YouTube Red was designed in 2015 as the answer to many fans’ comments about the numerous ads featured on this channel and it slowly started gaining popularity. There are many conveniences for the ones who decide to subscribe to it and step by step Youtube Red has started producing its own movies, as well.
From music documentaries to comedies and dramas, there might be something for everyone to choose from, but their programme is mostly oriented toward the younger population. This is the list of the 12 best Youtube red movies you need to watch.
Burn the Stage: The Movie (2018)
The title of one of the most famous boy bands in the world nowadays belongs to the South Korean boys from the group BTS. Their popularity is difficult to fathom but numbers don’t lie and the ones surrounding them are impressive.
There have always been boy bands that everyone went crazy for, but today it all escalated due to the internet and media frenzy and the overall availability of mostly anything. This documentary follows BTS on their world tour and brings us closer to these gifted youngsters who share all their feelings with their friends and fans.
A Heist With Markiplier (2019)
Interactive stories, cartoons and movies have gained popularity in the last few years and everyone is eager to learn as much as they want when something alike comes out. This interesting adventure comedy allows the audience to choose what the protagonists’ next step would be.
Markiplier is a famous Hawaii born YouTuber who plays the main role in this exciting movie where the audience joins him on a heist of a lifetime. It could have been a heist like any other, but this one is special since viewers are the ones who will decide on its outcome
Eminem and the producers of 8 Mile bring us this musical comedy about an English language student who above all enjoys rap battles. Adam is progressive and unusual and always up for something exciting and he comes to the idea of introducing his biggest interest in his subject thesis.
He decides to apply the theme of rap battles and after contact with a famous battle rapper called Behn Grym, Adam’s life takes a different turn when he receives his first rap battle ever. What makes Adam special is his ability to combine his smarts and great historic knowledge of the craft.
Viper Club (2018)
Susan Sarandon and Matt Bomer star in this intense drama about a war correspondent who is taken hostage while on an assignment. When the government shows no interest or concern in the matter, the journalist’s mother will be the one who will take the matter into her hands.
Even though the movie received mixed reviews, it is still an intriguing and interesting story which shows the situation with the government in the United States, but it can be easily transferred to any world country. When there is a common person involved and no one else is threatened, justice can be slow.
The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash
Another documentary has gathered a list of unforgettable celebrities from the cinematic and musical world who share their stories, thoughts and feelings about one of the biggest country legends ever, Johnny Cash.
Famous for his direct and bold lyrics and often dark and atmospheric tones, Cash’s life has always been a mystery and some of it is a very well kept secret. In this documentary, we are going to learn more about the man behind the legend.
The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story (2019)
Lou Pearlman was an extremely important person somewhere in the mid-1990s since he is the man behind some of the most famous boy bands ever. This documentary brings us the rise and fall of this impresario, who did not only discover N’Sync and Backstreet Boys but also was involved in one of the biggest Ponzi schemes in American history.
This is the first time the story has been told from the perspective of the people involved in the scheme and many celebrities have given their testimony here, such as Lance Bass, Aaron Carter, Ashley Parker Angel and A.J.McLean.
And now for something a bit different on the list of Youtube Red movies, a crime drama coming from Mexico, inspired by a true story. Two veterinary school dropouts perform one of the biggest and most unbelievable heists in Mexican history.
Juan and Benjamin decide to rob the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City and steal precious indigenous artefacts. After returning home from a well-done business and finding out that their deed has been described as an attack on the whole nation, the boys figure out that they are way in too deep and that there is no way back.
Istanbul is a fascinating city that bedazzles many tourists and visitors and attracts them with its culture and tradition. It is a city with many inhabitants, but not only people. Stray cats are Istanbul’s signature mark and this documentary follows a few of them and gives us a tour of the city through their eyes.
Even though free to roam around this huge city, these cats are in daily conflict and have complicated relationships with the people of this town. Each and every one of them has its own personality and will be given different perspectives here, but the problem that remains is that Istanbul is changing and expanding and the place for these cats is becoming smaller every day.
Youtube Red is full of interesting documentaries, mostly about untold musical stories that are finally getting out and being revealed. G-Funk is the story of one of the most popular hip hop subgenres in the 1990s, G-Funk, which combined Motown, R’n’B and Funk sound with socially-aware lyrics.
The movement began with Snoop Dogg, Warren G and Nate Dogg and this movie follows the impact of G-Funk on popular culture. Many famous rappers are going to share their thought and feelings towards it, such as Drake, Ice Cube, Ice-T and Snoop Dog.
The Keys of Christmas (2016)
This cute, 45-minutes long flick directed by Dave Meyers brings us Christmas from a slightly changed perspective. Mariah Carey and DJ Khaled decide to deal with one of the biggest holiday haters Rudy Mancuso and teach him the meaning of Christmas.
They will send him into a mystical winter wonderland where he is going to meet some famous celebrities who will teach him what is really important about Christmas.
Lazer Team (2015)
There is even some Sci-fi on this channel, combined with many funny elements and lots of actions. It is the story of four losers who find themselves responsible for saving mankind. After accidentally stumbling upon a UFO crash site they become genetically equipped to start with their mission.
The alien race that contacted the Earth and asked for help will have to work with the government and try to make these four morons ready for their task. This is a sort of comedy you have to watch when you need something easygoing that will give you a few good laughs.
Lazer Team 2 (2017)
After the overall positive welcome of the first part of Lazer Team, it was inevitable to wait for its sequel. And an even better sequel! The already well-known world savers are faced with a shocking discovery that one of their own has been lost in another dimension.
It is time to team up again and try and rescue him and at the same time fight another global threat. After a young girl, Maggie receives an encrypted alien file that leads to his kidnapping and Lazer Team has to group together and try and find him.