Apple TV+ is one of the new kids on the block competing against the streaming giants. With casts starring Hollywood's biggest names and great stories, Apple has proved to be capable of producing high-quality content. In this article, we have gathered 8 good movies to watch on Apple TV+ right now. Drama, romance, comedy, and crime, there is something for whatever mood you are in. Let’s take a look at what Apple TV+ has to offer!
Starting off this list is this fairly new release from Apple TV+ starring Dakota Johnson and Cooper Raiff. Cha Cha Real Smooth is a great romcom with a heartwarming message that is sure to impress you. The story centers around a young man working as a Bar Mitzvah party host who forms an unexpected friendship with a mother and her autistic daughter. The perfect movie to watch on Apple TV+ with your significant other.
The Banker is based on the true story of two African-American entrepreneurs who hired a working-class white man in the 1960s to pose as the head of their business, while they pretend to be a janitor and chauffeur. This drama featuring Anthony Mackie, Samuel L. Jackson, and Nicholas Hoult is a hidden gem worth watching.
The name Justin Timberlake might ring a bell or two, but not as an actor but as a successful musician and performer. But he has proved to be a great actor in the past, and Palmer is one of his latest movies where he plays an ex-convict who strikes up a friendship with a boy from a troubled home. Palmer is a sweet drama where Timberlake shines as the lead actor. Definitely an Apple TV+ movie of the highest caliber.
There is no doubt in anyone's mind that Tom Hanks is one of the greatest actors of our generation. And as we know, Hanks starring in a war movie is a recipe for success. In Greyhound, we follow him as the inexperienced U.S. Navy commander who must lead an Allied convoy while being stalked by a pack of German submarines during World War II. This war flick feels more realistic than what we are used to, without overdoing it, making it a pure and honest experience of one of history's most brutal wars. If you enjoy war movies, this might be the one for you to watch.
As we enter the Holiday season, an entertaining Christmas movie is a great choice for movie night right now. Spirited is one of the latest releases on Apple TV+ and stars two of the funniest actors around, Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds. This is a musical adaptation of the classic Christmas story by Charles Dickens. In short, a miserable man finds himself embarking on a fantastical adventure. This is a good movie to watch if you are longing to get into Christmas spirits this December.
If you are looking for a great crime drama, Cherry is the one for you. In this, we follow a student called Cherry who drops out of college to pursue a career as an army medic in Iraq. When he returns from war, PTSD spirals his life into drugs and crime. This is a dark and slightly depressing story but at the same time incredibly insightful into the life of many veterans returning from war, making it an important watch.
Jennifer Lawrence is another big name who has started a collaboration with Apple TV+, and in this movie, we see her as a struggling US soldier returning from Afghanistan with a traumatic brain injury. She must learn to adjust to life back home, proving to be easier said than done. Lawrence is a fantastic actress who has portrayed broken characters before, which tells us she will shine in Causeway as well. This is a great gem from Apple TV+ to watch right now.
Another of Apple TV’s latest releases from this year is Raymond & Ray. Half brothers Raymond and Ray need to reunite when their estranged father dies and they discover his last wish - for his sons to dig his grave. A dark comedy-drama made entertaining thanks to Ewan McGregor and Ethan Hawke, two proven actors who have great chemistry on screen. In other words, this is a great movie to watch on Apple TV+.