6 Great Movies Hiding in Plain Sight on Netflix (US)
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Netflix (US) has a mountain of movies in all genres available for streaming. We’ve combed the far reaches of the service and picked six great titles that you need to see.
Come And Find Me (2016)
David (Aaron Paul) and Claire (Annabelle Wallis) are a young couple in love, often playing a sexy game where they pretend they don’t know each other while riding on a bus or walking down the street, ending up in the same house, keeping up the rouse until they fall into sex. When she goes missing one day though, he at first thinks it’s a new game, but as the hours, then days, then weeks, and finally more than a year goes by, it seems she is gone forever, missing with no hope of recovery. When a clue finally surfaces, it sends David into some dark places where he discovers things are not at all as they seem. Surprising little thriller isn’t a masterpiece but is well worth a look and Paul is really good. Twisty.
The Wave (2015)
Did you think only Roland Emmerich made disaster movies? Nope. Here’s a chilling little gem from Norway that is both a decent disaster flick and a great story of survival. Taking place in the famous Geirangerfjord, a geologist (Kristoffer Joner), on his final day on the job, worries that the craggy mountains surrounding the sleepy bay hamlet of Geiranger are not so stable, and predicts an avalanche will cause a massive wall of water to spill through the fjord and bury the town. Of course, no one believes him. Guess what, though? He’s right. A gripping human drama, the movie is less about the wave itself but the aftermath that leaves the unprepared people in chaos and death. Sensational thriller is a must see.
The Last King (2016)
Speaking of Norway, this epic drama is a mix of political thriller and fantasy action adventure as the country, torn apart by civil war falls into chaos. The king’s only son, an infant, is secretly taken into protective custody by two brave men, who steal away into the frigid highlands as hordes come after them, desperate to kill the child. Filled with stunning cinematography and some powerful performances, this has loads of snow-bound action and thrills. Don’t be afraid of subtitles. The movie is complex but easy to follow and you’ll be hooked right from the start.