August began and Netflix announced what the great releases of the month will be, thus adding a wide variety of films to its catalog.
Premieres this month include The Thieves: The True Story of the Century Robbery, an Argentine documentary film that reveals through exclusive interviews how Argentina’s most famous bank robbery was carried out. While for fans of vampire slayer movies, there is Day Shift, with Jamie Foxx.
The streaming platform continues to add titles so that users can have a wide range of topics: science fiction, drama, comedy, horror, children’s and documentaries, among other things.
To find out what to watch this weekend, we tell you which are the 5 most watched movies on Netflix during this first week of August, according to the specialized portal Flix Patrol, and which are setting trends among users.
The 5 most watched movies on Netflix this week
1. Broken Hearts
Despite their many differences, Cassie (Sofia Carson), a struggling songwriter, and Luke (Nicholas Galitzine), a Marine with a troubled past, agree to marry only to share the benefits of military service. But when tragedy knocks on his door, the boundaries between reality and appearance become increasingly blurred. Wounded hearts is already number one among the most viewed series this week on Netflix,
In this third and final installment, Manuela Pipa Pelari (Luisana Lopilato) is no longer the same. The tough and brave woman who survived her passing by the Police by force of breaking the rules and keeping dark secrets decided to change her life. After leaving her job as an investigator and setting trafficker Cornelia Villalba free, she took a nosedive. Her aunt, Alicia Pelari, rescues her and takes her to La Quebrada, a small town in northern Argentina where she has lived isolated for years. Until the appearance of a corpse of hers drags her, again, to the places from which she thought she had escaped from her.
3. Spiderman: Far From Home
Superheroes need vacations too. But when a new threat looms during a school trip to Europe, Peter Parker must spring into action.
Starring: Tom Holland, Zendaya and Samuel L. Jackson.
4. The man in gray
In The Man in Grey, Ryan Gosling stars as the fugitive mercenary and Chris Evans as his psychopathic adversary in this espionage thriller produced by Netflix and AGBO, and directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo. This film, available worldwide from July 22 on Netflix, is in fourth place among the most viewed movies this week.
The cast also includes Ana de Armas, Regé‑Jean Page, Billy Bob Thornton, Jessica Henwick, Dhanush, Wagner Moura and Alfre Woodard. Based on the novel The Gray Man by Mark Greaney, the screenplay is by Joe Russo, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely.
5. Sea monster
A stowaway girl on a legendary monster hunter’s ship embarks on an epic journey across uncharted seas that will make history. This animated film, available to watch as a family, was the fifth most viewed movie this week on Netflix.