Here’s What’s New on Netflix in August 2018 — And What’s Leaving

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Netflix is adding several shows, original comedies and classic movies in August 2018, which is sure to keep eager TV-watchers on their couches as late summer storms or heat waves pass by.

Those in need of a laugh can catch up on season 2 of The Good Place, which comes to Netflix on August 28, or season 1 of Great News, which comes to Netflix on August 23. For people who would rather work out some emotions with a long cry, the Sally Field-starring tearjerker Steel Magnolias will be available August 1, as will the emotional P.S. I Love You, starring Hilary Swank. Original fare from Netflix this month includes the Kristen Bell and Kelsey Grammer-led film Like Father and the dark comedy Brij Mohan Amar Rahe!, starring Arjun Mathur.

Many titles are leaving Netflix in August, including the movies Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, Finding Dory, The 40-Year Old Virgin and Sausage Party. Catch up on before they disappear and enjoy what’s coming to the streaming service in August.

Here are the shows and movies coming to Netflix in August 2018

August 1

Batman Begins

Chernobyl Diaries




Edge of Fear


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



Steel Magnolias



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


August 3

Brij Mohan Amar Rahe

Cocaine Coast

Dinotrux Supercharged: Season 3


Like Father

Marching Orders

August 4

Flavors of Youth: International Version

Mr. Sunshine

On Children

August 5

Paid in Full

August 9


The Originals: Season 5

August 10

72 Dangerous Animals: Asia


All About the Washingtons

Demetri Martin: The Overthinker


La casa de las flores

Million Pound Menu

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Package

The Ponysitters Club

Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 7


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


The 100: Season 5

August 16

Evan Almighty

Wish I Was Here

August 17


Magic for Humans

Pinky Malinky

Spirit Riding Free: Season 6

Stay Here

The Motive

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before


August 19

The Investigator: A British Crime Story: Season 2

August 21

Year One

August 23


Follow This

Great News: Season 1

August 24

Ask the StoryBots: Season 2

Bert Kreischer: Secret Time


The After Party

The Innocents

Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 3

Young & Hungry: Season 5

August 28

The Good Place: Season 2

August 29

Inequality for All

August 31

Inside the Criminal Mind

Ozark: Season 2

Paradise PD

The Comedy Lineup: Part 2

The Laws of Thermodynamics

Ultimate Beastmaster: Survival of the Fittest

Undercover Law

Here are the movies and TV shows leaving Netflix in August 2018

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

St. 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 1-3

Littlest Pet Shop: Seasons 2-4


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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