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There's nothing like cozying up and embarking on a Hulu binge. But where to start?
If you're unsure of what to stream tonight, scroll through our definitive list of the best movies on Hulu right now to add to your watch list. From a crime thriller starring a female lead to a heartwarming adventure-comedy set in New Zealand, these 30 movies are proof that Hulu is worth the monthly subscription fee.
In this exciting crime thriller, Emily Blunt plays the role of an idealistic FBI agent who successfully breaks into the male-dominated bureau. Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin also star as FBI agents. The trio travels back and forth across the U.S.-Mexico border in an attempt to bring down a powerful drug cartel in Sicario.
Winter's Bone (2010)
Jennifer Lawrence stars as a teenage girl from the Ozark mountains in Missouri who sets out to find her missing father to save her family's home. Her search takes her on a dangerous journey where she encounters meth addicts and crime bosses. Filled with mystery and murder, this film is not for the faint of heart.
Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
This heartwarming adventure comedy premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival to much acclaim. In Hunt for the Wilderpeople, a boy and his foster father go missing in the New Zealand wilderness. A tragedy threatens to pull them apart, and a manhunt ensues to locate them.
Rain Man (1988)
A car dealer learns that he has an autistic older brother when returning home for his father's funeral. The pair take a cross-country trip that changes their lives in this heartwarming film that won four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Up in the Air (2009)
Anna Kendrick stars opposite George Clooney in this charming and critically acclaimed movie directed by Jason Reitman. Nominated for Best Picture in 2009, Up in the Air tells the story of a man (Clooney) who conducts company layoffs on behalf of employers as he trains a new co-worker (Kendrick).
Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Aubrey Plaza plays a social-media stalker named Ingrid who moves to Los Angeles bent on befriending her favorite Instagram influencer (played by Elizabeth Olsen) after a series of personal tragedies. Things don't quite go as planned, and the move out West quickly takes a dark turn for Ingrid.
A League of Their Own (1992)
With a star-studded cast (including Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell, and Madonna), this classic film is definitely a must-stream. A League of Their Own tells the story of an all-female baseball league formed in the Midwest during World War II.
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Sixteen Candles (1984)
Angsty Samantha's 16th birthday is overshadowed by her sister's upcoming wedding in Sixteen Candles. Plus, she wants to win over the most popular boy in school, but of course, uber-nerd Ted is the only guy who's into her.
A Simple Favor (2018)
Stephanie, played by Anna Kendrick, is a widowed single mother whose best friend Emily (Blake Lively) has it all—wealth, glamor, and a loving family. But one day Emily goes missing, so Stephanie launches an investigation to find out what happened to her in A Simple Favor.
Teen Spirit (2018)
A shy, small-town teenager (Elle Fanning) enters a singing competition with the help of an unlikely mentor in Teen Spirit. Will she be able to escape her broken family life through singing?
American Beauty (1999)
American Beauty won Oscars for Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Film. Magazine executive Lester fantasizes about his daughter's pretty high school classmate, naturally leading to disaster.
Living in rural Tennessee, 16-year-old Austyn Tester sees internet stardom as his way out, with doting teenage girls watching his every move. This documentary offers a glimpse into the world of today's digital celebrities.
Mother! is a mystery film that stars Jennifer Lawrence. A young woman renovates her Victorian mansion where she lives with her husband, and one night a stranger comes by and becomes an unexpected houseguest. Then he brings by his family and the young woman begins to wonder why her husband is so accommodating to these houseguests but never to her.
Ask Dr. Ruth (2019)
Charming sex therapist Dr. Ruth is nearing her 90th birthday in the documentary Ask Dr. Ruth. Sharp as ever, she shares the story of her life, from surviving the holocaust to becoming the famed sex therapist we know and love today.
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
Based on a novel, If Beale Street Could Talk takes place in 1970s Harlem. Couple Tish and Fonny have been friends since childhood and dream of a future together, but then Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit.
Three Identical Strangers (2018)
Three triplets are separated at birth and raised by different families in this true story. Years later they meet, but the circumstances under which they were separated haunt them.
The Year of Spectacular Men (2017)
The Year of Spectacular Men is about the struggle that is graduating college and venturing out into the real world. Twenty-something Izzy dates several men (rather disastrously) while looking to her mother and sister for support.
Free Solo (2018)
Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or not, rock climber Alex Honnold's attempt at a free solo (no ropes) climb of El Capitan's 900-meter vertical rock face is a must-see. Learn the psychology behind why some people seek adrenaline rushes so extreme that they're willing to put their lives in danger in Free Solo.
The Heathers are a cruel clique of high school girls. As it turns out, one of their boyfriends is intentionally murdering fellow students that he doesn't like in this teen drama.
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
A young man wants the lavish lifestyle of a playboy named Dickie in 1950s Italy and will go to extremes to achieve it in The Talented Mr. Ripley. This psychological thriller has quite the A-list cast of characters: Jude Law, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Cate Blanchett.
Odds are its been years since you've seen Shrek, and here's your sign to rewatch the fan-favorite. Ogre Shrek's fate lies in the hands of an evil lord. He must rescue a princess for the evil lord to marry in order to save his own home in Shrek.
A Quiet Place (2018)
Parents Evelyn and Lee must live in silence in order to avoid dangerous creatures that hunt by sound. They endeavor to protect their children and fight back in A Quiet Place.
Ballet Now (2018)
Ballerina Tiller Peck was the first woman ever asked to curate the famed BalletNOW program. Follow her journey in this Hulu original documentary.