What’s Coming to Netflix in August 2023

All the new movies, series and games heading to Netflix throughout the month.

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Welcome along to your most comprehensive look at what’s headed to Netflix throughout the month of August 2023. Below, we’ll cover every single new movie, series, special, and game coming to the service, whether they be Netflix Originals or licensed titles. 

As always, don’t forget to check on the removals planned for August 2023, with highlights currently including all seasons of Moesha and Hunter X Hunter, The Game, plus plenty of movie favorites.

Want to look even further ahead? We’ve got previews for what’s coming up on Netflix in September 2023, October, and November.

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Full List of What’s Coming to Netflix in August 2023

Please note: release dates are subject to change. 

What’s Coming to Netflix in August Weekly

  • King the Land (Season 1) Netflix Original – Final episodes on August 5th and 6th
  • My Happy Marriage (Season 1) Netflix Original – New episodes Wednesdays
  • Nineteen to Twenty (Season 1) Netflix Original – New episodes on August 1st
  • The Uncanny Counter (Season 1) Netflix Original – New episodes Saturdays and Sundays

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 1st

See the full list of 44 new releases for August 1st here.

  • Bee Movie (2007) – Jerry Seinfeld voices a busy bee in this trippy animated movie.
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013) – Animated sequel where Flint Lockwood continues to find out that his horrid machine is still operational.
  • Coming to America (1988) – Eddie Murphy’s rom-com.
  • Cut the Rope Daily (Android and iOS) Netflix Original – A new daily take on the classic mobile game.
  • Despicable Me (2010) – The first movie that introduced the world to the Minions. Follows a criminal mastermind who hatches a grand scheme with a trio of orphan girls.
  • Despicable Me 2 (2013) – The sequel to Despicable Me seeing the return of Steve Carrell as Gru.
  • Eat Pray Love (2010) – After a recent exit, the Ryan Murphy biopic romance movie will make its return.
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  • Fast and the Furious Movie Collection:
    • The Fast and the Furious (2001)
    • 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
    • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
    • Fast & Furious (2009)
    • Fast Five (2011)
  • Fatale (2020) – Following a one-night stand, Derrick, a married sports agent, finds himself embroiled in a murder scheme. Stars Hilary Swank and Mike Colter.
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) – Cult classic from John Hughes starring Matthew Broderick and Alan Ruck.
  • Fisk (Season 1) – Australian courtroom comedy series.
  • Friends with Benefits (2011)
  • It’s Complicated (2009) – Nancy Meyers directed this romantic comedy movie starring Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin.
  • Just Go With It (2011) – Rom-com starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler.
  • Lost in Translation (2003) – Focus Features excellent comedy starring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson by director Sofia Coppola.
  • Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (2012) – The third entry in the DreamWorks Animation franchise.
  • No Strings Attached (2011) – Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman headlines this rom-com.
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  • Non-Stop (2014) – Liam Neeson stars in this thriller that follows an ex-NYPD officer turned Federal Air Marshal who must find a killer on an international flight.
  • Om Nom Stories (Seasons) – Companion kids cartoon series to Cut the Rope.
  • Pawn Stars (Season 14) – New season of the reality series.
  • Poms (2019) – Zara Hayes is behind this sports comedy about a group of women who form a cheer leading squad at their retirement home.
  • Terminator: Genisys (2015) – Arnold Schwarzenneger stars alongside Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke in this rebooted sci-fi thriller.
  • The Furnace (2022) – Australian historical drama from Roderick MacKay. About a young Afghan cameleer falling into cahoots with a mysterious bushman.
  • The Jerk (1979) – Classic c comedy starring Steve Martin.
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  • The River Wild (2023)Reboot of the 1994 movie about a family encountering a group of dangerous fugitives — forcing them to brave the treacherous rapids in order to escape.
  • The Wife (2017) – Based on the novel, this adaptation is about a wife who questions her life choices whilst she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. Stars Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, and Christian Slater.

  • Tiger 24 (2022) – A tiger is named as the prime suspect in a murder case in this documentary.
  • Trauma Center (2019) – Bruce Willis stars in this action movie
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  • Ugly Betty (Seasons 1-4) – The early seasons of the ABC show starring America Ferrera are headed to Netflix.
  • Untold: Jake Paul the Problem Child (2023) Netflix Original – Documents the YouTube star who has recently transitioned into the world of professional boxing.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 2nd

  • Choona (Season 1) Netflix Original – Indian political drama series.
  • Mark Cavendish: Never Enough (2023) Netflix Original – British sports documentary on the cyclist that had a momentous rise and a tragic fall.
  • Poisoned: The Dirty Truth About Your Food (2023) Netflix OriginalDocumentary on the behind-the-scenes of how your food (in the United States) is made.
  • Soulcatcher (2023) Netflix Original – Polish thriller.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 3rd

  • Choona (Season 1) Netflix Original – Indian political drama series about an unlikely group of misfits fighting against a common enemy.
  • Head to Head (2022) Netflix Original – Saudi comedy thriller.
  • Heartstopper (Season 2) Netflix Original – The highly anticipated second season of the British teen LGBTQ+ romance series.

  • The Last Hours of Mario Biondo (Limited Series) Netflix Original – Spanish true-crime documentary series about the husband of a Spanish TV host.
  • The Lincoln Lawyer (Season 2 – Part 2) Netflix Original – The second batch of episodes for the second season of the courtroom drama series.

  • Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead (2023) Netflix Original – Japanese live-action adaptation of the manga (anime is also currently dropping weekly on Netflix)

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 4th

  • Fatal Seduction (Volume 2) Netflix Original – The second batch of episodes of the steamy South African series.
  • The Big Nailed It Baking Challenge (Season 1) Netflix Original – 10 bakers compete with the help of experts in this spin-off reality series.
  • The Hunt for Veerappan (Limited Series) Netflix Original – Indian historical docu-series.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 5th

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  • The Expendables Franchise
    • The Expendables (2010)
    • The Expendables 2 (2012)
    • The Expendables 3 (2014)

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 7th

  • Gabby’s Dollhouse (Season 8) Netflix Original – Kids animated series – Gabby and her best pal Pandy Paws meet fairies, find treasure and go on wild adventures inside her super-special dollhouse. Come play and sing along!

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 8th

  • Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop (Limited Series) Netflix Original – Documentary series on the women that made defined Hip-Hop. MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, and Rah Digga to feature.
  • The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh Part 2 (2023) Netflix Original – The second movie in popular anime franchise.
  • Untold: Johnny Football (2023) Netflix Original – About who was supposed to be the next NFL superstar but squandered his opportunity.
  • Zombieverse (Season 1) Netflix Original – Horror reality series out of South Korea that sees survivors competing in a slew of challenges while facing off the undead.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 10th

  • Gen Hoshino Concert Recollections 2015-2023 – Japanese music concert.
  • Jagun Jagun (2023) – African Yoruba film.
  • Marry My Dead Body (2023) Netflix Original – Taiwanese comedy-horror.
  • Mech Cadets (Season 1) Netflix Original – From Polygon Pictures and BOOM! Studios, this new animated series sees an alien species attack our planet and we follow the next generation of pilots set to fend them off.
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  • Painkiller (Limited Series) Netflix Original – New fictionalized series that delves into the origins and aftermath of the opioid crisis in America. Uzo Aduba, Matthew Broderick, Taylor Kitsch, and John Rothman star.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 11th

  • Down for Love (Season 1) Netflix Original – New Zealand dating reality series about several people with Down syndrome on the hunt for love.
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  • Heart of Stone (2023) Netflix Original – Gal Gadot headlines this new spy thriller about an intelligence operative for a shadowy global peacekeeping agency races to stop a hacker from stealing its most valuable weapon.
  • LEGO® DREAMZzz: Trials of the Dream Chasers (Episodes 11-20) – Kids animated series.
  • Pending Train (Season 1) – Japanese sci-fi series about passengers on a speeding train that jumps into an apocalyptic future.
  • Saving Our Marriage (Seasons) –  South African reality series.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 12th

  • Behind Your Touch (Season 1 – New Episodes Weekly) Netflix Original – Korean drama series about a psychic vet and detective who team up to solve a serial killer mystery.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 14th



  • Paddington (2014) – The Oscar-winning family movie about Paddington Bear adventuring to the bustling city of London.
  • The Wiggles: Ready, Steady, Wiggle (Season 4) – Kids musical series.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 15th

  • Ancient Aliens (Season 15) – Reality series from HISTORY Channel.
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  • Ballers (Multiple Seasons – Seasons 1-5) HBO Original – Dwayne Johnson stars in this HBO sports drama about a retired NFL star who becomes a manager.
  • Eye of the Storm (Season 1) – Korean series about a deadly virus outbreak that puts a hospital in total lockdown, and various people trapped in the crisis must confront a deluge of agonizing choices.

  • Jared Freid: 37 and Single (2023) Netflix Original – Stand-up comedy special.
  • Untold: Hall of Shame (2023) Netflix Original

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 16th

  • At Home with the Furys (Season 1) Netflix Original – New sports docu-series spending time with Tyson Fury and his family.
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  • Boy Erased (2018) – Directed by Joel Edgerton, this movie is about the son of a Baptist church unwilling to be part of a church-supported gay conversion program.
  • Depp v. Heard (Limited Series) Netflix OriginalThree-part documentary series looking back at the 2022 court trial of Amber Heard and Johnny Depp.
  • The Chosen One (Season 1) Netflix Original – From Millarworld, this new multilingual series sees a 12-year-old develop Jesus-like superpowers.

  • The Pope’s Exorcist (2023) – Coming to Netflix via the Sony first window deal, this new horror star Russell Crowe is about the Chief Exorcist of the Vatican investigating a young boy’s terrifying possession.

  • OMG! Oh My Girl (2022) – Thai romantic comedy movie.
  • When I Fly Towards You (Season 1) – Set off by a sweet chance encounter, 16-year-old Su Zaizai finds herself helplessly drawn to Zhang Lurang — her smart, charming yet distant schoolmate.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 17th

  • A Life Too Short: The Isabella Nardoni Case (2023) Netflix Original – Brazillian documentary.
  • My Dad the Bounty Hunter (Season 2) Netflix Original – Kids animation series.
  • The Upshaws (Part 3) Netflix Original – Latest batch of episodes for the multi-cam sitcom starring Mike Epps and Kim Fields.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 18th

  • 10 Days of a Bad Man (2023) Netflix Original – Turkish drama movie based on a book.
  • Carancho (2010) – The shady past of an ambulance-chasing lawyer (Ricardo Darín) threatens his unlikely romance with an idealistic doctor (Martina Gusmán).
  • Crane World – Argentinian drama movie.
  • Elefante Blanco / White Elephant (2012) – Argentinian drama.
  • Guns & Gulaabs (Season 1) Netflix Original – Indian drama series. About an unprecedented opium deal, that pulls a big-city cop and a lovesick mechanic into its chaotic clutches.
  • Love You Long Time (2022) – Filipino drama.
  • Love, Sex and 30 Candles (2023) Netflix Original – South African drama.
  • Mask Girl (Season 1) Netflix OriginalKorean drama series.
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  • The Monkey King (2023) Netflix Original – A monkey and his magical fighting stick team up on an epic quest, battling demons, dragons, gods and the greatest adversary of all: Monkey’s own ego!

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 19th

  • Krish, Trish & Baltiboy (Season 1) – Kids animated series from India.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 21st

  • Polly Pocket: Sparkle Cove Adventure (Season 1) – Kids cartoon series.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 22nd

  • All The Queens Men (2019) – Stand-up comedy special starring Sommore, Darren Sanders and Tony Sculfield.
  • Lighthouse (Season 1) Netflix Original – Chart-topping musician Gen Hoshino and popular comedian Masayasu Wakabayashi meet up for uplifting chats on work, family, and hopes for the future.
  • Sommore: “A Queen With No Spades” (2018) – Stand-up comedy special.
  • Untold: Swamp Kings (Limited Series) Netflix Original – Docu-series looking into Urban Meyers, the football coach who led the Gators to victory.
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  • WrestleQuest (Android and iOS) Netflix Original – A new wrestling RPG from Skybound Games and Mega Cat Studios. It was originally due to release on August 8th.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 23rd

  • Destined With You (Season 1) Netflix Original – Korean series. A lawyer bound by a centuries-old curse becomes entangled with a civil servant who holds the key to his freedom — igniting an unexpected romance.
  • Squared Love Everlasting (2023) Netflix Original – Polish drama about an influencer who is in a relationship with a rather boring teacher in comparison and their relationship is tested when someone from their past life enters.
  • Sausage Party (2016) – Animated movie about a sausage looking to discover his true identity.

  • The Big Short (2015) – Adam McKay’s incredible movie documenting the financial crash of 2008.
  • The Devil Judge (Season 1) – Korean series set in a near-future dystopia.
  • The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On (Season 2) Netflix Original – Reality dating show.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 24th

  • Baki Hanma (Season 2 – Part 2) Netflix Original – Anime series.
  • Bro (2023) – Indian comedy.
  • Ragnarok (Season 3) Netflix OriginalFinal season of the Norweigen fantasy series based on the Norse gods.
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  • Who Is Erin Carter? (Limited Series) Netflix Original – British crime thriller series about a woman who gets involved in a conspiracy after being robbed at a supermarket.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 25th

  • Killer Book Club (2023) Netflix Original – Spanish horror about a killer clown.
  • You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah (2023) Netflix Original – Coming-of-age comedy movie starring Adam Sandler.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 26th

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  • Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World (2023) – Biopic from director George Tillman Jr. about the heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 27th

  • Can You See Us? (2022) – African movie – Rejected by his father at birth, a boy with albinism navigates a childhood of bullying, tragedy and cautious hope in this coming-of-age drama.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 28th

  • Princess Power (Season 2) Netflix Original – Kids animation series.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 30th

  • Heart of Invictus (Limited Series) Netflix Original – Follow service member competitors from around the globe who have experienced life-changing injuries or illnesses on their road to the Invictus Games The Hague. Produced by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

  • Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zone (2023) Netflix Original – Travel documentary with host Dan Buettner.
  • Miss Adrenaline: A Tale of Twins (Season 1 – New Episodes Weekly) Netflix Original – Colombian series about a biker who takes the identity of her identical twin sister to bring her killers to justice.

What’s Coming to Netflix on August 31st

  • Choose Love (2023) Netflix Original – Live-action interactive special that’ll have you controlling a romantic relationship. Directed by Stuart McDonald and starring Laura Marano.
  • Karate Sheep (Season 2) Netflix Original – French animated kids series.
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  • One Piece (Season 1) Netflix Original – Netflix’s highly anticipated live-action adaptation of the hit manga/anime series.
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  • Riverdale (Season 7) – The final season of The CW’s Archie Comics adaptation.

If you’re looking for the Kevin Hart movie Lift on this list, you’ll be sad to hear the movie has been delayed to January 2024.

What are you looking forward to checking out on Netflix in August 2023? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Founder of What's on Netflix, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for over a decade. Covering everything from new movies, series and games from around the world, Kasey is in charge of covering breaking news, covering all the new additions now available on Netflix and what's coming next.