The popularity of Netflix has changed the way many people watch movies. Both subscription tiers from Netflix offer options to watch any film on DVD delivered to your home or a select choice of top movies available on the online streaming service. At this point, it is often more ideal to search around on Netflix until something looks interesting rather than going to the theater for a hot release. The short description of the Netflix movies usually gives you everything you need to know before watching a film.
Diehard movie buffs will likely be able to remember which movie is being detailed by just reading the description before seeing the title. We are going to put that test to theory here when it comes to your knowledge of films. Find out if you are the ultimate movie buff by reading the official description as quoted from the Netflix website. Four movie choices will be shown, and it is your task to correctly name as many as possible with just the description. So many people like to proclaim themselves movie experts. You can get the proof here if you do well on this quiz. Try to name as many movies as possible with just the Netflix description!
1Name the movie
Here lies the official description of this movie on Netflix: "On the run from intergalactic warlord Ronan, hotshot space pilot Peter Quill unites a ragtag band of oddballs to form a team of unlikely heroes. Soon, the Guardians discover that they alone stand between Ronan and the galaxy's destruction." It was a huge hit for its genre with massive box office numbers and incredible merchandise sales. Can you name this movie with just a description given to us by Netflix?
2Name the movie
The Netflix description for this movie reads "Returning to Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, he takes matters into his own hands, training a group of students to defend themselves against the dark arts." This franchise found huge success with all of its films, but many consider this movie the best of all. Can you remember the name of this movie released in the 2000s by just reading the description?
3Name the movie
The Netflix description of this film reads: "Extending the Star Wars epic's historical arc and set 30 years after Return of the Jedi, this full-throttle adventure features familiar faces and new characters, including planetary scavenger Rey and incomparable X-wing pilot Poe." Many consider this one of the best revamps of a successful movie franchise. It was unknown how fans would react to this film, but it was another success for the Star Wars franchise. Can you remember the name of this movie?
4Name the movie
Here is the official Netflix description for this movie: "Disabled Marine Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) travels to planet Pandora to become an avatar, ingratiate himself with the natives and help Americans mine lucrative unobtainium. But he finds himself in an interstellar conflict after falling for Na'vi warrior Neytiri (Zoe Saldana). James Cameron writes and directs this Golden Globe-winning CGI odyssey that has broken box office records. Sigourney Weaver and Stephen Lang co-star." Can you remember the name of this hit film?
5Name the movie
This is the official Netflix description for a hit animated film: "In this Oscar-winning animated adventure, plucky fish Marlin and Dory search their underwater world for Marlin's missing son, Nemo, who's been scooped up by a scuba diver and dumped in a dentist's aquarium." It was truly a beautiful film that showcased how far animated movies have come in term of the visual beauty and writing genius. Can you remember the name of this smash hit by just reading the Netflix description?
6Name the movie
Here is the full description on Netflix for this movie: "Already uneasy about meeting his girlfriend's parents for the first time, Chris' anxiety doesn't diminish once he gets to their posh suburb and learns that young African-American men like himself have been vanishing from the spot." Many critics were stunned to see just how big of a success this movie turned out to be. The genre is hard to describe as it ranges from drama to dark comedy to horror. Can you name this movie?
7Name the movie
Here reads the Netflix full description of this movie: "Once a popular, state-of-the-art dinosaur-themed attraction, Jurassic Park has fallen behind the times. In response, the owners decide to design a bold new exhibit, but the terror it inspires becomes all too real after the technology malfunctions." This revamped a popular franchise in a major way to start the next chapter of the story. Upon dominating the box office, a sequel is set to come out soon. Can you name this movie after reading the Netflix description?
8Name the movie
The Netflix description of this movie says the following: "In this live action version of the Disney adapted animated feature, young Belle yearns to escape her ordinary existence -- and her village's boorish suitors -- until she becomes imprisoned in the castle of a monstrous prince." Disney's experiment of turning animated films into live action flicks turned out to be a genius idea with the success of this one. Can you name the Disney movie based on the Netflix description?
9Name the movie
The Netflix description for this movie states: "An all-star lineup of superheroes -- including Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk and Captain America -- team up to save the world from certain doom. Working under the authority of S.H.I.E.L.D., can our heroes keep the planet at peace?" This was a massive blockbuster success. It showed just how big the superhero genre was for the box office and inspired many future films. Can you name the superhero movie based on the Netflix description?
10Name the movie
The Netflix description for this animated film reads: "Cowboy-toy Woody feels threatened when overblown space ranger Buzz Lightyear arrives with a suitcase full of bells and whistles. But both dolls are lost when the family moves -- and finding their way home is only half the adventure." This movie helped take the Pixar franchise to another leading to many future hits being made. The emotion in this film reached a place not many animated films could reach. What is the name of this movie?
11Name the movie
The Netflix description for this movie reads: "Hired as the getaway driver for a series of bank heists, angel-faced Baby finds himself in deep trouble when a botched robbery sends him on the run, hunted by the cops and his criminal cohorts." This movie was considered one of the best from 2018. It received multiple Oscar nominations for various forms of editing but failed to win one. Can you remember the name of this movie by just reading the description given on Netflix?
12Name the movie
The Netflix description for the movie states: "In this sequel to Batman Begins, the caped crusader teams with Lt. James Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent to continue dismantling Gotham City's criminal organizations. But a new villain known as the Joker threatens to undo their good work." This is considered to be one of the best films to come from the Batman franchise. Past and future films about Batman are compared to it for better or worse. Can you name the movie?
13Name the movie
The Netflix description for this movie says: "After her kingdom is doomed to suffer from eternal winter, intrepid Anna goes on a quest to find her reclusive sister, the Snow Queen, and break the curse. Along the way, Anna teams with eccentric mountaineer Kristoff and his comic reindeer, Sven." This is considered one of the most successful animated films of all time. Chances are you've seen merchandising of this movie in person at some point. Can you name this film?
14Name the movie
This movie is described on Netflix as: "Inspired by the animated Disney classic, this live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's beloved novel follows young Mowgli as he navigates a jungle full of wonder and peril with his animal allies Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear." Another project of Disney saw this film translated in a live-action film using CGI and other advanced forms of technology. It proved Disney has a chance to make huge bank with future movies in live-action form. Which movie is this one?
15Name the movie
The following film is described on Netflix as: "Street racer and ex-convict Dominic Toretto and his crew return for more fast and furious action. In this installment of the hit franchise, their adventures take them to Iceland, Cuba and New York City to battle their adversaries." This 2017 film brought in huge money at the box office as an international hit. It is one of the most successful action flicks of all-time. Can you name this movie after reading the Netflix description?
16Name the movie
The Netflix description for this movie reads: "As the Autobots and the Decepticons struggle for control of Earth's resources, young Sam Witwicky is unaware he is mankind's only hope for survival. Sam teams up with the Autobots to save the human race -- and to win the heart of his dream girl." It started a highly successful franchise that has seen multiple actors in the lead roles. Shia LaBeouf starred in this specific film to start things off. Can you name this film after reading the Netflix description?
17Name the movie
This movie is described on Netflix as: "Returning home from his spectacular adventures with the Avengers, Peter Parker keeps his superhero identity concealed from his high school classmates. But he's soon obliged to unleash his powers on supervillain the Vulture." The Spider-Man franchise has seen a few different reboots. This one features Spider-Man being shown in a new dynamic as he is attempting to work with others rather than doing everything on his own. Can you name this Spider-Man film?
18Name the movie
This film is described on Netflix as "After an otter suddenly disappears in the animal metropolis, by-the-book bunny police officer Judy Hopps reluctantly joins forces with fast-talking fox Nick Wilde to unravel the mystery." The animated movie was voted as one of the top ten films of 2016 by the American Film Institute. It won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film. You will be hard pressed to find an animated movie with higher praise. Can you name this movie?
19Name the movie
The Netflix description for this movie reads: "The horror thriller is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, which has been terrifying readers for decades. When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids is faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries." Fans loved the scary movie. Can you name it based on Netflix's description?
20Name the movie
The Netflix description for this film reads: "When Bella Swan moves in with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. But in spite of Edward's repeated cautions, she can't help but fall in love with him." This movie started a huge franchise that dominated the box office. It also started the craze of stories involving vampires. Can you name this movie based on the official Netflix description shown?
21Name the movie
This movie is described on Netflix as: "Fresh out of prison and looking for a new start, master thief Scott Lang is approached by Dr. Pym, creator of a technology that can shrink a man to insect size and boost strength. Together the duo must protect the discovery while saving the world." It was a surprise hit that proved the superhero genre could do no wrong, especially when the story is unique. Can you name this film after reading the Netflix description?
22Name the movie
The movie here is described on Netflix as: "When her family relocates across the country, tween Riley Anderson struggles with the stress of her new situation and her animated emotions get carried away -- quite literally -- on a fantastic journey through her mind." Pixar produced this fascinating movie that brought another huge hit to their library. It won Best Animated Feature at the Academy Awards as the ultimate prize. Can you name this movie after reading the Netflix description?
23Name the movie
The Netflix description of this movie reads: "When three friends finally wake up after a wild bachelor party, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't locate their best friend, who's supposed to be tying the knot." This movie was a huge hit with insanity going down for the cast of characters getting in trouble. Somehow, Mike Tyson finds a way to get involved. Can you name the movie featuring this Netflix description?
24Name the movie
The Netflix description of this movie states: "Based on the popular and racy novel, this intimate drama portrays the intense emotional relationship and erotic extremes explored by college student Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey, a wealthy man 10 years her senior." It tried to bring the story of the book to the movie theater but was met with mixed reviews. That didn't stop it from doing well in the box office. Can you name this movie after reading the Netflix description?
25Name the movie
The Netflix description of this film reads: "Before she was a hero, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers…and her true destiny." Can you name this movie?
26Name the movie
The Netflix description for this movie states: "In this stoner buddy comedy, lazy pothead Dale Denton must go on the run with his dealer to escape the wrath of vengeance-minded criminals after witnessing a murder involving a corrupt cop and a drug kingpin." It is a highly entertaining comedy film that gets the viewers with laughter. The success of the movie allowed the actors in this movie to continue working together in future projects. Can you name this movie after reading the Netflix description?
27Name the movie
The Netflix description for this movie states: "After a lifetime of dreaming about traveling the world, 78-year-old homebody Carl flies away on an unbelievable adventure with Russell, an 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer, unexpectedly in tow." It is one of the most renowned animated films of all-time. Pixar produced it leading to yet another hit for the storied studio. Friendship, love, heartbreak and adventure are all examined along the journey. Can you remember the name of this movie based on the Netflix description?
28Name the movie
This movie is described on Netflix as: "In this chapter from the exploits of Wolverine, the hirsute superhero returns to thwart the apocalyptic plans of supervillain Nathaniel Essex. But with Wolverine's healing abilities waning, he'll need the help of a female clone created from his DNA." The film received rave reviews and had huge box office success. It was considered to be among the most successful movies of its franchise. Can you name this movie based on the Netflix description?
29Name the movie
The recap of this movie on Netflix states: "Four teenagers in detention discover an old video game console with a game they've never heard of. When they decide to play, they are immediately sucked into the jungle world in the bodies of their avatars (Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan). They'll have to complete the adventure of their lives filled with fun, thrills and danger or be stuck in the game forever!" Can you name this recent movie hit?
30Name the movie
The description of this movie on Netflix reads: "Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny. They must work with fearless reporter April O'Neil and her cameraman Vernon Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder's diabolical plan." Can you name this movie based on the description?
31Name the movie
This hit film is described on Netflix as: "Opening to blistering reviews in 2003, "The Room" has since become a so-bad-it's-good cult classic. This showbiz spoof provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film and the friendship between the director and star who propelled it." The movie about a movie was viewed as an ambitious project that has been met with critical praise. It did very well at the Critic Choice Awards. Can you name this movie after reading the description?
32Name the movie
Netflix describes this movie as: "The most explosive clash to ever rock the Marvel Cinematic Universe ignites a firestorm of conflict in the game-changing epic film. In the wake of collateral damage, government pressure to rein in the Avengers drives a deep wedge between Captain America and Iron Man, causing a catastrophic rift that turns the two friends into bitter enemies. Against a backdrop of divided loyalties, their fellow Avengers must deal with the fallout." Can you name this movie based on the Netflix description?
33Name the movie
The Netflix description of this movie reads: "In this big-screen adaptation of the popular TV drama, the hard-bodied lifeguards who patrol a sun-soaked Florida beach uncover a criminal plot that could destroy the bay where they work." This movie did not do well at the box office here in the United States, but it was an international hit. It had tough competition in 2017 with many other star-studded movies being released. Can you name this movie based on the Netflix description?
34Name the movie
The Netflix description for this hit movie reads: "After being mistaken for the LEGO Master Builder, ordinary mini-guy Emmet is swept up in an urgent quest to thwart the evil plans of Lord Business. Emmet's adventures include daunting challenges and hilarious missteps in this computer-animated epic." It started the momentum of the Lego franchise being able to bring movies to the big screen. The sales numbers for lego sets also improved following this hit. Can you remember this movie based on the description on Netflix?
35Name the movie
The description of this movie on Netflix states: "At age 40, Andy Stitzer has a pleasant life, but there's one thing he hasn't done -- so his sex-obsessed coworkers make it their mission to help get him laid. But it all seems hopeless until Andy meets small business owner Trish, a single mom." It launched the careers of quite a few actors that would become forces in the acting world of comedy. Can you remember this movie based on the Netflix description?
36Name the movie
The Netflix description of this movie reads: "When Earth comes under the threat of an alien attack, Agent J (Will Smith) travels back in time to join forces with a much-younger Agent K (Josh Brolin) and change the course of history. But if they fail, the future of the world is at stake." Will Smith remains one of the biggest stars in the world, and the success of this film proves it. Can you remember which film this is after reading the Netflix description?
37Name the movie
The description on Netflix of this movie states: "After the devastating battles chronicled in "Captain America: Civil War," this hero's alter ego, T'Challa, returns to his homeland of Wakanda to be crowned its new king. But he soon faces enemies who will test all his superpowers." Instead of being a secondary movie in the MCU, it managed to deliver huge results as a stand alone. Fans treated it as big as any other MCU film. Can you name this film?
38Name the movie
The Netflix description of this movie states: "A U.N. employee races against time and fate as he travels the world trying to stop the spread of a deadly zombie pandemic. As the undead hordes gain strength across the globe, governments topple and Earth stands on the brink of total social collapse." This movie was met with huge interest as the fad of zombies was at a peak. Can you remember the name of this movie after reading the Netflix description?
39Name the movie
The official description of this movie on Netflix reads: "Born to serve despicable villains, these crazy, yellow second-fiddles have a tragic history of accidentally killing off their masters. Without leadership they will perish, so three of them head out on a dangerous journey to find their next evil boss." This animated movie became a huge hit in 2015. The merchandising success from the film brought in a boatload of money alone. Can you name this movie based on the Netflix description?
40Name the movie
This recent movie is described on Netflix as: "In a future dominated by a virtual-reality program, young Wade Watts joins a cyber scavenger hunt for the fortune left by the system's late creator. But with the prize valued in the billions, Wade has lots of competition -- including corporate foes." The movie used a lot of imagination with impressive graphics. It was considered a movie that is better viewed in 3D. Can you name the film after reading the Netflix description?
41Name the movie
This movie is described on the Netflix site as: "When a team of scientists sets out to survey a remote Pacific island, they're unaware that they're intruding on the home of legendary giant ape. But after it discovers their presence, the expedition becomes a harrowing fight for survival." The movie was released in 2017 and found success in the box office. Future films were planned for the franchise going forward. Can you name this movie after reading the Netflix description?
42Name the movie
The Netflix description of this movie states: "In this thrill-packed visit to the dark side of the DC Comics universe, a covert government organization drafts a team of jailed supervillains to carry out black ops missions in return for clemency." It featured a unique tale of a movie set in the universe of superheroes. The movie featured a lot of star power as the studio wanted big names. Can you remember the name of this movie based on the Netflix description?
43Name the movie
The Netflix description of this movie reads: "After a string of lawsuits forces a family of superheroes to rein in their powers and go into hiding in suburbia, a mysterious source asks the out-of-shape patriarch for help, but it's a trap." This was another hit from the Pixar studio as most of their movies turn out to be memorable animated films. Fans have been demanding a sequel for this movie since it was released. Can you name the movie after reading the Netflix description?
44Name the movie
The Netflix description of this movie reads: "This historical drama chronicles the epic battle to evacuate more than 300,000 Allied soldiers who find themselves trapped on the beaches of Northern France during the 1940 invasion by Adolf Hitler's Nazi forces." It led to one of the highest praised movies of its respective year of release. Critics, theater fans and award shows all were on the same page in enjoying this movie. Can you name it after reading the description on Netflix?
45Name the movie
Netflix describes this movie as: "While pursuing showbiz fame, jazz pianist Sebastian falls for aspiring actress Mia, and the two embark on an intense love affair. But as their separate paths of ambition force them to make tough choices, their relationship starts to fray." The film was a critically acclaimed hit receiving a highly impressive 14 Academy Award nominations. Top actors from this movie were also praised for their work here. Can you name the film after reading the Netflix description?
46Name the movie
The description of this movie on Netflix reads: "When a retired hit man is forced back into action by a sadistic young thug, he hunts down his adversaries with the skill and ruthlessness that made him an underworld legend. A masterful tale of adrenaline-fueled revenge and redemption." This film became a cult favorite due to the entertaining action scenes. The franchise was put on the map thanks to this film being a smash hit. Can you name the movie after reading the Netflix description?
47Name the movie
The Netflix description of this movie reads: "In Disney's vibrant tale of family, fun and adventure, an aspiring young musician named Miguel embarks on an extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors. There, the charming trickster Héctor becomes an unexpected friend who helps Miguel uncover the mysteries behind his family's stories and traditions." This movie was considered to be an objectively good one with universal praise. Can you remember the name of the film after reading the Netflix description?
48Name the movie
The movie here is described on Netflix as: "After meeting at a stand-up comedy show, funnyman Kumail and graduate student Emily embark on a romance. But as the expectations of his strict Muslim family create conflict between the couple, their relationship begins to crumble." This romantic comedy tells a real-life tale of a couple getting together through various forms of adversity. It has been described as charming and heartwarming. Can you name the movie after reading the description on Netflix?
49Name the movie
The movie here is described on Netflix as: "A Wall Street drama is based on the memoirs of stockbroker Jordan Belfort, whose giddy career -- involving audacious scams and confrontations with the FBI and other agencies -- ended in federal prison." It received critical success with both positive reviews and great box office numbers. This movie received 5 Academy Award nominations and featured a great slate of big name actors. Can you name the film after reading the Netflix description?
50Name the movie
The Netflix description of this movie reads: "Ambitious Mae Holland can't believe her good luck when the mightiest tech company on Earth hires her. But Mae's enthusiasm for her new job wavers after meeting a colleague who's skeptical of the company's objectives." Despite having a few massive big name stars on the cast, this movie did not live up to the expectations it had when released. Can you remember the name of this film by just reading the description on Netflix?