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Young Frankenstein, City of God, Mean Girls, and More Certified Fresh Movies on Netflix and Amazon Prime

by | June 6, 2017 | Comments

It’s the first week of the month, which means Netflix and Amazon Prime have introduced another big batch of new titles to their selections. As usual, we’ve picked just the very best — the Certified Fresh choices — and while some of these have come and gone in the past, it’s always a good thing when they show up again. Read on for the full list, which includes everything from a Mel Brooks spoof to a crime drama from Brazil to a Tina Fey-scripted fan-favorite high school comedy.

New on Netflix


Full Metal Jacket (1987) 95%

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: Netflix

Young Frankenstein (1974) 93%

Gene Wilder and Teri Garr star in Mel Brooks’ hilarious send-up of Mary Shelley’s novel, as Wilder plays the grandson of Victor Frankenstein, who has spent his life distancing himself from his grandfather until he returns to the family castle and discovers his secret notes.

Available now on: Netflix

Zodiac (2007) 89%

Jake Gyllenhaal and Robert Downey Jr. star in David Fincher’s gripping retelling of the real-life search for the notorious Zodiac serial killer who terrorized San Francisco during the 1980s.

Available now on: Netflix

The Sixth Sense (1999) 85%

Bruce Willis and Haley Joel Osment star in M. Night Shyamalan’s supernatural thriller about a child psychologist who attempts to help a young boy who claims to “see dead people.”

Available now on: Netflix

Mean Girls (2004) 84%

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

Available now on: Netflix

New on Amazon Prime


I Am Not Your Negro (2017) 98%

This Oscar-nominated documentary takes a look at influential African-American writer James Baldwin’s life and sociopolitical legacy, focusing on an unfinished, unpublished manuscript Baldwin left behind when he died in 1987.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

Gone Baby Gone (2007) 94%

Casey Affleck and Morgan Freeman star in Ben Affleck’s directorial debut, an adaptation of the Dennis Lehane novel about a private detective whose investigation into the kidnapping of a local girl uncovers a web of corruption.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

Blue Velvet (1986) 94%

David Lynch’s haunting, surreal portrait of a small town with dark secrets stars Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Laura Dern, and Dennis Hopper (in arguably his creepiest performance ever).

Available now on: Amazon Prime

Cidade de Deus (City of God) (2003) 90%

Fernando Meirelles’ explosive coming-of-age drama set in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro centers on a pair of friends who grow up together, enter the criminal world, and face the consequences of their lifestyle.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

Magnolia (1999) 84%

Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore, and Philip Seymour Hoffman headline an all-star cast in Paul Thomas Anderson’s multiple character study that weaves its way through a number of interconnected stories.

Available now on: Amazon Prime

New on Netflix and Amazon Prime


The Queen (2006) 97%

Helen Mirren and Michael Sheen star in this examination of the British Royal Family’s response in the days following the sudden, tragic death of Princess Diana in 1997.

Available now on: NetflixAmazon Prime

New on FandangoNOW


Dirty Pretty Things (2003) 94%

Audrey Tatou and Chiwetel Ejiofor star in this drama about a Nigerian immigrant and Turkish maid working in a sketchy London hotel who become mixed up in its less than legal activities.

Available now on: FandangoNOW

Blue Velvet (1986) 94%

The David Lynch film mentioned above is also newly available on FandangoNOW.

Available now on: FandangoNOW


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