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We’ve compiled a list of the most underrated Netflix movies to help you get started with some of the best movies you may not have heard of yet.
Bye Collider as well as Digital Trends highlighting some of the titles, we’ve handpicked the best underrated Netflix movies that may not have been well received when they first released, but are still worth watching.
Here are 7 hidden gems you can watch on Netflix in 2022!
‘6 balloons’ (2018)
In “6 Balloons”, a woman named Cathy is forced against her will to be her brother’s guardian. Seth is hopelessly addicted to heroin and Cathy’s only hope for his recovery is to find an institution that will accept him. However, it turned out to be much more difficult than she thought.
Barry is not your typical biopic about Barack Obama, the former president of the United States. Instead of focusing on Barak’s early political career or his successes as commander in chief, this coming-of-age story focuses on his student years, during which he develops the ability and charisma that will lead him to success later.
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“Hold the Dark” (2018)
Hold the Dark is an action-packed thriller about Russell Core, a wolf specialist who is called to a remote Alaskan village where children have gone missing. Medora Sloan claims that her child was kidnapped by the wolves along with the others, but Russell has doubts.
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Mindhorn is a wonderful mixture of action and Hollywood satire. Julian Barratt did an excellent job as the main character, the former star of the cult action movie. When Mindhorn becomes involved in a real murder mystery involving some of his show’s top backers, he turns into a real hero.
Okja is a creative film that excites and invigorates at the same time, and touches to the core. The film follows Mija, a young girl who tries to protect Okja, a genetically engineered pig she has been raising since she was a child and sent to the US to be processed into food. The film challenges the public perception of the meat industry and large corporations. However, this film has a fantastic combination of action, mystery and drama.
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“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” (2018)
“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” is a vignette-style story set in the post-Civil War era in which a hit-and-miss singer, an aspiring bank robber, two traveling entertainers, a gold digger and a female trailblazer all watch their destinies steadily converge.
‘Polka King’ (2018)
The Polka King is based on the true story of Jan Lewan, the leader of a polka band who became a legend not because of his musical ability, but because of his charisma. On the contrary, Jan’s skill lies in convincing gullible people to invest in his group – so many people that it quickly turns into a massive Ponzi scam that covers all aspects of his life.
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