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Everything Coming to Netflix the Week of Aug. 16, 2021

Sandra Oh and two co-stars in a scene from "The Chair."
Sandra Oh stars in The Chair. Netflix

Netflix lovers are in for a treat this week. From a highly anticipated series starring Sandra Oh, to an action thriller featuring Jason Mamoa, there’s plenty of new stuff to check out.

As usual, this week’s drop isn’t short on variety. Along with Oh’s and Mamoa’s debuts, there are some new family and children’s features and documentaries, as well.

If you’re looking to add to your queue, here’s everything coming to Netflix the week of Aug. 16, 2021:

  • Aug. 16
    • Walk of Shame: Elizabeth Banks stars in this film about a news anchor who gets broken up with right before a major job interview.
  • Aug. 17
    • Go! Go! Cory Carson, Season 5: The animated car is back for more adventures with his friends.
    • Untold: Deal with the Devil: Boxer Christy Martin opens up about her time in and out of the ring.

  • Aug. 18
    • The Defeated: An American cop looks for his brother while helping a German officer in her own town.
    • Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes: Serial Killer Dennis Nilsen narrates his life via audiotapes in this documentary.
    • Out of My League: A woman with a rare genetic condition sets out to find love.
    • The Secret Diary of an Exchange Student: Two best friends seek adventures during an exchange program.
  • Aug. 19
    • Like Crazy: Two college students navigate a long-distance relationship after one is sent back to England for violating their visa.

  • Aug. 20
    • The Chair: Sandra Oh stars in this series about the chair at an English department that deals with all the ups and downs of overseeing her team.
    • Comedy Premium League: Sixteen of India’s top comedians compete in teams to be named funniest.
    • Everything Will Be Fine: Separated parents continue to live together for their child’s sake.
    • The Loud House Movie: Lincoln Loud and his family head to Scotland after finding out they’re royalty.
    • Sweet Girl: Jason Mamoa stars in this film about a man out for vengeance for his wife’s murder while he also tries to protect his daughter.

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