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Here’s Everything Coming to Netflix the Week of Aug. 1, 2022

Tom Sturridge stars in Netflix's The Sandman.
Tom Sturridge stars in Netflix’s The Sandman.

The beginning of August is here, and Netflix fans, you know what that means. The streaming service is dropping loads of new, exciting content.

This week, not only will you get classic films like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and all three Men in Black films, but there are plenty of Netflix originals debuting as well. The Sandman, the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s beloved graphic novels, is arguably one of the most anticipated, but it’s certainly not alone.

Want to make watching plans? Here’s everything coming to Netflix the week of Aug. 1, 2022.

  • Aug. 1
    • Big Tree City: A team of animals works together to keep Big Tree City safe.
    • 28 Days: A woman must enter a rehab facility after ruining her sister’s wedding.
    • 8 Mile: Eminem stars in this story of a rapper trying to make it in Detroit.
    • Above the Rim: A basketball player is torn between his loyalty to a drug dealer and an ex-player.
    • The Age of Adaline: Blake Lively stars in this film about a woman who can’t die.
    • Battle: Los Angeles: Alien invaders attack in this action-thriller.
    • Bridget Jones’s Baby: Bridget Jones must decipher who the father of her baby is in the final installment of the romantic comedy series.
    • Bridget Jones’s Diary: Renee Zellweger stars as the titular character in this rom-com.

  • Aug. 1 [Con’t]
    • Constantine: A demon hunter helps a policewoman investigate her sister’s suicide.
    • Dinner for Schmucks: A man plans to bring a fool to a dinner party as a joke but gets more than he bargained for.
    • Eyes Wide Shut: After his wife has fantasies about another man, Dr. Bill Hartford finds an underground ground for the pair.
    • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: A high school student known for cutting class attempts one last “sick” day.
    • Footloose (2011): Julianne Hough stars in this reboot of the Kevin Bacon classic.
    • Hardcore Henry: A man is resurrected as a half-human half-robot.
    • Legends of the Fall: Brad Pitt stars in this film about brothers in early 20th century Montana.
    • Love & Basketball: Two childhood friends fall for one another as their diverging paths in basketball pull them apart.

  • Aug. 1 [Con’t]
    • Made of Honor: A man attempts to steal the bride in this film starring Patrick Dempsey.
    • Men in Black, Men in Black II, Men in Black 3: All three films in the Men in Black trilogy hit Netflix.
    • Miss Congeniality: An FBI agent must go undercover as a pageant contestant.
    • Monster-in-Law: Jane Fonda and Jennifer Lopez are a feuding future mother-in-law and daughter-in-law duo.
    • No Strings Attached: Two people agree to a friends with benefits relationship but feelings soon emerge.
    • Pawn Stars: Season 13: See a crew work in a family-owned pawn shop.
    • Polly Pocket: Season 4: Part 2: Tiny Taste Adventure: The famous toy is back with part two of her four season series.

  • Aug. 1 [Con’t]
    • She’s Funny That Way: The cast of a Broadway play get romantically entangled.
    • Space Jam (1996): Michael Jordan must have the Looney Toons win a basketball game.
    • Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3: All three of Tobey Maguire’s Spiderman movies come to streaming.
    • Top Gear: Season 29-30: The car show returns with more seasons.
    • The Town: A woman deals with the fallout of being kidnapped during a bank robbery.
    • Woman in Gold: A woman works to reclaim family possessions after fleeing the Nazis.

  • Aug. 2
    • Flight: A pilot’s addiction is exposed during an investigation into a flight malfunction.
    • Ricardo Quevedo: Tomorrow Will Be Worse: The comedian’s comedy special hits streaming.
  • Aug. 3
    • Buba: A conman joins the mafia.
    • Clusterf**k: Woodstock ’99: Take a look at the disaster that was 1999’s Woodstock.
    • Don’t Blame Karma!: After a woman’s sister and high school crush get engaged, she has to figure out if bad luck is to blame.
    • Good Morning, Verônica: Season 2: A police clerk investigates crimes on her own.

  • Aug. 4
    • Lady Tamara: This reality show follows socialite Tamara Falcó.
    • KAKEGURUI TWIN: A girl invests everything she has into gambling at an elite high school.
    • Super Giant Robot Brothers: Two robot brothers battle monsters.
    • Wedding Season: Two people pretend to date during a summer of weddings.

  • Aug. 5
    • Carter: A man wakes up missing his memories.
    • Darlings: A woman and her mother seek revenge against her alcoholic husband.
    • The Informer: A man must continue his undercover work in prison after a drug bust goes wrong.
    • Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie: The Krang is set to invade in this animated TMNT film.
    • The Sandman: Immoral being Dream must reclaim his kingdom after being in captivity.
    • Skyfall: James Bond must protect MI6 director M.
  • Aug. 6
    • Reclaim: A woman takes in family and must find a larger place.
  • Aug. 7
    • Riverdale: Season 6: The saga of Betty, Archie, Jughead, and Veronica continues.
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