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From “Stranger Things” To “The Gray Man” – Here’s Everything Coming To UK Screens In July

Looking for a new TV show to binge or a movie to watch for a film night? Well, you’ve come to right place! Here are 37 of the best TV shows and movies coming to the UK this month.


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Note: these release dates and streaming platforms only apply to viewers based in the UK, Ireland, and some European territories.

1.

Stranger Things – Season 4, Vol. 2


Netflix

It’s been six months since the Battle of Starcourt. Struggling with the aftermath, the group are separated for the first time, and navigating the complexities of high school isn’t making things any easier.

Starring: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Noah Schnapp

Release date: 1 July

Where to watch: Netflix

Watch if you like: I Am Not Okay with This, Heroes, Riverdale

2.

Queer As Folk


Peacock

A diverse group of friends living in New Orleans have their lives transformed in the aftermath of a tragedy.

Starring: Devin Way, Fin Argus, Ryan O’Connell

Release date: 1 July

Where to watch: Starzplay

Watch if you like: Looking, Tales of the City, Fire Island

3.

The Terminal List


Prime Video

After his entire platoon of Navy SEALs is ambushed during a high-stakes covert mission, a man returns home to his family with conflicting memories of the event and questions about his culpability.

Starring: Chris Pratt, Constance Wu, Taylor Kitsch

Release date: 1 July

Where to watch: Prime Video

Watch if you like: Danny Boy, A Journal for Jordan, Vigil

4.

The Baby


Sky Atlantic/NOW

A woman is unexpectedly landed with a baby of her own, but soon her life turns into a surreal horror show.

Starring: Michelle de Swarte, Sinead Cusack, Tanya Reynolds

Release date: 7 July

Where to watch: Sky Atlantic/NOW

Watch if you likePrevengeThe League of GentlemenHappy Death Day

5.

Black Bird


Apple TV+

A high school football hero is sentenced to 10 years in a minimum security prison. To earn an early release, he must enter a maximum-security prison and befriend suspected serial killer.

Starring: Taron Egerton, Paul Walter Hauser, Greg Kinnear

Release date: 8 July

Where to watch: Apple TV+

Watch if you like: MindhunterManhunt, The Following

6.

Boo, Bitch


Erik Voake/Netflix

Over the course of one night, a high school senior, who’s lived her life safely under the radar, seizes the opportunity to change her narrative and start living an epic life, only to find out the next morning… she’s a ghost!

Starring: Lana Condor, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Jason Genao

Release date: 8 July

Where to watch: Netflix

Watch if you like: Insatiable, Riverdale, Freaky

7.

The Girl From Plainville


Steve Dietl/Hulu

Inspired by the true story of an unprecedented “texting-suicide” legal case, a girl is implicated in the death of her boyfriend via involuntary manslaughter.

Starring: Elle Fanning, Chloë Sevigny, Colton Ryan

Release date: 10 July

Where to watch: Starzplay

Watch if you like: How to Get Away with Murder, Unbelievable, Inventing Anna

8.

Resident Evil


Marcos Cruz/Netflix

A young woman haunted by her past fights for survival in a world overrun by the blood-thirsty infected and mind-shattering creatures.

Starring: Ella Balinska, Lance Reddick, Siena Agudong

Release date: 14 July

Where to watch: Netflix

Watch if you like: The Walking Dead, Army of the Dead, Train To Busan

9.

Farzar


Netflix

Farzar is an outrageous sci-fi comedy that follows Prince Fichael and his crew as they venture out of their domed human city to fight the evil aliens that want to kill and/or eat them.

Starring: Dana Snyder, Kari Wahlgren, Lance Reddick

Release date: 15 July

Where to watch: Netflix

Watch if you like: Adventure Time, Disenchantment, Rick and Morty

10.

Canada’s Drag Race – Season Three


Crave

You know the drill – several drag queens compete for the title of Drag Race Superstar, but make it ~Canada~.

Starring: Brooke Lynn Hytes, Brad Goreski, Traci Melchor

Release date: 15 July

Where to watch: BBC Three/BBC iPlayer

Watch if you like: Project Runway, America’s Next Top Model, The Glow Up.

11.

Trying – Season Three


Colin Hutton/Apple TV+

The third season picks up with Nikki and Jason waking up as new parents to two children they are still getting to know. Now they just have to keep hold of them, which proves to be trickier than they initially thought.

Starring: Rafe Spall, Esther Smith, Oliver Chris.

Release date: 22 July

Where to watch: Apple TV+

Watch if you like: Gavin & Stacey, Pramface, Cuckoo

12.

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Season Three


Disney+

We return to East High School and The Wildcats who are off to Camp Shallow Lake where there’ll be putting on Frozen the musical for the first time.

Starring: Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett, Sofia Wylie

Release date: 27 July

Where to watch: Disney+

Watch if you likeHigh School Musical, Victorious, School of Rock

13.

The Most Hated Man on the Internet


Netflix

The story of one mother’s mission against the self-styled ‘King of Revenge Porn’, after nude photos of her daughter are posted online.

Release date: 27 July

Where to watch: Netflix

Watch if you like: Don’t F**k with Cats, Our Father, Tiger King

14.

Keep Breathing


Ricardo Hubbs/Netflix

After her private plane crashes in the remote Canadian frontier, a New York lawyer must battle both an unforgiving wilderness and her personal demons to stay alive.

Starring: Melissa Barrera, Jeff Wilbusch, Austin Stowell

Release date: 28 July

Where to watch: Netflix

Watch if you likeThe Wilds, SnowpiercerLost

15.

Surface


Apple TV+

A woman embarks on a quest to put the pieces of her life back together after she suffers a traumatic head injury that affects her memory.

Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Stephan James

Release date: 29 July

Where to watch: Apple TV+

Watch if you like: Severance, The Girl BeforeI May Destroy You

16.

Paper Girls


Anjali Pinto/Prime Video

Four paper girls are out on their delivery route when they become caught in the crossfire between warring time-travelers, changing the course of their lives forever.

Starring: Camryn Jones, Riley Lai Nelet, Sofia Rosinsky

Release date: 29 July

Where to watch: Prime Video

Watch if you likeThe Wheel of TimeTimewasters, Doctor Who

17.

Uncoupled


Barbara Nitke/Netflix

A gay man has his partner walk out on him after 17 years together. Now he must navigate losing his soulmate and suddenly finding himself single in his mid-forties in New York City. 

Starring: Neil Patrick Harris, Tisha Campbell, Brooks Ashmanskas

Release date: 29 July

Where to watch: Netflix

Watch if you likeWill & GraceSex and the CityGrace & Frankie

18.

The Princess


Disney+

After refusing to marry the vindictive groom she is betrothed to, a princess is locked away in a tower. When her cruel and angry suitor attempts to take her father’s throne, the princess has to save not only her family, but the kingdom too. 

Starring: Joey King, Dominic Cooper, Olga Kurylenko 

Release date: 1 July

Where to watch: Disney+

Watch if you like: Ella Enchanted, Brave, Beauty and the Beast

19.

Minions: The Rise of Gru


Universal Pictures

It’s the ’70s, and a young Gru is obsessed with the supervillain group known as the Vicious 6. With the help of his loyal followers, The Minions, Gru attempts to become evil enough to join their villainous group.

Starring: Steve Carell, Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh

Release date: 1 July

Where to watch: In cinemas

Watch if you like: Despicable Me, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, The Secret Life of Pets

20.

Sundown


Sky Cinema

A wealthy man is vacationing with his loved ones at a resort in Acapulco, Mexico when he receives a phone call. There’s been a death in the family, and everyone must return home, but the man is reluctant to do so. 

Starring: Tim Roth, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Iazua Larios

Release date: 2 July

Where to watch: Sky Cinema 

Watch if you like: Ressurection, The Woman in the Window, Gone Girl 

21.

They/Them


Peacock

Several teens join a camp for a week of programming intended to help them find a new sense of freedom, but as the camp’s methods become increasingly more unsettling, the campers must work together to protect themselves.

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Theo Germaine, Austin Crute

Release date: 5 July

Where to watch: In cinemas

Watch if you like: Scream, Cabin in the Woods, Jennifer´s Body

22.

Thor: Love and Thunder


Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Thor enlists the help of several familiar faces – Valkyrie, Korg, and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster – to fight a “God Butcher” who intends to make the gods extinct.

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale

Release date: 7 July

Where to watch: In cinemas 

Watch if you likeThor: Ragnorak, Avengers: Infinity War, Deadpool

23.

The Sea Beast


Netflix

A renowned sea monster hunter has his life turned on its head when a young stowaway girl is found hiding on his ship. 

Starring: Zaris-Angel Hator, Karl Urban, Jared Harris

Release date: 8 July

Where to watch: Netflix

Watch if you like: Moana, How to Train Your Dragon, Rise of the Guardians

24.

Don’t Make Me Go


Prime Video

When a single father discovers he has a terminal disease, he decides to try and cram all the years of love and support he will miss with his teenage daughter into the time he has left with her.

Starring: John Cho, Mia Isaac, Mitchell Hope

Release date: 15 July

Where to watch: Prime Video

Watch if you like: ChefDefinitely, Maybe, Little Miss Sunshine

25.

Persuasion


Netflix

When a long-lost love makes its way back into Anne Elliot’s life, she is forced to choose between moving on for good or letting her heart decide.

Starring: Cosmo Jarvis, Dakota Johnson, Henry Golding 

Release date: 15 July

Where to watch: Netflix

Watch if you like: Pride and Prejudice, The Duchess, Bridgerton

26.

The Bob’s Burgers Movie


20th Century Fox

A burst water main creates a huge sinkhole blocking the entrance to the store, which ruins the Belcher’s plans for the summer. As Bob and Linda attempt to keep the business running, the children try to solve a mystery that could save the restaurant.

Starring: Dan Mintz, H. Jon Benjamin, Kristen Schaal 

Release date: 15 July

Where to watch: Disney+

Watch if you like: Bob’s Burgers, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, The Simpsons Movie

27.

Flee


Disney+

A man struggles with a secret that he has kept inside for 20 years, one that risks the life he’s built with his soon-to-be husband.

Starring: Daniel Karimyar, Belal Faiz, Fardin Mijdzadeh

Release date: 15 July

Where to watch: Disney+

Watch if you like: Out, In a Heartbeat, Steven Universe

28.

The Gray Man


Netflix

The CIA is put on red alert when one of its highest-ranking assets uncovers secrets that the agency does not want getting out. A worldwide hunt ensues when his ex-colleague sends assassins to silence him.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas

Release date: 15 July

Where to watch: Netflix

Watch if you like: The Courier, Red Sparrow, Red Notice

29.

The Railway Children Return


StudioCanal

A trio of siblings are evacuated to a remote Yorkshire village. Whilst exploring their new surroundings, they are thrust into a dangerous quest to assist a new friend who, like them, is a long way from home.

Starring: Jenny Agutter, Beau Gadsdon, Sheridan Smith

Release date: 15 July 

Where to watch: In cinemas

Watch if you like: Swallows and Amazons, The Secret Garden, Five Children and It

30.

Rumble


Paramount+

In a world where monsters are tame and monster wrestling has become a popular sport, Winnie is determined to emanate her father’s achievements by training a rookie monster into a wrestling contender.

Starring: Roman Reigns, Will Arnett, Terry Crews

Release date: 20 July

Where to watch: Paramount+

Watch if you like: Hotel TransylvaniaSpace Jam, The Secret Life of Pets

31.

Anything’s Possible


Prime Video

A confident high school girl who is trans must navigate through senior year as well as the ups and downs of young love.

Starring: Billy Porter, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Eva Reign

Release date: 22 July

Where to watch: Prime Video

Watch if you like: PariahBoysEverybody’s Talking About Jamie

32.

Where the Crawdads Sing


Sony Pictures Releasing

A woman abandoned as a girl and forced to raise herself in the marshlands of North Carolina becomes close to two boys from her local community, but this new startling world lands her in a dangerous situation. 

Starring: Daisy Edgar-Jones, Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson

Release date: 22 July

Where to watch: In cinemas 

Watch if you like: My Son, The Little Things, The Woman In the Window

33.

Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank


Sky Cinema

A scrappy dog who dreams of becoming a samurai and arrives in a strange land entirely inhabited by cats.

Starring: Michael Cera, Samuel L. Jackson, Michelle Yeoh

Release date: 22 July

Where to watch: Sky Cinema 

Watch if you like: PAW Patrol: The Movie, Kung Fu Panda, Puss in Boots

34.

Purple Hearts


Netflix

A soldier and an aspiring singer-songwriter overcome their stark differences and fall hopelessly in love.

Starring: Sofia Carson, Nicholas Galitzine, Anthony Ippolito

Release date: 29 July

Where to watch: Netflix 

Watch if you like: 500 Days of Summer, The Notebook, Charlie St. Cloud

35.

Not Okay


Disney+

A young woman is desperate for fame and friends, so she decides to fake a trip to Paris on her social media platforms. Soon, a shocking real-world incident shakes up her imaginary trip. 

Starring: Zoey Deutch, Dylan O’Brien, Nadia Alexander

Release date: 29 July

Where to watch: Disney+

Watch if you likeFlashback, My Fake Boyfriend, Mainstream

36.

Joyride


Vertigo Releasing

A 12-year-old boy steals a taxi and is shocked to find a woman, Joy, in the back seat with a baby. The unlikely pair go on a journey across Ireland, gradually finding things they never knew they needed in each other.

Starring: Olivia Colman, Charlie Reid, Lochlann Ó Mearáin

Release date: 29 July

Where to watch: In cinemas

Watch if you likeLion, Boyhood, Moonlight 

37.

Super Pets


Warner Bros. Pictures

When the Man of Steel and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, his dog and sidekick (who shares the same powers), must convince a ragtag group of animals to master their own newfound abilities for a rescue mission.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Keanu Reeves, John Krasinski

Release date: 29 July

Where to watch: In cinemas

Watch if you likeThe Secret Life of Pets, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Sonic The Hedgehog 2

Which of these are you looking forward to? Let us know in the comments below!

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