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On a weekend or after a long day, curling up on the couch in your Johnston, RI apartment and enjoying a nice movie can help you wind down. In this week’s Ledges at Johnston Blog, we’ve got a short list of movies on Netflix for you to check out! Watch these all in one night or spread them out throughout the week!



Dev Patel is amazing in this biographical drama about an Indian man named Saroo and the story of how he was adopted by an Australian couple. Follow him on his journey to find his birth mother and reconnect with his roots. Lion is a movie that highlights the struggles endured by adoptees and the longing to know where they came from that some of them experience. If you’re looking for a movie that is sure to make you cry, Lion is it. Lion is tense, dramatic and heartfelt all in one great movie.


Leap Year

If you’re into romantic comedies, you’re going to enjoy this movie starring Amy Adams and Matthew Goode. Anna Brady (Adams), frustrated that her boyfriend has not proposed to her yet after 4 years of dating, travels to Dublin so that she can propose to him on Leap Day (An Irish Tradition where the man who is proposed to has to accept)! Witness the adventures she goes through while in Dublin after she meets Declan (Goode) and recruits him in her attempts to propose to her boyfriend. Laugh and watch love unfold with Leap Year.


V for Vendetta

Action, adventure, and political intrigue are all a part of this dystopian political thriller. Evey Hammond is rescued by a vigilante identifying himself as “V” and thrown into his fight against the government. Hugo Weaving and Natalie Portman are incredible as V and Evey respectively, delivering stunning performances in this thrilling adaptation of the comic with the same name.