Best Backyard Movies to Watch on NetFlix

It’s Friday night and it’s some to watch netflix and chilll…..

We have combined a list of top movies we love (don’t hate please).  These are great to watch outdoors with the family, your date or your grandparents.

Top Outdoor Movies to Watch on Netflix

Watching a movie outdoors can be an intimate and pleasurable social experience during balmy summer nights. Whether cuddled up with your significant other watching a romantic comedy or having drinks with your best buddies while watching an action flick, seeing movies outdoors at night with your friends is a unique experience.

One should expect the festive environment of outdoor movie gatherings to be louder and more lackadaisical than the traditional movie theater or quiet living room. The focus is not solely on the film itself but also on enjoying the overall outdoor experience with others.

Moreover, you should not expect to receive the greatest sound or video quality in an outdoor format. This is why certain movies are more suitable than others for watching outdoors. Movies that are visual detail oriented or heavy on complex dialogue should probably be watched in an indoor environment with a high quality sound & video setup.

The best type of movies for watching outdoors are usually comedies or lighthearted films, action & adventure flicks, kids’ or family movies, and pop-culture classics.

Here is a popular list of movies that are best for watching outdoors on NetFlix:


  • Adventureland
  • Chef
  • Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
  • Clueless
  • Billy Madison
  • Swingers
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Amelie
  • Wet Hot American Summer
  • Beverly Hills Cop
  • Hot Fuzz

Action & Adventure

  • National Treasure
  • Super
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park
  • Batman
  • The Mummy
  • Armageddon
  • Kickboxer
  • Hellboy
  • The Patriot
  • Big Trouble in Little China
  • The Warriors
  • Gladiator
  • Braveheart
  • Scarface
  • Robin Hood

Kids’ Movies

  • Minions
  • Fantasia
  • How To Train Your Dragon 2
  • Zootopia
  • Galaxy Quest
  • Ratatouille
  • Aladdin
  • 101 Dalmatians

Pop Culture Classics

  • Jaws
  • Jurassic Park
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Cleopatra
  • Grease
  • Tora! Tora! Tora!
  • The Exorcist
  • From Dusk Till Dawn
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • Fantasia

Click here for a list of great outdoor movie options that are not available on NetFlix.

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