What’s New on Netflix This Week: September 5th, 2021

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A Champion Heart – Picture: Ace Entertainment

Welcome to your end-of-week recap of what’s new on Netflix. This week in the US saw 86 new releases added. Below, we’ll recap this weekend’s new releases and take a look at the full list of everything new on Netflix. 

Want to see what’s next rather than what’s now available? Check out our weekly preview for everything coming to Netflix for the next 7 days.

If you’re outside the United States, you’ll find weekly recaps via our what’s new on Netflix hub where we recapped the UK, Canadian and Australian releases on Friday.


New on Netflix This Weekend (September 4th – 5th)

A Champion Heart (2018)

Genre: Family
Director: David de Vos
Cast: Mandy Grace, Devan Key, Donna Rusch
Writer: David de Vos, Stephanie de Vos
Runtime: 90 min

Returning to Netflix today after a few months of hiatus (it was removed in April 2021) is A Champion Heart which is also called A Horse from Heaven in other regions.

Missed out on the movie thus far? Here’s what you can expect:

“When a grieving teen must work off her debt to a ranch, she cares for a wounded horse that teaches her more about healing than she expected.”

If you love shows like Heartland, this is an absolute must-watch.


Bunk’d (Season 5)

Genre: Comedy, Family
Cast: Miranda May, Mallory James Mahoney, Raphael Alejandro
Writer: Pamela Eells
Runtime: 30 min
Awards: 2 wins & 18 nominations

Netflix and Disney severed ties years ago now and there are still a handful of Disney titles whether that be from ABC or in this case Disney Channel which still come to Netflix.

Bunk’d season 5 continues the Disney Channel show that may not have the best reviews in the world but still has plenty of heart and for teens, is more than worthy of a watch.

If you’ve never watched the Tween show before, it’s about


Full List of New Releases on Netflix This Week

64 New Movies Added This Week

  • 2 Alone in Paris (2008)
  • A Champion Heart (2018)
  • A Cinderella Story (2004)
  • Afterlife of the Party (2021) Netflix Original
  • Agatha Christie’s Crooked House (2017)
  • An Unfinished Life (2005)
  • Angamaly Diaries (2017)
  • Anjaam (1994)
  • Barbie Big City Big Dreams (2020)
  • Blade Runner: The Final Cut (1982)
  • Bright Star (2009)
  • Chappie (2015)
  • Clear and Present Danger (1994)
  • Cliffhanger (1993)
  • Cold Mountain (2003)
  • Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)
  • Dear John (2010)
  • Dhanak (2015)
  • Do the Right Thing (1989)
  • Extraction (2015)
  • Freedom Writers (2007)
  • Green Lantern (2011)
  • Gurgaon (2016)
  • Here and There (2021)
  • House Party (1990)
  • House Party 2 (1991)
  • House Party 3 (1994)
  • I Got the Hook Up (1998)
  • In the Cut (2003)
  • In the Line of Fire (1993)
  • In Too Deep (1999)
  • Initial D (2005)
  • Janoskians: Untold and Untrue (2015)
  • Labyrinth (1986)
  • Letters to Juliet (2010)
  • Level 16 (2018)
  • Love Don’t Cost a Thing (2003)
  • Love in a Puff (2010)
  • Mars Attacks! (1996)
  • Marshall (2017)
  • My Boss’s Daughter (2003)
  • Mystery Men (1999)
  • Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
  • Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
  • Open Season 2 (2008)
  • Osmosis Jones (2001)
  • Poseidon (2006)
  • Rhyme & Reason (1997)
  • Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
  • School of Rock (2003)
  • Shikara (2020)
  • Snervous Tyler Oakley (2015)
  • Tears of the Sun (2003)
  • The Blue Lagoon (1980)
  • The Boss: Anatomy of a Crime (2014)
  • The Golden Child (1986)
  • The Guns of Navarone (1961)
  • The Interview (2014)
  • The Nutty Professor (1996)
  • Thimmarusu (2021)
  • Untold: Crime & Penalties (2021) Netflix Original
  • Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (2008)
  • Wind River (2017)
  • Worth (2020) Netflix Original

22 New TV Series Added This Week

  • Brave Animated Series (Season 1)
  • Bread Barbershop (Season 2)
  • Bunk’d (Season 5)
  • Dive Club (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Heroes of Goo Jit Zu (Season 1)
  • Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (Season 1 – New Episodes Weekly) Netflix Original
  • Hotel Del Luna (Season 1)
  • How to Be a Cowboy (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • HQ Barbers (Season 1)
  • Kid-E-Cats (Season 2)
  • Kuroko’s Basketball (Season 3)
  • Luv Kushh (Season 1)
  • Major Dad (Seasons 1-4)
  • Money Heist (Season 5 – Part 1) Netflix Original
  • Money Heist: From Tokyo to Berlin (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Oldsters ()
  • Pororo – The Little Penguin (Season 1)
  • Q-Force (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Sharkdog (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Sparking Joy with Marie Kondo (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • The Ingenuity of the Househusband (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror (Season 1) Netflix Original

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. Favorite shows on Netflix includes Mindhunter, Love, Death and Robots and Stranger Things.