If you feel like you’re running out of titles to watch on Netflix, get ready to refresh your list with 106 Singapore-made movies and television series that will be made available on the streaming platform starting 1 August.
The library of local shows will include award-winning movies such as Ilo Ilo as well as homegrown classics that most of us are familiar with like I Not Stupid, Homerun, and the film that introduced the younger generation to getai — 881. The local addition to the extensive Netflix library will also include nostalgic household titles Phua Chu Kang, Under One Roof, The Unbeatables, Growing Up and Tofu Street.
In order to help you better navigate the streaming platform while searching for a local title, Netflix will also be unveiling a special collection category on 1 August named “Singapore, Now Streaming” that will house all the subsequent releases of local shows. You can access the collection easily by doing a search for “SG Now Streaming”.
The full list of local shows is expected to be released progressively from 1 August till 30 October 2020. Here’s a look at the complete release schedule.
RELEASING 1 AUGUST
881, 3 Peas in a Pod, 12 Lotus, 12 Storeys, 18 Grams of Love, Ah Boys to Men II, Already Famous, Banting, Be With Me, Bring Back The Dead, Dance Dance Dragon, Forever, Ghost Child, Gone Shopping, Homerun, Ilo Ilo, I Do I Do, I Not Stupid, I Not Stupid Too, It’s A Great Great World, Just Follow Law, Kallang Roar The Movie, Kidnapper, King of Mahjong, Love Cuts, Love Matters, Meeting the Giant, Old Cow vs Tender Grass, Perfect Rivals, Rubbers, Sayang Disayang, Singapore Dreaming, The Best Bet, The Ghost Must Be Crazy, The Leap Years, The Maid, The Wedding Diary, Wanton Mee, and Where Got Ghost.
RELEASING 8 AUGUST
About Jane and Sam, Ah Long Pte Ltd, Best of Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd, Bunga Tanjong, Growing Up (Season 1), Gurushetram — 24 Hours Of Anger, In The Room, Liang Po Po The Movie, Mee Pok Man, Money No Enough, Money No Enough Too, My Magic, Sandcastle, Tatsumi, Taxi Taxi, Teochew Family, The Matchmaker’s Match, The Price of Peace, The Songs We Sang, The Teenage Textbook Movie, The Tree, The Truth, The Wedding Game, Two Boys And A Mermaid, and Vijayanthi.
RELEASING 15 AUGUST
Best of Don’t Worry Be Happy, Santa The Happy Ghost, Somewhere In Time, Spirit On Wheels, and To Madam With Love.
RELEASING 30 AUGUST
Best of Under One Roof, Growing Up (Season 2 & 3), The Best of The Noose, The Unbeatables I, II and III.
RELEASING 15 SEPTEMBER
Best of Right Frequency, Hainan Kopi Tales, Immortal Love, Just In Singapore, Metamorphosis, Morning Express I, Mystery I, The Legend of Ji Gong, and Vettai (Season 1).
RELEASING 30 SEPTEMBER
Aduh Bibikku (Series 1 & 2), Morning Express II, Mystery II, Return of the Condor Heroes, Stepping Out, The Champion, and Vettai (Season 2).
RELEASING 15 OCTOBER
The Golden Pillow, The Guest People, The Legendary Swordsman, The New Adventures of Wisely, The Oath, The Return of Royal Monk, The Royal Monk, and Vettai (Season 3).
RELEASING 30 OCTOBER
Beautiful Connection, The Witty Advisor, Tofu Street, Vive La Family, Wild Orchids, and Zero to Hero.
Visit netflix.com/sgnowstreaming for more information from 1 August 2020.
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