Streaming services have taken over as one of the best ways to catch the latest movies. Whether they’re making a stop in theaters before rolling out digital rentals or they launch as first-run originals from the likes of Netflix, Apple TV, or HBO; we’re rounding up the best titles so you’re not left in the dark — until it’s time to start the film, that is. Check back each week (usually on Friday) to see the latest additions for movies that are now available to stream, the latest theatrical releases, and movies coming next week.



New This Week — July 14

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts

Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction

Release Date: July 11 | June 9 (theater)

Cast: Anthony Ramos, Dominique Fishback, Luna Lauren Velez, Dean Scott Vazquez, Tobe Nwigwe, Peter Cullen, Ron Perlman, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Yeoh

A ’90s globetrotting adventure that introduces the Maximals, Predacons, and Terrorcons to the existing battle on earth between Autobots and Decepticons.

Asteroid City

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Science Fiction

Release Date: July 11 | June 23 (wide), June 16 (limited) (theater)

Cast: Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Jake Ryan, Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Adrien Brody

Set in a fictional American desert town circa 1955, the itinerary of a Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention (organized to bring together students and parents from across the country for fellowship and scholarly competition) is spectacularly disrupted by world-changing events.

The Modelizer

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Release Date: July 14

Cast: Julia Nickson, Byron Mann, Hana Hrzic, Celinde Schoenmaker, Kenneth Tsang, Dominika Kachlik, Jai Day, Nichkhun Horvejkul, Adrienne Lau

A Hong Kong tycoon bachelor who only dates models meets his match when he stumbles across a Brazilian model who refuses to play by his rules, and ends up not only falling for her, but also discovering the meaning of love along the way.

Fourth Grade

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Release Date: July 14

Cast: William Baldwin, Ben Begley, Boti Bliss, Challen Cates, Keli Daniels, Pamela Dunlap, Jamison Jones, Roland Kickinger, Rigan Machado

When a brick of weed is found in a fourth-grade classroom, the students’ parents gather in an emergency meeting full of accusations and intrigue. Uproarious chaos will quickly follow after some of them agree to share a joint.


Genre: Music, Drama

April 21 (theater)

Cast: Melissa Barrera, Paul Mescal, Rossy de Palma, Elsa Pataky, Nicole da Silva, Tara Morice, Benedict Hardie, Kaan Guldur, Pip Edwards

A young and fiercely independent woman, Carmen, is forced to flee her home in the Mexican desert following the brutal murder of her mother. She survives an illegal border crossing into the US, only to be confronted by a lawless volunteer border guard. When the border guard and his patrol partner Aidan become embroiled in a deadly standoff, the pair is forced to escape together.

The Starling Girl

Genre: Drama

Release Date: July 11 | May 26, May 19 (limited), May 12 (LA/NY) (theater)

Cast: Eliza Scanlen, Lewis Pullman, Wrenn Schmidt, Jimmi Simpson, Claire Elizabeth Green, Austin Abrams, Chris Dinner, Paige Leigh Landers, Kieran Sitawi

Seventeen-year-old Jem Starling struggles to define her place within her strict Christian community in rural Kentucky. Even her greatest joy – the church dance group – is tempered by worry that her love of dance is actually sinful, and she’s caught between a newfound awareness of her own sexuality and an instinctive resistance to her mom’s insistence that the time has come to begin courting. She finds respite in the encouragement of her youth pastor Owen, who is likewise drawn to the blossoming Jem’s attention.

The Channel

Genre: Action

Release Date: July 14

Cast: Clayne Crawford, Max Martini, Paul Rae, Gary Cairns, Todd Jenkins, Fabiola Andújar, Juliene Joyner, Lucky Johnson

After their bank heist goes wrong, a desperate criminal, his out-of-control brother, and their motley crew of ex-marines must escape New Orleans and the determined FBI agent who pursues them.

God Is a Bullet

Genre: Action, Crime, Horror

Release Date: July 11 (buy), July 25 (rent) | June 23 (theater)

Cast: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Maika Monroe, Jamie Foxx, January Jones, Ethan Suplee, Karl Glusman, Paul Johansson, Brendan Sexton III, Jonathan Tucker

Based on true events and the novel of the same name. Vice detective Bob Hightower finds his ex-wife murdered and daughter kidnapped by a cult. Frustrated by the botched official investigations, he quits the force and infiltrates the cult to hunt down the leader with the help of the cult’s only female victim escapee, Case Hardin.

Gray Matter

Genre: Science Fiction

Release Date: July 13 (MAX)

Cast: Jessica Frances Dukes, Mia Isaac, Garret Dillahunt, Andrew Liner

All her life, Aurora has been taught by her mother that the superhuman abilities they possess, the abilities that make them unique, also make them dangerous. Now, on one fateful and deadly night, Aurora will find out if her mother was telling the truth and just what consequences the use of her powers might have.​

The Flood

Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller

Release Date: July 14

Cast: Nicky Whelan, Casper Van Dien, Louis Mandylor, Devanny Pinn, Randy Wayne, Kim DeLonghi, Ryan Francis, Mike Ferguson, Eoin O’Brien

A horde of giant hungry alligators is unleashed on a group of in-transit prisoners and their guards after a massive hurricane floods Louisiana.


Genre: Drama [Italian]

Release Date: July 11 | May 12 (theater)

Cast: Penélope Cruz, Vincenzo Amato, Luana Giuliani, Aurora Quattrocchi, Elena Arvigo, Laura Nardi, Filippo Pucillo, Francesco Casisa, Patrizio Francioni

The story of love between Clara and her children, set in Rome in the ’70s.

The League

Genre: Documentary

Release Date: July 14 | July 7 (theater)

Cast: Lovell Gates, Jakkar Thompson, Clayton B. Stevens

The triumphs and challenges of Negro League baseball in the early 20th century. Through rare footage and interviews with iconic players like Satchel Paige and Buck O’Neil, as well as Hall of Famers Willie Mays and Hank Aaron, the film highlights the league’s pivotal role in Black communities and the impact of integration.

The Jewel Thief

Genre: Documentary

Release Date: July 13

Cast: Joe Barlam, Joseph Flore, Jaime Peralta

Gerald Blanchard’s surprising, first-hand account as a calculating and accomplished criminal mastermind. Two unlikely detectives track him worldwide as he commits increasingly elaborate heists in a quest for fame.

The Abode

Genre: Horror

Release Date: July 11

Cast: Ariadna Gonzalez, Montana Cypress, Karmel Bortoleti, Chris Darsow

In the 1800s, a young native American named Talako is caught with Lara, wife of the merciless pirate Redbeard, who then orders for him to be burned alive. Witnessing Talako’s execution, Redbeard’s wife Lara hangs herself. Talako’s spirit never ascends & haunts anyone who comes near the old house. Almost 300 years later, Lara and Talako meet face-to-face and learn that everything happens for a reason.

The Breach

Genre: Horror

Release Date: July 11

Cast: Allan Hawco, Emily Alatalo, Wesley French, Natalie Brown, Adam Kenneth Wilson

John Hawkins is set to retire from his post as police chief of the small town of Lone Crow, that is tucked away in the deep woods of northern Ontario. But following the discovery of a gruesome body with uncanny injuries, he’s pulled into an investigation to solve the horrifying mystery, which evades explanation.


Genre: Thriller, Horror

Release Date: July 14 (Shudder)

Cast: Carolina Gaitán, Allan Hawco, Sebastián Eslava, Andrés Castañeda

A married couple on the brink of divorce becomes trapped in quicksand while hiking through a Colombian rainforest. It’s a struggle for survival as they battle the elements of the jungle and must work together in order to escape.

Bird Box Barcelona

Genre: Thriller, Horror [Spanish; Castilian]

Release Date: July 14

Cast: Mario Casas, Alejandra Howard, Georgina Campbell, Naila Schuberth, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Diego Calva, Patrick Criado, Lola Dueñas, Gonzalo de Castro

After a mysterious force decimates the world’s population, Sebastian must navigate his own survival journey through the desolate streets of Barcelona. As he forms uneasy alliances with other survivors and they try to escape the city, an unexpected and even more sinister threat grows.

Added Last Week — July 7

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Genre: Science Fiction, Adventure, Comedy

Release Date: July 7 | May 5 (theater)

Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldaña, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Linda Cardellini, Sean Gunn

Peter Quill, still reeling from the loss of Gamora, must rally his team around him to defend the universe along with protecting one of their own. A mission that, if not completed successfully, could quite possibly lead to the end of the Guardians as we know them.

The Out-Laws

Genre: Romance, Action, Comedy

Release Date: July 7 (Netflix)

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Adam DeVine, Nina Dobrev, Ellen Barkin, Lauren Lapkus, Poorna Jagannathan, Julie Hagerty, Lil Rel Howery, Blake Anderson

A straight-laced bank manager is about to marry the love of his life. When his bank is held up by infamous Ghost Bandits during his wedding week, he believes his future in-laws who just arrived in town, are the infamous Out-Laws.

The Crusades

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Release Date: July 7

Cast: Rudy Pankow, Khalil Everage, Indiana Massara, Mike Starr, Anna Maiche, Nicholas Turturro, Ashley Nicole Williams, Blaine Maye, Hope Quattrocki

On the edge of revolutionary change at their all boys private high school, three friends set out to have one last great weekend while dodging authority, love affairs and violent foes in the longest weekend of their lives.

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