Popcorn On Couch’s fourth edition of 5 movies to watch on Netflix, where I find good and entertaining films on Netflix U.K for you to watch over the weekend. Here are 5 movies to watch over the weekend of June 25th
Into The Wild
Genre: Adventure, biography
After graduating from Emory University, Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. A beautiful drama directed by Sean Penn. Into The Wild has stunning scenery, intriguing characters and a lovely soundtrack.
If you are in the mood for an adventure and something dramatic, humane and inspiring make sure you watch Into The Wild this weekend.
Genre: Drama, biography
A look at the early years of boxer “Irish” Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid-1980s. A true story based on the life of boxer Micky Ward, The fighter takes a dramatic look on his life, family and training while providing intense and realistic boxing scenes.
If you are in the mood for something refreshing and dramatic, action-packed and well-acted give The fighter a watch this weekend.
Let Me In
Genre: Drama, Horror
A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. One of the rare Hollywood remakes which is actually just as good as the original. Chloe Grace Moretz and Kodi Smit-McPhee star together as two outcasts in this dark horror film..
If you are in the mood for something dramatic, dark, gripping and fictional then check out Let Me In!
Genre: Horror, comedy
In this Comedy-Horror, Charley Brewster (Anton Yelchin) suspects that his new neighbour is a vampire. Fright Night is a funny and entertaining remake with great characters. Collin Farrell stars as the mysterious vampire Jerry and David Tennant who steals the show stars as Peter Vincent the funny and free-spirited vampire slayer.
If you are in mood for something funny, dark, intense and fictional watch Fright Night this weekend !
Genre: Action, Sci-fi
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary “Battle Royale” act. Battle Royale is a dark, depressing and disturbing movie with gory violence and great acting. This movie has a similar concept to The Hunger Games but is way more violent.
If you are in the mood for something depressing, fictional, dramatic, gripping, foreign and unpredictable. Battle Royale is definitely the perfect film for you.
If you haven’t seen them already, make sure to give these movies a watch over the weekend as they are definitely worth your time. If you’re still not convinced, I will post reviews on each movie so you can check those out and then watch the films.