What to Watch: August 2022 Highlights

Oculus Blog
August 9, 2022

Meta Horizon Home lets you and your friends watch movies, documentaries, and on-demand concerts and events on Oculus TV together in VR. And we’re highlighting some of our favorite picks each month, so be sure to check back on the blog for all the latest.

Must-See Movies*

Clerks II
A calamity at Dante and Randall’s shops sends them looking for new horizons, but they ultimately settle at Mooby’s—a fictional Disney-McDonald’s-style fast-food empire. Sequel to the 1994 film by Kevin Smith. Rated R for pervasive sexual and crude content including aberrant sexuality, strong language, and some drug material.

A prostitute-turned-drug dealer aims to take over the futuristic city of Mega City One. Judge Dredd, the premier member of an elite police force, is the city’s final hope. Rated R for strong bloody violence, language, drug use, and some sexual content.

After a failed global warming experiment, a post-apocalyptic Ice Age has killed off nearly all life on the planet. Rated R for violence, language, and drug content.

Source Code
Jake Gyllenhaal stars in this action-thriller about a man who awakens in another man’s body to discover only he has the ability to stop a terrorist attack on a commuter train.

Tarzan must protect the jungle—and Jane—from greedy New York City businessmen who want to destroy his home for profit in this animated family adventure.

Hurricane Season
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, high school basketball coach Al Collins assembles students from five different Louisiana schools and leads them all the way to the state championships.

The Descent
A girls’ trip to explore a labyrinth of North Carolina caves takes a terrifying turn in this spelunking scarefest. Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, grisly images, terror, and language.

Concerts & Events On-Demand

Post Malone’s Twelve Carat Toothache: A VR Experience
Watch an intimate performance with Post Malone as he performs his new album, Twelve Carat Toothache, in VR with special guests.

Post Malone “Love/Hate Letter To Alcohol” 3D Performance feat. Fleet Foxes
“Love/Hate Letter To Alcohol” (feat. Fleet Foxes)—A 3D Performance from “Post Malone’s Twelve Carat Toothache: A VR Experience.”

Post Malone “Wasting Angels” 3D Performance feat. Kid LAROI
“Wasting Angels” (feat. The Kid LAROI)—A 3D Performance from “Post Malone’s Twelve Carat Toothache: A VR Experience.”

Triplemania XXX - Trios Match
Pagano, Bandido, and Taya fight against Deonna, Cibernetico, and Andrade in what is one of the craziest fights of the night.

Triplemania XXX Chapter 2: Tormenta vs Flammer
Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, the top Mexican Lucha Libre leading company, presents the second leg of its 30th anniversary on Triplemania XXX Chapter 2 / Tijuana. In this fight, Tormenta and Flammer will compete to see who loses her mask and has to reveal her secret identity to the world.

Explore Our Universe

Expand - Space Explorers: The ISS Experience
Always with an eye towards the future of human space flight and exploration, the ISS crew prepares to close the hatch behind them for the last time as a year-long mission comes to an end. Questions surround them as the COVID-19 pandemic back on Earth complicates their return with a vast number of unknowns. They leave knowing the work they accomplished on the ISS will help all those who will come after them to expand the horizon of deep space exploration. Sights are set to getting back to the moon with the ultimate goal of Mars. With the realization of commercial space flight, expansion is now closer than ever. The episode and series culminate with the first-ever spacewalk filmed in ultra high-resolution cinematic virtual reality.

James Webb Space Telescope: First Images
On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, NASA released the first full-color images from the James Webb Space Telescope. The full set of the telescope’s first full-color images and spectroscopic data are available at nasa.gov/webbfirstimages.

Discover Real Stories & Documentaries

Mummies: Secrets Of The Pharaohs
Journey to the royal tombs of Egypt and explore the history of ancient Egyptian society as told through the mummies of the past. The film follows explorers and scientists as they piece together the archeological and genetic clues of Egyptian mummies and provides audiences with a window into the fascinating and mysterious world of the pharaohs. To unwrap the secrets of the pharaohs is to perhaps glimpse the future of our own civilization.

Wild Ocean
Plunge into an underwater feeding frenzy—an epic struggle for survival where whales, sharks, dolphins, seals, gannets, and billions of fish collide with humankind during one of nature’s greatest migration spectacles. Filmed off the Wild Coast of South Africa and set to the rhythm of the local people, Wild Ocean reveals the economic and cultural impact of the ocean while celebrating the communal efforts to protect our invaluable marine resources.

No matter what content you decide on, watching it with friends in VR is an immersive experience you won’t want to miss. So grab your headset, party up with friends, and make some memories in Meta Horizon Home. And check back on the blog next month for some fresh picks.

*Lionsgate movies are available for free in Oculus TV in the US. R-rated movies are only available for people 18+ in the US.