Best new movies on Netflix this week: May 21, 2022

There are some great new movies to check out on Netflix this week, especially The Return of The Jackass Boys and additional footage from Fooled forever all compiled in donkey 4.5.

Here are the best new movies on Netflix this week:


Jackass 4.5 (2022)

Director: Jeff Tremaine
Genre: Comedy | Duration: 90 minutes
Cast: Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Dave England, Ehren McGhehey

Each Jackass movie comes with a .5 Special Edition that contains a full-length of deleted scenes and stunts that weren’t seen in the theatrical release.


A Perfect Match (2022) NOT

Director: Stuart McDonald
Genre: Comedy, Romantic | Duration: 102 minutes
Cast: Victoria Justice, Adam Demos, Luca Sardelis, Samantha Cain, Craig Horner

Victorious and Zoe 101 actress Victoria Justice debuted on Netflix in 2021 in Beyond the party. Swapping the glitz and glamor of Los Angeles nightlife for the Aussie countryside, Justice now has it by number of fish out of water romcom in his filmography.

Lola, the executive of a wine company based in Los Angeles, travels to Australia in order to win a major client. Now working at a sheep station as one of the ranch hands, sparks fly between Lola and rugged local Max.


Tuly (2018)

Director: Jason Reitman
Genre: Comedy, Drama | Duration: 95 Minutes
Cast: Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingston, Mark Duplass, Elaine Tan

Charlize Theron continues to show her phenomenal range during a period where she has gone from playing a super spy, a struggling mother, and a presidential candidate.

Marlo, a mother of three, struggles with the stress of raising her newborn. To help her, Marlo’s brother offers her a night nanny, and though at first she shy away from extravagance, she soon forms a unique bond with the thoughtful and sometimes nurturing young nanny named Tully.


Ben’s Back (2018)

Director: Pierre Hedges
Genre: Drama | Duration: 103 minutes
Cast: Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges, Courtney B. Vance, Kathryn Newton, Rachel Bay Jones

An emotional roller coaster that once again sees actress Julia Roberts at her best.

Doting mum Holly is thrilled that her troubled but charming son Ben has made an unexpected return home for Christmas. Ben’s history of drug addiction threatens to derail the vacation, leaving Holly the responsibility of preventing her family’s self-destruction.


Servant of the People (2017)

Director: Aleksey Kiryushchenko
Genre: Comedy, Drama | Duration: 96 minutes
Cast: Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Stanislav Boklan, Eugen Koshevoy, Dmitriy Lalenkov, Vladimir Goryanskiy

Volodymyr Zelenskyy was one of the nation’s most beloved actors, and strangely, art eventually imitated life to eventually become Ukraine’s president.

The president is teaming up with the former prime minister to stabilize the economy and prevent greedy oligarchs from maneuvering behind the curtain.


What movies are you watching on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments below!

Alfonso E. Cramer