What's New on Netflix in August 2022

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1. Big Tree City (2022– )

TV-Y | Animation, Action, Adventure

Follows Major Prickles and his overzealous team, as they try to save the citizens of Big Tree City.

Stars: Joseph Balderrama, Lucy Capri, Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld

Votes: 27

Available on Netflix on August 1

2. 28 Days (2000)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

46 Metascore

A big-city newspaper columnist is forced to enter a drug and alcohol rehab center after ruining her sister's wedding and crashing a stolen limousine.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, Elizabeth Perkins

Votes: 49,813 | Gross: $37.17M

Available on Netflix on August 1

3. 8 Mile (2002)

R | 110 min | Drama, Music

77 Metascore

A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Eminem, Brittany Murphy, Kim Basinger, Mekhi Phifer

Votes: 284,660 | Gross: $116.72M

Available on Netflix on August 1

4. Above the Rim (1994)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.

Director: Jeff Pollack | Stars: Duane Martin, Tupac Shakur, Leon, David Bailey

Votes: 15,628 | Gross: $16.04M

Available on Netflix on August 1

5. The Age of Adaline (2015)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

51 Metascore

A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.

Director: Lee Toland Krieger | Stars: Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford, Kathy Baker

Votes: 176,387 | Gross: $42.48M

Available on Netflix on August 1

6. Battle Los Angeles (2011)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

37 Metascore

A squad of U.S. Marines becomes the last line of defense against a global invasion.

Director: Jonathan Liebesman | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan, Ramón Rodríguez

Votes: 180,119 | Gross: $83.55M

Available on Netflix on August 1

7. Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

59 Metascore

Forty-something and single again, Bridget decides to focus on her job and surround herself with friends. Then she discovers that she is pregnant--but she is only 50% sure of the baby's father's identity.

Director: Sharon Maguire | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Sally Phillips

Votes: 75,399 | Gross: $24.25M

Available on Netflix on August 1

8. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

Bridget Jones is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.

Director: Sharon Maguire | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Gemma Jones

Votes: 242,283 | Gross: $71.54M

Available on Netflix on August 1

9. Constantine (2005)

R | 121 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

50 Metascore

Supernatural exorcist and demonologist John Constantine helps a policewoman prove her sister's death was not a suicide, but something more.

Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Djimon Hounsou, Shia LaBeouf

Votes: 339,276 | Gross: $75.98M

Available on Netflix on August 1

10. Dinner for Schmucks (2010)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy

56 Metascore

After he finds out that his work superiors host a dinner celebrating the idiocy of their special guests, a rising executive questions the merits of his invitation just as he befriends a man who would be the perfect guest.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Stephanie Szostak, Zach Galifianakis

Votes: 106,445 | Gross: $73.03M

Available on Netflix on August 1

11. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

R | 159 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

68 Metascore

A Manhattan doctor embarks on a bizarre, night-long odyssey after his wife's admission of unfulfilled longing.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Todd Field, Sydney Pollack

Votes: 335,204 | Gross: $55.69M

Available on Netflix on August 1

12. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy

61 Metascore

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones

Votes: 352,995 | Gross: $70.14M

Available on Netflix on August 1

13. Footloose (2011)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

58 Metascore

City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid, Andie MacDowell

Votes: 49,470 | Gross: $51.80M

Available on Netflix on August 1

14. Hardcore Henry (2015)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

51 Metascore

Henry is resurrected from death with no memory, and he must save his wife from a telekinetic warlord with a plan to bio-engineer soldiers.

Director: Ilya Naishuller | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Tim Roth, Haley Bennett, Danila Kozlovskiy

Votes: 95,012 | Gross: $9.25M

Available on Netflix on August 1

15. Legends of the Fall (1994)

R | 133 min | Drama, Romance, War

45 Metascore

In the early 1900s, three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of Montana are affected by betrayal, history, love, nature, and war.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond

Votes: 164,117 | Gross: $66.64M

Available on Netflix on August 1

16. Love & Basketball (2000)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

70 Metascore

Monica and Quincy love and play basketball together through many life challenges from childhood to adulthood.

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Omar Epps, Glenndon Chatman, Jess Willard

Votes: 21,481 | Gross: $27.44M

Available on Netflix on August 1

17. Made of Honor (2008)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

37 Metascore

A guy in love with an engaged woman tries to win her over after she asks him to be her maid of honor.

Director: Paul Weiland | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin McKidd, Kadeem Hardison

Votes: 71,709 | Gross: $46.01M

Available on Netflix on August 1

18. Men in Black (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

71 Metascore

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 560,355 | Gross: $250.69M

Available on Netflix on August 1

19. Men in Black II (2002)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

49 Metascore

Agent Jay is sent to find Agent Kay and restore his memory after the re-appearance of a case from Kay's past.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Rip Torn, Lara Flynn Boyle

Votes: 371,223 | Gross: $190.42M

Available on Netflix on August 1

20. Men in Black 3 (2012)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

58 Metascore

Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement

Votes: 359,610 | Gross: $179.02M

Available on Netflix on August 1

21. Miss Congeniality (2000)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

43 Metascore

An F.B.I. Agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt, Candice Bergen

Votes: 207,719 | Gross: $106.81M

Available on Netflix on August 1

22. Monster-in-Law (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

31 Metascore

The love life of Charlotte is reduced to an endless string of disastrous blind dates, until she meets the perfect man, Kevin. Unfortunately, his merciless mother will do anything to destroy their relationship.

Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Michael Vartan, Jane Fonda, Wanda Sykes

Votes: 61,483 | Gross: $82.93M

Available on Netflix on August 1

23. No Strings Attached (I) (2011)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

50 Metascore

A guy and girl try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it's not long before they learn that they want something more.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline, Cary Elwes

Votes: 229,102 | Gross: $70.66M

Available on Netflix on August 1

24. Pawn Stars (2009– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

Rick Harrison and his family own and run a pawn shop on the Las Vegas strip. They buy, sell, and appraise items of historical value.

Stars: Rick Harrison, Corey Harrison, Austin 'Chumlee' Russell, Richard Harrison

Votes: 16,739

Season 13 Available on Netflix on August 1

25. Polly Pocket (2018– )

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Polly is often told she is "TOO LITTLE" to do the things she wants to do, but Polly proves what every kid knows - that being little isn't a limitation; IT'S HER GREATEST STRENGTH. When ... See full summary »

Stars: Emily Tennant, Shannon Chan-Kent, Kazumi Evans, Rhona Rees

Votes: 129

Season 4, Part 2 Available on Netflix on August 1

26. She's Funny That Way (2014)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

45 Metascore

On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Imogen Poots, Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Kathryn Hahn

Votes: 26,476 | Gross: $0.09M

Available on Netflix on August 1

27. Space Jam (1996)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

59 Metascore

In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.

Director: Joe Pytka | Stars: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle, Manner Washington

Votes: 196,425 | Gross: $90.46M

Available on Netflix on August 1

28. Spider-Man (2002)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

73 Metascore

When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco

Votes: 804,484 | Gross: $403.71M

Available on Netflix on August 1

29. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

83 Metascore

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco

Votes: 641,951 | Gross: $373.59M

Available on Netflix on August 1

30. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

59 Metascore

A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church

Votes: 581,352 | Gross: $336.53M

Available on Netflix on August 1

31. Top Gear (2002– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Reality-TV

The hosts talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all.

Stars: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May, The Stig

Votes: 117,480

Season 29-30 Available on Netflix on August 1

32. The Town (2010)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

74 Metascore

A proficient group of thieves rob a bank and hold Claire, the assistant manager, hostage. Things begin to get complicated when one of the crew members falls in love with Claire.

Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner

Votes: 386,397 | Gross: $92.19M

Available on Netflix on August 1

33. Woman in Gold (2015)

PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History

51 Metascore

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.

Director: Simon Curtis | Stars: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes

Votes: 58,544 | Gross: $33.31M

Available on Netflix on August 1

34. Flight (I) (2012)

R | 138 min | Drama, Thriller

76 Metascore

An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Denzel Washington, Nadine Velazquez, Don Cheadle, John Goodman

Votes: 350,720 | Gross: $93.77M

Available on Netflix on August 2

35. Ricardo Quevedo: Tomorrow Will Be Worse (2022 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

From road rage to couples fighting during the pandemic, comic Ricardo Quevedo examines the absurdity of the situations that try our patience.

Director: Julio César Gaviria | Star: Ricardo Quevedo

Votes: 33

Available on Netflix on August 2

36. Buba (2022)

TV-MA | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

When a small-town con artist joins the local mafia with his manipulative brother, his obsession with balancing his karma gets hilariously brutal.

Director: Arne Feldhusen | Stars: Bjarne Mädel, Georg Friedrich, Anita Vulesica, Soma Pysall

Votes: 752

Available on Netflix on August 3

37. Trainwreck: Woodstock '99 (2022)

TV-MA | 142 min | Documentary, History, Music

Woodstock 1969 promised peace and music, but its '99 revival delivered days of rage, riots and real harm. Why did it go so horribly wrong?

Stars: Ananda Lewis, Heather, Colin Speir, John Scher

Votes: 2,436

Available on Netflix on August 3

38. Don't Blame Karma! (2022)

TV-MA | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

When her younger sister and high-school crush get engaged, Sara must find out whether her alleged bad luck is the real culprit behind her misfortunes.

Director: Elisa Miller | Stars: Gil Cerezo, Miriam Chi Chim, Aislinn Derbez, Meteora Fontana

Votes: 253

Available on Netflix on August 3

39. Good Morning, Verônica (2020– )

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After witnessing a suicide, an unobtrusive police clerk decides to investigate two neglected cases on her own, both involving abused women.

Stars: Tainá Müller, Camila Morgado, Eduardo Moscovis, Antônio Grassi

Votes: 3,887

Season 2 Available on Netflix on August 3

40. Lady Tamara (2022)

TV-14 | 225 min | Biography, Reality-TV

The glamorous life of socialite Tamara Falcó takes center stage in this reality series as she balances work, play and her famous family.

Stars: Isabel Preysler, Tamara Falcó, Boris Izaguirre, Juan Avellaneda

Votes: 29

Available on Netflix on August 4

41. Kakegurui Twin (2022– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Mystery

A year before Yumeko Jabami graced the hallowed halls of Hyakkou Private Academy, Mary Saotome got her own start at the gambling-addicted school. Can this normal girl achieve her own rags-to-riches story through wits and luck?

Stars: Amber Lee Connors, Morgan Berry, Landon McDonald, Aoi Koga

Votes: 141

Available on Netflix on August 4

42. Super Giant Robot Brothers (2022– )

TV-Y7 | 26 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Two giant robots discover they are brothers while fighting against intergalactic evil to defend Earth.

Stars: Chris Diamantopoulos, Sitara Attaie, Eric Lopez, Jared Farid Ward

Votes: 49

Available on Netflix on August 4

43. Wedding Season (2022)

TV-PG | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

Pressured by their parents to find spouses, Asha and Ravi pretend to date during a summer of weddings, only to find themselves falling for each other.

Director: Tom Dey | Stars: Pallavi Sharda, Suraj Sharma, Arianna Afsar, Sean Kleier

Votes: 1,784

Available on Netflix on August 4

44. Carter (2022)

TV-MA | 132 min | Action, Thriller