Coming to Netflix: June 2021
June’s a busy month for Netflix, as it releases a whole slew of original films from all over the world.
American Outlaws Hoping to return to farming after the Civil War, the James brothers are disappointed to learn that trouble is viewing back at the ranch. PG-13, Grade: C+
Bad TeacherDesperate to snag a rich husband, Elizabeth starts hitting on a fellow teacher from a wealthy family. Restricted, Content details only.
Fools Rush InAlex is a nightclub designer reluctantly leaves New York for a new job in Las Vegas where he meets a gregarious Latina named Isabel. When a one night stand leaves her pregnant, the couple have to decide what comes next. PG-13, Grade: B
I Am SamBorn with a moderate intellectual disability, Sam supports himself by working at Starbucks. But then a brief relationship with a homeless woman leaves Sam raising a daughter, who is soon made a ward of the state. Sam then hires a lawyer to help him regain his beloved child. PG-13, Grade: C
Million Dollar BabyWhen an aspiring boxer suffers a tragic accident in the ring, difficult ethical questions become very real. PG-13, Grade: C-
Ninja AssassinWhen Raizo betrays a secret society of assassins to help a beautiful Interpol agent, he faces their vengeance. Restricted, Content details only.
What Women WantNick thinks he’s a ladykiller who knows exactly what women want. But when he has a strange accident that enables him to hear women’s thoughts, everything he thought he knew is challenged. PG-13, Grade: C-
2 HeartsTwo couples whose romances unfold in different decades will be bound together in an unpredictable way. (Review to be posted on release date.) PG-13
Carnaval When a Brazilian woman learns her boyfriend is cheating on her, she takes her three best friends on vacation for Carnival. Netflix Original. Portuguese with subtitles.
Dancing Queens Dylan is a young woman in rural Sweden who dreams of becoming a dancer. But when she misses an audition and settles for cleaning at a drag club, she realizes that there’s a spot for a new dancer – if she ‘s willing to pretend to be a male dancer in drag. Netflix Original. Swedish with subtitles.
Sailor Moon Eternal As an eclipse obscures the sun, Usagi encounters Pegasus who is searching for a chosen maiden to break the seal on the Golden Crystal. At the same time, a dark plot unfolds with the goal of ruling the earth and moon. Netflix Original. Dubbed into English.
Sweet & Sour: A Korean romantic drama about a couple struggling to maintain the spark that initiated their relationship. Netflix Original. Korean with subtitles.
Vampire Academy In a secret society of vampires, Rose is sworn to protect Princess Lissa. PG-13, Grade: D+
Awake: A sci-fi thriller in a dystopic world where a cataclysmic event wiped out all electronics and people’s ability to sleep. Except for one little girl – and she’s about to become very valuable. Netflix Original
A Haunted House 2 Having survived one series of harrowing paranormal encounters, Malcolm wants a nice, peaceful life. But when he starts over, so do the other worldly episodes. Restricted, Content details only.
Camellia Sisters: This Vietnamese language film tells the dramatic story of the loves and lives of three royal sisters. Netflix Original.
Skater Girl: This is unusual sports drama is set in the Rajasthan province of North West India and features a teenage girl who wants to do something generally reserved for boys – skateboard. Netflix Original
Wish Dragon: Originally slated for theatrical release, this movie follows the adventures of a young boy who befriends a dragon with the power to grant wishes. Netflix Original
The Devil Below: In this horror thriller, four amateur adventurers go exploring in Shookum Hills, an abandoned town in the Appalachian Mountains. Netflix Original
Lowriders: Caught up in the culture of low riding cars and drivers, a young man struggles to find his own means of self-expression. PG-13, Content details only.
Silver Skates: Set in Russia at the end of the 19th century, this period piece tells the story of Matvey, a now unemployed delivery boy, and Alisa, trapped in her family’s mansion by her controlling father. Netflix Original. Russian with subtitles.
Silver Linings Playbook:Newly released from a psychiatric hospital after a violent episode with his estranged wife, Pat is trying to repair the relationship. But then he comes across Tiffany, a young woman with significant issues of her own…Restricted, Grade: C
Fatherhood. Kevin Hart plays a newly widowed father who takes on the responsibility of raising his infant daughter alone. Netflix Original.
Good on Paper. When a popular comedian meets a hedge fund manager, he seems like the perfect guy…until she starts to wonder if he’s too good to be true. Netflix Original.
The Ice Road: Liam Neeson stars once again in an action thriller, this time as a trucker trying to save trapped miners. Netflix Original. PG-13
Killing them Softly: When a mob-related high stakes poker game gets held up, a hired assassin is called in to exact revenge. Restricted, Content details only.
America: The Motion Picture. This animated feature film takes a comic, irreverent look at American history. Netflix Original