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Now Streaming: Night Moves, Good Morning, Vietnam, and More

Plus, a number of old favorites on Netflix, including an Oscar-winner directed by Robert Redford.

by | September 2, 2014 | Comments

The two new movies available on streaming video this week aren’t the biggest titles, but they’re both Certified Fresh. In addition, we’ve got a number of classics and old favorites newly added to Netflix, including an iconic jailbreak movie, the Robin Williams film that earned him his first Oscar nod, a Robert Redford Best Picture-winner, and a little movie about a Jamaican bobsled team that went on to attract a huge fanbase. Read on for details:

Night Moves

86%

Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning in a Kelly Reichardt’s Certified Fresh drama about a group of radical environmentalists plotting an attack.

Available now on: iTunes

Fed Up

80%

This Certified Fresh documentary makes the case that the food industry is culpable for the obesity epidemic.

Available now on: iTunes

Escape from Alcatraz

96%

Clint Eastwood attempts to, y’know, escape from Alcatraz in this gritty thriller from Don Siegel, based on a real-life ascape attempt from the famed islad prison.

Available now on: Netflix

Ordinary People

89%

Robert Redford’s Best Picture-winning domestic drama stars Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, and Timothy Hutton in the moving story of a family coming apart at the sesms.

Available now on: Netflix

Good Morning, Vietnam

89%

Robin Williams got his first Best Actor Oscar nod for his portrayal of an Armed Services radio DJ during the Vietnam War in Barry Levinson’s comedy; many of Williams’ lines were famously improvised.

Available now on: Netflix

Crocodile Dundee

89%

“That’s not a knife. This is a knife!” This fish-out-of-water tale introduced the world to Paul Hogan’s titular character, who stumbles around the unfamiliar confines of New York. The film was so popular it spawned two sequels.

Available now on: Netflix

Mr. Mom

75%

Michael Keaton stars as a stay-at-home dad who learns the hard way how difficult keeping house can be.

Available now on: Netflix

Cool Runnings

76%

Loosely based on the true story of the Jamaican bobsled team that debuted in the 1988 Summer Olympics, this comedy features a killer soundtrack and one of John Candy’s final performances.

Available now on: Netflix

The Addams Family

67%

Raul Julia and Anjelica Huston headline this hit adaptation of the popular 1960s TV sitcom — itself based on a series of cartoons — about a lovingly devoted but undeniably creepy family.

Available now on: Netflix