New on Netflix: August 2020

New on Netflix: August 2020

Here are the new movies and shows you can stream in August, including three “Jurassic Park” films. Check out some of the highlights below, or scroll down to the full list, five things you should definitely watch and what’s leaving Netflix this month.

Project Power (2020)

When a pill that gives its users unpredictable superpowers for five minutes hits the streets of New Orleans, a teenage dealer and a local cop must team with an ex-soldier to take down the group responsible for its creation. Stars Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Dominique Fishback, Machine Gun Kelly and Casey Neistat. (Aug. 14)

Work It (2020)

When a young woman’s admission to the college of her dreams depends on her performance at a dance competition, she forms a ragtag group of dancers to take on the best squad in school. Stars Sabrina Carpenter, Liza Koshy and Alabama’s Jordan Fisher. (Aug. 7)


A hot-headed, foul-mouthed high school basketball coach tries to make the big leagues by turning around his own awful team. New animated comedy series features voice work from Jake Johnson, Rob Riggle, Natasha Leggero and Ron Funches. (Aug. 21)

Jurassic Park (1993)

Steven Spielberg’s adventure where it all started, the franchise as well as the modern movie blockbuster (in the spirit of Spielberg’s own “Jaws”). During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok in Spielberg’s adaptation of Michael Crichton’s hit novel. The state-of-the-art special effects hold up 27 years later, even better than what we see in the sequels. A perfect movie. “The Lost World” and “Jurassic Park III” are also now on Netflix. (Now available)

A Knight’s Tale (2001)

After his master dies, a noble and ambitious peasant squire creates a new identity for himself as a knight. Thoroughly likable and anachronistic medieval adventure proved early on that Heath Ledger had plenty of star power, featuring solid supporting work from Paul Bettany, Alan Tudyk, Mark Addy, Shannyn Sossamon and bad guy Rufus Sewell. (Now available)

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

When their relationship turns sour, a young couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories. Michel Gondry and Charlie Kaufman made a perfect match to tell this mindbending love story, propelled by the two leads Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet. (Now available)

Ocean’s Twelve (2004) and Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

The latter two-thirds of Steven Soderbergh’s breezy heist trilogy holds up well, with these equally delightful follow-ups that see the crew in fine form robbing whomever they can to survive in light of their efforts from the first film. George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon lead the way in these slick sequels, but pay special attention to the late Carl Reiner’s work as Saul. (Now available)

Nightcrawler (2014)

Dan Gilroy’s underrated comedy/thriller stars Jake Gyllenhaal (in a career-best performance) as a morally bankrupt idealist who corners the late night Los Angeles crime reporting market. A razor-sharp dark comedy some might find it hard to stomach, featuring outstanding supporting work from Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed and the late great Bill Paxton. (Aug. 10)

Casino Royale (2006)

Daniel Craig’s James Bond debut set a new tone for the franchise. Here, he must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro, but things are not what they seem. Craig’s follow-up as 007 “Quantum of Solace,” will also begin streaming the same day. (Aug. 31)


Aug. 1

A Knight’s Tale

Acts of Violence

The Addams Family (1991)

An Education

Being John Malkovich

Death at a Funeral

Dennis the Menace

Elizabeth Harvest

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Hardcore Henry

Iron Man: Armored Adventures: Season 1-2

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park III

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Mad Max (1979)

Mr. Deeds

My Perfect Landing: Season 1

Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea: Season 1

The NeverEnding Story

The NeverEnding Story 2: The Next Chapter

The Next Step: Season 6

Nights in Rodanthe

Ocean’s Thirteen

Ocean’s Twelve

Operation Ouch: Season 1

Operation Ouch: Special

Remember Me


Super Monsters: The New Class

Toradora!: Season 1

Transformers Rescue Bots Academy: S2

The Ugly Truth

What Keeps You Alive

Aug. 2

Almost Love


Aug. 3

Immigration Nation

Aug. 4

A Go! Go! Cory Carson Summer Camp

Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave

Mundo Mistério / Mystery Lab

Sam Jay: 3 In The Morning

Aug. 5

Anelka : L’Incompris / Anelka: Misunderstood

World’s Most Wanted

Aug. 6

The Rain: Season 3

The Seven Deadly Sins: Imperial Wrath of The Gods

Aug. 7

Alta Mar / High Seas: Season 3

Berlin, Berlin

The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kids In Space

¡Nailed It! México: Season 2

The New Legends of Monkey: Season 2

Selling Sunset: Season 3

Sing On! Germany

Tiny Creatures

Wizards: Tales of Arcadia

Word Party Songs

Work It

Aug. 8

The Promise

We Summon the Darkness

Aug. 10

GAME ON: A Comedy Crossover Event


Aug. 11

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Rob Schneider: Asian Momma, Mexican Kids

Aug. 12

Scary Movie 5


Aug. 13

Safety Not Guaranteed

Une fille facile / An Easy Girl

Aug. 14

3%: Season 4

El robo del siglo


Glow Up: Season 2

The Legend of Korra: Book One: Air

The Legend of Korra: Book Two: Spirits

The Legend of Korra: Book Three: Change

The Legend of Korra: Book Four: Balance

Project Power

Octonauts & the Caves of Sac Actun

Teenage Bounty Hunters

Aug. 15

Rita: Season 5

Stranger: Season 2

Aug. 16

Johnny English

Les Misérables (2012)

Aug. 17

Crazy Awesome Teachers

Drunk Parents

Glitch Techs: Season 2

Aug. 19

Crímenes de familia / The Crimes That Bind

DeMarcus Family Rules

High Score

Aug. 20


Good Kisser

Great Pretender

John Was Trying to Contact Aliens

Aug. 21

Alien TV

Fuego negro


Lucifer: Season 5

Rust Valley Restorers: Season 3

The Sleepover

Aug. 23


Septembers of Shiraz

Aug. 25

Emily’s Wonder Lab

Trinkets: Season 2

Aug. 26

Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol

La venganza de Analía

Million Dollar Beach House

Rising Phoenix

Aug. 27

Aggretsuko: Season 3

The Bridge Curse

The Frozen Ground

Aug. 28

All Together Now

Cobra Kai: Seasons 1-2

I AM A KILLER: Released

Orígenes secretos / Unknown Origins

Aug. 31

Casino Royale

Quantum of Solace


The Last Dance

ESPN’s illuminating and highly entertaining 10-part documentary about Michael Jordan, who sheds light on his legendary career and unparalleled competitive character.

The Karate Kid (1984)

Daniel moves to California and struggles to fit in, before his landlord Mr. Miyagi teaches him karate and life lessons. You can now stream the first three original films starring Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita. But hurry, they leave Netflix Aug. 31!

Last Chance U

Billed as “the final season,” this excellent high school football doc series should give you the sports fix you need until (or if) the real thing comes back.

The Old Guard (2020)

A covert team of immortal mercenaries are suddenly exposed and must now fight to keep their identity a secret just as an unexpected new member is discovered. New action flick starring Charlize Theron and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Unsolved Mysteries

The original creators of the popular documentary series team up with the producers of “Stranger Things” for a reboot that will creep you out plenty. The new series even features an Alabama serial killer.


Aug. 1

Skins: Vol. 1-7

Aug. 3

Love (2015)

Paranormal Survivor: Season 1-2

Aug. 7

6 Days

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

St. Agatha

Aug. 14

Adventures in Public School

Being AP


Aug. 18

The Incident

Aug. 19

Some Kind of Beautiful

Aug. 20

Bad Rap

Aug. 21

Just Go With It

Aug. 23


Aug. 25

Blue Is the Warmest Color

Aug. 28

Bring It On: Worldwide Showdown

The Wicker Man

Aug. 31

Bad Boys

Bad Boys II


Child’s Play


Failure to Launch

Get Him to the Greek

Groundhog Day

He’s Just Not That Into You

Jerry Maguire

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid Part II

The Karate Kid Part III

The Lake House

Life as We Know It

Murder Party

Observe and Report

One Day

Public Enemies

Rugrats Go Wild

School Daze


United 93

V for Vendetta

Valentine’s Day

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