If you’re a Netflix subscriber, Netflix Life has curated 50 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now you can watch online, including acclaimed films Nightcrawler (score by James Newton Howard), Fruitvale Station (Ludwig Goransson), The Kids Are All Right and In Bruges (score by Carter Burwell). In addition, Complex named Tracks (score by Garth Stevenson) and The Kids Are All Right among the 25 Best Drama Movies Streaming on Netflix Right Now. Need more reasons to watch these hit dramas? Learn more about the films and preview soundtracks below!
James Newton Howard’s score played a huge role in Nightcrawler: “Mr. Gilroy’s approach was to use the score as a way to get inside the head of Lou Bloom.” (New York Times) Writer/Director Dan Gilroy received an Academy Award® nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal (Southpaw), Rene Russo (Thor), Bill Paxton (Edge of Tomorrow) and Riz Ahmed (Four Lions).
Winner of the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize (2013), Fruitvale Station is the story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. Cast: Michael B. Jordan (Chronicle), Melonie Diaz (The Cobbler), Octavia Spencer (Insurgent), Chad Michael Murray (The Cave Men) and Ariana Neal (Repentance).
With multiple Academy Award® nominations (Best Motion Picture of the Year; Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role; Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role; Best Writing, Original Screenplay) and a Golden Globe® win, The Kids Are All Right is a tale of a modern family whose stable and upper-middle class lives get into turmoil when their children–conceived by artificial insemination–find and introduce their sperm donor father into their lives. Cast: Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo (Infinitely Polar Bear), Mia Wasikowska (Tracks), and Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games).
Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be. Cast: Colin Farrell (Seven Psychopaths), Brendan Gleeson (Stonehearst Asylum), Ralph Fiennes (The Hurt Locker), Clemence Poesy (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 &2 ), Jeremie Renier (Atonement), Thekla Reuten (The American), and Jordan Prentice (Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle).
The incredible true story of Robyn Davidson, a woman who in 1977 undertook a perilous solo trek across 1,700 miles of stunning Australian outback. A chance meeting with National Geographic photographer Rick Smolan provides her with the necessary financing for her expedition under the conditions that he be allowed to photograph parts of her journey for the magazine. Cast: Mia Wasikowska (The Kids Are All Right) and Adam Driver (Frances Ha).