What to watch on Netflix this weekend

18 October 2019, 17:19 | Updated: 18 October 2019, 19:05

Nicky Idika

By Nicky Idika

If you've found yourself asking "what should I watch on Netflix this weekend", don't worry, we've got you covered. Here are the shows, documentaries, and movies to watch on Netflix this weekend including Paul Rudd's "Living With Yourself", the horror film "Eli", and "Baby" season 2.

Netflix is constantly updating its catalogue with new and original TV shows, movies, and films to watch. Every week, and on Fridays especially, Netflix drops dozens of titles that will entertain you, make you laugh, and even scare the crap out of you just in time for Halloween. So, what should you binge on Netflix this weekend?

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The weekend promises plenty of new drama, horror, and binge-worthy returns on Netflix. Paul Rudd's highly anticipated dark comedy, Living With Yourself arrives as does season 2 of the Italian teen drama, Baby. But you needn't look further than Netflix's Eli, from the producers of The Haunting of Hill House, if you're looking to scare yourself silly this weekend.

Here are five TV shows, films, and documentaries to watch on Netflix this weekend.

New and buzzworthy on Netflix: Living With Yourself

Your fave and mine, Paul Rudd, stars in Netflix's newest big-ticket project, Living With Yourself. The Ant-Man actor plays Miles, a man who is literally replaced by a better version of himself after undergoing a bizarre "spa treatment".

When Miles wakes from the jarring experience, he finds that a happier, more lovable version of himself is living in his home and occupying his life.

Aisling Bea, Alia Shawkat, and Desmin Borges also star.

What to binge on Netflix: Rhythm + Flow

If you haven't already started watching Netflix's insanely addictive rap talent search, Rhythm & Flow, this weekend is the perfect time to start. Rap hopefuls from all over the United States battle it out for $250,000 and the ultimate bragging rights.

Rappers T.I., Cardi B, and Chance The Rapper serve as judges on a show that leans into a tried and tested format but also adds some genre-specific twists.

Netflix are releasing three episodes a week until they crown a winner in the highly anticipated finale, which airs at the end of October.

T.I. Cardi B, Chance the Rapper
T.I. Cardi B, Chance the Rapper. Picture: Greg Gayne/Netflix

Documentary to watch on Netflix: Tell Me Who I Am

What would you do if you got into a horrific accident and forgot everything you'd ever known? That's what happened to Alex Lewis at age 18. Luckily, his twin brother Marcus is able to fill him in on everything he's forgotten.

Marcus tells Alex about their idyllic childhood but, in reality, Marcus is hiding a dark family secret that he doesn't reveal until decades later.

Horror Thriller to watch on Netflix: Eli

Halloween isn't far off and Netflix want you as terrified as possible.

From the producer of The Haunting of Hill House and Gerald's Game comes Eli, a film about a boy whose parents are determined to cure his rare autoimmune disorder. After they take him to an eerie manor for medical treatment, Eli begins experiencing "visions" of the supernatural persuasion.

Stranger Things star Sadie Sink also stars in the terrifying-looking new Netflix horror flick.

New seasons to binge on Netflix: Baby season 2

Fans of Netflix's Baby will be busy all weekend. The teen drama returns for season 2 as fans dive back into the lives of an intense group of teenagers living in Rome and navigating complicated school, family, and love lives.

Baby season 2
Baby season 2. Picture: Netflix