New on Netflix July: Need a vacation from your vacation…?

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July sees the debuts of a couple new Netflix Original Series, including Castlevania and Friends from College.

Somehow we managed to miss out on what was New on Netflix for June, but we’re back in time for the summer holidays with our New on Netflix July list for the U.S. and Canada. In case you missed it, there were a few great returning seasons of shows like House of CardsOrange is the New Black, and The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt that returned in June. This month, Netflix has also provided a few tips for smarter watching based on viewing trends from around the world.

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As a reminder shows that are coming to the U.S. only will be marked with (US), and likewise for shows coming to Canada (CA) only. If a show or movie isn’t marked with either US or CA, it will be coming to both services. Netflix has been kind enough to indicate which shows are available to view offline as well, which we’ve indicated by marking them with  after the title.

Before we get started, check out the Netflix July sizzle reel for the U.S.:

…and Canada.

Without further ado, check out what’s coming to Netflix U.S. and Netflix Canada in July.

Netflix Original Series

Castlevania

The first season of the highly anticipated Castlevania, based on the classic video games, drops on Netflix on July 7th. Voiced by Fred Tatasciore, Alejandra Reynoso, and James Callis, the last surviving member of a disgraced clan fights to save Eastern Europe from Dracula.

Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments (Season 2 Part B)

On July 11th, Netflix Canada viewers will be treated to new episodes weekly of the second part of season 2 of Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments. Those in the U.S. can catch it on cable TV, which is why it’s only on Netflix Canada. If you haven’t been following the show, the life of typical teen Clary Fray is upended when she learns that she’s part of a race of demon-hunting humans who have the blood of angels.

Friends from College

Starring Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders, and Annie Parisse, the Netflix Original Friends from College lands on the streaming service on July 14th. In the first season, we follow a group of friends now in their forties who met at Harvard experience a range of success — or lack thereof — in this comedy series.

Ozark

Ozark rounds out the new Netflix Original shows for July with its debut on July 21st. In this dark, dangerous series, a family struggles after moving to an Ozarks resort community when they’re thrust into a world of dirty money. Ozark stars Jason Bateman and Laura Linney.

Netflix Original Films

To The Bone

Starring Lily Collins and Keanu Reeves, To The Bone is about an anorexic who goes on a sometimes funny, sometimes harrowing journey of self-discovery after entering a group home run by an unconventional doctor. To The Bone streams on Netflix and Netflix Canada on July 14th.

The Incredible Jessica James

On July 28th, a struggling New York City playwright makes an unlikely connection with a divorced app designer she meets on a blind date after being burned by a bad breakup. Lakeith Stanfield, Chris O’Dowd, and Noël Wells star in The Incredible Jessica James.

Netflix Original Comedy

For those wanting something that tickles their funny bones, Netflix has you covered — as always — with some Original Comedy specials. On July 4th, the first season of The Standups arrives on the service. Comedians Nate Bargatze, Deon Cole, Fortune Feimster, Nikki Glaser, Dan Soder and Beth Stelling deliver sets in this new original stand-up series.

Aditi Mittal and Ari Shaffir double down on July 18th with Things They Wouldn’t Let Me Say and Double Negative: Collection respectively. Netflix rounds out the Original Comedy on July 25th with Joe Mande’s Award-Winning Comedy Special.

Netflix Original Documentaries

July sees a few Original Documentaries coming to the service, including the continuation of a popular series.

Chasing Coral

Climate change has seen a lot of discussion lately, and on July 14th, an ad executive teams up with marine biologists and camera designers to capture evidence of how climate change is destroying breathtaking coral reefs in Chasing Coral.

Last Chance U (Season 2)

A gut-wrenching behind-the-scenes look at the world of college football. Inspired by the GQ article of the same name, Last Chance U follows the stories of elite athletes in tough life circumstances who struggle to find their redemption on a champion community college football team and hopefully realize their dreams of competing at the next level in this six-part documentary series.

Buddy, Brittany and a group of new and returning EMCC players begin a new season while coping with the publicity Season 1 brought to the team on July 21st.

Daughters of Destiny (Season 1)

In the first season of Daughters of Destiny, streaming on July 28thOscar-winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth follows a group of young people from India’s most impoverished families as they strive for a brighter future.

Netflix Original Series For Kids

Of course, what month would be complete without new content for kids? July sees the return of four favorites and one new series, as well as the second of three planned Interactive Storytelling features from Netflix.

The fourth season of Dawn of the Croods and second season of Luna Petunia are set to be released on July 7th in both Canada and the U.S., while the fourth season of Degrassi: Next Class will debut on Netflix U.S. on the same date.

Buddy Thunderstruck: The Maybe Pile is the second Interactive Storytelling show planned by Netflix, and allows viewers to use their remote or their touchscreen devices (currently iOS only) to help the characters choose what to do and guide the story along.

The debut season of the Netflix Original for Kids, The Worst Witch, launches on July 21st. Starring Philip Martin Brown, Bella Ramsey, and Meibh Campbell, the show follows Mildred Hubble’s first year at Cackle’s Academy which is filled with potions, spells, and broomsticks — and one disaster after the next.

Finally, on July 28th, everyone’s favorite swashbuckling cat is back in season five of The Adventures of Puss in Boots.

New TV Series/Seasons

Trying to figure out what to watch? Turns out Netflix also has some “Super-Specific Recos” for viewers.

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July sees the following TV series and seasons being added to the Netflix roster:

July 1

  • Capo “El amo del tunel” (Season 1) (US) 
  • Danny Dyer’s Deadliest Men (Season 1 & 2) (CA) 
  • Dark Matter (Season 2) (CA)
  • Deep Water (Season 1) (US) 
  • El Barco (Season 1) (US) 
  • Hostages: Israel (Season 2) (US)
  • Offspring (Season 6) 
  • The Originals (Season 4) (US) 
  • Spice Up (Season 1) (US) 
  • The Ultimatum (Season 1) (US) 
  • Yes We Can! (Season 1) (US) 
  • Yours Fatefully (Season 1) (US) 
  • Witnesses (Season 2) (US) 
  • World at Your Feet (Season 1) (US) 

July 2

  • El Chema (Season 1) (US) 

July 3

  • Mike Tyson Mysteries (Season 3: “Ring of Fire”) (CA)
  • Olympus (Season 1) (CA) 

July 4

  • The Standups (Season 1)  NETFLIX ORIGINAL

July 5

  • iZombie (Season 3) (US) 

July 7

  • Castlevania (Season 1)  NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • Chelsea (Season 2 – New episodes weekly)  NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • Dawn of the Croods (Season 4)  NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • Degrassi: Next Class (Season 4) — NETFLIX ORIGINAL (CA)
  • Luna Petunia (Season 2)  NETFLIX ORIGINAL

July 11

  • Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments (Season 2 part B – new episodes weekly)

July 14

  • Friends from College (Season 1)  NETFLIX ORIGINAL

July 15

  • Rake (Season 4) (US) 
  • West Coast Customs (Season 4) 

July 18

  • Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce (Season 3) (US) 

July 19

  • Killer Women with Piers Morgan (Series 1) 

July 20

  • Pretty Little Liars (Season 7B) (US)

July 21

  • Last Chance U (Season 2)  NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • Ozark (Season 1)  NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • The Worst Witch (Season 1)  NETFLIX ORIGINAL

July 28

  • The Adventures of Puss in Boots (Season 5)  NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • Daughters of Destiny (Season 1)  NETFLIX ORIGINAL

TBD

  • Being Mary Jane: The Series (Season 1) (US) 

New Movies

The following movies are coming to Netflix this month:

July 1

  • Albion: The Enchanted Stallion
  • Are We There Yet? (US) 
  • Are We Done Yet? (US) 
  • The Astronaut Farmer (US)
  • Batman: Bad Blood
  • Best in Show
  • Boat Trip (US) 
  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (US) 
  • Caramel (US) 
  • Code Name: The Cleaner (US)
  • Dad (US) 
  • Delicatessen (US) 
  • Disney’s The Mighty Ducks (US)
  • Draft Day (CA) 
  • Emma (US) 
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (US) 
  • Free Willy (US)
  • Given (CA) 
  • Hacksaw Ridge (CA) 
  • Here Alone (US) 
  • The Invisible Guest (Contratiempo) (US) 
  • Jackass: Number Two (US)
  • Keep Quiet (CA)
  • Keeping Up with the Joneses (CA)
  • The Land Before Time (US) 
  • The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (US) 
  • The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (US) 
  • Last Night (US) 
  • Last Vegas (CA) 
  • Legends of the Fall (CA) 
  • Let’s Be Cops (CA)
  • Liar’s Dice (US)
  • The Longest Yard (US)
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (US) 
  • Matchstick Men (US)
  • Mixed Signals (US) 
  • The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble (CA) 
  • Oasis: Supersonic (CA) 
  • Out of Thin Air 
  • Police Acadamy (US)
  • Proof of Life (US)
  • Punch-Drunk Love (US) 
  • Raising Arizona (CA)
  • The Riot Club (CA)
  • Snatch (CA) 
  • Snowden (CA) 
  • Southside with You (CA) 
  • Spawn: The Movie (US)
  • Taking Lives (US)
  • Titanic (US)
  • The Truth is in the Stars (US) 
  • Unriddle (US) 
  • Unriddle II (US) 
  • The Wedding Pact (CA) 
  • Welcome to Me (CA) 
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past (CA)
  • Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang (US) 

July 2

  • Miss Julie (CA) 

July 3

  • Diamond Cartel (US) 
  • Extraordinary: The Stan Romanek Story (US) 

July 4

  •  Eloise (CA) 

July 6

  • American Pie (CA) 
  • Butter (US) 
  • Ghost (CA) 
  • It’s Complicated (CA) 
  • Julieta (CA) 
  • Speech & Debate (US) 
  • The Void (US) 

July 7

  • 1 Mile to You (Life At These Speeds) (US) 

July 8

  • Bad Santa 2 (US) 
  • Horse Dancer (US) 

July 9

  • Lion (US) 

July 11

  • Gabriel Iglesias Presents The Gentleman Jerry Rocha (US) 
  • Pixels (CA) 

July 12

  • Friends with Benefits (CA) 

July 13

  • The Blues Brothers (CA) 

July 14

  • Buddy Thunderstruck: The Maybe Pile — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • Chasing Coral  NETFLIX ORIGINAL 
  • Jack Reacher: Never Go Back 
  • To The Bone — NETFLIX ORIGINAL ⇓

July 17

  • A Cowgirl’s Story 
  • Fittest on Earth: A Decade of Fitness (US) 
  • Uncertain Glory (US) 

July 18

  • Aditi Mittal: Things They Wouldn’t Let Me Say — NETFLIX ORIGINAL ⇓
  • Ari Shaffir: Double Negative: Collection — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (US)

July 20

  • Bruce Almighty (CA) 
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley (CA) 

July 22

  • Railroad Tigers (US) 

July 24

  • Detour (CA) 
  • Victor (US) 

July 25

  • Joe Mande’s Award-Winning Comedy Special — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • Munroe Island (US) 
  • Vincent N Roxxy (CA) 

July 26

  • The Social Network (CA) 
  • Toni Erdmann (CA) 

July 27

  • Braveheart (CA) 

July 28

  • Arrival (CA) 
  • The Incredible Jessica James — NETFLIX ORIGINAL 

July 31

  • After the Reality 
  • Checkpoint (US) 
  • Dark Knight (US) 
  • Taking Earth (US) 

Last Chance to Watch on Netflix U.S.

The following movies & shows are leaving Netflix U.S. in July:

July 1

  • 9/11: Stories in Fragments
  • America’s Secret D-Day Disaster
  • American Pie Presents: Band Camp
  • American Pie Presents: Beta House
  • American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile
  • An Unmarried Woman
  • Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging
  • Batman
  • Black Wings
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Blondie’s New York
  • Bombs, Bullets, and Fraud
  • Day of the Kamikaze
  • Death Beach
  • El Dorado
  • Flicka 2
  • Futurama (Season 6)
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • Ghost Whisperer (Seasons 1 – 5)
  • Hello, Dolly!
  • Hip Hop: The Furious Force of Rhymes
  • History in HD: The Last Bomb
  • Hugo
  • The Hunt for Bin Laden
  • The Incredible Bionic Man
  • Kate & Leopold
  • MacGyver (Seasons 1 – 7)
  • Mystery Files: Hitler
  • Mystery Files: Leonardo da Vinci
  • Nazi Temple of Doom
  • Samurai Headhunters
  • Secrets: A Viking Map?
  • Secrets: Richard III Revealed
  • Secrets: The Sphinx
  • Shuttle Discovery’s Last Mission
  • Titanic’s Final Mystery
  • While You Were Sleeping
  • Working Girl

July 3

  • The Last Samurai
  • Two Weeks Notice

July 6

  • Los Heroes del Norte (Seasons 1 & 2)

July 11

  • Opposite Field

July 12

  • Adventures of Pepper and Paula
  • In the Basement
  • Sleeping Beauty

July 13

  • Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain

July 15

  • All That Glitters
  • Lessons for a Kiss

Last Chance to Watch on Netflix Canada

The following movies & shows are leaving Netflix Canada in July:

July 1

  • Marvel’s Iron Man
  • Paper Towns
  • She’s Funny That Way
  • Step Up (Seasons 1 – 3)

July 6

  • Disney’s Tomorrowland

July 7

  • Cocaine Cowboys Reloaded

July 10

  • Focus

July 22

  • Sleeping with Other People

July 26

  • Inside Out

And there you have what’s new and what’s leaving Netflix in July. Let us know what you’re looking forward to watching in the comments below or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

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