New Netflix Instant Movies -- June 2013Britt Hayes |
Summer is here and it is too hot to be outside, so let us help you stay inside with our breakdown of the best new movies to hit Netflix Instant this June.
'The Baby-Sitters Club' (1990) -- Schuyler Fisk, Bre Blair, and Rachael Leigh Cook. It's the story about seven very different best friends, and one summer that will bring them together like never before.
'Apocalypse Now' (1979) -- Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, and Robert Duvall. During the U.S.-Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
'At Close Range' (1986) -- Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson. In 1978 rural Pennsylvania, an absentee father is reacquainted with his estranged teenage sons and they become intrigued with romanticized life of crime.
'Backwards' (2012) -- Sarah Megan Thomas, James Van Der Beek, Glenn Morshower. When a fiercely competitive 30-year-old rower fails to make the Olympic boat for the second time, she takes a coaching job at a school but struggles to adjust to life off the race course.
'Bedazzled' (1967) -- Dudley Moore, Peter Cook, Eleanor Bron. A hapless loser sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes, but has trouble winning over the girl of his dreams.
'Canadian Bacon' (1995) -- John Candy, Alan Alda, Rhea Perlman. The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war against Canada.
'Chasing Ice' (2012) -- Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers.
'Daddy and Them' (2001) -- Billy Bob Thornton, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd. Dark comedy where a married couple comes to the aid of a jailed uncle.
'Daylight' (1996) -- Sylvester Stallone and Viggo Mortensen. Disaster in a New York tunnel as explosions collapse both ends of it. One hero tries to help the people inside find their way to safety.
'Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid' (1982) -- Steve Martin, Rachel Ward, and Alan Ladd. Film noir parody with a detective uncovering a sinister plot.
'The Deep End' (2001) -- Tilda Swinton, Goran Visnjic, Jonathan Tucker. A woman spirals out of control while trying to keep her son from being found culpable in a murder investigation.
'Escape from L.A.' (1996) -- Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Peter Fonda. Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported.
'Hatchet 2' (2010) -- Danielle Harris, Tony Todd, Kane Hodder. Marybeth escapes the clutches of the bayou-butcher Victor Crowley and returns to the swamp with an army of hunters and gunmen, determined to end Crowley's reign of horror once and for all.
'Hercules' (1997) -- Tate Donovan, James Woods. The son of the Greek gods Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it.
'In and Out' (1997) -- Kevin Kline, Matt Dillon, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck. A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.
'The Kitchen' (2012) -- Laura Prepon, Bryan Greenberg, Dreama Walker. Jennifer's 30th birthday party is supposed to be a special day. But what starts out as a day of celebration quickly spirals into a most ill-fated day Jennifer wishes she could forget, in this ensemble comedy set entirely in a kitchen.
'Last Night' (2010) -- Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, Eva Mendes. The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
'Mystery Men' (1999) -- Ben Stiller, Hank Azaria, Greg Kinnear, William H. Macy, Janeane Garofalo. A group of inept amateur superheroes must try to save the day when a supervillian threatens to destroy a major superhero and the city.
'Planet of the Apes' (1968) -- Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter. An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.
'Platoon' (1986) -- Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Keith David. A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
'The Serpent and the Rainbow' (1988) -- Bill Pullman, Cathy Tyson. An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies.
'Super Troopers' (2002) -- Jay Chandrasekhar, Steve Lemme, Kevin Heffernan. Five Vermont state troopers, avid pranksters with a knack for screwing up, try to save their jobs and out-do the local police department by solving a crime.
'Valley of the Dolls' (1967) -- Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke, Sharon Tate. Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young ladies in show business.
'Kaboom' (2010) -- Thomas Dekker, Haley Bennett, Chris Zylka. A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students.
'Ecstasy' (2011) -- Christy Andersen, Ava Andersen, Halle Andersen. A single church-going mother desperately tries to save her two daughters from walking down the same dark path she was once on; and a young woman fights against addiction to a mysterious party drug.
'Madea's Witness Protection' (2012) -- Tyler Perry, Eugene Levy, Denise Richards. A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.
'Upstream Color' (2013) -- Amy Seimetz, Shane Carruth, Andrew Sensenig. A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.
'Silent Hill: Revelation' (2012) -- Adelaide Clemens, Kit Harrington, Carrie-Anne Moss. When her father disappears, Heather Mason is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood.
'Branded' (2012) -- Ed Stoppard, Leelee Sobieski, Jeffrey Tambor. Set in a dystopian future where corporate brands have created a disillusioned population, one man's effort to unlock the truth behind the conspiracy will lead to an epic battle with hidden forces that control the world.
'Flypaper' (2011) -- Patrick Dempsey, Ashley Judd, Tim Blake Nelson. A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at the same bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love.
'Miami Connection' (1987) -- Y.K. Kim, Vincent Hirsch, Joseph Diamand. A martial arts rock band goes up against a band of motorcycle ninjas who have tightened their grip on Florida's narcotics trade.
'Rolling Thunder' (1977) -- William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes. A war hero tracks down the thugs that murdered his wife and son.
'American Wedding' (2003) -- Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott. It's the wedding of Jim and Michelle and the gathering of their families and friends, including Jim's old friends from high school and Michelle's little sister.
'Super' (2010) -- Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler. After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills.
'The Bay' (2012) -- Kristen Connolly, Will Rogers, Christopher Denham. Chaos breaks out in a small Maryland town after an ecological disaster occurs.
'Katy Perry: Part of Me' (2012) -- The life, career and music of singer Katy Perry as we follow her on tour.
'The Avengers' (2012) -- Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson. Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army.
'Family Weekend' (2013) -- Kristen Chenoweth, Matthew Modine. A 16-year-old girl takes her parents hostage after they miss her big jump-roping competition.