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6 best movies on Netflix to watch this weekend

Find the movies that's right for you, with our picks of the best movies to stream

Looking for the most talked about TV shows and movies from the around the world? They’re all on Netflix. Netflix is the world’s leading internet entertainment service with more than 150 million paid membership in over 190 countries.

They got award-winning series, movies, documentaries, and stand-up specials. And with the mobile app, you get Netflix while you travel, commute, or just take a break.

Here, then, are the 6 best movies on Netflix, across a whole range of genres. Find something you like, and get watching.

Hanna

Hanna is a 2011 American action thriller film directed by Joe Wright. The film stars Saoirse Ronan as the title character, a girl raised in the wilderness of northern Finland by her father, an ex-CIA operative (Eric Bana), who trains her as an assassin. Cate Blanchett portrays a senior CIA agent who tries to track down and eliminate the girl and her father. The soundtrack was written by The Chemical Brothers.

Polar

Polar is a 2019 American neo-noir action film based on the 2012 webcomic. The film is directed by Jonas Åkerlund and stars Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick and Matt Lucas. It was released on January 25, 2019, streaming on Netflix.

6 Underground

6 Underground is a 2019 American action comedy film directed by Michael Bay and written by Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. The film stars Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria Arjona, Corey Hawkins, Ben Hardy and Dave Franco. Bay produced the film with his longtime business partner Ian Bryce and Skydance’s David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger.

Adrift

Adrift is a 2018 American romantic drama film produced and directed by Baltasar Kormákur and written by David Branson Smith, Aaron Kandell and Jordan Kandell. Based on a true story and set in 1983, the film stars Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin as a couple who are stranded in the middle of the Pacific Ocean after a hurricane, and must find their way to Hawaii with a damaged boat and no radio.

Unbroken

Unbroken is a 2014 American war film produced and directed by Angelina Jolie and written by the Coen brothers, Richard LaGravenese, and William Nicholson. It is based on the 2010 non-fiction book by Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. The film stars Jack O’Connell as USA Olympian and army officer Louis “Louie” Zamperini, who survived in a raft for 47 days after his bomber crash-landed in the ocean during the Second World War, before being captured by the Japanese and being sent to a series of prisoner of war camps.

The Coldest Game

Year 1962 — The Cuban Missile Crisis. The World on the brink of nuclear crisis. Warsaw, Poland hosts a duel between US and USSR chess champions. Sudden collapse of the American player forces USA to find a substitute. The choice falls on a forgotten mathematical genius, now an alcoholic. It turns out that the tournament is not the most important game that will take place.

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