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7 movies new to Netflix that you'll enjoy watching, #6 is fantastic

Netflix's catalog of content is frequently rotating. There are new movies and TV shows added almost every single day. With so much content coming and going, it's hard to decide what to watch.

That's why I've put together this list of movies added to Netflix this week that I think you'll really love, whether you're seeing it for the first time, or the millionth. Here are my top seven picks you'll enjoy watching this weekend.

1. Valley Uprising

Starring: Peter Sarsgaard

Rating: NR, Documentary

Synopsis: "The 50-year history of rock climbing in Yosemite Valley in chronicled in this documentary charting the birth and rise of a rebellious counterculture."

Why you'll love it: It's an adventure that will take you to new heights and keep you on the edge of your seat. The cast of characters is unique and the scenery from the top of the mountains they climb is absolutely gorgeous. It also has an awesome soundtrack with music from Bob Dylan and Animal Collective. 

2. The Wrecking Crew

Rating: PG

Synopsis: "This absorbing documentary profiles session musicians the Wrecking Crew, who provided backup instrumentals for numerous bands in the 1960s."

Why you'll love it: If you're a music fan, you have to see who really made the music you love. You'll get a behind-the-scenes look into how some of your favorite songs and albums were really made. It also has a great soundtrack that includes The Mamas & the Papas, Cher, The Beach Boys, the Monkees, and many more from the best decade in music history. 

3. Spotlight

Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schrieber

Rating: R

Synopsis: "The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core."

Why you'll love it: This action-adventure movie will run you through a wide range of gut-wrenching emotions, as you watch the account of the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation. 

4. Almost Famous

Starring: Kate Hudson, Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand

Rating: R

Synopsis: "In the early 1970s, William Miller writes about the band Stillwater on a cross-country tour, learning about friendship and love along the way."

Why you'll love it: It's a feel-good story that's funny, smart and is all about "sex, drugs and rock n' roll," but tastefully done. 

5. Finding Vivian Maier

Rating: NR. Documentary


Synopsis: "By all accounts, Vivian Maier was an unassuming nanny. But the photos she took that were found only after her death reveal her artistic genius."


Why you'll love it: There's mystery in almost every aspect of this story as you try to piece together why Vivian never wanted anyone to know about her photographs.

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