15:53 Thursday, 25 June 2020
What’re you watching first?
Netflix has kept many of us sane during lockdown and it’s still delivering the goods when it comes to top-notch entertainment.
With massive films like The Green Mile, Schindler’s List and Knocked Up coming to the platform next month, there’ll be plenty to keep us going. Here’s a full list of the films coming to Netflix in July:
- About a Boy (2002)
- Amélie (2001)
- Angela’s Ashes (1999)
- Atonement (2007)
- Behind the Candelabra (2013)
- BlacKkKlansman (2018)
- Burn After Reading (2008)
- Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (2012)
- Field of Dreams (1989)
- Gladiator (2000)
- Hot Fuzz (2007)
- Joy (2015)
- Jurassic Park 1-3
- Knocked Up (2007)
- Mamma Mia! (2008) Spring Breakers (2012)
- Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)
- O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
- Revolutionary Road (2008)
- Schindler’s List (1993)
- Terminator Salvation (2009)
- The Green Mile (1999)
- The Secret Garden (1993)
- The Truman Show (1998)
- Twins (1988)
There’ll also be a number of decent Netflix originals available to watch throughout next month, including the highly-anticipated documentary series Unsolved Mysteries and the Babysitters Club reboot.
Here’s a lowdown of all the new additions:
Netflix Original TV
Deadwind: Season 2 – July 1st
Corruption and murder collide as Helsinki detectives Sofia Karppi and Sakari Nurmi scour the city for the rumoured connection.
Say I Do – July 1st
Dream weddings really do come true as experts Jeremiah Brent, Thai Nguyen and Gabriele Bertaccini help couples pull off their perfect celebration.
Warrior Nun – July 2nd
After waking up in a morgue, an orphaned teen discovers she now possesses superpowers as the chosen Halo-Bearer for a secret sect of demon-hunting nuns.
Cable Girls: Final Season: Part 2 – July 3rd
When Lidia’s biggest rival uses a prison camp to enact revenge, Lidia and her friends become even more defiant in their fight against Franco’s regime.
JU-ON: Origins – July 3rd
A paranormal researcher searches obsessively for a cursed home where something terrible happened to a mother and her child long ago.
Southern Survival – July 3rd
The BattlBox crew tests out a variety of products designed to help people survive dangerous situations, including fires, explosions and intruders.
Stateless – July 8th
At an Australian immigration detention centre, four strangers — a troubled woman, an anguished refugee, a bureaucrat and a struggling dad — cross paths.
Was It Love? – July 8th
When four very different men appear in her life, a single mother who hasn’t dated in years begins to rediscover love — and herself.
The Protector: Season 4 – July 9th
Vizier and the Immortals rule over modern Istanbul, Hakan travels to the past to stop a war, and Zeynep undergoes a powerful transformation.
Down to Earth with Zac Efron – July 10th
In this travel show, actor Zac Efron journeys around the world with wellness expert Darin Olien in search of healthy, sustainable ways to live.
O Crush Perfeito – July 10th
In this reality show, six singles meet five different blind dates at trendy hot spots in São Paulo. Who will they choose for a second date?
Dark Desire – July 15th
Married Alma spends a fateful weekend away from home that ignites passion, ends in tragedy and leads her to question the truth about those close to her.
Skin Decision: Before and After – July 15th
Plastic surgeon Dr. Sheila Nazarian and skin-care expert Nurse Jamie use the latest procedures to transform clients and bring out their best selves.
Indian Matchmaking – July 16th
Matchmaker Sima Taparia guides clients in the U.S. and India in the arranged marriage process, offering an inside look at the custom in a modern era.
¡A cantar! (Sing On! Spain) – July 24th
In this new singing contest, players face off on some of the biggest hits, and the jackpot of up to 30,000 euros grows every time they hit the right note.
Cursed – July 17th
Based on the New York Times bestselling book, Cursed is a re-imagination of the Arthurian legend, told through the eyes of Nimue, a young woman with a mysterious gift who is destined to become the powerful (and tragic) Lady of the Lake. After her mother’s death, she finds an unexpected partner in Arthur, a humble mercenary, in a quest to find Merlin and deliver an ancient sword. Over the course of her journey, Nimue will become a symbol of courage and rebellion against the terrifying Red Paladins, and their complicit King Uther. Cursed is a coming-of-age story whose themes are familiar to our own time: the obliteration of the natural world, religious terror, senseless war, and finding the courage to lead in the face of the impossible.
Signs – July 22nd
When a young woman’s murder shows similarities to a decade-old cold case, a new police commander must break the silence permeating an Owl Mountain town.
How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast): Season 2 – July 21st
As Moritz and the MyDrugs crew ramp up their hustle, the online drug shop grows more successful — and even more dangerous.
Norsemen: Season 3 – July 22nd
This season of the Norwegian Viking comedy goes back in time to tell the story that led to Season 1. Don’t worry, there is still plenty of pillaging and plundering.
Boca a Boca (Kissing Game) – July 17th
In a Brazilian cattle-ranching town, adolescents panic when they’re threatened by the outbreak of a contagious infection transmitted by kissing.
Good Girls: Season 3 – July 26th
Suburban mothers-turned-criminals Beth, Ruby and Annie return to face the consequences of last season’s hijinks.
Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons: Season 4 – July 29th
Journalist Raphael Rowe lives like an inmate while investigating dangerous prisons in Paraguay, Germany, Mauritius and Lesotho.
The Umbrella Academy: Season 2 – July 31st
The super-powered Hargreeves siblings return for Season 2. Five warned his family (so, so many times) that using his powers to escape from Vanya’s 2019 apocalypse was risky. Well, he was right – the time jump scatters the siblings in time in and around Dallas, Texas. Over a three year period. Starting in 1960. Some, having been stuck in the past for years, have built lives and moved on, certain they’re the only ones who survived. Five is the last to land, smack dab in the middle of a nuclear doomsday, which – spoiler alert! – turns out is a result of the group’s disruption of the timeline (déjà vu, anyone?). Now the Umbrella Academy must find a way to reunite, figure out what caused doomsday, put a stop to it, and return to the present timeline to stop that other apocalypse. All while being hunted by a trio of ruthless Swedish assassins. But seriously, no pressure or anything.
Vis a vis: El Oasis – July 31st
After years of stealing jewellery, Zulema and Macarena recruit four other women for a final heist worth millions, to take place at a narco family wedding.
Netflix Original Films
Under the Riccione – July 1st
While vacationing on the beaches of Riccione, a group of teens become friends and help each other manage romantic relationships and summer crushes.
Desperados – July 3rd
A panicked young woman (Nasim Pedrad) and her two best friends (Anna Camp & Sarah Burns) fly to Mexico to delete a ranting email she sent to her new boyfriend. On arrival, they run into her former beau (Lamorne Morris), who soon gets caught up in their frantic scheme.
The Hater – July 29th
A duplicitous young man finds success in the dark world of social media smear tactics — but his virtual vitriol soon has violent real-life consequences.
The Old Guard – July 10th
Led by a warrior named Andy (Charlize Theron), a covert group of tight-knit mercenaries with a mysterious inability to die have fought to protect the mortal world for centuries. But when the team is recruited to take on an emergency mission and their extraordinary abilities are suddenly exposed, it’s up to Andy and Nile (Kiki Layne), the newest soldier to join their ranks, to help the group eliminate the threat of those who seek to replicate and monetize their power by any means necessary. Based on the acclaimed graphic novel by Greg Rucka and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood (LOVE & BASKETBALL, BEYOND THE LIGHTS), THE OLD GUARD is a gritty, grounded, action-packed story that shows living forever is harder than it looks.
Gli Infedeli – July 15th
From campy lies to sexy surprises, this collection of vignettes captures the follies of several men as they fumble with fidelity and relationships.
Fatal Affair – July 16th
Ellie (Nia Long) tries to mend her marriage with her husband Marcus (Stephen Bishop) after a brief encounter with an old friend, David (Omar Epps), only to find that David is more dangerous and unstable than she’d realized. FATAL AFFAIR is directed by Peter Sullivan.
MILF (FR) – July 16th
Three best friends in their 40s start relationships with younger men while on vacation.
Ofrenda a la torment – July 24th
Amaia investigates several suspicious infant deaths and horrific rituals. Meanwhile, people around her risk grave danger. Part 3 in the Baztan Trilogy.
The Kissing Booth 2 – July 24th
In this sequel, high school senior Elle juggles a long-distance relationship, college apps and a new friendship that could change everything.
Seriously Single – July 31st
Two besties with polar opposite views of men, sex and love navigate the complicated singles scene together in this romantic comedy.
Netflix Original Documentaries
Unsolved Mysteries – July 1st
The iconic series UNSOLVED MYSTERIES is back! Fusing signature elements from the original series with contemporary immersive, character-driven storytelling, the new episodes are rooted in the experiences of ordinary people who have lived the unthinkable — from the trauma of a loved one’s unexplained disappearance or horrific death, to the shock of a bizarre paranormal encounter. Alongside detectives and journalists, family members offer clues, present theories, and identify suspects, hoping one viewer holds the key to solving the mystery. From the creators of the original docuseries, Cosgrove/Meurer Productions, and 21 Laps Entertainment, the producers of Stranger Things.
Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado – July 8th
Astrologer Walter Mercado, with 120 million viewers at his peak, was sui generis: a peacock in macho culture, a naive biz whiz, a courier of hope.
On est ensemble – July 14th
Activists around the world fight injustice and drive social change in this documentary that follows their participation in the music video “Solidarité.”
The Business of Drugs – July 14th
To detail how drugs push people into risky — even deadly — behaviours, a former CIA officer investigates the economics of six illicit substances.
Father Soldier Son – July 17th
When Sgt. First Class Brian Eisch is critically wounded in Afghanistan, it sets him and his sons on a journey of love, loss, redemption and legacy.
The Claudia Kishi Club – July 10th
Asian American creatives pay passionate tribute to the iconic, stereotype-busting “Baby-Sitters Club” character in this heartfelt documentary short.
Love on the Spectrum – July 22nd
Finding love can be hard for anyone. For young adults on the autism spectrum, exploring the unpredictable world of dating can be even more complicated.
Fear City: New York vs The Mafia – July 22nd
This docuseries chronicles how the feds took down the five mafia empires of New York City at the height of their powers during the 1980s.
Street Food: Latin America – July 21st
From the creators of CHEF’S TABLE, the hit series STREET FOOD returns for a new culinary adventure. The newest instalment will travel to six countries in Latin America and explore the vibrant street food culture of Oaxaca, Mexico; Salvador, Brazil; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Lima, Peru; Bogota, Colombia; and La Paz, Bolivia. Each episode highlights the stories of perseverance and culture that bring life to each country’s cuisine.
The Speed Cubers – July 29th
Discover the special bond — and uncommon competitive spirit — shared by the world’s Rubik’s Cube-solving record breakers in this documentary.
ARASHI’s Diary -Voyage- ep 10 (Coming Soon)
Japanese boy band ARASHI will go on hiatus but continue moving forward and challenging until the last moment with five members – visit America and meet with producers in New York, L.A. and more.
Last Chance U: Laney – July 28th
Netflix’s critically acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series Last Chance U returns for Season 5 in a brand new setting to give viewers a raw, authentic look at the junior college football program at Laney College in the heart of Oakland, CA. After clinching the title of state and national champions in 2018, the Laney Eagles have a hard season to follow and a lot to prove. Going into his eighth season and having built the program from the ground up, powerhouse head coach John Beam must fight to rally the team amidst countless setbacks. Season 5 brings intensity both on and off the field as players battle injuries, stress, and personal demons while finding much needed support in the community and taking pride in their scrappy mentality and motto “Laney Built.”
Netflix Original Comedy
Thiago Ventura: POKAS – July 2nd
In a rollicking special, Thiago Ventura jokes about life in the hood, politics and more, explaining how actions speak louder than words.
Urzila Carlson: Overqualified Loser – July 14th
Urzila Carlson keeps the laughs coming with thoughts on “The Biggest Loser,” sex tapes and boxed wine in a stand-up special from Melbourne, Australia.
Jack Whitehall: I’m Only Joking – July 21st
Award-winning actor, comedian, and presenter Jack Whitehall is back with more hilarious quips and shocking stories in his second Netflix original comedy special, Jack Whitehall: I’m Only Joking. The hour-long set features a disastrous audience interaction, absurd tales of Jack’s [in]famous father, and an uncomfortable story from the Berlin airport. Filmed at Wembley Stadium in January of this year, Jack Whitehall: I’m Only Joking premieres globally on Netflix on July 21, 2020.
Netflix Kids and Family
Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt: Season 2 – July 1st
Chico Bon Bon and his Fix-It Force crew are on call to solve any problem, from heating up a cold cup of cocoa to rescuing a sandwich from a safe.
The Baby-Sitters Club – July 3rd
Netflix’s new series THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB is based on the best-selling book series, that follows the friendship and adventures of Kristy Thomas (Sophie Grace), Mary Anne Spier (Malia Baker), Claudia Kishi (Momona Tamada), Stacey McGill (Shay Rudolph), and Dawn Schafer (Xochitl Gomez) as the middle-schoolers start their babysitting business in the town of Stoneybrook, Connecticut. Rounding out the cast, Alicia Silverstone plays Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer, the selfless single-mother of Kristy Thomas and love interest of all around good guy Watson Brewer, played by Mark Feuerstein. Ann M. Martin, the beloved series author and producer on the new series, was the first to conceive the idea of these inspiring young girls with different backgrounds, personalities and opinions that were brought together by a business venture they conceived and bonded through the friendships they forged. The adaptation of the contemporary dramedy that continues to champion friendship, female empowerment and entrepreneurship was led by Rachel Shukert (Glow) as showrunner and Lucia Aniello (Broad City) as executive producer.