Best New Movies on Netflix

4 Best New Movies on Netflix: (August 2020) Freshest Films to Watch

While many of us really count on Netflix in lockdowns, self-isolation, work shifts and quarantine to distract, distress, escape or entertain ourselves. Fortunately, August is on our side. So, we thought of cutting some of your stress by informing you about the best new movies on Netflix this month which are sure not-to-be-missed.

While August has something for everyone on Netflix. With dozens of new releases, from the cult classic to teen-comedies to Oscar-winning musicals, overwhelming romance and many more on our plate. This is already exciting!

Topping our list is a patriotic film, “Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl” by Late Sri Devi’s Daughter, Janvi Kapoor’s debut film on a streaming platform, Clubbed with Ryan Gosling in Neil Armstrong’s biopic- “First Man”. A stand-up comedian’s debut- “Sam Jay 3: In the Morning”, a musical-love “MAMMA MIA! Here we go again”, a well-acted high school comedy- “Work It”, a French-footballer Nicolas Anelka’s controversial legacy documentary- “Anelka: Misunderstood” an action-thriller “Project Power”, a comedy-romantic “The kissing booth 2”, a Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte starer “Raat Akeli hai”, “an erotic thriller- “365 Days” and many more.

And those interested in re-watching the old classic from the world, we have plenty of movies this month for you. For an action-thriller fan, Mission: Impossible -Rogue nation & fallout (2015 & 2018), The Dark Knight (2008), The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003), Despicable Me (2010) won’t be less than a celebration. With Brad Pitt and Ryan Gosling’s The Big Short (2015), Leonardo DiCaprio’s Catch Me If You Can (2002), top honors for the film- Paan Singh Tomar (2012), a satire of the Indian education system-3 idiots 2009, The Revenant (2015), Zodiac (2007), Se7en (1995), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Gone Girl (2014), The Matrix (1999), A Star Is Born (2018), The Lunchbox (2013), Before Sunrise (1995) and tons more.

With numerous additions and releases on the platform, we have accumulated a segregated list of top 4 best new movies on Netflix for you, which should not be avoided this month. We hope you enjoy it

4 Best New Movies on Netflix

1. Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

Releasing close to Independence Day, this film is the most-awaited patriotic film from Dharma productions. A real female-success story of Flight Lieutenant, Gunjan Saxena(Janvi Kapoor), who made history in becoming the first to be an airforce pilot of the warfare in the Kargil War. Directed by Sharan Sharma, this film also stars Pankaj Tripathi, Manav Vij and Angad Bedi in crucial roles. So, now your 15th August day is booked.

Director: Sharan Sharma

Main Cast: Janvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, Manav Vij and Angad Bedi

IMDb Rating: NA

RT Score: NA

Genre: Biopic Drama

Where to watch: Netflix


2. First Man

A biopic on Neil Armstrong, the most iconic milestones in human history ever made by stepping first on the moon in 1969. Directed by Damien Chazelle, this film is all about the tensions, feelings, emotions, stress, struggles, and thoughts as an astronaut. The couple, Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy, who lost their kid at a very early age and how things got back to normalcy, is exactly what this film deals in. The magic on screen is shared with Kyle Chandler, Jason Clarke, Corey Stoll, Pablo Schrieber, and Ciaran Hinds. This masterpiece in the world cinema should not be missed.

Director: Damien Chazelle

Main Cast: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Kyle Chandler, Corey Stoll, Pablo Schrieber, Jason Clarke, Ciaran Hinds

IMDb Rating: 6.2

RT Score: 100%

Genre: Biography, drama

Where to watch: Netflix

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3. Work It

A fun, mostly entertaining, and a teen offering film. It is one of the easily digestible new movies on Netflix this August. A Laura Terruso directorial is an engaging dance comedy that revolves around a misinterpretation created by 18-year-old Quinn Ackerman, Disney starrer, Sabrina Carpenter, who desperately gets into Duke University and is trying very hard to fit in the aura. In her struggle, she somehow fools everyone in an interview by falsifying stating that she is the school’s award-winning dancer when barely has she known dancing and that’s how the trouble starts.

Director: Laura Terruso

Main Cast: Sabrina Carpenter, Keiynan Lonsdale, Liza Koshy, Briana Andrade-Gomes

IMDb Rating: 6.3

RT Score: 80%

Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama

Where to watch: Netflix


4. Power Project

The most awaited science-fiction-action-thriller movie is finally here. A film revolves around a special drug which gives a super-power to humankind for five minutes. This whole fiction is one of the high profile projects of the duo-director, Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost till date. The film cast Jamie Foxx as the father, who rescues his daughter, (Dominique Fishback), from the drug’s villainous while illegally working. This unpredictable pill is sure to take you on a ride.

Director: Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost

Main Cast: Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Dominique Fishback, Machine Gun Kelly, Rodrigo Santoro, Amy Landecker and Allen Maldonado

IMDb Rating: NA

RT Score: NA

Genre: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Drama

Where to watch: Netflix


While we have planned a schedule for this month, we hope the list forces you to watch some of the exciting new movies on Netflix this month. When the situation is not setting to calm, Netflix has got some real entertainment at your fingertips. Do share your reviews and Let your entertainment marathon commence. Happy Reading!

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