New This Month for Streaming, August 2023


Untold: Jake Paul the Problem Child (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 1

Pro boxing sensation and perennial troublemaker Jake Paul shares his unlikely journey from online prankster to power puncher in this documentary. Starring Jake Paul

Poisoned: The Dirty Truth About Your Food (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 2

A call to action for the officials who have the power to mitigate the danger caused by foodborne pathogens that kill thousands of people in the U.S. every year. Starring Darin Detwiler

Physical Season 3 (Apple TV+) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Aug 2

A woman struggling in her life as a quietly tortured housewife, finds an unconventional path to power through an unlikely source: the world of aerobics. Starring Rose Byrne, Rory Scovel, Dierdre Friel

Reservation Dogs Season 3 (Hulu) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Aug 3

Comedy series about four Native American teenagers growing up on a reservation in eastern Oklahoma. Starring Devery Jacobs, D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Lane Factor

Heartstopper: Season 2 (Netflix) Rated TV-14
Release Date: Aug 3

Teens Charlie and Nick discover their unlikely friendship might be something more as they navigate school and young love in this coming-of-age series. Starring Joe Locke, Kit Connor, William Gao

The Lincoln Lawyer: Season 2 Part 2 (Netflix) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Aug 3

An iconoclastic idealist runs his law practice out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car in this series based on Michael Connelly’s bestselling novels. Starring Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Becki Newton, Angus Sampson

Demons and Saviors (Hulu) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 3

Christina Boyer was convicted of murdering her 3-year-old daughter after the public speculated she had telekinetic abilities. A team of amateur detectives, who believe Boyer is innocent, investigate the conspiracy behind her case. Starring Phillip-Charlie Daniell, Michael Dumas, Alomai Addams

Eva the Owlet (Apple TV+) Rated TV-Y
Release Date: Aug 4

Follows Eva, a creative, cheeky owlet who lives next door to her best friend ‘Lucy’ in the woodland world of Treetopington. Starring Vivienne Rutherford, Jessica DiCicco, Dino Andrade

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart (Prime) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 4

Follows a young girl, Alice Hart, whose violent childhood casts a dark shadow over her adult life. Starring Frankie Adams, Asher Keddie, Sigourney Weaver

The Chi: Season 6  (Paramount+) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Aug 4

From Emmy winner Lena Waithe, The Chi is a timely coming-of-age drama series centered on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption. Starring Jacob Latimore, Alex R. Hibbert, Michael Epps

Gabby’s Dollhouse: Season 8 (Netflix) Rated TV-Y
Release Date: Aug 7

This colorful series leads preschoolers room to room through a fantastical dollhouse of delightful mini-worlds and irresistible kitty characters. Starring Juliet Donenfeld, Laila Lockhart Kraner, Tucker Chandler

Only Murders in the Building: Season 3 (Hulu) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Aug 8

Three strangers who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one. Starring Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez

Untold: Johnny Football (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 8

This documentary traces the meteoric rise and precipitous fall of football star Johnny Manziel via interviews with friends, coaches and Manziel himself. Starring Johnny Manziel

Destination NBA: A G League Odyssey (Prime) Rated R
Release Date: Aug 8

Gives viewers access to some of basketball’s brightest prospects as they participate in the NBA G League during the 2023-23 season. Staring Seth Curry, Spencer Dinwiddie, Gary Payton II, Jalen Green

Strange Planet (Apple TV+) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 9

Based on Nathan Pyle’s webcomic Strange Planet. Starring James Adomian, Cedric Yarbrough, Beth Stelling

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: Season 4 (Disney+) Rated TV-PG
Release Date: Aug 9

The students from the school where the High School Musical films were shot stage a musical production based on the franchise. Starring Joshua Bassett, Julia Lester, Frankie A. Rodriguez

Painkiller: Season 1 (Netflix) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Aug 10

The causes and consequences of America’s opioid epidemic unfold in this drama following its perpetrators, victims and an investigator seeking the truth. Starring Uzo Aduba, Matthew Broderick, West Duchovny

Mech Cadets: Season 1  (Netflix) Rated TV-Y7
Release Date: Aug 10

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. Starring Aparna Brielle, Scott Whyte, Josh Sundquist

Love in Taipei (Paramount+) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 10

18-year-old Ever Wong, who is sent from Ohio to Taiwan to study Mandarin for the summer but turns out to be a teen free-for-all that is dubbed “Loveboat”. Starring Ross Butler, Ashley Liao, Nico Hiraga

Heart of Stone (Netflix) Rated PG-13
Release Date: Aug 11

An intelligence operative for a shadowy global peacekeeping agency races to stop a hacker from stealing its most valuable and dangerous weapon. Starring Gal Gadot, Matthias Schweighöfer, Jamie Dornan

Red, White & Royal Blue (Prime) Rated R
Release Date: Aug 11

When the son of the American President and Britain’s prince public feud threatens to drive a wedge in U.S./British relations, the two are forced into a staged truce that sparks something deeper. Starring Jemma Redgrave, Thomas Flynn, Bridget Benstead

Solar Opposites: Season 4 (Hulu) Rated 16+
Release Date: Aug 14

A family of aliens move to middle America, where they debate whether life is better there or on their home planet. Starring Thomas Middleditch, Sean Giambrone, Mary Mack

Untold: Hall of Shame (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 15

Examine one of sports’ biggest steroid scandals via interviews with the head of BALCO lab, athletes suspected of using performance-enhancing drugs and more. Starring Victor Conte

Reinventing Elvis: The ’68 Comeback (Paramount+) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 15

ELVIS and STEVE – true buddy story highlights Binder’s nexus w/ Elvis to accomplish the game changer result. The authentic, real telling of conflicts w/Col Parker to produce one of the most seminal moments in pop music history. Starring Darius Rucker, Steve Binder, Maffio

Miguel Wants To Fight (Hulu) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 16

A coming of age comedy about a 17-year-old in who asks his three best friends to help him get in his first fight ever before he moves to a new city. Starring Dascha Polanco, Imani Lewis, Christian Vunipola

The Chosen One: Season 1  (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 16

Jesus Christ returns to Earth where he takes on the Antichrist in a final battle to save humankind. Starring Dianna Agron, Tenoch Huerta, Carlos Bardem

At Home With the Furys: Season 1 (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 16

The heavyweight champion as he exits the ring and tries to embrace retirement with his family including his wife Paris, father John, and his six children. Starring Tyson Fury

The Upshaws: Part 4 (Netflix) Rated TV-14
Release Date: Aug 17

It centers on a working-class African American family in Indiana struggling to make it work and make it right without any blueprints. Starring Mike Epps, Kim Fields, Wanda Sykes

My Dad the Bounty Hunter: Season 2 (Netflix) Rated TV-Y7
Release Date: Aug 17

Follows two children as they discover that their father is the toughest bounty hunter in all the galaxy when they accidentally hitch a ride into space. Starring Laz Alonso, Priah Ferguson, Jecobi Swain

Fenris (Viaplay) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 17

When a boy from a small town in Norway disappears, rumors arise that wolves are responsible, but a biologist discovers the bloody jacket in his father’s house and he soon disappears too, sparking a wave of investigations. Starring Jan Gunnar Røise, Ida Elise Broch, Jonas Strand Gravli

The Monkey King (Netflix) Rated PG
Release Date: Aug 18

Inspired by an epic Chinese tale, translated into an action-packed comedy, a Monkey and his magical fighting Stick battle demons, dragons, gods and the greatest adversary of all -Monkey’s ego. Starring Stephanie Hsu, BD Wong, Hoon Lee

Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie (Apple TV+) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 18

It follows Marcie, an introvert who loves her solitude but also enjoys helping her friends. She helps Peppermint Patty as her caddie and offers thoughtful and deliberate advice to help her win while they train for the school golf championship. Marcie also comes up with brilliant solutions to her classmates’ problems, from hallway traffic jams to lunchtime pizza shortages, and is then unexpectedly elected as class president — which she never wanted. When she’s suddenly thrust into the spotlight, she struggles to cope with the expectations of her new job and retreats as far from the public eye as possible. Starring Emily Mitchell, Charlie Boyle

Harlan Coben’s Shelter (Prime) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 18

The story of Mickey Bolitar and his new life with a mom in rehab, a dead father, an annoying aunt, and a new school in New Jersey. Starring Jaden Michael, Constance Zimmer, Abby Corrigan

Puppy Love (Freevee) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 18

After a disastrous first date, Nicole and Max vow’s to lose each other’s numbers until their dogs find a love match. Hilariously mismatched Nicole and Max are forced to become responsible co-parents, but end up finding love themselves. Starring Lucy Hale, Grant Gustin, Nore Davis

The Winter King (MGM+) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 20

A former warrior now turned monk, tells the story of how Arthur became the lord of war despite the illegitimacy of his throne. Starring Eddie Marsan, Iain De Caestecker, Nathaniel Martello-White

Untold: Swamp Kings (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 22

This docuseries explores how legendarily ruthless football coach Urban Meyer turned the ragtag 2000s-era Florida Gators into a ferocious winning machine. Starring Tim Tebow, Ahmad Black, Brandon Spikes

Star Wars: Ahsoka (Disney+) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 23

After the fall of the Galactic Empire, former Jedi Knight Ahsoka Tano investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy. Starring Rosario Dawson, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Wes Chatham

Invasion Season 2 (Apple TV+) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Aug 23

Earth is visited by an alien species that threatens humanity’s existence. Events unfold in real time through the eyes of five ordinary people across the globe as they struggle to make sense of the chaos unraveling around them. Starring Golshifteh Farahani, Shamier Anderson, Shioli Kutsuna

Who Is Erin Carter? (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 24

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. Starring Indica Watson, Douglas Henshall, Charlotte Vega

Baki Hanma  (Netflix) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Aug 24

To gain the skills he needs to surpass his powerful father, Baki enters Arizona State Prison to take on the notorious inmate known as Mr. Unchained. Starring Bill Butts, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Troy Baker

Ragnarok  Season 3 (Netflix) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Aug 24

A small Norwegian town experiencing warm winters and violent downpours seems to be headed for Ragnarok — unless someone intervenes in time. Starring David Stakston, Jonas Strand Gravli, Herman Tømmeraas

You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah! (Netflix) Rated PG-13
Release Date: Aug 25

It follows Stacey Friedman as she prepares for her bat mitzvah, but her plans comedically unravel and threaten to ruin the event.

Vacation Friends 2 (Hulu) Rated R
Release Date: Aug 25

A couple who meets up with another couple while on vacation in Mexico, see their friendship takes an awkward turn when they get back home. Starring John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein, Tim Mullen

Princess Power: Season 2 (Netflix) Rated TV-Y
Release Date: Aug 28

It tells the story of four princesses from major fruit kingdoms: Kira Kiwi, Beatrice Blueberry, Rita Raspberry and Penelope Pineapple. They embrace their differences to help their fellow fruitizens and make their world a better place. Starring Alanna Ubach, Trinity Jo-Li Bliss, Madison Calderon

A Murder at the End of the World (Hulu) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 29

Darby Hart, a Gen Z amateur sleuth, attempts to solve a murder at a secluded retreat. Starring Harris Dickinson, Clive Owen, Alice Braga

Choose Love (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: Aug 31

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. Starring Laura Marano, Avan Jogia, Scott Michael Foster

One Piece: Season 1 (Netflix) Rated TV-14
Release Date: Aug 31

In a seafaring world, a young pirate captain sets out with his crew to attain the title of Pirate King, and to discover the mythical treasure known as ‘One Piece.’ Starring Iñaki Godoy, Mackenyu, Emily Rudd

Face to Face Season 3 (Viaplay) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Aug 31

Bjørn investigates the killing of his daughter. People around him believe she might have committed suicide, but he doesn’t accept that. Both the stakes and the suspense rise relentlessly as Bjørn inches closer to the truth. Starring Trine Dyrholm, Alma Ekehed Thomsen, Ulrich Thomsen

Synopsis by IMDB.

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