It’s the first week of the new month, which typically means a stack of fresh Netflix content. While this weekend’s offerings aren’t the meatiest we’ve seen, there are still plenty of great shows and movies appearing. Here’s the full list!
Netflix is saving most of its heavy hitters in June for next week – including Season 5 of Black Mirror. With that said, binge-watchers are still be spoiled for choice this weekend with more than 25 new titles landing on the service.
Here are the official synopses for each film and TV show. The French-Belgian thriller Black Spot could be worth a look – it’s been receiving a lot of praise and is now in its second season. We’re also keen to check out the South Korean fantasy series Arthdal Chronicles (pictured above.)
New Netflix TV Shows
Arrested Development fans have some new eps to watch this weekend.
Arrested Development: Season 5
As the Bluths continue to make a mess of their personal and professional lives, Michael again can’t quite abandon the family that makes him miserable.
How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)
What if a teenager built up a drugs empire from his bedroom in Leipzig? Inspired by real events.
Bad Blood: Season 2
Five years after the death of mob boss, there’s a new king of the Montreal drug trade — until a new breed of mafiosos arrive from Italy to wrestle the city from his grasp.
Playing with Fire (Jugar con fuego)
A highly charged play where there’s more than a love triangle at stake and love can turn to hate in the blink of an eye.
Good Girls: Season 2
In their second season, the women come face-to-face with the consequences of their criminal behavior.
Black Spot: Season 2
Major Weiss’s recovery prompts residents to question the odd circumstances she was found in, and how she survived injuries that would kill anyone else.
Arthdal Chronicles (1/06/2019)
In a mythical land called Arth, the inhabitants of the ancient city of Arthdal contend with power struggles, while some encounter love along the way.
New Netflix Movies
If you like big, dumb shark movies and/or Jason Statham, The Meg is required viewing this weekend. A bunch of movies will also be appearing on Saturday, including The Princess Bride (watch it with your kids!) and two Indiana Jones movies. (Annoyingly, Netflix just removed Raiders Of The Lost Ark, so you can’t watch them all in one go. Tch.)
An under-confident but talented girl, who is side stepped at every stage of her life, seeks out an enigmatic con to help recover her stolen car from a goat – loving crazy Mumbai gangster and in the process finds her confidence and place in the sun.
Always Be My Maybe
Everyone assumed Sasha and Marcus would wind up together except for Sasha and Marcus. Reconnecting after 15 years, the two start to wonder… maybe?
Oh, Ramona! (1/06/2019)
Awkward 16-year-old Andrei is infatuated with his alluring but aloof schoolmate Ramona — until he meets stunning hotel clerk Anemona while on vacation.
After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible.
Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.
The Hitman’s Bodyguard
The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hitman who must testify at the International Criminal Court. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
The Princess Bride (1/06/2019)
While home sick in bed, a young boy’s grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.
Grease 2 (1/06/2019)
An English student at a 1960s American high school has to prove himself to the leader of a girls’ gang whose members can only date greasers.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1/06/2019)
In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Professor Henry “Indiana” Jones, Jr. finds himself up against Adolf Hitler’s Nazis again to stop them from obtaining its powers.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (1/06/2019)
In 1957, archaeologist and adventurer Dr. Henry “Indiana” Jones, Jr. (Harrison Ford) is called back into action and becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.
A mild-mannered guy, who is married to a monstrous woman, meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.
Save the Last Dance (1/06/2019)
A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.
The Terminal (1/06/2019)
An Eastern European tourist unexpectedly finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1/06/2019)
On the outskirts of Whoville, there lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch (Jim Carrey), who plans on ruining Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.
The Lovely Bones (2/06/2019)
Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family – and her killer – from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.
Four Christmases (2/06/2019)
A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas.
The Call (2/06/2019)
When a veteran 911 operator takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl who has just been abducted, she realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl’s life.
Netflix Documentary & Comedy
When They See Us (31/05/2019)
A four part limited series from director Ava DuVernay that continues themes from her documentary 13th, her exploration of the criminal justice system through the true case of the Central Park Five – 5 young teenagers who were wrongfully accused and convicted of rape.
Killer Ratings (31/05/2019)
The true-life story of a Brazilian TV host who literally killed for ratings — and used his crime TV show to cover up the grizzly truth.
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