by Kasey Moore
on November 24, 2021, 11:00 am EST
Estimated reading time: 1 minutes
Wednesday is the new Friday? Well, just for today it seems to be the case as Netflix drops some of its hottest releases ahead of the Thanksgiving weekend in the US. Here’s a roundup of what’s new and what’s trending in the Netflix US top 10s for November 24th, 2021.
There were also a couple of new Christmas movies added to Netflix today which we’ll cover in more depth in our updated Christmas movies roundup. Both are very much worth watching so make sure you don’t miss them!
Today is your last chance to watch the Mexican documentary Beauties of the Night and the 2014 movie Cut Bank starring Liam Hemsworth and John Malkovich.
Despite today being a big day for new Netflix releases, there’s still more to come. F is for Family notably drops for Thanksgiving tomorrow and on Friday, we’ll see the release of the Christmas movie, A Castle for Christmas.
Now let’s get into some highlights for today:
Best New Movies & TV Shows on Netflix for November 24th, 2021
Genre: Drama, Sport
Director: Halle Berry
Cast: Stephen McKinley Henderson, Halle Berry, Shamier Anderson
Writer: Michelle Rosenfarb
Runtime: 129 min
Awards: 1 win
Halle Berry is front and center in this new MMA drama about a woman who is trying to get redemption by training her young son a few years after a defeat in the ring for herself.
Reviews have been mixed so far from critics with it currently carrying a 57% on RottenTomatoes. Empire called the movie stale for example but most seem to agree that Halle Berry saves the movie in many regards.
True Story (Limited Series)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Cast: Kevin Hart, Wesley Snipes, Theo Rossi
Runtime: 59 mins
Netflix has been the home to Kevin Hart over the past year with the release of Fatherhood over the summer and today comes his new limited series where he stars alongside Wesley Snipes.
Here’s what you can expect from the heartfelt drama:
“A world-famous comedian desperately searches for a way out after a night in Philadelphia with his brother threatens to sabotage more than his success.”
Full List of New Releases on Netflix for November 24th, 2021
4 New Movies Added Today
- A Boy Called Christmas (2021) Netflix Original – PG – English – Determined young Nikolas meets his destiny in a magical land inhabited by elves on a quest to find his father — and bring home the gift of hope.
- Azzurri – Road to Wembley (2021) – TV-14 – Italian – This documentary traces the Italian soccer team’s path to victory at the 2020 European Championship, all the way to the riveting final against England.
- Bruised (2020) Netflix Original – R – English – Years after a humiliating defeat, an MMA fighter grabs one last shot at redemption when the young son she left behind comes back into her life.
- Robin Robin (2020) Netflix Original – G – English – An optimistic young robin raised by a family of mice makes a heartfelt wish on a Christmas star. Will she finally learn who she is — and how to fly?
2 New TV Series Added Today
- Selling Sunset (Season 4) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – The elite agents at The Oppenheim Group sell the luxe life to affluent buyers in LA. Relationships are everything, and that often means major drama.
- True Story (Limited Series) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – A world-famous comedian desperately searches for a way out after a night in Philadelphia with his brother threatens to sabotage more than his success.
Top 10 Movies & TV Shows on Netflix for November 24th, 2021
The two top titles can’t be moved despite plenty of movement beneath them. The Christmas Chronicles is notably getting a big boost in the top 10s this week as people start prepping for the holiday season.
|1||Cowboy Bebop||Red Notice|
|2||The Queen of Flow||Here Comes the Boom|
|3||Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness||Extinct|
|4||Hellbound||The Princess Switch 3: Romancing The Star|
|5||CoComelon||The Harder They Fall|
|7||Narcos: Mexico||The Christmas Chronicles|
|9||Squid Game||The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two|
|10||You||Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You|
Speaking of the Netflix top 10s, the weekly figures were updated yesterday with Arcane, Red Notice, and Hellbound all taking top spots:
The biggest shows and movies on Netflix globally between November 15th to 21st. #Hellbound, #RedNotice, #JustShortOfPerfect and #Arcane take the top spots! pic.twitter.com/1aCKEdgCZv
— What’s on Netflix (@whatonnetflix) November 23, 2021