If You're a Romantic at Heart
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
If you haven't seen Audrey Hepburn in her most iconic role as Holly Golightly, cancel all plans for tomorrow night—it's time to treat yourself to a heartwarming, sometimes devastating piece of classic cinema.
A Cinderella Story (2004)
Then again, you're not a film snob, are you? So surely you can also pay this 2004 Hilary Duff treasure its due. Hilary 2016!
Netflix has finally put this Leo DiCaprio/Kate Winslet masterpiece back on streaming—and we'll never let go.
If You Want to See What Everyone Will Be Talking About
Ava DuVernay's documentary about the 13th Amendment, which theoretically outlaws slavery, dives into the prison industrial complex, the racial tensions that are woven into modern-day indictments, and the inequalities of America's criminal justice system. It's important subject matter—and DuVernay is sure to give it the spotlight it deserves.
Into the Inferno (2016)
Netflix also tapped renowned documentarian Werner Herzog to create a mesmerizing look at volcanoes. But, knowing Herzog, the subject matter will really just be a jumping-off point for talking about the cruel chaos of nature—you know, typical Friday night fare.
If You're Looking for New Laughs
Best in Show director Christopher Guest has made another mockumentary—and this time, he's turned his satirical lens to the world of competitive mascots. With appearances from Parker Posey and Jane Lynch, it might just be the most delightfully absurd thing you watch all month.
Haters Back Off!: Season 1 (2016)
YouTube phenomenon Colleen Ballinger has earned her own screwball Netflix show, a behind-the-scenes look at the life of her red lipstick-loving, hilariously tone-deaf character, Miranda Sings.
If You Want to Return to a Comedy Favorite
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Remember when Matthew McConaughey was in a rom-com with Kate Hudson? Remember when Matthew McConaughey was still in rom-coms at all? Those were the days.
First, make sure not to miss these classics, leaving Netflix tomorrow!
If You Need to Reminisce
Back to the Future (1985), Back to the Future II (1989), Back to the Future III (1990)
It's been almost a year since the date that Marty McFly traveled to in Back to the Future, so Netflix seems to think it's time to remove the trilogy from streaming. Marathon the three movies tonight, and laugh at how different the 2010s are from what the '80s thought they would be.
If You Want to See a Classic
The Truman Show (1998)
Ever feel like the whole world is in on something that you're not, something that has to do with you? That's the premise of The Truman Show. Watch this 1998 hit and you'll be equipped to pick up on every time it's referenced in pop culture.
If You Want to Cry
My Girl (1991)
As a child actor, Anna Chlumsky starred in this tearjerker tragicomedy. It has plenty of sweet scenes about young love, but on the whole, it's a cathartic meditation on loss.
If You Need a Good Scare
The Exorcist (1973)
As Halloween month approaches, it's only appropriate to binge on as many scary movies as possible—and The Exorcist is one of the most important horror films ever. Watch it, and relish the nightmares as a part of the experience.