Netflix August Releases to Keep You Glued to Your Screens
04th August, 2020
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With the months passing in such a dreary manner, it is quite difficult to keep track of the days. But, Netflix’s new releases are more than enough to help you record the passing time! As the blanket of isolation is still looming over our heads, shows on the streaming service are what’s been keeping us entertained. In order to welcome August the right way, Netflix has a crazy line-up for you this month, including new seasons of your old favorites, as well as brand new additions. Take a look!
Pick of the Litter en.wikipedia.org
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Pick of the Litter
You know it is going to be a great month when Netflix starts it off with a documentary about dogs! We just had to start this list with Pick of the Litter. Created by Dana Nachman and Don Hardy and released in 2018, this American dog-umentary follows the journey of a litter of puppies training to be guide dogs for the visually impaired. Coming to your screens on August 2nd.
The Seven Deadly Sins - Wrath of the Gods (Season 4) thenationroar.com
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The Seven Deadly Sins - Wrath of the Gods (Season 4)
This beloved manga series based on an illustrated novel by Nakaba Suzuki is coming back after a two-year-long wait. Set in a fantasy British Isles, this series is on the Holy Knights, the Seven Deadly Sins, and Princess Elizabeth’s journey to find the latter to undo critical bad deeds. After the dramatic return of Meliodas in season 3, we are excited to see what comes next on August 6th.
Work It (2020) www.popsugar.com
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Work It (2020)
Nothing screams fun like a delightful new dance-comedy. Directed by Laura Terruso, this new coming-of-age film revolves around the story of Quinn Ackerman as her journey towards making her way into her dream college hangs loosely by the thread of a dance competition. Things get complicated when she realizes that her preparation needs to start right from actually LEARNING to dance, i.e., from the very bottom.
Killing Hasselhoff (2017) www.imdb.com
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Killing Hasselhoff (2017)
Directed by Darren Grant, Killing Hasselhoff is a 2017 film that talks about a debt-ridden nightclub owner who finds himself in deep trouble after getting involved in a half a million dollar-worth of death pool for David Hasselhoff. The cast of the movie includes Ken Jeong and David Hasselhoff as himself as they navigate through frankly absurd ideas. Coming to your Netflix screens on August 1st.
Glow Up (Season 2) netflixjunkie.com
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Glow Up (Season 2)
Also known as Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star, this reality show is focused on finding and nurturing new and upcoming makeup artists. With its delightful host Stacy Dooley, this show follows the journeys of these contestants as they navigate through different challenges each week. The show first premiered on BBC Three in 2019, and season 2 premieres on Netflix on August 14th.
El Robo del Siglo (Season 1) thedigitalwise.com
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El Robo del Siglo (Season 1)
Also known as The Great Heist, it is a Columbian show coming to Netflix on August 14th. It is based on the 1994 robbery of the Bank of Republic in Columbia. The show also derives some of its themes and references from a book called This is How I Robbed the Bank: The Assault of the 20th Century in Colombia, written by journalist Alfredo Serrano Zabala.
Les Misérables (2012) en.wikipedia.org
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Les Misérables (2012)
For all you musical buffs out there, your wishes have been answered. The 2012 movie rendition of the classic musical Les Misérables is coming to your Netflix screen on August 16th. In this 19th century period piece, the story revolves around a French prisoner named Jean Valjean as he tries to escape from the police after breaking parole to start a new life.
John Was Trying to Contact Aliens (2020) www.sundance.org
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John Was Trying to Contact Aliens (2020)
As cryptic as the title sounds, this movie, short film to be specific, has been a part of the Sundance Film Festival and the International Film Festival Rotterdam, among other film festivals. Created by filmmaker Matthew Killip, it follows the story of John Shepherd as he attempts and works on reaching out to extraterrestrial beings by broadcasting music out into space. On Netflix on August 20th.
Lucifer (Season 5 – Part 1) www.imdb.com
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Lucifer (Season 5 – Part 1)
After waiting for almost a year and going through the heartbreak of the show being canceled temporarily, Lucifer is back with the first part of season 5. To be released on Netflix on August 21st, this American fantasy series focuses on the life of Lucifer Morningstar, who is an angel cast out of heaven for betrayal and soon abandons his throne to create a life in Los Angeles.
The Sleepover (2020) www.vitalhrills.com
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The Sleepover (2020)
Directed by Trish Sie, this American comedy film is all set for its release on August 21st. In The Sleepover, a family gets caught up in trouble as two siblings team up to plan and rescue their mother after they discover that she is a former thief. As she gets into trouble while completing one last job, she is confronted with more than what she bargained for.
Glitch Techs (Season 2) nickalive.blogspot.com
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Glitch Techs (Season 2)
Another one of our animated favorites, the Glitch Techs is now renewed for another season! All set for its release on August 17th, this Nickelodeon show was created by Eric Robles and Dan Milano. It focuses on Hector "Five" Nieves and Miko "Me-K.O,” a couple of teenagers who hunt characters who have escaped from the video games out into the real world.
Project Power (2020) www.imdb.com
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Project Power (2020)
Directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost, Project Power is an American film to be released on Netflix on August 14th. It is a superhero movie and focuses on the story of a cop, a teen, and a drug dealer as they trace the source of a pill that seemingly gives people superpowers. The film boasts an impressive cast including celebrities like Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jamie Foxx.
Selling Sunset (Season 3) www.viva.nl
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Selling Sunset (Season 3)
If you have been dying to catch a glimpse of the outside world, Netflix has a special treat for you, coming on August 7th. The third season of reality TV series Selling Sunset shows fancy residential properties from all over Los Angeles being marketed by a real estate firm called The Oppenheim Group. The show also takes a peek at the agents’ private lives, to lots of drama.
Sam Jay - 3 In The Morning (2020) yts.mx
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Sam Jay - 3 In The Morning (2020)
We have been very excited for the brand new stand-up show by Sam Jay after she tweeted about it a few weeks ago. Sam is a Saturday Night Live writer and comedian and is now ready to release an hour-long special on Netflix. It broadly highlights prevalent issues like racism and White privilege while using lighthearted metaphors and stories about relationships and travel nightmares.
A Go! Go! Cory Carson Summer Camp (2020) www.popsugar.com
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A Go! Go! Cory Carson Summer Camp (2020)
Created by Alex Woo and Stanley Moore, A Go! Go! Cory Carson Summer Camp is a special series as a part of the Go! Go! Cory Carson animated series. The franchise is based on a special line of toy vehicles that are manufactured by a company called VTech. Produced by Kuku Studios, this special title is all set for its release on August 4th.
Malibu Rescue - The Next Wave (2020) www.imdb.com
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Malibu Rescue - The Next Wave (2020)
After the tremendous success of the series of Malibu Rescue, the franchise is now all set to release a movie on Netflix. Releasing on August 4th, it revolves around the International Junior Rescue Championships taking place in Southern California as the teams are back at Tower 2. After an unfortunate incident, the fate of Team USA lies in the hands of Tyler, Dylan, Eric, Lizzie, and Gina.
My Perfect Landing (Season 1) tvsplurge.io
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My Perfect Landing (Season 1)
First premiered on the Family Channel earlier this year, My Perfect Landing is a brand new series created by Frank van Keeken, who is also the creator of shows like The Next Step. The series revolves around the struggles of a family of gymnasts as they uproot their life from Miami to move to Toronto. It will be released on Netflix on August 1st.
The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017) en.wikipedia.org
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The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
Directed by Joseph Ruben, The Ottoman Lieutenant is a romance film based on the period during World War I, set to be released on Netflix on August 1st. This Turkish-American film revolves around the story of Lillie, a nurse who travels to Istanbul during the war and falls in love with a Turkish soldier named Ismail Veli, resulting in her challenging her beliefs.
Seventh Son (2014) www.imdb.com
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Seventh Son (2014)
Roughly based on a novel named The Spook's Apprentice written by Joseph Delaney, this 2014 film is an American fantasy movie. It tells the story of a guy named Thomas Ward and his journey as the apprentice of the spook, him being the seventh son of a seventh son. The film is directed by Sergei Bodrov and is set to be released on August 16th on Netflix.
Drunk Parents (2017) www.cineserie.com
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Drunk Parents (2017)
Coming to your Netflix screens on August 17th, this 2017 film is an American comedy starring Alec Baldwin and Salma Hayek. The film revolves around the story of Frank and Nancy Teagarten, as they find themselves amid a financial crisis due to Frank’s company going bankrupt and their daughter’s admission to a pricey college. This lighthearted film is directed by Fred Wolf.