A new month means new movies. If you want to see what we’re most looking forward to, we’ve curated eight top picks for the month, including romance, action, animation, and period drama.
For a full rundown of what’s coming to Netflix in June 2023, keep it locked here at What’s on Netflix? since we are the only medium that keeps our lists updated with newly announced titles.
For those unfamiliar with how we make our what-to-watch posts, we split them into two halves. First, we’ll cover some of the licensed movies coming specifically to the United States (availability in other regions may vary) and Netflix Original movies coming globally.
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Unlike last month, we’ve got a fair amount of Netflix original content coming up, so we’re back to the full eight selections!
The best licensed movies coming to Netflix in June 2023
coming to netflix: June 1
Looking for action? You’ve got some great choices, but on the licensing front, we’re taking a fresh look at 2011’s Hanna, starring Saoirse Ronan and Eric Bana and directed by Joe Wright.
The film tells the story of a fifteen-year-old girl living with her father in rural Finland who was trained early to be a skilled assassin. Reviews were strong at the time of the film’s release, and it still holds up remarkably well today, with Ronan turning in a particularly strong performance.
The IP was eventually adapted into a Prime Video series for three seasons. Still, if you’re asking our opinion, the movie iteration is far superior.
Coming to Netflix: 5th June
The first-window deal with Sony has paid off a lot for the US, but Sony Pictures Classics movies have been conspicuously absent. Thankfully, we’re getting one of the best Netflix has missed so far earlier this month with the Oscar-nominated film. Living.
Set in 1950s London, the adapted screenplay is about a stern government official who steps away from his duties after being presented with a dire health prognosis in a quest to live the real life.
Coming to Netflix: 5th June
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Tatiana Maslany, this heartbreaking and inspiring film tells the true story of Jeff Bauman and Bret Witter based on the best-selling memoir. Set after the Boston Marathon bombings, it is about a couple who defy the odds and have to make dramatic changes to their lives after Bauman loses his legs.
Sadly, while the movie was deemed a box office flop, that means you likely haven’t seen the movie yet, which means the addition to Netflix will be the first chance for many to see it.
In their review, Entertainment Weekly concluded, “There is a raw, tangible humanity in almost every scene that sets the film apart in rewarding ways. ”
coming to netflix: June 12
OK, OK, it wasn’t that long since Dunkirk was last on Netflix, with its previous six months time in service it will take place between March and September 2022, but since we have a new Christopher Nolan movie just around the corner, what a perfect time to rewatch it.
The excellent WWII movie featuring an all-star cast is set to go down as one of the best of all time and is a perfect timepiece before the theatrical debut of oppenheimer.
Best Netflix Original Movies Coming to Netflix in June 2023
Extraction 2 (2023)
The big new Netflix movie for June and indeed all summer as some would say is the return of Chris Hemsworth as Tyler Rake.
According to Netflix, here’s what you can expect from the second round, which features even more action than the first:
“After barely surviving the events of the first film, Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) returns as an Australian black-ops mercenary on another deadly mission: to rescue the battered family of a ruthless Georgian gangster from prison where they are held. secluded. “
coming to netflix: June 30th
The story behind this movie’s epic revival is as worthy of a movie as the upcoming animation itself, but from what we’ve seen so far, the wait has been well worth it.
Scheduled to debut first at the Annecy Film Festival before launching on Netflix later this month, this family-friendly sci-fi fantasy epic follows a knight in a futuristic medieval world that has been framed and recruits a creature that changes shape to help prove his innocence.
run rabbit run (2023)
coming to netflix: June 28th
Picked up from the Sundance Film Festival a little earlier this year is this new thriller starring Succession star, Sarah Snook.
This one looks best with as little information as possible. We tell you that it revolves around a fertility doctor who begins to notice strange behavior in her daughter.
take care of maya (2023)
Finally, on the documentary front is take care of maya, which comes from director Henry Roosevelt and the Story Syndicate documentary team.
Here’s what you can expect from this rather scary story:
“When nine-year-old Maya Kowalski entered Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in 2016, nothing could have prepared her and her family for what they were about to go through. As the medical team tried to understand her rare disease, they began to question the basic truths that bound the Kowalskis together. Suddenly, Maya was in the custody of the state, even though two parents were desperate to bring her daughter home. The Kowalski family story, told in her own words, will forever change the way we look at children’s health care.”
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