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Best new movies to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO, and more

The start of spring is a relatively dead time in the movie release schedule. People are trying to spend more time outside in the nice weather than in front of their TVs, after all. But that doesn’t mean the streaming service release schedule stops!

Far from it, which means we aren’t out smelling the flowers — no, we’re scouring the new additions to streaming libraries for this weekly update. These are the best new movies to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Prime, HBO, and other streaming services.

We also have guides to the best movies on Netflix, the best movies on Hulu, the best movies on Amazon Prime Video, and the best movies on HBO.

New movies to stream at a glance

Amazon Prime Video

Air (2023) new
Genre Drama, History
Stars Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman
Directed by Ben Affleck

Directed by Ben Affleck and written by Alex Convery, Air stars Matt Damon as Sonny Vaccaro, an ambitious Nike salesman who believes Jordan will change basketball and should be the face of Nike. In 1984, Nike dominated the running market, but basketball was its weakness as rival companies Converse and Adidas had all the best NBA players wearing their shoes. Vaccaro convinces Nike co-founder Phil Knight (Affleck) to devote all its resources to signing Jordan to wear its shoes, a gamble that eventually led to a billion-dollar empire.

In addition to Damon and Affleck,  Air also stars Viola Davis (The Suicide Squad) as Michael Jordan’s mother Deloris, Jason Bateman (Ozark) as Nike employee Rob Strasser; Marlon Wayans (The Curse of Bridge Hollow) as George Raveling, Jordan’s assistant coach on the 1984 U.S. Olympic team; Chris Messina (Gaslit) as Jordan’s agent, David Falk; Chris Tucker (Rush Hour) as Nike executive Howard White; Matthew Maher (Our Flag Means Death) as Nike designer Peter Moore; and Julius Tennon (How to Get Away with Murder) as Jordan’s father, James R. Jordan Sr.

Till (2022) new
79 %
pg-13 131m
Genre Drama, History
Stars Danielle Deadwyler, Jalyn Hall, Frankie Faison
Directed by Chinonye Chukwu

A timely release given the recent passing of Emmett Till accuser Carolyn BryantTill tells the story of Mamie Till Mobley’s (Danielle Deadwyler) relentless pursuit for justice after the brutal extrajudicial murder of her 14-year-old son, Emmett.

In 1955, Till was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi after Bryant (Haley Bennett) falsely accused him of harassing her in a store. Bryant would never see any consequences for her heinous accusations and the men who lynched Till would walk free. This is the story of how Mamie turned her grief into a rallying call for the Civil Rights Movement.

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Dallas Buyers Club
77 %
r 117m
Genre Drama, History
Stars Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner
Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée

Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto deliver tour-de-force performances in this semi-biographical film about Ron Woodruff (McConaughey), a drug addict, womanizing homophobe who became a hero during the AIDS epidemic. In 1985, Woodruff was diagnosed with AIDS and given 30 days to live.

The only legal drug available in the U.S. brought him to the brink of death, so he began smuggling nontoxic, antiviral medications from all over the world that were still illegal in the U.S. As the treatments showed success, others AIDS patients noticed, leading Ron to accidentally create the Dallas Buyers Club with the help of his doctor, Eve Saks (Jennifer Garner), and fellow patient, Rayon (Jared Leto). A savior for AIDS patients, buyers clubs drew the ire and vengeance of the federal Food and Drug Administration and pharmaceutical companies.

Whiplash (2014)
89 %
r 107m
Genre Drama, Music
Stars Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser
Directed by Damien Chazelle
Damien Chazelle’s electric debut became an Oscar darling and catapulted beloved character actor J.K. Simmons to superstardom. Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller) is a jazz drummer at one of the best music schools in the country. When he’s admitted to fearsome maestro Terence Fletcher’s (J.K. Simmons) elite class, Andrew becomes obsessed with becoming the absolute best he can be. Fletcher demands nothing less, and he will resort to terror, manipulation, and any other means to get the best out of his students.
Top Gun: Maverick (2022)
Top Gun: Maverick
78 %
pg-13 131m
Genre Action, Drama
Stars Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly
Directed by Joseph Kosinski

One of 2022’s best movies, Top Gun: Maverick was nominated for six Oscars, including Best Picture. It only won for Best Sound — but holy moly, that sound.

Set decades after the original, we find that Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) has spent more than 30 years as one of the Navy’s top pilots, intentionally dodging promotions that would ground him. Still seen as an annoyance within the Navy, his superiors bristle when an old friend, Adm. Tom “Iceman” Kazinsky (Val Kilmer). taps Maverick to train a special detachment of elite Top Gun graduates for a mission no living pilot has ever seen, let alone accomplished.

HBO and HBO Max

The Conjuring (2013) new
The Conjuring
68 %
r 112m
Genre Horror, Thriller
Stars Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Lili Taylor
Directed by James Wan
Start your journey into one of the biggest horror franchises going today with this 2013 original. Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) attempt to help a family terrorized by a dark force in their farmhouse. A powerful dark entity looms there, pulling the Warrens into their most terrifying case.
Parasite (2019)
96 %
r 133m
Genre Comedy, Thriller, Drama
Stars Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong
Directed by Bong Joon-ho

Korean director Bong Joon-ho was already known by U.S. audiences, but Parasite shot him to the A-list after becoming the first foreign film to win Best Picture at the Oscars. The Park Family is the picture of aspirational wealth in Korea. The Kim Family has practically nothing except a talent for grifting.

So, when son Ki-woo (Choi Woo-shik) masterminds an opportunity to install himself and his sister, Ki-jung (Park So-dam), as the tutor and art therapist to the Parks, a symbiotic relationship forms between the two families. Soon, the entire Kim Family is on the Park payroll, without their knowledge that all of their employees are related. But when a parasitic interloper threatens the Kims’ newfound comfort, a savage conflict plays out as each side attempts to leech the Parks of their wealth without getting caught.

Blue Valentine (2010)
Blue Valentine
81 %
r 112m
Genre Drama, Romance
Stars Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, John Doman
Directed by Derek Cianfrance
Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams star in this steamy romantic drama about love found and lost. Told between the past and present, Blue Valentine examines the relationship of Dean (Gosling) and Cindy (Williams), a flawed couple whose marriage is on the brink of collapse despite seemingly having everything. Over one night flooded by memories of their sexy honeymoon period, they attempt to save their flailing marriage.
Long Shot (2019)
Long Shot
67 %
r 125m
Genre Comedy, Romance
Stars Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, O'Shea Jackson Jr.
Directed by Jonathan Levine
Fred Flarsky’s (Seth Rogen) first crush, Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron), just happened to grow up into one of the most influential women in the world. But when they reunite in adulthood, Charlotte’s charmed by Fred’s self-deprecating humor and memories of a younger Charlotte. So, Charlotte decides to hire Fred as her speechwriter for her upcoming presidential run. Inexperienced and in over his head, Fred is forced to sink or swim in this new career in the limelight, something that’s complicated by the undeniable chemistry that sparks between them.
Mortal Kombat (2021)
Mortal Kombat
44 %
r 110m
Genre Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Stars Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson
Directed by Simon McQuoid

The classic video game series (and film franchise) gets a modern update in this original film. Unsuccessful MMA fighter Cole Young (Lewis Tan) is used to taking a beating for money, but when Outworld Emperor Shang Tsung (Chin Han) sends Cryomancer Sub-Zero (Joe Taslim) to hunt Cole down, Cole is barely able to escape.

Soon, Cole is led to the temple of Lord Raiden (Tadanobu Asano), an Elder God and the protector of Earthrealm, where he learns that Mortal Kombat, the great tournament of champions to determine dominance over Earthrealm is nigh. Marked to compete, Cole has no choice but to train with Earthrealm’s other warriors as the last defense against an Outworld invasion.


Crater (2023) new
pg 105m
Genre Science Fiction, Adventure, Family
Stars Isaiah Russell-Bailey, Mckenna Grace, Billy Barratt
Directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez

This new Disney+ original tells the story of Caleb Channing (Isaiah Russell-Bailey), who is growing up in 2257 on a lunar mining colony. After the death of his father (Scott Mescudi), however, Caleb is set to be permanently relocated to an idyllic faraway planet.

Before he’s sent off, Caleb wants one more moon adventure to explore a mysterious crater. With his best friends, Dylan (Billy Barratt), Borney (Orson Hong) and Marcus (Thomas Boyce), and a new arrival from Earth, Addison (Mckenna Grace), they hijack a rover and go exploring.

Peter Pan & Wendy (2023)
Peter Pan & Wendy
pg 106m
Genre Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Stars Alexander Molony, Ever Anderson, Jude Law
Directed by David Lowery

Disney has told and retold J.M. Barrie’s classic tale of never-ending childhood, but never before with quite the same focus on the relationship between Peter Pan (Alexander Molony) and Wendy Darling (Ever Anderson).

It’s the same classic tale of a young girl and her brothers who are afraid to leave their childhood home, preferring instead to follow the ageless boy Peter Pan and his fairy friend Tinker Bell (Yara Shahidi) back to Neverland. There, they run afoul of the evil Captain Hook (Jude Law) and embark on a life-changing adventure.

Prom Pact (2023)
Prom Pact
pg-13 98m
Genre Comedy, Romance
Stars Peyton Elizabeth Lee, Milo Manheim, Margaret Cho
Directed by Anya Adams
It might be prom season, but outsider Mandy (Peyton Elizabeth Lee) is more focused on getting into Harvard. Nonetheless, she and her best friend, Ben (Milo Manheim), can’t seem to escape all the over-the-top “promposals.” When she gets deferred from Harvard, though, Mandy sees a potential opportunity in tutoring basketball star Graham (Blake Draper), whose father is a powerful Harvard alum.

Apple TV+

Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie (2023) new
Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie
75 %
r 95m
Genre Documentary
Stars Michael J. Fox, Tracy Pollan
Directed by Davis Guggenheim
Michael J. Fox grew up as the short kid on a Canadian army base and improbably became Hollywood’s “it” kid in the 1980s. But almost as soon as his star arrived, his life was permanently altered by a stunning Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis. This is the story of when an incurable optimist confronts an incurable disease.
Ghosted (2023)
31 %
pg-13 116m
Genre Action, Comedy, Romance
Stars Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Adrien Brody
Directed by Dexter Fletcher

This genre-bending rom-com stars Chris Evans and Ana de Armas as polar opposites who stumble into romance. Cole (Evans) is a salt-of-the-earth, cautious romantic who falls head over heels for the enigmatic Sadie (de Armas) after one good date.

But when she stops replying to his texts, Cole begins to fear he’s been ghosted. Turns out, she’s a secret agent, and before she can completely ghost Cole, they’re forced to team up on an international adventure to save the world.

Tetris (2023)
59 %
r 117m
Genre Drama, History
Stars Taron Egerton, Nikita Efremov, Sofia Lebedeva
Directed by Jon S. Baird
You probably didn’t know how difficult it was to bring Tetris to America, but soon you will! The movie Tetris is set in 1988, when video game salesman Henk Rogers (Taron Egerton) discovers the iconic game only to realize original inventor Alexy Pajitnov (Nikita Efremov) is forbidden by his Soviet government to share the game with the world. Committed to doing just that, the two men navigate a web of lies and corruption behind the Iron Curtain to release Tetris to the masses.


A Man Called Otto (2022)
A Man Called Otto
51 %
pg-13 126m
Genre Comedy, Drama
Stars Tom Hanks, Mariana Treviño, Rachel Keller
Directed by Marc Forster
A Man Called Otto, an Americanized adaptation of Fredrik Backman’s international bestseller A Man Called Ove, stars Tom Hanks as “Otto,” a grumpy widower who is extremely set in his ways. But when an energetic young family moves in next door, Otto finds his hard shell melting a bit when he meets the quick-witted and very pregnant Marisol (Mariana Treviño). While Otto has a cynical view on the world hardened by grief, he soon begins to realize that family can form in unexpected places.
American Gangster (2007)
American Gangster
76 %
r 157m
Genre Drama, Crime
Stars Russell Crowe, Denzel Washington, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Directed by Ridley Scott
Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) went under the radar as the driver for Bumpy Johnson, one of Harlem’s leading crime bosses. But when Bumpy dies, Frank uses the experience gained under Bumpy to exploit the vacant power structure, building his own empire as the top heroin importer in Harlem. Through ingenuity, strict business ethics, and sheer grit, Lucas carves out his own American dream while innovating the American drug trade, all while trying to stay one step ahead of outcast cop Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe).
The Hateful Eight (2015)
The Hateful Eight
68 %
r 188m
Genre Drama, Mystery, Western
Stars Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Directed by Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino’s eighth film is perhaps his most polarizing. Set sometime after the Civil War, The Hateful Eight finds bounty hunter John Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his fugitive captive Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Jason Leigh) riding a stagecoach across wintry Wyoming to the town of Red Rock, where Ruth will bring Domergue to justice. Shortly after adding another bounty hunter, Major Marquis Warren (Samuel L. Jackson), and Chris Mannix (Walton Goggins), a renegade claiming to be Red Rock’s new sheriff, to their party, a blizzard sets in, forcing them all to find refuge at Minnie’s Haberdashery.

But something’s amiss at Minnie’s. Bob (Demian Bichir) claims to be taking care of Minnie’s while she’s visiting her mother. He’s holed up with the hangman of Red Rock, Oswaldo Mobray (Tim Roth), cow-puncher Joe Gage (Michael Madsen), and former Confederate General Sanford Smithers (Bruce Dern). All eight travelers may not make it to Red Rock after all.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always (2023)
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always
g 55m
Genre Action, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Family
Stars Walter Jones, David Yost, Steve Cardenas
Directed by Charlie Haskell
This Netflix Original TV movie reunites the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers cast 30 years after the first show. Coming face-to-face with a familiar threat from the past, the older Rangers must join forces once again to be the heroes the world needs. But now, one more unlikely young hero will join their ranks.
Chupa (2023)
48 %
pg 95m
Genre Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Stars Demián Bichir, Evan Whitten, Christian Slater
Directed by Jonás Cuarón
When 13-year-old Alex (Evan Whitten) visits his extended family in Mexico for the first time, he meets his grandfather, a former lucha libre champion named Chava (Demián Bichir), and eccentric cousins Memo (Nickolas Verdugo) and Luna (Ashley Ciarra). As Alex slowly adjusts from his very American upbringing in Kansas City to this colorful new family, he soon discovers a mythical creature under his grandfather’s shed: a chupacabra cub, the creature that legend tells preys on farmers’ livestock. Naming the cub “Chupa,” Alex soon finds that his animal friend has a secret history with his family, and is an object of obsession for the dangerous scientist Richard Quinn (Christian Slater).


Beetlejuice (1988)
70 %
pg 92m
Genre Fantasy, Comedy
Stars Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Jeffrey Jones
Directed by Tim Burton
The musical is going on tour, so what better time to revisit Tim Burton’s creepy classic? Adam and Barbara Maitland (Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis) have just moved into their dream New England home, only to die before they really get to enjoy it. Bound to the home as ghosts, they’re forced to watch as a couple of New York yuppies (Jeffrey Jones, Catherine O’Hara) attempt to destroy the home. Fortunately, they’ve got an ace in the hole to scare off the family: the afterlife’s freelance bio-exorcist Beetlejucie (Michael Keaton).
Quasi (2023)
Genre Comedy
Stars Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Jay Chandrasekhar
Directed by Kevin Heffernan
The newest release from the Broken Lizard crew (BeerfestSuper Troopers), Quasi follows a hapless, lovelorn hunchback (Steve Lemme) who stumbles into the middle of a murderous feud between the Pope (Paul Soter) and the King of France (Jay Chandrasekhar). Now, they each expect the hunchback to kill the other, but complications, namely love, inevitably intrude to hilarious results.
Lincoln (2012)
87 %
pg-13 149m
Genre History, Drama
Stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Daniel Day-Lewis stars as the 16th U.S. President in Steven Spielberg’s ponderous drama about Lincoln’s final months in office. The Civil War still raging in its final stages and strong winds of change are brewing, Lincoln resolves to end the war, abolish slavery, and reunite the country. Every choice is a battle, and his moral resolve and determination are tested at every turn.
Rye Lane (2023)
Rye Lane
81 %
r 82m
Genre Romance, Comedy
Stars David Jonsson, Vivian Oparah, Poppy Allen-Quarmby
Directed by Raine Allen-Miller
Hulu repackaged this hit U.K. rom-com into a Hulu Original for U.S. audiences. Dom (David Jonsson) and Yas (Vivian Oprah) are two twenty-somethings reeling from bad breakups. But over the course of a day in South London, they help one another manage their nightmare exes, all the while restoring their faith in love.
Call Jane (2022)
Call Jane
62 %
r 121m
Genre Drama, History
Stars Elizabeth Banks, Sigourney Weaver, Chris Messina
Directed by Phyllis Nagy

In Phyllis Nagy’s drama Call Jane, it’s 1968 in Chicago, the epicenter of the nation’s crossroads between a conservative past and a more progressive future. Removed from it all, suburban housewife Joy (Elizabeth Banks) leads an ordinary life.

But when her pregnancy leads to a life-threatening heart condition, she faces a sexist, entirely male medical establishment unwilling to terminate her pregnancy to save her life. In her literal fight for her life, she joins forces with women’s health visionary Virginia (Sigourney Weaver) and abortion activist Gwen (Wunmi Mosaku).

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