What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: August 13th, 2021

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Beckett is now on Netflix – Picture: Netflix

Happy Friday and welcome to your end-of-week recap of what’s new on Netflix where 7 new titles were added all of which are Netflix Original titles. Here’s a breakdown of everything new on Netflix for August 13th, 2021.

Today saw the removal of multiple titles from Netflix including Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo, Safety Not Guaranteed and Scary Movie 5.

Tomorrow will see the removal of the Malaysian series Persona.

Not much to look forward to over the weekend with four new additions planned for Sunday including Winx Club season 6, more seasons of Mother Goose Club and the anime series Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai.


Best New Movies & TV Shows on Netflix for August 13th, 2021

Beckett (2021)

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director: Ferdinando Cito Filomarino
Cast: John David Washington, Boyd Holbrook, Vicky Krieps
Writer: Kevin A. Rice, Ferdinando Cito Filomarino
Runtime: 108 min

The big new Netflix Original movie for the weekend is an action thriller that sees John David Washington return for his second major Netflix Original movie of 2021.

The flick sees Washington play the role of an American tourist called Beckett who is thrust into a world of conspiracy after a freak car accident in Greece.

Reviews from audiences have been mostly positive thus far with it carrying a 6.3 on IMDb at the time of writing. Critics have been less kind thus far with it holding a 56 on Metacritic. The A.V. Club comments that the performance from Washington is often bland and has issues with overall pacing.


Brand New Cherry Flavor (Limited Series)

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Cast: Rosa Salazar, Mark Acheson, Daniel Doheny
Writer: Nick Antosca, Lenore Zion

Not one. Not two but three brand new Netflix Original limited series just hit the service today and Brand New Cherry Flavor has been on our one-to-watch radar for quite some time.

The miniseries rewinds the clock back to the early 1990s where a young film director has her sights set on Los Angeles to build out her career. After a few wrong turns, she begins hanging around those that get her in a world of strange.

Reviews thus far have been very promising with some pointing to the show being one of Netflix’s best releases of 2021.


Grace and Frankie (Season 7)

Genre: Comedy
Cast: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston
Writer: Marta Kauffman, Howard J. Morris
Runtime: 30 min

Netflix rarely ever truly surprises us nowadays but the release of the first batch of Grace and Frankie season 7 certainly bucked that trend.

The first 4 of the 16 total episodes that will make up the final season are now on Netflix with the remaining episodes due out in 2022.


Full List of New Releases on Netflix for August 13th, 2021

1 New Movies Added Today

  • Beckett (2021) Netflix Original

6 New TV Series Added Today

  • Brand New Cherry Flavor (Limited Series) Netflix Original
  • Fast & Furious Spy Racers (Season 5) Netflix Original
  • Gone for Good (Limited Series) Netflix Original
  • Grace and Frankie (Season 7 – First 4 Episodes) Netflix Original
  • The Kingdom (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Valeria (Season 2) Netflix Original

Top 10 Movies & Shows on Netflix for August 13th, 2021

# TV Shows Movies
1 Outer Banks The Kissing Booth 3
2 All American Vivo
3 Hit & Run Major Payne
4 CoComelon The Vault
5 Untold: Malice at the Palace Aftermath
6 Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami The Paper Tigers
7 Top Secret UFO Projects: Declassified The Losers
8 Gabby’s Dollhouse Resort to Love
9 Virgin River The Net
10 Manifest The Kissing Booth
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.