What’s New on Netflix UK: August 17th, 2020

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Jackass: The Movie – Picture: MTV

Welcome to your first daily recap of what’s new on Netflix in the United Kingdom where there are 4 new titles for August 17th plus we’ll take you through any new titles that arrived over the weekend too. 

As always, before we take a look at the full lists, let’s take a look at some of the highlights.

Jackass: The Movie (2002)

Genre: Comedy
Cast: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Steve-O, Chris Pontius
Runtime: 87 mins

Not for the faint of heart, the first Jackass movie joined the second which is also currently streaming on Netflix this weekend.

Featuring the familiar gang that is known for their MTV series, they enact daredevil stunt, pranks and just inject utter insanity into your life.

Ultimate Force (2 Seasons)

Genre: War, Drama
Cast: Ross Kemp, Miles Anderson, Christopher Fox, Danny Sapani

Over the weekend we also saw the re-addition of Ultimate Force featuring Ross Kemp.

The series originally aired all the way back in 2002 and here’s what you can expect if you’ve never seen it before:

“This covert combat series focuses on the Red Troop, an elite group of soldiers from the British military’s Special Air Service group.”

New on Netflix UK for August 17th

New Movies

  • Crazy Awesome Teachers (2020) N
  • Islands of Faith (2018)
  • United Nations: Three Decades of Drum & Bass (2020)

New TV Series

  • Glitch Techs (Season 2) N

New on Netflix UK for Weekend of August 15th to August 16th

New Movies

  • Jackass: The Movie (2002)
  • What’s Your Raashee? (2009)

New TV Series

  • Ackley Bridge (2 Seasons)
  • Bread Barbershop (Season 1)
  • Dérè: An African Tale (Season 1)
  • Drifters (Seasons 1-4)
  • Rita (Season 5) N
  • Star Boot Sale (Season 1)
  • Stranger (Season 2) N
  • Takki (2 Seasons)
  • Ultimate Force (2 Seasons)

Most Popular on Netflix UK for August 17th, 2020

And finally, let’s take a look at what’s trending on Netflix right now. Project Power remains at the top of the movie list from Friday and The Fall has overtaken The Umbrella Academy.

In case you missed it, you can find out what was the most popular title for last week in the UK in our roundup here.

# Movies TV Series
1 Project Power The Fall
2 Jackass: The Movie The Umbrella Academy
3 Bee Movie Dirty John
4 Can You Keep a Secret? Selling Sunset
5 Work It Don’t Tell the Bride
6 Incoming Serial Killer With Piers Morgan
7 Tammy Good Girls
8 Only World’s Most Wanted
9 Minions Killer Women with Piers Morgan
10 Fearless Friday Night Dinner
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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