The best new movies and shows to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO, Apple TV+, Paramount+ and Disney+ this week

If you’re like me, you have multiple subscriptions to multiple different streaming platforms, all of which are constantly adding new movies. Which begs the question each successive week: what am I watching?

For me, it helps to have all these new movies in one place. So, in this article, I’m going to review the biggest new movies on major streaming platforms, such as Netflix
Premier, Hulu, HBO, Disney+, Apple
TV+, Peacock and Paramount+.

At the end of the article, you’ll find a full list of all the new movies available to stream this week.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Amazon Prime)

After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of a mystical emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a journey around the world to find the Emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.

I Am Groot: Season 1 (Disney+)

Mischievous toddler Baby Groot learns to grow up among trouble in the stars with the help of his friends and family on the ragtag superhero team the Guardians of the Gala.

Day Shift (Netflix)

A hard-working father to support his daughter uses a boring pool cleaning job as a front for his real job: hunting and killing vampires.

Five Days at Memorial: Season 1 (Apple TV+)

Chronicle of the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its consequences on a hospital. When floodwaters rise, power fails and heat soars, exhausted caregivers at a New Orleans hospital are forced to make decisions that will follow them for years.

Candyman (Paramount+)

For decades, Chicago’s Cabrini-Green housing projects have been terrorized by a ghost story about a hook-handed supernatural killer. In the present day, an artist begins to explore the macabre story of Candyman, unaware that it would unravel his sanity and unleash a wave of terrifying violence that would put him on a collision course with fate.

The Princess (HBO)

When a willful princess refuses to marry a cruel sociopath, she is kidnapped and locked in an isolated tower. With her vindictive and despised suitor out to seize her father’s throne, the princess must protect her family and save the kingdom.

That Crazy: Season 1 (Hulu)

Julio Lopez has a heart of gold and goes out of his way to help everyone but himself. Julio tries to improve his community, overcome his co-dependency issues with his family, and navigate working-class life in South Central.

A League of Their Own: Season 1 (Amazon Prime)

Follow the journey of professional American women’s baseball league players of World War II as they travel across a rapidly changing United States

Every new movie and show you can stream this weekend


  • Riverdale: Season 6 (August 7)
  • Code name: Emperor (August 8)
  • Team Zenko Go: Season 2 (August 8)
  • I just killed my father (August 9)
  • The Nice Guys (August 9)
  • Bank Robbers: The Last Big Heist (August 10)
  • Heartsong (August 10)
  • Indian Matchmaking: Season 2 (August 10)
  • Instant Dream House (August 10)
  • Iron Chef Brazil (August 10)
  • Locke & Key: Season 3 (August 10)
  • School Tales The Series (August 10)
  • Dope (August 11)
  • DOTA: Dragon’s Blood: Volume 3 (August 11)
  • Stay on Board: The Leo Baker Story (August 11)
  • 13: The Musical (August 12)
  • A Model Family (August 12)
  • Day shift (August 12)
  • Never Have I Ever: Season 3 (August 12)

Amazon Premier

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (August 10)
  • The Lost City (August 10)
  • A league apart (August 12)
  • Cosmic Love (August 12)


  • Password: Series Premiere (August 10)
  • Trolls: TrollsTopia: Complete the 7th and final season (August 11)
  • This Fool: Season 1 (August 12)
  • FX’s Children of the Underground: Participate in Season 1 (August 13)


  • Smiling Friends Go to Brazil (August 7)
  • Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Detroit Lions: Season 17 Premiere (August 9)
  • The Princess (August 13)


  • Bluey: Season 3, 25 episodes
  • Running Wild with Bear Grylls: The Challenge: Season 1 (August 10)
  • I Am Groot: Series Premiere (August 10)
  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Episode 303 “The Woman in the Woods” (August 10)
  • Disney Summer Magic Quest (August 12)
  • Father of the Bride (August 12)
  • Father of the Bride Part II (August 12)


  • Five Days at the Memorial (April 12)


  • 16 to life (August 8)
  • 59 seconds (August 8)
  • A Dark Place (August 8)
  • Absolution (August 8)
  • Courage Under Fire (August 8)
  • Crossed the Line (August 8)
  • Going Out With My Mom (August 8)
  • Disappearance
  • Eadweard (August 8)
  • He’s way more famous than you (August 8)
  • Impossible Monsters (August 8)
  • Downhill line (August 8)
  • Ronin (August 8)
  • Safe inside (August 8)
  • Simulation (August 8)
  • The Atonement (August 8)
  • The Hornets Nest (August 8)
  • Undergods (August 8)
  • Yinz (August 8)
  • Respect (August 10)
  • The Surreal Life: Seasons 1, 3-6 (August 10)
  • Candyman (August 11)
  • The Addams Family 2 (August 11)
  • Secret Headquarters (August 12)

Alfonso E. Cramer