The Best New Additions on Netflix in America This Week (19th February 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:

This week we have 2021 Golden Globe Nominee I Care a Lot. In this darkly comedic thriller a court-appointed legal guardian defrauds her older clients and traps them under her care but things take a turn when her latest mark comes with some unexpected baggage. Supernatural horror No Escape Room sees a father and daughter bonding by doing an escape room together but it becomes a dangerous paranormal experience where they must flee from an angry spirit. My Teacher, My Obsession is a psychological thriller that tells the story of Riley as she moves to a new school. She struggles to make friends but when she does she is shocked that her new friend is dangerously obsessed with their teacher – Riley’s dad… Monsoon is a romantic drama about Kit, whose family fled Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam when he was 6 years old to escape the aftermath of the Vietnam-American war. Now he returns for the first time since and struggles to discover the country he never knew. Finally for films this week we have the comedy The Resurrection of Gavin Stone which sees a washed-up former child star is forced to do community service at a local megachurch. There, he pretends to be a Christian to land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.

For TV this week we have Behind Her Eyes which sees a single mother enter a world of twisted mind games when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while secretly befriending his mysterious wife. The Crew is a new sitcom about a fictional NASCAR team starring Kevin James. The reality series The Big Day follows six engaged couples and takes a look at India’s multibillion-dollar wedding industry. German sci-fi drama Tribes of Europa is set in post-apocalyptic Europe, amid wars among microstates, three siblings fight for survival as a greater threat looms over the continent. Also added this week was Good Girls season 3. 

For documentary fans this week we have Amend: The Fight for America which is hosted by Will Smith and looks at the evolving, often lethal, fight for equal rights in America through the lens of the US Constitution’s 14th Amendment. The science and nature documentary The Most Unknown traverses disciplines from physics to psychology, as nine scientists share ideas and seek common ground by delving into deep existential questions. The Peruvian documentary Perú: Tesoro escondido looks at all the cultural and natural riches that Peru has to offer. Also added this week was MeatEater Season 9 Part 2 which sees a man travel around the vast wilderness hunting various animals from birds to bears. Once the animal is bagged he demonstrates how to process the game and cook it.

For family viewing this week we have The interactive Netflix original Animals on the Loose: A You vs. Wild Movie which sees wild animals escape from a sanctuary, so Bear Grylls and you must pursue them and secure their protective habitat. In the game show Wheel of Fortune Pat Sajak and Vanna White host one of TV’s most popular, long-running game shows, where players spin a wheel for prizes and solve mystery phrases. Also added this week was season 4 of the preschool show Booba

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:

10 New Films Streaming on Netflix USA:

Animals on the Loose: A You vs. Wild Movie (2021) (Netflix Original) [Interactive]
Awara Paagal Deewana (2002) – Hindi
Eeb Allay Ooo! (2019) – Hindi
I Care a Lot (2021) (Netflix Film)
Love (2020) – Malayalam
Monsoon (2020)
My Teacher, My Obsession (2018) – Streaming Again
Namaste Wahala (2021)
No Escape Room (2018)
The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (2017)

3 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix USA:

Becoming Duru (2020) – Turkish
The Most Unknown (2018) – Streaming Again
Perú: Tesoro escondido (2017) – Streaming Again – Spanish

2 New Documentary Series Streaming on Netflix USA:

Amend: The Fight for America (2021) (Netflix Original) [Limited Series]
MeatEater (2021) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 9 Part 2 Added]

9 New TV Series Streaming on Netflix USA:

Behind Her Eyes (2021) (Netflix Original) [Limited Series]
The Big Day (2021) (Netflix Original) [Collection 1 Added] – English (India)
The Crew (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
Good Girls (2020) [New Episodes] [Season 3 Added]
Hello, Me! [Annyeong? Naya!] (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added – New Episodes Weekly] – Korean
Pitta Kathalu (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added] – Telugu
Sisyphus [Sisyphus: The Myth] (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added – New Episodes Weekly] – Korean
Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added] – Japanese
Tribes of Europa (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added] – German

2 New Kids and Family TV Series on Netflix USA:

Booba (2021) [New Episodes] [Season 4 Added]
Wheel of Fortune (2019) [Season 1-4 Added]

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