This Simple Hack Helps You Find the Best Films on Netflix
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Movie nights are supposed to be relaxing, but finding the right film can be a real chore. Sites like Rotten Tomatoes give you a general idea on what’s worth your time, but they only provide so much information, and often assist in further confusing the situation.

Enter GoodMovies: one reddit user’s combination of Rotten Tomatoes and IMDb ratings aimed at helping you find something to watch. The site features multiple categories of films, so even if you aren’t interested in “the best movies” you’ll still be able to find something. Among them are:

  • Great Recent – The highest-rated films from the last three years. If you’re lucky, some of these will be on Netflix or even still in theaters!
  • Great but Unknown – Though these have few ratings, the ones they do have are positive. They might be tough to track down, but try renting them for free online!
  • Critically Underrated – The critics didn’t like these movies, but the public did. If you like to form your own opinions on movies, this is the list for you.
  • The Worst – Seen by many and hated by almost all of them. If you’re a fan of bad movies, this will give you plenty of fodder.

The author also has a basic analysis page showing the data behind how his ratings work.

GoodMovies is a great resource that gives you deeper categorization than is available on mainstream sites. If simple ratings aren’t enough for you, take a look at these or the other categories on the site and find something to watch tonight.

What’s your favorite tool for finding a movie to watch? Which category from GoodMovies appeals to you the most? Leave a comment and let us know what you think of this tool!

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  1. Anonymous
    October 8, 2015 at 9:55 pm

    I don't get it, why not just use allflicks.net??

    go to allflicks.net, untick the TV shows and documentaries, adjust the year scale to only be for movies in a particular year/decade that you want to watch, set the genre if you want to, click on either Netflix or IMDB for the rating, and then click on the 'rating' column header to sort it in descending order.

    Seems a lot simpler than this method.

  2. Anonymous
    October 8, 2015 at 2:53 pm

    Your title is very misleading.

    This isn't a list of movies on Netflix, just an aggregator of reviews of movies in general. You would still have to compare the list against what's available on Netflix.