New on Netflix UK in July 2017: the best movies and TV shows coming soon

From new drug cartel thriller Ozark to devastating documentary movie Chasing Coral, check out the best new Original shows and library additions hitting Netflix this month


The sun’s out, but Netflix still keeps dragging us back into the shade with a host of new Original series and library additions.


Jason Bateman stars in dark drug cartel thriller Ozark, while 13 Reasons Why fans will be intrigued by new YA indie movie Before I Fall.

In terms of movie additions, cinema classic The Breakfast Club is the pick of the bunch, while the BBC has added a whole host of TV series from Kenneth Branagh’s Wallander to new QI.

Here’s the best new shows and movies coming to Netflix in July 2017. Originals are in red.

1 July

Hitler: the Rise of Evil Robert Carlyle’s formidable depiction of Adolf Hitler’s rise to power 

Wallander The BBC’s adaptation of the Swedish detective series starring Kenneth Branagh. Three series are now available to watch

Danny Dyer’s Deadliest Men Two seasons of the EastEnders’ star’s – usually ludicrous – attempts to interview the hard men of Britain.

Asian Provocateur The brilliant BBC3 series with comic Romesh Ranganathan who is sent on a journey to discover his Sri Lankan roots by his formidable mother

4 July

The Standups New original stand-up series featuring fresh new comedy talent take to the stage in Los Angeles for six half-hour episodes

6 July

The Breakfast Club The classic 80s coming-of-age movie hits the streaming service

7 July

Castlevania season 1 Inspired by the classic video game series, the upcoming animated series tells the story of the last surviving member of a disgraced clan fighintg to save Eastern Europe from Dracula

Before I Fall Teen drama based on a YA novel about a high schooler who has to constantly re-live the day she dies in a car crash – and work out why it’s happening

Mission: Impossible 5 Tom Cruise is back again in the franchise that never knows when the mission’s over 

14 July

Friends from College A group of Harvard college friends reunite to see exactly how their hopes and dreams panned out in the new Netflix comedy series

To the Bone Lily Collins and Keanu Reeves star in a film about a woman with anorexia (Collins) who checks in to an unconventional health programme run by Dr Beckham (Reeves)

Chasing Coral This award-winning documentary follows a team of marine biologists trying to document the devastating impact global warming is having on the world’s coral reefs

15 July

QI Two more series of the BBC quiz show hit Netflix – including Sandi Toksvig’s first in the host’s chair 

The Illusionist Nothing is what it seems in Neil Burger’s gorgeously mounted sleight-of-hand confection starring Edward Norton

18 July

Aditi Mittal: Things They Wouldn’t Let Me Say One of the first women to perform stand-up in India, MIttal comes to Netflix with a new exclusive comedy special

21 July

Ozark season 1 A dark thriller starring Jason Bateman, who plays a man who goes into hiding with his family in the Ozark Mountains in Missouri after a drug deal goes wrong

28 July

The Incredible Jessica James Former Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams stars as a struggling New York playwright who strikes up a friendship with a divorced app designer after a messy break-up. With Moone Boy’s Chris O’Dowd


Daughters of Destiny season 1 Oscar-winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth follows a group of rural India’s most disadvantaged children over the course of seven years