Special Report

50 Best Movies Available to Stream That You've Never Seen

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35. Reversal of Fortune (1990)
> Directed by: Barbet Schroeder
> Starring: Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Ron Silver
> Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
> Available on: Google Play Movies, YouTube, Vudu, Cinemax Amazon Channel, Amazon Video, HBO Now, HBO Now Amazon Channel, HBO Go, DIRECTV, FandangoNOW, Microsoft Store, Apple iTunes

Jeremy Irons stars as disgraced New York socialite Claus Von Bulow who is accused of poisoning his wife Sunny with an overdose of insulin after she ends up in a coma. The movie was directed by Barbet Schroeder and is based on the book by Von Bulow’s defense attorney Alan Dershowitz. Critics on Rotten Tomatoes hailed the screenplay from Nicholas Kazan and gave the movie a Freshness score of 94%.

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34. Bang Bang You’re Dead (2002)
> Directed by: Guy Ferland
> Starring: Tom Cavanagh, Ben Foster, Randy Harrison
> Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
> Available on: Vudu, Google Play Movies, YouTube, DIRECTV, Microsoft Store, Redbox, FandangoNOW

Produced in part by Showtime Networks, this portrayal of a bullied adolescent explores the topic of violence in schools. Though it premiered on television, the movie has since garnered a rating of 90% from audiences on Rotten Tomatoes with more than 8,000 users voting.

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33. The Wings of the Dove (1997)
> Directed by: Iain Softley
> Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Alex Jennings
> Genre: Drama, Romance
> Available on: Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, YouTube, Hoopla, Vudu, Redbox, Cinemax Amazon Channel, Max Go

Helen Bonham Carter (“The King’s Speech” “The Crown”) stars in this story about the class divides in Europe at the turn of the last century and the experiences of star-crossed lovers. Iain Softley directed the story based on a Henry James novel. Carol Buckland of CNN.com called the movie “exquisite — and very adult — entertainment.”

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32. Saving Face (2004)
> Directed by: Alice Wu
> Starring: Joan Chen, Michelle Krusiec, Lynn Chen
> Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
> Available on: YouTube, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, Apple iTunes, Microsoft Store, FandangoNOW

“Saving Face” tells the story of two young Chinese-American women who fall in love despite the stigma of homosexuality in their culture. The character-driven film’s mix of drama, romance, and comedy was a hit with most of the critics and audiences who saw it, earning ratings of 86% from the former and 88% from the latter on Rotten Tomatoes.

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31. Any Day Now (2012)
> Directed by: Travis Fine
> Starring: Alan Cumming, Garret Dillahunt, Isaac Leyva
> Genre: Drama
> Available on: Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video, Kanopy, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, Apple iTunes, Fandor Amazon Channel, Hoopla

Alan Cumming and Garret Dillahunt play a couple that take in a teenager with Down syndrome who has been abandoned by his mother. But their attempt to adopt him is opposed by the legal system. The film received a Freshness score of 79% on Rotten Tomatoes, and 76% of audiences liked the movie.