New on Netflix & Top 10 Movies & Shows: July 8th, 2021

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Home Again – Picture: Open Road Films

Happy Thursday and a varied day of new releases on Netflix in the US today with several big licensed movies however all vary wildly in their audience and critic scores. Here’s what’s new and what’s trending on Netflix for July 8th, 2021.

Today is your final day to watch Summer of ’92 (2015) which is about a Danish soccer team (which the English beat last night – come on ENGLAND!).

Tomorrow the big news releases include the final season of Atypical and season 3 of Virgin River.


Best New Movies & TV Shows on Netflix for July 8th

Home Again (2017)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director: Hallie Meyers-Shyer
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Michael Sheen, Candice Bergen
Writer: Hallie Meyers-Shyer
Runtime: 97 min

We’ll kick off with the 2017 rom-com headlined by Reese Witherspoon who is currently making headlines with her production company currently exploring a sale.

Here’s what you can expect from the title if you’ve never seen it before:

“A newly single mom takes in three young male filmmakers as boarders, but her estranged husband returns to complicate her new, unconventional life.”


Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness (Season 1)

Genre: Animation, Action, Horror
Cast: Nick Apostolides, Ray Chase, Billy Kametz
Writer: Hiroyuki Kobayashi

Resident Evil is coming to Netflix in a big way over the next few years which kicks off today with the brand new anime series which sees the return of Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield who are teaming up against familiar forces.

Reviews thus far have been pretty strong.

Next up for Resident Evil will be the live-action series which is expected later this year.


Midnight Sun (2018)

Genre: Drama, Romance
Director: Scott Speer
Cast: Bella Thorne, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Rob Riggle, Quinn Shephard
Writer: Kenji Bando (based on the motion picture screenplay “Taiyô no uta” by), Eric Ramiro Kirsten

From Open Road Films comes this romantic teen movie that’s headlined by Bella Thorne.

Here’s what you can expect from the feature film that released three years ago:

“Born with a fatal sensitivity to sunlight, a sheltered teen girl falls for her neighbor, but hides her condition from him as their romance blossoms.”


Full List of New Releases on Netflix for July 8th, 2021

5 New Movies Added Today

  • Back to Q82 (2017)
  • Home Again (2017)
  • Midnight Sun (2018)
  • Rock the Kasbah (2015)
  • Therapy (2020)

2 New TV Series Added Today

  • Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness (Season 1) Netflix Original

Top 10 Movies & Shows on Netflix for July 8th, 2021

# Movies TV Series
1 Mother’s Day Manifest
2 Fear Street Part One: 1994 Sex/Life
3 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Too Hot to Handle
4 Kung Fu Panda CoComelon
5 The Ice Road The Bureau of Magical Things
6 Kung Fu Panda 2 Big Timber
7 The Best of Enemies Grey’s Anatomy
8 Fatherhood The Boss Baby: Back in Business
9 Wish Dragon Rainbow Rangers
10 Major Grom: Plague Doctor Sophie: A Murder In West Cork
Kasey Moore

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Covering Netflix since 2013, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for close to a decade. Resides in the United Kingdom. Favorite shows on Netflix includes Mindhunter, Love, Death and Robots and Stranger Things.