New shows on Netflix are released every month and sometimes it is like an overflow of content with scripted, unscripted, national, international content and a variety of genre coming your way. Now if you spend maximum time in deciding what to watch, you end up watching something that might not be so popular. With so many options, we shortlist our choice of ten best new shoes on Netflix.
The shows and movies are not all Netflix originals, but we are always on a look for people’s favorites and have gathered something for people of all ages, for all genre lovers and shows that will keep you hooked on for a binge-watch.
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The show casts Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock, a sociopathic but a clever detective. Martin Freeman elevates the usually dull role of Watson to make him interesting in his own right. They portray palpable chemistry together and are a perfect example of TV bromance.
A special mention goes to Andrew Scott, who gave an engaging performance as arch-villain Moriarty long before he became Fleabag’s sexy priest.
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2. Unsolved mysteries
This series aired on NBC, CBS, Lifetime, and SpikeTV from 1987-2010. It has now got a fresh feel with the updated haunting theme song, and a ghostly image of Stack. The series is back on Netflix by creators John Cosgrove and Terry Dunn Meurer and feels more like the slickly produced true-crime format that Netflix has aced over the past half-decade.
3. Brooklyn Nine-Nine
It’s nice for a show to reveal the funny side of a police station for once. And the producers have done it with their heart to show the silly yet surprisingly sharp workplace sitcom set in a New York City police precinct.
Lead cast, Jake Peralta is a cop, portraying a star detective on his team despite his childish approach to life. There are exquisitely drawn characters, including the show’s secret weapon, Andre Braugher. We know him best for his dramatic performances, but he plays a blinder as the overly serious Captain Raymond Holt, delivering his lines with unrivaled deadpan.
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With seven series under its belt, this show has rightly earned a devoted set of fans, who are already looking forward to season eight. If you get hooked you’ll find yourself in good company.
Bodyguard, a massive drama aired in 2018. Starring Keeley Hawes and Richard Madden, the six-part series followed Home Secretary Julia Montague as she got rather too close with her bodyguard.
The pair dodged attacks and romantic liaisons before a mid-season shock moment that nobody saw coming.
5. Warrior Nun
Warrior nun is based on Ben Dunn’s comic book character Warrior Nun Areala, Warrior Nun. It starts with a 19-year-old girl named Ava (Baptista), who wakes up in the morgue. The girl has supposedly got a new lease on life because the artifact embedded in her back is divinely blessed.
6. The Last Kingdom
Remember seeing the first few series of The Last kingdom? The story is based on the Saxon Stories novels by Sharpe creator Bernard Cornwell on the BBC. The show is now telecasting on Netflix for the third season.
Cursed is a story on the legend of King Arthur via the perspective of Nimue (Langford), who will eventually become the Lady In The Lake. This is based on the graphic novel series by Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler.
The story of Arthur has been told a zillion times, and this one might be a fresh perspective to see what happens to the Lady In The Lake before she goes to the lake.
8. The last dance
A docuseries that kept us going in the pandemic shutdown, the last dance has finally released its last series on Netflix. The ESPN docuseries is the story of the 1997-98 champion Chicago Bulls; about the news and bitterness that it generated between former teammates. But what we learned during the series is that, yes, MJ is just that intense.
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This is an Australian drama based on a true story. The story is about four strangers; a flight attendant, a refugee, a bureaucrat, and a dad who wants to escape his life who meet in an Australian detention center and get emotionally connected as their situations become intense gradually.
There is a lot of communication, attempts to escape, tough talk from government officials, and a lot of original elements from one of the executive producers, Blanchett to keep you hooked to the entire series.
10. Indian Matchmaking
The docuseries is about the modernized aspect of the traditional arranged marriage system. There is so much more than two singles setting up for dinner with their parents.
The series showcases the “upwardly mobile millennials in the U.S. and India who are serious about getting engaged or married.” Taparia is the ‘top desi matchmaker in the world’ and works with selected singles to know them face-to-face and uses biodata, horoscope, etc to fix them up.
Well, the list sums up almost all genres and we are sure to suit all the viewers out there. Each one will leave a different impact, will get you thinking on the many unseen aspects of life and leaves some values to carry on in life too. Hope you have an eventful July. Let us know in the comments below if you discover something more interesting to watch!