What’s new and the 10 best movies and series on Netflix: May 17, 2023


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Welcome to your daily roundup of what’s new on Netflix, where we’ll take a look at all the new releases that have hit the service so far this week, as well as review the 20 most popular movies and TV shows.

As a reminder, you can find a full list of what’s new on Netflix, complete with trailers, cast lists, and much more information via our new Netflix hub.

Lots to look forward to for the rest of the week, including two big movies from Sony debuting on SVOD over the weekend, and from Netflix, you’ve got XO, kittywhich opens tomorrow.

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With that cleanup out of the way, let’s dive into the new releases:

Best new movies and series on Netflix for May 17, 2023

McGREGOR FOREVER (Limited Series)

number of episodes: 4
Classification: TV-MA
Language: English
Gender: Documentary, Sport
Cast: Conor McGregor

It’s been a long time coming, but Conor McGregor’s MMA series is now streaming on Netflix. Over the course of four episodes, you’ll follow the ups and downs of his career throughout 2021 as he prepared for his return to the Octagon while facing the biggest battle of his career.

The Queen of the South (Season 3)

number of episodes:60
Classification: TV-MA
Language: Spanish
Gender: Action, Crime, Drama
Cast: Kate del Castillo, Humberto Zurita, Alejandro Calva
Writer: Lina Uribe, Dario Vanegas, Roberto Stopello
Execution time: 378min / 6h 18m

Looking for a long and compelling binge? There are few shows better designed for that purpose than The Queen of the South, which is the series of Spanish novels that saw an American spin-off in the form of queen of the south.

With 180 total episodes to its name, the series follows a woman from humble beginnings who finds herself in the dangerous position of being a legend in the drug trade.

SMASH (Seasons 1-5)

Classification: TV-14
Language: English
Gender: Action, Adventure, Crime
Cast: Shemar Moore, Alex Russell, Kenny Johnson
Writer: Shawn Ryan, Aaron Rahsaan Thomas
Execution time: 43 minutes

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As we first reported last month, Netflix is ​​today the recipient of the first five seasons of the hit CBS crime procedural series, SMASHwhich was recently renewed for a seventh season.

Serving as a reboot of the 1975 television series of the same name, this entry focuses on Sergeant II Daniel «Hondo» Harrelson Jr., a former Marine and local boy who is promoted to leader of his own SWAT team ( special weapons and tactics). after the previous leader is fired.

Full list of new releases on Netflix so far this week

6 new movies added so far this week

  • Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me (2023) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – From the heights of her modeling fame to her tragic death, this documentary reveals Anna Nicole Smith through the eyes of those closest to her.
  • Faithfully Yours (2022) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Dutch – Using each other as alibis, two friends sneak off to enjoy secret adventures, but their elaborate web of lies is unraveled when one of them goes missing.
  • Fanfiction (2023) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Polish – Two high school students form an intense connection as they face the challenges of discovering and expressing their true selves.
  • Fifty Shades of Black (2016) – R – English – In Marlon Wayans’ comedic take on “Fifty Shades of Grey,” shy college student Hannah enters the intense world of tycoon Christian Black.
  • Sebastián Maniscalco: Aren’t you ashamed? (2014) – TV-MA – English – Returning to his hometown of Chicago, the comedian sees modern life through his family’s old-world Italian lens and wonders where our shame has gone.
  • ted (2012) – R – English – A foul-mouthed, party-going teddy bear brought to life threatens to derail his human companion’s attempts to enter manhood and marry his sweetheart.

5 New TV Series Added So Far This Week

  • The Queen of the South (Season 3) – TV-MA – Spanish – After years of blood, sweat and tears, a woman from humble origins finds herself in the dangerous position of becoming a drug trafficking legend.
  • LEGO® DREAMZzz (Season 1) – TV-Y – Spanish – Mateo, Izzie and their friends stumble upon the World of Dreams, a realm of magic and fantasy where they must use their creativity to fight against the dark forces.
  • McGREGOR FOREVER (Limited Series) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – Conor McGregor’s brutal punches and swagger have made him the biggest draw in the UFC. This exciting docuseries follows his dynamic career.
  • Rhythm + Flow France (Season 2 – New Episodes Weekly) Netflix Original – TV-MA – French – French rappers freestyle, wrestle and write to win a groundbreaking €100,000 prize in a music competition series judged by Niska, Shay and SCH.
  • SWAT (Seasons 1-5) – TV-14 – English – In his hometown of Los Angeles, a sergeant is tasked with leading a team of elite officers and calming deadly tensions in his community.

The 10 best Netflix movies and series for May 17, 2023

# TV shows Films
1 Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story Mother
2 Missing: Dead or Alive? A man named Otto
3 weird eye Hurray Mexico!
4 firefly lane fifty shades of black
5 black knight uglydolls
6 the agent of the night The Croods
7 Bridgerton G.I. Joe: Retaliation
8 the diplomat Ms Chatterjee v. Norway
9 Sweet tooth Heat
10 Better call Saul Pitch perfect

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