Over the past week, dozens of new movies were added to our favorite streaming platforms: Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Max, Disney+. And many more will be added throughout the month.
And that includes this weekend, when 11 new movies will be added to three of those platforms. While Amazon Prime and Hulu have no new movies coming in this weekend, those other three options will present new projects to choose from.
Here’s every new movie coming to Netflix, HBO Max and Disney+ this weekend.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (Disney+)
Plot summary: In the holy city of Alamut resides the Sands of Time, which gives mortals the power to turn back time. After leading an attack on the city, Dastan, the adopted son of Persia’s king, acquires a dagger that gives the one who holds it access to the Sands. Dastan goes on the run with an Alamut princess named Tamina after being accused of killing his father. The pair must protect the ancient treasure from dark forces and unmask the king’s assassin.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Ben Kingsley, Gemma Arterton and Alfred Molina. The film was directed by Mike Newell.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time will be available to stream on Disney+ on August 7.
Plot summary: Howard tells the story of Howard Ashman, the lyricist behind Disney animated films such as Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid.
Howard is a documentary directed by Don Hahn.
Howard will be available to stream on Disney+ on August 7.
Plot summary: Led by Xavier, the mutant team that makes up the X-Men fight to protect a world that fears them. They are locked in a battle with former colleague and friend, Magneto who believes humans and mutants should never co-exist.
X-Men stars Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Bruce Davison, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Ray Park and Anna Paquin. The film was directed by Bryan Singer.
X-Men will be available to stream on Disney+ on August 7.
The Peanuts Movie (Disney+)
Plot summary: Life always seems complicated for good ol’ Charlie Brown, the boy who always tries his best against seemingly impossible odds. When the Little Red-Haired Girl moves into his neighborhood, Charlie Brown develops a crush on her. Meanwhile, his best friend Snoopy embarks on an epic adventure in a fantasy world. As a World War I flying ace, the lovable beagle pursues his nemesis, the Red Baron, while also trying to win the heart of a beautiful poodle named Fifi.
The Peanuts Movie is an animated film voiced by Noah Schnapp, Hadley Belle Miller, Mariel Sheets, Alex Garfin, Francesca Angelucci Capaldi, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, Kristin Chenoweth and Bill Melendez. The film was directed by Steve Martino.
The Peanuts Movie will be available to stream on Disney+ on August 7.
Berlin, Berlin: Lolle on the Run (Netflix)
Plot summary: Lolle has moved on with her best friend, Hart, and they are about to get married, but Sven disrupts their plans.
Berlin, Berlin: Lolle on the Run stars Felicitas Woll, Janina Uhse, Jan Sosniok, Matthias Klimsa, Sandra Borgmann, Kai Lentrodt, Armin Rohde, Gitta Schweighöfer and Kailas Mahadevan.. The film was directed by Franziska Meyer Price.
Berlin, Berlin: Lolle on the Run will be available to stream on Netflix on August 7.
Stars in the Sky: A Hunting Story (Netflix)
Plot summary: An examination of the lives and minds of hunters in America that opens the door to an honest exploration of the controversies, emotions, and traditions that are inherent to this most primal human activity. It is not a one-sided story.
Stars in the Sky: A Hunting Story is a documentary directed by Steven Rinella.
Stars in the Sky: A Hunting Story will be available to stream on Netflix on August 7.
The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kids In Space (Netflix)
Plot summary: The Magic School Cus kids blast into orbit—and onto the International Space Station—only to find themselves on the run from a giant tardigrade.
The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kids In Space is an animated special voiced by Kate McKinnon, Matthew Mucci, Mikaela Blake, Gabby Clarke, Roman Lutterotti, Leke Maceda-Rustecki, Birva Pandya, Lynsey Pham and Kaden Stephen. The film was directed by Richard Weston.
The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kids In Space will be available to stream on XXX on August XXX.
Work It (Netflix)
Plot summary: An awkward 18-year-old achieves near-perfection by sheer hard work. She vows to transform her gawkiness through dance, and refine her skills until she competes at a competition.
Work It stars Sabrina Carpenter, Liza Koshy, Keiynan Lonsdale, Drew Ray Tanner, Michelle Buteau and Jordan Fisher. The film was directed by Laura Terruso.
Work It will be available to stream on Netflix on August 7.
The Promise (Netflix)
Plot summary: Brilliant medical student Michael meets beautiful dance instructor Ana in late 1914. Their shared Armenian heritage sparks an attraction that explodes into a romantic rivalry between Michael and Ana’s boyfriend, an American photojournalist who’s dedicated to exposing the truth. As the Ottoman Empire crumbles into war-torn chaos, their conflicting passions must be deferred as they join forces to get themselves and their people to safety.
The Promise stars Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bale, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Shohreh Aghdashloo and Rade Šerbedžija. The film was directed by Terry George.
The Promise will be available to stream on Netflix on August 8.
We Summon the Darkness (Netflix)
Plot summary: Three best friends cross paths with sadistic killers after they travel to a secluded country home to party.
We Summon the Darkness stars Alexandra Daddario, Keean Johnson, Maddie Hasson, Amy Forsyth, Logan Miller, Austin Swift and Johnny Knoxville. The film was directed by Marc Meyers.
We Summon the Darkness will be available to stream on Netflix on August 8.
Richard Jewell (HBO Max)
Plot summary: During the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, security guard Richard Jewell discovers a suspicious backpack under a bench in Centennial Park. With little time to spare, he helps to evacuate the area until the incendiary device inside the bag explodes. Hailed as a hero who saved lives, Jewell’s own life starts to unravel when the FBI names him the prime suspect in the bombing.
Richard Jewell stars Sam Rockwell, Kathy Bates, Jon Hamm, Olivia Wilde and Paul Walter Hauser. The film was directed by Clint Eastwood.
Richard Jewell will be available to stream on HBO Max on August 8.