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My ‘Handpicked’ Best Movies And Series To Watch On Netflix In 2019

October 11, 2019

Looking for the best movie to watch on Netflix can be a daunting challenge. No doubt, we’ve all been there. Maybe you have decided to watch something now that you’re free. You have the whole of Netflix at your disposal, including a big bucket of popcorn and a bae to ‘Netflix and chill’ with. But then there’s the choosing.

In order to help you out of this situation, I decided to share 10 movies and series I enjoyed watching on Netflix. So, if you’re stuck on what to watch, be it action, rom-com, sci-fi, thriller, mystery e.t.c here you have it.

I have divided the list into two, one for movies and the other for series.



1. Badla

2019 ‧ Drama/Thriller ‧ 2h 1m

When a woman is accused of killing her lover, a renowned lawyer is hired. She has the alibi. He wants the real story. Uncovering the facts won’t be enough — there are lies to unravel here, too.

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2. Falling Inn Love

Falling Inn Love

2019 ‧ Romance ‧ 1h 38m

When a San Francisco exec wins a New Zealand inn, she ditches city life to remodel and flip the rustic property with help from a handsome contractor.

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3. Polar

2019 ‧ Action/Neo-noir ‧ 1h 59m

An assassin on the verge of retirement must put the good life on hold when his greedy boss sends a squad of young, ruthless killers to take him out.

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4. The Shaft

2019 ‧ Crime/Action ‧ 1h 52m

When the son he doesn’t know comes to him for help, badass private eye John Shaft discovers his offspring is anything but a chip off the old block.

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5. Triple Frontier

2019 ‧ Drama/Thriller ‧ 2h 5m

Loyalties are tested when five former special forces operatives reunite to steal a drug lord’s fortune, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences.

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6. Always Be My Maybe

2019 ‧ Romance ‧ 1h 42m

They were childhood sweethearts. Now they live in different worlds. The chemistry’s still there — but will the timing ever be right?

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7. Outlaw King

2018 ‧ Drama/Action ‧ 2h 17m

In 14th-century Scotland, Robert the Bruce claims the crown and leads a fierce uprising to win back the country’s independence from English rule.

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8. Hurricane Heist

2018 ‧ Crime/Disaster ‧ 1h 44m

The rural town of New Hope, Ala., has a pair of super-sized problems heading its way: There’s a hurricane bearing down on the Gulf coastline, and there’s a team of 30 well-armed mercenaries intent on looting the local treasury facility.

9. Close

2019 ‧ Thriller/Action ‧ 1h 34m

When attackers target the heiress she’s protecting, battle-hardened bodyguard Sam scrambles to save her client — and teach her how to fight back.

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10 The Otherhood

2019 ‧ Comedy ‧ 1h 40m

They’re mothers first, best friends always. But moving forward means letting go — and rediscovering who they are.

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1. What/If

Desperate to secure funding for her med-tech startup, an idealistic scientist and her husband strike an outrageous deal with a mysterious investor.

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2. Elite

When three working-class teens enroll in an exclusive private school in Spain, the clash between them and the wealthy students leads to murder.

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3. Money Heist

A criminal mastermind who goes by “The Professor” has a plan to pull off the biggest heist in recorded history — to print billions of euros in the Royal Mint of Spain. To help him carry out the ambitious plan, he recruits eight people with certain abilities and who have nothing to lose. The group of thieves take hostages to aid in their negotiations with the authorities, who strategize to come up with a way to capture The Professor. As more time elapses, the robbers prepare for a showdown with the police.

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4. Prison Break

Michael Scofield is a desperate man in a desperate situation. His brother, Lincoln Burrows, was convicted of a crime he didn’t commit and put on Death Row. Michael holds up a bank to get himself incarcerated alongside his brother in Fox River State Penitentiary, then sets in motion a series of elaborate plans to break Lincoln out and prove his innocence. Once out of jail, their perils aren’t over — the brothers must flee to escape recapture and battle an intricate political conspiracy that puts everyone’s life at risk.

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5. Dynasty

The Carringtons and the Colbys feud for control over their fortune — and their children — in this updated reboot of the classic prime-time soap.

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6. Unbelievable


As a traumatized young woman reports being raped by an intruder, she faces a whirlwind of emotions — and increasingly skeptical questions from police.

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7. Greenleaf

Although members of the Greenleaf family run a Memphis megachurch, their business and personal lives are tainted with greed, adultery and other sins.

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8. 13 Reasons Why

As the school mourns the death of Hannah Baker, her friend Clay receives a box of tapes with messages she recorded before she committed suicide.

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9. Sex Education

Insecure Otis has all the answers when it comes to sex advice, thanks to his therapist mom. So rebel Maeve proposes a school sex-therapy clinic.

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10. The I-land

Ten people wake up on an enigmatic island missing their memories. Instead of answers, they find danger — in the water and in one another.

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Just sit back and enjoy the movies and series.  You can add them all to you ‘My List‘ on Netflix so you don’t forget.

PS: All these movies (apart from Hurricane Heist) are available on Nigeria Netflix.