Best New Movies Added to Netflix This Week: March 26, 2022

Blade Runner 2049 (2017) is now available to stream on Netflix

It’s been a quiet last week on Netflix thanks to the streaming service paving the way for Bridgerton season 2. However, the weekend has arrived with two great, welcome additions to the Netflix library for this week’s best new movies.

Here are the best new movies on Netflix this week:


Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Director: Denis Villeneuve
Kind: Action, Drama, Mystery | Duration: 164 minutes
To throw: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista, Robin Wright

Over the past decade, there have been many sequels, prequels, and reboots of Hollywood’s most beloved movies. Arguably one of the best of the bunch was Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, a worthy sequel filled with incredible visuals, an amazing score, and a great story.

It’s been thirty years since former blade runner Rick Deckard disappeared. Officer K is the new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department and uncovers a long-buried and serious secret that threatens to destroy what little remains of society.


King of Thieves (2018)

Director: James Marais
Kind: Biography, Crime, Drama | Duration: 108 minutes
To throw: Michael Caine, Francesca Annis, Olivia Le Andersen, Jim Broadbent, Charlie Cox

Based on one of the most infamous robberies in British history, the Hatton Garden vault robbery, King of Thieves is a fun, overly dramatic take on one of Britain’s most notorious crimes.

Brian Reader, a notorious art thief, spots an opportunity to pull off the biggest bank robbery in British history and, along with his gang of misfit criminals, steals over £200 million worth of jewelery and cash. But, when the police investigation begins, the crew’s arguments about how to divide their horde of stolen goods threaten to derail all paranoia and mistrust.


Love Like Falling Petals (2022) NOT

Director: Yoshihiro Fukagawa
Kind: Drama, Romance | Duration: 128 minutes
To throw: Kento Nakajima, Honoka Matsumoto

It took almost four months, but Love like falling petals is the first Japanese Netflix Original film of 2022.

Haruto Asakura, once an aspiring photographer, falls in love with hairdresser Misaki Ariake and asks her out. Watching Misaki work hard to achieve her dreams prompts Haruto to return to photography, but their romance threatens to end quickly as Misaki is diagnosed with a rare disease that ages her ten times faster than normal.


Bulbul can sing (2018)

Director: Rima Das
Kind: Drama | Duration: 95 Minutes
To throw: Pakija Begam, Arnali Das, Manoranjan Das, Bonita Thakuriya, Manabendra Das

A nice and heartbreaking watch that all subscribers can enjoy.

Exploring their sexual identities in the face of the patriarchal rules of their Assamese village, a teenage girl and her two friends are shaken by tragedy.


What movies are you going to watch on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below!

Alfonso E. Cramer