Best Movies to Stream on Stan


Nitram film

There are hundreds of movies to watch instantly on the Stan 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 to Watch on Stan this November 2021

Stan is home to hundreds of movies, including the latest blockbusters and independent releases with new titles added to the library every week! The best part is you can kick it all off with a 30-day free trial, which gives you instant access to the best shows, movies – including the titles listed below.

Nitram

Nitram poster

Nitram follows the titular character, his life in isolation, his unlikely friendship with a reclusive heiress, and how all this culminated in a devastating tragedy. Nitram premiered at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival where Caleb Landry Jones won Best Actor for his performance as Nitram.

  • Running time: 112 minutes
  • Genre: Psychological drama
  • Director: Justin Kurzel
  • Stars: Caleb Landry Jones, Judy Davis, Essie Davis, Anthony LaPaglia
  • IMDB: 7.4/10

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2016

The first instalment in the Fantastic Beasts film series, it follows British magizoologist Newt Scamander as he investigates a mysterious dark force that’s haunting New York City.

  • Running time: 133 minutes
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Director: David Yates
  • Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol
  • IMDB: 7.3/10

The Hangover trilogy

The Hangover

All The Hangover films centre on friends Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug, alongside their road trips, bachelor parties, weddings, and misadventures and wild antics in between.

  • Running time: N/A
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Director: Todd Phillips
  • Stars: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha
  • IMDB: N/A

Halloween

Jamie Lee Curtis in Halloween

Convicted killer Michael Myers escapes while being transferred for a court date and returns to his hometown after 15 years. The once peaceful Haddonfield, Illinois is now terrorised by Myers as he hunts for his next victims.

  • Running time: 91 minutes
  • Genre: Slasher
  • Director: John Carpenter
  • Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, P. J. Soles
  • IMDB: 7.7/10

The Departed

Jack Nicholson and Matt Damon in The Departed

Directed by Martin Scorsese, The Departed follows Irish mob boss Frank Costello who plants a mole with the Massachusetts State Police. At the same time, the police also assign an undercover state trooper to infiltrate Costello’s crew. It is a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Internal Affairs.

  • Running time: 151 minutes
  • Genre: Crime Thriller
  • Director: Martin Scorsese
  • Stars: Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Mark Wahlberg
  • IMDB: 8.5/10

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman 2017

After meeting and rescuing US pilot Steve, Princess Diana of an all-female Amazonian race learns of World War I. Believing the war is caused by Ares, a long-time enemy of the Amazons, Diana joins Steve and ventures into the world of men to save the humanity from complete annihilation.

  • Running time: 141 minutes
  • Genre: Superhero
  • Director: Patty Jenkins
  • Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston
  • IMDB: 7.4/10

Survive the Night 

Survive the Night 2020 film

A doctor and his family are taken hostage by two criminals involved in a robbery gone wrong, forcing the physician to operate on a wounded gunman.

  • Running time: 90 minutes
  • Genre: Action Thriller
  • Director: Matt Eskandari
  • Stars: Bruce Willis, Chad Michael Murray, Lydia Hull
  • IMDB: 4.1/10

Under My Skin

Under My Skin 2020 film

Under My Skin is an independent film that revolves around Denny, a free-spirited artist who identifies as binary, and Ryan, a strait-laced lawyer. While they fall for each other, their relationship is complicated by issues of gender.

  • Running time: 97 minutes
  • Genre: Drama
  • Director: David O’Donnell
  • Stars: Alex Russell, Liv Hewson, Alexis Denisof
  • IMDB: 6.9/10

My Name is Ada Hegerberg

My Name Is Ada Hegerberg 2020

My Name is Ada Hegerberg is a documentary film that chronicles the journey of football star Ada Hegerberg. Hegerberg herself tells her story from when she was growing up in a small Norwegian town, how her love of football came about, and how she ultimately became the best female football player in the world.

  • Running time: 42 minutes
  • Genre: Documentary – Sport
  • Directors: Jackie Decker, Tim Mullen
  • Stars: Ada Hegerberg 
  • IMDB: 7.6/10

Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Zack and Miri Make a Porno film

Two friends resort to adult filmmaking to end their financial woes. Little do they know that their porno venture is what brings out their romantic feelings for each other.

  • Running time: 102 mins
  • Genre: Sex Comedy
  • Director: Kevin Smith
  • Stars: Seth Rogen Elizabeth Banks Craig Robinson Jason Mewes
  • IMDB: 6.5/10

The Comeback Trail

The Comeback Trail movie

Two movie producers get to scheming by hiring an aging actor for an insurance scam, all this to free themselves from being indebted to the mob. The Comeback Trail a remake of the 1982 film of the same name.

  • Running time: 104 mins
  • Genre: Crime Comedy
  • Director: George Gallo
  • Stars: Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, Morgan Freeman, Zach Braff
  • IMDB: 5.6/10

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge war film

Based on the true story of Pfc. Desmond T. Doss, who, despite refusing to carry firearms on religious grounds, earned the respect and admiration of his fellow soldiers after saving 75 men without firing a shot in the Battle of Okinawa.

  • Running time: 139 mins
  • Genre: War Drama
  • Director: Mel Gibson
  • Stars: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer
  • IMDB: 8.1/10

I Am Greta

The teenage climate activist’s crusade continues in this new documentary. She is on a journey around the world trying to convince the powers that be to listen to scientists about the dangers posed by climate change. The movie captures many challenges that Greta faces and how she carries on despite them. 

  • Running time: 97 mins
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Director: Nathan Grossman
  • Stars: Greta Thunberg, Svante Thunberg, Niclas Svenningsen 
  • IMDB: 6.7/10

Pinocchio

The fantastic fable of Pinocchio comes to life with a brand new retelling. The movie follows the misadventures of the boy who is actually a wooden puppet. As he stumbles from one accident to the next, he learns invaluable life lessons in the process.

  • Running time: 125 mins
  • Genre: Fantasy, Drama
  • Director: Matteo Garrone
  • Stars: Federico Ielapi, Roberto Benigni, Rocco Papaleo 
  • IMDB: 6.2/10

Reservoir Dogs

Everything that can go wrong during a jewellery heist goes wrong. The high roller robbers are battered, bruised, with one of them fighting for his life. Holed up in an old warehouse, doubts begin to creep in among the gang about each other. And they suspect that one of them is a police informant. Tarantino at his very best. Cult cinema at its very best. 

  • Running time: 99 minutes
  • Genre: Crime, Suspense
  • Director: Quentin Tarantino
  • Stars: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen
  • IMDB: 8.3/10

Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect musical film

An all-girls a cappella group at a college decides to do things differently when a new member brings her musical talent and tenacity to spice things up.

  • Running time: 112 minutes
  • Genre: Musical, Comedy
  • Director: Jason Moore
  • Stars: Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson
  • IMDB: 7.1/10

Battle of the Sexes

Based on the incredible true story of woman power. Billie Jean King, the world no.1, must take on an impudent challenge from a former male player to prove to the world that women are not inferior in any way. An absorbing watch. 

  • Running time: 121 mins
  • Genre: Drama, Sport
  • Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
  • Stars: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough
  • IMDB: 6.7/10

Shirley

Shirley film

An award-winning horror author searches for inspiration for a new book. While she works on the manuscript, the muse comes to her in the form of a newly married couple. They are invited by the writer’s professor husband to stay in the house. She manipulates the situation for her own creative benefit. Based on a true story.

  • Details: 107 minutes
  • Genre: Biography, Drama
  • Director: Josephine Decker
  • Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Odessa Young, Michael Stuhlbarg
  • IMDB: 6.2/10

She Dies Tomorrow

She Dies Tomorrow film

Amy is not just obsessed with her death. She knows exactly when she will die – Tomorrow. The strange, irrational feeling soon spreads through her home town. Will Amy be able to survive her own neurosis, or will her prediction come true? 

  • Running time: 86 minutes
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Director: Amy Seimetz
  • Stars: Kate Lyn Sheil, Jane Adams, Kentucker Audley
  • IMDB: 5.2/10

The Flood

The Flood

A hard nosed immigration gets an important case on her hands. She must decide whether a new applicant deserves the asylum that he desperately seeks. The asylum seeker has crossed jungles and oceans to find solace. Will he be able to cross the final hurdle posed by the officer? Watch to find out.

  • Running time: 99 mins
  • Genre: Drama
  • Director: Anthony Woodley
  • Stars: Lena Headey, Amira Ghazalla, Jack Gordon 
  • IMDB: 5.3/10

The 40-Year-Old Virgin

Andy has gone 40 years without popping his cherry. Now all his friends are out to help him speed up the process, with hilarious consequences!

  • Running time: 116 minutes
  • Genre: Comedy Romance
  • Director: Judd Apatow
  • Stars: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd
  • IMDB: 7.1/10

Trip to Greece

Trip to Greece film

The fourth and final instalment of Michael Winterbottom’s ‘The Trip’ series, starring the hilarious duo of Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, airs on Stan at the end of July. Expect more hilarious impressions of celebs old and new, as the two legends of British comedy eat their way around Greece.

  • Running time: 103 minutes
  • Genre: Comedy Drama
  • Director: Michael Winterbottom
  • Stars: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Claire Keelan 
  • IMDB: 6.6/10

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