All the New Additions to Watch This Weekend on Netflix UK (1st October 2021)

If you want to know what to watch this weekend then we’re here to give you the lowdown on this week’s biggest and best film, TV and documentary additions on Netflix UK. Here we will give you our top picks as well as a full list of everything added to Netflix in the UK in the last week. So here are our top picks from this week’s additions on Netflix UK:

The top film addition this week has been Carlito’s Way where a Puerto Rican ex-con pledges to stay away from his former drug dealing ways but finds himself being dragged back by his past connections his lawyer and best friend. In the comedy Addams Family Values the Addams Family try to rescue their beloved Uncle Fester from his gold-digging new love, a black widow named Debbie, whilst Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. In the crime drama Heat a detective and a thief face off, before they learn how much they need each other and that the line between cop and criminal isn’t always well-defined. The Guilty sees a troubled police detective who has been demoted to 911 operator duty scramble to save a distressed caller during a harrowing day of revelations and reckonings. Frontliner dramatises the lives of several characters including medical personnel and food-delivery riders, as they play their part in Malaysia’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic in its first few months. Also added again this week was The Green Mile which sees he lives of guards on Death Row affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

For superhero fans we have Man of Steel where an alien child is evacuated from his dying world and sent to Earth to live among humans. But his peace is threatened, when other survivors of his home planet invade Earth. In Spider-Man after getting bitten by a genetically enhanced spider, shy teen Peter Parker uses his newfound superpowers to fight injustice and battle a vengeful supervillain. Spider-Man: Homecoming sees Peter Parker return to routine life as a high schooler until the Vulture’s arrival gives him the chance to prove himself as a web-slinging superhero. The Amazing Spider-Man is a reboot of the superhero franchise, high school lad Peter Parker learns to wield his newfound powers while facing down arch-villain The Lizard. Finally we have The Amazing Spider-Man 2 where Spider-Man squares off against the Rhino and the powerful Electro while struggling to keep his promise to leave Gwen Stacy out of his dangerous life.

For horror fans this week we have Halloween where fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again. Halloween II sees Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, while a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her. In Halloween III: Season of the Witch Daniel Challis and Ellie Grimbridge stumble onto a murder scheme when Ellie’s father is killed wearing a mask made by the Silver Shamrock company. In Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Michael Myers is back, this time seeking to kill his niece and anyone who stands in his way. Finally for the halloween series we have Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers killer Michael Myers is presumed dead after a police shoot-out, but he is being secretly nursed back to health and tries once more to kill his young niece, Jamie. The Haunting in Connecticut sees a family forced to relocate for their son’s health, when they begin experiencing supernatural behavior in their new home, and uncover a sinister history. In The Haunting a psychology professor invites three insomniacs to take part in a sleep disorder study at an eerie, isolated mansion which appears to be haunted. Finally for horror films we have Dawn of the Dead where a nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.

For TV this week we have Seinfeld which chronicles the continuing misadventures of neurotic New York City stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York City friends. The Crowned Clown takes place in Joseon period, when power struggles surrounding the throne had reached extreme levels. In order to escape those who plan to assassinate him, the King puts a clown, who looks exactly like him, on the throne. In the Danish crime drama The Chestnut Man a young woman is found brutally murdered in a playground and one of her hands is missing. Above her hangs a small man made of chestnuts. In Maid a young mother flees an abusive relationship, before finding a job cleaning houses as she fights to provide for her child and build them a better future. Attack of the Hollywood Clichés! is a special featuring some of the most famous films along with Screenwriters, Academics and Critics as they guide through the funny, weird and controversial clichés which appear on the screens.

For documentaries this week we have Britney Vs Spears which sees journalist Jenny Eliscu and filmmaker Erin Lee Carr investigate Britney Spears’ fight for freedom by way of exclusive interviews and confidential evidence. Franco: The Brutal Truth about Spain’s Dictator is a 5 part docuseries which takes a comprehensive look at Francisco Franco’s turbulent, decades-long regime. John Lennon: Love Is All You Need features in-depth contributions from wives Yoko Ono and Cynthia Lennon, son Julian Lennon and many previously unseen interviews with John himself. Through rare footage, we learn of his rise to fame with The Beatles, his divorce from Cynthia, his first meeting with Yoko, split-up of the band, and his decision to become a solo artist. The Phantom examines the case of Carlos DeLuna who in 1983 was arrested and sentenced to death for murder, he protested his innocence until his execution, declaring that it was another Carlos who committed the crime. Diana, Princess of Wales: A Celebration of a Life looks at Princess Diana’s royal life and global impact features new insights and previously unseen footage since her untimely death. Meghan & Harry: A Royal Baby Story delves into the former Meghan Markle’s first year of married life with Prince Harry, and the lead-up to their first child’s birth. Prince Harry’s Story: Four Royal Weddings explores Prince Harry’s life before marriage through the prism of major events. Finally for documentaries we have The Royal Wives of Windsor examines the lives and impact of eight women who married into the British royal family, from the Queen Mother to Meghan Markle.

For families and younger viewers this week we have Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun sees Peppa and George attend a children’s festival, celebrate Grandpa’s birthday at a restaurant, and go to the cinema. in the animation The Emoji Movie is set in Textopolis, where the emojis are expected to display just one emotion, Gene’s multiple expressions are a problem. His solution: become “normal.” Ada Twist, Scientist sees pint-sized scientist Ada Twist and her two best friends are asking big questions and working together to discover the truth about everything! In Creeped Out a masked figure known as “The Curious” collects tales of dark magic, otherworldly encounters and twisted technology in this kids anthology series. In Scaredy Cats Willa Ward receives a purr-fect gift that unlocks a world of witchcraft, talking animals and so much more with her best friends.

Don’t forget to look at the most popular additions this week and for all the Netflix Originals being added in the upcoming week you can read our separate post. To see what else is due to arrive soon have a look at our post here: What’s Coming to Netflix UK in October 2021?

Read on for the full list of this week’s additions:

78 New Films Streaming on Netflix UK:

27 Steps of May (2018) – Indonesian
Addams Family Values (1993) – Streaming Again
All She Wrote (2018)
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) – Streaming Again
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) – Streaming Again
Anatomy (2000) – German
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) – Streaming Again
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) – Streaming Again
Body of Lies (2008)
Carlito’s Way (1993)
Charlie’s Angels (2019)
Clueless (1995) – Streaming Again
Company of Heroes (2013) – Streaming Again
Contagion (2011) – Streaming Again
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Diana: The Musical (2021) (Netflix Film)
Due Date (2010) – Streaming Again
Effie Gray (2014)
The Emoji Movie (2017) – Streaming Again
Escape Plan: The Extractors (2019)
Eternal Summer [Sheng xia guang nian] (2006) – Mandarin (Guoyu)
Fight Club (1999) – Streaming Again
Forever Rich (2021) (Netflix Film) – Dutch
Freedom Writers (2007) – Streaming Again
Friendzone (2021) (Netflix Film) – French
Frontliner (2020) – Malay
Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2005)
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2012)
The Green Mile (1999) – Streaming Again
The Guilty (2021) (Netflix Film)
Halloween (1978)
Halloween II (1981)
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) – Streaming Again
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
The Haunting (1999)
Heat (1995)
Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015) – Streaming Again
Inside I’m Dancing (2004)
The Invention of Lying (2009) – Streaming Again
Jumper (2008)
Knight and Day (2010)
Knowing (2009) – Streaming Again
Kung Fu Hustle (2004) – Streaming Again – Cantonese
LOL (2012) – Streaming Again
Love & Other Drugs (2010)
Love You To Death (2019)
Man of Steel (2013)
Marley & Me (2008)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) – Streaming Again
No One Gets Out Alive (2021) (Netflix Film)
No Strings Attached (2011) – Streaming Again
Nowhere to Run (1993) – Streaming Again
Office Christmas Party (2016) – Streaming Again
Pain & Gain (2013) – Streaming Again
Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun (2019)
Queen & Slim (2019)
The Rise and Fall of a White Collar Hooligan (2012) – Streaming Again
The Rite (2011)
Saving Private Ryan (1998) – Streaming Again
Scary Movie (2000) – Streaming Again
Scary Movie 3 (2003) – Streaming Again
The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light (2021) (Netflix Film) – Japanese
Shaun of the Dead (2004) – Streaming Again
Shutter Island (2010) – Streaming Again
Sinister 2 (2015) – Streaming Again
Smaller and Smaller Circles (2017) – Filipino
Sounds Like Love [Fuimos canciones] (2021) (Netflix Film) – European Spanish
Spider-Man (2002)
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) – Streaming Again
Swallow (2021) (Netflix Film)
The Terminal (2004) – Streaming Again
Them That Follow (2019)
Till Death (2021)
The Town (2010) – Streaming Again
Vantage Point (2008) – Streaming Again
What’s Your Number? (2011) – Streaming Again

18 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix UK:

Borley Rectory (2017)
Britney Vs Spears (2021) (Netflix Original)
Clouds Are Not Spheres (1995)
The Colours Of Infinity (1995)
Diana, Princess of Wales: A Celebration of a Life (2012)
Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020) (Netflix Original) – Streaming Again
Edis Starlight (2021) – Turkish
I, Superbiker (2011)
I, Superbiker 2: The Showdown (2012)
Inside Job (2010)
John Lennon: Love Is All You Need (2010)
Mantovani – The King Of Strings (2014)
Meghan & Harry: A Royal Baby Story (2019)
The Phantom (2021)
Prince Harry’s Story: Four Royal Weddings (2018)
Rock and Roll’s Greatest Failure: Otway the Movie (2013)
Serendip (2019) – Italian
So Help Me God [Ex-Pajé] (2018) – Brazilian Portuguese

6 New Documentary Series Streaming on Netflix UK:

A Sinister Sect: Colonia Dignidad (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added] – Spanish
Franco: The Brutal Truth about Spain’s Dictator [] (2017) – German
Killer Women with Piers Morgan (2017) [New Episodes]
MeatEater (2021) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 10 Part 1 Added]
Paik’s Spirit (2021) (Netflix Original) – Korean
The Royal Wives of Windsor (2018) [Season 1 Added]

15 New TV Series Streaming on Netflix UK:

Attack of the Hollywood Clichés! (2021) (Netflix Original)
Baki Hanma (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added] – Japanese
The Chestnut Man (2021) (Netflix Original) [Limited Series] – Danish
The Crowned Clown [Wang-i doin nam-ja] (2019) – Korean
Dinner Date (2012)
El Cartel (2008) [Season 1 Added] – Spanish
El Cartel 2 (2010) [Season 1 Added] – Spanish
Her Private Life (2019) [Season 1 Added] – Korean
Las muñecas de la mafia [The Mafia Dolls] (2018) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] – Spanish
Love 101 (2021) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 2 Added] – Turkish
Luna Park (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added] – Italian
Maid (2021) (Netflix Original) [Limited Series]
Modern Family (2017) [New Episodes] [Season 9 Added]
Oats Studios (2020) [Season 1 Added]
Seinfeld (1997) [Seasons 1-9 Added]

3 New Kids and Family TV Series on Netflix UK:

Ada Twist, Scientist (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
Creeped Out (2019) [New Episodes] [Season 2 Added]
Scaredy Cats (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]

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