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Best Asian-American Movies on Netflix
We’ve collected all the Fresh and Certified Fresh Asian-American films on Netflix — stories about the Asian-American experience or told from that perspective. The list features a lot of the streamer’s originals, including the To All The Boys series, Always Be My Maybe, and Tigertail.
Check out the full list below, and don’t forget to also take a look at our guide to the overall 65 Best Asian-American movies ever made. —Alex Vo
Adjusted Score: 71957%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
In 1986, teens attending a government camp for foreign born teenagers have wild experiences.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 79879%
Critics Consensus: To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You may feel like little more than an amiable postscript to its predecessor, but fans of the original should still find this a swoonworthy sequel.
As her relationship with Peter continues to grow, Lara Jean reunites with another recipient of one of her old love... [More]
Adjusted Score: 81599%
Critics Consensus: Diminishing returns have set in for this trilogy, but To All the Boys: Always and Forever has just enough of the original's effervescent charm to serve as a worthy conclusion.
As Lara Jean Covey prepares for the end of high school and the start of adulthood, a pair of life-changing... [More]
Adjusted Score: 86579%
Critics Consensus: Uneven yet revealing, Tigertail offers a well-acted -- and ultimately valuable -- look at the immigrant experience in America.
Years of monotonous work and a loveless marriage turns a once vibrant man into a shell of his former self.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 83326%
Critics Consensus: Advantageous transcends obvious budgetary limitations to pose thought-provoking questions about gender roles and family dynamics.
In a future where opulence overshadows economic hardship, Gwen and her daughter Jules try to hold on to their joy.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 93997%
Critics Consensus: Carried by the infectious charms of Ali Wong and Randall Park, Always Be My Maybe takes familiar rom-com beats and cleverly layers in smart social commentary to find its own sweet groove.
Childhood sweethearts have a falling out and don't speak for 15 years. They reconnect as adults when Sasha runs into... [More]
Adjusted Score: 98630%
Critics Consensus: To All the Boys I've Loved Before plays by the teen rom-com rules, but relatable characters and a thoroughly charming cast more than make up for a lack of surprises.
A teenage girl's love letters are exposed and wreak havoc on her life.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 103079%
Critics Consensus: For viewers in search of an uncommonly smart, tender, and funny coming-of-age story, The Half of It has everything.
A shy, introverted student helps the school jock woo a girl whom, secretly, they both want.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 101773%
Critics Consensus: Shirkers uses one woman's interrogation of a pivotal personal disappointment to offer affecting observations on creativity, lost opportunity, and coming to terms with the past.
In 1992 teenager Sandi Tan shoots Singapore's first road movie with her enigmatic American mentor, Georges, who then absconded with... [More]