Other than the obvious winner, it’s been a slow week for Netflix the movie department. That’s not to say there haven’t been good additions, we’ll just consider them as little treats in the run-up to Halloween. Let’s get to it, here’s the best new movies on Netflix from the past week for October 11th, 2019.
N = Netflix Original
Here are the best new movies on Netflix this week:
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019) N
Director: Vince Gilligan
Cast: Aaron Paul, Jesse Clemons, Charles Baker, Matt Jones, Krysten Ritter
It’s been six agonizingly long years since we saw the climactic finale of AMC’s Breaking Bad. Vince Gilligan, writer and creator of Breaking Bad returned to conclude the story of Jesse Pinkman, with Aaron Paul returning once more to reprise his career-defining role.
Taking place moments after Jesse Pinkman’s escape from captivity, his past soon catches up with as he is a fugitive on the run from the law.
The Forest of Love (2019) N
Director: Sion Sono
Cast: Dendan, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Michael Shen, Kippei Shîna, Takato Yonemoto
The Japanese have an incredible knack for upping the creep factor for their films, be it horror, thriller or crime, they know how to make audiences squeal uncomfortably. Excuse the poor dub in the trailer below, if you truly want the real experience of The Forest of Love make sure to watch it with the Japanese dub.
Two women are conned and a film crew is conned into filming a seemingly innocent documentary by a charismatic cult leader. But as the film gets deeper into production the manipulative cult leader spreads lies, pushing and testing the group to dangerous and near-fatal levels.
The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween (2019) N
Genre: Animation, Adventure
Cast: Jay Gragnani, Ramone Hamilton, Nat Faxon
What is a beloved kids show without a Halloween special? This time its Captain Underpants that gets the holiday special treatment, and it’s up to him to once again save the day.
George and Harold must save Halloween when Melvin tries to cancel the beloved holiday. When they decide to create their own holiday, it becomes more than successful and scarier than they could have ever imagined.
FRACTURED (2019) N
Director: Brad Anderson
Cast: Lily Rabe, Sam Worthington, Stephen Tobolowsky, Lucy Capri, Adjoa Andoh
Another film from the “Netflix and Chill” line-up, FRACTURED is the perfect little weekend treat for all the thriller fanatics out there. The film was directed by Brad Anderson (The Machinist) and was adapted by the screenplay written by Alan B. McElroy.
After a terrible accident occurs on the family camping trip, Ray Monroe’s daughter, Luci, is admitted to the hospital for treatment. After passing out from exhaustion, Ray awakes to discover the hospital has no record of his daughter’s admission or her medical records on file. As Ray delves deeper into the mystery, he discovers a shocking conspiracy.
The Influence (2019) N
Director: Denis Rovira van Boekholt
Cast: Manuela Velles, Maggie Civantos, Alain Hernandez, Claudia Placer, Emma Suarez
Another tasty little Halloween morsel, The Influence is Netflix’s latest Original Spanish horror.
After moving back to her family home to care for her dying mother, a nurse haunted by her childhood memories must struggle with an evil force in the house.
What movies have you been watching on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments below!