Despite having a rough summer with falling stocks and losing subscribers, the popular DVD/streaming company Netflix still caters to over 24 million subscribers. The entertainment company recently released their top ten most rented movies in its history, with a surprising Oscar-winning film taking the number one spot!
10. No Country For Old Men (2007)
The Coen Brother’s Best Picture winner starred Javier Bardem and Josh Brolin in this chilling adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s novel.
9. Iron Man (2008)
Robert Downey Jr. starred as the daring superhero in this summer blockbuster.
8. Inception (2010)
Director Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi adventure took viewers on a mind-bending ride through various stages of our subconscious in this complex story.
7. Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law brought to life savvy sleuths Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
6. The Departed (2006)
Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winning blockbuster starred Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and Jack Nicholson in this mob-thriller.
5. The Hurt Locker (2008)
This Best Picture winner directed by Kathryn Bigelow followed the intense life of U.S. Army bomb defusers in the Iraq war.
4. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett and Tilda Swinton, Director David Fincher followed the curious case of a boy born and ages in reverse.
3. The Bucket List (2007)
Starring heavy-hitters Jack Nicolson and Morgan Freeman in the Rob Reiner directed film, this touching movie followed two friends as they crossed off things to do before they died.
2. Crash (2004)
Starring Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, and Thandie Newton, this film directed by Paul Haggis explored race, class and gender stereotypes in modern-day society.
1. The Blindside (2009)
Directed by John Lee Hancock, America’s sweetheart Sandra Bullock won her first Oscar in this most-rented movie from Netflix.