new on netflix august 2016The dog days of August are just around the corner, and Netflix is heating up.

How to beat the summer doldrums? Tune into Baz Luhrmann's first TV series, "The Get Down," which follows the birth of hip-hop in 1970s New York City, available August 12th on Netflix.

Also debuting on Netflix in August 2016: the animated version of the classic French children's story, "The Little Prince"; the docu-series "Fearless" about professional bull riders; and new politically themed comedy specials from David Cross and "Funny or Die."

Here's what's new on Netflix streaming in August 2016:

Available August 1

"The American Side" (2016)
"An Inconvenient Truth" (2006)
"APEX: The Story of The Hypercar" (2016)
"Beethoven's Christmas Adventure" (2011)
"Big Daddy" (1999)
"Black Widow" (1987)
"Critical Condition" (1987)
"Deadfall" (2012)
"Destination: Team USA" (2016)
"Funny or Die Presents: Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie" (Netflix Exclusive)
"The Family Man" (2000)
"The Fast and the Furious" (2001)
"The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" (2006)
"Final Destination 3" (2006)
"From the Terrace" (1960)
"Holding the Man" (2015) (Netflix Exclusive)
"How to Win the US Presidency" (2016)
"In the Shadow of the Moon" (2007)
"ISIS: Women Unveiled" (2016)
"Masha and the Bear": Season 2 (Netflix Exclusive)
"Memoria" (2015)
"The Naked Prey" (1966)
"NCIS": Season 13
"Pay It Forward" (2000)
"The Real Texas Chainsaw Massacre" (2003)
"Roseanne Collection": Collection 3
"Sleepy Hollow" (1999)
"Sliding Doors" (1998)
"Star Trek: Nemesis" (2002)
"Teacher's Pet" (1958)
"The Verdict" (1982)
"The Wedding Planner" (2001)
"What Women Want" (2000)
"Young@Heart" (2007)
"Zack and Miri Make a Porno" (2008)

Available August 3

"Beat Bugs": Season 1 (Netflix Original)

Available August 5

"David Cross: Making America Great Again" (2016) (Netflix Original)
"Ever After High: Epic Winter" (Netflix Original)
"The Little Prince" (2016) (Netflix Original)
"Punk's Dead: SLC Punk 2" (2016)
"Slow TV: National Firewood Evening" (2016)
"Slow TV: National Firewood Morning" (2016)
"Slow TV: National Firewood Night" (2016)
"Slow TV: National Knitting Evening" (2016)
"Slow TV: National Knitting Morning" (2016)
"Slow TV: National Knitting Night" (2016)
"Slow TV: Northern Passage" (2016)
"Slow TV: Northern Railway" (2016)
"Slow TV: Salmon Fishing" (2016)
"Slow TV: The Telemark Canal" (2016)
"Slow TV: Train Ride Bergen to Oslo" (2016)

Available August 6

"The Confirmation" (2016)

Available August 9

"Real Husbands of Hollywood": Season 4
"Trex" (2015)

Available August 10

"St. Vincent" (2014)

Available August 11

"Flight of the Butterflies" (2012)
"No Country for Old Men" (2007)

Available August 12

"Ask the StoryBots": Season 1 (Netflix Original)
"The Get Down: Part 1 (Netflix Original)
"Project Mc": Season 2 (Netflix Original)

Available August 13

"13 Cameras" (2016)

Available August 15

"Louis CK: Live at The Comedy Store" (2015)

Available August 16

"Let's Go to Prison" (2006)
"Our Last Tango" (2015)

Available August 17

"The Curse of Sleeping Beauty" (2016)
"The Last Heist" (2016)
"Puffin Rock": Season 2 (Netflix Original)

Available August 19

"Bottersnikes and Gumbles": Season 1 (Netflix Original)
"Fearless": Season 1 (Netflix Original)
"I'll Sleep When I'm Dead": (Netflix Original)

Available August 21

"Maz Jobrani: I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On TV" (2015)

Available August 22

"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit": The Seventeenth Year

Available August 23 2016

"Septembers of Shiraz" (2015)

Available August 25

"The Road" (2009)

Available August 26

"Blue Is the Warmest Color" (2013)
"Dawn of The Croods": Season 2 (Netflix Original)
"Glitter Force": Season 2 (Netflix Original)
"Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy: We've Been Thinking..." (Netflix Original)
"Once Upon a Time": Season 5
"XOXO" (2016) (Netflix Original)

Available August 27

"Rams" (2015)

Available August 29

"The State of Marriage" (2015)

Available August 31

"Ku'damm 56": Season 1