It's that time of year again. Summer is finally here and Netflix is adding a whole load of movies, new additions, and returning fan-favorites to mark the occasion.
A handful of titles will debut as we hit July, with the rest launching gradually throughout the month, so, whether you're on the lookout for that long-awaited return of your favorite series, or that Disney film that you've always wanted to see on the platform - keep your eyes peeled as we take a look at the TV shows and movies making their way to Netflix throughout July.
We have to say, July is looking like a hot month for binge-watching...
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Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room
via: GettyIt's another special for Canadian comic, Katherine Ryan, as she brings her UK-based stand-up comedy show to the streaming giant, and it's set to be filled with jokes, anecdotes, and a whole lot of laughs. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
via: imdbThis '70s classic movie follows a recently widowed woman who takes to the road with her young son as she embarks on a new life for herself as a singer. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbLooking for a new family favorite? You may be in luck. Astro Boy follows an android replica of a boy, who, after he is rejected by his creator, goes off to find his own identity in an adventure of a lifetime. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbStarring Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, and Bill Murray, the '80s comedy centers around Danny, a teen who starts working as a caddy at the snob-ridden, very exclusive Bushwood Country Club to raise money for his college education. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbInevitably, Netflix is also bringing the second installment of the hit-comedy film to our screens. This time, it follows Jack Hartounian (Jackie Mason), a real-estate tycoon whose application for a membership at the snobby Bushwood Country Club is rejected, and, in an act of revenge, buys the club outright and turns it into a tacky amusement park. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
via: imdbThe 2005 remake of Roald Dahl's Charlie and The Chocolate Factory is heading our way, meaning we can watch the group of 5 kids, including Charlie Bucket (Freddie Highmore), a poor boy who bears little resemblance to the other 4 other (spoilt) children, go on the trip of a lifetime as they win a tour of eccentric candy-maker, Willy Wonka's, enigmatic chocolate factory. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke
via: imdbIt seems like we're getting treated to another older classic. Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke follows 2 stoners who, unknowingly, smuggle a van - filled entirely with marijuana - from Mexico to L.A., with an incompetent Sargent on their path. If nostalgia is your thing, this is for you. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbThe sci-fi-thriller follows a group of New Yorkers (Michael Stahl-David, Mike Vogel, Odette Yustman) who face the most terrifying night of their lives as a creature the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
Disney’s Race to Witch Mountain
via: imdbA Las Vegas cab driver picks up 2 teenage siblings with a huge roll of cash. Turns out, they're aliens in disguise on a mission to return to their spaceship, and the planet's fate depends on it. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbAfter her husband abandons her, working-class mother, Ray Eddy (Melissa Leo), is in desperate need to make some money. Lured by the prospect of easy cash, Ray joins Lila (Misty Upham), a widowed Mohawk, who earns a living by smuggling immigrants from Canada to the U.S. across the St. Lawrence. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdb2008's fantasy family adventure, Inkheart, follows a teenage girl who discovers that her father has the power to bring characters out of their books. Now, they must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook hero. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
Kill the Irishman
via: imdbThe 2011 crime drama centers around the true story of Danny Greene, an Irish thug working for mobsters in Cleveland during the '70s. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
Lady in the Water
via: imdbWhen an apartment building superintendent, Cleveland Heep, rescues (what he thinks is) a young woman from the pool that he maintains, he soon discovers that she's actually a character from a bedtime tale who is trying to get back home. Cleveland then takes it upon himself to protect his new friend from the forces determined to keep her in this world. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbThis '80s family comedy, starring Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, and Daniel Stern, follows a Brian, a young boy who befriends the wild-eyed boogeyman living under his bed. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbDetailing both the beauty of love and the desperation of being on the run, Mean Dreams follows a fifteen-year-old boy who steals a bag of drug money and runs away with the girl that he loves while her cop father hunts them down. This coming-of-age movie seems like the perfect weekend watch. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbMean Streets introduces us to the street life of Little Italy, where, a "small-time hood" gets in too deep with a vicious loan shark and, in an attempt to free himself from his increasingly dangerous debt, enlists the help of a friend who's also involved in unlawful activities. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbAfter supervillain, Megamind, finally defeats his nemesis, Metro Man, he realizes that, without a hero to battle against, his life loses all meaning. Now he must find a new purpose. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
Nights in Rodanthe
via: imdbWhen Adrienne Willis (Diane Lane) arrives at the coastal town of Rodanthe, N.C., her life is in bits. In hopes of sorting through the troubles of her life, she tends to a friend's inn for the weekend, but, the only guest at the inn is Dr. Paul Flanner (Richard Gere). As a storm draws in, Paul and Adrienne find comfort in each other and discover a life-changing romance. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
Paul Blart: Mall Cop
via: imdbIn this family comedy, a mall security guard must save the day when a gang takes over the shopping mall. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbLawyer, Andrew Beckett (Tom Hanks), has always hidden his homosexuality and HIV diagnosis - that is until his secret is exposed and he's fired from his firm. In the aftermath, Beckett teams up with Joe Miller (Denzel Washington), the only lawyer willing to help, to sue his firm for discrimination. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbStarring Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman, Rain Man centers around car dealer, Charlie Babbitt, who, when he learns that his estranged father has died, returns home to discover that, not only does he have he have an autistic older brother named Raymond, but that his father's $3 million fortune is being left to the mental institution in which Raymond lives. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbThis thriller-meets-action movie follows a bouncer (Patrick Swayze) who's hired to clean up "The Dirty Deuce," the rowdiest, meanest and loudest bar south of the Mason-Dixon Line. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
Room on the Broom
via: imdbIt might not be Halloween just yet, but this witchy-children's adventure is hitting our screens early. Based on the picture book by Julia Donaldson, the movie tells the story of a friendly witch, who, much to her cat's dismay, invites several animals onto her broom. But, when the witch is threatened by a fire-breathing dragon, the clan comes together to pose as a monster to ward off the creature and save the witch. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbThe third installment of the horror franchise based on the Woodsboro murders follows Sidney and her friends on their trip to the Hollywood set of Stab 3. However, their fun is short-lived as another ghost-face masked killer lurks to terrorize them. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
Starsky & Hutch
via: imdbDavid Starsky (Ben Stiller) and Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson (Owen Wilson) are cops who patrol streets of Bay City. When the body of a drug dealer is found on a local beach, Starsky and Hutch follow the clues to repeat offender, Reese Feldman (Vince Vaughn), but the cops repeatedly fail to catch the offender, while, under their noses, he plans his biggest ever trafficking operation. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbAh, yes, another cheesy teen film starring Noah Centineo, you can't go wrong, can you? Swiped follows college freshman and computer geek, James, who is enlisted by his roommate, Lance, to create the code for the ultimate hook-up app. But it all goes downhill when James realizes that his divorced mom is using the app... Coming to Netflix: July 1.
The Book of Eli
via: imdbPerfect for any thriller lover, The Book of Eli follows a lone man as he fights his way across America to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving mankind. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
via: imdbBradley Cooper, Ed Helms, and Zach Galifianakis star in the hilarious comedy that sees three pals wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night, severely hungover and the bachelor missing. They then make their way around the city on a quest to find their friend in time for his wedding. Coming to Netflix: July 1.
Good Witch: Season 4
via: imdbThe highly anticipated fourth season of Hallmark channel's Good Witch is finally coming to Netflix. Season 4 is said to "pick up with Cassie and Sam’s new engagement and what that means for our cast of characters in Middleton. "This season we’ll see Stephanie continue to mend her broken heart and head down a new path, as well as follow Martha down the familiar streets of Middleton. At the heart of the season, one of growth and new beginnings is the magic of our very own Good Witch." Coming to Netflix: July 2.
Yummy Mummies: Season 2
via: imdbJust 6 months after the first season dropped, the second is already making its way to the streaming giant. The reality show, described as "a mix between The Real Housewives and a show like Keeping Up With The Kardashians," is returning to screens for its second season and will follow four mothers-to-be and their expensive preparations to look after the new arrivals. Coming to Netflix: July 3.
The Last Czars
via: ShutterstockOver a century on since the execution of the Romanov family, Netflix is releasing its 6-part original docu-series that will tell the story of the end of the Romanov dynasty in Russia. Coming to Netflix: July 3.
Stranger Things 3
via: imdbIt's the one that we've all been waiting for and the time has finally come. Netflix's biggest show is returning for its highly-anticipated third season, a year and a half after season 2 dropped, and we can expect to see a romance between Eleven and Mike, a morally corrupt new leader in town, and a whole lot of monsters. The official synopsis reads: "With the Fourth of July approaching, strange things start to happen: Lucas’ sister Erica discovers a mysterious new threat, and a lifeguard at the community pool suddenly disappears, triggering fear in those that still have the events from the previous year still fresh in their minds." Coming to Netflix: July 4.
Kakegurui: Season 2
via: imdbThe hit anime series follows Yumeko Jabami, who enrolls at Hyakkaou Private Academy, where students are ranked by their gambling winnings. Coming to Netflix: July 4.
The Iron Lady
via: imdbBased on the life of former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, the movie centers around Thatcher (Meryl Streep) as she reflects on her life and career while preparing to dispose of the belongings of her late husband, Denis (Jim Broadbent), whose death she's struggling to come to terms with. Coming to Netflix: July 6.
Sicilian Ghost Story
via: imdbAfter the boy that she's smitten with vanishes, a twelve-year-old girl wanders into the enchanted Sicilian forest to find him, but the mystery may be bigger than she first thought. Coming to Netflix: July 6.
Disney's Mary Poppins Returns
via: imdbEmily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda star in this magical sequel to the classic Disney tale. This time, decades after her first visit, Mary Poppins returns to the now grown up Michael and Jane banks to look after Michael's brood during a difficult period of their lives. Coming to Netflix: July 9.
Grand Designs: Season 15
via: imdbPresented by designer and writer, Kevin McCloud, more episodes of our favorite interior-design show are coming to Netflix. Coming to Netflix: July 10.
via: NetflixIn this Netflix original film, a woman is snatched off the street, bound, gagged, and held for ransom - now she must figure out a way to derail her abductors. Coming to Netflix: July 12.
Cities of Last Things
via: imdbThis dystopian tale follows a man as he takes revenge on the people who wronged him decades ago. Coming to Netflix: July 12.
via: ShutterstockForget House Hunters or Fixer Upper, Netflix is releasing a reality series all about the art of glassmaking.
Bonus Family: Season 3
via: imdbThe Swedish drama-meets-comedy is set to return for a third season after receiving tons of praise. The series follows a new couple, their exes, and their children as they navigate their lives through emotional turmoil, struggles with blended family life, and love. Coming to Netflix: July 12.
via: imdbIn this fast-paced, Netflix original film, an emergency room nurse reluctantly teams up with an injured murder suspect in order to save his pregnant wife. Coming to Netflix: July 12.
via: imdbChristophe Honoré’s 90s-set love affair drama centers on Jacques, a writer living in Paris, and Arthur, a student living in Brittany. As a romance develops between the two, they quickly fall in love but have to overcome rejection and sickness if they want to remain together. Coming to Netflix: July 13.
via: imdbWe all love a good chick-flick, and it seems like Netflix is adding The Break-Up to its growing list of guilty-pleasure viewing. Starring Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn, the classic rom-com follows a couple who, in the wake of their breakup, are each adamant to keep their luxurious condo for themselves. Coming to Netflix: July 16.
Disney's The Princess and the Frog
via: imdbA hardworking waitress named Tiana dreams of opening her own restaurant in New Orleans. But, when she meets Prince Naveen, who has been turned into a frog by the evil Dr. Facilier, the prince mistakes her for a princess and, hoping to break the spell, kisses an unknowing Tiana - turning her into a frog as well. Coming to Netflix: July 16.
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Freshly Brewed
via: imdbThe long-standing hit show hosted by Jerry Seinfeld is back again and we're set to see more famous faces join the host for a cup of coffee and a drive. We can look forward to seeing appearances from the likes of Seth Rogen, Ricky Gervais, Matthew Broderick, Jamie Foxx, Sebastian Maniscalco, Bridget Everett, and Barry Marder in the latest installment of the interview series. Coming to Netflix: July 19.
Queer Eye: Season 4
via: imdbThe Fab Five are returning to screens this July with more makeovers, life advice, and fabulousness. Coming to Netflix: July 19.
The Great Hack
via: imdbThe Great Hack centers on the true story of the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, during which, in early 2018, it was uncovered that Cambridge Analytica had harvested the personal data of millions of people's Facebook profiles without their consent and used it for political advertising purposes. Coming to Netflix: July 19.
Workin' Moms: Season 2
via: imdbFans of the relatable series surrounding the realities of juggling working life and motherhood will be pleased to hear that its back for a second season. At a judgmental mommies' group, four moms form an unlikely friendship and embark on a journey filled with struggles, careers, chaos and a lot of tantrums. Coming to Netflix: July 25.
Orange Is the New Black: Season 7
via: imdbThe final ever season of the hugely popular Orange Is the New Black is coming and we're pretty emotional about it. Season 7 will pick up where we left off, following Piper’s life after prison as she navigates the outside world – while the rest of the inmates (including Alex) remain behind bars. Coming to Netflix (for the last ever time): July 26.
Sugar Rush: Season 2
via: imdbTeams race against the clock - and each other - to bake up the best-tasting sweet treats, with the winner bagging a $10,000 prize. Coming to Netflix: July 26.
Girls With Balls
via: imdbWhen an all-girls volleyball team is left stranded in the woods after their bus breaks down, they fall victim to degenerate hunters', but the girls are much more resourceful than they seem... Coming to Netflix: July 26.
My First First Love: Season 2
via: imdbThe romantic South Korean Netflix Original series has had fans very excited, as it's been renewed for a second season. For its second installment, we can expect some potential conflict amongst the friends, more feelings of love, and friendships hitting the rocks. Coming to Netflix: July 26.
via: imdbWith the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Catherine Keener, and Clark Duke, 2013's animated family adventure, The Croods, follows a caveman family after their cave is destroyed. Coming to Netflix: July 29.
Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It?
via: GettyComedian, Whitney Cummings, returns to her hometown of Washington, D.C in her fourth stand-up comedy special to talk all things feminism, technology, and more. Coming to Netflix: July 30.
The Letdown: Season 2
via: imdbThe highly-anticipated second season of the comedy series, starring Alison Bell, Duncan Fellows, and Leon Ford is heading our way. According to TV Blackbox, season two will "pick up where we left off with Audrey and the local parent’s group she thought she didn’t need. "Their babies are now turning one and as they learn to walk, so too do their parents. At first, it’s all baby steps, but ultimately, everyone will find their feet, with a new normal that brings more change, more chaos, and more comedy." Coming to Netflix: July 31.
The Red Sea Diving Resort
via: imdbThe Netflix original film, directed and written by Gideon Raff, starring the likes of Chris Evans, Haley Bennett, Michael K. Williams, and Ben Kingsley, retells the story of the rescue of Ethiopian Jewish immigrants to Israel in 1981. Coming to Netflix: July 31.
Wentworth: Season 7
via: imdbThe highly popular series, which first debuted in 2013, will be coming to Netflix with its 7th season. The series follows Bea Smith, who is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband. As we begin season 7, we're set to see the war between Marie and Rita tip even further over the edge. Coming to Netflix: July 31.