The 50 best movies on Netflix right now (May 2024)

Jenna Ortega in Miller's Girl.
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It should come as no surprise that this year’s hit rom-com Anyone But You has a stranglehold on the top slot of the list of the most popular movies on Netflix. But it is somewhat surprising to see Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon – Part Two: The Scargiver completely disappear from the list. That’s going to make Rebel Moon – Part Three very unlikely to happen, and it may even discourage Netflix from committing extremely high budgets to its original sci-fi movies.

More tellingly, two of this week’s new additions are modestly budget dramas: Miller’s Girl and The Judge. The former features Wednesday‘s Jenna Ortega, while the latter has great lead performances by Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall. So it’s not a mystery as to why both of those films are two of the top performers of the week.

If you’re looking for more films to watch, dive into our roundup the rest of the best movies on Netflix right now.

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