What’s New on Netflix Australia This Week: August 23rd, 2019

Love Alarm is now available to stream on Netflix

It’s a very quiet week on Netflix Australia with only 24 brand new titles added in the past week. With September fast approaching, there’s plenty to forward to soon. Here’s what’s new on Netflix Australia this week for August 23rd, 2019.

First of all, here’s the past week’s highlights:

N = Netflix Original


Love Alarm: Season 1 N

Netflix has been throwing out some incredible Korean Originals in 2019, and that trend looks to continue with Love Alarm. K-Drama fans will absolutely love this series as it takes a microscopic lens on modern dating as it becomes increasingly digitalized.

In an increasingly digitalized age so too do our love lives. When an unknown developer releases a dating app it goes viral in South Korea. The app will tell the user if someone within 10 feet of them has romantic feelings for them, this greatly disrupts day to day life for Jojo. Soon Jojo finds her caught in a love triangle between her childhood friend Jung Ga Ram and Hwang Sun-oh the handsome model.


Southpaw (2015)

If you love the Rocky films then you’re also going to love Southpaw! Starring one of the most dedicated method actors in the industry, Jake Gyllenhaal, this boxing thriller will certainly knock your lights out.

Billy ‘The Great’ Hope has everything he could wish for in life. One of the best boxers of his generation, he is the reigning Junior Middleweight boxing champion, has a loving wife and daughter and lives a lavish lifestyle. After a tragedy tears his family apart, Billy’s fall from grace culminates with him losing his fortune and his career. But when Billy gets a job as a cleaner at his local gym he seeks the help of veteran boxer, Titus “Tuck” Willis, and asks him to become his trainer.


Hyperdrive: Season 1 N

Fast and the Furious meets Ninja Warrior in this latest Netflix Original reality series. Some of the best drivers from around the world compete against each other to be crowned as the Hyperdrive Champion. In their way stands the most elaborate and bonkers automotive obstacle course ever made.


Here Are All the Latest Additions to Netflix Australia This Week

15 New Movies Added to Netflix Australia This Week:

  • Collide (2016)
  • Game Over (Hindi Version): 2019
  • Game Over (Tamil Version): 2019
  • Game Over (Telugu Version): 2019
  • Kaake Da Viyah (2019)
  • Man vs. Wild with Bear Grylls and PM Modi (2019)
  • Marriage Place (2018)
  • Mayday Life (2019)
  • Mother! (2017)
  • Occupation (2018)
  • Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
  • Robin Hood (2018)
  • Saavat (2019)
  • Southpaw (2015)
  • The Girl Allergic to Wi-Fi (2018)

3 New TV Shows Added to Netflix Australia This Week:

  • 13 Reasons Why: Season 3 N
  • HERO MASK: Season 2 N
  • Love Alarm: Season 1 N

3 New Docuseries and Documentaries Added to Netflix Australia This Week:

  • American Factory: A Conversation with the Obamas (2019) N
  • Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen (2018)
  • American Factory: 2019 N

2 New Reality Series Added to Netflix Australia This Past Week:

  • Hyperdrive: 1 Season N
  • Rust Valley Restorers: 1 Season N

1 New Reality Series Added to Netflix Australia This Past Week:

  • Simon Amstell: Set Free (2019) N

Which title are you looking forward to most on Netflix Australia this week? Let us know in the comments below!