Netflix Instant for Every Situation

5 Movies for When You’re Supremely Jealous of Kate Middleton and Need to Be Reminded of What She’s Actually Getting Herself Into
The Young Victoria
Richard III
A Man for All Seasons
The Last Emperor
Lady Jane

5 Movies for When You Want to Brush Up on Your Athletic Jargon and Relate to Sports Fans Without Having to Actually Watch a Game
Field of Dreams
Rudy
The Basketball Diaries
Jerry McGuire
Rookie of the Year

5 Movies for When You’re Going Through Your Bi-Annual “Maybe I’ll Take a Photography Class…” Phase
Amadeus
Frida
Exit Through the Gift Shop
Center Stage
Quills

5 Movies You Will Not Actually Watch but Will Look Impressive in Your Queue If Anyone Comes Over
Wild Strawberries
Nights of Cabiria
The 400 Blows
The Stoning of Soraya M
Ken Burns’ the Civil War

5 Movies for When You Don’t Even Have the Energy to Pretend to Want to Watch Anything Other Than a British Costume Drama
Bleak House
Daniel Deronda
Emma
Downton Abbey
Wives And Daughters

5 Movies About Teens With Special Powers, Because Maybe in Your Own Prolonged Adolescence You’ll Develop the Ability to Fly or Something
Teen Wolf
Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Practical Magic
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
The Lost Boys

5 Movies You Won’t Tell a Soul You’ve Seen and If Someone Notices It on Your Recently Watched List You’ll Act Confused and Blame a Technical Glitch
Beauty and the Briefcase
Zombie Strippers
Dogs: Decoded
Monique: I Could’a Been Your Cellmate
Yentl

5 Movies Starring Helena Bonham Carter, in Case You Need an HBC Fix, and Fast
A Room With a View
Howard’s End
Sixty-Six
Conversations With Other Women
Alice in Wonderland

5 Movies That Were Vaguely Unsettling as a Child but You’re Ready to Give Them a Second Chance
Harry and the Hendersons
Mac and Me
Labyrinth
Little Monsters
Where the Red Fern Grows

5 Predecessors Of Popular Contemporary Movies To Watch So You Can Forever Annoy Your Friends By Asking Them To Specify “The Original Or The Remake?” When They’re Brought Up In Conversation
The Taking Of The Pelham 1,2,3 (1974)
Ocean’s 11 (1960)
The Italian Job (1969)
The Producers (1968)
8 ½ (1963)

Chiara Atik is a writer for HowAboutWe.com, a Netflix Instant enthusiast, and a willing candidate for Lady-In-Waiting, should Kate Middleton be reading this right now and interested.

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