14 Movies Coming To Streaming Platforms And Movie Theaters In July 2021

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Movie lovers, it's time to go through some films that will be released via streaming platforms and in theaters this July!

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1.Fear Street Trilogy

image of a person most likely a villian wearing a skull mask

Based on R.L. Stine’s horror series, the Fear Street trilogy premieres on Netflix on three different dates. In Shadyside, a group of teenage friends become the potential next targets after accidentally coming across an ancient evil entity responsible for horrific murders that have plagued their town for over 300 years.

Starring: Gillian Jacobs, Fred Hechinger, Olivia Welch, Sadie Sink, Ashley Zukerman, Charlene Amoia, Kiana Madeira, Emily Brobst, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Benjamin Flores Jr., Emily Rudd, Julia Rehwald, and Matthew Zuk

Where to watch: On Netflix July 2, 9, and 16

Watch the trailer here.

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2.The Tomorrow War

Jasmine Mathews preparing for battle with soldiers behind her

A group of civilians from the year 2051 deliver an urgent message 30 years before their time regarding a struggle between mankind and aliens. After hearing the news, soldiers and civilians will have to go and save the planet, for the future. Among those sent to defeat the aliens is a teacher who is determined to save the world for the betterment of his child with the help of his estranged father and scientist.

Starring: Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, J.K. Simmons, Betty Gilpin, Sam Richardson, Edwin Hodge, Jasmine Mathews, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Keith Powers.

Where to watch: On Amazon Prime July 2

Watch the trailer here.

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3.The Forever Purge

purgers running in the middle of the street

In the newest Purge installment, all the rules are out the window as the Purge doesn't end when the sun rises.

Starring: Ana de la Reguera, Tenoch Huerta, Josh Lucas, Cassidy Freeman, Leven Rambin, Will Patton, and Alejandro Edda

Where to watch: In theaters July 2

Watch the trailer here.

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4.Black Widow

Marvel Studios Black Widow starring Scarlett Johansson

This film is set between Infinity War and Civil War, when Natasha Romanoff is faced with dealing with the troubles from her past before she joined the Avengers.

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour, William Hurt, Rachel Weisz, Ray Winstone, and O.T. Fagbenle

Where to watch: In theaters and Disney+ July 9

Watch the trailer here.

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5.Gunpowder Milkshake

from left is Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett, Carla Gugino, and Karen Gillan in a library

Meet Sam. After growing up in the Firm (where her mother forcibly had to abandon her), she soon becomes an assassin (just like her mom) and goes on a high-risk job wherein she will be forced to make a decision between saving an 8-year-old girl and serving the Firm.

Starring : Karen Gillian, Lena Headey, Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett, Carla Gugino, Paul Giamatti, Freya Allan, and Ralph Ineson

Where to watch: On Netflix July 14

Watch the trailer here.

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6.Space Jam: A New Legacy

Bugs Bunny voiced by Jeff Bergman

Space Jam: A New Legacy follows LeBron James and his son after getting trapped by artificial intelligence in the digital world. In order for them to return home safely, he'll need the help of the Looney Tunes squad to compete in a basketball game against the AI Goon Squad!

Starring: LeBron James, Don Cheadle, Cedric Joe, Khris Davis, Sonequa Martin-Green

Where to Watch: In theaters and HBO Max, on July 16

Watch the trailer here.

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7.Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans

left to right is AAARRRGGHHH, an animated creature voiced by Fred Tatasciore and Toby voiced by Charlie Saxton

Following the past two films comes Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans, the latest edition in the trilogy. When Arcane Order poses a threat to the entire world, the heroes from Arcadia will join together to help save the world and defeat Arcane Order.

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Lexi Medrano, Charlie Saxton, Kelsey Grammer, Alfred Molina, Steven Yeun, Nick Frost, Colin O'Donoghue, Diego Luna, Tatiana Maslany, Cole Sand, Nick Offerman, Fred Tatasciore, Brian Blessed, Kay Bess, Piotr Michael, James Hong, Tom Kenny, Angel Lin, Amy Landecker, Jonathan Hyde, Bebe Wood, Laraine Newman, Grey Griffin, and Cheryl Hines

Where to watch: On Netflix July 21

Watch the trailer here.

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8.The Last Letter From Your Lover

from left Shailene Woodley, Callum Turner, 2021

A journalist follows love letters from 1965 in hopes of finding out a mystery from a secret love affair.

Starring: Shailene Woodley, Joe Alwyn, Emma Appleton, Vilhelm Blomgren, Felicity Jones, Callum Turner, Ncuti Gatwa ,Nabhaan Rizwan, Christian Brassington, Diana Kent, Ann Ogbomo, Alfredo Tavares, Manoj Anand, Joakim Skarli, Jennifer Aries, Louis James, and Lee Knight

Where to watch: On Netflix July 23

Watch the trailer here.

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9.Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

Henry Golding in a sword battle

This spinoff from G.I. Joe follows Snake Eyes' early beginnings. Being trained by Arashikage, Snake Eyes will find his alliances and honor tested.

Starring: Henry Golding, Andrew Koji, Haruka Abe, Peter Mensah, Úrsula Corberó, and Iko Uwais

Where to watch: In theaters on July 23

Watch the trailer here.

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10.Resort to Love

from left is Jay Pharoah and Christiani Pitts, 2021

Erica lands a gig at her ex-fiancé's wedding after a career meltdown and attempts to keep her feelings for him at bay while near the bride-to-be!

Starring: Christina Milian, Karen Obilom, Karen Obilom, Sinqua Walls, Alexander Hodge, Jay Pharoah, Jeryl Prescott, Tymberlee Hill, T.J. Power, Christiani Pitts, Sylvaine Strike, Kayne Lee Harrison, Jeremy Boado

Where to watch: On Netflix July 19

Watch the trailer here.

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11.The Green Knight

Ralph Ineson as the Green Knight

King Arthur's hardheaded nephew Sir Gawain sets out on a mission to confront a giant known as the Green Knight to prove his honor for his family.

Starring: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Sean Harris, Joel Edgerton, Barry Keoghan, Kate Dickie, Erin Kellyman, Sarita Choudhury, Ralph Ineson, and Sean Harris

Where to watch: In theaters July 30

Watch the trailer here.

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12.Jungle Cruise

from left: Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, 2021

When Dr. Lily Houghton discovers an ancient tree that holds the power to heal and change the course of medicine deep in the Amazon, she enlists the help of Frank Wolff to help her get land to the tree.

Starring: Emily Blunt, Dwayne Johnson, Jack Whitehall, Paul Giamatti, Jesse Plemons, Veronica Falcón, and Andy Nyman

Where to watch: In theaters and Disney+ on July 30

Watch the trailer here.

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13.No Sudden Move

cast of "No Sudden Move" getting out of a car and getting ready to go into hotel gotham

When a group of criminals have to work together under strange circumstances, they'll soon realize something more is going on when a task doesn't go as planned.

Starring: Don Cheadle, Jon Hamm, Brendan Fraser, Kieran Culkin, Benicio del Toro, David Harbour, Amy Seimetz, Noah Jupe, Craig "muMs" Grant, Julia Fox, Frankie Shaw, and Bill Duke

Where to watch: On HBO Max July 1

Watch the trailer here.

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14.The Loneliest Whale: The Search for 52

a humpback whale in the ocean

This documentary takes us on a journey to find what scientists believe to be the loneliest whale to date, named "52 Hertz Whale." The Loneliest Whale shows us what it's like when a whale is heard like no other whale before, through high-pitched sound.

Where to watch: On VOD July 16

Watch the trailer here.

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