First of the Month New Netflix Addition Highlights (August 1st, 2018)

Steel Magnolias now on Netflix

It’s a new month which means a big list of renewed and returning titles on Netflix. We take a look at a few highlights of the new titles available today.

The first of the month means a big drop of titles on Netflix. We took the liberty of wading through the list and picked a few titles you’ll want to add to your queue this month. Less work for you! This list is only highlights of titles added today. Many more additions are in store for you in August. To stay updated on additions throughout the month bookmark our What’s New page, updated daily.

Since it is August 1st, I can’t let the day pass without a special recommendation. It isn’t new today, but it is currently streaming. Happy birthday, Jerry. If I had the world to give.

This Netflix Original chronicle of Bob Weir highlights his brotherhood with Jerry Garcia, his success, and his life.


Looking for a few more August recommendations? Check out our top five movie and series picks arriving this month.

Coming in August:


August 1st Highlights

Clerks (1994)

A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.


Gran Torino (2008)

An intolerant retired auto worker and Korean War vet fills the emptiness in his life with beer and home repair, despising the other cultures in his neighborhood. He becomes a reluctant hero when he stands up to the gangbangers who tried to force an Asian teen to steal his treasured car and an unlikely friendship forms.


Million Dollar Baby (2004)

A veteran boxing trainer keeps almost everyone at arm’s length, except his old friend and associate Eddie. When he reluctantly agrees to train a woman, the two form a close bond that will irrevocably change them both.


Steel Magnolias (1989)

A look at the lives of a close-knit group of women in a small Southern town and the effect of time and troubles on their relationships.


Stripes (1981)

The story of a hardscrabble bunch of recruits and their ploy to fall in line with the military


The Aviator (2004)

Howard Hughes is a playboy, millionaire, and aviation pioneer. But the higher he succeeds the further he feels he has to fall.


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

The future of civilization rests in the fate of the One Ring which has been placed it in the hands of a young Hobbit named Frodo Baggins.

Cheryl Greenway

Cheryl has written for What’s on Netflix for over three years. She’s a confessed streaming addict and also runs a Netflix based community on Facebook with over 10,000 users. Cheryl specializes in documentaries and covers weekly additions for the US in addition to breaking news stories. She is the Weekend Editor for What’s On Netflix. Cheryl resides in Virginia, USA.