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Netflix Top 10 Shows and Movies: New Releases and Trending Today, November 23

Our Universe

Our Universe


There’s only one new title on either of Netflix’s Top 10 lists of movies and shows on Wednesday, Nov. 23: Our Universe, a Morgan Freeman-narrated nature documentary series that explores how everything from the birth of the Sun to the birth of sea turtles is connected. It’s at No. 7 on the TV list today. 1899 is still the No. 1 show, and Slumberland is still the No. 1 movie. The list will be shaken up tomorrow with the arrival of Wednesday, which was released today, but we won’t be around to document where it lands. Happy Thanksgiving!

But as we all know, popular doesn’t necessarily mean good. Below, we list the top 10 movies and shows on Netflix and give our quick take on whether they’re actually worth watching or not. We’ve also added what’s new on Netflix today so you can find out what will be on the Top 10 list tomorrow.

New Netflix Shows and Movies Today – Highlights

  • The Boxtrolls: Very neat stop-motion animated family film from 2014.
  • Christmas on Mistletoe Farm: A British version of a Hallmark-style Christmas movie. 
  • Wednesday: Tim Burton’s TV take on the iconic Addams Family character.

Today’s Top 10 Netflix TV Shows

Alexandre Willaume, 1899

Alexandre Willaume, 1899


1. 1899

For fans of: Dark, how confused you were while watching Dark
Is it good?: It’s a wild, moody mystery box that’s worth the ride
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 1

2. Dead to Me

For fans of: Secrets, murder, seriously ride-or-die friendships
Is it good?: Season 3 wraps up the twisty black comedy in style
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 2

3. The Crown

For fans of: The royals, revenge dresses
Is it good?: It’s The Crown, so of course it’s good, but this season doesn’t quite match up to last season
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 3

4. Pepsi, Where’s My Jet?

For fans of: Totally extreme ’90s nostalgia, the little guy vs. The Man
Is it good?: It’s sadly more into ’90s stock footage than the actual story
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 4

5. Manifest

For fans of: Doomed flights, twists and turns, Lost
Is it good?: It’ll keep you on your toes
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 5

6. Love Is Blind

For fans of: Human drama, utter emotional chaos
Is it good?: Yes, but with Season 3 coming just a few months after Season 2, we’re feeling some diminishing returns
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 6

7. Our Universe

For fans of: Nature documentaries, Morgan Freeman as the voice of God
Is it good?: It’s no Planet Earth, but it’s nice enough
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: n/a

8. Inside Job

For fans of: Thinking conspiracy theories are dumb and funny
Is it good?: Yeah, it’s pretty good
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 7

9. Ancient Apocalypse

For fans of: Ancient Aliens
Is it good?: Not really, but whatever
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 8

10. From Scratch

For fans of: Crying and falling in love and crying some more
Is it good?: It will sweep you away
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 10

More on Netflix:

Today’s Top 10 Netflix Movies

Lindsay Lohan and Chord Overstreet, Falling for Christmas

Lindsay Lohan and Chord Overstreet, Falling for Christmas

Scott Everett White/Netflix

1. Slumberland

For fans of: Cheap-looking digital effects, Jason Momoa
Is it good?: It’s such a Netflix movie
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 1

2. Where the Crawdads Sing

For fans of: legal thrillers, the South
Is it good?: Daisy Edgar-Jones is better than the movie around her
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 2

3. The Bad Guys

For fans of: Cool-looking animation, that Billie Eilish song
Is it good?: Kids love it because it’s a lot of fun
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 5

4. Christmas With You

For fans of: Freddie Prinze Jr., pop stars dating normies
Is it good?: It’s a holiday rom-com hit
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 3

5. I Am Vanessa Guillen

For fans of: Fighting for justice, uncovering military scandals
Is it good?: It’ll stick with you
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 4

6. Falling for Christmas

For fans of: Lindsay Lohan, Hallmark Christmas movies
Is it good?: It’s exactly what you think it is
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 7

7. The Wonder

For fans of: Flo Pugh, The Banshees of Inisherin
Is it good?: It’s a beautifully shot, well-acted psychological drama
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 6

8. R.I.P.D. 2: Rise of the Damned

For fans of: Supernatural Westerns, direct-to-DVD sequels
Is it good?: It’s stupid, but it’s pretty fun
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 8

9. Sing 2

For fans of: Singing animals, famous voices, popular music
Is it good?: Kids absolutely love it
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 9

10. Goosebumps

For fans of: Spooky but not too spooky, Jack Black
Is it good?: It’s a fun adaptation of the books
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 10

Based on Netflix’s Top 10 TV Shows and Movies lists and new releases for Wednesday, Nov. 23

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