9 Best Movies on CBS All Access

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9 of the Best Movies on CBS All Access 

  1. Scream 
  2. Zodiac 
  3. When Harry Met Sally
  4. To Catch A Thief 
  5. The Way of The Dragon
  6. The Addams Family
  7. Searching For Bobby Fischer
  8. Sweeney Todd
  9. Rudy

1. Scream (1996)

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7.279%CBS All Access

When a quiet, suburban town finds themselves with a killer on the loose preying on high school students, a group of friends finds themselves trying to understand the “rules” of a scary movie as their reality has just become one. 

Directed by Wes Craven, this slasher film is both horror and comedy, and it’s still able to hold its weight almost 25 years later. While still a scary movie, this movie perfectly blends in themes such as gore, satire, and comedy, and does so flawlessly.  

If you’re looking for a movie that’s just as scary as it is fun, this horror cult classic is what you’ve been exactly looking for. Grab some popcorn and watch the trailer here, just make sure not to answer the phone. 

2. Zodiac (2007)

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7.789%CBS All Access
Netflix, Prime Video 

If you’re a lover of real-life crime and suspenseful mystery movies, then you’ll definitely be hooked after watching David Fincher’s thriller, Zodiac

Starring Mark Ruffalo, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Robert Downey Jr., this all-star cast takes us on the real-life journey into the real-life Zodiac killer investigation that took place in the 1960s and 70s in San Francisco.

This movie is also based on the book, Zodiac, written by Robert Graysmith, who Jake Gyllenhaal portrays. While this movie leaves us with no definite answers, it does sway us in a certain direction in order to have the audience questioning whether we know the identity of the Zodiac or not.

If you’re looking for a dark, chilling, suspenseful murder mystery, this is the movie for you. While not too gory of a film, this mystery will have you on the edge of your seat the entire time. You can watch the trailer here; just make sure to block out enough time in your day to get through this 2 hour and 37-minute runtime. 

3. When Harry Met Sally (1989)

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7.691%CBS All Access

If you’re in the mood to sit down and watch a classic romcom, Rob Reiner’s 1989 When Harry Met Sally makes the top ten list in terms of most-streamed movies on CBS All Access, and for a good reason. 

The movie follows the main characters Harry and Sally and how their relationship grows and evolves throughout the years, but will they allow their friendship to become something more? This playful, timeless classic is perfect if you’re in need of a feel-good movie.

Critics and audiences have nothing but good things to say about this movie, citing that it gives future filmmakers the blueprint for some of the best rom-coms to follow.  You can watch the trailer here if you’re in the mood for a classic romance paired with lighthearted fun.

4. To Catch a Thief (1955)

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7.496%CBS All Access
Prime Video 

Grace Kelly and Cary Grant star in this mystery/romance directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Grant plays a former jewel thief who sets out to prove his innocence when he’s framed and meets the owner of some of the most expensive jewels in the area, played by Kelly, along the way.

If you’re in the mood for an old fashioned thriller, tied in with a bit of romance and mystery, To Catch A Thief is perfect for you and your next movie night. You can watch the trailer here if this movie piques your interest.  

5. The Way of the Dragon (1972) 

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7.392%CBS All Access

Are you looking for a fun action movie that features some of the best fighting sequences you’ll ever see? The Way of the Dragon stars some of the most iconic martial artists in the world, such as Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris. 

While the plot may seem silly, it’s a great movie for when you’re in the mood for a classic martial arts film that will keep your eyes locked to the screen. Lee plays a renegade cop who is looking to take down a notorious local gang who has threatened his family. 

In order to stop them, he must band together with some of the strongest and most talented fighters to take down this abusive gang. If you’re looking for lighthearted fun with plenty of action, this is definitely a great choice. You can watch the trailer here if you’re looking for a great action move to add to your watchlist. 

6. The Addams Family (1991)

IMDb Rotten TomatoesWhere To Watch
6.964%CBS All Access
Netflix, Prime Video 

Based on the 1960’s television sitcom, The Addams Family is packed with creepy fun and dark humor. If you’re a fan of the original television show, you can’t miss out on this 1991 remake. 

When a man claiming to be the long lost brother of Gomez Addams shows up, the family is elated. But is he really a part of the family, or is he a part of a larger scheme to steal the Addams family fortune? 

While critics are quite harsh when it comes to this movie adaption, it’s still a fun and silly movie about everyone’s favorite creepy and spooky family that the whole family will be sure to enjoy. You can watch the trailer here if you’re looking for your new favorite Halloween movie. 

7. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

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7.4100%CBS All Access
PlutoTv, TubiTv

If you’re looking for a powerful and moving drama to dive into, Searching For Bobby Fischer is what you’ve exactly been looking for. The movie focuses on a regular 7-year-old Josh, who happens to be a chess prodigy. Critics have nothing but positive things to say about this near perfect film, and audiences agree. This movie will have you rooting for young Josh, who just wishes to be loved and accepted while the world just wishes to see him win.

It’s a heartwarming and honest film about family, as well as what it really means to be a winner. You can watch the trailer here if this sounds like your next ideal drama movie. 

8. Sweeney Todd (2007)

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7.385%CBS All Access
Prime Video , TubiTv

Directed by Tim Burton and starring none other than Johnny Depp, Sweeney Todd takes us to the streets of London in this dark and twisted musical. When Benjamin Barker sets out to seek revenge on the man who killed his wife, sinister plans are made and executed within the confines of a barbershop.

If you’re a fan of Tim Burton films, or simply a fan of musicals, you can’t go wrong with this movie. You can watch the trailer here, but fair warning you will have all these songs stuck in your head immediately after watching. 

9. Rudy (1993)

IMDb Rotten TomatoesWhere To Watch
7.578%CBS All Access
AMC Premiere, FuboTv

If you’re looking for a motivational sports movie that’s based on a true story, Rudy may be just what you’re looking for. The movie follows the main character Rudy as he goes against all the odds to live out his dreams and play football for Notre Dame. 

If you’re looking for a movie that will have you cheering and leave you inspired, you’ll want to add this to your watchlist immediately. You can watch the trailer here if you’re a fan of those kinds of uplighting sports movies.

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