School’s out (almost) and that means it’s time to head Hawkins, Indian for the summer holidays, becaues yes, Stranger Things is finally back for Season 3. That’s not the only thing in store for July, though, with Netflix’s other flagship show, Orange Is the New Black, drawing to a close with its final season. Also bidding farewell is Gotham with its fifth season.
Showing no signs of slowing down are Part 2 of Guillermo del Toro’s family animation, 3Below, Spanish thriller Money Heist (back for Part 3), the Fab Five (back for a fourth season of Queer Eye) and even Season 2 of Netflix baking contest Sugar Rush. Also making its debut is Another Life, a sci-fi thriller starring Katee Sackhoff.
Lightening the mood in between those are a selection of brilliant modern comedy, from Bridemaids and Girls Trip to Season 1 of Derry Girls. And hot on the heels of the success of Murder Mystery, Netflix continues to line up original movies, including The Red Sea Diving Resort, starring Chris Evans and Michael Kenneth Williams.
Here’s what’s coming soon to Netflix UK in July 2019:
Designated Survivor: 60 days – 1st July
Designated Survivor: 60 Days follows the main storyline of the original US series, but has been adapted to feature more of the Korean reality. It is a story of a politician, who suddenly ascends from the position of Minister of Environment to President, as an explosion at the National Assembly kills everyone in the Cabinet who is ahead of him in terms of the presidential succession. Park Mu-jin is a scientist-turned-politician who struggles to fit in politics. Park is the acting president for 60 days, and during this period, albeit inexperienced and unwilling, he tries to uncover the truth behind the attack.
Bridesmaids – 1st July
Intelligent, amusing and brilliantly performed, this hilarious wedding comedy stuffs character and heart in alongside the jokes. When it’s on form it’s unbeatable.
Zero Dark Thirty – 1st July
Kathryn Bigelow’s account of the black ops mission to capture or kill Osama bin Laden across 10 years was controversial when first released, but the director plays her even hand cooly throughout. However you choose to read its depiction of events, this is absolutely gripping.
Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room – 1st July
Ryan‘s 2018 UK tour show comes to Netflix for an hour-long special after an unprecedented four-week run at London’s Garrick Theatre in the West End. Filmed in December 2018 in Los Angeles, Glitter Room is a follow-up to her 2017 Netflix stand-up special, Katherine Ryan: In Trouble.
The Last Czars – 3rd July
When social upheaval sweeps Russia in the early 20th century, Czar Nicholas II resists change, sparking a revolution and ending a dynasty.
Stranger Things: Season 3 – 4th July
From rabid rats and Soviet espionage to New Coke and a brand-new mall, it’s the summer of 1985 in Hawkins … and big changes are afoot.
Girls Trip – 4th July
Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish star in this raucous comedy about four friends who go on a work vacation to New Orleans, where one is a keynote speaker at a festival.
Derry Girls: Season 1 – 9th July
Laugh-out-loud funny and wonderfully heartfelt, Lisa McGee’s sitcom about schoolgirls growing up during The Troubles is one of the best new comedies of the last decade.
Family Reunion – 10th July
When the McKellan family moves from Seattle to Georgia, life down South — and traditional grandparents — challenge their new-age ways.
Parchís: El documental – 10th July
Get an in-depth look at Parchís, the 1980s kids’ band from Spain, through interviews with ex-members and other insiders, concert footage and more.
Cities of Last Things – 11th July
In a dystopian tale unfolding in reverse chronology, a man with a complicated past takes revenge on the individuals who wronged him decades ago.
After – 12th July
When Tessa Young heads for college, she largely has her life planned out. But a late-night encounter with a brooding, tattooed British student sparks a sexual awakening and a journey of self-discovery.
Kidnapping Stella – 12th July
Snatched off the street and held for ransom, a bound and gagged woman uses her limited powers to derail her two masked abductors’ carefully laid plans.
3Below: Tales of Arcadia: Part 2 – 12th July
Still stranded in Arcadia, royal alien siblings Aja and Krel continue their quest to return home as General Morando plots a course to invade Earth.
Poms – 12th July
In this uplifting comedy, life in a retirement community is anything but retiring for a group of young-at-heart senior ladies who decide to pull out the pom-poms and form a cheerleading squad.
You Me Her: Season 4 – 12th July
After tying the knot in a commitment ceremony, Emma, Jack and Izzy negotiate suburban life on the road toward parenthood.
Bonus Family: Season 3 – 12th July
As Martin adjusts to life with a new partner and a baby, Lisa and Patrik grapple with difficult news, and Katja reconnects with an old flame.
Extreme Engagement – 12th July
An engaged twosome take their love on the road and test their commitment as they explore eight cultures’ marriage traditions in the span of one year.
Point Blank – 12th July
To save his pregnant wife, an emergency room nurse teams up with an injured murder suspect in a race against time, rival criminals and renegade cops.
Blown Away – 12th July
Ten master artists turn up the heat in glassblowing sculpture challenges for the chance to win $60,000 in prizes and the title of champion.
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut – 15th July
This feature-length outing for the foul-mouthed animated kids not only brings global satire and extra swearing to the big screen, but also serves up one of modern cinema’s greatest musicals to boot.
Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein – 16th July
In this new mockumentary, join David Harbour as he uncovers lost footage from his father’s televised stage play, Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein. Expect the unexpected in this over-the-top and often dramatic(ish) reimagined tale of mystery and suspense, featuring appearances by Alfred Molina and other special guests.
Secret Obsession – 18th July
Recuperating from trauma, Jennifer (Brenda Song) remains in danger as she returns to a life she doesn’t remember.
Money Heist: Part 3 – 19th July
Eight thieves take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain as a criminal mastermind manipulates the police to carry out his plan.
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Freshly Brewed – 19th July
Jerry Seinfeld’s roving talk show combines coffee, laughs and vintage cars into quirky, caffeine-fueled adventures with the sharpest minds in comedy.
The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants: Season 3 – 19th July
Fourth-grade friends George and Harold have a shared love of pranks and comic books — and turning their principal into an undies-wearing superhero.
Typewriter – 19th July
Typewriter is about a haunted house and a haunted book that stir the imagination of a group of young, wannabe ghost hunters, and a dog, determined to capture the ghost that plagues the notorious home in their neighbourhood in Goa. When a new family and their captivating daughter move into the haunted home, the crew finds it difficult to balance the demands of school and chores with the renewed urgency to capture the neighbourhood ghost before it is too late.
Queer Eye: Season 4 – 19th July
The Fab Five are back in Kansas City, Missouri! Join Antoni, Bobby, Jonathan, Karamo and Tan for a new group of inspirational heroes, jaw-dropping makeovers and tons of happy tears!
Last Chance U: Indy – 19th July
Netflix’s critically acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series returns to give viewers an intense, unfiltered look at the junior college football program at Independence Community College (ICC). Entering his third season with ICC and second season on Last Chance U, Coach Brown has assembled a team that looks sure to compete for a national championship, but a disastrous season on the field puts a spotlight on all of the ugliness of college football that winning tends to polish over.
The Great Hack – 24th July
Explore how a data company named Cambridge Analytica came to symbolise the dark side of social media in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.
Gotham: Season 5 – 24th July
DC’s prequel about a young Bruce Wayne returns for its fifth and final season.
Another Life – 25th July
Another Life centres on astronaut Niko Breckinridge (Katee Sackhoff) who is focused on searching for alien intelligence. She leads a crew on a mission to explore the genesis of an alien artefact. As Niko and her young crew investigate, they face unimaginable danger on what might very well be a one-way mission.
Workin’ Moms: Season 2 – 25th July
Kate, Frankie, Anne and, now, Ian grow up alongside their kids as they juggle toddlers, aging, work-life balance and tough relationship issues.
Orange Is the New Black: Season 7 – 26th July
A privileged New Yorker ends up in a women’s prison when a past crime catches up with her in this Emmy-winning series from the creator of “Weeds.”
My First First Love: Season 2 – 26th July
Tae-o and his friends navigate the twists and turns of friendship and love, as they face new challenges in their relationships with one another.
Sugar Rush: Season 2 – 26th July
Time’s the most important ingredient as teams race against the clock – and each other – to bake up the best-tasting sweets.
Boi – 26th July
As a young Catalan chauffeur drives two Chinese businessmen around Barcelona, he finds himself falling deeper into an illusory adventure.
Girls With Balls – 26th July
Stranded in the woods and eyeballed by twisted hunters, members of a women’s volleyball team bump it up in the most dangerous game of their lives.
The Son – 26th July
Lorenzo, a 50-year-old bohemian painter, is looking forward to the son he’ll have with his new wife. But during pregnancy she becomes obsessed with taking care of the baby, isolating it from the world and its father.
The Worst Witch: Season 3 – 26th July
Armed with newfound confidence, Mildred returns to Cackle’s Academy, where her mother is joining the staff as the school’s first non-witch teacher.
Spotlight – 29th July
This Oscar-winning drama about the Boston Globe’s investigation into childhood abuse at the hands of Catholic priests is understated, gripping, important viewing.
In Bruges – 30th July
Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson are on hilarious form in Martin McDonagh’s profane, profound thriller about two hitmen lying low in the titular Belgian town.
The Letdown: Season 2 – 31st July
Audrey, mother of a 2-month-old, joins a new-parents support group, where she makes some quirky friends facing various challenges and life changes.
The Red Sea Diving Resort – 31st July
Inspired by remarkable true life rescue missions, The Red Sea Diving Resort is the incredible story of a group of international agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday retreat in Sudan as a front to smuggle thousands of refugees to Israel. The undercover team carrying out this mission is led by the charismatic Ari Kidron (Chris Evans) and courageous local Kabede Bimro (Michael Kenneth Williams). The cast also includes Haley Bennett, Alessandro Nivola, Michiel Huisman, Chris Chalk, Greg Kinnear and Ben Kingsley.
Other new releases coming soon to Netflix UK in July 2019:
Are You Human: Season 1
Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me: Season 1
Descendants of the Sun: Season 1
Designated Survivor: 60 Days: Season 1
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Fight for My Way: Season 1
Final Destination 5
Flowering Heart: Season 1
Good Manager: Season 1
Hit The Top: Season 1
Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room
Molang: Season 1
My Golden Life: Season 1
NOVA: Black Hole Apocalypse
NOVA: Death Dive to Saturn
NOVA: Decoding the Weather Machine
NOVA: Holocaust Escape Tunnel
NOVA: Poisoned Water
NOVA: Prediction by the Numbers
NOVA: Secrets of the Shining Knight
NOVA: Thai Cave Rescue
NOVA: Ultimate Mars Challenge
Pororo – The Little Penguin: Season 5
Queen for Seven Days: Season 1
Radio Romance: Season 1
Samurai 7: Season 1
School 2017: Season 1
Stone Age: Season 1
Tayo the Little Bus Movie: Mission Ace
Tayo the Little Bus: Season 2
The Accountant of Auschwitz
The Adjustment Bureau
The Dark Crystal
The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
The Snow Queen’s Revenge
The Taking of Pelham 123
Titipo Titipo: Season 1
War Against Women
Zero Dark Thirty
Bangkok Love Stories: Objects of Affection
Bangkok Love Stories: Plead
Free Rein: Season 3
The Theory of Everything
True Tunes: Songs
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