Netflix Top 10 Shows and Movies: New and Trending Today, August 5

Suraj Sharma, Pallavi Sharda, wedding season

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It’s always nice when the title of a movie tells you when to watch it. independence day is for Independence Day, Valentine’s day is for Valentine’s Day, and wedding season is for wedding season. Netflix’s new romantic comedy about two people who pretend to be dating to appease their parents — and you’ll never guess what happens next — joins Netflix’s top 10 list on Friday, August 5. 7. The only other new addition to the roster is the original men in black, an icy classic. Meanwhile, the list of top 10 TV shows is the same as yesterday; expect that to change over the weekend following today’s release of The sand man.

But who said that popular was synonymous with good? Below we list the top 10 movies and shows on Netflix and give our quick opinion on whether they are really worth watching or not. We’ve also added what’s new on Netflix today so you can find out what’s making the top 10 list tomorrow. If you’re looking for more Netflix recommendations, we’ve compiled the best movies on Netflix and the best TV shows on Netflix.

New Netflix Releases Today

  • Carter: This Korean action movie follows an amnesiac man on a rescue mission
  • darlings: A wife sets out to get revenge on her husband in this Indian film
  • The informant: Joel Kinnaman stars in this 2019 British crime thriller
  • The Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie: The franchise that teaches kids to associate Renaissance artists with turtles returns
  • The sand man: Neil Gaiman’s Comics Get Faithful Adaptation With Great Cast [Review]
  • celestial fall: 007 is back in this 2012 Bond movie

Today’s 10 Best Netflix TV Shows

Alexandra Breckenridge, Virgin River

Alexandra Breckenridge, Virgin River


1. Virgin River

For fans of: Flagship films
Is it good?: It’s an incredibly popular and incredibly soapy romantic drama
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 1

2. keep breathing

For fans of: Melissa Barrera, survival dramas
Is it good?: This show about a woman stranded in the desert is a bit cliché but super watchable
Trailer | Ranking yesterday: 2

3. stranger things

For fans of: stranger things80s kids get into hijinks and fight monsters
Is it good?: Now in its fourth season, it’s not as great as it used to be, but it’s still one of the most entertaining shows on TV
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 3

4. Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99

For fans of: The 90s, cultural documentaries, Korn
Is it good?: Is Fred Durst a guy?
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 4

5. Decoupled

For fans of: Neil Patrick Harris, sex and the city for men
Is it good?: It’s just okay
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 5

6. Extraordinary Prosecutor Woo

For fans of: cute korean dramas, the good doctor
Is it good?: This international hit about a lawyer with Asperger’s syndrome is quite a favorite!
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 6

seven. Only

For fans of: Don’t die, man versus squirrel
Is it good?: This is a History Channel reality TV contest that is ideal for survival enthusiasts
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 7

8. The Internet’s Most Hated Man

For fans of: True crime, internet ethics, watching the bad guys get their reward
Is it good?: The story, about a mother who takes down a ‘revenge porn’ site after her daughter’s photos leaked, is crazy enough to keep you hooked
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 8

9. Auto Masters: From Rust to Riches

For fans of: Cars, guys
Is it good?: Do you enjoy watching people restore cars? So you’re gonna like it
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 9

ten. All Americans: Homecoming

For fans of: all american
Is it good?: That’s all you like all americanbut in college now
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 10

Today’s Top 10 Netflix Movies

Sofia Carson, Purple Hearts

Sofia Carson, purple hearts

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1. purple hearts

For fans of: Health insurance, the military, the music industry
Is it good?: It’s bad
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 1

2. Tower robbery

For fans of: Brett Ratner Movies, Eddie Murphy, Insane Entertainment
Is it good?: It’s funny to see ordinary people pull off a heist against a crook
Trailer | Ranking yesterday: 2

3. Adaline’s age

For fans of: Blake Lively looks good over the years, weird incest stuff billed as romance
Is it good?: This timeless romance fantasy isn’t bad and features strong performances from Lively and Harrison Ford
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 3

4. The gray man

For fans of: Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, big budgets, explosions
Is it good?: All that money and it’s still pretty boring
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 5

5. Men in Black 3

For fans of: Will Smith Slaps Aliens, Time Travel, Josh Brolin Does Tommy Lee Jones
Is it good?: It’s much better than Men in Black 2but not as good as men in black OG
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 4

6. Sing 2

For fans of: Singing animals, famous voices, popular music
Is it good?: Kids love it
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 6 season

For fans of: Fake dates, weddings
Is it good?: It’s cute and fun
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: n/a

8. 3:17 p.m. for Paris

For fans of: Real heroes playing themselves
Is it good?: It’s not great, but there are some good sides
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 10

9. men in black

For fans of: Funny Aliens, Conspiracy Theories, Tommy Lee Jones
Is it good?: He reigns
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: n/a

ten. Spiderman 2

For fans of: Tobey “Best Spider-Man” Maguire, Octopuses
Is it good?: This is one of the best superhero movies ever made
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 7

Based on Netflix’s Top 10 TV Shows & Movies lists and new releases for Friday, August 5

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