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12 Top-Rated Movies To Stream On Netflix, According To Rotten Tomatoes

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If anyone tries to make you go outside as Winter Storm Stella pounds the Northeast, just take some advice from E.T. and tell them, “I’ll be right here ... watching movies.”

© Provided by The Huffington Post Last year for Winter Storm Jonas, The Huffington Post found the highest-rated movies you could watch on Netflix at that time according to IMDb. This year, we decided to switch it up and go with Rotten Tomatoes.

For everyone staying in to avoid the storm, here are the 12 top-rated movies of all time, according to Rotten Tomatoes’ Tomatometer, that you can stream on Netflix. How fresh are they? 

12. "It Follows" (2014, 2015 Wide Release) - 97 Percent

"Mean Girls" tells us, "Don’t have sex. You will get pregnant and die." We should've listened ...

11. "The Jungle Book" (2016) - 95 Percent

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A simple bare necessity.

10. "Man on Wire" (2008) - 100 Percent

A documentary about how Philippe Petit has better balance than you.

9. "The Babadook" (2014) - 98 Percent

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Horror movie that proves it's tough being a single parent.

8. "Zootopia" (2016) - 98 Percent

Talking animals solve crimes and go to the DMV.

7. "Spotlight" (2015) - 96 Percent

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Not the Catholic Church's favorite.

6. "Sunset Boulevard" (1950) - 98 Percent

A movie that's always ready for its close-up.

5. "Laura" (1944) - 100 Percent

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"Obsessed" isn't just a Beyoncé movie. It's also the theme here.

4. "Boyhood" (2014) - 98 Percent

Watch this kid grow up. It won awards.

3. "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" (1982) - 98 Percent

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Aliens love Reese's Pieces.

2. "Metropolis" (1927) - 99 Percent

Here's what happens when a robot Catfishes society.

1. "The Third Man" (1949) - 100 Percent

On your Netflix queue, the Orson Welles classic "The Third Man" should always be first, man.


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