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123 Must-Watch Movies You Can Stream Online

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Watching movies has never been more convenient—and we owe video streaming services for providing endless entertainment. With loads of movies available on these platforms, you can watch anything you want. The sky's the limit!


No wonder more and more people choose to subscribe to Netflix, HBO GO and other streaming apps because they get to enjoy unlimited access to movies online. No need to go out to the cinemas, as homes have become the safest movie zones in quarantine. You can even watch Netflix or HBO GO movies for free online during a trial period, which sweetens the deal even more. 


If you’re wondering what to watch next, read on. 


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Cult Classics

These films may not have been big shots at the box office, but they gained some of the most loyal and dedicated fan bases in the movie world. And guess what, that doesn’t mean you’d be hard-pressed to find something that will indulge your liking for the unconventional and avant-garde. 


    1. Star Trek (1979) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    2. The Big Lebowski (1998) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    3. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    4. Fight Club (1999) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    5. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) | Stream it on Netflix

    6. Mean Girls (2004) | Stream it on HBO GO

    7. Back to the Future (1985) | Stream it on Netflix

    8. Reservoir Dogs (1992) | Stream it on HBO GO

    9. The Room (2019) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    10. Edward Scissorhands (1990) | Stream it on Amazon Prime


Animated Films

Animated films have relatable storylines; they brim with life lessons and often heart-warming moments and boast incredible CGI that can transport you into another universe. Animated movies aren’t just for kids. Anyone who appreciates stunning visual storytelling is in for a ride! 


    11. Kungfu Panda (2008) | Stream it on Netflix

    12. Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride (2005) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    13. Toy Story (1995) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    14. The Lion King (1994) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    15. How to Train Your Dragon (2010) | Stream it on Netflix

    16. The Little Prince (2015) | Stream it on Netflix

    17. Shrek (2001) | Stream it on Netflix

    18. Space Jam (1996) | Stream it on HBO GO

    19. Minions (2015) | Stream it on HBO GO

    20. Prince of Egypt (1998) | Stream it on Netflix

    21. My Neighbor Totoro (1988) | Stream it on Netflix

    22. From Up on Poppy Hill (2011) | Stream it on Netflix


Feel-good Flicks

Forget your troubles with these movies’ light take on life, relationships, career and everything in between. Yes, things can get pretty messed up at times, but you’ll always be inspired to look up instead. And, of course, the OSTs from these movies will have you singing your blues away.

    23. Mamma Mia! (2008) | Stream it on Netflix

    24. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) | Stream it on Netflix

    25. Forrest Gump (1994) | Stream it on Netflix

    26. Invictus (2009) | Stream it on Netflix

    27. Julie & Julia (2009) | Stream it on HBO GO

    28. The Blind Side (2009) | Stream it on Netflix

    29. 3 Idiots (2009) | Stream it on Netflix

    30. Silver Linings Playbook (2012) | Stream it on Netflix

    31. School of Rock (2003) | Stream it on HBO GO

    32. Hugo (2011) | Stream it on Netflix

    33. As Good as It Gets (1997) | Stream it on Netflix


Family-oriented Movies

They say family is everything, and what better way to appreciate family and people who feel like family than these movies.

    34. My Spy (2020) | Stream it on HBO GO

    35. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015) | Stream it on HBO GO

    36. Matilda (1996) | Stream it on  Netflix

    37. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) | Stream it on Netflix

    38. The Addams Family (1991) | Stream it on Netflix

    39. The Karate Kid (2010) | Stream it on Netflix

    40. Nanny McPhee & the Big Bang (2010) | Stream it on Netflix

    41. Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) | Stream it on HBO GO

    42. Wonder (2017) | Stream it on Netflix

    43. Little Women (2019) | Stream it on Netflix

    44. Hook (1991) | Stream it on Netflix


Love, Romance and #Adulting

Relive your first love or even your first heartbreak in the company of these romantic movies. Of course, you already know not all love stories have a happy ending, so best to have a box of tissues to wipe off the tears as you stream the movies below.


    45. Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016) | Stream it on HBO GO

    46. Eat Pray Love (2010) | Stream it on Netflix

    47. Jerry Maguire (1996) | Stream it on HBO GO

    48. 50 First Dates (2004) | Stream it on Netflix

    49. Last Christmas (2019) | Stream it on HBO GO

    50. Notting Hill (1999) | Stream it on Netflix

    51. The Notebook (2004) | Stream it on HBO GO

    52. Brokeback Mountain (2005) | Stream it on Netflix

    53. Through Night & Day (2018) | Stream it on Netflix

    54. A Star is Born (2018) | Stream it on Netflix

    55. La La Land (2016) | Stream it on Netflix



Action Movies 

Whether you’re into superhero stuff, explosive car chases or end-of-world themes, you’re in for non-stop entertainment with these adrenaline-packed titles.


    56. The Dark Knight (2009) | Stream it on HBO GO

    57. The Bourne Identity (2002) | Stream it on Netflix

    58. Gladiator (2000) | Stream it on Netflix

    59. Inception (2010) | Stream it on HBO GO

    60. The Revenant (2016) | Stream it on HBO GO

    61. Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) | Stream it on HBO GO

    62. Zack Snyder’s Justice League: Justice Is Gray (2021) | Stream it on HBO GO

    63. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) | Stream it on Netflix

    64. Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) | Stream it on HBO GO

    65. The Outpost (2020) | Stream it on HBO GO

    66. John Wick (2014) | Stream it on Netflix

    67. The Matrix (1999) | Stream it on Netflix

    68. The Avengers (2012) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    69. Crawl (2019) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    70. Face/Off (1997) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    71. Fist of Fury (1972) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    72. Narc (2002) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    73. Skyfall (2012) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    74. A Vigilante (2019) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    75. Unstoppable (2010) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    76. Ronin (1998) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    77. Anna (2019) | Stream it on Amazon Prime


LOL Comedies

We all need a good laugh now and then, especially in these rough times. Leave it to these movies to do just that for you. Watch your favorite comedians dish out their good-natured banter, ad-libs, punchlines and funny antics. 


    78. Ted (2012) | Stream it on HBO GO

    79. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005) | Stream it on Netflix

    80. We’re the Millers (2013) | Stream it on HBO GO

    81. Meet the Parents (2000) | Stream it on HBO GO

    82. Booksmart (2019) | Stream it on HBO GO

    83. The Hangover (2009) | Stream it on HBO GO

    84. Bridesmaids (2011) | Stream it on Netflix

    85. The Intern (2015) | Stream it on Netflix

    86. White Chicks (2004) | Stream it on Netflix

    87. There’s Something About Mary (1998) | Stream it on Netflix

    88. Liar Liar (1997) | Stream it on Netflix

    89. Crazy Rich Asians (2018) | Stream it on Netflix

    90. Election (1999) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    91. The Birdcage (1997) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    92. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    93. Bottle Rocket (1996) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    94. Burn After Reading (2008) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    95. The Full Monty (1997) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    96. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    97. The House Bunny (2008) | Stream it on Amazon Prime

    98. The Nutty Professor (1963) | Stream it on Amazon Prime


Horrific Thrillers

From ghosts to zombies, psychos, paranormal elements and more, these thrillers will keep you on the edge of your seat. Watch at your own risk!


     99.  Don’t Breathe (2016) | Stream it on Netflix

    100. It: Chapter 2 (2019) | Stream it on HBO GO

    101. Us (2019) | Stream it on Netflix

    102. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) | Stream it on Netflix

    103. Annabelle Comes Home (2019) | Stream it on HBO GO

    104. A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) | Stream it on HBO GO

    105. Birdbox (2018) | Stream it on Netflix

    106. World War Z (2013) | Stream it on Netflix

    107. The Nun (2018) | Stream it on Netflix

    108. Scream (1996) | Stream it on HBO GO

    109. The Host (2006) | Stream it on Netflix

    110. Carrie (2013) | Stream it on Netflix

    111. The Exorcist (1973) | Stream it on Netflix

    112. Train to Busan (2016) | Stream it on Netflix

    113. Parasite (2019) | Stream it on Viu



Free Movies Online

Nothing beats free stuff, and that includes free online movies. From Korean to Filipino and international titles, there’s one to keep you company. So kick back, make some popcorn and get ready to watch movies for free online.


    114. You Make Me Dance (2021) | Stream it on Rakuten Viki

    115. Mr. Wacky (2006) | Stream it on Rakuten Viki

    116. Oversize Love (2020) | Stream it on Rakuten Viki

    117. My Boss, My Hero (2001) | Stream it on Rakuten Viki

    118. Science & Sensibility (2018) | Stream it on Rakuten Viki

    119. Replay (2021) | Stream it on Rakuten Viki

    120. The Super Parental Guardians (2016) | Watch it on YouTube

    121. Citadel (2012) | Watch it on YouTube

    122. How to Be Yours (2016) | Watch it onYouTube

    123. The Mommy Returns (2012) | Watch it on YouTube



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Sit Back and Enjoy the Show

While it’s not the most exhaustive list—just a small portion of what the filmdom has to offer—the 123 movies we’ve listed here can give you a good head start in your search for online movies.


If you don’t have a Netflix or HBO GO subscription yet, register for a free trial to get a taste of how non-stop entertainment you can take with you anywhere you want. Don’t worry about signing up for HBO GO or Netflix without a credit card; you can avail these streaming services with your Globe Postpaid plan


So, whether you’re watching these flicks for the first or the nth time, we hope to see you at the movies!



Art Matthew Ian Fetalver

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