10 best Netflix movies to watch after Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is over. The turkey has been eaten, those pumpkin pies are long gone, and now there’s an endless parade of football games, Black Friday deals that seem out of reach, and the scary prospect of traveling back home at the most crowded time of the year.

One positive aspect of this holiday season is that it gives you more time to watch all those movies that are in your Netflix queue. rounded up the 10 best movies streaming on Netflix right now (plus an extra one for kids). The list includes David Fincher’s latest, a 2023 rom-com you might have missed, and a classic sci-fi film that’s getting a sequel in 2024.

The Killer (2023)

In The Killer a man takes aim with a gun.

After nearly two decades in the works, David Fincher adapts the graphic novel murderer Written by Alexis Nolent and Luke Jackmon, is finally on Netflix. Michael Fassbender plays The Killer, a lonely, cold, methodical professional who has no time for complaints – there’s nothing personal about his goals.

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But after a near-miss, The Killer finds himself on the defensive in an international manhunt that tests his patience and restraints. With Fincher’s typically excellent direction, murderer It’s a stylish, intense action film with a surprising comic bite. The score by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross is also fantastic, and this movie is the perfect antidote to all the terrible Hallmark movies playing on television right now.

The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)

Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) | Official Trailer [HD] , Netflix

First barbie And marriage story, director Noah Baumbach explores a timeless premise – the dysfunctional family. For the Meyerowitz family, this dysfunction stems, in large part, from elderly father Harold (Dustin Hoffman). A renowned sculptor now long past his prime, Harold’s cantankerous personality and passion for his art rub off on his eldest son, Danny (Adam Sandler in a rare dramatic performance), a musician. Who had hung up his six-string to raise his daughter Eliza. (Grace Van Patten).

Danny and Eliza move in with Harold after Danny’s marriage breaks up and Harold’s other children, daughter Jean (Elizabeth Marvel) and favorite son Matthew (Ben Stiller), enter the story. As the family reunites, old tensions begin to flare up. meyrowitz stories is a brilliant exploration of a family in crisis, and how the emotional trauma lasts for decades.

Nyad (2023)

Nyad | Starring Annette Bening and Jodie Foster | Netflix

At age 60, former marathon swimmer Diana Nyad (Annette Bening) dedicates herself to a lifelong dream: swim the “Mount Everest” of swimming, a distance of 110 miles from Cuba to Florida. Three decades after leaving sports for a career in journalism, Nyad became obsessed with becoming the first person to complete the swim without a shark cage.

With the help of her best friend and coach, Bonnie Stoll (Jodie Foster), and a dedicated sailing team, Nyad drops everything to pursue her elusive dream.

Love at First Sight (2023)

Two people see each other as love at first sight.

love at first sight This is a bit of a misnomer, as Hadley Sullivan (white lotus stars Haley Lu Richardson) and Oliver Jones (Ben Hardy) don’t just fall in love because they’re two incredibly attractive people – although that certainly might have helped things. Instead, Hadley and Oliver meet briefly at the airport before sitting next to each other on a long flight to England. And during the flight, they form a bond that surprises both of them.

Their connection is so strong that Hadley decides to pursue Oliver, even though there is family drama between the two of them that they must face before determining if they can make the relationship between them a reality.

Impossible (2012)

Naomi Watts and Tom Holland in The Impossible.
Warner Bros. Pictures

impossible The Netflix movie is topping the charts, and not just because it’s the film debut of MCU Spider-Man actor Tom Holland. It is also a harrowing tale of survival based on a true story. When a 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake causes a tsunami, Henry (Ewan McGregor) and Maria Bennett (Naomi Watts) are on vacation in Thailand with their family and are hit by a giant wave.

After this, Maria was seriously injured and left with her eldest son, Lucas (Holland), while Henry found his other two sons in a different location. With so many injured and dead, the Bennett family will need a few small miracles as the Thai people come together in the face of tragedy.

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (2023)

Gwen Stacy Inn "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse."

Released in summer, across the spider-verse Became an early favorite for the Best Animated Picture Oscar and was one of the biggest box office hits of the year. Following the events of the first film, Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) finds a rhythm in becoming his friendly neighbor Spider-Man, but he misses Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld) and her other Spider-friends.

So when he learns that there is the Spider Society, a team of Spider-People charged with protecting the existence of the multiverse, he’s angry to find out that he seems to be the only one who knows about it. Did not know. But there’s a reason for it… and it involves the expected death of a close loved one.

Doon (2021)

Timothée Chalamet walks in the desert, his hair flying in a scene from Dune.
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If times had been better, Netflix would be joining dune It’s time for the sequel to hit theaters next month. But since the actors’ strike is still going on. Dune: Part 2 Will have to wait till 2024, this is good news duneThe premiere on Netflix is ​​giving even more fans the chance to see Frank Herbert’s epic sci-fi novel come to life in its entirety on screen.

On Arrakis, the most important world in the Galactic Empire, Duke Leto Atreides (Oscar Isaac) is given the nearly impossible task of making peace with the native Fremen while maintaining the flow of spice that allows humanity to travel into space. But when House Atreides is betrayed by the Emperor and handed over to his rivals House Harkonnen, Leto’s son, Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet), and his mother, Lady Jessica (Rebecca Ferguson) are forced to flee for their lives across the desolate desert. Was forced to. Of Doon.

No Hard Feelings (2023)

Jennifer Lawrence and Andrew Barth Feldman in No Hard Feelings.
Sony Pictures

don’t feel bad The film marks the comeback of Jennifer Lawrence after a few years away from the big screen. And she certainly makes a memorable impression as Maddy Barker, a woman who is on the verge of losing her house and her car due to money problems.

That’s why Maddie accepts a bizarre job offer from Laird (Matthew Broderick) and Allison Baker (Laura Benanti). If Maddie can seduce their son, Percy Baker (Andrew Barth Feldman), and bring him out of his shell before he goes to college, she can save herself from her own financial crisis. Unfortunately for Maddie, Percy may be immune to her obvious charms.

Fair Play (2023)

Alden Ehrenreich and Phoebe Dynevor in Fair Play.

Luke (Alden Ehrenreich) and Emily (Phoebe Dynevor) are secret lovers who work for a hedge fund fair play, Their relationship is against company policy, so they have hidden it. However, the romance of their stories begins to fall apart when Luke thinks he is getting a promotion which ultimately goes to Emily.

While Luke is initially supportive of Emily’s success, he soon displays his resentment both at home and at work. As Luke’s jealousy increases, he becomes more unstable, to the extent that Emily is no longer sure she is safe with the man she loves.

Munich: The Age of War (2022)

Two college friends find themselves on opposite sides of an ongoing war in this film based on the 2017 novel by Robert Harris munichIt is set against the backdrop of a tense meeting of European countries in Munich in 1938 that would ultimately find themselves embroiled in the Second World War.

Jeremy Irons plays British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, while George MacKay and Janice Niewohner play former Oxford University classmates who become reluctant spies.

Bonus Movie for Kids: The Magician’s Elephant (2022)

In The Magician's Elephant a boy embraces an elephant.

Netflix wins the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Guillermo del Toro’s PinocchioBut it’s got another great animated flick in its massive streaming library. magician’s elephant It is based on the novel of the same name by Kate DiCamillo, and it tells the story of a young orphan named Peter (Noah Jupe).

Peter’s only desire in life is to find his missing sister, Adele (Pixie Davis), through a fortune teller, Peter is told that he has to find a magician (Benedict Wong) who will summon an elephant.

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