New Netflix Instant Movies – June 2012
The new Netflix Instant movies for June 2012 may not be better than the summer blockbusters, but they’ll surely make the wait for ‘Prometheus‘ and ‘Rock of Ages‘ much more bearable. Check out all the titles you’ll be able to watch without having to leave the house.
‘The Cable Guy’ (1996) Starring Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick — Jim Carrey plays a psychotic cable guy desperate for friendship in this dark comedy.
‘First Knight’ (1995) Starring Richard Gere and Sean Connery — Lancelot falls for Guinevere, but she’s betrothed to King Arthur in this epic love story.
‘Forever Young’ (1992) Starring Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Elijah Wood — A test pilot awakens from a cryogenic freeze and frantically searches for the love of his life as age catches up with him.
‘The Golden Child’ (1986) Starring Eddie Murphy and Charles Dance — Eddie Murphy races against the clock to find a special child before a nefarious group can.
‘Grumpier Old Men’ (1995) Starring Walter Matthau and Jack Lemon — A decades-long feud continues between two curmudgeon old men in this sequel to ‘Grumpy Old Men.’
‘Lethal Weapon’ (1987) Starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover — Two cops who prefer to work alone must squash their differences if they’re to stop a gang of drug smugglers.
‘Misery’ (1990) Starring James Caan and Kathy Bates — An obsessive fan rescues her favorite author from a car crash and holds him hostage in this film based on the novel by Stephen King.
’54′ (1998) Starring Ryan Phillippe, Salma Hayek, and Mike Myers — The excess and glamour of the famed dance club in the 70s as filtered through the story of a young aspiring dancer.
‘Rounders’ (1998) Starring Edward Norton, Matt Damon, and Gretchen Moll — A man recovering from a dangerous habit re-enters the world of gambling to help get a friend out of trouble with loan sharks.
‘Natural Born Killers: Director’s Cut’ (1994) Starring Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis — Oliver Stone’s meditation on media’s obsession with murder pairs Harrelson and Lewis as a psychopathic couple on the lam.
‘Practical Magic’ (1998) Starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman — Two sister witches try to reconcile their magical talents with their search for love.
‘The Faculty’ (1998) Starring Josh Hartnett, Clea DuVall, and Jordana Brewster — In this clever spin on ‘Invasion of the Bodysnatchers,’ a group of high school teens discover that their teachers have fallen victim to parasitic aliens.
‘Outside Providence’ (1999) Starring Shawn Hatosy, Alec Baldwin, and Amy Smart — A teen with a proclivity for trouble is sent to prep school by his no-nonsense father.
‘Wild Wild West’ (1999) Starring Will Smith, Kevin Kline, and Salma Hayek — An odd couple of heroes are on a mission to save President Grant from an evil inventor in the old west in this action comedy.
‘Teaching Mrs. Tingle’ (1999) Starring Katie Holmes, Barry Watson, and Helen Mirren — A black comedy about three students whose innocent confrontation with their vindictive teacher inadvertently leads to bloodshed.
‘The General’s Daughter’ (1999) Starring John Travolta and Madeline Stowe — An undercover detective investigating the disappearance of a well-respected general’s daughter uncovers a vast web of conspiracy.
‘The Patriot’ (2000) Starring Mel Gibson and Heath Ledger — Following the vicious murder of his son, a farmer leads a local militia in the American Revolution.
‘The Cider House Rules’ (1999) Starring Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron, and Michael Caine — After years of living in an orphanage a young man decides to venture out and see what else the world has to offer.
‘Friday the 13th: Part 3,’ (1982) ‘Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter,’ (1984) ‘Jason Lives: Friday the 13th, Part 6,’ (1986) ‘Friday the 13th, Part 8: Jason Takes Manhattan’ (1989) — Masked slasher Jason Voorhees continues his killing spree in these four entries to the ‘Friday the 13th’ series, including the much maligned ‘Jason Takes Manhattan.’
‘Best in Show’ (2000) Starring Parker Posey, Eugene Levy, and Catherine O’Hara — This mock-doc from writer/director Christopher Guest follows a group of dog owners as they endeavor to take top prize at a prestigious dog show.
‘Look Who’s Talking Too’ (1990) Starring John Travolta and Kirstie Alley — Listen to the thoughts of two babies as they observe the ups and downs of their parents’ marriage in this sequel to ‘Look Who’s Talking.’
‘Saving Silverman’ (2001) Starring Jason Biggs, Steve Zahn, and Jack Black — A pair of slackers kidnap the wife of their best friend to save him from what they believe to be a terrible relationship.
‘Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within’ (2001) Starring Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, and Ming-Na — A female scientist must defend Earth against an alien invasion in this animated film based on the beloved Japanese video game series.
‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape’ (1993) Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, and Juliette Lewis — A young man who has to care for his mentally disabled brother and obese mother falls in love.
‘Play Misty For Me’ (1971) Starring Clint Eastwood and Jessica Walter — Eastwood directed and stars in this thriller about a nighttime radio DJ whose brief affair with an obsessed fan turns deadly.
‘A Home at the End of the World’ (2004) Starring Colin Farrell and Robin Wright — This touching drama follows the lives of two incredibly different friends over the course of 12 years.
‘Apocalypse Now Redux’ (1979) Starring Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, and Robert Duvall — Francis Ford Coppola’s wartime classic tells the story of a commando sent to assassinate a Green Beret gone rogue.
‘Smash His Camera’ (2010) — A documentary that examines the work of famed paparazzo Ron Gaella.
‘Thor’ (2011) Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, and Anthony Hopkins — Thor is cast out of Asgard and forced to live on Earth when his trickster brother Loki hatches a plan to steal his brother’s rightful throne.
‘Anger Management’ (2003) Starring Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson — After an unfortunate misunderstanding, a man is forced into anger management and paired with a crazed therapist.
‘Morvern Callar’ (2002) Starring Samantha Morton and Kathleen McDermott — When her boyfriend commits suicide, a woman decides to pass off his book as her own in this gripping drama from director Lynne Ramsay.
‘GasLand’ (2010) — This mesmerizing doc explores the dangers of “fracking,” a method used by oil companies to tap natural resources.
‘Let the Bullets Fly’ (2010) Starring Yun-Fat Chow and Wen Jiang — Action meets comedy and western sensibilities in this flick that pits a bandit against a nobleman in 1920s China.
‘Hellboy’ (2004) Starring Ron Perlman, Doug Jones, and Selma Blair — Visionary director Guillermo del Toro brings the comic book demon to life in this action fantasy.
‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ (2011) Starring Shia LeBeouf and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley — Sam and the Autobots must battle the Decepticons and their evil forces once again in the third entry to the franchise.