What To Watch and What To Avoid: Best And Worst Netflix Movies In July

There are many exciting films to look forward to on Netflix this July, from original films featuring iconic actors such as Eddie Murphy to acclaimed franchises such as Spider-Man and Back to the Future. Alongside these films, viewers will also be able to watch brand new Netflix originals and classic movies. Here are the best and worst films coming to Netflix this July:

The Best-Reviewed Movies Coming To Netflix

  1. 'Call Me by Your Name' (2017) - 94% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Timothée Chalamet stars in this coming-of-age film set in Italy in the 1980s. It follows the romantic affair between Elio and Oliver, starring Chalamet and Armie Hammer, respectively. It earned several Oscar nominations and won Best Adapted Screenplay.
  2. 'Back to the Future' (1985) - 93% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. This classic film stars Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly, a teenager in the 1980s who accidentally travels back in time to the 1950s, disrupting his parents' meeting and putting his own future in peril. As a result, he must repair the past to ensure his existence.
  3. 'Spider-Man 2' (2004) - 93% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. This acclaimed sequel to the original 2002 Spider-Man film stars Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker, who struggles to manage his everyday life while facing a new challenge in the form of Doc Ock, played by Alfred Molina.
  4. 'American Hustle' (2013) - 92% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. This crime comedy, directed by David O. Russell, follows a con artist forced to work with the FBI to bring down a corrupt politician in a sting operation. With a star-studded cast featuring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, and Jennifer Lawrence, this film earned numerous Oscar nominations.
  5. 'Captain Phillips' (2013) - 93% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. This biographical drama, starring Tom Hanks, is based on the true story of the hijacking of the U.S. cargo ship MV Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates in 2009. It follows the title character's fight for survival and the rescue effort led by the U.S. Navy.

The Worst-Reviewed Movies Coming To Netflix

  1. 'Bad Boys II' (2003) - 24% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Arriving on Netflix after the successful release of the sequel to the original Bad Boys film, Bad Boys II follows detectives Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett, played by Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, as they attempt to stop a Cuban drug cartel from smuggling ecstasy into the city.
  2. 'Midnight Sun' (2018) - 20% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. This romantic drama stars Bella Thorne and Patrick Schwarzenegger as a couple dealing with a medical condition that forces the female lead to stay out of the sun.
  3. 'The Boy Next Door' (2015) - 12% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. A divorced teacher has a dangerous one-night stand with her student, leading to a violent relationship after the student becomes obsessed with her. starring Jennifer Lopez.
  4. 'Fifty Shades Darker' (2017) - 11% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The second installment of the Fifty Shades of Grey film series, starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan, follows Anastasia Steele as she attempts to rekindle her relationship with billionaire Christian Grey.
  5. 'Fifty Shades Freed' (2018) - 11% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The final installment of the Fifty Shades of Grey film series follows the newly married couple, Anastasia and Christian Grey, as Anastasia discovers Christian's dangerous past.

These films will be available to stream on Netflix from July 1, with the exception of 'Bad Boys II', which will be available from July 8.

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