Netflix movies and series: Offbeat

38 movies and series in the offbeat category


The Sweet Life
Two strangers with suicidal tendencies embark on a cross-country trek to San Francisco, where they plan to jump from the Golden Gate Bridge.
17 August 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 90 minutes
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Donald Cried
When a slick New Yorker returns to his working-class hometown to settle his grandmother's estate, he runs into a childhood friend he hoped to avoid.
17 August 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 88 minutes
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Take Me
With his simulated kidnapping business flagging, an entrepreneur jumps at a weekend abduction opportunity -- only to find the job isn't what it seems.
13 July 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 84 minutes
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Okja
A gentle giant and the girl who raised her are caught in the crossfire between animal activism, corporate greed and scientific ethics.
29 June 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 121 minutes
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Riverdale
While navigating the troubled waters of sex, romance, school and family, teen Archie and his gang become entangled in a dark Riverdale mystery.
25 May 2017 | Show | 2017
Rory Scovel Tries Stand-Up for the First Time
Comedian Rory Scovel storms the stage in Atlanta, where he shares unfocused thoughts about things that mystify him, relationships and the "Thong Song."
18 May 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 66 minutes
Little Boxes
After moving from New York City to a small town in Washington state, a biracial couple and their preteen son struggle to adjust to life in suburbia.
28 April 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 89 minutes
Tramps
Pulled into a shady briefcase swap for different reasons, young strangers Danny and Ellie spend an eventful night together when the deal goes wrong.
28 April 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 83 minutes
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Arctic Heart
Madly in love with a brilliant scientist studying an immunizing protein produced by penguins, a timid med student offers her body to his research.
28 April 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 81 minutes
Manglehorn
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A reclusive small-town locksmith who can't stop writing letters to a lost love meets a kindly bank teller who challenges him to look to the future.
20 April 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 97 minutes
The Carmichael Show
Comic Jerrod Carmichael mines laughs from his personal life in this sitcom set in Charlotte, North Carolina, and based on his own overbearing family.
4 April 2017 | Show | 2016
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Maria Bamford: Old Baby
Maria Bamford performs a rapid-fire, playful stand-up set for crowds at park benches, bowling alleys and LA theaters in this roving comedy special.
4 April 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 64 minutes
Mystery Science Theater 3000
Hosts Joel and Mike and their robot companions offer hilarious running commentary on B movies they're forced to watch in these classic MST3K episodes.
17 March 2017 | Show | 1999
Vizontele Tuuba
With civil war looming, a TV-obsessed Turkish town is bemused when a bureaucrat and his daughter arrive to modernize their library.
14 March 2017 | Movie | 2004 | 106 minutes
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The Young Offenders
Never ones to think things through, two Irish teens steal bicycles and set off to the coast to find a bale of cocaine from a smuggler’s capsized ship.
9 March 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 83 minutes
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Hap and Leonard
In late 1980s Texas, two best friends get involved in darkly comic misadventures by hiring themselves out to shady clients for illicit ends.
2 March 2017 | Show | 2016
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GLOW
In 1980s LA, a crew of misfits reinvent themselves as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. A comedy by the team behind "Orange Is the New Black."
2 March 2017 | Show | 2017
Tales of Masked Men: A Journey through Lucha Libre
This program profiles three legendary wrestlers as it explores the colorful, fascinating and mysterious world of lucha libre Mexican wrestling.
2 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2012 | 55 minutes
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David Brent: Life on the Road
With "The Office" long in the past, middling salesman David Brent ditches work and goes on tour with his rock band in a disastrous stab at stardom.
16 February 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 96 minutes
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Antibirth
A party girl finds she's pregnant after a wild night, although she hasn't had sex. As the pregnancy advances, bizarre phenomena begin to surround her.
9 February 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 94 minutes
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37
A real-life tragedy inspired this drama about the vicious 1964 murder of a woman witnessed by 37 people, none of whom intervened to stop it.
9 February 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 81 minutes
Closet Monster
A gay teen who dreams of becoming a special-effects makeup artist struggles with his sexuality, traumatized by a hate crime he witnessed as a child.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 89 minutes
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Halloweed
Stoners meet splatter when a serial killer's son and his slacker stepbrother move to a rural town, but their evil legacy follows close behind.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 101 minutes
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Take the 10
Two buddies working dead-end cashier jobs endure a mind-blowing series of events on their quest to get to the hip-hop show of their lives.
12 January 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 80 minutes
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore
A timid nursing assistant gets a new lease on life when she and a neighborhood loner track down the degenerates who broke into her house.
8 December 2016 | Movie | 2017 | 96 minutes
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Burn After Reading
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In this tale of poorly executed espionage, an ousted CIA official loses his memoir to moronic gym employees, who use it to try to turn a profit.
21 November 2016 | Movie | 2008 | 95 minutes
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Sex and Broadcasting: A Film About WFMU
This documentary captures the struggle of a quirky radio station to remain solvent while offering proudly eccentric programming to its listeners.
1 November 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 78 minutes
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Undecided: The Movie
Following two undecided voters on the 2016 presidential campaign trail, this mockumentary blends in real interactions with candidates for extra fun.
19 October 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 86 minutes
A Series of Unfortunate Events
The extraordinary Baudelaire orphans face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf in their fateful quest to unlock long-held family secrets.
14 October 2016 | Show | 2017
Pacific Heat
In this animated satire, a covert squad of operatives short on smarts but long on confidence tackles crime on the glitzy Gold Coast of Australia.
14 October 2016 | Show | 2016

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