What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: July 28th, 2023


Hidden Strike – Picture: XYZ Films

It’s time to have a look at what’s new on Netflix for the weekend with your top three picks on what to watch, the full list of new releases and what’s trending in the Netflix top 10 charts for July 28th, 2023.

While we don’t envision the need for another weekly rundown on Sunday, we will have a roundup of our picks of the best new movies and series added this week available tomorrow via our What to Watch on Netflix section.

Looking ahead, we got a complete look at what’s headed to Netflix throughout the month of August 2023 earlier in the week.

Missed our roundup from yesterday? We covered all 21 new movies, games and series to have arrived so far this week.


Best New Movies and Series on Netflix for July 28th, 2023

Hidden Strike (2023)

Rating: TV-14
Language: English
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Director: Scott Waugh
Cast: Jackie Chan, John Cena, Pilou Asbæk
Writer: Arash Amel
Runtime: 102 min / 1h 42m

Marking its SVOD debut on Netflix US today (plus a handful of other Netflix regions) is the new action-comedy movie starring heavyweights John Cena and Jackie Chan.

The movie revolves around two ex-special forces soldiers tasked with escorting a group of civilians through Baghdad’s “Highway of Death” to the Green Zone.


Captain Fall (Season 1)

Number of episodes: 10
Rating: TV-MA
Language: English
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Cast: Jason Ritter, Christopher Meloni, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Anthony Carrigan, Alejandro Edda, Adam Devine
Writer: Jon Iver Helgaker, Jonas Torgersen, Joel Trussell

This brand new adult-animated series from studio Boulder Media comes from the creators of the superb comedy series Norsemen (a true hidden gem of the Netflix library, if you ask).

Akin to the FX series Archer, this series follows a sea captain thrust into the world of crime after finding himself helming a ship for an international cartel.


Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir, The Movie (2023)

Rating: PG
Language: English
Genre: Animation, Musical
Director: Jeremy Zag
Cast: Cristina Valenzuela, Bryce Papenbrook, Keith Silverstein, Paul St. Peter, Carrie Keranen, Mela Lee
Runtime: 102 mins / 1h 42m

Over four years in the making, Miraculous has finally made its maiden voyage into movies with its feature film debut today. We first got hints that the movie would come exclusively to Netflix earlier in the year, and fast forward to today, the movie arrives on Netflix globally today except for a few European countries where it’s been in theaters.

Per Netflix, here’s what you can expect from the new feature film:

“After a guardian of magical jewels turns an awkward girl and a popular boy into superheroes, they can never reveal their identities — even to each other.”


Full List of New Releases on Netflix for July 28th, 2023

3 New Movies Added Today

  • Big Nunu’s Little Heist (2023) Netflix Original – TV-14 – Zulu – An ex-soldier turned deliveryman is dragged into a local kingpin’s bumbling gang to pull off a daring heist in an infamous South African township.
  • Hidden Strike (2023) – TV-14 – English – Two elite soldiers must escort civilians through a gauntlet of gunfire and explosions in this film starring Jackie Chan and John Cena.
  • Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir, The Movie (2023) Netflix Original – PG – English

5 New TV Series Added Today

  • A Perfect Story (Limited Series) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Spanish – When Margot flees her own wedding, she is left feeling adrift. Little does she know, it is David and his delightful chaos who can help her find her way.
  • Captain Fall (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – A goofy, gullible sea captain is hired to helm a high-end cruise ship and becomes the perfect fall guy for an illicit smuggling operation.
  • D.P. (Season 2) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Korean – A young private’s assignment to capture army deserters reveals the painful reality endured by each enlistee during his compulsory call of duty.
  • How to Become a Cult Leader (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – Look inside the cult leader’s playbook for achieving unconditional love, endless devotion and the power to control people’s minds, bodies and souls.
  • The Tailor (Season 2) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Turkish – A famous tailor begins to sew a wedding dress for his best friend’s fiancée – but all three have dark secrets that will soon upend their lives.

Netflix Top 10 Movies & Series for July 28th, 2023

#TV ShowsMovies
1Sweet MagnoliasThey Cloned Tyrone
2Baki HanmaPuss in Boots: The Last Wish
3Mark Normand: Soup to NutsMissing: The Lucie Blackman Case
4QuarterbackUnknown: Cosmic Time Machine
5SuitsRide Along
6Too Hot to HandleThe Out-Laws
7The Lincoln LawyerCaptain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
8Survival of the ThickestBird Box Barcelona
9My Happy MarriageThe Boss Baby
10The WitcherSing 2

What are you watching on Netflix this weekend? Let us know in the comments down below.

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