Best Movies You Can Stream at Home This Week

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15. Volver (2007)
> Starring: Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas
> Runtime: 121 min
> Rating: R
> Recently added to: Hulu on May 1, 2020

World renowned Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar directed this comedic drama about three generations of women working together to aid one another. Lead actress Penélope Cruz was nominated for an Oscar for her role, and the six-person female ensemble cast won the Best Actress award at that year’s Cannes Film Festival.

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14. BlacKkKlansman (2018)
> Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier
> Runtime: 135 min
> Rating: R
> Recently added to: HBO Now on May 1, 2020

Director Spike Lee shared the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for “BlacKkKlansman” with three other writers. The film is based on actual events and tells the story of an African-American police officer who infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan. The film is available on HBO Now and Cinemax Amazon Channel.

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13. No Man’s Land (2001)
> Starring: Branko Djuric, Rene Bitorajac, Filip Sovagovic
> Runtime: 98 min
> Rating: R
> Recently added to: Amazon Prime Video on April 27, 2020

This movie about the Bosnian war won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2002. At times both disturbing and humorous, the film has a 93% rating from both critics and viewers on Rotten Tomatoes.

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12. The Bad and the Beautiful (1953)
> Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon
> Runtime: 118 min
> Rating: N/A
> Recently added to: Amazon Video on April 27, 2020

Vincente Minnelli’s story about an unethical moviemaker’s ruthless climb to the top of the industry won five Academy Awards. An all-star cast was led by Kirk Douglas, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon, and Dick Powell. The film classic can be seen on Amazon Video.

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11. Batman Begins (2005)
> Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe
> Runtime: 140 min
> Rating: PG-13
> Recently added to: Hulu on May 1, 2020

The first movie of filmmaker Christopher Nolan in his hugely popular Dark Knight trilogy is now available to Hulu subscribers. Dark and atmospheric, the movie impressed 94% of the more than 1.1 million users who rated it on Rotten Tomatoes.