All the Netflix Additions and Departures for August 2018

Disenchantment on Netflix

Here is the list of titles coming to Netflix in August 2018, as well as the ones that are leaving.

Movie highlights for the month include new films like Hostiles, along with returning favorites like Gran Torino, Silverado, and Stripes. Plus don’t miss the season debuts of The Originals (season 5), The 100 (season 5), and The Good Place (season 2).

Original programming highlights include the Netflix original movies Like Father, and the series Disenchantment (season 1), and Ozark (season 2). Plus music fans will enjoy the new Once in a Lifetime Sessions series featuring Moby, TLC, Noel Gallagher, and Nile Rogers.

Here is the complete list of Netflix titles arriving and departing in August 2018:

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Avail. 8/1/18

Batman Begins
Chernobyl Diaries
Edge of Fear
Gran Torino
House of Deadly Secrets
Los tiempos de Pablo Escobar: Season 1
Million Dollar Baby
No Reservation
Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Moby
Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Nile Rodgers
Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Noel Gallagher
Once in a Lifetime Sessions with TLC
P.S. I Love You
Steel Magnolias
Switched (Netflix Original)

  • High schooler Ayumi’s perfect world evaporates when her envious classmate Zenko somehow steals her body, her boyfriend and her life.

The Aviator
The Golden Compass
The Informant!
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement


Avail. 8/2/18



Avail. 8/3/18

Brij Mohan Amar Rahe (Netflix Film)

  • Faking his death to escape the realities of his uneventful life worked out well for Brij Mohan — until he was sentenced to death for his own murder.

Cocaine Coast (Netflix Original)

  • In 1980s Galicia, Spain, a young fisherman becomes a prosperous cocaine smuggler by providing Latin American suppliers with a European entry point.

Dinotrux Supercharged: Season 3 (Netflix Original)

  • Whether by land, air or sea, the Dinotrux tackle some of their biggest builds ever while facing the double threat of brothers D-Structs and D-Stroy.

I AM A KILLER (Netflix Original)

  • In this true-crime series, history’s most notorious killers recount their stories from their points of view in their own chilling words.

Like Father (Netflix Film)

  • After she’s left at the altar, a workaholic executive ends up on her honeymoon cruise with her estranged father. Kristen Bell and Kelsey Grammer star.

Marching Orders (Netflix Original)

  • Follow the Bethune-Cookman University Marching Wildcats as they fight to keep their spots on the field, memorize routines, balance their academic careers, and maintain their social lives.


Avail. 8/4/18

Flavors of Youth: International Version (Netflix Original)

  • Memories in a bowl of steaming noodles, a fading beauty finding her way and a bittersweet first love — all in these stories of city life in China.

Mr. Sunshine (Streaming Every Saturday) (Netflix Original)

  • A young boy who ends up in the U.S. after the 1871 Shinmiyangyo incident returns to Korea at a historical turning point and falls for a noblewoman.

On Children (Netflix Original)

  • These uncanny tales reveal a world where individuals face the tragic consequences of social pressure, parental oppression and family dysfunction.


Avail. 8/5/18

Paid in Full


Avail. 8/9/18

Perdida (Netflix Film)

  • A policewoman whose childhood friend disappeared in Patagonia years ago starts a new search to find answers, and soon finds her own life in danger.

The Originals: Season 5


Avail. 8/10/18

72 Dangerous Animals: Asia (Netflix Original)

  • From fangs to claws to venomous stings, they all wield deadly weapons. But which creature will be crowned the fiercest of all?

Afflicted (Netflix Original)

  • Baffling symptoms. Controversial diagnoses. Costly treatments. Seven people with chronic illnesses search for answers — and relief.

All About the Washingtons (Netflix Original)

  • Hip-hop icon Rev. Run stars opposite wife Justine in this scripted comedy about one couple’s attempts at balancing work, romance and family chaos.

Demetri Martin: The Overthinker (Netflix Original)

  • With his signature one-liners and drawings, Demetri Martin muses on doughnut holes, dogs, sports bars, the alphabet’s most aggressive letters and more

Insatiable (Netflix Original)

  • In this darkly comic series, a disgraced civil lawyer turned beauty pageant coach takes on a vengeful, bullied teenager as his client.

La casa de las flores (Netflix Original)

  • The outward perfection of a family-run flower business hides a dark side rife with dysfunctional secrets in this darkly humorous comedy series.

Million Pound Menu (Netflix Original)

  • Next-generation restaurateurs get the chance to open their own pop-up eateries to impress the paying public — and a panel of discerning investors.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Netflix Film)

  • A writer bonds with the eccentric residents of Guernsey when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the WWII German occupation.

The Package (Netflix Film)

  • When five teens go on a spring break camping trip, an unfortunate accident sets off a race against time to save their friend’s most prized possession.

The Ponysitters Club (Netflix Original)

  • A young horse enthusiast teams up with her best friends to rescue and rehabilitate animals on her family’s beloved ranch.

Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 7 (Netflix Original)

  • After saving Shiro and defeating Lotor, the Paladins are finally able to set a course for Earth. After a perilous journey, they discover that their home planet is not how they left it.

Zion (Netflix Original)

  • Born without legs and stuck in foster care for years, teenager Zion Clark hopes to overcome his circumstances and become a competitive wrestler.


Avail. 8/11/18

No Country for Old Men


Avail. 8/13/18

Alexander: The Ultimate Cut
Splash and Bubbles: Season 2
The Nut Job


Avail. 8/15/18

Adventures in Public School
The 100: Season 5


Avail. 8/16/18

Evan Almighty
Wish I Was Here


Avail. 8/17/18

Disenchantment (Netflix Original)

  • This animated series from Matt Groening (Simpsons) follows the misadventures of a hard-drinking princess, her feisty elf companion and her personal demon.

Magic for Humans (Netflix Original)

  • From baffling people on the street to orchestrating elaborate tricks, Justin Willman blends good-natured magic with grown-up laughs.

Pinky Malinky (Netflix Original)

  • Pinky Malinky sees the bright side of everything, including being born a hot dog. With his BFFs in tow, this little wiener takes a bite out of life.

Spirit Riding Free: Season 6 (Netflix Original)

  • Lucky and the PALs canter into more adventures with a new chapter of the Frontier Fillies. With each new challenge, Lucky, Spirit and the PALs work together as they run wild and live free.

Stay Here (Netflix Original)

  • Designer Genevieve Gorder and real estate expert Peter Lorimer show property owners how to turn their short-term rentals into moneymaking showstoppers.

The Motive (Netflix Film)

  • An aspiring writer with no imagination seeks inspiration for his novel by manipulating the lives of his neighbors so that he can write about them.

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (Netflix Film)

  • Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to every boy she’s ever fallen for are mysteriously mailed out.

Ultraviolet (Netflix Original)

  • In this offbeat crime series, an online community of amateur sleuths uses an unconventional mashup of high-tech and low-tech methods to solve cases.


Avail. 8/19/18

The Investigator: A British Crime Story: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

  • No body. A condemned husband. A daughter desperate for the truth. The closer you look, the stranger it gets.


Avail. 8/21/18

Year One


Avail. 8/23/18

Deadwind (Netflix Original)

  • Just months after a tragic loss, detective Sofia Karppi investigates the murder of a woman with ties to a Helsinki construction company.

Follow This (Netflix Original)

  • Follow the reporters at BuzzFeed as they probe topics ranging from quirky internet crazes to safe injection spaces for opioid users.

Great News: Season 1


Avail. 8/24/18

Ask the StoryBots: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

  • How do ears hear — and why can’t I eat dessert all the time? The StoryBots tackle these and other tough questions in an all-new season of asks.

Bert Kreischer: Secret Time (Netflix Original)

  • Comedian Bert Kreischer is ready to take his shirt off and “party hardy” with his debut Netflix Original stand-up special. Considered one of the best storytellers of his generation, Bert regales the audience at the Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia with stories about zip-lining with his family, his daughter practicing softball with an imaginary ball, and upstaging ex-NBA player Ralph Sampson at a childhood basketball camp.

Ghoul (Netflix Original)

  • A newly minted military interrogator arrives at a covert detention center to discover that some of the terrorists held there are not of this world.

The After Party (Netflix Film)

  • When an aspiring rapper goes viral for all the wrong reasons, he thinks his career is over. But when his best friend gets them into a wild NYC after party, he gets one more chance to make the impossible happen.

The Innocents (Netflix Original)

  • When a teenage couple runs away to be together, the extraordinary gift they possess unleashes powerful forces intent on dividing them forever.

Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 3 (Netflix Original)

  • As the trolls turn a new enemy into a friend, Poppy trains Branch in “hair-jitsu,” Smidge woos a crush and DJ Suki learns to throw the best party ever.

Young & Hungry: Season 5


Avail. 8/28/18

The Good Place: Season 2


Avail. 8/29/18

Inequality for All


Avail. 8/31/18

Inside the Criminal Mind (Netflix Original)

  • Explore the psychological machinations and immoral behavior that define the most nefarious types of criminals.

Ozark: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

  • The Byrdes face danger from every side as the cartel, the Snells and the Langmores all threaten to bring down the new life they’ve built in the Ozarks.

Paradise PD (Netflix Original)

  • From “Brickleberry” creators Roger Black and Waco O’Guin comes this adult animated comedy about a backwater Southern-fried police department.

The Comedy Lineup: Part 2 (Netflix Original)

  • A cadre of promising up-and-coming comedians delivers a rapid fire series of stand-up performances.

The Laws of Thermodynamics (Netflix Film)

  • Jilted by his girlfriend, a man likens his lack of luck in love to the laws of thermodynamics in this documentary-like romantic comedy.

Ultimate Beastmaster: Survival of the Fittest (Netflix Original)

  • An inspirational group of new contestants who have overcome significant adversity come together to take on the world’s toughest obstacle course.

Undercover Law (Netflix Original)

  • Undercover agent Amelia returns from the jungle with unsettling video footage, sparking a new operation. Arrested drug mule Alejandra is offered a deal.

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Leaving 8/1/18

3000 Miles to Graceland
Adventures in Babysitting
Can’t Buy Me Love
Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot: Season 1
Finding Dory
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
Reasonable Doubt
The Killing: Seasons 1-3
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story


Leaving 8/2/18

10 Rules for Sleeping Around


Leaving 8/5/18

13 Assassins


Leaving 8/6/18

Welcome to Me


Leaving 8/10/18

St. Vincent


Leaving 8/12/18

For a Good Time, Call…


Leaving 8/13/18

Help, I’ve Shrunk the Family


Leaving 8/16/18

Being Flynn
Enter the Battlefield
Jem and the Holograms: Seasons 1-3
Littlest Pet Shop: Seasons 2-4
Pound Puppies: Seasons 1-3
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
The 40-Year-Old Virgin
The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Season 2
Transformers Prime: Seasons 2-3
Transformers: Rescue Bots: Seasons 2-4


Leaving 8/23/18

Sausage Party


Leaving 8/25/18

The Road

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