Whether you love drama, crime or comedy, Netflix is buzzing with all your favourite genres right now. Grab your takeout, popcorn and treats and start streaming some of the most iconic Netflix shows available. Here’s 30 most binge-worthy Netflix shows to watch in Christchurch this month.
1. Extraordinary Attorney Woo
New Zealanders are loving this 16-part law series on Netflix. It tells a heartwarming story about a young lawyer with Autism. Woo Young Woo exhibits an iconic memory, a high IQ and an exemplary creative process, nevertheless, she struggles in her daily life.
This is one of the best new Netflix thrillers shows to watch. It tells the tale of two identical twins, Gina and Leni, who swap lives every year. However, things take a dramatic and mysterious turn when one of the twins goes missing opening the pair up to world of corruption.
3. Selling The OC
If you loved Selling Sunsets, you’ll be obsessed with this show where The Oppenheim Group expand to Orange County. Meet a new team of lavish real estate agents as well as plenty of big personalities that clash.
4. Alchemy Of Souls
Another hit South Korean Netflix series being absorbed by households globally. It tells the story of a powerful sorceress stuck in a blind woman’s body. One day she meets a man from a well-to-do family who wants her to help change his future.
5. Never Have I Ever
Season three has landed on Netflix which begins with Indian American girl, Devi Vishwakumar, starting her final year of High School. In season one and two, this coming-of-age comedy drama showcased Devi on a journey of discovery and seeking popularity.
6. Keep Breathing
This survival show follows the only survivor of a private plane crash, Liv played by Mexican actress Melissa Barrera, who must battle the Canadian wilderness alongside her past personal trauma while she searches for ways to stay alive in desperation.
7. The Sandman
Those who like the theme of dark fantasy will love one of the most anticipated new shows of 2022. It follows the Sandman aka Dream (Tom Sturridge) who embarks on a journey across different worlds and timelines to try and fix chaos in his absence after a century of imprisonment. It’s the perfect cross between Harry Potter and Marvel.
8. Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist
This 2-part Netflix show tells the tragic real-life story of a college football star destined to play for the NFL. However, Manti Te’o becomes the victim of a famous catfishing scam and his life changes. An interesting documentary for your watchlist this month.
9. Fate: The Winx Saga
Season 2 launches on Netflix on September 16. Return to Alfea College to follow young fairies Bloom (Abigail Cowen) and her friends as they battle with their inner demons as well as ancient creatures who threaten to end their legacies. Yep, this is the live-action reboot of Nickelodeon’s animated series.
10. The Most Hated Man On The Internet
This three-part American docuseries tells the real-life story about revenge porn crafted by Hunter Moore. A determined mother goes on a mission to get her daughter’s nude pictures removed from his revenge porn website. Certainly, an insightful watch for adults globally.
11. Virgin River
Fans of this epic series can pick up on season four with Mel Monroe and the gang. We don’t want to spoil anything if you haven’t binge-watched season one to three yet. Certainly, one of the best Netflix shows to watch in New Zealand.
12. Stranger Things 4
The second volume of the fourth installment of Stranger Things landed on Netflix in July. It picks up after six months since the battle in Starcourt, which almost destroyed Hawkins. The friends are separated for the first time, with Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) captured and stuck in a hidden location with no powers. Let the binge-watching start.
13. Man Vs Bee
Comically, a homeless man played by the hilarious Rowan Atkinson (known for Mr Bean) finds a job as a house sitter at a luxurious home. There, he encounters a mischievous bee that unleashes a series of damage and chaos. Indeed, a fan favourite among Netflix users.
14. The Umbrella Academy
This science-fiction series has three seasons. Season three picks up after the events of season two unfolded where the group of dysfunctional siblings return to the present day, learning that the timeline has been altered and they’ve been replaced by a new squad.
15. The Girl In The Mirror
This highly anticipated Spanish supernatural thriller show landed on Netflix New Zealand recently. When Alma loses her memory in a strange accident that killed most of her classmates, she tries to unravel what happened and rediscover her identity.
16. Snowflake Mountain
This reality TV show follows a group of spoilt and dramatic young adults from across the world who are tricked into a stint in the wilderness. There, they are forced to learn life skills to make them grow up and become better people. Certainly, a hilarious show to binge-watch this weekend.
17. The Lincoln Lawyer
This series follows an idealistic lawyer, Mickey Haller, who runs his services out of the back of his car. Filled with lots of mystery, crime and drama…you won’t be able to stop watching as Haller takes on big and small cases in LA.
18. Love, Death + Robots
Volume three is being absorbed by New Zealanders. It’s an adult animated series featuring a selection of captivating short stories with several genres such as fantasy, horror, comedy and science fiction. Certainly, one to binge-watch if you love robots and theories of evolution.
19. Selling Sunsets
Watch season one to five following top real estate brokers in LA at the luxurious The Oppenheim Group. Certainly, these powerful women will do what it takes to reach the top, no matter who or what gets in the way. Expect plenty of iconic homes, shocking relationships, drama and more.
20. Anatomy Of A Scandal
Starring Sienna Miller as Sophie Whitehouse and Rupert Friend as parliamentary minister James Whitehouse and a happily married couple in this new British series. However, a sex scandal secret comes to light unravelling their perfect family life.
Expect all your favourite characters to return in Season 2 along with new faces. Additionally, this season focuses on Daphne’s brother, the wild Viscount Anthony, who is in desperate need of a suitor to settle down. Although, Lady Whistleton is listening and watching everything.
First released in 2018, this fantastic series by the creators of Lost, is a must-watch on Netflix New Zealand. Shockingly, 191 flight passengers are presumed dead when their flight (unknowing to them) goes missing. Then, they land in New York after five years. However, they learn disturbing realities and that life has moved ahead without them.
23. The Witcher
If you liked Game Of Thrones, you’ll love this show. It follows the story of Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill), who is a monster hunter with special powers. In a world full of wicked people, season two examines life after the Battle of Sodden when Geralt takes Princess Cirilla (Freya Allan) to a safehouse, away from evil kings, elves, wicked humans and demons who battle for power outside.
24. Emily In Paris
If you haven’t jumped on the Emily In Paris hype, time to binge-watch Season one and two of this Emmy-nominated series. Chicago marketing executive, Emily Cooper (Lily Collins), works for her company’s team in Paris. From fashion to travel, feminism and romance…it has all the ingredients to make us totally jealous as we pine for an international escape.
25. The Chestnut Man
From the creators of The Killing, comes this spine-chilling crime thriller series. Set in Copenhagen, it follows a vicious murderer who leaves clues of a doll, matchsticks and chestnuts at each crime scene. Two detectives race against the clock to try and stop this killer, whose victims seem to be mothers only. Definitely, a must-watch on Netflix New Zealand.
26. Squid Game
This disturbing but clever Korean drama series needs no introduction. Follow a group of cash-strapped individuals as they compete in survival games, to win $55 million and a chance to have a clean slate afterward. However, they soon learn that only one person will survive the games.
The world is absorbing this new Netflix show that follows a young mother, Alex (Margaret Qualley), after she flees an abusive relationship. To support herself and her 3-year old daughter, Maddy, she takes on a cleaning job. Based on true events, this Netflix shows story is insightful, thought-provoking and relatable.
Indeed, one of the best Netflix shows to watch in New Zealand. Escape to the madness of the rich Carrington world, with Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies), Blake (Grant Show), and more, as things get hectic, from family rivalries to vicious schemes and murders. The final season five lands on Netflix end of month.
29. Sex Education
This sex comedy drama series follows a teenage boy, Otis (Asa Butterfield) with an embarrassing sex therapist mother (Gillian Anderson). Otis, with help from a classmate, secretly and mistakenly sets up a sex therapy clinic at school in exchange for money which leads the storyline to follow. Indeed, the roll-off-the-couch-laughing type of humour you need this weekend.
30. Ginny & Georgia
Following an awkward 15-year-old Ginny Miller (Antonia Gentry) and her 30-year-old free-spirited mother, Georgia Miller (Brianne Howey) who yearn to settle down after years on the run. However, Georgia’s past threatens any sort of possibility of a normal life. Indeed, one of the most addictive Netflix shows in New Zealand.