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What’s Coming to Netflix UK in August 2021

It’s time to look ahead at another month of Netflix releases and below, we’ll walk you through all the licensed and Netflix Original movies and shows coming to Netflix in the UK throughout August 2021. 

Those unfamiliar with our site won’t know that every Friday, we round up all the new releases on Netflix UK along with what’s been trending over the past 7 days too.


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Full List of What’s Coming to Netflix UK in August 2021

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 1st

  • Ackley Bridge (Season 3) – Channel 4 drama series about the merging of two schools.
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  • Chaos (2005) – Jason Statham, Ryan Philippe, and Wesley Snipes feature in this action crime drama.
  • Darwin’s Game (Season 1) – Sci-fi anime series about a high schooler activating a mysterious mobile app.
  • Gosford Park (2001) – Comedy set back in the 1930s following rich people who gather together, and a murder occurs.
  • The Hitman’s Apprentice (2012) – Comedy Thriller starring Tim Roth and Jack O’Connell.
  • I Missed You: Director’s Cut (2021) – Independent romance movie.
  • Masha and the Bear (Season 4) – Children’s musical animated series.
  • Solomon Kane (2009) – Action fantasy movie directed by M.J. Bassett
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  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) – Johnny Depp stars in this Tim Burton movie.
  • Time and Tide (2000) – Martial arts action thriller.
  • Wild Oats (2016) – Andy Tennant directed comedy about a retired teacher who is accidentally paid millions in insurance.
  • World Trade Center (2006) – Nicholas Cage headlines this historical drama following two port authority police officers trapped beneath the rubble of the World Trade Center.
  • Young Guns II (1990) – Kiefer Sutherland stars in this Western about a cattle baron hiring a bounty hunter to kill the notorious Billy the Kid.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 2nd

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  • The Mule (2018) – A Korean war veteran turns into a Mexican cartel’s mule. Starring and directed by Clint Eastwood.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 3rd

  • ’71 (2014) – British movie set in 1971 about a young British soldier stuck in the deadly streets of Belfast during the troubles.
  • Ije: The Journey (2010) – Nigerian murder mystery about a girl accused of murder in Los Angeles.
  • Pray Away (2021) N – Documentary about conversion therapy produced by Ryan Murphy.
  • Shiny_Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord (2021) N – Documentary on the real-life individual who inspired Netflix’s How To Sell Drugs Online (Fast).
  • The Hole (2001) – Nick Hamm directs this British movie about four teenagers living at a private school while undercover.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 4th

  • Aftermath (2021) – Horror about a couple moving into their dream home but the house has a troubled history.
  • Car Masters; Rust to Riches (Season 3) N – The crew of the Gotham Garage take the scrap and rustbuckets of old cars and transform them into showstoppers.
  • Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami (Limited Series) N – Docuseries about a pair of high school dropouts becoming drug kingpins in Miami.
  • Control Z (Season 2) N – Netflix’s teen soap from Mexico continues.
  • Cooking with Paris (Season 1) N – Paris Hilton stars in her own cooking reality show.
  • Inventing David Geffen (2012) – PBS American Masters entry on the famous and powerful media mogul.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 5th

  • A Dog’s Purpose (2017) – Family comedy starring Dennis Quaid.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 6th

  • Hit & Run (Season 1) N – Thriller series from Israel with Fauda star Lior Raz starring.
  • Navarasa (Season 1) N – Indian anthology series.
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  • The Mustang (2019) – Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre directs this drama about a rehabilitation program that involves training wild mustangs.
  • The Swarm (2020) N – French horror about a woman who breeds grasshoppers but they soon develop a taste for blood.
  • Vivo (2021) N – Animated musical feature film from Sony Animation led by Lin Manuel Miranda.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 7th

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  • Paddington (2014) – Everyone’s favorite (literally, I cannot find a single person that doesn’t love these movies) bear travels to London in search of a new home.
  • Takizawa Kabuki ZERO 2020 The Movie (2021) – Japanese concert.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 8th

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  • Vendetta (2013) – Danny Dyer headlines this British action thriller about a special ops officer hunting down a gang.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 9th

  • Gogglebox (Season 4) – Channel 4 reality show.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 10th

  • Gabby’s Dollhouse (Season 2) N – Educational children’s show.
  • Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang (2021) N – Stand-up comedy special.
  • Untold: Malice in the Palace (2021) N – Sports documentary about the 2004 incident between players and fans at an NBA game in Michigan.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 11th

  • Bake Squad (Season 1) N – Reality cooking competition series.
  • Asphalt Goddess / La diosa del asfalto (2020) – Spanish musical.
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  • The Kissing Booth 3 (2021) N – The final installment of Netflix’s popular teen-drama trilogy will see Elle Evans make the biggest decision of her life, go to college with her boyfriend, or go to college with her best friend?

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 12th

  • AlRawabi School for Girls (Season 1) N – High school series.
  • Don’t Let Go (2019) – Horror starring David Oyelowo and Storm Reid.
  • Lokillo: Nothing’s The Same (2020) – Stand-up Special.
  • Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild (2021) N – Anime movie based on the popular Capcom video game.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 13th

  • Beckett (2021) N – John David Washington stars as Beckett, an American tourist trapped in Greece at the center of a dangerous political conspiracy on the run for his life.
  • Brand New Cherry Flavor (Season 1) N – Mystery horror about a filmmaker heading to Hollywood but gets sucked into a world of strange.
  • Fast & Furious Spy Racers (Season 5) N – Another batch of episodes of the Dreamworks series based on the huge Fast & Furious franchise.
  • Gone for Good (Limited Series) N – French crime drama based on the Harlen Coben book.
  • Into The Ring / The Ballot (Season 1) – K-drama comedy series about a job seeker applying for the role of district representative.
  • Valeria (Season 2) N – Spanish comedy series.
  • Zombie Detective (Season 1) – K-drama series.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 15th

  • A Short History of Nuclear Folly (2014) – German documentary on nuclear disasters during and following WW2.
  • Bama and the Lost Gorillas – Documentary.
  • Crocodiles – The Private Life of Primeval Reptiles – Nature documentary.
  • Deep in the Rainforest (Season 1) – German docuseries from filmmakers Rainer Bergomaz and Yung Sandy.
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  • Downton Abbey (Seasons 1-6) – British period drama series that aired on ITV.
  • Dream Routes (Season 1) – German docuseries looking at travel routes in Southern and Central Asia.
  • Encounter in Space – Documentary on the astronaut, Andre Kuipers.
  • Flying Monkeys (2013) – Adventure comedy B-movie.
  • Grace: The Possession (2014) – Horror starring Alexia Fast.
  • I Give It a Year (2013) – Ensemble rom-com about a newlywed couple with friends all convinced it’s not going to last.
  • Immortal Pompeii – Documentary on the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
  • Mozambique’s Minesweeper Rats – Documentary on the incredible little rodents that perform vital tasks.
  • Nazis in the CIA (2013) – German documentary looking back at the Nazis that infiltrated America’s CIA.
  • Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai (Season 1) – Anime series.
  • The Girl Next Door (2004) – Rom-com starring Emilie Hirsch.
  • The Hidden Trail: Tracking Canada’s Coastal Wolves – Documentary from Germany.
  • The Mysterious Mummified Dogs of Ancient Egypt – Documentary looking into the strange practice back in ancient Egypt.
  • The Secret Lives of Guinea Pigs – Nature documentary.
  • The Secrets at Phaistos – Facts, Finds and Forgery – Documentary seeking to answer the quest surrounding the authenticity of the 4,000 year old Phaistos Disc.
  • The Silicon Valley Revolution: How a Few Nerds Changed the World (Season 1) – German docuseries on the tech revolution.
  • The Unroyal – Nollywood movie.
  • The Women Saving Our Seas (Season 1) – Docuseries on the heroic effort of scientists and activists to save our oceans.
  • Wilder Iran (Season 1) – Nature documentary series.
  • Wild Italy (Season 1) – Nature documentary series.
  • Wild Switzerland (Season 1) – German docuseries looking into the sights and sounds of Switzerland.
  • World War A: Aliens Invade Earth – Documentary where scientists discuss what’s out there in Space.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 16th

  • American Girl: Lea to the Rescue (2016) – Nadia Tass directs this family adventure movie about a young girl heading deep into the Brazillian rainforest.
  • Bride of Chucky (1998) – Horror comedy directed by Ronny Yu.
  • Mr. Peabody and Sherman (2014) – Dreamworks animated movie about a time-traveling canine and his adopted son.
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  • The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) – The Lego figurines are back for a delightful sequel that features the voices of Will Arnett, Chris Pratt and Elizabeth Banks.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 17th

  • Battlebots (Multiple seasons) – American version of Robot Wars.
  • Keeping Up with the Kardashians (Season 5) – Another batch of episodes where you spend time with the Kardashians. Or don’t as we’d advise.
  • The Hole (2001) – Nick Hamm directs this mystery thriller set in a British private school.
  • The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Season 5) – Reality series that makes you question life itself.
  • Toot-Toot Cory Carson (Season 5) N – Kids animated series.
  • Untold: Deal with the Devil (2021) N – Sports documentary about the boxer, Christy Martin.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 18th

  • Black Island (2021) N – Polish thriller.
  • Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes (2021) N – British documentary on Dennis Nilsen who narrates via audiotapes his horrific crimes throughout the years.
  • Nneka the Pretty Serpent (2020) – Nollywood mystery drama.
  • Out of my League / Sul più bello (2020) N – Italian rom-com.
  • The Defeated (Season 1) N – Set in 1946 Berlin, this series sees an American cop living in the city which is being engulfed by crime.
  • The Secret Diary of an Exchange Student (2021) N – Romantic comedy from Brazil.
  • Diaries of an Exchange Student / Diários de Intercâmbio (2020) N – Brazillian rom-com.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 19th

  • The Butler (2018) – Polish romance movie based on the Prussian family von Krauss.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 20th

  • Comedy Premium League (Season 1) N – First four episodes of a new Indian sketch comedy show.
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  • Despite the Falling Snow (2016) – Set in Moscow, this drama sees a female spy after some of the countries most prized secrets.
  • Everything Will Be Fine (Season 1) N – Mexican comedy-drama about a separated couple living together for the sake of their children.
  • Korean Cold Noodle Rhapsody (Season 1) – New episodes coming weekly of this cooking show from Korea.
  • Man in Love N – Drama.
  • The Chair (Season 1) N – Sandra Oh stars as Ji-Yoon Kim, the Chair of an English department at a prestigious university.
  • The Loud House Movie (2021) N – Animated comedy movie sequel to the popular Nickelodeon series.
  • Sweet Girl (2021) N – Action-thriller starring Jason Mamoa as a vengeful widower who has vowed to take his revenge upon those responsible for the death of his wife, while also trying to protect his daughter.
  • Villains (2019) – Comedy horror starring Bill Skarsgård.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 23rd

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  • Enduring Love (2004) – Daniel Craig thriller before he took on the role of James Bond.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 24th

  • Count Me In (2021) – Documentary on the world’s greatest drummers.
  • Oggy Oggy (Season 1) N – Animated feel-good kids series.
  • Untold: Caitlyn Jenner (2021) N – A look back at the incredible career of the American trans athlete.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 25th

  • Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed (2021) N – Documentary on the famous painter.
  • Clickbait (Season 1) N – Thriller series where a man is led to investigate who is behind a twisted online game.
  • Gogglesprogs (Season 1) – Gogglebox but with kids commentating.
  • Motel Makeover (Season 1) N – Reality makeover series.
  • Open Your Eyes (Season 1) N – Polish teen drama series.
  • Post Mortem: No One Dies in Skarnes (Season 1) N – Norwegian Supernatural drama.
  • Really Love (2020) – Romance movie about a rising Black painter trying to break into the world of competitive art.
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  • Suffragette (2015) – Historical movie set in London back in 1912 and the suffragettes are on the march.
  • The Old Ways (2020) – Supernatural horror movie about a journalist returning home to investigate a supposed cult.
  • The River Runner (2021) – Documentary about a kayaker setting out to become the first man to paddle the world’s great rivers.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 26th

  • EDENS ZERO (Season 1) N – Sci-fi anime series about a boy with the ability to control gravity.
  • Family Reunion (Part 4) N – New entry in the multi-cam sitcom.
  • Fear of Rain (2021) – Castille Landon directs this horror movie starring Katherine Heigl about a girl living with schizophrenia having terrifying hallucinations.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 27th

  • Downton Abbey: The Motion Picture (2019) – The feature film for the hit series, Downton Abbey.
  • D.P. (Season 1) N – Korean military drama.
  • He’s All That (2021) N – Genderswap reboot of the beloved 90s teen-comedy.
  • I Heart Arlo (Season 1) N – Animated series based on the Netflix movie that was released earlier this year
  • King of Boys: The Return of the King (Limited Series) N – Nigerian crime series.
  • RIDE ON TIME (Season 3) – Feel-good docuseries.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 28th

  • Bread Barbershop (Season 2) – New episodes of the kid’s animated series.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 29th

  • The Ingenuity of the Househusband (Season 1) N – Japanese short-form comedy series.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on August 31st

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  • Good Girls (Season 4) N – The now final season of the all-female-led comedy series from NBC.
  • Sparking Joy with Marie Kondo (Season 1) N – New reality series from the Japanese queen of tidying.
  • Untold: Crime and Penalties (2021) N – Another sports documentary entry looking into the bad boys of hockey.

We’ll keep this updated so keep this post bookmarked.

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