The best new movies and shows on Netflix today: August 16, 2022

This week marks a fruitful week for Netflix
, as many new movies and TV shows will be added to the streaming service’s digital library every day. And today is no exception, as there is a new option available for subscribers.

Let’s go through each of the new movies and shows available. Besides that, at the bottom of the article, you can find a full list of every new show coming to Netflix this week.

If you want recommendations on the best movies and shows to watch on Netflix this week, check out my list here. And if you want recommendations for all the other major streaming lists, there’s this list too.

Movies and shows added to Netflix on August 16

Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist

From Notre Dame to the NFL, Manti Te’o’s future in football was bright until a secret online relationship sent his life and career spiraling.

Movies and shows added to Netflix on August 16

Learn to swim

Two jazz musicians meet, a stubbornly private and very talented saxophonist and a lively but less experienced singer. When they meet, sparks fly, but their respective emotional baggage and tempers make the road to romance bumpy at best.

Ancient Aliens: Season 4

Historians and experts are investigating various events, legends and texts throughout history that may contain evidence of contact between humans and extraterrestrial life.

Deepa and Anoop

A little girl and her elephant get into trouble at her family’s Mango Manor hotel.

Every new movie and show on Netflix this week

  • Ancient Aliens: Season 4 (August 15)
  • Deepa & Anoop (August 15)
  • Learn to swim (August 15)
  • Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist (August 16)
  • High Heat (August 17)
  • Junior Baking Show: Season 6 (August 17)
  • Look Both Ways (August 17)
  • Royalteen (August 17)
  • Unsuspected (August 17)
  • He-Man and the Masters of the Universe: Season 3 (August 18)
  • In the Mind of a Cat (August 18)
  • Tekken: Bloodline (August 18)
  • The Cuphead Show! : 2nd part (August 19)
  • Echoes (August 19)
  • The Girl in the Mirror (Alma) (August 19)
  • Glow Up: Season 4 (August 19)
  • Cleo (August 19)
  • The Next 365 Days (August 19)
  • Fullmetal Alchemist Scar’s Revenge (August 20)

Alfonso E. Cramer