Netflix Added 29 New Movies and Series This Week: May 21, 2023


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Happy Sunday! If you’re looking for what’s new on Netflix this weekend or missed any of the new releases from the last seven days, here’s a roundup of all the new titles and what’s been trending in the US Netflix Top 10.

Do you want to see what is coming around the corner? We’ve got you covered with at least 18 new releases planned for the next week, or take a look at what’s coming in June 2023.

As always, you can find an expanded version of what’s new on Netflix through our new Netflix hub.

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New movies and series on Netflix this weekend

Missing (2023)

Classification: PG-13
Language: English
Gender: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director: Nicholas D. Johnson, Will Merrick
Cast: Tim Griffin, Ava Zaria Lee, Nia Long
Writer: Will Merrick, Nicholas D. Johnson, Sev Ohanian
Execution time: 111min / 1h 51m

One of two Sony movies coming to Netflix US this weekend via Sony’s first window deal is Missing by ScreenGems.

Directed by Storm Reid, the thriller follows a girl who tracks down her mother through technology after she goes missing, but also discovers her secrets.

Rated Certified Fresh in rotten tomatoes, the critics’ consensus was that the film “may stretch credulity in its efforts to keep the audience guessing, but a brisk pace and relatable fears keep this twisted techno-thriller from losing its way entirely. ”

This movie is not available on Netflix’s advertising level.

The son (2022)

Classification: PG-13
Language: English
Gender: Drama
Director: Florian Zeller
Cast: Vanessa Kirby, Felix Goddard, Max Goddard
Writer: Florian Zeller Christopher Hampton
Execution time: 123min / 2h 3m

The second big Sony movie to hit Netflix this weekend is Sony Pictures Classics (whose output hasn’t always fallen on Netflix, strangely). The film features an all-star cast about a father who faces new obstacles when his troubled teenage son moves in with them.

As MissingThis movie is also not available on the Netflix ad level.

Catch! Teen (Season 2)

Classification: TV-Y7
Language: Korean
Gender: Animation, Comedy, Family
Cast: Lee Ji Hyun, Mike Yantzi, Bommie Han
Execution time: 13 minutes

Many YouTube channels have made the leap to Netflix and that is the case with this South Korean children’s series produced by SEK Studio and SAMG Entertainment.

Here’s what you can expect from the series that now has over 70 episodes available on Netflix:

“Released on Earth, fairies with magical powers begin to influence people’s emotions. Now, it’s up to a princess from a faraway kingdom to stop them!

Full list of new releases added to Netflix this week

16 new movies added this week

  • Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me (2023) Netflix Original
  • Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom (2023–) Netflix Original
  • Ayalvaashi (2023)
  • Bayi Ajaib (2023)
  • Faithfully Yours (2022) Netflix Original
  • Fanfiction (2023) Netflix Original
  • Fifty Shades of Black (2016)
  • Owo Island (2022)
  • Kathal – A Jackfruit Mystery (2023) Netflix Original
  • LEGO Friends The Next Chapter – New Beginnings (2023)
  • Missing (2023)
  • Sebastián Maniscalco: Aren’t you ashamed? (2014)
  • Spirited (2022)
  • ted (2012)
  • The Lulu Club (2022)
  • The Son (2022)

13 New TV Series Added This Week

  • Catch! Teenagers (Season 2)
  • Kitti Katz (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • The Queen of the South (Season 3)
  • LEGO® DREAMZzz (Season 1)
  • McGREGOR FOREVER (Limited Series) Netflix Original
  • Silenced (Limited Series) Netflix Original
  • Rhythm + Flow France (Season 2 – New Episodes Weekly) Netflix Original
  • SWAT (Seasons 1-5)
  • Selling Sunset (Season 6) Netflix Original
  • Working: What We Do All Day (Limited Series) Netflix Original
  • XO, Kitty (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Young, Famous and African (Season 2) Netflix Original

Most popular movies on Netflix US this week

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  1. The Mother (60 points)
  2. A man named Otto (47 points)
  3. Ted (36 points)
  4. Hurray Mexico! (31 points)
  5. UglyDolls (31 points)
  6. Anna Nicole Smith: You don’t know me (29 points)
  7. The Croods (28 points)
  8. Faithfully Yours (20 points)
  9. Fifty Shades of Black (11 points)
  10. G.I. Joe: Retaliation (9 points)
  11. Perfect Pitch (9 points)
  12. Ms. Chatterjee Vs Norway (8 points)
  13. Heat (6 points)
  14. Sing 2 (5 points)

Most popular series on Netflix US this week

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  1. Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story (58 points)
  2. Missing: Dead or Alive? (41 points)
  3. Firefly Lane (39 points)
  4. Queer Eye (35 points)
  5. McGregor forever (22 points)
  6. The agent of the night (22 points)
  7. XO, Kitty (20 points)
  8. Bridgerton (18 points)
  9. SWAT (16 points)
  10. Black Knight (16 points)
  11. The diplomat (13 points)
  12. Sunset Sale (8 points)
  13. Sweet tooth (7 points)
  14. The Queen of the South (6 points)
  15. Silence (6 points)
  16. Better call Saul (2 points)
  17. Queen Cleopatra (1 point)

What have you been watching on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments.

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