New film and TV series coming to Netflix US in August 2016

By ·July 30, 2016 8:00 am

Another month, another batch if new Netflix US Releases. That’s right as August approaches we have the full list of new tv shows, documentaries and films heading your way in August 2016. As always we’ve placed recommended labels next to shows and films that our editorial team have enjoyed over the years.

Before we jump into the full list of new shows and movies for Netflix US we should highlight a couple of great additions to the streaming service this month. The Little Prince will be debuting on the channel from the 5th of August and is a 3D stop motion animation based on the 1943 book of the same name by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The film initially premiered at the 68th Cannes Film Festival and boasts a spectacular voice cast featuring Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, Paul Rudd, James Franco, Ricky Gervais and Paul Giamatti.

Last of all we have the fifth season of Once Upon a Time hitting netflix this month and it includes the shows 100th episode. This season saw the introduction of many new characters from the worlds of legends and fairy tales including King Arthur, Hades, Hercules, and Jekyll and Hyde.

Available from August 1st:
  • The American Side (2016)
  • An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
  • APEX: The Story of the Hypercar (2016)
  • Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure (2011)
  • Big Daddy (1999)
  • Black Widow (1987)
  • Critical Condition (1987)
  • Deadfall (2012)
  • Destination: T​eam USA (2016)
  • NETFLIX EXCLUSIVE Funny or Die Presents: Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie ​­
  • The Family Man (2000)
  • The Fast and the Furious (2001)
  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
  • Final Destination 3 (2006)
  • From the Terrace (1960)
  • NETFLIX EXCLUSIVEHolding the Man (2015)
  • How To Win The US Presidency (2016)
  • In the Shadow of the Moon (2007)
  • ISIS: Women Unveiled (2016)
  • NETFLIX EXCLUSIVEMasha and the Bear: Season 2
  • Memoria (2015)
  • The Naked Prey (1966)
  • NCIS: Season 13
  • Pay It Forward (2000)
  • RECOMMENDEDThe Real Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
  • Roseanne Collection: Collection 3
  • RECOMMENDEDSleepy Hollow (1999)
  • Sliding Doors (1998)
  • RECOMMENDEDStar Trek: Nemesis (2002)
  • Teacher’s Pet (1958)
  • RECOMMENDEDThe Verdict (1982)
  • The Wedding Planner (2001)
  • What Women Want (2000)
  • Young@Heart (2007)
  • RECOMMENDEDZack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)


Available from August 3rd:
  • NETFLIX ORIGINALBeat Bugs: Season 1


Available from August 5th:
  • NETFLIX ORIGINALDavid Cross: Making America Great Again (2016)
  • NETFLIX ORIGINALEver After High: Epic Winter
  • Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2 (2016)
  • Slow TV: National Firewood Evening (2016)
  • Slow TV: National Firewood Morning (2016)
  • Slow TV: National Firewood Night (2016)
  • Slow TV: National Knitting Evening (2016)
  • Slow TV: National Knitting Morning (2016)
  • Slow TV: National Knitting Night (2016)
  • Slow TV: Northern Passage (2016)
  • Slow TV: Northern Railway (2016)
  • Slow TV: Salmon Fishing (2016)
  • Slow TV: The Telemark Canal (2016)
  • Slow TV: Train Ride Bergen to Oslo (2016)


Available from August 6th:
  • The Confirmation (2016)


Available from August 9th:
  • Real Husbands of Hollywood: Season 4
  • T­Rex (2015)


Available from August 10th:
  • St. Vincent (2014)


Available from August 11th:
  • Flight of the Butterflies (2012)
  • RECOMMENDEDNo Country for Old Men (2007)


Available from August 12th:
  • NETFLIX ORIGINALAsk the StoryBots: Season 1
  • NETFLIX ORIGINALThe Get Down: Part 1
  • NETFLIX ORIGINALProject Mc2: Season 2


Available from August 13th:
  • 13 Cameras (2016)


Available from August 15th:
  • Louis CK: Live at the Comedy Store (2015)


Available from August 15th:
  • Let’s Go to Prison (2006)
  • Our Last Tango (2015)


Available from August 17th:
  • The Curse of Sleeping Beauty (2016)
  • The Last Heist (2016)
  • NETFLIX ORIGINALPuffin Rock: Season 2


Available from August 19th:
  • NETFLIX ORIGINALBottersnikes and Gumbles: Season 1
  • NETFLIX ORIGINALFearless: Season 1
  • NETFLIX ORIGINALI’ll Sleep When I’m Dead


Available from August 21st:
  • Maz Jobrani: I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One On TV (2015)


Available from August 22nd:
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: The Seventeenth Year


Available from August 23rd:
  • Septembers of Shiraz (2015)


Available from August 25th:
  • The Road (2009)


Available from August 26th:
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
  • NETFLIX ORIGINALDawn of the Croods: Season 2
  • NETFLIX ORIGINALGlitter Force: Season 2
  • NETFLIX ORIGINALJeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy: We’ve Been Thinking…
  • RECOMMENDEDOnce Upon a Time: Season 5


Available from August 27th:
  • Rams (2015)


Available from August 29th:
  • The State of Marriage (2015)


Available from August 31st:
  • Ku’damm 56: Season 1


With all of the great releases coming to Netflix US this August where are we going to find the time to cram all of this viewing in? If you had to pick just one release to watch this month, what would it be? Let us know in the comments below!

Image Credit: Netflix/Paramount

Written by Michael James Ilett


Michael James is the nerd that recites! He founded this site with the intention of building a one stop entertainment site for all of the nerdy things he loves in life.

Michael can often be found building LEGO, playing Civilization V and World of Warcraft, watching Sci-Fi and continuing to wait for “The Winds of Winter” to be released.

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