Who needs the movie theater when you have Netflix this summer? The popular streaming service is ready to entertain with a ton of new movies streaming in July. Forget about those big Hollywood blockbusters. Sure they're fun, but along with them comes lines, expensive concessions, the blue glow of teens texting, and some bad jerk kicking the back of your seat. You don't need to even leave the couch for this viewing party. Queue up your favorites, and let the summer movie binge begin! Here are 13 new movies streaming on Netflix in July!
Aaron is an optimistic videographer that decides to come work for Josef after answering his online ad. All Aaron has to do is record Josef throughout the day and remain discreet about the entire setup. Josef tells Aaron that he'll be recording a series of videos for his unborn son, as he's suffering from a terminal illness and will never be able to see him grow up. While Josef seems strange, the money is too good for Aaron to pass up and he agrees to the task. However as the day progresses Josef becomes increasingly strange and Aaron finds it difficult to tell whether or not some of the things Josef is saying or doing are truly jokes or actually a sign of true danger and mental instability. Streaming July 14!
A mysterious soldier befriends the family of a fallen comrade and quickly makes himself an indispensible part of their lives, but the secrets he's hiding put them all in danger in The Guest, a nail-biting, retro-stylish thriller from director Adam Wingard and screenwriter Simon Barrett. Arriving unannounced on the doorstep of the Peterson family, recently discharged soldier David brings a final message of love from their recently deceased son, Caleb, with whom he served. Still grieving over Caleb's tragic death in combat, the Petersons welcome David into their home and their lives. Humble, helpful and unfailingly polite, David turns out to be the perfect guest, filling the void left by Caleb. He consoles Caleb's mom, helps dad Spencer get ahead at work, teaches teenager Luke how to defend himself against bullies and rids rebellious daughter Anna of her loser boyfriend. But David's unorthodox problem-solving methods begin to raise Anna's suspicions as a wave of shocking and unexplained violence spreads through their small town. When her inquiries into his past raise a red flag with a super-secret private military organization, it sets the stage for a deadly final conflict. Streaming July 25!
As most of America is mired in the Depression. George and Serena Pemberton, love-struck newlyweds, begin to build a timber empire. Serena soon proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing loggers, hunting rattlesnakes, even saving a man's life in the wilderness. With power and influence now in their hands, the Pembertons refuse to let anyone stand in the way of their inflated love and ambitions. However, once Serena discovers George's hidden past and faces an unchangeable fate of her own, the Pembertons' passionate marriage begins to unravel. Streaming July 9!
Ten years on from the events of Monsters, and the 'Infected Zones' have now spread worldwide. In the Middle East a new insurgency has begun. At the same time there has also been a proliferation of Monsters in that region. The Army decide to draft in more numbers to help deal with this insurgency. Watch the original 'Monsters' now!
6 Bad Hair Day
Bad Hair Day
Set in Boston, Massachusetts, nerdy Monica Reeves (Laura Marano), a high school tech whiz, is determined to become prom queen. She prepares herself the day before prom so she can save time when it comes, and thinks nothing will go wrong. But on the big day, she suddenly wakes up having a bad hair day, and her destroyed prom dress, broken shoes, and everything that can go wrong does go badly wrong (and of course the hair). While all this is happening, Monica's friend Sierra witnesses everything. Then, a doorbell is heard and Monica opens the door to a lady claiming to be an FBI agent. Liz Morgan (Leigh-Allyn Baker) seeks the necklace that Monica somehow ends up possessing, after buying it at an antique shop, wanting to recover it and get her job back. Monica smartly deduces Liz's claim and she tells her she is a police officer who has been scolded from her department. Prom day goes wrong as the pair is pursued by Pierce Peters (Christian Campbell) on a wild ride around the city. At the end of the movie, Monica and Liz are lured into a trap by Pierce but they outsmart him and he is arrested. Monica and Liz go to the prom in a full police procession and the movie ends with a happy ending, the two both learning valuable lessons. Watch 'Bad Hair Day' Now!
Penguins of Madagascar
Having shown their mettle in previous Madagascar animated epics, dauntless penguins Skipper, Rico, Private and Kowalski team with a covert group, the North Wind, to stage an all-or-nothing showdown with the fiendish Dr. Octavius Brine. The Plucky penguins, known as the most elite spies ever hatched, join forces with a chic undercover organization known as the North Wind. Led by highly trained, handsome and arrogant Agent Classified, this special inter-species task force must stop the many-tentacled villain Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world. Streaming July 15!
8 Beyond the Lights
Beyond the Lights
Though she's been groomed for stardom all her life by an overbearing mother, pop star Noni is having trouble dealing with her success. Feeling unable to cope any longer, Noni tries to kill herself, but luckily Kaz, the police officer assigned to be her bodyguard, thwarts her suicide attempt. Noni and Kaz feel an instant attraction, but those in their orbit oppose the romance for fear the pair will stray from the course planned out for both of them. Watch 'Beyond the Lights' Now!
9 The Barber
Da Sweet Blood of Jesus
While researching the history of a littleknown empire, anthropologist Hess Greene comes across an ancient dagger that is shortly used to murder him. When he wakes up unharmed, Greene discovers that he's developed an acute appetite for human blood. Streaming July 15!
Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey
In 1995, visionary writer/director Richard Stanley got the green light for his dream project: An epic adaptation of H.G. Wells' 'The Island Of Doctor Moreau' starring Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer. But only days into production, an unprecedented storm of natural disasters, monstrous egos and disturbing imagery -along with chaos, insanity and witchcraft - would trigger perhaps the most infamous behind-the-scenes catastrophe in modern movie history. Streaming July 14!
The Prismatic World Tour
Desperate to free their daughter Claire from a cult, her parents hire deprogramming expert Ansel Roth, despite his checkered reputation. Roth kidnaps Claire and holds her captive in a motel room, but his real challenge has barely begun. Streaming July 4!
That's all for July! Let us know which ones you want to watch, and which ones to miss! We'll be back soon with more great picks and interesting finds on Netflix.