11 of the best movies to watch on Netflix in November

11 of the best movies to watch on Netflix in November
  • Great movies like "The Social Network," "The Big Lebowski," and "Whiplash" are now available on Netflix.

  • Rom-coms like "13 Going on 30" and "Sixteen Candles" also hit the streamer this month.

  • Netflix originals like "The Killer" and "Sly" premiere in November, too.

"13 Going on 30" (November 1)

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(L-R) Judy Greer and Jennifer Garner in "13 Going on 30."Sony Pictures

This great rom-com follows a teen who just wants to be 30, flirty, and thriving.

After 13-year-old Jenna Rink gets her wish, grown-up Jenna (Jennifer Garner) must learn to navigate her adult life and job at a New York-based magazine.

The movie also has a great supporting cast including Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, and Andy Serkis.

"The Big Lebowski" (November 1)

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Jeff Bridges in "The Big Lebowski."Gramercy Pictures

The Coen brothers' version of a crime noir has become a cult classic. It follows bowling enthusiast Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski who is in search of a rug that was stolen from him. He encounters clueless nihilist thugs and a porn king and drinks lots of White Russians in the process.

Jeff Bridges delivers one of the best performances of his career as Lebowski. John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Julianne Moore, and John Turturro also star.

"Desperado" (November 1)

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Antonio Banderas in "Desperado."Columbia Pictures/"Desperado"

Robert Rodriguez directed this memorable Western starring Antonio Banderas as a man with a guitar case full of guns seeking revenge on a drug lord who killed his wife.

The supporting cast includes Salma Hayek, Steve Buscemi, and a cameo from Quentin Tarantino.

"Pitch Perfect" (November 1)

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Anna Kendrick in "Pitch Perfect."Universal

In "Pitch Perfect," an all-girl a cappella group called the Barden Bellas try to find their former glory with a new crop of performers.

Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, and Brittany Snow all deliver great performances.

"Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" (November 1)

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Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winstead in "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World."Universal Pictures

If you're excited about the upcoming anime series "Scott Pilgrim Takes Off" on Netflix, check out the movie to tide you over.

In this Edgar Wright-directed comedy, Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) battles the evil exes of his new girlfriend Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead). The movie has become beloved for its blend of rom-com elements and comic and video-game vibes.

"Sixteen Candles" (November 1)

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Molly Ringwald and Michael Schoeffling in "Sixteen Candles."Paramount Pictures

If you are looking to dive into a classic rom-com, you can't go wrong with this John Hughes hit starring Molly Ringwald and Anthony Michael Hall.

"The Social Network" (November 1)

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Jesse Eisenberg in "The Social Network."Sony

David Fincher delivered a perfect glimpse at the origin of Facebook and its creator Mark Zuckerberg with "The Social Network." Jesse Eisenberg plays Zuckerberg, who created the social media platform out of his college dorm room following a bad breakup.

"Whiplash" (November 1)

(L-R) Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons in "Whiplash."Sony Pictures Classics

Director Damien Chazelle created a thrilling drama about an aspiring jazz drummer (Miles Teller) pushed to extreme limits by his abusive instructor (J.K. Simmons). Simmons' performance garnered an Oscar win.

"Sly" (November 3)

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Sylvester Stallone in "Sly."Rob DeMartin/Netflix

Sylvester Stallone's life and career are examined in this fast-paced documentary.

"The Killer" (November 10)

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Michael Fassbender in "The Killer."Netflix

David Fincher's latest for Netflix is an adaptation of the French graphic novel of the same name. Michael Fassbender stars as an assassin who sets out for answers after a hit goes wrong.

"Lone Survivor" (November 16)

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Mark Wahlberg in "Lone Survivor."Screenshot

Based on a true story, a Navy SEAL (Mark Wahlberg) fights for his life behind enemy lines after a failed mission to take down a Taliban leader. Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, and Ben Foster also star.

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