15 Must-See Movies on Paramount+ for Your Binge Session

Paramount+ offers top-tier film libraries out of all the other streaming platforms, providing abundant viewing options for every mood and genre. Here are the 15 best movies streaming on Paramount Plus right now:

Jackass Forever

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Year- 2022

Director – Jeff Tremaine

Cast- Rachel Wolfson, Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Steve-O, Poopies, Zach Holmes, and many more.

Runtime – 96 minutes

The iconic Jackass crew reunites after over a decade, now joined by newcomer Rachel Wolfson, in another entry into the most important franchise of the 21st century. While grappling with the realities of aging, their trademark absurdity remains intact, but with a focus on more mature themes, often revolving around outrageous and explicit antics involving their anatomy.


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Year – 1995

Director – Amy Heckerling

Cast – Alicia Silverstone, Paul Rudd, Elisa Donovan, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy.

Runtime – 97 minutes

Clueless remains an enduring icon cherished for its fashion, references, and beloved characters. While initially making a modest impact upon release, it continues to gain popularity with each new generation that embraces its charm, becoming increasingly beloved over time.


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Year- 2014

Director – Christopher Nolan

Cast – Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Bill Irwin, Matt Damon, Ellen Burstyn, Jessica Chastain.

Runtime – 169 minutes

Christopher Nolan’s visually stunning space saga boasts an epic runtime and a complex narrative. Set in a near-future Earth ravaged by environmental crises, a team embarks on a mission through a wormhole to assess habitable planets. Matthew McConaughey shines as a former NASA pilot navigating personal and cosmic challenges, leaving viewers pondering time’s enigmatic nature, a deliberate ambiguity by Nolan.

Mean Girls

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Year – 2004

Director – Mark Waters

Cast – Amy Poehler, Lacey Chabert, Rachel McAdams, Lindsay Lohan, Tina Fey, Amanda Seyfried.

Runtime – 97 minutes

Mean Girls, a teen comedy, stands out from the crowd and became a pop culture sensation. Created by Tina Fey, the movie follows Cady Heron, who transitions from homeschooling to public high school. She befriends the popular group, the Plastics, led by Regina George, but faces betrayal. With her new friends, Cady seeks revenge and discovers the consequences of being mean.

The Wolf Of Wall Street

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Year – 2013

Director – Martin Scorsese

Cast – Margot Robbie, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Mark Hanna, Kyle Chandler,

Runtime – 179 minutes

Leonardo DiCaprio portrays Jordan Belfort, a ruthless penny stockbroker, in this adaptation of Belfort’s memoir. Supported by Jonah Hill and Margot Robbie, the latter achieved acclaim for her breakthrough performance and a two-time Oscar nominee. Though the movie was overlooked at the Oscars, the film still secures a lasting impact in cinema history.

School Of Rock

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Year – 2004

Director – Richard Linklater

Cast – Jack Black, Mike White, Joey Gaydos Jr., Joan Cusack, Miranda Cosgrove, Sarah Silverman.

Runtime – 109 minutes

The movie is Richard Linklater’s most successful film and a cornerstone of Jack Black’s career. Black stars as Dewey Finn, a struggling musician who poses as a substitute teacher and recruits musically talented students for a band competition. The box office hit inspired a TV series and a Broadway musical, resonating with its enduring message of pursuing dreams through rock music.


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Year – 2014

Director – Ava DuVernay

Cast – David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Oprah Winfrey, Tim Roth, Tessa Thompson.

Runtime – 128 minutes

The movie recounts the historic 1965 voting rights march led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oyelowo delivers a stirring portrayal of the legendary activist. The film’s depiction of racial injustice remains poignant, reflecting ongoing societal issues. Despite Oscars’ oversight, “Selma” stands as a potent and essential film available on Paramount+.

Mission: Impossible

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Year – 1996

Director – Brian De Palma

Cast – Tom Cruise, Emmanuelle Béart, Jon Voight, Vanessa Redgrave, Henry Czerny, Ving Rhames.

Runtime – 110 minutes

The Mission: Impossible series is a rare action series that consistently becomes more engaging with each installment. However, it’s worth revisiting the original film that launched the franchise nearly 30 years ago. After the movie, Tom Cruise became a genuine action hero, choosing to perform difficult stunts himself. The following films in the series maintain the trend, setting new standards with their stunning action sequences.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

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Year – 2023

Director – Jeff Rowe

Cast – Nicolas Cantu, Jackie Chan, MrBeast, Seth Rogen, Brady Noo, Ayo Edebiri, Micah Abbey, Shamon Brown Jr., John Cena.

Runtime – 100 Minutes

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem turns around the franchise’s big screen luck with hilarious fun. Written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, the animated movie follows the Turtles and April fighting a crime syndicate and a mutant army. Like Superbad, it mixes coming-of-age themes with humor and action for a family-friendly adventure.


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Year – 1997

Director – James Cameron

Cast – David Warner, Kathy Bates, Billy Zane, Bill Paxton, Bernard Hill, Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gloria Stuart, Frances Fisher, Victor Garber

Runtime – 195 minutes

This Best Picture winner became a cultural sensation, dominating the box office for months. Almost everyone seemed to have watched Jack and Rose’s story multiple times. While remembered for its iconic scenes and catchy theme song, James Cameron’s impressive filmmaking makes it a standout movie worth revisiting.

The Godfather Part II

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Year – 1972

Director – Francis Ford Coppola

Cast – Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, James Caan, Diane Keaton, John Cazale.

Runtime – 175 minutes

Marlon Brando’s portrayal of mafia boss Vito Corleone, known for his quiet yet commanding presence, remains one of cinema’s most iconic performances. Al Pacino’s breakout role as Michael Corleone propelled his career. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, “The Godfather” and its sequels remain timeless, captivating dramas even after over 50 years.

A Quiet Place

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Year- 2018

Director – John Krasinski

Cast – Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millie Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Wayne Duvall, Cade Woodward, Leon Russom

Runtime – 90 minutes

Directed by John Krasinski, known for his role in The Office and starring alongside Emily Blunt, A Quiet Place stands out as one of the most suspenseful horror films in recent years. The story revolves around surviving an invasion by blind aliens with acute hearing. With gripping direction by Krasinski and unforgettable moments, both the original and its sequel, A Quiet Place Part II, are must-watch horror movies.


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Year – 1996

Director – Wes Craven

Cast – Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Jamie Kennedy, Skeet Ulrich, Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Roger Jackson, Matthew Lillard.

Runtime – 111 minutes

Wes Craven’s 1996 satirical slasher, the first installment of the iconic Scream franchise, is a must-watch horror gem on Paramount+. Introducing the infamous Ghostface Killer to Woodsboro, the film’s clever twists, including Drew Barrymore’s memorable cameo and breakout performances by Matthew Lillard and Neve Campbell, solidify its status as a cult classic.

The Crow

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Year – 1994

Director – Alex Proyas

Cast – Brandon Lee, Rochelle Davis, Ernie Hudson, Sofia Shinas, Michael Wincott, Bai Ling, Anna Levine, David Patrick Kelly.

Runtime – 102 Minutes

The Crow, adapted from the graphic novel, features Brandon Lee in a memorable role as Eric Draven, a musician returning from the dead to seek vengeance for his and his fiancée’s murders. With its gothic visuals and fantastic soundtrack, the film epitomizes the ’90s grunge and proves that comic book adaptations can captivate audiences without relying on CGI extravagance.


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Year – 2018

Director – Travis Knight

Cast – Hailee Steinfeld, Gracie Dzienny, Dylan O’Brien, John Cena, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Jason Drucker.

Runtime – 113 minutes

In the 1980s-set soft reboot of the Transformers series, “Bumblebee,” Charlie Watson discovers the damaged Autobot in a junkyard. The U.S. military and Decepticons threaten their bond. Departing from the Bay films, the movie’s adherence to original robot designs resonated with fans, while Hailee Steinfeld’s performance added heart to the film.

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