What’s coming and going from US Netflix in August 2021

Catch some of your favorite flicks before they’re gone

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It’s that time of the month again when Netflix begins to phase out a portion of TV shows and movies from its collection. While we’re sad to see them go, thankfully, the streaming service has a lineup of new content to replace the old.

Whether you’re looking for the best Netflix shows starring people over 50 or just can’t decide what to watch, the streaming service is constantly refreshing its selection for viewers. Unfortunately, that sometimes means that our favorite TV shows and movies are removed. We listed the shows leaving and coming to Netflix starting in August so you can plan ahead and watch some of your favorites one last time before they’re gone.

Films and Shows Leaving Netflix in August

Leaving the week of August 1:

• American Assassin 

• #cats_the_mewvie

• The Promise

Leaving the week of August 8:

• El Cartel: Season 1 & 2

• Nightcrawler

• Scary Movie 5 

• Safety Not Guaranteed 

Leaving the week of August 15th:

• Kill the Irishman

• The Founder

• Wish I Was Here

• Norm of the North: Keys to the Kingdom

• Jericho (seasons one and two)

Leaving the week of August 22:

•  1BR

•  Angry Birds The Movie 2

•  A Princess for Christmas

Leaving the week of August 29:

• Strange but True

• Casino Royale 

• The Eichmann Show

• Stranger Than Fiction

• Full Out

• The Big Lebowski

• Full Out

• Love Actually

• Love Happens

• Adrift

• Angel Eyes

• Chinatown

• The Departed 

• Election

• The Girl Next Door

• Hot Rod

• The Muppets

• Muppets Most Wanted

• Moon Kingdom

• Nacho Libre

• The Prince & Me

• The Time Traveler’s Wife

• Resident Evil: Afterlife

• Resident Evil: Extinction

• The Ring

• The Social Network

• Superbad

• Road to Perdition

Try not to be too disappointed though—in anticipation of new content, Netflix put together a montage of some of the most exciting new content hitting the streaming service next month.

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Shows and Films Coming to Netflix in August

Coming August 1:

• 30 Rock: Seasons 1-7

• Beethoven

• Beethoven's 2nd

• Beowulf

• Catch Me If You Can

• The Edge of Seventeen

• Ferris Bueller's Day Off

• Five Feet Apart

• Friday Night Lights (seasons 1-5)

• Good Luck Chuck

• The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia

• Hunter X Hunter (2011): Seasons 5-6

• Inception

• The Lincoln Lawyer

• The Losers

• The Machinist

• Magnolia

• Major Payne

• My Girl

• My Girl 2

• The Net

• The Original Kings of Comedy

• Pineapple Express

• Poms

• Space Cowboys

• Team America: World Police

Coming August 3:

• Pray Away  

• Shiny_Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord 

• Top Secret UFO Projects: Declassified

Coming August 4:

• Aftermath

• American Masters: Inventing David Geffen 

• Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami 

• Control Z: Season 2 

• Car Masters: Rust to Riches: Season 3 

• Cooking With Paris 

• Coming August 6:

• Hit & Run 

• Navarasa

• The Swarm 

• Vivo 

Coming August 8:

• Quartet

Coming August 10:

• Bake Squad 

• The Kissing Booth 3

• Misha and the Wolves

• La diosa del asfalto

Coming August 12:

• AlRawabi School for Girls

• Lokillo: Nothing's the Same

Coming August 13:

• Beckett

• Brand New Cherry Flavor

• Fast & Furious Spy Racers: Season 5: South Pacific

• Gone for Good  

• The Kingdom

• Valeria: Season 2

Coming August 15:

• Mother Goose Club: Seasons 3-4

• Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai: Season 1

• Winx Club: Season 6

Coming August 16:

• Walk of Shame

Coming August 17:

• Go! Go! Cory Carson: Season 5 

• UNTOLD: Deal with the Devil

Coming August 18:

• The Defeated 

• Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes

• Out of my League

• The Secret Diary of an Exchange Student

Coming August 19:

• Like Crazy

Coming August 20:

• The Chair

• Everything Will Be Fine

• The Loud House Movie

• Sweet Girl 

Coming August 24:

• Oggy Oggy 

• UNTOLD: Caitlyn Jenner 

Coming August 25:

• Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed 

• Clickbait 

• John of God: The Crimes of a Spiritual Healer  

• Motel Makeover 

• The November Man

• The Old Ways

• Open Your Eyes 

• Post Mortem: No One Dies in Skarnes 

• Rainbow High: Part 2

• Really Love

• The River Runner

• Tayo the Little Bus: Season 4

• The Water Man

Coming August 26:


• Family Reunion: Part 4 

Coming August 27:

• He's All That 

• I Heart Arlo 

• Titletown High 

Coming August 28:

• Bread Barbershop: Season 2

• Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha — NETFLIX SERIES 

Coming August 31:

• Sparking Joy 

• UNTOLD: Crime and Penalties

Rylee Johnston
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