The Best New Additions on Netflix in America This Week (14th May 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 additions on Netflix USA. Here we will give you our top picks as well as a full list of everything added to the streaming service in the last week. So here are our top picks from this week’s additions on Netflix USA:

For Film fans this week we have Crime drama The Woman in the Window sees an agoraphobic woman who lives alone in New York begin to spy on her new neighbours, only to witness a disturbing act of violence. In I Am All Girls a relentless detective finds common ground with a killer systematically targeting the perpetrators running a powerful child-trafficking ring. In the indie thriller Deadly Switch a foreign exchange student moves in with her roommate’s family who grieves over the daughter they would do anything to get back. Layer Cake sees a suave, steely-eyed London cocaine dealer’s retirement plans hit a violent snag when his boss asks him to do one more job. Finally for films we have the French sci-fi thriller Oxygen where a woman wakes in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there. As she’s running out of oxygen, she must rebuild her memory to find a way out of her nightmare.

For TV on Netflix Halston a biographical drama that tracks Halston as he leverages his single, invented name into a worldwide fashion empire that’s synonymous with luxury, sex, status and fame, literally defining the era. The sitcom The Upshaws centers on a working-class African American family in Indiana struggling to make it work and make it right without any blueprints. Also added was The Upshaws – The Afterparty where the cast discuss the series – there will be spoilers so don’t watch it until you’ve watched the whole series. In the Nigerian drama The Mystic River pregnant women have been vanishing in a remote Nigerian village over decades, when a doctor with child finds herself extremely close to uncovering dangerous secrets. Also added this were the fourth and final season of Castlevania an anime series which sees a vampire hunter fight to save a besieged city from an army of otherworldly creatures controlled by Dracula. Season 3 of Haunted which offers a chilling glimpse into the first-person accounts of people who have witnessed horrifying, peculiar, extraordinary supernatural events and other unexplained phenomena that continue to haunt them. Finally for this week we have volume 2 of the anthology series Love, Death & Robots a collection of animated short stories that span various genres including science fiction, fantasy, horror and comedy.

For documentaries we have Money, Explained the latest in Vox Media’s Explained series, Money, Explained is a five-episode guide to what we do with our money these days, and why we spend it (or waste it) in the ways we do. There is also the short docu-series Alma Matters which takes a look into India’s elite academic institutes.

For younger viewers and families this week we have Jungle Beat: The Movie when a homesick alien crash-lands his spaceship near the colorful African Jungle. His new animal friends need to get him back to his ship and teach him about friendship and fun before his Space-Conqueror father can take over the planet.

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.

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

17 New Films Streaming on Netflix USA:

Cinema Bandi (2021) – Telugu
Dance of the Forty One [El Baile de Los 41] (2021) (Netflix Film) – Spanish
Deadly Switch (2019) – Streaming Again
Dear Affy (2020)
Ferry (2021) (Netflix Film) – Dutch
I Am All Girls (2021) (Netflix Film)
Illegal Woman [La dona il-legal] (2020) – European Spanish
Jungle Beat: The Movie (2021) (Netflix Film)
Layer Cake (2004) – Streaming Again
Nayattu (2021) – Malayalam
Oxygen (2021) (Netflix Film) – French
Sleepless (2017) – Streaming Again
The Strange House [Das schaurige Haus] (2020) (Netflix Film) – German
Super Me (2021) (Netflix Film) – Mandarin
Table Manners (2018)
Tottaa Pataaka Item Maal (2018) – Streaming Again – Hindi
The Woman in the Window (2021) (Netflix Film)

1 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix USA:

Wave of Cinema: Filosofi Kopi (2020) – Indonesian

2 New Documentary Series Streaming on Netflix USA:

Alma Matters (2021) [Season 1 Added] – Hindi
Money, Explained (2021) (Netflix Original) [Limited Series]

10 New TV Series Streaming on Netflix USA:

Castlevania (2021) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 4 Added]
Halston (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
Haunted (2021) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 3 Added]
Love, Death & Robots (2021) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Volume 2 Added]
Mine (2021) (Netflix Original) [New episode every Saturday] – Korean
Move to Heaven (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added] – Korean
The Mystic River (2020) [Season 1 Added]
The Upshaws – The Afterparty (2021) (Netflix Original)
The Upshaws (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
Use For My Talent (2021) [Season 1 Added – New Episodes Weekly] – Mandarin

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