A new week has started again and there is plenty on Netflix’s schedule. This week the streaming service adds a number of brand new films and series. Below we highlight the highlights of the upcoming week on Netflix.
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Monday August 21
3.5 Watch on Netflix • A group of students is stalked by a strange person during their Christmas vacation. A remake of the 1974 horror film ‘Black Christmas’.
Hawthorne College is quiet for the holidays. But one by one, the girls from the sorority on campus are murdered by an unknown stalker. The killer is about to discover that the young women of this generation are not prepared to become hapless victims if they take a fight to the end.
Tuesday August 22
6.2 Watch on Netflix • Strengthened by events from the past, Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) is determined to get revenge. Along with Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton), Rapp is assigned by the Deputy Director of the CIA to investigate a spate of seemingly random attacks on both military and civilian targets.
Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) is out for revenge. Along with Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton), he is assigned by the Deputy Director of the CIA to investigate a spate of seemingly random attacks against both military and civilian targets. The three discover a pattern in the violence and go on a joint mission.
Watch on Netflix • Two prominent entertainers have a casual encounter and candid conversation, sharing their vulnerabilities and concerns with a smile and a tear.
Musician Gen Hoshino and comedian Masayasu Wakabayashi meet for an uplifting conversation about work, family and hope for the future.
Wednesday, August 23
7.1 Watch on Netflix • When her mother (Nia Long) disappears with her new boyfriend during a holiday in Colombia, June (Storm Reid) searches for answers.
In this sequel to Searching (2018) June’s (Storm Reid) mother, Grace, (Nia Long) disappears while on vacation with her new boyfriend. The daughter goes in search of answers. All the way from Los Angeles, June makes creative use of all the modern technology at her disposal to find her mother before it’s too late…
6.1 Watch on Netflix • Armed with drive and humor, a rebellious actress becomes an icon as she rebels against the social norms of the 1950s and shares her free ideas with the world.
Bardot grew into a sex symbol in the 1950s and 1960s and was seen as the French answer to Marilyn Monroe. The drama follows her life from 1949, when she first appeared on a cover, to the birth of her son in 1960.
The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On seizoen 2
New couples are put to the test in season 2 of the reality series. They are separated from their partners and matched with someone new with whom they will live for 3 weeks. Will they manage to keep their relationship going or will they call it quits?
Thursday, August 24
When I saw you
6.8 Watch on Netflix • To the outside world, actor couple Esther (Noortje Herlaar) and Bastiaan (Egbert-Jan Weeber) lead a dream life.
Noortje Herlaar plays Esther, an actress who is together with actor Bastiaan (Egbert-Jan Weeber). Both are extremely popular and rake in all kinds of roles. They live on an idyllic farm with their two children and life seems to be smiling on them, but away from all the cameras, Bastiaan’s depressions, fears and insecurity take over. Their relationship is at stake and Esther does everything she can to keep her great love and her family on track. Can the disease in Bastiaans head be fought?
Ragnarok season 3
7.5 Watch on Netflix • ‘Ragnarok’ is set in a small fictional town, where a group of young people live. Suddenly everything goes wrong in the village.
Magne must try to fight an ancient evil in this final season, but how do you keep a cool head and make the right choices when you’re a teenager in love, suddenly armed with the world’s most powerful weapon, while at the same time having to figure out who you are? Magne must weigh each step on his journey from child to adult. And also navigating the many relationships he eventually managed to forge in the small town. But who is – when push comes to shove – his friend? And who is his enemy?
Who is Erin Carter?
The new series revolves around Erin Collantes, a British teacher in the Spanish city of Barcelona, a city full of secrets. She is dragged into a brutal supermarket robbery and when one of the robbers claims to recognize her, she must fight to clear her name and protect her family. But is she really who she claims to be?
Friday, August 25
The Criminal Readers Club
After being complicit in a dress-up prank that ends in a fatal accident and a pact of silence, a group of youths are threatened by an anonymous writer who wants to reveal their dark secret. Their stalker threatens to post a gory horror novel based on them on social media. Every chapter one of them will die. Distrusting each other, the group begins a struggle for survival in the middle of the college campus. Any of them could be the next victim, or the killer.
You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah
You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah (2023)
Watch on Netflix • 13-year-old Stacey Friedman prepares for her perfect Bat Mitzvah. However, her well-laid plans – and guest list – are drastically changed when she catches her best friend, Lydia Katz, kissing her childhood sweetheart Andy Goldfarb.
Stacy and Lydia are BFFs who have always dreamed of having an epic bat mitzvah. But things start to go hilariously wrong when a popular kid and quintessential high school drama threaten their friendship and their rite of passage.
Is there nothing here for you? Netflix still has plenty planned for the coming month. For an overview of all new films and series that will soon appear on the streaming service, please visit our Coming soon page on Netflix.
Image: Still ‘Ragnarok’ via Netflix