What to Watch on Netflix This Weekend: February 24-25, 2024

Our picks of the best new movies and series added over the past seven days.

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Best New Movies And Tv Shows Added To Netflix Feb 24 25 2024

Picture: Avatar: The Last Airbender and Everything Everywhere All At Once are now available to stream on Netflix

 This week on Netflix will be dominated by the release of the live-action series Avatar: The Last Airbender. That doesn’t mean there aren’t other excellent new movies and TV series to be watched too, though. This week also includes the Academy award-winning Everything Everywhere All At Once and the sixth season of F1: Drive to Survive.

If you want to see a full list of what’s new on Netflix – you can see an expanded list of all the new releases via our hub page. We also rounded up all the new additions up until February 25th here.

Check out our monthly guide for what’s still to come to Netflix throughout the remainder of February 2024. We’re also tracking all the February 2024 releases here.

Please note: This list is primarily for Netflix US – availability in other regions will vary. 

Avatar The Last Airbender (Season 1) N

New Episodes: 8
Genre: Action, Adventure | Runtime: 64 Minutes
Cast: Gordon Cormier, Kiawentiio, Ian Ousley, Dallas Liu, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee

Having binged the series on the first day, we can confirm we’re big fans of the Netflix Avatar series, and everyone should be watching it this weekend.

The balance and fate of the world rests in the hands of 12-year-old Avatar Airbender Aang, who must journey across the globe to master all four elements.

Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)

Director: Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
Genre: Action, Comedy, Martial-Arts, Sci-Fi | Runtime: 139 Minutes
Cast: Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan, Stephanie Hsu, Jamie Lee Curtis, James Hong

From making music videos like Turn Down What to Academy Award winners, the rise of Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert has been meteoric! It is one of the wildest and most entertaining films of 2022 that deserves all of its plaudits.

An audit of an aging Chinese immigrant’s laundromat triggers an inter-dimensional adventure where she comes into contact with all the lives she could have led.

All Good Things (2010)

Director: Andrew Jarecki
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery | Runtime: 101 Minutes
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella, Lily Rabe, Philip Baker Hall

An overlooked crime-drama that fans of the likes of Ryan Gosling and Kirsten Dunst should be watching this weekend.

Real estate scion David Marks marries Katie, a woman from the middle class, against the wishes of David’s father. When Katie mysteriously disappears, David is suspected of killing his wife.

Melancholia (2011)

Director: Lars von Trier
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi | Runtime: 135 Minutes
Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alexander Skarsgård, Brady Corbet, Cameron Spurr

One of the highest-rated sci-fi dramas you may have never heard of, Melancholia was nominated and won many awards in 2011. However, being snubbed by the Oscars and Golden Globes may be why many subscribers haven’t heard of it. Make sure to add Melancholia to your watch list this weekend.

The strained relationship between the two sisters is tested when a mysterious new planet collides with Earth.

Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken (2023)

Director: Kirk DeMicco, Faryn Pearl
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy | Runtime: 91 Minutes
Cast: Lana Condor, Toni Collette, Jane Fonda, Annie Murphy, Sam Richardson

Sadly, Ruby Gillman: Teenage Kraken was a disaster for Dreamworks at the box office, but you can’t blame children for not attending the theatres if the parents didn’t take them! Without a doubt, this will still be exceptionally popular with young children.

A shy fifteen-year-old teenager, Ruby Gillman, discovers she is a descendant of legendary Kraken warrior queens.

Thanksgiving (2023)

Director: Eli Roth
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller | Runtime: 106 Minutes
Cast: Patrick Dempsey, Ty Olsson, Gina Gershon, Lynne Griffin, Karen Cliche

Renowned horror director Eli Roth had lots of bloody fun directing this holiday-themed feature, which grossed $46.5 million worldwide on its $10 million budget.

One year after a terrible Black Friday riot that ended in tragedy, a Thanksgiving-inspired killer begins to haunt the streets of Plymouth, Massachusetts, picking off residents one by one.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive (Season 6) N

New Episodes: 10
Genre: Documentary, Sport | Runtime: 40 Minutes

The 2023 season was another year dominated by Red Bull and World Champion Max Verstappen. As always, Drive to Survive chronicles the drama that unfolded over the F1 season.

Mea Culpa (2024) N

Director: Tyler Perry
Genre: Drama, Thriller | Runtime: 120 Minutes
Cast: Kelly Rowland, Trevante Rhodes, Nick Sagar, Sean Sagar, RonReaco Lee

Tyler Perry has formed a very lucrative and creative partnership with Netflix, which has resulted in former Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland taking center stage in Perry’s steamy thriller.

Criminal defense attorney Mea Harper takes on one of the most complicated cases of her career when artist Zyair Malloy is accused of murder. As she learns more about her cagey and seductive client, she soon learns the truth isn’t always what it seems, and everyone is guilty of something.

What have you been watching on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.

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