20 Best Movies on Netflix
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Netflix recently released its list of 50 best movies and it boasts names like "Django Unchained", "The Wolf of Wall Street", "Forrest Gump", "The Aviator" and "Silver Linings Playbook" among others.

We have drawn a list of 20 best ones that we think you can binge-watch this weekend.

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Starring John Travolta, "Pulp Fiction" is considered as one of the greatest movies by Quentin Tarantino. It follows the lives of two mob-hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits, who intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Django Unchained (2012)

Another masterpiece by Quentin Tarantino, "Django Unchained" is the story of a slave, who, with the help of a German bounty hunter, sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Fargo (1996)

The two-time Academy Award winning 1996 American neo-noir black comedy crime film was quite a masterpiece from the Coen brothers. It follows the story of Jerry Lundegaard, whose inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.

Forrest Gump (1994)

Tom Hanks starrer "Forrest Gump" is an American epic romantic-comedy-drama based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom.

America Beauty (1999)

A film that portrays all about twisted relationships and broken families, "American Beauty" follows the story of a sexually frustrated suburban father, who has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.

Silence of the Lambs (1991)

In this film, FBI trainee Clarice Starling, played by Jodie Foster, ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, played by Anthony Hopkins, a psychiatrist turned cannibal.

Inglorious Basterds (2009)

Written and Directed by Quentin Tarantino, this film shows the revenge against the Nazis. Featuring Brad Pitt, "Inglorious Basterds" is set in the time of World War II and narrates an assassination plan of Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish US soldiers that coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

The Sixth Sense (1999)

Written and Directed by M Night Shyamalan, this thriller is about a boy, who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead and seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.

Amelie (2001)

Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, this film is a fanciful comedy about a young woman in Paris, who has her own sense of justice. She decides to help people around her and along the way finds love.

The Aviator (2004)

Based on the book, "Howard Hughes: The Secret Life", written by Charles Higham, "The Aviator" is the biopic of Howard Hughes, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, the film director and accomplished pilot. It narrates his career between late 1920s and mid 1940s.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

Directed by Ang Lee, this Oscar-winning martial arts film is an epic. It follows the lives of two warriors, who are in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive, are led to an impetuous, physically skilled, adolescent nobleman's daughter, who is at crossroads in her life.

Kill Bill: Volume 1 & 2 (2003 & 2004)

This is an American two-part martial arts film, written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. Volume 1 follows a character called The Bride, a former member of an assassination team who seeks revenge on her ex-colleagues who massacred members of her wedding party and tried to kill her.

Volume 2 is about The Bride pursuing Bill's brother Budd and confronting Elle Driver, a fellow student of Pai Mei. She eventually catches up with Bill himself.

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Do we need to say anything at all? Directed by Martin Scorsese, this film is based on the true story of Jordan Belfort; from his rise to a wealthy stock broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

Jerry Maguire (1996)

Directed by Cameron Crowe, "Jerry Maguire" is the story of a successful sports agent, who gets fired for expressing morality. The film is inspired by Leigh Steinberg, a real-life sports agent.

Mean Girls (2004)

Written by Tina Fey, Mean Girls is all about teenage girls trying to be mean. One of the best Lindsay Lohan performances, this film is about Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

"Silver Linings Playbook" is undoubtedly the best of Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. Directed by David O Russell, this film follows the story of a former teacher Pat Solitano, who moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife after a stint at a mental institution. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

A Most Wanted Man (2014)

This film is based on the novel of the same name written by John le Carre. This crime drama, directed by Anton Corbijn, is about a Chechen Muslim, who illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror.

School of Rock (2003)

A comedy film starring Jack Black, "School of Rock" is about a struggling musician, who takes over his roommate's job as an elementary school substitute teacher and turns class into a rock band.

Chef (2014)

Directed by Jon Favreau, who also plays the role of chef Carl Casper, "Chef" follows the story of Casper, who loses his restaurant job and starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise.

Legally Blonde (2001)

Based on a book written by Amanda Brown by the same name, the film stars Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods, who after being dumped by her boyfriend for being immature, decides to follow him to law school to prove him wrong.

Others on the List are:

"Titanic", "China Town", "Good Will Hunting", "There Will Be Blood", "Apocalypse Now", "The Big Lebowski", "Annie Hall", "City of God", "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid", "Hot Fuzz", "Fruitvale Station", "The Blue Brothers", "NightCrawler", "Trainspotting", "Reservoir Dogs", "Planes, Trains and Automobiles", "Clerks", "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy", "Swingers", "The Warriors", "High Fidelity", "Wayne's World", "Ferris Bueller's Day Off", "The Kids are All Right", "In Bruges", "Groundhog Day", "Rosewater", "Snowpiercer" and "Wet Hot American Summer".

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