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TV Shows & Movies Coming & Leaving Netflix in August

Shanee Edwards is a screenwriter who earned her master's degree at UCLA Film School. She recently won the Next MacGyver television writing competition to create a TV show about a female engineer. Her TV pilot, Ada and the Machine, is cur...

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Family-friendly flicks

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Family-friendly flicks

Who doesn't like going to the movies? We all do, of course, and there have been some really amazing summer movies this year: Wonder Woman, Atomic Blonde and Girls Trip make the top of our list. But as the summer movie season comes to an end, you may find yourself looking to Netflix for your best entertainment option — especially if you want shows the whole family will love. From beloved rom-coms to numerous Netflix originals, including a new series in which Kathy Bates plays a mom who runs a pot dispensary, here's the best of what's new on Netflix for August. Also, we don't want you to forget to catch a few other great movies and shows before they leave the streaming platform.

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'Wet Hot American Summer Ten Years Later'; Aug. 4

Netflix
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'Wet Hot American Summer Ten Years Later'; Aug. 4

Look for Kristen Wiig and Elizabeth Banks in this series that picks up 10 years after the original.

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'The Founder': Aug. 2

The Weinstein Co.
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'The Founder': Aug. 2

The true story of Ray Kroc, the man who made McDonald's a success.

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'Icarus': Aug. 4

Netflix
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'Icarus': Aug. 4

Documentary about the scandal of Russian athletes on performance-enhancing drugs.

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'Atypical': Aug. 11

Netflix
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'Atypical': Aug. 11

An 18-year-old man who's autistic seeks independence and a girlfriend.

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'Naked': Aug. 11

Netflix
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'Naked': Aug. 11

This movie features Marlon Wayans living the same day over and over... naked.

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'White Gold': Aug. 11

Netflix
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'White Gold': Aug. 11

TV series about British window-casing salespeople in the 1980s.

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'I Am Sam': Aug. 18

New Line Cinema
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'I Am Sam': Aug. 18

A many who's developmentally disabled fights for custody of his young daughter.

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Marvel's 'The Defenders': Aug. 18

Netflix
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Marvel's 'The Defenders': Aug. 18

Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist try to save New York City.

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'Babe'

Universal
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'Babe'

This adorable, family-friendly movie about farm animals leaves Netflix Aug. 1.

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'Disjointed': Aug. 25

Netflix
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'Disjointed': Aug. 25

Kathy Bates and her adult son run a Los Angeles marijuana dispensary.

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'10 Things I Hate About You'

Buena Vista Pictures
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'10 Things I Hate About You'

Catch Heath Ledger in this Shakespeare-inspired rom-com. Leaves Aug. 1.

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'Superbad'

Sony
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'Superbad'

Two high school seniors plan the party of a lifetime. Leaves Aug. 4.

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'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Universal
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'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Harper Lee's beautiful story about Atticus Finch leaves Netflix Aug. 15.

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'The League'

FX Network
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'The League'

These friends get competitive in their fantasy football league. Seasons 1 through 7 leave Aug. 30.

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