Netflix's New Releases Coming in August

9:00 PM 8/1/2020

by Hilary Lewis

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to the streaming service this month.

Netflix is kicking off a new month by adding a fresh slate of movies and TV shows to its streaming service.

Original films being added in August include Laura Terruso's dance-competition movie, Work It, starring Sabrina Carpenter, Liza Koshy and Jordan Fisher, and Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman's sci-fi thriller Project Power, about a pill that gives people superpowers, starring Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dominique Fishback.

Other movies hitting Netflix throughout the month include The Addams Family, An Education, Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, three Jurassic Park films, The Ugly Truth, Nightcrawler, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Scary Movie 5, Safety Not Guaranteed, Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and Tom Hooper's Les Misérables, starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried.

Original series with new seasons debuting in August include 3% season 4, ¡Nailed It! México season 2, Selling Sunset season 3, Trinkets season 2 and the penultimate, fifth season of Lucifer, which Netflix recently announced would return for a "FINAL final" season six.

Netflix will also premiere new original series Teenage Bounty Hunters and DeMarcus Family Rules, a reality series following Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus and his wife; new docuseries Connected, Immigration Nation, World's Most Wanted and (Un)Well; and the first two seasons of Cobra Kai in the Karate Kid sequel's move from YouTube.

And, this month, stand-up specials are dropping from Rob Schneider and Sam Jay.

Additionally, on Aug. 10, Netflix will release comedy crossover Game On, featuring family sitcoms Family Reunion, Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love, The Big Show Show and Mr. Iglesias.

Missed what came to Netflix last month? Check out July's new additions here.

Read on for a full list of the movies and TV shows coming to Netflix in August.


  • Aug. 1

    Acts of Violence?
    The Addams Family
    Being John Malkovich?
    Death at a Funeral?
    Dennis the Menace?
    An Education?
    Elizabeth Harvest?
    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind?
    Hardcore Henry?
    Iron Man: Armored Adventures:
    Season 1-2?
    Jurassic Park?
    Jurassic Park III
    A Knight's Tale?
    The Lost World: Jurassic Park?
    Mad Max
    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
    Super Monsters: The New Class
    Season 1
    Transformers Rescue Bots Academy: S2
    The Ugly Truth
    What Keeps You Alive


  • Aug. 2

    Almost Love

  • Aug. 3

    Immigration Nation

  • Aug. 4

    A Go! Go! Cory Carson Summer Camp
    Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave
    Mundo Mistério / Mystery Lab
    Sam Jay: 3 In The Morning

  • Aug. 5

    Anelka : L'Incompris / Anelka: Misunderstood
    World's Most Wanted


  • Aug. 6

    The Rain: Season 3
    The Seven Deadly Sins: Imperial Wrath of The Gods

  • Aug. 7

    Alta Mar / High Seas: Season 3
    Berlin, Berlin
    The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kids In Space
    ¡Nailed It! México:
    Season 2
    The New Legends of Monkey: Season 2
    Selling Sunset: Season 3
    Sing On! Germany
    Tiny Creatures
    Wizards: Tales of Arcadia
    Word Party Songs
    Work It

  • Aug. 8

    The Promise
    We Summon the Darkness

  • Aug. 10

    GAME ON: A Comedy Crossover Event

  • Aug. 11

    Mr. Peabody & Sherman
    Rob Schneider: Asian Momma, Mexican Kids

  • Aug. 12

    Scary Movie 5

  • Aug. 13

    Safety Not Guaranteed
    Une fille facile / An Easy Girl

  • Aug. 14

    El robo del siglo
    Glow Up:
    Season 2
    Project Power
    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
    Teenage Bounty Hunters

    3%: Season 4

  • Aug. 15

    The Game: Seasons 1-3
    Rita: Season 5
    Stranger: Season 2

  • Aug. 16

    Johnny English
    Les Misérables

  • Aug. 17

    Crazy Awesome Teachers
    Drunk Parents
    Glitch Techs:
    Season 2

  • Aug. 19

    Crímenes de familia / The Crimes That Bind
    DeMarcus Family Rules
    High Score

  • Aug. 20

    Good Kisser
    Great Pretender
    John Was Trying to Contact Aliens

  • Aug. 21

    Alien TV
    Fuego negro
    : Season 5
    Rust Valley Restorers: Season 3
    The Sleepover

  • Aug. 23

    Septembers of Shiraz

  • Aug. 25

    Emily's Wonder Lab
    Season 2

  • Aug. 26

    Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol
    La venganza de Analía
    Million Dollar Beach House
    Rising Phoenix

  • Aug. 27

    Aggretsuko: Season 3
    The Bridge Curse
    The Frozen Ground

  • Aug. 28

    All Together Now
    Cobra Kai
    : Seasons 1-2
    I AM A KILLER: Released
    Orígenes secretos / Unknown Origins

  • Aug. 31

    Casino Royale
    Quantum of Solace