It’s another great start to a new month on Netflix with some truly fantastic new movies added to the US library. There are some returning favorites, but more importantly, movies are now available to stream on Netflix for the first time.
These are the best new movies added to Netflix on July 1, 2021.
Boogie Nights (1997)
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Genre: Drama | Duration: 155 minutes
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzman, John C. Reilly
In the 90s, Mark Whalberg was more famous for his time as Marky Mark in Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch than for being an actor. Whalberg’s slow transition to one of Hollywood’s leading men began with his big break in Boogie Nights.
1977, San Fernando Valley, teenage busboy Eddie Adams is recruited by acclaimed porn director Jack Horner. He takes on Dirk Diggler’s porn star alter ego and becomes a hit almost instantly. Dirk can fulfill many of his wildest dreams, but an insidious drug addiction and his newfound ego threaten to destroy his life and career.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Director: Jay Roach
Genre: Adventure, Comedy | Duration: 94 minutes
Cast: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York, Mimi Rogers, Robert Wagner
Outside Wayne’s world and ShrekAustin Powers is arguably the most famous role comedian Mike Myers has ever played!
Swinging 1960s super spy Austin Powers, left in a cryogenic state for 30 years, returns to face his old nemesis and evil genius Dr. evil.
Midnight Run (1988)
Director: Martin Brest
Genre: Action, Comedy | Duration: 126 minutes
Cast: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton, Dennis Farina
Robert De Niro has starred in some truly incredible films throughout his long and illustrious career and while younger audiences may know him more for his comedic roles in the 21st century, Midnight Run will always be a shining example of just how much of a badass he really was. .
Mafia accountant Jonathan Mardukas is on the run after skipping bail, carrying a huge bounty on his back, he is chased by bounty hunter Jack Walsh who wants to claim the compensation. However, Jack has to deal with the Mafia, the FBI and other bounty hunters on the hunt for Mardukas.
Star Trek (2009)
Director: JJ Abrams
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | Duration: 127 minutes
Cast: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy, Zoe Saldana
As one of the most iconic franchises of all time, many were hesitant at the idea of restarting decades of storytelling. But while giving JJ Abrams his due, he managed to turn the latest version of Star Trek into an incredibly fun action-adventure that gained millions of new fans around the world.
A vengeful Romulan from the future travels to the past to take revenge on an aging Spock, who changes the fate of the galaxy forever. James T. Kirk, instead of following in his father’s footsteps, has become a rebellious troublemaker, so when challenged by Captain Pike to make something of himself in Starfleet, Kirk immediately bumps into a young Commander Spock.
The Life of David Gale (2003)
Director: Alan Parker
Genre: Crime, Drama | Duration: 130 minutes
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Cleo King, Rhona Mitra
If you can overlook the fact that Kevin Spacey is one of the protagonists of the film, then you definitely shouldn’t sleep through the night The Life of David Gale.
Professor Dave Gale, a college professor known for his anti-death penalty stance, is on death row after being found guilty of murder. Convinced he is innocent, journalist Bitsey Bloom races against time to prove his innocence before being executed.
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Director: Rob Marshall
Genre: Historical, Drama | Duration: 145 minutes
Cast: Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, Suzuka Ohgo, Togo Igawa
Not surprising, Memoirs of a Geisha, one of the finest films of 2005, won three academy awards for Cinematography, Art Direction and Costume Design.
in 1929, at the age of nine, Chiyo Sakamoto is sold to a geisha boarding house in the entertainment district of Kyoto, Japan, where her path begins to become one of Japan’s most celebrated geishas.
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