New Netflix Releases to Look Forward to this July 2020!

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Netflix is well known for having a diverse variety of movies and TV series. From romance and comedy to documentaries and reality shows, Netflix has got it all. As Netflix’s audience grows, so does its content. Every month, there are new releases of both new and old movies and TV shows. This July, they are releasing a multitude of fantastic content. It’s got everything from the classic films you grew up watching to the newest season of your favorite series. We know you’re excited about the latest releases, so we made a list of 10 movies and TV shows on Netflix that you should look forward to this month. Take a seat, grab some popcorn, and get ready to binge-watch these fresh, new releases.

Anne Frank- Parallel Stories (2019)

This moving documentary, hosted by Oscar winner Helen Mirren, retraces Anne Frank’s story through the pages of her diary. Anne Frank’s life is one that has been retold multiple times, but what’s different about this documentary is that it also takes a look into the stories of five other holocaust survivors: Arianna Szörenyi, Sarah Lichtsztejn-Montard, Helga Weiss and sisters Andra, and Tatiana Bucci. Hand in hand with historians and archivists, this film invites viewers to understand this dire period of history and open the audience’s eyes to the discrimination and racism that exists to this day.

A Walk to Remember (2002)

One of the most popular and iconic chick flicks has finally made its way to Netflix. This tear-jerker tells the love story of Landon Carter (West), a rebellious and jaded high school senior and Jamie Sullivan (Moore), an innocent but headstrong reverend’s daughter. Although they are two opposite poles, they form an unlikely relationship and eventually fall for each other. Together, they go through the ups and downs of falling in love, and in the end, learn the true meaning of miracles.

Ali (2001)

Muhammed Ali is one of the most famous boxers of all time, but not a lot know about his story. Ali, starring award-winning actor, Will Smith, is a biographical sports drama film that captures ten years of Muhammed Ali’s path to becoming one of the most well-known athletes in the boxing ring.  From his conversion to Islam and banishment from boxing to Ali’s historical match with Joe Frasier and winning the heavyweight title against George Foreman, this movie delves into the wins and defeats of Muhammed Ali’s life in his journey to earning his place among the greatest fighters in the history of boxing.

Karate Kid I, II and III

Even if we deny it, we all wanted to be Ralph Macchio in The Karate Kid when we were younger. This crowd favorite is one of those films that you love watching, whether you’re 15 or 50. Cool Karate teacher? Check! Awesome action scenes? double check! Luckily, this cult classic is going to be on Netflix this July! Now, you can relive all your favorite scenes from the Karate Kid anytime you want. Just try not to smash your mom’s favorite vase while practicing your flying kick…. Happy watching!

The Kissing Booth 2

The Kissing Booth fans rejoice! The movie sequel is coming to Netflix at last! In the first movie, we watched Elle and Noah’s romance come into full bloom. The sequel, set after a romantic summer together,  pans in on Noah and Elle’s relationship as Noah heads onto Harvard for college, and Elle goes back to high school for senior year. Will they be able to sustain their relationship, or will the changes in their lives pull them apart? I guess you’ll have to wait and see. Joey King and Jacob Elordi reprise their roles in this most-awaited sequel, which will be out on July 24, so don’t miss it!

Umbrella Academy Season 2

If you’re an avid follower of The Umbrella Academy, you’re in luck because season 2 will be released this July! The Umbrella Academy follows the story of a family of adopted superhero siblings who come together to get to the bottom of their father’s mysterious death while they try to fight the cusp of an impending apocalypse. With an action-packed season 1, we simply can’t wait to see what twists and turns season 2 has in store for us. Don’t forget to mark your calendars, The Umbrella Academy season 2 comes out on July 31!

Cursed Season 1

Cursed is one of Netflix’s new releases this July. The drama web television series is a reimagining of the well-known Arthurian legend. Cursed, Starring 13 Reasons Why actress, Katherine Langford, revolves around Nimue, a young heroine with a mysterious gift and whose destiny is to become the powerful but tragic Lady of the Lake. Following her mother’s death, she goes on a quest to find Merlin, the famed wizard, to deliver an ancient sword. Along the way, she unexpectedly meets Arthur. This young mercenary joins Nimue as she fulfills her destiny and becomes a symbol of courage and rebellion against the evil King Uther. Whether you love fantasy or history, this excellent new TV series will capture the heart of any viewer!

Down to Earth with Zac Efron

Everyone knows Zac Efron as the talented theater lead slash dreamy basketball star in the Disney movie High School Musical, but Efron shows us a different side of himself in his new project. In this travel docuseries, Zac, along with wellness expert Daren Olien, fly across the globe in search of healthy and sustainable ways to live. Quoting Efron says: “We’re traveling around the world to find some new perspectives on some very old problems.” In the past, the movie star has expressed his passion for environmental issues and sustainable living, which really shows in the enthusiasm he has for his new docuseries. Catch Down to Earth on Netflix starting July 10.

Warrior Nun Season 1

Warrior Nuns. Sounds interesting, right? This new Netflix series revolves around Ava Silva, a 19-year old girl who wakes up in a morgue with a divine artifact embedded on her back. Because of this artifact, she is given a second chance at life and has also been given a legacy. Ava now becomes part of an ancient order of nuns that have been tasked to fight demons that have found their way into Earth. It’s already out on Netflix, so what are you waiting for? Grab your remote and start binge-watching this new and unique series now!

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