Netflix: 15 TV Shows And Movies You Didn’t Know Were Coming In June

Summer might be just around the corner, but with so many great shows and movies coming to Netflix in June 2018, cinephiles might just be hoping for a few more rainy days.

There may be a lot of favorites leaving the streaming service in the coming months, but thankfully that doesn't mean the quality will dip. Netflix always has a stocked library and some of the new additions may the absolute best in the catalogue.

Related: 25 Netflix Originals To Look Out For In 2018

Recent blockbusters Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Thor: Ragnarok are both landing on the streaming service, as well as high profile documentaries He Named Me Malala and The Staircase. In addition, more than one Netflix original series will return, with a second season of both Luke Cage and GLOW in the offing. Here's everything you should be looking out for next month.

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15 He Named Me Malala

Get ready for some inspiration, with this documentary about Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani activist who has won a Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts at the tender age of 17, making her the youngest ever Nobel Prize laureate. Her work focuses on the rights of young girls to an education, and her story was first immortalized in her book, I Am Malala, before becoming a film in 2015.

Arriving on Netflix: June 1

14 National Treasure

Nicolas Cage in National Treasure

Family film fans will love watching (or re-watching) this action adventure starring Nicholas Cage as treasure hunter Benjamin Franklin Gates. After discovering a treasure map on the back of the Declaration of Independence, Gates must now try and steal the historic document to protect it from those who would seek to steal the gold. A whole lot of fun, National Treasure has since spawned a sequel, National Treasure: The Book of Secrets, with a third installment still in development.

Arriving on Netflix: June 1

13 The Departed

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon star in this Oscar-winning crime drama about an undercover cop and a mole in the Irish mafia in Boston. Directed by Martin Scorcese, one of the best mob movie directors in the business, The Departed is a tense and action packed film perfect for gangster film aficionados.

Arriving on Netflix: June 1

12 Blue Jasmine

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Cate Blanchette won an Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role thanks to her starring part in Blue Jasmine, a 2013 drama about a New York socialite who arrives in San Francisco after losing everything… and stays with her sister as the drama of her life unfolds.

Arriving on Netflix: June 1

11 Just Friends

Ryan Reynolds as Chris and Amy Stuart as Jamie in Just Friends

Fans of Deadpool 2 who are feeling inspired to check out Ryan Reynold’s back catalogue should take a peek at Just Friends, the 2005 romcom where Reynolds stars opposite Amy Smart as a former high school loser returned to his hometown. However, after going from the picked on fat kid to a hot, successful executive, he’s shocked to find that he still can’t seem to land the girl of his teenage dreams…

Arriving on Netflix: June 1

10 Nick And Norah's Infinite Playlist

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Michael Cera and Kat Dennings star in this music-driven film about two strangers on a crazy night out in the city - the kind of night where anything can happen. Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist is a teen romance and a sweet story of two people searching for love, and looking for it in all the wrong places.

Arriving on Netflix: June 1

9 The King's Speech

Colin Firth in The King's Speech

Colin Firth stars in this historical drama about King George VI, who struggled to deal with a stammer, eventually working with a speech therapist to overcome it so that he could properly perform his royal duties after the death of his father and the shocking abdication of his brother. A story of overcoming obstacles in a time of crisis, The King’s Speech won four Oscars, and was praised for Firth’s incredible performance.

Arriving on Netflix: June 2

8 Thor: Ragnarok

Marvel fans may still be reeling from the events of Avengers: Infinity War, but while we wait for the July release of Ant-Man And The Wasp, fans can re-watch Thor: Ragnarok on the streaming service from June 5th. Starring the usual cast of Marvel heroes, including Chris Hemsworth in the lead as Thor, this is one of the most colorful and comedic offerings from the MCU, and will satisfy anyone who was disappointed that Bruce Banner wasn’t able to hulk out in Infinity War.

Arriving on Netflix: June 5

7 Sense8

It’s time to bid farewell to this Netflix Original Series, with a two hour wrap up that was ordered after an outcry from fans when the show was originally cancelled. The finale will see the gang back together for one final mission to save one of their own, and with Wolfgang in trouble, it promises to be an action-packed two hours.

Arriving on Netflix: June 8

6 The Staircase

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Tipped as the next big thing for the fans of Netflix’s Making A Murderer, The Staircase is another true crime documentary, this time centered on the trial of Michael Peterson, a man accused of murdering his wife… whom he claims fell down the stairs by accident. Originally released in 2004, get ready for eleven episodes trying to uncover the truth about this terrible death.

Arriving on Netflix: June 8

5 In Bruges

In Bruges

This black comedy gained a cult following after its release in 2008, and now it’s coming to Netflix for all crime fans to enjoy. Starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson as two hitmen hiding out in Bruges after Ray (Farrell) accidentally kills a young boy while taking out a priest. Get ready for incredible dialogue, plenty of debauchery and some seriously dark humor.

Arriving on Netflix: June 16

4 Luke Cage

Get ready for the second season of this critically acclaimed Marvel/Netflix series, one of the multiple series that combines to form the Defenders universe. Starring Mike Colter as the titular superhero, Luke Cage will return as the bulletproof Harlem man trying to save his neighborhood. Fans will also get to see detective Misty Knight getting the bionic arm she has in the comics, as well as new villain Bushmaster making an appearance.

Arriving on Netflix: June 22

3 Tarzan

This sweet animated story from Disney brings the archetypal feral child that is Tarzan to life with all the usual sweetness that fans expect from the House of Mouse, along with the prerequisite number of musical numbers. In this version of the story, the man raised by apes meets his Jane, and faces off against a big game hunter out to take him down - and of course, all ends happily ever after.

Arriving on Netflix: June 23

2 Star Wars: The Last Jedi

You can still catch the latest installment in the Star Wars franchise (Solo: A Star Wars Story) in theaters this month, so why not make it a double feature with Star Wars: The Last Jedi, coming to Netflix at the end of June? Starring Daisy Ridley as Rey, struggling to learn to use the force with unwilling mentor Luke Skywalker, this powerful film is packed with emotional scenes as well as all the lightsaber and skyfighter battles that Star Wars fans love.

Arriving on Netflix: June 26


GLOW is back at the end of the month, after last year’s freshman season wowed fans and critics, even netting a Golden Globe nomination. The story of the start of women’s professional wrestling, the series stars Alison Brie as the unlikeable Ruth Wilder, heading up a cast of incredible women in a series that doesn’t shy away from issues - but also doesn’t take itself too seriously, and has some incredible costumes to enjoy.

Arriving on Netflix: June 29

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