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33 Movies Guaranteed To Make You Want A Hulu Account

PSA: None of these films are streaming on Netflix.

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1. Ingrid Goes West

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What it's about: A dark comedy that follows an unstable woman as she moves to California with the hopes of befriending an Instagram "star".

Why you should watch: It's a perfect look at social media-obsessed culture. Also, the performances are top-notch.

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3. 10 Cloverfield Lane

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What it's about: A woman wakes up in a bunker to discover the outside world has endured some sort of mysterious epidemic.

Why you should watch: It's brilliant, terrifying, and easily the best of the franchise.

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4. The Emperor's New Groove

Disney

What it's about: A self-centered emperor gets a lesson in humility and kindness when he's turned into a llama.

Why you should watch: Yzma is the most underrated Disney villain of our time.

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5. Arrival

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What it's about: A linguistics professor is recruited by the government to help determine the intentions of aliens who have landed on Earth.

Why you should watch: Some might say it was the best movie of 2016. (Me. I would say that.)

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7. Detroit

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What it's about: Historical drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots.

Why you should watch: It was directed by Kathryn Bigelow and stars John Boyega & Anthony Mackie. What more do you need to know?

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9. Total Recall

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What it's about: After visiting a company that implants fake memories into your brain, a man suspects he might be a spy.

Why you should watch: It's a sci-fi classic. Plus, you can never go wrong with Arnold.

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10. Creed

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What it's about: Rocky Balboa returns to train his former boxing opponent's son.

Why you should watch: It was directed by Ryan Coogler and stars Michael B. Jordan. You know what other movie can say that? BLACK FREAKING PANTHER.

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11. Let the Right One In

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What it's about: A young boy in Sweden befriends his mysterious neighbor, who turns out to be a vampire.

Why you should watch: Easily one of the best foreign horror films ever made.

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12. Short Term 12

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What it's about: A supervisor at a home for at-risk teens tries to help the residents while dealing with personal past traumas.

Why you should watch: A fantastic Brie Larson performance, pre-Oscar.

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13. Much Ado About Nothing

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What it's about: A Shakespearian classic set in modern times that follows multiple romantic misunderstandings over the course of a wedding weekend.

Why you should watch: It's a solid adaptation that features most of your favorite actors from various Joss Whedon projects.

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14. I Love You Phillip Morris

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What it's about: The true story of a con artist who falls in love with another inmate while in prison.

Why you should watch: Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor are in love. What could be better?

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15. The Parent Trap

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What it's about: When they meet at camp, two identical twins decide to switch places with the hopes of bringing their parents back together.

Why you should watch: Both versions are delightful, and they never get old.

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16. Fences

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What it's about: The father of a working-class family in the 1950s who struggles with his resentment towards his son.

Why you should watch: Denzel Washington starred in AND directed the film, and Viola Davis won an Oscar for her performance.

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17. Liberal Arts

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What it's about: A man returns to his alma mater for his favorite professor's retirement party, only to unexpectedly fall for a student.

Why you should watch: Josh Radnor (AKA Ted Mosby) wrote, directed and starred in the film. Bonus: Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, and Zac Efron.

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18. Melancholia

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What it's about: Two sisters deal with the likelihood of another planet colliding with Earth.

Why you should watch: It was written and directed by Lars von Trier, which means there's no other film like it.

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19. Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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What it's about: A live-action/animated fantasy film about a washed-up private investigator who gets roped into helping a beloved cartoon character.

Why you should watch: It's quite possibly the most unique and fun family film of all time.

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20. Your Sister's Sister

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What it's about: A man who drunkenly hooks up with his best friend's sister, unaware of his friend's feelings for him.

Why you should watch: It's a very truthful dramedy with solid performances all around.

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21. In A World...

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What it's about: A female vocal coach who is determined to break into the world of movie trailer voiceovers.

Why you should watch: Lake Bell wrote, directed, and starred in the film.

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22. Zodiac

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What it's about: David Fincher's take on the longstanding mystery of San Francisco's infamous Zodiac killer.

Why you should watch: There's no downside to Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo being onscreen together.

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23. But I'm a Cheerleader

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What it's about: A teen is sent to a boot camp for "straightening up" gay kids when her parents suspect she's a lesbian.

Why you should watch: It's insanely sweet and funny. Also, RuPaul!

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26. Winter's Bone

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What it's about: A teenager in the rural Ozarks of Missouri who must locate her missing father in order to save her family.

Why you should watch: It's the movie that put JLaw on the map.

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27. Anomalisa

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What it's about: A stop-motion drama that follows a motivational speaker as he becomes enamored by a woman he meets in a hotel.

Why you should watch: It was written and directed by Charlie Kaufman, who wrote Eternal Sunshine, Being John Malkovich, and Adaptation.

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28. The Little Hours

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What it's about: Things heat up for the insatiable women of a convent when an attractive man is hired as a day laborer.

Why you should watch: It's basically a raunchy Monty Python film, but starring women.

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29. Four Rooms

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What it's about: A quirky bellhop as he struggles to satisfy the strange needs of the hotel's guests on New Year's Eve.

Why you should watch: 1. Tim Roth is hysterical. 2. Each room is directed by a different person, including Tarantino. 3. Madonna plays a lesbian witch.

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33. Thelma and Louise

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What it's about: The ultimate road movie about two women on the run.

Why you should watch: If you haven't seen it, it's required viewing. If you have seen it, it's always worth rewatching.

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