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7 incredible sci-fi shows and movies coming to Netflix in August 2022

“When the waking world leaves you wanting and weary, sleep brings you here — my realm.”

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7. Constantine

August 1

Constantine has a pretty rotten reputation, but it’s not that bad. A dark movie based on an even darker comic series, it follows a demon-hunting detective to Hell and back. Most importantly, he’s played by Keanu Reeves!

Warner Bros.

6. Men in Black

August 1

Men in Black is a comedy sci-fi classic that brought Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, and special effects legend Rick Baker together to catch lightning in a bottle. Its two sequels aren’t as groundbreaking (or as good), but they’re also back if just one movie isn’t enough.

Columbia Pictures

5. Spider-Man

August 1

If you’re tired of the multiverse, Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy is the good old-fashioned superhero series for you. All three movies hit Netflix today, and they make for an excellent triple feature. Yes, even the third one.

Sony Pictures

4. Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie

August 5

Based on the latest TMNT cartoon series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie introduces the hockey mask-wearing Casey Jones as he battles an alien invasion by the Krang.

Netflix

3. The Sandman

August 5

After decades of attempts to adapt The Sandman, Netflix finally debuts its take on the seminal comic series. If the books are any indication, this epic about a fantastically dysfunctional family of immortal beings will be quite a trip.

Netflix

2. Locke & Key Season 3

August 10

Based on a comic by Joe Hill, Locke & Key follows three siblings who inherit a set of keys with the power to reshape reality. Season 3 will be the show’s finale, wrapping up its story in eight episodes.

Netflix

1. Day Shift

August 12

Action comedy Day Shift stars Jamie Foxx as a pool cleaner who moonlights as a vampire slayer to provide for his daughter.

Netflix