What’s new on Netflix in August 2023!

Netflix fans are in for a treat this August as they dive into an immersive world of captivating shows and movies. From action-packed thrillers to heartwarming dramas, this summer brings an array of exciting content to the streaming service.

In the month of August 2023, Netflix presents an impressive lineup that caters to diverse tastes, featuring action, comedy, drama, animation, and more. Not only does the platform excel in producing original content that hooks viewers, but it also brings a collection of popular TV shows and movies from various studios and production companies. This ensures subscribers have a wide-ranging selection at their fingertips.

So get ready for some enticing highlights. Season 2 of Heartstopper will have fans on the edge of their seats, while devotees of the undead can’t miss Zombiverse premiering on August 8th. Taking a thought-provoking approach, the limited series Painkiller delves into the fictionalized version of America’s opioid crisis, offering a deep exploration of its origins and consequences.

For a unique and intriguing twist, mark your calendars for August 10th when Marry My Dead Body hits the screen, immersing audiences in a tale of an extraordinary bond between a human and a ghost. And, as a special treat for Gal Gadot‘s admirers, Heart of Stone features the talented Alia Bhatt alongside her, promising a captivating experience. Animation enthusiasts will also be thrilled with The Monkey King, a delightful family comedy that guarantees laughter and joy.

So, grab your popcorn, and sit back while we bring you what’s new on Netflix in August 2023.

10. Mask Girl

Genre:thriller, comedy, drama
Released Date:18 August 2023
Director:Kim Yong Hoon
Cast:Go Hyun-jung, Ahn Jae-hong, Yeom Hye-ran
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Mask Girl is an upcoming South Korean Netflix Original thriller TV show directed by Kim Yong Hoon, based on the immensely popular Korean webtoon of the same name. This enticing series combines the genres of thriller, comedy, and drama to captivate its audience. The narrative centers around an ordinary office worker who struggles with her appearance and finds herself entangled in an unexpected turn of events. As she navigates her daily life, she also leads a secret double life as an internet BJ, concealing her identity behind a mask every night.

9. Who is Erin Carter?

Genre:action, adventure, and crime thriller
Released Date:24 August 2023
Director:Bill Eagles and Ashley Way
Cast:Indica Watson, Douglas Henshall, Charlotte Vega, Sean Teale
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The show is an exciting mixture of action, adventure, and crime, taking us on a thrilling ride alongside Erin Collantes, a British teacher in Spain. Unexpectedly caught up in a dramatic supermarket robbery, Erin’s life takes a dangerous turn when one robber claims to recognize her. As the truth unravels in Palomino, a town hiding dark secrets, Erin must battle to clear her name and protect her family. Prepare to be on the edge of your seat.

8. Princess Power

Genre:Animation, Adventure, and Comedy
Released Date:28 August 2023
Director:Elise Allen
Cast:Dana Heath, Trinity Jo-Li Bliss, Madison Calderon
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Princess Power, an animated series on Netflix, is a must-watch for kids. Based on the popular book series, Princesses Wear Pants, the show is brought to life by Savannah Guthrie, the original book author, and Drew Barrymore, a talented actress and co-anchor on the Today show. Premiering on August 28, 2023, Princess Power takes us into the fascinating world of four princesses from major fruit kingdoms.

These princesses, Kira Kiwi, Beatrice Blueberry, Rita Raspberry, and Penelope Pineapple, showcase the power of unity and acceptance, as they work together to make their world a better place for all fruitizens. Friendship, teamwork, and positive role models are core themes of this exciting show that also incorporates music and sing-along moments, providing an engaging and delightful viewing experience for children. With a TV-Y rating, parents can trust that Princess Power is suitable for all young audiences.

7. Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead

Genre:comedy, horror
Released Date:3 August 2023
Director:Kazuki Kawagoe
Cast:Makoto Furukawa, Shin-ichiro Miki, Naoki Tatsuta
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Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is an exciting Japanese manga series crafted by the talented duo, Haro Aso and Kotaro Takata. This remarkable series has garnered praise for its ingenious combination of comedy, horror, and dystopia, providing a refreshing twist to the zombie genre. Since its debut in October 2018, it has captivated readers in the pages of Shogakukan’s esteemed seinen manga magazine, Monthly Sunday Gene-X. Brace yourselves, for in July 2023, a thrilling anime adaptation brought to life by Bug Films will grace our screens. But that’s not all – get ready to experience the undead like never before, as a highly anticipated live-action film adaptation is set to make its premiere on Netflix in August 2023.

6. The Chosen One

Released Date:16 August 2023
Director:Elazar Fine
Cast:Paloma Bernardi, Renan Tenca, Gutto Szuster
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The Chosen One is an exciting upcoming fantasy TV series that revolves around a young protagonist who discovers his extraordinary powers mirroring those of Jesus Christ. This extraordinary journey entails his destined showdown with the Antichrist, creating a captivating plotline that will leave viewers on the edge of their seats.

5. Mech Cadets

Genre: sci-fi action
Released Date:10 August 2023
Director:Tohru Patrick Awa
Cast:Brandon Soo Hoo, Daniel Dae Kim, Ming-Na Wen
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Mech Cadets is an exciting and visually captivating sci-fi action series that draws inspiration from the popular graphic novels, “Mech Cadet Yu”. This highly engaging show, available on Netflix, caters to a wide audience, including kids, families, and fans of TV cartoons and comic adaptations. The storyline revolves around a determined teenage protagonist who rises above adversity by joining a group of talented Cadets. Together, they form an unbeatable team entrusted with the task of defending Earth against menacing alien invaders by harnessing the power of extraordinary Robo Mechs from outer space.

4. My Dad the Bounty Hunter

Genre:animation, adventure, sci-fi
Released Date:17 August 2023
Director:Everett Downing Jr.
Cast: Laz Alonso, Yvonne Orji
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My Dad the Bounty Hunter is an exciting and captivating American animated science fiction adventure action-comedy series created by Everett Downing Jr. and Patrick Harpin exclusively for Netflix. Embedding the captivating essence of outer space and the significance of Black familyhood, the show remains true to its genre’s core mission: delivering relatable and futuristic narratives with Black characters at the forefront, ultimately expanding the audience’s imagination.

3. Ragnarok

Released Date:24 August 2023
Director:Adam Price
Cast:David Stakston, Jonas Strand Gravli
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The Norwegian fantasy drama streaming series titled “Ragnarok” on Netflix brings to life the fascinating world of Norse mythology. The story unfolds in the enchanting town of Edda in Hordaland, where an intriguing blend of climate change and industrial pollution, stemming from the factories owned by the local Jutul family, captures the audience’s attention.

2. Down For Love

Genre:Romantic, Reality
Released Date:11 August 2023
Director:Candida Beveridge
Cast:Jamie Brewer, Chris Burke
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Down for Love follows the incredible love stories of people with Down syndrome. This sweet and touching series shows the joys and challenges of finding love, while breaking down stereotypes and promoting inclusivity. This show will make you laugh, cry, and fall in love with the characters. The show is classified under the genres of New Zealand, Wedding & Romance Reality TV, Reality TV, and Docuseries.

1. Heartstopper

Genre:romantic, comedy, drama
Released Date:3 August 2023
Director:Euros Lyn
Cast:Tom Sturridge, Vivienne, Boyd Holbrook
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Heartstopper, a delightful British television series available on Netflix, is a captivating coming-of-age romantic comedy-drama. Inspired by Alice Oseman’s webcomic and graphic novel of the same name, it beautifully explores themes of identity and love within the LGBTQ+ community.

The story revolves around Charlie Spring, a year 10 student at Truham Grammar School, who recently faced the challenge of being outed, and Nick Nelson, a popular year 11 rugby player at the same school. Brilliantly portrayed by Joe Locke and Kit Connor respectively, their characters bring to life the complexities of teenage emotions and relationships.

Joining them on this journey of personal growth and self-discovery are Elle, Charlie’s supportive friend, portrayed by the talented Yasmin Finney, and Tao Xu, Charlie’s fiercely protective best friend. Prepare to be enthralled by their engaging and heartfelt story as Heartstopper takes you on an unforgettable rollercoaster ride.

So, as you can see above, Netflix’s top 10 series for August 2023 have been compiled. The complete Netflix August 2023 movie and TV show schedule are provided below for your viewing pleasure.

Released Date August 1

  • Cut The Rope Daily
  • Fatale
  • Fisk
  • It’s Complicated 
  • Non-Stop
  • Pawn Stars
  • Terminator: Genisys 
  • The Furnace
  • The River Wild 
  • The Wife
  • Tiger 24
  • Trauma Center
  • Untold: Jake Paul the Problem Child

Released Date August 2

  • Choona 
  • Mark Cavendish: Never Enough
  • Poisoned: The Dirty Truth About Your Food
  • Soulcatcher

Released Date August 3

  • Head to Head
  • Heartstopper 
  • The Last Hours of Mario Biondo 
  • The Lincoln Lawyer
  • Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead

Released Date August 4

Released Date August 7

  • Gabby’s Dollhouse

Released Date August 8

  • Gabby’s Dollhouse
  • The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh Part 2
  • Untold: Johnny Football
  • WrestleQuest
  • Zombieverse

Released Date August 10

  • Marry My Dead Body
  • Mech Cadets
  • Painkiller 
  • Heart of Stone
  • Saving Our Marriage

Released Date August 11

  • Down for Love

Released Date August 14

  • Paddington

Released Date August 15

  • Ancient Aliens 
  • Ballers
  • Eye of the Storm

Released Date August 16

  • At Home with the Furys
  • Depp v. Heard
  • The Chosen One
  • OMG! Oh My Girl

Released Date August 17

  • My Dad the Bounty Hunter
  • The Upshaws

Released Date August 18

  • 10 Days of a Bad Man
  • Carancho
  • Crane World
  • Mask Girl
  • The Monkey King

Released Date August 22

  • Lighthouse 
  • Untold: Swamp Kings

Released Date August 24

  • Baki Hanma
  • Ragnarok 
  • Who Is Erin Carter?

Released Date August 25

  • You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah

Released Date August 28

  • Princess Power

Released Date August 31

  • Choose Love
  • One Piece


All of the Netflix, Disney Plus, Amazon Prime, and Hulu shows released in August of 2023 can be found on our website. August 2023 Hulu releases appear to be limited at first glance, but that could change as the month progresses. Moreover, a fresh release every day for the next month will keep this post-up-to-date.

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