Top 25 Movies Now Streaming on Netflix Jan 2021

We update our list of top 25 movies which can be watched on Netflix, the list is based on the ratings provided for each title. Our January 2021 list includes comedy, action, romantic, sci-fi and animated movies which are being currently steaming on Netflix.

1.The Florida Project

Directed By: Sean Baker
Cast of the Movie: Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Rivera
Running Time of Movie: 111 Minutes
Movie Release Date: 2017

The Florida Project is a movie about an mischievous 6-year-old who find magic in her own circumstances where she would be living in a budget motel near Disney World with her troubled mother.

2.The Two Popes – 2019

Directed By: Fernando Meirelles
Cast of the Movie: Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Pryce, Juan Minuja­n
Running Time of Movie: 125 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2019

The movie is inspired by true events, At a turning point for the the Catholic Church Pope Benedict XVI builds an friendship with the future Pope Francis.

3.Heneral Luna

Directed By: Jerrold Tarog
Cast of the Movie: John Arcilla, Mon Confiado, Arron Villaflor, Joem Bascon
Running Time of Movie: 118 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2015

The movie is about General Antonio Luna who leads the fight in the Philippine-American War for independence from the US.

4.Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

Directed By: Constance Marks
Cast of the Movie: Kevin Clash, Whoopi Goldberg
Running Time of Movie: 76 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2011

The story is about the remarkable journey of Kevin Clash’s the creator of Elmo who grows from a working-class Baltimore neighborhood to Jim Henson’s Sesame Street.

5.A Single Man 

Directed By: Tom Ford
Cast of the Movie: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Nicholas Hoult, Ginnifer Goodwin
Running Time of Movie: 100 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2009

This movie revolves around a gay college professor who would be reeling from his lover’s recent death.

6.Sherlock Holmes

Directed By: Guy Ritchie
Cast of the Movie: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong
Running Time of Movie: 128 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2009

Robert Downey Jr. stars in the legendary Sherlock Holmes Movie directed by Guy Ritchie based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective series.


Directed By: Matthew Vaughn
Cast of the Movie: Ian McKellen, Bimbo Hart, Alastair MacIntosh, David Kelly
Running Time of Movie: 127 min
Movie Release Date: 2007

To win his true love’s heart Tristan Thorn travels to a forbidden place to retrieve a fallen star that has taken human form.

8.Beyond the Mat

Directed By: Barry W. Blaustein
Cast of the Movie: Vince McMahon, Darren Drozdov, Roland Alexander, Anthony Rene Jones, Mike Modest
Running Time of Movie: 102 minutes
Movie Release Date: 1999

Documentary movie director Barry Blaustein brings the light on the fascinating reality of pro wrestling through series of interviews and eye-opening footage.

9.Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Directed By: Steven Spielberg
Cast of the Movie: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Amrish Puri, Roshan Seth
Running Time of Movie: 118 minutes
Movie Release Date: 1984

Indiana Jones a legendary archaeologist along with his young sidekick visits India during the time of British Empire is asked to find a mystical and magical stone. The story is based on the circumstances which he faces while trying to recovering the stone.

10.White Christmas 

Directed By: Michael Curtiz
Cast of the Movie: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen
Running Time of Movie: 120 minutes
Movie Release Date: 1954

Two war buddies fall in love with two sisters who are a part of a successful song-and-dance team and follow the girls to a resort Vermont inn which is owned by their former commanding officer. The story revolves on how everyone tries to save the resort.

11.The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

Directed By: David Zucker
Cast of the Movie: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, Ricardo Montalban
Running Time of Movie: 84 minutes
Movie Release Date: 1988

This comedy classic revolves around an hapless cop Frank Drebin who creates multiple problems then he solves while trying to stop a plot to kill Queen Elizabeth II.

12.Sugar Rush

Directed By: Kayode Kasum
Cast of the Movie: Bimbo Ademoye, Bisola Aiyeola, Uzor Arukwe, Tobi Bakre
Running Time of Movie: 120 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2019

After finding a huge amount of moneybag by three sisters uses the money for their personal use, until the authorities and group of people come to collect the cash.

13.The Blazing Sun (Struggle in the Valley)

Directed By: Youssef Chahine
Cast of the Movie: Faten Hamama, Omar Sharif, Zaki Rostom, Farid Shawqi
Running Time of Movie: 105 minutes
Movie Release Date: 1954

Competition between sugar cane producers turns deadly after a greedy landlord conspires against an agricultural engineer who falls for his daughter.


Directed By: Alfonso Cuaran
Cast of the Movie: Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira
Running Time of Movie: 134 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2018

Oscar-winner director Alfonso Cuaran delivers a vivid, emotional portrait journey of domestic workers set against domestic and political turmoil during the 1970’s in Mexico.

15.The Breadwinner

Directed By: Nora Twomey
Cast of the Movie: Saara Chaudry, Soma Bhatia, Ali Badshah, Shaista Latif
Running Time of Movie: 93 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2017

This movie revolves around a courageous Afghan girl aged 11 years who disguises herself as a boy and does odd jobs to provide for her family when her father is arrested.

16.Budhia Singh: Born to Run

Directed By: Soumendra Padhi
Cast of the Movie: Manoj Bajpayee, Mayur Mahendra Patole, Tillotama Shome, Shruti Marathe
Running Time of Movie: 95 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2016

Inspired by the real story of a judo trainer who adopts a boy from the slums and trains him to become the world’s youngest marathon runner.

17.The Theory of Everything

Directed By: James Marsh
Cast of the Movie: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson
Running Time of Movie: 123 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2014

As his esteem grows in the world of physics, Stephen Hawking’s body is ravaged by ALS, forcing his increasing dependence on his devoted wife, Jane.

18.Fire in the Blood 

Directed By: Dylan Mohan Gray
Cast of the Movie: William Hurt
Running Time of Movie: 83 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2012

Dylan Mohan Gray examines Africa’s AIDS crisis and activists who battle with the pharmaceutical companies to make the life-saving HIV drugs affordable.

19.Silver Linings Playbook

Directed By: David O. Russell
Cast of the Movie: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver
Running Time of Movie: 122 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2012

After spending inadequate amount of time in a mental hospital, pat moves in with his parents and tries to win back his wife, until he meets a woman is similar to him.


Directed By: Daniel Lindsay, T.J. Martin
Cast of the Movie: Montrail ‘Money’ Brown, O.C. Brown, Bill Courtney, Chavis Daniels
Running Time of Movie: 113 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2011

An inspirational profile of an inner-city high school football team’s valiant effort to reach the school’s first-ever playoff game.

21.The Social Network 

Directed By: David Fincher
Cast of the Movie: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer
Running Time of Movie: 120 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2010

Directed by David Fincher’s, a biographical drama movie on rise Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg from Harvard sophomore to Internet superstar.

22.Cairo Station

Directed By: Youssef Chahine
Cast of the Movie: Farid Shawqi, Hind Rustum, Youssef Chahine, Hassan el Baroudi
Running Time of Movie: 77 minutes
Movie Release Date: 1958

A Cairo newsstand vendor’s fantasies morph into a dangerous fixation with a lemonade seller as a serial killer begins terrorizing the city.


Directed By: Ron Howard
Cast of the Movie: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Sam Rockwell, Kevin Bacon
Running Time of Movie: 122 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2008

This drama centers on a series of revelatory television interviews between British talk show host David Frost and former President Richard Nixon.

24.Lupin the 3rd: The Castle of Cagliostro: Special Edition

Directed By: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast of the Movie: Yasuo Yamada, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Eiko Masuyama, Makio Inoue
Running Time of Movie: 99 minutes
Movie Release Date: 1979

Lupin, his sidekick Jigen and the samurai warrior Goemon set out to take over an evil counterfeit operation at Count Cagliostro’s fortress.

25.Kung Fu Hustle

Directed By: Stephen Chow
Cast of the Movie: Stephen Chow, Yuen Wah, Yuen Qiu, Lam Chi-chung
Running Time of Movie: 98 minutes
Movie Release Date: 2004

Sing, a mobster in 1940s China, longs to be as cool as the formally clad Axe Gang, a band of killers who rule Hong Kong, but can only pretend.

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