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Here’s what’s coming to (and leaving from) Netflix in August

The Little Prince (Image: Netflix)
The Little Prince (Image: Netflix)

Summer’s about halfway over, which means it’s time to start wringing all of the joy out of the remaining, snow-less weeks of the year. Your progress will impeded and aided by Netflix’s new arrivals and departures—which include a new David Cross special (coming!) and Teen Witch (going!)—which will alternately consume and free up your time.


August features a lot of Netflix original debuts, including the stop-motion The Little Prince. Mark Osborne’s screen adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s novella was summarily dropped by Paramount from the distribution schedule earlier this year, but Netflix snapped it up in March. Still, the movie won over the Cannes Crowd, and features a star-studded voice cast, including Jeff Bridges (as the aging Aviator), Rachel McAdams, Paul Rudd, Albert Brooks, Marion Cotillard, and Benicio Del Toro. You’ll get your first gander at the film on August 5.

August will also see David Cross: Making America Great Again, as well as the premiere of Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down. And if you missed Funny Or Die Presents: Donald Trump’s The Art Of The Deal: The Movie, here’s your chance to correct that mistake. There will also be a whole lot of Slow TV programming, which you can use as a kind of audio wallpaper (the knitting video’s fine, but it’s no oscillating fan). But just as we’ll soon be bidding farewell to clear skies, we’ll have to take our leave of Bowfinger, The Sandlot, and The Pursuit Of Happyness.

The complete list of arrivals and departures is below (Netflix originals are in bold).

Available August 1

The American Side

An Inconvenient Truth

APEX: The Story of the Hypercar

Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure

Big Daddy

Black Widow (1987)

Critical Condition


Destination: T​eam USA

Funny Or Die Presents: Donald Trump’s The Art Of The Deal: The Movie (Netflix exclusive)

The Family Man

The Fast And The Furious

The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift

Final Destination 3

From the Terrace

Holding The Man (Netflix exclusive)

How To Win The US Presidency

In The Shadow of the Moon

ISIS: Women Unveiled

Masha and The Bear: Season 2 ­(Netflix exclusive)


The Naked Prey

NCIS: Season 13

Pay It Forward

The Real Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Roseanne Collection: Collection 3

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Sliding Doors

Star Trek: Nemesis

Teacher’s Pet (1958)

The Verdict

The Wedding Planner

What Women Want


Zack And Miri Make A Porno

Available August 3

Beat Bugs season 1

Available August 5

David Cross: Making America Great Again

Ever After High: Epic Winter ­

The Little Prince (2016) ­

Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2 (2016)

Slow TV: National Firewood Evening

Slow TV: National Firewood Morning

Slow TV: National Firewood Night

Slow TV: National Knitting Evening

Slow TV: National Knitting Morning

Slow TV: National Knitting Night

Slow TV: Northern Passage

Slow TV: Northern Railway

Slow TV: Salmon Fishing

Slow TV: The Telemark Canal

Slow TV: Train Ride Bergen to Oslo

Available August 6

The Confirmation (2016)

Available August 9

Real Husbands Of Hollywood season 4

T­-Rex (2015)

Available August 10

St. Vincent

Available August 11

Flight Of The Butterflies

No Country For Old Men

Available August 12

Ask The StoryBots season 1

The Get Down: Part 1 ­

Project Mc² season 2

Available August 13

13 Cameras

Available August 15

Louis CK: Live At The Comedy Store

Available August 16

Let’s Go To Prison

Our Last Tango

Available August 17

The Curse Of Sleeping Beauty

The Last Heist

Puffin Rock season 2

Available August 19

Bottersnikes And Gumbles season 1

Fearless season 1

I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead ­

Available August 21

Maz Jobrani: I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One On TV

Available August 22

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: The Seventeenth Year

Available August 23

Septembers Of Shiraz

Available August 25

The Road

Available August 26

Blue Is The Warmest Color

Dawn Of The Croods season 2

Glitter Force season 2

Jeff Foxworthy And Larry The Cable Guy: We’ve Been Thinking…

Once Upon A Time season 5


Available August 27


Available August 29

The State Of Marriage

Available August 31

Ku’damm 56 season 1

Last call!

Leaving August 1

Addams Family Values

The Best Man


The Gabby Douglas Story

Jennifer 8

Johnny English

The Nutty Professor

The Replacements

Roseanne Collection: Collection 2

Rugrats Go Wild

The Sandlot

Suspect Zero

Teen Witch

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

Vampire in Brooklyn

Where The Red Fern Grows (1974)

The Wild Thornberrys Movie

Leaving August 11

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Leaving August 14

Clifford The Big Red Dog seasons 1­-2

Clifford’s Puppy Days seasons 1-­2

Leaving August 15

Charlie’s Angels (2000)

Wish Upon A Star

Leaving August 16

Inside Man

Leaving August 20

Harry The Bunny

Leaving August 23


Leaving August 27

The Pursuit Of Happyness

Leaving August 30

A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge

Leaving August 31

Death Note

Naruto Shippûden the Movie: Bonds

Naruto Shippuden: The Movie