New on Netflix this week A Grand Mystery Series Finale and More

New on Netflix this week: A Grand Mystery Series Finale and More

Exciting new film and series material like the third and final season “The Rain” has to be looked for in the coming Netflix week. However, we don’t want to withhold our overview of the streaming highlights from you this time either.

This week we are facing a little summer slump at Netflix – at least when measured against the other output of the streaming service. However, that does not mean that there are no supplies there. We collect the most promising content for you, sorted by day of the week.

The Netflix highlights of the week from August 3-9, 2020:

The Netflix highlights of the week from August 3-9, 2020:

Monday: “Immigration Nation”

The week starts with a difficult, but still hot topic. In the documentary series “Immigration Nation”, the phenomenon of immigration to the USA is examined in more detail. On the one hand, immigrants themselves have their say, but Rainier Land all a look is taken at the work of the US immigration authorities, which has tightened again in the tense political climate under Donald Trump.

“Immigration Nation”

Tuesday: Beach vacation in Malibu

Long-distance travel is currently a bit difficult to perceive, but with “Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave”, Netflix is ​​at least inviting you to a film replacement vacation on the Californian beach. In the second offshoot of the series of the same name, the well-known lifeguard troop takes part in an international lifeguard competition this time.

“Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave”

Those who prefer to learn something about the wonders of the real world, on the other hand, are in better hands with the documentary series “Our mysterious world” presented by the Brazilian YouTuber Felipe Castanhari.

“Our mysterious world”

Wednesday: German comedy and interactive Kimmy Schmidt

Fresh film food is particularly rare this Netflix week. On Wednesday there is the two prominent cast (including Diana Amft, Karoline Herfurth, Felicitas Woll, Florian David Fitz and Max Riemelt) “girls, girls” parts but at least the German female answer to “American Pie” from the early noughties.

“Girl, girl”

(Still) younger film lovers can tune in to “My Little Pony – The Film”. The adult fans of the underlying cult series (which actually exist in abundance) should only get their money’s worth to a limited extent with the oversimplified cinema adventure of the good-humored ponies.

“My Little Pony – The Movie”

The review for “My Little Pony – The Film”

The middle of the week also offers more documentary material from the areas of true crime and sport – with “The Most Wanted Criminals in the World” and “Anelka – The Misunderstood”, a portrait of the French soccer star Nicolas Anelka.

“The Most Wanted Criminals in the World”
“Anelka – The Misunderstood”

And for all fans of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” who mourn the Netflix comedy series that actually ended in 2019, there is something very special: The interactive special “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Vs. The Reverend “helps Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) with his decisions to find happiness before the wedding.

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Vs. The Reverend “

Thursday: “The Rain” finals

Shortly after “Dark”, another European Netflix mystery series, “The Rain”, now comes to an end with the third season. In the Scandinavian post-apocalypse, the young Simone (Alba August) continues to do everything in her power to find a cure for the deadly rain-borne virus that has carried off almost the entire population. Her brother Rasmus (Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen), on the other hand, wants to infect the survivors with the beta version of the virus, which has made him a super human. Will the two siblings get together again?

“The Rain”

The film “Alpha” is also about survival, but not in the post-apocalypse, but in the last ice age, when the young Keda (Kodi Smit-McPhee) befriends a wolf and tries to find his way back home.


The review of “Alpha”

Anime fans can look forward to the fourth season of “The Seven Deadly Sins”.

“The Seven Deadly Sins”

Friday: Netflix Productions Day

As usual, Friday is all about new Netflix originals. We would have e.g. the dance film “Work It”, the third season of the Spanish mystery series “High Seas” and the karaoke competition show “Sing On!” hosted by Palina Rojiinski. Germany “.

“Work It”
“High Seas”
“Sing on! Germany “

With “The Magicians: Stories from Arcadia”, Guillermo del Toro’s “Trolljäger” and “3 from above” started fantasy series trilogy. But there is also new fantasy food with the second season of the adventure series “The Journey to the West”.

“The Magician: Stories from Arcadia”
“The journey to the West”

In the documentary series “Our tiny neighbors” we learn everything about the life of the smallest animals. The subject of the documentary “Stars In The Sky: A Hunting Story”, however, is a group of hunters, their worldview and the controversies associated with their hobby.

“Our tiny neighbors”
“Stars In The Sky: A Hunting Story”


The Netflix summer slump week could hardly be more fittingly ended: no new titles land on the streaming platform at the weekend. THE opportunity to catch up on jammed films and series – or to actually go outside in the hot temperatures.