Happy Friday, and welcome to one of the most impressive weekend lineups for Netflix we’ve seen in months, if not years. There are 18 new releases to cover today, so let’s dive into what’s new on Netflix and trending in the top 10 for August 5, 2022.
Today caps off a pretty busy week with new titles on Netflix US. We’ll have more coverage over the weekend, looking at the best new movies and shows and a full recap on Sunday, so keep it locked to What’s on Netflix for more. .
Three titles are scheduled to hit Netflix over the weekend, including the most recent season of Riverdale.
Best New Movies and Shows on Netflix for August 5, 2022
Gender: action adventure
Director: Ruben Fleischer
To emit: Tom Holland Mark Wahlberg Antonio Banderas
Writer: Rafe Judkins, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway
Execution time: 116 minutes
After a delay and a teaser (it was supposed to release in July, but was pushed back to the end of August and then moved up), we’re finally getting the first major title from the Sony-Netflix deal in the US.
UnexploredStarring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg, it’s about an adventurer who finds himself in a race against time to find the treasure he dreamed of as a child.
The film was released in theaters in early 2022 and is now coming exclusively to Netflix for 18 months.
The Sandman (Season 1)
Gender: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
To emit: Tom Sturridge, Boyd Holbrook, Patton Oswalt, Vivienne Acheampong, Gwendoline Christie, Charles Dance
Writer: Neil Gaiman, David S. Goyer, Allan Heinberg
Execution time: 54 minutes
Considered impossible to adapt in previous years, the new television series from Warner Bros. The Sandman arrives today on Netflix worldwide.
Reviews from early on throughout the day so far have been overwhelmingly positive, with many praising it as one of the best comic book adaptations in years.
Vicky Jessop’s colorful review concludes: “Watching the first few episodes of The Sandman is like walking into Aladdin’s cave and running your fingers through all the jewels on display.”
Gender: Action, Drama
Director: Byung Gil Jung
To emit: Joo Won, Sung-Jae Lee, Jeong Sori
Writer: Byeong-sik Jung, Byung-gil Jung
Execution time: 132 minutes
Two big South Korean movies are dropping on Netflix, one of them is seoul vibe arriving later in the month and the other being Carter which lands today.
The mystery thriller from the director of the critically acclaimed the villainess is about a man who wakes up with a mysterious device in his head and mouth, a lethal bomb. Worst of all, he has no idea how he got there.
Full list of what’s new on Netflix for August 5, 2022
13 new movies added
- Carter (2022) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Korean – A man wakes up missing his memories. Directed by a mysterious voice from a device in his ear, he sets out on a hostage rescue mission fraught with danger.
- Darlings (2022) – TV-14 – Hindi – Badru hopes her volatile husband will reform if he stops drinking. But when her anger goes too far, she and her mother boldly, if clumsily, seek revenge.
- Forgiven (2016) – TV-14 – English – When a police standoff leads to a hostage taking inside a church, a pastor’s daughter sets aside her fear in an attempt to save the perpetrator’s life.
- Lockdown (2021) – TV-MA – English – At the start of a pandemic, six strangers are forced to isolate together in a hospital in Nigeria. As tensions rise, their stories intertwine.
- Love is War (2019) – TV-14 – English – An adoring couple chooses to test the strength of their marriage when they compete for the position of governor of the state.
- Nairoby (2021) – TV-MA – Swahili – After successfully pulling off a heist, six college students live a life on the run as jealousy and greed test their friendships.
- Pakka commercial (2022) – TV-14 – Telugu – When an unscrupulous lawyer takes on a notorious client, the case pits him against his self-righteous father, a former judge with a past of his own.
- Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie (2022) Netflix Original – TV-Y7 – English – The Teenage Turtles and their mystical ninja powers are put to the ultimate test when ruthless creatures from another universe seek to unleash extreme mayhem.
- skyfall (2012) – PG-13 – English – When a serious threat threatens MI6, James Bond is on the case, putting aside his own life and personal affairs to hunt down and destroy the perpetrators.
- The informer (2019) – R – English – When a drug bust goes awry, an FBI informant is forced to continue his undercover work in prison to open up an organized crime ring.
- The montage (2019) – TV-MA – English – Manipulation and personal vendettas collide when a con man hires a young woman to help him with his plan to marry a wealthy heiress.
- Uncharted (2022) Netflix Original – PG-13 – English – Cunning treasure hunter Nathan Drake and his renegade mentor Sully embark on a dangerous adventure across the globe to find Magellan’s lost gold.
- Wedding Season (2022) Netflix Original – TV-PG – English – Under pressure from parents to find spouses, Asha and Ravi pretend to date for a summer wedding, but their ruse goes awry when feelings become real.
5 new TV series added
- KAKEGURI TWIN () Netflix Original – TV-14 – Japanese – Determined to climb the social ladder, Mary Saotome invests everything she has in what her elite high school values most: high-stakes gambling.
- Lady Tamara (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-14 – Spanish – The glamorous life of socialite Tamara Falcó takes center stage in this reality series as she balances work, play and her famous family.
- Never Give Up (Season 1) – TV-14 – Korean – A young entrepreneur finds an unexpected partner and friend in a middle-aged breadwinner while living together in the home of an enigmatic loan shark.
- Super Giant Robot Brothers (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-Y7 – English – Once the bickering stops, the battle begins! Robot brothers Shiny and Thunder and their resourceful inventor must defend Earth when space monsters attack.
- Sandman (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – After years of imprisonment, Morpheus, the King of Dreams, embarks on a journey across worlds to find what was stolen from him and restore his power.
Top 10 Movies and Shows on Netflix for August 5, 2022
|1||virgin river||purple hearts|
|two||Keep breathing||tower heist|
|3||Strange things||Adaline’s era|
|4||Train Wreck: Woodstock ’99||the gray man|
|5||disengaged||MIB 3: Men in Black 3|
|6||Extraordinary Lawyer Woo||sing 2|
|8||The most hated man on the internet||15:17 to Paris|
|9||Masters of the car: from rust to riches||men in black|
|10||All American: Homecoming||spider man 2|
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