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Now Streaming: Lucy, Laggies, and More

by | January 6, 2015 | Comments

Newly available to stream this week are a couple of recent releases, one of which starred Scarlett Johansson as a superpowered femme fatale, while the other starred Chloe Grace Moretz and Keira Knightley in a dramedy about arrested development and female bonding. Then we’ve got a number of notable new choices on Netflix, including a couple of classic films, a few comedy favorites, and more. Read on for the full list:


Lucy
67%

Scarlett Johansson stars as a student who’s kidnapped and forced to act as a drug mule. When she unintentionally consumes the drug, she quickly morphs into a hyper intelligent, telekinetic killing machine.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Google Play


Laggies
65%

Keira Knightley and Chloe Grace Moretz in this drama about an aimless woman in her late 20s who befriends a teenager as an escape from adult responsibility.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Google Play


The French Connection
98%

Gene Hackman stars in William Friedkin’s Oscar-winning crime thriller, which centers on a pair of NYC detectives out to thwart a heroin smuggling ring.

Available now on: Netflix


To Be Takei
90%

This documentary tells the remarkable life story of the Star Trek star, and features interviews with William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols, Howard Stern, and many more.

Available now on: Netflix


The Quiet Man
91%

In one of their classic collaborations, John Wayne stars in John Ford’s Oscar-winning romance, in which an Irish-American boxer returns to his homeland and falls in love with the daughter of the man who covets his family property.

Available now on: Netflix


The War of the Worlds
89%

Byron Haskin’s 1953 adaptation of H.G. Wells’ classic is the one that critics feel most closely captured the spirit of the book, and in spite of its technical limitations, it made full use of Wells’ timeless themes while incorporating Cold War commentary.

Available now on: Netflix


Mean Girls
84%

With breakout performances from Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried, and Lizzy Caplan, and a sharp script from Tina Fey, Mean Girls remains one of the definitive comedies of the 2000s.

Available now on: Netflix


Wayne’s World
84%

Wayne Campbell (Mike Myers)is visited by the ghost of Jim Morrison, who tells him to mount a massive rock festival, so he and his buddy Garth Algar (Dana Carvey) work together to do just that.

Available now on: Netflix


Bruce Almighty
48%

Jim Carrey stars in this comedy as a struggling newscaster who accepts a challenge from God himself (Morgan Freeman) to rule the world for a week and see if he can do a better job.

Available now on: Netflix


Batman & Robin
11%

Joel Schumacher’s entry in the Batman canon, which starred George Clooney as the Caped Crusader and Chris O’Donnell as his sidekick Robin, famously “killed” the late 1980s-to-mid-1990s iteration of the franchise in a flurry of batsuit nipples and bad Mr. Freeze puns. Still, it’s got some kitsch value and remains, for some, bizarrely watchable.

Available now on: Netflix


Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
54%

Inspired to serve his country after 9/11, Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) joins the Marines. After being injured in Afghanistan, Ryan is recruited in the CIA, and soon he’s on the trail of a Russian terrorist plot.

Available now on: Netflix

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