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‘Army of the Dead’ and other thrilling shows to watch this weekend

By Kara Santos Published May 21, 2021 3:43 pm

Looking for something exciting to watch for movie night this weekend?

Army of the Dead is finally here! Zack Snyder’s heist film, which follows a group of mercenaries led by Dave Bautista as they venture into a zombie-infested Las Vegas to recover millions of cash from a casino vault, looks like a great popcorn flick.

Also new on the streaming giant are action-packed blockbuster films from the past decade you may have missed on the big screen, new seasons of suspense series, and local flicks.   

Here’s the latest roundup of new shows and trending shows recently added to Netflix for your weekend watchlist.. 

Army of the Dead

Synopsis: After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries takes the ultimate gamble by venturing into the quarantine zone for the greatest heist ever.

Who Killed Sara? (Season 2)

Synopsis: Hell-bent on exacting revenge and proving he was framed for his sister's murder, Álex sets out to unearth much more than the crime's real culprit.

Wanted

Synopsis: After Wesley Gibson discovers that his murdered father belonged to a secret guild of assassins, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.

The Next Three Days

Synopsis: When his wifte becomes a murder suspect and is sent to prison, a professor plots a meticulous plan to take back her freedom and reunite his family. 

Contraband

Synopsis: When his brother-in-law runs afoul a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago—smuggling—to repay his debt.

Memoir of a Murderer

Synopsis: Hiding his own murderous past, a man suffering from Alzheimer's must protect his daughter from her boyfriend, who he suspects is also a serial killer. K-pop girl group AOA's Seol-hyun stars with Seol Kyung-gu in this adaptation of a best-selling novel.

Fifty Shades of Grey

Synopsis: A wealthy, older man and a naive college student engage in an intense relationship marked by the exploration of erotic extremes.

Awaken

Synopsis: Police officers investigate dark secrets that link a series of present-day murders with puzzling incidents that took place in a town 28 years ago.

Love or Money

Synopsis: When persistent Leon sweeps her off her feet, ambitious Angel must choose between true love and her dreams of a luxurious life.

MOMOL Nights

Synopsis: On a dare from friends, a newly single young woman seeks out a one-night stand, but her casual fling becomes complicated when she meets the perfect guy.

(images via Netflix)