NETFLIX – The streaming platform adds new movies and series for you to discover. The catalog for the month of August.

[UpdatedJuly27[Misàjourle27juillet2020 at 3:34 pm] During the holidays, it is quite possible to enjoy a few hours by lingering on Netflix. For the month of August, the streaming platform offers some new features for its French subscribers. And it is especially on the side of the films that we will have to turn: from August 1, the American giant puts Five with Pierre Niney, Gainsbourg: heroic life, The fabulous destiny of Amélie Poulain online but also the film by kind Grave. On August 5, the interactive film Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, a spin-off of the comedy series, arrives on the platform, the same day as the documentary focusing on Anelka.

On August 14, Netflix subscribers will be able to check out the platform’s new action and sci-fi film Project Power starring Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Two days later, on August 16, it will be possible to (re) discover the eighth part of the Fast & Furious saga. If the arrivals are less important than for the films, the series are not left out since from August 6, fans will be able to discover the last episodes of The Rain, which therefore ends this month, just like 3% ( August 14). The first part of the final season of Lucifer will also go live when the holidays end on August 21. Find Netflix’s full schedule for August below.

All about netflix

The world’s first subscription-based streaming offer, Netflix has become a juggernaut in its sector despite still struggling to form competition. Far behind, Amazon Prime Video tries to compete with plenty of content but still struggles to garner a large and loyal following, while Apple and Disney have each launched their own streaming services. It must be said that Netflix has for him a plethora and constantly renewed catalog of original works, whether they are series or films. Through this special article, learn everything you need to know about Netflix. What movies and series are coming out right now? What is new in the catalog right now? Everything is there. Click here for the details of Netflix prices and explanations on the subscription to the streaming platform.

In August 2020, Netflix is ​​adding series content to its catalog: subscribers to the platform can discover the final season of The Rain from August 6, while part 2 of season 8 of Suits is uploaded on August 10. . The 3% final season is also available starting August 14, as is the first part of Lucifer season 5 on August 21. During the next few days, Netflix will also put online the following series Martin Matin season 4 (August 1), The Seven Deadly Sins season 3 (August 6), Alta Mar (August 7), Greenleaf season 5 (August 12), Dirty John season 2 (August 14), Trinkets season finale (August 25), Aggretsuko season 3 (August 27).

Netflix is ​​putting several films online in August 2020. As of August 1, subscribers can (re) see Five, Gainsbourg: heroic life, The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain and Grave. The interactive movie Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, a spin-off of the comedy series, is available on August 5, as is the documentary Anelka: The Misunderstood. The film with Catherine Deneuve and Nekfeu Everything separates us will be available on August 11. August’s event, the Project Power action movie starring Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt premieres August 14. Two days later, Netflix offers Fast and Furious 8, ahead of the Paralympic Games documentary Rising Phoenix (August 26).

When subscribing for the first time, the bloated content of Netflix can turn off. The streaming platform offers thousands of series, films, documentaries, cartoons, reports and it is not easy to make a choice. First of all, be aware that Netflix categorizes each content, in order to navigate it more easily. The comedy part is particularly well supplied. Subsequently, the more movies and series you watch, the more Netflix’s algorithm will take care of finding programs suited to your desires. Unfortunately, not everything is available on Netflix France, due to the broadcasting rights distributed among several broadcasters. Note for example the absence of series like Lost, The US Office, Buffy against the vampires.

As for television series, Netflix is ​​responsible for a number of phenomena all over the world. We can notably cite Orange is the new black, the comedy-drama in prison, but also Stranger Things, a nostalgic return to the 1980s with a big hint of the fantastic, or 13 Reasons Why, a hard series that evokes harassment in teens. Note that Netflix also broadcasts the Spanish event series La Casa de Papel which many loved.

Studio Ghibli has chosen Netflix to broadcast its films internationally (excluding the United States, Canada and Japan) by subscription streaming. The 21 films of the studio founded by Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata are available in the catalog: The Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Drip Memories, Porco Rosso, I Can Hear the Ocean, Tales of Earthsea, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Princess Mononoke, My Neighbors the Yamada, Spirited Away, The Cats Kingdom, Arrietty, the little world of thieves, The Tale of Princess Kaguya, Pompoko, If you listen, The Howl’s Moving Castle, Ponyo on the cliff, The Poppy Hill, The Wind rises, Memories of Marnie.

Authors’ films on Netflix

Netflix has been enriched since April 2020 with works by great filmmakers. In the catalog of the streaming platform, we find films by François Truffaut, Jacques Demy, David Lynch and Charlie Chaplin. Find below the list of films in the Netflix catalog:

  • François Truffaut: Domicile Conjugal, Fahrenheit 451, Jules et Jim, Love on the run, Shoot the pianist, Les 400 Coups, Vivement Dimanche !, The last metro, Soft skin, Stolen kisses, The two Englishwomen and the continent, The woman next door.
  • Charlie Chaplin: The Dictator, Modern Times, The Gold Rush, The Spotlight, The City Lights, The Circus, Monsieur Verdoux, Public Opinion, A King in New York
  • Jacques Demy: The umbrellas of Cherbourg, The young ladies of Rochefort, Peau d’âne, Lola, A room in town, The Bay of Angels, The most important event since man walked on the Moon, The player of flute, Parking
  • David Lynch : Dune, Lost Highway, Twin Peaks : Fire walk with me, Eraserhead, What did Jack do.
  • Xavier Dolan: Mommy, Laurence Anyways, Tom at the farm, Les amours imaginaires

Netflix offers many films in France. In the streaming giant’s catalog, there are thousands of content from all genres: comedies, dramas, romantic films, thrillers, science fiction, horror, there is something for everyone, whether you are a movie buff or looking for entertainment for the evening. Netflix also sets itself apart by offering original productions, some of which have even been praised by industry professionals, such as Roma (Oscar for Best Director in 2019), Marriage Story (Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 2020 ) or Klaus (Oscar nomination 2020). Find below a non-exhaustive selection of the best movies to watch on Netflix, listed in alphabetical order. This list is bound to evolve as the catalog entries and exits.


  • The arnacoeur
  • Burn after reading
  • Charlie and the chocolate factory
  • City of fear
  • The dictator
  • Modern times
  • Monty Python: Sacred Grail
  • Snatch
  • The Blues Brothers


  • Birdman
  • Laurence Anyways
  • Sophie’s choice
  • The last metro
  • The pianist
  • The 400 blows
  • Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • The freedmen
  • Marriage Story
  • Million Dollar Baby
  • Moonlight
  • Mudbound
  • Okja
  • Roma
  • The Irishman
  • The Revenant
  • The Social Network
  • A wonderful history of time
  • Whiplash

Romantic movie

  • Carol
  • Crazy Stupid Love
  • Dirty Dancing
  • The young ladies of Rochefort
  • City lights
  • Pride and Prejudice


  • Gone Girl
  • Kill Bill I et II
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Shutter Island
  • Split


  • Blade Runner : The Final Cut (le 1er juin)
  • Gravity
  • Inception
  • Interstellar
  • Jurassic Park
  • Matrix
  • First contact (June 5)

Animation Film

  • Klaus
  • Spirited away
  • My neighbor Totoro
  • Princess mononoke
  • Your name  (le 1er juin)

Horror and action

  • Last train to Busan
  • Mad Max : Fury Road
  • The Dark Knight

Netflix stands out from its peers by the impressive number of series in its catalog. French subscribers can find so many television classics, such as Friends, Breaking Bad or The Big Bang Theory. But the platform is also distinguished by its original productions which have obtained a critical and popular coronation, such as Stranger Things, The Good Place or Sex Education. offers you a selection of the best series to watch on the streaming platform right now, sorted by genre and alphabetical order. This non-exhaustive list is bound to be enriched and to evolve as and when the catalog entries and exits.


  • As the days go by
  • Brooklyn 99
  • Community
  • Friends
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • The Good Place


  • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Ten percent
  • Jane the Virgin
  • Glow
  • Hollywood
  • Sex Education


  • 13 Reasons why
  • Better Call Saul
  • Bojack Horseman
  • Breaking Bad
  • In their eyes
  • Orange is the new black
  • Sense 8
  • Skins

Policeman / Thriller

  • American Crime Story: The OJ Simpson Affair
  • Fargo
  • The Paper House
  • Mindhunter
  • Orphan Black
  • Sherlock
  • Unbelievable

Science Fiction

  • Altered Carbon
  • Black Mirror
  • Dark
  • The 100
  • Love Death + Robots
  • Stranger Things

Historical series

  • The Bazaar of Charity
  • The young ladies of the telephone
  • Outlander
  • The Crown


  • Kingdom
  • Umbrella Academy
  • Vikings


  • The Last dance
  • Tiger King

In France, Netflix offers three different rates to subscribers. The first, called “Essential”, is available from € 7.99 per month and offers all the content of the platform on a single screen and in HD. The second, adopted by the majority of subscribers, is the “Standard” at € 11.99 per month, which offers the same as the Essential, with the ability to watch HD content on two screens simultaneously. Finally, there is the “Premium” at € 15.99, which allows you to watch Netflix series and films on four screens at the same time, all in Ultra HD. However, it is no longer possible to benefit from a free month to get an idea of ​​the subscription offer.