which films and series to watch in August 2021?

NETFLIX. In August 2021, several new features are to be discovered in the catalog of the streaming platform. Movies and series to watch on Netflix.

[Mis à jour le 26 juillet 2021 à 10h25] Who said that in summer you can’t chill in front of streaming platforms? Netflix is ​​full of novelties in August 2021. Several films and series enter the catalog of the streaming giant. Among the events of this month, let us note the series Disparu forever (August 13, 2021), French adaptation of a thriller by Harlan Coben, but also The director, a new series with Sandra Oh in the heart of a large university. The complete Dowton Abbey (August 15) but also the next season of Riverdale (August 12) will also be available this month.

As for movies, there is also something new on Netflix. Subscribers to the streaming platform can discover from August 11 The Kissing Booth 3, the last part of the successful teen saga. Beckett, a drama starring John David Washington and Alicia Vikander, premieres August 13. Finally, Sweet Girl, a thriller starring Jason Momoa, is to be discovered on August 20, 2021. Below, we recap the full schedule of Netflix releases for August 2021.

  • August 1, 2021: Yves Saint Laurent by Jalil Lespert
  • August 3, 2021: Shiny_Flakes: the little baron of the darknet, Pray away: desires martyred
  • August 4, 2021: Control Z season 2, Cocaine Cowboys: Kings of Miami, ’76
  • 6 août 2021 : Live, Hit & Run
  • August 8, 2021: Love, marriage and divorce season 2
  • August 9, 2021: Shaman King
  • August 10, 2021: Untold: The Other Side of Sport (1 episode per week), Gabby and the Magic House season 2
  • August 11, 2021: The Kissing Booth 3, La brigade des délices
  • 12 août 2021 : Riverdale saison 5 partie 2, Monster hunter : legends of the guild, Alrawabi school for girls
  • August 13, 2021: Gone forever, Valéria season 2, Beckett, Brand new cherry flavor
  • August 15, 2021: Downton Abbey The Complete, Ocean’s 8
  • August 17, 2021: Keeping Up With The Kardashians Season 5
  • August 18, 2021: Dennis Nilsen: memory of a murderer, So beautiful, Diary of a New York adventure
  • August 20, 2021: The director, Sweet Girl, Welcome to the Louds: the movie, it’s going to be fine
  • August 23, 2021: The Witcher: The Wolf’s Nightmare, Mr Robot, The Complete, Tomb Raider
  • August 24, 2021: Oggy Oggy
  • August 25, 2021: Clickbait, Joao de Deus: the crimes of a healer, Bob Ross: no shadow on the board ?, Open your eyes, Post mortem: nobody dies in Skarnes
  • August 26, 2021: Edens Zero, Welcome to Mamilia part 4
  • August 27, 2021: He’s too good
  • 28 août 2021 : Titletown high
  • August 29, 2021: Nevertheless
  • 31 août 2021 :  Good girls saison 4, Sparking Joy

All the info on Netflix

Netflix is ​​the world’s leading subscription streaming offering. Despite the increasingly important competition, the number of subscriptions to the platform seems to continue to grow year after year, and original productions follow one another. Among the other offers available in France, we find Amazon Prime Video which tries to compete with a lot of content but still struggles to muster a large and loyal following, while Apple and Disney have each launched their own streaming services.

Compared to the competition, Netflix stands out with its very rich catalog, embellished with both great cinema classics and very popular original works, both in terms of series and films. In this article, we offer you all the information on the streaming platform: how to subscribe? At what price? What are the films and series to discover at the moment in the catalog and the novelties? Everything is there.

It is very easy to subscribe to Netflix. To do this, simply take out a monthly subscription, which can be canceled at any time and at no additional cost. First of all, just go to the netflix homepage and enter their email address in the “register now” field. Choose the package that interests you between the essential, the standard and the premium, then configure your account by entering your email address and a password. Netflix then asks for your payment information in order to charge you each month from your registration date. The subscription must then be confirmed by email to take advantage of the streaming platform.

In France, Netflix offers three different rates to subscribers. The first, called “Essential”, is available from € 7.99 per month and offers all the content of the platform on a single screen and in HD. The second, adopted by the majority of subscribers, is the “Standard” at € 11.99 per month, which offers the same as the Essential, with the ability to watch HD content on two screens simultaneously. Finally, there is the “Premium” at € 15.99, which allows you to watch Netflix series and movies on four screens at the same time, all in Ultra HD. However, it is no longer possible to benefit from a free month to get an idea of ​​the subscription offer.

Unfortunately for those who hope to discover the contents of Netflix for free, it is not possible to enjoy the productions of the streaming platform without paying. Note that the free trial for a month which prevailed for a few years no longer exists. However, some content is available for free on the site netflix.com/fr/watch-free. It is a way for users to discover certain exclusive content in order to allow them to choose whether they wish to continue by subscribing or not. However, for series, only the first episode is available. Among the content offered for free, we find the Stranger Things series, the Elite series, the Boss Baby series, business resumes, the miniseries In their eyes, the reality TV Love is blind, the documentary series Our planet and the Grace & Frankie series.

In March 2020, Google Chrome Netflix Party Extension was released. Its goal: to allow subscribers to the streaming platform to share a viewing session with their loved ones, so that everyone can watch, from a distance, the same episode or the same film. Just go to the site de Netflix Party to install the extension. Note that this is only available on Google Chrome, and not on other internet browsers. To know in detail how to install Netflix Party and how to get it working, click below.

When subscribing for the first time, the bloated content of Netflix can turn off. The streaming platform offers thousands of series, films, documentaries, cartoons, reports and it is not easy to make a choice. First of all, be aware that Netflix categorizes each content, in order to navigate it more easily. The comedy part is particularly well supplied. Subsequently, the more movies and series you watch, the more Netflix’s algorithm will take care of finding programs suited to your desires. Unfortunately, not everything is available on Netflix France, due to the broadcasting rights distributed among several broadcasters. Note for example the absence of series like Lost, The US Office, Buffy against the vampires.

On the television series side, Netflix is ​​responsible for a number of phenomena all over the world. We can notably cite Orange is the new black, dramatic comedy in prison, but also Stranger Things, a nostalgic return to the 1980s with a hint of the fantastic, or even 13 Reasons Why, a harsh series about bullying among adolescents. Note that Netflix also broadcasts the Spanish series event The Money Heist that many loved.

Netflix offers many films in France. In the streaming giant’s catalog, there are thousands of content from all genres: comedies, dramas, romantic films, thrillers, science fiction, horror, there is something for everyone, whether you are a movie buff or looking for something. entertainment for the evening. Netflix also stands out by offering original productions, some of which have even been praised by industry professionals, such as Roma (Oscar for Best Director in 2019), Marriage Story (Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 2020 ) or Klaus (Oscar nomination 2020). Find below a non-exhaustive selection of the best original movies to watch on Netflix, listed in alphabetical order. This list is bound to evolve with the entries and exits of the catalog.

  • Anhiliation (science-fiction)
  • Army of the dead (action)
  • At eternity’s gate (biopic)
  • Beasts of no nation (drame)
  • Bird box (horreur/thriller)
  • Booksmart (comedy)
  • Dumplin ‘(comedy)
  • Da 5 bloods (drame)
  • I care a lot (comédie, thriller)
  • Klaus (animated film)
  • The ballad of Buster Scruggs (western)
  • The 13th (documentary)
  • The Blues of Ma Rainey (drama)
  • The devil all the time (thriller)
  • The boy who tamed the wind (drama)
  • The two popes (drama)
  • The Mitchell vs. the Machines (comedy animation)
  • Marriage Story (drame)
  • Mank (biopic)
  • Mudbound (drama)
  • Okja (drama)
  • Oxygen (thriller)
  • Pieces of a woman (drame)
  • Roma (drame)
  • The Irishman (thriller)

Netflix stands out from its peers by the impressive number of series in its catalog. French subscribers can find so many television classics, such as Friends, Breaking Bad or The Big Bang Theory. But the platform is also distinguished by its original productions which have obtained a critical and popular coronation, such as Stranger Things, The Good Place or Sex Education. Linternaute.com offers you a selection of the best series to watch on the streaming platform right now, sorted by genre and alphabetical order. This non-exhaustive list is bound to be enriched and to evolve as and when the catalog entries and exits.


  • Brooklyn 99
  • Community
  • Friends
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • The Good Place


  • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Ten percent
  • Jane the Virgin
  • Glow
  • Hollywood
  • Sex Education
  • The Bridgerton Chronicle


  • 13 Reasons why
  • Better Call Saul
  • Bojack Horseman
  • Breaking Bad
  • In their eyes
  • The lady’s game
  • Orange is the new black
  • Sense 8
  • The Haunting of Hill House (drame/horreur)
  • The Haunting of Bly Manor (drame/horreur)

Policeman / Thriller

  • American Crime Story: The OJ Simpson Affair
  • Fargo
  • The Money Heist
  • Mindhunter
  • Orphan Black
  • Sherlock
  • Unbelievable

Science Fiction

  • Black Mirror
  • Dark
  • The 100
  • Love Death + Robots
  • Stranger Things

Historical series

  • The Bazaar of Charity
  • The young ladies of the telephone
  • Outlander
  • The Crown


  • Kingdom
  • Umbrella Academy
  • Vikings


  • The Last dance
  • Tiger King

Studio Ghibli has chosen Netflix to broadcast its films internationally (excluding the United States, Canada and Japan) by subscription streaming. The 21 films of the studio founded by Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata are available in the catalog: The Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Drip Memories, Porco Rosso, I Can Hear the Ocean, Tales of Earthsea, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Princess Mononoke, My Neighbors the Yamada, Spirited Away, The Cats Kingdom, Arrietty, the little world of thieves, The Tale of Princess Kaguya, Pompoko, If you listen, The Howl’s Moving Castle, Ponyo on the cliff, The Poppy Hill, The Wind rises, Memories of Marnie.

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