The best movies on Netflix 2020 lists for all genres

The best movies on Netflix 2020: lists for all genres

There are many good films on Netflix. But see what from the large selection? We’ll tell you the best films that you can stream – divided into genres like “Action”, “Comedy”, “Horror” in practical lists!

The overview is quickly lost on Netflix, but not with our recommendations. With us you will find the best films sorted by genre and rating.

With us you will find the best films sorted by genre and rating.

For the sake of clarity, only one category is ever assigned. So it’s worth exploring all of the categories. As the Netflix catalog changes – some films are disappearing, others are being added – we will update our list weekly.

In our overview you can jump directly to the respective genre. There you will find a ranking of our recommendations, which have been sorted by ratings. 5 stars is our highest rating – then a film is a masterpiece for us YESMOVIES.

In the linked review you will also get more detailed information and justification of what the film is about and why we can recommend it.

In the linked review you will also get more detailed information and justification of what the film is about and why we can recommend it.

Content: The best films by genre






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If you go to the film title in the lists below, you will come directly to the Netflix entry. The star rating directs you to the review.

The best originals on Netflix (= exclusive films)

“The Black Diamond” (thriller drama): 5 stars

“Da 5 Bloods” (war film): 4.5 stars

“Roma” (drama): 4.5 stars

“I’m Thinking Of Ending Things” (Drama): 4.5 stars

“The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)” (tragic comedy): 4.5 stars

Marriage Story (Drama): 4.5 stars

“The Irishman” (gangster drama): 4 stars

“Beasts of No Nation” (war film): 4 stars

“High Flying Bird” (sports drama): 4 stars

“Okja” (sci-fi drama): 4 stars

“El Camino: A Breaking Bad” Movie “(Drama): 4 Stars

“To The Bone” (drama): 4 stars

“Klaus” (animation): 4 stars

“The Two Popes” (Drama): 4 stars

“The Game” (horror): 3.5 stars

“Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga” (music comedy): 3.5 stars

“1922” (horror): 3.5 stars

“Der Schacht” (horror): 3.5 stars

“The Laundromat – The Money Laundering” (drama): 3.5 stars

“I lost my body” (animation): 3.5 stars

“The Old Guard” (superheroes): 3.5 stars

The best action movies on Netflix

“Terminator 2 – Day of Reckoning”: 5 stars

“Raiders of the Lost Ark”: 5 stars

“Planet of the Apes 3: Survival”: 4.5 stars

Mission: Impossible 5 – Rogue Nation: 4.5 stars

“The Bourne Ultimatum”: 4.5 stars

“Deadly Command – The Hurt Locker”: 4.5 stars

“Snowpiercer”: 4.5 stars

“The Revenant”: 4.5 stars

“Pacific Rim”: 4 stars


“Get The Gringo”: 4 stars

“John Wick: Chapter 2”: 3.5 stars

“Run All Night”: 3.5 stars

“Centurion”: 3.5 stars

Kingsman 2: the Golden Circle: 3.5 stars

“Lock Up”: 3.5 stars

The best comedies on Netflix

“The Knights of the Coconut”: 5 stars

“The Big Lebowski”: 5 stars

“7 Psychos”: 4.5 stars

“Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas”: 4.5 stars

“The naked cannon”: 4.5 stars

“The LEGO Batman Movie”: 4.5 stars

“Bang Boom Bang”: 4.5 stars

“See Bruges … and die?”: 4.5 stars

“The Wolf Of Wall Street”: 4.5 stars

“Ferris makes blue”: 4.5 stars

“Ghostbusters”: 4.5 stars

“Bright to cloudy”: 4.5 stars

“The unbelievable journey in a crazy plane”: 4 stars

“Deadpool”: 4 stars

“Men In Black”: 4 stars

“The World’s End”: 4 stars

“The first time”: 4 stars

“Lammbock”: 4 stars

“Midnight In Paris”: 4 stars

“Logan Lucky”: 4 stars

“The Wedding Crashers”: 4 stars

“Fack Ju Göhte”: 4 stars

“Stromberg – The Movie”: 4 stars

“Superbad”: 4 stars

“He’s back”: 3.5 stars

“Late Night”: 3.5 stars

“The naked cannon 33 1/3”: 3.5 stars

“Scoop – The Knüller”: 3.5 stars

“Jackass: Number Two”: 3.5 stars

“Virgo (40), male, looking for …”: 3.5 stars

“A Million Ways To Die In The West”: 3.5 stars

“Terminal”: 3.5 stars

The best horror films on Netflix

“The Cabin In The Woods”: 4.5 stars

“Hagazussa – The Witch’s Curse”: 4.5 stars

“Conjuring”: 4.5 stars

“Cube”: 4 stars

“I see, I see”: 4 stars

“It Comes At Night”: 4 stars

“Warm Bodies”: 4 stars

“28 Days Later”: 4 stars

“Climax”: 4 stars

“Conjuring 2”: 4 stars

“Sleepy Hollow”: 3.5 stars

“Mother!”: 3.5 stars

“The woman in black”: 3.5 stars

“Insidious”: 3.5 stars

“The Autopsy Of Jane Doe”: 3.5 stars

“Paranormal Activity: The Marked”: 3.5 stars

“American Mary”: 3.5 stars

“World War Z”: 3.5 stars

The best superhero films on Netflix

“The Dark Knight”: 5 stars

“Iron Man”: 4.5 stars

“Batman Begins”: 4.5 stars

“Man Of Steel”: 4 stars

“Spider-Man”: 4 stars

“Logan – The Wolverine”: 4 stars

“The Dark Knight Rises”: 4 stars

“Aquaman”: 3.5 stars

“X-Men: Apocalypse”: 3.5 stars

“Spider-Man 3”: 3.5 stars

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise Of Electro”: 3.5 stars

The best sci-fi movies on Netflix

“Alien – The uncanny creature from another world”: 5 stars

“Aliens – The Return”: 5 stars

“Extinction”: 5 stars

“12 Monkeys”: 5 stars

“Interstellar”: 4.5 stars

“Looper”: 4.5 stars

“The fifth element”: 4 stars

“10 Cloverfield Lane”: 4 stars

“Pitch Black”: 4 stars

“Predator”: 4 stars

“Predator 2”: 3.5 stars

“Godzilla”: 3.5 stars