Picking a Netflix movie is harder than it sounds. More often than not, I find myself scrolling for 30 minutes, before giving up and rewatching an episode of Friends. In case this sounds like you, check out this list of ten of the best movies on Netflix right now.
In a futuristic world, the mob uses time travel when they want certain people dead. They send the target into the past, where a "looper" is waiting with a gun. Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a looper, until he finds out his next target is his future self (Bruce Willis).
9. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
A powerful but dangerous ring is uncovered, and after learning of the many forces searching for it, a young Hobbit named Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood) must journey to destroy the ring in the fires of Mount Doom, where it was forged.
8. The Sixth Sense
Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment) is a child who sees ghosts. He begins speaking to a child psychologist named Dr. Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis), and the two work together to try and uncover the truth and reason behind Cole's supernatural capabilities.
While his entire family has put a ban on music, Miguel longs to be a musician, like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. He eventually finds himself stuck in Land of the Dead and learns the true story of his family's history.
6. Forgetting Sarah Marshall
After being dumped by TV star Sarah Marshall (Kristen Bell), Peter Bretter (Jason Segel) decides to go on vacation in Hawaii to move on, only to find that Sarah and her new boyfriend (Russell Brand) are staying in the same hotel.
5. Inglourious Basterds
Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) and a team of Jewish soldiers partake in violent acts against Nazis and attempt to bring down its leadership. They eventually cross paths with theater owner Shosanna Dreyfus, who seeks revenge for the Nazis' execution of her family.
Shrek (Mike Myers) is an ogre living alone on his swamp until a group of annoying fairytale characters come to his land. In order to find peace again, he makes a deal with the evil Lord Farquaad (John Lithgow) and begins a journey to rescue Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz), along with his traveling companion Donkey (Eddie Murphy).
3. The Departed
Boston cop Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) goes undercover and infiltrates the organization of gangsters lead by Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson). At the same time, Frank has Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon) infiltrate the police department, and feed him information. The two organizations search for the mole, and Billy and Frank must find each other to protect themselves.
Detective William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) and David Mills (Brad Pitt) begin working on a case in which a serial killer (Kevin Spacey) is targeting people he believes represent one of the seven deadly sins: pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth.
In 2001, a team of journalists began investigating a priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Walter "Robby" Robinson (Michael Keaton), Michael Rezendes (Mark Ruffalo), Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer (Rachel McAdams) set out to prove a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.