A list of ten films that are currently streaming on Netflix. You may have seen some, most or all of these films but they are all ones that every cinefile should see.
12 Angry Men
A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.
Director: Sidney Lumet
Writer: Reginald Rose (story)
Stars: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam
Anatomy Of A Murder
In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?
Director: Otto Preminger
Writers: Wendell Mayes (screenplay), John D. Voelker(based on the novel by)
Stars: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara
A mysterious outsider's quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Director: Jeremy Saulnier
Writer: Jeremy Saulnier
Stars: Macon Blair, Devin Ratray, Amy Hargreaves
An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office.
Director: James Foley
Writers: David Mamet (play), David Mamet (screenplay)
Stars: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin
The Parallax View
An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the worlds headlines.
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Writers: David Giler, Lorenzo Semple Jr.
Stars: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels
Paths Of Glory
When soldiers in World War I refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superior officers decide to make an example of them.
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Writers: Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), Calder Willingham(screenplay)
Stars: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple he is spying on will be murdered.
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Francis Ford Coppola
Stars: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Writers: Tobias Lindholm, Thomas Vinterberg
Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika
The Thin Blue Line
A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.
Director: Errol Morris
Writer: Errol Morris
Stars: Randall Adams, David Harris, Gus Rose
The Story of Film
A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures. I don't care how much you think you know about film you will learn something from this comprehensive history of cinema.
Stars: Mark Cousins, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd
I Saw The Devil
The Diving Bell and The Butterfly