Netflix New Releases Coming in June 2016

With a new month comes a whole new batch of titles hitting Netflix’s instant streaming collection. In the coming weeks, the streaming service is adding a slew of movies and TV shows, including exclusives like the latest season of Orange is the New Black and the new Voltron reboot. Here are all of the Netflix new releases coming in June.

Drama

Spotlight, Netflix new releases coming in June

Spotlight | Source: Open Road Films

A Walk to Remember, June 1: A jaded, aimless high school senior (Shane West) falls in love with a guileless young woman (Mandy Moore) he and his friends once scorned. The two develop a powerful and inspirational relationship in which they discover truths that take most people a lifetime to learn.

Cold in July, June 1: The killing of a home intruder puts a Texas man (Michael C. Hall) and his family on the radar of the dead man’s vengeful father (Sam Shepard).

Elizabeth: The Golden Age, June 1: Queen Elizabeth I (Cate Blanchett) faces threats to her rule from abroad and at home. Sworn to her country body and soul, Elizabeth must resist her love for charismatic seafarer Sir Walter Raleigh (Clive Owen) and watch as he and her handmaiden grow closer.

Edgar, June 1: As head of the FBI for nearly 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio) becomes one of America’s most-powerful men. Serving through eight presidents and three wars, Hoover utilizes methods both ruthless and heroic to keep his country safe.

Meadowland, June 1: One year after the abduction of their son, a policeman (Luke Wilson) and his wife (Olivia Wilde) continue to fall into a vortex of guilt and despair.

Second Coming, June 1: An unexplained pregnancy forces a husband to doubt his wife’s faithfulness.

Wildlike, June 1: A gruff backpacker (Bruce Greenwood) helps a troubled teen (Ella Purnell) trek through the Alaskan wilderness to make her way back home to Seattle.

Everything Will Be Fine, June 7: After he causes a car accident, Tomas (James Franco) spends the next 12 years examining the effects of the tragedy on his life.

Jarhead 3: A Siegem, June 7: A group of Marines must protect a U.S. Embassy in the Middle East when it suddenly comes under attack from enemy forces.

The Giver, June 15: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences, or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the “real” world.

Naz & Maalik, June 15: Two closeted Muslim teens living in Brooklyn struggle to come clean about their sexuality.

The Unborn, June 16: Plagued by nightmares and visitations from tortured ghosts, Casey Beldon (Odette Yustman) turns to a spiritual adviser named Sendak (Gary Oldman) for help.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, June 22: Weaving together Miller’s classic stories with new tales, Sin City’s hard-boiled citizens once again cross paths with more reviled inhabitants.

Spotlight, June 22: The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

Cronies, June 27: One hot summer day, Louis (George Sample III) makes plans with his new friend, and his best friend Jack (Zurich Buckner) refuses to be left behind, both metaphorically and literally. Twenty-four hours later, everything has changed.

Life, June 29: A photographer for Life Magazine is assigned to shoot pictures of James Dean.

Palio, June 30: A young jockey prepares to race in the Palio and hopes to beat his former mentor.

Comedy

Big Stone Gap

Big Stone Gap | Source: Universal Pictures

7 Chinese Brothers, June 1: Fired from a restaurant, a hard-drinking slacker (Jason Schwartzman) lands a job at a garage and becomes smitten with his lovely, new boss (Eleanore Pienta).

Big Stone Gap, June 1: A long-buried family secret disrupts the quiet life of a single, middle-aged woman (Ashley Judd) in 1978 Virginia.

The Odd Couple II, June 1: Brucey, the son of Oscar (Walter Matthau), calls his father to invite him to his wedding to Felix’s (Jack Lemmon) daughter next Sunday in California. Oscar and Felix meet again at Los Angeles International Airport and rent a car in order to go to San Malina for the wedding.

Portrait of a Serial Monogamist, June 1: An accomplished breakup artist leaves her long-standing girlfriend to pursue a younger woman, but did she make a mistake?

Rock the Kasbah, June 1: A down-on-his-luck music manager discovers a teenage girl with an extraordinary voice while on a music tour in Afghanistan and takes her to Kabul to compete on the popular television show, Afghan Star.

Underdogs, June 1: A new coach (D.B. Sweeney) inspires teenage football players to reach their full potential while the team’s quarterback falls for a cheerleader from their main rivals.

Me Him Her, June 11: Twenty-something drifter Corey arrives in Los Angeles to help his semi-famous TV star friend Brendan take his first steps out of the closet.

Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong, June 12: A budding attraction develops between a U.S. expatriate (Bryan Greenberg) and a Chinese-American woman (Jamie Chung) who’s visiting Hong Kong for a business trip.

Night Owls, June 15: After workaholic Kevin has a drunken one night stand with the beautiful train-wreck Madeline, he’s horrified to discover that she’s actually his boss’s jilted ex-mistress. When she takes a bottle of sleeping pills, Kevin is forced to keep her awake… and over the course of the night the two begin to fall for each other.

Sci-fi/adventure

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park | Source: Universal Pictures

Jurassic Park, June 1: Alan Grant (Sam Neill), Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern), and mathematician Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) are among a select group chosen to tour an island theme park populated by dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA. While billionaire John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) assures everyone that the facility is safe, they find out otherwise when various ferocious predators break free and go on the hunt.

The Lost World: Jurassic Park, June 1: John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) summons chaos theorist Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) to his home with some startling information — while nearly everything at his Jurassic Park had been destroyed, his engineers happened to have a second site, where other dinosaurs were kept in hiding.

Jurassic Park III, June 1: After being persuaded by a wealthy businessman to conduct an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen’s second site for a failed Jurassic Park experiment, Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) discovers the true reason for his invitation. A tragic accident maroons the party of seven, and they must attempt to escape with their lives.

TV shows

Agents of Shield

Agents of Shield | ABC

The Good Witch, June 1: Catherine Bell reprises her role of Cassie Nightingale in this series based on The Good Witch franchise of made-for-TV movies.

Beauty & the Beast: Season 3, June 2: A beautiful detective falls in love with an ex-soldier who goes into hiding from the secret government organization that turned him into a mechanically charged beast.

Pretty Little Liars: Season 6, June 2: Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets.

Scandal: Season 5, June 11: The season continues the story of Olivia Pope’s crisis management firm, Olivia Pope & Associates, and its staff, as well as staff at the White House in Washington D.C.

The League: Season 7, June 14: An ensemble comedy that follows a group of old friends in a fantasy football league who care deeply about one another — so deeply that they use every opportunity to make each other’s lives miserable.

Being Mary Jane: Season 3, June 16: Gabrielle Union stars as Mary Jane Paul, a successful cable news anchor who looks to start a family of her own and in doing so, discovers who she really is and the people who help define her.

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD: Season 3, June 16: Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg, reprising his role from The Avengers and Iron Man ) heads an elite team of fellow agents with the worldwide law-enforcement organization known as SHIELD, as they investigate strange occurrences around the globe.

Cedar Cove: Season 3, June 18: Follows the professional and personal life of Municipal Court Judge Olivia Lockhart and the surrounding townsfolk.

Grey’s Anatomy: Season 12, June 18: A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of surgeons at Seattle Grace Hospital.

Bunk’d: Season 1, June 19: The Ross kids head to summer camp in this spinoff of Jessie.

Best Friends Whenever, June 21: Follows teenagers Shelby (Taylor) and Cyd (Bender), who when a science experiment goes wrong, begin leaping forward and backward in time. Teenage genius Barry then helps the girls master their new power.

Documentary

The Great Alone

The Great Alone | Seattle International Film Festival

Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution, June 1: The virtually unknown story of Cuban revolutionaries Frank Pais and Juan Antonio Echeverria — a school teacher and architecture student, respectively — whose names seldom appear alongside their more famous contemporaries, Fidel Castro and Che Guevara. Through archival stock footage and exclusive interviews with Cuban revolution participants and observers, and family members of the men, we learn how these young men played critical roles in the eventual overthrow of dictator Fulgencio Batista y Zaldíva.

(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies, June 1: Behavioral scientist Dan Ariely discovers the complicated truth behind lies.

The Fear of 13, June 1: This 2015 British documentary film tells the story of Nick Yarris, who was convicted of murder and spent 21 years on Death Row in Pennsylvania.

The Great Alone, June 1: The life of champion dog sled racer Lance Mackey, from his days as a boy to his fight with cancer.

Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez, June 1: Justin Webster’s doc examines the life and work of beloved Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Hadwin’s Judgement, June 1: The transformation of Grant Hadwin from expert logger to environmental terrorist.

Jaco, June 1: The 2014 American documentary film that depicts the life and death of Jazz musician Jaco Pastorius.

Janis: Little Girl Blue, June 1: Archival footage and interviews highlight the life and career of singer-songwriter Janis Joplin, from her musical rise in the 1960s to her battle with alcohol and heroin addiction.

The Resurrection of Jake the Snake, June 1: A fallen professional wrestling superstar battles his past demons in a struggle to reclaim his life and the family that has given up on him.

Sam Klemke’s Time Machine, June 1: Sam Klemke films and narrates every year of his life starting in 1977.

Tab Hunter Confidential, June 1: In the 1950s, Tab Hunter was a Hollywood golden boy and matinee idol, but his life as a closeted homosexual threatened to bring it all crashing down. John Waters, George Takei, Connie Stevens, and Debbie Reynolds are among those interviewed.

What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy, June 1: Accompanied by human-rights lawyer Philippe Sands, the sons of two Nazi war criminals travel through Europe to confront the past sins of their fathers.

After the Spill, June 15: People try to save the Gulf Coast after the effects of Hurricane Katrina and the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon.

Boom Bust Boom, June 15: Boom Bust Boom is a multimedia documentary combining live action with animation and puppetry to explain economics to everyone.

In the Shadow of the Moon, June 15: The crew members of NASA’s Apollo missions tell their story in their own words.

Poverty Inc., June 15: Filmmaker Michael Matheson Miller investigates the complex global industry of foreign aid.

TransFatty Lives, June 15: At 30, Patrick O’Brien was TransFatty: NYC DJ, internet personality, filmmaker. Then he was diagnosed with ALS. Given two to five years to live, he braves the unthinkable and turns his camera onto himself. Forcefully lacking self-pity, he captures the emotion, humor, and absurdity of real life as he makes art, gets political, falls in love, and fathers a son.

I Am Thor, June 19: John Mikl Thor, a bodybuilding, steel bending, brick smashing rock star of the 1970s and 1980s, attempts a comeback that nearly kills him.

(T)ERROR, June 30: Filmmakers Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe document an active counterterrorism investigation by the FBI.

Netflix exclusives

Orange is The New Black, Netflix

Orange is The New Black | Netflix

Bo Burnham: Make Happy, June 3: Titled Make Happy, the comedy special was filmed at the Capitol Theatre in New York and follows Burnham as he delivers a dizzying blend of stand-up, music, and theatre.

Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 1, June 10: The reboot of the animated series will center on five teenagers from Earth — Keith, Lance, Hunk, Pidge, and Shiro — who are thrown into the middle of an intergalactic battle and become the last line of defense for Arus and other planets against an evil alien force led by King Zarkon.

Top Spin, June 15: Three teenagers battle their way through the world of competitive ping pong with their hearts set on the Olympics.

All Hail King Julien: Season 3, June 17: This animated series serves as a prequel to the original Madagascar movie franchise.

Orange is the New Black: Season 4, June 17: The Emmy-winning drama series’s fourth season dives back into the life of female inmates at Litchfield penitentiary.

The Fundamentals of Caring, June 24: A writer (Paul Rudd) retires after a personal tragedy and becomes a disabled teen’s caregiver. When the two embark on an impromptu road trip, their ability to cope is tested as they start to understand the importance of hope and friendship.

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