18 Netflix movie recommendations: 8 movies to be removed by the end of July – Hindustan Times

By means ofVrinda Rastogi

July 1, 2023 7:00 PM IST

Here are 18 movies to watch on Netflix! Along with the current top 10, we bring you 8 movies that will be removed from Netflix at the end of July.

It’s an exciting time for movie buffs as they prepare for the release of Oppenheimer, Barbie and Mission Impossible. Prepare for the steadily approaching binge-fest by indulging in some Netflix. Here are 18 movie recommendations!

18 movie recommendations for our indecisive Netflix binge watchers!  (Reuters file photo)
18 movie recommendations for our indecisive Netflix binge watchers! (Reuters file photo)

Let’s start the movies on a time crunch! In July, Netflix is ​​removing some of its most beloved Oscar-nominated films from its repertoire. Stream these 8 fan favorite movies before they take off.

Ip Man (July 21)

Starring Donnie Yen, this movie series follows the life events of Grandmaster Ip Man, the legendary martial artist and Wing Chun instructor. The film is an epic biopic, packed with lightning-fast set pieces, deadly stunts and blood-curdling fights. A witty and naive franchise, Ip Man is one of the best martial arts movies of the 21st century.

August: Osage County (July 26)

Adapted from Tracy Letts’ 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, this film is a tragicomedy starring some of Hollywood’s top actors. A family crisis returns the strong-willed estranged women of the Weston family to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. Cancer-stricken and drug-ravaged Violet Weston (Meryl Streep) is reunited with her sister Mattie Fae (Margo Martindale) and her three daughters, Barbara (Julia Roberts), Ivy (Julianne Nicholson), and Karen (Juliette Lewis). The film received two Oscar nominations, Meryl Streep as Best Actress and Julia Roberts as Best Supporting Actress.

Flight (July 31)

Denzel Washington stars as pilot, “Whip” Whittaker, in this unexpected addiction drama. Whittaker’s quick thinking prevents a flight from crashing due to mechanical failure. When the mandated investigation follows, it turns out that the alleged hero was under the influence of alcohol and cocaine. Denzel Washington received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in this film.

Julie and Julia (July 31)

Julie Powell (Amy Adams) is determined to cook all 524 recipes written in a cookbook by chef Julia Child (Meryl Streep) within 365 days. The film is a contrast between Julia’s life in the early years of her career and Julie’s as she takes on this self-imposed challenge. Nora Ephron adapted the screenplay of two books: Child’s Autobiography My life in Franceand Powell’s memoirs Julie & Julia: 365 days, 524 recipes, 1 kitchen in a small apartment (later renamed Julie & Julia: My year of dangerous cooking). Nora Ephron is highly regarded for many romantic comedy films she has done such as Sleepless in Seattle, When Harry Met Sally…, You’ve Got Mail etc. Julie & Julia was her last film before she passed away in 2012.

Pursuit of Happiness (July 31)

Based on the book of the same name, The Pursuit of Happyness is the true story of author Christopher Gardner’s rags-to-riches saga. Tired of Chris’s failed professional career, his wife leaves him as a financially broke unpaid intern, at the same time as he takes custody of their son. The movie stars Will Smith and his real-life son, Jaden Smith, as the onscreen father-son duo. The film is a heartbreaking tear jerker that makes the final happy ending all the more satisfying. It received a total of 26 nominations and won 12.

Fall of Heaven (July 31)

The 23rd installment in the James Bond franchise is one of the best entries, combining the classic sensuality of Bond with the signature action of today’s blockbusters. Bond’s loyalty to his overseer M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. An ex-MI6 agent, with a vendetta against M, has stolen a hard drive containing top secret information. It’s up to 007 to hunt down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. The film received no fewer than 123 nominations and won 68 (more than half!) of them.

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Stepmother (July 31)

Directed by Chris Columbus and starring Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon and Ed Harris, this tearjerker is the story of a terminally ill woman who must deal with her ex-husband’s new lover, who will become their children’s stepmother. . Jackie (Susan Sarandon) resents Isabel (Julia Roberts), Luke’s (Ed Harris) new wife, but things change when Jackie is diagnosed with cancer. The heartfelt performance of the actors brings out the complexity of their characters making it a brilliant film.

Underworld (July 31)

Blending action, horror and sci-fi, this film series is a classic dark fantasy from the early 2000s. It features Selene (Kate Beckinsale), an elite vampire warrior, and Michael Corvin (Scott Speedman), a human, as they get caught up in the war between vampires and werewolves. It follows the fights and romance that develop as the species interact throughout the films. Beckinsale gives a stunning performance in her rare action hero starring role.

When July is over and you’re done watching these movies, move on to the current top 10 movies on Netflix! While Netflix’s “Top 10” feature is very useful, the lack of a proper description can be frustrating. Find the list of current top 10 movies of their descriptions here!

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10. Singing 2

Drivers: Garth Jennings, Christophe Lourdelet
Duration: 109 minutes
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Form: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Bono

Can-do koala Buster Moon and his all-star cast of animal performers prepare to launch a dazzling stage spectacle in the glittering entertainment capital of the world. There’s just one problem: he has to find and convince the world’s most reclusive rock star to join them.

9. Extraction

Director: Sam Hargrave
Duration: 118 minutes
Genre: Action
Form: Chris Hemsworth, Rudhraksh Jaiswal, Randeep Hooda, Golshifteh Farahani, Pankaj Tripathi

A black market mercenary with nothing to lose is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. But in the dark underworld of arms dealers and drug traffickers, an already deadly mission approaches the impossible.

8. Minions: Rise of Gru

Drivers: Kyle Balda, Brad Ableson and Jonathan del Val
Duration: 87 minutes
Genre: Animated comedy
Form: Steve Carell, Pierre Coffin, Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh, Russell Brand

In 1976, an eleven-year-old Gru dreams of becoming a supervillain, aided by the Minions, whom he has hired to work for him. It’s the untold story of a twelve year old’s dream to become the world’s greatest super villain.

7. Make me believe

Drivers: Evren Karabiyik Gunaydin and Murat Saraçoglu
Duration: 104 minutes
Genre: Romantic comedy
Form: Ayça Ayşin Turan, Ekin Koç, Zerrin Sümer, Yıldız Kültür, Naz Cağla Irmak

Two meddlesome grannies trick their adult grandchildren into a meet-cute that rekindles a childhood crush and old grudge that threaten to tear the families and their friendships apart.

6. The mule

Director: Clint Eastwood
Duration: 116 minutes
Genre: Crime drama
Form: Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Pena, Dianne Wiest, Andy Garcia

Due to financial problems, market gardener Earl Stone becomes a courier for a drug cartel. He slowly grows closer to his estranged family, but his illegal activities threaten much more than his life.

5. The boss baby

Director: Tom McGrath
Duration: 97 minutes
Genre: Animated comedy
Form: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Miles Bakshi

Seven-year-old Tim becomes jealous when his parents devote all their attention to his little brother. Tim soon discovers that the baby can talk and carries the baby in a suit and suitcase along with his brother to stop the CEO of Puppy Co’s villainous plot.

4. Take care of Maya

Director: Henry Roosevelt
Duration: 103 minutes
Genre: Documentary

A nightmare unfolds for Jack and Beata Kowalski after they take their 10-year-old daughter to the ER with unusual symptoms. As a medical team tries to understand Maya’s rare disease, they begin questioning her parents. Suddenly, Maya is in state custody – despite a family desperate to bring their daughter home.

3. Run rabbit runs

Director: Diana Reid
Duration: 100 minutes
Genre: Psychological horror
Form: Sarah Snook, Lily LaTorre, Damon Herriman, Greta Scacchi

A woman becomes increasingly unnerved by her young daughter’s claims that she has memories of another life, fueling their family’s painful past.

2. The perfect find

Director: Numa Perrier
Duration: 99 minutes
Genre: Romantic comedy
Form: Gabrielle Union, Keith Powers, DB Woodside, La La Anthony, Gina Torres.

Jenna Jones risks her career in fashion for an intense romantic relationship with Eric, the son of her boss Darcy who is nearly 20 years her junior.

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1. Extraction 2

Director: Sam Hargrave
Duration: 123 minutes
Genre: Action
Form: Chris Hemsworth, Golshifteh Farahani, Tornike Gogrichiani, Adam Bessa, Daniel Bernhardt

Returned from the brink of death, commando Tyler Rake embarks on a dangerous mission to rescue the imprisoned family of a ruthless mobster.

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