What’s Coming to Netflix UK in August 2020

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Welcome to your comprehensive look at what’s set to hit Netflix in the United Kingdom (and the Republic of Ireland in most instances) throughout the month of August 2020. We’ll be running through all the new movies, TV series, Netflix Originals and anything else scheduled to release for Brits. 

To see an expanded list of the Originals coming out in August 2020, check our preview here.

Full List of What’s Coming to Netflix in the UK in August 2020

Note: Release dates are subject to change. 

Netflix UK Releases TBD:

  • Bee Movie (2007) – DreamWorks animated comedy starring Jerry Seinfeld and Renée Zellweger.
  • Jumanji (1995) – Fantasy adventure starring Robin Williams.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 1st

  • American History X (1998) – Edward Norton drama about a former neo-nazi that’s trying to prevent his brother from following in the same direction.

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  • Blade: Trinity (2004) – Third movie in the Blade franchise.
  • Breaking the Bank (2014) – British-American comedy starring Kelsey Grammer and Tamsin Greig
  • Bulletproof (1996) – Adam Sandler and Damon Wayans comedy movie.
  • Deep Impact (1998) – A comet is headed towards Earth in this disaster movie.
  • Duplicity (2009) – Tony Gilroy directed romantic comedy about two spies turned spies for huge corporations.
  • Flipped (2010) – Rob Reiner’s comedy about two childhood sweetheart growing up.
  • Friday Night Dinner (Season 5) – British comedy series about a hilariously dysfunctional Jewish family
  • The Governor (Season 1) – Nigerian political thriller series (was originally due for release on July 1st)
  • Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea (Season 1) – Coming of age anime series
  • Out of Sight (1998) – George Clooney stars in this comedy about a bank robber breaking out of jail
  • Pee-wee’s Big Adventure (1985) – Classic comedy family adventure featuring the eccentric Pee-Wee Herman.
  • Rise of the Legend (2014) – Martial Arts action about a Kung-fu prodigy who returns to his town to rid it of the local crime lords.
  • Rumor Has It… (2005) – Jennifer Aniston romantic comedy.
  • Sex and the City 2 (2010) – Sequel film to the smash-hit television series with the girls heading to Dubai for a much-needed vacation.
  • The Fall (3 Seasons) – British crime drama series starring Gillian Anderson and Jamie Dornan.
  • The Saint (1997) – Action adventure starring Val Kilmer and Elisabeth Shue
  • The Twilight Saga – Every movie in the Twilight franchise.
  • Super Monsters: The New Class (2020) N – Special for the Netflix Original kids series.

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  • The Mask (1994) – The classic Jim Carrey comedy
  • Toradora (Season 1) – Romantic comedy anime series
  • Where’s The Money (2017) – Terry Crews stars in this goofy movie about a someone infiltrating an all-white college fraternity.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 3rd

  • The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) – Comedy starring Shia LaBeouf about a young boy running away from his care home and hoping to achieve his dream of becoming a wrestler.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 4th

  • A Toot-Toot Cory Carson Summer Camp (2020) N –  Kids special.
  • Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave (2020) N – Netflix movie based on the Malibu Rescue series and movie.
  • Mystery Lab (Season 1) N – Brazillian host looking into science, history and mysteries.
  • Sam Jay: 3 In the Morning (2020) N – Stand-up special.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 5th

  • Anelka: Misunderstood (2020) N – Sports documentary that chronicles the life and career of the prestigious French footballer Nicolas Anelka.
  • World’s Most Wanted (Season 1) N – French docu-series looking into true crime.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 6th

  • Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan (2019) – War thriller set during the Vietnam war.
  • Nasha Natasha (2016) – Documentary about Latin American performer Natalia Oreiro.
  • The Rain (Season 3) N – The final season of the Danish series.
  • The Seven Deadly Sins (Season 4) N – The fourth (albeit in many cases unwanted) season of The Seven Deadly Sins that features a new anime studio behind the show.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 7th

  • Action Point (2018) – Johnny Knoxville stars as a daredevil looking to own and operate his own theme park.
  • Berlin, Berlin: Lolle on the Run (2020) N – German movie follow-up for the hit series.
  • High Seas (Season 3) N – Spanish period crime-drama
  • The New Legends of Monkey (Season 2) N – Australian/New Zealand teen series.
  • Selling Sunset (Season 3) N – Reality series where realtors sell lavish homes.
  • Sing On! Germany (Season 1) N – Regional reality TV spin-off.
  • Stars in the Sky: A Hunting Story (2018) – Documentary following American hunters.
  • Superfly (2018) – Reboot of the 1970s movie about a hustler trying to settle a score against a rival crew.
  • The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kids in Space (2020) N – Special for the rebooted Magic School Bus Netflix series.
  • The New Legends of Monkey (Season 2) N – Kids Australian series set in a fantasy world.
  • Tiny Creatures (Season 1) N – Nature docu-series looking at the smaller critters in the animal kingdom.
  • Upgrade (2018) – Excellent horror sci-fi movie about a man who gets an experimental chip implanted to help get revenge.

  • Wizards: Tales of Arcadia (Limited Series) N – Final entry in the Del Toro animated series.
  • Word Party Songs (Season 1) N – Jim Henson’s musical animated show gets a new spin-off.
  • Work It (2020) N – Dance comedy starring Sabrina Carpenter and Liza Koshy.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 8th

  • Killer Women with Piers Morgan (Season 2) – Interviews with female inmates.
  • Serial Killer with Piers Morgan (Season 1) – Piers Morgan interviews some of Amerca’s most dangerous convicts.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 10th

  • GAME ON: A Comedy Crossover Event (Season 1) N – Special series that combines four Netflix sitcom characters into one.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 11th

  • Rob Schneider: Asian Momma, Mexican Kids (2020) N – New stand-up special.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 12th

  • Green Leaf (Season 5) N – The fifth and final season for the Oprah Winfrey Network’s megachurch drama.
  • Gunjan Saxena (2020) N – New Hindi war action movie.
  • (Un)Well (Season 1) N – Docu-series looking into the wellness industry.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 13th

  • An Easy Girl (2020) N – French art house social drama.
  • RIDE ON TIME (Season 2) – K-drama.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 14th

  • 3% (Season 4) N – The final season of the Brazillian sci-fi dystopian thriller series.
  • Dirty John (Season 2) N – The USANetwork anthology series.
  • Fearless (2020) N – Animated kids movie.
  • Nigerian Prince (2018) – Thriller about a man kidnapped and attempts to escape to the US.
  • Octonauts & the Caves of Sac Actun (2020) N – Kids animated special.
  • Project Power (2020) N – Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levit action blockbuster.
  • The Great Heist (Season 1) N – Colombian heist series.
  • Teenage Bounty Hunters (Season 1) N – The next series from Orange is the New Black creator, Genji Kohan.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 15th

  • Drifters (Multiple Seasons) – Channel 4 comedy series.

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  • Jackass: The Movie (2002) – The Jackass boys take part in their craziest pain-filled tasks with hilarious results.
  • Rita (Season 5) N – Danish comedy series.
  • Takki (Season 1) – Saudi Arabian drama series
  • The Stranger (Season 2) N – K-drama.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 17th

  • Glitch Techs (Season 2) N – The Nickelodeon series turned Netflix following two kids fighting monsters from video games in the real world.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 19th

  • Million Pound Menu (Season 2) – BBC reality cooking series.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 20th

  • Great Pretender (Season 1) N – Anime series.
  • Inconceivable (2017) – Thriller starring Gina Gershon and Nicolas Cage.
  • John Was Trying to Contact Aliens (2020) N – Documentary on one man who spent his life trying to find aliens.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 21st

  • Alien TV (Season 1) N – Kids TV series about aliens learning what humans are all about.

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  • Lucifer (Season 5A) N – The first half of season 5 of the highly anticipated penultimate season for the Devil himself.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 22nd

  • Ojo’s in d’House (Season 1) – Rags to riches comedy series

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 25th

  • Horrible Histories (Season 6) – Kids series looking into histories most famous figures with a comedic twist.
  • Trinkets (Season 2) N – Final season of the coming of age drama.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 26th

  • Rising Pheonix (2020) N – British documentary looking into athletes partaking in the Paralympic games.

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  • Venom (2018) – Superhero drama starring Tom Hardy as the infamous Spider-Man villain Eddie Brock and his symbiote Venom.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 27th

  • Aggretusko (Season 3) N – Charming Japanese anime series
  • Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019) – Donnie Yen’s final outing as the Kung Fu master.
  • The Bridge Curse (2020) – Taiwanese horror thriller.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 28th

  • Cobra Kai (2 Seasons) – Martial arts drama continuing the story of the rivalry between Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence.
  • Death in Paradise (Season 8) – The BBC detective thriller returns.
  • Unknown Origins (2020) N – Spanish superhero movie.
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Founder of What's on Netflix and based in Norwich in the United Kingdom, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for a decade having started the site in 2013. Kasey maintains the what's new on Netflix library, keeps the coming soon lists up-to-date and writes about new and upcoming projects. Contact: kasey@whats-on-netflix.com