This weekend is a big weekend for the major streaming platforms, as Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, and HBO Max all have new content hitting their platforms over the coming days. This includes brand new shows and new seasons of already popular shows as well as some older films.
So if you’re looking for something new to watch this weekend, here is a quick rundown of everything hitting streaming this weekend.
Friday, October 8th
- Disney Junior Mickey’s Tale Of Two Witches (2021) – A new family film made especially for Halloween. Mickey’s Tale Of Two Witches sees two witches in training, Minnie the Wonderful and Daisy Doozy, having to complete a series of tests to graduate from Witch Academy.
- Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021) – Combining the ever-popular Muppets with the famous Disney Parks ride. Muppets Haunted Mansion sees Gonzo and Pepe the King Prawn spending the night in a haunted mansion full of ghostly Muppets and celebrity cameos.
- Under Wraps (2021)– A remake of the popular 1997 film, this movie sees a group of 12-year-olds accidentally revive a Mummy. The group has to put the Mummy back to rest while also stopping a group of criminals who want to capture and sell the creature.
- Voyagers (2021) – A group of young humans on a colony ship find that their superiors have been drugging them to keep them compliant and emotionally dulled. A few stop taking the drug and, with their new emotions, they start to question the true meaning of their mission.
- Cannabis Evolution (2019) – A documentary on medical cannabis and how its rollout has been affected by the war on drugs and other governmental interventions.
- Jacinta (2021) – A Hulu-original feature documentary about intergenerational trauma and addiction. It follows a young woman who struggles to find stability and deal with addiction while reconnecting with her estranged daughter.
- A Tale Dark & Grimm– An animated series based on the books by Adam Gidwitz. It follows Hansel and Gretel (now a Prince and Princess) as they travel through various Grimm fairytale worlds searching for the perfect parents.
- Family Business [Season 3] – A comedy about a failed and broke entrepreneur who decides to turn their Kosher butcher shop into Paris’ first marijuana coffee shop to cash in on legalized pot.
- Grudge (2021) – Turkish-language film about a police officer who, while celebrating, kills a man. The officer is then assigned the murder case, forcing him to play cat and mouse with himself.
- LOL Surprise: The Movie (2021) – Based on the famous toy line, this 45-minute mixed media movie follows a young girl who gets sucked into the doll’s world.
- My Brother, My Sister (2021)– An Italian drama that follows two siblings forced to live together for a year due to a clause in their father’s will. While the siblings struggle to adapt, their children find surprising kinship in each other as both families learn about acceptance.
- Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle (2020) – The 23rd film in the Pokémon franchise sees Ash Ketchum and Pikachu meet a boy raised by Pokémon and learn that his home may be under threat.
- Pretty Smart– A sitcom starring Emily Osment as Chelsea, a depressed but book-smart writer forced to move in with her outgoing sister and three roommates.
Saturday, October 9th
- Birdgirl [Season 1]– Spin-off of cult-favorite Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law. It sees Judy Ken Sebben take over her father’s company while dealing with her wacky friends and fighting crime as Birdgirl
- To Your Eternity [Season 1] (Subtitled) – Part of HBO Max’s Crunchyroll anime collection. To Your Eternity follows Fushi, an eternal being who searches the world to find what it means to be human.
- Shark Tank [Season 13 Premiere] – The first episode of a new season of the popular reality show that sees entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a group of experts in the hope of getting them to invest.
- Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) – The sequel to the breakout horror hit sees husband and wife Josh and Renai Lambert deal with the supernatural events that plague their family.
- Blue Period – An anime following high school student Yatora Yaguchi. Yatora struggles with life until he discovers art. However, his artistic dreams face several obstacles.
Sunday, October 10th
- G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)– The second in the G.I. Joe action film franchise, Retaliation sees the Joes framed for a crime they didn’t commit, forcing them to fight back and clear their name.
- Rogue Hostage (2021)– An action-thriller that sees a former marine trapped in a race against time. He must save his daughter, a congressman, and a group of hostages from a store where they are being held captive.