One of the most enjoyable ways to relax and unwind is by cuddling up with a brand new movie. But if you’re short on time and don’t want to be stuck with an outdated selection, Netflix is here with a constantly evolving list of great films. Here’s our rundown of the best new arrivals on Netflix this weekend to make your movie marathon a memorable one.


A classic fairy tale gets a modern twist with this animated comedy, where the cranky green ogre, Shrek (Mike Myers) teams up with a talking donkey (Eddie Murphy) to save a princess (Cameron Diaz). Watch their surprising, one-of-a-kind adventure to reclaim their home and give a much-needed lesson in accepting yourself as you are.

The Core

Jump into a suspense-packed science fiction with this action movie centered around saving the world from complete devastation. When a group of scientists discover the Earth’s inner core has stopped spinning, they must blast themselves through molten metal and intense pressure to kickstart the planet back to life.

The Insider

For a sophisticated and thought-provoking drama, The Insider is the perfect combination of real-life events and an old-fashioned conspiracy tale. Starring Russel Crowe and Al Pacino, the movie tells the true story of a whistleblower (Crowe) fighting against a powerful tobacco company.

The Heat

In this hilarious buddy comedy, Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy team up to take down a notorious drug lord. Ride along this unlikely duo as they team up to bring justice to their neighborhood while providing some of the funniest antics and dialogues you’ll see this weekend.

American Psycho

This classic psychological thriller revolves around the life of Patrick Bateman, a businessman in the 1980’s by day, by night a psychotic serial killer. Blurring the lines between reality and fiction, American Psycho questions whether Patrick is a real-life murderer or just a man overcoming a mental illness.

The Lincoln Lawyer

In this legal thriller, Matthew McConaughey stars as a lawyer who defends criminals from the back seat of his Lincoln sedan. Drawing from his past cases as a defense attorney, his courtroom antics never fail to surprise in this one-of-a-kind criminal drama.

The Sixth Sense

M.Night Shyamalan’s classic horror follows a youngster (Haley Joel Osment) who is visited by spirits and his psychiatrist (Bruce Willis) who is determined to unlock the dark secrets of his mysterious visions. Highly acclaimed for its powerful story and groundbreaking visual effects, this movie is one you don’t want to miss this weekend.

Practical Magic

Another thrilling movie coming this weekend is Practical Magic, a story about two sisters who must overcome the family curse on their magical bloodline. With twists, humor and two powerful lead performances by Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman, this movie will keep you spellbound.

Christopher Robin

This heartwarming movie takes us to the childhood of Christopher Robin who, now all grown up, has to be reminded of what it feels like to be a kid again. And like only Winnie the Pooh and his furry friends can do, they help Christopher to rediscover the silly happiness that was missing from his life.


This family comedy-horror stars Jack Black as R.L Stine, the author of the best-selling Goosebumps series. When an unwitting teenager unknowingly unleashes the monsters of Stine’s books, it’s up to him and the author to save their neighborhood from these spooky creatures.

So get your movie night ready; these titles coming to Netflix this weekend have something for viewers of all ages. Whether you’re looking for action, drama or a family-friendly flick, the selection is sure to keep you entertained. Enjoy the show and have a great time!