Happy Thursday, and welcome to a roundup of new releases that have been added to Netflix in the US so far this week. Below, we’ll take a look at some of the highlights of new releases and the current trends in the top 10 on Netflix.
Even though we’re coming to the end of the week, Netflix still has a stacked lineup thanks to the fact that we’re heading into a new month this weekend. We’ve got your full preview list of what’s to come this week, including new seasons of One piece, Annihilation, Nimona, and more.
As a reminder, nearly 100 titles are leaving Netflix this weekend (we’ve curated 11 must-see picks here), with highlights including american gangsterall Austin Powers films, bad boys, and the Alfred Hitchcock classic, Psychopath.
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The best new movies and series added to Netflix on June 29, 2023
run rabbit run (2023)
Director: daina reid
Cast: Sarah Snook, Damon Herriman, Greta Scacchi
Writer: hanna kent
Execution time: 100min / 1h 40m
Premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival, run rabbit run is the new movie Netflix picked up from XYZ Films featuring Succession star Sarah Snook.
Playing a fertility doctor named Sarah; the story is about how she battles old demons to keep her daughter safe after she starts exhibiting strange behaviors.
Critics are particularly divided on the film, and audience scores have been much better so far. SlashFilm Review by Erin Brady perhaps it best sums up the views of most critics by praising the two leads but stating that the film doesn’t quite know what it wants to be.
The Wizard (Season 3 – Volume 1)
number of episodes: 5
Gender: Action, Adventure, Drama
Director: Tomek Baginski
Cast: Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra
Writer: Lauren Schmidt Hissrich
Henry Cavill’s incredible run to be Geralt begins to end with the first batch of episodes for The Wizard season 3 dropping today.
Here’s what you can expect from the new season:
“Fate brought them together. Dangerous forces are trying to tear them apart. Geralt and Yennefer fight to keep Ciri safe as war rages on the continent.»
If and when you fly through all five episodes of season 3, you won’t have to wait long as the second volume is coming on July 27.
the imitation game (2014)
Gender: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Director: Morten Tyldum
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode
Writer: Graham Moore Andrew Hodges
Execution time: 114min / 1h 54m
At the start of the week, Netflix re-added The Imitation Game, which has come and gone from the Netflix US library many times over the past few years, but is always a welcome new addition.
The Oscar-winning film, for those who don’t know it, stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the mathematician who leads a team that eventually cracks the elusive Enigma code.
Full list of new releases on Netflix so far this week
Note: All of these new titles were added between June 26 and June 29. Netflix US only: availability in other regions will vary.
4 new movies added
- Eldorado: Everything the Nazis Hate (2023) Netflix Original – TV-MA – German – A gleaming nightclub in 1920s Berlin becomes a haven for the queer community in this documentary exploring freedoms lost amid Hitler’s rise to power.
- Stories of Lust 2 (2023) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Hindi – Four eminent Indian directors explore sex, desire and love through short films in this 2018 Emmy-nominated sequel to “Lust Stories”.
- Run Rabbit Run (2023) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – A single mother is increasingly unsettled by her young daughter’s claims to have memories of another life, stirring up her family’s painful past.
- The Imitation Game (2014) – PG-13 – English – During World War II, a mathematician leads a team of cryptanalysts as they work feverishly to crack the notorious German Enigma code.
7 new TV series added
- Delete (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Thai – A pair of lovers having an extramarital affair plot a new life together after discovering a phone that can erase other people from existence.
- Hoarders (Season 12) – TV-14 – English – This reality series delves into the world of compulsive hoarders, whose addiction to acquiring overwhelms not only their homes but also their lives.
- Muscles & Mayhem: An Unauthorized History of American Gladiators (Limited Series) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – In the 1990s, TV stunt-filled “American Gladiators” thrilled fans. This docuseries explores the success of the show and how it was almost over before it began.
- Ooku: The Inner Chambers (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Japanese – In an alternate story where the male population is nearly decimated, eligible men serve as concubines for the female shogun within the walls of Ooku.
- Starlight BnB (Season 1 – New episodes weekly) – TV-G – Mandarin – The beloved cast of “Light the Night” reunites once again. This time, they will work together to create a hostel experience like no other.
- The price of glory (season 1) – TV-MA – Spanish – This electrifying musical drama follows four talented singers and the challenges they face on the road to fame. The biggest? His manager.
- The Witcher (Season 3 – Volume 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – Geralt of Rivia, a mutant monster hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more evil than beasts.
The 10 best movies and series on Netflix for June 29
Now let’s review the daily top 10 for the US. As a reminder, you can find the global top 50 and more regional breakdowns of what’s trending on Netflix via our top 10 hub.
|1||muscles and chaos||Extraction 2|
|2||Suits||the perfect find|
|3||catch killers||run rabbit run|
|4||black mirror||take care of maya|
|5||Attractive||the boss baby|
|6||Our planet||The mule|
|7||85 South: Legends of the Ghetto||make me believe|
|8||I have never||Minions: The Rise of Gru|
What are you currently watching on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below.