New on Netflix: 9 Shows and Movies to Indulge in This Month
Be sure to add these must-stream items for July to your watch list!
The previous month kicked off with Disney’s The Little Mermaid and capped off with Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange with many other thrilling titles in between. In July, the excitement and the unveiling of top-rated entertainment only continues.
Quick roll call: Diablo Cody’s bloody teen comedy-horror Jennifer Body is now available for streaming. So is the third season of Shooter starring Ryan Phillippe, The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Fashion fans can help themselves to CFDA and American Vogue’s The Fashion Fund, the kids at heart can binge-watch Adventure Time and X-Men fans can enjoy the selection of movies in the hit franchise that are now part of the Netflix lineup, too. What else is on and worth the binge? Keep scrolling to find out!
Starring: Tallulah Haddon, Simona Brown, Matthew Beard, Freddie Stewart and Haruka Abe
After the passing of her mother, 17-year-old Leila just cannot seem to cope. Now somewhat a recluse, she allows herself to get lost in a video game called Azana, where she meets another player named Tess. In real life, the two quickly develop a friendship…one that is stopped in its tracks when Tess suddenly goes missing. Logging into Azana as Tess’ character, Leila begins to uncover the mystery behind her friend’s disappearance. Curious to know how the story unfolds? Stream the complete first season of the new Netflix Original series here.
Starring: Karamo Brown, Bobby Berk, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness
This one may be a June release, but we promise it’s worthy of a spot on your July watchlist (if you haven’t already binge-watched the second season that is). The celebrated return of the Fab Five means more makeovers, life transformations, inspiring stories and heartwarming moments that for sure will have you reaching for the tissue. Click on to stream brand new episodes of Queer Eye.
Starring: Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Sydelle Noel, Britt Baron, Britney Young, Kate Nash, Gayle Rankin and Kia Stevens
The twists, turns and hardships have all led to this moment: the first taping day of a new, all-female wrestling show. For Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie) and the gang, getting the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling on a TV network is only the beginning of an even wilder ride. Catch the 10-episode sophomore season of GLOW only on Netflix.
Starring: Josh Radnor, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris, Alyson Hannigan and Jason Segel
How I Met Your Mother joining the streaming platform marks the second return (and rise) of the sit-com. Given the Netflix premiere of FRIENDS in January, it was only right that the second half of 2018 kicked off with another classic title. Laugh, cry and swoon again and again with Ted, Marshall, Lily, Robin and Barney. Stream the complete series here!
Starring: Daniel Doheny, Madeline Weinstein, Antonio Marziale, Daniel Zolghadri and Nik Dodani
A coming-out story wrapped in a light-hearted teen comedy, Alex Strangelove follows the story of Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny) who is absolutely set on losing his virginity to his girlfriend Claire (Madeline Weinstein). His plans are derailed, however, when he meets Elliot (Antonio Marziale), an openly gay student from another school. Click on to watch Alex Strangelove on Netflix.
Starring: Anders Holm, Andy Favreau, J.J. Totah, Mouzam Makkar, Fortune Feimster and Mindy Kaling
Brooklyn bachelor Vince (Anders Holm) lives with his younger brother Matthew (Andy Favreau), with whom he runs Champions, a gym they both inherited from their father. With neither a desire to put down roots or a thirst to pursue a bigger dream, Vince’s world is suddenly shaken when his ex-girlfriend Priya (Mindy Kaling) drops by unannounced with a surprise guest in tow: the son he never knew he had. Stream the hilarious first season of Champions here.
Starring: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Lucy Liu and Taye Diggs
Harper (Zoey Deutch) and Charlie (Glen Powell) are two hustling, 20-something corporate assistants who just want to catch a break. In order to escape their tough and overbearing bosses, the two decide to set them up, working behind-the-scenes to make each date count and ultimately getting the two to fall in love. Click here stream the Netflix Original movie!
Starring: Christina Hendricks, Mae Whitman and Reta
Three law-abiding moms from the suburbs, each one with a different financial worry to attend to, decide to break free from playing it safe and embark on a new journey together: a life of crime. Catch the first season of the crime comedy drama when it premieres on Netflix on July 3!
The Stepford Wives
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler, Glenn Close, Christopher Walken and Roger Bart
A remake of the 1975 hit with the same title, The Stepford Wives follows the story of Joanna Eberhart (Nicole Kidman), a powerful woman in media, who is made to leave her job following a traumatic shooting. She moves to Stepford, Connecticut with her husband and kids, where she finds something is amiss with its close-to-perfect female residents. Click here and stream away!
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