Best Movies on Apple TV+

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CODA (2021): A family film about pursuing your dreams

IMDb rating : 8.0/10

Starring : Emilia Jones, Troy Coser, Marlee Matlin

director : Sian Hurd

Rating : PG-13

run : 1 hour 51 minutes

This Apple original tells the story of 17-year-old Ruby (Emilia Jones), the only hearing member of a deaf family, also known as a "CODA" (Child of Deaf Adults). She worked as a translator for her family while working on a struggling fishing boat.

But when she joins the high school choir and develops a passion for music, she's torn between pursuing her dreams and her obligations to her family.

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Come From Away (2021): Best for Broadway fans

IMDb rating : 8.5/10

Starring : Petrina Bromley, Jen Colella, Delon Grant

director : Christopher Ashley

Rating : TV-14

Running time : 1 hour 40 minutes

Filmed at New York City's Gerald Schoenfeld Theater in front of 9/11 survivors and frontline workers, this award-winning Broadway musical tells the story of the 7,000 people stranded in the aftermath of the grounding of flights on September 11, 2001. Small town story.

The townspeople welcome them all as they grapple with the events of the day and find new hope in the extraordinary circumstances.


Wolfwalkers (2020): A Beautiful Animated Fantasy Film

IMDb rating : 8.0/10

Starring : Honor Nafsi/Eva Whitaker/Sean Bean

Director : Tom Moore Ross Stewart

Rating : PG

run : 1 hour 43 minutes

Wolfwalkers is a cute animated adventure film about a girl and her father who are sent to exterminate all the wolves in the forest surrounding the village of Kilkenny, Ireland. But there's more than a little magic in those woods and those wolves.

The film has a rich visual style, strong voice acting, and plenty of Irish folklore. Great for the whole family to watch together.

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The year the planet changed (2021): A positive look at the Covid-19 pandemic

IMDb rating : 8.2/10

Starring : David Attenborough

director : Tom Beard

Rating : TV-PG

run : 48 minutes

This special documentary narrated by David Attenborough tells some of the more inspiring stories of 2020. When the Covid-19 virus sickened and killed millions of people and the entire world went into lockdown, it had a positive impact on the environment.

Whales are returning to Glacier Bay, capybaras are starting to appear in suburban areas across South America, and more. This documentary documents how small changes in human behavior, such as skipping cruises or closing beaches for a few days a year, can have a huge impact on nature and provide a blueprint for how we can live more harmoniously with the environment in the future.

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Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry (2021) - The singer's coming-of-age story

IMDb rating : 7.7/10

Starring : billie eilish

director : RJ Cutler

Rating : R

run : 2 hours and 20 minutes

Billie Eilish is one of the hottest new stars in the music industry, and now she's getting her own documentary on Apple TV.

The World's a Little Blurry chronicles the teenage singer-songwriter's rise from an ordinary 17-year-old girl to a household name while recording and releasing her debut album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go ? ” What is it like for a teenager to live on the road, tour around the world and record chart-topping songs with your family? This film attempts to answer these questions and more.

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Tetris (2023): The thrilling story behind the world's most popular video game

IMDb rating : 7.4/10

Starring : Taron Egerton/Nikita Efremov/Sofia Lebedeva

director : Jon Baird

Rating : R

run : 1 hour 58 minutes

Tetris is a simple game, but it has a complex backstory involving the Cold War and corporate espionage. Henk Rogers (Taron Egerton) travels between Moscow and Japan to bring Alexey Pajitnov's (Nikita Efremov) project to the masses.

Tetris tells the true story of how the world's most popular video game evolved from a Soviet laboratory to a Nintendo console

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Cha Cha Zhen Shun (2022): A touching love story

IMDb rating : 7.3/10

Starring : Cooper Reiff, Dakota Johnson, Evan Asante

director : Cooper Reiff

score : right

run : 1 hour, 47 minute

While Andrew (Cooper Reiff)'s girlfriend was studying abroad, he found a job as a party host for a local coming-of-age ceremony. Unexpectedly, he formed a connection with the mother of an autistic child, who was impressed by Andrew's ability to make anyone dance.

"Cha Cha" is not exactly a romantic comedy , it will probably make you laugh and cry at the same time. The film is released simultaneously in theaters and on Apple TV+.


Palmer (2021): A drama about family and picking up the pieces

IMDb rating : 7.3/10

Starring : Justin Timberlake, Ryder Allen, Joan Squibb

Director : Fisher Stevens

Rating : R

run : 1 hour 50 minutes

Palmer tells the story of a college football player (Justin Timberlake) who returns to his hometown to restart his life after serving time in prison. There, he meets a little boy (Ryder Allen) who was abandoned by his mother. Maybe they could put their shattered lives back together if Palmer's past didn't get in the way.


The Velvet Underground (2021): Documenting one of rock’s most influential bands

IMDb rating : 7.3/10

Starring : Mary Woronoff, Lou Reed, Jonathan Richman

director : Todd Haynes

Rating : R

run : 1 hour 50 minutes

Although they were not commercially successful at the height of their career in the 1960s and 1970s, the Velvet Underground are now considered one of the most influential rock bands of all time.

This new documentary chronicles the band's rise to fame, combining in-depth interviews with never-before-seen performances and some experimental art. Dark and awe-inspiring, the film is a worthy follow-up for director Todd Haynes, who was also responsible for Bob Dylan's I'm Not There .

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Snoopy Gift: The One and Only Marcy (2023) - A gift for your friends

IMDb rating : 7.1/10

Starring : Arianna McDonald, Lexi Perry, Etienne Kelic

director : Raymond S.Percy

Movie rating : TV-G

Running time : 39 minutes

Marcy, Peppermint Patty's perennial sidekick, finally gets her chance to shine whether she wants it to or not. She has always preferred supporting her peers from the sidelines, but after being nominated as class president against her will, Marcy embraces her new leadership role in her own unique way.

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The Tragedy of Macbeth (2022): Joel Coen’s take on Shakespeare’s doomed Scottish king

IMDb rating : 7.1/10

Starring : Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Alex Hassell

director : Joel Cohen

Rating : R

run : 1 hour 45 minutes

Many directors have their own interpretations of Shakespeare's works, but Joel Coen's adaptation of Macbeth promises to be an interesting adaptation. Denzel Washington plays the titular Scottish king, who is doomed by his own madness and ambition, while Frances McDormand plays his murderous wife.

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Flora and Sons (2023): A musical about family

IMDb rating : 7.0/10

Starring : Eve Hewson/Joseph Gordon-Levitt/Jack Reynor

director : John Carney

Rating : R

Performance time : 1 hour 36 minutes

A single mother (Flora) is raising a troubled son in Dublin, and she's doing her best to keep the boy from jail. "Flora and Son" is a blend of emotion and plenty of music that's bound to make you tear up, and might even convince you to find your own guitar in a pile of junk.

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Fincher (2021): A road trip of a man, a dog and a robot

IMDb rating : 6.9/10

Starring : Tom Hanks, Caleb Landry Jones

director : Miguel Sapochnik

Rating : PG-13

run : 1 hour 55 minutes

Finch (Tom Hanks) is a robotics engineer in a post-apocalyptic world. For years, he lived in an underground bunker with his dog Goodyear and worked on developing a robot named Jeff.

But when Finch wants to make sure Goodyear is taken care of after he's gone, he embarks on a road trip through the American Wild West. It's an unusual premise, but Hanks is always worth watching, and the film promises some heart and humor.

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The Greatest Beer Run of All Time (2022): A Toast to the Unsung War Heroes

IMDb rating : 6.8/10

Starring : Zac Efron, Russell Crowe, Bill Murray

director : Peter Farrelly

Rating : R

run : 2 hours and 6 minutes

During the height of the Vietnam War, former U.S. Marine John "Kiki" Donoghue (Zac Efron) embarks on a dangerous mission to provide liquid courage to the front lines. Not knowing what awaits him, Chicky turns to war photographer Arthur Russell Coates (Crowe) for help.

Sound crazy? Believe it or not, this actually happened. With its stellar cast, The Greatest Beer Run of All Time deftly walks the line between comedy and serious social commentary.

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Swan Song (2021): A sci-fi movie about grief

IMDb rating : 6.8/10

Starring : Mahershala Ali/Naomie Harris/Glenn Close

Director : Benjamin Cleary

Rating : R

Running time : 1 hour 56 minutes

Swan Song is a tear-jerking film starring Mahershala Ali as Cameron, a husband and father diagnosed with a terminal illness. His doctor (Glenn Close) offers him an interesting solution: replace himself with a clone. What steps will Cameron take to protect his family from grief?

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Causeway (2022): A soldier’s story of war scars

IMDb rating : 6.6/10

Starring : Jennifer Lawrence/Brian Tyree Henry/Linda Eamonn

director : Lila Neugebauer

score : right

Running time : 1 hour 32 minutes

Soldier Linsey (Jennifer Lawrence) suffered a brain injury on the battlefield in Afghanistan and was sent home to recover after surviving. As Lindsey struggles to reintegrate into her family and society, she begins counting down the days until her next deployment.

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Lucky (2022): An Apple Original Animation for the Whole Family

IMDb rating : 6.4/10

Starring : Eva Noblezada, Simon Pegg, Jane Fonda

director : Peggy Holmes

score : TVG

run : 1 hour 37 minutes

Have you ever felt that you have the worst luck in the world? Well, you don't know. Sam Greenfield (Eva Noblezada) is the unluckiest girl in the world, but when she meets a magical cat named Bob (Simon Pegg), her fate begins to change .

Apple TV+ has a ton of kid-friendly content but not many family-friendly movies, so Luck is a welcome addition to the platform. Luck is an Apple original, so you won't find it on Disney+ or any other streaming service.

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Beanie Babies (2023): The most authentic story behind Beanie Babies

IMDb rating : 6.3/10

Starring : Zach Galifianakis, Elizabeth Banks, Sarah Snook

director : Kristen Gore, Damian Kulash

score : right

Running time : 1 hour 50 minutes

After Cabbage Patch Kids and before NFTs, there were Beanie Babies. The comedy tells the true story of toymaker Ty Warner (Zach Galifianakis) and the woman who turned stuffed bears into high-priced collectibles.

Like the plush doll itself, Beanie Bubbles are light and fluffy. Backed by a solid cast of comedians, it pairs perfectly with the book it's based on , The Great Beanie Babies Bubbles .

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Liberation (2022): The grittiest escape story inspired by history

IMDb rating : 6.2/10

Starring : Will Smith, Ben Foster, Charmaine Binwa

director : Antoine Fuqua

Rating : R

run : 2 hours and 12 minutes

In 1860s Louisiana, a slave named Peter (Will Smith) escapes from a plantation, but he's still far from freedom. He must leave the South before he can be safely repatriated.

The protagonist of "Emancipation" was inspired by a real-life runaway slave. However, the film takes historical liberties and turns his story into an action movie.

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Raymond & Ray (2022): A dark comedy that digs deep

IMDb rating : 6.2/10

Starring : Ethan Hawke, Ewan McGregor, Woody Curtis-Hall

director : Rodrigo Garcia

Rating : R

run : 1 hour 45 minutes

After the death of his abusive father, Raymond (Ewan McGregor) and his half-brother Ray (Ethan Hawke) are forced to reconcile and fulfill their father's dying wish: to have his The two sons dug his grave together.

"Raymond and Ray" tells a simple story but has a stellar cast. Although its central themes are trauma and grief, the film highlights the healing power of humor.

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"It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" (1966): A classic Halloween special returns

IMDb rating : 8.1/10

Starring : Peter Robbins, Sally Drill, Cathy Steinberg

director : Bill Melendez

Rating : TV-G

Running time : 25 minutes

I got a rock. Yes, this is the great old cartoon we all remember from our childhood, now ready to be passed on to the next generation.

If you haven't seen it yet, the story revolves around Linus waiting in a pumpkin patch for the arrival of the Great Pumpkin, a character who is supposed to bring gifts to children. In this cartoon we also see the famous meme scene of Lucy, Charlie Brown and football.