What’s New On Hulu August

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Hulu will present its own version of the Lakers story this August, Legacy: The True Story of the L.A. Lakers. Hopefully, this documentary will not upset Jerry West. The streamer will also be showcasing another sports story that his its peak in the 1980s with Mike in a rags to riches to whatever is happening now tale of one of the most well-known boxers in American sports history. In a this would not get made right now move, Hulu will also feature Blazing Saddles, the now controversial western comedy. There is a lot more to see including a new take on The Preditor with an early American account that takes place 300 years ago.

New Shows on Hulu


Villain. Convict. Addict. Champion.

In the Hulu original mini-series, Mike, fans get a live-action recount of Mike Tyson’s entire life story — from poverty to heavyweight boxing champion. This scripted series also explores the separation of race and class in America, the influence of the media, and so much more.

Mike, the eight-part series, drops to Hulu on Thursday, August 25, with two new episodes streaming weekly.  

Watch: Mike

Legacy: The True Story of the L.A. Lakers

Title art for the Hulu Original docuseries Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers

The L.A. Lakers are one of the most successful franchises in the history of professional sports, and this 10-part docuseries tells the story of how it happened. From humble beginnings as a “mom and pop” operation, to becoming a $5 billion empire, basketball fans and non-fans alike can appreciate the Cinderella story of this iconic team.

Legacy: The True Story of the L.A. Lakers airs on Monday, August 15 with new episodes dropping weekly.

Watch: Legacy: The True Story of the L.A. Lakers

This Fool

Title art for the Hulu comedy This Fool

Inspired by the life and career of stand-up comedian, Chris Estrada, This Fool is a comedy series set in south central Los Angeles where living a life free from drugs and crime takes a whole lot of strength (and humor).

Get ready—the entire first season drops on Hulu on Friday, August 12 for your binge-watching pleasure.

Watch: This Fool

New Movies on Hulu


Title art for the Hulu sci-fi movie Prey

Hunt or be hunted. Prey is a Hulu Original sci-fi movie that takes place 300 years ago within the Comanche Nation. Follow Naru, a strong and skilled warrior, as she protects her tribe from a mysterious high-tech predator hunting her people.

Watch: Prey

Premiering August 1

  • Boruto: Naruto Next Generations: Season 1
  • Cinderella and Four Knights: Season 1
  • Uncontrollably Fond: Season 1
  • 21
  • Akeelah and the Bee
  • American Assassin
  • Aqui Entre Nos
  • Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
  • Black Swan
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • Blast from the Past
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Book of Shadows: The Blair Witch 2
  • Bucky Larson Born to Be a Star
  • Bugsy
  • Cast Away
  • The Chronicles of Riddick
  • Dan in Real Life
  • Despicable Me
  • Despicable Me 2
  • Detroit
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Gandhi
  • Ghostbusters
  • Ghostbusters II
  • Good Luck Chuck
  • Groundhog Day
  • Gulliver’s Travels
  • Hotel Transylvania
  • I Feel Pretty
  • In Time
  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi
  • Just Go With It
  • Kindergarten Cop
  • The Leisure Seeker
  • Man on Fire
  • Men of Honor
  • Miles Ahead
  • The Muppets Take Manhattan
  • Ninja Assassin
  • Nurse 3-D
  • The Object of My Affection
  • Paul Blart: Mall Cop
  • Pretty Woman
  • See No Evil, Hear No Evil
  • Shame
  • Simply Irresistible
  • The Sixth Man 
  • So I Married an Axe Murderer
  • Source Code
  • Spider-Man
  • Spider-Man 2
  • Spider-Man 3
  • Step Up Revolution
  • Surf’s Up
  • Swimfan
  • Synecdoche, New York
  • Tower Heist
  • Vantage Point
  • Wanderlust
  • War Horse
  • The Wedding Singer
  • What a Girl Wants
  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine
  • You’ve Got Mail

Premiering August 3

  • FX’s Reservation Dogs: Season 2 Premiere

Premiering August 4

  • CMA Fest

Premiering August 5 

  • Prey

Premiering August 10

  • Password: Series Premiere

Premiering August 11

  • Trolls: TrollsTopia: Complete 7th and Final Season

Premiering August 12

  • This Fool

Premiering August 13

  • FX’s Children of the Underground: Complete Season 1

Premiering August 15

  • Legacy: The True Story of the L.A. Lakers: Limited Series Premiere
  • Love Revolution: Season 1
  • The China Hustle
  • The Hate U Give
  • Journey to the West
  • Monsters
  • Nymphomaniac Volume 1 – Extended Director’s Cut
  • Red Cliff
  • Stage Mother
  • What Just Happened
  • Whose Streets?

Premiering August 16

  • Hotties: Complete Season 1

Premiering August 17

  • On the Count of Three

Premiering August 18

  • Dragons: The Nine Realms: Complete Season 3
  • International Falls

Premiering August 23

  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens: Season 1B

Premiering August 24

  • Blippi: Complete Season
  • Hostile Territory

Premiering August 25

  • Mike: Season 1 Premiere
  • Welcome to Wrexham: Season 1 Premiere

Premiering August 26 

  • Doc McStuffins: The Doc is 10!
  • Little Demon: Season 1 Premiere

Premiering August 30

  • FX’s The Patient: Limited Series Premiere
  • Keep This Between Us: Season 1 Premiere

Premiering August 31

  • The Croods: Family Tree: Complete Season 4