5 good Netflix movie recommendations this weekend: Someone Great and more

Someone Great - Credit: Sarah Shatz
Someone Great - Credit: Sarah Shatz /

A list of 5 good Netflix movie recommendations to watch this weekend, including the Netflix original Someone Great and the sci-fi classic The Fifth Element.

Need a new movie to watch this weekend? Netflix has got ya covered. Here are all the best titles to check out, starting with a new Netflix original, Someone Great! 

Someone Great

The biggest new release coming to Netflix this week is the original film Someone Great. This cute new flick stars Jane the Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez as a recently jilted young woman living in the city.

Before she takes a new job in San Francisco, her best friends (Brittany Snow and DeWanda Wise) take her out for one last night on the town. It looks sweet and funny.

Check out the trailer below!

Monster House

Ok, I get it: at first glance, Monster House looks like it’s only for kids. But give this motion capture flick a chance! This story about three kids who live in terror of an ominous house down the street frequently proves as smart and funny as it is spooky.

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The New Romantic

If ever there was a love story for the new generation, this is it. The End of the F***ing World actress Jessica Barden stars as a journalism student who decides to become a sugar baby (the counterpart to a sugar daddy, in case you were wondering). Bonus points go out to this movie for also featuring Riverdale superstars Camila Mendes and Hayley Law.

The Fifth Element

This cult classic film is must-watch viewing for any lovers of sci-fi out there. Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich and Gary Oldman star in this flick about a cab driver in the future who accidentally gets wrapped up in the search for a cosmic weapon. You don’t want to miss this one while it’s on Netflix.

All the President’s Men

If you’re into classic films, you have to check out All the President’s Men. This famous political thriller is based on the true story of journalists Woodward and Bernstein. Leading men Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford transform this flick into can’t miss viewing.

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