New on Netflix in August 2018: Matt Groening's Disenchantment arrives

The legendary creator of The Simpsons and Futurama brings his newest series to the streaming service.

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Abbi Jacobson of Broad City fame lends her voice to Disenchantment as Princess Bean.


The newest animated series by Matt Groening won't be on the Fox network. Instead, Disenchantment comes to Netflix in the middle of August. The series focuses on the adventures of a princess and an elf. In an interview Groening said had been keeping sketch books with all kinds of fantasy characters, which is how Disenchantment came to be.

Watch this: What's new to stream in August 2018

Netflix also has some high-quality movies being added. As the Dark Knight just turned 10 years old, Batman Begins arrives to the big, red streaming service. There's also some Clint Eastwood gold arriving in Gran Torino and Million Dollar Baby at the beginning of the month.

Check out the full list below:

Arriving on Netflix, August 2018

Aug. 1

Aug. 2

Aug. 3

  • Brij Mohan Amar Rahe (Netflix original film)
  • Cocaine Coast (Netflix original)
  • Dinotrux Supercharged, season 3 (Netflix original)
  • I Am A Killer (Netflix original)
  • Like Father (Netflix original film)
  • Marching Orders (Netflix original)

Aug. 4

  • Flavors of Youth: International Version (Netflix original)
  • Mr. Sunshine (streaming every Saturday, Netflix original)
  • On Children (Netflix original)

Aug. 5

Aug. 9

Aug. 10

  • 72 Dangerous Animals: Asia (Netflix original)
  • Afflicted (Netflix original)
  • All About the Washingtons (Netflix original)
  • Demetri Martin: The Overthinker (Netflix original)
  • Insatiable (Netflix original)
  • La casa de las flores (Netflix original)
  • Million Pound Menu (Netflix original)
  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Netflix original film)
  • The Package (Netflix original film)
  • The Ponysitters Club (Netflix original)
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender, season 7 (Netflix original)
  • Zion (Netflix original)

Aug. 11

Aug. 13

Aug. 15

Aug. 16

Aug. 17

  • Disenchantment (Netflix original)
  • Magic for Humans (Netflix original)
  • Pinky Malinky (Netflix original)
  • Spirit Riding Free, season 6 (Netflix original)
  • Stay Here (Netflix original)
  • The Motive (Netflix original film)
  • To All The Boys I've Loved Before (Netflix original film)
  • Ultraviolet (Netflix original)

Aug. 19

Aug. 21

Aug. 23

  • Deadwind (Netflix original)
  • Follow This (Netflix original)
  • Great News, season 1

Aug. 24

Aug. 28

Aug. 29

  • Inequality for All

Aug. 31

Leaving Netflix, August 2018

Aug. 2

  • 10 Rules for Sleeping Around

Aug. 5

Aug. 6

  • Welcome to Me

Aug. 10

  • St. Vincent

Aug. 12

Aug. 13

  • Help, I've Shrunk the Family

Aug. 16

Aug. 23

Aug. 25

  • The Road

For more information on what's available to watch online, check out CNET.com/Netpicks or subscribe to the podcast -- it's free! And go to TVGuide.com to see what else is out in the world of streaming.

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