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Morgan Freeman Movies on Netflix

November 17, 2021
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Morgan Porterfield Freeman is an American actor. He is a director as well as a narrator. He is the man, the myth, the legend.

Morgan Freeman is one of those few actors who always does a great job no matter what films he stars in. He has played very interesting and notable roles in different movies like Batman Begins, Detective Alex Cross, The Lego Movie, The Shawshank Redemption, and many more. He has done some outstanding voice-over work as well. Morgan won a Golden Globe for Driving Miss Daisy and an Academy Award for Million Dollar Baby.

Top Hit Morgan Freeman Movies on Netflix

Although there is more than one streaming service to watch Morgan Freeman films on, we are only focusing on some of the top Morgan Freeman movies available to stream on Netflix.

1. The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises is the third movie of the caped crusader saga you can watch on Netflix. Eight years after the Joker’s reign of anarchy in Gotham City and despite his tarnished reputation having taken the fall for Dent’s crimes, Batman/Bruce Wayne returns to try to save the city and Wayne Enterprises from the masked terrorist Bane, a former member of the League of Shadows.

2. The Shawshank Redemption

Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins in The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption is an excellent film inspired by a Stephen King novel.

Andy Dufresne, a banker, is arrested for the murders of his wife and her lover. Although he professes his innocence, he is condemned to life imprisonment in the Shawshank State Penitentiary. While serving his sentence, he becomes friends with a fellow older inmate Ellis “Red” Redding and becomes instrumental in a money-laundering operation headed by the chief warden from the Shawshank prison.

3. Seven

A detective close to retirement and a young detective who just moved to the city with his wife work together to find and capture a particularly cruel and sick serial murderer who tortures and kills his victims according to the seven deadly sins. A very intense thriller with exceptional performances by Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey and Gwyneth Paltrow.

4. Deep Impact

Morgan Freeman in Deep Impact

A comet is heading towards Earth and will destroy all of humanity. Fearing the end of the world, U.S. President Beck devises a plan to build one million caves for Americans. With time running out, the task is entrusted to a joint American-Russian space team for this suicide mission.

5. Dolphin Tale

Sawyer risks his life to save a dolphin trapped in a fishing net. The animal loses its tail while being rescued and won’t be able to survive. In the meantime, Sawyer’s cousin comes back from Afghanistan with an amputated leg. The doctor who takes care of his prosthetics gives Kyle the idea to have one made for the dolphin.

6. Wanted

Morgan Freeman in Wanted

After being estranged from his father for years, young Wesley is shocked when he learns that the man who left him as a baby was an assassin for The Fraternity, a century-old secret society of assassins and that he has superhuman abilities. After learning of his father’s death, he is recruited into his father’s organisation and trained by Sloane to become a hitman and kill a rogue assassin named Cross. A very intense action-thriller to watch on Netflix.

7. Gone Baby Gone

A four-year-old girl goes missing from a tough Boston neighbourhood. When the police make no headway, the girl’s aunt takes matters into her own hands and hires two detectives to find out what happened. In their investigations, the two P.I.s face drug dealers, gangs and paedophiles. Will the end justify the means? The moral dilemma will burn through the two detectives’ relationship.

8. Million Dollar Baby

Morgan Freeman and Clint Eastwood in Million Dollar Baby

Maggie is a waitress with a passion for boxing. One day she goes into the Hit Pit, a boxing gym owned by a grumpy old boxing trainer. Maggie hires veteran Frankie Dunn to train her although he is reluctant at first. Maggie works her way up through the amateur woman’s division, making a name for herself. Frankie, however, refuses to take her into the big fights. In the end he gives up and gets her a $1,000,000 match in Las Vegas. Maggie’s career takes a turn for the worse when she is hit from the back by her opponent and her neck is broken. She ends up paralized in hospital with her whole family of leeches onto her and bedsores that lead to the amputation of a leg.

A great movie with an excellent cast to watch on Netflix.


If you are a fan of Morgan Freeman and would like to watch one of his films, Netflix has a wide variety of them on its content library. All you have to do is type Morgan Freeman in the search bar and enjoy watching.

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