This Week’s New Releases on Netflix USA (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 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 films leading up to Halloween we have the supernatural horrors 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. And Unfriended which sees six teens whose cyberbullying drove their classmate to kill herself become the target of an online stalker with a lethal agenda.

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. 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. Batman: The Killing Joke is an adult animated film that sees the Batman hunt for the escaped Joker, after the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family. Finally for films this week we have Moneyball which follows Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane’s successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.

Now for the TV additions on Netflix USA, first up we have 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. In The Cabin with Bert Kreischer fast-living comic Bert Kreischer heads to a cabin for some self-care and invites his funny friends to join his quest to cleanse his mind, body and soul. Dream Home Makeover sees dreams come true for real families looking for the perfect home tailored to their own unique style, thanks to Shea and Syd McGee of Studio McGee. Social Distance which was filmed in isolation, is a narrative anthology series which features both dark and funny takes on how people strive to stay connected while staying apart. Finally for TV this week we have Someone Has to Die which is set in conservative 1950s Spain, where the alleged relationship between a young man and a Mexican ballerino creates an uproar of harrowing consequences.

If you enjoy settling down to a good documentary then there are a few additions for you this week including 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. Finally for documentaries we have Rooting for Roona which charts the journey of a child with hydrocephalus who gets a chance at life-changing surgery after her photos go viral.

For kids and family this week we have a good selection of new additions. For films we have the animated Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reefand the action-packed A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting. For TV there is season 2 of Power Rangers Beast Morphers, season 3 of Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts and some new seasons of Fireman Sam. Finally for kids and family we have all 5 seasons of the sitcom One on One which sees a sportscaster take on the responsibility of being a full-time dad when his teenage daughter moves in with him.

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

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.

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

19 New Films Streaming on Netflix USA:

A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting (2020) (Netflix Film) [No.6 in the US Today]
A Choo [Da pen ti] (2020)
Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Dil (1990)
Disco Dancer (1982)
Disconnect (2018)
El-Khawaga’s Dilemma [Uqdat el-Khawagah] (2018)
Fida (2004)
House of the Witch (2017) – Streaming Again
Hunterrr (2015) – Streaming Again
In a Valley of Violence (2016) [No.7 in Films Today]
Kartini: Princess of Java (2017)
The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002) – Streaming Again
Love Like the Falling Rain [Seperti Hujan Yang Jatuh Ke Bumi] (2020) (Netflix Film)
Moneyball (2011) [No.4 in the US Today]
Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef (2020) (Netflix Film) [No.9 in Films Today]
Phir Hera Pheri (2006) – Streaming Again
The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) (Netflix Film) [No.3 in the US Today]
Unfriended (2014) [No.10 in Films Today]

3 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix USA:

BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky (2020) (Netflix Original)
Rooting for Roona (2020) (Netflix Original)
The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo (2020) (Netflix Original)


8 New TV Series Streaming on Netflix USA:

The Cabin with Bert Kreischer (2020) (Netflix Original) [No.8 in TV Programmes Today]
Dream Home Makeover (2020) (Netflix Original) [No.9 in TV Programmes Today]
Grand Army (2020) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
Half & Half (2005)
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]

5 New Kids and Family TV Series on Netflix USA:

Fireman Sam (2018) [New Episodes]
Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts (2020) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Representation Matters Collection]
The Last Kids on Earth (2020) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [No.7 in TV Programmes Today]
One on One (2006)
Power Rangers Beast Morphers (2020) [New Episodes] [Season 2 Added]

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