Top rated spell-binding movies on Netflix

Check out today’s highest ranked spell-binding movies on Netflix! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best spell-binding movies on Netflix, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jun 14 2021

1 A Quiet Place (2018)

A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

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2018-04-03 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Emily Blunt, John Krasinski

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heightened suspense
  2. Ranked #1 for
    generating tension
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cast with squeaky voice

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2 A Monster Calls (2016)

A boy imagines a monster that helps him deal with his difficult life and see the world in a different way.

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2016-01-01 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally powerful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    emotional punch
  3. Ranked #2 for
    emotionally captivating

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3 Hugo (2011)

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

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2011-11-22 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cinematic treat
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most dazzling
  3. Ranked #2 for
    overly impressive

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4 The Master (2012)

Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World War II.

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2012-09-07 | Drama

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    fascinating study
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most challenging
  3. Ranked #2 for
    requiring multiple watches

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5 Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real father, Ofelia must complete three terrifying tasks.

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2006-08-25 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Ivana Baquero, Maribel Verdú

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stark reality
  2. Ranked #1 for
    standing ovation
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fantastical

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6 Barfi! (2012)

He is cute. He's shrewd. The girls love him. The cops hate him. He can't speak but is always talked about. His naughty antics will make you scream, but he will never listen. Cos he can't! Next summer ride a rollercoaster of emotions with Barfii - the Chalu Chaplin!

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2012-09-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mellifluous voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    acting with subtle expression
  3. Ranked #1 for
    never faltering

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7 How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

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2014-06-09 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling forced
  2. Ranked #2 for
    knocking socks off
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more daring

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8 Jodhaa Akbar (2008)

Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal Emperor, Akbar and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa.

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2008-02-13 | Romance / Adventure

Cast

Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    majestic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slice of history
  3. Ranked #2 for
    remaining etched

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9 My Week With Marilyn (2011)

London, 1956. Genius actor and film director Laurence Olivier is about to begin the shooting of his upcoming movie, premiered in 1957 as The Prince and the Showgirl, starring Marilyn Monroe. Young Colin Clark, who dreams on having a career in movie business, manages to get a job on the set as third assistant director.

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2011-11-23 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    screen legend
  2. Ranked #1 for
    masterfully capturing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bombshell

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10 The Impossible (2012)

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.

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2012-09-09 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fortunate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    feeling lucky
  3. Ranked #1 for
    devastated

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