Let’s get this weekend started with some great Netflix shows. The streamer has several new releases worthy of a binge and numerous others ready for a rewatch. Below is a list of recommendations to help you unwind as you enjoy some downtime.
Stranger Things has been knocked out of the number one spot on the Netflix Top 10 TV shows list by Virgin River. The list sees many other repeats, including All American, Resident Evil, Alone, The Umbrella Academy, and Married at First Sight.
In movies, the highly anticipated The Gray Man, starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans, is available to watch, as is the new horror Umma starring Sandra Oh.
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Virgin River season 4
Virgin River season 4 has been released on the streamer, and fans are excited to see what happens after that shocking ending in season 3.
The series is based on the Virgin River novels by Robyn Carr and follows the story of Melinda “Mel” Monroe (Alexandria Breckenridge). Mel moves from Los Angeles to the small Northern California town of Virgin River to make a fresh start, leaving painful memories behind. She works as a midwife and nurse practitioner and discovers that small-town life isn’t exactly what she expects.
If you haven’t watched previous seasons, proceed cautiously, as this trailer is for season 4.
Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous season 5
The fifth and final season of Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous is now on Netflix. This series is an animated action adventure that is part of the Jurassic Park franchise.
The series features a group of teens who are at Camp Cretaceous, an adventure dinosaur camp and become stranded on Isla Nebular when several dinosaurs escape their habitats. The fifth season will pick up where four left off, with the arrival of one of the parents. The teens will continue their adventures for one final season.
Extraordinary Attorney Woo
The South Korean series Extraordinary Attorney Woo tells about Woo Young-woo (Park Eun-bin), a brilliant attorney with Asperger’s syndrome. She boasts an impressive IQ of 164 but struggles with everyday interactions.
The main character, Woo, is a very likable character making this series very popular on the streamer. The series has topped the charts, being number one on Netflix’s Global Top 10 Non-English TV charts for two consecutive weeks. Woo has her own way of dealing with life, and the cases she is tasked with and her helpful colleagues make things much more manageable.
Alba is a Spanish series with 13 episodes or chapters to tell the emotional story of Alba, a student at the University of Madrid who is a victim of sexual violence. The series is based on the Turkish novel Fatmagül’ün Suçu Ne? written by Vedat Türkali.
Be warned as this series is difficult to watch due to the subject matter but has been praised as a very well-done production.
The House of Dark Secrets
The House of Dark Secrets is an Argentinian anthology series from 2015 that has recently released on Netflix.
Season 1 consists of 13 episodes and follows the story of a house built in the 1920s who is the only witness to the inhabitants’ sinister secrets. Each episode takes place in a different year, beginning in 1929 and extending to 2029.
Which of these Netflix shows will you be watching this weekend? Share your picks in the comments!