Do you need to distract yourself amid presidential election anxieties? Do you need to plunge into a decent flick to keep your mind off things? With a fresh selection of titles, Netflix has come through to get you through the waiting period while the election results are counted.
The streaming service has a bit of something for everybody right now. As we hope they can offer you a much-needed distraction, you can check out some of the Highsnobiety’s favorites currently playing on Netflix.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a fantasy film produced by David Fincher. The film, which is also available on Netflix, features Brad Pitt, Taraji P. Henson, Cate Blanchett, and Tilda Swinton. The film received three Academy Awards, which tells the tale of a man who ages in reverse.
The name of the game in the 2000 film, Road Trip, is coarse humor. The movie follows four college buddies, narrated by Tom Green, as they embark on a 1,800-mile road trip to recover an unauthorized tape that was accidentally sent to a girlfriend.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is just as quirky as they come like some Netflix films. But after all, the movie does star Michael Cera. Centered on Scott Pilgrim’s graphic novel story, the film revolves around a slacker guitarist who is compelled to battle his new girlfriend’s seven bad exes.
National Lampoon’s Vacation
National Lampoon’s Vacation is one of the best classic shows yet. Do yourself a favor. If you’ve never seen it, then get on that one on Netflix right away. If you have one, there is no better way to get to know the Griswold family again.
We’re the Millers
Poulter is the one that unquestionably steals the spotlight in We’re the Millers. The film, shown in Netflix, is a star-studded ensemble of Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, Will Poulter, Nick Offerman, Kathryn Hahn, Molly Quinn, and Ed Helms. Sudeikis plays a small-time marijuana dealer who builds a fake family to pull off a big job in the film.
As Good As It Gets
You can certainly try out As Good As It Gets on Netflix if you’re in the mood for a romantic comedy. The show features Jack Nicholson and Helen Search. For their roles in the film, Nicholson and Hunt earned an Academy Award for Best Actor and Best Actress, respectively, just to give you a clearer sense of how great the film is.
Will Smith stars in the 2008 film, Seven Pounds, as a guy on a quest to improve seven individuals’ lives. Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, and Barry Pepper also star in the film, which, while being a box office hit, earned mixed reviews to a large degree. But we’ll take something in Netflix at this point.
Monty Python’s and Now for Something Completely Different
And Now for Something Completely Different is a decent starting point in Netflix for those wanting to get acquainted with Monty Python, the British comedy troupe. The film comprises of 90 minutes of drawings and animation scenes from the Monty Python’s Flying Circus TV show’s first two episodes.