9 new movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend
It’s a new month, and with the turn of the calendar page comes a slew of Netflix newcomers. The service landed dozens of existing favorites, and a few new originals were also recently released. Our picks for this week include a trippy Christophe nolan thriller, a new animated musical from a Broadway icon, and a romantic beach comedy that’s as funny as it is stereotypical. So read on to find the best new or recently available Netflix movies to stream.
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In this 2010 film by Christophe nolan, Leonardo DiCaprio leads a group of criminals who conspire to implant an idea in the subconscious of their client’s rival. But working inside dreams for too long, and the line between what’s real and what’s not starts to blur. The rest of the cast includes Marion Cotillard, Elliot Page, Tom hardy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Ken watanabe.
This brand new animated film features songs from Hamilton composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, who also plays the role of the eponymous kinkajou. In this heartwarming adventure, little Vivo teams up with a young girl to bring a message in the form of a song from a friend to her lost love.
After its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, this documentary produced by the founder of Blumhouse Jason blum and american horror story‘s Ryan murphy just landed on Netflix. It explores the dangers and damage of conversion therapy, a term that describes coordinated efforts to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender expression. Survivors and former therapy leaders reflect on their experiences.
Another Leonardo DiCaprio favorite, Steven spielberg‘s Catch Me If You Can tells the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr., a skilled con artist who made millions of people pretend to be other people while he was still a teenager. Tom hanks plays Carl Hanratty, the FBI agent who tracks down Frank while coming to admire his talent.
You might not be able to escape your life for a day, but you can live vicariously thanks to Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick), who drops out of school to go on an adventure in the city of Chicago with his best friend (Alain ruck) and girlfriend (Mia Sara) in this’ 80s teen classic.
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A newer and also excellent teen movie, The edge of seventeen stars Hailee Steinfeld like a discerning and discontented girl who feels betrayed and abandoned when her best friend (Haley lu richardson) starts dating his older brother (Blake jenner.) Woody harrelson plays the understanding and cool English teacher she turns to for help.
Spike lee conducts standing performances in DL Hughley, Steve harvey, Cedric the Animator, and the end Bernie mac in the 2000s The original kings of comedy. In addition to sets performed live for a North Carolina audience, the film also includes a behind-the-scenes look at the comedians’ flagship tour.
It was the coming of age movie that traumatized a generation. Located in the 70s, My girl Vada Sultenfuss centers (Anna chlumsky), a death-obsessed 11-year-old girl who lives in a funeral home, barely has a relationship with her widowed father and buddies with school’s geekiest kid, Thomas J. (Macaulay Culkin). She saw a lot of premieres in this movie – some tragic and some positive – and the growth continues in the sequel, my daughter 2, which is also now on Netflix.
The real pop star Christine milian plays a fictional pop star in this Netflix original. Her character Erica accepts a gig at a destination wedding, which turns out to be quite complicated since her ex is the groom.
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