New movies and shows on Netflix: August 5, 2022

Uncharted is now on Netflix US – Picture: Sony Pictures

Happy Friday and welcome to one of the most impressive weekend lineups for Netflix we’ve seen in months, if not years. There are 18 new releases to cover today, so let’s take a look at what’s new on Netflix and trending in the top 10 for August 5, 2022.

Today ends a pretty busy week for new titles on Netflix US. We’ll have more coverage throughout the weekend, watching the best new movies and shows and a full recap on Sunday, so keep it locked to What’s on Netflix for more.

Three titles are set to hit Netflix over the weekend, including the final season of Riverdale.


Best new movies and shows on Netflix for August 5, 2022

Unexplored (2022)

Gender: Action, Adventure
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Cast: Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Banderas
Writer: Rafe Judkins, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway
Duration: 116 minutes

After a delay and a lead (it was supposed to come out in July but was pushed back to late August and then pre-purchased), we finally get the first major title from the Sony-Netflix deal in the US.

Unexploredwith Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg, tells the story of an adventurer in a race against time to find the treasure he dreamed of as a child.

The movie hit theaters in early 2022 and now comes exclusively on Netflix for 18 months.


The sand man (Season 1)

Gender: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Cast: Tom Sturridge, Boyd Holbrook, Patton Oswalt, Vivienne Acheampong, Gwendoline Christie, Charles Dance
Writer: Neil Gaiman, David S. Goyer, Allan Heinberg
Duration: 54 minutes

Considered impossible to adapt in previous years, the new television series from Warner Bros. The Sandman drops today on Netflix worldwide.

So far, The Gate’s reviews throughout the day have been overwhelmingly positive, with many praising one of the best comic book adaptations in years.

Chez Vicky Jessop colorful exam concludes“Watching the first episodes of The Sandman is like walking into Aladdin’s cave and running your fingers through all the jewelry on display.”


Carter (2022)

Gender: Action, Drama
Director: Byung-gil Jung
Cast: Joo Won, Sung-Jae Lee, Jeong Sori
Writer: Byeong-sik Jung, Byung-gil Jung
Duration: 132 minutes

Two Huge Movies From South Korea Drop On Netflix, One Being Seoul atmosphere coming later in the month and the other being Carter arriving today.

The director’s mystery thriller of the critically acclaimed film The meanie is about a man who wakes up with a mysterious device in his head and mouth, a deadly bomb. Worse still, he doesn’t know how he got there.


Complete list of what’s new on Netflix on August 5, 2022

13 new movies added

  • Carter (2022) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Korean – A man wakes up with no memories. Led by a mysterious voice from a device in his ear, he embarks on a dangerous hostage rescue mission.
  • Darlings (2022) – TV-14 – Hindi – Badru hopes her unstable husband will recover if he stops drinking. But when her rage goes too far, she and her mother boldly, if clumsily, seek revenge.
  • Forgiven (2016) – TV-14 – English – When a police confrontation leads to a hostage situation inside a church, a pastor’s daughter puts her fear aside to try to save the life of the attacker.
  • Containment (2021) – TV-MA – English – At the start of a pandemic, six strangers are thrown together into forced solitary confinement in a Nigerian hospital. As tensions mount, their stories become intertwined.
  • Love is War (2019) – TV-14 – English – A couple in love choose to test the strength of their marriage when they run against each other for the governorship of the state.
  • Nairobi (2021) – TV-MA – Swahili – After pulling off a heist, six college students live a life on the run as jealousy and greed test their friendships.
  • Commercial Pakka (2022) – TV-14 – Telugu – When an unscrupulous lawyer takes on a notorious client, the case pits him against his moralizing father, an ex-judge with a past of his own.
  • The Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie (2022) Netflix Original – TV-Y7 – English – Teenage turtles and their mystical ninja powers are put to the test when ruthless creatures from another universe seek to unleash extreme mayhem.
  • Skyfall (2012) – PG-13 – English – When a serious threat threatens MI6, James Bond is on the case – setting aside his own life and personal problems to hunt down and destroy the perpetrators.
  • The Informer (2019) – R – English – When a drug bust goes awry, an FBI informant is forced to continue his undercover work in prison to open up an organized crime network.
  • The Establishment (2019) – TV-MA – English – Manipulation and personal vendettas collide when a con artist hires a young woman to help him with his plan to marry a wealthy heiress.
  • Uncharted (2022) Netflix Original – PG-13 – English – Resourceful treasure hunter Nathan Drake and his renegade mentor Sully embark on a dangerous adventure across the world to find Magellan’s lost gold.
  • Wedding Season (2022) Netflix Original – TV-PG – English – Under parental pressure to find spouses, Asha and Ravi pretend to be dating during a summer of weddings – but their ruse goes awry when the feelings turn real.

5 new TV series added

  • KAKEGURUI TWIN () Netflix Original – TV-14 – Japanese – Determined to climb the social ladder, Mary Saotome invests everything she has in what her elite high school values ​​most: high-stakes gambling.
  • Lady Tamara (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-14 – Spanish – The glamorous life of socialite Tamara Falcó takes center stage in this reality series as she juggles work, hobbies and her famous family.
  • Never Give Up (Season 1) – TV-14 – Korean – A young entrepreneur finds an unlikely partner and friend in a middle-aged breadwinner as they live together in the house of an enigmatic loan shark.
  • Super Giant Robot Brothers (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-Y7 – English – Once the bickering stops, the fight begins! Robot siblings Shiny and Thunder and their wily inventor must defend Earth when space monsters attack.
  • The Sandman (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – After years of imprisonment, Morpheus, the King of Dreams, embarks on a journey across worlds to find what was stolen from him and restore his power.

Top 10 Movies and Shows on Netflix August 5, 2022

# TV shows Movies
1 Virgin River purple hearts
2 keep breathing Tower robbery
3 stranger things Adaline’s age
4 Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99 The gray man
5 Decoupled MIB 3: Men in Black 3
6 Extraordinary Prosecutor Woo Sing 2
seven Only wedding season
8 The Internet’s Most Hated Man 3:17 p.m. in Paris
9 Auto Masters: From Rust to Riches men in black
ten All Americans: Homecoming Spiderman 2

What are you watching on Netflix as we head into the weekend? Let us know in the comments below.

Alfonso E. Cramer