10 Best Classic Movies on Netflix USA

The haul of classic movies on Netflix is not as large as it used to be. Although this can be a little disappointing, Netflix USA still has a gamut of must-watch classic movies.

Here’s the list of 10 best classic movies on Netflix USA that you can stream now –

1. The Godfather [1972] –

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Inundated with eminent filmmaking, iconic characters backed by brilliant performances and terrific background score, ‘The Godfather’ is one of the best classic movies on Netflix USA.

The 70s classic crime drama ecstasy ‘The Godfather’ by Francis Ford Coppola is one of the best movies ever made. This gangster flick is about a Mafia family led by the patriarch Don Vito Corleone, brilliantly enacted by Marlon Brando. In the movie, Vito Corleone marginally survives an assassination. Later on, his son, Michael Corleone played by Al Pacino designs and executes a revenge strategy that will keep you on the edge of your seats till the very end.

‘The Godfather’ was the highest-grossing picture of 1972. It also won the Academy Award for Best Picture, Best Actor and the Best Adapted Screenplay.



2. Breakfast at Tiffany’s [1961] –

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With witty dialogues and a fast-past screenplay, ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ will definitely entertain you. The plot points of the script take the story to a rather thrilling scenario. So, it enters our list of best classic movies on Netflix USA.

Blake Edward’s ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s depicts the fame and craze of Audrey Hepburn. Enacting a darling and daring diva, she gives the best performance of her career.  The movie tells a story of a fortune hunter Holy Golightly who finds romantic interest in a writer Paul Varjak. The writer moves into her building on a wealthy woman’s money. What follows is an alluring love story between the two.

‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ won 2 Academy awards – Best Background Score and Best Song for “Moon River” in 1961. The movie was also nominated for Academy Award for Best Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Art Direction.

3. Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure [1985] –

Pee-wee's Big Adventure - Best Classic Movies on Netflix USA

It’s the idiosyncratic humor and quick screenplay for which ‘Pee-wee’s Big Adventure’ enters our list of best classic movies on Netflix USA.

It’s sad that the awesome movie ‘Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure’ never features in the best classic movies list. People tend to include Kevin Reynold’s Fandango from the same year instead. This comedy flick by Tim Burton is a complete package for you if you are a comedy fan. The protagonist Pee-wee Herman is a funny and goofy character who boasts about his heavily accessorized bicycle. His neighbor Francis Buxton secretly desires it. The eccentric protagonist embarks on a rollicking adventure when someone steals his bicycle. He goes on to encounter a myriad of grotesque characters and funny situations.

There are a lot of influences from Bicycle Thieves in the movie. At least the critics believed so. However, ‘Pee-wee’s Big Adventure’ is a great experience in its own individuality and uniqueness.

4. White Christmas [1954] –

White Christmas - Best Classic Movies on Netflix USA

‘White Christmas’ has an entertainment factor, art culture showbiz, and great performances for which it enters our list of best classic movies on Netflix USA.

Irving Berlin’s ‘White Christmas’ is a romantic comedy movie by Michael Curtiz. This is a story of two song-and-dance men who tie-up after the World War – II and go on to become a sensation. Later in the movie, they become romantically involved with the beautiful Haynes sisters who conceive a great sister act in their role.

‘White Christmas’ depicts the story of talented people who were the part of World War – II and how they contributed to the culture thereafter. Bing Crosby (as Bob Wallace), Danny Kaye (as Phil Davis) portray their characters beautifully in the movie.

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