Here’s What’s New on Netflix in August

updated May 3, 2019
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A new month, a new queue. Netflix announced what will be coming to the streaming service in August, and we’re most excited for a mix of nostalgic flicks and amazing shows.

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Steel Magnolias (August 1)

Bust out the blush and bashful, because this Julia Roberts classic hits the ‘flix on the first.

Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (August 1)

The movie that gave us Julie Andrews mattress surfing is worth a rewatch.

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The Good Place: Season 2 (August 28)

If you’re not watching The Good Place, what are you forking waiting for? The NBC sitcom’s second season is full of twists and turns (and Kristen Bell).

August 1

  • Batman Begins
  • Chernobyl Diaries
  • Clerks
  • Constantine
  • Dreamcatcher
  • Edge of Fear
  • Eraser
  • Gran Torino
  • House of Deadly Secrets
  • Los tiempos de Pablo Escobar: Season 1
  • Million Dollar Baby
  • No Reservations
  • Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Moby
  • Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Nile Rodgers
  • Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Noel Gallagher
  • Once in a Lifetime Sessions with TLC
  • P.S. I Love You
  • Secretariat
  • Silverado
  • Steel Magnolias
  • Stripes
  • Switched (Netflix Original)
  • The Aviator
  • The Golden Compass
  • The Informant!
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

August 2

  • Emelie

August 3

  • Brij Mohan Amar Rahe (Netflix Film)
  • Cocaine Coast (Netflix Original)
  • Dinotrux Supercharged: Season 3 (Netflix Original)
  • I Am A Killer (Netflix Original)
  • Like Father (Netflix Film)
  • Marching Orders (Netflix Original)

August 4

  • Flavors of Youth: International Version (Netflix Original)
  • Mr. Sunshine (Streaming every Saturday, Netflix Original)
  • On Children (Netflix Original)

August 5

  • Paid in Full

August 9

  • Perdida (Netflix Film)
  • The Originals: Season 5

August 10

  • 72 Dangerous Animals: Asia (Netflix Original)
  • Afflicted (Netflix Original)
  • All About the Washingtons (Netflix Original)
  • Demetri Martin: The Overthinker (Netflix Film)
  • Insatiable (Netflix Original)
  • La casa de las flores (Netflix Original)
  • Million Pound Menu (Netflix Original)
  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Netflix Film)
  • The Package (Netflix Film)
  • The Ponysitters Club (Netflix Original)
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 7 (Netflix Original)
  • Zion (Netflix Original)

August 11

  • No Country for Old Men

August 13

  • Alexander: The Ultimate Cut
  • Splash and Bubbles: Season 2
  • The Nut Job

August 15

  • Adventures in Public School
  • Hostiles
  • The 100: Season 5

August 16

  • Evan Almighty
  • Wish I Was Here

August 17

  • Disenchantment (Netflix Original)
  • Magic for Humans (Netflix Original)
  • Pinky Malinky (Netflix Original)
  • Spirit Riding Free: Season 6— (Netflix Original)
  • Stay Here (Netflix Original)
  • The Motive (Netflix Film)
  • To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (Netflix Film)
  • Ultraviolet (Netflix Original)

August 19

  • The Investigator: A British Crime Story: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

August 21

  • Year One

August 23

  • Deadwind (Netflix Original)
  • Follow This (Netflix Original)
  • Great News: Season 1

August 24

  • Ask the StoryBots: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
  • Bert Kreischer: Secret Time (Netflix Original)
  • Ghoul (Netflix Original)
  • The After Party (Netflix Film)
  • The Innocents (Netflix Original)
  • Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 3 (Netflix Original)
  • Young & Hungry: Season 5 (Netflix Original)

August 28

  • The Good Place: Season 2

August 29

  • Inequality for All

August 31

  • Inside the Criminal Mind (Netflix Original)
  • The Laws of Thermodynamics (Netflix Film)
  • Ozark: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
  • Paradise PD (Netflix Original)
  • The Comedy Lineup: Part (Netflix Original)
  • Ultimate Beastmaster: Survival of the Fittest (Netflix Original)
  • Undercover Law (Netflix Original)