With the last month of summer here, why not enjoy the last summer nights by watching one of the best new movies Netflix Instant has to offer for the month of August 2012? We’ve already done all the leg work for you and have picked the best new Netflix movies available on Instant. Click on the movie titles below to watch instantly on Netflix. You’re welcome.

Check back every week for more new Netflix Instant movies for August 2012.

New Netflix Instant Movies For August 21st to 27th

Super 8 Movie

Director J.J Abrams and producer Steven Spielberg are behind the nostalgic supernatural thriller  'Super 8.' The 2011 cult hit makes its debut on Netflix Instant.

If sharks weren't enough, 'Piranha' will give you another reason to avoid the water. The campy horror-flick even stars Richard Dreyfuss of 'Jaws' fame.

Comedian Bill Burr is known for his dark, acerbic brand of humor. And the funnyman has his knives out for plastic surgery, reality TV stars and gold diggers in the concert film 'Bill Burr: You People Are All the Same.'

If you're going to see just one of the five 2011 movies Nic Cage starred in on Netflix Instant, check out the vigilante flick ‘Seeking Justice,’which got the best reviews of the bunch.

In the sitcom ‘Wilfred,’ Elijah Wood plays a depressed, washed-up lawyer who befriends his neighbor’s dog -- who looks suspiciously like a man in a dog suit. The entire first season of the off-beat FX series is now available on Netflix.

New Netflix Instant Movies for August 14th - August 20th

Captain America

Chris Evans transforms from a 98-pound weakling to a Nazi-fighting super soldier in Marvel’s ‘Captain America: The First Avenger.’

A group of desperate salesman fight for the best leads in ‘Glengarry Glen Ross,’ which director David Mamet adapted from his play of the same name. Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Kevin Spacey, Alec Baldwin, Ed Harris, Alan Arkin and Jonathan Pryce make up one of the stronger casts in recent movie history.

The Spanish-language drama ‘The Motorcycle Diaries’ tells the story of Che Guevara. Gael Garcia Bernal plays the iconic revolutionary figure.

Cult actor Danny Trejo stars as the title character in ‘Bad Ass,' which is roughly based on internet hero ‘Epic Beard Man.’

The early '60s period piece 'Mermaids' has two daughters (Winona Ryder and Christina Ricci, in her first role) dealing with their eccentric single mother, played by Cher.

John Larroquette and Kimberly Williams star in the epic TV miniseries ‘The Tenth Kingdom.’ All five two-hour episodes of the twisted re-imagination of many of your favorite fairy tales, which aired on NBC to much critical acclaim in 2000, are now available on Netflix.

New Netflix Instant Movies for August 7th - August 13th, 2012


Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton play estranged brothers and MMA fighters on a collision course toward each other in the critically acclaimed sports drama ‘Warrior.’ Nick Nolte snagged a Academy Award nomination for his role as their alcoholic dad.

Margin Call’ dramatizes the financial crisis of 2008 by focusing on 36 riveting hours in an investment bank based on Lehman Brothers.

The lives of a diverse group of Los Angelians collide violently in ‘Crash,’ which won the 2005 Academy Award for Best Picture.

In 'God Bless America,' a black comedy written directed by Bobcat Goldthwait, a terminally ill man decides to take the most repugnant members of society out with him.

Philip Seymour Hoffman dazzles as acclaimed author Truman Capote in the biographical film ‘Capote.’

The entire first season of the Syfy original series ‘Alphas,’ which focuses on an elite team of humans with super-human powers, is now available on Netflix.

New Netflix instant Movies for July 31 -August 6, 2012


Platoon’ won the Academy Award for Best Picture and Best Director (Oliver Stone). Charlie Sheen stars with strong supporting performances from Tom Berenger and Willem Dafoe.

Don't let the inferior Russell Brand remake deter you from watching the original ‘Arthur,’ which stars Dudley Moore in the title role and is quite funny.

Tom Cruise slide across the floor and into America's hearts in the high school comedy classic ‘Risky Business.’

Armed with their famous dry wit, the Monty Python crew takes on big issues like life, death and religion in the sketch comedy ‘Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life.’

Angelina Jolie's directorial debut 'In The Land of Blood and Honey' tells the tortured tale of a relationship between a Serb soldier and a Muslim woman during the Bosnian war.

'Nothing But Trouble' was panned by critics and ignored by audiences when it came out in 1991. But the quirky comedy, which stars Chevy Chase, John Candy, Demi Moore and Dan Aykroyd, has developed a cult following over the years.