18 Movies & Shows Releasing In August That Promise A Blockbuster Month

By Indrani Karmakar

The new decade revealed how vital interesting series and movies are to people of all age groups. There were shows we loved, some that we even watched repeatedly. So if you are running out of good shows to binge-watch in the year’s second half, we have great news! August is infused with the most entertaining movies and series that will ensure you never run out of exciting things to watch. So prep the popcorn and dim the lights, for here are some series and movies you can’t miss out on. Enjoy!

1. Crash Course

Releasing Date: August 5

Crash Course revolves around eight students who are studying at rival coaching institutes. Their hustle to achieve their academic goals with the expectations of their parents and society is an eye-opener.

2. Holy Cow

Releasing Date: August 26

The Holy Cow is a dark comedy that revolves around a man trying to find his missing cow with the help of a police officer.

3. Darlings

Releasing Date: August 5

This series is about a mother and daughter trying to fit in a new city to find stability, and their battles against hindrances.

4. Raksha Bandhan

Releasing Date: August 11

Raksha Bandhan is about an elder brother with four sisters. He promises his mother on her deathbed that he will get all his sisters married. This, however, becomes a roadblock in his own love life.

5. Bullet Train

Releasing Date: August 5

Bullet Train is based on the novel Maria Beetle by Kōtarō Isaka. It is an action comedy that follows a luckless assassin who wants to give up on his life but is saved by collecting a briefcase on a bullet train.

6. Sita Ramam

Releasing Date: August 5

Sita Ramam is a romantic drama that centers on an army lieutenant and his love interest against the backdrop of a war. The teaser ensures you sit glued to your seat for the whole length of the movie.

7. I Am Groot

Releasing Date: August 10

The series I Am Groot is based on the character Groot from The Guardians Of The Galaxy. It focuses on his adventures with the superhero team and will surely be worth the watch.

8. Indian Matchmaking (Season 2)

Releasing Date: August 10

Like the first season, the documentary series revolves around a matchmaker and her project of trying to get people to meet their perfect match and settle down.

9. Laal Singh Chaddha

Releasing Date: August 11

Laal Singh Chaddha is a remake of Forrest Gump, and it goes around a dull man trying to understand and cope with different emotions in the most humorous way possible.

10. Cobra

Releasing Date: August 11

Cobra is a thriller that revolves around a mathematician who is fleeing from International Intelligence Services for using formulas for committing crimes. Irfan Pathan will debut in this movie, and we can’t wait to watch it, can we?

11. Never Have I Ever Season 3

Releasing Date: August 12

The series, Never Have I Ever revolves around the dramatic and chaotic life of the protagonist. The new series promises new characters and complications, which will be a hell of a ride to binge-watch.

12. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Season 8)

Releasing Date: August 13

All the previous seasons of Brooklyn nine-nine had been infused with the right amount of drama, wit, and humor, and we know why this show won everyone’s heart when it first aired in 2013. With the on-point lame jokes and unforgettable characters, we can’t wait for them to come back with yet another season! 

13. Peacemaker

Releasing Date: August 14

Pacemaker is a character from DC Comics. It is the first Extended DC Universe series that explores the patriotic killer Christopher Smith also known as Peacemaker.

14. She-Hulk: Attorney At Law

She-Hulk Attorney At Law


Releasing Date: August 17

If you are a marvel fan, you must have kept tabs on this series as soon as the trailer was released. She-Hulk is based on Marvel Comics, and is the eighth series in the MCU. It centers on a lawyer who becomes the iconic green superheroine.

15. Dobaaraa

Releasing Date: August 19

Dobaaraa is a remake of Mirage, and the story follows a little boy who copes with witnessing a death during a storm 25 years ago. The story is about how he connects the incident through a television set in the present.

16. Thai Massage

Releasing Date: August 26

The Thai Massage is a comedy family flick about a 70-year-old man with the condition of erectile dysfunction. The satirical comedy is a fun ride ideal for binge-watching on weekends.

17. Liger

Releasing Date: August 25

This action-packed movie revolves around an MMA kickboxer who has speech problems. The mother is badass and introduces him as the cross between a lion and tiger, hence the name. Mike Tyson will mark his Bollywood debut in this film in a cameo, and we can’t wait to see it!

18. Delhi Crime Season 2

Releasing Date: August 26

The upcoming season of Delhi crime will follow a serial killer in New Delhi. All thanks to the intriguing trailer and promising 1st season, we already know the hard-hitting crime drama will ensure we are glued to the screen.

So now that you know all the series and movies packed for us in August, this month will be far from boring. Make sure you shift your timetable accordingly to watch them first and avoid spoilers. So, which among these are you most excited about? Let us know in the comments section!

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Indrani is a writer and artist who likes to add a dash of humor to everything she does. After graduating... more