Top 10 Best Movies To Watch on Netflix in Malaysia August 2022

Although there are many choices, it might be challenging to pick the greatest Netflix movies, and there are still plenty to pick from. Whether you are searching for the best action movies, horror movies, comedies, or vintage movies on Netflix, there are many options available. The best thing about Netflix is how regularly they add new titles to their monthly movie lineup for your enjoyment. 

Here, we have compiled a list of movies you can stream on Netflix in Malaysia for the month of August, so you don’t have to waste time browsing categories in search of the ideal film to watch. The top 10 movies available on Netflix Malaysia in August are shown below.

How many devices can I have on Netflix?

It depends on the type of plan you have purchased for Netflix. The Basic plan allows you to stream to one device at one time while the Standard plan will allow you to  stream to two devices at a time. For the Premium plan, you are able to stream to four devices at a time. 

Can I share my Netflix account with family in a different home?

It is allowed for you to have multiple streams on the same account based on the membership plan that you have purchased. However, it is prohibited for you to share your Netflix account with someone outside of your household. 

10 Best Movies To Watch on Netflix in Malaysia August 2022

1. The Gray Man

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Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jessica Henwick, Regé-Jean Page, Wagner Moura, Julia Butters, Dhanush, Alfre Woodard, Billy Bob Thornton

Release date: 29 July 2022

Genre: Action thriller

Running time: 129 minutes

IMDB Score: 6.5/10

Six is a highly accomplished assassin that is in the deep-cover Sierra programme that was assigned to him. Nevertheless, a mission goes wrong, and Six is currently on the run from the CIA with sociopath Lloyd Hansen hot on his heels. To escape Hansen, who will do whatever it takes to bring Six down, Six must be at his most vicious, assisted by operative Dani Miranda and supervisor Donald Fitzroy. It is the first movie of a series based on John Greaney’s Gray Man novels, and it was produced by the Russo brothers’ firm, AGBO.

2. Purple Hearts

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Directed by: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum

Starring: Sofia Carson, Nicholas Galitzine, Chosen Jacobs, John Harlan Kim, Kat Cunning, Linden Ashby, Anthony Ippolito, Scott Deckert

Release date: 29 July 2022

Genre: Romance drama

Running time: 122 minutes

IMDB Score: 6.9/10

The movie Purple Hearts is based on Tess Wakefield’s book of the same name. Sofia Carson and Nicholas Galitzine are the main actors. Cassie and Luke are the main protagonists in their narrative. Despite having numerous differences, Luke, a disturbed Marine, and Cassie, a promising singer-songwriter, decide to get married purely for the sake of the military. However, the distinction between what is fiction and reality starts to blur when catastrophe hits them both.

3. Prisoners

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Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Melissa Leo, Paul Dano, Dennis Christopher, Dylan Minnette

Release date: 30 August 2013

Genre: Thriller

Running time: 153 minutes

IMDB Score: 8.1/10

The main character, Keller Dover, decides to conduct his own search after the police take a long time to locate his daughter and her friend. His desperation puts his life in danger but moves him closer to discovering the truth. Prisoners made US$122 million worldwide and received positive reviews. The National Board of Review selected it as one of the top 10 movies of 2013 and received a nomination for Best Cinematography at the 86th Academy Awards.

4. Ghostbusters: Afterlife

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Directed by: Jason Reitman

Starring: Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, Paul Rudd, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts, Sigourney Weaver

Release date: 23 August 2021

Genre: Supernatural comedy

Running time: 124 minutes

IMDB Score: 7.1/10

The two kids of a single mother relocate to the property she inherited from her estranged father. As they settle into the new home, the family gradually learn about their ties to the renowned Ghostbusters squad. This film is the fourth in the Ghostbusters franchise and follows Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989). Additionally, the film is set 32 years after what occurred in Ghostbusters II. If you are a fan of the original Ghostbusters films, check this out.

5. Look Both Ways

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Directed by: Wanuri Kahiu

Starring: Lili Reinhart, Luke Wilson, Andrea Savage, Nia Long, David Corenswet, Danny Ramirez, Aisha Dee, Taylor Murphy, Alexandria Payne, Jason Johnson, Raven Heart, Avery Hua, Ryan Murphy, Sahara Ale

Release date: 17 August, 2022

Genre: Romantic comedy drama

Running time: 111 minutes

Natalie’s life splits into two parallel worlds on the day before her college graduation: one in which she gets pregnant and must deal with parenting in her hometown of Texas, and the other in which she relocates to Los Angeles to follow her profession. This romantic comedy drama stars Lili Reinhart in the titular role of Natalie, as you may recognise this actress from the hit television series Riverdale.

6. October Sky

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Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Chris Owen, Laura Dern, William Lee Scott, Chad Lindberg, Natalie Canerday

Release date: 19 February 1999

Genre: Biographical drama

Running time: 107 minutes

IMDB Score: 7.8/10

When the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, was launched into orbit, Homer H. Hickam Jr., the son of a coal miner, got motivated to develop rockets despite his father’s wishes against it, which led to Homer eventually becoming an engineer for NASA. This true story is based on the memoir of the same name that Homer Hickam wrote in 1998, and Jake Gyllenhaal plays the starring role of Homer Hickam. If you want to watch an inspirational and heartfelt movie about following your dreams, this is the movie for you.

7. Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper

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Directed by: William Lau

Starring: Kelly Sheridan, Melissa Lyons, Julie Stevens, Alessandro Juliani, Mark Hildreth, Mark Luna, Martin Short, Kathleen Barr, Ian James Corlett, Ellen Kennedy, Pam Hyatt, Brian Drummond

Release date: 28 September 2004

Genre: Computer-animated musical fantasy

Running time: 85 minutes

IMDB Score: 6.9/10

A princess with blonde hair and a pauper with brunette hair is born on the same day and simultaneously in a faraway kingdom. The princess, Princess Anneliese, lives in a castle with her mother, the queen, while the pauper, Erika, dreams of becoming a famous singer and exploring the world. Still, she works as a servant at a dress shop that provides clothes to the palace. A turn of events occurs when the two individuals meet each other for the first time.

8. The Next 365 Days

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Directed by: Barbara Białowąs, Tomasz Mandes

Starring: Anna-Maria Sieklucka, Magdalena Lamparska, Rebecca Casiraghi, Michele Morrone

Release date: 19 August 2022

Genre: Erotic thriller

Running time: 113 minutes

The main characters, Laura and Massimo’s relationship, is left hanging by a thread as they struggle with trust issues as a determined Nacho tries to drive them apart. This erotic thriller serves as the third instalment in the 365 Days movie franchise and a sequel to the predecessor, 365 Days: This Day.

9. Darlings

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Directed by: Jasmeet K. Reen

Starring: Alia Bhatt, Shefali Shah, Vijay Varma, Roshan Mathew, Rajesh Sharma, Vijay Maurya, Santosh Juvekar, Kiran Karmarkar

Release date: 5 August 2022

Genre: Black comedy drama

Running time: 134 minutes

IMDB Score: 6.8/10

Jasmeet K. Reen makes her directorial appearance with this Indian Hindi language black comedy drama. The film is also co-written by Jasmeet, with a screenplay written by Parveez Sheikh. Darlings talk about the main character, Badru, played by Hindi actress Alia Bhatt. Badru lives with an alcoholic husband who is abusive towards her whenever he gets drunk. Badru tries many ways to get her husband to stop drinking, but when things get too far, Badru and her loving mother seek a plan to exact revenge against him.

10. UMMA

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Directed by: Iris K. Shim

Starring: Sandra Oh, Fivel Stewart, Dermot Mulroney, Odeya Rush, MeeWha Alana Lee, Tom Yi

Release date: 18 March 2022

Genre: Supernatural horror

Running time: 83 minutes

IMDB Score: 4.7/10

When the cremated ashes of her estranged and recently deceased mother arrive from Korea and are given by her uncle, Amanda’s peaceful life on a farm in the United States takes a frightening turn of events. Now, Amanda must do whatever it takes to protect her daughter, Chrissy, against the spirit of Umma.

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