Top ten obscure movies on Netflix


Gillian Thomas, Copy Editor

1.“Cheatin’” (2013)

7.1/10 IMDB 86% Rotten Tomatoes

In this animated film, Jake and Ella meet at a fair and fall madly in love. Through the meddling of a jealous “other” woman, the couple faces the tangles of infidelity and distrust.

2.“World of Tomorrow” (2015)

100% Rotten Tomatoes

An imaginative science fiction work of art that leads you on a thought-provoking tour of the world of tomorrow.

3.“Coraline” (2009)

7.7/10 IMDB

Coraline discovers a strange world that mirrors her own, but ‘fixes’ the parts of her life she isn’t happy about, or so it seems.

4.“Frank” (2014)

7/10 IMDB 91% Rotten Tomatoes

Jon, an aspiring musician, finds himself overwhelmed when he joins a new band in which the lead singer wears a huge fake head.

5.“Dope” (2015)

7.3/10 IMDB 89% Rotten Tomatoes

A group of teens come together through their love of music and get invited to a nightclub by a notorious drug dealer. The party turns violent and they find themselves in over their heads in the world of dope.

6.“Waking Life” (2001)

7.8/10 IMDB 80% Rotten Tomatoes

“Waking Life” blurs the line between dreams and reality. This animated film eclipses the typical parameters of reality and creates a world all its own.

7.“The Thin Blue Line” (1988)

8.1/10 IMDB 100% Rotten Tomatoes

This movie tells the controversial true story of Randall Adams’ murder trial.  

8.“The Little Prince” (2015)

7.8/10 IMDB 93% Rotten Tomatoes

A touching animated story about a boy who takes a girl on a wild adventure to tell her that what matters most is not visible to the human eye.

9.“Man on Wire” (2008)

7.8/10 IMDB 100% Rotten Tomatoes

In 1974, Philippe Petit pulled off one of the most incredible stunts of all time. Director James Marsh perfectly tells the incredible story of the man who walked on a wire between the two World Trade Centers.

10.“Prefontaine” (1997)

6.8/10 IMDB 59% Rotten Tomatoes

Director Steve James tells the story of the fast-paced life of legendary olympic runner Steve Prefontaine.