A Netflix List For Your Snow Day Needs

Several of my former students have asked me for Netflix Instant Watch recommendations. Today, my students have a snow day. So I will delay composing this list no longer. Here’s a smattering of films available for now on Netflix Instant Watch that I strongly recommend. Add these to your queue, post haste.

THE MUST SEES, IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER:
Apocalypse Now
Barton Fink
Being John Malkovich
Chinatown
Groundhog Day
Hoop Dreams
Manhattan
The Muppet Movie
Once Upon a Time In The West
Ran
Rosemary’s Baby
The Thing

THE NEXT TIER, IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER:
Adaptation
The African Queen
Coming To America
Double Indemnity
8 1/2
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
The Grapes of Wrath
Half Nelson
In The Loop
Robocop
Sherlock Jr.
This is Spinal Tap

COMEDIES, IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER:
Bernie
A Fish Called Wanda
Four Lions
Hot Rod
Lost In Translation
Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life
The Odd Couple
Planes Trains and Automobiles
Rango
Shakespeare in Love
South Park: Bigger Longer and Uncut
Wallace and Gromit: Three Amazing Adventures

DOCUMENTARIES, IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER:
Anvil: The Story of Anvil
Cave of Forgotten Dreams
Exit Through The Gift Shop
Into the Abyss
Lost in La Mancha
Man On Wire
The Thin Blue Line

DRAMAS, IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER:
The Bicycle Thief
Brick
Brokeback Mountain
Certified Copy
Glengarry Glen Ross
Hugo
Jackie Brown
The King’s Speech
Miller’s Crossing
Mulholland Dr
My Left Foot
The Pianist
Warrior
Winter’s Bone
Y Tu Mama Tambien

THE REST (SCI-FI, THRILLER, OR ADVENTURE), IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER:
The Adventures of Tintin
The Evil Dead
Headhunters
The Host
Out of Sight
Planet of the Apes
Primer
Ronin
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
T2: Judgment Day

Any that you think I left out? Please add in the comments section! Enjoy your snow day!

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~ by russellhainline on January 24, 2013.

2 Responses to “A Netflix List For Your Snow Day Needs”

  1. Documentary – Jiro Dreams of Sushi

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