5 Sites and Apps to Find Movies & TV Shows to Watch on Netflix

MakeUseOf | 4/20/2019 | Mihir Patkar
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The question most of us have in our free time isn’t whether or not to stream something, it’s, “What should I watch on Netflix?” Here are a few quick ways to get an answer.

Netflix is constantly tweaking its interface to tell you to watch certain shows and movies, but sometimes, it seems like Netflix pushes its own productions too strongly while ignoring more worthy options. Third-party recommendation engines, like those in this list, can be better at finding something more suited to your palate.

Time - Bunch - Filters - Option - ****

If you don’t want to spend time tweaking a bunch of filters to find exactly what you’d like, this is the simple option. What The **** Should I Watch On Netflix (WTHSIWON) focuses on speed and simplicity, giving you one pick at a time.

First, choose whether you want movies, TV shows, or anything at random. In the second step, choose the genre. You’ll immediately get a recommendation, complete with a trailer and a recommendation.

WTHSIWON - Options - End - Recommendation - Alternative

If it’s not what you’re looking for, WTHSIWON offers a few other options at the end of the recommendation, each with an alternative to something you might have found off-putting about the main choice.

WTHSIWON is quick and clutter free. The curated lists of movies are generally rated well on movie databases.

Recommendation - List - Favorite - FlixWatch - Lists

Maybe you don’t want one recommendation but prefer to go through a list of them and choose your favorite? FlixWatch has those readymade lists for different categories, all sorted by the country you’re in.

Each country’s sub-section has lists for the 50 best movies or TV shows across genres like crime, action, comedy, family, drama, documentaries, and so on. The list has the movie’s or show’s title, a brief description, and the cast and crew details.

Info - Things - IMDb - Metacritic - Rankings

You can click “More Info” to find out things like the IMDb and Metacritic rankings, but I think it’s better...
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