For most people, weekdays can be very tedious and hectic as a result of long working hours.

There is no time for fun, recreation or leisure.

As a result, there are always high hopes for the weekend. The weekend presents the opportunity to detox fatigue.

Most people engage in fun stuff such as playing games, going for picnics and watching movies.

For the movie lovers out there, here are five top movies to get the weekend started.

The Stranger

The Stranger is an eight-part British mystery thriller series written by Danny Brocklehurst.

It stars Richard Armitage, Siobhan Finneran and Hannah John-Kamen.

The movie is based on the 2015 Harlan Coben novel of the same title and premiered on Netflix on 30 January 2020.

The Umbrella Academy

The Umbrella Academy is an American superhero web television series written by Gerard Way.

The series is produced by Borderline Entertainment, Dark Horse Entertainment, and Universal Cable Productions.

The movie features Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, and Emmy Raver-Lampman.

Money Heist (La casa de Papel)

Money Heist is a Spanish heist crime drama television series created by Álex Pina.

The series received several awards including best drama series at the 46th International Emmy Awards.

The series stars Álvaro Morte, Úrsula Corberó, Itziar Ituño and Pedro Alonso.

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why is an American teen drama web television series developed by Brian Yorkey.

The series revolves around high school student Clay Jensen played by Dylan Minnette and stars others like Katherine Langford and Alisha Boe.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is an American supernatural horror web television series developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.

The series is produced by Warner Bros. Television, in association with Berlanti Productions and Archie Comics.

The series is centred on the character Sabrina Spellman portrayed by Kiernan Shipka, and also stars Ross Lynch, Lucy Davis, and Chance Perdomo.