflix soon and it's possible they may switch over to Disney+
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The 10 Best Social Justice Movies to Stream Right Now

Looking to educate yourself? We've gathered some of the best movies and documentaries about social justice currently streaming online.
Even 'Dune's' Timothee Chalamet (right) makes an appearance in Netflix's star-laden flop, 'Don't Look Up.'

Netflix’s ‘Don’t Look Up’ Not Standing Tall in Reviews

Critics and audiences panned ‘Don’t Look Up’ for lacking depth in the star-laden disaster satire. Solid performances can’t lift up a limpid plot and long joke.
Kristen Bell as Anna, who's having a bit of trouble cutting back the drinking after she may have witnessed a murder in the new Netflix series, 'The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window.'

Kristen Bell May Have Witnessed a Murder in New Netflix Dark Comedy Series

The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window preview features a heartbroken Kristen Bell as Anna who witnesses a murder ... or did she?
Cowboy Bebop original promo art from Netflix —John Cho as Spike Siegel (center), Mustafa Shakir as Jet Black (right), and Daniella Pineda as Faye Valentine (left).

‘Cowboy Bebop’ Be Gone — Netflix Pulls the Plug After Less Than a Month

Netflix devastated cast members, crew, and fans by canceling the much-hyped “Cowboy Bebop” live-action series less than a month after the spinoff’s premiere.
Kevin Hart and Wesley Snipes in Netflix's 'True Story.'

‘True Story’ Tells the Oldest Tale of All: You Can’t Escape Your Family

In the Netflix series 'True Story,' the Kid (Kevin Hart) is a mega-selling comedian whose dream life quickly spirals into a dark place after a disastrous night.
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Japanese Manga Adaptation ‘Alice in Borderland’ Returns to Netflix in 2022

The Japanese survival action thriller, 'Alice in Borderland,' dropped its season two teaser at the 2021 Netflix Festival Japan. Catch up with The Manual.
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10 Underrated Netflix Movies You Might Have Missed

Running out of critically acclaimed films to watch? Here's a list of some of the best underrated movies on Netflix to expand your horizons.
Things sound like they're going to get a bit bombastic during the fourth season of Stranger Things.

What Stranger Things Season 4 Episode Titles Suggest

Netflix released the titles for Stranger Things season 4’s episodes this week. This break down looks at what they might mean for the monster fighters.
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‘Cowboy Bebop’: Netflix Releases First-Look Photos of John Cho as Spike Spiegel

After nearly three years after its initial announced production, the first publicized 'Cowboy Bebop' images are here.
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Watch Cartoons Online: The Ultimate Streaming Guide

Want to watch cartoons online? Here's everything you need to know about the major streaming services and what animations they offer.
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5 Underrated Movies on Amazon You Might Have Missed

Here are 5 underrated movies on Amazon to kick off your weekend.
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The 6 Best Fashion Documentaries to Watch on Netflix Right Now

From a star-studded design competition to art house films, we rounded up the best fashion documentaries on Netflix to stream right now.
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How to Use Netflix Party to Watch Movies With Friends Online

Netflix Party is a Google Chrome extension that allows you to stream movies with friends and family online. Here's everything you need to know to use it.
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The Best Drinks to Pair With Your Favorite Food Shows

It's the golden age of television, but because not all cooking series involve beverage pairing ideas, we're offering some of our own. We've rounded up a couple of popular food shows and laid out what drinks you can pair with them (and why).
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Get Your Real-World Upside-Down Fix With Atlanta’s Stranger Things Tour

If, like us, you waited almost two years for the return of Stranger Things, only to binge-watch the latest season on a Saturday afternoon, you’re in luck. A comprehensive new tour promises to give fans their real-world Hawkins fix by visiting many of the show’s most iconic filming locations.
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How to Netflix and Chill: Mastering the Invite, Finding the Best Shows, and More

Film director Jean-Luc Godard famously said, “I always feel that a man and a woman who do not like the same films, will eventually divorce.” Applying his principle, Netflix and chill becomes a logical means of getting to know someone. Here's how.
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A Closer Look at Football, Futures, and Failures in Netflix’s ‘Last Chance U’

Netflix's award-winning "Last Chance U" is a glimpse into the bizarre world of college football and hyper-successful program offering troubled young men a final shot.