What to Watch Now: Best New Streaming Movies & TV

  • Publish Date: November 19, 2014
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This month's best new streaming releases

The following lists include movies and TV series added to the various streaming services over the past four weeks with Metascores of 61 or higher, plus a few additional noteworthy titles that do not have Metascores. Titles with poor or mediocre reviews are omitted; this is just the good stuff.

Good recent additions to Amazon Instant Video

Amazon Instant Video
New to Amazon Prime members (free to stream)
Score/Title Genre Prime Instant Video
70 24: Live Another Day Drama Prime Watch
  Airplane! (1980) Comedy Prime Watch
  Alpha House Season 2 Comedy Prime Watch
62 Beneath the Harvest Sky (2014) Drama Prime Watch
68 Braveheart (1995) Action-Adventure/Drama Prime Watch
76 Chuck & Buck (2000) Comedy/Drama Prime Watch
70 Good Will Hunting (1997) Drama Prime Watch
89 Ida (2014) Foreign/Drama Prime Watch
86 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 9 Comedy Prime Watch
73 Le Week-End (2014) Rom-Com/Drama Prime Watch
  Mr. Selfridge Season 2 Drama Prime Watch
86 Nebraska (2013) Drama Prime Watch
74 Sons of Anarchy Season 6 Drama Prime Watch
72 Still Mine (2013) Drama Prime Watch
78 Under the Skin (2014) Sci-fi/Drama Prime Watch
  Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory (1971) Family/Musical/Fantasy Prime Watch

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Movies
Score/Title Genre Amazon Instant
71 22 Jump Street (2014) Action/Comedy Rent or Buy
83 20,000 Days on Earth (2014) Documentary/Music Rent or Buy
77 Abuse Of Weakness (2014) Foreign/Drama Rent or Buy
63 Bad Turn Worse (2014) Drama/Thriller Rent or Buy
62 Begin Again (2014) Comedy/Drama Rent or Buy
70 Chicken With Plums (2012) Drama/Comedy Rent or Buy
86 The Conversation (1974) Drama Buy
67 The Darjeeling Limited (2007) Comedy Rent or Buy
79 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) Action-Adventure/Sci-fi Buy
62 The Discoverers (2014) Comedy Rent or Buy
81 Django Unchained (2012) Action/Drama Rent or Buy
64 Finding Fela! (2014) Documentary/Music Rent or Buy
76 Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Action-Adventure/Sci-fi Buy
70 Happy Christmas (2014) Comedy/Drama Rent or Buy
61 Harmontown (2014) Documentary Rent or Buy
72 The Heart Machine (2014) Drama/Thriller Rent or Buy
65 L'Auberge Espagnole (2003) Foreign/Comedy/Drama Rent or Buy
68 Land Ho! (2014) Comedy Rent or Buy
66 Moebius (2014) Foreign/Drama Rent or Buy
73 A Most Wanted Man (2014) Drama/Thriller Rent or Buy
68 No No: A Dockumentary (2014) Documentary/Sports Rent or Buy
90 Return to Homs (2014) Documentary Rent or Buy
75 Rich Hill (2014) Documentary Rent or Buy
64 Sunshine (2007) Sci-fi/Thriller Rent or Buy
70 Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2014) Foreign/Action/Comedy Rent or Buy
73 Zombieland (2009) Horror/Action/Comedy Rent or Buy
TV shows
Score/Title Genre Amazon Instant
63 Benched Season 1 (in progress) Comedy Buy
66 Death Comes to Pemberley Miniseries Drama Buy
73 Getting On Season 1 Comedy Buy
65 The Leftovers Season 1 Drama Buy
89 MasterChef Junior Season 2 (in progress) Reality competition Buy
75 Mike Tyson Myseries Season 1 Animation/Comedy Buy
66 The Newsroom Season 2 Drama Buy

Prime = Available free to Amazon Prime members. (Others may rent or buy as normal.)

Good recent additions to Netflix (Watch Instantly)

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Netflix
Movies
Score/Title Genre
77 Abuse Of Weakness (2014) Foreign/Drama
  Airplane! (1980) Comedy
82 Archipelago (2014) Drama
66 Batman (1989) Action/Thriller
81 Battle Royale (2000) Foreign/Action-Adventure
75 The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2004) Foreign/Action-Adventure
68 Bound by Flesh (2014) Documentary
68 Braveheart (1995) Action-Adventure/Drama
68 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988) Comedy
81 Django Unchained (2012) Action/Drama
72 Dormant Beauty (2014) Foreign/Drama
66 E-Team (2014) Documentary
72 Exhibition (2014) Drama
67 Fatal Attraction (1987) Thriller
70 Good Will Hunting (1997) Drama
  How to Steal a Million (1966) Comedy
75 Infernal Affairs (2004) Foreign/Thriller
66 Last Passenger (2014) Action/Thriller
86 Los Angeles Plays Itself (2004) Documentary
86 Nebraska (2013) Drama
63 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) Action-Adventure
64 Quartet (2012) Drama/Comedy
65 Rain Man (1988) Drama
  The Rocketeer (1991) Action-Adventure
65 Seven (1995) Thriller
84 Snowpiercer (2014) Action/Drama/Sci-fi
  Stand By Me (1986) Drama
65 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) Sci-fi
72 Still Mine (2013) Drama
74 Unrelated (2014) Drama
96 Virunga (2014) Documentary
87 We Are The Best! (2013) Foreign/Drama
TV shows (full seasons only)
Score/Title Genre
66 The Almighty Johnsons Season 1 Comedy/Fantasy
70 Blue Bloods Seasons 1-4 Drama
62 Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond TV movie Drama
  Grey's Anatomy Season 10 Drama
67 Helix Season 1 Sci-fi
86 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 9 Comedy
87 Portlandia Season 4 Comedy
74 Sons of Anarchy Season 6 Drama
  Undercover Boss Season 5 Reality
Last chance
Score/Title Last Day on Netflix
68 End of Watch (2012) Expires 11/21
88 The King's Speech (2010) Expires 11/25

Good recent additions to iTunes

iTunes Store
Movies
Score/Title Genre iTunes
71 22 Jump Street (2014) Action/Comedy Rent or Buy
83 20,000 Days on Earth (2014) Documentary/Music Rent or Buy
67 Alive Inside (2014) Documentary Rent or Buy
  Au Hasard Balthazar (1966) Criterion Collection Foreign/Drama Rent or Buy
63 Bad Turn Worse (2014) Drama/Thriller Rent or Buy
  The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) Foreign/Horror Rent or Buy
90 Capturing the Friedmans (2003) Documentary Rent or Buy
100 The Conformist (1970) Foreign/Drama Rent or Buy
79 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) Action-Adv./Sci-fi Buy
62 The Discoverers (2014) Comedy Rent or Buy
76 Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Action-Adv./Sci-fi Buy
70 Happy Christmas (2014) Comedy/Drama Rent or Buy
61 Harmontown (2014) Documentary Rent or Buy
72 The Heart Machine (2014) Drama/Thriller Rent or Buy
68 Land Ho! (2014) Comedy Rent or Buy
  L'Avventura (1960) Criterion Collection Foreign/Drama Rent or Buy
75 Life of Brian (1979) Comedy Rent or Buy
66 Moebius (2014) Foreign/Drama Rent or Buy
90 Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) Comedy Rent or Buy
73 A Most Wanted Man (2014) Drama/Thriller Rent or Buy
  The Night Porter (1974) Criterion Collection Drama Rent or Buy
68 No No: A Dockumentary (2014) Documentary/Sports Rent or Buy
  Pumping Iron (1977) Documentary Rent or Buy
90 Return to Homs (2014) Documentary Rent or Buy
75 Rich Hill (2014) Documentary Rent or Buy
68 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show (2014) Documentary Rent or Buy
74 Sin City (2005) Extended cut Drama/Action Rent or Buy
  Viridiana (1961) Criterion Collection Foreign/Comedy Rent or Buy
73 War of the Worlds (2005) Sci-fi/Action Rent or Buy
TV shows
Score/Title Genre iTunes
63 Benched Season 1 (in progress) Comedy Buy
66 Death Comes to Pemberley Miniseries Drama Buy
  Elementary Season 3 (in progress) Drama Buy
78 The Game Miniseries Drama Buy
73 Getting On Season 1 Comedy Buy
65 The Leftovers Season 1 Drama Buy
89 MasterChef Junior Season 2 (in progress) Reality competition Buy
75 Mike Tyson Myseries Season 1 Animation/Comedy Buy
81 Mom Season 2 (in progress) Comedy Buy
66 The Newsroom Season 2 Drama Buy
71 Portlandia Season 1 New deluxe edition Comedy Buy

Good recent additions to Hulu / Hulu Plus

Hulu
Movies
Score/Title Genre Hulu
  Watership Down (1978) Animation/Drama Hulu Plus only Watch Now
TV shows
Score/Title Genre Hulu
62 American Horror Story Seasons 1-2 Horror Hulu Plus only Watch Now
71 Faking It Seasons 1-2 Comedy Hulu Plus only Watch Now
64 Hot in Cleveland Seasons 1-6 Comedy Hulu Plus only Watch Now
66 Inside Amy Schumer Season 1 Comedy Hulu Plus only Watch Now
74 Key & Peele Seasons 1-4 Comedy Hulu Plus only Watch Now
  Kroll Show Seasons 1-2 Comedy Hulu Plus only Watch Now

Hulu Plus only = Viewable only by Hulu Plus subscribers.

More on home video

View a list of new and upcoming DVD/Blu-ray releases, plus additional streaming releases from other months.

 

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