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Netflix South Africa: New Releases for August 1, 2020

This list shows the Netflix titles released on a specific day in South Africa.

Netflix released 9 movies and 1 brand new show today. There were also 2 seasons of existing shows released.

When 14-year-old Susie is murdered, she watches from above as her family deals with her tragic death -- and as her killer prepares to strike again. While her grieving family struggles to make peace with her death, a young murder victim refuses to enter heaven.

Crime Movies, Fantasy Movies, Movies Based on Books, Dramas, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Crime Dramas
Director(s): Peter Jackson
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli, Saoirse Ronan, Rose McIver, Christian Thomas Ashdale, Reece Ritchie, Carolyn Dando

Murderous doll Chucky gets help from his son, Glen, a doll as vengeful as his father, and Tiffany, Chucky's "wife" who also has a thirst for blood. Chucky the doll is back. So is his family. And they're headed to Hollywood. Their vacation will be killer.

Slasher & Serial Killer Movies, Horror Movies, Supernatural Horror Movies
Director(s): Don Mancini
Actors: Brad Dourif, Jennifer Tilly, Billy Boyd, Redman, Hannah Spearritt, John Waters, Keith-Lee Castle, Steve West, Tony Gardner, Jason Flemyng
Fury Den of Thieves Tokyo Ghoul Your Name

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John Wick: Chapter 2 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Love the Coopers Escape Room

Bryce and Juli first meet as children, with Juli having a crush on Bryce, and as they mature, it appears their bond may blossom into something more. A schoolgirl falls head over heels for a schoolboy, but he can't handle it. Until he can. Then it gets complicated.

Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Dramas, Comedies, Romantic Movies, Movies Based on Books
Director(s): Rob Reiner
Actors: Madeline Carroll, Callan McAuliffe, Rebecca De Mornay, Anthony Edwards, John Mahoney, Penelope Ann Miller, Aidan Quinn, Kevin Weisman, Morgan Lily, Ryan Ketzner

After moving to a largely black neighborhood, an aspiring ballerina embarks on an interracial romance with a classmate who shares her love of dance. A heartbroken dancer didn't expect to find love in her new urban school. But is love enough to get her back on her feet?

Romantic Dramas, Teen Movies, Dramas, Romantic Movies, Romantic Favorites
Director(s): Thomas Carter
Actors: Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Kerry Washington, Fredro Starr, Terry Kinney, Bianca Lawson, Vince Green, Garland Whitt, Elisabeth Oas

Menacing in appearance but gentle at heart, Ryūji forms an unlikely friendship with Taiga, a tiny girl with a sharp tongue and a tough attitude.

Anime Series, Comedy Anime, Teen TV Shows, Japanese TV Shows, Romantic Favorites, Romance Anime, School Anime, Anime based on Light Novels
Actors: Rie Kugimiya, Junji Majima, Yui Horie, Hirofumi Nojima, Eri Kitamura, Sayaka Ohara, Ai Nonaka, Momoko Ishikawa, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Kazuyuki Okitsu, Rie Tanaka, Yuhko Kaida, Saori Goto

Long before he was commissioner, rookie cop James Gordon takes on Gotham City crime and corruption to avenge the murder of Bruce Wayne's parents. You know the story of Batman. Now meet the dogged detective who helps Bruce Wayne become the crusader Gotham needs.

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to snuff out a quartet of escaped androids. These androids look human, but they're not. One man must hunt them down. Not easy to do when you're being hunted too.

Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Crime Movies, Crime Action & Adventure, Movies Based on Books, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Classic Movies, Action Thrillers, Classic Action & Adventure, Futuristic Sci-Fi, Cyberpunk
Director(s): Ridley Scott
Actors: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Brion James, Joe Turkel, Joanna Cassidy, James Hong, Morgan Paull

When a greedy bear steals a magic stone to keep the forest’s water for himself, a brave hedgehog and a timid squirrel must work together to retrieve it. A fearless hedgehog sets off on a daring journey to prove she’s a hero. But she learns it’s just as important to be a friend.

Children & Family Movies, Animal Tales, Comedies, Movies Based on Books, Family Comedies, US Movies
Director(s): Regina Welker, Nina Wels
Actors: Ashley Bornancin, Carter Hastings

A new class of pint-sized preschoolers arrives at Pitchfork Pines, and the Super Monsters take their superpowers to the next level — the Purple Room! The first night of school can be quite a fright, but with new monster friends and new monster powers, it's full of fun!

Children & Family Movies, US Movies
Director(s): Steve Ball
Actors: Elyse Maloway, Vincent Tong, Erin Mathews, Andrea Libman, Alessandro Juliani, Nicole Anthony, Diana Kaarina, Gigi Saul Guerrero, Asia Mattu, Rukiya Bernard, Elicia MacKenzie, Ian James Corlett, Britt McKillip

This Emmy-winning sitcom follows Jay Pritchett and his eclectic family as they deal with the challenges of contemporary life in Los Angeles. What does it take to keep a 21st-century family going strong? Same thing as always: laughter and love.

After his son’s suicide, a debt-ridden farmer seeks justice from the government. But as his pleas are mocked and rebuffed, his own will to live erodes.

Dramas, Independent Movies, Indian Movies, Hindi-Language Movies
Director(s): Bhavin Wadia
Actors: Om Puri, Seema Biswas, Kunal Sheth, Rahul Patel, Katarina Kajkus, Farrah Kader, Govind Namdeo, Dalip Tahil

Talented sugar artists compete for $10,000 over two rounds of competition — candy and sugar sculpture — in this "Sugar Rush" spinoff special. Serious skill, sophisticated flavors — and a ticking clock. It's a sweet competition where sugar, candy and art collide.

Children & Family Movies, Reality TV, Competition Reality TV, Food & Travel TV
Director(s): Ariel Boles
Actors: Hunter March