Best TV shows, movies to stream this weekend on Netflix, Hulu, Peacock: February 9, 2024 – Business Insider

True crime fans have plenty of options this week.
“Raël: The Alien Prophet,” “Lover, Stalker, Killer,” and “They Called Him Mostly Harmless” are three new docs that dropped on streamers this week about a controversial human-cloning cult, a deadly love triangle, and a mysterious dead hiker, respectively.
Beloved comedies “Abbott Elementary” and “The Conners” also both returned for new seasons this week.
Ahead of Valentine’s Day, there are plenty of romance dramas and rom-coms available to stream, from new offerings like Netflix’s “One Day” series to the steamy “Fifty Shades” trilogy to the critically acclaimed “All of Us Strangers.”
Here’s a complete rundown of all the best movies, shows, and documentaries to stream this weekend, broken down by what kind of entertainment you’re looking for.
The title of this one will probably be enough to draw viewers in. But in case you want further explanation, “Raël: The Alien Prophet” examines a controversial French cult. Founded by Claude Vorilhon in the 1970s, the Raëlian movement became convinced that cloning humans was the way to immortality — and they claim to have successfully done it in the early 2000s.
Streaming on: Netflix
Online dating can be stressful. But for Dave Kroupa, a newly single mechanic in Nebraska, it became straight-up nightmarish. “Lover, Stalker, Killer” unpacks the shocking story of a twisted, deadly love triangle in what’s one of the wildest true crime stories in recent memory.
Streaming on: Netflix
A new Max true-crime documentary directed by Patricia E. Gillespie tracks the efforts of online sleuths to uncover the identity of a mysterious hiker, known only as “Mostly Harmless,” after he was found dead.
Streaming on: Max
If you’ve ever watched any reality dating show and thought “this could surely all be solved with polyamory,” I have some good news for you. “Couple to Throuple,” hosted by Scott Evans and guided by sex and relationships expert Shamyra Howard, is exactly what it sounds like.
Streaming on: Peacock
Emmy winner Quinta Brunson’s hit comedy series returned for its third season on Wednesday. The premiere, which aired on ABC, is now streaming on Hulu — as are the first two seasons, if you need to catch up.
Streaming on: Hulu
ABC’s long-running “Roseanne” spinoff also kicked off its sixth season on Wednesday. It’s also available on Hulu now.
Check out Business Insider’s interview with star John Goodman here.
Streaming on: Hulu
This animated superhero adventure show from Marvel follows 13-year-old Lunella Lafayette (aka Moon Girl) and her dino companion Devil Dinosaur. Its 24-episode second season premiered on February 2, and the first two episodes are streaming now.
Streaming on: Disney+
No, this isn’t the 1942 supernatural horror film about people who turn into black panthers when they get horny, nor is it Paul Schrader’s 1982 remake.
“Cat Person” is adapted from the viral (and later, controversial) 2017 New Yorker short story of the same name by Kristen Roupenian.
Streaming on: Hulu
The new Netflix series, based on the 2009 novel of the same name by David Nicholls, follows Emma and Dexter, who go their separate ways after a brief romance in college but keep connecting on the same day every year. It’s the second adaptation of the novel, after the 2011 film version starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess.
Streaming on: Netflix
“Ticket to Paradise” stars George Clooney and Julia Roberts as David and Georgia Cotton, a divorced couple who reconnect while teaming up to derail their daughter’s wedding in Bali.
Streaming on: Peacock
The critically acclaimed (yet Oscar-snubbed) romance fantasy film “All of Us Strangers” features a stirring performance from Andrew Scott as Adam, a lonely writer who begins visiting his dead parents in his childhood home while building a relationship with his neighbor Harry (Paul Mescal).
Streaming on: Hulu
“The Last of Us” isn’t the only video game-turned-TV show with a passionate fanbase. Pablo Schreiber and Jen Taylor star in the series adapted from the video game franchise of the same name, which kicked off its second season on Thursday, nearly two years after season one premiered.
Streaming on: Paramount+
All three of the erotic drama films, starring Dakota Johnson as sexually naive college student Anastasia Steele and Jamie Dornan as kinky billionaire Christian Grey, are available now.
Streaming on: Peacock
Disclosure: Mathias Döpfner, CEO of Business Insider’s parent company, Axel Springer, is a Netflix board member.
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