All The New Stuff On Netflix This Weekend (June 21-23)

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Tonight's new Netflix Originals include new episodes of Dark, season 2 of The Casketeers, the Brazilian political documentary The Edge of Democracy and the hip-hop movie Beats. On the third-party movie front, there's the excellent (if a bit daft) Looper, supernatural thriller The Lazarus Effect and teen flick The DUFF.

For anime fans, there's also Neon Genesis Evangelion to sink your teeth into. All 26 episodes of the original series are set to drop later tonight, along with Evangelion: Death True2 and The End of Evangelion.

Here's this weekend's full lineup, complete with official synopses and trailers:

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New Netflix TV Shows

Ad Vitam (21 June)

In an age of medical technology that allows humans to live forever young, a cop and a rebellious 20-something investigate a mass suicide of seven teens.

Dark: Season 2 (21 June)

As the date for the apocalyptic Last Cycle approaches, Winden's families discover that they play a critical role in the fate of their world.

Girls Incarcerated: Season 2 (21 June)

A year after Madison Juvenile closed, a new group of girls at LaPorte Juvenile Correctional Facility navigate the challenges of teen life behind bars.

Mr. Iglesias (21 June)

Stand-up phenom Gabriel Iglesias stars in this series as a good-natured high school history teacher who tries to help gifted misfit kids.

Bolívar (21 June)

This dramatization depicts the life — and loves — of Venezuelan leader Simón Bolívar, who helped several countries gain independence from Spain.

The Confession Tapes: Season 2 (21 June)

They confessed to horrible crimes they claim they never really committed. But why? Four more stories tackle the tricky question.

The Casketeers: Season 2 (21 June)

Francis and Scottie reveal their weight loss. The Tipenes' funeral home — and family — expands. The staff prepare funerals for the old and young.

New Netflix Movies

Original:

Beats (streaming now)

A reclusive teenage musical prodigy forms an unlikely friendship with a down-on-his-luck high school security guard. United by their mutual love of hip hop, they confront the demons of their past and try to break into Chicago's music scene.

Jaoon Kahan Bata Ae Dil (21 June)

Tension plays the third wheel in this portrait of a couple whose caustic, at times jarring, interactions strain their relationship over a Mumbai evening.

Licensed:

Looper (streaming now)

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

The DUFF (streaming now)

A high school senior instigates a social pecking order revolution after finding out that she has been labeled the DUFF - Designated Ugly Fat Friend - by her prettier, more popular counterparts.

Tracers (streaming now)

Wanted by the Chinese mafia, a New York City bike messenger escapes into the world of parkour after meeting a beautiful stranger.

Alex and Me (streaming now)

Teenager Reagan longs to play soccer like a champion. When a setback prompts a real champ to step out of a poster and play coach, the results are magic.

The Lazarus Effect (streaming now)

A group of medical researchers discover a way to bring dead patients back to life.

Netflix Documentary & Comedy

Mike Epps: Only One Mike (25 June)

Comedian and actor Mike Epps is appropriately inappropriate in his no-holds-barred Netflix stand-up special, Mike Epps: Only One Mike. Filmed at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, the one-hour special reminds us why Epps is a one-of-a-kind comedian as he reflects on the gift (and curse) of raising four daughters, overcoming childhood dyslexia and the mysterious infinite wisdom of old people.

The Edge of Democracy (streaming now)

A cautionary tale for these times of democracy in crisis - the personal and political fuse to explore one of the most dramatic periods in Brazilian history. Combining unprecedented access to leaders past and present, including Presidents Dilma Rousseff and Lula da Silva, with accounts of her own family's complex political and industrial past, filmmaker Petra Costa (ELENA) witnesses their rise and fall and the tragically polarized nation that remains.

Kids & Anime

Smallfoot (streaming now)

After his village banishes him for insisting that a species called "smallfoot" is real, Migo the yeti embarks on a journey to prove his claim.

GO! Vive a tu manera: Season 2 (21 June)

Mía tries to discover the truth about her father while also finding success with her singing career. Jealous Lupe's antics threaten her friendships.

Neon Genesis Evangelion (21 June)

Fifteen years after the Second Impact, Shinji Ikari joins his father's group NERV as one of several teenage mecha pilots fighting the monstrous Angels.

EVANGELION: DEATH (TRUE)² (21 June)

A recap of the first 24 episodes of Neon Genesis Evangelion, followed by a 30-minute continuation of the plot that would later form the first third of The End of Evangelion.

The End of Evangelion (21 June)

Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995).


What About US Netflix?

If nothing above takes your fancy, you might want to consider using the US version of Netflix instead. It has a stack of new movies and TV shows coming in June, including Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce Season 5 and the X-Men spin-off Legion.

To get access though, you'll need a VPN. All the US content will then be added to your account automatically. Here are some of the cheapest options.


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