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There’s a lot to love on Hulu right now.

If you’re looking for the best movies on Hulu, you’ve come to the right place. While the streaming service is better known for its collection of TV shows, there’s no shortage of good movies on Hulu. We update this list monthly, so you can count on each of these recommendations being available when you’re ready for your next night in. Here are the best movies on Hulu right now.

The best movies on Hulu in November 2018

1) Shutter Island

Martin Scorsese gets to play around in the B-movie sandbox with this twisty thriller. Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo play U.S. Marshals sent to the titular island to investigate the escape of a murderer. Every bit of new information creates more confusion for the Marshals and the audience. Shutter Island is the kind of movie that is one step ahead at every turn, but even astute viewers who figure out what’s coming will still be entertained watching the pieces fit into place.

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2) Amélie 

Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s 2001 film made Audrey Tautou a star, and it’s easy to see why. As the title character, she finds joy in bringing joy to others, quietly pulling strings around Paris to brighten the lives of strangers. She’s not a matchmaker; Amélie’s goal is something bigger. But then she stumbles upon Nino, a man with a similar goal. —Audra Schroeder

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3) American Psycho

Mary Harron’s film adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’ controversial 1991 book leaves out some of the more graphic and gruesome passages but leaves in the narcissistic flourishes and toxic masculinity of late-’80s New York City. Christian Bale is pitch-perfect as Patrick Bateman, a Wall Street banker who indulges his murderous fantasies, and Reagan-era materialism is on full display. (The business card scene never gets old.) That Bale went on to be Batman and co-star Jared Leto became the Joker only makes the film more amazing and perverse. —A.S.

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This 2017 biopic depicts the origins of Wonder Woman on the comic book page and the polyamorous relationship between William Moulton Marston, the man who wrote her, and the women who helped inspire her. Rebecca Hall shines as Elizabeth Holloway Marston, a brilliant mind in her own right. It’s a worthy companion piece to Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman, one that treats its subject matter with respect and dignity. —Michelle Jaworski

The main reason to watch I, Tonya is for Margot Robbie’s electric performance as Tonya Harding. The movie walks a tightrope by telling a story most of the audience already knows. The Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan feud has been covered ad nauseam over the years, but the film finds a new angle by focusing on Harding’s disastrous upbringing. The movie uses fourth-wall breaking commentary and an idiots-doing-crime approach to jazz up the story to great effect.

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6) Mulholland Drive

David Lynch’s 2001 film is about Hollywood dreams, but it also exists in its own dream space, bringing us under covers and through doors into an alternate reality. Mulholland Drive was supposed to be a continuation of Twin Peaks, and it took a long road to becoming a feature. But the hallmarks of the series are there: the blonde (Naomi Watts) and brunette Rita (Laura Harring) dynamic, ominous figures, and subconscious imagery. Billy Ray Cyrus makes a cameo, and it features a scene that will make you never want to go near a dumpster again. —A.S.

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7) Arrival

Aliens randomly show up and strategically place themselves across the globe, with humans falling into complete panic in response. Most movies would take this set up and deliver a city-destroying action-fest. Director Denis Villeneuve and writer Eric Heisserer aim for something more thoughtful and empathetic. It’s a movie about understanding and listening. This sci-fi thinker is one of the best movies of the decade.

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8) City of God

This 2002 Brazilian film about growing up under corruption, poverty, and violence in Rio de Janeiro moves as fast as a Martin Scorsese gangster movie despite containing enough tragedy for 10 depressing documentaries. Director Fernando Meirelles (with help from co-director Kátia Lund) imbues the film with such a sense of gritty realism, it could only be based on real-life experiences. At the same time, the film is so highly stylized, it’s also a uniquely cinematic experience, whether you watch it at home or in a theater. Instead of being buried under the weight of these contradictions, City of God thrives on them. For anyone interested in doing a deep dive, check out City of God: 10 Years Later, a documentary about the lives of the film’s young actors, which is also on Netflix. Beware though, the follow-up is almost as emotionally draining as the first go-around. —Chris Osterndorf

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9) 13 Assassins

Takashi Miike’s samurai epic 13 Assassins, a remake of a 1963 film of the same name, is one of the Japanese master’s best films. It’s about a group of assassins (as you could guess from the title) who team up in an attempt to kill the odious Lord Matsudaira Naritsugu. The first half of the film is restrained as the team comes together and forms its plan, but the film’s climactic battle pays off the buildup and rewards the audience’s patience tenfold (thirteenfold?). It’s roughly 40 minutes of immaculately staged action mayhem. It’s pure spectacle that will take your breath away.

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10) Disappearance of Alice Creed

This kidnapping thriller is an exercise in economical storytelling. It’s based on a play, so it’s no surprise that it makes great use of its limited sets. Alice (Gamma Arterton) is from a wealthy family and is snatched up by two criminals and held for ransom. Nothing goes according to the plan, and the clever script delivers a steady stream of satisfying twists.

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11) The Hunt for the Wilderpeople

First New Zealand gave us Peter Jackson; now it’s given us Taika Waititi. Jackson makes oversized spectacles, and Waititi has built his name on small-scale stories with strong characters (Eagle vs Shark, What We Do in the Shadows). That is, until Marvel recruited him for his own oversized spectacle (Thor: Ragnorok). Wilderpeople is such a delightful movie that you understand why Waititi is getting called up while also being greedy enough to want him to keep making movies where his is the main creative voice. The Hunt for the Wilderpeople is one of the best movies on Hulu.

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12) The Hurt Locker

Usually when people think about war movies, they think about gut-wrenching action. Kathryn Bigelow goes the opposite route for its thrills. Jeremy Renner stars as a Sergeant whose preference to do things his way doesn’t sit well with the rest of the bomb squad. The Hurt Locker is a trip-wire taut drama anchored by career-best work by Renner and strong support from Anthony Mackie. Bigelow’s work made her the first woman to win an Academy Award for best director. The Hurt Locker is a top-tier war film.

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13) The Blair Witch Project

The Blair Witch Project is one of the most important horror films of all time. Its critical and commercial success speak to the film’s popularity at the time of its release, but nearly 20 years later, it still holds up. If you saw the film when it opened in 1999, you either caught it before the hype reached its peak or you saw it to see what the hype was all about. It’s about three young filmmakers who get lost in the woods and go through some scary business. Much of the film’s genius derives from its simplicity. Presented as found footage and with unknown actors, it’s easy to get sucked in alongside the characters as they go deeper into the night and the mythology of the Blair Witch.

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14) Baywatch

This remake no one asked for sets out to be nothing but dumb fun and mostly hits the mark. If you think you would enjoy watching super attractive people like the Rock, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, and other swimsuit-clad people run around a beach, Baywatch will get the job done. It’s a movie about lifeguards taking down a crime ring—you know what you’re signing up for. The movie is a (very) loose adaptation of the TV show, with enough winks and nods and expected cameos to please anyone watching for nostalgia’s sake. You don’t have to be a fan of the show to get a kick out of this new version, which is packed with enough jokes to help you beat the heat for two hours.

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15) The Others

The Others may have been slapped with lazy Sixth Sense comparisons when it first came out, but it stands on its own as a superior ghost story. I kept waiting for general audiences to give The Others the credit it deserves. I don’t know if it ever happened, which is a shame. Nicole Kidman stars as a mother protecting her family in a post-World War II society. They’re sequestered away in their home, but as it usually goes in a lonely house, things go bump in the night. It’s a slow-burning film that comes to a devastating climax.

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16) RoboCop

Some satires apply only to the time in which they were made while others become more prescient every year. Paul Verhoeven’s RoboCop, from 1987, is set in a futuristic Detroit where the city has nearly collapsed (too real), everything is owned by massive corporations (too real), and controlled by a militarized police force (way too real). Peter Weller plays an injured officer that police force brings back from the brink of death to protect the city as a weaponized cyborg. RoboCop has a lot of cheesy effects and some seriously campy moments, but its mix of Frankenstein-like philosophy and politically charged themes ensures it holds up, debatably even better than the 2014 remake. —C.O.

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17) Colossal

We’ve all had bad hangovers, but Gloria (Anne Hathaway) has us beat. In Nacho Vigalondo’s Colossal, alcoholism is rendered as a literal monster, one that, in this case, destroys Seoul, South Korea, after Gloria spends a night getting tanked. It’s a monster movie where the monster is us. Jason Sudeikis and Dan Stevens also star. —A.S.

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18) Moonrise Kingdom

If you’ve ever seen a Wes Anderson movie before, you know what to expect here. It’s quirky, it’s got snappy dialog, the images are rendered with painterly precision. But what separates Moonrise Kingdom from his other work is its depiction of childhood. Leads Sam and Suzy are not precocious or pandering, and their relationship is nuanced and honest, despite the usual Anderson quirks. Just as he humanized high schoolers in Rushmore, Anderson again proves he has more respect for young people than most Hollywood filmmakers here. —C.O.

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19) 13 Going on 30

A mid-’80s teenager tired of cliques and puberty drama wishes to fast-forward to adulthood—specifically, to age 30. When her childhood wish becomes a magical reality overnight, one of the funniest coming-of-age rom-coms is born. Jennifer Garner stars as a successful and single 30-year-old who finds that adulthood still comes with its set of challenges, especially when your BFF (Mark Ruffalo) could possibly be your soulmate. —Kristen Hubby

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20) Byzantium

As far as vampire thrillers go, this one is comparatively low-key. Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan play a pair of vampires who have been on the run for hundreds of years. They try to live anonymously, but when their cover is blown, they’re on the run again. It’s arty fare and something that may test the patience of some. Director Neil Jordan creates a beguiling atmosphere, and Arterton and Ronan are strong leads, and combined they help carry the movie through clunky moments. Even if it isn’t totally successful in everything it sets out to do, it’s a worthy effort with enough highlights to make it worth your time.

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21) I Saw the Devil

This South Korean thriller pits two of the country’s most well-known actors (Choi Min-sik and Lee Byung-hun) as a cop and a serial killer, respectively. It’s a cat-and-mouse story, or maybe cat-and-cat is more appropriate, as Byung-hun relentlessly tracks and tortures the man (Min-sik) who killed his wife. The film is directed by maestro Kim Jee-woon, so you’re in good hands. I Saw the Devil is brutal and provocative, and if you have the stomach for it, it’s well worth a watch.

Doug Liman’s Go is a snappy bit of entertainment. It tells three interlocking stories set at Christmas Eve, but these stories aren’t jolly. There’s the desperate grocery story employee who sells drugs to make rent and get on a drug dealer’s bad side, the gay couple working as police informants, and a group of guys cutting loose in Vegas. John August’s script is clever and interlocks the stories in surprising ways. Go is a blast of pure fun.

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23) Stronger

David Gordon Green’s film tells the story of Jeff Bauman, who lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing. Jake Gyllenhaal turns in a reliably good performance of Bauman, capturing his isolation and struggle as he adapts to his new life. Green does a nice job mixing in the personal story with the larger narrative of the bombing aftermath. While this is Gyllenhaal’s movie, Tatiana Maslany matches him beat for beat as Jeff’s girlfriend. Stronger embraces the struggle of people, and a city, temporarily broken but not beaten.

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24) Nerve

This Emma Roberts- and Dave Franco-starring techno-thriller is fast-paced fun. Roberts plays a woman looking for some extra money who decides to play a popular online game. In the game, called Nerve, players take on dares from anonymous viewers. For each completed dare, the player gets money instantly deposited into their bank account, so the allure to keep going is strong. Franco is one of the game’s best players, and when he teams up with Roberts, they become a popular duo. The movie is pretty dopey and gets pretty heavy-handed at the end, but it moves so fast that those concerns don’t really hit until long after the film is over.

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25) Hot Tub Time Machine

I can’t fault anyone for passing on another dude-bro comedy, but for those so inclined, Hot Tub Time Machine is a strong option. John Cusack, Craig Robinson, Rob Corddry, and Clark Duke star as four guys who combine a night of heavy partying and hot tubbing causes them to slip back in time to 1986. The movie has a lot of fun playing with time travel paradoxes, which lends even the less sophisticated jokes an air of wit. Hot Tub combines a likable cast with clever writing. If you’re in the mood, hop in the hot tub.

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26) Fences

After a successful run on Broadway, Denzel Washington brings this August Wilson play to the silver screen. Washington directs and stars alongside his stage costar Viola Davis in this 1950s-set drama about a man grappling with the life choices he made and the repercussions they have on his family. It’s a powerful film, and you’ll want to keep tissues nearby.

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27) Wonder

Get your hanky ready, because Wonder will do a number on your emotions. Based on the popular book, Wonder is about Auggie (Jacob Tremblay), a young boy with a medical condition that causes a facial deformity. After years of homeschooling, Auggie’s parents (Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson) send him off to school for fifth grade, where not everyone is so quick to accept Auggie as he is. The movie is a treatise on kindness, and is the kind of movie that will resonate with kids and adults alike. Wonder is an uplifting movie that wants to put good into the world.

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28) Heathers

Mean Girls before Mean Girls, Scream before Scream, that’s how I pitch this ’80s classic to people who haven’t seen it. It’s a satire and a biting black comedy. High school tales about the coolest of the cool and the people who want to undermine them are the forever-cool leather jackets of film.

29) Before Midnight

Midnight is probably the hardest film to watch in Richard Linklater’s Before trilogy, but it’s also probably the best. Released nine years after Before Sunset and 18 years after Before Sunrise, Before Midnight finds Celine and Jesse, the couple at the trilogy’s center, having moved past adolescent romance and youthful desire into middle-aged love… or something like it. The film suggests that ennui, complacency, and resentment are as much a part of growing old with someone as all that “happily ever after” stuff.” Does the third installment’s edge take away from some of the sentiment and passion of the first two? Sure, but in making Celine and Jesse an actual couple, it also finds a surprising beauty in its realism. There’s no word yet on whether Linklater plans to make a fourth installment, but if we never check in with Celine and Jesse again, it will have been worth it for the sad, funny, poignant look at aging and love we got here. —C.O.

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30) The Big Lebowski

The Coen Brothers’ stoner comedy noir riff is the best. It’s the kind of movie that makes you smile just thinking about it. Nearly every aspect of the movie is calibrated perfectly. Jeff Bridges’ performance as The Dude is iconic, but do you realize how good he has to be to standout alongside characters like Walter Sobchak, Jesus Quintana, Maude Lebowski, and the excellent actors who play them? Bowling, ruined rugs, and marmots, have never fit together more nonsensically or more perfectly. I mean, you already know it’s great and if it’s available to you on any platform, it’s worth watching.

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31) Joe

Tucked away in the prolific Nicolas Cage’s filmography is this 2013 gem from director David Gordon Green. It’s a southern fried drama about the cyclical nature of violence. Cage plays Joe, an ex-con trying to get and keep his life on a better track. Joe takes a teenager, Gary (Tye Sheridan), under his wing, but Gary’s alcoholic father, Wade (Gary Poulter), poses an obstacle to both. Cage and Sheridan are both good, but it’s Poulter who steals the show. Poulter was homeless when Green found him and put him in the movie, and he gives a truly great and terrifying performance.

The Prestige may not be Christopher Nolan’s most ambitious film, or even his most action-packed or most mind-bending, but it does contain examples of everything he does so well. There are layers of twists, heart-stopping visuals, and perhaps most rewarding of all, it falls into the half of Nolan’s filmography where you actually care about the characters. In the lead roles, Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale shine as Robert Angier and Alfred Borden, respectively, two illusionists whose quest for revenge and desire to one-up each other takes them down a path of destruction. It’s one of the better movies ever made about the toxic side of competition and rivalry, and over 10 years later, the film’s ending still sends chills down the spine. Plus, David Bowie’s in it. What more do you need? —C.O.

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33) Thelma

Thelma is about a lonely college student struggling to reconcile her religious upbringing with the feelings she develops for a fellow student. To complicate matters more, Thelma long-suppressed psychokinetic abilities begin resurfacing. The movie is a bit of a mind-bender, and one that rewards viewers that are willing to go on the ride. Norwegian filmmaker Joachim Trier is a rising star in world cinema, and this is his most challenging film to date.

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34) Mom and Dad

Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair go off the deep end in Brian Taylor’s 2017 comedy-thriller about a mysterious event that causes parents to want to kill their kids. That conceit alone makes this film an acquired taste, but Mom and Dad also gives Cage the room to go completely over the top (like the scene where he destroys a pool table while singing “The Hokey Pokey”) so some dark humor seeps into the murderous rage. Cage doesn’t overpower the film. In fact, there are actually some touching, introspective moments between him and Blair. —A.S.

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35) World’s Greatest Dad

This is a pitch black movie. Vin Diesel couldn’t handle it with shades on at midnight. Robin Williams is a failed writer whose asshole of a son (to put it kindly) dies in a very unflattering way. So Williams doctors the crime scene and pens a loving suicide note, which of course becomes the most successful thing he’s ever written. The movie is raw, blunt, and funny. By the end it even becomes something you can embrace, if you make through all the darkness.

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36) A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Whether you like A.I. or not, it’s such a fascinating artifact that it cannot be dismissed. With Steven Spielberg bringing to life the story the late Stanley Kubrick worked on, this version of A.I. mixes two disparate sensibilities. It’s not hard to see how the story of a robot boy trying to become real to gain acceptance would appeal to both men. This hybrid version is tantalizingly close to being a masterpiece, but whatever it is, anyone serious about cinema should see it.

37) The Faculty

When Robert Rodriguez and Kevin Williamson teamed up for this Invasion of the Body Snatchers riff, it was a big deal among horror fans. The Faculty may not be a classic, but it’s too much fun to let it be forgotten. Josh Hartnett, Elijah Wood, Clea DuVall, Jordana Brewster, Robert Patrick, Famke Jensen, Usher, and Jon Stewart head up a quintessential ’90s cast. The movie isn’t particularly scary, but more importantly it’s as entertaining as any popcorn horror movie out there.

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38) Borgman

Alex van Warmerdam’s Borgman is a tale of a modern-day bogeyman. The titular character, played masterfully by Jan Bijvoet, slowly infiltrates the home and life of an upper-class family by simply asking for a favor. He appears to be a drifter in need of a bath, but this isn’t a typical home-invasion thriller. There are no masked psychopaths or bumps in the night. Borgman is from another realm—a shape-shifter, a trickster—and his increasing control over the family is even more chilling given a lack of real motive. —A.S.

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39) Midnight in Paris

Written and directed by Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris is a feel-good movie that will make you want to book a trip to Paris in hopes of finding adventure. While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée’s (Rachel McAdams) family, a nostalgic screenwriter (Owen Wilson) travels back in time to the 1920s when the clock strikes midnight. He hangs out with F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and learns what’s missing in his own life in the process. —K.H.

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40) Ocean’s 11

Steven Soderbergh’s Vegas-set caper movie is nearly perfect entertainment. Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Julia Roberts are reliably strong presences, but the thing that cements Ocean’s 11’s status is the supporting cast. Everyone makes a meal of their scenes, from Matt Damon and Andy Garcia down to Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, and Elliot Gould. A cable stable of the last 15 years, Ocean’s 11 is the kind of movie you can hop in at any point and find yourself sucked in for the rest of it. Movies this effortlessly cool make your streaming decisions for you.

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41) Election

Here’s the thing about Election: You need to watch it at least twice, preferably several years apart. How you feel about the sad-sack high school teacher played by Matthew Broderick, the ambitious overachiever student played by Reese Witherspoon, and their escalating feud—it might change depending on how old you are. But even if you find out you are always Team Broderick or always Team Witherspoon, it’s worth re-watching just for the laughs, which in classic Alexander Payne style, are born from familiar humiliation and recognizable human folly. 

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42) Goon

There’s a growing realization that Seann William Scott is an underrated actor. Yes, Steve Stifler, the Stifmeister. That guy. Scott has had woefully few opportunities to show his chops, but in movies like The Promotion and especially Goon, he gets to show off a deftness for more subtle humor and emotions than American Pie demanded. In Goon, he plays a hockey player who excels only at fighting, but it’s his ticket to a brief respite from the drudgery life has waiting for him. Goon proved to be a cult hit, and Goon 2 is in the can and awaiting release in the U.S.

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43) Ingrid Goes West

Single White Female gets a social media twist in Ingrid Goes West. Aubrey Plaza plays the obsessive Ingrid, who sets her sights on a prolific Instagram star, played with bubbly energy by Elizabeth Olsen. Ingrid is a character right in Plaza’s wheelhouse, and she’s exactly as good as you think she would be as an angry, socially awkward young woman. The breakout star here is O’Shea Jackson Jr., who proves that his work playing his father in Straight Outta Compton is no fluke. The movie doesn’t go quite as far as its strong cast is capable of going, but the result is still a satisfying comedy.

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44) They Came Together

A cult hero among the cult, David Wain’s trademark absurdity reaches new heights in this rom-com spoof, starring the most likable leading duo of the 21st century (Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd). Not a single genre trope is left unspoofed and there are so many jokes crammed into this movie that you need at least three, and probably more, viewings just to catch everything.

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45) The Terminator

Could this be the best time-travel story ever? Forget about how convoluted the franchise’s mythology became with each successive entry, the original Terminator is so elegant in its core concept, so economically executed, its punches land harder than in any of its sequels.

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46) The Good, the Bad, and the Weird

South Korean maestro Kim Jee-woon’s riff on the Man With No Name films is pure cinema. The titular trio is after treasure, but everywhere they turn there’s an army or bandits waiting to wreck their plans. The action set pieces are true showstoppers. They’re intricately choreographed and jaw-dropping in their scope. Movies don’t get much more fun than this.

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47) Jeff Who Lives at Home

The hyper-prolific brothers Jay and Mark Duplass delivered one of their best films with this 2011 dramedy. Jeff (Jason Segel) is a slacker who spends a day with his brother Pat (Ed Helms). What starts out as a simple errand turns into the brothers sneaking around to see if Pat’s wife is having an affair. Along the way the day turns out to be a major turning point in Jeff’s life. It’s not surprising that the Duplass brothers would find great, success in a movie centered on brothers.

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48) Beach Rats

Coming-of-age indie stories are a dime a dozen, but Beach Rats separates itself primarily through the lead performance by Harris Dickinson. Dickinson plays Frankie, a teen who spends his days hanging out with his deadbeat friends and his evenings online looking for older guys to hook up with. Frankie’s frustrations in exploring his sexuality and accepting himself are blunt and relatable. Beach Rats is the kind of movie that will always fly under the radar of most people, but those who give it a chance will find it rewarding.

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49) Daddy Longlegs

If nothing else, it’s worth looking up Daddy Longlegs just for its poster. It’s about a father (co-star and co-writer Ronald Bronstein) who’s terrible at being a dad but nevertheless must forge ahead with his very limited amount of time with his sons. The movie, like its protagonist, will test the patience and comfort of its audience. If you’re looking for something different, look no further. The movie’s co-directors, Josh and Benny Safdie, are having a bit of a moment with their acclaimed film Good Time, so now’s a good time to check out their feature debut.

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50) Columbus

Acclaimed video essayist Kogonada makes his feature directorial debut with this low-key drama about a man (John Cho) who comes home to be with his ailing father and strikes up a friendship with a young woman (Haley Lu Richardson) tethered to the titular town. Every shot of Kogonada’s film is deeply considered, and the images are as well crafted as the architecture the characters obsess over. But at the heart of it are Cho and Richardson, who gives two of 2017’s best performances.

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Hulu movie list: What’s new on Hulu in November 2018: Movies and TV shows

Nov. 1
K: Complete Season 2 (Dubbed) (Viz)
Sailor Moon: Complete Season 3 (Dubbed) (Viz)
Six: Complete Season 2 (History) 
10 to Midnight (1983)
28 Days Later (2002)
2001 Maniacs (2005)
The Accused (1988)
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
A Fairly Odd Christmas (2012)
A Fistful of Dynamite (1972)
A View to Kill (1985)
Albert (2016)
Alice (1990)
Amelie (2001)
Bachelor Party (1984)
Barbie Mariposa and Her Butterfly Fairy Friends (2008)
Barbie The Pearl Princess (2014)
The Big Lebowski (1998)
The Birdcage (1997)
Benny & Joon (1993)
Blue Chips (1994)
Boo 2! A Medea Halloween (2017)
Candyman 3: Day of the Dead (1999)
Carnage Park (2016)
De-Lovely (2004)
Death Wish (1974)
Death Wish 3 (1985)
Death Wish IV: The Crackdown (1987)
Desperate Hours (1990)
Diamonds are Forever (1971)
Die Another Day (2002)
Dr. No (1962)
Dysfunktional Family (2003)
Existenz (1999)
The Faculty (1998)
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Four Rooms (1995)
From Russia with Love (1964)
Gloria (2014)
Goldeneye (1995)
Goldfinger (1964)
Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)
Happy Christmas (2014)
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)
Hellraiser IV: Bloodline (1996)
Hoosiers (1986)
Hostel (2006)
Hostel 2 (2007)
The Interpreter (2005)
Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
Italian for Beginners (2000)
Jane Eyre (2011)
Joey (1988)
Johnny Reno (1966)
K2 (1991)
Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
License to Kill (1989)
Like Water (2012)
Little Black Book (2004)
Little Man Tate (1991)
Little Odessa (1994)
Live and Let Die (1973)
The Living Daylights (1987)
Lord of War (2005)
Made (2001)
The Magnificent Seven Ride (1972)
The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Map of the Human Heart (1992)
The Mighty (1998)
Missing in Action II: The Beginning (1985)
The Mod Squad (1999)
Moonraker (1979)
Mullholland Falls (1996)
Never Back Down (2008)
Never Say Never Again (1983)
Ninja III: The Domination (1984)
Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
Ocean’s Twelve (2004)
Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
Phantoms (1998)
Pleasantville (1998)
Radio Days (1987)
The Red Violin (1999)
Rescue Dawn (2006)
Revenge of the Ninja (1983)
Rob Roy (1995)
Santa Hunters (2014)
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
Soapdish (1991)
Soufra (2017)
Species: the Awakening (2007)
Supercop (1996)
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Thunderball (1965)
Tiny Christmas (2017)
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Wicker Park (2004)
The World is Not Enough (1999)
XXX (2002)
XXX: State of the Union (2005)
You Only Live Twice (1967)

Nov. 2
Into The Dark: Flesh & Blood: Episode 2 Premiere (Hulu Original)
Dietland: Complete Season 1 (AMC)
Wonder (2017)

Nov. 3
Vanderpump Rules: Complete Season 6 (Bravo)
Kick-Ass (2010)
Larger Than Life (2018)
An Ordinary Man (2017)

Nov. 6
Top Chef: Complete Season 15 (Bravo)

Nov. 7
Europa Report (2013)

Nov. 8
Under the Tree (2018)

Nov. 9
Married With Children: Complete Seasons 1-11 (Sony)

Nov. 10
Big Hero 6 (2014)

Nov. 11
Monster’s Ball (2001)

Nov. 12
The Little Death (2014)
The Wolfpack (2015)

Nov. 13
Bigfoot (2018)
Keepers of the Magic (2018)
Killer Bees (2018)

Nov. 15
Hip-hop Houdini: Complete Season 1 (Fuse)
12 Dog Days Till Christmas (2014)
A Christmas Kiss II (2011)
A Cinderella Christmas (2016)
A Dogwalker’s Christmas Tale (2015)
A Puppy for Christmas (2016)
Angels in the Snow (2015)
Back to Christmas (2014)
Cartel Land (2015)
Christmas Belle (2013)
Christmas with the Andersons (2016)
Dust 2 Glory (2018)
Girlfriends of Christmas Past (2016)
Holly’s Holiday (2012)
Luis & The Aliens (2018)
Married by Christmas (2016)
My Dad is Scrooge (2014)
My Santa (2013)
Naughty & Nice (2014)
Rodeo & Juliet (2015)
The Bank Job (2008)
The Christmas Calendar (2017)
The March Sisters at Christmas (2012)
The Secret of the Nutcracker (2007)

Nov. 16
The Bisexual: Complete Season 1 Premiere (Hulu Original)
Holly Hobbie: Complete Season 1 (Hulu Original)
Dept. Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)
Dept Q: The Absent One (2016)
Dept. Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes (2016)

Nov. 18
Nina’s World: Complete Season 2 (Universal Kids)
Hero (“Ying Xiong”) (2002)
The Condemned (2007)

Nov. 20
Aliens and Agenda 21 (2018)

Nov. 21
Box of Moonlight (1997)
Damascus Cover (2018)

Nov. 22
Hollywood Game Night: Season 6 Premiere (NBC)

Nov. 23
Baskets: Complete Season 3 (FX)

Nov. 24
Downsizing (2017)

Nov. 28
Best of Enemies (2015)

Nov. 29
Mighty Magiswords: Complete Season 1B (Cartoon Network)
Harry Brown (2009)

Nov. 30
Broken Star (2018)
Daylight’s End (2016)
Scenic Route (2013)
The Remains (2016)
Undrafted (2016)

What’s leaving Hulu in November 2018

Nov. 30
A Good Woman (2006)
A Murder of Crows (1999)
Always Watching (2015)
American Psycho (2000)
American Psycho 2 (2002)
Anaconda (1997)
Anarchy Parlor (2015)
Be Cool (2005)
Burnt Offerings (1976)
Cake (2015)
City Island (2010)
Cool It (2010)
Darkness (2002)
Doctor Dolittle 2 (2001)
Driftwood (2016)
Emma (1996)
Escape From New York (1981)
Extortion (2017)
Fall Time (1993)
Get Shorty (1995)
Ghost In the Shell (1995)
Going Overboard (1989)
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (19914)
I Am David (2004)
Joyride (1997)
Prancer (1989)
Primal Fear (1996)
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1994)
Roger Dodger (2002)
Senorita Justice (2004)
Small Town Saturday Night (2010)
Species (1995)
Species II (1998)
Species III (2004)
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Stealth Fighter (1999)
The Terminator (1984)
They Came Together (2014)
What Dreams May Come (1998)
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
Without (2012)

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Here are the best thrillers and action movies to get your heart racing, classic movies when you want a blast from the past, sad movies when you need a good cry, and funny movies on Hulu when you need a good laugh.

Editor’s note: This article shares blurbs with some of our other streaming guides and is regularly updated for relevance.

Eddie Strait is a member of the Austin Film Critic Association. His reviews focus primarily on streaming entertainment, with an emphasis on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and other on-demand services.

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