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Top 30 Hulu picks

Updated: Feb 17, 2022

Art by Geena San Diego

Hulu is a great streaming service that features many different movies and TV shows that you can’t find on other streaming services. It can be hard to find the right one without spending hours continuously scrolling and reading descriptions until one sounds interesting. Even then, after a few minutes of watching what you choose, it might not grab your attention and you may want to select a new one. So instead of letting you do all that work, let me do it for you. All movies and TV shows will be divided into genres starting with comedy, followed by action, true crime, romance, thriller, and children. Before you start watching, please check what it’s rated. I am not responsible for you watching an R-rated movie when that’s not what you wanted. Every movie and show is rated.


Name: I Love Lucy (TV show)

Rated TV-G

I Love Lucy is a classic sitcom from the 1950s starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley. The show follows the life of Lucy and Ricky Ricardo, as well as their best friends Ethel and Fred Mertz, in their New York apartment. Lucy is always forming a mischievous plan that often fails leaving her husband or best friends to get her out of it. Although Hulu doesn't have all the seasons or episodes, it's a really great show that will put a smile on your face.

Name: Why Did I Get Married (Movie)

Rated PG-13

Why Did I Get Married is a funny drama movie starring Jill Scott, Janet Jackson, Tasha Smith, Sharon Leal, Tyler Perry, Richard Jones, Michael White, and Malik Yoba. This movie involves four married couples on vacation. When an unexpected guest joins, everything goes downhill. A lot of drama stirs causing the vacation to end sooner than expected. Things need to be resolved quickly.

Name: Dharma & Greg (TV show)

Rated TV-14

Dharma & Greg is a TV show starring Jenna Elfman, Thomas Gibson, Mimi Kennedy, Alan Rachins, Susan Sullivan, and Mitchell Ryan. In this show a hippie dog trainer, Dharma, meets Greg, a rich, educated U.S. Attorney. They quickly fall in love and the show follows their life together.

Name: When in Rome (Movie)

Rated PG-13

When in Rome stars Kristen Bell, Josh Duhamel, Anjelica Huston, Kate Micucci, Peggy Lipton, and Don Johnson. Beth Martin is a New Yorker who is obsessed with work and unlucky in love. She goes to Rome for her sister's wedding, and while there, a spell is put on her because she stole coins from the fountain of love. The spell brings the men who owned the coins to follow her around.

Name: Sweet Home Alabama (Movie)

Rated PG-13

Sweet Home Alabama stars Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey, Candice Bergen, Fred Ward, and Mary Kay Place. Sweet Home Alabama is a rom-com about a woman named Melanie Scooter who lives in New York but has to go back to her hometown to deal with some business before she gets married. Things don’t go as swiftly as she expected and she has to stay a bit longer.


Name: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (Movie)

Rated PG-13

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows stars Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Pete Ploszek, Jeremy Howard, Megan Fox, Stephen Amell, Brian Tee, Tyler Perry, Brad Garrett, Will Arnett, Gary Anthony Williams, and Stephen Farrelly. In this movie, Shredder, an old enemy, escapes from prison to try to take over the world. Four brothers, Donatello, Raphael, Michelangelo, and Leonardo, return from hiding to save the world once again.

Name: S.W.A.T (TV show)

Rated TV-14

S.W.A.T is not only a good watch for action but crime as well. Shemar Moore, Jay Harrington, Lina Esco, Alex Russell, Kenny Johnson, and Stephanie Sigman are the main actors. Hulu has 3 out of the 5 seasons of the swat team going door to door fighting criminals and much more.

Name: Charlie's Angels (Movie)

Rated PG-13

Charlie’s Angels (2000) stars Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, and Lucy Liu as a crime fighting trio. They are employed by a wealthy man who goes by Charlie. Auto DNA technology gets stolen and the guy who created the technology gets kidnapped. The Angels work to catch the bad guys and bring the technology and guy back safely.

Name: Resident Evil (Movie)

Rated R

Resident Evil stars Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, James Purfoy, Eric Mabius, Martin Crewes, and Pasquale Aleardi. A biotech underground operation goes south when a biohazard goes off killing everyone in the vicinity. Everyone killed turns into zombies. Alice and a group of police go to the company to shut down any operations and the company.

Name: Hitman Agent 47 (Movie)

Rated R

Hitman Agent 47 stars Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Angela Wing, Zachary Quinto, Thomas Kretchmann, Johannes Suhm, and many others. This movie deals with a greatly known assassin who's good at what he does.