What's New to Stream on Netflix for June 2019

Another month, another look at what's new and heading for Netflix.

Spider Verse Miles
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Some people spend their days arguing over the merits of Netflix, but the rest of us are too busy enjoying new movies, engaging series, and fun specials. It’s just one more way to re-watch the movies we already love and find new ones to cherish, and this month sees some of both hitting the service.

The complete list of movies and shows hitting Netflix this month — June 2019 — is below, but first I’m going to highlight a few that stand apart from the bunch.

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Netflix Pick of the Month

I’ll admit to being a bit hesitant during the theatrical run for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) as unanimous praise for a film makes me suspicious, but when I finally watched it on Blu-ray I was thrilled to discover the rumors were true. The film is amazing and spectacular in the best possible ways, a constant stream of visual style and wonder in service of a story that both thrills and affects the heart. It swings onto Netflix starting June 26th, and I really can’t recommend it enough.


An Original Gamble

Look, last month I picked a new Netflix Original as my May highlight, and, well, it turned out to be garbage. What I’m saying is it’s a crap shoot, and we’re all just dice tumbling violently through the air. Anyway. Murder Mystery is a new Netflix Original, and it arrives on June 14th. It’s an Adam Sandler joint so obviously the consensus is that it’s gonna stink, but the trailer looks like fun! Jennifer Aniston co-stars, and they play a couple who wind up in the middle of a murder plot and framed for the crime. Whatever. I’m hoping for the best.


Wholly Unrelated But Solid Movies

Network

Sometimes you’re just looking for something to watch without worrying about genres, casting, or other specifics. Netflix has you covered with the addition of a few good movies you may or may not have already seen. 50/50 (2011) is a cancer comedy that legit pulls off the laughs and tears. Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays the afflicted, Seth Rogen plays his best friend, and it’s a movie that will have you laughing and crying in equal measure. That’s a good thing! Network (1976) won’t have you crying (unless it’s for the state of humanity), but you just might laugh along at its darkly honest take on the media and the American appetite for terrible things. And finally, Joe Dante’s Small Soldiers (1998) is a fun little adventure/comedy about action figure toys that come to life and cause some trouble. It’s fun for kids and adults alike!


The Oldest Film Added to Netflix

Cat On Hot Tin

Last month’s oldest new addition was Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), and Netflix is continuing that theme with this month’s arrival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958). By theme I of course mean “Elizabeth Taylor in a bad marriage made worse by alcohol,” but this time at least she’s hitched to a younger man played by Paul Newman. It’s a wonderfully dramatic and sprawling tale about how rich people are every bit as troubled as the rest of us, and both leads do fantastic work pulling viewers into their lives and struggles.


The Complete List

June 1st
50/50 (2011)
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day (2015)
Arthdal Chronicles [Netflix Original]
Batman Begins (2005)
Cabaret (1972)
Carrie (?)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
Dynasty: Season 2
Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)
Gran Torino (2008)
Life in the Doghouse (2018)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Magic Mike (2012)
Network (1976)
Oh, Ramona! [Netflix Film]
Platoon (1986)
Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World Of Ben Ferencz (2018)
Satan & Adam (2018)
Small Soldiers (1998)
The Dark Knight (2008)
The Phantom of the Opera (?)
The Space Between Us (2017)
What a Girl Wants (2003)

June 3rd
Documentary Now!: Season 3
Malibu Rescue: The Series [Netflix Family]

June 4th
Miranda Sings Live…Your Welcome [Netflix Original]

June 5th
A Silent Voice (2016)
Black Mirror: Season 5 [Netflix Original]
Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018)

June 6th
Alles ist gut [Netflix Film]
Everybody Knows (2018)

June 7th
3%: Season 3 [Netflix Original]
Belmonte (2018)
The Black Godfather [Netflix Film]
The Chef Show [Netflix Original]
Designated Survivor: Season 3 [Netflix Original]
Elisa & Marcela [Netflix Film]
I Am Mother [Netflix Film]
Pachamama [Netflix Family]
Rock My Heart [Netflix Film]
Super Monsters Monster Pets [Netflix Family]
Tales of the City [Netflix Original]

June 8th
Berlin, I Love You (2019)

June 11th
Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)

June 12th
Jo Koy: Comin’ In Hot [Netflix Original]
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese [Netflix Film]

June 13th
The 3rd Eye 2 [Netflix Film]
Jinn [Netflix Original]
Kakegurui xx [Netflix Anime]

June 14th
Aggretsuko: Season 2 [Netflix Anime]
The Alcàsser Murders [Netflix Original]
Awake: The Million Dollar Game [Netflix Original]
Charité at War [Netflix Original]
Cinderella Pop [Netflix Film]
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce: Season 5
Leila [Netflix Original]
Life Overtakes Me [Netflix Original]
Marlon: Season 2
Murder Mystery [Netflix Film]
Unité 42 [Netflix Original]

June 15th
Grey’s Anatomy: Season 15

June 16th
Cop Car (2015)

June 18th
Adam Devine: Best Time of Our Lives [Netflix Original]
Big Kill (2018)

June 19th
Beats [Netflix Film]
The Edge of Democracy [Netflix Film]

June 20th
Le Chant du Loup [Netflix Film]

June 21st
Ad Vitam [Netflix Original]
Bolívar [Netflix Original]
The Casketeers: Season 2 [Netflix Original]
The Confession Tapes: Season 2 [Netflix Original]
Dark: Season 2 [Netflix Original]
The End of Evangelion
EVANGELION: DEATH (TRUE)²
Girls Incarcerated: Season 2 [Netflix Original]
GO! Live Your Way: Season 2 [Netflix Family]
Jaoon Kahan Bata Ae Dil [Netflix Film]
La misma sangre [Netflix Film]
Mr. Iglesias [Netflix Original]
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Shooter: Season 3

June 24th
Forest of Piano: Season 2 [Netflix Anime]

June 25th
Mike Epps: Only One Mike [Netflix Original]

June 26th
The Golem (2018)
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
The Zookeeper (2001)

June 27th
Answer for Heaven [Netflix Original]

June 28th
20th Century Women (2016)
7SEEDS [Netflix Anime]
Dope: Season 3 [Netflix Original]
Exhibit A [Netflix Original]
Instant Hotel: Season 2 [Netflix Original]
Motown Magic: Season 2 [Netflix Family]
Paquita Salas: Season 3 [Netflix Original]
The Chosen One [Netflix Original]

June 29th
Scare Tactics: Seasons 4 & 5

June 30th
Madam Secretary: Season 5

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