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10 great films for film lovers streaming on Netflix right now

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

The Conversation 

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

The Hunt

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
An Odyssey

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

Honorable mentions

Muscle Schoals 
Dear Zachary
I Saw The Devil
Das Boot
The Hustler
The Diving Bell and The Butterfly
Infernal Affairs
The Graduate
Jackie Brown