Thousands of Netflix users enjoy the “Watch Instantly” section of the popular DVD rental website–streaming movies straight to their computers or televisions. Still, it can be difficult to find the perfect movie amid the overwhelming selection.
Our first Netflix list, the best dramas based on contemporary literature, was so well-received that we’ve created our list of ten favorite films based on plays from the “Watch Instantly” section of Netflix. Add your favorites adapted plays on Netflix in the comments–we’ll do more lists for more categories soon.
Romeo + Juliet: Love it or hate it, you can’t deny this Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes Shakespeare adaptation is captivating.
The Time of Your Life: Patti LuPone stars in an adaptation of William Saroyan’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play.