Best new movies on Netflix: Labor Day weekend 2022
The beginning of September brought dozens of new movies and TV shows to the American library. Including Friday’s list of new additions, we’ve picked out some of the best new movies from the past week that you should definitely add to your watchlist this weekend.
Here are the best new movies on Netflix this week:
A clockwork orange (1971)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Gender: Crime, Drama | Duration: 136 minutes
Cast: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke, Adrienne Corri
One of Stanley Kubrick’s most famous films, it was also one of his most controversial. For many years, the film was censored from the public in several countries around the world. Not to be missed, A Clockwork Orange should be on every movie buff’s must-watch list.
Sadistic gang leader Alex is sent to prison and volunteers to undergo experimental treatment to cure him of his love for ultra-violence. But when Alex is released from prison and hits the dystopian streets of Britain, his ordeals are far from over.
The story of a knight (2001)
Director: Brian Helgeland
Gender: Comedy, Romance | Duration: 132 minutes
Cast: Heath Ledger, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon, Paul Bettany, Laura Fraser
Best known for his Oscar-winning performance as the Joker in The Dark Knight, Heath Ledger is remembered for his charming and hilarious performance as William Thatcher.
After the death of his master, the peasant squire William Thatcher takes it upon himself to take his master’s place. Fueled by a desire to gain wealth and glory beyond his dreams, William soon makes a new name for himself as a knight.
Director: Brian DePalma
Gender: Crime, Thriller | Duration: 169 minutes
Cast: Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Paul Shenar
Al Pacino has had some extremely iconic roles in movie history. Yet arguably the only role more famous than his time spent as Michael Corleone in The Godfather is that of Tony Montana in scarface.
In 1980, Cuban immigrant Tony Montana emerges from the streets of Miami as a hitman to become a drug kingpin. But his love of cocaine and violence, coupled with his arrogance, sends him on a collision course with Colombian Martel.
I came (2022) NOT
Director: Babak Anvari
Gender: Thriller | Duration: 110 minutes
Cast: George MacKay, Kelly Macdonald, Hugh Bonneville, Percelle Ascott, Varada Sethu
From the halls of Downton Abbey as the charming Robert Crawley, Hugh Bonneville takes on his most sinister role yet in I came.
Two rebellious young graffiti artists, Toby and Jay regularly target the homes of the UK’s wealthy elite and ruling class. When Toby breaks into the home of renowned former High Court judge Sir Hector Blake, he uncovers a shocking secret that leads him on a journey that puts himself and his loved ones in danger.
A little princess (1995)
Director: Alfonso Cuaron
Gender: Family | Duration: 97 minutes
Cast: Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham, Rusty Schwimmer, Arthur Malet,
Alfonso Cuaron, director of Gravity and Romefirst rose to prominence in the 90s with his English directorial debut of A little princess.
When her father enlists in the British Navy during World War I, for his safety, Sara Crewe is sent to New York to attend boarding school, where she comes into conflict with the school’s headmistress, Miss Minchin. Sara’s determination is pushed to a climax when news breaks that her father has been killed in action and his estate has been seized by the British government.
What movies have you watched on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments below!
Plenty more movies are coming throughout the month and we’ve picked our 7 favorites here.