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Netflix Originals and Movies Coming in August 2017

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July 20, 2017 · 6.3k Views

August is right around the corner and that means a new set of original movies and series is coming to Netflix. Probably the most anticipated series to launch this month is season 1 of Marvel's The Defenders.  Viewers can expect another documentary, several more series, and a few films, one featuring comedian Marlon Wayans. Check out what's in store for Netflix this August! 

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netflix logo Originals Coming in August 2017

*Descriptions courtesy of Netflix

Maz Jobrani: Immigrant (Standup Special)  - Arriving August 1st

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"Iranian American comic Maz Jobrani lights up the Kennedy Center with riffs on immigrant life in the Trump era, modern parenting pitfalls and more."


Chelsea (Talk Show) - Airing August 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th

"It's not her first talk show, but it is a first of its kind. Ideas, people and places that fascinate her all in her unique style."


Icarus (Documentary) - Arriving August 4th

"An American filmmaker and cyclist unwittingly wades into a global scandal when a Russian scientist leaks shocking details of a vast doping conspiracy."


Voltron: Legendary Defender (Season 3) - Arriving August 4th

"In an all-new series, five unlikely heroes and their flying robot lions unite to form the megapowerful Voltron and defend the universe from evil."


Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later - Arriving August 4th

"A decade after their wild summer as junior counselors, the gang reunites for a weekend of bonding, hanky-panky and hair raising adventures."


Atypical (Season 1) - Arriving August 11th

"Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, takes a funny, yet painful, journey of self-discovery for love and independence and upends his family."


Naked - Arriving August 11th

"Rob's madly in love and about to be married. Unfortunately, he's also naked, stuck in an elevator and caught in a time loop."


Brad Paisley's Comedy Rodeo (Standup Special) - Arriving August 15th

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By minds-eye (Brad Paisley) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"Country music star Brad Paisley hosts a night of music and laughs with comics Nate Bargatze, John Heffron, Sarah Tiana, Mike E. Winfield and Jon Reep."


Marvel's The Defenders (Season 1) - Arriving August 18th

"Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces to take on common enemies as a sinister conspiracy threatens New York City."


Lynne Koplitz: Hormonal Beast (Standup Special) - Arriving August 22nd

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"Unabashed New Yorker Lynne Koplitz offers a woman's take on being crazy, the benefits of childlessness and the three things all men really want."


Death Note - Arriving August 25th

"Light Turner finds a supernatural notebook and uses it to mete out death, attracting the attention of a detective, a demon and a girl in his class."


Disjointed (Season 1) - Arriving August 25th

"She's living her dream as the owner of a cannabis dispensary. She and the budtenders - her son and a guard - are pretty much constantly high."


Ryan Hamilton: Happy Face (Standup Special) - Arriving August 29th

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"Small-town native Ryan Hamilton talks about adjusting to life as a clean-living comedian in New York City in this new stand-up special."


More netflix logo Originals Coming in 2017


  • Strong Island (Documentary) - September 15th


  • Subbura (Season 1) - October 6th
  • Stranger Things (Season 2) - October 27th

TBD in 2017

  • iZombie (Season 3) 
  • The Originals
  • Reign (Season 4)
  • A Futile and Stupid Gesture 
  • Alias Grace
  • Atypical (Season 1)
  • Bright
  • Dark (Season 1)
  • Death Note
  • Disjointed (Season 1)
  • See more at Netflix Media Center

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