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What to watch: Best movies new to streaming from The Killer to The Last Rifleman

Other highlights include Big George Foreman

Movies new to streaming include The Killer and Big George Foreman (Netflix/Sky)
Movies new to streaming include The Killer and Big George Foreman (Netflix/Sky)

Wondering what to watch this weekend? Well. streamers are bringing a number of new movies to their respective platforms.

Netflix, Sky Cinema, NOW and BBC iPlayer have a number of films on offer for viewers this week for subscribers, from chilling thrillers to biopics and more.

Read more: Everything to know about The Killer

Here is everything that you need to know about the movies new to streaming.

The Killer | Netflix (pick of the week)

The Killer (Netflix)
The Killer (Netflix)

David Fincher returns to Netflix and, no, it's not for a new season of Mindhunter. The acclaimed filmmaker is back with a different kind of thriller, one about an assassin being hunted and doing everything in his power to take his enemies, and former colleagues, down.

The film stars Michael Fassbender as the unnamed assassin, and has received praise from critics for its stylistic visuals and intense story.

Big George Foreman | Sky Cinema and NOW

Khris Davis as Big George Foreman in the biopic of the same name (Sky)
Khris Davis as Big George Foreman in the biopic of the same name (Sky)

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Sports dramas are always a good source of entertainment, and Sky Cinema and NOW are bringing a boxing movie to its subscribers.

Big George Foreman is a biopic about the iconic heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman and how he came to become the beloved sportsman he is today.

The Last Rifleman | Sky Cinema and NOW

Pierce Brosnan in The Last Rifleman (Sky)
Pierce Brosnan in The Last Rifleman (Sky)

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Pierce Brosnan plays a veteran who escapes his nursing home in Ireland in order to pay his respects on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy.

The drama is loosely based on the real life of veteran Bernard Jordan, whose story inspired a biopic starring Michael Caine and Glenda Jackson called The Great Escaper.

Pan's Labyrinth | BBC iPlayer

<p>Guillermo del Toro’s masterpiece sends young Ofilia (Ivana Baquero) into a nightmarish fairy tale world that lies beneath her even more terrifying real life in Civil War-era Spain. (Picture credit: Warner Bros) </p>
Guillermo del Toro’s masterpiece Pan's Labyrinth is a must watch. (Warner Bros)

It may not be a new movie but it is certainly an unmissable one for those who have not yet seen it, and even for those who have

Guillermo del Toro's breakout film is set in Fascist Spain and follows young girl Ofilia (Ivana Baquero) into a nightmarish fairy tale world that lies beneath her own in order to save her brother. It has an unforgettable narrative, terrifying monsters and a stunning score.

The best films to watch on TV this weekend

It's not all about streaming services of course, because there are a several great films also being shown on freeview that film fans can sit down and enjoy.

Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Saoirse Ronan, Eliza Scanlen in <em>Little Women</em>.
Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Saoirse Ronan, Eliza Scanlen in Little Women.

Christmas may still be more than a month away but that doesn't mean it's too early to show festive films on terrestrial TV, it seems, because a number of Christmas favourites are being shown on Saturday including Home Alone.

Elsewhere, Greta Gerwig's Little Women is being shown on Saturday on Channel 4 and Sunday will see classics like All the President's Men being screened to viewers at home.

Here are Yahoo's picks of the weekend:

Saturday, 11 November

  • Little Women - 3.20pm, Channel 4

  • Jingle All the Way - 5pm, Film4

  • Home Alone - 6.45pm, Film4

Sunday, 12 November

  • Jack Reacher - 9pm, E4

  • A Fistful of Dollars - 9pm, ITV4

  • All the President's Men - 11pm, BBC Two

Watch the trailer for The Killer: