Netflix Added 44 New Movies and Shows This Week

25 New Movies and 19 New TV Series added to Netflix over the past week.

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a cowgirls song new on netflix this week

A Cowgirl’s Song – Picture: Samuel Goldwyn Films

Welcome to your rundown of everything new on Netflix for the past 7 days. Below, we’ll take a look at all the big new releases on Netflix for the weekend and take you back through all 44 new movies and shows added last week. 

Want to see what’s coming up on Netflix next? A new Mark Wahlberg and Kevin Hart movie is on the way alongside a stunning new family limited series and a new lawyer show too.


New on Netflix This Weekend

A Cowgirl’s Song (2022)

Genre: Drama, Music
Director: Timothy Armstrong
Cast: Cheryl Ladd, Rachel Cannon, Savannah Lee May
Writer: Timothy Armstrong
Runtime: 93 min

Serving as a spiritual successor A Cowgirl’s Story this new movie will appeal to those who loved Netflix’s Country Comfort (which was sadly canceled) and Heartland.

The movie is about a teen singer who goes to live with her grandmother, once a country music legend, that has fallen on hard times after the death of her husband five years earlier. Together they overcome adversity and find redemption through their love of music.


Fullmetal Alchemist The Revenge of Scar (2022)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Director: Fumihiko Sori
Cast: Ryôsuke Yamada, Tsubasa Honda, Dean Fujioka
Writer: Hiromu Arakawa, Fumihiko Sori, Takeshi Miyamoto
Runtime: 125 min

One of two additional Fullmetal Alchemist live-action movies are coming to Netflix with the first arriving his weekend.

Here’s what you can expect:

“In this sequel to the first feature film, the Elric brothers meet their toughest opponent yet — a lone serial killer with a large scar on his forehead.”


Full List of New Releases Added This Week

You can find an expanded version of this list and daily roundups via our new on Netflix hub. There you can find a detailed list of what’s new on Netflix, including trailers, synopses, and much more.

25 New Movies Added This Week

  • 4th Republic (2019)
  • A Chinese Odyssey: Part One – Pandora’s Box (1995)
  • A Cowgirl’s Song (2022)
  • Alakada Reloaded (2017)
  • Anchor Baby (2010)
  • Dwindle (2021)
  • Endless Love (2014)
  • Fullmetal Alchemist The Revenge of Scar (2022) Netflix Original
  • Inside the Mind of a Cat (2022) Netflix Original
  • It’s Her Day (2016)
  • Lagos Real Fake Life (2018)
  • Learn to Swim (2021)
  • Light in the Dark (2020)
  • Living in Bondage: Breaking Free (2019)
  • Look Both Ways (2022) Netflix Original
  • Piranha (2010)
  • Royalteen (2022) Netflix Original
  • Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga (2022)
  • The Assistant (2022)
  • The lifeguard (2011)
  • The Next 365 Days (2022) Netflix Original
  • The Throne (2021)
  • Tim Dillon: A Real Hero (2022) Netflix Original
  • Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist (2022) Netflix Original
  • You Can Do It Dear! (2022)

19 New TV Series Added This Week

  • A Clean Sweep (Season 1 – New Episodes Weekly)
  • Ancient Aliens (Season 4)
  • Criminal Minds (Seasons 1-12)
  • Deepa & Anoop (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Echoes (Limited Series) Netflix Original
  • Glow Up (Season 4) Netflix Original
  • He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (Season 3) Netflix Original
  • High Heat (Season 1 – 39 episodes) Netflix Original
  • Junior Baking Show (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Kleo (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Model (Season 1)
  • Reign (Seasons 1-4)
  • Santiago of the Seas ()
  • Tekken: Bloodline (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • The Cuphead Show! (Season 2) Netflix Original
  • The Girl in the Mirror (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • The Originals (Seasons 1-5)
  • The Sandman (Season 1 – 1 Bonus Episode) Netflix Original
  • Unsuspicious (Season 1) Netflix Original

Most Popular Movies on Netflix US This Week

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Day Shift – Picture: Parrish Lewis/Netflix

Day Shift took home the most points this week closely followed by Uncharted. Purple Hearts also continues to do well in the United States, beating out The Gray Man which is down to P8 from last week where it was P5.

  1. Day Shift (75 points)
  2. Uncharted (54 points)
  3. Purple Hearts (50 points)
  4. Sing 2 (42 points)
  5. Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist (35 points)
  6. Look Both Ways (30 points)
  7. The Informer (30 points)
  8. The Gray Man (29 points)
  9. Flight (16 points)
  10. The Nice Guys (16 points)
  11. The Next 365 Days (14 points)
  12. Wedding Season (12 points)
  13. Endless Love (11 points)
  14. The Sea Beast (6 points)
  15. Carter (5 points)
  16. Bank Robbers: The Last Great Heist (4 points)
  17. Code Name: Emperor (3 points)
  18. Office Invasion (3 points)
  19. Red Notice (2 points)
  20. Persuasion (1 point)
  21. Fullmetal Alchemist: Final Chapter – The Avenger Scar (1 point)
  22. The Age of Adaline (1 point)

Most Popular Shows on Netflix US This Week

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Never Have I Ever Season 3 – Picture: Netflix

Never Have I Ever swept to first place with its first full week on the service knocking The Sandman off the top spot.

  1. Never Have I Ever (76 points)
  2. The Sandman (73 points)
  3. Locke & Key (49 points)
  4. Stranger Things (46 points)
  5. Virgin River (37 points)
  6. I Just Killed My Dad (34 points)
  7. Instant Dream Home (30 points)
  8. Echoes (19 points)
  9. Riverdale (17 points)
  10. Indian Matchmaking (15 points)
  11. High Heat (12 points)
  12. Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star (10 points)
  13. The Cuphead Show! (10 points)
  14. Extraordinary Attorney Woo (10 points)
  15. Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99 (2 points)

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

Netflix Added 44 New Movies and Shows This Week

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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.