What’s new on Netflix, and what’s leaving in August 2020

Netflix is adding plenty of new streaming options this month for subscribers. From award-winning original series to popular movies, Netflix has a long list of films and TV shows joining its lineup. Read on for highlights from August’s new arrivals on Netflix, as well as complete lists of what’s coming to the streaming service and what’s leaving.

August is traditionally a slow period for TV series and movies and, even with the strangeness of 2020, Netflix isn’t exactly bucking that trend. Some cult classics like A Knight’s Tale and The Addams Family will hit the streamer, as well as award-winning favorites like Jurassic Park and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Also, there are new seasons of Netflix Original Lucifer, Brazilian dystopian thriller 3%, and a new Netflix Original blockbuster starring Jamie Foxx, Project Power. The streamer is also adding both seasons of YouTube Red’s quirky but popular Karate Kid spinoff Cobra Kai.

Our top picks for August

Project Power

In July, Netflix released The Old Guard, a superhero film with a twist starring Charlize Theron. On August 14, they’re releasing Project Power, another superhero film with a twist. Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt star in this blockbuster-looking Netflix Original about a former soldier who teams up with a cop to investigate a dangerous pill that gives people superpowers for five minutes at a time. It looks a little like a PG-13 version of Amazon’s The Boys, with a ton of action, some provocative themes, and creative takes on the superhero and buddy cop genres.

Hoops

Netflix adds to its extensive repertoire of adult animation with this new sitcom from Ben Hoffman, set to release on August 21, 2020. Jake Johnson voices a foul-mouthed high school basketball coach who is convinced he’ll score a big-time job if he can turn his terrible new team around. He’s not as good as he thinks he is.

Everything new on Netflix in August

August TBA

  • ARASHI’s Diary Voyage (episode 11)Netflix documentary

August 1

  • A Knight’s Tale
  • Acts of Violence
  • The Addams Family (1991)
  • An Education
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Death at a Funeral
  • Dennis the Menace
  • Elizabeth Harvest
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Hardcore Henry
  • Iron Man: Armored Adventures (seasons 1 and 2)
  • Jurassic Park
  • Jurassic Park III
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park
  • Mad Max (1979)
  • Mr. Deeds
  • My Perfect Landing (season 1)
  • Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea (season 1)
  • The NeverEnding Story
  • The NeverEnding Story 2: The Next Chapter
  • The Next Step (season 6)
  • Nights in Rodanthe
  • Ocean’s Thirteen
  • Ocean’s Twelve
  • Operation Ouch (season 1)
  • Operation Ouch: Special
  • Remember Me
  • Seabiscuit
  • Super Monsters: The New Class — Netflix family
  • Toradora! (season 1)
  • Transformers Rescue Bots Academy (season 2)
  • The Ugly Truth
  • What Keeps You Alive

August 3

  • Immigration Nation — Netflix documentary

August 4

  • A Go! Go! Cory Carson Summer Camp — Netflix family
  • Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave — Netflix family
  • Mystery Lab — Netflix Original
  • Sam Jay: 3 in the Morning — Netflix comedy special

August 5

  • Anelka: Misunderstood — Netflix documentary
  • World’s Most Wanted — Netflix documentary

August 6

  • The Rain (season 3) — Netflix Original
  • The Seven Deadly Sins: Imperial Wrath of the Gods — Netflix anime

August 7

  • Berlin, Berlin — Netflix film
  • High Seas (AKA Alta Mar), season 3 — Netflix Original
  • The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kids in Space — Netflix family
  • Nailed It! Mexico (season 2) — Netflix Original
  • The New Legends of Monkey (season 2) — Netflix Original
  • Selling Sunset (season 3) — Netflix Original
  • Sing On! Germany — Netflix Original
  • Tiny Creatures — Netflix Original
  • Wizards: Tales of Arcadia — Netflix family
  • Word Party Songs — Netflix family
  • Work It — Netflix film

August 8

  • The Promise
  • We Summon the Darkness

August 10

  • Game ON: A Comedy Crossover Event — Netflix Original
  • Nightcrawler

August 11

  • Mr. Peabody & Sherman
  • Rob Schneider: Asian Momma, Mexican Kids — Netflix comedy special

August 12

  • Scary Movie 5
  • (Un)Well — Netflix documentary

August 13

  • An Easy Girl (AKA Une fille facile) — Netflix film
  • Safety Not Guaranteed

August 14

  • 3% (season 4) — Netflix Original
  • El Robo del siglo — Netflix Original
  • Fearless — Netflix film
  • Glow Up (season 2) — Netflix Original
  • Project Power — Netflix film
  • The Legend of Korra — Book One: Air
  • The Legend of Korra — Book Two: Spirits
  • The Legend of Korra — Book Three: Change
  • The Legend of Korra — Book Four: Balance
  • Octonauts & the Caves of Sac Actun — Netflix family
  • Teenage Bounty Hunters — Netflix Original

August 15

  • Rita (season 4) — Netflix Original
  • Stranger (season 2) — Netflix Original

August 16

  • Johnny English
  • Les Misérables (2012)

August 17

  • Crazy Awesome Teachers — Netflix film
  • Drunk Parents
  • Glitch Techs (season 2) — Netflix family

August 19

  • Crímenes de Familia — Netflix film
  • DeMarcus Family Rules — Netflix Original
  • High Score — Netflix documentary

August 20

  • Biohackers — Netflix Original
  • Good Kisser
  • Great Pretender — Netflix anime
  • John Was Trying to Contact Aliens — Netflix film

August 21

  • Alien TV — Netflix family
  • Fuego negro — Netflix film
  • Hoops — Netflix Original
  • Lucifer (season 5) — Netflix Original
  • Rust Valley Restorers (season 3) — Netflix Original
  • The Sleepover — Netflix film

August 23

  • 1BR
  • Septembers of Shiraz

August 25

  • Emily’s Wonder Lab — Netflix family
  • Trinkets: Season 2 — Netflix Original

August 26

  • Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol — Netflix Original
  • La Venganza de Analía — Netflix Original
  • Million Dollar Beach House — Netflix Original
  • Rising Phoenix — Netflix documentary

August 27

  • Aggretsuko (season 3) — Netflix Anime
  • The Bridge Curse
  • The Frozen Ground

August 28

  • All Together Now — Netflix film
  • Cobra Kai: Seasons 1 and 2 — Netflix Original
  • I Am A Killer: Released — Netflix Original
  • Unknown Origins — Netflix film

August 31

  • Casino Royale
  • Quantum of Solace

Leaving Netflix in August

August 1

  • Skins (volumes 1 to 7)

August 3

  • Love
  • Paranormal Survivor (seasons 1 and 2)

August 7

  • 6 Days
  • Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer
  • St. Agatha

August 14

  • Adventures in Public School
  • Being AP
  • Goon

August 18

  • The Incident

August 19

  • Some Kind of Beautiful

August 20

  • Bad Rap

August 21

  • Just Go With It

August 23

  • Fanatic

August 25

  • Blue Is the Warmest Color

August 28

  • Bring It On: Worldwide Showdown
  • The Wicker Man

August 31

  • Bad Boys
  • Bad Boys II
  • Candyman
  • Child’s Play
  • Clueless
  • Failure to Launch
  • Get Him to the Greek
  • Groundhog Day
  • He’s Just Not That Into You
  • Jerry Maguire
  • The Karate Kid
  • The Karate Kid Part II
  • The Karate Kid Part III
  • The Lake House
  • Life as We Know It
  • Murder Party
  • Observe and Report
  • One Day
  • Public Enemies
  • Rugrats Go Wild
  • School Daze
  • Tootsie
  • United 93
  • V for Vendetta
  • Valentine’s Day

If you missed our recap of everything arriving on Netflix (and leaving) in July, you can find it below.

Everything new on Netflix in July

July 1

  • #AnneFrank: Parallel Stories
  • A Bridge Too Far
  • A Thousand Words
  • A Touch of Green, Season 1
  • A Walk to Remember
  • Abby Hatcher, Season 1
  • Airplane!
  • Ali
  • Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
  • Charlotte’s Web
  • Clash of the Titans (1981)
  • Cleo & Cuquin, Season 2
  • Cloud Atlas
  • David Foster: Off the Record
  • Definitely, Maybe
  • Delta Farce
  • Donnie Brasco
  • Double Jeopardy
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Frida
  • I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry
  • Killing Hasselhoff
  • Kingdom, Season 1-3
  • Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Mean Streets
  • Million Dollar Baby
  • Paranormal Activity
  • Red Riding Hood (2011)
  • Schindler’s List
  • Sleepless in Seattle
  • Sleepy Hollow
  • Spaceballs
  • Splice
  • Stand and Deliver
  • Stardust
  • Starsky & Hutch
  • Sucker Punch
  • Swordfish
  • The Art of War
  • The Devil’s Advocate
  • The F**k-It List
  • The Firm
  • The Karate Kid
  • The Karate Kid Part II
  • The Karate Kid Part III
  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
  • The Town
  • The Witches
  • This Christmas
  • Total Recall (1990)
  • TroTro
  • Winchester
  • Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt, Season 2 — Netflix Family
  • Deadwind, Season 2 — Netflix Original
  • Say I Do — Netflix Original
  • Under the Riccione Sun — Netflix Film
  • Unsolved Mysteries — Netflix Documentary

July 2

  • Warrior Nun — Netflix Original
  • Thiago Ventura: Pokas — Netflix Comedy Special

July 3

  • The Baby-Sitters Club, Season 1 — Netflix Original
  • Cable Girls, Final Season Part 2 — Netflix Original
  • Desperados — Netflix Film
  • JU-ON: Origins — Netflix Original
  • Southern Survival — Netflix Original

July 5

  • ONLY

July 6

  • A Kid from Coney Island

July 7

  • Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

July 8

  • The Long Dumb Road
  • Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado — Netflix Documentary
  • Stateless, Season 1 — Netflix Original
  • What Is Love? — Netflix Original
  • Yu-Gi-Oh!, Season 1

July 9

  • Japan Sinks: 2020 — Netflix Anime
  • The Protector, Season 4 — Netflix Original

July 10

  • The Claudia Kishi Club — Netflix Documentary
  • Down to Earth with Zac Efron — Netflix Original
  • The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants in Space — Netflix Family
  • Dating Around: Brazil — Netflix Original
  • The Old Guard — Netflix Film
  • The Twelve — Netflix Original

July 14

  • The Business of Drugs — Netflix Documentary
  • On est ensemble (We Are One) — Netflix Documentary
  • Urzila Carlson: Overqualified Loser — Netflix Comedy Special

July 15

  • Dark Desire — Netflix Original
  • Gli Infedeli (The Players) — Netflix Film
  • Skin Decisions: Before and After — Netflix Original
  • Sunny Bunnies, Season 1-2

July 16

  • Fatal Affair — Netflix Film
  • Indian Matchmaking — Netflix Original
  • MILF — Netflix Film
  • Pride and Prejudice (2005)

July 17

  • Boca a Boca (Kissing Game) — Netflix Original
  • Cursed — Netflix Original
  • Funan

July 18

  • Gigantosaurus, Season 1
  • The Notebook

July 19

  • The Last Dance

July 20

  • Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love — Netflix Family
  • How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast), Season 2 — Netflix Original
  • Ip Man 4: The Finale
  • Jack Whitehall: I’m Only Joking — Netflix Comedy Special
  • Street Food: Latin America — Netflix Documentary

July 22

  • 61
  • Fear City: New York vs The Mafia — Netflix Documentary
  • Love on the Spectrum — Netflix Documentary
  • Norsemen, Season 3 — Netflix Original
  • The Remix: Hip Hop X Fashion
  • Signs — Netflix Original
  • Spotlight

July 23

  • The Larva Island Movie — Netflix Family

July 24

  • A Cantar (Sing On! Spain) — Netflix Original
  • Animal Crackers — Netflix Film
  • Dragons: Rescue Riders: Secrets of the Songwing — Netflix Family
  • In the Dark, Season 2
  • The Kissing Booth 2 — Netflix Film
  • Ofrenda a la tormenta — Netflix Film

July 26

  • Banana Split
  • Shameless, Season 10

July 28

  • Jeopardy!, Collection 6
  • Last Chance U: Lany — Netflix Documentary

July 29

  • The Hater — Netflix Film
  • Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons, Season 4 — Netflix Original

July 30

  • Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie
  • Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy — Netflix Anime

July 31

  • Get Even — Netflix Original
  • Latte and the Magic Waterstone — Netflix Family
  • Seriously Single — Netflix Film
  • The Speed Cubers — Netflix Documentary
  • Sugar Rush: Extra Sweet — Netflix Original
  • The Umbrella Academy, Season 2 — Netflix Original
  • Vis a Vis: El Oasis (Locked Up) — Netflix Original

Leaving Netflix in July

July 4

  • Blue Valentine

July 5

  • The Fosters: Season 1-5
  • The Iron Lady

July 8

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

July 9

  • 47 Meters Down

July 11

  • A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III
  • The Adderall Diaries
  • Enemy
  • Ginger & Rosa
  • Locke
  • The Spectacular Now
  • Under the Skin

July 12

  • Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain

July 15

  • Forks Over Knives

July 18

  • A Most Violent Year
  • Laggies
  • Life After Beth
  • Obvious Child
  • Room
  • Tusk

July 21

  • Bolt
  • Inglourious Basterds

July 25

  • Dark Places
  • Ex Machina
  • Mississippi Grind

July 26

  • Country Strong

July 28

  • Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • Her

July 29

  • The Incredibles 2

July 31

  • Back to the Future
  • Back to the Future Part II
  • Back to the Future Part III
  • Can’t Hardly Wait
  • Casper
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Chernobyl Diaries
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Freedom Writers
  • Godzilla
  • Guess Who
  • Hancock
  • Hitch
  • Jarhead
  • Jarhead 2: Field of Fire
  • Jarhead 3: The Siege
  • Open Season
  • QB1: Beyond the Lights: Season 1
  • Resident Evil: Extinction
  • Romeo Must Die
  • Salt
  • Scary Movie 2
  • Searching for Sugar Man
  • Sex and the City 2
  • Stuart Little
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • The Interview
  • The Pianist
  • The Pursuit of Happyness
  • Twister
  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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