New period dramas on Netflix in the US: What’s added in August 2021?

Another month, another selection of new movies and TV series to watch on Netflix in the US!

The complete list of additions for August 2021 is as massive as ever, so here we’ve picked out the best titles for fans of period dramas and British TV to add to their watch list.


Catch Me If You Can (available from 1st August 2021)


Seabiscuit (available from 1st August 2021)


Beowulf (available from 1st August 2021)


Quartet (available from 8th August 2021)


The Defeated – Season 1 (available from 18th August 2021)


Take a look at more new streaming recommendations here!