The new month always brings new surprises for the cinephiles. And now that July is here, some of the top movies are waiting for their turn to entertain us. With masterpieces from Marvel and DC to great thriller and crime movies, there’s something for everyone coming this month. So, if you haven’t seen something great in a long time, it’s time to become a real couch potato with the back-to-back movies releasing in July 2022.
1. Minions: The Rise of Gru
The movie from the famous franchise, Despicable Me is returning with a new movie this July, Minions: The Rise of Gru. Kyle Balda is the director of the upcoming movie, also known for the movie’s previous parts and other projects like Jumanji and Toy Story 2. Gru desires to become a supervillain, so he joins a gang named Vicious 6. With the help of minions, Gru does something that makes him the biggest target of the gang. The movie will release in theatres but will move to Peacock within four months. After that, it would be available on Netflix as well.
Release Date: July 1st, 2022
2. Girl in the Picture
Up next, we have a movie based on a true story. So, if you prefer mystery and documentary movies over everything else, then this one’s for you. Skye Borgman, the director of the movie, is famous for her documentary work like Dead Asleep and Abducted in Plain Sight. And now, she is returning with another masterpiece on Netflix. The mysterious death of a woman is followed by her son’s kidnapping but reveals the true identity of the woman. The movie will star Mark Chinnery as Joe Fitzpatrick, Natalie De Vincentiis, and Dana Mackin as Sharon.
Release Date: July 6th, 2022
3. Thor: Love and Thunder
This movie easily tops the list of best releases in July, and you can’t deny it. In fact, Love and Thunder is one of the most awaited movies of the year. More than Thor, people are waiting to see Christian Bale as Gorr the God Buther this time. Alongside Chris Hemsworth and Christian Bale, Chris Pratt is returning as Peter Quill, Bradley Cooper as Rocket, and Dave Bautista as Draw. While Thor is living peacefully, Gorr arrives to kill the gods; consequently, Thor needs to come to action again.
Release Date: July 8th, 2022
4. The Sea Beast
A handful of great animated movies are up for a release this July as well, starting with The Sea Beast. It’s a Netflix original film directed by Chris Williams as his first solo directorial debut. The movie got released in a selected few theatres in June but will be internationally released in July on Netflix. A young girl stows away in a ship of the monster hunter, Jacob Holland. But his life takes a flip when the scariest of all monsters becomes friends with the little girl, Maisie Brumble.
Release Date: July 8th, 2022
5. Take the Night
Thriller and crime movies never go out of style, and Take the Night looks like one you should be waiting for. The trailer for the upcoming movie set high hopes for the fans. Seth McTigue is the writer and director of the movie and also stars in the lead role alongside Roy Huang and Brennan Keel Cook. A resentful brother plans a fake kidnapping for his brother’s birthday, but the people hired for the kidnapping have other plans. Now the brothers must keep aside his rivalry to save the family fortune.
Release Date: July 8th, 2022
6. Where the Crawdads Sing
Here’s another movie for you to keep your belly full for the thriller appetite. The movie is based on a popular 2018 novel by the same name, written by Delia Owens. With over 21 million copies being sold, it is one of the best-selling books of all time. A woman raised herself to adulthood in the marshlands of North Carolina. Soon, she is the prime suspect in the murder of a man she was previously involved with. Things start to get even more unclear as the case proceeds, revealing dark secrets.
Release Date: July 13th, 2022
7. Zombies 3
Enough of crime and thriller releases for the month, right? Now it’s time for some music and romance with Zombies 3. It’s a sequel to Zombies 2, released in 2020, and 3rd movie of the franchise. Most of the cast from the previous movie is returning in the third installment. In 2023, a TV series, Zombies: The Re-Animated Series, will also release on Disney Plus. While Zed is preparing for an athletic scholarship and Addison is preparing for the competition, extraterritorial beings surround Seabrook, causing trouble.
Release Date: July 15th, 2022.
8. Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hawk
The Legend of Hawk is inspired by the 1974 film Blazing Saddles. Rob Minkoff is the director of the movie, an Award-winning Academy director known for other animated movies like Stuart Little, The Lion King, The Haunted Mansion, and more. The official announcement for the movie was made a long back in 2014. After going through so many delays, now it is finally coming in July. Weak and always picked by the other dogs, Hank decides to become a samurai by taking training from Jimbo. But he must do something quick as some evil cats want to destroy the city.
Release Date: July 16th, 2022
9. Gone in The Night
This upcoming American thriller movie is directed by Eli Horowitz as his directorial debut film. Gone in the Night had a world premiere on March 13th, 2022, at South by Southwest, but then Vertical Entertainment took the distribution rights for the film. After its release in July, the movie will be available on-demand on August 2nd. Cabin the deep forests always bring unwelcomed troubles, and this movie is no exception. Kath and her boyfriend arrive at a cabin, but a young couple is already living there. Her boyfriend disappears with the young girl, and now Kath finds an explanation for what happened.
Release Date: July 15th, 2022
10. DC League of Super-Pets
DC is not just about overpowered humans and other strange beings, but it also has a place for superstrong animals. The movie stars Dwayne Johnson as Krypto the Superdog, Kevin Hart as Ace the Bat-Hound, Keanu Reeves as Bruce Wayne, and Marc Maron as Lex Luthor. After Lex Luthor captures Superman, Krypto, Superman’s pet dog forms a team with a dog named Ace, a pig named PB, Turtle named Merton, and Chip the squirrel to rescue his best friend.
Release Date: July 29th, 2022