Best Movies You Can Stream at Home This Week

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5. The Graduate (1967)
> Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross
> Runtime: 106 min
> Rating: PG
> Recently added to: Hulu on May 2, 2020

Mike Nichols won his lone Best Director Academy Award for the counterculture classic that made Dustin Hoffman a star. Hoffman plays a disillusioned college graduate, and the film features a trove of now-classic Simon & Garfunkel songs. The movie enjoys an 86% rating among critics on Rotten Tomatoes, and 90% of audiences like the film.

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4. Back to the Future (1985)
> Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson
> Runtime: 116 min
> Rating: PG
> Recently added to: Netflix on May 1, 2020

Michael J. Fox stars as American teen Marty McFly who travels back in time to the 1950s in this ’80s adventure classic. The movie is described by Rotten Tomatoes’ Critics Consensus as “inventive, funny, and breathlessly constructed,” and it received high marks from critics (96%) and audiences (94%).

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3. Jaws (1975)
> Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss
> Runtime: 124 min
> Rating: PG-13
> Recently added to: HBO Now on May 1, 2020

Viewers eager for the arrival of summer may wish to stream Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws,” which is often considered the first summer blockbuster ever. The shark flick has maintained its positive reputation over the past 45 years and currently has a 98% Freshness rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes and a 90% rating from the nearly 1 million viewers who shared their opinions.

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2. The Dark Knight (2008)
> Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart
> Runtime: 152 min
> Rating: PG-13
> Recently added to: Hulu on May 1, 2020

The second in the Christopher Nolan-directed trilogy of the caped crusader stars Christian Bale as Batman and Heath Ledger in his Oscar-winning performance as the Joker. The film was the most lucrative of the three films in the trilogy, with a lifetime gross of $553.3 million. It can be streamed on Hulu.

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1. GoodFellas (1990)
> Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci
> Runtime: 146 min
> Rating: R
> Recently added to: Hulu on May 1, 2020

Martin Scorsese’s gangster epic about the rise and fall of mobster Henry Hill can now be streamed on Hulu. The Oscar-winning flick is the 17th highest rated movie on IMDb. It also has a rating of 96% from critics and 97% from users on Rotten Tomatoes, where the Critics Consensus calls it “arguably the high point of Martin Scorsese’s career.”