What’s New on Netflix Australia This Week & Top 10s: January 9th, 2021

whats new on netflix australia this week january 9th 2021

Split (2016) is now available to stream on Netflix Australia

It’s a much quieter week on Netflix Australia with the small addition of 21 new movies and TV series. Still, with so many additions from the previous week, and from this week there’s still plenty for subscribers to sink their teeth into.

First of all, here are the past week’s top highlights on Netflix Australia:


Split (2016)

Director: M. Night Shymalan
Genre: Horror, Thriller | Runtime: 117 Minutes
Cast: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula

Anya-Taylor Joy’s portrayal of Casey Cooke in Split was a massive breakout role for the young actress. Since 2016, she has starred in Peaky Blinders, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, and most recently the role that has made her a star as Beth Harmon in Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit.

Teenager Casey Cooke and two of her friends are kidnapped by a man with 23 personalities.


Pieces of a Woman (2021) N

Director: Kornél Mundruczó
Genre: Drama | Runtime: 126 Minutes
Cast: Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf, Ellen Burstyn, Iliza Shlesinger, Benny Safdie

Shia LaBeouf stars in his first Netflix Original, alongside former The Crown actress, and fan favorite, Vanessa Kirby.

Boston couple, Martha and Sean Carson are moments away from becoming parents, but tragedy strikes during the home birth when a highly negligent and flustered midwife fails to deliver the baby. Heartbroken, Martha must overcome her own grief while trying to navigate a fractured relationship with her husband, her overbearing mother, and the highly public court-case against the midwife.


Surviving Death (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 6
Genre: Documentary, Reality | Runtime: 48-53 Minutes

Death, and the afterlife, is one of the largest mysteries of mankind. There’s no one alive on this earth that can definitively say they know what happens to us after we pass on, but there are thousands out there who have made it their life’s goal to discover it. In this docuseries, the concept of death, and the different ideologies of what life is like after death is explored.


Most Popular Movies & TV Series on Netflix Australia This Week: January 8th, 2021

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Here Are All of the Latest Additions to Netflix Australia This Week

10 New Movies Added to Netflix Australia This Week: January 9th, 2021

  • 100% Halal (2020)
  • Asphalt Burning (2020) N
  • Hello Brother (1999)
  • Measure for Measure (2021) N
  • Pieces of a Woman (2020) N
  • Split (2016)
  • Stuck Apart (2021) N
  • The Witch (2015)
  • Walk of Shame (2014)
  • Wonder Park (2019)

6 New TV Series Added to Netflix Australia This Week: January 9th, 2021

  • Gabby’s Dollhouse (Season 1) N
  • Korean Pork Belly Rhapsody (Season 1)
  • Lupin (Part 1) N
  • Mighty Little Bheem: Kite Festival (1 Collection) N
  • Polly Pocket (Season 2)
  • The Idhun Chronicles (Part 2) N

5 New Docuseries and Documentaries Added to Netflix Australia This Week: January 9th, 2021

  • Creating The Queen’s Gambit (2021) N
  • Tony Parker: The Final Shot (2020)
  • History of Swear Words (Season 1) N
  • Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons (Season 5) N
  • Pretend It’s a City (Limited Series) N

2 New Reality Series Added to Netflix Australia This Week: January 9th, 2021

  • Nailed It! Mexico (Season 3) N
  • Surviving Death (Season 1) N

1 New Variety Series Added to Netflix Australia This Week: January 9th, 2021

  • The Netflix Afterparty (Season 1) N

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

Jacob Robinson

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 and serves as one of the lead writers here on What's on Netflix. Jacob covers all things Netflix movies and TV shows but specializes in covering anime and K-dramas. Resides in the United Kingdom.