Netflix added 21 new movies and shows this week

Borrego – Picture: Saban Films

It’s time for your weekend roundup of everything new on Netflix in the US over the past 7 days. In total, we saw 10 new movies and 11 new TV shows added to the service. We’ll also see what’s been trending in the top 10 throughout the week.

Although this list looks backwards, you can also get a glimpse of the week ahead. In that case, we’ve just released our list of everything currently scheduled to go live over the next 7 days. Highlights include the new Donkey film and the new romantic comedy Victoria Justice.

New releases on Netflix this weekend

Borrego (2022)

Genre: Polar
Director: Jesse Harris
Cast: Lucy Hale, Nicholas Gonzalez, Olivia Trujillo
Writer: Jesse Harris
Duration: 102 minutes

Lucy Hale headlines this SVOD debut on Netflix which didn’t get particularly impressive reviews when it debuted on VOD and in select theaters earlier this year.

Here is the logline of the film which is now on Netflix in the United States and Canada:

“A young botanist moves to a small desert town to study an invasive plant species. While on a search, she comes to the aid of a downed plane only to find herself captive by an inexperienced drug mule who forces her to lead a trek through the sweltering desert to her downfall. A local sheriff is drawn into the hunt as his rebellious daughter sets out to find the missing botanist, while being chased by a local drug dealer.

PJ Masks (Season 4)

Cast: Addison Holley, Kyle Breitkopf, Juan Luis Bonilla
Duration: 24 minutes
Awards: 2 wins and 6 nominations

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New kids content this weekend with 26 new episodes of the fan favorite PJ Masks now available.

Full list of new releases on Netflix added this week

For more daily recaps of what’s new and the extended list of what’s new, visit our What’s New on Netflix hub.

10 new movies added this week

  • Beast (2022)
  • Bigger Than Africa (2018)
  • Borrego (2022)
  • Christina P: Mom’s Genes (2022) Netflix Original
  • Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Lasting War (2021) Netflix Original
  • Operation Ground Meat (2021) Netflix Original
  • Our Father (2022) Netflix Original
  • Secondary Year (2022) Netflix Original
  • The King of the Getaway (2021) Netflix Original
  • The Perfect Family (2021) Netflix Original

11 new TV series added this week

  • 42 Days of Darkness (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Bling Empire (Season 2) Netflix Original
  • Brotherhood (Season 2) Netflix Original
  • Maverix (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • New Heights (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Outlander (Season 5)
  • PJ Masks (Season 4)
  • Savage Beauty (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • The Life and Films of Er?an Kuneri (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • The Lincoln Advocate (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Working Moms (Season 6) Netflix Original

Top 15 movies on Netflix this week

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The best movie on Netflix this week is the sequel to The Fugitive which flopped at the box office but finds new life on Netflix after its release on the first of the month. The film was notably featured in a ScreenCrush article that lists (and questions) why these seemingly old movie flops are doing well on Netflix.

Turns out the answer is Netflix’s algorithm, but why exactly? Well, it probably comes down to freshness. All of the movies listed below have been added or re-added to Netflix within the past two weeks. When you combine the fact that they’re pushed to the top of people’s suggestions and most people have never seen them, it allows these movies to thrive on Netflix.

  1. US Marshals (70 points)
  2. Den of Thieves (63)
  3. Marmaduke (43)
  4. Happy Gilmore (42)
  5. Dismantling (38 points)
  6. On the way for the ride (30 points)
  7. Our Father (29)
  8. Operation Ground Meat (26)
  9. Gentlemen (26 points)
  10. Forrest Gump (24)
  11. Forget Sarah Marshall (18)
  12. 42 (15 points)
  13. Secondary year (10 points)
  14. Kung Fu Panda 3 (4)
  15. Rambo: Last Blood (2 points)

Top 18 shows on Netflix this week

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ozark scored a huge following for the service in its first three days on the platform and continued to top the charts all week despite competition from the Spanish series, Welcome to Eden.

  1. Ozarks (78)
  2. Welcome to Eden (58 points)
  3. Grace and Frankie (49)
  4. The Circle (47)
  5. Working Moms (38 points)
  6. Fusion: Three Mile Island (32)
  7. Sell ​​Sunset (29)
  8. Bridgerton (21 points)
  9. Lincoln’s Lawyer (20)
  10. Foreign (18)
  11. Empire bling (16)
  12. CocoMelon (16)
  13. Wild Babies (8)
  14. The Marked Heart (3 points)
  15. The Pentaverate (3 points)
  16. Bullsh*t The Gameshow (2 points)
  17. Blood Sisters (1 points)
  18. Wild Beauty (1 points)

What have you watched on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments below.

Alfonso E. Cramer