Top TV shows and movies on Netflix in July

Whether you’re looking for some laid-back romantic comedies or thrilling adventures, Netflix has a great lineup in stock for you this July

                            Top TV shows and movies on Netflix in July
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Time really flies when it’s summer! With June coming to a close, it’s time to prepare for some new Netflix content. Whether you’re looking for some laid-back romantic comedies or thrilling adventures, Netflix has a great lineup in stock for you. Here’s a list of the most exciting things coming to Netflix this July.


1. Jurassic Park

We’ve all grown up watching this thrilling franchise. It introduced us to the concept of jump scares and showed us the true power of a good background score. On July 1, Jurassic Park will be available to watch on Netflix. Directed by master filmmaker Steven Spielberg, the movie follows a group of visitors who struggle to stay alive in a microcosm created to breed cloned dinosaurs when there is a sudden power cut. It is the perfect movie to watch on a summer night. It will take you right back to the good ol' days. Jurassic Park 3 and The Lost World: Jurassic Park will also be available on July 1.

2. Princess Diaries

With Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding this year, there has been quite a lot of royal talk. If you are one of those people who loves to be at the center of it all, Netflix is bringing you just what you need this July: ‘The Princess Diaries.’ The movie follows Mia Thermopolis, a clumsy teenager, who finds herself in a funny situation when she finds out that she’s a princess. The movie has all the things you need for a perfect Sunday evening romantic-comedy: a makeover scene, a best friend who turns into a boyfriend and a cool grandmother! Take out a big tub of ice-cream and prepare yourself for a royal experience on July 1.

3. Bolt

Prepare yourself for an overdose of puppy love! Literally. Netflix is bringing Disney’s deeply loved animated movie Bolt on July 22. The movie revolves around a dog named Bolt who believes his powers from the sci-fi action show he stars in are real. Perceiving the show’s realty to be his own, Bolt embarks on an adventure to save his co-star Penny, voiced by Miley Cyrus, from a threat that he thinks is real. If work has you stressed, then this is the perfect movie to watch for it will transport you back in time to your carefree childhood days.

4. Blue Valentine

The critically acclaimed movie featured Ryan Gosling as Dean Pereira and Michelle Williams as Cynthia "Cindy" Heller. William’s role in the movie landed her an Academy and Golden Globe nomination. Gosling too was nominated for a Golden Globe. The movie is heart-breaking and realistic in its portrayal of a relationship’s development. The plot revolves around a married couple who chart the evolution of their relationship, shifting back and forth in time. It will be available to watch on Netflix from July 5.

5. How it Ends

The Netflix Original is an action thriller that stars the dashing Theo James, Forest Whitaker and Kat Graham. The plot revolves around a father desperately attempting to return home to his pregnant wife after a mysterious apocalyptic event turns everything to chaos. To find out how it ends, watch ‘How It Ends’ on July 13.

TV Shows

1. Orange is the new Black: Season 6

The newest season of the Netflix original is back to resolve the cliffhanger season 5 ended on. Season 6 of the series that explores the lives of inmates in prison will start off right where the previous season left off. You will find out what happens to the women on the bus. You will also find out what ladies in the bunker do after Piscatella's death. And, of course, you will see how new bonds that formed towards the end of season 5 play out. The show addresses issues that are not normally explored in everyday media with a hint of humor. Your suspense ends on July 27.

2. The Fosters: Season 5 (New Episodes)

The final half of season 5 of ‘The Fosters’ is finally hitting Netflix. The series boldly challenges norms and serves as a social commentary on several relevant issues. The family drama that revolves around a lesbian couple fostering several children discusses several key topics pertaining to LGBTQ rights, racism, sexual assault, gun control and immigration. The first half of season 5 ended on a cliff hanger with Ximena seeking sanctuary from ICE officers. To find out what happens next, stay tuned till July 6.

3. Shameless: Season 8

Season 8 of the comedy drama will be available on Netflix on July 28. The series revolves around the lives of six children and an alcoholic father who all try to cope with the circumstances the best they can. While the characters on the show have done some pretty messed up things over the years, it seems like season 8 may finally be their time to sort things out. If you’re looking for a good laugh, and a cry at the same time, this is your show.

4. Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: New 2018: Freshly Brewed

This Netflix original will have you rolling on the floor laughing. There's really no plot or a complicated backstory. If you want to know what the show is about, it's in the name — literally. It's just a bunch of comedians driving around in cars and getting coffee. The show is hosted by Jerry Seinfeld and comes out on Netflix on July 6.

5. Anne with an E: Season 2

If you’re a fan of period pieces, you most definitely will like this Netflix Original based in the 19th century. It follows a young orphan girl named Anne as she navigates through her life. The show is based on LM Montgomery’s classic novels. Season two will pick up right where the first left off with two crooks showing up at Green Gables. To find out more, tune into Netflix on July 6. The trailer promises an emotional journey that will make you reflect on your own life.