Best Movies on Foxtel Now to Stream

8-Bit Christmas

There are hundreds of TV and movies to watch instantly on the Foxtel Now streaming service. To make things that little bit easier we have selected some of the best film titles available on the platform now, giving you an easy, digestible selection of content to choose from.

Best Movies on Foxtel Now to Watch and Stream this December 2021

Foxtel Now is home to hundreds of movies, including the latest blockbusters and independent releases with new titles added to the Foxtel Now library every week! The best part is you can kick it all off with a 10-day free trial, which gives you instant access to the best shows, movies – including the titles listed below.

The Best of Foxtel Now



Sort By

Free Guy

Free Guy scene

Free Guy follows Guy (who else?), a bank teller who discovers that he’s a background player in an open-world video game. Instead of staying in the background, literally, he decides to be the hero of his own story where he’s free to rewrite his fate.

  • Running time: 115 mins
  • Genre: Sci-Fi, Action-Comedy
  • Director: Shawn Levy
  • Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Lil Rel Howery, Joe Keery
  • IMDB: 7.3/10

8-Bit Christmas

8-Bit Christmas

Christmas in the 1980s is so much better when you get the very cool Nintendo before everyone else. This is exactly what 10-year-old Jake Doyle intends to do during the holiday season, but how?

  • Running time: 97 mins
  • Genre: Family comedy
  • Director: Michael Dowse
  • Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Winslow Fegley, Steve Zahn
  • IMDB: 6.8/10

Chaos Walking

Chaos Walking 2021 movie

Chaos Walking follows Todd, who lives in a dystopian world without women. In this new world, all living creatures are able to listen to each other’s thoughts in streams of images, words, and sounds called “Noise”. His life is turned upside down as she vows to protect, Viola, a mysterious woman who crash-lands on the planet.

  • Running time: 109 mins
  • Genre: Sci-fi, Adventure
  • Directors: Doug Liman
  • Stars: Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland, Mads Mikkelsen
  • IMDB: 5.8/10

The Courier

The Courier - Benedict Cumberbatch

This gripping spy thriller tells the true story of the British businessman, Greville Wynne, who got unwittingly recruited and helped MI6 penetrate the Soviet nuclear programme during the Cold War. 

  • Running time: 111 mins
  • Genre: Historical thriller
  • Directors: Dominic Cooke
  • Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan
  • IMDB: 7.2/10


Synchronic 2019 film

Synchronic follows two paramedics who uncover a connection between bizarre deaths and a designer drug. As they delve into this mystery, their personal and professional lives are turned upside down.

  • Running time: 96 mins
  • Genre: Sci-fi, Thriller
  • Directors: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead
  • Stars: Jamie Dornan, Anthony Mackie, Ally Ioannides
  • IMDB: 6.2/10

The Little Things

The Little Things movie

This neo-noir crime thriller follows detectives Joe “Deke” Deacon and Jim Baxter and their investigation of a string of murders in Los Angeles during the 1990s. Their search for the truth leads them to Albert Sparma, who they believe is the culprit. As the cases progresses, Deke’s troubling past is uncovered.

  • Running time: 128 mins
  • Genre: Crime, Thriller
  • Director: John Lee Hancock
  • Stars: Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto, Natalie Morales
  • IMDB: 6.3/10


Fatale movie

A successful sports agent’s life is turned upside down after a one-night stand with someone who turns out to be a police detective. As she tries to entangle him in her case, his involvement gets only deeper with seemingly no way out.

  • Running time: 102 mins
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Director: Deon Taylor
  • Stars: Hilary Swank, Michael Ealy, Mike Colter, Danny Pino
  • IMDB: 5.4/10

Wonder Woman 1984

Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman 1984

A sequel to 2017’s Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman 1984 follows Diana Prince in her quest to stop entrepreneur Maxwell Lord and Barbara Minerva from misusing their newly acquired powers, which only threatens the entire human race. Because of the mysterious but powerful Dreamstone, Diana also inadvertently resurrects her past love, Steve Trevor, in another man’s body.

  • Running time: 151 mins
  • Genre: Superhero, Fantasy
  • Director: Patty Jenkins
  • Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal
  • IMDB: 5.4/10

The Dry

The Dry - Eric Bana

In this engrossing mystery drama, Eric Bana plays Aaron Falk. Going back to his drought-stricken hometown after 20 years to attend the funeral of his childhood friend, the unsolved case of a teenage girl who died is reopened.

  • Running time: 117 mins
  • Genre: Mystery Thriller
  • Director: Robert Connolly
  • Stars: Eric Bana, Genevieve O’Reilly, Keir O’Donnell
  • IMDB: 6.9/10

The Witches

The Witches 2020 film

Based on Roald Dahl’s novel of the same name, The Witches follows an orphan and his grandmother as they deal with a group of hateful witches who are scheming to eliminate all children of the world.

  • Running time: 106 mins
  • Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
  • Director: Robert Zemeckis
  • Stars: Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci
  • IMDB: 5.3/10

Honest Thief

Honest Thief Liam Neeson

Honest Thief follows Tom Dolan, a former bank robber who decides to turn himself to the FBI and return the money he stole in the hopes of getting his sentence reduced. Things take a drastic turn when corrupt agents set him up for murder instead.

  • Running time: 99 mins
  • Genre: Action, Thriller
  • Director: Mark Williams
  • Stars: Liam Neeson, Kate Walsh, Robert Patrick, Anthony Ramos
  • IMDB: 6/10

Happiest Season

Happiest Season film

Abby and Harper are dating for nearly a year when Harper spontaneously invites Abby to spend Christmas with her family. For Abby, this couldn’t be a more perfect time to introduce herself to her girlfriend’s parents and propose to her on Christmas morning, until she finds out that Harper is yet to come out to her family.

  • Running time: 102 mins
  • Genre: Romantic-Comedy, Drama
  • Director: Clea DuVall
  • Stars: Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza
  • IMDB: 6.6/10


tenet movie

Christopher Nolan’s latest mind-bending movie has John David Washington playing a CIA operative called the Protagonist. When objects that can be made and used as weapons in the future face the threat of being exploited, he learns to control time to prevent a destructive attack from the future.

  • Running time: 150 mins
  • Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
  • Director: Christopher Nolan
  • Stars: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia
  • IMDB: 7.4/10


Rams 2020 movie

Based on the 2015 Icelandic drama film by Grímur Hákonarson, Rams follows two estranged brothers who must set aside their personal issues against each other when a rare and deadly illness threatens their respective flocks of sheep.

  • Running time: 115 mins
  • Genre: Comedy-Drama 
  • Director: Jeremy Sims
  • Stars: Sam Neill, Michael Caton, Miranda Richardson
  • IMDB: 6.4/10

The Current War

The Current War movie

Electricity has never been this entertaining. The Current War retells the cutthroat competition that ensued between two towering icons – Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse. Both try to stake their claim on lighting systems that will illuminate the modern world. Who will be crowned the king?

  • Running time: 102 minutes
  • Genre: Biography, Drama
  • Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
  • Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Oliver Powell, Sophia Ally
  • IMDB: 6.5/10

Harry Potter Movies

Harry Potter film series

A boy wizard takes on a powerful, evil magician who killed his parents. This premise led to a publishing and movie empire with millions of fans worldwide. The fans can now rejoice and revel in binge watching all the Harry Potter Movies. Don’t forget to bring your wands for the screening.

  • Running time: N/A
  • Genre: Fantasy, Family
  • Director: Various
  • Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint
  • IMDB: N/A

The Hurricane

The Hurricane film

This is the incredible story of Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, a talented boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who helped him in the biggest fight of his life – to prove his innocence.

  • Running time: 146 minutes
  • Genre: Biography, Drama
  • Director: Norman Jewison
  • Stars: Denzel Washington, Vicellous Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger
  • IMDB: 7.6/10

The Matrix

It could be argued that the release was the defining moment that truly proved that when done in the right way, comic books could be easily recreated into thrilling cinema.

  • Running time: N/A
  • Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
  • Directors: Wachowski Brothers
  • Stars: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
  • IMDB: 8.7/10

Watch Foxtel Now Streaming Service

Foxtel Now gives you instant, easy access to the biggest shows from the US and UK, as well as original Australian productions you can’t find anywhere else. The sheer amount of content available is excellent, with channels including Fox Showcase (the exclusive home of HBO’s acclaimed shows), BBC First, FOX8, Arena, and more ready to stream whenever and wherever you like. It costs just $25 per month to get started with the Essentials base pack (which includes some of Foxtel’s most-watched channels, including Showcase and FOX8).

Foxtel Now Plans

All Packs
  • 10 day free trial
  • All Packs
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • Premium dramas from the UK & US. Live and On Demand
  • 25+ channels of Lifestyle, Drama, Comedy, Reality, News & Entertainment
  • $104/mth
Min Cost - $104 over 1 month

Essentials pack
  • 10 day free trial
  • Essentials pack
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • 25+ channels: Lifestyle, Drama, Comedy, Entertainment & more
  • $25/mth
Min Cost - $25 over 1 month

Essentials + Drama Extra pack
  • 10 day free trial
  • Essentials + Drama Extra pack
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • Stream the best from BBC, Universal, Fox Crime, and Fox One
  • Entertainment, drama, comedy, reality TV & lifestyle from Australia & around the world
  • $35/mth
Min Cost - $35 over 1 month

Essentials + Movies pack
  • 10 day free trial
  • Essentials + Movies pack
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • 11 TV channels full of the hottest Movies - ad free & a huge library
  • 25+ channels of Lifestyle, Drama, Comedy, Reality, News & Entertainment
  • $45/mth
Min Cost - $45 over 1 month

Essentials + Sports pack
  • Save $25 per month for 3 months. New and reactivating customers only. Offer ends 31 January 2022.
  • 10 day free trial
  • Essentials + Sports pack
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • Stream AFL and NRL on Fox Sports
  • + Formula 1, NBA, Baseball, V8 Supercars & much more
  • For the first 3 months $29/mth
For the first 3 months $29/mth
$54/mth thereafter
Min Cost - $29 over 1 month

Last audited 10th of November 2021

Foxtel Now Device List

The following is a list of compatible mobile and internet connected devices for which you can stream Foxtel Now whether at home or on the go, with new apps and devices being added as they become available.


Related Offers

3 months at $4/mth
on the Premium - BINGE from Telstra Plan with 5 genres of content
12mth contract
Free 14 day trial
on the Basic Plan with 9 genres of content
No lock-in contract
Free 14 day trial
on the Standard Plan with 9 genres of content
No lock-in contract
Free 14 day trial
on the Premium Plan with 9 genres of content
No lock-in contract
3 months on BINGE
on the Standard - BINGE from Telstra Plan with 5 genres of content
12mth contract
Save $25 per month for 3 months. New and reactivating customers only. Offer ends 31 January 2022.
on the Essentials + Sports pack Plan with 7 genres of content
For the first 3 months $29/mth
No lock-in contract
$15/mth off for 12 mths. Offer ends 30/11/2021.
on the Premium Bundle Plan with 10 genres of content and a set-top box included.
For the first 12 months $84/mth
12mth contract
$15/mth off for 12 mths. Offer ends 30/11/2021.
on the Sports HD Bundle Plan with 8 genres of content and a set-top box included.
For the first 12 months $59/mth
12mth contract