50 Great Netflix Movies To Watch During Self-Isolation

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You're going to need lots of new Netflix recommendations to get through the coming weeks of Self-isolation if your Town or City is suffering from a Coronavirus outbreak. If movie legends like Tom Hanks can catch COV-19, we'd all better start washing our hands more often! Authorities around the world are recommending self-isolation and social distancing as a way to stem the spread of the virus – with that in mind, we've put together our top 50 Netflix movies you can watch.

If you're meant to be ‘working from home' you might also enjoy one or two movies whilst on your lunch break – I won't tell the boss if you don't!

When the overwhelming might of Adolf Hitler's advance across Europe it left Britain facing some tough choices. Winston Churchill “mobilized the English language and sent it into battle.” This powerful and inspiring portrayal of the turning point of B...[Read More]

A thematic departure from most Studio Ghibli movies, Whisper Of The Heart is a coming of age story following central character, Shizuku Tsukishima, a 14-year-old finding her way in the world. Another beautiful movie for Anime fans.

When two brothers and their alcoholic father drift apart, the path to forgiveness comes through the most violent of acts. This is a mixed martial arts movie first and foremost. But has a tender backstory that confronts the challenges of love and forg...[Read More]

Idris Elba stars in the brutal war film set in an unnamed African country. The film focuses on the experiences of Agu (Abraham Attah), a nine-year-old boy forced to become a soldier in Elba’s rebel army.

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of Wes Anderson. This spectacular slapstick murder mystery is a visual delight. Jammed full of the finest acting talent and possibly Anderson's best film to date.

A brilliant and brave sequel to one of the most pioneering movies of the eighties, Blade Runner. If you were a fan of the original, then you must watch this. Every bit as good or better than the original, enhancing a true Science Fiction Classic.

This is possibly one of the most surprising movies that you could ever see. A super slick and stylish piece of cinematic art that cleverly involves the audience with the deep questions woven into the story.

Lou rises from petty thief to successful businessman by discovering a knack for filming crime scenes and selling the footage to the local news network. Then the demand for good footage increases – and with increased demand comes the question of suppl...[Read More]

There are few films that can ever be marked up as an instant classic. But, this beautifully written and factually based historical drama can easily sit on that mantle. A touching, funny yet deeply powerful story of a man who has the Crown thrust upon...[Read More]

Frequently ranked as one of the greatest animated movies of all time, My Neighbor Totoro is the Japanese masterpiece from legendary director, Hayao Miyazaki, a founder of the immensely influential Studio Ghibli. It's a must-watch movie.

Vincent van Gogh's life as you have never seen it before. Loving Vincent was a joy to watch and it is doubtful anyone will go to such efforts to make such a movie again. Enjoy it while it is available to stream on Netflix and let yourself get lost in...[Read More]

Klaus is one of the most perfect Christmas movies ever created. An animated movie, it follows the origins of Santa Claus from a postman called Jesper, in one of the most miserable towns on earth. It is a feast for the eyes, mind, and heart and will l...[Read More]

From Studio Ghibli and director Hayao Miyazaki, comes another beautiful Japanese animation in Kiki’s Delivery Service. A coming-of-age story, the movie is stylish and breath-taking in every way and broke box office records when it was released in Jap...[Read More]

With quiet expertise, Cuarón has delivered a breathtaking movie that doesn’t need to be so gaudy as to proclaim itself. This is an experience more than a movie. Must watch.

A stunningly beautiful animated Japanese movie from the late Isao Takahata, Oscar-nominated 'The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya' is a joy to watch.

The now Oscar-nominated I Lost My Body is a beautiful, evocative and frankly perfect animated movie. The unusual story about a severed hand that escapes its unhappy fate and sets out to reconnect with its body, is so beautifully told that it's hard t...[Read More]

Created and directed by Paul Greengrass, 22 July is the harrowing account of Norway's worst terrorist attack in which seventy seven, mostly teenagers, were killed. A remarkable film that follows events through the massacre and subsequent trial of ter...[Read More]

Possibly the greatest sports documentary ever made about possibly the most talented formula one racing driver in the history of the sport. Gripping, exciting and soaked with emotion, this shattering story tells the tale of a true legend whose career ...[Read More]

As a portrait of a complex man, Steve Jobs is a vibrant and energetic masterpiece that is thrust upon the screen with unbounded energy. Capturing the essence of one of the most iconic human beings of the last hundred years, this beautifully balanced ...[Read More]

Martin Scorsese holds nothing back in this wild and outrageously funny tale of extreme excess. Strap yourself in for three hours of non-stop craziness, but be warned everything bad about the morality of greed is exposed in a shameless way.

This modern-day Western raises a moral question. Is it wrong to rob a bank to pay back the bank that robbed you?

This powerful and brutal survival drama takes the audience into a white knuckle ride in very unexpected and confronting ways. Not just the fight for the survival of an inevitable plane crash, but the crushing struggles for survival of the inner tortu...[Read More]

This very Bad Ass, British Spy action-comedy, surprises in many ways. Super stylish and jaw-droppingly ultra-violent, whilst being genuinely funny. Think James Bond blended with Kick-Ass and you have Kingsman: The Secret Service.

Lara Jean has written five letters, one to each of the boys she has ever loved and one day the letters get posted wreaking havoc on her life. But in the midst of all the chaos comes a story of love and romance in what has been described as the teen m...[Read More]

This beautiful and spectacular movie pushes deep into every single human emotion, taking the viewer on a crushing journey that is weaved with incredible magical moments.

Based on the amazing true story of the capture of Adolf Eichmann, who was known as the "Architect of the Holocaust". This intense thriller shines a light on the horrors of the final solution and the chilling minds behind it.

Michael Keaton delves into the mind of washed up actor Riggan Thomson as he slogs through the crisis riddled preview process of putting on a play at Broadway. Fighting to break away from his previous fame as comic book hero ‘Birdman’, he is writer, d...[Read More]

Private Life, starring Paul Giamatti and Kathryn Hahn covers a realistic but slightly comedic take on the confusing cycle of IVFs and other birthing options. It is a wonderfully subdued comedy-drama that reveals in both the moderate highs and suppres...[Read More]

Frequently ranked as one of the greatest animated movies of all time, Spirited Away is the Oscar-winning Japanese anime from director Hayao Miyazaki. Follow Chihiro as she navigates her way through the mystical land of ghosts and goblins in this visu...[Read More]

The Christmas Chronicles on Netflix is brilliantly bonkers. From beginning to end the pace is lightening speed and absolutely packed with action. It is a modern Christmas tale with an equally modern Santa and is a must watch for families and true bel...[Read More]

The Raid is one of the greatest martial arts movie ever made. It follows a S.W.A.T. team that becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. It is an absolute feast for the eyes for every action fan out the...[Read More]

This brilliant sequel of the 90's cult classic was a long time coming and fans of the original will love this film. In fact, T2 delivers a grittier even tragic experience that stands on its own but be warned this movie is not for the faint-hearted. ...[Read More]

This excellently produced documentary is a fitting tribute to one of Englands greatest football Icons. Bursting with energy, great direction and incredibly touching. More than just a sporting documentary, this is a great film about a great man who in...[Read More]

What happens when an underworld Nazi splinter group gets its hands on a data disc that would enable them to rain terror on the world? Well, you bring the world's best secret agents together to stop them, even if they hate each other and are sworn ene...[Read More]

Beyonce Homecoming is more than just a concert on Netflix. It is an all-encompassing look at how you stage a show as big as Coachella and with plenty of behind the scenes footage, it is as remarkable as it is entertaining.

Marriage Story is director Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. With Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver this is a more realistic and compassionate look at a very difficult subject.

Ever wondered about who the people are behind the online giant Facebook? Who came up with the idea and how did it become the most dominant online platform in modern history? Well, be prepared for a wild ride of excess and betrayal that exposes the in...[Read More]

Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator traces the rise of Bikram Choudhury who was at the forefront of popularizing yoga in North America, through to his disgrace in accusations of rape and sexual harassment in more recent years.

Set in Jakarta this wild bloodbath of a movie is easily one of the most original action movies to hit the screens in many years. There is a good reason for this movie carrying an 18 certificate - not for the faint-hearted. It certainly has more blood...[Read More]

This incredibly powerful story exposes to the painful journey experienced by the people who had contracted HIV in the Eighties. Based on a true story, it is intensely challenging at times. Yet is very uplifting and gifted with spectacular Oscar-winni...[Read More]

Set in the 1930s, Porco Rosso is part of the Studio Ghibli Japanese animated movie collection. Directed by the legendary Hayao Miyazaki, Porco Rosso spends his time as a bounty hunter taking cash primarily to fight against sea plane pirates in this f...[Read More]

Adapted from the bestselling novel, The Girl With All The Gifts is more than another churned out zombie movie. This is a clever and thoughtful take on a traditional genre that really is well worth watching, even if zombies are not really your thing.

The FYRE Festival was supposed to be a luxury music festival on a supposedly private island in the Bahamas during April and May 2017. Instead it was a disaster of epic proportions and this documentary methodically takes you step by step through the u...[Read More]

Kubo and the Two Strings is a stunning stop frame animation by Laika studios. It is a wonderful story of courage and loss which tackles some very adult themes along the way, whilst being great for the kids too.

Just where is the best place to go and hide out when you need to lie low? Well, how about the beautiful but sleepy Belgian city of Bruges. This brilliant black comedy provides one of the most complete performances you can experience on film. Funny, T...[Read More]

The power of Love knows no boundaries and will always find a way. This incredible true story outlines a couples battle to overturn racist laws, so they can be free to make their life together as Husband and Wife.

Meet Megamind the greatest supervillain the World has ever seen - Well almost. Watch Megamind take on Metro Man in this hugely funny superhero story with an all-star cast.

The Palio is the worlds oldest continually run horse race. Held in the beautiful medieval town square of Siena, Italy. The documentary ‘Palio’ takes an in-depth look at this incredible race which has been described as ‘Rocky On Horseback’.

Just when you think you have seen it all in the action genre. Every now and again there is something that pops up that re-writes everything. This incredible ballet of violence manages to take the audience to the next level - which believe me for this...[Read More]

Safety Not Guaranteed follows three magazine employees who head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified advertisement seeking a companion for time travel. A thoroughly engaging movie that offers something a little bit differen...[Read More]

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