In August 2022, Netflix is adding a TV series based on a popular comic book series, the final season of Locke & Key, a vampire movie, and a lot more.
In August 2022, Netflix is adding the live-action adaptation of a popular comic book series, the final season of a horror fantasy TV series, a movie about vampires, season 3 of a successful coming-of-age comedy-drama TV series, and a bunch of documentaries on a variety of subjects. After dealing with controversy not long ago due to a massive loss of subscribers, the content of some of its comedy specials, and changes to its subscription plans, Netflix is shaking it all off and continues adding new licensed and original content every month – and August will see some highly-anticipated movies and TV series.
July saw the arrival of the final episodes of Stranger Things season 4, the comedy miniseries Boo, Bitch, the drama movies Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between and Persuasion, the animated movie The Sea Beast, the action movie The Gray Man, the TV series Resident Evil, and the documentaries Girl in the Picture and D.B. Cooper: Where Are You?!. Adding more to Netflix’s list of licensed content, August will see the addition of many popular and beloved titles, most notably Constantine, Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut, the comedies Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Space Jam (1996), Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy, and Sam Mendes’ Skyfall.
As for original content, Netflix is adding some highly-anticipated titles, such as the live-action adaption of a popular comic book series by Neil Gaiman, the final season of Locke & Key, season 3 of a successful coming-of-age comedy-drama TV series, a vampire movie starring Jamie Foxx, and a variety of documentaries. Here’s everything releasing on Netflix in August 2022.
Above the Rim
The Age of Adaline
Battle: Los Angeles
Bridget Jones’s Baby
Bridget Jones’s Diar
Dinner for Schmucks
Eyes Wide Shut
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Legends of the Fall
Love & Basketball
Made of Honor
Men in Black
Men in Black II
Men in Black 3
No Strings Attached
Pawn Stars: Season 13
Polly Pocket: Season 4: Part 2: Tiny Taste Adventure
She’s Funny That Way
Space Jam (1996)
Top Gear: Season 29-30
Woman in Gold
Big Tree City – NETFLIX FAMILY
A team of animal heroes with special skills and speedy vehicles work together to keep Big Tree City safe and solve the town’s trickiest problems.
Ricardo Quevedo: Tomorrow Will Be Worse – NETFLIX COMEDY SPECIAL
Buba – NETFLIX FILM
When a small-town con artist joins the local mafia with his manipulative brother, his obsession with balancing his karma gets hilariously brutal.
Clusterf**k: Woodstock ’99 – NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
Woodstock 1969 promised peace and music, but its ’99 revival delivered three days of rage, riots and real harm. Why did it go so horribly wrong?
Don’t Blame Karma! – NETFLIX FILM
Good Morning, Verônica: Season 2 – NETFLIX SERIES
Presumed to be dead, Verônica works to unravel the mysteries of the religious cult that fuels abuse and corruption within the government.
Lady Tamara – NETFLIX SERIES
The glamorous life of socialite Tamara Falcó takes center stage in this reality series as she balances work, play and her famous family.
KAKEGURUI TWIN – NETFLIX ANIME
Super Giant Robot Brothers – NETFLIX FAMILY
Once the squabbling stops, the battling begins! Robot siblings Shiny and Thunder and their whiz inventor must defend Earth when space monsters attack.
Wedding Season – NETFLIX FILM
Under parental pressure to find spouses, Asha and Ravi pretend to date during a summer of weddings – but their ruse goes awry when feelings turn real.
Carter – NETFLIX FILM
A man wakes up missing his memories. Directed by a mysterious voice from a device in his ear, he sets off on a hostage rescue mission rife with danger.
Darlings – NETFLIX FILM
Badru hopes her volatile husband will reform if he stops drinking. But when his rage goes too far, she and her mom boldly, albeit clumsily, seek revenge.
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie – NETFLIX FILM
The teen turtles and their mystic ninja powers are put to the ultimate test when ruthless creatures from another universe look to unleash extreme chaos.
The Sandman – NETFLIX SERIES
After years of imprisonment, Morpheus – the King of Dreams – embarks on a journey across worlds to find what was stolen from him and restore his power.
Reclaim – NETFLIX FILM
Shouldering all of her family’s responsibilities, a mother scrambles to find a bigger apartment for her suddenly crowded household.
Riverdale – Season 6
Code Name: Emperor – NETFLIX FILM
An intelligence agent tasked with incriminating a squeaky-clean politician must decide if there are still some lines he won’t cross.
Team Zenko Go: Season 2 – NETFLIX FAMILY
Runaway robo-dogs, sleepwalking uncles and troublesome tots! These kid heroes in hiding are finding more ways to help around the town of Harmony Harbor.
I Just Killed My Dad – NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
I Just Killed My Dad is an unprecedented documentary series, which tells the unbelievable, never-been-told-before true story of the Templet family. Anthony Templet shot his father and never denied it. But why he did it is a complex question with profound implications that go far beyond one family. This three-episode documentary series explores the psyche of Anthony leading up to the events of June 3, 2019 and the journey of his mental and emotional aftermath.
The Nice Guys
Bank Robbers: The Last Great Heist – NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
Through candid interviews, the perpetrators of Argentina’s most notorious bank heist detail how – and why – they carried out the radical 2006 operation.
Heartsong – NETFLIX FILM
While serenading a wedding that quickly implodes, a nomadic musician falls for the bride, who runs afoul of her family. Now he has to save her life.
Indian Matchmaking: Season 2 – NETFLIX SERIES
Sima Taparia, everyone’s favorite matchmaker, returns for another season of helping eligible, eccentric and eager clients find their future spouses.
Instant Dream Home – NETFLIX SERIES
A team of rapid-fire renovators takes big risks and makes painstaking plans to transform families’ homes from top to bottom in just 12 hours.
Iron Chef Brazil – NETFLIX SERIES
Welcome to Iron Chef Brazil! In this cooking competition, rising culinary talents battle Brazil’s greatest chefs for a chance to be named Iron Legend.
Locke & Key: Season 3 – NETFLIX SERIES
In the thrilling final chapter of the series, the Locke family uncovers more magic as they face a demonic new foe who’s dead-set on possessing the keys.
School Tales The Series – NETFLIX SERIES
Unspeakable horrors roam the halls of high school in this anthology featuring ghost stories directed by seasoned Thai horror directors.
DOTA: Dragon’s Blood: Book 3 – NETFLIX ANIME
Stay on Board: The Leo Baker Story – NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
From Netflix, Pulse Films, a division of VICE Media Group, and Flower Films comes a raw and immersive feature film that follows competitive skateboarding icon Leo Baker in the lead up to the 2020 Olympics. As he faces the sharpening stakes and intensifying disconnect between how the world sees him and who he knows himself to be, the pressure to keep on the course or be true to himself comes to a career and life-defining turning point. Stay on Board is Leo’s journey balancing the gendered world of sports, transition, society, and skate culture, which ultimately leads him to the punkest thing imaginable.
13: The Musical – NETFLIX FILM
After moving from New York to Indiana in the wake of his parents’ divorce, a clever middle schooler is determined to throw the best bar mitzvah ever.
A Model Family – NETFLIX SERIES
After unwittingly stealing money from a cartel, a cash-strapped professor finds the only way to save his broken family is by working as a drug courier.
Day Shift – NETFLIX FILM
Bordizzo Never Have I Ever: Season 3 – NETFLIX SERIES
Devi and her friends may finally be single no more. But they’re about to learn that relationships come with a lot of self-discovery – and all the drama.
Ancient Aliens: Season 4
Deepa & Anoop – NETFLIX FAMILY
Joined by her color-changing pet elephant, a joyful little girl creates music, merriment and mischief at her Indian family’s Mango Manor hotel.
Learn to Swim
UNTOLD: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist (2 Parts)
Born into a Hawaiian paradise, All-American football standout Manti Te’o leads a simple life summed up in just three words: faith, family, football. College football’s golden boy could do no wrong, but when tragedy strikes, the increased scrutiny of his online relationship causes a media maelstrom that threatens his future and legacy. Featuring in-depth interviews with Manti Te’o and the person behind the online identity, Ronaiah ‘Naya’ Tuiasosopo. Directed by Ryan Duffy and Tony Vainuku.
High Heat – NETFLIX SERIES
When clues to his brother’s murder lead Poncho to a fire brigade, he joins it to investigate further and finds romance, family… and a serial killer.
Junior Baking Show: Season 6 – NETFLIX SERIES
Britain’s most talented young bakers wow judges with cakes, biscuits, breads and more in this kid-focused spinoff of “The Great British Baking Show.”
Look Both Ways – NETFLIX FILM
On the night of her college graduation, Natalie’s life splits into parallel realities after she takes a pregnancy test. What will life and love bring?
Royalteen – NETFLIX FILM
A teenager struggles to keep her scandal-ridden past and a big secret from getting out when she strikes up an unlikely romance with the crown prince.
Unsuspicious – NETFLIX SERIES
Conned by the same playboy, three women and their families go to his mansion to get answers – and must stay for an investigation when he’s found dead.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe: Season 3 – NETFLIX FAMILY
With Skeletor intent on controlling the universe, He-Man and his heroic squad must fulfill their destinies. The epic battle for ultimate power is on!
Inside the Mind of a Cat – NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
Cat experts dive into the mind of the feline to reveal the true capabilities of the pouncing pet in this captivating and cuddly documentary.
Tekken: Bloodline – NETFLIX ANIME
The Cuphead Show!: Part 2 – NETFLIX FAMILY
Follow the misadventures of the impulsive Cuphead and his easily swayed brother Mugman in this animated series based on the hit video game.
Echoes – NETFLIX SERIES
Identical twins Leni and Gina have secretly swapped lives since they were children. But their world is thrown into disarray when one sister goes missing.
The Girl in the Mirror (Alma) – NETFLIX SERIES
After losing her memory in a bizarre accident that kills most of her classmates, Alma tries to unravel what happened that day – and regain her identity.
Glow Up: Season 4 – NETFLIX SERIES
Ten new contestants test the limits of their creativity as they tackle a variety of challenges in hopes of becoming the next big name in makeup.
Kleo – NETFLIX SERIES
After the fall of the Berlin Wall, a former East German spy resolves to find out who betrayed her and why – and use her lethal skills to exact revenge.
The Next 365 Days – NETFLIX FILM
Fullmetal Alchemist The Revenge of Scar – NETFLIX FILM
In this sequel to the first feature film, the Elric brothers meet their toughest opponent yet – a lone serial killer with a large scar on his forehead.
A Cowgirl’s Song
Chad and JT Go Deep – NETFLIX SERIES
Best bros Chad and JT set out to spread positivity through community activism and chill vibes in this raucous prank comedy series.
Untold: The Rise and Fall of AND1 – NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY (New episodes weekly)
Born out of the playgrounds of New York City, the “And 1 Mixtape Tour” took streetball to the masses, challenging convention and picking up a team of basketball misfits along the way. “The Rise and Fall of AND1” traces the journey of how three young friends with a dream of bringing greater acclaim to the game they loved, connected with the underground artform of streetball, and ended up flipping the billion-dollar basketball industry on its head. AND1 co-founders along with streetball legends The Professor, Hot Sauce, Skip 2 My Lou, The Main Event, Shane the Dribbling Machine and more reflect on their experience and the brand’s journey. Directed by Kevin Wilson Jr.
Lost Ollie – NETFLIX SERIES
A toy searches the countryside for the young boy who lost him in this family series inspired by the book “Ollie’s Odyssey.”
Mo – NETFLIX SERIES
In Texas, Mo straddles the line between two cultures, three languages and a pending asylum request while hustling to support his Palestinian family.
Queer Eye: Brazil – NETFLIX SERIES
The uplifting makeover series hits Brazil with a new Fab Five and more courageous journeys of transformation – along with lots of tears and laughs.
Running with the Devil: The Wild World of John McAfee – NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
He’s the original computer genius gone rogue, inventor of one of the most successful (and most hated) pieces of software of all time: McAfee Anti-Virus. At his peak, John McAfee was worth $100 million. But when his neighbour was murdered, McAfee went on the run – and invited a film crew with him. With access to hundreds of hours of never-before-broadcast footage of McAfee as he was pursued by the authorities, this is the definitive story of a larger-than-life character, a man who ran for President, escaped from prison multiple times, and claimed to have hacked the world.
Selling The OC – NETFLIX SERIES
The Oppenheim Group expands to Orange County, where an all-new real estate team shows off lavish oceanfront listings and big personalities make waves.
Under Fire – NETFLIX SERIES
At East Bank Station, a close-knit team of firefighters must balance a dangerous, high-stress job, personal challenges and professional setbacks.
Watch Out, We’re Mad – NETFLIX FILM
In this reboot of the 1970s Bud Spencer and Terence Hill film, two brothers estranged for 25 years reunite to reclaim their father’s beloved dune buggy.
Angry Birds: Summer Madness: Season 3 – NETFLIX FAMILY
Teen birds Red, Chuck, Bomb and Stella are crashing through Camp Splinterwood with their fellow feathered campers for a summer of high-flying hijinks!
History 101: Season 2 – NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
The bite-size history lessons return, this time to investigate psychedelic drugs, weaponized lasers and even bottled water.
Rilakkuma’s Theme Park Adventure – NETFLIX ANIME
That’s Amor – NETFLIX FILM
After her job and relationship implode on the same day, Sofia starts from scratch – and meets a dashing Spanish chef who might be her missing ingredient.
Drive Hard: The Maloof Way – NETFLIX SERIES
Legendary racer Sammy Maloof and his family of racers and stunt drivers build the world’s baddest cars to make sure their clients take the checkered flag on race day. And when the racing dust settles, the Maloofs pull back the curtain on professional stunt driving as they practice and execute the most action-packed feats imaginable.
Loving Adults – NETFLIX FILM
The thin line between love and hate turns deadly when a wife discovers her husband’s affair – and they both take extreme measures to get what they want.
Ludik – NETFLIX SERIES
To save a kidnapped family member, an enterprising furniture tycoon must use his secret diamond smuggling operation to transport guns across the border.
Me Time – NETFLIX FILM
When a stay-at-home dad finds himself with some “me time” for the first time in years while his wife and kids are away, he reconnects with his former best friend for a wild weekend that nearly upends his life.
Seoul Vibe – NETFLIX FILM
In the days leading up to the 1988 Seoul Olympics, a ragtag team of drivers and mechanics go undercover to dismantle a massive money-laundering ring.
Under Her Control – NETFLIX FILM
An ambitious young woman enters into an unusual arrangement with her charismatic boss. By the time doubts creep in, it may be too late to back out.
Mighty Express: Season 7 – NETFLIX FAMILY
Nate, Flicker and the rest of the trains raise the rails for more thrilling deliveries, special missions and lighthearted lessons on the track.
I AM A KILLER: Season 3 – NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
While serving hard time for murder, inmates recount their crimes and reflect on how their actions destroyed lives – including their own.
Untold: Operation Flagrant Foul – NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY (New episodes weekly)
Club América vs Club América – NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
This docuseries depths into the past and present of America, the most winning and controversial soccer club in Mexico.
Family Secrets – NETFLIX SERIES
A couple’s wedding day threatens to turn disastrous when they begin to unravel a web of secrets and lies that connects their two families.
I Came By – NETFLIX FILM
A graffiti artist who targets homes of the elite uncovers a twisted secret in a hidden basement – triggering events that put his loved ones in danger.
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Adrienne Tyler is a features writer for Screen Rant. She is an Audiovisual Communication graduate who wanted to be a filmmaker, but life had other plans (and it turned out great). Prior to Screen Rant, she wrote for Pop Wrapped, 4 Your Excitement (4YE), and D20Crit, where she was also a regular guest at Netfreaks podcast. She was also a contributor for FanSided’s BamSmackPow and 1428 Elm. Adrienne is very into films and she enjoys a bit of everything: from superhero films to heartbreaking dramas, to low-budget horror films. Every time she manages to commit to a TV show without getting bored, an angel gets its wings.
When she’s not writing, you can find her trying to learn a new language, watching hockey (go Avs!), or wondering what life would have been like had Pushing Daisies, Firefly, and Limitless not been cancelled. Breakfast food is life and coffee is what makes the world go round.
Guillermo del Toro said “hi” to her once. It was great.