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Netflix South Africa: New Releases for August 6, 2020

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

Netflix released 22 movies and 4 brand new shows today. There were also 3 seasons of existing shows released and 1 new episode of existing shows added.

This Emmy-nominated prequel to "Breaking Bad" follows small-time attorney Jimmy McGill as he transforms into morally challenged lawyer Saul Goodman. Before he was Saul Goodman, he was Jimmy McGill. And if you’re calling Jimmy, you’re in real trouble.

A busy couple tries to give their love life a boost by taking an impromptu weekend trip only to find their relationship tested in unexpected ways.

African Movies, Psychological Thrillers, Thriller Movies, Mysteries
Director(s): Pascal Amanfo
Actors: Yvonne Nelson, Kunle Remi, Adjetey Anang, Oscar Provencal, Michelle McKinney Hammond, Rosaline Meurer, Kweku Elliot, Regina Van Helvert, Alhaji Fadika, Isaac Akwesi Awonor
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Det. Curran pursues a case involving Catherine, a writer and temptress who is suspected in a murder reminiscent of a crime detailed in her book. Her last lover met with a gruesome end. This one is mixing business with pleasure in the most dangerous way.

Psychological Thrillers, Crime Movies, Thriller Movies, Mysteries, Crime Thrillers, Classic Movies, Classic Thrillers
Director(s): Paul Verhoeven
Actors: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Denis Arndt, Leilani Sarelle, Bruce A. Young, Chelcie Ross, Dorothy Malone, Wayne Knight, Daniel von Bargen, Stephen Tobolowsky

Called out of retirement, Lt. Frank Drebin is sent to jail on an undercover job to learn how a terrorist plans to blow up the Academy Awards ceremony. He may be retired from the force, but he's still got one last assignment in him. Too bad it means going to prison.

Crime Comedies, Crime Movies, Comedies, Slapstick Comedies
Director(s): Peter Segal
Actors: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson, Fred Ward, Kathleen Freeman, Anna Nicole Smith, Ellen Greene

Humans have lost the battle against zombies, who've developed advanced military tactics, and are barricaded in a city ruled by ruthless despots. The dead have conquered Earth. For humanity's final stand, they're going to need some hired help.

Cult Movies, Horror Movies, Cult Horror Movies, Zombie Horror Movies
Director(s): George A. Romero
Actors: Simon Baker, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Asia Argento, Robert Joy, Eugene Clark, Joanne Boland, Tony Nappo, Jennifer Baxter, Boyd Banks

After being released from jail, a cat burglar is blackmailed into one last job: stealing a Leonardo da Vinci invention that turns lead into gold. He's an ex-con on parole who just wants a great cappuccino. Instead, he gets the heist of a lifetime.

Dark Comedies, Action & Adventure, Crime Comedies, Crime Movies, Comedies, Crime Action & Adventure, Heist Movies, Action Comedies
Director(s): Michael Lehmann
Actors: Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell, James Coburn, Richard E. Grant, Sandra Bernhard, Donald Burton, Don Harvey, David Caruso, Andrew Bryniarski, Lorraine Toussaint

A toy manufacturer unwittingly resurrects the soul of killer-doll Chucky, who immediately returns to his homicidal ways. Everybody’s favorite homicidal, demon-possessed doll is back, and he’s ready to raise hell all over again!

Slasher & Serial Killer Movies, Horror Movies, Supernatural Horror Movies
Director(s): John Lafia
Actors: Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Brad Dourif, Gerrit Graham, Christine Elise, Grace Zabriskie, Peter Haskell, Beth Grant, Greg Germann, Raymond Singer

In director Griffin Dunne's romantic comedy, sisters Sally and Gillian are modern-day witches whose love lives are complicated by an unusual curse. Thanks to their powers, things come easy to these sisters ... except keeping a man. Alive, that is.

Romantic Dramas, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Crime Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Dramas, Crime Movies, Comedies, Crime Dramas, Romantic Movies, Fantasy Movies, Movies Based on Books
Director(s): Griffin Dunne
Actors: Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing, Dianne Wiest, Goran Visnjic, Aidan Quinn, Evan Rachel Wood, Alexandra Artrip, Mark Feuerstein, Caprice Benedetti, Camilla Belle

A pair of romantically involved corporate operatives are entangled in a bitter rivalry between two mammoth pharmaceutical companies.

Romantic Comedies, Comedies, Romantic Movies, Thriller Movies
Director(s): Tony Gilroy
Actors: Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Giamatti, Dan Daily, Lisa Roberts Gillan, David Shumbris, Rick Worthy, Oleg Stefan, Denis O'Hare

While gathering evidence against his employer to help the FBI build a price-fixing case, Mark Whitacre begins to piece together a fantasy world. A whistleblower works with the FBI to expose his co-workers. But his world starts unraveling in ways he never expected.

Dark Comedies, Movies Based on Real Life, Social Issue Dramas, Dramas, Comedies, Movies Based on Books
Director(s): Steven Soderbergh
Actors: Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Joel McHale, Melanie Lynskey, Thomas F. Wilson, Patton Oswalt, Tony Hale, Eddie Jemison, Paul F. Tompkins, Tom Papa

Bank robber Jack plays a genteel game of cat-and-mouse with Karen, the stunning federal marshal he meets in the trunk of a getaway car. She's a cop. He's a crook. When they meet in the trunk of a car, the sparks fly -- and the game of cat-and-mouse begins.

Dark Comedies, Crime Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Crime Movies, Comedies, Romantic Movies, Thriller Movies, Movies Based on Books, Crime Thrillers, Heist Movies, Romantic Favorites
Director(s): Steven Soderbergh
Actors: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Catherine Keener, Dennis Farina, Steve Zahn, Albert Brooks, Luis Guzmán, Isaiah Washington

Three sixtysomething pals throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their playboy best friend and try to revive their youthful partying ways. Old pals reunite for a send-off, Vegas style, ahead of a big wedding. Fun, wild, medicated: This party's old school.

Comedies
Director(s): Jon Turteltaub
Actors: Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline, Mary Steenburgen, Jerry Ferrara, Romany Malco, Roger Bart, Joanna Gleason, Michael Ealy, Bre Blair

After a young inventor invites his mother on a promotional road trip, she learns that he has an ulterior motive: fixing her up with a long-lost flame. A hotshot inventor and his mother wind up on a road trip together. She has no idea what she's in for.

Comedies
Director(s): Anne Fletcher
Actors: Barbra Streisand, Seth Rogen, Julene Renee, Zabryna Guevara, John Funk, Robert Curtis Brown, Kathy Najimy, Miriam Margolyes, Rose Abdoo, Tom Virtue, Worth Howe

An amnesiac woman stranded on Mulholland Drive is taken in by an ingénue who's moved to Hollywood to pursue her dreams in this surreal, complex tale. An accident, an amnesiac and a search for identity. Fantasy and reality blur in a twisted fever dream.

Dramas, LGBTQ Movies, Thriller Movies, Mysteries
Director(s): David Lynch
Actors: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Ann Miller, Dan Hedaya, Mark Pellegrino, Brent Briscoe, Robert Forster

At her late father's highly secure estate, a mother's getaway with her children turns into a dangerous rescue mission when threats invade their home. Security has been breached and her children are in danger. But no home invader can keep this mother from saving her family.

Thriller Movies
Director(s): James McTeigue
Actors: Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke, Richard Cabral, Ajiona Alexus, Levi Meaden, Seth Carr, Mark Furze, Jason Winston George, Christa Miller, Damien Leake

Just when Nikki and her hot friend are ready to get jiggy, circumstances conspire against two unlucky-in-bed guys. For these boys and their ladies out on double dates, the night's about to get busy -- like, laugh-out-loud busy.

Romantic Comedies, Comedies, Romantic Movies, Slapstick Comedies, Steamy Romance, Romantic Favorites
Director(s): Jeff Pollack
Actors: Jamie Foxx, Tommy Davidson, Vivica A. Fox, Tamala Jones, Scott LaRose, Ric Young, Amy Monique Waddell, Wiley Moore, Kam Ray Chan, Ammie Sin, Bernie Mac

Shut out from the hottest club in town, five determined friends attempt the impossible: to create their own epic party and take down the competition. What do you do when a jerk bars you from the best party of all time? Throw your own and start a revolution.

Teen Movies, Dramas, Comedies
Director(s): Davie Fairbanks, Marc Small
Actors: Franz Drameh, Amy Tyger, McKell David, Jacob Chapman, Akshay Kumar, Olivia Chenery, Kelsey Hardwick, Steven Cree, Alex Lanipekun

Concert and behind-the-scenes footage capture life on tour for Uruguayan sensation Natalia Oreiro as she performs for packed crowds throughout Russia.

Biographical Documentaries, Music & Musicals, Music & Concert Documentaries, Documentary Films
Director(s): Martín Sastre
Actors: Natalia Oreiro

Drs. Chris and Xand van Tulleken take an entertaining approach to educate children about medicine and biology through experiments and hospital visits.

TV Comedies, Education for Kids, Kids' TV, British TV Shows
Actors: Chris van Tulleken, Xand van Tulleken

Six years after a rain-borne virus wipes out most of Scandinavia's population, two siblings join a band of young survivors seeking safety — and answers. The rain is deadly. So are strangers. To survive in this treacherous new world, they'll need to stick together.

An engaged prince dreams of a beautiful, singing maiden and is then shocked to come across a woman who looks and sounds exactly like her.

Romantic Dramas, African Movies, Dramas, Romantic Movies, Musicals, Music & Musicals, Nollywood Movies
Director(s): Chris Eneaji
Actors: Adesua Etomi, Wale Ojo, Majid Michel, Theresa Edem, Ime Bishop Umoh, Moses Armstrong, Deborah Francis

A series of intimate encounters entangles a group of people as they face the cascading consequences of HIV transmission.

TV Dramas, Social Issue TV Dramas, South African TV Shows
Actors: Noxee Maqashalala, Mothusi Magano, S'dumo Mtshali, Chumisa Cosa, Quanita Adams, Calvin Koki, Bonnie Lee Bouman, Mpho Osei Tutu, Lerato Tlhapi, Katleho Ramaphakela, Thato Molamu

This updated vision of the iconic musical is set against the turn of the last millennium, and focuses on the storied final days of Jesus and Judas. Before he became the ultimate traitor, Judas was a devoted follower of Jesus. But one fateful, final week changed it all.

Dramas, Musicals, Music & Musicals
Director(s): Gale Edwards, Nick Morris
Actors: Glenn Carter, Jérôme Pradon, Renée Castle, Rik Mayall, Fred Johanson, Frederick B. Owens, Michael Shaeffer, Tony Vincent, Cavin Cornwall

Three actresses must each resolve their conflicting romances to prevent their personal drama from going public and wrecking their careers. Adultery. Obsession. Crime. All the makings of a thrilling movie. But for these actresses, it could ruin their lives.

Romantic Dramas, African Movies, Showbiz Dramas, Dramas, Romantic Movies
Director(s): Pascal Amanfo
Actors: Yvonne Nelson, Yvonne Okoro, Alexandra Amon, Prince David Osei, Tobi Bakre, Irene Logan, Kweku Elliot, Mofe Duncan, Michelle Attoh, Belinda Dzattah, Jessica Williams

Just as Woli is looking to make some quick cash to have a birthday celebration, he gets a call that has the potential to change his life.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy, African Movies, Comedies, Fantasy Movies, Nollywood Movies
Director(s): James Abinibi
Actors: Wole Arole, Hafeez Oyetoro, Samuel Ajibola, Etinosa Idemudia, Segun Arinze, Osundare Damilare, Omini Aho, Kayode Olaiya, Ojumola Bello, Yinka Quadri, Kelvin Ikeduba

Tumi Morake dishes out hot takes and fiery commentary about the concept of identity, politics, family life, weaves, and more in this stand-up special.

Dark Comedies, Comedies, Stand-Up Comedy
Director(s): Mfanelo Ngoma
Actors: Tumi Morake

When a kingdom is taken over by tyrants, the deposed princess begins a quest to find a disbanded group of evil knights to help take back her realm. If you're gonna fight evil, you'd better find the evilest guys to fight with you. It's one princess's best shot.

In a world where humans are divided between the land and the sea, four childhood friends from the ocean must attend middle school on the surface. Being a teenager is hard enough without having to breech an ancient divide between sea and land dwelling humans.

Drama Anime, Anime Series, Fantasy Anime, Teen TV Shows, Japanese TV Shows, Romance Anime, School Anime
Actors: Natsuki Hanae, Kana Hanazawa, Ai Kayano, Ryota Osaka, Kaito Ishikawa, Mikako Komatsu, Kaori Ishihara, Kaori Nazuka, Masuo Amada, Junji Majima, Motomu Kiyokawa, Kohsuke Toriumi

With his favorite playmate by his side, fun-seeking Little Brown Bear discovers a whole new world every day, bursting with thrills and excitement. Bright colors, big joys and his big cousin! This lovable furball of curiosity is always ready to take on the world.

Kids' TV, TV Shows Based on Books