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Guide To Netflix Malaysia Shows & Movies In 2024 To Stream If Weekend Binge-Watching Is A Sport For You

Upcoming Netflix shows and movies in Malaysia

While there are a whole lot of tentpole movies to catch in the cinemas in 2024, there are also days where we want to stay at home in our PJs and be entertained with just a click of a button. With streaming service Netflix churning out crowd-pulling movies and TV series such as Bridgerton, One Day, and Queen of Tears, it’s easy to live out the movie-binging-in-PJs fantasy.

Rest assured, you won’t be starved of options anytime soon even with these series having aired already. From highly-awaited major series returns and raved-about K-dramas to kid-friendly shows, here’s an ultimate guide to upcoming shows and movies on Netflix Malaysia in 2024 to accompany you on those couch potato days.

– July –


1. Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F

Eddie Murphy is returning as the beloved Detective Axel Foley in Beverly Hills Cop: Alex F. In this fourth installment of the franchise, the detective finds his daughter’s life in danger and is forced to team up with a new partner, who also happens to be her ex-boyfriend. Together, the heroes uncover a major conspiracy.

Starts streaming: 3rd July
Genre: Action, Comedy

2. The Imaginary


Directed by renowned animator Yoshiyuki Momose, who also helmed Spirited Away, The Imaginary portrays the gorgeous world of imaginaries when Rudger – a boy imagined by young Amanda – finds himself suddenly alone at The Town of Imaginaries, where forgotten Imaginaries live.

Starts streaming: 5th July
Genre: Anime, Fantasy, Kids

3. Anyone But You


Rising stars Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell unite to create a recent rom-com treasure, Anyone But You (2023). Hitting it off with a meet-cute at a cafe to having a disastrous date, Bea and Ben are invited to a lavish destination wedding where the pair reluctantly agrees to pretend to be a couple in order to pacify parents and infuriate exes.

Starts streaming: 16th July
Genre: Romance, Comedy

4. Find Me Falling


Find Me Falling is a dreamy rom-com that has Harry Connick Jr. playing aging rock star, John Allman, who unexpectedly reignites an old flame in an idyllic Cyprus backdrop. His plan to keep a low profile at an isolated cliffside home on the island is futile when he ends up having to comfort distressed souls, and bumping into an old lover, Sia.

Starts streaming: 19th July
Genre: Romance, Comedy

5. Step Up


It’s almost absurd for any millennial to not have seen a single movie from the Step Up franchise. Netflix is doing the Gen MZ right by bringing the very first installment of this series to its platform.

Released all the way back in 2006, Step Up is undeniably a sweet teen romance with elaborated dance choreography scenes. Starring Hollywood’s former power couple Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan as the leads, the movie follows the tale of disadvantaged Tyler who gets recruited to perform with an up-and-coming modern dancer Nora.

Starts streaming: 21st July
Genre: Drama, Dance, Music, Romance

6. Wonderland


South Korean sci-fi film Wonderland has been buzzed about ever since the film’s A-list ensemble was announced – we’re talking Bae Suzy, Park Bo Gum, Choi Woo Shik, Tang Wei. Not to mention, its intriguing premise. The film tells of a virtual world created for people to communicate with their departed loved ones through simulated video calls.

Starts streaming: July
Genre: Romance, Drama, Sci-fi, Artificial Intelligence


7. Star Trek: Prodigy (Season 2)


The second season of the American animated series Star Trek: Prodigy is back with a motley crew of young aliens on the mining colony of Tars Lamora, who stumble upon an abandoned spaceship. They decide to use it for their explorations but land in trouble when the vessel’s owner returns.

Starts streaming: 1st July
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi

8. Vikings: Valhalla (Season 3)


This season of Vikings: Valhalla will be a bittersweet one for fans – it’s the third and final season that marks the last adventure in Leif, Freydis, and Harald’s stories.

The historical fiction series is an epic saga of legendary heroes in the early 11th century, fighting for their own beliefs, territory, and legacy. Seven years after the conclusion of Season 2, Freydis is now the leader of pagan Jomsborg, while Leif and Harald have achieved glory in Constantinople.

However, there are greater challenges ahead that these Vikings must brave through in order for each to reach their ultimate destiny.

Starts streaming: 11th July
Genre: Historical Drama, Action, Adventure

9. Exploding Kittens


This kitty isn’t just any cat – he is god. Taking inspiration from the beloved card game of the same name, Exploding Kittens is a new animated series that’s as bizarre as its name suggests. The eternal dispute between god and devil somehow brings them to Earth – however, they are trapped in bodies of house cats.

Starts streaming: 12th July
Genre: Animation, Comedy

10. Cobra Kai (Season 6)


It’s the beginning of the end for Cobra Kai, as the series begins its three-part episodes of its sixth and final season. With the Cobra Kai group eliminated from the Valley, a new challenge emerges as the senseis and students train for the Sekai Taikai, the world championships of karate.

Starts streaming: 18th July
Genre: Drama, Action, Comedy

11. Master Of The House


A scandalous tale is coming our way with the Thai series Master Of The House that dives into the mystery behind the death of Asia’s largest diamond tycoon. The soap opera drama promises a thrilling exploration of human ambition, greed, and the power struggles within the tycoon’s family, centering on the young and beautiful maid who he recently married.

Starts streaming: 18th July
Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Drama

12. Sweet Home (Season 3)


The third season of the apocalyptic horror-drama Sweet Home brings back everyone’s favourite pretty-faced, spiked-winged, monster-human hybrid for the ultimate showdown: to save humankind from monsterization.

The stakes are higher this time round with new threats emerging – survivors are at a crossroads between monsters and humans, their refuge is no longer secure, and there seems to be a rise of a new species.

The drama will see its notable cast members returning to reprise their roles, such as Song Kang, Lee Jin Wook, Lee Si Young, Go Min Si, and Lee Do Hyun.

Starts streaming: 19th July
Genre: K-drama, Horror, Thriller

13. Eve


Starring Son Yeji as the lead, the 2022 K-drama Eve is coming to Netflix to tell the story of Lee Ra El as a new face in high society. Determined to go after the richest clans in the country who killed her parents when she was a child, Ra El executes her 13-year revenge plot by seducing a chaebol and getting him embroiled in a lawsuit that shakes the nation.

Starts streaming: 22nd July
Genre: K-drama, Revenge, Romance

14. Tokyo Swindlers


Tokyo Swindlers is a masterful crime thriller series based on Ko Shinjo’s novel of the same name. It follows a group of real estate fraudsters trying to pull off an ambitious 10-billion-yen scam.

The large ensemble cast includes Go Ayano, Etsushi Toyokawa, Kazuki Kitamura, Eiko Koike, Pierre Taki, Shota Sometani, Anthony, Izumi Matsuoka, Kaito Yoshimura, Satoru Matsuo, Taro Suruga, Makita Sports, Koji Yamamoto, Elaiza Ikeda and Lily Franky.

Starts streaming: 25th July
Genre: Crime, Suspense, Thriller

15. The Decameron


Netflix is dialing up the dark and the drama with the soapy opera dark comedy called The Decameron, loosely inspired by the iconic short story collection of the same name.

The Black Death pandemic strikes the city of Florence in 1348, forcing a group of nobles and their servants to escape to a grand villa in the countryside to wait out the plague. But the retreat quickly crumbles into a scramble for survival amongst the characters.

Starts streaming: 25th July
Genre: Dark comedy

16. The Dragon Prince: Mystery Of Aaravos (Season 6)


The latest installment of The Dragon Prince will be dropping on Netflix this July, continuing the lore of the fantasy animated series. Season 6 will see tension arising amongst our heroes as the quest for peace in Xadia continues.

Starts streaming: 26th July
Genre: Comedy

Documentary & Variety

17. Sprint


Sports docuseries Sprint follows athletes from all over the world as they compete to be the fastest human on the planet throughout the 2023 World Championships. There’ll be exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the mental and physical perseverance of the sprinters as they train to succeed in the world of track-and-field.

Starts streaming: 2nd July
Genre: Documentary, Sports

18. The Man With 1000 Kids

The Man With 1000 Kids plunges into the true and gripping story of a serial sperm donor Jonathan Meijer, who deceived mothers all over the world into having his babies.

The three-part docuseries investigates the havoc caused by the charismatic Dutchman, which includes defrauding parents across countries and continents who have to grapple with the repercussions of Meijer’s actions and band together to stop his actions.

Starts streaming: 3rd July
Genre: Documentary

19. Receiver


July is a good month for sports fans who are tuning in on Netflix – Receiver follows five of NFL’s best pass catchers throughout their 2023 American football season, navigating tremendous pressures both on and off the field.

Starts streaming: 10th July
Genre: Documentary, Sports

20. Homicide: Los Angeles


Law & Order creator Dick Wolf brings together veteran detectives, prosecutors, and the loved ones of victims to revisit harrowing homicide cases in the true-crime docuseries Homicide: Los Angeles. The five-part series explores each case’s path to justice whilst remembering the deceased through the eyes of their friends and families.

Starts streaming: 16th July
Genre: Documentary, Crime

21. Skywalkers: A Love Story


Calling Skywalkers: A Love Story a thrilling romance would be quite apt. This film follows a pair of Moscow daredevils – Angela Nikolau and Ivan Beerkus – and their wild adventures while scaling some of the world’s tallest buildings and performing death-defying stunts on skyscrapers.

Starts streaming: 19th July
Genre: Documentary

22. Too Hot To Handle (Season 6)

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Netflix’s hit reality series Too Hot To Handle is bringing the heat back with its 6th season this July, with attractive singletons lounging and mingling on an island together. Like with every season of the show, viewers can expect a whole lot of drama and seat-gripping twists.

Starts streaming: 19th July
Genre: Variety, Romance

23. Resurrected Rides


Netflix’s new car restoration show Resurrection Rides has comedian Chris Redd teaming up with a dream team of car experts to help owners transform their beloved worn-out vehicles into roadworthy masterpieces.

Starts streaming: 24th July
Genre: Variety

24. Mountain Queen: The Summits Of Lhakpa Sherpa

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Image credit: IMDb via website

Mountain Queen: The Summit Of Lhakpa Sherpa is an American documentary film directed by Lucy Walker. It follows the story of the first Nepali woman to summit Mount Everest and survive.

Sherpa’s resilience shines through in this documentary, which chronicles the single mother’s exceptional life and her inspiring adventure up the mountain.

Starts streaming: 31st July
Genre: Documentary

25. Simone Biles Rising


Yet another highly-anticipated sports documentary, Simone Biles Rising offers an intimate look at the story behind the shocking withdrawal of a promising young gymnast from numerous events during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The four-part series narrates the star athlete’s return to the sport after battling mental blocks, and her attempt to rebuild her career again.

Starts streaming: July
Genre: Documentary, Sports

– August –


1. Saving Bikini Bottom: A Sandy Cheeks Movie

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Image credit: Netflix

The bubbly squirrel of our beloved cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants is finally having her very own movie titled Saving Bikini Bottom: A Sandy Cheeks Movie. When Bikini Bottom is suddenly scooped out of the ocean, Sandy Cheeks heads on a quest with Spongebob to save the town from the hands of an evil CEO.

Starts streaming: 2nd August
Genre: Animation, Kids, Comedy

2. The Union


Former high school sweethearts Mike and Roxanne become super spies in the upcoming Netflix action-comedy film The Union. Starring Mark Wahlberg and Halle Berry as the leads, the movie promises a whirlwind of an adventure when Mike’s quiet working-class world gets thrown into chaos after being recruited by his ex-flame to join her in a high-stakes US intelligence mission.

Starts streaming: 16th August
Genre: Adventure, Action, Comedy


3. A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder


A TV adaptation that’s probably on every bookworm’s watchlist is Netflix’s new murder mystery titled A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder. Based on Holly Jackson’s hugely successful YA mystery novel, the six-part series stars Wednesday’s Emma Myers as Pip, who becomes obsessed with solving the murder of a local high school student that took place five years ago.

Starts streaming: 1st August
Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Drama

4. The Umbrella Academy (Season 4)


Netflix’s hit superhero series The Umbrella Academy is taking viewers on yet another Hargreeves siblings adventure. Stripped of their superpowers, the Hargreeves are confronted with a new trial this season – living a normal life.

Starts streaming: 8th August
Genre: Action, Sci-fi

5. Emily In Paris (Season 4)


After that très dramatic ending in the last season of Emily In Paris, fans are understandably impatient waiting for the next season to drop. Good news, we’re about to revel in all the tea very soon. Season 4 of the soapy rom-com Netflix series will be split into two parts, and is said to be set during wintertime – so you can bet that there’ll be a whole lot of new fashion, drama, and romance coming our way.

For the uninitiated, the series follows the titular Emily Cooper – a marketing executive from Chicago who moves to Paris for work – and her adventures during her time in the City of Love.

Starts streaming: 15th August
Genre: Romance, Comedy

6. Terminator Zero

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Image credit: IMDb via website

Terminator Zero is an eight-episode anime series coming to Netflix this August, featuring the voices of Timothy Olyphant, Rosario Dawson, André Holland, Sonoya Mizuno, and Ann Dowd. Set in Japan in 1997, the anime follows a Japanese tech genius Malcolm Lee as he creates his own A.I. known as Skynet.

The twist comes when the A.I. becomes self-aware and usurps its human masters, leading to an all-out war between humanity and machines.

Starts streaming: 29th August
Genre: Anime, Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Documentary & Variety

7. Mon Laferte, te amo


Giving us the intimate portrait of an artist who revolutionised Latin American music, Mon Lafert, te amo is a documentary that’ll take us behind the scenes of the Chilean Mexican singer-songwriter’s recent world tour. It documents Mon’s journey into motherhood as she also confronts the wounds from childhood abuse.

Starts streaming: 1st August
Genre: Documentary, Music

– September –


1. His Three Daughters


Start your September off on a poignant note by streaming the 2023 American film His Three Daughters. It stars Carrie Coon, Elizabeth Olsen, and Natasha Lyonne as sisters who return to their father’s small apartment after his health declines. As they wait for the worst, old resentments rise to the surface, and the sisters’ relationships face new strains.

Starts streaming: 20th September
Genre: Drama, Family


2. Nobody Wants This

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Image credit: Netflix

If you’re looking for a series that’ll make you laugh and swoon, the comedy series Nobody Wants This is for you. Created by Erin Foster, the show is based on Foster’s own love story that charts the unlikely relationship between Joanne and Noah, an unexpected duo.

Starts streaming: 26th September
Genre: Romance, Comedy

Documentary & Variety

3. Apollo 13: Survival

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Peter Middleton’s Netflix documentary Apollo 13: Survival investigates the ill-fated 1970 space mission when NASA’s third moon-landing mission suffered a catastrophic explosion. Through a blend of new and archive footage, as well as interviews with key figures, the series will lead viewers through a gripping reconstruction of the eventful mission.

Starts streaming: 5th September
Genre: Documentary

4. Jack Whitehall: Fatherhood With My Father


Jack Whitehall and his father Michael are the stars of the new Netflix series Jack Whitehall: Fatherhood With My Father. As the British comedian embarks on the journey of fatherhood, he reunites with his father on a path of discovery and adventure by examining what fatherhood means across the globe.

Starts streaming: September
Genre: Documentary

– October –


1. Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft


One of many video game adaptations of Netflix, the action-animated series Tomb Raider: The Legend Of Lara Croft picks up after the events of the Survivor Trilogy of video games, with Croft embarking on more perilous solo adventures.

Voiced by Hayley Atwell, Croft must return home when a Chinese artefact is stolen from Croft Manor by a thief with an uncanny personal connection.

Starts streaming: 10th October
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure

2. Heartstopper (Season 3)


We’ve watched the last two seasons over a thousand times now, so it’s fantastic news that Heartstopper is finally returning with its third season. Lovebirds, Nick and Charlie, will have viewers feeling all warm and bubbly inside as their relationship deepens. However, at the same time, they will have to face their biggest emotional challenges yet.

Starts streaming: October
Genre: Romance

New movies & shows on Netflix Malaysia in 2024

From the gazillionth season of various hit series to compelling new titles, we’ve definitely got a fresh slate of movies and TV shows that’ll tide us through the year. So, bookmark this guide for an updated lineup of movies and shows to get excited for on Netflix in 2024.

For more entertainment content in Malaysia, here’s the most anticipated movies coming to Malaysia in 2024 and 10 movies on Netflix Malaysia with heartwarming on-screen fathers.

Cover image adapted from: Netflix & Variety