The Best New Additions on Netflix UK This Week (16th October 2020)

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 most popular film added to Netflix UK this week has been the WWII-themed supernatural horror film Overlord. Set on the eve of D-Day, several American soldiers get sent on a mission behind enemy lines and uncover a supernatural secret beyond their worst nightmares. ANother supernatural horror added this week is House of the Witch which sees a group of teens fighting for their lives inside a haunted house when a sinister spirit crashes their Halloween party. Finally for the horror, this time with a sci-fi twist, we have the return of Doom. Based on the video game of the same name the film sees a special ops squad heading to a distant planet after picking up a distress signal – only to find that mutant aliens have already wiped out most of the population.

If horror isn’t your cup of tea then don’t worry as there are still some great additions for you too! First up we have a new Netflix Film The Trial of the Chicago 7 which is based on the true story of a group of people arrested after an anti-Vietnam War protest tuned violent and the notorious trial the followed. Babylon is a British film that follows a bunch of young black Londoners as they explore the reggae music scene amid systemic racism and their own personal problems. Hindi film Disco Dancer is about a poor boy who grows up to be a famous disco dancer and then uses his art to exact revenge on the millionaire who once framed him and his mother for theft. Finally for films this week we have The Da Vinci Code where a Harvard professor and a cryptographer must untangle a web of deceit after museum curator is killed.

For TV this week we have the first episode of Star Trek: Discovery season 3 with new episodes added every Friday. All four seasons of Channel 4 comedy series Teachers have been added this week too which follows the chaotic lives, loves and drinking sessions of a group of hapless secondary schoolteachers. French series La Révolution is a new Original series about a mysterious disease that besets 18th century France, culminating in a brutal clash between rebels and the aristocracy. Other TV series this week includes season 5 of Channel 4’s Tattoo Fixers and season 1 of the BBC hidden camera show 3 Non-Blondes.

There are a couple of documentaries that get a mention this week starting with BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky – a film that tells the story of the record-shattering Korean girl band BLACKPINK and the dreams and trials behind their meteoric rise. The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo examines a mother’s tireless crusade to jail her daughter’s murderer after Mexico’s justice system failed to do so.

For kids and family this week we have a good selection of new additions. For films we have the animated Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef, the action-packed A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting and the festive Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch. For TV there is season 2 of Power Rangers Beast Morphers, season 2 of Pup Academy, season 3 of Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts and some new seasons of Fireman Sam.

As we’re heading towards Halloween you can also see a full list of all the horror films and TV shows on Netflix UK here: Halloween on Netflix UK

Don’t forget to look at the most popular additions this week and for all the Netflix Originals added today 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 2020?

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

25 New Films Streaming on Netflix UK:

A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting (2020) (Netflix Film)
A Choo [Da pen ti] (2020)
Babylon (1980)
Centurion (2010) – Streaming Again
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Dil (1990)
Disco Dancer (1982)
Disconnect (2018)
Doom (2005) – Streaming Again
Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018)
El-Khawaga’s Dilemma [Uqdat el-Khawagah] (2018)
The Eve (2018)
Fida (2004)
House of the Witch (2017)
Hunterrr (2015) – Streaming Again
I Am Vengeance: Retaliation (2020)
Kartini: Princess of Java (2017)
The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002) – Streaming Again
Legends of the Fall (1994) – Streaming Again
Love Like the Falling Rain [Seperti Hujan Yang Jatuh Ke Bumi] (2020) (Netflix Film)
Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef (2020) (Netflix Film)
Overlord (2018)
Phir Hera Pheri (2006) – Streaming Again
Saving Sally (2016)
The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) (Netflix Film)

5 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix UK:

BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky (2020) (Netflix Original)
Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. (2018)
Rooting for Roona (2020) (Netflix Original)
The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo (2020) (Netflix Original)
Time Is Illmatic (2014) – Streaming Again

11 New TV Series Streaming on Netflix UK:

3 Non-Blondes (2003)
The Cabin with Bert Kreischer (2020) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
Dream Home Makeover (2020) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
Grand Army (2020) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
La Révolution (2020) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
Masameer Classics (2013) [New Episodes]
Social Distance (2020) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
Someone Has to Die (2020) (Netflix Original) [Limited Series]
Star Trek: Discovery (2019) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 3 Added – Weekly Episodes]
Tattoo Fixers (2018) [New Episodes] [Season 5 Added]
Teachers (2004) – Streaming Again [Seasons 1-4 Added]

7 New Kids and Family TV Series on Netflix UK:

Bureau of Magical Things (2020) [Season 1 Added]
Fireman Sam (2018) [New Episodes] [Seasons 8-11 Added]
Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts (2020) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 3 Added]
The Last Kids on Earth (2020) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Book 3 Added]
Polly Pocket (2018) [Season 1 Added]
Power Rangers Beast Morphers (2020) [New Episodes] [Season 2 Added]
Pup Academy (2020) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 2 Added]

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