Most Recommended Netflix Releases for August 2018

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Yea, we all know Netflix has revolutionized the entire entertainment industry, brought in great originals and movies as well. Yes, we also know that it’s given birth to the trend of binge watching seasons.


Whether it’s the holiday season or not, it doesn’t really matter. No compromise on Netflix!

Here’s a list of all the releases for August 2018:

“Like Father” August 3

With Seth Rogen, any movie will make you laugh till your stomach hurts, and then a little bit more. The story revolves around a father-daughter relationship when Rachel’s estranged father suddenly shows up!

Left at the altar (Kristen Bell) Rachel, the bride still decides to go on the honeymoon trip with her father (Kelsey Grammer.) The unusual cruise trip forms a strong bond between the two, discovering each other, and forgiving mistakes of the past.

All about the Washingtons: August 10

Before you start watching this series, do consult a doctor, the trailer alone is too funny. So funny that it’s actually injurious!

The series stars Run-DMC’s Joseph Simmons, playing a retired hip-hop star, while his wife pursues her own career, wanting to be the billionaire entrepreneur she was always destined to be, at least that’s what she thinks.

The hip-hop star has now new duties, keeping the kids and the house in line.

Insatiable: August 10

Starring Debby Ryan and Alyssa Milano, the story focuses on the life of an overweight girl and her problems such as bullying and being made fun off. As most of us would wish, suddenly one day she wakes up thin. Now she’s up to revenge on those who have bullied her for so long!

But don’t worry it’s not an emo packed show, it’s going to be funny, extremely funny.

Disenchantment: August 17

From the creator of the Simpsons and Futurama, Matt Groening, another animated Marvel movie is on its way! Disenchantment is going to be 10 part series that takes you to the magical fantasy kingdom of dreamland.

The story is focused on the princess Bean and her companions Elfo and Luci who possess magical powers. According to some experts, the show will be epidemic!

Ghoul: August 24

Horror movies are sometimes the best ways to spice things up! From the creators of Insidious and Get Out, this second Hindi entrant promises pure entertainment with its unusual story line. The story involves a prisoner who uses black magic against his captors and reveals their most shameful secrets

The Innocents: August 24

Very little has been revealed in the trailer, the story focuses on a teen couple with supernatural powers, who flees to London to have a new life together, unfortunately, their dreams are turned upside down by a shocking discovery. This one definitely goes under the mindf*** category!

“Ozark” (Season 2): August 31

For crazy Ozark fans, season 2 is finally here! Marty Byrde tries to protect his family amidst a Mexican drug cartel. The stakes are higher this time as the family tries to manage their own interest while rising danger. The show will keep your eyes glued to the screen and on the edge of your seat!

Cocaine Coast (NETFLIX ORIGINAL): August 3

Cocaine Coast

Not the first Netflix show about drugs and smuggling, but this story of a fisherman based in Spain will blow your mind away! The movie shows the 80’s era, the trailer is so promising I wonder how great the show is going to be.

Ask the Storybots:

With a very intriguing trailer, the animated show looks fun! Something special for the kids. Watch how the Storybots track down answers to kid’s question, such as how night happens or why we brush our teeth.


The Aviator August 1

Watch Leo in his second Oscar-nominated movie, the story will shock you, engage you and might even make you cry. Most importantly it will inspire you!  An old movie, that’s worth watching again!

What more? Here’s a complete list:

August 1

  • Batman Begins
  • Chernobyl Diaries
  • Clerks
  • Constantine
  • Dreamcatcher
  • Edge of Fear
  • Eraser
  • Gran Torino
  • House of Deadly Secrets
  • Los tiempos de Pablo Escobar: Season 1
  • Million Dollar Baby
  • No Reservations
  • Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Moby
  • Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Nile Rodgers
  • Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Noel Gallagher
  • Once in a Lifetime Sessions with TLC
  • P.S. I Love You
  • Secretariat
  • Silverado
  • Steel Magnolias
  • Stripes
  • Switched– Netflix Original
  • The Aviator
  • The Golden Compass
  • The Informant!
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

August 2

  • Emelie

August 3

  • Brij Mohan Amar Rahe– Netflix Original Film
  • Cocaine Coast– Netflix Original
  • Dinotrux Supercharged: Season 3 — Netflix Original
  • I AM A KILLER — Netflix Original
  • Like Father — Netflix Original Film
  • Marching Orders –Netflix Original

August 4

  • Flavors of Youth: International Version- Netflix Original
  • Sunshine (Streaming Every Saturday)– Netflix Original
  • On Children — Netflix Original

August 5

  • Paid in Full

August 9

  • Perdida– Netflix Original Film
  • The Originals: Season 5

August 10

  • 72 Dangerous Animals: Asia– Netflix Original
  • Afflicted– Netflix Original
  • All About the Washingtons– Netflix Original
  • Demetri Martin: The Overthinker– Netflix Original
  • Insatiable– Netflix Original
  • La casa de las flores –Netflix Original
  • Million Pound Menu– Netflix Original
  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society– Netflix Original Film
  • The Package– Netflix Original Film
  • The Ponysitters Club– Netflix Original
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 7– Netflix Original
  • Zion– Netflix Original

August 11

  • No Country for Old Men

August 13

  • Alexander: The Ultimate Cut
  • Splash and Bubbles: Season 2
  • The Nut Job

August 15

  • Adventures in Public School
  • Hostiles
  • The 100: Season 5

August 16

  • Evan Almighty
  • Wish I Was Here

August 17

  • Disenchantment– Netflix Original
  • Magic for Humans– Netflix Original
  • Pinky Malinky–Netflix Original
  • Spirit Riding Free: Season 6– Netflix Original
  • Stay Here– Netflix Original
  • The Motive– Netflix Original Film
  • To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before– Netflix Original Film
  • Ultraviolet– Netflix Original

August 19

  • The Investigator: A British Crime Story: Season 2– Netflix Original

August 21

  • Year One

August 23

  • Deadwind– Netflix Original
  • Follow This– Netflix Original
  • Great News: Season 1

August 24

  • Ask the StoryBots: Season 2– Netflix Original
  • Bert Kreischer: Secret Time– Netflix Original
  • Ghoul– Netflix Original
  • The After Party– Netflix Original Film
  • The Innocents– Netflix Original
  • Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 3– Netflix Original
  • Young & Hungry: Season 5

August 28

  • The Good Place: Season 2

August 29

  • Inequality for All

August 31

  • Inside the Criminal Mind– Netflix Original
  • Ozark: Season 2– Netflix Original
  • Paradise PD– Netflix Original
  • The Comedy Lineup: Part 2– Netflix Original
  • The Laws of Thermodynamics– Netflix Original Film
  • Ultimate Beastmaster: Survival of the Fittest– Netflix Original
  • Undercover Law– Netflix Original

Leaving Netflix In August

August 1

  • 3000 Miles to Graceland
  • Adventures in Babysitting
  • Can’t Buy Me Love
  • Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot: Season 1
  • Finding Dory
  • Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
  • Reasonable Doubt
  • The Killing: Seasons 1-3
  • Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

August 2

  • 10 Rules for Sleeping Around

August 5

  • 13 Assassins

August 6

  • Welcome to Me

August 10

  • Vincent

August 12

  • For a Good Time, Call…

August 13

  • Help, I’ve Shrunk the Family

August 16

  • Being Flynn
  • Enter the Battlefield
  • Jem and the Holograms: Seasons 1-3Littlest Pet Shop: Seasons 2-4
  • Pariah
  • Pound Puppies: Seasons 1-3
  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
  • The 40-Year-Old Virgin
  • The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Season 2
  • Transformers Prime: Seasons 2-3
  • Transformers: Rescue Bots: Seasons 2-4

August 23

  • Sausage Party

August 25

  • The Road

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With a mixture of comedies, drama, horror and adventure there’s something for everyone and every mood. Feel free to share our blog with your friends and family and let us know what you think in the comment section below. And if you think any other show or movie needs to be on our list, drop us a comment.

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A privacy advocate by day and a binge-watcher by night, Aazim Akhtar loves to write about online security, internet freedom, and all the latest technological trends. Finding ways to secure any sensitive data and protect against existing and emerging cyber threats is his passion. Follow him on Twitter to stay in touch with his work!

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