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5 Best Netflix shows to watch this weekend: Ginny and Georgia and more

It is hard to believe that we find ourselves in the final weekend of February. Granted, it’s a short month, but boy did it fly by with some great Netflix shows.

Netflix has announced new releases for March, and some good things are coming. Movies like Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and Dances with  Wolves will be available on March 1.

If you are looking to binge something this weekend, there are some great choices on Netflix. Maybe you are in the mood for a comedy tv binge? Try out Arrested Development, Grace and Frankie or The Ranch. 

Below is a list of the 5 best Netflix shows to watch this weekend

Ginny and Georgia

Ginny and Georgia just released this week and is already sitting at number one on the Netflix Top 10 TV shows list.

This dramedy follows Georgia (Brianne Howey) and her children Ginny (Antonia Gentry) and Austin (Diesel La Torraca), who are finally putting down roots after years of being on the run. Georgia longs to give her children a normal life.

Ginny seems more mature than her mother, making life very difficult for her. It is a touching mother-daughter series that you don’t want to miss.

Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan 

The series Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan is a Netflix original docu-series. This series covers the true stories in Japanese history.

This six-part series begins in 1551, and the whole season focuses on historical events in Samurai history. The stories are true and reenacted, making it seem more like an action movie than a documentary.

While watching the reenacted events, expert commentators retell the stories. The tales revolve around Date Masamune, known as the “one-eyed dragon,” a famous samurai known for his ruthlessness.

It sounds like a unique concept, and if history is your thing, you should check it out!!

The Unsettling

The Unsettling originally aired in 2019 on YouTube’s AwesomenessTV is now available to stream on Netflix.

Becca (Holly Taylor) lives in a new foster home and discovers some strange things are happening. When she arrives at  Jason (David Clayton Rogers) and Fia’s (Marguerite Moreau) home, they welcome her with open arms.

She is introduced to her siblings, which includes their biological son, Dominic (Noah Grismer) and their other foster children Connor (Tequan Richmond), Maya (Willow Shields), and Nadine (An-Li Bogan).

Dominic takes an immediate dislike to Becca, going so far as to lie to the parents about her. When Becca starts to hear things and strange apparitions appear, she starts to question reality.

There is only one season of this series, making it a very bingeable one!

The Stranger

The Netflix original series The Stranger is based on a book by Harlan Coben.

This series takes many twists and turns and keeps you interested in discovering the identity of the stranger. The Stranger tells a secret that deeply impacts a man’s life and will unveil even more secrets along the way.

Richard Armitage, Siobhan Finneran and Hannah John-Kamen star in this series.

Be sure to check this one if you are a fan of Coben’s other Netflix shows, The Woods, Safe, and The Five.

Our Planet 

This documentary looks at our planet, its natural beauty, and the effects of climate change. Our Planet is an eight-part series that takes a look at how amazing planet earth is.

This series has been on Netflix since 2019, but if you enjoy nature documentaries and a deep look at the creatures that live on our planet, you need to check this out.

The series takes a deep look into humans’ impact on the environment and that climate change affects humans and all living creatures.

An accompanying episode takes a look into the filming of this series, Our Planet Behind the Scenes. 

Enjoy your weekend, and be sure to keep watching Netflix Life for all the news on Netflix-related films and shows.