New Netflix Instant Movies — July 2013
You don’t have to go outside to enjoy the fireworks this July — stay inside and check out some of what Netflix Instant has to offer with the latest movies added to their streaming service. Whether you want action, comedy, or drama, Netflix Instant has a little something for everyone.
‘The Man in the Iron Mask’ (1998) — Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich. The cruel King Louis XIV of France has a secret twin brother who he keeps imprisoned. Can the twin be substituted for the real king?
‘Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation’ (2004) — Billy Brown, Richard Burgi, Kelly Carlson. In the sequel to Paul Verhoeven’s loved/reviled sci-fi film, a group of troopers taking refuge in an abandoned outpost after fighting alien bugs, failing to realize that more danger lays in wait.
‘Windtalkers’ (2002) — Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach, Peter Stormare. Two U.S. Marines in WWII are assigned to protect Navajo Marines who use their native language as an unbreakable radio cypher.
‘The Ledge’ (2011) — Charlie Hunnam, Terrence Howard, Liv Tyler, Patrick Wilson. A police officer looks to talk down a young man lured by his lover’s husband to the ledge of a high rise, where he has one hour to contemplate a fateful decision.
‘Antz’ (1998) — Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman. A rather neurotic ant tries to break from his totalitarian society while trying to win the affection of the princess he loves.
‘At First Sight’ (1999) — Val Kilmer, Mira Sorvino, Kelly McGillis. A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.
‘Benny and Joon’ (1993) – Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn. A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
‘The Boxer’ (1997) – Daniel Day-Lewis, Daragh Donnelly, Frank Coughlan. A man imprisoned for his involvement with the IRA in Belfast is released from prison 14 years later and tries to resume life as he once knew it.
‘Bride of Chucky’ (1998) — Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, Katherine Heigl. Chucky, the doll possessed by a serial killer, discovers the perfect mate to kill and revive into the body of another doll.
‘Can’t Hardly Wait’ (1998) – Jennifer Love Hewitt, Seth Green, Lauren Ambrose, Ethan Embry. Multi-character teenage comedy about high school graduates with different agendas of life on graduation night.
‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’ (2002) – Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore, George Clooney. An adaptation of the cult memoir of game show impresario Chuck Barris, in which he purports to have been a CIA hitman.
‘Cookie’s Fortune’ (1999) – Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler. Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman’s death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.
‘Dear Zachary’ (2008) – A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend’s ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son.
‘The Fly 2′ (1989) — Eric Stoltz, Daphne Zuniga, Lee Richardson. The almost human son of “The Fly” searches for a cure to his mutated genes while being monitored by a nefarious corporation that wishes to continue his father’s experiments.
‘The Interrupters’ (2011) – A year in the life of a city grappling with urban violence.
‘Killing Zoe’ (1993) — Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy. A criminal’s call-girl girlfriend happens to be working at the bank he intends to rob with his friends.
‘Less Than Zero’ (1987) — Robert Downey Jr., Andrew McCarthy, James Spader. A college freshman returns to L.A. for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend’s request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.
‘The Manitou’ (1978) — Tony Curtis, Michael Ansara, Susan Strasberg. A psychic’s girlfriend finds out that a lump on her back is a growing reincarnation of a 400 year-old demonic Native American spirit.
‘Mary, Queen of Scots’ (1971) — Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Patrick McGoohan. The story of Mary, Queen of Scotland, who was imprisoned by her own sister, the future Queen Elizabeth I.
‘Nick of Time’ (1995) — Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Charles S. Dutton. An unimpressive, every-day man is forced into a situation where he is told to kill a politician to save his kidnapped daughter.
‘Rugrats Go Wild’ (2003) — Elizabeth Daily, Tim Curry, Jodi Carlisle. The Rugrats get tangled in an exotic adventure, where they’re helped by the Thornberrys, a family that travels the world making nature documentaries.
‘Strange Days’ (1995) — Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis. A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a police conspiracy in 1999 Los Angeles.
‘The Sweeney’ (2012) — Ray Winstone, Hayley Atwell, Damian Lewis. A hardened detective in the Flying Squad of London’s Metropolitan police. Based on the ’70s UK TV show.
‘Tokyo Godfathers’ (2003) — Toru Emori, Aya Okamoto, Yoshiaki Umegaki. On Christmas Eve three homeless people living on the streets on Tokyo find a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find the parents.
‘The Truman Show’ (1998) – Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, Ed Harris. An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a TV show.
’56 Up’ (2012) – Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.
‘Venus and Serena’ (2012) — Documentary about tennis-pro sisters Venus and Serena Williams during their most trying year.
‘The Expendables 2‘ (2012) — Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li. Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
‘Monkeybone’ (2001) — Chris Kattan, Rose McGowan, Brendan Fraser. In a coma, a cartoonist finds himself trapped within his own underground creation and must find a way to get back, while racing against his popular but treacherous character, Monkeybone.
‘Playing for Keeps‘ (2012) — Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Catherine Zeta-Jones. A former sports star who’s fallen on hard times starts coaching his son’s soccer team as a way to get his life together. His attempts to become an adult are met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn.
‘Starlet’ (2012) — Dree Hemingway, Besedka Johnson, James Ransone. An unlikely friendship forms between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie’s yard sale.
‘The Bay’ (2012) — Christopher Denham, Kristen Connolly. Chaos breaks out in a small Maryland town after an ecological disaster occurs.
‘Intolerable Cruelty’ (2003) — George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Geoffrey Rush. A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce.