Skip to main content

Best new movies to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Prime, HBO, and more

Summer days may be better spent outside, but after all day in the sun, you might want to just collapse into a cozy movie night. As the calendar turns to July, there are tons of movies — both brand new and classic — hitting the major streaming services, and we’re keeping tabs on all of them so you always have a perfect choice for movie night. These are the best new movies to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, HBO, Apple TV+, and Disney+.

We also have guides to the best movies on Netflix, the best movies on Hulu, the best movies on Amazon Prime Video, and the best movies on HBO.

New movies to stream at a glance


Philomena (2013)

77 %
pg-13 98m
Genre Drama
Stars Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark
Directed by Stephen Frears
Years ago, in a more conservative world, Philomena (Judi Dench) was forced to live in a convent after she became pregnant. Her son was taken from her, but she’s never stopped trying to find him. Her story eventually reaches world-weary political journalist Martin Sixsmith (Steve Coogan), who sees in Philomena a special kind of inspiration.

Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

Won't You Be My Neighbor?
85 %
g 95m
Genre Documentary
Stars Fred Rogers, François Scarborough Clemmons, Yo-Yo Ma
Directed by Morgan Neville
This long-awaited documentary tells the story of America’s favorite neighbor, Mr. Fred Rogers. Multiple generations grew up with Mr. Rogers, the kindly man on television who opened his imagination so thoroughly, it felt like we were really there in his beautiful land of make-believe. This thoughtful documentary goes behind the cardigan into the heart of a creative genius who found his calling speaking to children directly and treating them as so many adults only claim to do: As the future.

Hustle (2022)

66 %
r 117m
Genre Drama, Comedy
Stars Adam Sandler, Robert Duvall, Ben Foster
Directed by Jeremiah Zagar
Adam Sandler continues to do pretty much whatever he wants with his Netflix deal. But this time, audiences get a good one. In Hustle, Sandler plays Stanley Sugarman, a down-on-his-luck basketball scout who is desperately trying to find a way back to the NBA. When he discovers a generational player in a street game in Spain, Sugarman gets to know Bo Cruz (Juancho Hernangomez) and the rocky past that has kept him from reaching his potential. But Sugarman is determined to get Cruz to the NBA, hitching his own aspirations to Cruz’s success.

The Departed (2006)

The Departed
85 %
r 151m
Genre Drama, Thriller, Crime
Stars Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Who’s the rat? Turns out, there’s a few of them in this gritty crime drama directed by Martin Scorsese. Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon) and Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) both grew up in the tough streets of South Boston, and now they are vying for careers in the Massachusetts State Police. But both men are not what they seem. Sullivan is an unabashedly ambitious, fast-rising star in the department who is secretly reporting to Irish mob boss Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson). Costigan is a hothead who had his badge revoked… only to be sent deep undercover to Costello’s operation.

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
63 %
r 95m
Genre Comedy
Stars Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd
Directed by Adam McKay
Will Ferrell is on top of his game as San Diego’s most popular newsman in the 1970s, Ron Burgundy. But when hotshot young anchor Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate) emerges on the scene, Burgundy is caught up in a glass case of emotions trying to navigate his cutthroat ambition and his obvious attraction to Corningstone.


Good Luck to You, Leo Grande (2022)

Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
78 %
r 97m
Genre Drama, Comedy, Romance
Stars Emma Thompson, Daryl McCormack, Isabella Laughland
Directed by Sophie Hyde
In an otherwise good life, Nancy Stokes (Emma Thompson) has never had good sex. However, after retiring from life as a schoolteacher, she decides to do something about it. So she devises a plan to go to an anonymous hotel room and enlist the services of a sex worker who calls himself Leo Grande (Daryl McCormack). The confident, dapper young man is good at his job, but he’s as surprised as Nancy when he appears to take a quick, genuine liking to her.

The Worst Person in the World (2021)

The Worst Person in the World
90 %
r 128m
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Stars Renate Reinsve, Anders Danielsen Lie, Herbert Nordrum
Directed by Joachim Trier
Considered one of the best movies of 2021, this Norwegian film stars Renate Reinsve as Julie, an Oslo woman who is just doing her best. Following four years of her quest for love and meaning in modernity, The Worst Person In the World depicts Julie’s adventures into new career paths and follows her roller coaster relationships with two very different men, Aksel (Anders Danielsen Lie) and Eivind (Herbert Nordrum) as she attempts to find happiness.

There's Something About Mary (1998)

There's Something About Mary
69 %
r 119m
Genre Romance, Comedy
Stars Cameron Diaz, Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon
Directed by Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
One of the best rom-coms of the ’90s satirizes men’s remarkable ability to get completely hung up on women. Ted (Ben Stiller) was set up for the best prom ever. The girl of his dreams, Mary (Cameron Diaz), somehow had agreed to go with him. Unfortunately, a little bathroom mishap ruined the night and has haunted Ted ever since. Years later, Ted hires a private detective to track down Mary, hoping to get one more shot. Mary proves too alluring, however, as the private detective (Matt Dillon) soon becomes smitten with her and discovers that Mary is surrounded by dishonest suitors.

Fire Island (2022)

Fire Island
77 %
r 105m
Genre Comedy, Romance
Stars Bowen Yang, Joel Kim Booster, Margaret Cho
Directed by Andrew Ahn
A modern twist on Pride and Prejudice, this unapologetically LGBT rom-com takes place in the iconic gay paradise, Pines Fire Island. The diverse, multicultural tale centers on two best friends (Joel Kim Booster and Bowen Yang) who set out to have the best summer adventure ever with help from a ton of cheap rosé and an eclectic group of friends.

Die Hard (1988)

Die Hard
72 %
r 131m
Genre Action, Thriller
Stars Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov
Directed by John McTiernan
One of the most beloved action movies ever, Die Hard follows NYPD cop John McClane on a trip to Los Angeles to reconcile with his estranged wife. But just after he arrives at her office during their Christmas party, a terrorist group busts in and takes the party hostage. McClane was lucky enough to be changing his clothes when they came in, and he instantly jumps into rescue mode.


Respect (2021) new

61 %
pg-13 145m
Genre Music, Drama, History
Stars Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans
Directed by Liesl Tommy
EGOT winner Jennifer Hudson stars as Aretha Franklin in this epic biopic chronicling the gospel and pop legend’s rise from singing in her father’s church choir to international superstardom. One of the most universally beloved performers and people the music industry has ever known, Respect is an emotional, gripping tale of how Franklin found her voice.

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

The Wolf of Wall Street
75 %
r 180m
Genre Crime, Drama, Comedy
Stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese directs this absolutely ridiculous adaptation of stockbroker Jordan Belfort’s autobiography and does not sugarcoat anything. Leonardo DiCaprio plays Belfort, a penny stocks shark who climbs the Wall Street ladder on the strength of quaaludes and cheap tricks, only to find himself embroiled in a massive securities fraud case — in which he’s absolutely guilty. Belfort, however, refuses to cooperate, thanks in large part to the fact that he’s completely addicted to the lifestyle.

No Time to Die (2021)

No Time to Die
68 %
pg-13 163m
Genre Adventure, Action, Thriller
Stars Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Rami Malek
Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga
Daniel Craig’s final James Bond movie finds Bond leading a tranquil, retired life in Jamaica. When old friend, CIA agent Felix Leiter (Jeffery Wright) turns up asking for help, Bond is thrust back into action to rescue a kidnapped scientist. But the scientist proves to be treacherous, leading Bond onto the trail of dangerous technologist Lyutsifer Safin (Rami Malek) with help from the new 007 (Lashana Lynch).

Call Me by Your Name (2017)

Call Me by Your Name
93 %
r 132m
Genre Romance, Drama
Stars Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg
Directed by Luca Guadagnino
A Best Picture nominee in 2018, Call My By Your Name sees 17-year-old American-Italian Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet) meet charming American doctorate candidate Oliver (Armie Hammer) on the shores of 1983 northern Italy. A privileged boy, Elio enjoys a close relationship with his family and is immersed in high culture, imbuing in him a sophistication that belies his age. That sophistication helps in forming a strong bond with Oliver that soon leads to an intense sexual awakening within both men.

Annie Hall (1977)

Annie Hall
92 %
pg 93m
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Stars Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts
Directed by Woody Allen
One of the most beloved comedies ever, Annie Hall stars Woody Allen as supremely neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer and Diane Keaton as the ditzy Annie Hall, who aspires to be a singer. A simple romantic comedy about two people going through the motions of every romantic cliché, Annie Hall is intensely astute in its observations of the mundane aspects of love and the little shifts that can drastically alter a romance.

HBO and HBO Max

Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes (2022) new

Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes
r 91m
Genre Documentary
Stars Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev
Directed by James Jones
HBO reinvigorated interest in the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster with its 2020 miniseries, and now, the network goes even deeper into the story thanks to a newly discovered cache of dramatic footage filmed at the plant during the disaster. Emmy-winning director and Russian-speaker James Jones uses the footage and personal interviews to reconstruct a horrifying portrait of the Cold War-precipitated negligence and fear that led to one of the worst nuclear accidents in history.

Julia (2021) new

69 %
pg-13 95m
Genre Documentary
Stars Julia Child, José Andrés Puerta, Ruth Reichl
Directed by Julie Cohen, Betsy West
Legendary cookbook author and television star Julia Child introduced an entire generation to cooking and, in the process, extolled provocative lessons to Americans about food, life, and even womanhood. This documentary uses never-before-seen archival footage, personal photos, first-person narratives, and mouthwatering food cinematography to trace Child’s 12-year struggle to publish her revolutionary masterpiece Mastering the Art of French Cooking. At age 50, the publication of the book skyrocketed her to international fame and revolutionized the way Americans engage with food.

The Card Counter (2021)

The Card Counter
77 %
r 111m
Genre Drama, Crime, Thriller
Stars Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan
Directed by Paul Schrader
Oscar Isaac stars in this thriller as William Tell, a gambler and former serviceman who is approached by Cirk (Tye Sheridan), an angry young man who wants Tell’s help to get revenge on a mutual rival. However, Tell has long moved on from feelings of vengeance, instead hoping to lead Cirk down a different path: Gambling. Backed by financier La Linda (Tiffany Haddish), Tell and Cirk go on the road, hitting casino after casino as they work their way to the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022)

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
47 %
pg-13 142m
Genre Fantasy, Adventure, Action
Stars Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Mads Mikkelsen
Directed by David Yates
Return to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in this prequel that follows Professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) as he hunts the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen). Dumbledore knows he can’t stop Grindelwald alone. That’s why he enlists the help of Magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) to lead a team to subvert Grindelwald’s growing legion of followers.

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

The Grand Budapest Hotel
88 %
r 100m
Genre Comedy, Drama
Stars Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, Adrien Brody
Directed by Wes Anderson
One of Wes Anderson’s finest films recounts the adventures of M. Gustave (Ralph Fiennes), the legendary concierge at one of Europe’s finest hotels between the wars. At his side is his most trusted friend, lobby boy Zero Moustafa (Tony Revolori). When a Renaissance painting is stolen at the hotel, an enormous family fortune suddenly begins to hang in the balance, and M. Gustave and Zero are at the center of the drama — all while Europe dramatically changes beyond the hotel doors.

Apple TV+

Cha Cha Real Smooth (2022)

Cha Cha Real Smooth
77 %
r 107m
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Stars Cooper Raiff, Dakota Johnson, Vanessa Burghardt
Directed by Cooper Raiff
The debut of writer and director Cooper Raiff was released at Sundance to much acclaim. Fresh out of college, 22-year-old Andrew (Raiff) returns to his family home in New Jersey without direction. All he really knows how to do is get a party started, which happens to be the one skill he needs to get a job as a motivational dancer at the bar and bat mitzvahs of his younger brother’s classmates. This new gig leads him to a friendship with local mom, Domino (Dakota Johnson), putting him on a path to the future he never considered before.

The Sky Is Everywhere (2022)

The Sky Is Everywhere
67 %
pg-13 103m
Genre Drama, Romance, Music
Stars Grace Kaufman, Pico Alexander, Jacques Colimon
Directed by Josephine Decker
This collaboration with A24 follows 17-year-old musical prodigy Lennie Walker (Grace Kaufman) living deep in the Redwood forest of Northern California. When Lennie’s sister suddenly dies, Lennie struggles deeply with the loss. The struggle grows more complicated as she finds herself increasingly drawn to both her sister’s devastated boyfriend, Toby, and the charismatic new guy at school, Joe.

The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)

The Tragedy of Macbeth
87 %
r 105m
Genre Drama, War
Stars Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Alex Hassell
Directed by Joel Coen
Shakespeare’s Macbeth has been told many times on stage and in film, and yet Joel Coen’s newest adaptation still feels necessary. With Denzel Washington in the titular role of the insatiable Scottish king, this gritty, supremely dark Macbeth offers a cinematic tone and style that befits the play’s supremely grim roots.


Rise (2022) new

79 %
pg 113m
Genre Drama
Stars Uche Agada, Dayo Okeniyi, Yetide Badaki
Directed by Akin Omotoso
Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of the most well-known NBA superstars today, but the “Greek Freak” (and his two NBA player brothers) took a tumultuous road to basketball’s biggest stage. After emigrating from Nigeria to Greece, Vera and Charles Antetokounmpo (Yetida Badaki and Dayo Okeniyi) live under the constant threat of deportation while struggling to provide for their five children. But thanks to their grit, vision, and faith, they slowly carve out an opportunity for their children to pursue their dreams on the hardwood.

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers (2022)

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers
68 %
pg 96m
Genre Comedy, Animation, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Stars John Mulaney, Andy Samberg, KiKi Layne
Directed by Akiva Schaffer
After a lengthy hiatus, everybody’s favorite heroic chipmunks are back in action in this modern-day update that sees Chip and Dale living in a hybrid cartoon-human Los Angeles. The chipmunks are older now, far removed from their successful TV series, and they’ve grown apart. Chip is an insurance salesman living in the suburbs. Dale has had CGI surgery and works the nostalgia convention circuit, desperately hoping to relive the glory days. Their friendship may be broken, but when a former castmate mysteriously disappears, the Rescue Rangers will reunite once again to find their friend.

Sneakerella (2022)

pg 112m
Genre Comedy, Family
Stars Chosen Jacobs, Lexi Underwood, Kolton Stewart
Directed by Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum
A movie just for sneakerheads? Why not. El (Chosen Jacobs) is an aspiring sneaker designer working as a stock boy in his late mother’s Queens shoe store. His ambition and talent, however, are suffocated by his overburdened stepfather and two mean-spirited stepbrothers who thwart any opportunity El gets. But when El meets Kira King, the daughter of legendary basketball player and sneaker tycoon Darius King, the two bond over their mutual love of sneakers. With a nudge from his best friend and a little beat of Fairy Godfather magic, El soon finds the courage to chase his dream once and for all.

Editors' Recommendations

Movie images and data from: