For all the classic movie fans, the point of dissatisfaction is the unavailability of the films of the genre online. You really have to put in an effort to find the movies. But Netflix brings some respite, and here is a list of classic films that are available to stream on Netflix right now.
The Stranger (1946)
Orson Wells’s deft directing and penetrating acting make this film a classic. The film is an engaging thriller about an ex-Nazi Franz Kindler (Orson Wells) who has been living under a false identity as a teacher. He is in a small town in Connecticut and has gotten married to the principal’s daughter. But things change when an investigator comes in to find him.
The Graduate (1967)
The Graduate deserves to be on every watch list, and it is a film that you just should not miss. The story is about Benjamin Braddock, who returns home to California after completing his college. When he returns home, he meets a woman and starts visiting her.
Once Upon A Time In The West (1968)
Once Upon A Time In The West is about the story of a woman named Jill McBain, who travels to Utah, and upon reaching the place, she discovers that her husband and children have been murdered. She has a good piece of land on her name and other property, which is not safe with her. The film has a lot of drama and action.
Dirty Harry (1971)
A maniac who calls himself “the Scorpio killer” (Andrew Robinson) menaces the San Francisco city with terror. He attacks innocent people and demands ransom through money. An investigator, Harry Callahan (Clint Eastwood), enters the crime scene in order to stop and catch him. The investigator implements strategies and ideas that would lure him so that he could be caught.
Taxi Driver (1976)
Taxi Driver is a film that will never get old, nor will it stop to feel relevant. This Martin Scorsese classic, starring Robert De Niro, is a gem of a film. Based in New York City, the film revolves around the taxi driver, Travis Bickle who is a war hero and has been struggling mentally, fighting chronic insomnia. The film is beautifully presented, highlighting the dilemmas of a man in a big city who does not feel a sense of belonging.
Purple Rain (1984)
The story is about a young talented musician who is tormented by an abusive situation at home. His career begins with a promise, and he meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, when he finds that talent is not all one needs to be successful.
The film is a complicated tale of him repeating the same destructive behavior as his father.
She’s Gotta Have It (1986)
The story is about a woman named Nola Darling, who has multiple relationships at the same time. She enjoys the extravaganza, but she also knows the kind of men she likes and wants. The movie was directed by Spike Lee.
Paris Is Burning (1990)
Paris is Burning is a chronicle of New York’s drag scene in the late 20th century. It focuses on balls and voguing and ambitions that turned these raucous celebrations into a powerful expression.
The film is an intimate portrait of an urban community in which high fashion and status and money become the affirmations of love and happiness.
This concludes our list of the best classics you can watch on Netflix right now.