Sometimes, it’s nice to snuggle up with a blanket, escape from reality and unwind after a long day. And hey, nothing screams relaxation more than putting on a top-notch flick. Check out 32 of the greatest Netflix movies to stream in Singapore this month.
1. The In Between
After losing her boyfriend in a tragic accident, Tessa (Joey King) believes Skylar is trying to connect with her from the afterlife. Consequently, she tries to contact him one last time for closure to their relationship. Indeed, one of the most heartbreaking Netflix movies. Grab the tissues!
2. Choose or Die
Starring Asa Butterfield and Lola Evans as two broke student who reboot a 1980s survival game in an effort to claim a $100,000 prize. However, a series of terrifying moments leads to the pair releasing they are playing with their own lives.
3. Don’t Breathe 1 & 2
Singaporeans are loving these suspensful flicks added to Netflix. The first movie begins with a trio of self-destructive thieves breaking into the house of a wealthy blind veteran. However, things take a dark twist and they learn Norman is stronger than he seems.
4. The Mystery Of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes
On April 27, explore the mystery surrounding the 1962 death of Hollywood icon, Marilyn Monroe. This documentary movie is directed by Emma Cooper investigates her death and showcases unheard interviews and more. Certainly, an interesting one for your watchlist.
5. Our Father
This highly anticipated documentary movie comes out May 11. It tells the true story of a popular fertility doctor, Dr Donald Cline, who secretly destroyed families by tampering with donor sperm. It begins with a woman discovering via an at-home DNA test that she has multiple half-siblings. Shockingly, she learns that her and dozens others are actually the doctor’s kids.
6. The Bubble
This hilarious movie follows a film being shot at the height of the pandemic. Comically watch a lot of sneaking out, hooking up and melting down amongst the cast and crew while they quarantine at a posh hotel.
7. Along For The Ride
On May 6, watch this heartfelt romantic movie on Netflix. It follows a respectable girl Auden who meets a boy Eli during the summer before college. As both of them claim to be insomniacs, they embark on fun quests at night while Colby sleeps to help Auden indulge in a carefree life.
8. Return To Space
This epic documentary movie details the accomplishments of Elon Musk and his SpaceX team as they journeyed on a historic NASA mission in May 2020. It consisted of sending astronauts back to the International Space Station for the first time since 2011.
9. The Adam Project
This highly-anticipated Netflix movie follows a time-traveller fighter pilot who crash lands in the year 2022. Adam Reed must team up with his 12-year-old self in order to save the future of humanity. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo and many more…you won’t be disappointed.
10. Yaksha: Ruthless Operations
This new South Korean spy thriller follows a prosecutor on a mission in a perilous city to inspect a black ops team and its notorious leader in China. However, he soon finds himself into the middle of a ruthless war between spies.
11. Downfall: The Case Against Boeing
This Netflix documentary sheds light on an investigation into the two Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people in recent years. The film explores through interviews both the root causes and human cost.
12. Birds Of Prey
Watch Margot Robbie return to her iconic role of Harley Quinn in this iconic movie. After Harley’s explosive breakup with the Joker, she’s left alone with a target on her back. However, things soon take an unexpected turn when she finds three women allies.
First released in 2014, the first movie of the Divergent trilogy follows Beatrice Prior (Shailene Woodley) living in a futuristic world. After learning she is Divergent and will never fit into a faction, she must hide her identity from powerful forces, who threaten to destroy her and all her loved ones.
14. Badhaai Ho
This Bollywood movie follows a gay police officer and lesbian teacher who enter into a fake marriage to make people believe they are straight. However, they learn fake relationships aren’t as easy as it seems. Starring Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar, Seema Pahwa and more.
15. The Tinder Swindler
This jaw-dropping documentary movie is based on the true events of an Israeli internet con artist. Shockingly, Shimon Hayut seduced a group of women worldwide who he met on Tinder. Interestingly, the women come together to recall their story of how he conned them out of millions of dollars.
16. The Hunger Games
This nostalgic-inducing four part movie series starts with Katniss, who volunteers as Tribute, to replace her sister in a deadly tournament where only one participant remains. Indeed, one of the best Netflix movies to watch this weekend.
17. The Royal Treatment
Watch New York hairdresser, Izzy (Laura Marano) as she seizes the opportunity to work at a Royal wedding of a charming prince. There, she learns that the wedding is an arranged marriage, and the prince is not really in love. Indeed, sparks fly between her and prince.
18. Don’t Look Up
This comical American sci-fi movie follows two low-level astronomers, Dr Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence), who must warn mankind about a comet threatening to destroy the planet. With a blockbuster cast, from Ariana Grande, Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet, Jonah Hill and more…you won’t be disappointed.
19. The Rhythm Section
This thrilling action movie follows Stephanie, played by Blake Lively. Stephanie descends into a hole of darkness after learning that her family were killed in a plane crash. Later, she discovers that the plane crash was orchestrated by terrorists, so she goes on a mission to take revenge across the globe.
20. Munich – The Edge Of War
This World War tells the tale of autumn 1938 in Europe, when Hitler prepares to invade Czechoslovakia, while the government of Neville Chamberlain seeks a peaceful treaty. To try and come to a peaceful arrangement, a British civil servant and a German diplomat, travel to Munich.
21. Tick, Tick…Boom
This new feel-good drama movie is based on the autobiographical musical by playwright Jonathan Larson. It follows an aspiring composer, on the brink of turning 30, who is having a midlife crisis and stresses he has made the wrong career moves. Watch in awe as he navigates love, friendship and pressures of life in New York City.
22. The Unforgiveable
This iconic movie follows Academy award winner Sandra Bullock, who stars as a woman released from prison after serving 20 years for a horrific murder. Although, outside the prison walls, society is not willing to forgive her. Nevertheless, she goes on a mission to find her little sister but things take a dramatic turn.
23. Red Notice
This $200 million blockbuster thriller movie is being absorbed by households worldwide. With a stellar cast, from Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Dwayne Johnson, and more…you know it’s going to be good. It follows an FBI agent who attempts to capture a smart crook, who is the world’s most wanted art thief.
24. Fight Club
This 1999 classic never gets old. Brad Pitt stars as Tyler Durden, who devilishly convinces an insomniac office worker to form an underground Fight Club with him. They recruit other bored men fed up with their lives to partake in these illegal activities. However, things quickly turn chaotic, and their perfect partnership frays when they become attracted to the same woman.
25. The Forgotten Battle
Singaporeans are adoring this new Netflix movie. It is based on events during WWII’s crucial Battle of the Scheldt. Starring Harry Potter‘s Tom Felton, Dutch actress Susan Radder, and more. It follows three young people, a pilot, a Nazi soldier, and a resistance recruit, who become linked during the tragic battle. Indeed, this is one of the most insightful Netflix movies to watch this month.
26. The Breadwinner
This award-winning 2017 animation movie is perfect for animation lovers on Netflix. It tells the tale of Parvana, an 11-year old girl, living under Taliban rule in Afghanistan in 2001. After her father is arrested, Parvana cuts her hair and dresses like a boy to support her family. Along the way, she learns about the danger of the world around her. Using fantasy and escapism, she embarks on a mission to find her father.
27. The Guilty
This new American crime thriller is about a troubled LAPD police officer (Jake Gyllenhaal), after he is downgraded to a 911 operator, after an incident at work. After receiving a disturbing call, he goes on a mission, against the clock, to try and save an abducted woman named Emily. Indeed, this movie is sure to have you on the edge of your seat.
28. The Harder They Fall
This American Western flick stars Oscar winner Regina King, Emmy nominee Idris Elba, Oscar nominee Lakeith Stanfied, and more. It tells the tale of an outlaw, Nat Love, who seeks revenge after his ruthless enemy is released from jail. He gathers his gang to get back together to try and stop this crime boss.
This action illustrates Beckett, an American tourist, on holiday in Greece. After a tragic car accident, he wakes up to find his girlfriend is missing, and he is now the target of a manhunt in the midst of a dangerous political conspiracy. With a talented cast, from Alicia Vikander, John David Washington, Boyd Holbrook, and more…you won’t be left dissatisfied.
Another fantastic 2021 Indian crime movie that is being absorbed by households right now. It tells the story of a young man who was framed for murder. However, eight years after the murder, a newbee lawyer re-opens the case to try and find the real culprit. Although, he faces battles of corruption both inside and outside the courtroom. Definitely, a top Netflix movie to watch.
31. Sweet Girl
You’ll recognise Jason Momoa from the epic Game Of Thrones series, but this time, he plays a man devastated by the loss of his wife. Cooper vows to get justice for his wife’s death while protecting his only remaining family, his daughter, Rachel (Isabela Merced). This action-packed thriller is a must-watch this month.
32. Your Name
Recommended by us to watch in a previous article, this famous Japanese anime movie follows two teenagers, a countryside girl and a city boy, who magical wake up in each others bodies. Indeed, things are exciting at first but they become complication when they decide to meet in person.