7 Classic Movies on Netflix This Month
There’s nothing better than spending a Saturday afternoon bundled up on the couch, watching old classics. It’s a guarantee that you’ll be entertained, laugh, or cry with some of the biggest names in the movie industry by your side. Here are 7 classics to add to your Netflix queue.
- Pumping Iron: 1977 – Pumping Iron is a documentary about two bodybuilding moguls who developed revolutionary ways to exercise and build strength.
- Monty Python and the Holy Grail: 1975 – A hilarious British comedy that takes place in Medieval Europe. King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table take off an a low-budget adventure to find the Holy Grail. They encounter a series of silly obstacles along the way.
- The Stranger: 1946 – A war crimes commissioner is chasing after Kindler, the mastermind of the Holocaust. The investigator stays hot on his trail and finds him hiding out in Connecticut. He’s killed before he can capture him. Other’s pick up the scent after finding clues.
- Heat: 1995 – A group of professional bank robbers take in a new recruit who botches the heist. The LAPD start to pick up a scent for the criminals, and sacrifice everything in their life to make the arrest.
- Close Encounters of the Third Kind: 1977 – Scientists are investigating reports of strange appearances of items in remote locations. Meanwhile, an electrician, Roy Leary, and a single mom experience an encounter with a UFO in their hometown. He fights to prove his sanity, while the scientists decipher the messages sent with the help of a cartographer.
- Schindler’s List: 1993 – A melodramatic representation of the true events that occurred during World War 2. It’s filmed in black and white, and tells the tale of a Nazi commander who had Jewish workers in his factory. You see the pain that the Jewish people endured, as well as the personal struggle that many German natives and Nazi’s underwent.
- Raiders of the Lost Ark: 1981 – Indiana Jones, and his gang are off on an adventure to uncover hidden treasures of biblical proportions. The U.S. government has hired Jones to scale treacherous cliffs, use his wit, and find the ark before the Nazi’s can get their hands on it. There are lots of laughs along the way, too.
After you finished these masterpieces, keep moving down the rabbit hole of classics that Netflix finds for you. It’ll broaden your movie knowledge, and you’ll start to see connections from the old to the new films of today. It’s a great way to spend some quality time with friends and family.