If you just fancy re-watching some old favourites however, it’s still worth seeing what’s coming to the streaming service this August, from classic musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to Bridget Jones’s Baby via Blackadder and Jason Bourne.
Still not enough? Check out our list of the best movies and TV shows coming to Netflix this August 2018 below.
Wednesday 1st August
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Beautiful musical escapism, this 1968 British classic comes to Netflix for the first time
Better Call Saul season 4 Available on Netflix in the UK less than 24 hours after its US broadcast, Bob Odenkirk returns to his lauded role as Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman. New episodes will stream every week.
Thursday 9th August
Unforgotten series 2 Series three is currently airing on ITV, but if you want to skip back, both previous series of the Nicola Walker crime drama are now available.
Friday 10th August
AfflictedSeven people with undiagnosed chronic illnesses search for answers and relief in this new Netflix original series.
All About the Washingtons Rapper and actor Rev Run and his wife Justine star as fictionalised versions of themselves in this new comedy series about a hip-hop couple’s attempts at balancing work, romance and family chaos.
Magic for Humans Magician/comedian Justin Willman leads Netflix’s first magic series, blending street magic, elaborate tricks and comedy.
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Romance based on the 2014 teen novel by Jenny Han.
Thursday 23rd August
Follow This a short-form documentary series (releasing weekly) following the day-to-day workings of the Buzzfeed office
Friday 24th August
The Innocents This new British supernatural series could be one of the surprise hits of the summer. Young stars Sorcha Groundsell and Percell Ascott star as two teenage runaways who discover an astonishing – and terrifying – gift.
Thursday 30th August
Bridget Jones’s Baby Renée Zellweger returns to her Oscar-nominated role with gusto, as Bridget celebrates her 43rd birthday… alone again
Friday 31st August
Ozark season 2 Jason Bateman and Laura Linney return to the Byrdes’ bleak hideaway in the Ozarks for more of Netflix sleeper crime hit.
Ultimate Beastmaster Great Britain: Survival of the Fittest The GB special for Netflix’s answer to Ninja Warrior features an inspirational group of contestants who have overcome significant adversity taking on the vicious obstacle course.
The Comedy Line-up: Part 2 More up-and-coming stand-up talent take to the stage in this Netflix comedy special.