We’ve all been through the same scenario when browsing through the Netflix catalog. There’s a ton of great TV series to binge watch, but you’re really not in the mood to start something new. You want to find a movie that won’t take much time, but most of the movies you’ve never heard of or don’t really want to see.
Believe it or not, there’s a number of great movies available on demand that haven’t received much advertising, but are definitely worth your time to check out. Here’s a quick list that’s currently available.
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Short Tern 12 (2013)
A tremendous indie drama that’s received 8 out of 10 overall at IMDB. It follows the life of two people that help at-risk children in foster care and are also preparing for their upcoming marriage.
In A World… (2013)
Lake Bell wrote, directed, and starred in this coming of age comedy that features a woman that tries to make it in the voiceover world amid all the challenges thrown her way.
All Is Lost (2013)
Robert Redford puts in a tremendous solo act in this critically acclaimed drama. An unknown man collides with another ship in the ocean and fights for survival.
Fish Tank (2009)
Michael Fassbender is growing in popularity after playing Magneto in numerous X-Men movies, but he also played a great role before that, as a mother’s boyfriend and a mentor to her daughter in a coming of age drama from the UK.
The Trip To Italy (2014)
Comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon tour Italy and eat at six different places. Along the way, the discover more about their friendship in a hilarious fictional documentary.
A Teacher (2013)
This shorter drama follows the life of a high school teacher after she became intimate with one of her students.
An independent thriller that follows the twisted, dark mind of a crime photographer that is a recovering alcoholic.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
One of Gary Oldman’s most critically acclaimed movies that deserved more attention. A veteran must return back to MI6 to find a spy within the agency.
Blue Ruin (2013)
A thriller that follows a newly trained assassin returning home to get revenge. Then he finds himself having to defend his family.