- In Bruges
- Legally Blonde
- John Wick
Today, there are a couple of streaming services in Australia. Usually, people watch content from Netflix, Amazon, or Foxtel.
But aside from that, many people also watch content on Stan. This streaming service also has great content that'll keep you watching for hours.
Stan is known for having great TV shows. However, many people also like the selection of movies on this streaming company. The number of movies on Stan can be overwhelming. So if you don't know where to start, this list can help you.
In today's article, we will talk about the top 10 movies on Stan.
What's in this article?
- Eagle vs Shark
- Hail Satan
- In Bruges
- Legally Blonde
- Brothers Bloom
- John Wick
- Cabin in the Woods
- Army of Darkness
Eagle Vs Shark
Eagle vs Shark is a New Zealand comedy movie. What makes this one great is that it's quite dark and quirky. This movie is not like the typical rom-com. There are no cute moments, drama, or grand romantic gestures. Instead, expect to see dark humours such as a family torn apart by suicide. Also, there will be foul languages as well.
Cast: Jemaine Clement, Loren Horsley, Craig Hall, Joel Tobeck
Brooklyn is a romantic period drama movie. It tells the story of Eilis Lacey, a young Irish immigrant who just arrived in 1950s Brooklyn. Just like other immigrants, Ellis leaves Ireland to pursue the American Dream.
The movie is well written, and its cast did a good job of portraying their characters. Watching Brooklyn will give you a glimpse of life during the 50s.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Jim Broadbent, Julie Walters
If you like documentaries, you might like Hail Satan. This documentary shows the origins of the Satanic Temple and its activities. Particularly, Hail Satan shows how its members organize activities that will help in increasing awareness about religious freedom and corrupt government. Though this documentary tackles serious topics, its creators deliver them in humorous ways.
Cast: Lucien Greaves, Satanic Temple members
In Bruges is a dark comedy movie. Its story revolves around two Irish hitmen who killed an innocent person during their most recent job.
This movie made a good job of mixing comedy and drama. You might find jokes that aren't funny, but it won't affect the quality of the story.
In Bruges is directed by Martin McDonaugh. He's famous for the Oscar-nominated Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri. However, some critics say that his work In Bruges is better.
Cast: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes, Clémence Poésy, Jérémie Renier
Parasite is a Korean black comedy thriller movie. It tells the story of a poor family who is living in a small semi-basement apartment.
This movie is not like anything you see. The events in the movie will surprise you. Why is the movie called Parasite? Will there be a viral infection? Well, the less you know, the better. This genre-blending movie has won numerous awards like the Best Picture at Oscar's awards.
Cast: Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik, Park So-dam, Lee Jung-eun, Jang Hye-jin
Legally blonde is a comedy movie from the early 2000s. It's a rare thing to see a strong female protagonist at that time. So this movie breaks all the stereotypes, especially with blonde characters.
The movie proves that women can be smart and strong while wearing pink.
People find Legally Blonde entertaining even if it uses a lot of comedy film cliche. Its cast also did a great job to make the movie funny and engaging.
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis, Victor Garber, Jennifer Coolidge
The Brothers Bloom
The Brothers Bloom is an American caper comedy-drama movie. It's about Stephen and Bloom -- the world's best con men.
The brothers are doing great with their acts until Bloom realizes that he had enough. Stephen is fine with Bloom's decision, but he insists on doing one final act.
On their final act, expect to see lots of twists and turns.
Cast: Rachel Weisz, Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rinko Kikuchi, Maximilian Schell. Robbie Coltrane
John Wick is an American neo-noir action-thriller movie. It’s about a legendary Assassin named John Wick.
John Wick is a retired assassin. He gets married, but unfortunately, his wife died early due to terminal illness. While grieving, a group of men assaulted John Wick, stole his car, and killed his dog. This incident starts a new chapter on the life of John Wick.
Expect to see lots of action in this movie since its plot technically revolves around vengeance.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki, Bridget Moynahan, Dean Winters, Ian McShane, John Leguizamo, Willem Dafoe
Cabin in the Woods
If you want to surprise yourself, watch Cabin in the Woods. The story of this slasher movie is something you haven't seen before.
A group of college students who gets killed one by one in a remote place might seem a common plot. However, the creators of the Cabin in the Woods adds a little twist that you're not really expecting too see.
Cast: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford
Army of Darkness
Evil Dead: Army of Darkness is one of the best horror-comedy cult classics. This movie concludes the events of the Evil Dead.
In case you haven't seen Evil Dead yet, it's similar to Cabin in the Woods. A group of college students spending the night in a remote cabin. However, things went downhill after unearthing an ancient book that releases evil into the world.
Army of Darkness is set in medieval England. So expect puns and jokes that involve knights and everything in that period.
Cast: Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz
That’s just some of the best movies on Stan. Other notable movies are The Silence of the Lambs, Scream, The Death of Stalin, and Super 8. There are lots of movies you can watch on Stan. If you're worried about your data plan, check out this article about how much data does video streaming use.