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Now Streaming: Jodorowsky's Dune, The Manchurian Candidate, and More

by | July 8, 2014 | Comments

There aren’t a whole lot of brand new titles available to stream this week, save for an anime reboot on Hulu and an indie documentary on a celebrated cult director and the conceptually incredible film he never made. Other than that, though, we’ve got a number of decent choices on Netflix and Crackle, so have a look:

Jodorowsky’s Dune

This Certified Fresh documentary is the story of cult director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ambitious (but unrealized) attempt to craft a sci-fi masterpiece.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes

Sailor Moon Crystal

The venerable anime series is getting a swanky new reboot for its 20th anniversary.

Available now on: Hulu

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Don Siegel’s alegorical sci-fi thriller remains a potent study in paranoia; it’s the stroy of a small-town doctor who begins to notice that his fellow citizens aren’t acting like themselves lately.

Available now on: Netflix

Crimson Tide

Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman square off in Tony Scott’s tense action thriller set aboard a nuclear submarine.

Available now on: Netflix

The Believer

Ryan Gosling made a splash in this drama about a neo-Nazi skinhead who’s secretly Jewish.

Available now on: Netflix

The Manchurian Candidate

Denzel Washington and Meryl Streep star in Jonathan Demme’s remake of John Frankenheimer’s classic thriller, which shifts the focus from the military to the world of multinational conglomerates.

Available now on: Netflix

Bad Santa

Billy Bob Thornton and Bernie Mac star in this riotous, vulgar yuletide comedy about a misanthropic, alcoholic shopping mall Santa.

Available now on: Netflix

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Rick Moranis stars in this family adventur about an absent-minded professor who inadvertently shrinks a group of kids to microscopic size.

Available now on: Netflix

The Stand

Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Ruby Dee, Rob Lowe and many more star in this 1994 miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s apocalyptic sci-fi drama.

Available now on: Netflix

The Pursuit of Happyness

Will and Jaden Smith star in this inspirational drama about a homeless single father trying to climb the corporate ladder.

Available now on: Crackle