As of January 1st, Netflix booted a bunch of old classics from the streaming roster. The Great Train Robbery, The Long Goodbye, A Shot in the Dark. Old ones out. New ones in. I’ve surveyed the list of newcomers and can happily report that there’s plenty of new goodness to keep you entertained.

30Hz Recommended Netflix Streaming

Here’s my list (the great, the good and the curious) to add to your queue, the new, recommended Netflix Streaming movies.

The Great


Haven’t seen some of the films on this list? Rush them to the front of the queue. Rectify that immediately.

Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Season 1 (1955)
Amelie (2001)
American Psycho (2000)
The Apartment (1960)
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Bull Durham (1988)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (2000)
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
Raging Bull (1980)
Some Like It Hot (1959)


The Good

Hot Rod 2 Legit

All of these are worth watching. I like/love all of them for different reasons but can’t universally recommend as I can with the above list.

The Amityville Horror (1979)
Catch-22 (1970)
Changing Lanes (2002)
The Chinese Connection (1972)
Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
Good Burger (1997)
Harlem Nights (1989)
High Anxiety (1977)
Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
Juice (1992)
The Longest Yard (1974)
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Play It Again, Sam (1972)
Saved! (2004)
Scrooged (1988)
Spaceballs (1987)
The Thing Called Love (1993)


The Curious


No punches pulled. I like ’em, but these aren’t necessarily great movies. You might just find a new rough gem.
Bloodfist (1989)
Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
The Keep (1983)
Duplex (2003)


The Unknown


Long overdue viewings. Recent recommendations. Unseen curiosities. All already added to my queue.

Death Race 2000 (1975)
Nostalghia (1983)
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Dressed to Kill (1941)
Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979)
Sorority House Massacre II (1990)
Drinking Buddies (2013)
The Big Bird Cage (1972)
Grand Theft Auto (1977)


New and 30Hz Recommended Netflix Streaming Movies

by jdp time to read: 1 min