Top 20 Flicks To Binge Watch On Netflix This Fall

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall

For those of you who are unaware, it’s officially Fall. The days are shorter, the nights are longer, and the weather is slowly but surely getting colder. For some, the start of spooky season is a welcomed change that gives rise to costume parties and mouth-watering Thanksgiving stuffing and mashed potatoes. For others, the dreary season is enough to make them want to tune out of the world and tune into their favorite shows.

Enter Netflix, the worldwide entertainment streaming giant with over 130 million memberships across the globe. For only $10.99 a month (a small price to pay in comparison to that gym membership that you keep meaning to cancel but haven’t gotten around to) you have access to a wide variety of television series, films, and documentaries.

Whether you’re cuddled up on the couch with bae for a little Netflix and Chill or just trying to escape the craziness of your 9 to 5 with a classic, we’ve compiled a list of the 20 most binge worthy films/ shows available on Netflix this fall.

1. Conspiracies (2019)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 1. Conspiracies (2019)Netflix

Are you convinced that the government is secretly hiding aliens in Area 51? Is there something about the Denver Airport Conspiracy that still isn’t adding up to you? Well then this is just the flick for you. The 12-episode docuseries covers a wide variety of conspiracy theories that have fascinated the public for decades, from the assassination of JFK to the cult-like religion of Scientology. At approximately 45 minutes each, these action-packed episodes will take you inside some of the most gripping tales in history and leave you with more questions than answers.

2. Fractured (2019)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 2. Fractured (2019)Netflix

The Netflix produced film stars a desperate husband and father (who isn’t bad on the eyes, either) played by Sam Worthington. After a traumatic car accident his wife and daughter are admitted to a suspicious hospital and vanish without a trace. After the austere medical staff claims to have no record of either, Worthington’s character embarks on a mission to uncover the truth and find his family.

3. Friends (1994-2003)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 3. Friends (1994-2003)Netflix

So, no one told you life was going to be this way. Your job’s a joke, you’re broke, your love life is DOA. Ringing any bells? Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are you’re familiar with the classic American sitcom which stars 5 20 somethings struggling to navigate their personal and professional lives in New York City. Fortunately, the timeless series beloved by millions around the world is available for your viewing pleasure on Netflix. Because sometimes, you just want to hear someone say I’ll be there for you.

4. The Office (2005-2013)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 4. The Office (2005-2013)Netflix

It’s virtually impossible to mention beloved American sitcoms without bringing up the absolute masterpiece that is The Office. Originally airing in 2005, the series has stood the test of time and developed a cult like following amongst Millennials and Gen Z’ers after becoming available on Netflix. The cameras follow Steve Carrell as the loveable albeit cringeworthy boss Michael Scott, who spends most of his time tormenting his office staff with an endless parade of hilarious hijinks. The rotating ensemble cast of the award-winning show is equally as endearing and helped earn its place as an outstanding comedy series.

5. Conversations with a Serial Killer, The Ted Bundy Tapes (2019)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 5. Conversations with a Serial Killer, The Ted Bundy Tapes (2019)Netflix

Allow us to switch gears for a moment as we bring to you one of the most truly bone chilling docu-series available on Netflix. Nowadays, serial killer documentaries are a dime a dozen. People want to be scared from a safe distance while enjoying a glass of wine on the couch. However, Conversations with a Serial Killer, The Ted Bundy Tapes is far more gruesome. The four-episode documentary consists of real-life interviews and footage of one of America’s most notorious serial killers, allowing the viewer the ability to truly get in the mind of a murderer.

6. Mindhunter (2017- present)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 6. Mindhunter (2017- present)Netflix

If anyone knows how to take advantage of America’s previously mentioned serial killer obsession, it’s Netflix. Among the seemingly endless films and documentaries on various serial killers (Killer Women, Murderous Affairs, I am a Killer- just to name a few) comes a refreshing Netflix original series based on former real-life FBI agents Holden Ford and Bill Tench. The series follows these two FBI criminal profilers as they interview various legendary serial killers from Ed Kemp to Charles Manson. And believe us, viewer discretion is advised.

7. Murder Mystery (2019)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 7. Murder Mystery (2019)Netflix

On a much lighter note, although ironically still surrounding the topic of murder, Netflix has recently released a mystery comedy film starring beloved actors Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. The film stars Sandler as Nick Spitz, a NYPD police officer eager to reignite the flame with his wife on their trip to Europe. Unfortunately, things don’t go as planned as they agree to join the wealthy and mysterious Charles Cavendish on his family’s superyacht. As you can probably guess from the title, somebody on the yacht is found murdered and it is up to the unlikely spouses to figure out just who has committed this heinous crime.

8. Schitts Creek (2015-present)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 8. Schitts Creek (2015-present)Netflix

Schitts Creek is one of those amazing shows that if it wasn’t being streamed on Netflix you’d unfortunately probably never hear of it. The Canadian sitcom follows a formerly wealthy family who loses it all and is forced to move to a rural town tentatively titled Schitts Creek. The riches to rags story is as hilarious as it is thought provoking and it’s stellar cast has won a plethora of awards both in Canada and the United States.

9. The Grinch (2018)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 9. The Grinch (2018) Netflix

Before you know it, Halloween will be behind us and we’ll be entering the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas season. Rather than bingeing on dime a dozen Hallmark Channel Christmas movies, Netflix is streaming a new spin on an old Classic. The animated adventure is both kid and adult friendly, and the perfect film to get you ready to deck the halls.

10. Black Panther (2018)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 10. Black Panther (2018)Netflix

Raise your hand if you love a good superhero movie. Now, keep your hand raised if you love a good superhero movie with a gripping plot and ethnically diverse cast of talented actors? If your hand is still raised, then Black Panther is the movie for you. The marvel flick redefines its genre and has the ability to attract audiences outside of the tradition comic book aficionado.

11. I’m Sorry (2017- present)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 11. I’m Sorry (2017- present) Netflix

I’m sorry is yet another prime example of a series which has risen in popularity due to its debut on Netflix. The semi biographical Tru TV series written, produced, and starring Andrea Savage as a wife and mother with a wicked sense of humor. The two seasons available feature ten 20-minute-long episodes perfect for binge watching on a lazy weekend.

12. Ant Man and the Wasp (2018)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 12. Ant Man and the Wasp (2018)Netflix

The sequel to the wildly popular 2015 Marvel film Ant Man is yet another example of a non-tradition superhero film. Paul Rudd stars as Scott Lang, an average joe turned superhero will the help of his action suit which allows him to shrink in size. Both films are as comedy packed as they are action packed and perfect for a quiet night in. Also, for any ladies out there who are constantly forced to by their significant other to watch mind numbing action flicks, here’s one you’ll actually enjoy!

13. When They See Us (2019)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 13. When They See Us (2019)Netflix

Unfortunately, in today’s society social and political injustices appear to be more and more common. However, few stick out more or are more devastating than the true story behind the quintet labeled by the media as the “Central Park Five”. Singled out by the color of their skin and aggressively pursued by a corrupt legal system, five young men had their lives changed forever after being wrongfully convicted for the rape and assault of a young woman in New York City in 1989. The four-episode series offers a harrowing look at the plight of the wrongfully accused and is almost impossible to walk away from even long after you’ve turned it off.

14. Stranger Things (2016-present)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 14. Stranger Things (2016-present)Netflix

There are few better ways to get in the spirit of spooky season than binge watching an eerie show. Netflix’s hit Stranger Things is a science fiction horror series following the supernatural phenomena which occurs in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana. After a young boy goes missing, his friends and mother set off on a journey to rescue him with the help of Eleven, a young girl with psychokinetic abilities played by the up and coming star Millie Bobbie Brown. With three critically acclaimed seasons and a fourth on the way, the show was one of the first to put Netflix original series on the map and is ideal for an audience of all ages.

15. Bird Box (2018)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 15. Bird Box (2018)Netflix

The post-apocalyptic film starring A-list star Sandra Bullock become an instant and viral success following its release in December 2018. The film which inspired millions of memes across the web features Bullock as Malorie Hayes, a young mother determined to survive a plague of mass suicides which has devastated the world’s population. Although farfetched, the gripping plot and memorable performances make for the perfect thriller.

16. Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé (2019)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 16. Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé (2019)Netflix

Few musicians possess the star power to captivate fans and audiences alike over the span of two decades. Beyoncé is one of them. Beyoncé follows in the footsteps of musical acts such as Justin Bieber and Katy Perry who have created films which document the hard work and dedication it takes to become one of the biggest popstars on the planet. Homecoming centers around Beyoncé’s 2018 Coachella appearance, as well as the months of rehearsals which allowed her to set the bar for performers everywhere. If you’re looking for a documentary that will inspire you to get off the couch and away from the TV screen, this is it.

17. Sherlock (2010-2017)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 17. Sherlock (2010-2017)Netflix

In a modern take on the classic series originally written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the late 19th century, Sherlock is a renowned British crime drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch (also known as Dr. Strange, but we’ll get to that later). If somehow you have never heard of Sherlock Holmes, then I urge you to stop what you’re doing and go to your nearest streaming device. Cumberbatch offers the near perfect portrayal of the socially inept genius detective (sorry Robert Downey Jr.) who solves crimes that seemingly no one else can.

18. Dr. Strange (2016)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 18. Dr. Strange (2016)Netflix

See, we told you we’d get to it! This flick features the aforementioned Cumberbatch as the titular character who embarks on a journey from injured surgeon to Sorcerer Supreme, the primary magical protector of planet Earth. The hit film has spawned several spin off appearances within the Marvel Comic Universe including Thor: Ragnarock and Avengers: Infinity War. With the ideal combination of fantasy and action, Dr. Strange is the perfect film to watch if you need a break from reality.

19. The Last Czars (2019)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 19. The Last Czars (2019)Netflix

For all our history buffs out there- this one’s for you. The Last Czars is a Netflix produced chronological series which centers around the legacy of Russia’s last imperial family, The Romanovs. Before meeting a tragic end following the Bolshevik revolution, the Romanovs as well as their “spiritual advisor” Rasputin captured the attention of the world with their mystery and riches. The six-episode docudrama is as captivating as the late royal family and will have you glued to the screen.

20. Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny (2010)

The Top 20 Flicks to Binge Watch on Netflix This Fall - 20. Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny (2010)Netflix

In a society that can seem unnerving or downright depressing, sometimes you just have to laugh. With Kevin Hart’s comedy special credibly titled Seriously Funny, you can do just that. For 1 hour and 12 minutes Hart takes your mind off of your dreary and drab day to day with a series of hilarious and relatable stories. Although the 2010 routine is arguably the best, Netflix also offers four other standups starring Hart- if you really have the time to binge.

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