Coming and Going on Hulu in August 2017

Meryl Streep is "Florence Foster Jenkins."

Florence Foster Jenkins with Oscar nominee Meryl Streep, Sam Raimi’s original Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2 with Tobey Maguire as the web-slinging superhero, and Jonathon Demme’s Rachel Getting Married with Anne Hathaway are among the movies coming to Hulu in August.

Other films circulating through the line-up include Valkyrie with Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan with Tom Hanks, The Big Chill with Kevin Kline and Glenn Close, space alien action comedy Men in Black II with Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, cult comedy Clue, and for the kids there’s the 2006 Charlotte’s Web with the voice of Julia Roberts

Streaming TV includes the Hulu original series Difficult People: Season 3, the comedies Better Things: Season 1 (with Emmy nominee Pamela Adlon) and You’re the Worst: Season 3 from FX, medical drama Mary Kills People: Season 1 from Lifetime, the IFC comedy Stan Against Evil: Season 1.

Among the films leaving Hulu at the end of August are David Lynch’s Blue Velvet, Brian De Palma’s Blow Out, Martin Scorsese’s Gangs of New York, and the vampires-vs-werewolves action horror films Underworld and Underworld Evolution.

Here’s what arriving on the service in August, and what’s leaving. (Day-after network debut showings are in italics)

August 1
Ali (2001)
Among Friends (2012)
Arthur (1981)
As Good as it Gets (1997)
Bad Boys (1995)
Bad News Bears (2005)
Bad Company (2002)
Benny & Joon (1993)
The Big Chill (1983)
Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991)
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)
Bloodsport (1988)
Box of Moonlight (1996)
Breakdown (1997)
Center Stage (2000)
Center Stage: On Pointe (2016)
Center Stage: Turn it Up (2008)
Charley One-Eye (1973)
Charlotte’s Web (2006)
Clue (1985)
Clueless (1995)
Coming to America (1988)
Criminal Law (1988)
Cujo (1983)
Dead Gamers (2014)
The Dead Zone (1983)
Delta Force (1986)
Eve’s Bayou (1997)
Far From Home (1989)
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2006)
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
Finding Forrester (2000)
The Foot Fist Way (2008)
Friends and Lovers (1999)
The General’s Daughter (1999)
Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2005)
Ghost (1990)
Hannie Caulder (1971)
Harlem Nights (1989)
Harsh Times (2005)
Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)
High Noon (1952)
Higher Learning (1995)
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
The Italian Job (2003)
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Men in Black II (2002)
The Mod Squad (1999)
New in Town (1967)
Once Bitten (1985)
Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
Paycheck (2003)
Puppetmaster: Axis Termination (2017)
The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981)
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Reds (1981)
Sahara (2005)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Saw (2004)
Saw II (2005)
Saw III (2006)
Saw IV (2007)
Saw V (2008)
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Spider-Man (2002)
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
The Swan Princess and the Secret of the Castle (1997)
The Swan Princess (1994)
Teen Witch (1989)
Teen Wolf (1985)
Teen Wolf Too (1987)
Terry Factor: Live in Concert (2014)
The Toy (1982)
Ulee’s Gold (1997)
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Wayne’s World 2 (1993)
The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All: Special (ABC)

August 2
Cup of Culture (2017)
Valkyrie (2008)
CMA Fest 2017: Special (ABC)

August 5
Billy on the Street: Season 5 (TruTV)
Hacker (2016)

August 6
Mosquito (2017)

August 7
You’re the Worst: Season 3 (FX)

August 8
Difficult People: Season 3 Premiere (Hulu Original)
Earth Live!: Special (National Geographic)

August 9
Tall Men (2016)

August 11
We Bare Bears: Season 2 (Cartoon Network)

August 15
Better Things: Season 1 (FX)
Beneath (2007)
Felony (2013)
Hamlet (1990)
Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
It Takes Two (1995)
Ladybugs (1992)
Love Story (1970)
Missing in Action (1984)
Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
Narc (2002)
Next (2007)
The Prince and Me (2004)
The Ruins (2008)
Sabrina (1995)
Universal Soldier (2002)
Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)
Bachelor in Paradise: Season 4 Premiere (ABC)

August 16
Regular Show: Season 8 (Cartoon Network)

August 17
Marlon: Series Premiere (NBC)

August 18
Mary Kills People: Season 1 (Lifetime)
Stan Against Evil: Season 1 (IFC)

August 19
My Bloody Valentine (2009)

August 20
In Secret (2013)

August 21
Air Bound (2017)

August 27
Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

August 29
Gimme Shelter (2013)

Here’s what is leaving Hulu in August:

August 31
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
All Over the Guy (2001)
Barnyard (2006)
Blow Out (1981)
Blue Velvet (1986)
Burnt Offerings (1976)
Chaos (2008)
De-Lovely (2004)
Desperate Hours (1990)
Fire in the Sky (1993)
Gangs of New York (2002)
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Harriet the Spy (1996)
Hercules (1997)
Kangaroo Jack (2003)
Little Man Tate (1991)
Lost in America (1985)
Mr. Mom (1983)
Mulan (1998)
Shivers (1975)
Tracker (2011)
Underworld (2003)
Underworld Evolution (2006)
Under the Sea (2009)
Walking Tall (2004)
Zoom (2006)

Dates are subject to change without notice.

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Sean Axmaker is a Seattle film critic and writer. He writes the weekly newspaper column Stream On Demand and the companion website, and his work appears at, Turner Classic Movies online, The Film Noir Foundation, and Parallax View.

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