So You’ve decided you’re going to watch a movie. You have the entirety of Netflix at your disposal, including even a pared down list of films you’ve already noted to watch at a future date. But then there’s the choosing.

You’ve gotta find something that fits your mood, or something you and your friend/significant other/couch companion can agree on. You spend hours browsing, and by the time you stumble on something you think maybe is the one, it’s too late, you’re too tired, and indecision has won out.

Not-to-fear though because we here at GEEKSLA have a guide to help you find the perfect Netflix choice. We’ve thumbed through the library and assembled a list of some of the best films currently available for streaming and have divided the list to various categories already available on the NETFLIX App;

So below is the categorised list of TOP 5 Must-watch movies on NETFLIX. Select your category and get started with Netflix.

Top 5 must watch NETFLIX movies- BOLLYWOOD

So we all love Bollywood movies, their magnum opus songs and the bowling over usage of the HINDI language in period dramas so let’s check out some quality HINDI movies available on NETFLIX:

Dear Zindagi

Cast: Alia Bhatt, Shahrukh KhanDescription: A young cinematographer with a bright professional future and a lack of empathy learns the importance of balancing ambition with humanity.


Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D’cruzDescription: Years after rejecting Barfii, a hearing and speech impaired young man, for a more “appropriate” suitor, Shruti finds herself falling for him.


Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkummar Rao, Lisa HaydonDescription: A jilted bride decides to go on her European honeymoon anyway — by herself — and ends up embarking on a journey of self-discovery.


Cast: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana ShaikhDescription: A once-promising wrestler pursues the gold medal he never won by training two of his daughters to compete at the Commonwealth Games.

Rang De Basanti

Cast: Aamir Khan, Siddharth, Atul KulkarniDescription: An idealistic English filmmaker casts a group of student actors in her docudrama about India’s revolution against British rule in the 1920s.

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Top 5 must watch NETFLIX movies- HORROR

Any time is the right time to watch a scary horror movie and get your nerves on point. While NETFLIX has a lot of good series options when it comes to Horror genre, but we have shortlisted 5 movies you could use to get your popcorn bowl upside down.

The Shining

Cast: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny LloydDescription: Jack Torrance descends into madness — terrorizing his wife and young son — after living at a deserted and eerie hotel during its off season.

The Conjuring

Cast: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Joey KingDescription: Inspired by true events (and starring Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga as real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren), James Wan’s horror thriller takes a familiar trope—a family moves into old farmhouse, only to discover it’s haunted—and ups the ante with edge-of-your-seat thrills and deeply unsettling frights.

The Exorcism of Emily Rose

Cast: Jennifer Carpenter, Laura Linney, Tom WilkinsonDescription: An agnostic defense attorney is alarmed when she starts to believe her client — a priest accused of negligent homicide after an exorcism gone wrong.


Cast: Sandra Escacena, Claudia Placer, Bruna GonzálezDescription: In 1991 Madrid, after holding a séance at school, a teen girl minding her younger siblings at home suspects an evil force has entered their apartment.

Lights Out

Cast: Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Alexander John DiPersiaDescription: When a terrifying force arises from her family’s past, a woman must protect her young stepbrother from a spirit that kills its victims in the dark.

Top 5 must watch NETFLIX movies- COMEDY

Well Comic movies are for all the ages and are responsible for taking out that odd days stress and bring us back to life for the daily struggle of the next day!!

We’re The Millers

Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Emma RobertsWhen a small-time pot dealer in debt to his supplier agrees to smuggle in a major stash from Mexico, he rounds up a fake family to act as a cover.

Horrible Bosses

Cast: Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason SudeikisDescription: Three disgruntled buddies can’t leave their miserable jobs, so they cook up a creative strategy for eliminating their micromanaging bosses instead.

Bad Neighbors 2

Cast: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose ByrneDescription: When a sorority with a progressive agenda moves in next door, parents Mac and Kelly must keep them at bay before closing the deal on their house sale.

Get Hard

Cast: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Craig T. NelsonDescription: Sentenced to a long stretch in San Quentin, a hedge fund manager hires an ex-con to toughen him up, unaware his new mentor has never done prison time.

The Dictator

Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben KingsleyDescription: This comedy chronicles the glorious efforts of General Aladeen, dictator of the Republic of Wadiya, to oppress his people and fight democracy.

Top 5 must watch NETFLIX movies for teens/kids – ANIMATED

While Netflix has some wonderful options for the grown-ups, it equally has wonderful options for the kids/teens of the family and what better way to binge watch a family animated movie on a Christmas eve with the kids. So here are some of our options to watching some good animated movies;

Kung Fu Panda

Cast: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina JolieDescription: When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the “chosen one” and trains to become a kung fu hero.


Cast: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris ElbaDescription: When an otter mysteriously disappears from the animal city of Zootopia, a rabbit police officer teams up with a fast-talking fox to set things right.

Kubo and the Two Strings

Cast: Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Ralph FiennesDescription: In feudal Japan, a one-eyed boy with musical magic powers searches for his father’s enchanted armor, pursued by his evil grandfather, the Moon King.

Big Hero 6

Cast: Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Daniel HenneyDescription: A kid with a knack for robotics is out to stop an evil plot to destroy San Fransokyo — with help from four quirky friends and a big robot best pal.

Inside Out

Cast: Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Richard Kind

Description: When young Riley’s family moves across the country, her inner Joy corrals her other feelings into helping her cope with a new life — and growing up.

So here were some of our picks to help your binge watch time go as interesting as our goes.

Hope you like it what we suggested and HAPPY BINGE Watching!!!


Hey, I am Chetan Poojari the founder of Geeksla. I work as a Product Manager and also an Online Content Creator. A travel and tech junkie who writes articles to simplify complex things.

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