7 of the Best New Fantasy Movies in August

Watch: All-new Frankenstein, Zom 100 & Demeter – these are the most anticipated new fantasy movies in August 2023

Epic battles, mad scientists and The Count at sea. From magical encounters to dark monster stories and dragon encounters – in cinema and streaming on Netflix –  these are some of the most anticipated new fantasy movies in August 2023. 

Complete with titles, dates, trailers, where it releases and links to watch your fave streaming fantasy movies right now…

Awesome New Sci-Fi Movies in August 2023

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

Cinema, 2 August 2023

The heroic ensemble returns with a new animated movie. Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Raphael have only known a life in the shadows. As mutated turtles with fighting skills, they were raised in the sewers by their rat master Splinter. But there’s only so long these teenagers can conceal themselves as they aim to prove themselves by saving the city. This animated adaption of the iconic cartoon comes from director Jeff Rowe (The Mitchells vs. the Machines) and writers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (Superbad), bringing to life Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem!

Watch: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem Trailer

Genres Science Fiction, Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Animated
In Cinema

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead

Netflix, 3 August 2023

Life is a drag until zombies consume the planet. For most people, this would seem like a dark time. But for the hapless office drone Akira Tendo, the surrounding death is a chance to cast off the shackles of society and truly live. He uses this chance to be free to fulfil his bucket list since it’s as good a time as any. What follows is a chance at finding happiness while the world ends in the off-beat horror of Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead.

Watch: Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Trailer

Genres Horror, Adventure, Comedy
Streaming Netflix | Watch it

The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh Part 2

Netflix, 8 August 2023

The battle of kingdoms wages on! The young Prince Tristan struggles to control the powers of the Demon Clan and Goddess Clan. With the forces being helmed by his father and mother, the Prince believes he can save his mother by seeking the help of Deathpierce, a former member of the Holy Knights. But what dark plan to Deathpierce have in store for the kingdom that could threaten the Seven Deadly Sins? Find out in the conclusion of The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh Part 2!

Watch: The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh Part 2 Trailer

Genres Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Anime
Streaming Netflix | Watch it


Digital, 10 August 2023

Dragons and humans live together in China. They once had an alliance where they were friends who helped each other out. But that bond was broken when the humans became greedy and the dragons became a hunted species. In the wake of this brutalisation, Ping, a young slave girl, finds herself forming a new relationship with a dragon. But will they be able to stay together with all the prejudice? Find out if Ping has what it takes to be a Dragonkeeper.

Watch: The Dragonkeeper Trailer

Genres Fantasy, Comedy, Animated
On VOD and Digital 

Haunted Mansion

Cinema, 11 August 2023

The iconic Disney ride comes to the big screen! Gabbie is a single mother who has purchased a new home. The catch with it is that there are ghosts lurking in its walls that refuse to leave. To clear the house of this paranormal threat, she enlists a tour guide, a psychic, a priest and a historian to aid in her exorcising effort. But will she succeed in sprucing up the scary halls of the Haunted Mansion?

Watch: Haunted Mansion Trailer

Genres Fantasy, Comedy, Horror
In Cinema

Last Voyage of the Demeter

Cinema, 11 August 2023

Dracula strikes at sea! Based on a single chapter from the legendary horror novel, the merchant Russian schooner Demeter is in trouble while on its voyage from Carpathia to London. While encountering the troubles of the sea, the vampire Dracula is on board amid the private cargo, threatening to consume all aboard. The bodies mount as the darkness grows. Dread, doom, and spilling blood abound for all who travel on the Last Voyage of the Demeter.

Watch: Last Voyage of the Demeter Trailer

Genres Fantasy, Horror
In Cinema

Frankenstein: Legacy

Cinema (UK), 17 August 2023

The legacy lives on for the mad scientist! Set in 1875 England, the journals of Doctor Victor Frankenstein had been passed down for decades, shrouded in darkness and secrecy. The information ends up in the hands of Millicent Browning, a scientist seeking any means necessary of curing her ailing husband. But her devotion creates a further distance from her child who grow up to become a doctor at an asylum. Dark secrets will be unearthed in Frankenstein: Legacy.

Watch: Frankenstein: Legacy Trailer

Genres Fantasy, Horror, Drama
In Cinema (UK)

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