This article discusses what’s coming to Netflix in August 2023.
Welcome to our monthly rundown of what’s coming to Netflix in August 2023. Please note, this article focuses primarily on original content rather than licensed fare, with particular attention paid to recognizable IPs or hotly-anticipated movies and shows. Since complete information isn’t available right now, this article will be regularly updated throughout the month with the latest additions as and when we get them. And do remember that here at Ready Steady Cut we offer the most comprehensive coverage of all streaming releases, so be sure to check back regularly not just for updates but for links to our reviews and recaps for August’s offerings.
What’s coming to Netflix in August 2023?
Untold: Jake Paul the Problem Child — Pro boxing sensation — and perennial troublemaker — Jake Paul shares his unlikely journey from online prankster to power puncher in this documentary.
Mark Cavendish: Never Enough — Intimate and captivating, this documentary charts the meteoric rise, tragic downfall and unbelievable comeback of professional cyclist Mark Cavendish.
Poisoned: The Dirty Truth About Your Food — Through revealing interviews with experts and victims’ families, this gripping documentary examines the problem of deadly foodborne illness in the US.
Soulcatcher — A military contractor hired to seize a weapon that turns people into savage killers seeks revenge when his brother falls victim to the device.
Choona — When an unlikely group of misfits discovers a common enemy in the same ruthless yet superstitious politician, they plot a heist to exact revenge.
Head to Head — Hilarity meets danger when a lovesick chauffeur and a bootleg mechanic mistakenly pick up a retired crime lord, igniting a wild, life-changing adventure.
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead — In this anime adaptation, an overworked 24-year-old finally decides to live a little and create a bucket list, when a zombie outbreak hits the country.
The Last Hours of Mario Biondo — Questions persist about the last night of Mario Biondo, the husband of Spanish TV host Raquel Sánchez Silva. This true-crime series uncovers new details.
Heartstopper (Season 2) — Teens Charlie and Nick discover their unlikely friendship might be something more as they navigate school and young love.
The Lincoln Lawyer (Season 3 Part 2) — Idealistic lawyer Mickey Haller runs his practise out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car, taking on cases big and small across Los Angeles.
The Big Nailed It Baking Challenge — In this high-stakes “Nailed It!” spinoff competition, 10 terrible bakers pick up tips from professional coaches while vying for a sweet cash prize.
The Hunt for Veerappan — This docuseries follows the rise and fall of Veerappan, a dreaded smuggler whose bloody reign sparked a 20-year-long manhunt in south India.
Fatal Seduction (Season 1 Volume 2) — A married woman goes on a dangerous weekend trip away from home that sparks desire but ends tragically, making her wonder if the people close to her are telling the truth.
Gabby’s Dollhouse (Season 8) — Cute cats, quirky crafts and colorful magic! Join kitty enthusiast Gabby and her sidekick Pandy Paws as they team up for a series of animated adventures.
The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh Part 2 — When sinister forces threaten the peace of Britannia, a young prince embarks on a perilous journey to save his loved ones and discover his true powers.
Untold: Johnny Football — This documentary traces the meteoric rise and precipitous fall of football star Johnny Manziel via interviews with friends, coaches and Manziel himself.
Zombieverse — In Seoul, where a zombie virus outbreak has run amok, who will outwit the undead in the face of challenging quests and come out alive?
Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop — Rappers, writers and experts detail the influence of women on hip–hop music and culture in this docuseries honoring the trailblazers and game-changers.
Mech Cadets — An underdog teen joins a group of young Cadets who’ve been chosen to bond with Robo Mechs from space and defend Earth against alien invaders.
Painkiller — The causes and consequences of America’s opioid epidemic unfold in this drama following its perpetrators, victims and an investigator seeking the truth.
Marry My Dead Body — After finding an odd envelope, Policeman Ming-han’s life takes a spooky turn: He’s now wed to a ghost husband, and they must solve a crime together.
Heart of Stone — An intelligence operative for a shadowy global peacekeeping agency races to stop a hacker from stealing its most valuable — and dangerous — weapon.
Down For Love — A heartwarming quest for love, this feel-good reality show follows several people with Down syndrome as they navigate the trials and triumphs of dating.
Eye of the Storm — A woman recently divorced from a French prince and her washed-up actor brother return home to Australia, hoping to reconcile with their dying mother.
Jared Freid: 37 and Single — Stand-up comedy special.
Untold: Hall of Shame — Examine one of sports’ biggest steroid scandals via interviews with the head of BALCO lab, athletes suspected of using performance-enhancing drugs and more.
At Home with the Furys — Heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury will star in a new multi-part documentary series about his family life outside the ring.
The Chosen One — Determined to bring a Zika vaccine to the remote Pantanal, three doctors clash with a faith healer and are pulled deeper into the mysteries of his cult.
My Dad the Bounty Hunter (Season 2) — An intergalactic bounty hunter takes dad duty to new extremes when his two kids accidentally hitch a ride with him to outer space and crash his mission.
The Upshaws (Season 3) — In Indiana, a working-class African American family struggles to make it work and make it right without the blueprints to do it.
10 Days of a Bad Man — Battered, broken and bereaved, a private investigator must muscle his way through a tangle of lies to uncover the truth behind a mansion murder.
Mask Girl — An office worker who is insecure about her looks becomes a masked internet personality by night — until a chain of ill-fated events overtakes her life.
The Monkey King — A monkey and his magical fighting stick team up on an epic quest, battling demons, dragons, gods and the greatest adversary of all: Monkey’s own ego!
Guns and Gulaabs — In the cartel-run town of Gulaabgunj, an unprecedented opium deal pulls a big-city cop and a lovesick mechanic into its chaotic clutches.
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Untold: Swamp Kings — This docuseries explores how legendarily ruthless football coach Urban Meyer turned the ragtag 2000s-era Florida Gators into a ferocious winning machine.
Lighthouse — Chart-topping musician Gen Hoshino and popular comedian Masayasu Wakabayashi meet up for uplifting chats on work, family, and hopes for the future.
Destined With You — Follows a successful lawyer who has everything, but who is plagued by a family curse, and turns out that the one who holds the secret to breaking it is the seemingly ordinary civil servant.
Squared Love Everlasting — In this third “Squared Love” film, Monika and Enzo’s whirlwind romance heads toward a fairy-tale ending until a bombshell revelation changes everything.
The Ultimatum: Marry of Move On (Season 2) — Get hitched or call it quits? Couples put their love to the test — while shacking up with other potential matches — in a provocative reality series.
Baki Hanma (Season 2 Part 2) — The world is shaken by news of a man taking down a monstrous elephant with his bare hands. Back in Japan, Baki is confronted by a knife-wielding child.
Ragnarok — In a Norwegian town poisoned by pollution and rattled by melting glaciers, the End Times feel all too real. It’ll take a legend to battle an old evil.
Who Is Erin Carter? — Erin Collantes, a British teacher in Spain finds herself caught up in a supermarket robbery. When one of the robbers claims to recognize her, her life threatens to unravel.
You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah — Stacy and Lydia are BFFs who’ve always dreamed about having epic bat mitzvahs. However, things start to go comically awry when a popular boy and middle school drama threatens their friendship and their rite of passage.
Killer Book Club — After being complicit in a costume joke that ends in a fatal accident and a pact of silence, a group of young people will be threatened by an anonymous writer who wants to reveal his dark secret.
Princess Power (Season 2) — Adventure-loving princesses from four different Fruitdoms jump into action to help their fellow “fruitizens” and make their worlds a better place in a series of thrilling adventures.
Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones — Following Buettner’s bestselling book The Blue Zone: 9 Lessons of Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest, the new doc series Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones travels around the world to investigate the diet and lifestyles of those living the longest lives.
Choose Love — Cami has it all, the perfect job and boyfriend but she feels that something is missing, and that feeling begins to grow when she meets Rex and an old love returns to her life.
Karate Sheep (Season 2) — Two clever sheep use karate and high-tech gadgets to protect their flock from a hungry wolf who’s determined to make them all his dinner.
One Piece — Monkey D. Luffy and his pirate crew explore a fantastical world of endless oceans and exotic islands in search of the world’s ultimate treasure to become the next Pirate King.
That’s everything original that’s coming to Netflix in August 2023, not including a plethora of licensed content. You can check out all of this content and plenty more with a subscription to Netflix.
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