10 Classic Movies to Stream on Netflix

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Already watched all the latest trending shows on Netflix? If you’re looking for something new to watch, why not turn to the old and discover or re-discover the classics Netflix’s library has to offer.

Here’s a list of 10 classic movies to stream on Netflix this week:

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

1968 – Quirky inventor Caractacus Potts and his family travel in their magical flying car to Vulgaria, a kingdom strangely devoid of children. Dick Van Dyke’s musical fantasy ride soared to the #10 spot on the year’s box office charts. Starring Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries

Lethal Weapon

1987 – A straitlaced LAPD detective teams up with an unhinged cop with a death wish and a penchant for taking unnecessary risks. Starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey

True Grit

1969 – Teenage tomboy Mattie Ross enlists the help of crusty lawman Rooster Cogburn to track down the hired hand who murdered her father. John Wayne won an Academy Award for Best Actor Oscar for his iconic role in this top ten box office hit. Starring John Wayne, Glen Campbell, and Kim Darby

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

1975 – The Monty Python comedy clan skewers King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they quest far and wide for the Holy Grail. The Pythons’ parody shot to instant cult status and was followed by three films and a Tony Award-winning play. Starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

1986 – Ferris convinces his entire school he’s at death’s door, then hits the streets of Chicago with his girlfriend and best friend for a day of fun. Matthew Broderick embodied ’80s teens in this John Hughes iconic hit. Starring Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara

Dirty Harry

1971 – When a madman dubbed “The Scorpio Killer” terrorizes San Francisco, hard-boiled cop Harry Callahan is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Iron-jawed leading man Clint Eastwood made the gritty cop character and the franchise a household name.Starring: Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino, Reni Santoni

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

1981 – When Indiana Jones is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime. The first film in the Indiana Jones franchise received nine Oscar nods, including Best Picture and Best Director. Starring Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman
Driving Miss Daisy

1989 – After strong-willed widow, Miss Daisy crashes her car, she reluctantly hires a chauffeur and the two strike up an unexpected friendship. This poignant drama won four Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actress for leading lady Jessica Tandy. Starring Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd

Once Upon a Time in the West

1968 – In this epic spaghetti Western, a flinty gunslinger is hired by a railroad tycoon to kill anyone standing in the way of his trans-American iron horse. Henry Fonda plays against type as a sadistic hired gun in Sergio Leone’s classic Western. Starring Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda, Jason Robards

Jerry Maguire

1996 – Sports agent Jerry Maguire experiences a crisis of conscience and leaves his high-powered job behind, with only one client and a co-worker in tow. The movie responsible for everyone’s favorite romantic line, “You had me at hello.” Starring Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renée Zellweger

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