What’s coming to Netflix in August 2021


It’s time to take a fresh look at what’s coming to Netflix. Below we’ll give you a first, but not entirely complete, look at what will be heading to Netflix in the US throughout August 2021.

Want to dive a little deeper into the Netflix originals? We have a full overview for these separately. Most Netflix originals will be released on Netflix worldwide with a few exceptions.

For those unfamiliar with how our previews work, here’s a quick primer. We usually learn titles over the past few months and will keep this list updated, usually every few days. Towards the end of July 2021, we’ll get an expanded list from Netflix themselves. Then, throughout August 2021, unannounced titles will be scheduled which we will also include here.

Full list of what’s coming to Netflix in August 2021

Scheduled for August (unconfirmed)

  • Cheers (2021) NOT – Animated musical adventure of Lin-Manuel Miranda.

What’s coming to Netflix on August 1st

  • 44 cats (season 3) – Animation series for children.
  • Darwin’s Game (Season 1) – Animated series on a mobile game that becomes deadly.

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  • Five feet away (2019) – Romance with Cole Sprouse and Haley Lu Richardson about a teenage couple with cystic fibrosis falling in love while having to stay away.
  • Hunter X Hunter (Season 6) – This was originally scheduled for July 1, 2021 and therefore could possibly slide again.
  • I missed you: Director’s Cut – Chinese romantic drama.
  • Poms (2019) – Zara Hayes writes and directs this comedy about a woman who moves into a retirement home and creates a team of cheerleaders.
  • The Losers (2010) – A set action movie from over a decade ago about a CIA special forces team betrayed and left for dead. With Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Chris Evans.

What’s new on Netflix August 3rd

  • Ijé: The Journey (2010) – Nigerian judicial drama.
  • Shiny_Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord (2021) NOT – True story documentary that inspired Netflix How to sell drugs online (fast).
  • Top Secrets UFO Projects: Declassified (Season 1) NOT – Conspiracy docuseries examining the existence of UFOs.

What’s new on Netflix August 4th

  • ’76 (2016) – Inspired by real events, this drama tells the story of a woman who has to deal with the after-effects of her husband accused of a military coup.

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  • Consequences (2021) – Horror thriller with Ashley Greene and Shawn Ashmore.
  • American Masters: Inventing David Geffen (Limited Series) – PBS docuseries on the media personality and his rise to fame.
  • Car Masters: From rust to wealth (season 3) NOT – Auto show on Gotham Garage crew turning pieces of junk into hot rods.
  • Chhota Bheem (Season 4) – Animated series produced in India.
  • Cocaine Cowboys: Kings of Miami (Season 1) NOT – Billy Corben revisits the top traffickers of South Florida in this new docuserie.
  • Control Z (Season 2) NOT – Mexican soap is back for a second season.
  • Cooking with Paris (Season 1) NOT – Paris Hilton and her friends unite in the kitchen.
  • Pray Away (2021) NOT – Documentary produced by Ryan Murphy.

What’s new on Netflix August 5th

  • The Old Ways (2020) – Horror film about a journalist going to her house to investigate a story. She is then kidnapped into a strange cult who believes she is the devil.

What’s new on Netflix August 6th

  • Navarasa (Season 1) NOT – Tamil anthology series.
  • Quam’s Money (2020) – Nigerian crime comedy about a former security guard turned millionaire.

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  • The Swarm (2020) NOT – The French independent horror about a single mother raising locusts that start to take a taste for blood.

What’s new on Netflix August 7th

  • Paper Tigers (2020) – Martial arts comedy featuring Cobra Kaiis Yuji Okumoto.

What’s new on Netflix August 9

  • Shaman King (Season 1) NOT – Animated series based on the manga.

What’s new on Netflix August 10th

  • Gabby’s dollhouse (season 2) NOT – Dreamworks live-action / animated series.
  • I need romance (season 1) – Romantic comedy series.

What’s new on Netflix August 11

  • Misha and the Wolves (2021) NOT – Documentary about a woman’s memoir about the Holocaust that reveals she escaped and lived among wolves.
  • The Kissing Booth 3 (2021) NOT – The latest entry in the teen rom-com series which was filmed in secret and stars Joey King, Jacob Elordi and Joel Courtney.

What’s new on Netflix August 12

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  • Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild (2021) NOT – Fantastic anime based on the Capcom video game.

What’s coming to Netflix on August 13

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  • Beckett (2021) NOT – John David Washington headlines this film which follows an American tourist who finds himself knee-deep in a plot while in Greece.
  • Fast & Furious Spy Racers (Season 5) NOT – More animated episodes set in the Fast & Furious universe.
  • Gone for Good (Season 1) NOT – French thriller series based on a novel by Harlan Coben.
  • The Kingdom (Season 1) NOT – Spanish drama about a religious leader running for president with an ongoing investigation into the death of his running mate.
  • Valéria (Season 2) NOT – Spanish drama series following a writer who tries to find inspiration after finding herself at a dead end with her career and relationship.

What’s new on Netflix August 18th

  • The Secret Diary of an Exchange Student (2021) NOT – Portuguese romantic comedy.

What’s new on Netflix August 20th

  • Hit & Run (Season 1) NOT – New action thriller series from the creators of Fauda.
  • Sweet girl (2021) NOT – Jason Momoa directed the action thriller directed by Brian Andrew Mendoza. I will see a husband swear to do justice to the people who murdered his wife.
  • The Chair (Season 1) NOT – Drama series starring Jay Duplass and Sandra Oh. Comes from Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and DB Weiss.
  • The Loud House Movie (2021) NOT – Nickelodeon has produced an animated film based on the series The Loud House which sees the family go on vacation to Scotland.

What’s coming to Netflix on August 23

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  • The Witcher: The Wolf’s Nightmare (2021) NOT – Animated feature film by Studio Mir based on Netflix The witcher franchise.

What’s coming to Netflix on August 25th

  • Post Mortem: No one dies in Skarnes (Season 1) NOT – Norwegian supernatural drama.

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