Now Streaming: Muppets Most Wanted, Neighbors, and More

by RT Staff | Tuesday, Aug. 12 2014

This week on streaming video, we've got a Muppet sequel, a surprise hit comedy, and Disneynature's latest, as well as a dark comedy and a period drama. New titles available to stream on Netflix include Lars von Trier's controversial two-part drama about a sex addict and two very different TV series: a scientific journey hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson and a miniseries spoof starring a wealth of comedic talent. Read on for details:

Muppets Most Wanted 79%

Hot off their successful reunion show, the Muppets decide to take their act on the road, but things quickly go amiss when they sign up with a fast-talking booking agent (Ricky Gervais) who's in league with a wanted criminal mastermind -- and who looks exactly like Kermit the Frog.

Available now on: iTunes

Neighbors 73%

Mac (Seth Rogan) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) are a married couple with an infant child who think they've found the perfect home -- that is, until a fraternity moves next door. Soon, our heroes are locked in battle with Teddy (Zac Efron), the frat's president; hilarity ensues.

Available now on: iTunes

Bears 89%

Narrated by John C. Reilly, this Disneynature documentary follows a mama grizzly bear and her two cubs as they try to survive in the Alaskan wilderness.

Available now on: iTunes

Belle 83%

Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Tom Wilkinson star in this Certified Fresh period drama about a mixed-race woman raised in privilege in 1770s England.

Available now on: iTunes

Filth 63%

James McAvoy and Jamie Bell star in this dramedy about a crooked cop who tries to solve a murder while undermining his colleagues.

Available now on: iTunes

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I and Vol. II 75%

Lars von Trier's two-part drama stars Charlotte Gainsbourg as a sex-obsessed woman who tells her life story to a stranger.

Available now on Netflix: Vol. I, Vol. II

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey No Score Yet

Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains the mysteries of the universe.

Available now on: Netflix

The Spoils of Babylon 81%

Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Tobey Maguire, Tim Robbins, Jessica Alba, Haley Joel Osment, and Carey Mulligan's voice are all on hand in this epic spoof of old-school miniseries conventions.

Available now on: Netflix

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