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Every 2014 Movie You Can Now Watch On Netflix

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Face it, you didn't really go to the cinema as many times as you wanted this year. What with the increasingly absurd ticket prices and the intimidating amount of options out there, the list of films you've missed is damn long.

So with some free time ahead of you, it's a perfect time to catch up. We've trawled through Netflix UK and found their 2014 additions for you to check out. We'll update the list with anything else added before the end of the year.

The Railway Man

The Railway Man

Starring: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Irvine

UK cinema release: January 10

Plot: A former prisoner of war discovers that the man who tortured him is still alive and sets out to track him down

See it because: Firth and Kidman both give reliably excellent performances while the film offers up a grim and intense view of war

Watch it here


The Square

The Square

Starring: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmed Hassan, Dina Abdullah

UK cinema release: January 10

Plot: A documentary about the Egyptian Revolution focusing on the chaos of Tahrir Square

See it because: This Oscar-nominated doc has an incredible 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes for a reason - it's illuminating, gripping, heartbreaking and impeccably made

Watch it here


Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner

UK cinema release: February 7

Plot: In mid-80s Texas, electrician Ron Woodruff discovers he has AIDS and only 30 days to live. Unwilling to accept this diagnosis, he starts to smuggle unapproved drugs to help him and other sufferers.

See it because: The Oscar-winning performances from McConaughey and Leto power a fascinating look at a terrifying time in history

Watch it here


Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas

UK cinema release: February 7

Plot: The story behind Charles Dickens and his secret love affair with a young woman who became his mistress and his muse

See it because: What could have been a clichéd period drama is elevated by a refreshingly subtle take and two sterling lead performances

Watch it here


Robocop

Robocop

Starring: Joel Kinnaman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L Jackson

UK cinema release: February 7

Plot: After a Detroit detective is critically injured in a car bomb, he is used in a new program that gives him a cybernetic body.and software. 

See it because: Despite early fears, it was much smarter than many expected, adding some timely social commentary to a set of engaging action sequences

Watch it here


Bastards

Bastards

Starring: Vincent Lindon, Chiara Mastroianni, Julie Bataille

UK cinema release: February 14

Plot: A sea-captain returns to France to protect his sister and his niece who owe money to a sinister businessman

See it because: It's a strange and menacing thriller that's strong on atmosphere and intrigue

Watch it here


Stalingrad

Stalingrad

Starring: Pyotr Fyodorov, Thomas Kretschmann, Yanina Studilina

UK cinema release: February 21

Plot: A group of Russian soldiers battle against German forces as they try to maintain control of a strategic building in WWII

See it because: It's a visually impressive action film with some stunning effects

Watch it here


Nymphomaniac

Nymphomaniac Parts I & II

Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Jamie Bell

UK cinema release: February 22

Plot: A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac tells her life story to an older man who takes her in

See it because: It's a deliberately provocative yet fascinating two-parter with a string of great performances

Watch it here and here


The Machine

The Machine

Starring: Toby Stephens, Caity Lotz, Denis Lawson

UK cinema release: March 21

Plot: Programmers create the first piece of self-aware artificial intelligence but the Ministry of Defence steal it and turn it into a robotic weapon

See it because: It's a daring and thought-provoking British sci-fi thriller with more ambition and smarts than the average Hollywood equivalent

Watch it here


Afternoon Delight

Afternoon Delight

Starring: Kathryn Hahn, Juno Temple, Josh Radnor

UK cinema release: March 28

Plot: A bored housewife strikes up a strange new friendship with a stripper who she asks to move in with her and her family

See it because: Ignoring the sitcom premise, this is a funny and well-observed look at a woman trying, and often failing, to recapture the happiness of her youth

Watch it here


The Lunchbox

The Lunchbox

Starring: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

UK cinema release: April 11

Plot: An unhappy housewife hopes that she can cook her way back to her husband's heart but her artfully prepared lunchboxes are delivered to the wrong man, who she starts a dialogue with, through these lunches

See it because: It's an incredibly charming film that's warm, funny and filled with delicious food

Watch it here


We Are The Best

We Are The Best!

Starring: Mira Grosin, Mira Barkhammar, Liv LeMoyne

UK cinema release: April 18

Plot: In 80s Stockholm, three teenage girls decide to form a punk band

See it because: Director Lukas Moodysson again shows his knack for perfectly capturing youth culture with this sweetly told and satisfyingly rebellious tale

Watch it here


Touchy Feely

Touchy Feely

Starring: Rosemarie DeWitt, Ellen Page, Scoot McNairy

UK cinema release: May 16

Plot: A massage therapist suddenly finds herself uncontrollable averse to any form of bodily contact leading to, well, complications

See it because: It's packed with great performances and some warm, well-observed comedy

Watch it here


The Sacrament

The Sacrament

Starring: A.J. Bowen, Joe Swanberg,. Amy Seimetz

UK cinema release: June 8

Plot: A photographer's sister joins a cult and he goes with a Vice documentary crew to find her

See it because: It's a smartly made film that builds up the tension without ever resorting to gore

Watch it here

 

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