New Releases on Netflix US (February 27th, 2018)

Are you ready to enter documentary heaven? That’s good as Netflix has dropped a boatload of brand new documentaries, docu-series and reality TV seasons today. They predominantly come from the UK and Australia but some are well worth your time.

On the Netflix Original front, we’ve got the special from Derren Brown and a stand-up special from Marlon Wayans.

New Documentaries

Age Gap Love (Season 1)

A British reality docu-series that follows couples with very large age gaps and the challenges they face.


Derren Brown: The Push (2018)

Netflix Original

Although filmed in 2016, this is the US debut of Derren Brown’s famous stunt to push someone to the edge and get them to commit a heinous act.

Runtime: 69 minutes


Encounters With Evil (Season 1)

Another British crime docu-series that digs into real-life cases and looks at the causes of some of the most heinous crimes in British history.


Inside Jaguar (2015)

One avid car enthusiast attempts to recreate from scratch the Jaguar Lightweight E-Type.

Runtime: 47 minutes


Mayday: The Passenger Who Landed a Plane (2014)

Directed by Chris Martin, this documentary recounts the incredible story of a great-grandfather who successfully landed a plane after the pilot suddenly died.

Runtime: 46 minutes


Pet Hoarders (2012)

Are you an obsessive pet owner? Compared to the subjects in this documentary you’re not. This will be too much cringe for some…

Runtime: 45 minutes


Other Docuseries/Reality Series

New Standup Specials

Marlon Wayans: Woke-ish (2018)

Having recently appeared in Naked, the Netflix original movie, Marlon Wayan is back with a stand-up special just for Netflix.

Runtime: 67 minutes

Kasey Moore

Kasey Moore is the founder and editor-in-chief of What's on Netflix. Kasey launched the site in 2013 after growing frustration with finding content on Netflix. He has an in depth understanding of the release cycles for Netflix and has developed tools to make navigating Netflix easier. Resides in Norwich in the UK.