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New “Netflix” Releases for June 2014


Here is another great list of the newest Netflix releases coming next month. Mark your calendars now!

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Note: The following information may not be entirely accurate until the date of release. 

June 1

‘Apocalypse Now’ (1979) — Starring Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, and Robert Duvall. During the U.S.-Viet Nam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

‘The Believer’ (2001) — Starring Ryan Gosling, Summer Phoenix, and Pete Meadows. A young Jewish man develops a fiercely anti-Semitic worldview. Based on the true story of a KKK member in the 1960s who was revealed to be Jewish by a New York Times reporter.

‘Better Than Chocolate’ (1999)* — Starring Wendy Crewson, Karyn Dwyer, and Christina Cox. A drama centered around the relationship between a lesbian couple that becomes exceedingly complex when the mother of one of them moves in, and another befriends a transsexual.

‘Blood and Chocolate’ (2007) — Starring Agnes Bruckner, Hugh Dancy, and Olivier Martinez. A young teenage werewolf is torn between honoring her family’s secret and her love for a man.

‘The Chorus’ (2004)* — Starring Gerard Jugnot, Francois Berleand, and Jean-Baptiste Maunier. The new teacher at a severely administered boys’ boarding school works to positively effect the students’ lives through music.

‘Clear and Present Danger’ (1994) — Starring Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, and Anne Archer. CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.

‘Cold Mountain’ (2003) — Starring Nicole Kidman, Jude Law, and Renee Zellweger. In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.

‘The Craft’ (1996)* — Starring Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, and Neve Campbell. A newcomer to a Catholic prep high school falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft and they all soon conjure up various spells and curses against those who even slightly anger them.

‘Dance With Me’ (1998)* — Starring Vanessa Williams, Chayanne, and Kris Kristofferson. After losing his mother, Rafael travels from Cuba to Houston to meet his father for the first time, where he discovers that the old man runs a dance studio, and Rafael might be the key to helping him win a championship.

‘Duplex’ (2003) — Starring Ben Stiller, Drew Barrymore, and Eileen Essell. A young couple has a chance to move into a gorgeous duplex in the perfect New York neighborhood. All they have to do is bump off the current tenant, a cute little old lady.

‘Ever After: A Cinderella Story’ (1998)* — Starring Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, and Dougray Scott. The “real” story of Cinderella. A refreshing new take on the classic fairy tale.

‘First Knight’ (1995) — Starring Sean Connery, Richard Gere, and Julia Ormond. Lancelot falls in love with Guinevere, who is due to be married to King Arthur. Meanwhile, a violent warlord tries to seize power from Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.

‘I.Q.’ (1994) — Starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau. Albert Einstein helps a young man who’s in love with Einstein’s niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.

‘I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead’ (2003) — Starring Clive Owen, Malcolm McDowell, and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. A gangster comes out of retirement to investigate the mysterious death of his brother.

‘Iron Monkey’ (1993) — Starring Rongguang Yu, Donnie Yen, and Jean Wang. A martial artist/doctor steals from the corrupt authorities as a masked thief to give to the poor while another martial artist/doctor is forced to hunt him down. But a major threat unites them as a powerful and traitorous Shaolin monk takes over the authorities.

‘Julia’ (1977)* — Starring Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, and Jason Robards. At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.

‘Lady Vengeance’ (2005)* — Starring Yeong-ae Lee, Min-sik Choi, and Shi-hoo Kim. After serving time in prison for the kidnap and murder of a young boy, Geum-ja Lee finds work in a bakery, orders a specially-manufactured weapon, and plots revenge against the real criminal responsible for the boy’s death.

‘Loser’ (2000)* — Starring Jason Biggs, Mena Suvari, and Zak Orth. A college student, branded a loser by his roommates and booted from the dorm, falls in love with a coed who has eyes for their condescending professor.

The Mean Season’ (1985) — Starring Kurt Russell, Mariel Hemingway, and Richard Jordan. Just as reporter Malcolm Anderson promises his girlfriend he’ll quit writing about murders, he receives a series of phone calls from the murder suspect in his latest article promising that the murders will continue, and giving Malcolm no choice but to keep writing.

‘Mission: Impossible 3′ (2006) — Starring Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, and Ving Rhames. Ethan Hunt comes face to face with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer while trying to keep his identity secret in order to protect his girlfriend.

‘My Baby’s Daddy’ (2004) — Starring Eddie Griffin, Anthony Anderson, and Michael Imperioli. A trio of young men are forced to grow up quick when their girlfriends all become pregnant around the same time.

‘Nanking’ (2007)* — This documentary explores the invasion of China by Japanese soldiers in 1937, leaving 200,000 citizens killed and tens of thousands sexually assaulted. Amidst this terrifying ordeal, a group of Western expat soldiers came together to save 250,000 lives.

‘Oldboy’ (2003) — Starring Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, and Hye-jeong Kang. After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days.

‘Picture Perfect’ (1997) — Starring Jennifer Aniston, Jay Mohr, and Kevin Bacon. A young advertising executive’s life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.

‘Popeye’ (1980)* — Starring Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, and Ray Walston. The sailor man travels to a seaside town called Sweethaven, falls in love with Olive Oyl, adopts Swee’pea, and makes an enemy of Bluto.

‘A River Runs Through It’ (1992) — Starring Brad Pitt, Craig Sheffer, and Tom Skerritt. Two fly-fishing sons of a Presbyterian minister — one reserved, one rebellious — grow up in rural Montana.

‘Rudy’ (1993) — Starring Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, and Ned Beatty. Rudy has always been told that he was too small to play college football. But he is determined to overcome the odds and fulfill his dream of playing for Notre Dame.

‘The Stepford Wives’ (2004)* — Starring Nicole Kidman, Bette Midler, and Matthew Broderick. What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who’ve created this high-tech terrifying little town, in a very modern comedy-thriller.

‘Tetro’ (2009) — Starring Vincent Gallo, Alden Ehrenreich, and Maribel Verdu. Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie’s discovery of his brother’s near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.

‘Wayne’s World’ (1992)* — Starring Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, and Rob Lowe. Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.

‘We Were Soldiers’ (2002) — Starring Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, and Greg Kinnear. The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

June 6

‘Orange Is the New Black’ Season 2 (2014)* — Starring Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, and Taryn Manning. The story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money for her drug-dealing girlfriend.

June 24

‘XXX: State of the Union’ (2005) — Starring Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson, and Willem Dafoe. Darius Stone, a new agent in the XXX program, is sent to Washington, DC to defuse a power struggle amongst national leaders.

Read More: New Netflix Instant Releases — June 2014



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