If you’re looking for movies to add to your Netflix Instant Watch list, read on to discover some good films. The following movies are all available through instant streaming on Netflix. Avoid waiting for a DVD to arrive in the mail. Simply look up these titles and watch them in your home instantly. Some of the movies were released recently, while others are acclaimed classics.

“The Other Guys”

Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell play two completely mismatched cops who find themselves paired together on an assignment. This movie on Netflix Instant Watch delivers plenty of slapstick humor and good comedic timing. Eva Mendes co-stars as Ferrell’s hot wife.

“The Big Lebowski”

This Coen brothers' masterpiece is the perfectly cool and smart guy movie. Jeff Bridges stars as The Dude, alongside an eclectic cast including John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi and a very young Tara Reid. Dress in character, make some White Russians and hold a viewing party of this Netflix Instant Watch movie.

“Star Trek”

The recent 2009 remake of the classic sci-fi movie franchise stars newcomer Chris Pine as Captain Kirk. The movie also stars Zoe Saldana in a breakout role and Eric Bana as the alien villain. The movie is jam-packed with action and easily makes this Netflix Instant Watch list.

“Boondock Saints”

A cult classic, “Boondock Saints” revolves around two Irish brothers who clean up the streets of Boston using their own code of justice. Willem Dafoe co-stars in this action-packed, crime thriller that must go on your Netflix Instant Watch list.

“Paranormal Activity”

This low budget horror movie came out in 2007 and quickly gained an audience. The movie has a home-video quality similar to the “Blair Witch Project” and builds to a frightening finale. This is a good Netflix Instant Watch movie to add to your list for a movie fright night.

“The Fifth Element”

Bruce Willis stars in this imaginative and crazy sci fi action movie set in a future New York City that is on the brink of destruction. Milla Jovovich plays the female lead, while Gary Oldman stars as the villain Zorg. This Netflix Instant Watch movie’s originality and action will hold your interest.


Sidney Lumet directed this classic 1976 film that foreshadowed the rise of the media and television networks over America. Robert Duvall, Peter Finch and Faye Dunaway make up a stellar cast in this satirical film that packs a punch. Add the movie to your Netflix Instant Watch list.

“James Bond”

If you’re in need of a James Bond movie marathon, look no further. You can add a number of the classic 007 films to your Netflix Instant Watch list. Sean Connery, Roger Moore and Timothy Dalton can all be seen as various incarnations of James Bond available on Instant Watch.

“District 9”

Made in 2009, this sci-fi movie revolves around a future earth that shares its soil with alien visitors. The aliens are segregated to a ghetto-like residence in this film that blends action with social drama. The recently released movie is available now on Netflix Instant Watch.

“21 Grams”

This gritty, powerful drama revolves around the lives of three individuals with dark pasts. Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro and Naomi Watts star in this movie that is a recommended addition to anyone’s Netflix Instant Watch list.

-Layla Sinclair