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03/14/2017 11:52 am ET Updated Jul 25, 2017

12 Top-Rated Movies To Stream On Netflix, According To Rotten Tomatoes

Because Netflix is always 100-Percent Fresh.

If anyone tries to make you go outside as Winter Storm Stella pounds the Northeast, just take some advice from E.T. and tell them, “I’ll be right here ... watching movies.” 

Last year for Winter Storm Jonas, The Huffington Post found the highest-rated movies you could watch on Netflix at that time according to IMDb. This year, we decided to switch it up and go with Rotten Tomatoes.

For everyone staying in to avoid the storm, here are the 12 top-rated movies of all time, according to Rotten Tomatoes’ Tomatometer, that you can stream on Netflix. How fresh are they? 

  • 12 "It Follows" (2014, 2015 Wide Release) - 97 Percent
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    "Mean Girls" tells us, "Don’t have sex. You will get pregnant and die." We should've listened ...
  • 11 "The Jungle Book" (2016) - 95 Percent
    A simple bare necessity.
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    A simple bare necessity.
  • 10 "Man on Wire" (2008) - 100 Percent
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    A documentary about how Philippe Petit has better balance than you.
  • 9 "The Babadook" (2014) - 98 Percent
    Horror movie that proves it's tough being a single parent.
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    Horror movie that proves it's tough being a single parent.
  • 8 "Zootopia" (2016) - 98 Percent
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    Talking animals solve crimes and go to the DMV.
  • 7 "Spotlight" (2015) - 96 Percent
    Not the Catholic Church's favorite.
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    Not the Catholic Church's favorite.
  • 6 "Sunset Boulevard" (1950) - 98 Percent
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    A movie that's always ready for its close-up.
  • 5 "Laura" (1944) - 100 Percent
    "Obsessed" isn't just a Beyoncé movie. It's also the theme here.
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    "Obsessed" isn't just a Beyoncé movie. It's also the theme here.
  • 4 "Boyhood" (2014) - 98 Percent
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    Watch this kid grow up. It won awards.
  • 3 "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" (1982) - 98 Percent
    Aliens love <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKYeBE8lTr4" target="_blank">Reese's Pieces</a>.
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    Aliens love Reese's Pieces.
  • 2 "Metropolis" (1927) - 99 Percent
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    Here's what happens when a robot Catfishes society.
  • 1 "The Third Man" (1949) - 100 Percent
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    On your Netflix queue, the Orson Welles classic "The Third Man" should always be first, man.
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