Last Updated: January 17th
While it may live in the shadow of other better-known streaming services, Hulu, once regarded simply as “that TV thing” has managed to maintain itself as a viable competitor in terms of offering a great variety of content online, including an impressive selection of quality movies, offering up everything from iconic classics to contemporary indie fare. Here’s a look at the 25 best movies on Hulu right now.
Director Wes Craven’s return to the slasher/horror genre, Scream stars Neve Campbell as Sidney Prescott, a teenager who’s target by a mysterious killer who dons a soon-to-be-iconic Ghostface mask. Inspired in part by the real-life Gainesville Ripper case, Scream became the highest-grossing slasher film of all time, and is credited with single-handedly revitalizing the genre, thanks in part to its mix of dark comedy and meta self-awareness. It would spawn three sequels, as well as an anthology horror series on MTV.
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years (2016)
Set during the touring years of The Beatles’ career, from 1962-1966, director Ron Howard crafts an intimate portrayal of the world’s most popular band with the help of both Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, along with widows Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison. Featuring 4K restorations of some of the band’s most memorable concerts, this documentary is a must for any film lover, Beatles fan or otherwise.