Hello to you, from our couch to yours. We hope you are hanging in there and coping as best you can. Through this difficult time of staying quarantined, one of the most asked questions is “what do we do” followed by what do we watch. Well don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Often movies that have big budgets and a grand star cast get all the limelight, which is not bad. However, there are some films that have brilliant content but get easily overshadowed. In this movie recommendation list, we bring to you some underrated movies that don’t just have good content but are also great movies.

Under The Skin

This sci-fi movie is a mind-bender and it’s unlike anything you will see. The story follows Scarlett Johansson who plays an alien in disguise who preys on men. This visually captivating movie seeks to understand what it means to be a human being. The film doesn’t focus too much on dialogue but draws you in with its detail and imagery.

Streaming on: Amazon Prime.

Train to Busan

This South Korean film is a zombie horror drama that mostly takes place in a train that’s headed to Busan. A passenger who has been infected by the zombie infection enters this train and threatens the safety and well-being of the other passengers. Get ready to witness a father try and get his daughter to a safe place and save her from this virus. If you are up for a challenge and have the guts go ahead and watch this movie.

Streaming on: Netflix

The Master

This is a brilliant film that follows the life of Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix) who is a traumatized World War II veteran who is struggling to adjust to a post-war society. Along his journey, he meets Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman) who is a leader of a religious cult known as “The Cause”. Freddie takes a liking to this movement and begins to travel with Dodd’s family to preach the teachings of the cult. This film so brilliantly depicts the horrors of an individual who is lost, alone, and feels like he doesn’t belong.

Streaming on: Youtube

The Assistant

This film revolves around a young woman who enters a film production company and slowly begins to understand the subtle as well as overtly obvious gender-discriminatory and toxic work culture around her. Starring Julia Garner, this film will leave you feeling highly unsettled as you watch how sexual advances and predatory behavior by men is covered up. Don’t miss watching this amazing film. Add it to your must-watch list now.

Streaming on: Netflix


This film is a gripping thriller that will leave you at the edge of your seat. The story focuses on the abduction of two little girls and the police’s search for them. However, after the police release a suspect due to the lack of evidence, the father of one of the girls decides to take matters into his own hands. Starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal, this intense film makes for a great watch.

Streaming on: Amazon Prime

The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

This film is based on the memoir by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer with the same name. The story follows a teenager who invented a wind-powered electric water pump to help his small village survive a severe drought. This is an incredible film that is emotional and will inspire you to live life with purpose and passion.

Streaming on: Netflix


This is an incredible documentary film that exposes an elaborate doping scandal that led to the suspension of the Russian anti-doping laboratory. Icarus also claims that Putin, the President of Russia was aware of this doping system. Get ready to watch this award-winning film that will shock you and definitely not bore you.

Streaming on: Netflix

Like we said earlier, we’ve got you covered as far as movie recommendations go. Check out some other great movies that you can watch as you live the quarantined life. 
Stay indoors and stay safe!