The weekly calendars for Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are out. We’ve already sorted through them to compile a list of the top must-see movies and series for the week. When it comes to being fascinated with movies, there’s never a terrible moment to re-watch timeless masterpieces. Here are some films, all of which are IMDb’s highest-rated movies. These IMDb’s highest-rated movies can be streamed on Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar and also Amazon Prime.
IMDb’s 10 highest-rated movies of all time to watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video,and Disney+ Hotstar
1. The Shawshank Redemption – Amazon Prime Video | IMDB Rating: 9.3
This 1994 film, directed by Frank Darabont and based on the 1982 Stephen King novella “Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption,” follows the unfair conviction of a banker, Andy (Tim Robbins), whose relationship with Red (Morgan Freeman) changes his life.
2. The Godfather – Amazon Prime Video | IMDb rating: 9.2
In The Godfather, take a deep dive into the tale of Vito Corleone (played by Marlon Brando) and his mafia family. The first film in the series begins with his daughter’s magnificent wedding in 1940. Then, it introduces us to the guys who help Vito with his filthy task.
3. The Dark Knight – Netflix | IMDb rating : 9
Christopher Nolan’s film The Dark Knight is a cinematic masterpiece. The plot recounts the greatest epic confrontation in superhero history between The Batman (Christian Bale) and The Joker (the late Heath Ledger). The narrative chronicles the Joker’s rapid ascent to dominance in Gotham’s criminal underworld. Also, Batman’s physical and mental agony in overcoming the Joker and his methods. In addition, the film develops another cult Batman villain, Two-Face.
4. NatSamrat – Netflix | IMDb rating – 9
NatSamrat is a Marathi film directed by Mahesh Manjrekar and produced by Nana Patekar, who also stars in the film. It tells the tale of a retired theatre actor and his life in disarray. After experiencing enormous fame during his heyday, the rejection he receives once he exits the stage puts his head into a tizzy.
5. Schindler’s List – Netflix | IMDb rating: 8.9
This Steven Spielberg drama has won seven Oscars. It includes Best Picture, Best Director, and also Best Writing. It is one of the greatest Hollywood films of all time. The narrative follows Oskar Schindler (played by Neeson) in his efforts to save 1,100 Jews from Auschwitz during World War II, with Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, and Ralph Fiennes among the cast.
6. Fight Club – Amazon Prime Video | IMDb rating – 8.8
The first rule of Fight Club prevents us from discussing the Fight Club. But it is a mind-bending piece of art directed by David Fincher. It follows the creation of a hidden, underground combat club and its founder’s warped mind. A mind that cannot differentiate between thought and reality until the illusion cracks. The movie stars Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, and also Helena Bonham Carter.
7. Forrest Gump – Netflix | IMDb rating: 8.8
Forrest Gump is an American classic that not only relates the unique narrative of the eponymous man, played by Tom Hanks, but also teaches you kindness and empathy via its stunning visuals. Gump is an unintelligent man with a low IQ who then unintentionally becomes a pivotal figure in a sequence of historical events.
8. Inception – Netflix | IMDb rating: 8.8
Inception crosses the border between dreams and reality, with probably Hollywood’s most spectacular narrative surprise finale. The film concerns Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio), a thief who specializes in stealing secrets from people’s subconscious minds, and his elaborately tangled life and fantasies. Unfortunately, he also gets caught for his high-tech crimes. Then, he gets the opportunity to redeem himself by implanting a concept into the subconscious of a high-profile victim. He accepts, and as a result, he goes into a rabbit hole.
9. Anbe Sivam – Amazon Prime Video | IMDb rating: 8.7
Anbe Sivam is a Tamil comedy-drama film. Kamal Hasan wrote, directed and starred in the film. R. Madhavan also plays the lead in the film. The film follows them as Nallasivam and Anbarasu, two guys with opposing personalities who journey together from Bhubaneswar to Chennai and then learn surprising things about themselves.
10. Manichitrathazhu – Disney Plus Hotstar | IMDb rating: 8.7
Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi, and Shobana star in Manichitrathazhu, a Malayalam psychological horror film released in 1993. It’s widely famous to be one of the finest Indian horror flicks ever. For those unfamiliar with the title, this Fazil film was the basis for Priyadarshan’s Bhool Bhulaiyaa, a 2007 Hindi film. Intriguingly, Manichitrathazhu has been recreated in four languages, besides Hindi: Apthamitra in Kannada, Chandramukhi in Tamil, and Rajmohol in Bengali. The story centers on a lady and her family, who believe she has been possessed by a dancer’s ghost.