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Best new movies to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Prime, HBO, and more

We’re in a bit of a lull in the entertainment calendar. It’s post awards season, not quite summer blockbuster season, and it’s the end of the month so most streaming platforms have more titles leaving than coming. Still, that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything new worth your time! You just have to work a bit harder to find it, which is why you’ve come here. Because we make that work easy every week. These are the best new movies to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, HBO, Apple TV+, and Disney+.

We also have guides to the best movies on Netflix, the best movies on Hulu, the best movies on Amazon Prime Video, and the best movies on HBO.

New movies to stream at a glance

Netflix

The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes (2022) new

The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes
38 %
6.5/10
r 101m
Genre Documentary
Stars Marilyn Monroe
Directed by Emma Cooper
Marilyn Monroe’s star burst into Hollywood and, almost as nearly as she became royalty, she tragically lost her life. Her death has been subject to conspiracies and rumors for decades, often portraying her more as a cult figure caught up in nefarious circumstances rather than as a tremendously gifted artist with a tragic fate. This documentary seeks to better understand her final weeks, days, and hours through previously unheard recordings of those who knew her best.

Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

Ouija: Origin of Evil
65 %
6.2/10
pg-13 99m
Genre Horror, Thriller
Stars Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Annalise Basso
Directed by Mike Flanagan
The first Ouija was forgettable, which is why it’s a bit surprising how much better Ouija: Origin of Evil is. Set in 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters run a séance scam business to much success. However, when they add a new stunt to their act, they unwittingly invite a very real evil into their home.

Nightcrawler (2014)

Nightcrawler
76 %
7.9/10
r 118m
Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller
Stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed
Directed by Dan Gilroy
Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is an unemployed opportunist struggling to get ahead in LA’s gig economy. But when he discovers the world of crime journalism, he feels he’s finally found his calling. Lou muscles his way into the world of freelance camera crews who chase crime and disaster to get the best possible footage to sell to local news. “Nightcrawling,” as it’s called, is cutthroat and dangerous — but potentially extremely lucrative. So when Lou builds a relationship with local reporter Nina (Rene Russo), he sees a potential windfall so large that he’ll blur the lines between news observer and participant to achieve it.

Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood (2022)

Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood
78 %
7.3/10
pg-13 98m
Genre Animation, Science Fiction, Adventure
Stars Milo Coy, Jack Black, Lee Eddy
Directed by Richard Linklater
Richard Linklater’s latest release in the rotoscope style tells the story of the first moon landing from two perspectives: The astronaut and mission control, and through a dreamy kid in Houston watching it all play out on TV. The film draws inspiration from Linklater’s own life and serves as a serene, occasionally provocative snapshot of Americana in the 1960s.

The Bubble (2022)

The Bubble
34 %
6.8/10
r 126m
Genre Comedy
Stars Karen Gillan, Iris Apatow, Fred Armisen
Directed by Judd Apatow
OK, to be fair, The Bubble has gotten slammed by critics and audiences alike. But it’s a Judd Apatow movie with a loaded cast about making a movie during the pandemic. It’s too topical and has too many big names not to warrant inclusion on this list. You’ll have to decide if Apatow’s attempt to make a movie about making a massive action movie about flying dinosaurs during a pandemic is a hit.

Hulu

Let the Right One In (2008)

Let the Right One In
82 %
7.9/10
r 115m
Genre Horror, Drama
Stars Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar
Directed by Tomas Alfredson
Forget the mediocre American remake, the Swedish Let the Right One In was done masterfully the first time. 12-year-old Oskar is constantly bullied by his classmates but he never even attempts to fight back. Instead, he wishes for a friend; a wish that appears granted when Eli moves in next door with her father. A self-serious girl, Eli only comes out at night and doesn’t seem to mind the freezing cold. But as Oskar and Eli become closer, bonded by outsider status, a series of disappearances and murders cloud the adult world around them.

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

Eyes Wide Shut
68 %
7.5/10
r 159m
Genre Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Stars Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Sydney Pollack
Directed by Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick’s final film stars Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman as a married couple in the midst of a crisis. After she confesses to having fantasies about a serviceman she briefly encountered more than a year ago, he becomes obsessed with having his own random sexual encounter outside of wedlock.

Looper (2012)

Looper
84 %
7.4/10
r 118m
Genre Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt
Directed by Rian Johnson
One of the better sci-fi movies of recent memory, Rian Johnson’s Looper tells of a not-so-distant future in which time travel exists. However, it’s supremely expensive and controlled by the mob, used as a tool for punishing those who go against them. Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) has made a successful life as a “looper” — a time-traveling assassin sent to “close the loop” on those the mob wants out of the picture. Things are great until his future self shows up with the mission of killing him.

Killing Them Softly (2012)

Killing Them Softly
64 %
6.2/10
r 97m
Genre Crime, Thriller
Stars Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn
Directed by Andrew Dominik
Jackie Cogan (Brad Pitt) is a professional enforcer in New Orleans. When a mob lackey’s (Ray Liotta) card game gets robbed by a rival crook, the mob enlists Cogan to retaliate with extreme prejudice. It just so happens that the crook hired a couple of low-rent, incompetent thugs to do the job and they’re somehow bungling their way to making off with the mob’s money. Cogan doesn’t intend to let that happen.

Mass (2021)

Mass
81 %
7.6/10
pg-13 111m
Genre Drama
Stars Reed Birney, Ann Dowd, Jason Isaacs
Directed by Fran Kranz
A somber tour de force from Jason Isaacs, Martha Plimpton, Reed Birney, and Ann Dowd, Mass is a simple, private conversation between two sets of parents whose lives were torn apart by an unspeakable tragedy. Hoping to move forward, the two couples delve deep into their journey of grief, anger, and acceptance.

Amazon

All the Old Knives (2022)

All the Old Knives
62 %
6.1/10
r 102m
Genre Thriller, Action
Stars Chris Pine, Thandiwe Newton, Jonathan Pryce
Directed by Janus Metz Pedersen
Chris Pine and Thandie Newton star in this new spy thriller on Amazon Prime. After the CIA discovers one of its agents leaked information that led to the deaths of 100 people, operative Henry Pelham (Pine) is sent to find the mole in the CIA’s Vienna office. As he investigates former colleagues, his search sends him all over the world, eventually leading to a reunion with ex-lover Celia Harrison (Newton). Despite being on assignment, Pelham becomes overwhelmed with the urge to rekindle this passionate affair.

Fargo (1996)

Fargo
85 %
8.1/10
r 98m
Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller
Stars Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi
Directed by Joel Coen
One of the Coen Brothers’ best movies, Fargo centers on the hapless maneuverings of Minneapolis car salesman Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) who finds himself deep in debt. Desperate, he hires two incompetent crooks to kidnap his wife, hoping her wealthy father will pay the ransom. Things don’t go to plan.

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

O Brother, Where Art Thou?
69 %
7.7/10
r 107m
Genre Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Stars George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson
Directed by Joel Coen
Two Coen brothers’ movies? When they’re this good, why not? A Southern Gothic take on Homer’s Odyssey, George Clooney, Tim Blake Nelson, and John Turturro star as a trio of escaped prisoners who must embark on an adventure across the South to pursue their freedom and find a legendary buried treasure that will be the key to each of their salvations.

Master (2022)

Master
73 %
5.6/10
r 91m
Genre Drama, Horror, Mystery
Stars Regina Hall, Zoe Renee, Amber Gray
Directed by Mariama Diallo
A new Amazon Original horror movie in the vein of Get OutMaster takes place at an elite New England university built on the site of a pre-colonial gallows hill. There, three women navigate politics and privilege to try and find their place at the university, but they’re continually haunted by the school’s sinister past. Which is naturally amplified by its mercurial present.

Lucy and Desi (2022)

Lucy and Desi
74 %
7.8/10
pg 102m
Genre Documentary
Stars Lucie Arnaz, Bette Midler, Carol Burnett
Directed by Amy Poehler
Amazon has been on a bit of an I Love Lucy kick with last year’s Being the Ricardos and now this Amy Poehler-directed documentary about one of entertainment’s most prolific power couples. Desi Arnaz was a Cuban immigrant who lost everything in exile, and climbed up to become a producer and technical pioneer. Lucille Ball rose from nothing to become a model, chorus, girl, and an actress in the studio system. When Ball finally got her big break to star on a comedy TV show, she insisted that her real-life husband, Desi, be cast as her husband. The rest is history.

HBO and HBO Max

The Survivor (2021) new

The Survivor
71 %
6.9/10
r 129m
Genre Drama, History
Stars Ben Foster, Vicky Krieps, Billy Magnussen
Directed by Barry Levinson
Just after World War II, Harry Haft (Ben Foster) returns to states after years in concentration camps. To survive, he boxed fellow prisoners for the amusement and gambling delights of guards. Wracked by guilt and haunted by memories, Haft tries to rediscover his love for the support by pursuing high-profile fights against boxing legends like Rocky Marciano.

The Batman (2022)

The Batman
72 %
8.2/10
r 176m
Genre Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Stars Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano
Directed by Matt Reeves
Matt Reeves’ gritty, noir take on the Caped Crusader stars Robert Pattinson as a more tortured Bruce Wayne early in his career as the Batman. When a sadistic killer dubbing himself The Riddler leaves behind a trail of cryptic clues and corpses, Batman ventures into Gotham’s underworld, only to discover just how large a scale of evil The Riddler has planned.

The Night House (2021)

The Night House
68 %
6.5/10
r 107m
Genre Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Stars Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg, Vondie Curtis-Hall
Directed by David Bruckner
After the unexpected death of her husband, a grieving Beth (Rebecca Hall) is all alone in the lakeside home her husband built for her. As she attempts to come to terms with his death, Beth begins having terrible nightmares about a presence in the house calling to her and beckoning for her to follow. Desperate for answers, and against the advice of her friends, Beth delves deep into her husband’s belongings to attempt to find explanations for the terrifying visions.

Capote (2005)

Capote
88 %
7.4/10
r 114m
Genre Crime, Drama
Stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins Jr.
Directed by Bennett Miller
Truman Capote reached legendary status after the publication of his seminal book, In Cold Blood. Capote profiles the author during the years he researched the haunting story that became the basis for the book.

King Richard (2021)

King Richard
76 %
7.5/10
pg-13 145m
Genre Drama, History
Stars Will Smith, Saniyya Sidney, Aunjanue Ellis
Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green
Everyone knows Venus and Serena Williams today, but fewer know the story of how they became such dominant forces in tennis. Nominated for six Oscars this year, King Richard tells the story of the legendary athletes and their father, Richard Williams, who developed a brazen 78-page plan to write his daughters into history. Training on neglected courts every day in Compton, California, the girls feel their motivation shaped by Richard’s relentless drive and the balanced, steady presence of their mother.

Apple TV+

The Sky Is Everywhere (2022)

The Sky Is Everywhere
67 %
5.6/10
pg-13 103m
Genre Drama, Romance, Music
Stars Grace Kaufman, Pico Alexander, Jacques Colimon
Directed by Josephine Decker
This collaboration with A24 follows 17-year-old musical prodigy Lennie Walker (Grace Kaufman) living deep in the Redwood forest of Northern California. When Lennie’s sister suddenly dies, Lennie struggles deeply with the loss. The struggle grows more complicated as she finds herself increasingly drawn to both her sister’s devastated boyfriend, Toby, and the charismatic new guy at school, Joe.

The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)

The Tragedy of Macbeth
87 %
7.5/10
r 105m
Genre Drama, War
Stars Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Alex Hassell
Directed by Joel Coen
Shakespeare’s Macbeth has been told many times on stage and in film, and yet Joel Coen’s newest adaptation still feels necessary. With Denzel Washington in the titular role of the insatiable Scottish king, this gritty, supremely dark Macbeth offers a cinematic tone and style that befits the play’s supremely grim roots.

Swan Song (2021)

Swan Song
67 %
6.7/10
r 116m
Genre Drama, Science Fiction
Stars Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Awkwafina
Directed by Benjamin Cleary
Oscar winner Benjamin Cleary examines how far we’ll go and how much we’re willing to sacrifice for the people we love in this futuristic drama. Cameron (Mahershala Ali) is a loving husband and father who is expecting his second child with wife, Poppy (Naomie Harris). But when he’s diagnosed with a terminal illness, his doctor offers a solution to shield his family from grief. As Cameron grapples whether or not to accept this experimental treatment that may alter his family’s fate, he learns more about life and love than he ever could before.

Disney+

Better Nate Than Ever (2022)

Better Nate Than Ever
70 %
6.3/10
pg 92m
Genre Music, Family, Comedy
Stars Rueby Wood, Lisa Kudrow, Joshua Bassett
Directed by Tim Federle
Nate Foster is an unpopular Midwestern 13-year-old who has one singular, all-encompassing vision: To become a Broadway musical star. Unfortunately, he can’t even crack the speaking parts of his middle school’s productions. When he and his best friend Libby secretly run off to New York City to audition for Lilo and Stitch: The Musical, Nate soon realizes his dream may be closer within reach than he realized. But those final obstacles are not going to be easy to clear.

Cheaper by the Dozen (2022)

Cheaper by the Dozen
42 %
3.9/10
pg 107m
Genre Family, Comedy
Stars Gabrielle Union, Zach Braff, Erika Christensen
Directed by Gail Lerner
OK, so nobody asked for a Cheaper By the Dozen remake. But that won’t stop Disney! This brand new remake of the family classic stars Zach Braff and Gabrielle Union as the parents of the 12 Baker children. If you know Cheaper By the Dozen, you know what you’re in for: Hectic home life, insane family business, and all kinds of family-friendly shenanigans.

Turning Red (2022)

Turning Red
85 %
7.1/10
pg 107m
Genre Animation, Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Stars Rosalie Chiang, Sandra Oh, Jordan Fisher
Directed by Domee Shi
Pixar’s newest release follows thirteen-year-old Mei Lee, a confident kid who wants to be a dutiful daughter but is also caught up in the chaos of adolescence. However, her family also has a fun little secret that’s going to make things harder. Whenever she feels a very strong emotion, she turns into a giant red panda.

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