What’s New on Netflix UK This Week: May 17th, 2024

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Whats New On Netflix Uk This Week May 17th 2024

Picture: Bridgerton season 3, part 1 is now available to stream on Netflix UK

It’s been a good week of additions, with 35 new movies and TV shows added to the UK library. We’ve seen the return of Bridgerton, a brand new K-drama that could be a viral hit for Netflix, and the latest Minions movie from Illumination.

Want to see what’s still to come to Netflix UK throughout the rest of May 2024? Our preview has you covered, and we’re even tracking the June 2024 arrivals here.

First of all, here are the week’s top highlights:

Bridgerton (Season 3 Part 1) N

New Episodes: 4
Genre: Drama, Romance | Runtime: 60 Minutes
Cast: Adjoa Andoh, Julie Andrews, Lorraine Ashbourne, Jonathan Bailey, Ruby Barker

After a long wait, the third season of Bridgerton has arrived on Netflix. Only four episodes are available now, with the remaining episodes arriving in June 2024.

Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)

Director: Kyle Balda, Brad Ableson, Jonathan del Val
Genre: Animated, Comedy, Family | Runtime: 87 Minutes

Illumination’s most popular franchise, bar none, has been Despicable Me, so it’s no surprise they continued their Minion origin story with Gru’s journey to becoming a supervillain.

To prove his worth as a supervillain, 12-year-old Gru enlists the help of the Minions.

The 8 Show (Season 1) N

New Episodes: 8
Genre: Drama, Comedy | Runtime: 52 Minutes
Cast: Ryu Jun-yeol, Chun Woo-hee, Park Jeong-min, Lee Yul-eum, Park Hae-joon

Undoubtedly, The 8 Show has Squid Game potential to be a new viral hit for Netflix. Centered around a dark and twisted social experiment, expect this series to be clipped a ton and found on TikTok.

Eight contestants, isolated in an eight-story building, compete for a cash grand prize. The longer they stay, the more they earn, but in order to make the most money possible, they have to earn their time.

What’s New on Netflix UK This Week

21 New Movies Added to Netflix UK This Week: May 17th, 2024

  • About Time (2013)
  • Adagio (2023)
  • Billy Elliot (2000)
  • Breakwater (2023)
  • Bridesmaids (2011)
  • City of Lies (2018)
  • Disturbia (2007)
  • Dr. Stone (Season 2)
  • Hop (2024)
  • Mai (2024)
  • Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)
  • Monster (2024) N
  • My Brother is Up on the Tree (2023)
  • Pain & Gain (2013)
  • Race for Glory: Audi vs. Lancia (2024)
  • The Great Wall (2016)
  • The Hours (2002)
  • The Paper Tigers (2021)
  • The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie (2022
  • Thelma the Unicorn (2024) N
  • Which Brings Me to You (2023)

9 TV Shows Added to Netflix UK This Week: May 17th, 2024

  • Bridgerton (Season 3 Part 1) N
  • LEGO DreamZzz (2 Seasons)
  • Maestro in Blue (Season 2) N
  • Murder in Successville (3 Seasons)
  • Murphy’s Law (3 Seasons)
  • One Punch Man (Season 1)
  • Overlord (Season 2)
  • The 8 Show (Season 1) N
  • The Quintessential Quintuplets (2 Seasons)

3 New Documentaries Added to Netflix UK This Week: May 17th, 2024

  • Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies & Scandal (Limited Series) N
  • Power (2024) N
  • The Football Fraudster (2023)

1 New Stand-Up Special Added to Netflix UK This Week: May 17th, 2024

  • Kevin Hart: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for
  • American Humor (2024) N
Film Most Popular Whats New On Netflix Uk This Week May 17th 2024

Picture: Mother of the Bride – Netflix

Mother of the Bride takes the top spot this week, replacing In the Land of Saints and Sinners.

  1. Mother of the Bride (77 points)
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing (68 points)
  3. The Final: Attack on Wembley (55 points)
  4. Bullet Train (53 points)
  5. El correo (36 points)
  6. In the Land of Saints and Sinners (33 points)
  7. Minions: The Rise of Gru (30 points)
  8. The Black Phone (29 points)
  9. Penelope (26 points)
  10. Masterminds (11 points)
  11. xXx: Return of Xander Cage (10 points)
  12. Unfrosted (7 points)
  13. 24 Hours in Tesco (2 points)
  14. City of Lies (2 points)
  15. Secrets of the Neanderthals (1 points)

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Once again, Baby Reindeer dominates the past week on Netflix UK.

  1. Baby Reindeer (78 points)
  2. Bodkin (67 points)
  3. A Man in Full (53 points)
  4. Cooking Up Murder: Uncovering the Story of César
  5. Román (49 points)
  6. Selling The OC (47 points)
  7. Hatton Garden (30 points)
  8. Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies & Scandal (20 points)
  9. Kin (17 points)
  10. Heeramandi (6 points)
  11. The Viscount Who Loved Me (6 points)
  12. The Asunta Case (5 points)
  13. The Gentlemen (2 points)
  14. Thank You, Next (2 points)


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

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.

 Poster Rating: PG
Language: English
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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Added to Netflix: May 17th, 2024

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