New Netflix Releases for August 17, 2018
An aspiring writer with no imagination seeks inspiration for his novel by manipulating the lives of his neighbors so that he can write about them. Some people use their imagination to write a novel. His creative tools? Eavesdropping, manipulation, deceit.
| Comedies | Spanish Movies | International Movies |
In the probing documentary "Party Monster," DJ Fingablast investigates what became of his childhood hero, DJ Slizzard.
| Goofy Comedies | Comedies |
When her secret love letters somehow get mailed to each of her five crushes, Lara Jean finds her quiet high school existence turned upside down. Five intense crushes. Five soul-baring love letters. She never planned to mail them. Now they're out. Life, as she knows it, is over.
| Teen Comedies | Comedies | Romantic Comedies |
TV legend David Letterman teams up with fascinating global figures for in-depth interviews and curiosity-fueled excursions in this monthly talk show. He revolutionized late-night. Now he's diving deeper in a series packed with heart, laughs and extraordinary people.
| Reality, Variety & Talk Shows | TV Shows | US TV Shows | Stand-up Comedy & Talk Shows |
The spirit of a murdered woman contacts four bachelors, enlisting their help to find her killer. She doesn't know who she is or where she comes from, but she needs their help. Also, she's dead.
| Horror Movies | Comedies | Horror Comedies |
Johnnie To's character-centered drama follows a Hong Kong firefighting crew as they take on harrowing rescue missions and navigate personal dilemmas.
| Action Thrillers | International Action & Adventure | Action & Adventure |
New Netflix Releases for August 16, 2018
A single man in his 30s overwhelmed by his domineering mother meets a lesbian couple willing to go to extreme lengths to have a child. Motherhood can be a violent and relentless force. Some do anything to achieve it while others chafe under its iron grip.
| Crime Movies | Crime Dramas | Dramas |
Shaolin warrior Tung Chien-chen is injured in battle against the hated Wu Tang clan, and nursed back to health by a knife-throwing master. As he recovers, Tung learns this deadly art, and also falls in love with his teacher's daughter.
| Martial Arts Movies | Action | International Movies |
Eight feisty boys befriend young drifter Fatka. When a mean politician threatens Fatka's way of life, the boys band together in honor of their pal.
| Movies for ages 8 to 10 | Dramas | Foreign Movies | Foreign Dramas | Indian Movies | Hindi-Language Movies | Children & Family Movies | Comedies | Movies for ages 11 to 12 | Family Features | Family Comedies | Foreign Comedies | Family Dramas |
A high-flying rock star and son of a politician falls for a woman from a qawwal family, leading to a love triangle that may consume everyone involved. Where two hearts meet, everything else collides: family, lifestyle and musical traditions. Can their love flourish?
| Dramas | Music & Musicals | Romantic Dramas |
In this comedy, characters from all walks of life go head-to-head around the mahjong table in a high-stakes contest of different playing styles.
| International Movies | Goofy Comedies | Comedies |
An officer killed on the job returns to Earth as a ghost to solve his own murder and seek justice with the help of a rookie cop and some funky magic.
| Action & Adventure | Asian Action Movies | Action Comedies |
Struggling in a loveless marriage, a hard-drinking, workaholic cop finds a chance at redemption after a fateful incident leaves him wounded.
| International Movies | Crime Dramas | Crime Movies |
To avoid punishment for his misdeeds, an arrogant god accepts a mission to reform three mortals on earth, where he must also contend with a demon.
| Goofy Comedies | Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Comedies |
A brainy private school student is transferred to a far less elite institution, where he must fend off classmates who settle scores with fistfights. In this new school, grades mean little, desks become fighting grounds and combat skills are the true mark of excellence.
| Asian Action Movies | Action Comedies | Action & Adventure |
To avenge his master, a wine-loving young man steps up his fighting skills to defeat a powerful thief in a life-or-death match.
| Action | Action Comedies | Martial Arts Movies |