12 Highest-Rated Movies To Stream On Netflix While You're Snowed In

Time to get comfortable.

01/22/2016 08:39 am ET
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Binge-watching is better than a box of chocolates.

Netflix and chill just got too real.

Winter Storm Jonas is bringing a snowpocalypse to the East Coast this weekend, and that can only mean one thing: Let the binge-watching begin.

You could spend hours perusing the Netflix library or using secret codes to access sub-genres no one else is going to like. (I'm looking at you, Kurt Russell tank top movies.) But if you'd rather go with a sure bet, here are 12 of the highest-rated movies on IMDb that are available on Netflix.

  • 12 "Reservoir Dogs" (1992) (IMDB: 8.4)
  • A bunch of dudes are super terrible at stealing diamonds. (Image: Giphy)
  • 11 "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1962) (IMDb: 8.4)
    Universal
  • Racial tension and stuff. We've come a long way. #OscarsSoWhite
  • 10 "Amélie" (2001) (IMDb: 8.4)
  • This movie helps promote all the pictures of gnomes traveling the world. So there's that. (Image: Giphy)
  • 9 "Oldboy" (2003) (IMDb: 8.4)
    Show East
  • Wins the award for most creative use of a hammer.
  • 8 "American Beauty" (1999) (IMDb: 8.4)
  • The best movie featuring a floating plastic bag. (Image: Giphy)
  • 7 "The Shining" (1980) (IMDb: 8.4)
    Warner Bros.
  • Jack Nicholson does his best Ed McMahon impression.
  • 6 "Django Unchained" (2012) (IMDb: 8.5)
  • Django gets ... unchained. (Image: Giphy)
  • 5 "Cinema Paradiso" (1988) (IMDb: 8.5)
    Miramax
  • Who would've thought movie theaters could be so dramatic?
  • 4 "Léon: The Professional" (1994) (IMDb: 8.6)
  • Young Natalie Portman becomes an assassin. (Image: Giphy)
  • 3 "City of God" (2002) (IMDb: 8.7)
    Netflix
  • A feel-good story about two kids growing up in a violent neighborhood, and, wait, never mind.
  • 2 "Forrest Gump" (1994) (IMDb: 8.8)
    Giphy/The Good Film
  • Tom Hanks is subtly part of every major U.S. cultural event. What else is new? (Image: Giphy)
  • 1 "Pulp Fiction" (1994) (IMDb: 8.9)
    Miramax
  • Oh, I'm sorry. Did I break your concentration?

Happy binging!

Ratings according to IMDb Top 250 movies as of 1/21/16.

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