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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 26, 2020

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

Blade Runner

June 25, 1982

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.

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.

Malcolm X

November 18, 1992

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the ’50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride.

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.

Warrior

September 9, 2011

The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he’s trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament – a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother.

The Cabin in the Woods

April 12, 2012

It’s a horror movie! It’s a comedy! It’s a horror-comedy! Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods in an adventure not for the faint of heart! This little-seen gem shows off Chris Hemsworth’s comedy chops, and it hit theaters just one month before he became Thor.

Grave of the Fireflies

April 16, 1988

In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko struggle to survive.

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.

Young Frankenstein

December 15, 1974

A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his grandfather was delusional, but when he discovers the book where the mad doctor described his reanimation experiment, he suddenly changes his mind.

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.

Dead Poets Society

June 2, 1989

At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.

Boogie Nights

October 7, 1997

Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a nightclub, and welcomes him into the extended family of movie-makers, misfits and hangers-on that are always around. Adams’ rise from nobody to a celebrity adult entertainer is meteoric, and soon the whole world seems to know his porn alter ego, “Dirk Diggler”. Now, when disco and drugs are in vogue, fashion is in flux and the party never seems to stop, Adams’ dreams of turning sex into stardom are about to collide with cold, hard reality.

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).

Rushmore

December 11, 1998

When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the teacher. However, the situation soon gets complicated when Max’s new friend becomes involved with her, setting the two pals against one another in a war for her attention.

Superbad

March 20, 2007

Two codependent high school seniors (Jonah Hill and Michael Cera) are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry. This wild comedy is one of the most influential of the 2000s.

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