Streaming Calendar: 30 Movies And Shows To Watch In August 2023

From to Raj and DK's Guns and Gulaabs on Netflix to the new season of Made In Heaven on Amazon Prime Video, here’s what's releasing this month across platforms
Streaming Calendar: 30 Movies And Shows To Watch In August 2023

In the age of hybrid workforces, many more of us are relying on streaming platforms in search of distraction, escape or just plain entertainment. With a new month comes new possibilities, talent, collaborations and shiny new releases for us to get lost in. From to Raj and DK's Guns and Gulaabs on Netflix to the new season of Made In Heaven on Amazon Prime Video, here’s what's releasing this month across platforms.



When: TBA

When a group of misfits discovers that they have a common enemy, they hatch a plot to exact revenge. The show stars Namit Das, Monika Panwar and Jimmy Shergill. 

The Hunt For Veerappan

When: August 4

The true-crime docu series investigates the rise and fall of a poacher in Nineties India who sparked the largest manhunt in the country.

Heart of Stone

When: August 11

Jamie Dornan, Alia Bhatt and Gal Gadot star in this spy thriller, in which an intelligence operative must track down a dangerous asset.

Depp V Heard

When: August 16

Directed by BAFTA-nominated documentary filmmaker Emma Cooper, the three-part series examines the infamous defamation case against Amber Heard filed by her former spouse Johnny Depp, and the ensuing online conversation it sparked.

Guns and Gulaabs

When: TBA

Rajkummar Rao, Dulquer Salmaan, Adarsh Gourav, and Gulshan Devaiah star in this crime comedy series directed by Raj and DK.

Amazon Prime Video

The Lost Flowers Of Alice Hart

When: August 4

Based on the novel by Holly Ringland, the seven-episode series tells the story of a girl who’s sent to live with her grandmother after her parents die in mysterious circumstances. It stars Sigourney Weaver and Charlie Vickers.

Moving Season 1

When: August 9

The Japanese series follows two highschool students who grow closer over the fact that they both have superpowers. Meanwhile, a string of murders take place in their city.

Made In Heaven Season 2

When: August 10

Two wedding planners (Arjun Mathur, Sobhita Dhulipala) stage opulent Indian weddings while navigating social prejudices. The show also stars Kalki Koechlin, Jim Sarbh, Vijay Raaz, Shashank Arora and Shivani Raghuvanshi.

Red, White & Royal Blue

When: August 11

The son of the President of the United States (Taylor Zakhar Perez) and a British prince (Nicholas Galitzine) fall in love. This romcom is based on Casey McQuiston’s 2019 novel of the same name.

Harlan Coben’s Shelter

When: August 11

The mystery series follows a teenage and his friends as they attempt to search for answers to a series of disappearances in their hometown.

DisneyPlus Hotstar

Only Murders In The Building Season 3

When: August 8

Selena Gomez, Martin Short and Steve Martin return for season 3 of the murder mystery show with special guests Paul Rudd and Meryl Streep. This time around, an actor collapses during the opening night of a Broadway play and the team must band together to solve the crime.


When: August 11

A commando swings into danger to save the country. The show, directed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah, stars Prem, Adah Sharma, Vaibhav Tatwawadi, Shreya Singh Chaudhry and Amit Tigmanshu Dhulia.

Star Wars: Ahsoka

When: August 23

The series follows former Jedi knight Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson) as she investigates an emerging threat to the galaxy. It also stars Lars Mikkelsen, David Tennant, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Hayden Christensen.

Apple TV+

Physical Season 3

When: August 2

Rose Byrne returns for the third and final season of the dark comedy, which follows a housewife who begins building a full-fledged fitness empire, only to run into fierce competitors.

Strange Planet

When: August 9

Based on the New York Times bestselling graphic novel of the same name, the 10-episode adult animated series explores the absurdity of everyday human traditions.

Invasion Season 2

When: August 23

The sci-fi drama series follows an alien invasion from different perspectives around the world. It stars Golshifteh Farahani, Shioli Kutsuna, Shamier Anderson, India Brown, Billy Barratt, Azhy Robertson, Paddy Holland and Tara Moayedi.

Wanted: The Escape of Carlos Ghosn

When: August 25

The docuseries tells the story of CEO-turned-fugitive Carlos Ghosn, including his high-stakes arrest and shocking getaway.

MUBI India

Medusa Deluxe

When: August 4

Where: MUBI India

Clare Perkins, Anita-Joy Uwajeh, Kae Alexander and Harriet Webb star in this murder mystery set at a hairstyling competition.

BookMyShow Stream

Beau Is Afraid

When: August 1

Ari Aster’s film follows the paranoid Beau (Joaquin Phoenix) as he embarks on a surreal journey home to attend his mother's funeral. Along the way, he must confront his greatest fears.

Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse

When: August 8

The sequel to 2018’s Into The Spider-Verse follows Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) as he’s introduced to the multiverse and meets a group of spider-people called the Spider Society. Soon, however, he finds himself pitted against them.

Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken

When: August 11

An awkward high-school student discovers that she’s descended from the mythical monster race of Krakens. The animated film stars Annie Murphy, Liza Koshy, Jane Fonda, Will Forte and Lana Condor.

Lionsgate Play

Devil’s Workshop

When: August 4

Chaos ensues when a struggling actor asks a master of demonology to help him get into character. The film stars Timothy Granaderos and Radha Mitchell.

High Heat

When: August 11

Olga Kurylenko and Don Johnson play an undercover couple who decide to take on the mafia that burned down their restaurant in this thriller.


When: August 18

Two detectives enlist the help of a killer known as The Artist in the hopes of catching a copycat murderer. What ensues is a psychological game.

About My Father

When: August 25

A soon-to-be married man visits his fiance’s uptight parents while his overprotective father tags along. The comedy stars Robert De Niro, Kim Cattrall, Leslie Bibb, Anders Holm and Brett Dier.


Abar Proloy

When: August 11

A crime branch officer must bust a human trafficking racket operating in the Sunderbans in this Bengali series.

The Kashmir Files: Unreported

When: August 11

Directed by Vivek Agnihotri, the seven-part series includes research and archival footage he assembled for his 2022 movie The Kashmir Files.



When: August 15

Sushmita Sen plays transgender activist Gauri Sawant in this series based on real events.


When: August 25

Rapper Raftaar makes his OTT debut in this comedy series also starring Mahira Sharma.


The Jengaburu Curse

When: August 9

A London-based financial analyst returns to a small town in Odisha after her father goes missing, only to discover a series of unexplained deaths set against the backdrop of illegal mining.



When: August 11

A woman abruptly disappears after a party. Her disoriented boss and mentor is discovered inside a blood-stained vehicle. The mystery stars Swastika Mukherjee and Tota Roy Choudhury.

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