Updated On: November 06, 2023 by   PTdev   PTdev  

Paramount plus is an American streaming subscription owned by Paramount Global. You have access to 580+ movies and over 450 TV shows. You can also use JustWatch to view the library and filter your results according to your preference, including movies or TV shows, IMDb rating, new titles, genre, and release date.

The service gets the content primarily from the libraries of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Media Networks, and CBS Media Ventures. It also includes live sports coverage, original series and films, and live streaming of local CBS broadcast stations in the U.S.

The service was first released in the United States on 28 October 2014. It initially focused on the live streaming of CBS programming and on-demand access to CBS programs and library content. 

CBS merged back into Viacom in November 2019 to form ViacomCBS. In September 2020, it was declared that the service would launch again as Paramount Plus in 2021, deriving the name from the Paramount Pictures film studio.

Let’s have a look at the top 20 movies on Paramount Plus.

Top 20 Movies on Paramount Plus

1. Jackass Forever

The comedy film Jackass Forever preserves the tradition of unrestrained men doing absurd things to attract an audience. The film is the 4th instalment in the Jackass franchise that started with Jackass: The Movie in 2012. 

Jackass Forever’s world premiere was at the Canada Theater on 2 February 2022 and was theatrically launched by Paramount Pictures on 4 February 2022. The American critics well received the film. They considered the movie the best film of its franchise.

  • Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O and Chris Pontius
  • Genre: Action, Comedy, Reality-TV
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 85%
  • IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
  • Release Date: 2022
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Director: Jeff Tremaine

2. The Godfather Part II

The Godfather Part 2 was launched in 1974. The movie won Best Picture in the same year and is considered one of the most incredible movies ever. From the perspective of many people, it is one of the few sequels that are even better than the original work.

  • Stars: Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, Talia Shire, Morgana King, John Cazale, Mariana Hill, Lee Strasberg
  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 96%
  • IMDb Rating: 9/10
  • Release Date: 1974
  • Runtime: 3h 20m
  • Director: Francis Ford Coppola

3. Beavis and Butt-Head Do America

Beavis and Butthead is a series of shorts on MTV created by Mike Judge in the mid-1990s. They became more and more popular after their premiere on the music network. “Beavis and Butt-head do America.” is a famous animated television series adapted for the big screen in 1996. 

Beavis and Butthead wake up to discover their beloved television robbed and start an epic journey across America to have it back. Through their journey, they come across a hostel that offers a tv set in every room, where they meet Muddy Grimes. 

Muddy Grimes mistakes their identity and offers them $10,000 as he is under the impression that they already know their mission. Grimes wants them to “do” his wife to kill her. 

Beavis and Butthead travel to Washington under the impression that they will have sex with Grimes’s wife. Beavis and Buthead unknowingly become fugitives.

  • Stars: Mike Judge, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Robert Stack, Cloris Leachman
  • Genre: Comedy, Animation
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 71%
  • IMDb Rating: 6.8/10
  • Release Date: 1996
  • Runtime: 1h 21m
  • Director: Mike Judge

4. The Conversation

A paranoid surveillance expert Harry Caul (Gene Hackman), is hired by a mysterious client’s brusque assistant (Harrison Ford) to pursue a young couple, Mark (Frederic Forrest) and Ann (Cindy Williams). 

While tracking the pair through San Francisco’s Union Square, Caul and his c0-worker Stan (John Cazale) succeeded in recording a secret conversation between them. He has a moral crisis when he suspects the couple will be killed.

  • Stars: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield
  • Genre: Mystery & Thriller
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 97%
  • IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
  • Release Date: 1974
  • Runtime: 1h 53m
  • Director: Francis Ford Coppola

5. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

In Santa Mira, California, Dr Miles Bennell (Kevin McCarthy) has a puzzling experience when all his patients come to him with strange delusions. The patients say that their loved ones seem to be impostors. 

As Dr Bennell investigates further, he soon discovers that the patients’ suspicions are correct. Their beloved ones have been replaced with an alien species of human duplicates. These species grow from plant-like pods and take over the small town.

  • Stars: GKevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter
  • Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 98%
  • IMDb Rating: 7.7/10
  • Release Date: 1956
  • Runtime: 1h 20m
  • Director: Don Siegel

6. Interstellar

As the planet Earth suffers from severe climate change, Professor Brand (Michael Caine) has to send a group of highly-trained astronauts and explorers to travel through the wormhole. They attempt to find one of the three planets as humanity’s new home. 

The team of researchers are led by Cooper (McConaughey). The team faces psychological and physical challenges on their journey as they know the dangers of space exploration.

  • Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain
  • Genre: Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 73%
  • IMDb Rating: 8.6/10
  • Release Date: 2014
  • Runtime: 2h 45m
  • Director: Christopher Nolan

7. Election

Jim McAllister is a civics teacher responsible for the student elections. Tracy Flick (Witherspoon) is a high school student who seems to win unopposed. However, Jim convinces Paul Metzler (Klein), a famous athlete, to run against Tracy. She discovers the plan, and the feud starts.

  • Stars: Matthew Broderick, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Klein
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 92%
  • IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
  • Release Date: 1999
  • Runtime: 1h 42m
  • Director: Alexander Payne

8. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run

When SpongeBob’s beloved pet snail Gary goes missing, he and his best friend Patric embark on an adventure. They head to the mighty King Poseidon in the Lost City of the Atlantic City to free Gary. Throughout their journey, they know that nothing is more vital than the power of friendship.

  • Stars: Tim Hill, Clancy Brown, Bill Fagerbakke
  • Genre: Kids & Family, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 67%
  • IMDb Rating: 5.9/10
  • Release Date: 2020
  • Runtime: 1h 31m
  • Director: Tim Hill

9. Bumblebee

Charlie, a young woman, finds the ruined and broken Bumblebee. She discovers that he is not an ordinary car when she fixes him. Together, they must resist the forces of evil that threaten the Earth—the film, widely considered the best of the Transformers movies, launched in 2018.

  • Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Cena
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 91%
  • IMDb Rating: 6.7/10
  • Release Date: 2018
  • Runtime: 1h 54m
  • Director: Travis Knight

10. Paranormal Activity

After moving into a suburban home, Katie (Katie Featherston) and Micah (Micah Sloat) become increasingly bothered by what appears to be a supernatural demonic presence. Trying to capture evidence of it on film, they place video cameras in the house. Still, they are not ready for the terrifying events.

  • Stars: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs
  • Genre: Horror, Mystery
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 83%
  • IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Runtime: 1h 26m
  • Director: Roman Polanski

11. The Lost City

Unsociable author Loretta Sage writes about unfamiliar places in her popular adventure novels with a handsome cover model named Alan. While on tour broadcasting her new book with Alan, Loretta gets abducted by an abnormal billionaire. He wants her to guide him to an ancient city’s lost treasure from her latest story. Alan sets forth to save her.

  • Stars: Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe
  • Genre: Romance, Comedy, Adventure, Action
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 78%
  • IMDb Rating: 6.1/10
  • Release Date: 2022
  • Runtime: 1h 52m
  • Director: Adam Nee, Aaron Nee

12. The Little Hours

The nuns, Alessandra, Fernanda, and Ginevra, have a simple life in their convent. Their days are spent provoking at monastic routines, spying on one another, and criticising the estate’s day labourer. 

After a ruthless insult session drives the farmers away, Father Tommasso gets a newly hired hand Massetto. A young male servant was pushed into hiding by his furious lord. The father introduced him to the nuns as a deaf-mute to prevent temptation. Massetto struggles to keep his cover.

  • Stars: Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 78%
  • IMDb Rating: 5.8/10
  • Release Date: 2017
  • Runtime: 1h 30m
  • Director: Jeff Baena

13. Mission Impossible

An American agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise), is falsely suspected of murdering his mentor Jim Phelps (Jon Voight). He must find the real spy. With the help of the hacker Luther Stickell (Ving Rhames) and maverick pilot Franz Krieger (Jean Reno), Hunt creeps into the CIA building. He wants to get the file that proves his innocence. 

  • Stars: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery & Thriller
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 66%
  • IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
  • Release Date: 1996
  • Runtime: 1h 50m
  • Director: Brian De Palma

14. Lincoln

As the American Civil War kept going, America’s president Abraham Lincoln brought his political skills to stop the war and put an end to slavery via the 13th Amendment. Having great courage and insight, Lincoln drives the nation and his opponents to aspire for a greater good for all humanity.

  • Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn
  • Genre: History, Drama, Biography
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 89%
  • IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Runtime: 2h 29m
  • Director: Steven Spielberg

 15. To Catch a Thief

A retired jewel thief tries to change his ways. However, he gets suspected of a series of robberies in his style. Francie (Grace Kelly) suspects John of stealing her jewels, destroying their tentative love. John sets out to catch the thief and clear his name.

  • Stars: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis
  • Genre: Romance, Comedy, Mystery & Thriller
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94%
  • IMDb Rating: 7.4/10
  • Release Date: 1955
  • Runtime: 1h 46m
  • Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Lena, a biologist, signs up for a secret expedition to find what happens to her husband inside a mysterious area. The expedition uncovers dangerous creatures and landscapes that threaten their rationality and lives.

  • Stars: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson
  • Genre: Science Fiction, Horror
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 88%
  • IMDb Rating: 6.8/10
  • Release Date: 2018
  • Runtime: 1h 55m
  • Director: Alex Garland

16. Scream

Twenty-five years after a series of cruel murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, California, a new killer puts on the Ghostface mask. He starts targeting a group of teenagers to revive secrets from the town’s deadly past.

  • Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette
  • Genre: Horror, Mystery & Thriller
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 76%
  • IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
  • Release Date: 2022
  • Runtime: 1h 54m
  • Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett

 17. Downhill Racer

A smug downhill skier, David Chappellet (Robert Redford), joins the American professional ski team as a downhill racer. He comes into conflict with his coach (Gene Hackman). A contest also develops between David and Johnny Creech (Jim McMullan), the best skier in the team. Finally, David ends up winning the 1968 Olympics.

  • Stars: Robert Redford, Gene Hackman, Camilla Spar
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 85%
  • IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
  • Release Date: 1969
  • Runtime: 1h 42m
  • Director: Michael Ritchie

With Paramount plus, you can access various movies and set up your preferences the way you like. So, What are your choices? And what are your favourite movies?

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