The Best New Additions on Netflix UK 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 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:

This week’s top film addition is O Brother, where art thou? an adventure comedy which is loosely based on Homer’s “Odyssey,” the movie deals with the picturesque adventures of Ulysses Everett McGill and his companions Delmar and Pete in 1930s Mississipi. Sprung from a chain gang and trying to reach Everett’s home to recover the buried loot of a bank heist they are confronted by a series of strange characters. In George Lucas’ American Graffiti a couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college. Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot sees a tough police sergeant’s overbearing mother coming to visit him and she then begins to meddle in his life and career. Scarface sees a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed. In the crime drama Red Dragon a retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down “The Tooth Fairy”, a mysterious serial killer. Aiding him is imprisoned forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter. Paul sees two English comic book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51. In the sci-fi horror The Meg a group of scientists exploring the Marianas Trench encounter the largest marine predator that has ever existed – the Megalodon. Finally for films this week we have Sabotage which sees members of an elite DEA task force find themselves being taken down one by one after they rob a drug cartel safe house.

Throughout February and March there will be over 150 Scandinavian films added to Netflix UK – Here are some of the highlights of this recent drop. First up we have the family mystery Titanics ti liv – just before she is going on a trip to Denmark, Liv and her best friend Thomas discover a secret room in the basement, and mystical things start happening. In the family adventure Krummerne – Så er det jul igen Krumme and his family try to save Christmas and Santa Claus. In Babylonsjukan a young woman with a dead-end job and no apartment moves in with a slacker and his friends. Homesick sees two half-siblings who grew up apart, meet for the first time as adults and fall in love. In SOS Svartskjær a young girl who finds a mysterious package and a baby seal that have washed ashore must protect both from visitors with ill intentions. Also worth a mention are the films from the The Junior Olsen Gang kids film series.

For TV this week we have a few new shows including two seasons of the reality show Are You The One where contestants try to seek out love in a 10 week stay at a luxurious holiday destination where true love is really put to the test. Along the way couples go into the truth booth to find out if they are a “perfect match” or “no match” at all. In Behind Her Eyes a single mother enters a world of twisted mind games when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while secretly befriending his mysterious wife. The British crime drama White House Farm revolves around the true story of a fateful night in August 1985 when five members of the same family are murdered at an Essex farmhouse, and the ensuing police investigation and court case that follows. 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. Finally for TV this week we have The Crew which is a sitcom about a fictional NASCAR team starring Kevin James.

For documentary fans this week we have the Turkish biography Becoming Duru which looks at the life of Turkish singer Nükhet Duru, who reflects on her art alongside Sıla, Zeynep Bastık, Mabel Matiz and others. 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 Danish biography Overcoming focuses on Bjarne Riis’s work with the Danish bicycle team Team CSC during preparations for the Tour de France. The Peruvian documentary Perú: Tesoro escondido looks at the cultural and natural riches that Peru has to offer. Hosted by Will Smith Amend: The Fight for America looks at the evolving, often lethal, fight for equal rights in America through the lens of the US Constitution’s 14th Amendment. Also added this week was Season 9  Part 2 of MeatEater 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 kids and families this week we have LEGO: The Adventures of Clutch Powers which sees master builder and adventurer Clutch Powers and his band of plastic friends put their brick-laying skills to work to fend off an evil wizard. In Alpha and Omega: Dino Digs Kate and Humphrey befriend Amy, a raptor magically restored during a construction dig, then must race to stop the diggers before a T-Rex is revived. In Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure wolf couple Humphrey and Kate face a crisis when one of their three cubs disappears without explanation. Astro Boy tells the story of Astro Boy, a young robot with superpowers, who embarks on a dangerous odyssey in search of purpose before returning home to save his loved ones. In the 2003 live action adaptation of the classic fairy tale Peter Pan Peter flies into Wendy’s home and leads her and her brothers to Neverland. 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. In the reality competition show American Idol singers fight to win over judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie and capture the ultimate prize: stardom.

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 February 2021?

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

75 New Films Streaming on Netflix UK:

The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005) – Streaming Again
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Aftermath [Lad de Små Børn] (2004) – Danish
Along Came Polly (2004) – Streaming Again
Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure (2013) – Streaming Again
Alpha and Omega: Dino Digs (2016)
American Graffiti (1973) – Streaming Again
Andreaskorset [The Crossing] (2004) – Norwegian
Animals on the Loose: A You vs. Wild Movie (2021) (Netflix Original) [Interactive]
Anna Karenina (2012) – Streaming Again
Astro Boy (2009) – Streaming Again
Baba’s Cars [Babas bilar] (2006) – Swedish
Babylonsjukan (2004) – Swedish
Beyond [Svinalängorna] (2010) – Swedish
The Big Day [Den store dag] (2005) – Danish
Bird on a Wire (1990)
Blodsbånd [Mirush] (2007) – Norwegian
The Break-Up (2006) – Streaming Again
Bring it On: All or Nothing (2006) – Streaming Again
Bring It On: In It to Win It (2007) – Streaming Again
The Debt (2010)
Det store flip [Wild Flowers] (1997) – Danish
Detective Downs [Detektiv Downs] (2013) – Norwegian
Eeb Allay Ooo! (2019) – Hindi
En folkefiende [An Enemy of The People] (2005) – Norwegian
Excuse Me [Undskyld jeg forstyrrer] (2012) – Danish
Fluerne på væggen; [Flies on the Wall] (2005) – Danish
Homesick [De Nærmeste] (2015) – Norwegian
Kærestesorger [Aching Hearts] (2009) – Danish
Karla og Katrine [Karla & Katrine] (2009) – Danish
Key House Mirror [Nøgle hus spejl] (2015) – Danish
Krummerne – Så er det jul igen [The Crumbs – A Very Crumby Christmas] (2006) – Danish
The Last Sentence [Dom över död man] (2012) – Swedish
Legacy of Lies (2020)
LEGO: The Adventures of Clutch Powers (2010) – Streaming Again
Little Man (2006) [No.10 in Films Today] – Streaming Again
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Mamma Mia! (2008) – Streaming Again
The Meg (2018)
Mini and the Mozzies [Cykelmyggen og minibillen] (2014) – Danish
Miracle [Mirakel] (2006) – Norwegian
Mother’s Day (2016) – Streaming Again
My Teacher, My Obsession (2018) – Streaming Again
Namaste Wahala (2021)
O Brother, where art thou? (2000) – Streaming Again
Olsenbanden Jr. – Sølvgruvens hemmelighet [The Junior Olsen Gang and the Silver Mine Mystery] (2007) – Norwegian
Olsenbanden jr. Det sorte gullet [The Junior Olsen Gang and the Black Gold] (2009) – Norwegian
Olsenbanden Jr. Går under vann [The Junior Olsen Gang Goes Submarine] (2003) – Norwegian
Olsenbanden jr. Mestertyvens skatt [The Junior Olsen Gang and the Master Thief] (2010) – Norwegian
Olsenbanden Jr. På Rocker’n [The Junior Olsen Gang Rocks It] (2004) – Norwegian
Open Water (2004)
Parterapi (2010) – Danish
Paul (2011) – Streaming Again
People in the Sun [Mennesker i solen] (2011) – Norwegian
Peter Pan (2003) – Streaming Again
Red Dragon (2002) – Streaming Again
Rosa Morena [Copilul nostru] (2010) – Danish
Rosita (2015) – Danish
Sabotage (2014) – Streaming Again
Scarface (1983) – Streaming Again
Se min kjole (2009) – Danish
Skyskraber (2011) – Danish
Sommaren med Göran [A Midsummer Night’s Party] (2009) – Swedish
Sorrow and Joy [Sorg og glæde] (2013) – Danish
SOS Svartskjær [SOS: Summer of Suspense] (2008) – Norwegian
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
Svein og rotta [Svein and the Rat] (2006) – Norwegian
Titanics ti liv [The Ten Lives of Titanic the Cat] (2007) – Norwegian
To Love Someone [Den Man Älskar] (2007) – Swedish
To verdener [Worlds Apart] (2008) – Danish
Ulvenatten [Night of the Wolf] (2008) – Norwegian
Ulvesommer [Wolf Summer] (2003) – Norwegian
Unge andersen [Young Andersen] (2005) – Danish
United (2003) – Norwegian
Van Helsing (2004) – Streaming Again

4 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix UK:

Becoming Duru (2020) – Turkish
The Most Unknown (2018) – Streaming Again
Overcoming (2005) – Danish
Perú: Tesoro escondido (2017) – Streaming Again – Spanish

2 New Documentary Series Streaming on Netflix UK:

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

11 New TV Series Streaming on Netflix UK:

Are You The One (2014) [Season 1-2 Added]
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]
Hello, Me! [Annyeong? Naya!] (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added – New Episodes Weekly] – Korean
Homeland (2019) [New Episodes] [Season 8 Added]
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
White House Farm (2020) [Limited Series]

3 New Kids and Family TV Series on Netflix UK:

American Idol (2021) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [New episode every Thursday]
Booba (2021) [New Episodes] [Season 4 Added]
Wheel of Fortune (2019) [Season 1-4 Added]

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