Netflix today (October 1) is adding 43 new movies to its streaming lineup, including a highly-anticipated Netflix original.
The new films include The Guilty, a Netflix original crime drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a 911 operator whose life becomes forever altered when he receives a harrowing call from a woman who’s been kidnapped. Rottentomatoes.com, which compiles critical reviews, gives The Guilty a score of 71 out of a possible 100.
“The Guilty is another Americanized remake overshadowed by the original, but its premise is still sturdy enough to support a tense, well-acted thriller,” the site states, summarizing the reviews.
Other notable films added today to Netflix: Malcolm X, Spike Lee’s evocative 1992 drama starring Denzel Washington as the 1960s civil rights leader; Zodiac, the taut 2007 David Fincher drama starring the aforementioned Gyllenhaal as a reporter seeking clues to the identity of a real-life serial killer; and Titanic, James Cameron’s 1997 retelling of the sinking of the mighty ship, and a fabled romance with Leonard DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as the accidental partners.
Here is the complete list of new movies added today to Netflix:
Forever Rich — Netflix Film
The Guilty — Netflix Film
Swallow — Netflix Film
A Knight’s Tale
An Inconvenient Truth
As Good as It Gets
The Devil Inside
Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
Jet Li’s Fearless
The Karate Kid (2010)
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
Léon: The Professional
Observe and Report
Once Upon a Time in Mexico
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Rumor Has It…
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
Spy Kids 3: Game Over
The Ugly Truth
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