The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from ‘Army of the Dead’ to ‘2 Hearts’

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Summary List Placement9. “Flipped” (2010)

Description: “Bryce and Juli first meet as children, with Juli having a crush on Bryce. As they mature, it appears their bond may blossom into something more.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 54%

What critics said: “At times, the movie feels like a commercial for Wonder Bread, stretched to feature length.” — Washington Post

8. “Awake” (2021, Netflix original)

Description: “After a global event wipes out humanity’s ability to sleep, a troubled ex-soldier fights to save her family as society and her mind spiral into chaos.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 33%

What critics said: “There is no getting around it: Mark Raso’s ‘Awake’ is bad. But at least it’s so bad that it’s often ludicrously laughable: Netflix may well have a cult turkey on its hands.” — New York Times

7. “The Mitchells vs. the Machines” (2021, Netflix original)

Description: “A robot apocalypse put the brakes on their cross-country road trip. Now it’s up to the Mitchells — the world’s weirdest family — to save the human race.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 98%

What critics said: “In ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines,’ family life is a brilliant, ever-changing collage.” — Associated Press

6. “Army of the Dead” (2021, Netflix original)

Description: “After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries takes the ultimate gamble by venturing into the quarantine zone for the greatest heist ever.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 69%

What critics said: “Death comes for us all, and if we’re fortunate, it’s a very slow walker. Enjoying ‘Army of the Dead’ doesn’t require much more than appreciating that. Our collective starvation for thrills and wonder probably sauces its appeal even more.” — Salon

5. “Xtreme” (2021, Netflix original)

Description: “In this fast-paced and action-packed thriller, a retired hitman — along with his sister and a troubled teen — takes revenge on his lethal stepbrother.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: N/A

What critics said: “Amplifies the representative elements with style, dark humor, and murderous pizzazz.” — Decider

4. “Monsters vs. Aliens” (2009)

Description: “After Susan Murphy is struck by a meteor and grows to be 50 feet tall, she’s captured by the government and shuttled to a secret compound.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 73%

What critics said: “Monsters vs Aliens is skilfully animated and spasmodically funny, but you get the impression the film’s seven (!) writers ran out of ideas two-thirds of the way through.” — Time Out

3. “Trouble” (2021, Netflix original)

Description: “The privileged life of a pampered dog named Trouble is turned upside-down when he gets lost and must learn to survive on the big-city streets.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: N/A

What critics said: “It has all the individuality of a dixie cup and just as disposable.” — FilmWeek

2. “Home” (2015)

Description: “When misfit alien Oh mistakenly sends a party invite to the entire galaxy, he goes on the run to avoid trouble and befriends spunky human girl Tip.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 52%

What critics said: “When Tip and Oh realize how wrong they’ve been about so many things, they begin moving …read more

Source:: Business Insider


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