Netflix Added 21 New Movies and Shows This Week

by @kasey__moore
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Borrego – Picture: Saban Films

It’s time for your weekend roundup of everything new on Netflix in the United States over the past 7 days. In total, we saw 10 new movies and 11 new TV shows added to the service. We’ll also see what’s been trending in the top 10s throughout the week.

While this list looks backward, you may also want to have a look ahead at the week to come. In which case, we’ve just published our list of everything scheduled currently to hit the service over the next 7 days. Highlights include the new Jackass movie and the new Victoria Justice rom-com.


New Releases on Netflix This Weekend

Borrego (2022)

Genre: Thriller
Director: Jesse Harris
Cast: Lucy Hale, Nicholas Gonzalez, Olivia Trujillo
Writer: Jesse Harris
Runtime: 102 min

Lucy Hale headlines this SVOD debut on Netflix that didn’t score particularly impressive reviews when it debuted on VOD and select theaters earlier this year.

Here’s the logline for the movie which is now on Netflix in the US and Canada:

“A young botanist relocates to a small desert town to study an invasive plant species. While out on research, she comes to the aid of a downed plane only to find herself taken captive by an inexperienced drug mule who forces her to lead a trek across the sweltering desert to his drop. A local sheriff is drawn into the hunt as his rebellious daughter sets out to find the missing botanist, all the while being pursued by a local drug receiver.”


PJ Masks (Season 4)

Cast: Addison Holley, Kyle Breitkopf, Juan Luis Bonilla
Runtime: 24 min
Awards: 2 wins & 6 nominations

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New kids content this weekend with 26 brand new episodes of the fan-favorite PJ Masks now available.


Full List of New Releases on Netflix Added This Week

For more daily recaps of what’s new and the expanded list of what’s new, visit our what’s new on Netflix hub.

10 New Movies Added This Week

  • Beast (2022)
  • Bigger Than Africa (2018)
  • Borrego (2022)
  • Christina P: Mom Genes (2022) Netflix Original
  • Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Sustainable War (2021) Netflix Original
  • Operation Mincemeat (2021) Netflix Original
  • Our Father (2022) Netflix Original
  • Senior Year (2022) Netflix Original
  • The Getaway King (2021) Netflix Original
  • The Perfect Family (2021) Netflix Original

11 New TV Series Added This Week

  • 42 Days of Darkness (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Bling Empire (Season 2) Netflix Original
  • Brotherhood (Season 2) Netflix Original
  • Maverix (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • New Heights (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Outlander (Season 5)
  • PJ Masks (Season 4)
  • Savage Beauty (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • The Life and Movies of Er?an Kuneri (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • The Lincoln Lawyer (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Workin’ Moms (Season 6) Netflix Original

Top 15 Movies on Netflix This Week

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The top movie on Netflix this week is the sequel to The Fugitive which flopped at the box office but is finding new life on Netflix following its release on the first of the month. The movie was notably featured in a ScreenCrush article that lists (and questions) why these seemingly old movie flops do well on Netflix.

The answer, it turns out, is Netflix’s algorithm but why exactly? Well, it likely comes down to freshness. All of the movies listed below have been added or readded to Netflix over the past couple of weeks. When you combine the fact they’re being pushed to the top of people’s suggestions and most people have never seen it, it allows for these movies to thrive on Netflix.

  1. U.S. Marshals (70 points)
  2. Den of Thieves (63 points)
  3. Marmaduke (43 points)
  4. Happy Gilmore (42 points)
  5. The Takedown (38 points)
  6. Along for the Ride (30 points)
  7. Our Father (29 points)
  8. Operation Mincemeat (26 points)
  9. The Gentlemen (26 points)
  10. Forrest Gump (24 points)
  11. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (18 points)
  12. 42 (15 points)
  13. Senior Year (10 points)
  14. Kung Fu Panda 3 (4 points)
  15. Rambo: Last Blood (2 points)

Top 18 Shows on Netflix This Week

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Ozark scored huge viewing for the service in its first three days on the platform and has continued to top the charts all week despite competition from the Spanish series, Welcome to Eden.

  1. Ozark (78 points)
  2. Bienvenidos a Edén (58 points)
  3. Grace and Frankie (49 points)
  4. The Circle (47 points)
  5. Workin’ Moms (38 points)
  6. Meltdown: Three Mile Island (32 points)
  7. Selling Sunset (29 points)
  8. Bridgerton (21 points)
  9. The Lincoln Lawyer (20 points)
  10. Outlander (18 points)
  11. Bling Empire (16 points)
  12. CoComelon (16 points)
  13. Wild Babies (8 points)
  14. The Marked Heart (3 points)
  15. The Pentaverate (3 points)
  16. Bullsh*t The Gameshow (2 points)
  17. Blood Sisters (1 points)
  18. Savage Beauty (1 points)

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

Kasey Moore

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Covering Netflix since 2013, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for close to a decade. Resides in the United Kingdom.