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Jaws, Saving Private Ryan, Caddyshack, and More Certified Fresh Films on Netflix and Amazon Prime

by | September 6, 2016 | Comments

It’s the first streaming column of the month, which means streaming services Netflix and Amazon Prime have released a ton of new titles. As usual, we’ve pared the selection down to the cream of the crop, so read on for all the new Certified Fresh selections.


New on Netflix and Amazon Prime

 

Man on Wire (2008) 100%

This documentary by James Marsh chronicles high-wire walker Philippe Petit’s meticulous planning and execution of a daring stunt to traverse the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

Available now on: Netflix, Amazon Prime


New on Netflix

 

Jaws (1975) 97%

Steven Spielberg’s influential thriller stars Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, and Robert Shaw as an unlikely trio who set out to sea to take down a giant great white shark terrorizing a New England resort town.

Available now on: Netflix


Saving Private Ryan (1998) 93%

Spielberg won a Best Director Oscar (in addition to four others the film won) for this World War II tale about a small group of soldiers (led by Tom Hanks) tasked with locating the last remaining son of a family who has already lost three men to the war.

Available now on: Netflix


True Grit (1969) 88%

John Wayne won a Best Actor Oscar for his role in this western as Rooster Cogburn, a grizzled US Marshall who is hired by a young girl to help bring in the man who killed her father.

Available now on: Netflix


Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) 85%

Tim Burton, Johnny Depp, and Helena Bonham Carter reunited for this musical horror film, based on the stage musical of the same name, about a serial killer barber who turns his victims into meat pies.

Available now on: Netflix


The First Monday in May (2016) 78%

This documentary follows the creation of a Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit on China-inspired fashions.

Available now on: Netflix


Black Hawk Down (2001) 76%

Josh Hartnett and Ewan McGregor lead an ensemble cast in Ridley Scott’s grim and grimy adaptation of the nonfiction account of the US military’s efforts to capture a Somali despot in Mogadishu.

Available now on: Netflix


Crash (2004) 74%

Paul Haggis’ Best Picture-winning drama examines the dangers of bigotry and xenophobia in the lives of interconnected Angelenos, whose ranks include Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Terrence Howard, Brendan Fraser, and many more.

Available now on: Netflix


New on Amazon Prime

 

Roman Holiday (1953) 98%

This William Wyler classic is one of the definitive Audrey Hepburn vehicles; in an Oscar-winning performance, she stars alongside Gregory Peck as a princess who sneaks away from her embassy and spends a day in Rome with an American journalist.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Good Will Hunting (1997) 97%

Matt Damon and Robin Williams star in Gus Van Sant’s Osar-winning drama about a gifted young Boston man who forms and unlikely bond with the therapist assigned to treat him and begins to consider his future differently.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Food, Inc. (2009) 95%

This incisive documentary focuses on corporate control (and the lack of governmental oversight) over the food industry.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Full Metal Jacket (1987) 93%

Matthew Modine and Vincent D’Onofrio star in Stanley Kubrick’s Certified Fresh Vietnam War movie, which takes viewers through a grueling boot camp before dropping them directly into the field of battle.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Doctor Who: Season 9 (2015) 90%

Peter Capaldi returns for his second run as the good Doctor, along with Jenna Coleman as Clara Oswald and Maisie Williams as Ashildr, an immortal viking, and sees the Doctor returning to his home planet of Gallifrey.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Buried (2010) 87%

Ryan Reynolds stars in this claustrophobic thriller about an American held hostage in Iraq who wakes up inside a buried coffin with nothing but a cell phone and a lighter to help him craft an escape plan.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) 80%

This fantasy film centers on a trio of siblings who discover a magical world of goblins in their backyard.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Jeff Who Lives at Home (2012) 77%

Jason Segel and Ed Helms star in this film from the Duplass brothers about a slacker who thinks the universe is giving him signs to help determine his future and ends up reconnecting with his family.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Bronson (2009) 77%

Tom Hardy stars in Nicolas Winding Refn’s unique and highly stylized look at the life of Michael Peterson, a dangerous and eccentric British criminal who went to prison in 1974 and adopted the name of the Hollywood action hero.

Available now on: Amazon Prime


Caddyshack (1980) 74%

Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, and Bill Murray star in Harold Ramis’s directorial debut, a beloved comedy about the unruly, unusual new members of an exclusive country club.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

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