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Best Indie Movies on Netflix: 35 Overlooked Films to Stream Now

Netflix is streaming a bounty of must-see indie movies that you might have missed in theaters.

The Best Indie Movies Streaming on Netflix

The Best Indie Movies Streaming on Netflix

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There’s no shortage of indie movies to stream on Netflix. Any subscriber that logs onto the platform these days will likely see a bunch of heavyweight indie offerings available in the Netflix library, from Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird” to Sean Baker’s “Tangerine,” the Safdie brothers’ “Uncut Gems,” Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story,” and more.

But what about the under-the-radar and overlooked indies that often get bypassed in favor of the most popular titles and Oscar contenders? That’s where this running guide will (hopefully) come in handy for curious cinephiles looking to dig deeper into the vast assortment of titles currently available on Netflix.

IndieWire already has a running list of the overlooked Netflix original movies you need to stream, but below are the indie films that went largely unnoticed by moviegoers in theaters and now deserve a second chance on streaming.

Zach Sharf contributed to this story.

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