The ever-reliable viewing pool that is Netflix has once again delivered the goods for June 2019, with a slew of new shows and movies coming soon.
The streaming service has announced its June lineup, revealing a mix of intriguing foreign films, delightfully cheesy original films and old-favourite blockbusters.
While May 2019’s additions were impressive, June’s releases have upped the ante even further. From tried-and-tested favourites, to slightly riskier options (you won’t know until you try!), here’s what you’ll be watching on Netflix in June 2019.
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The Princess Bride (1/06/2019)
While home sick in bed, a young boy’s grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.
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Trinkets (Coming in June)
When three teenage girls from different corners of the high school cafeteria find themselves in the same mandated Shoplifter’s Anonymous meeting, an unlikely friendship forms. Elodie—the grieving misfit, Moe—the mysterious outsider, and Tabitha—the imperfect picture of perfection, will find strength in each other as they negotiate family issues, high school drama and the complicated dilemma of trying to fit in while longing to break out.
3 / 17
Murder Mystery (14/06/2019)
When a NYC cop finally takes his wife on a long promised European trip, a chance meeting on the flight gets them invited to an intimate family gathering on the super yacht of elderly billionaire Malcolm Quince. When Quince is murdered, they become the prime suspects in a modern day whodunit.
4 / 17
Crazy Rich Asians (12/06/2019)
This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family.
5 / 17
Oh, Ramona! (1/06/2019)
Awkward 16-year-old Andrei is infatuated with his alluring but aloof schoolmate Ramona—until he meets stunning hotel clerk Anemona while on vacation.
6 / 17
The Chef Show (7/06/2019)
Actor/director Jon Favreau and award-winning Chef Roy Choi reunite after their critically acclaimed film Chef to embark on a new adventure. The two friends experiment with their favourite recipes and techniques, baking, cooking, exploring and collaborating with some of the biggest names in the entertainment and culinary world. From sharing a meal with the Avengers cast in Atlanta, to smoking brisket in Texas with world-renowned pitmaster Aaron Franklin, to honoring the legendary food critic Jonathan Gold in Los Angeles—Favreau and Choi embrace their passion for food, but more importantly their love for bringing people together over a delicious meal.
7 / 17
The Girl on the Train (25/06/2019)
A divorcee (played by Emily Blunt) becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life.
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Tales of the City (7/06/2019)
Inspired by the books of Armistead Maupin, Netflix Limited Series Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City begins a new chapter in the beloved story. Mary Ann (Laura Linney) returns to present-day San Francisco and is reunited with her daughter Shawna (Ellen Page) and ex-husband Brian (Paul Gross), twenty years after leaving them behind to pursue her career. Fleeing the midlife crisis that her picture-perfect Connecticut life created, Mary Ann is quickly drawn back into the orbit of Anna Madrigal (Olympia Dukakis), her chosen family and a new generation of queer young residents living at 28 Barbary Lane.
9 / 17
The Witches (15/06/2019)
A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.
10 / 17
Everybody Wants Some (5/06/2019)
In 1980, a group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
11 / 17
20th Century Women (30/06/2019)
The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979.
12 / 17
Black Mirror: Season 5 (5/06/2019)
A cab driver with an agenda becomes the centre of attention on a day that rapidly spirals out of control. Two estranged college friends reunite in later life, triggering a series of events that could alter their lives forever. And a lonely teenager yearns to connect with her favourite pop star—whose charmed existence isn’t quite as rosy it appears…
13 / 17
Ad Vitam (21/06/2019)
In an age of medical technology that allows humans to live forever young, a cop and a rebellious 20-something investigate a mass suicide of seven teens.
14 / 17
The Terminal (1/06/2019)
An Eastern European tourist unexpectedly finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there.
15 / 17
The Lovely Bones (2/06/2019) A young girl who has been murdered watches over her family – and her killer—from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.
16 / 17
End of Watch (5/06/2019)
Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves.
17 / 17
Save the Last Dance (1/06/2019)
A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.
From Harper’s Bazaar Australia