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Here is our list of 13 great shows, documentaries, and movies to watch this August on Netflix that we think you will enjoy!

Clusterf--k Woodstock 99 To Trainwreck

Clusterf**k: Woodstock ’99 | August 3

Woodstock ‘99 was supposed to be a millennium-defining celebration of peace, love, and great music. Instead, the festival degenerated into an epic trainwreck of fires, riots, and destruction.

Utilizing rare insider footage and eyewitness interviews with an impressive list of festival staffers, performers, and attendees, this docuseries goes behind the scenes to reveal the egos, greed, and music that fueled three days of utter chaos.

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Carter | August 5

“Your name is Carter. Please trust me if you want all of us to live.”

Two months into a deadly pandemic originating from the DMZ that has devastated the US and North Korea, “Carter” awakens, with no recollections of his past.

In his head is a mysterious device, and in his mouth, a lethal bomb. A strange voice in his ears gives him orders. The bomb may go off at any time — unless he rescues the girl who is the sole antidote to the virus. But the CIA and a North Korean coup are hot on his heels.

Carter must succeed in his mission and head North to find the girl.

His fight for survival unfolds in this one-scene, one-cut action film!

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The Sandman | August 5

There is another world that waits for all of us when we close our eyes and sleep — a place called the Dreaming, where The Sandman, Master of Dreams (Tom Sturridge), gives shape to all of our deepest fears and fantasies.

But when Dream is unexpectedly captured and held prisoner for a century, his absence sets off a series of events that will change both the dreaming and waking worlds forever.

To restore order, Dream must journey across different worlds and timelines to mend the mistakes he’s made during his vast existence, revisiting old friends and foes, and meeting new entities — both cosmic and human — along the way.

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I Just Killed My Dad | August 9

Anthony Templet shot his father and never denied it. But why he did is a complex question with profound implications that go far beyond one family.

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Locke & Key Season 3 | August 10

In the thrilling final chapter of the series, the Locke family uncovers more magic as they face a demonic new foe who’s dead-set on possessing the keys.

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Instant Dream Home | August 10

One home in disrepair. One family in need. An army of builders. A reveal like no other. 

In this home renovation series, deserving families get the surprise of their lives when their dilapidated house is transformed in just a few hours. 

Danielle Brooks hosts, with help from Adair Curtis, Paige Mobley, Nick Cutsumpas, and Erik Curtis in addition to added muscle from the neighborhood at large. 

Think Ocean’s 11 for Home Renovation!

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Never Have I Ever Season 3

Never Have I Ever Season 3 | August 12

In Season 3 of the coming-of-age comedy Never Have I Ever, Indian American teenager Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) continues to deal with the everyday pressures of high school and drama at home, while also navigating new romantic relationships. 

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UNTOLD The Girlfriend Who Didn't Exist

Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist | August 16

Born into a Hawaiian paradise, All-American football standout Manti Te’o leads a simple life summed up in just three words: faith, family, football.

College football’s golden boy could do no wrong, but when tragedy strikes, the increased scrutiny of his online relationship causes a media maelstrom that threatens his future and legacy.

Featuring in-depth interviews with Manti Te’o and the person behind the online identity, Ronaiah ‘Naya’ Tuiasosopo.

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Echoes | August 19

Echoes is a mystery thriller about two identical twins, Leni and Gina, who share a dangerous secret.

Since they were children, Leni and Gina have secretly swapped lives, culminating in a double life as adults: they share two homes, two husbands, and a child but everything in their perfectly choreographed world is thrown into disarray when one of the sisters goes missing.

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Untold: The Rise and Fall of AND1 | August 23

Born out of the playgrounds of New York City, the “And 1 Mixtape Tour” took streetball to the masses, challenging convention and picking up a team of basketball misfits along the way. 

“The Rise and Fall of AND1” traces the journey of how three young friends with a dream of bringing greater acclaim to the game they loved, connected with the underground artform of streetball, and ended up flipping the billion-dollar basketball industry on its head. 

AND1 co-founders along with streetball legends The Professor, Hot Sauce, Skip 2 My Lou, The Main Event, Shane the Dribbling Machine and more reflect on their experience and the brand’s journey.

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Running with the Devil The Wild World of John McAfee

Running with the Devil: The Wild World of John McAfee | August 24

Through raw, revealing footage and interviews with fugitive tech pioneer John McAfee, this documentary uncovers new layers of his wild years on the run.

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Me Time | August 26

When a stay-at-home dad finds himself with some “me time” for the first time in years while his wife and kids are away, he reconnects with his former best friend for a wild weekend that nearly upends his life.

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Partner Track | August 26

At an elite NYC law firm, Ingrid Yun fights to make partner — and hold onto her principles — while balancing romance, friends and family expectations.

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Be sure to check back as this list will be updated as new releases are announced. 

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