Netflix unveils new TV series and movies coming this week
August is a big month for Netflix users with a range of new movies and TV shows coming to the streaming platform.
There are so many streaming services available these days, thanks to Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney +, Now TV, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to TV shows and movies to watch.
And even though the lockdown restrictions loosen, many of us love nothing more than sitting in front of the TV to watch our favorite shows.
Fortunately, Netflix has us covered. The streaming giant has released a slew of new shows and movies for August, with more to come throughout the month.
Additionally, new seasons of some of Netflix’s best original shows will be releasing in the coming days.
Here is the list of new releases from Netflix this week, including TV shows, Netflix originals, movies, and documentaries.
Here is the full list (N * = Netflix Original):
New content is coming to netflix this week
- American Girl: Lea to the Rescue (2016) – Nadia Tass directs this family adventure film about a young girl who goes deep into the Brazilian rainforest.
- Bride of Chucky (1998) – Horror comedy directed by Ronny Yu.
- Mr. Peabody and Sherman (2014) – Dreamworks animated film about a time traveling dog and his adopted son.
- The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) – Lego minifigures are back for a delightful sequel featuring the voices of Will Arnett, Chris Pratt and Elizabeth Banks.
- Keeping Up with the Kardashians (Season 5) – Another batch of episodes where you hang out with the Kardashians. Or don’t do as we would advise you to.
- The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Season 5) – A reality TV series that makes you question life itself.
- Toot-Toot Cory Carson (Season 5) N – Children’s animated series.
- Untold: Deal with the Devil (2021) N – Sports documentary about boxer Christy Martin.
- Black Island (2021) N – Polish thriller.
- Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes (2021) N – British documentary about Dennis Nilsen that recounts via audio tapes his gruesome crimes over the years.
- Out of my League / Sul più bello (2020) N – italian rom-com.
- The Defeated (Season 1) N – Set in 1946 in Berlin, this series sees an American cop living in the city engulfed by crime.
- Diaries of an Exchange Student / Diários de Intercâmbio (2020) N – Brazilian rom-com.
- The Chair (Season 1) N – Sandra Oh plays the role of Ji-Yoon Kim, the chair of an English department at a prestigious university.
- The Loud House Movie (2021) N – Sequel to the animated film from the popular Nickelodeon series.
- Sweet Girl (2021) N – Action thriller starring Jason Mamoa as a vengeful widower who has vowed revenge on those responsible for his wife’s death, while trying to protect his daughter.
There will also be a lot of content leaving the platform this week as Netflix announced that more than 70 TV shows and movies will be phased out in August.
Movies deleted from Netflix this week:
- Bird on a wire
- Casino Magnate 2
- Disciples of the 36th Chamber
- Ninjas of the five elements
- Legendary weapons of China
- Safety rope
- Attention, officer
- Love on delivery
- I like you
- Mahjong Heroes
- Shaolin Martial Arts
- Mr. Virgo
- My classmate the barbarian
- O brother, where are you?
- Opium and the master of Kung Fu
- Painted faces
- Prince Charming
- Back to the 36th room
- Shark hunters
- Masters of the sword: two champions of Shaolin
- The barefoot child
- The mad monk
- The young vagabond
- AI Artificial Intelligence
- the mega
- Alejandro Sanz: What I was is what I am
- What to expect when you expect
- Santa in training
- 21st of August
- Hati Perempuan
- KL Zombi