Top 10 Netflix Shows and Movies: Today’s New and Trending, September 21

Ralph Macchio, Cobra Kai


In A Quiet Week on Netflix, Cobra Kai Season 5 retained the top spot on the streaming service’s weekly Global Top 10 list from September 12-18, Netflix announced yesterday. It was No. 1 for two weeks and is No. 1 again on the daily Top 10 chart on Wednesday, September 21. But it could be surpassed tomorrow by Ryan Murphy’s Evan Peters-directed Jeffrey Dahmer limited series, which premieres today. On the cinema side, the Minions continue to dominate, with the Despicable Me franchise occupying three of the 10 spots on the list.

But popular does not necessarily mean good. Below we list the top 10 movies and shows on Netflix and give our quick opinion on whether they are really worth watching or not. We’ve also added what’s new on Netflix today so you can find out what’s making the top 10 list tomorrow.

New Netflix shows and movies today

  • Dahmer – Monster: The Story of Jeffrey Dahmer: Four years into his contract with Netflix, Ryan Murphy is finally doing the kind of show Netflix hoped he would do when they hired him with this limited series about notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer (Evan Peters). focuses on its victims.
  • Design Miami: A workplace reality series about Miami’s two hottest interior designers, who happen to be married to each other.
  • Fortune Seller: a TV scam: Italian scam docu-series about two women who became the country’s leading teleshopping personalities, until they went too far.
  • Iron Chef Mexico: August’s cooking competition series gets a Mexican edition.
  • The perfumer: Here’s how Netflix describes this German film: “To regain her sense of smell and find her lover, a detective teams up with a perfumer who uses deadly methods to create the perfect perfume.” Sweet!
  • The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist: True crime docuseries about the people who robbed the homes of celebrities in the early 2000s.

Today’s 10 Best Netflix TV Shows

Olivia Colman, The Crown

Olivia Colman, The crown

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1. Cobra Kai

For fans of: The Karate Kidthe 80s, the Valley
Is it good?: Five seasons later, it’s still great
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 1

2. Destiny: The Winx Saga

For fans of: Supernatural teens, fairies, TV-MA adaptations of children’s shows
Is it good?: It’s Not Even Good For A Netflix Supernatural Teen Drama
Trailer | Ranking yesterday: 2

3. El Rey, Vicente Fernandez

For fans of: Music, true stories, Jaime Camil
Is it good?: It’s a fun and easy watch
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 4

4. In the dark

For fans of: Drunken protagonists, amateur detectives
Is it good?: It’s kinda silly, but mostly in a fun way
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 3

5. Our mother’s sins

For fans of: True Crime, Cults
Is it good?: It’s captivating, and with only three episodes, it won’t take you too long
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 5

6. Love is blind

For fans of: Human drama, total emotional chaos
Is it good?: With the release of season 3 just a few months after season 2, we are feeling diminishing returns
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 6

seven. The crown

For fans of: The British Monarchy, History and current events, saying RIP to Queen Elizabeth
Is it good?: It is extremely well made and extremely dry as you would expect
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 7

8. Devil in Ohio

For fans of: Temperance “Bones” Brennan, Annoying Guests, Cult Midwestern Stuff
Is it good?: No, but people will watch it anyway
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 8

9. The imperfect

For fans of: The Umbrella Academy, To be humangen z things
Is it good?: It’s not perfect, but this series about teenagers with monstrous superpowers is decent
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 9

ten. Narco Saints

For fans of: Korean dramas, drug lords and the people who hunt them
Is it good?: It’s funny!
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 10

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Today’s Top 10 Netflix Movies

Ed Skrein, I used to be famous

Ed Skrein, I used to be famous

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1. Father Stu

For fans of: Films so Catholic Mark Wahlberg and Mel Gibson is in them
Is it good?: Father forgive me, but no
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 1

2. Revenge

For fans of: Strangers on a trainGen Z icons Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke
Is it good?: It is very funny
Trailer | Ranking yesterday: 2

3. It is the end

For fans of: Celebrities laugh at themselves
Is it good?: It’s so funny, especially the parts with Danny McBride
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 3

4. Despicable Me 2

For fans of: Minions
Is it good?: Actually, of course
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 4

5. Minions and more 1

For fans of: Minions, duh
Is it good?: This collection of Minions shorts is exactly what you think it is
No trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 8

6. Sing 2

For fans of: Singing animals, famous voices, popular music
Is it good?: Kids love it
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 5

seven. Morbius

For fans of: Understanding internet jokes, vampires, the whole Jared Leto thing
Is it good?: It’s no Venomthat’s for sure
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 6

8. The Mortal Instruments: City of Darkness

For fans of: Shameless hunger games counterfeits
Is it good?: It’s really bad
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: n/a

9. Despicable Me

For fans of: Minions
Is it good?: This is the movie that started it all, and it’s kinda cute
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 7

ten. I used to be famous

For fans of: Heartwarming Redemption Stories, Boy Bands
Is it good?: It’s cute
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: n/a

Based on Netflix’s Top 10 TV Shows & Movies lists and new releases for Wednesday, September 21

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Julia Garner, Ozark

Julia Garner, ozark

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