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Best new movies on Netflix – July 2016

Having a hard time finding the best new movies on Netflix? We did the hard work for you & made a selection of highly rated new movies on Netflix USA!

Each month we bring you a super easy overview of the best new movies on Netflix. Each movie highly rated, well reviewed and available for streaming on Netflix USA. The line-up of great releases coming to you in July includes Academy Award winner Gladiator, the iconic Back tot he Future trilogy and three marvelous 50’s/60’s Comedy movies! And boy, is this a good month for 80’s buddy cop movies! Beverly Hills Cop AND Lethal Weapon are both huge genre recommendations!

Please enjoy our selection of the best new movies on Netflix & don’t forget to comeback regularly to check our list updates of everyhting new on Netflix you might like!

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  1. Gladiator (2000)


    Gladiator is an epic film of love, death and betrayal set in the Roman Empire. General Maximus' success in battle earns the favour of an elderly Emperor at the expense of the Emperor's son. In a fit of jealous rage the son slays his father before turning his anger towards Maximus. Now reduced to a slave, his family dead, Maximus must fight as a gladiator to gain his freedom, and his revenge.

    Directed by Ridley Scott
  2. The Painted Veil (2006)

    The Painted Veil

    A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.

    Directed by John Curran
  3. The Sting (1973)

    The Sting

    Set in the 1930's this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.

    Directed by George Roy Hill
  4. Cinderella Man (2005)

    Cinderella Man

    Cinderella Man is the story of a boxer in the 1920’s who after his retirement has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state. The film is based on the true story of boxer Jim Braddock who was more famously known as Cinderella Man.

    Directed by Ron Howard
  5. Back to the Future (1985)

    Back to the Future

    Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and - with the help of his eccentric inventor friend Doc Brown - return to 1985.

    Directed by Robert Zemeckis
  6. Back to the Future Part II (1989)

    Back to the Future Part II

    Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch attempt to set things straight, Marty finds himself bound for 1955 and face to face with his teenage parents -- again.

    Directed by Robert Zemeckis
  7. Back to the Future Part III (1990)

    Back to the Future Part III

    The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking up Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. More problems arise when Doc falls for pretty schoolteacher Clara Clayton, and Marty tangles with Buford Tannen.

    Directed by Robert Zemeckis
  8. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

    Big Trouble in Little China

    When trucker Jack Burton agreed to take his friend Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a perfect target for an immortal sorcerer named Lo Pan and his three invincible cronies. Lo Pan must marry a girl with green eyes so he can regain his physical form.

    Directed by John Carpenter
  9. Insomnia (2002)


    Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.

    Directed by Christopher Nolan
  10. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

    Lorelei Lee is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond, much to the disapproval of Gus' rich father, Esmond Sr., who thinks that Lorelei is just after his money. When Lorelei goes on a cruise accompanied only by her best friend, Dorothy Shaw, Esmond Sr. hires Ernie Malone, a private detective, to follow her and report any questionable behavior that would disqualify her from the marriage.

    Directed by Howard Hawks
  11. Lethal Weapon (1987)

    Lethal Weapon

    Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide investigation as partners, involving a young woman known to Murtaugh with ties to a drug and prostitution ring.

    Directed by Richard Donner
  12. Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

    Lethal Weapon 2

    In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under Murtaugh's toilet, the action explodes!

    Directed by Richard Donner
  13. Hello, Dolly! (1969)

    Hello, Dolly!

    A matchmaker named Dolly Levi takes a trip to Yonkers, New York to see the "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire," Horace Vandergelder. While there, she convinces him, his two stock clerks and his niece and her beau to go to New York City. In New York, she fixes Vandergelder's clerks up with the woman Vandergelder had been courting, and her shop assistant.

    Directed by Gene Kelly
  14. The Italian Job (2003)

    The Italian Job

    After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally.

    Directed by F. Gary Gray
  15. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

    Beverly Hills Cop

    Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie detective Billy Rosewood joins the fish-out-of-water Axel and shows him the West Los Angeles ropes.

    Directed by Martin Brest
  16. Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)

    Cheaper by the Dozen

    "Cheaper by the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island, to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in large families.

    Directed by Walter Lang
  17. Mean Girls (2004)

    Mean Girls

    Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

    Directed by Mark Waters
  18. Nevada Smith (1966)

    Nevada Smith

    Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to shoot on time and correct.

    Directed by Henry Hathaway
  19. The Lovely Bones (2009)

    The Lovely Bones

    After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

    Directed by Peter Jackson
  20. Working Girl (1988)

    Working Girl

    Witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle. Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her apartment and even her wardrobe. She creates a deal with a handsome investment banker that will either take her to the top, or finish her off for good.

    Directed by Mike Nichols