Here we are again with another month of Netflix! If you thought July was a banger, then don’t be afraid to dive deep in the streaming giant’s releases for August. With a handful of international series and films comes plenty of Netflix Originals such as Lucifer and Glitch Techs––and a surprising hope for James Bond movies starring Daniel Craig.
August 1 Releases
- A Knight’s Tale (2001) – Medieval Romance Drama starring the great Heath Ledger
- Acts of Violence (2018) – Action movie starring Bruce Willis
- An Education (2009) – Set in 1960s London, this coming of age drama is something to watch out for.
- Being John Malkovich (1999) – A comedy from Spike Jonze that dives into the life of John Malkovich
- Death at a Funeral
- Dennis the Menace (1993) – A classic 90s take on the Beano cartoon
- Elizabeth Harvest (2018) – Sebastian Gutierrez’s horrifying thriller
- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) – Starring Jim Carry and Kate Winslet, this movie won a deserving Oscar––and it’s calling out your name to watch it.
- Hardcore Henry (2015) – An experimental first-person film full of action
- Iron man Armored Adventures (Seasons 1 & 2) – The story of teenage Tony Stark embedded in a Marvel animated series
- Jurassic Park (1993) – The classic three-time Oscar-winning movie from Steven Spielberg is coming to the platform!
- Jurassic Park III (2001) – The last film of the classic trilogy
- Killing Hasselhoff (2017) – Starring Ken Jeong and Hasselhoff himself, the movie sees a nightclub owner who makes an effort to pay off a loan shark.
- Mad Max (1979) – The awesome Mel Gibson original!
- Mr. Deeds (2002) – What happens when a small-town guy inherits a huge fortune? Well, see for yourself as it stars Adam Sandler.
- My Perfect Landing (Season 1) – Canadian series about a family of gymnasts
- Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea (Season 1) – An anime series revolving around middle schoolers leaving the ocean to seek education on land.
- Nights in Rodanthe (2008) – A feel-good romance starring Richard Gere and Diane Lane
- Ocean’s Thirteen (2007) – Heist movie
- Ocean’s Twelve (2004) – The original Ocean’s movie brought to you by Warner Brothers.
- Operation Ouch (Season 1 & Special Episode) – British docuseries about the world of medicine and biology.
- Power Players (Season 2) – Animated series for kids about toys coming to life and waging battles.
- Rogue Warfare: The Hunt (2019) – Set in the Rogue franchise
- Seabiscuit (2003) – A sports drama about a belittled racehorse who saved the world starring Tobey Maguire
- Super Monsters: The New Class (2020) (Netflix Original) – The newest installment from Netflix’s Super Monsters franchise.
- The Addams Family (1991) – Live-action Halloween classic
- The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) – The second installment of the Jurassic Park trilogy
- The NeverEnding Story (1984) – A family adventure from the great Wolfgang Petersen
- The NeverEnding Story 2: The Next Chapter (1990) – Sequel of Petersen’s classic
- The Next Step (Season 6) – Family drama hailing from Canada
- The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017) – A love story formed between World War I between an American nurse and a Turkish officer
- The Ugly Truth (2009) – Starring Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler, this romantic comedy will put you on the edge of your seats.
- Toradora! (Season 1) – Anime series about a boy who makes an effort on her crush
- Transformers Rescue Bots Academy (Season 2) – An animated series about Hasbro IP’s culture-changing creations!
- Whats Keeps You Alive (2018) – Colin Minihan’s horror thriller
August 2 Releases
- Almost Love (2018) – A zoom-in on a group of New Yorkers’ romantic and professional lives
- Connected (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – Latif Nasser’s docuseries on how we’re all connected
- Pick of the Litter (2018) – Documentary on the journey of puppies to become guide dogs
August 3 Releases
- Immigration Nation (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – Docuseries focusing on the immigration of America
August 4 Releases
- A Go! Go! Cory Carson Summer Camp (2020) (Netflix Original) – An upcoming TV special for kids
- Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave (2020) (Netflix Original) – An upcoming TV special for kids about lifeguard recruitment
- Mystery Lab (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – A series about science, history, and mysteries hailing from Portugal!
- Sam Jay: 3 In The Morning (2020) (Netflix Original) – Stand-up special by the one and only, Sam Jay.
August 5 Releases
- Anelka: Misunderstood (2020) (Netflix Original) – Sports documentary on a French footballer and his questionable legacy
- World’s Most Wanted (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – True-crime docuseries hailing from France
August 6 Releases
- Nasha Natasha (2016) – A music documentary about Natalia Oreiro from Russia
- The Seven Deadly Sins (Season 4) (Netflix Original) – The next chapter of the anime
- The Rain (Season 3) (Netflix Original) – The third and, unfortunately, the final season of the post-apocalyptic series from Denmark.
August 7 Releases
- Berlin, Berlin: Lolle on the Run (2020) (Netflix Original) – Hailing from the popular German TV series, it gets a movie sequel!
- High Seas / Alta Mar (Season 3) (Netflix Original) – The last season of the mystery period-drama from Spain.
- Nailed It! Mexico (Season 2) (Netflix Original) – From the south of the border comes even more delicious treats!
- Selling Sunset (Season 3) (Netflix Original) – A reality series on offering beautiful homes and a handful of drama
- Sing On! Germany (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – A karaoke competition with hosts and contestants from Germany
- Stars in the Sky: A Hunting Story (2018) – Steven Rinella’s documentary on the interaction between hunters and the environment.
- The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kids in Space (2020) (Netflix Original) – An animated spin-off to the Magic School Bus series.
- The New Legends of Monkey (Season 2) (Netflix Original) – A co-production from Australia/New Zealand for kids, returning from a long break
- Tiny Creatures (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – A docuseries about nature and all the little creatures in it
- Wizards: Tales of Arcadia (Limited Series) (Netflix Original) – Guillermo Del Toro’s final installment to the animated series
- Word Party Songs (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – Hailing from Jim Henson’s company, the spinoff is about singing and dancing
- Work It (2020) (Netflix Original) – Starring Sabrina Carpenter, this upcoming dance teen comedy should be one of the most awaited
August 8 Releases
- The Promise (2016) – Starring Oscar Isaac and Christian Bale, the action movie is about the Ottoman empire
- We Summon the Darkness (2019) – Starring Alexandra Daddario, this horror will put the shivers on your spine
August 10 Releases
- Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event (Netflix Original)
- Julie and the Phantoms (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – An upcoming kids sitcom
- Nightcrawler (2014) – Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, this Dan Gilroy thriller should be on your watchlist
- The Big Show Show (Special Episode) (Netflix Original) – A special one for the fans of the wrestling show!
- The Lost Husband (2020) – A mid-Western romantic drama starring Josh Duhamel
August 11 Releases
- Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) – An animated movie about a dog and his adopted son time-traveling.
- Rob Schneider: Asian Momma, Mexican Kids (2020) (Netflix Original) – A stand-up special from Schneider himself!
August 12 Releases
- Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl (2020) (Netflix Original) – A movie about the first Indian air force pilot.
- Scary Movie 5 (2013) – The classic spoof horror
- (Un)Well (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – This docuseries will be delving into the wellness industry
August 13 Releases
- Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) – A comedy film starring Aubrey Plaza and Mark Duplass
- An Easy Girl / Une fille facile (2020) (Netflix Original) – A coming-of-age comedy about a girl from France
August 14 Releases
- 3% (Season 4) (Netflix Original) – The final installment of Brazil’s dystopian sci-fi series
- Fearless (2020) (Netflix Original) – Animated feature on a teen gamer who’s instructed to babysit three superhero babies
- Glow Up (Season 2) (Netflix Original) – A competition series to find the next big makeup artist from Britain
- Octonauts & the Caves of Sac Actun (2020) (Netflix Original) – British kids film about the Octonauts going underwater for an epic adventure
- Project Power (2020) (Netflix Original) – Starring a wild trio of Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Dominique Fishback, this superhero series will be as epic as it gets
- Teenage Bounty Hunters (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – The next Genji Kohan series
- The Great Heist / El robo del siglo (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – Just like Money Heist, but from Colombia.
- The Legend of Korra (Seasons 1-4) – Following up on the hit Avatar: The Last Airbender comes Korra with:
- Book One: Air
- Book Two: Spirits
- Book Three: Change
- Book Four: Balance
August 15 Releases
- Ojo’s in d’ House (Season 1) – A Nollywood series
- Rita (Season 5) (Netflix Original) – A comedy series from Denmark making another comeback!
- Stranger (Season 2) (Netflix Original) – K-drama series
- Takki (Limited Series) – An Arabic drama series
August 16 Releases
- Johnny English (2003) – A James Bond spoof starring the legendary Rowan Atkinson
- Les Misérables (2012) – One of the most legendary musicals to ever exist starring Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe with Tom Hooper directing
- Seventh Son (2014) – Fantasy film starring Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges
August 17 Releases
- Crazy Awesome Teachers / Guru-Guru Gokil (2020) (Netflix Original) – Indonesian comedy
- Drunk Parents (2017) – Starring Alec Baldwin and Salma Hayek, this comedy is about two drunk parents with a handful to hide
- Glitch Techs (Season 2) (Netflix Original) – Hailing from Nickelodeon, more episodes of the exclusive series is coming to the platform!
August 19 Releases
- Crímenes de Familia / The Crimes That Bind (2020) (Netflix Original) – A thriller film from Argentina
- DeMarcus Family Rules (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – An upcoming reality series
- High Score (Limited Series) (Netflix Original) – Docuseries about nature
August 20 Releases
- Biohackers (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – Sci-fi series from Germany
- Good Kisser (2019) – A romcom from Wendy Jo Carlton
- Great Pretender (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – An upcoming anime series
- John Was Trying to Contact Aliens (2020) (Netflix Original) – Documentary about a man searching for aliens but eventually finds love instead
August 21 Releases
- Alien TV (Netflix Original)
- Fuego Negro (2020) (Netflix Original) – Bernardo Arellano’s Mexican horror
- Hoops (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – From the animation team of Bob’s Burgers comes a new animated series!
- Lucifer (Season 5 – Part 1) (Netflix Original) – Lucifer finally comes back from hell, or is he?
- Rust Valley Restorers (Season 3) (Netflix Original) – The Canadian car restorers are back at it again!
- The Sleepover (2020) (Netflix Original) – Tish Sie’s comedy about two siblings finding out that their mother is a professional thief
August 23 Releases
- 1BR (2019) – David Marmor’s horror about new homes and creepy neighbors
- Septembers of Shiraz (2015) – Starring Salma Hayek and Adrien Brody, this thrill is about a Jewish family fleeing from the revolution in Iran
August 25 Releases
- Emily’s Wonder Lab (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – Hosted by Emily Calandrelli, this educational series is for kids
- Trinkets (Season 2) (Netflix Original) – The teen drama’s final season
August 26 Releases
- Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (Netflix Original)
- La venganza de Analía / Ana’s Revenge (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – Telenovela from Spain
- Million Dollar Beach House (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – Reality series
- Rising Phoenix (2020) (Netflix Original) – British documentary on the Paralympic Games
August 27 Releases
- Aggretsuko (Season 3) (Netflix Original) – Anime series around a raging panda
- The Bridge Curse (2020) – A horror from Taiwan
- The Frozen Ground (2013) – Starring Nicolas Cage, this crime thriller is about an Alaska State Trooper and a young woman in an effort to catch a serial killer
August 28 Releases
- All Together Now (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – Based on Sorta Like a Rock Star, this teen drama is coming to the streaming giant
- Cobra Kai (Seasons 1 & 2) – Hailing from YouTube Premium, the partner of The Karate Kid movies sees light in the platform
- I AM A KILLER: Released (Season 1) (Netflix Original) – Follow-up to the other I AM KILLER series
- Unknown Origins (2020) (Netflix Original) – From David Galán Galindo comes a new Spanish-Argentinian crime film
August 31 Releases
- Casino Royale (2006) – The original Daniel Craig 007 and Netflix’s new hope for James Bond movies
- Quantum of Solace (2008) – The second Daniel Craig 007 feature
What will you be watching in August? Share you watchlist in comments!