Netflix unveils its full list of classic movies arriving throughout August
Action. Horror. Rom-com. Literally something for everyone this month.
While Netflix announced a collection of new movies that arrived on its platform on the first day of August, the streaming service has also revealed the full line-up of classic movies that is set to drop throughout the rest of the month.
Check out the list in full below...
Troy - Tuesday, 3 August
A collection of some of the most attractive people on the planet (Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne), as well as some old-school talent (Peter O'Toole, Brian Cox, Brendan Gleeson) star in this truly epic swords 'n' sandals action drama.
'71 - Tuesday, 3 August
Jack O'Connell stars as the British soldier who finds himself trying to survive when he's separated from the rest of his crew in the middle of a particularly violent riot in Belfast in 1971.
Paddington - Saturday, 7 August
We don't really need to tell you about one of the best family-friendly movies of all time, do we?
Philomena - Tuesday, 10 August
A very funny and very sad true story about a journalist (played here by Steve Coogan) who tracks the story of an elderly Irish woman (Judi Dench) who is searching for her long lost son, who was taken away from her when she was a teenager and forced to go to a convent.
The Pianist - Wednesday, 11 August
Adrian Brody won the Best Actor Oscar for his role in this 2002 movie about a musician who is struggling the survive the destruction of Warsaw by the Nazis during World War II.
I Give It A Year - Sunday, 15 August
A rom-com from the writer of Borat, it stars a couple (Rose Byrne and Rafe Spall) who are madly in love with each other, but practically all of the friends are convinced their relationship won't last. Co-stars Olivia Colman, Stephen Merchant and Minnie Driver.
Bride of Chucky - Monday, 16 August
Feeling a bit lonely going through life killing people on his own, Chucky (Brad Dourif) has decided to possess another doll with the soul of another killer, Tiffany (Jennifer Tilly). And they head off on a murderous rampage together. How romantic!
Mickeybo & Me - Monday, 16 August
The story of two young boys, both obsessed with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, who become best friends right at the height of The Troubles in 1970.
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part - Monday, 16 August
Five years after the events of the first movie, Emmet (Chris Pratt), Wyldstyle (Elizabeth Banks) and the rest of the LEGO town occupants find their peaceful lives turned upside down following the arrival of the Duplo invades, headed by Queen Watevra Wa'Nabi (Tiffany Haddish).
The Queen - Thursday, 19 August
Helen Mirren took home the Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in the aftermath of the death of Princess Diana.
Tomb Raider (2018) - Monday, 23 August
Alicia Vikander proves to be a very decent Lara Croft in this sorta-reboot, sorta-origin story for the world's most famous archeologist (sorry Indy!).
Downton Abbey - Friday, 27 August
The 2019 movie based on the hit TV series sees the wealthy Crawley family and their staff continue their complicated lives and interactions within their huge estate in the early 20th century.