Here is your Netflix binge-list for the week, fresh from the Australian servers! The best brand-new additions include the hotly anticipated Netflix original Maniac, NYPD drama The Good Cop, Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan and the Quincy Jones documentary Quincy.
Each month, Netflix adds tons of new movies and TV shows to its library. We’ve already listed everything coming to Netflix this month – but separating the critical gems from the box-office duds can be tricky.
To save you the trouble, we’ve shortlisted the best movies and TV shows that were either recently added, or are due to appear in the next few days. That’s your week’s viewing sorted!
New Netflix TV Shows
Maniac (September 21)
Two strangers find themselves caught up in a mind-bending pharmaceutical trial gone awry. Starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill.
Battlefish (21 September)
Over the course of the fishing season, a group of fishing boats pursues the lucrative albacore tuna in the competitive waters off the Oregon coast.
Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan (21 September)
XWhen a young girl with a personality disorder meets a dragon, her life is set on a new course. To learn how to fly this dragon and work on her disorder (to accidentally say innocent things that hurt people). She learns to work alongside other Dragon pilots (D-Pilots) and makes many relationships, alongside her dragon, Masotan.
The Good Cop (21 September)
A disgraced former NYPD officer lives with his son, an earnest, obsessively honest NYPD detective.
Hilda (21 September)
Hilda follows the adventures of a fearless blue-haired girl as she travels from her home in a vast magical wilderness full of elves and giants, to the bustling city of Trolberg, where she meets new friends and mysterious creatures who are stranger – and more dangerous – than she ever expected.
Feel like you've seen everything Netflix Australia has to offer? Welp, we've got some good news. today, the streaming giant is adding a bunch of new movies to the service, including Star Trek Into Darkness, Nocturnal Animals, The Mummy Returns, Water For Elephants and a stack of others. Your Saturday night viewing is now sorted.Read more
New Netflix Movies
Watchmen (14 September)
In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.
D.L. Hughley: Contrarian (18 September)
D.L. Hughley explains the grave repercussions of giving your children unique names in his new stand-up comedy special, Contrarian.
Nappily Ever After (21 September)
Violet Jones has a seemingly flawless life – a great job, a handsome doctor boyfriend, and a meticulously maintained perfect coiffure. But after an accident at the hair-dresser, each of these things start to unravel, and Violet begins to realise that she was living the life she thought she was supposed to live, not the one that she really wanted.
Paddington 2 (21 September)
Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
Quincy (21 September)
Artist. Father. Visionary. QUincy is an intimate look at musical icon and influential legend, Quincy Jones.
Other recently released Netflix titles you might have missed: