While the usual, sizable Netflix beginning-of-the-month drop happened last week, the streaming service is still bringing through a diverse array of content for the first week of August. And there’s plenty of original content too!
The list might be a bit shorter this week, but with murder-mystery films, a new Paris Hilton reality show, and multiple documentaries, there’s plenty for all viewers.
Here’s everything coming to Netflix the week of Aug. 2, 2021.
- Pray Away: This original documentary explores the “ex-gay” movement within evangelical churches.
- Ijé: The Journey: A Nigerian woman travels to America to help her sister who is accused of murder.
- Shiny_Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord: This documentary follows the true story of Maximilian Schmidt, the teenager behind a massive drug dealing business run from his bedroom.
- Top Secret UFO Projects: Declassified: Love alien content? This documentary explores theories about the existence of extraterrestrial life.
- Aug. 4
- ’76: A woman’s life is turned upside when her husband is accused of helping stage a coup.
- Aftermath: A man wants answers after his wife and daughter are killed in an airplane crash caused by an air traffic controller.
- American Masters: Inventing David Geffen: Entertainment industry icon David Geffen is profiled and speaks for himself in this documentary.
- Chhota Bheem: Season 4: A boy and his friends have fantastical adventures in a magical village.
- Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami: This documentary explores the lives of two friends who dropped out of high school and became Miami’s most powerful cocaine dealers.
- Control Z: Season 2: A hack exposes the secrets of high school students, and one girl is determined to find out who they are.
- Car Masters: Rust to Riches: Season 3: The team at Gotham Garage is back for another season of car restorations.
- Cooking With Paris: Paris Hilton is back with her own cooking show.
- Aug. 6
- Hit & Run: A man investigates the hit and run that killed his wife and begins to believe it wasn’t an accident.
- Navarasa: This Indian Tamil-language collection of stories focuses on a different emotion during each episode.
- Quam’s Money: A former security guard becomes a millionaire in this crime-comedy.
- The Swarm: A homesteading mother breeds locusts for food but realizes they crave blood in order to reproduce.
- Vivo: A musical kinkajou is tasked with delivering a song to his friend’s long-lost love in this Lin Manuel Miranda film.
- Aug. 7
- The Paper Tigers: Three former martial arts students reunited to avenge their master.
- Aug. 8
- Quartet: A former opera singer moves into a retirement home for performers and is reticent to participate in an upcoming performance put on by residents.