5 great Netflix movies to watch this weekend: Darkest Hour and more

There are plenty of great TV shows on Netflix this weekend, but what about movies? Here are five Netflix movies that are more than worth watching.

It won’t be too surprising if you spend the weekend watching great Netflix shows. After all, the witcher Season 2 is now streaming on Netflix, and it’s the release we’ve all been waiting for.

What if you don’t have time to watch the full season? Or what about when you’ve binged all eight episodes? You’ll have time for some Netflix movies, and there are plenty of great choices.

Admittedly, these picks are mostly from the beginning of the week or past years. It’s really all about the shows on Netflix this week!

5 Must-Watch Netflix Movies This Weekend

darkest hour

We start with one of the movies that arrived this week. If you love anything about Winston Churchill this is a must watch. If you like anything with Gary Oldman, you need to watch this movie right now.

darkest hour is a World War II biopic. We are on the eve of war and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill has a grim decision to make. Will he lead Britain into war? We know how the story unfolded, but you’ll want to see how it all got to this point.

God’s hand

One of the Netflix original movies this week was God’s hand. This Italian film is definitely worth watching, and you can choose the subtitles or the dubbing. It is entirely up to you.

God’s hand follows a 17-year-old boy from Naples. We see his life in the 1980s as he discovers high school and who he is. The coming-of-age movie is bound for big prizes, so give it a shot when you have the time.


The start of the month saw some great Netflix movies. Chocolate maybe one you overlooked. It’s one of Johnny Depp’s first movies, you might not even have heard of it.

The film follows a French woman who moves to a village with her young daughter and opens a chocolate factory. As she builds her business in the remote town, she meets a man who is an outcast of the town. What happens when they start falling in love?

jingle jangle

There are some great Netflix Christmas movies to check out, and you’ll want to spend this weekend watching them with the kids. The first to watch is jingle jangle.

It’s a wonderful musical tale that follows the young Journey. She wants to encourage her grandfather to start making toys again, which he hasn’t done since his apprentice stole his toy idea book. This young apprentice grew up with a successful toy business, but he’s run out of book ideas and now he needs his old master to give him more ideas.

The Christmas Chronicles

Finally, it is about The Christmas Chronicles. It’s the last weekend before Christmas and you’ll definitely want to get into the Christmas spirit. This is a movie that will. In fact, there are two movies to check out this weekend.

The first film follows two siblings who want to catch Santa in the act. They end up having to help Santa save Christmas by bringing the spirit of the day back to town.

What Netflix movies are you watching this weekend? Let us know in the comments below.

Alfonso E. Cramer