Now Streaming

New Certified Fresh Films on Netflix: The Shawshank Redemption, Boogie Nights, 2001, and More

by | April 5, 2016 | Comments

Netflix decided to unleash a veritable buttload of new movies this week, several of which are Certified Fresh. Choices range from Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey to P.T. Anderson’s ensemble drama Boogie Nights to perennial fan favorite The Shawshank Redemption, plus a whole lot more. Read on for the full list.


New on Netflix

 

Sunset Boulevard (1950) 99%

One of the best movies ever made about movies, Billy Wilder’s portrait of a delusional Hollywood has-been holed up in a decaying mansion is both darkly funny and deeply poignant, and features terrific performances from Gloria Swanson, William Holden, and Erich von Stroheim.

Available now on: Netflix


The Right Stuff (1983) 96%

Philip Kaufman’s Oscar-winning look at the origins of the United States’ manned space flight program stars Ed Harris, Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Barbara Hershey, and Dennis Quaid.

Available now on: Netflix


The Princess Bride (1987) 97%

Cary Elwes and Robin Wright star in Rob Reiner’s witty and heartfelt fairy tale comedy about a pirate on a quest to rescue his long-lost love from an evil prince

Available now on: Netflix


2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) 92%

Stanley Kubrick’s thought-provoking space opus is a beautifully shot meditation on morality, mortality, and mankind’s search for truth. It’ll probably blow your mind.

Available now on: Netflix


Best in Show (2000) 94%

A fine example of writer-director-star Christopher Guest’s gift for improv comedy, this mockumentary about comptetitive dog shows boasts brilliantly talented cast.

Available now on: Netflix


Happy-Go-Lucky (2008) 93%

Through a series of real-life trials that might test the patience of any normal person, the effervescent Poppy (Sally Hawkins) maintains a smile no matter how rough life gets, to the consternation of her grumpy driving instructor Scott (Eddie Marsan) in Mike Leigh’s enseble comedy.

Available now on: Netflix


Boogie Nights (1997) 93%

Paul Thomas Anderson’s ensemble drama about life in the porn industry made a movie star out of Mark Wahlberg and benefited immeasurably from great performances by Burt Reynolds, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Don Cheadle, Heather Graham, Luis Guzman, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and William H. Macy.

Available now on: Netflix


The Shawshank Redemption (1994) 91%

Frank Darabont’s adaptation of the Stephen King novella stars Tim Robbins as a wrongly convicted accountant who befriends another inmate while serving his sentence.

Available now on: Netflix


Water (2005) 91%

This period drama from Deepa Mehta centers on a group of oppressed widows, one of whom struggles against societal norms when she falls in love with a young priest.

Available now on: Netflix


A Clockwork Orange (1971) 86%

Stanley Kubrick’s pitch-black satire, set in a brightly-colored but antiseptic futuristic England, features eye popping production design and a terrifically maniacal lead performance from Malcolm McDowell.

Available now on: Netflix


Mystic River (2003) 88%

Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, and Marcia Gay Harden star in Clint Eastwood’s drama about a Boston gangster whose life is upended when his daughter is murdered — a crime with echoes of another traumatic moment in the lives of three childhood friends on various sides of the law.

Available now on: Netflix


Inside Man (2006) 86%

Denzel Washington, Jodie Foster, and Clive Owen star in Spike Lee’s heist thriller about a New York cop who faces off with a clever bank robber who manages to stay a step ahead of the police.

Available now on: Netflix


Erin Brockovich (2000) 84%

Julia Roberts stars in Steven Soderbergh’s drama as the real-life single mother who discovered a utility company’s efforts to cover up water poisoning and took the case to court.

Available now on: Netflix


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) 83%

Johnny Depp stars in Tim Burton’s adaptation of the famous Roald Dahl novel about an eccentric confectioner who invites five children to his mysterious chocolate factory for a tour.

Available now on: Netflix


Dolphin Tale (2011) 82%

Based upon a true story, Dolphin Tale stars Harry Connick Jr., Morgan Freeman, and Ashley Judd in the — ahem — tale of an injured seafaring mammal who damages her tail in a crab trap. A team of specialists and a lonely youngster band together to help our aquatic heroine — now sporting a prosthetic tail — to swim again.

Available now on: Netflix


Elizabeth (1998) 82%

Cate Blanchett earned accolades for her performance as Queen Elizabeth I of England, who is crowned queen after being imprisoned by her half sister for several years.

Available now on: Netflix


Looking for Richard (1996) 81%

Al Pacino steps behind the camera for this documentary of one production of William Shakespeare’s Richard III, with actors such as Kevin Spacey, Alec Baldwin, and Winona Ryder in the cast.

Available now on: Netflix


Bowfinger (1999) 81%

Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy (in a dual role) star in Frank Oz’s Hollywood satire about a struggling film producer who enlists the help of a celebrity lookalike to complete a movie on the sly.

Available now on: Netflix


V for Vendetta (2006) 73%

V for Vendetta tells the story of a near-future dystopia, where a lone freedom fighter named V (Hugo Weaving) plots a series of revolutionary bombings to bring down a shady, secretly policed government. Along the way, V recruits young, frightened Evey (Natalie Portman ), shaves her head, and turns her into a proper young revolutionary.

Available now on: Netflix

  • xDynazty

    But unwatchable if you are not from the US. Thanks netflix!!!

    • Kevin Menke

      Learn 2 vpn

      • xDynazty

        netflix are blocking vpn now.

  • Sorten Borten

    Boogie Nights has been available for a while. I watched it on Netflix more than a month ago.

Tag Cloud

BET Awards Epix 99% monster movies 2016 Character Guide Drama venice franchise diversity Music news ratings political drama Fall TV toy story Paramount Plus Teen all-time reviews Black History Month Film Festival Syfy romantic comedy DC Universe nbcuniversal scary movies Thanksgiving Fox Searchlight stand-up comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Fox News Pop TV spy thriller james bond sag awards festival crime worst Star Wars Western tv talk TV TLC NBC Spectrum Originals Reality Competition First Reviews nfl RT21 comiccon Hear Us Out hist emmy awards Apple TV+ OWN Comic Book Family HBO Amazon Disney adventure Starz finale green book Sony Pictures italian renewed TV shows Summer hollywood Song of Ice and Fire Marvel Television Hulu Countdown boxoffice Rocketman Vudu streaming Amazon Prime Video Tomatazos trailers Sci-Fi hidden camera Ovation Nat Geo Martial Arts Musicals Marathons CNN cancelled television canceled richard e. Grant 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards TNT south america TV One indiana jones book adaptation Netflix popular women Election king kong mission: impossible politics series rom-coms toronto spanish language Best and Worst scorecard jurassic park documentary Lucasfilm GLAAD Discovery Channel pirates of the caribbean Nominations travel TCA Winter 2020 animated superman sequel Spring TV Disney streaming service joker ESPN AMC documentaries A24 zero dark thirty revenge festivals Hallmark USA Reality Endgame obituary Country Food Network Shudder Turner Classic Movies Lifetime Christmas movies kaiju GIFs docudrama DC streaming service dceu VOD Cartoon Network dark universal monsters CW Seed Women's History Month Cosplay space foreign new star wars movies Box Office Tubi spider-man See It Skip It technology ABC Signature Apple TV Plus reboot Classic Film Travel Channel zombie Awards crossover zombies harry potter Video Games New York Comic Con E! quibi MTV rotten TV renewals Superheroe die hard Chernobyl rt archives breaking bad Sundance child's play cancelled TV series Comedy Kids & Family archives Tarantino mockumentary strong female leads classics Awards Tour superhero Extras Spike TCM disaster Watching Series President kids Emmy Nominations USA Network Bravo Walt Disney Pictures 24 frames YouTube FX on Hulu batman Universal 4/20 laika sports X-Men HBO Go fresh Amazon Studios TV Land screen actors guild Mary Tyler Moore blaxploitation 2017 Freeform El Rey hispanic social media Amazon Prime 71st Emmy Awards golden globes Captain marvel Horror fast and furious Photos BBC America Disney Plus book ghosts historical drama docuseries ID Holiday TBS ITV deadpool 2020 Super Bowl Mary Poppins Returns Disney Channel teaser game of thrones Calendar Year in Review YA DGA prank Pet Sematary Fantasy slashers Film Apple comic books cancelled TV shows Baby Yoda E3 Nickelodeon parents screenings RT History Set visit 20th Century Fox Paramount Network LGBT cartoon Anna Paquin Mary poppins criterion Elton John CBS All Access Sundance TV transformers Academy Awards Television Academy Pixar Oscars war werewolf twilight Trailer Legendary Musical robots 2015 psycho directors HBO Max Turner sequels halloween crime drama boxing true crime 45 a nightmare on elm street video on demand kong Peacock TCA 2017 Lifetime 2019 NYCC Christmas MCU A&E Grammys psychological thriller crime thriller BAFTA Chilling Adventures of Sabrina TIFF Quiz 2021 Hallmark Christmas movies based on movie canceled TV shows Tumblr Opinion National Geographic vampires 2018 Alien YouTube Premium talk show stoner Rock The Arrangement Winners comics football police drama Mindy Kaling singing competition Logo Schedule black spanish FOX satire unscripted Black Mirror San Diego Comic-Con Trophy Talk chucky witnail aliens name the review cancelled The Walking Dead TCA Awards concert Dark Horse Comics The CW Lionsgate Marvel PaleyFest cars Columbia Pictures Adult Swim WarnerMedia supernatural Star Trek Warner Bros. SXSW television Podcast Cannes anime japanese SDCC BBC One anthology Emmys Comics on TV razzies mutant theme song spain doctor who Sneak Peek christmas movies Heroines rotten movies we love Holidays Pop 007 children's TV The Witch Exclusive Video Rocky stop motion Writers Guild of America SundanceTV movie PBS BBC australia FXX ABC Family cats versus CMT movies natural history Comedy Central Mudbound award winner telelvision dramedy facebook Superheroes VH1 CBS Acorn TV Netflix Christmas movies Britbox The Walt Disney Company Infographic Polls and Games blockbusters APB dc dragons Television Critics Association Toys Brie Larson Pride Month Winter TV asian-american VICE 21st Century Fox MSNBC YouTube Red miniseries IFC binge nature Esquire Certified Fresh TruTV 72 Emmy Awards casting serial killer indie game show free movies BET American Society of Cinematographers WGN science fiction Creative Arts Emmys medical drama latino Sundance Now Red Carpet Marvel Studios cinemax jamie lee curtis biography Action Mystery Animation Arrowverse independent halloween tv PlayStation Interview History cults Ghostbusters Ellie Kemper thriller elevated horror heist movie worst movies ABC Crunchyroll Pirates best cooking films Funimation critics comedies Stephen King Binge Guide Trivia Showtime godzilla golden globe awards Shondaland FX romance discovery OneApp IFC Films composers Masterpiece LGBTQ sitcom First Look dogs GoT Premiere Dates Disney+ Disney Plus Avengers 93rd Oscars DC Comics comic cops TCA french spinoff Crackle The Purge Valentine's Day justice league period drama Paramount Biopics Rom-Com DirecTV remakes adaptation video ViacomCBS The Academy blockbuster Broadway what to watch