12 new movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend
Not only has the weekend arrived, but it’s also a long weekend if you’re lucky enough to have Labor Day off. This means you have an extra day to sit in front of your TV, get up your feet, and watch movies. And because it’s also the start of the month, Netflix has just added a plethora of new movies to its lineup and more that are new to the streaming service starting this week. We’ve looked at all of these offers to bring you this list of recommendations to fill your vacation weekend. Read on to see what you should start streaming!
As the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, Netflix premieres Value, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2020. Michael keaton stars like Kenneth feinberg, the real lawyer who was tasked with creating the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, seeking to monetize the lives lost in the tragedy and bring relief to families. Hollywood Journalistthe opinion of notes that the film, despite its heavy subject, does not “sentimentalize, flatter the sympathy of the public or opt for easy shots”.
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Former teen star Victoria justice headlines this fantasy comedy about a spoiled party girl who dies in a freak accident on her 25th birthday party. A guardian angel (Robyn scott) shows up in her individualized purgatory to tell her that she must mend and mend some relationships in order to find out what happens next.
Netflix marks the 25th anniversary of the digitally remastered edition of the 1982 sci-fi classic Blade runner, who is the only one in the franchise entirely controlled by the director Ridley scott. The film, considered a milestone in the genre, is an adaptation of Philippe K. Dickthe 1968 novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? featuring Harrison ford.
Jim henson puppet magic, David Bowie like the attractive Goblin King, and some very catchy songs… The fantasy of 1986 Labyrinth is a cult classic for a reason. The film, co-starring Jennifer connelly as a teenager to save her little brother, is officially on Netflix as of this month.
Renée Zellweger won his first Oscar for 2003 Cold mountain, an adaptation of Charles Frazier novel by the late director Antoine Minghella of The English patient Fame. The story is set in the midst of the Civil War and follows a Confederate soldier (Jude law) who desert the army to return home and find the woman he loves (Nicole kidman). Zellweger plays the friend who helps Kidman’s Ada survive and manage her farm after her father’s death.
Jack Black is the black jack pic in Rock school, the 2003 comedy about an unlucky guitarist making his way to a substitute teaching job, then recruiting his fifth-grade class to help them win a group battle for the cash prize. Of course, by playing music together, children are also able to express their individuality, learn skills and gain self-confidence so that everyone wins.
It is impossible to describe with precision Attacks on Mars!, the 1996 sci-fi comedy by Tim burton, so if you haven’t had the fun, you better hit play without really knowing what to expect. Suffice it to say you will get some B movie special effects, a cast with everyone from Glenn Close To Tom jones, and an excellent score by the frequent contributor to Burton Danny elfman.
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Fresh out of her Lizzie McGuire Fame, Hilary duff plays the part of Sam Montgomery in the years 2004 A Cinderella Story, a modern take on a fairy tale set during a drought in Southern California. Chad Michael Murray is sam prince charming, jock, King Regina is her earthly “fairy godmother” and, most memorable,Jennifer coolidge steal scenes as Real housewives– inspired by the evil mother-in-law.
The 1990 musical with rappers Kid’n play was so popular he started a franchise. James lebron and his production company are in the process of developing a reboot, so be sure to catch the original now.
Speaking of reboots, the Netflix Original He is all that is a remake of the 1999 teen romantic comedy She is all that, who played Rachael Leigh Cook and Freddie Prinze Jr.as high school students of opposite social status. This new version marks the star of TikTok Addison raefirst role in the cinema, as she assumes the position of the popular child giving the loser of the school (Tanner Buchanan) a makeover to win a bet. Plus, as a flashback, Cook plays his mother.
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If you are a certain age and grew up in a PBS household, you probably have fond memories of watching a gentle artist. Bob ross paint his “happy little trees” on his educational show The joy of painting. For those people, this new Netflix documentary can be difficult to understand, as it shows how Ross’s business partners allegedly took advantage of him while he was debilitated with cancer before his death in 1995. Fans are already boycotting products manufactured by Bob Ross Inc. in protest after seeing the film.
Successful live action The witcher series featuring Henri cavill as monster hunter Geralt of Rivia gets a spin-off animated film with The wolf’s nightmare. Rather than adding to Geralt’s adventures, the film follows his mentor, Vesemir (voiced by Theo James), as he enters his destiny as a witcher.
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