The best movies coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon, and Hulu in August.

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in August

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in August

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Aug. 1 2016 5:54 AM

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in August

The Little Prince, Brooklyn, Inside Llewyn Davis, and The Silence of the Lambs
The Little Prince, Brooklyn, Inside Llewyn Davis, and The Silence of the Lambs are just a few of the great movies coming to streaming this month.

Netflix, Fox Searchlight, CBS Films, and MGM

Every month, tons of new movies and TV shows become available to stream for free for subscribers to Netflix Instant, Hulu, HBO NOW, and Amazon Prime. With so many different streaming services, it can be hard to keep track of them all—especially if you belong to more than one service. Below, we present to you the ultimate streaming guide. We’ll let you decide which service has the best new titles. (All titles arrive Aug. 1 unless otherwise specified.)

Netflix

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Blue Is the Warmest Color.

IFC Films

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Must Watch

No Country for Old Men (2007) (Aug. 11)

Good Watch

An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013) (Aug. 26)
The Confirmation (2016) (Aug. 6)
Flight of the Butterflies (2012) (Aug. 11)
Funny or Die Presents: Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016)
In the Shadow of the Moon (2007)
The Little Prince (2016)
Louis CK: Live at the Comedy Store (2015) (Aug. 15)
The Naked Prey (1966)
Our Last Tango (2015) (Aug. 16)
Rams (2015) (Aug. 27)
The Road (2009) (Aug. 25)
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
St. Vincent (2014) (Aug. 10)
Teacher’s Pet (1958)
T­-Rex (2015) (Aug. 9)
The Verdict (1982)
Young@Heart (2007)
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

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Family Watch

Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure (2011)

Binge Watch

Roseanne Collection: Collection 3

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Fast and Furious Watch

The Fast and the Furious (2001)
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

Nostalgia Watch

Final Destination 3 (2006)
From the Terrace (1960)
Sliding Doors (1998)
Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)

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If You’re Bored

13 Cameras (2016) (Aug. 13)
The American Side (2016)
Big Daddy (1999)
Black Widow (1987)
Critical Condition (1987)
The Curse of Sleeping Beauty (2016) (Aug. 17)
Deadfall (2012)
Destination: T​eam USA (2016)
The Family Man (2000)
How To Win The US Presidency (2016)
ISIS: Women Unveiled (2016)
The Last Heist (2016) (Aug. 17)
Maz Jobrani: I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One On TV (2015) (Aug. 21)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: The Seventeenth Year (Aug. 22)
Let’s Go to Prison (2006) (Aug. 16)
Memoria (2015)
Once Upon a Time: Season 5 (Aug. 26)
NCIS: Season 13
Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2
(2016) (Aug. 6)
APEX: The Story of the Hypercar (2016)
The Real Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Real Husbands of Hollywood: Season 4 (Aug. 9)
Septembers of Shiraz (2015) (Aug. 23)
The State of Marriage (2015) (Aug. 29)
The Wedding Planner (2001)
What Women Want (2000)

New Original Programming and Exclusive Premieres

David Cross: Making America Great Again (2016)
Ever After High: Epic Winter
Fearless: Season 1 (Aug. 19)
The Get Down: Part 1 (Aug. 12)
Holding the Man
(2015)
I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead
­(Aug. 19)
Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy: We’ve Been Thinking… ­ (Aug. 26)
Masha and the Bear: Season 2
XOXO (2016) (Aug. 26)

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HBO

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Dog Day Afternoon.

Warner Bros

Must Watch

Say Anything (1989)

Good Watch

The Aviator (2004)
Brooklyn (2015) (Aug. 13)
Brown Sugar (2002)
Capote (2005)
Carlito’s Way (1993)
Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)
The Danish Girl (2015) (Aug. 26)
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015) (Aug. 8)
Hollywoodland (2006)
One Hour Photo (2002)
Scarface (1983)
Scent of a Woman (1992)
The Theory of Everything (2014)
Youth (2015)

Family Watch

Hotel for Dogs (2009)
The Peanuts Movie (2015) (Aug. 6)

If You’re Bored

The Bucket List (2007)
Carlito’s Way: Rise to Power (2005)
The Chase (1994)
In the Heart of the Sea (2015) (Aug. 27)
Life or Something Like It (2002)
No Reservations (2007)
Point Break (2015) (Aug. 20)
Seventh Son (2014) (Aug. 25)
Simon Birch (1998)
Summer Catch (2001)

New Original Programming

Meet the Donors
Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the LA Rams
(Aug. 10)

“Estrenos en Español”

Aurora (2015)
Detras de la verdad aka Behind the Truth) (2014) (Aug. 5)
Felices 140 (aka Happy 140) (2015) (Aug. 12)

Amazon

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No Country for Old Men.

Paramount Vantage

Must Watch

A Clockwork Orange (1971)
No Country for Old Men (2007) (Aug. 11)
The Others (2001)
The Piano (1993)

Good Watch

13 Assassins (2010) (Aug. 29)
Afflicted (2014)
Blue Ruin (2013) (Aug. 24)
Cloverfield (2008)
Foot Fist Way (2006)
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
The Matrix (1999)
Coffee and Cigarettes (2004)
Elvis & Nixon (2016) (Aug. 25)
Goon (2011) (Aug. 29)
The Hunter (2011) (Aug. 22)
Julia (2008) (Aug. 16)
Marathon Man (1976)
Maxed Out (2006)
Melancholia (2011) (Aug. 22)
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015) (Aug. 12)
Ong Bak (2003) (Aug. 16)
A Royal Affair (2012) (Aug. 15)
Six Shooter (2004)
The World’s Fastest Indian (2005) (Aug. 16)

Family Watch

Shaun the Sheep (2015) (Aug. 10)
Odd Squad Movie (2016) (Aug. 16)

Nostalgia Watch

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)
You’ve Got Mail (1998)

If You’re Bored

House of Lies: Seasons 4-5 (Aug. 23)
The Eclipse (2009)
How She Move (2007)
A Good Woman (2004)
Joe the King (1999)
Kalifornia (1993)
Shattered (2007)
Species III (2004)
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
Wicker Park (2004)
American Ultra (2015) (Aug. 10)
Michael Ian Black: Noted Expert (2016) (Aug. 11)
Very Good Girls (2014) (Aug. 12)
Strange Wilderness (2008) (Aug. 20)

Amazon Original Series

The Kicks: Season 1 (Aug. 26)

Hulu

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The Usual Suspects.

MGM

Must Watch

The Limey (1999)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Good Watch

The Accused (1998)
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Chasing Amy (1997)
Clerks (1994)
Cloverfield (2008)
Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
Dancing in Jaffa (2013) (Aug. 12)
Foot Fist Way (2006)
King Georges (2015) (Aug. 20)
Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
Legally Blonde (2001)
Little Odessa (1994)
Marathon Man (1976)
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (2015) (Aug. 12)
Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)
The Puffy Chair (2005)
Robocop (1987)
Rush (2013)
The Usual Suspects (1995)
Young & Beautiful (2013) (Aug. 26)

Family Watch

The Care Bears Movie (1985)
Shaun the Sheep
(2015)

Binge Watch

You’re The Worst: Season 2 (FX)

Nostalgia Watch

Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991)
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)
Robocop 2 (1990)
Robocop 3 (1993)

Cage Watch

Ghost Rider (2007) (Aug. 12)

If You’re Bored

A Good Woman (2004)
American Ultra (2015) (Aug. 11)
Disturbing Behavior (1998)
Dr. Strange (2016)
Enough (2002)
How She Move (2007)
Hulk Vs. (2009)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Joe the King (1999)
Kalifornia (1993)
Kicking and Screaming (2005)
Larry Gaye: Renegade Flight Attendant (2015)
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde (2003)
Planet Hulk (2010)
Runaway Bride (1999)
Shattered (2007)
Six Shooter (2004)
Species (1995)
Species 2 (1998)
Species 3 (2004)
Tales From the Darkside (1990)
The Invincible Iron Man (2007)
Thor: Tales of Asgard (2011)
Ultimate Avengers (2006)
Ultimate Avengers 2 (2006)
Wicker Park (2004)
Avalon High (2010) (Aug. 2)
Cloud 9 (2014) (Aug. 2)
Dadnapped (2009) (Aug. 2)
Gotta Kick it Up! (2002) (Aug. 2)
Life is Ruff (2005) (Aug. 2)
Twitches (2005) (Aug. 2)
Steven Universe: Season 2 (Aug. 4)
Ancient Aliens: Seasons 7-9 (Aug. 9)
Beyond Scared Straight: Season 4 (Aug. 9)
Dance Moms: Season 5 (Aug. 9)
Intervention: Season 14 (Aug. 9)
Michael Ian Black: Noted Expert (2016) (Aug. 11)
Proxy (2013) (Aug. 12)
Save the Date (2012) (Aug. 16)
Black Jesus: Season 2 (Aug. 18)
Strange Wilderness (2008) (Aug. 20)
Bella and Bulldogs: Season 2 (Aug. 24)

Original Programming

Casual: Season 2 (Aug. 23)

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