Boy oh boy, quarantine has bored the heck out of us. But all is not bad. Staying indoors, chilling under your blanket with bowls of popcorn in front, it sure sounds like a good time to watch a movie. Netflix is an American media-service that provides us with over a wide range of movies, TV- shows, series, anime and cartoons. There are various genres that help a person pick their favourites. So buckle up guys! Here we present you top 6 trending movies on Netflix.
Catch Me If You Can is a classic 2002 American biographical crime film that was directed and produced by Steven Spielberg. The movie was adapted from a screenplay by Jeff Nathanson.
The film stars the world’s favourite and Titanic’s icon, Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks. The sub-cast members include Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen and Nathalie Baye. The film is mainly based on the life of Frank Abagnale. Frank Abagnale, before his 19th birthday, had performed cons worth millions of dollars.
How was he so successful? Well, he posed as a Pan American World Airways pilot, a Georgia doctor and a Louisiana parish prosecutor. In addition to that his foremost crime was to check fraud. Frank became so highly skilled that the FBI later turned to him for help catching other check forgers.
This classic movie sounds too good to ignore. This was a perfect pick for our list of Top 6 Trending Movies On Netflix
Animated movies may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but Spirited Away holds a special place. Spirited Away is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film that was written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. This movie was beautifully animated by the well-known Studio Ghibli.
The story revolves around 10-year-old Chihiro where she and her parents stumble upon a seemingly abandoned amusement park. Later her parents turned into giant pigs, and Chihiro must meet the mysterious Haku. Haku then explains that the park is a resort for supernatural beings that need a break from their time spent in the earthly realm. All in all, she must work there to free herself and her parents.
Due to its strong storyline, lovable characters and catchy graphics, Spirited Away makes its way to be one of the top 6 trending movies on Netflix.
IMDb: 8.1/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
‘Room ‘is a 2015 independent drama film directed by Lenny Abrahamson and written by Emma Donoghu. The movie is based on her 2010 novel that goes by the same name. Room stars Brie Larson as a woman who has been held captive for almost seven years and whose 5-year-old son (Jacob Tremblay) was born in captivity.
Brie plans to escape and comes up with a splendid strategy. Their escape allows her son to experience the outside world for the very first time. The film also stars Joan Allen, Sean Bridgers, and William H. Macy.
The film was a co-production of Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States and was shot in Toronto. They had shot with the eponymous set built at Pinewood Toronto Studios. The entire crew worked hard to design each part of the set for the room to be removable to provide access for the crew. Larson had researched trauma and nutrition for her part.
Netflix does pick the right stuff for its viewers. So do we, in this list of Top 6 Trending Movies On Netflix!
IMDb: 8/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Who doesn’t love superhero movies? The Avengers is an American superhero film released in 2012. It is based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. The film was produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. In addition to that, it is the sixth instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
The film was written and directed by Joss Whedon. It features a large cast that includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, and Jeremy Renner as the Avengers, alongside Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Stellan Skarsgård, and Samuel L. Jackson.
In the film, Nick Fury and the spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D. recruit Tony Stark, Steve Rogers, Bruce Banner, and Thor to form a team capable of stopping Thor’s brother Loki from subjugating Earth. They’ve got to protect their planet from Loki’s army. Our list of Top 6 Trending Movies On Netflix would be incomplete without an Avengers title.
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
IMDb: 7.2/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
A little romance never hurt anybody. ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ is a 2018 American teen romance film directed by Susan Johnson and written by Sofia Alvarez. The film stars Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, Madeleine Arthur, Emilija Baranac, Israel Broussard and John Corbett. It is based on Jenny Han’s 2014 novel. The movie was released by Netflix on August 17, 2018.
Overall, this is the first instalment in the ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ film series. The movie is followed by two sequels,To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You and To All the Boys: Always and Forever, Lara Jean, with the first released on February 12, 2020.
The story revolves around Lara Jean Covey who is a teenage girl. She writes love letters when she gets a crush too big to handle but she never actually sends them. One fine day her cats are out of the bag. She creates havoc and an elaborate plan to save herself from being too embarrassed, but it all goes in vain as pear-shaped when it turns into more than fake. This just had to be on our list of Top 6 Trending Movies On Netflix!
World War Z
IMDb: 7/10 Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
World War Z is a 2013 American apocalyptic action horror film directed by Marc Forster along with a screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, and Damon Lindelof, from a screen story by Carnahan and J. Michael Straczynski. The movie is based on the 2006 novel of the same name by Max Brooks.
The film stars Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane, a former United Nations investigator who must travel the world to find a way to stop a zombie pandemic. The ensemble supporting cast includes Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale, Matthew Fox, Ludi Boeken, Fana Mokoena, David Morse, Peter Capaldi, Pierfrancesco Favino, Ruth Negga, and David Andrews. Brad Pitt fighting zombies? Adding this to our list of Top 6 Trending Movies On Netflix was a no-brainer!
Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop a zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatens to destroy humanity itself. Who doesn’t love watching a bloody horrifying zombie film? The Hollywood Tribune wishes you sweet dreams.