The Best New Additions on Netflix in America This Week (16th April 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 The Zookeeper’s Wife where Keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, must save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion in WWII Poland. Crimson Peak is set in the aftermath of a family tragedy, where an aspiring author is torn between her love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds – and remembers. In Doctor Bello a troubled doctor sets out to save the life of a miracle worker who cured his cancer patient using an unprecedented and mysterious remedy. Delhi Belly sees three struggling room-mates unknowingly become potential prey of a ruthless gangster. Finally for films this week we have The Fourth Kind which is a thriller involving an ongoing unsolved mystery in Alaska, where one town has seen an extraordinary number of unexplained disappearances during the past 40 years and there are accusations of a federal cover up.

For TV this week we have the comedy Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! where a single dad and cosmetics brand owner figures out fatherhood on the fly when his strong-minded teen daughter moves in with him. In Dad Stop Embarrassing Me – The Afterparty Jamie Foxx, David Alan Grier and more from the cast of the family comedy discuss the show, humiliating family moments, bad BBQ dishes and sitcom openings. There will be spoilers for the main show so don’t watch this until you’ve watched that. In The Circle USA status and strategy collide in this social experiment and competition show where online players flirt, befriend and catfish their way toward $100,000. In the Australian comedy Why Are You Like This three best friends negotiate work, fun, identity politics, hookups and wild nights out in this razor-sharp satire of 20-something life in Melbourne. In the Korean talk show Love Naggers from the quirky to the scandalous, any relationship is fair game for a panel of love experts who comb over text messages and revel in reenactments. Finally for TV we have the comedy The Baker and the Beauty a Miami baker and a fashionista try to make romance work despite the heat they face from jealous exes, prying family members and invasive paparazzi.

For documentary fans this week we have My Love: Six Stories of True Love where Six longtime couples in different parts of the world share their decades-long love in these tender portraits filmed over the course of one year. Time Is Illmatic provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Nas’s debut album, this documentary also delves into his deep connection to his New York roots. Why Did You Kill Me? the line between justice and revenge blurs when a devastated family uses social media to track down the people who killed 24-year-old Crystal Theobald. Finally for documentaries we have  Dark City Beneath the Beat a musical documentary which reimagines the narrative of Baltimore, a city rising above social and economic turmoil to develop a vibrant and close-knit community for the arts through its homegrown sound, Baltimore club music.

For kids and families there is the animated film Arlo the Alligator Boy where, optimistic Arlo leaves his swampy Southern home for New York City, to find the father he never knew making friends along the way. A musical adventure. In Barbie & Chelsea: The Lost Birthday Barbie’s sister Chelsea thinks her birthday has been skipped, so she hunts for a magic gem on a jungle island that will grant her wish to get it back. Bakugan: Geogan Rising sees the Awesome Brawlers band together to fight off a powerful enemy determined to break the bond between Earth and Vestroia, the Bakugan’s home planet. Fast & Furious Spy Racers sees a government agency recruit teen driver Tony Toretto and his thrill-seeking friends to infiltrate a criminal street racing circuit as undercover spies. Mighty Express stars a team of trains and their kid friends who overcome trouble on the tracks with quick thinking and teamwork! In the nickelodeon comedy Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn 11-year-old Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, and Dawn Harper’s sibling rivalry is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets. In Power Players a kid transforms into an action figure-sized superhero and teams with his toys in a fight against a villainous robot to save the world. Ricky Zoom is a CGI preschool series about a red motorbike named Ricky. who along with his bike buddies, races around the sports track, tries new stunts at the park, and zooms into adventures.

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:

36 New Films Streaming on Netflix USA:

Ajeeb Daastaans (2021) (Netflix Film) – Hindi
Arlo the Alligator Boy (2021) (Netflix Film)
Barbie & Chelsea: The Lost Birthday (2021)
Crimson Peak (2015)
Delhi Belly (2011) – Streaming Again
Dhobi Ghat (Mumbai Diaries) (2010) – Streaming Again – Hindi
Doctor Bello (2013)
Four Sisters Before the Wedding (2020) – Filipino
The Fourth Kind (2009) – Streaming Again
GANTZ:O (2016) – Streaming Again – Japanese
Into the Beat (2020) (Netflix Film) – German
Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na (2008) – Streaming Again – Hindi
Lagaan (2001) – Streaming Again – Hindi
The Master (2012) – Streaming Again
Motu Patlu in Hong Kong: Kung Fu Kings 3 (2017) – Hindi
Motu Patlu in the City of Gold (2018) – Hindi
Motu Patlu Kung Fu Kings 4 The Challenge of Kung Fu Brothers (2018) – Hindi
Motu Patlu the Superheroes – Super Villains from Mars (2019) – Hindi
Motu Patlu: Kung Fu Kings (2014) – Hindi
New Gods: Nezha Reborn [Xin Shen Bang: Ne Zha Chongsheng] (2021) (Netflix Film) – Mandarin (Putonghua)
Only Mine (2018) – Streaming Again
Peepli Live (2010) – Streaming Again – Hindi
Ride or Die (2021) (Netflix Film) – Japanese
Rush (2013)
Shiva VS Autobots (2018) – Hindi
Shiva: Journey to Plunotaria (2019) – Hindi
Shiva: The Secret World Of Vedas City (2017) – Hindi
The Soul (2021) (Netflix Film) – Mandarin (Guoyu)
The Stand-In (2020)
Synchronic (2020)
Taare Zameen Par [Like Stars on Earth] (2007) – Streaming Again – Hindi
Time Trap (2017) – Streaming Again
Tuesdays & Fridays (2021) – Hindi
Uppena (2020) – Telugu
The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)
Zoot Suit (1981)

5 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix USA:

Dark City Beneath the Beat (2020)
Madness in the Desert [Chale Chalo: The Lunacy of Film Making] (2004) – Streaming Again
Time Is Illmatic (2014)
Wave of Cinema: One Day We’ll Talk About Today [Wave of Cinema: Wave of Cinema: Nanti Kita Cerita Tentang Hari Ini] (2020) – Indonesian
Why Did You Kill Me? (2021) (Netflix Original)

1 New Documentary Series Streaming on Netflix USA:

My Love: Six Stories of True Love (2021) (Netflix Original) [Limited Series]

7 New TV Series Streaming on Netflix USA:

The Baker and the Beauty (2020) [Season 1 Added]
The Circle USA (2021) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 2 Added]
Dad Stop Embarrassing Me – The Afterparty (2021) (Netflix Original)
Don’t be the First one (2021) [Season 1 Added – New Episode Weekly] – Korean
Law School (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added – New Episode Weekly] – Korean
Love Naggers (2021) [Season 1 Added – New Episode Weekly] – Korean
Why Are You Like This (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]

7 New Kids and Family TV Series on Netflix USA:

Bakugan: Geogan Rising (2021) [Season 1 Added]
Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
Fast & Furious Spy Racers (2021) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 4 Added]
Mighty Express (2021) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 3 Added]
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2018) [Seasons 1-4]
Power Players (2020) [New Episodes] [Season 3 Added]
Ricky Zoom (2019) [Season 1 Added]

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