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What's Coming to Netflix in August: Lucifer Season 5, Cobra Kai, and More

Hell yeah, Lucifer is back!

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Amanda Bell

Get ready for August to be a really hot one as Lucifer makes its fiery return to Netflix for the first part of Season 5 on Friday, Aug. 21. Fans can expect plenty of fun, including a 1940s noir episode and some musical numbers, when this devilishly good show comes back. 

Lucifer isn't the only fan favorite that will premiere a new season next month. The Rain will also return for its third and final season on Thursday, Aug. 6, and we're really hoping to see the series return to its former glory in its last outing. Selling Sunset comes back for Season 3 on Friday, Aug. 7, and Netflix will debut an all-new series, The Great Heist, on Friday, Aug. 14. New animated comedy Hoops, starring Jake Johnson as a high school basketball coach, premieres Friday, Aug. 21. And on Friday, Aug. 28, Cobra Kai Seasons 1 and 2 will hit the platform as the series moves from YouTube to Netflix ahead of its third season, which will be a Netflix Original.

On the film side, fans can expect the arrival of Project Power, a sci-fi thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jamie Foxx, on Friday, Aug. 14, and there are plenty of documentaries and comedy specials on the way as well! 

Find out what else is heading to Netflix in August 2020 below, including all of the original TV shows and movies, along with licensed library additions.

Netflix Originals 2020: All the New Movies, TV Shows, and Comedy Specials to Stream

Aug. 1
Acts of Violence
The Addams Family
An Education
Being John Malkovich
Death at a Funeral
Dennis the Menace
Elizabeth Harvest
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Hardcore Henry
Iron Man: Armored Adventures
 Seasons 1-2
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park II: The Lost World
Jurassic Park III
A Knight's Tale
Mad Max (1979)
Mr. Deeds
My Perfect Landing
 Season 1
Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea Season 1
The NeverEnding Story
The NeverEnding Story 2: The Next Chapter
The Next Step
 Season 6
Nights in Rodanthe
Ocean's Twelve
Ocean's Thirteen
Operation Ouch Season 1
Operation Ouch Special
Seabiscuit
Super Monsters: The New Class (Netflix Kids)
Toradoral Season 1
Transformers Rescue Bots Academy Season 2
The Ugly Truth
What Keeps You Alive

Aug. 2
Almost Love
Connected
 (Netflix Documentary)

Aug. 3
Immigration Nation (Netflix Documentary) 

Aug. 4
A Go! Go! Cory Carson Summer Camp (Netflix Kids)
Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave (Netflix Kids)
Mystery Lab (Netflix Original)
Sam Jay: 3 in the Morning (Netflix Comedy Special) [Trailer]

Aug. 5
Anelka: Misunderstood (Netflix Documentary)
World's Most Wanted (Netflix Documentary)  

Aug. 6
The Rain Season 3 (Netflix Original) [Teaser]
The Seven Deadly Sins: Imperial Wrath of the Gods (Netflix Anime)

Aug. 7
Berlin, Berlin (Netflix Film)
High Seas Season 3 (Netflix Original)
The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kids In Space (Netflix Kids)  
The New Legends of Monkey Season 2 (Netflix Kids)
Selling Sunset Season 3 (Netflix Original) [Teaser]
Sling On! Germany (Netflix Original)
Tiny Creatures (Netflix Original)
Nailed It! Mexico Season 2 (Netflix Original)
The Promise
We Summon the Darkness
Wizards: Tales of Acadia
 (Netflix Kids)  
Work It (Netflix Film)
World Party Songs (Netflix Kids)

Aug. 8
The Promise
We Summon the Darkness

Aug. 10
Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event (Netflix Original)
Nightcrawler

Aug. 11
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Rob Schneider: Asian Momma, Mexican Kids
 (Netflix Comedy Special)

Aug. 12
Scary Movie 5
(Un)Well (Netflix Documentary)

Aug. 13
An Easy Girl (Netflix Film)
Safety Not Guaranteed

Aug. 14

3% Season 4 (Netflix Original) [First Look]
Avatar: The Legend of Korra
El robo del siglo
 (Netflix Original)
Fearless (Netflix Film)  
Glow Up
 Season 2
The Great Heist Season 1 (Netflix Original) 
The Legend of Korra: Book One: Air
The Legend of Korra: Book Two: Spirits
The Legend of Korra: Book Three: Change
The Legend of Korra: Book Four: Balance
Octonauts & the Caves of Sac Actun
 (Netflix Kids)    
Project Power
 (Netflix Film) 
Teenage Bounty Hunters (Netflix Original)

Aug. 15
Stranger Season 2 (Netflix Original)
Rita Season 5 (Netflix Original)

Aug. 16
Johnny English
Les Miserables
 (2012)

Aug. 17
Crazy Awesome Teachers (Netflix Film)
Drunk Parents
Glitch Techs
 Season 2 (Netflix Kids)

Aug. 19
The Crimes that Bind (Netflix Film)
Demarcus Family Rules (Netflix Original)
High Score (Netflix Documentary)

Aug. 20
Biohackers (Netflix Original)
Good Kisser
Great Pretender
 (Netflix Anime)
John Was Trying to Contact Aliens (Netflix Documentary) 

Aug. 21
Alien TV (Netflix Kids)  
Fuego Negro
 (Netflix Film)
Hoops (Netflix Original) [Teaser]
Lucifer Season 5, Part 1 (Netflix Original) [Teaser]
Rust Valley Restorers Season 3 (Netflix Original)
The Sleepover (Netflix Film) 

Aug. 23
1 BR
Septembers of Shiraz

Aug. 25
Emily's Wonder Lab (Netflix Kids)  
Trinkets
 Season 2 (Netflix Original)

Aug. 26
Cobra Kai Seasons 1-2
Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (Netflix Original)
I Am a Killer: Released (Netflix Original) 
La vengaza de Analia (Netflix Original)
Million Dollar Beach House (Netflix Original)
Rising Phoenix (Netflix Documentary)

Aug. 27
Aggretsuko Season 3 (Netflix Anime)
The Bridge Curse
The Frozen Ground

Aug. 28
All Together Now (Netflix Film) [First Look]
Cobra Kai Seasons 1 and 2
I Am a Killer: Released (Netflix Original)
Unknown Origins (Netflix Film)  

Aug. 31
Casino Royale
Quantum of Solace

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