Netflix made sure to provide the packaged entertainment to the viewers when all the cinemas were nonfunctional due to covid-19. There weren’t any limited choices for the viewers to enjoy, but movies of all genres, be it action, thrill, comedy, or romance. Let us see the top 10 movies on Netflix that people could not stop talking about in 2020:
10. The Old Guard
Genre: action, thriller
A superhero action movie but with a heart? That is what makes Gina prince Bythewood’s the old guard exceptional. Led by Charlize Theron, the old guard is a story of nearly immortal warriors who work for humanity and care about them. The combination of action and emotions is what made this his top charts.
Prentice Penny’s Uncorked is a story of a boy who gets stuck between his passion and his family’s expectations of joining their business. It takes through the problems that the boy faces during this journey that includes heartbreak, financial issues. The movie could be relatable to many young boys and girls.
8. I’m thinking of ending things
Genre: psychological thriller, fiction
‘Do not believe what you see’ that is what Charlie Kaufman’s adaptation to a novel tells you in the end. The story revolves around a young woman who drives to meet her boyfriend’s parents and has already decided to end the relationship. But the real mystery starts when she arrives at their house and experience the behavior and psychological issues.
7. The Half of It
Alice Wu’s The Half of It is an adapted version of Cyrano de Bergerac based upon a teenage love. It is a story of an introverted girl Ellie Chu approached by a boy to write love letters for his crush, but Ellie Chu herself falls in love with the boy’s crush while writing letters for her. It is an intense love triangle that keeps the viewers hooked till the end.
Genre: Biography, History
David Fincher portrayed Hollywood of the 1930s or 40s through the screenplay written by his father, revolving around the story of screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he works on Citizen Kane. This biographical film made its way to our top 10 Netflix movies of 2020.
5. The Trial of the Chicago 7
Genre: History, drama
Aaron Sarkon comes back with another not so regular courtroom drama depicting a story of seven anti-Vietnam war protestors who are charged with conspiracy at the 1968 democratic national convention in Chicago. The story is also exceptionally performed by the star cast that is Eddie Redmayne, Yahya Abdul Mateen, Sacha Baron Cohen and thus made its place in our top 10 Netflix movies of 2020.
4. The Devil All the Time
Genre: Mystery, thriller, crime
Based on Donald Ray Pollock’s 2011 novel the devil all the time is a movie of the gothic period based on a young man who tries to protect his family from the corrupt and sinister post world war II. This movie also attracted people because of the stellar cast that includes Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson, Sebastian Stan.
3. American Murder: The Family Next Door
Johnny Popplewell’s documentary-based film is a story of familicide in Colorado committed by Chris Watt of his pregnant wife and two daughters and then serves five life sentences. This tale of heinous crime leaves everyone heartbroken and in tears.
2. Da 5 Bloods
Genre: Drama, War
The maker of Oscar-winning BlackKklansman, spike lee was back again with another blockbuster, featuring 4 African American Vietnam vets who revisit their battlefield after years to recover remnants of their fallen squad leader and also the gold they buried. The story of these black heroes kept the viewers hooked till the end.
Source: Indian country today
1. Enola Holmes
Genre: Mystery and thriller
The movie depicts the famous Sherlock homes youngest sister Enola Holmes brilliantly acted by stranger things star Millie Bobby Brown, who solves her first mystery case of finding her mother. The movie is full of suspense and has a feminist twist.
These are the top 10 Netflix movies of 2020 that entertained people in these difficult times, making them take a fresh breath of air.