To find the best Instant Watch movies on Netflix, you will have to sort through thousands of titles. A subscription that provides access to so many movies for so little money is fantastic, but if you are not careful, you could end up watching one of the worst movies your have ever seen. To avoid this situation, start your Netflix Instant Movie experience with these exceptional movies.

  1. "Full Metal Jacket" "Full Metal Jacket" holds true to Stanley Kubrick's unique and disturbing style by providing an unsettling depiction of basic training and twisted personal relationships. Starring Matthew Modine and Vincent D'Onofrio, "Full Metal Jacket" sets a dramatic tone while simultaneously delivering comedic effect and satirical undertones. If you appreciate great actors performing at the will of a legendary director, "Full Metal Jacket" is a must-see.

  2. "The Shining" Starring the undeniably entertaining Jack Nicholson, "The Shining" delivers one of the best adrenaline-pumping horror movies of the latter half of the 20th century. Getting caught in a snowstorm could never be more horrifying then it is in "The Shining." This movie is a must-see for all fans of horror movies and classic movies in general.

  3. "Shutter Island" A new movie of the caliber of "Shutter Island" appearing on Netflix Instant Watch is a rarity, but Netflix has delivered by providing one of the best psychological thrillers in the past several years. Leonardo DiCaprio delivers a chilling performance as his character, U.S. Marshall Teddy Daniels, tries to uncover the secrets of the corrup Shutter Island.

  4. "Casino" No movie can go wrong with Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone and Joe Pesci running the show. "Casino" is one of Martin Scorsese's many Mob classics. If you enjoy good acting, mob stories and a lot of violence, "Casino" will not disappoint.

  5. "The Sandlot" "The Sandlot" is one of the best coming-of-age stories ever recorded on film. Starring Dennis Leary, James Earl Jones and a giant cast of talented child actors, "The Sandlot" is a staple in baseball cinema and a story that the majority of people who grew up in American suburbs can relate to.

  6. "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" The fist of the enormously popular "LOTR" trilogy, "LOTR: The Fellowship" set the standard for transforming fantasy novels into visually brilliant depictions of a talented author's (J.R.R. Tolkien) vision.

  7. "The Big Lebowsky" Containing one of the most vibrant casts of any comedy ever made, "The Big Lebowsky" provides a hilarious depiction of the typical under-achieving, apathetic American. Starring Jeff Bridges as "The Dude," witty, abrasive dialogue and misguided attempts at instant wealth leave you holding your stomach from laughing too hard from start to end.

  8. "Rain Man" Starring Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman, "Rain Man" is a heartwarming story of a yuppie and his autistic brother on a cross country adventure. Packed with hilarity, drama and a heartwarming relationship, "Rain Man" should be in your Netflix Instant Queue right now.

  9. "Rudy" David Anspaugh tells the story of Rudy Ruettiger and his unlikely triumph on the Notre Dame football team in "Rudy." More than a sports story, "Rudy" is the quintessential feel-good movie. This story of an unlikely South Bend local achieving his dream of playing football with the Fighting Irish will leave you with the feeling that anything is possible

  10. "The Jacket" Starring Adrien Brody and Keira Knightley, "The Jacket" is a nail-biting story of a man with amnesia fighting to prove his innocence in a terrible murder. "The Jacket" is a movie about the controversy surrounding psychological treatments and the people that are affected by unethical psychological practices.