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The Peanut Butter Falcon, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, Ordinary Love, and a Star Trek six-movie collection are a few of the highlights from Hulu in August.

by | July 27, 2020 | Comments

Hulu offers another big movie month in August with Certified Fresh titles including ’71, 3:10 To Yuma, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Margin Call, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Rain Man, Up in the Air, and more.

The streamer is also unleashing a serious Star Trek movie collection for fans on August 1 (though Star Trek IV – The Voyage Home is notably absent in the released list):
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Star Trek III – The Search for Spock (1984)
Star Trek V – The Final Frontier (1989)
Star Trek VI – The Undiscovered Country (1991)
Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)

Read on to find out what TV series and films are premiering in August — and which are leaving — starting with a few highlights at the top.


HIGHLIGHTS



Ordinary Love (2020) 93%


Description: Joan and Tom (Lesley Manville and Liam Neeson) have been married for many years. An everyday couple with a remarkable love, there is an ease to their relationship which only comes from spending a lifetime together. When Joan is diagnosed with breast cancer, the course of her treatment shines a light on their enduring devotion, as they must find the humor and grace to survive a year of adversity.

Critics Consensus: Led by strong performances from Lesley Manville and Liam Neeson, Ordinary Love wrings heartrending drama out of one couple’s medical travails.

Premiere Date: Aug. 3



Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) 85%


Description: Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure ever — high school. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego (Jeffrey Wahlberg), a mysterious jungle inhabitant (Eugenio Derbez), and a rag tag group of teens on a live-action adventure to save her parents (Eva Longoria, Michael Peña) and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost city of gold.

Critics Consensus: Led by a winning performance from Isabela Moner, Dora and the Lost City of Gold is a family-friendly adventure that retains its source material’s youthful spirit.

Premiere Date: Aug. 3



The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) 95%


Description: A modern Mark Twain style adventure story, The Peanut Butter Falcon tells the story of Zak (Zack Gottsagen), a young man with Down syndrome, who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending the professional wrestling school of his idol, The Salt Water Redneck (Thomas Haden Church). A strange turn of events pairs him on the road with Tyler (Shia LaBeouf), a small time outlaw on the run, who becomes Zak’s unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor (Dakota Johnson), a kind nursing home employee charged with Zak’s return, to join them on their journey.

Critics Consensus: A feelgood adventure brought to life by outstanding performances, The Peanut Butter Falcon finds rich modern resonance in classic American fiction.

Premiere Date: Aug. 6



Slay the Dragon (2020) 100%


Description: A secretive, high-tech gerrymandering initiative launched 10 years ago threatens to undermine our democracy. Slay the Dragon follows everyday people as they fight to make their votes matter.

Critics Consensus: Slay the Dragon takes a suitably outraged — but ultimately optimistic — look at modern-day gerrymandering that doubles as a heartfelt call to action.

Premiere Date: Aug. 6


Full List of Shows and Movies Coming to Hulu in AUGUST


Available 8/1

Series

Monchhichi: Season 1B (Cartoon Network)
The Pier (El Embarcadero): Seasons 1 & 2 (BetaFilm)
Unikitty!: Season 2 (2019)  (Cartoon Network)

Movies

'71 (2015) 96%
3:10 to Yuma (2007) 89%
A Good Woman (2006) 37%
A Perfect Murder (1998) 57%
Australia (2008) 55%
The Brothers McMullen (1995) 89%
Cats & Dogs (2001) 54%
Child's Play (1988) 71%
City Slickers (1991) 90%
City Slickers 2 - The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994) 17%
Company Business (1991)
Death at a Funeral (2010) 43%
Elena Undone (2010)
Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) 96%
Free Fall (2014)
Gayby (2012) 90%
Hellraiser (1987) 73%
Hurricane Bianca (2016)
Just Charlie (2018) 100%
The Last Stand (2013) 61%
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010) 52%
Margin Call (2011) 87%
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) 85%
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) 73%
My Bloody Valentine (1981) 58%
Pit Stop (2013) 100%
Rain Man (1988) 89%
Rustlers' Rhapsody (1985) 17%
Safe (2012) 58%
The Saint (1997) 30%
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991) 20%
Sordid Lives (2000) 37%
Spare Parts (2015) 56%
Stanley & Iris (1990) 33%
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) 40%
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) 87%
Star Trek III - The Search for Spock (1984) 79%
Star Trek V - The Final Frontier (1989) 21%
Star Trek VI - The Undiscovered Country (1991) 82%
Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) 54%
Stuck on You (2003) 61%
Top Gun (1986) 55%
Ultraviolet (2006) 8%
Up in the Air (2009) 90%
Were the World Mine (2008) 71%


Available 8/2

Shark vs. Surfer: Special (National Geographic)


Available 8/3

Ordinary Love (2020) 93%
Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) 85%


Available 8/6

The Real Housewives of Orange County: Season 14 (2019)  (Bravo)
The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) 95%
Slay the Dragon (2020) 100%


Available 8/7

The New York Times Presents: Season 1, Episode 2: "This Is Dominic Fike: The Next Big Thing?"  (FX on Hulu)


Available 8/10

Hard Night Falling (2019)
Lucky Day (2019) 9%


Available 8/11

Alive and Kicking (2017) 100%
Monster's Ball (2002) 85%


Available 8/12

Smile Down the Runway: Season 1, Episodes 1-12 (DUBBED) (Funimation)


Available 8/14

Bernie The Dolphin 2 (2019)

Available 8/15

A Crime to Remember: Season 4 (ID)
Bake You Rich: Season 1 (2019)
Caribbean Life: Season 16 (HGTV)
Chopped  Season 40 & 41 (Food Network)
Christina on the Coast: Season 1 (2019)  (HGTV)
Honeymoon Hunters: Season 1 (Travel Channel)
House Hunters International: Season 129 – 134 (HGTV)
Island Life: Season 15 (HGTV)
Mediterranean Life: Season 1 (HGTV)
Murder in Paradise: Season 1 (ID)
Naked and Afraid Seasons 9 & 10 (Discovery)
Property Brothers: Buying & Selling: Season 6 (HGTV)
Say Yes to the Dress: Season 17 (2019) (TLC)
Sword Art Online: Alicization (2018) (DUBBED) (Aniplex)
Worst Bakers in America: Season 1 (2016)  (Food Network)
Worst Cooks in America: Season 16: Celebrity Edition 5 (2019)  (Food Network)


Available 8/16

Behind You (2020) 6%

Available 8/18

The Cup (2012) 28%

Available 8/20

Daffodils (2019) 60%
Unacknowledged (2017)


Available 8/21

Find Me in Paris: Season 3 (2020) (Hulu Original)


Available 8/22

Love in the Time of Corona: Series Premiere (Freeform)


Available 8/23

Blindspot: Season 5 (2020)  (NBC)


Available 8/24

The Roads Not Taken (2020) 43%

Available 8/26

Mom: Season 7 (2019)  (CBS)


Available 8/28

The Binge (2020) 23% (Hulu Original)


Available 8/31

Casino Royale (2006) 94%
Primal (2019) 36%
Quantum of Solace (2008) 64%
The Courier (2019) 5%


TV SHOWS AND MOVIES LEAVING Hulu THIS MONTH


Leaving 8/31

3:10 to Yuma (2007) 89%
The American President (1995) 91%
Assassination Tango (2003) 47%
Born To Be Wild (2011) 98%
Casino (1995) 80%
Charlie Wilson's War (2007) 82%
Charlotte's Web (1973) 77%
Child's Play (1988) 71%
Cliffhanger (1993) 69%
The Cookout (2004) 5%
Crooked Hearts (1991)
Dave (1993) 95%
Dirty Dancing (1987) 68%
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004) 23%
Equilibrium (2002) 41%
Fair Game (2010) 79%
Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) 96%
Fun in Acapulco (2000) 57%
Gorky Park (1983) 77%
Happily N'ever After (2006) 4%
Happily N'Ever After 2: Snow White - Another Bite @ the Apple (2009)
Hud (1963) 83%
Incident at Loch Ness (2004) 63%
Joyride (1996) 20%
Liar Liar (1997) 82%
The Marine: Homefront (2013)
Molly (1999) 14%
Moonstruck (1987) 94%
Rain Man (1988) 89%
Risky Business (1983) 92%
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) 40%
The Scout (1994) 22%
Sex Drive (2008) 46%
Shirley Valentine (1989) 73%
Starting Out in the Evening (2007) 87%
Top Gun (1986) 55%
Trade (2007) 34%
The Whistle Blower (1987) 89%
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2007) 67%
The X-Files - Fight the Future (1998) 66%
Zardoz (1974) 47%

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