Leonardo DiCaprio stares at his spinning top in Inception.

July was a very good month for Netflix, with originals like the Fear Street Trilogy, Gunpowder Milkshake, and others lighting up the screen. Yet August 2021 is ready to try and outdo that already impressive month, and it has the aid of fan favorites such as Inception and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. With a new animated musical featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Netflix is really pushing hard to wrap the summer right. If you want a refresher for July 2021’s additions to the library, you can find them below. Otherwise, it’s time to see what’s coming to Netflix in August 2021.

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Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, and Matthew Broderick posing in an art museum in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Movies And Shows Premiering on Netflix - Week Of August 1

Friends old and new are coming back at the top of the month! As Inception and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off bring up the more classical side of the library, the animated musical Vivo sees Lin-Manuel Miranda return to a genre he’s made quite a name in. Oh, and 30 Rock’s back; so tell all the fives to be quiet, as a 10 has returned.

30 Rock: Seasons 1-7 - 8/1/21
Beethoven - 8/1/21
Beethoven's 2nd - 8/1/21
Beowulf - 8/1/21
Catch Me If You Can - 8/1/21
Darwin’s Game - 8/1/21
Deep Blue Sea - 8/1/21
The Edge of Seventeen - 8/1/21
Ferris Bueller's Day Off - 8/1/21
Five Feet Apart - 8/1/21
Friday Night Lights: Seasons 1-5 - 8/1/21
Good Luck Chuck - 8/1/21
The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia - 8/1/21
Hunter X Hunter (2011): Seasons 5-6 - 8/1/21
Inception - 8/1/21
The Lincoln Lawyer - 8/1/21
The Losers - 8/1/21
The Machinist - 8/1/21
Magnolia - 8/1/21
Major Payne - 8/1/21
My Girl - 8/1/21
My Girl 2 - 8/1/21
The Net - 8/1/21
The Original Kings of Comedy - 8/1/21
Pineapple Express - 8/1/21
Poms - 8/1/21
Seabiscuit - 8/1/21
Space Cowboys - 8/1/21
Team America: World Police - 8/1/21
Pray Away - NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY - 8/3/21
ShinyFlakes: The Teenage Drug Lord - NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY - 8/3/21
Top Secret UFO Projects: Declassified - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/3/21
Aftermath - 8/4/21
American Masters: Inventing David Geffen - 8/4/21
Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami - NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY - 8/4/21
Control Z: Season 2 - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/4/21
Car Masters: Rust to Riches: Season 3 - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/4/21
Cooking With Paris - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/4/21
Hit & Run - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/6/21
Navarasa - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/6/21
The Swarm - NETFLIX FILM - 8/6/21
Vivo - NETFLIX FILM - 8/6/21

Rosa Salazar looks off in the distant night in Brand New Cherry Flavor.

Movies And Shows Premiering on Netflix - Week Of August 8

Netflix’s trilogy capper, The Kissing Booth 3, concludes the romantic saga told in this wildly popular original film series. Plus, Alita: Battle Angel fans are going to want to keep their subscriptions current, as Rosa Salazar is about to embark on a rather interesting journey in the Netflix original series Brand New Cherry Flavor.

Quartet - 8/8/21
SHAMAN KING - NETFLIX ANIME - 8/9/21
Gabby's Dollhouse: Season 2 - NETFLIX FAMILY - 8/10/21
Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang - NETFLIX COMEDY SPECIAL - 8/10/21
UNTOLD - NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY (new films weekly) - 8/10/21
UNTOLD: Malice at the Palace - 8/10/21
Bake Squad - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/11/21
The Kissing Booth 3 - NETFLIX FILM - 8/11/21
La diosa del asfalto - 8/11/21
Misha and the Wolves - NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY - 8/11/21
AlRawabi School for Girls - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/11/21
Lokillo: Nothing's the Same - NETFLIX COMEDY SPECIAL - 8/11/21
Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild - NETFLIX ANIME - 8/11/21
Beckett - NETFLIX FILM - 8/13/21
Brand New Cherry Flavor - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/11/21
Fast & Furious Spy Racers: Season 5: South Pacific - NETFLIX FAMILY - 8/13/21
Gone for Good - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/13/21
The Kingdom - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/13/21
Valeria: Season 2 - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/13/21

Isabela Merced and Jason Momoa on the run in Sweet Girl.

Movies And Shows Premiering on Netflix - Week Of August 15

If you like Jason Momoa setting out on a quest for vengeance, then Sweet Girl is going to be the movie for you.

Mother Goose Club: Seasons 3-4 - 8/15/21
Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai: Season 1 - 8/15/21
Winx Club: Season 6 - 8/15/21
Walk of Shame - 8/16/21
Go! Go! Cory Carson: Season 5 - NETFLIX FAMILY - 8/17/21
UNTOLD: Deal with the Devil - NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY - 8/17/21
The Defeated - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/18/21
Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes - NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY - 8/18/21
Out of my League - NETFLIX FILM - 8/18/21
The Secret Diary of an Exchange Student - NETFLIX FILM - 8/18/21
Like Crazy - 8/19/21
The Chair - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/20/21
Everything Will Be Fine - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/20/21
The Loud House Movie - NETFLIX FAMILY - 8/20/21
Sweet Girl - NETFLIX FILM - 8/20/21

Tanner Buchanan and Addison Rae dressed for a '20s formal in He's All That.

Movies And Shows Premiering on Netflix - Week Of August 22

We may still be waiting for Season 2 of The Witcher, but at least the anime prequel, The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, is well on its way. Also, if you want to see how He’s All That puts a modern spin on a ‘90s teen classic, that too will be available this week.

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf - NETFLIX ANIME - 8/23/21
Oggy Oggy - NETFLIX FAMILY - 8/24/21
UNTOLD: Caitlyn Jenner - NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY - 8/24/21
Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed - NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY - 8/25/21
Clickbait - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/25/21
John of God: The Crimes of a Spiritual Healer - NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY - 8/25/21
Motel Makeover - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/25/21
The November Man - 8/25/21
The Old Ways - 8/25/21
Open Your Eyes - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/25/21
Post Mortem: No One Dies in Skarnes - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/25/21
Rainbow High: Part 2 - 8/25/21
Really Love - 8/25/21
The River Runner - 8/25/21
Tayo the Little Bus: Season 4 - 8/25/21
The Water Man - 8/25/21
EDENS ZERO - NETFLIX ANIME - 8/26/21
Family Reunion: Part 4 - NETFLIX FAMILY - 8/26/21
He's All That - NETFLIX FILM - 8/27/21
I Heart Arlo - NETFLIX FAMILY - 8/27/21
Titletown High - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/27/21
Bread Barbershop: Season 2 - 8/28/21
Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/28/21

Marie Kondo smiles while working in Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.

Movies And Shows Premiering on Netflix - Week Of August 29

Sparking Joy - NETFLIX SERIES - 8/31/21
UNTOLD: Crime and Penalties - NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY - 8/31/21

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Movies And Shows Premiering on Netflix - August TBD

Comedy Premium League - NETFLIX SERIES
D.P. - NETFLIX SERIES

Once again, Netflix’s library is ready to entertain anyone who chooses to subscribe to its delights. If you’re still confused about the Inception ending, don’t worry; we’ve got you covered there. However, that won’t make up for the fact that all titles on this list are subject to change and availability; so keep a close eye on this schedule for any potential changes. We’ll see you back here around the same time next month, as September 2021 is bound to have even more Netflix thrills for everyone to enjoy.

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