What’s New on Netflix Canada, Amazon Prime Video and Crave: July 2019

We’re counting down the 10 must-see new releases on Netflix Canada, Amazon Prime Video and Crave this month.

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Elton John performing live
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Elton John: Becoming Rocketman

You’ll like it if you like: Bohemian Rhapsody, Almost Famous and A Star Is Born

Between the release of the hit biopic Rocketman, his autobiography and his final farewell tour, it’s safe to say that 2019 is the year of Elton John. In the new documentary Becoming Rocketman, filmmakers explore the superstar’s humble beginnings and meteoric rise to fame. Essential viewing for Elton John fans. Amazon Prime Video, July 1.

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Stranger Things television series
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Stranger Things: Season Three

You’ll like it if you like: Riverdale, Westworld and Black Mirror

Prepare for many changes in the third season of Stranger Things: it’s now 1985, it’s summer break, there’s a brand new mall in town, and the Hawkins crew are on the cusp of adulthood. As blossoming romances complicate the group’s dynamic, Eleven and her friends are faced with threats from monsters old and new. Netflix Canada, July 4.

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Homeland television series
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Homeland: Season Seven

You’ll like it if you like: Jack Ryan, The Blacklist and The Night Manager

Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin return for the highly-anticipated seventh season of Homeland. After President Keane (Elizabeth Marvel) arrests 200 members of the intelligence community without bringing charges, CIA case officer Carrie Mathison (Danes) leaves her job at the White House to take on the Keane administration and secure the release of her colleagues. F. Murray Abraham co-stars. Crave, July 8.

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Point Blank movie
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Point Blank

You’ll like it if you like: Collateral, 16 Blocks and Knight and Day

Not to be confused with the 1967 Lee Marvin film, Point Blank tells the tale of an ER nurse (Anthony Mackie) who must team up with a badly-injured criminal (Frank Grillo) in order to save the lives of his kidnapped wife and unborn child. To complicate matters further, they’ve got rival gangs and corrupt cops in hot pursuit. Netflix Canada, July 12.

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Actress Brenda Song
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Secret Obsession

You’ll like it if you like: Before I Go to Sleep, Flightplan and Breakdown

A brutal attack leaves a young woman (Brenda Song) with amnesia, but when her memories start coming back, she realizes she no longer knows who to trust—not even those closest to her. Netflix Canada, July 18.

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Another Life
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Another Life: Season One

You’ll like it if you like: Arrival, Prometheus and Annihilation 

Battlestar Galactica‘s Katee Sackhoff stars as Niko Breckinridge, an astronaut hellbent on finding extraterrestrial life. While on a mission to explore the genesis of an alien artifact, however, she and her crew get more than they bargained for when faced with an unimaginable danger. Netflix Canada, July 25.

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Karl Urban in "The Boys"
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The Boys: Season One

You’ll like it if you like: Watchmen, Suicide Squad and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

In a world where superheroes are as famous as celebrities and politicians, a group of blue-collar vigilantes known as “The Boys” embark on a heroic quest to bring corrupt superheroes to justice—and expose the truth about the multi-billion dollar conglomerate that protects them. Co-developed by Seth Rogen. Amazon Prime Video, July 26.

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Orange is the New Black
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Orange is the New Black: The Final Season

You’ll like it if you like: Nurse Jackie, Weeds and GLOW

The cast and crew of Orange is the New Black have remained tight-lipped about the show’s seventh season. Two things, however, are certain: it will be its last, and protagonist Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling)—who was granted early release in season six—will be returning, bringing her story full circle. Netflix Canada, July 26.

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Kristen Bell in "Veronica Mars"
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Veronica Mars: Season Four

You’ll like it if you like: Gilmore Girls, Alias and New Girl

A slew of spring break murders threatens the tourist trade in the fictional town of Neptune, California. The parents of one of the victims hires private investigator Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell) to find their son’s killer, but Neptune’s indifferent wealthy elites and restless working class sidetrack her case. Hulu’s eight-episode revival of the acclaimed mystery series co-stars J.K. Simmons and Patton Oswalt. Crave, July 26.

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The Red Sea Diving Resort
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The Red Sea Diving Resort

You’ll like it if you like: Munich, Argo and Entebbe 

Inspired by true events, The Red Sea Diving Resort tells the tale of a group of international agents—led by Ari Levinson (Chris Evans)—who help rescue and smuggle thousands of Jewish-Ethiopian refugees to Israel from Sudan in the early 1980s. The Wire‘s Michael K. Williams, Haley Bennett and Ben Kingsley co-star. Netflix Canada, July 31.

Still catching up with June’s releases? Check out last month’s roundup of what’s new on Netflix Canada, Amazon Prime Video and Crave.

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