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Netflix United Kingdom: New Releases for August 1, 2020

This list shows the Netflix titles released on a specific day in the United Kingdom.

Netflix released 37 movies and 3 brand new shows today.

During World War II, a mathematician leads a team of cryptanalysts as they work feverishly to break the Germans' notorious Enigma code. He's heading up the most highly classified project of World War II while concealing the truth about his own life.

Movies Based on Real Life, British Dramas, Dramas, Movies Based on Books, British Movies
Director(s): Morten Tyldum
Actors: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Allen Leech, Matthew Beard, Charles Dance, Mark Strong, James Northcote, Steven Waddington

A big city lawyer returns to his hometown when his father is charged with murder. He takes the case, only to uncover family secrets. He's back home to defend his father on murder charges. First they'll have to deal with pent-up anger from their past.

Dramas, Crime Movies, Crime Dramas
Director(s): David Dobkin
Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard, Leighton Meester, Billy Bob Thornton
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Legend Grey's Anatomy Hacksaw Ridge

When a prison guard discovers that a death row inmate possesses mysterious powers, he tries desperately to prevent the condemned man's execution. A murderer awaiting execution performs wonders from his prison cell. Even death row can't snuff out all hope.

Critically Acclaimed Films, Dramas, Crime Movies, Critically Acclaimed Dramas, Tearjerkers, Crime Dramas, Movies Based on Books, Golden Globe Award-Winning Films
Director(s): Frank Darabont
Actors: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, James Cromwell, Michael Jeter, Graham Greene, Doug Hutchison, Sam Rockwell, Barry Pepper, Jeffrey DeMunn, Patricia Clarkson, Harry Dean Stanton, Gary Sinise

A neo-Nazi gets sent to prison for murder and comes out a changed man. But can he prevent his younger brother from following in his footsteps? He went into prison a soldier of hate. He came out pursuing peace. But he may not live long enough to find it.

Social Issue Dramas, Dramas
Director(s): Tony Kaye
Actors: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien, Ethan Suplee, Fairuza Balk, Avery Brooks, Elliott Gould, Stacy Keach, William Russ, Guy Torry

All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against increasingly dominating militaristic robots. They rule our ravaged future -- glistening death machines fit for a nightmare. But a rebel force grows ...

Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Cyberpunk
Director(s): McG
Actors: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Moon Bloodgood, Helena Bonham Carter, Anton Yelchin, Jadagrace, Bryce Dallas Howard, Common, Jane Alexander, Michael Ironside

An American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare soon learns to respect the samurai that he has been ordered to destroy. Japan, 1870. An alcoholic American war hero is kidnapped by the samurai rebels he was sent to destroy.

Military Dramas, Action & Adventure, Military Action & Adventure, Dramas, Political Dramas, Period Pieces
Director(s): Edward Zwick
Actors: Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Timothy Spall, Billy Connolly, Tony Goldwyn, Hiroyuki Sanada, Masato Harada, Koyuki, William Atherton, Shun Sugata

In the vein of Homer's Odyssey, three convicts break out of a Depression-era Mississippi jail, embarking on an epic quest for a hidden cache of loot. Ex-cons on the run face endless dangers: witchy women, KKK members, an insane Bible salesman and one angry ex-wife.

Dark Comedies, Action & Adventure, Comedies, Adventures
Director(s): Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Actors: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Charles Durning, John Goodman, Michael Badalucco, Holly Hunter, Chris Thomas King, Wayne Duvall, Del Pentecost, Brian Reddy, Ray McKinnon, Frank Collison, Royce D. Applegate, Daniel von Bargen, Ed Gale

A hapless bank teller discovers an ancient mask that turns him into a zany prankster who acts on his deepest desires. Mask on, he's a wacky charmer. Mask off, he's a timid clerk. But now the mask's powers have greedy goons in hot pursuit.

Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Crime Comedies, Crime Movies, Comedies, Crime Action & Adventure, Fantasy Movies, Gangster Movies, Action Comedies
Director(s): Chuck Russell
Actors: Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Riegert, Peter Greene, Amy Yasbeck, Richard Jeni, Orestes Matacena, Tim Bagley, Nancy Fish, Johnny Williams

A player bets his co-workers he can make a woman fall in love with him in just 10 days. But he bets on the wrong girl -- a writer with her own agenda. She's writing about how to drop a guy; he's betting he'll make her fall in love. Ten days ... endless possibilities.

Romantic Comedies, Comedies, Romantic Movies, Movies Based on Books, Romantic Favorites
Director(s): Donald Petrie
Actors: Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Kathryn Hahn, Annie Parisse, Adam Goldberg, Thomas Lennon, Michael Michele, Shalom Harlow, Robert Klein, Bebe Neuwirth

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

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

Relic hunter Asian Hawk sets out on a mission to reclaim the priceless Chinese Zodiac sculptures that were stolen from the country in 1860. He's a martial arts master on the trail of 19th-century antiques. With millions on the line, the hunt will be volcanic.

Action & Adventure, Chinese Movies, Crime Movies, Adventures, Martial Arts Movies, Crime Action & Adventure, Hong Kong Movies
Director(s): Jackie Chan
Actors: Jackie Chan, Kwon Sang-woo, Liao Fan, Yao Xingtong, Zhang Lanxin, Laura Weissbecker, Oliver Platt, Vincent Sze

An abducted teen and a sympathetic 911 operator work together over the phone to stop a dangerous serial killer from striking again. Who is the deranged lunatic hurting blonde teens? It's up to a traumatized woman to figure it out. Before more kids die.

Psychological Thrillers, Crime Movies, Thriller Movies, Crime Thrillers
Director(s): Brad Anderson
Actors: Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut, David Otunga, Roma Maffia, José Zúñiga, Michael Imperioli, Michael Eklund, Justina Machado, Evie Thompson

When mousy art-house auctioneer Michael proposes to his teacher girlfriend Gina, only then does he learn Gina's father is a mobster.

Romantic Comedies, Comedies, Romantic Movies
Director(s): Kelly Makin
Actors: Hugh Grant, James Caan, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Burt Young, James Fox, Joe Viterelli, Gerry Becker, Maddie Corman, Tony Darrow, Paul Lazar

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

Crime Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Crime Movies, Comedies, Romantic Movies, Thriller Movies, Spy Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Heist Movies, Romantic Favorites
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

Fed up with being mistreated because of his heritage, Ned Kelly, the son of an Irish pig thief, forms a group of that develops a popular reputation.

Movies Based on Real Life, Social Issue Dramas, Australian Movies, Dramas, Crime Movies, Crime Dramas, Westerns, Movies Based on Books
Director(s): Gregor Jordan
Actors: Heath Ledger, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Naomi Watts, Joel Edgerton, Laurence Kinlan, Philip Barantini, Kerry Condon, Kris McQuade, Emily Browning, Kiri Paramore, Rachel Griffiths, Geoff Morrell, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

When Sarah travels to California for her sister's wedding, she hears a rumor that her family was the real-life inspiration for "The Graduate."

Romantic Comedies, Romantic Movies, Comedies, Romantic Favorites
Director(s): Rob Reiner
Actors: Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine, Mark Ruffalo, Richard Jenkins, Christopher McDonald, Steve Sandvoss, Mena Suvari, Mike Vogel

Kevin Costner stars as an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He knew he needed to build the ball field, but he never could have guessed what would happen afterward.

Sports Movies, Dramas, Tearjerkers, Cult Movies, Movies Based on Books
Director(s): Phil Alden Robinson
Actors: Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, Gaby Hoffmann, Ray Liotta, Timothy Busfield, James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster, Frank Whaley

This biopic traces the short life of martial arts icon Bruce Lee, who overcame racism and adversity to triumph as an international film star. He lived an incomparable life. He died far too young. Step inside the world of a martial arts legend.

Movies Based on Real Life, Dramas, Martial Arts Movies, Movies Based on Books
Director(s): Rob Cohen
Actors: Jason Scott Lee, Lauren Holly, Robert Wagner, Michael Learned, Nancy Kwan, Lim Kay Tong, Sterling Macer Jr., Sven-Ole Thorsen, Ric Young, Luoyong Wang

The widowed president strikes up a romance with a beautiful Washington lobbyist -- but can the couple keep their private and political lives separate? He's president of the United States, but keeping his girlfriend and congress happy might be more than he can handle.

Romantic Dramas, Political Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Dramas, Comedies, Political Dramas, Romantic Movies, Romantic Favorites
Director(s): Rob Reiner
Actors: Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, Michael J. Fox, David Paymer, Samantha Mathis, John Mahoney, Anna Deavere Smith, Nina Siemaszko, Wendie Malick, Shawna Waldron, Richard Dreyfuss, Joshua Malina

Unable to handle civilian life's tedium, hard-nosed Marine Maj. Benson Payne takes a post as commander of some junior cadets at a private academy. On the battlefield, being cold-blooded and violent is the norm. On a prep school campus, it means you’re a sociopath.

Comedies, Slapstick Comedies
Director(s): Nick Castle
Actors: Damon Wayans, Karyn Parsons, William Hickey, Michael Ironside, Albert Hall, Ross Bickell, Orlando Brown, Peyton Chesson-Fohl, Steven Martini

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

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

Fate lands former college rivals Lauren and Katie together in the same apartment, where they launch a phone sex line to make ends meet. Who's on the other end of that phone sex line? Former frenemies living under the same roof, as it turns out.

Late Night Comedies, Comedies, Independent Movies
Director(s): Jamie Travis
Actors: Ari Graynor, Lauren Miller Rogen, James Wolk, Nia Vardalos, Mimi Rogers, Don McManus, Sugar Lyn Beard, Steven Shaw, Justin Long, Mark Webber

A man wakes up trapped in a crashed automobile, with no hope of rescue. As he struggles to survive, he slowly remembers the events that put him there. He can't recall his past, his identity or how he got here. Bloody and trapped in a ravine, it all comes crashing back.

Psychological Thrillers, Thriller Movies, Mysteries
Director(s): Michael Greenspan
Actors: Adrien Brody, Caroline Dhavernas, Ryan Robbins, Adrian Hughes, Adrian Holmes, Lloyd Adams, Mark McConchie, Jacob Blair

Two 19th-century Irish immigrants journey to the United States for very different reasons, finding love amid the hardships they endure. A feisty young man and a plucky young woman try their Irish luck in the New World, but love gets in the way.

Romantic Dramas, Dramas, Romantic Movies, Period Pieces, Romantic Favorites
Director(s): Ron Howard
Actors: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Thomas Gibson, Robert Prosky, Barbara Babcock, Cyril Cusack, Eileen Pollock, Colm Meaney, Douglas Gillison, Brendan Gleeson

In the throes of a spiritual crisis, a pastor counsels a pregnant parishioner's desperate husband and finds the ground falling out from beneath him. Spiritual despair. Environmental desecration. Enduring a dark night of the soul, a man of God answers a call to action.

Social Issue Dramas, Dramas, Independent Movies
Director(s): Paul Schrader
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Cedric the Entertainer, Victoria Hill, Philip Ettinger, Michael Gaston, Bill Hoag, Kristin Villanueva, Ingrid Kullberg-Bendz, Ken Forman

Young teen Sandy resents spending the summer with his fisherman uncle in Florida, but changes his mind when friendly dolphin Flipper enters his life.

Children & Family Movies, Animal Tales
Director(s): Alan Shapiro
Actors: Paul Hogan, Elijah Wood, Chelsea Field, Isaac Hayes, Jonathan Banks, Jason Fuchs, Jessica Wesson

A cop gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a drug lord while guarding the man's son. He's survived years of drug busts and shootouts. A class full of 5-year-olds might be asking too much, though.

Action & Adventure, Crime Comedies, Crime Movies, Comedies, Crime Action & Adventure, Action Comedies
Director(s): Ivan Reitman
Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt, Richard Tyson, Carroll Baker, Cathy Moriarty, Joseph Cousins, Christian Cousins

Ex-CIA agent-turned-vigilante Robert McCall uses his deadly skills once again to avenge the death of a close friend and former colleague. He's safely in hiding, living a modest and peaceful life. Until a wrong occurs that only he can make right.

Action Thrillers, Action Movies
Director(s): Antoine Fuqua
Actors: Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders, Orson Bean, Bill Pullman, Melissa Leo, Jonathan Scarfe, Sakina Jaffrey

After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, David traces her last digital steps using her laptop, social media and a detective to find her. Their relationship dwindled after her mother passed. When his daughter disappeared, he realized he barely knew her.

Dramas, Thriller Movies, Mysteries
Director(s): Aneesh Chaganty
Actors: John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Michelle La, Sara Sohn, Alex Jayne Go, Megan Liu, Kya Dawn Lau, Dominic Hoffman, Connor McRaith

While her free-living bestie urges her to embrace singlehood, a commitment-craving social media expert can't stop following the life of a former love. She dates to get married. But a wedding is nowhere on her calendar. Will the agony of single life tie her up in knots?

African Movies, Romantic Comedies, Comedies, Romantic Movies, South African Movies
Director(s): Katleho Ramaphakela, Rethabile Ramaphakela
Actors: Fulu Mugovhani, Tumi Morake, Bohang Moeko, Yonda Thomas

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

Newly released from prison, a man returning to his girlfriend and their child subsequently learns about a dangerous debt taken by his late mother.

African Movies, Dramas, Crime Movies, Crime Dramas, Thriller Movies, Crime Thrillers
Director(s): Mickey Fonseca
Actors: Gil Alexandre, Arlete Bombe, Rashid Abdul, Laquino Fonseca, Tomas Bie, Candido Quembo, Jorge Amade, Aldovina Chiziane

Defeated and humiliated in a fight while trying to defuse a conflict among his fellow villagers, a photographer vows revenge on his attacker.

Dark Comedies, Dramas, Comedies, Independent Movies, Indian Movies, Telugu-Language Movies, Family Cozy Time
Director(s): Venkatesh Maha
Actors: Satya Dev, VK Naresh, Raghavan, Suhas P, Ravindra Vijay, Chandana Koppisetti, Roopa Koduvayur, Kushalini Pulapa

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

When a matriarch wakes from a 30-year coma, her wacky family frantically recreates a bygone era to keep her from noticing how much time has passed.

Bollywood Movies, Comedies, Indian Movies, Hindi-Language Movies, International Comedies
Director(s): Gagan Puri
Actors: Dolly Ahluwalia, Manu Rishi Chadha, Mahie Gill, Shardul Rana, Archita Sharma, Rajesh Sharma, Supriya Shukla, Mehak Manwani

In this remake of the Korean series, a man becomes mired in the lives of two women who happen to share the same name.

TV Comedies, TV Dramas, Romantic TV Comedies, Romantic TV Dramas, Thai TV Shows
Director(s): Nopparoj Chotmunkongsit
Actors: Anusorn Maneethet, Atsadaporn Siriwattanakul, Waratthaya Wongchayaporn, Thanawetch Siriwattanakul, Pokchat Thiamchai, Phichikorn Ployphimana, Supachai Suwanon, Daraneenuch Pasutanavin, Kittiphong Dumavibhat, Aphiradi Phawaphutanon, Attharut Krongrasri, Ronnawee Sereerat, Lita Janvarapa, Sitang Punnapob, Yani Tramod

A witty detective is hired to investigate the bizarre activities at the local bordello, where the working girls are out for blood! A detective investigating a vampire bordello relies on quick wits and sharp skills. And a squirt gun full of holy water.

Dark Comedies, Late Night Comedies, Comedies, Cult Movies, B-Horror Movies, Horror Movies, Cult Comedies, Cult Horror Movies, Vampire Horror Movies, Horror Comedies
Director(s): Gilbert Adler
Actors: Dennis Miller, Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart, John Kassir, Chris Sarandon, Corey Feldman, William Sadler, Aubrey Morris, Phil Fondacaro

A young boy from Johannesburg arrives in KwaZulu-Natal and begins to read letters for villagers — then falls in love with one of the recipients.

African Movies, Dramas, South African Movies
Director(s): Sibusiso Khuzwayo
Actors: Bahle Mashinini, Nomalanga Shabane, Andile Gumbi, Nokuthula Mazibuko