Netflix New Releases Coming in July 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 its new original series Stranger Things and its buzzy Sundance purchase, Tallulah. Here are all of the Netflix new releases coming in July.


A Long Way From Home

A Long Way From Home | Source: February Films

A Long Way from Home, July 1: A bored British retiree (James Fox) becomes increasingly drawn to a pair of young tourists who remind him of himself in his younger days.

Cinderella Man, July 1: The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.

Dreamcatcher, July 1: Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they’re vacationing in is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space.

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, July 1: A 9-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

Honey, July 1: Honey Daniels (Jessica Alba) dreams of making a name for herself as a hip-hop choreographer. She thinks she’s hit the jackpot when she meets a hotshot director (David Moscow) who casts her in one of his music videos. But when he starts demanding sexual favors from her, Honey makes a decision that will change her life.

Insomnia, July 1: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn’t set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.

The Lovely Bones, July 1: Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family — and her killer — from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.

Nick of Time, July 1: An unimpressive, everyday man is forced into a situation where he is told to kill a politician to save his kidnapped daughter.

The Painted Veil, July 1: A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.

Phenomenon, July 1: An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.

Twisted, July 1: Jessica, whose father killed her mother and committed suicide, is a police officer. While investigating a murder, she finds herself in the center of her own investigation, when her former lovers start being murdered.

Well Wishes, July 1: After losing his job on a coin-toss a man concocts a fantastical plan to build an enterprise of harvesting coins from wishing fountains.

A War, July 7: Company commander Claus M. Pedersen (Pilou Asbæk) and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile back in Denmark Claus’s wife Maria (Tuva Novotny) is trying to hold everyday life together with a husband at war and three children missing their father.

The Invitation, July 8: While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man thinks his ex-wife and her new husband have sinister intentions for their guests.

Mustang, July 9: When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged.

Holidays, July 15: The horror anthology film about a collection of subversive short horror films, each inspired by a different celebration.

Fighting, July 16: In New York City, a young counterfeiter is introduced to the world of underground street fighting by a seasoned scam artist, who becomes his manager on the bare-knuckling brawling circuit.

The Wave, July 27: Even though awaited, no one is really ready when the mountain pass of Åkneset above the scenic narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger falls out and creates a 85-meter-high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it.


Welsey Snipes in Blade

Blade | Source: New Line Cinema

Back to the Future, July 1: A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.

Back to the Future Part II, July 1: After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985… without interfering with his first trip.

Back to the Future Part III, July 1: Enjoying a peaceable existence in 1885, Doctor Emmet Brown is about to be killed by Buford “Mad Dog” Tannen. Marty McFly travels back in time to save his friend.

Blade 2, July 1: Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to combat the Reaper vampires who feed on vampires.

Pandemic, July 1: Set in the near future, where a virus of epic proportions has overtaken the planet. There are more infected than uninfected, and humanity is losing its grip on survival.

Terminus, July 1: Following a near-fatal accident, David Chamberlain makes an unprecedented discovery that will not only determine the fate of his family, but of mankind.



Catwoman | Source: Warner Bros.

Catwoman, July 1: Halle Berry stars as a shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, who walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas.

Death Race 2, July 1: Explores the origins of the first “Frankenstein” car driver, Carl “Luke” Lucas, who died in a race at the beginning of the first film.

Death Race: Inferno, July 1: Convicted cop-killer Carl Lucas, aka Frankenstein, is a superstar driver in the brutal prison yard demolition derby known as Death Race. He’s only one victory away from winning freedom for himself and his pit crew.

Gladiator, July 1: When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor’s corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

The Italian Job, July 1: After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally.

Lethal Weapon, July 1: A veteran cop, Murtaugh, is partnered with a young suicidal cop, Riggs. Both have one thing in common: hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers.

Lethal Weapon 2, July 1: Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities.

Lethal Weapon 3, July 1: Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue an arms dealer who is a former LAPD officer.

Lethal Weapon 4, July 1: With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with a deadly Chinese crimelord trying to get his brother out of prison.

Nevada Smith, July 1: A naive half-Indian, half-white man evolves into a hardened killer as he tracks down his parents’ murderers.

Gridlocked, July 14: Former SWAT leader David Hendrix and hard-partying movie star Brody Walker must cut their ride-along short when a police training facility is attacked by a team of mercenaries.


The Big Short

The Big Short | Source: Paramount Pictures

Bad Boys II, July 1: Two loose-cannon narcotics cops investigate the flow of Ecstasy into Florida.

Batman: The Movie, July 1: The Dynamic Duo faces four super-villains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.

Beavis and Butt-Head Do America, July 1: The dimwitted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set.

Beverly Hills Cop, July 1: A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills.

Beverly Hills Cop II, July 1: Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to help Taggart and Rosewood investigate Chief Bogamil’s near-fatal shooting and the series of “alphabet crimes” associated with it.

Big Trouble in Little China, July 1: Kurt Russell stars as an All-American trucker who gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.

Cheaper by the Dozen, July 1: Based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, the film follows them from Providence, Rhode Island to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in large families.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, July 1: Singers Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the disapproving father of Lorelei’s fiancé to keep an eye on her, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers.

Hello Dolly, July 1: Matchmaker Dolly Levi travels to Yonkers to find a partner for “half-a-millionaire” Horace Vandergelder, convincing his niece, his niece’s intended, and his two clerks to travel to New York City along the way.

Hey Arnold! The Movie, July 1: A fourth grader and his best friend set out to stop an industrialist from bulldozing their town.

Jackass Two, July 1: Chris Pontius, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, and the whole crew return to the screen to raise the stakes higher than ever before.

The Longest Yard, July 1: Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards.

Mean Girls, July 1: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

Rumor Has It, July 1: Sarah Huttinger is a woman who learns that her family was the inspiration for the book and film The Graduate — and that she just might be the offspring of the well-documented event.

Scooby-Doo, July 1: After an acrimonious breakup, the Mystery Inc. gang are individually brought to an island resort to investigate strange goings on.

The Sting, July 1: In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.

Turner and Hooch, July 1: A detective must adopt the dog of a dead man to help him find the murderer.

Working Girl, July 1: When a secretary’s idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss’s job.

Yours, Mine and Ours, July 1: When a widower with 10 children marries a widow with eight, can the 20 of them ever come together as one big happy family?

The Big Short, July 1: Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.

Internet Famous, July 21: A group of internet “sensations” compete for a TV show.


Rolling Papers

Rolling Papers | Source: Denver Documentary Collective

41 on 41, July 1: An enlightening look at one of America’s leaders, President George H. W. Bush, 41ON41 takes the viewer on an emotional journey as it reveals a remarkable husband, father, grandfather, and friend through the eyes of 41 extraordinary storytellers.

By the People: The Election of Barack Obama, July 1: Cameras follow Obama as he recovers from nearly losing to Sen. Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primaries and meets the challenge of his Republican rival, Sen. John McCain, in the general election.

Making the American Man, July 1: A documentary about American masculinity explored through the makers of U.S.-produced goods for men.

Talhotblond, July 1: This is the true story of a love triangle that takes place entirely online. Lies lead to murder in real life, as a teenage vixen (screen name “talhotblond”) lures men into her web.

The Armor of Light, July 7: What price conscience? Abigail Disney’s directorial debut, The Armor of Light, follows the journey of an Evangelical minister trying to find the courage to preach about the growing toll of gun violence in America.

Rolling Papers, July 12: At ground zero of the green rush, The Denver Post became the first major media outlet to appoint a marijuana editor. Policy news, strain reviews, parenting advice, and edible recipes are the new norm in the unprecedented world of pot journalism.

Ghostheads, July 15: A documentary that explores the extreme side of the Ghostbusters fandom.

TV shows

The Last Kingdom

The Last Kingdom | Source: BBC America

The Shannara Chronicles: Season 1, July 1: Based on the best-selling fantasy book series by Terry Brooks, The Shannara Chronicles follows heroes in the Four Lands as they embark on a quest to stop an evil Demon army from destroying the universe.

Kuromukuro: Season 1, July 4: Kuromukuro is a Japanese mecha anime television series produced by P.A.Works.

The Last Kingdom, July 10: The son of a Saxon nobleman is captured by the Danes and raised as one of their own. Forced to choose between the country of his birth and the people of his upbringing, his loyalties are ever tested.

Todd Margaret: Season 3, July 14: David Cross is back as Todd Margaret.

Liv and Maddie: Season 3, July 19: Liv, a popular television star whose show has just finished its run, and Maddie, an outstanding student and school basketball star whose popularity is on the rise until Liv makes a return to their high school.

Hit Record on TV with Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Season 2, July 31: A television variety series created by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

Netflix exclusives

Tallulah, Netflix exclusive

Tallulah | Source: Netflix

Between: Season 2, July 1: The sci-fi drama follows as the lives of a group of teenagers who live in a town are threatened by a disease killing everyone over the age of 21 years old.

Marcella: Season 1, July 1: When former detective Marcella Backland is contacted by an old colleague on the murder squad for information regarding an unsolved case from 11 years ago, she returns to work.

Marco Polo: Season 2, July 1: In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue, and rivalry, Marco Polo is based on the famed explorer’s adventures in Kublai Khan’s court in 13th century Mongolia.

Word Party: Season 1, July 8: The animated series is being created by The Jim Henson Company, using Henson Digital Puppetry Studio. The vocabulary-building program features four young animals “who love to sing, dance and play.”

The Adventures of Puss in Boots: Season 3, July 15: The animated television series stars the character Puss in Boots from the DreamWorks Animation Shrek franchise.

Rebirth, July 15: A white-collar suburban father Kyle (Fran Kranz) who is surprised at his office by long-lost college buddy Zack (Adam Goldberg). He talks Kyle into going on a weekend-long Rebirth retreat, handing over his keys, wallet, and phone. Thus begins his journey down an bizarre rabbit hole of psychodrama, seduction, and violence.

Stranger Things: Season 1, July 15: When a young boy disappears, his mother must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.

Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru, July 15: A feature documentary film about internationally renowned life and business strategist Tony Robbins.

BoJack Horseman: Season 3, July 22: Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the ’90s — 20 years later. BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show Horsin’ Around, but today he’s washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters.

Degrassi: Next Class: Season 2, July 22: A teen drama television series set in the Degrassi universe.

Popples: Season 3, July 24: A Netflix original animated series based on the Popples toy line produced by Saban Brands and Zagtoon.

Last Chance U, July 29: An original six-part documentary that follows a group of young men who are training to become the future stars of the NFL.

LEGO Bionicle: The Journey to One: Season 2, July 29: An animated web television series created for Netflix based on the Lego toy theme Bionicle.

Tallulah, July 29: Desperate to be rid of her toddler, a dissatisfied Beverly Hills housewife hires a stranger to babysit and ends up getting much more than she bargained for.

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