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Best Movies Worth Streaming on Hulu

  • Parasite

    May 30, 2019

    It’s the first foreign language film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. When the poverty-stricken Kim family has a chance to lie their way to employment with the wealthy Park family, they bend over backwards to achieve a better life. But as the Kim family gets a taste of the good life, they’re more willing to push boundaries to get even more. This brilliant film from Bong Joon Ho is funny, powerful, and meticulously crafted. Just when you think you know where the story is going, you’re in for a surprise.

  • Another Round

    September 24, 2020

    Four high school teachers launch a drinking experiment: upholding a constant low level of intoxication.

  • Nomadland

    December 4, 2020

    A woman in her sixties (Frances McDormand) embarks on a journey through the western United States after losing everything in the Great Recession, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

    The film won three Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director (Chloé Zhao), and Best Actress (McDormand).

  • Gone Girl

    October 1, 2014

    With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent.

  • Prisoners

    September 18, 2013

    Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) faces a parent’s worst nightmare when his 6-year-old daughter, Anna, and her friend go missing. The only lead is an old motorhome that had been parked on their street. The head of the investigation, Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal), arrests the driver, but a lack of evidence forces Loki to release his only suspect. Dover, knowing that his daughter’s life is at stake, decides that he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands.

    Ace director Denis Villeneuve does a fantastic job with this emotionally tense story. The cast is top-notch, including Viola Davis, Melissa Leo, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, and a haunting Paul Dano.

  • Logan

    February 28, 2017

    In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.

  • 12 Years a Slave

    October 18, 2013

    In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

  • Big Fish

    December 25, 2003

    Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true picture of his father from flashbacks of his amazing adventures.

  • La La Land

    November 29, 2016

    Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

  • Slumdog Millionaire

    November 12, 2008

    Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.

  • Shrek

    May 18, 2001

    It ain’t easy bein’ green — especially if you’re a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot — a wisecracking donkey.

  • Let the Right One In

    January 26, 2008

    Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, 12-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his 12-year-old, next-door neighbor Eli, who only appears at night in the snow-covered playground outside their building.

    This film was later remade in English as “Let Me In.”

  • Minding the Gap

    August 17, 2018

    Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship. Directed by Bing Liu, the film was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards.

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    December 14, 2018

    Directed by Barry Jenkins and based on a novel by James Baldwin, when the pregnant Tish Rivers’ fiance is falsely imprisoned, she must set out to clear his name and prove his innocence. See why the brilliant Regina King struck Oscar gold for her role here.

  • Sorry to Bother You

    July 6, 2018

    Telemarketer Cassius Green (LaKeith Stanfield) lives in an alternate present-day version of Oakland. He discovers a magical key to professional success which quickly propels him into a macabre universe.

  • Catch Me If You Can

    December 25, 2002

    A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    June 17, 2019

    On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman. This film scored a staggering 95 on Metacritic, making it the second-highest rated film of 2019, behind only Parasite (above).

  • Gone Girl

    October 1, 2014

    With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent.

  • Arrival

    November 10, 2016

    Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

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