There is something on Netflix for everyone, but the amount of options can leave you confused. We’ve all been in a position of mindless scrolling through movies, indecisive on which one to watch. To make it easier for you to decide what to watch, we make sure to include some lesser-known jewels, so we are convinced you will discover a must-watch series you were unaware of. No matter what your favorite genre is, this list is sure to cater to all your needs.
Keep reading to find out the top 10 shows to watch on Netflix this week!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Cast: Anna Cathcart, Song-Covey, Min Ho, Gia Kim, Sunny Oh, Han Bi Ryu
In the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before movie trilogy, Kitty Song-Covey made a name for herself as the smart younger sister of Lara Jean. In the spinoff sequel series XO, Kitty, Kitty is now allowed to experience love. The first episode of the series features a 16-year-old Kitty who is older and wants to experience teenage love as her older sister once experienced. Dae, her long-distance partner, attends the Korean Independent School of Seoul, which is located halfway across the world.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Cast: Nonso Anozie, Christian Convery and more
Based on Jeff Lemire’s comic book, Sweet Tooth takes place 10 years after “The Sick,” a viral outbreak that killed the majority of people and somehow caused offspring to be born with mixed-species traits. The recently released second season shifts the focus to a more sinister direction by combining Gus and Jeppard’s journey with Aditya Singh’s formerly independent storyline as a scientist looking into the causes of The Sick—and its connections to Gus.
Firefly Lane season 2
Cast: Katherine Heigl, Sarah Chalke, Ben
It’s now possible to stream the dramatic last episodes of Firefly Lane season 2. As the series chronicles Tully Hart and Kate Mularkey’s 30-year friendship, Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke both reprise their roles as the characters. In the present, the two women are at odds with one another after a long period of silence.
Kate learned heartbreakingly at the end of episode 1 of season 2 that she had an aggressive form of cancer.
Missing: Dead or Alive?
Genre: Documentary, Crime
Cast: Vicki Rains, Heidi Jackson, J.P. Smith
In a missing-person case, every minute counts, and Missing: Dead or Alive lets viewers into the world of these detectives. The true crime docuseries follows detectives as they work missing person cases out of Columbia, South Carolina’s Richland County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit.
Genre: Documentary, Sport
Cast: Conor McGregor
Conor McGregor had one of the busiest years of his career in 2021. Three fights in a year in front of a global audience. This all-access series will offer a behind-the-scenes look at how Conor got here and why he’s still the driving force in the UFC as the superstar gets ready for his return to the cage and the biggest fight of his career.
Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Cast: India Amarteifio, Adjoa Andoh, Michelle Fairley
Two timelines are used to tell the story of the six episodes: Young Queen Charlotte marries King George in 1761, assuming the throne as the king’s mental illness worsens; in 1817, she learns of the tragic death of her granddaughter Princess Charlotte of Wales, prompting her to put pressure on her children to get married and produce another heir.
Genre: Action, Thriller
Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Lucy Paez, Omari Hardwick
The Mother’s opening 40 minutes give viewers a thrilling look at a less glamorous Jennifer Lopez. A never-named woman is negotiating with the government to reveal information on gunrunners when their safehouse is assaulted, murdering the majority of the men within. She manages to avoid Adrian Lovell, the kingpin and her recent ex, while also managing to spare Agent Cruise, who is injured, from death.
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale.
It centers around Teddy Bear Ted, who, much to Lori’s dismay, is best friends with an adult man named John. Ted is to a teddy bear what Stewie and Brian are to their respective real-life counterparts. He uses vulgar language, is aggressive, consumes a lot of marijuana, and engages in in-store sex with his coworkers at the supermarket. Fundamentally, Ted functions because just being around him makes us uneasy. We’ve been told from the beginning that a teddy bear should be soft and sweet rather than vulgar and aimless, but MacFarlane cleverly undermines that idea. Teddy bears are a mainstay of many of our childhoods and the embodiment of warmth and innocence.
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener
A family favorite that will delight on any movie night is The Croods. In the animated film from 2013, a prehistoric family must decide what to do after their house is destroyed. Ryan Reynolds, Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Cloris Leachman, Catherine Keener, and others make up the film’s amazing voice cast. The Croods is for you if you enjoy films like Ice Age, Hotel Transylvania, and Turbo.
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Cast: Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monáe
In this children’s heroic story, UglyDolls brings everyone’s favorite plush animals to life. A mismatched group of UglyDolls encounters a group of Perfect Dolls who are preparing to enter the Big World while they are on their journey to find a kid to adore them.UglyDolls, which stars an all-star cast, explores what it means to stand out in a society of standardized behavior.
Netflix continues to be a powerhouse of entertainment, offering a diverse range of shows that cater to every viewer’s taste. This week’s top 10 shows have showcased the platform’s commitment to delivering exceptional storytelling and captivating performances. From thrilling dramas to hilarious comedies and thought-provoking documentaries, there is something for everyone to enjoy.