Best new movies to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Prime, HBO, and more

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! For some, getting together with the family is a euphoric time of eating, drinking, and catching up. For others, it’s about finding as much alone time as possible. Whether you’re looking for solo time or family time, a movie is a great activity for Thanksgiving weekend. With so many new options coming to the major streaming services, you’re primed for an awesome movie night. And we’ve updated this roundup to give you the best new movies to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Prime, HBO, and others.

We also have guides to the best movies on Netflix, the best movies on Hulu, the best movies on Amazon Prime Video, and the best movies on HBO.

New movies to stream at a glance

Netflix

The Wonder (2022)
70 %
r 109m
Genre Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Stars Florence Pugh, Kíla Lord Cassidy, Tom Burke
Directed by Sebastián Lelio
Set in the Irish Midlands in 1859, this Netflix original follows English nurse Lib Wright (Florence Pugh) as she travels to a tiny village to observe 11-year-old Anna O’Donnell (Kíla Lord Cassidy), who has survived without food for months. Tourists and pilgrims are massing to the village to see the girl, whom some deem a miracle, others a medical anomaly, and still others some kind of evil. The truth isn’t clear to anyone, but Lib will not stop until she has answers.
Captain Phillips (2013)
82 %
7.8/10
pg-13 134m
Genre Action, Drama, Thriller
Stars Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Barkhad Abdi
Directed by Paul Greengrass
It might be most famous for entering the phrase “I’m the Captain now” into cultural parlance, but Captain Phillips was also nominated for six Oscars because it’s a dang good movie. The true story stars Tom Hanks as Richard Phillips, Captain of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, which was hijacked by Somali pirates in 2009. It was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in 200 years.
All Quiet on the Western Front (2022)
75 %
7.9/10
r 147m
Genre Action, Drama, History, War
Stars Felix Kammerer, Albrecht Schuch, Aaron Hilmer
Directed by Edward Berger
Erich Maria Remarque’s seminal World War I novel inspired one of the all-time great war films in 1930. Another adaptation was released in 1979, and now, with the benefit of modern special effects, the 2022 German version may be the most gruesome and provocative adaptation yet. Spurred on by patriotism and dreams of glory, Paul Baumer (Felix Kammerer) enlists in the German Army with his friends Albert (Aaron Hilmer) and Muller (Moritz Klaus). Sent off to fight on the Western Front, the boys’ enthusiasm is quickly eradicated by the horrors of trench warfare.
Enola Holmes 2 (2022)
58 %
6.9/10
pg-13 129m
Genre Mystery, Adventure, Crime
Stars Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Louis Partridge
Directed by Harry Bradbeer
Netflix’s twist on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes lore introduces a new character: Sherlock’s overlooked little sister, Enola (Millie Bobby Brown). In the original film, Enola proved her sleuthing aptitude by outwitting even her brother Sherlock (Henry Cavill) while unraveling an extensive political conspiracy. Now, Enola has opened up her own detective-for-hire shop, just like her more famous brother. Unfortunately, there isn’t much demand for a female detective. About to close up and move on, Enola finally books a case investigating the disappearance of a pauper girl’s sister. But as Enola digs into the investigation, she finds that it goes far deeper than meets the eye.
The Good Nurse (2022)
65 %
7.2/10
r 121m
Genre Drama, Crime, Mystery
Stars Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne, Noah Emmerich
Directed by Tobias Lindholm
Jessica Chastain stars as Nurse Amy Loughren in this original Netflix crime drama. After a series of mysterious patient deaths, Loughren becomes suspicious that her colleague, Dr. Tim Braun (Noah Emmerich), may be responsible. Worried about the safety of her patients, Loughren puts her own life at risk to uncover the truth.

Hulu

Fruitvale Station (2013)
85 %
7.5/10
r 82m
Genre Drama
Stars Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer
Directed by Ryan Coogler
The feature film debut of writer-director Ryan Coogler (Black Panther), Fruitvale Station tells the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old resident of Oakland, California, on the last day of his life. An engrossing slice-of-life tale that shows Oscar meeting friends, family, enemies, and strangers before ultimately meeting his demise at the hands of police officers on New Year’s Day in 2009, it’s a haunting examination of being Black in America.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
89 %
7.8/10
96m
Genre Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction, Drama
Stars Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman
Directed by George A. Romero
Hulu waited until after Halloween to fill the library with horror movies, but it was well worth the wait. The onslaught of horror is headlined by George C. Romero’s 1968 classic. When corpses begin to come back to life and leave the graveyard in search of fresh human meat, the pragmatic Ben (Duane Jones) leads a group to barricade themselves in an old farmhouse. But as the zombies close in, panic begins to overtake the group.
Saw II (2005)
40 %
6.6/10
r 89m
Genre Horror
Stars Tobin Bell, Donnie Wahlberg, Shawnee Smith
Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman
The Saw franchise brought extreme gore into the mainstream of horror, and you can catch the entire franchise (except the original, unfortunately) on Hulu. If you want to start as early as possible, pick up with Saw II, in which Detective Eric Matthews (Donnie Wahlberg) quickly apprehends the psychopathic torturer Jigsaw (Tobin Bell) after discovering a new murder victim with all the signs of Jigsaw’s style. But Jigsaw planned to get caught. He has eight more victims already fighting for their lives and has added a wrinkle by integrating Matthews into the game.
The French Dispatch (2021)
74 %
7.2/10
r 108m
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Stars Bill Murray, Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody
Directed by Wes Anderson
Wes Anderson’s latest film brings to life three stories from an American Magazine’s final issue, published in 1975 in the fictional French city of Ennui-sur-Blas. One of Anderson’s most impressive ensemble casts to date features Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Bill Murray, and more. Across the three stories, viewers will meet an incarcerated and unstable painter, follow the kidnapping of a police commissioner’s son, and zoom in on the May 68 student protests.
Crimes of the Future (2022)
67 %
5.9/10
r 107m
Genre Drama, Horror, Science Fiction
Stars Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux, Scott Speedman
Directed by David Cronenberg
In a not-so-distant future, celebrity performance artist Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen) has made a career of showcasing how the human body undergoes new transformations and mutations as it adapts to a synthetic environment. With his partner, Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul publicly showcases the ways his organs shift and change, to the amazement and horror of many. An investigator from the National Organ Registry, Timlin (Kristen Stewart), monitors them closely, closing in on a sinister plot to force along the next phase of human evolution.

Amazon

Cyrano (2021) new
66 %
pg-13 124m
Genre Drama, Romance
Stars Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Directed by Joe Wright
Peter Dinklage stars in this period romance as Cyrano de Bergerac, a man with wisdom ahead of his time and skills that draw the envy of most men. But he’s a dwarf, a fact that has convinced him he’s unworthy of the love of his devoted friend, Roxanne (Haley Bennett). And as Cyrano hesitates to confess his feelings for her, Roxanne falls in love at first sight with the dashing Christian (Kelvin Harrison Jr.).
My Policeman (2022)
49 %
6.3/10
r 113m
Genre Drama, Romance
Stars Harry Styles, Emma Corrin, David Dawson
Directed by Michael Grandage
Harry Styles didn’t exactly blow audiences away with his acting performance in Don’t Worry, Darling, but he gets a quick chance at redemption with My Policeman. Based on the book by Bethan Roberts, the film spans two timelines as an elderly invalid, Patrick (Rupert Everett), visits his former friends, Marion (Gina McKee) and Tom (Linus Roache), in the late 1990s. The arrival triggers a reopening of wounds never closed as the film examines the romantic relationship between Tom (Styles) and Patrick (David Dawson) in 1950s Britain, when homosexuality was still illegal.
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
72 %
7.0/10
r 95m
Genre Horror, Fantasy
Stars Kristen Connolly, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams
Directed by Drew Goddard
Simultaneously a satire of teen horror movies and a quality scary movie in its own right, The Cabin in the Woods is a load of genre-bending fun. When five friends go to a remote cabin in the woods for a party weekend, bad things begin to happen quickly. But it turns out that a secret cabal is pulling all the strings to send zombies, werewolves, and other creatures to kill the teens — all while taking bets on how long (or short) they’ll survive. Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Bradley Whitford, and Richard Jenkins make a stellar cast.
Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022)
63 %
7.4/10
pg 125m
Genre Drama, Romance
Stars Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Jim Carter
Directed by Simon Curtis
The Crawley family saga continues as the beloved cast returns for a grand journey to the South of France. When the dowager countess Violet Crawley (Maggie Smith) astonishes her family by revealing she was long ago gifted a villa by the now-deceased Marquis de Montmirail, she doubles down by promising to bequeath it to her great-granddaughter Sybbie. While the magnanimous decision is meant to give Sybbie a more equal social and financial standing to her cousins, there are both issues within the family and without, as the new marquis’ mother wants to contest Violet’s ownership. Violet is too frail to travel to see the villa herself, so a cadre from the family goes to the villa to explore the matter themselves.
The Northman (2022)
82 %
7.1/10
r 137m
Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Stars Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang
Directed by Robert Eggers
A popular pick for best movie of 2022 so far, Robert Eggers’ The Northman tells the tale of Prince Amleth (Alexander Skarsgård), a young man forced into exile when his father is brutally murdered by his uncle Fjölnir (Claes Bang). Two decades later, Amleth is a soldier in a Viking army when he stumbles into a vision of his destiny. Picking up the mantle of vengeance, Amleth seeks to save his mother, Queen Gudrún (Nicole Kidman), from her hostage marriage to his uncle and kill the betrayer once and for all.

HBO and HBO Max

Love, Lizzo (2022) new
Genre Documentary
Stars Lizzo
Directed by Doug Pray
Pop star Lizzo seems like something of an overnight sensation. But behind the scenes, she worked tirelessly for years, starting from humble beginnings to build the foundations for a meteoric rise. This engaging documentary takes an intimate look at the moments that shaped her journey to the top of the charts and elevated her to an international symbol for self-love and body positivity.
A Christmas Story Christmas (2022)
pg 98m
Genre Family, Comedy
Stars Peter Billingsley, Erinn Hayes, Scott Schwartz
Directed by Clay Kaytis
OK, so nobody really asked for a sequel to the 1983 holiday classic, but that’s not going to stop Hollywood! And, well, maybe you were a little curious to see how little Ralphie grew up. Now you can! As an adult, Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) returns to the house on Cleveland Street, hoping to give his kids the kind of magical Christmas experience he had as a kid after the passing of his Old Man.
Don't Worry Darling (2022)
48 %
6.2/10
r 123m
Genre Thriller, Mystery, Science Fiction
Stars Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Chris Pine
Directed by Olivia Wilde

After one of the strangest and most provocative press tours of all time (did Harry Styles really spit on Chris Pine?!), Don’t Worry Darling was widely panned by critics and audiences alike. As such, it makes this list more out of morbid curiosity than anything else. Director and co-star Olivia Wilde’s film features Florence Pugh and Harry Styles as Alice and Jack, a happily-married couple who are fortunate enough to live in the pristine community of Victory, an experimental company town that houses employees of the top-secret Victory Project.

Something of an idealized Levittown, Victory CEO Frank (Chris Pine) insists that the community is anchored in societal optimism. Each day, the men go to work inside the Victory Project Headquarters while the wives spend their time tending to the beauty, luxury, and morality of their community. But when cracks form, they splinter quickly.

See How They Run (2022)
60 %
6.7/10
r 98m
Genre Mystery, Thriller, Comedy
Stars Sam Rockwell, Saoirse Ronan, Adrien Brody
Directed by Tom George
Star-studded whodunits have been all the rage over the past few years, and Fox Searchlight throws See How They Run into the fray on HBO and HBO Max. Set in the West End of 1950s London, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is a smash hit, with a movie adaptation already underway. But production plans come to an abrupt halt when a pivotal crewmember is murdered. Inspector Stoppard (Sam Rockwell) and eager rookie Constable Stalker (Saoirse Ronan) are on the case but quickly find themselves targets as they investigate the puzzling crime deep in London’s theater underground.
Barbarian (2022)
79 %
7.6/10
r 103m
Genre Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Stars Georgina Campbell, Bill Skarsgård, Justin Long
Directed by Zach Cregger
Tess (Georgina Campbell) arrives in Detroit for a job interview, only to discover that her Airbnb has been double-booked in this pulse-pounding thriller. The man, Keith (Bill Skarsgård), booked the property through a different app. Initially perturbed by Keith’s awkwardness, terrible weather, and the late hour convinces Tess to spend the night and share the house. But she soon learns there’s much more to fear in the house than her temporary roommate.

Apple TV+

Spirited (2022)
56 %
pg-13 127m
Genre Comedy
Stars Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell, Tracy Morgan
Directed by Sean Anders
Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell star in this slightly family-friendly twist on A Christmas Carol. It turns out that the three spirits of the classic Dickensian tale didn’t stop at Ebenezer Scrooge. They do this dark torment thing every Christmas, choosing a new soul to benevolently haunt each Christmas Eve. But this year, the Ghost of Christmas Present (Ferrell) picked the wrong Scrooge. Clint Briggs (Reynolds) has an answer for everything and turns the tables, sending Present on his own existential journey through past, present, and future.
Causeway (2022)
63 %
6.8/10
r 92m
Genre Drama
Stars Jennifer Lawrence, Brian Tyree Henry, Linda Emond
Directed by Lila Neugebauer
A hit at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Jennifer Lawrence has earned rave critical acclaim for her performance as Lynsey, a U.S. soldier who suffers a traumatic brain injury while fighting in Afghanistan. Returning home to New Orleans to recover, Lynsey struggles with both her ailment and readjustment to civilian life. When she meets local mechanic James (Brian Tyree Henry), Lynsey finds an unexpected lifeline and anchor for a post-traumatic life.
Causeway | Official Trailer HD | A24
Raymond & Ray (2022)
57 %
7.9/10
r 106m
Genre Drama, Comedy
Stars Ewan McGregor, Ethan Hawke, Sophie Okonedo
Directed by Rodrigo García
When their estranged father dies, half-brothers Raymond (Ewan McGregor) and Ray (Ethan Hawke) reluctantly reunite to grieve the domineering man. Feeling that their father’s death is a chance to reinvent themselves, the brothers mourn in their own curious ways as they fulfill their father’s final wish that they personally dig his grave and bury him. It’s a dark comedy with a heavy emphasis on the dark.

Disney+

Disenchanted (2022)
pg 120m
Genre Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Stars Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, Maya Rudolph
Directed by Adam Shankman
It’s 15 years after moving to the “real world” and marrying Robert (Patrick Dempsey) in Enchanted, and Giselle (Amy Adams) has grown disillusioned with the city. Searching for a little more of a fairy tale life, they relocate to the suburb of Monroeville, only to find that there’s a whole new set of rules in Suburbia. Here, Malvina Monroe (Maya Rudolph) is the queen bee, and she’s not too keen on the whimsical Giselle finding her happily ever after in this upstanding community. Hoping to find some peace, Giselle turns to magic — only, she accidentally turns the entire town into a real-life fairy tale, much to the dismay of her family. Despite liking some of the new changes, Giselle must race against time to reverse the spell and figure out what her happily ever after really looks like.
Hocus Pocus 2 (2022)
pg 105m
Genre Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy
Directed by Anne Fletcher
Halloween season is here! Twenty-nine years after the Black Flame Candle resurrected the Sanderson Sisters (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) — Salem witches of the 17th century — they’ve returned once again to get revenge on the town and the people who condemned them. With a new plan to wreak havoc on Salem, it’s up to a group of teenagers to stop the evil plan before dawn on All Hallow’s Eve.
Spies in Disguise (2019)
54 %
6.8/10
pg 102m
Genre Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Stars Will Smith, Tom Holland, Ben Mendelsohn
Directed by Troy Quane, Nick Bruno
Lance Sterling (Will Smith) and Walter Beckett (Tom Holland) couldn’t be more different. Sterling is the world’s greatest spy, a smooth, suave operator who is always in charge of every situation. Beckett is the genius inventor and innovator who provides the gadgets Sterling uses on his missions. But he’s not much of a social animal. However, when Sterling is framed for a crime he didn’t commit, he searches Beckett’s home for a device that can help him disappear for a while. But he mistakenly turns himself into a pigeon instead. Now, Sterling will need Beckett’s help to both clear his name and save the world.

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