Here’s What’s About To Hit NetflixBy: Chris Crum - February 13, 2014
As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days.
Yep, the list with House of Cards: Season 2 is finally here. It’s due to hit at 3 AM Eastern on Friday. In the meantime, check out the Best of Frank Underwood. If political thrillers aren’t your thing, surely you can find something here worth looking at. If you have kids, Friday also marks the beginning of Netflix’s exclusive streaming availability of Clifford the Big Red Dog.
Available on 2/14:
House of Cards: Season 2
Three Emmy Award wins including David Fincher (“The Social Network”) for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series and nine nominations including Outstanding Drama Series went to this acclaimed political thriller. Lead Actor nominee Kevin Spacey stars as ruthless, cunning Congressman Francis Underwood, who will stop at nothing to conquer the halls of power in Washington D.C. His secret weapon: his gorgeous, ambitious, and equally conniving wife Claire (Lead Actress nominee Robin Wright).
Clifford the Big Red Dog: Season 1
This fun-filled season of episodes follows Clifford and his pals (both canine and human) as they play, discover and interact with one another and the inhabitants of Birdwell Island, learning that good friends are what life is all about.
Available on 2/15:
Dolph Lundgren, Vinnie Jones, Randy Couture, Carly Pope, Gianni Capaldi, Daniel Bonjour
Set in Los Angeles, this action-thriller follows a veteran DEA operative who’s closing in on an international cocaine-smuggling ring. But when a fellow agent goes undercover with the drug dealers and gets in too deep, the case becomes personal.
Burn Notice: Season 7
After inexplicably being blacklisted by his government handlers and having all his assets frozen, quick-thinking and resourceful spy Michael Westen tries to uncover who’s responsible for burning him while helping ordinary people with big problems.
Chris Porter: Ugly and Angry (2013)
In this stand-up special filmed in Kansas City, comedian Chris Porter, an ex-finalist on “Last Comic Standing,” delivers his takes on drugs, growing old, women’s fashion and his love for Taco Bell.
Force of Execution (2013)
Steven Seagal, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Bren Foster, Jenny Gabrielle, Marlon Lewis, David House
An epic showdown ensues when a gangland crime boss — torn between his legacy and a desire to get out of the business — pits his hit-man protégé against a ruthless new player who’s plotting his ascent to power.
Available on 2/16:
Marvel’s Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United (2013)
Marvel makes cinematic history again when, for the first time ever, Hulk’s pulverizing brute strength and Tony Stark’s high-tech brainpower come together to face off against the ultimate enemy. Presented in groundbreaking Marvel CG Animation.
Stephen Dorff, Elle Fanning, Chris Pontius, Erin Wasson, Alexandra Williams, Nathalie Fay, Kristina Shannon, Karissa Shannon, Laura Chiatti, Lala Sloatman, Amanda Anka, Michelle Monaghan
This atmospheric dramedy centers on hard-living actor Johnny, whose life is thrown for a loop when his 11-year-old daughter, Cleo, pays him a surprise visit. As the two become better acquainted, Johnny realizes he needs to make changes.
The Pitch: Season 2
Ad execs live up to their cutthroat reputation as agencies go head-to-head for new clients, with only seven days to build the perfect sales pitch. From brainstorm to delivery, teams struggle to come up with killer creative that will seal the deal.
Available on 2/17:
Violet & Daisy (2011)
Saoirse Ronan, Alexis Bledel, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Danny Trejo, James Gandolfini, Tatiana Maslany
Teen assassins Violet and Daisy are normally unaffected by the gruesome details of their job. But when their latest target turns out to be someone unexpected, a simple hit becomes much more complicated in this vivid thriller.
Available on 2/18:
Crossing Lines: Season 1 (2013)
In this international crime drama, Carl Hickman is a bitter ex-cop whose friends persuade him to join a global police agency based in the Hague. Hickman soon finds himself traveling far and wide to hunt down some of the world’s most artful criminals.
Available on 2/19:
Cult: Season 1 (2013)
Production assistant Skye Yarrow teams up with journalist Jeff Sefton to investigate her popular show’s obsessive fans — and their possible involvement in copycat crimes drawn from the program.
Available on 2/20:
Bad Milo (2013)
Ken Marino, Gillian Jacobs, Mary Kay Place, Claudia Choi, Toby Huss, Patrick Warburton, Erik Charles Nielsen, Peter Stormare, Stephen Root, Kumail Nanjiani
A young married man with a boss from hell and a difficult mother has so much stress that a horrible creature has grown inside his digestive tract — and pops out now and then to kill whoever’s causing him problems.
Best Man Down (2013)
Justin Long, Tyler Labine, Jess Weixler, Addison Timlin, Frances O’Connor, Shelley Long, Evan Jones, Michael Landes, Peter Syvertsen, James Detmar
After casting a raucous shadow over Scott and Kristin’s wedding, hard-partying best man Lumpy dies, derailing the couple’s honeymoon plans. But as they plan Lumpy’s funeral, the newlyweds uncover some surprising facts about their obnoxious friend.
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