It’s been an exceptionally strong week on Netflix with all the exciting new movies and shows added to the library. This week sees the return of the bird box franchise, and the beloved new The cat with boots movie.
Going forward, What’s on Netflix will report the best new movies and shows in a list, which will be released every Saturday afternoon.
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Here are the best new movies and shows added to Netflix this week:
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (2022)
Director: Joel Crawford, Januel Mercado
Gender: Adventure, Comedy | Execution time: 102 minutes
Cast: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek Pinault, Harvey Guillén, Florence Pugh, Olivia Colman
Dreamworks has made a habit of releasing fantastic sequels, with movies like Shrek 2, Kung Fu Panda 2, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and more being some of the best in their animation library. That also extends to Puss in Boots, which wowed audiences last year.
Puss in Boots discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll: he has burned eight of his nine lives, leaving him only one. Puss sets out on an epic journey to find the mythical last wish and restore all nine of his lives.
Bird Box Barcelona (2023) north
Director: David Pastor, Alex Pastor
Gender: Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction | Execution time: 110 minutes
Cast: Mario Casas, Georgina Campbell, Diego Calva, Naila Schuberth, Alejandra Howard
aviary returns with a spin-off set in sunny Spain, in the beautiful city of Barcelona. However, in order to live, all the survivors will do everything possible not to enjoy the sights of the beautiful Catalan city.
After an entity of mysterious origin annihilates the world’s population causing those who observe it to take their own lives, Sebastián and his daughter begin their own great adventure of survival in Barcelona.
Director: Scott Beck, Bryan Woods
Gender: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction | Execution time: 93 minutes
Cast: Adam Driver, Ariana Greenblatt, Chloe Coleman, Nika King, Brian Dare
Looking for action and adventure this weekend? Then go back 65 million years in time with Adam Driver.
65 million years ago, the only two survivors of a Somaris spaceship that crashed on Earth must fend off the dinosaurs and reach the escape ship in time before an impending asteroid threatens to destroy the planet.
Sonic Prime (season 2) north
New episodes: 8
Gender: Action, Adventure | Execution time: 22 minutes
Cast: Deven Mack, Ashleigh Ball, Brian Drummond, Kazumi Evans, Shannon Chan-Kent
Outside of gaming, Sonic Prime is the content Sonic fans have been wanting since Sonic Underground.
When an explosive battle with Dr. Eggman tears the universe apart, Sonic races through parallel dimensions to reconnect with his friends and save the world.
Quarterback (Season 1) north
New episodes: 8
Gender: Documentary, Sport | Execution time: 50 minutes
Cast: Patrick Mahomes, Kirk Cousins, Marcus Mariota
What’s that? Another amazing new sports series on Netflix? This time around, the NFL gets the sports documentary treatment as it focuses on American quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs, Marcus Mariota formerly of the Atlanta Falcons, and Kirk Cousins of the Minnesota Vikings.
Zom 100: Wish List of the Dead (Season 1) north – Weekly
New episodes: 12
Gender: Animation, Action, Comedy | Execution time: 24 minutes
Cast: Shuichiro Umeda, Kenta Miyake, Sora Amamiya, Chafûrin, Shin’ichirô Miki
Arriving weekly, Zom 100 is the long-awaited anime adaptation of Kotaro Takata’s illustrations from Haro Aso’s manga of the same name. A great twist on the overcooked genre, Zom 100 adds some much-needed freshness to the zombie apocalypse.
In a trash-filled apartment, 24-year-old Akira Tendo watches a zombie movie with lifeless, envious eyes. After spending three hard years in a sweatshop in Japan, his spirit is broken. He can’t even muster the courage to confess his feelings to his beautiful co-worker Ootori. Then one morning he bumps into his landlord having his lunch, who turns out to be another tenant. The whole city is crawling with zombies and even though he’s running for his life, Akira has never felt more alive.
The Guardian (2023)
Director: jordan ross
Gender: Mystery, Suspense | Execution time: 92 minutes
Cast: Garrett Hedlund, Noah Schnapp, Victoria Justice, Jonny Weston, Ekaterina Baker
Strange things star Noah Schnapp stars in an exciting new mystery thriller that could be popular with subscribers this weekend.
When a professional tutor accepts a job at a remote mansion, he soon finds himself battling his disturbed student’s obsessions, which threaten to expose his darkest secrets and unravel his carefully crafted personality.
Survival of the Thickest (Season 1) north
New episodes: 8
Gender: Comedy | Execution time: 28 minutes
Cast: Michelle Buteau, Tone Bell, Marouane Zotti, Anissa Felix, Liza Treyger
An exciting new comedy series from comedian Michelle Buteau has landed on Netflix.
Black, plus-size and newly single Mavis is unexpectedly forced to rebuild her life after putting all her eggs in one man’s basket, but she is determined to not only survive but thrive with the support of the family she chose. .
What are you going to watch on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments below!