Best new movies added to Netflix this week: May 14 and 15, 2022

Operation Mincemeat is now available to stream on Netflix

It’s been another long week, so if you’re planning on chilling out with Netflix this weekend, we’ve got you covered with some of the best new movies to grace the service over the past 7 days.

This list mainly covers Netflix in the United States. If you’re outside the United States, your selections were a little different. In the UK, for example, you were treated for Doctor Sleep which comes from Mike Flanagan. Netflix Canada saw the release of Ted Bundy: American Psychopath.

Here are the best new movies on Netflix this week:

Ground Meat Operation (2022) NOT

Director: John Madden
Genre: Drama, War | Autonomy: 128 minutes
Cast: Colin Firth, Matthew MacFadden, Kelly MacDonald, Rufus Wright, Ruby Bentall

In 1943, the allies begin their preparations for the invasion of France and the liberation of Europe, but one problem remains, how can they protect their invasion force from the destructive power of the German army? Two intelligence officers come up with a plan to deceive the Germans, involving a corpse, false military papers, and hope.

This movie dropped on Netflix in most parts of the world on Wednesday.

The King of the Getaway (2021) NOT

Director: Mateusz Rakowicz
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime | Duration: 100 minutes
Cast: Dawid Ogrodnik, Robert Więckiewicz, Jakub Gierszał, Masza Wągrocka, Rafał Zawierucha,

Based on the life of Zdzisław Najmrodzki, the story of The Getaway King is set in the last days of communism in Poland where Naymro, an escape driver, becomes a folk hero after successfully evading the police 29 times, but contemplates a new life when he meets his new girlfriend.

Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Lasting War (2021) NOT

Director: Shinji Aramaki, Michihito Fujii, Kenji Kamiyama
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi | Duration: 119 minutes
Cast: Atsuko Tanaka, Osamu Saka, Akio Otsuka, Koichi Yamadera, Yutaka Nakano

In the near future, advancements in technology have led to a new wave of cybercrime by augmented individuals known as “cyberbrains”. To combat the growing number of crimes, the full-bodied cyborg Motoko Kusanagi takes charge of the crime-fighting organization known as Section 9 of Public Security.

Secondary year (2022) NOT

Director: Alex Hardcastle
Genre: Comedy | Duration: 111 minutes
Cast: Rebel Wilson, Angourie Rice, Mary Holland, Molly Brown, Sam Richardson

In 1997, Ruby was the hottest girl in high school as captain of the cheerleading team and was dating the quarterback. But after falling off the cheerleading pyramid, Ruby falls into a coma and doesn’t wake up until 20 years later. Finding herself in the body of a 37-year-old woman, Ruby returns to high school to repeat her senior year and is determined to be crowned prom queen.

Our Father (2022) NOT

Director: Lucie Jourdan
Genre: Documentary | Duration: 97 minutes

Curious to find one or two half-siblings from the same sperm donor as her, Jacoba Ballard did a DNA test. Finding a total of seven matches, Jacoba realized she had found a huge discovery, but further investigation led her to a shocking secret involving a sperm donor and a fertility doctor.

Jacoba Ballard decided to take a DNA test one day, hoping to find a half-sibling or two with the same sperm donor. “Growing up, I felt different,” she says in the documentary’s trailer. But when she found seven matches, she realized she had stumbled upon a major discovery. Jacoba uncovers a shocking scheme involving donor sperm and a popular fertility doctor.

What movies do you watch on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below!

Alfonso E. Cramer