Netflix Is Releasing So Many Original Shows & Movies In August

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Netflix August 2020 Original Shows & Movies

Your options are endless! If you're a streaming buff, it's likely that you look forward to the many new titles that are released each and every month. If that sounds like you, we've got good news — the list of Netflix August 2020 original shows and movies is about to blow you away.

The last month of summer is bringing the heat with tons of new true crime shows, teen dramas, comedies, and much more. No matter what your niche is, you'll find something to enjoy.

The streamer is also adding plenty of classic films such as the Bring It On franchise, so your next movie night is sure to be a major hit.

If you're looking to explore other options, Disney+ and Crave also have impressive lineups on the way!


Release date: Sunday, August 2

Latif Nasser takes viewers around the world to form a better understanding of how human beings are connected in remarkable ways.

Immigration Nation

Release date: Monday, August 3

This docu-series explores the ongoing struggles that Americans face within the country's immigration system.

World's Most Wanted

Release date: Wednesday, August 5

Familiarize yourself with five of the world's most wanted criminals, who have spent years evading capture from authorities.

Selling Sunset (Season 3)

Release date: Friday, August 7

The latest season of this hit reality series features a very public break-up, major career moves, and million-dollar sales closing.

Tiny Creatures

Release date: Friday, August 7

Narrated by Mike Colter, this nature series follows different tiny animals as they embark on adventures across the United States.

Work It

Release date: Friday, August 7

Work It follows high school senior Quinn Ackermann as she vies to get into her dream college by creating her own ragtag dance group.


Release date: Wednesday, August 12

Step into the lucrative world of the wellness industry, as experts debunk common myths about different products and spill secrets on what really works.

Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story

Release date: Friday, August 14

In the show's second season, viewers will uncover the story of Betty Broderick, who brutally murdered her ex-husband and his young lover.

Glow Up (Season 2)

Release date: Friday, August 14

Calling all makeup lovers! A new group of competitors will show off their contouring skills as they face off in a series of challenges in hopes of making a name for themselves in the industry.

Project Power

Release date: Friday, August 14

Project Power takes place in a world where humans have access to a drug that gives them superhuman powers — but only for five minutes at a time.

Teenage Bounty Hunters

Release date: Friday, August 14

Twin sisters Sterling and Blair attempt to balance their life at a Southern prep school with their new career as teenage bounty hunters.

DeMarcus Family Rules

Release date: Wednesday, August 19

Jay DeMarcus, best known from his work in the band Rascal Flatts, and his beauty queen wife invite viewers into their Nashville home in this reality series.

High Score

Release date: Wednesday, August 19

If you've ever wondered about the golden era of gaming, this is the documentary for you. Dive deep into the world of video games, and how the push for innovation has completely changed the landscape over the years.


Release date: Thursday, August 20

Mia may seem like your average med student, but as it turns out, she's actually trying to get close to a professor who may have had a hand in a family tragedy.

Million Dollar Beach House

Netflix August 2020 Original Shows & Movies

Release date: Wednesday, August 26

Meet the real estate agents of Nest Seekers, who spend their workdays trying to secure million-dollar deals on luxurious properties.

All Together Now

Release date: Friday, August 28

Optimist Amber has always chosen to see the bright side of things, but when tragedy strikes, she finds her strength being tested.

I AM A KILLER: Released

Release date: Friday, August 28

30 years after being sentenced to death for murder, a convict is paroled. Follow him as he adjusts to his new normal and makes a shocking confession.

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