New on Netflix: 7 shows and movies to watch this week (Nov. 6-12)

Michael Fassbender in The Killer
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As we enter November proper, it’s time to take a look at what’s up next on one of the biggest streaming platforms around. While you prep for Black Friday sales and figure out what to cook for the big dinner later this month, we’ve sifted through this week’s new on Netflix content to see what’s worth checking out. 

The major standout is The Killer, a tense tale about an assassin (Michael Fassbender) who misses his target and has to go on a world-spanning trip to track them down. While he makes his way around the globe to track down where the person he needs to take care of has gone, he relates tales about his previous jobs and ruminates on his life in the profession. 

There’s also Escaping Twin Flames, a documentary that explores the online love community Twin Flames Universe, which has long been under fire for the way its creators, Jeff and Shaleia Divine, have allegedly encouraged toxic and cult-like behaviors.

Also new on Netflix is The Claus Family 3, just in time for the holidays, which finds the grandchildren of Santa himself taking on the responsibility of delivering gifts to everyone around the world without his guidance. 

Below, check out our day-by-day rundown of what's new on Netflix this week. 

New on Netflix this week: Top picks

The Improv: 60 and Still Standing

Celebrate six decades of laughter with The Improv at 60, a one-night event that brings together a star-studded lineup of today’s biggest acts. They grace the stage of the iconic comedy club, paying homage to the generations of comedians that came before them. This special anniversary show is packed with original performances and exclusive footage from the comedic institution. It’s a nostalgic celebration of comedy as an art form, with plenty to offer fans of the genre. And if you aren't much on stand-up comedy, it's worth a watch for a look behind the curtain, so to speak. 

Watch on Netflix starting Nov. 7

Escaping Twin Flames

Explore the world of online love gurus with this three-part documentary series. It offers a critical look at Twin Flames Universe, a controversial online community led by Jeff and Shaleia Divine, who promise to help people find their soulmates through paid classes and mentorship. However, as former members come forward, a darker side of this digital "paradise" emerges, with claims of alleged manipulation, exploitation, and encouragement of harmful behaviors, including stalking and identity distortion. There's a lot to ask about the Twin Flames Universe philosophy and how it changes its followers, but the real question seems to be how Jeff and Shaleia have continued to get away with it over the years. 

Watch on Netflix starting Nov. 8

The Claus Family 3

The third entry in The Claus Family trilogy follows siblings Jules (Mo Bakker) and Noor Claus (Amber Metdepenningnen) through another set of holiday hijinks as their latest gift delivery goes awry. As part of the only family with the power to save Christmas as we know it, it seems things are looking bleak. With Grandpa Noël (Jan Decleir) out of commission and unable to assist, it's up to Jules and Noor solve all the problems they're facing to get all the toys and presents out to everyone in the world, all without the guidance of their grandfather, the real Santa Claus. 

Watch on Netflix starting Nov. 8

Akuma Kun

Akuma Kun is an anime series based on the manga of the same name by Shigeru Mizuki. It follows a child prodigy, one who comes around ever 10,000 years, named Akuma-kun. His goal is for every human in the world can live a peaceful life without war, hunger, or any generalized unhappiness. With the assistance of an unconventional squad of demons, he uses dark magic and his intellect to try and achieve this goal. But this weird little boy doesn't always go about all this the right way. Though he's always surrounded by demons who could make his dream a reality, he's got a long way to go before he can truly harness their power and his brain to figure out humanity's problems completely. 

Watch on Netflix starting Nov. 9

The Killer

The Killer follows an assassin (Michael Fassbender) whose life takes a turn after a job goes awry when one of his bullets misses its intended target. From there, there's an international manhunt to track down the one that got away, so to speak. It's a whirlwind journey from the Dominican Republic to the streets of New Orleans, all the way to rural Florida as the disgruntled assassin reflects on his profession and past jobs, all while seeking out the one who was meant to receive his original bullet, all the while puzzling out his next steps. 

Watch on Netflix starting Nov. 10

Robbie Williams

One for the U.K. viewers out there, this new limited series gives viewers an insider look on the last 25 years of Robbie Williams' huge pop career. Following in the same vein as Beckham and Arnold, this Netflix original documentary will track back in time over Williams' solo career with unprecedented access to the man himself. In this Ridley Scott-produced limited series, Robbie looks back on his younger self and reflects on a lifetime spent in the spotlight.

Watch on Netflix starting Nov. 8

Temple of Film: 100 Years of the Egyptian Theatre

This retrospective look at the history of the iconic Egyptian Theatre features interviews with filmmakers Guillermo Del Toro (Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio) and Rian Johnson (Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery) and producer Lynette Howell Taylor (A Star Is Born). The Egyptian Theatre, built in 1922, was a fixture in Hollywood’s Golden Age and the site of the world’s very first movie premiere. This insightful look into Hollywood history is one for the movie buffs out there. 

Watch on Netflix starting Nov. 9

Everything new on Netflix: Nov. 7-12


Face Off: Seasons 4-5

The Improv: 60 and Still Standing (Netflix Comedy)
The Improv turns 60 with original performances from today's most celebrated artists and biggest concert acts, along with exclusive and rarely seen moments from one of the largest comedy archives. It's a one-night event to honor artists who defined comedy and culture for decades... all while standing in front of a simple brick wall. 


The Billionaire, the Butler and the Boyfriend (FR) (Netflix Documentary)
How did a conflict between the world's wealthiest woman and her daughter spiral into national scandal? This riveting docuseries tells the whole story.

The Claus Family 3 (BE) (Netflix Film)
When the delivery of presents goes wrong and Grandpa Noël gets in trouble, siblings Jules and Noor must work together to save Christmas. Can they do it?

Cyberbunker: The Criminal Underworld (DE) (Netflix Documentary)
This documentary reveals how a group of hackers powered the darkest corners of the internet from a Cold War-era bunker in a quiet German tourist town.

Escaping Twin Flames (Netflix Documentary)
From the Emmy-nominated filmmaking team behind Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult, comes Escaping Twin Flames, a three-part documentary series that pulls back the veil on Twin Flames Universe, a controversial online community that preys on people looking for love. 

Robbie Williams (UK) (Netflix Documentary)
After 25 years of his record-breaking solo career, Robbie looks back on his younger self and reflects on a lifetime spent in the spotlight.


Akuma Kun (JP) (Netflix Anime)
Akuma Kun, a boy raised by a demon, works with his half-human partner Mephisto III as paranormal investigators to solve various murder and mysteries.

Temple of Film: 100 Years of the Egyptian Theatre (Netflix Documentary)
Guillermo del Toro, Rian Johnson and other film luminaries look back at LA's historic Egyptian Theatre as it returns to its former movie palace glory.


At the Moment (TW) (Netflix Series)
This anthology series set during the pandemic follows 10 unique love stories of passion and heartache.

The Killer (Netflix Film)
After a fateful near miss, an assassin battles his employers — and himself — on an international hunt for retribution he insists isn't personal.

Team Ninja Warrior: Season 2


Laguna Beach: Season 3 

Leaving Netflix This Week

Leaving 11/6/23
Jerry Seinfeld: Comedian

Leaving 11/10/23
Laguna Beach: Seasons 1-2

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Brittany Vincent

Brittany Vincent has been covering video games and tech for over 13 years for publications including Tom's Guide, MTV, Rolling Stone, CNN, Popular Science, Playboy, IGN, GamesRadar, Polygon, Kotaku, Maxim, and more. She's also appeared as a panelist at video game conventions like PAX East and PAX West and has coordinated social media for companies like CNET. When she's not writing or gaming, she's looking for the next great visual novel in the vein of Saya no Uta. You can follow her on Twitter @MolotovCupcake.

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