The 11 best movies you can only watch on Apple TV+ 2 months ago

The 11 best movies you can only watch on Apple TV+

From Best Picture-winning dramas to incredible music documentaries to cutting-edge sci-fi adventures...

While we've been singing the praises of the shows that Apple TV+ has been providing us - in 2022 alone, the service has delivered The Afterparty, Black Bird, Severance and Slow Horses - but there are also some pretty fantastic original movies to choose from.

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In alphabetical order, here are the very best films you can check out exclusively on Apple TV+, starting with...

BEASTIE BOYS STORY

The legendary Spike Jonze - who also directed the music video for 'Sabotage' back in the day - reunites with Ad-Rock, MCA, and Mike D to remind new and old fans why they're such tremendous artists and performers.

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BILLIE EILISH: THE WORLD'S A LITTLE BLURRY

Kicking off with the immediate success of 'Ocean Eyes' on Soundcloud, this documentary tracks Billie Eilish's creation of her debut album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, giving an important insight into the impact of fame on someone so young.

CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH

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An equal parts heartbreaking and heartwarming romantic comedy, centred around a man in his early twenties (Cooper Raiff, who also writes and directs the movie) who falls in love with an older woman (Dakota Johnson), who happens to already be in a relationship.

CODA

The Best Picture Oscar-winner of 2022 tells the story of Ruby (Emilia Jones), a child of deaf adults and the only hearing person in her deaf family. She desperately wants to attend college to study music, but fears it will result in her abandoning her family.

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FINCH

Miguel Sapochnik (the guy behind some of the best episodes of Game of Thrones) directs this sci-fi action adventure, about the last man on Earth (Tom Hanks) who builds a robot to help protect his dog survive post-apocalyptic Earth.

GREYHOUND

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Tom Hanks again, this time as an inexperienced U.S. Navy commander who is forced to lead a convoy of Allied ships, while they are all being pursued by a pack of German submarines.

ON THE ROCKS

The funny story of a dysfunctional father-daughter relationship, with a centre-of-attention Bill Murray always bringing a torrent of drama whenever he visits the happily-settled-down Rashida Jones.

SWAN SONG

Written and directed by Ireland's own Benjamin Cleary, this sci-fi romantic drama sees Mahershala Ali's character discover he is soon to pass away due to a terminal illness, but he could possibly spare his family any grief by having himself cloned.

THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH

One of the the Coen Brothers takes on this Shakespeare adaptation, bringing along Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand and Brendan Gleeson for an atmospheric, moody drama.

THE VELVET UNDERGROUND

Todd Haynes (Carol, I'm Not There) directs this documentary focusing on the titular band and the impact they had on experimental music, perfectly capturing the energy of both the artists and the era they arrived in.

WOLFWALKERS

Kilkenny-based animation studio Cartoon Saloon finishes out its Irish Folklore Trilogy - following on from The Secret Of Kells and Song Of The Sea - with this gorgeous tale of a young girl who befriends a free-spirited member of mysterious local tribe. Check out our chats with the movie's directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart right here:

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