Get ready. Netflix has so many amazing films, documentaries, sitcoms and stand-up specials coming next month you will not know how to handle it.
Netflix in June starts with the story of hero and activist Malala, a Pakistani teenager, the leading advocate for children’s rights and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Later in the month Netflix releases other important social interest documentaries and a comedic stand-up by social activist W. Kamau Bell who muses on parenting in the Trump era.
Also on Netflix this June are great new love stories including Us & Them, a complicated tale that follows the ups and downs of two lovers over ten years. The wonderfully awesome alternative films Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist and Lust Stories will make their debut on Netflix as well.
Other notable mentions are documentary films Terms and Conditions May Apply and Cutie and the Boxer, and, in June Queer Eye finally returns! Are you excited yet? Good because there is so much more coming, take a look!
June 1, 2018
He Named Me Malala
After the Taliban tries to kill her for speaking out on behalf of girls’ education, Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai emerges as a leading advocate for children’s rights and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
High school student Chris Brander (Ryan Reynolds) loves his best friend, Jamie Palamino (Amy Smart). He finally confesses his feelings, but she tells him that she just wants to be friends, and he leaves town in shame. Ten years later, Chris is a successful record executive and he still pines for Jamie, he returns to his hometown to try and win her heart.
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
Nick (Michael Cera) cannot stop obsessing over his ex-girlfriend, Tris (Alexis Dziena), until Tris’ frienemy Norah (Kat Dennings) suddenly shows interest in him at a club. Thus begins an odd night filled with ups and downs as the two keep running into Tris and her new boyfriend while searching for Norah’s drunken friend, Caroline (Ari Graynor). (Amazing music throughout the film btw.)
FBI Agent Illeana Scott (Angelina Jolie) north investigates an insidious serial killer impersonating his victims’ identities as he travels across Canada. Scott’s unusual methods quickly earn the respect of the local police and brings her closer to art dealer James Costa (Ethan Hawke), who says he was an eyewitness to the latest murder.
Terms and Conditions May Apply
Filmmaker Cullen Hoback exposes the erosion of online privacy and what information governments and corporations are legally taking from citizens each day.
June 5, 2018
Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok
June 7, 2018
The Night Shift: Season 4
June 8, 2018
High school senior Alex Truelove is on a mission to lose his virginity, much to the excitement of his patient girlfriend and rowdy friends.
After telling a lie that spins out of control, the son of an Iraqi-born cleric in Melbourne becomes torn between family duty and his own heart.
Sense8: The Series Finale
In the sweeping series finale, passions run high as the Sensates and their closest allies fight to save the cluster and stop their enemies for good.
June 10, 2018
Portlandia: Season 8
June 14, 2018
Cutie and the Boxer
This documentary film captures two lives united by a dedication to art-making for a touching meditation on the eternal themes of love and sacrifice.
Marlon: Season 1
June 15, 2018
La Hora Final
Tens of thousands of Peruvians lost their lives at the hands of the state repression unleashed in response to the tactics employed by Shining Path. This film tells the story of the efforts of the intelligence forces to destroy the guerrilla movement.
From strained marriages to sexual hiccups: four stories of love, lust, sex and desires — some illicit, some unrequited.
Queer Eye Season 2
Queer Eye is back and ready to transform the stylistically challenged into hip and happening savants at the hands of the new Fab Five. The fearless ambassadors of taste are about to embark on Queer Eye’s boldest crusade ever, bringing a message of encouragement and uplift to eight new heroes in season two.
Set It Up
Two overworked and underpaid assistants concoct a plan to get their insufferable bosses off their backs by setting them up with each other.
A 35-year absence. A 10-day reunion. One agonizing request. For this mother and daughter some wounds need more than time to heal.
June 16, 2018
Grey’s Anatomy: Season 14
June 17, 2018
Club de Cuervos presenta: La balada de Hugo Sánche
Chava Iglesias’s doting personal assistant Hugo Sánchez is tasked with leading Club de Cuervos to victory in Nicaragua — if only his mom will let him.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 5
Cooking on High
In the first-ever competitive cannabis cooking show, two chefs prepare mouthwatering marijuana-infused dishes for a panel of very chill celeb judges.
Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 2
As his popularity soars, Luke Cage finds his world suddenly upended by a mysterious newcomer with astonishing powers — and sinister plans for Harlem.
Us & Them
Us & Them follows the love story of Lin Jianqing (Jing Boran) and Fang Xiaoxiao (Zhou Dongyu) spanning over ten years. The two first meet and fall in love on the train back home for Chinese New Year, struggle as a couple and eventually breakup. Ten years later, they are reunited on a flight home.
June 24, 2018
To Each, Her Own (Les Goûts et les couleurs )
Just as Simone works up the courage to tell her conservative Jewish family she’s a lesbian, she finds herself attracted to a male Senegalese chef.
June 26, 2018
To expose a government’s brazen deceit, one dedicated journalist will risk her career — and her life.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Luke Skywalker’s peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her desire to learn the ways of the Jedi forces Luke to make a decision that changes their lives forever.
W. Kamau Bell: Private School Negro
Activist and comedian W. Kamau Bell muses on parenting in the Trump era, “free speech” dustups, woke children’s TV and his fear of going off the grid.
June 29, 2018
Kiss Me First
A lonely young woman hooked on a virtual reality game befriends a party girl who leads her into a world of new thrills and dark secrets.
Nailed It!: Season 2
Everyone’s favorite amateur baking show is back with an all-new season of epic failures and a star-studded cast of culinary guests.
Paquita Salas: Season 2
One of Spain’s best talent agents in the ’90s, Paquita now finds herself searching desperately for new stars after suddenly losing her biggest client.