Netflix New Releases: Marvel’s ‘The Defenders’ and More Titles Coming in August
A new month signifies a whole new bunch of Netflix releases. Over the coming weeks, the streaming service is adding a slew of movies and TV shows, including several freshman original series, some notable documentaries, and its latest Marvel series, The Defenders. Here’s a look at all of the titles that will hit Netflix in August.
Surviving Escobar – Alias JJ: Season 1: After the death of Pablo Escobar, a former Medellín Cartel leader who willingly turned himself in fights his way to the top of the prison underworld.
Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 3: Five unlikely heroes and their flying lions unite to form the powerful Voltron and defend the world from evil.
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later: Season 1: A decade after their wild summer as counselors, the group reunites for a weekend of bonding.
Atypical: Season 1: A teen on the autism spectrum decides to get a girlfriend, putting his whole family on a path to self-discovery.
Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh: Season 3: A misfit alien named Oh moves in with Tip and her family.
True and The Rainbow Kingdom: Season 1: When something’s wrong in the Rainbow Kingdom, a bighearted guardian and her best friend are there to grant wishes.
White Gold: Season 1: In 1990’s Essex, a cocky salesman and his team will do anything to get a sale.
Dinotrux: Season 5: Hybrid dinosaur-construction vehicles called Dinotrux and hybrid reptile-tools called Reptools build with and battle one another.
Glitter Force Doki Doki: Season 1: Four girls summon their inner superheroes to defend Earth and the magical kingdom of Splendorious.
Marvel’s The Defenders: Season 1: Netflix’s four Marvel heroes team up to battle against their biggest foe yet.
Gomorrah: Season 2: Set in Naples, the drama focuses on organized crime and the relationships of gangsters, drug dealers, and ordinary people.
Disjointed: Part 1: A comedy following a woman who realizes her dream of running a marijuana dispensary in the Los Angeles area.
DreamWorks Dragons: Race to the Edge: Season 5: Hiccup, Toothless and the Dragon Riders soar to the edge of adventure.
Naked: Rob is supposed to be getting married, but gets stuck in an elevator and caught in a time loop.
Death Note: A student stumbles across a mystical notebook that has the power to kill any person whose name he writes in it.
A Cinderella Story: A high school teenager arranges to meet her anonymous e-mail buddy at the Halloween dance.
Bad Santa: A conman and his partner pose as Santa and an elf to rob department stores on Christmas Eve.
Everyone’s Hero: A boy begins a cross-country adventure to return Babe Ruth’s baseball bat before the deciding game of the 1932 World Series.
Innerspace: A test pilot undergoes a miniaturization experiment and is accidentally injected into the body of a hypochondriac clerk.
N.O.L.A. Circus: The owners of two competing barbershops in New Orleans start a rivalry that affects their friends and family.
Opening Night: A production manager must save opening night on his new production, wrangling his eccentric, accident-prone cast.
The Addams Family: A comedy based on the characters from the cartoon of the same name created by cartoonist Charles Addams.
The Wedding Party: A couple’s lavish wedding plans turn chaotic as the big day arrives.
Tie The Knot: An American woman travels to Mumbai, hoping to escape her overbearing mother’s influence.
Who Gets the Dog?: A couple battles over the custody of their dog in a divorce.
Wild Wild West: The best hired guns in the West are tasked with saving the president from a 19th century villain.
Sing: An optimistic theater lover tries to save his theater by putting on the world’s greatest singing competition.
Holes: A boy sent to a detention camp begins to question the motives of its warden, who forces them to dig holes.
Arthur and the Invisibles: A 10-year-old enters the world of tiny beings who live in perfect harmony with nature.
Hot Property: A corporate spy and professional identity thief is fired after embezzling from her employer and must use her espionage skills to survive.
The Outcasts: After falling victim to a student’s humiliating prank, two high-school nerds plan their revenge.
Barbeque: A man decides to abandon his careful lifestyle after suffering from a heart attack.
Donald Cried: Former childhood best friends reconnect decades later in their working-class Rhode Island neighborhood.
My Ex-Ex: A psychic casts a spell on Mary to help her reconnect with an ex-boyfriend.
Camera Store: The longtime denizens of a camera store confront their personal issues in this darkly comic story.
Sadie’s Last Days on Earth: A high school student becomes convinced the world is going to end in two weeks and readies herself by learning survival skills.
Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack: Vivica A. Fox makes her Bring It On debut as Cheer Goddess, the Internet’s most popular “Cheer-lebrity.
Cloud Atlas: Actors take on multiple roles in an epic that spans five centuries, based on the book of the same name.
Funny Games: Two psychotic young men terrorize a tight-knit family at their holiday home, giving them until the next day to survive.
Jackie Brown: A flight attendant is recruited to to bust her arms dealer boss.
Lord of War: Follow the 20-year arms dealing career of Queens, N.Y. outcast Yuri Orlov.
Practical Magic: Two sister witches use their magical powers to grant spells for love.
Sleepy Hollow: Based on Washington Irving’s classic tale “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”
The Astronaut’s Wife: Two astronauts return home to their wives after an explosion in space, but they’re not the same people they once were.
Small Soldiers: Two teenagers get caught in the middle of a war between two factions of sentient action figures.
The Number 23: A man becomes obsessed with an obscure book about the number 23.
The Last Mimzy: Two siblings discover a box of toys sent from the future.
The Matrix: Computer programmer learns the truth about the simulated reality he’s living in and is drawn into a rebellion against the machines.
The Matrix Reloaded: The Matrix sequel.
The Matrix Revolutions: The final film in The Matrix trilogy.
Jab We Met: A wealthy businessman’s life is changed by a carefree young woman.
The Founder: A salesman takes control of an innovative fast food eatery and turns it into the biggest restaurant business in the world.
The Invisible Guardian: A thriller based on the international best-selling Spanish novel by Dolores Redondo.
Black Site Delta: When terrorists attack their secret facility, a group of military prisoners must band together.
Diary of an Exorcist – Zero: After a family trauma, Lucas Vidal devotes himself to fighting evil as a priest and must participate in an especially terrifying exorcism.
Urban Hymn: An unconventional social worker helps a young female offender with a remarkable voice reach her potential.
21: Six MIT students use their math skills to win big in Las Vegas and pay off their tuition.
The Sweet Life: A man and woman meet by chance in Chicago and form a pact to travel to the Golden Gate Bridge to commit suicide together.
Gold: A prospector teams up with a geologist and sets off to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.
I Am Sam: A mentally challenged father raises his daughter with the help of a unique group of friends.
What Happened to Monday?: Set in a not-so-distant future burdened by overpopulation, seven identical sisters pretend to be a single person.
Hide and Seek: Following his wife’s suicide, a widower moves away with his daughter, who is left to find solace in her imaginary friend.
AWOL: A young woman thinks she finds a path at an army recruiting office, but diverges when she meets and falls in love with a woman named Rayna.
Be Afraid: A man begins to experience sleep paralysis after his family moves to a new town, leading him to discover that entities that exist in the dark of the night visit him.
The Hollywood Masters: Season 1: Every episode of the new series takes an in-depth look at the life and career of one Hollywood icon.
The Royal House of Windsor: Season 1: A six-part series that tells the family saga of the world’s most famous dynasty over the last 100 years.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Season 7: Journey to the enchanted land of Equestria, where unicorn Twilight Sparkle and her pals have adventures.
Murderous Affair: Season 1: Murderous Affairs investigates love affairs gone wrong and spouses driven to kill.
Once Upon a Time: Season 6: The fairy tale residents of Storybrooke battle work to protect the town against evil.
The Good Place: Season 1: A woman is surprised to find herself in the “good” area of the afterlife.
The Bomb: A documentary film about the history of nuclear weapons, from conception to the present day.
The Truth About Alcohol: A&E doctor Javid Abdelmoneim goes on a mission to find out the truth about alcohol in this documentary.
Icarus: A documentary that dives into the events behind the Russian doping scandal.
Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo: A team works in Mission Control at the heart of the Apollo space program and leads a remarkable decade of achievement.
A New Economy: A documentary about people making a fresh start towards building a new economy.
All These Sleepless Nights: Two art students roam the streets of Warsaw.
Bad Rap: Four Asian-American rappers run into obstacles as they try to make it big.
Unacknowledged: Disclosure Project founder Dr. Steven M. Greer offers evidence of extraterrestrial contact.
Feel Rich: Artists, producers, urban farmers and meditators talk about the dramatic changes they made to improve their health.
Maz Jobrani: Immigrant: Maz Jobrani is heading to Netflix with comedy special Immigrant.
Brad Paisley’s Comedy Rodeo: A new stand-up comedy special from Brad Paisley.
Lynne Koplitz: Hormonal Beast: Unabashed New Yorker Lynne Koplitz offers a woman’s take on being crazy,
Ryan Hamilton: Happy Face: Small-town Idaho native Ryan Hamilton talks about his life adjusting to New York City.