As usual, every week Netflix updates its catalog of titles available around the world.
This week, Netflix added new productions between series and movies, which quickly became among those preferred by subscribers of the platform.
These are the most watched series and movies in Venezuela this week:
The story picks up six months after the battle at the Starcourt Mall, which brought terror and destruction to Hawkins. Battling the aftermath, the group of friends is separated for the first time and has to deal with the complexities of high school, which doesn’t make things easy for them. In this moment, the most vulnerable of all, a terrifying new supernatural threat arises, representing a new and horrible mystery that, if they can be solved, could end the horrors of the Upside Down.
Director: Matt Duffer; Ross Duffer; shawn levy
Cast: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, David Harbour, Winona Ryder, Sadie Sink, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp
Tirso Abantos (José Coronado) is an ex-military man who works in a neighborhood hardware store; lonely and little given to showing affection, after a family incident he is forced to take care of his granddaughter Irene (Nona Sobo), a rebellious young woman of Vietnamese origin whom Tirso’s daughter is unable to control. . The clash between grandfather and granddaughter is total and coexistence is complicated from the first moment, not only because of the character of both, but also because of the bad company that the young woman frequents in the neighborhood. In his attempt to straighten it out, Tirso will be forced to leave his routine and will become an “accidental hero” who will stand up to the gangsters who are taking over the streets, knowing that this role will only bring him problems.
Creator: Aitor Gabilondo and David Bermejo
Cast: José Coronado, Luis Zahera, Felipe Londoño, Nona Sobo, Jordi Sánchez, Laura Ramos, Manuel Tallafé, Manolo Caro, Itziar Atienza, Franky Martín, María de Nati, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Maria Molins
Successful Colombian soap opera written by Fernando Gaitán, starring Margarita Rosa de Francisco and Guy Ecker in 1994, of which the Colombian channel RCN made a new version that reached Netflix. The story focuses on Teresa Suárez, “La gaviota” (Laura Londoño), a humble and simple woman who goes to Hacienda Casablanca every year to collect the coffee harvested during the second season of the year together with her mother Carmenza (Katherine Vélez) . This time they hope it will be the last trip: with luck, they will own their own land. But love will cross her path, because Gaviota will fall in love with Sebastián (William Levy).
Director: Mauricio Cruz Fortunato and Olga Lucia Rodriguez
Cast: William Levy, Laura Londoño, Carmen Villalobos, Diego Cadavid, Lincoln Palomeque, Luces Velásquez, Katherine Vélez, Andrés Toro as Aurelio Díaz, Mabel Moreno, Ramiro Meneses, among others
Peter the scaly
The popular Colombian telenovela produced by Caracol Tv and released in 2001 tells the story of Pedro Coral Tavera, who is not the typical heartthrob: he is not rich, he is not handsome, he does not dress well and he thinks he is a good dancer. This inveterate womanizer, an implacable heartthrob, arrives in Bogotá escaping from his hometown due to nothing more and nothing less than a problem with the skirts. As soon as he arrives, Pedro, a “scaly” being, intelligent and in love, bumps into the love of his life, Paula Dávila, and in less than 48 hours he ends up being her driver and confidant. Not only that, but she also becomes the great breadwinner of the Pacheco family, made up exclusively of women, whom the man of the house has just left to go to the other world. This is how Pedrito Coral Tavera finds the perfect setting to interpret and display his scales.
Director: Juan Carlos Villamizar
Cast: Sandra Reyes, Miguel Varoni, Marcela Mar, Javier Gómez, Alina Lozano, Jairo Camargo, Álvaro Bayona, Martha Osorio, among others
Created by Leonardo Padrón, Pálpito tells the story of how Simón’s wife was taken from her life to remove her heart and transplant it to Camila, a woman married to a wealthy man. Seeking revenge, Simón enters the dangerous world of organ trafficking. In the desperate search for him, fate leads him to fall in love with Camila, who is alive thanks to the heart that was taken from his wife. The conflict will reach its peak when both discover an unexpected truth.
Cast: Michel Brown, Ana Lucía Domínguez, Sebastián Martínez, Margarita Muñoz, Moisés Arismendi, Valeria Emiliani, Julián Cerati, Juan Fernando Sánchez, Mauricio Cujar, Jacqueline Arenal, among others
The Battle of Kamdesh
Based on the best-selling book by Jake Tapper, the film is a critically acclaimed war drama. The film follows the story of a small unit of American soldiers who are stationed in the most dangerous place in Afghanistan. From there, the group of soldiers will have to face the overwhelming attack of a larger group of Taliban. In the face of combat, Americans make the fight for survival an example of courage.
Duration: 2 hours and 3 minutes
Director: Rod Lurie
Cast: Scott Eastwood, Caleb Landry Jones, Orlando Bloom, Milo Gibson, Taylor John Smith, Celina Sinden, Cory Hardrict, Alexander Arnold, Bobby Lockwood, Will Attenborough, Kwame Patterson, Jacob Scipio, Aleksandar Aleksiev, among others
Memories of a Geisha
The story is set in Japan during the year 1929. Chiyo, a young Japanese woman, is sold to work at Nitta Okiya’s Geisha house. Her older sister is not accepted as a geisha so she is sent to a brothel. In the house, Chiyo meets Pumpkin, and both will be instructed as geishas by Hatsumomo and his rival Mameha. Chiyo’s beginnings will be rough, especially since she decides to be closer to the love of her life, the president.
Duration: 2 hours and 25 minutes
Director: Rob Marshall
Cast: Zhang Ziyi, Suzuka Ohgo, Shizuko Hoshi, Samantha Futerman, Mako, Michelle Yeoh, Elizabeth Sung, Kaori Momoi, Kotoko Kawamura, Ken Watanabe, among others
hell on the border
The film, based on true events, chronicles the life of Bass Reeves, the first black US Marshal, west of the Mississippi River. He worked primarily in Arkansas and the Oklahoma Territory. During his career he was credited with arresting more than 3,000 criminals, as well as shooting and killing 14 outlaws in self-defense.
Duration: 1 hour and 50 minutes
Director: Wes Miller
Cast: David Gyasi, Ron Perlman, Frank Grillo, Zahn McClarnon, Randy Wayne, Manu Intiraymi, Emily Towles, Marshall R. Teague, Rudy Youngblood, Jaqueline Fleming, Ryan Francis, Ashley Atwood, among others
The story follows two legendary revolutionaries who travel far from home to fight for their country in the 1920s against the colonizing British Army.
Duration: 3 hours and 5 minutes
Director: SS Rajamouli
Cast: Ram Charan, Junior NTR, Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgan, Prakash Raj, Posani Krishn Murali, Nitin Sathya, Edward Sonnenblick, Alison Doody, Samuthirakani, Ray Stevenson, among others
Jack Reacher: under the spotlight
One morning in an ordinary city, five people are shot to death in a seemingly random and illogical attack. All the evidence points to a suspect: a former military sniper who is quickly apprehended by investigators. Questioning the man produces a statement: Contact Jack Reacher. Reacher, an enigmatic ex-military investigator, believes the authorities have the right man, but agrees to help the criminal’s defense attorney find out what happened.
Duration: 2 hours and 11 minutes
Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Cast: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, David Oyelowo, Werner Herzog, Robert Duvall, Jai Courtney, Vladimir Sizov, Josep Sikora, among others