What’s New On Netflix? The August 2021 Calendar

Netflix has lined up back-to-back new titles coming to the platform this month. Without much ado, binge away.

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Throughout the year, a wide range of new movies and shows has been unleashed on the OTT space to keep us occupied as well as entertained. As a result of that, one practice that grew immensely in the meantime is catching up on the latest movies from the comfort of our homes. Netflix august releases

Going further, Netflix has lined up back-to-back new titles coming to the platform this month. Without much ado, binge away.

Here is August 2021 calendar of the new releases on Netflix:


Release date: August 6

The upcoming Tamil anthology Navarasa, as the name suggests focuses on nine human emotions- anger, compassion, courage, disgust, fear, laughter, love, peace and wonder- portrayed in nine stories. The project is helmed by nine remarkable directors such as Karthik Subbaraj, Arvind Swami, Bejoy Nambiar, Priyadarshan, Gautham Vasudev Menon, and others.


Shaman King (Season 1)

Release date: August 9

The anime series Shaman King centres around 13-year-old shaman and the adventures he embarks upon with his teammate, a samurai warrior spirit. On their journey, they contend evil spirits and misguided shamans to emerge as the next Shaman King.

Misha and the Wolves

Release date: August 11


The Netflix documentary Misha and the Wolves follows a woman whose holocaust memoir took the world by storm. The story follows a dramatic tale of when a fallout with her publisher turns the latter into a detective. Thereafter, audacious deception created to hide a darker truth is revealed.

The Kissing Booth 3

Release date: August 11

The third part of the film series will bring an end to Elle and Noah's love story. The former will face multiple dilemmas- deciding which college to go to as well as balance her friendship with Lee and her relationship with Noah.



Release date: August 13

The political action thriller is directed by Ferdinando Cito Filomarino. The story revolves around Washington’s titular character and his romantic vacation in Greece which turns into a manhunt he has to escape.

Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes

Release date: August 18

The true crime documentary focuses on a serial killer Dennis Nilsen’s life. The horrific crimes committed by him is revisited through a series of chilling audiotapes that was earlier recorded from his jail cell.

Sweet Girl 

Release date: August 20

The thriller stars Jason Momoa who essays the role of a husband who is devastated by his wife's death. Following the incident, he makes it a mission to bring justice to the people responsible for her demise. Along that he has another task, protecting the only family he has left, his daughter.

The Chair (Season 1)

Release date: August 20

The dramedy series backed by David Benioff  and Dan Weiss stars actor Sandra Oh in the lead role. The story revolves around the first woman of colour to become Chair of the English department at Pembroke University. The series explores the hardships of Ji-Yoon being the first Asian woman to have such a high position and the high expectations attached to it.

Clickbait (Season 1)

Release date: August 25

The miniseries focuses on Nick Brewer, whose dark secret as a women abuser has been kept hidden by a lot of people. The truth becomes public when someone seeking revenge takes the help of social media. After being abducted, he beings a countdown of views on a social media site. When the video gains five million views, he assures he'll die.

He’s All That

Release date: August 27

The upcoming teen rom-comedy film directed by Mark Waters is a gender-swapped remake of She's All That. Starring Addison Rae in the lead role who takes up the task of giving her a nerdy classmate the ultimate makeover.

Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (Season 1)

Release date: August 28

The upcoming k-drama revolves around a woman, Yoon Hye Jin, whose life plan falls apart owing to her righteousness. After facing various obstacles, when she moves Gongjin and she meets Mr. Hong, who is a master of odd jobs.

UNTOLD: Crime & Penalties

Release date: August 31

The sports docuseries reveals tracks down most significant sports events in history and the behind the scenes happenings of them too. The five-part series dives deep into an “unfiltered” look at those sensitive events.

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