True crime documentary show about famous heists among the new additions to Netflix this weekend 1 month ago

True crime documentary show about famous heists among the new additions to Netflix this weekend

The series chronicles three massive US heists, as explained by those who pulled them off.

Trying to decide what to watch this weekend? Not to worry, as Netflix has added a whole lot of gems to their current catalogue.

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Below JOE has chosen its top Netflix picks for this weekend for anyone who wants to get out of the heat.

Heist (Now on Netflix)

This new six-part documentary series chronicles three of the biggest heists in modern American history, as explained by the people who pulled them off.

The synopsis reads: "A 21-year-old woman steals millions in Vegas casino cash. An aspiring father swipes a fortune from the Miami airport... and uses TV shows to learn how to get away with it. A Kentucky dad is accused of one of the biggest bourbon burglaries in history."

Through re-enactments and original interviews, each of the three heists will be told over two episodes.

Fear Street Trilogy (Now on Netflix)

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Based on R. L. Stine's book series of the same name, the Fear Street trilogy of movies centre around teenagers who work to break the curse that has plagued their town for hundreds of years.

The trilogy comprises of Fear Street Part 1: 1994, Fear Street Part 2: 1978 and the latest, final entry Fear Street Part 3: 1666.

Never Have I Ever: Season 2 (Now on Netflix)

In Season 2 of Never Have I Ever, Indian American teenager Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) continues to deal with the everyday pressures of high school and drama at home, while also navigating new romantic relationships.

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The coming-of-age comedy was co-created by Mindy Kaling.

A Few Good Men (Now on Netflix)

Two Marines stand accused of murdering a member of their platoon during an unsanctioned disciplinary action. Hoping to obtain a quiet plea bargain, the Navy appoints young Lt. Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise) to defend the accused Marines.

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When his committed colleague (Demi Moore) pushes him deeper into the case, particularly in the direction of base commander Col. Jessup (Jack Nicholson), Kaffee realises he must go to court, risk his professional career and defy the Navy's efforts to hush up the case.

Attack the Block (On Netflix 18 July)

From the producers of Shaun of the Dead, Attack the Block is an action-adventure movie that sees a teen street gang (led by Star Wars' John Boyega) pitted against an invasion of savage alien monsters.

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (On Netflix 18 July)

Based on the classic novel of the same name, this international thriller set at the height of the Cold War sees disgraced British spy George Smiley (Gary Oldman) rehired in secret by his government. This is as they fear that MI-6 has been compromised by a double agent working for the Soviets.

The movie also stars Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Toby Jones, Stephen Graham, Kathy Burke and Ciarán Hinds.

Van Helsing: Season 5 (Now on Netflix)

In the final season of the fantasy horror drama series, the Van Helsings discover the roots of the Dark One, Vanessa languishes in the Dark Realm and Dracula rules from the White House.

Clips via Netflix, Sony Pictures Entertainment and tinkertailormovie