Sometimes you want a movie that’s not too old and not to new — a Goldilocks of cinematic history, if you will. Fortunately for Netflix subscribers, the streaming service is jam-packed with some of the best movies from early-aughts, from blockbuster action to crowd-pleasing comedies, and even a few Oscar winners. For the purposes of this list, we’ll be looking at movies that came out between the years of 2000 and 2009. And boy, the first decade of the new millennium sure had some killer films, from the birth of superhero dominance at the box office to the rise of beloved filmmakers like Edgar Wright, Martin McDonagh, and Judd Apatow.
Check out our picks for the Best 2000s Movies on Netflix below, and if you’re looking for more streaming recommendations, be sure to check out The Best Movies on Netflix and The Best TV Shows on Netflix.