Heart of Stone and the 3 best Netflix movies to watch (or skip) this weekend

Gal Gadot’s new action film heart of stone hits theaters this weekend and is likely to become one of the most viewed Netflix movies for the next few days. Besides that, what other Netflix movies are worth checking out for the weekend of August 11th?

The Fascinating Untold The documentary about Johnny Manziel (or “Johnny Football” as it’s also known) ranks first in Netflix’s top 10, followed by other films like this Despicable Me movies, Fataland several Fast and Furious movies.

On the television side, Netflix viewers are tuning in to the new limited drama Painkiller and done The Lincoln Attorney Season 2. suits still hitting millions of viewer minutes after being added to the streamer in June.

With so many options, deciding what to watch and what to skip can be daunting! Here’s our weekly curated list of Netflix movies worth watching this weekend.

The best Netflix movies to watch this weekend

heart of stone

Regard! heart of stone It might not win an originality award, but it’s still a fun summertime action film that would have fit perfectly on the big screen if Netflix had brought it to theaters. There is enough spectacle and well-choreographed fight scenes to keep viewers hooked.

Its PG-13 rating also makes it a great choice for family movie night this weekend. Gal Gadot is superb in the lead role of super spy Rachel Stone and is supported by a charismatic cast that includes Jamie Dornan, Alia Bhatt, Sophie Okonedo and Matthias Schweighöfer (whom Netflix fans may know Ludwig from). Army of the Dead And army of thieves).

bee movie

Skip! Netflix added the rather infamous bee movie to his catalogue. Even if you haven’t seen the movie yet, chances are you’ve seen it if you’ve been on the internet before bee movie to death. Unless you are Really I’m curious to find out where all these memes are coming from. bee movie is a dud and can easily be skipped in favor of other Netflix animated movies. I recommend new releases like Puss in Boots: The Last Wish or Nimona.


Regard! Jason Statham’s performance transforms a rather ordinary action film into something far more compelling. Statham plays cage fighter Luke Wright, who comes into conflict with a group of Russian gangsters when he decides to throw a match. In retaliation, they murder his family. Luke later saves a young Chinese girl from the same men. She’s a math prodigy with a valuable code that many people would kill for, and Luke is determined to protect her no matter what.

marry my dead body

Skip! marry my dead body is a Tawainese film new to Netflix this week. It revolves around the tradition of marrying a living person to someone who has already left this mortal shell. In some places it is still practiced today to pay respect to the dead and to help them live on. unfortunately, marry my dead body is too long and a sound dropout.

River Wild

Regard! River Wild is a remake of the 1994 film of the same name, starring Meryl Streep and Kevin Bacon. Husband and wife couple Adam Brody and Leighton Meester appear alongside Meester single parent co-star and Saturday night live Alum Taran Killam.

Meester and Killam play siblings preparing for the adventure of a lifetime on a whitewater rafting expedition. When one of them invites his troubled childhood friend (Brody) on the trip, their exciting vacation turns into something far more dangerous.

This article was written during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the work of the writers and actors currently on strike, the Netflix films discussed here would not exist.

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Sarah Ridley is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Sarah Ridley joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing sarahridley@ustimespost.com.

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