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.


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


Stranger Things – Season 4, Vol. 2


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


Queer As Folk


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


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


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


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


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


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


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




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


Canada’s Drag Race – Season Three


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.


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


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


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


The Most Hated Man on the Internet


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


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



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


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



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


The Princess


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


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



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 




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


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


The Sea Beast


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


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




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


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




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


The Gray Man


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


The Railway Children Return


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




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


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


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


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


Purple Hearts


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


Not Okay


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



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 


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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