Netflix; love it or hate it, it’s become a staple of our modern age. But for the enormous amount of content available to stream on Netflix, it’s can still be surprisingly hard to find something you’re actually in the mood to watch right now. If you’re like me, your Netflix list is long (I think I’ve got nearly 200 movies waiting to be watched at the moment) but somehow you never want to watch any of those movies you’ve previously saved.
And the sad truth is this: the Netflix interface needs a massive overhaul. It’s very rare for me to find something great to watch just by opening up the app and seeing what Netflix presents me (even with their fancy personalization algorithms working to please me). Typically, I’m looking for something new to watch, something good to watch and something that fits my mood. And typically, many of these gems — the best movies on Netflix — aren’t readily apparent through the native Netflix interface. In fact, the problem is so bad there are a number of sites and services aiming to beat Netflix at it’s own game.
Alright, enough buildup: here are 4 awesome services to help you find something good to watch on Netflix. So stop wasting your time scrolling through movies you don’t care about and start finding and watching the best movies on Netflix right now!
Brace yourself: when you see the amazing (no joke there) interface Leanflix has put together to show you the best movies to watch not only on Netflix but also on Amazon Prime, HBO GO and iTunes you’re gonna say, “Daaang!” As I’ve changed the filters on the site to search just Netflix for the best new movies to view, I’m pretty impressed by what I see. Many of the movies I knew about already, but there were plenty I had no idea were available to watch on Netflix. What I really like about Leanflix, though, aside from their awesome recommendations of course, is how usable the site is. Movie images are large, the filters are powerful (and easy to use), it’s easy to see ratings from multiple sources (including Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB on top of the Leanflix score) and the overall site design is just super clean and modern. Ya, you’re welcome for introducing this to you.
FlickSurfer, unlike Leanflix, is a site dedicated ...