Every film and series coming to Netflix this week: August 2023
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Every film and series coming to Netflix this week: August 2023

Whether you’re a fan of family movies, thrilling documentaries, or gripping dramas, there’s something for you in this week’s Netflix lineup.

Starting on August 14th, everyone’s favourite marmalade-loving bear is back in Paddington (2014). You can join Paddington on his whimsical adventures in this endearing film meant to delight children and grown-ups alike.

If you’re looking for something to keep the little ones engaged, The Wiggles: Ready, Steady, Wiggle (season four) is here to deliver catchy tunes, vibrant colours, and lots of fun.

On August 15th, brace yourselves for a hearty dose of laughter with Jared Freid: 37 and Single (2023), a Netflix Original stand-up comedy special. Freid takes the stage to share his hilarious observations and unique take on the ups and downs of being single.

For those intrigued by documentaries, Untold: Hall of Shame (2023) is a Netflix Original docu-series that delves into the lesser-known side of sports scandals. Meanwhile, Ancient Aliens (season 15) returns to explore the enigmatic theory of extraterrestrial influence on human history.

If sports drama is your game, Ballers (seasons one to five) offers a glimpse into the high-stakes world of professional football, chronicling the lives of players and their struggles both on and off the field. And for suspense enthusiasts, Eye of the Storm (season one) promises a gripping narrative that will leave you on the edge of your seat as the blurb reads: A woman recently divorced from a French prince and her washed-up actor brother return home to Australia, hoping to reconcile with their dying mother.

As August 16th arrives, music takes the spotlight with OMG! Oh My Girl (2022), a documentary that provides an intimate look into the lives of the members of the popular K-pop girl group. At Home with the Furys (season one) invites you into the zany world of a dysfunctional family in the latest reality series on heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, who retires from boxing to embrace the eccentricities of family life.

Limited docu-series Depp v. Heard, a Netflix Original, arrives this Wednesday. It delves into the high-profile legal battle between two Hollywood stars that fascinated folks last year. And for those seeking a mysterious thrill, The Chosen One (season one), the Spanish Netflix Original, promises a blend of suspense, mysticism, and human drama. On August 18th, Guns & Gulaabs (season one), a Hindi Netflix Original arrives to much fanfare, and there’s more.

What’s coming to Netflix this week:

August 14

  • Paddington (2014)
  • The Wiggles: Ready, Steady, Wiggle (Season 4)

August 15

  • Jared Freid: 37 and Single (2023) Netflix Original – Stand-up comedy special.
  • Untold: Hall of Shame (2023) Netflix Original
  • Ancient Aliens (Season 15)
  • Ballers (Multiple Seasons – Seasons 1-5) HBO Original
  • Eye of the Storm (Season 1)

August 16

  • OMG! Oh My Girl (2022)
  • At Home with the Furys (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Depp v. Heard (Limited Series) Netflix Original 
  • The Chosen One (Season 1) Netflix Original

August 17

  • My Dad the Bounty Hunter (Season 2) Netflix Original
  • The Upshaws (Part 3) Netflix Original

August 18

  • 10 Days of a Bad Man (2023) Netflix Original 
  • Carancho (2010)
  • Crane World 
  • Elefante Blanco / White Elephant (2012)
  • Love, Sex and Candles (2023) Netflix Original 
  • The Monkey King (2023) Netflix Original
  • Guns & Gulaabs (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Mask Girl (Season 1) Netflix Original