4 movies and TV shows coming to Netflix this week that are worth watching, including Netflix's documentary on the disastrous Fyre Festival

NetflixA documentary about the Fyre Festival is coming to Netflix.
  • Netflix adds new movies and shows almost daily.
  • INSIDER has rounded up four movies and shows hitting the streaming service this week that are worth watching.
  • One option is Netflix’s Fyre Festival documentary.

Netflix constantly adds new titles to watch on the streaming service.

Trying to choose something to watch when given so many options can be difficult, so INSIDER looked through the list of new movies and shows hitting the service this week to see what’s worth watching.

Here are four TV series and movies you should watch this week.

“American Gangster” (Movie – coming Wednesday, January 16)

American gangsterUniversal Pictures‘American Gangster’ came out in 2007.

Oscar-nominated film “American Gangster” stars Denzel Washington as real-life drug trafficker Frank Lucas with Russell Crowe playing Detective Richie Roberts. Though much of the story is fictionalized, it is based on Lucas’ life.

The movie also stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Cuba Gooding Jr., Josh Brolin, Ruby Dee, Idris Elba, Norman Reedus, and Common.

“American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace” (TV show – coming Thursday, January 17)

The Assassination of Gianni VersaceFXThe FX series dominated at the Emmys in the miniseries categories.

“American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace” has been scooping up awards – including seven Emmys and two Golden Globes – and is finally hitting Netflix. The second season of the anthology series centres on spree killer Andrew Cunanan (Darren Criss) and the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace (Edgar Ramirez).

“FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened” (Movie – coming Friday, January 18)

FYRE docNetflixThe Fyre Festival was not what it was promised to be.

Netflix’s “Fyre” is a documentary about the disastrous Fyre Festival. What was marketed as a VIP luxury experience in the Bahamas, resulted in hundreds of attendees getting stranded with delayed flights, a lack of food and water, and un-pitched tents. In this documentary, organisers and some of the people involved with the festival are telling their stories about what went wrong.

“Marvel’s The Punisher” (TV series – coming Friday, January 18)

The punisher season twoNetflixJon Bernthal is the Punisher.

Jon Bernthal is back as Frank Castle, aka the Punisher, on the Marvel series’ second season. After saving a teen from a murder attempt, Castle has to decide whether to embrace his vigilante Punisher persona or try to return to a normal-ish life.


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