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The unmissable new TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in July.

If I were to write up my TV wish list it would look very similar to the Netflix July release schedule.

Not only are a slew of our favourite Netflix originals returning (meaning we finally get to find out how Orange is the New Black will end) but there are also new comedy offerings in the mix from the likes of Whitney Cummings and a new season of Queer Eye to freshen up your soul.

In terms of new movies dropping onto the streaming service, prepare yourself for iconic classics such as Sixteen Candles and You’ve Got Mail and horror gems like The Thing. 

Here’s every new TV show and movie coming to Netflix in July.

TV Shows

Designated Survivor: 60 Days

Designated Survivor 60 Days is a Korean adaption of the TV drama Designated Survivor, which starred Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman, the President of the United States.

This new offering follows the main storyline of the original format but has also been adapted to feature more of a Korean storyline. The series follows 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.

Premiering July 1

Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room

Actress and comedian Katherine Ryan returns to Netflix with her second original stand-up special entitled Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room.  The name ‘Glitter Room’ actually stems from the moniker given to her young daughter Violet’s room when they renovated their insanely expensive London flat and much of her comedy routine is centered on the ins and outs of her now being a single mum. In the special, Katherine will also share tales about following a man to Japan and meeting her daughter’s first celebrity crush, Anna Kendrick.

Premiering July 1

Stranger Things 3

Season three of the beloved Netflix original series Stranger Things, the show that centers on a group of kids in a small Indiana town in 1983 who discover a portal to an alternate dimension called The Upside Down, is here to both charm and terrify you. Season three sets up new mysteries and introduces brand new monstrous threats to the small town of Hawkins.

Premiering July 4

Watch Stranger Things star Dacre Montgomery tell Mamamia Entertainment Editor Laura Brodnik exactly what we can expect from the gruesome season three below. Post continues after video.

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You Me Her, Season Four

The charming Netflix show that bills itself as TV’s first polyromantic comedy You Me Her, is back for a fourth season. The original premise of the show centered around a suburban married couple who were entering into a three-way romantic relationship for the first time. At first, it was just to spice up their marriage, but once they got to know 25-year-old college student and part-time escort Izzy Silva they both began to fall in love with her.

Premiering July 12

Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein

If you’re a fan of Stranger Things, this might tickle your fancy. In this mockumentary Stranger Things star David Harbour uncovers some lost footage from his father’s televised stage play, Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein. Through the mockumentary, Harbour looks humorously into the depths of his family’s acting lineage and his father’s legacy, with a few special guest stars popping in along the way.

Premiering July 16

Queer Eye season four

If your life is currently feeling a little lackluster and dull, know that a new season of Queer Eye is on the way to brighten things up. The Emmy Award-winning Queer Eye series is back to transform people who need a little life and look overhaul. In this fourth season, the Fab Five return to Kansas City to bring their expertise to a whole new range of people.

Premiering July 19

The Originals 

The Originals started off as a spin-off series from the wildly popular supernatural drama The Vampire Diaries but quickly morphed into its own brand of success. This fifth and final season brings an end to the show that follows Klaus Mikaelson the original vampire and werewolf hybrid and his family in their various battles and turmoils set against the vibrant setting of New Orleans.  The Originals also stars Australian actress Phoebe Tonkin as fellow vampire/werewolf Hayley Marshall.

Premiering July 19

Orange is the New Black, Season Seven 

The final season of one of Netflix’s very first groundbreaking dramas is here. Orange is the New Black season seven will see Piper Chapman struggle with life outside the prison after being released at the end of the last season and marrying her still imprisoned girlfriend, Alex. Meanwhile, the characters who are still inside Litchfield are coming to terms with the fact that prison has changed them forever.

Premiering July 26

Kath and Kim, Season One to Season Four

Kath and Kim is one of Australia’s most enduring and beloved comedies. The show was created by and stars Jane Turner as suburban mother Kath Day-Knight and Gina Riley as her self-indulgent daughter Kim Craig. The hilarious duo is joined on screen by Magda Szubanski, as fan-favourite Sharon.

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Premiering July 30

Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It?

The hilarious Whitney Cummings is back with a brand new comedy special entitled Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It? Basically, it’s a chance for her to put forward important questions in front of a live audience such as “do women need to wear service vests instead of Rosé All Day t-shirts?” and “are their nicknames for each other hurting the cause?

Premiering July 30

Movies

The Croods

Set in a fictional prehistoric Pliocene era known as “The Croodaceous” The Croods centers on a cave family called the Croods who survive a natural disaster. The voice cast for The Croods includes Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and Catherine Keener.

Premiering July 1

Last Action Hero

This American fantasy comedy is peak 90s cinema. Austin O’Brien as Danny Madigan, a New York City teenager whose father has just died. Following his father’s death, while watching the latest Jack Slater film, he is transported into the world of the film. There he is teamed up with Jack Slater, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Premiering July 1

Sixteen Candles

As far as teenage coming-of-age films go, the 1984 American flick Sixteen Candles is one of the best. Starring the iconic Molly Ringwald, Sixteen Candles is about the struggle of highschooler Samantha “Sam” Baker whose family have all forgotten her 16th birthday thanks to her sister’s wedding.

Premiering July 1

The Thing

Positioned as a prequel to the 1982 brilliant yet chilling film of the same name by John Carpenter, The Thing is a science fiction themed horror offering. The movie kicks off in the winter of 1982, when a buried alien spacecraft is discovered in Antarctica.

Premiering July 1

You’ve Got Mail

There’s just no way in the world you can watch Meg Ryan as Kathleen Kelly and Tom Hanks as Joe Fox in You’ve Got Mail and not be completely enchanted with their whole story. The story centers around an independent bookshop owner and the head of a corporate bookstore chain who fall in love online.

Premiering July 15

Point Blank

In Point Blank an ER nurse named Paul has to team with the badly injured murder suspect under his charge so that he can save the lives of his pregnant wife, who has been kidnapped. This action-packed thriller stars Marvel staple Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo.

Premiering July 12

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