What’s New on Netflix & Top 10 Movies & Series: October 4th, 2023

Super Pumped – Picture: Showtime

Welcome to your first daily roundup of what’s new on Netflix this week. Today, we’ll cover through all the new movies and series added so far throughout the week including seven new movies and two new series. We’ll also see what’s currently trending in the Netflix top 10s in the US.

These new releases come after the big batch of new titles that dropped on the first of the month. In case you missed our roundup, you missed out on 67 new movies and series. Lots still to look forward to throughout the remainder of the week, including the brand new teen series Everything Now and, of course, the new season of Lupin.

If you’re looking for something to watch before it departs, check out The Expendable movies, which all depart in the coming days from the US library. American Pie 9: Girls’ Rules (2020), Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things (2019), and Where Hands Touch (2018) are also on the chopping block for later this week.

Best New Movies and Series on Netflix for October 4th, 2023

Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber (Season 1)

Number of episodes: 7
Rating: TV-MA
Language: English
Genre: Biography, Drama
Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kyle Chandler, Kerry Bishé
Writer: Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Runtime: 56 mins

Series based on business empires (typically those that eventually crumble) have become all the rage, and while Netflix had touched on some with its lineup in the past, it’s not really had any huge successes in the genre.

That was why we were pleased to report that Super Pumped, based on the formation and rise of the tech company Uber, would be coming to Netflix.

The series first aired on Showtime and, up until earlier this year, was housed exclusively on Paramount+. After being part of the “content purge” earlier in the year, we’re happy to see the show finding a new home, and with any luck, the renewed second season will eventually make its way onto our Netflix accounts, too.

Brother (2022)

Rating: TV-MA
Language: English
Genre: Drama, LGBTQ
Director: Clement Virgo
Cast: Lamar Johnson, Aaron Pierre, Marsha Stephanie Blake
Writer: David Chariandy, Clement Virgo
Runtime: 119 min / 1h 59m

Originating from Canada, Brother dropping on Netflix marks the SVOD premiere for the Canadian adaptation of the David Chariandy novel.

The story revolves around Francis and Michael, sons of Trinidadian immigrants from the Caribbean who reside in England. During the summer of 1991, the brothers delved into Toronto’s Scarborough hip-hop culture.

Netflix has a connection to the movie’s director and writer, Clement Virgo, with the talented creator currently working on a new TV series for Netflix called The Madness. That is currently midway through production although stopped filming due to the ongoing strikes.

Beckham (Limited Series)

Number of episodes: 4
Rating: TV-MA
Language: English
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Sport
Cast: David Beckham, Victoria Beckham
Runtime: 66 mins / 1h 6m

Continuing Netflix’s ongoing exploration into sports documentaries comes a new one on English soccer legend David Beckham, who is most associated with either Manchester United or his later career stint at LA Galaxy.

Over the course of four episodes, you’ll dig into the life and career of the footballer in a documentary series packed full with plenty of intimate moments, whether that’s through old footage or through extensive interviews with those closest to him.

Full List of New Releases on Netflix for October 2nd to 4th, 2023

7 New Movies Added

  • Beth Stelling: If You Didn’t Want Me Then (2023) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – Comedian Beth Stelling is aging in dog years, camping with a fake husband and monitoring her dad’s raccoon army in this slyly laid-back stand-up special.
  • Brother (2022) – TV-MA – English – Two inseparable sons of a Caribbean single mother come of age in a Toronto housing complex as they grapple with violence, grief, loyalty and love.
  • Filip (2022) – TV-MA – German – During World War II, a Polish food server at a luxury German hotel tempts fate as he romances local women while hiding his Jewish identity.
  • Keys to the Heart (2023) Netflix Original – TV-14 – Filipino – Troubled and alone, a boxer moves in with his long-lost mother and autistic pianist brother — but must fit in with a family he hasn’t known for years.
  • Race to the Summit (2023) Netflix Original – TV-14 – English – Fearless alpine climbers Ueli Steck and Dani Arnold enter into a death-defying rivalry to set speed records on the Swiss Alps’ great north faces.
  • Sanitation Day (2020) – TV-14 – Yoruba – Two cops must contend with the uncooperative tenants of an apartment complex as they try to solve a murder before the crime scene is wiped clean.
  • Strawberry Shortcake and the Beast of Berry Bog (2023) – TV-Y – English – When a big, scary monster tries to spoil the spooky season, Strawberry Shortcake and her Berry Besties must face their fears to solve the mystery.

2 New TV Series Added

  • Beckham (Limited Series) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – With never-before-seen footage, this docuseries follows David Beckham’s meteoric rise from humble beginnings to global football stardom.
  • Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber (Season 1) – TV-MA – English – The ambitious CEO of a ride-hailing app tries to turn a struggling startup into a tech titan amid massive scandals in this drama based on true events.

Top 10 Movies and Series on Netflix for October 4th, 2023

#TV ShowsMovies
1Love Is BlindReptile
2The Great British Baking ShowNowhere
3Murdaugh Murders: A Southern ScandalIdentity Thief
4EncountersLast Vegas
5Sex EducationThe Many Saints of Newark
6Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no YaibaDune
7Castlevania: NocturneForce of Nature
8Virgin RiverColombia
9Who Killed Jill Dando?Love is in the Air
10The PacificPompeii

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