The Mustang is now streaming on Netflix – Image: Focus Features

It’s time for a comprehensive rundown of all the new releases that have arrived on Netflix in the US over the past seven days. We’ll take a look at some of the new titles coming to Netflix this weekend, the full rundown, and what’s trending in the US Netflix Top 10.

There is still a lot to look forward to during the rest of April, with people like Better call Saul Final season, firefly laneand Sweet tooth it all turned to you in the next few weeks.

Now let’s look at what’s new on Netflix this weekend that’s worth watching.


New Movies and Shows on Netflix This Weekend

the mustang (2019)

Classification: R.
Language: English
Gender: Drama
Director: Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre
Cast: Matthias Schoenaerts, Jason Mitchell, Bruce Dern
Writer: Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, Mona Fastvold, Brock Norman Brock
Execution time: 96min / 1h 36m

From Universal’s Focus Feature arm, this 2019 film tells the story of a criminal who participates in a prison rehabilitation program with horses while trying to repair his relationship with his daughter.

Certified Fresh on RottenTomatoes, entertainment.es concluded«The Mustang offers a moving and poetic examination of freedom and imprisonment, man and nature, and how often the two know more about each other than they both realize.»


godfather vacation (2013)

Classification: R.
Language: English
Gender: Dramatic comedy
Director: Malcolm D Lee
Cast: Monica Calhoun, Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa
Writer: Malcolm D Lee
Execution time: 123min / 2h 3m

Written and directed by Malcolm D. Lee (girls trip, Night schooland Space Jam: A New Legacyy), this well-reviewed ensemble romantic comedy is a sequel to the 1999 The best man.

While this sequel is set over the Christmas period, the story it seeks to tell is relevant throughout the year. According to Netflix’s official synopsis, «Old rivalries and romances reignite when a group of college friends reunite after nearly 15 years to spend Christmas together.»

Drew Taylor for IndieWire reviewed the film giving it a C+ rating and concluding, «The Best Man Holiday is edgier and more authentic, with more relatable characters and dialogue that earns its R rating… Emotions can similarly run high, but you can actually understand what’s going on.» happening and why.


doctor cha (Season 1 – New episodes weekly)

number of episodes: sixteen
Classification: TV-14
Language: Korean
Gender: Dramatic, Medical
Cast: Uhm Jung-hwa, Kim Byong-chul, Myung Se-bin, Min Woo-hyuk

Episodes 1 and 2 of a new Korean medical drama Doctor Cha were released this week, with two more planned to be released every weekend for the rest of April and through June.

Set 20 years after a doctor goes on leave to become a housewife, she re-enters the workforce and struggles to get back into the swing of things.

If you want to find out more about the cast and what you need to know about the show, check out our full preview of the medical K-drama here.


Full list of new releases on Netflix this week

For an expanded list of new releases and more daily roundups, check out What’s New in the Netflix hub.

20 new movies added this week

  • 2215 (2018)
  • Celeste Barber: Fine Thanks (2023) Netflix Original
  • Alakada Fate (2020)
  • Florida Man (2023) Netflix Original
  • Hunger (2023) Netflix Original
  • Kannai Nambathe (2023)
  • Leanne Morgan: I Am All Women (2023) Netflix Original
  • Lights Out (2016)
  • Operation: Nation (2022) Netflix Original
  • Freaks (2023) Netflix Original
  • Qorin (2022)
  • Runaway Queens (2023) Netflix Original
  • Shehzada (2023)
  • Godfather’s Holiday (2013)
  • The Fixer (2022)
  • The Last Kingdom: The Seven Kings Must Die (2023) Netflix Original
  • The Mustang (2019)
  • The Snowman (2017)
  • Time Trap (2017)
  • The Weather (2023) Netflix Original

9 New TV Series Added This Week

  • All American: Homecoming (Season 2)
  • American Manhunt: The Boston Marathon Bombing (Limited Series) Netflix Original
  • CoComelon (Season 8) Netflix Original
  • Doctor Cha (Season 1 – New Episodes Weekly) Netflix Original
  • Obsession (Limited Series) Netflix Original
  • Queenmaker (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Running For My Truth: Alex Schwazer (Limited Series) Netflix Original
  • Smother-in-Law (Season 2) Netflix Original
  • The Boss Baby: Back in the Crib (Season 2) Netflix Original

Most popular movies on Netflix US this week

Christian Slater sucks family adventure movie coming to netfix in April 2023

Image: Netflix

  1. Sucks (55 points)
  2. The Last Battle (55 points)
  3. Matilda (47 points)
  4. The Lorax (31 points)
  5. Hunger (31 points)
  6. Murder Mystery 2 (28 points)
  7. Shrek Forever After (24 points)
  8. Inside Man (22 points)
  9. Shark Tale (13 points)
  10. The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die (10 points)
  11. Benchwarmers (8 points)
  12. The Bourne Legacy (6 points)
  13. Leanne Morgan: I am all women (2 points)

Most popular series on Netflix US this week

beef series netflix a24

Image: A24 Television / Netflix

  1. Beef (59 points)
  2. The agent of the night (53 points)
  3. Love is blind (48 points)
  4. Hoarders (30 points)
  5. American Manhunt: The Boston Marathon Bombing (23 points)
  6. Transatlantic (23 points)
  7. Hatfields & McCoys (22 points)
  8. All American: Homecoming (21 points)
  9. Designated Survivor (12 points)
  10. Obsession (11 points)
  11. Florida Man (10 points)
  12. Unstable (7 points)
  13. Shadow and Bone (7 points)
  14. Surviving R. Kelly (1 point)
  15. Outer Banks (1 point)

What have you been watching on Netflix so far this week? Let us know below.