List of Netflix series, movies, TV shows to watch in August 2023

Netflix is gearing up for a busy month of August, with a wide variety of new movies, TV shows, films, documentaries, series and Netflix originals, to keep subscribers entertained.

In this article, TimeGist.com list all the Netflix series, films, movies etc. that you could watch on the service in the coming month of August this year, 2023.

August 1st

  • Cut the Rope Daily (Android and iOS) Netflix Original – A new daily take on the classic mobile game.
  • 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.
  • Fisk (Season 1) – Australian courtroom comedy series.
  • It’s Complicated (2009) – Nancy Meyers directed this romantic comedy movie starring Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin.
  • 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.
  • Pawn Stars (Season 14) – New season of the reality series.
  • 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 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
  • 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.

 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 Original – Documentary on the behind-the-scenes of how your food (in the United States) is made.
  • Soulcatcher (2023) Netflix Original – Polish thriller.

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.

August 4th

  • 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.

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!

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.
  • WrestleQuest (Android and iOS) Netflix Original – A new wrestling RPG from Skybound Games and Mega Cat Studios.
  • 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.

August 10th

  • 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.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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.
  • Saving Our Marriage (Seasons) –  South African reality series.

August 14th

  • Paddington (2014) – The Oscar-winning family movie about Paddington Bear adventuring to the bustling city of London.

August 15th

  • Ancient Aliens (Season 15) – Reality series from HISTORY Channel.
  • 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.

August 16th

  • At Home with the Furys (Season 1) Netflix Original – New sports docu-series spending time with Tyson Fury and his family.
  • Depp v. Heard (Limited Series) Netflix Original – Three-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.
  • OMG! Oh My Girl (2022) – Thai romantic comedy movie.

August 17th

  • 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.

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.
  • Mask Girl (Season 1) Netflix Original – Korean drama series.
  • 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!

 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.

August 24th

  • Baki Hanma (Season 2 – Part 2) Netflix Original – Anime series.
  • Ragnarok (Season 3) Netflix Original – Final season of the Norweigen fantasy series based on the Norse gods.
  • 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.

August 25th

  • You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah (2023) Netflix Original – Coming-of-age comedy movie starring Adam Sandler.

August 28th

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

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.
  • One Piece (Season 1) Netflix Original – Netflix’s highly anticipated live-action adaptation of the hit manga/anime series.

Meanwhile, one movie that you hope to see in this article but couldn’t find is Lift, a movie by Kevin Hart. This movie has been delayed to January next year.

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