7 movies and TV shows to stream this weekend, from 'Survivor' to 'Shōgun'

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  • A critically-acclaimed new drama called "Shōgun" premiered this week.

  • Movies like "Napoleon" and "Spaceman" are newly streaming.

  • You can also catch up on the new seasons of "The Tourist" and "Survivor.'"

Several TV favorites returned this week — and one new show has everyone talking.

The second season of Jamie Dornan's mystery-thriller "The Tourist" hit Netflix on Thursday. And reality competition fans, rejoice: "Survivor" is back for its 46th season with a new crop of contestants clawing their way to a win.

There are also new docuseries out this week, like "American Conspiracy: The Octopus Murders." "Pathological: The Lies of Joran van der Sloot," which gives a new look into Natalee Holloway's accused killer, is another true-crime offering out now.

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.

If you're looking for an epic historical drama, tune in to "Shōgun"

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Critics are loving "Shōgun."Colin Bentley/FX

The FX historical drama set in 1600s Japan is being hailed by critics as the next "Game of Thrones"-level epic. It's the second adaptation of James Clavell's 1975 novel of the same name after a 1980 miniseries.

Streaming on: Hulu

If you want a movie-length historical epic, check out "Napoleon"

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Joaquin Phoenix stars as the legendary conqueror.Apple TV

Ridley Scott's epic historical drama, starring Joaquin Phoenix as the legendary conqueror and Vanessa Kirby as his first wife Joséphine Bonaparte, hit theaters in November 2023. It's finally streaming on March 1.

Streaming on: Apple TV+

For a sci-fi fix, watch "Spaceman"

Adam Sandler as Jakub in Spaceman
Adam Sandler's new movie is based on the book "Spaceman of Bohemia."Larry Horricks/Netflix

The sci-fi drama, based on the 2017 novel "Spaceman of Bohemia," stars Adam Sandler as an astronaut named Jakub who encounters an extraterrestrial creature during a long solo mission to the edge of the solar system. The ancient being helps him confront the problems he's facing with his wife (Carey Mulligan).

Streaming on: Netflix

If you're craving a mystery thriller, watch season 2 of "The Tourist"

Jamie Dornan in "The Tourist"
Jamie Dornan stars in "The Tourist."Netflix

Season two of "The Tourist" was already released in the UK, where it aired weekly after premiering in January. The entire six-episode season of Jamie Dornan's mystery thriller is now available to stream in the US, thanks to Netflix picking it up after Max dropped it.

Streaming on: Netflix

Reality fans can dive into the new season of "Survivor"

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Jeff Probst is the longtime host of "Survivor."Robert Voet/CBS

The long-running American version of the international reality competition show, which first premiered almost 24 years ago, premiered its 46th season this week on CBS. Longtime host Jeff Probst returns alongside a new crop of contestants.

Streaming on: Paramount+

"American Conspiracy: The Octopus Murders" will give true-crime fans something to obsess over

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Danny Casolaro.Courtesy of Netflix

"American Conspiracy: The Octopus Murders" is about Danny Casolaro's death. Casolaro, a journalist, had been investigating a mysterious political conspiracy he'd dubbed "The Octopus" at the time he died, leading his family and colleagues to believe he'd actually been murdered.

Streaming on: Netflix

For a new look at a famous unsolved mystery, watch "Pathological: The Lies of Joran van der Sloot"

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Joran van der Sloot admitted to killing Natalee Holloway in a letter in 2023.Peacock

The disappearance of Natalee Holloway, whose body has never been found, is one of true crime's greatest mysteries. Holloway, 18, vanished during a post-high school graduation trip to Aruba in 2005. Joran van der Sloot, then 17, was one of the men last seen with Holloway and quickly became a primary suspect in her disappearance.

The new documentary, which features original interviews with family members, delves into van der Sloot's crimes and his extortion trial.

Streaming on: Peacock

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