Netflix has released its first original series in 2013 with House of Cards. Netflix has truly changed the television game by being a premier online streaming service provider. It has also elevated our television watching experience for years now and people can’t seem to live without it. Because of Netflix, it has been difficult for most of us to leave the couch and stop munching on snacks. You can really get lost track of time when you keep binge watching awesome series. Watching TV series without any interruption is great, but movies are fun too. Through recent years, Netflix has been non-stop in producing its original movies as well. You can watch a lot of genre of movies on Netflix from documentaries, to romance films. A lot of these films are so unique and you have probably never seen anything similar to them. In this article, we have listed the newest Netflix original movies you should watch. Sit back, relax, and grab your munchies because here we go.
Here are the newest Netflix original movies worth the watch.
Roma is a multi-award-winning film written and directed by Alfonso Cuaron and has received recognition from prestigious institutions. The film had its world premiere on August 30, 2018, at the 75th Venice International Film Festival, where it had won the Golden Lion Award. It became available in theaters on November 21, 2018, but was only available for a limited time only. It is scheduled to be available on Netflix on Dec 14, 2018. The film is so good that Time Magazine and the New York Film Critics Circle has chosen it to be the best film of 2018. Roma follows the story of a middle-class family in Mexico City during the 1970s. The story also focuses mainly on the family’s live-in maid Cleo.
2. Bird Box
The production of post-apocalyptic horror movies has been non-stop ever since the 2010s and people are nowhere close to getting sick of them. From zombies to calamities, you think you’ve seen it all. But you are so wrong. Bird Box is a film directed by Academy Award Winner Susanne Bier and with Eric Heisserer for the screenplay. Bird Box is starred by multi-award winning actress Sandra Bullock. The film is based on a 2014 novel with the same name by Josh Malerman. In the story, otherworldly entities spread across the country and cause mass hysteria to the population. These entities have the ability to transform into a person’s worst fears and drive to the point of insanity, forcing the victim to kill him/herself. In this film, Sandra Bullock must lead her two unnamed children through the woods and a river to escape to a windowless safe haven. Note that this journey must be done totally blindfolded.
3. Outlaw King
If you are a fan of Game of Thrones, then you will definitely love this movie. Outlaw King is based on the untold true story of Robert the Bruce. It is a historical action drama directed by David Mackenzie. It is set on 14th century Scotland, where Robert launched a guerilla war against a much powerful and larger English army. Outlaw King had its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on September 6, 2018, and was released on Netflix last November 9, 2018.
4. Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
You are probably familiar with the Disney Film, The Jungle Book. If you enjoyed that movie then this movie will definitely knock your socks off. Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle is a fantasy adventure film based on the collected stories in All the Mowgli Stories by Rudyard Kipling. There have been rumors since 2012 that a new Jungle Book film is on its way. The film was supposed to be aired in 2016, but problems with visual effects delayed its production.