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30 bizarre Netflix descriptions to live by

11. Gossip Girl

The Netflix description: "Rich, unreasonably attractive private school students do horrible, scandalous things to each other. Repeatedly."

The life lesson: Pay attention to all those high school movie stereotypes: good-looking popular kids really are bastards.

10. While You Were Sleeping (1995)

The Netflix description: "Some girls find love with a prince. Some, with a mogul. This shy romantic's dream date? A coma victim."

The life lesson: Just because Sandra Bullock manipulates the family of a comatose hunk, "in the name of love" and is rather attractive, doesn't mean it's okay for the rest of us.

9. From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (1999)

The Netflix description: "Dear dirtbags: The clap isn't the worst disease you can pick up at a dusty strip club. Have fun being a vampire."

The life lesson: Frequent strip bars and suffer two hideous consequences: the possibility of becoming a vampire and enduring the judgment of this Netflix scribe.

8. Bernie (2011)

The Netflix description: "A rich old lady and a friendly mortician. They're two peas in a pod - until one of the peas just won't shut up."

The life lesson: Befriending undertakers is all well and good, just don't piss them off by being a cantankerous old witch.

7. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

The Netflix description: "A deformed bell-ringer falls for a beautiful gypsy girl and lives happily ever after? Hey, it could happen."

The life lesson: Don't be deterred by poor self-image - be kind to others, ring a few bells, and a bewitching maiden shall be yours.

6. Coming To America (1988)

The Netflix description: "Where can the heir to an African throne find the woman of his dreams? At a funky hamburger joint in Queens, of course!"

The life lesson: Don't assume you know anything about dating.

5. Welcome To The Jungle (2013)

The Netflix description: "When a corporate retreat goes primal, an alpha will emerge. An awful, unbelievably stupid alpha. Just the worst."

The life lesson: If you think you're being uber-cool, you might want to check yourself. It's likely that everyone else thinks you're an utter berk.

4. The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

The Netflix description: "Make millions. Take enough mind-warping drugs to kill a horse. Do what you gotta do... but do it in a pinstripe suit. "

The life lesson: Be a hedonistic, money-hungry misogynist! It doesn't matter as long as you look cool!

3. Top Gun (1986)

The Netflix description: "Systems check: Cold War action. '80s tunes. Sex in silhouette. A maverick pilot jets into the danger zone."

The life lesson: Speaking in fragments makes everything you say way more emphatic.

2. Day of The Dead (1985)

The Netflix description: "What's worse than a zombie-ruled world? Nothing. No wonder the last humans are totally out of their minds."

The life lesson: In case the last ten years of zombie-themed entertainment hasn't clued you in: the undead roaming the Earth might cause you a moment of mental discomfort.

Gem is GR+'s west coast entertainment news reporter. She’s a bit obsessed with all things Aliens and Terminator.