July is a popular time for blockbuster movie releases, and many big-budget movies end up going head-to-head for the box office crown. July 2022 sees many releases across the board, ranging from superhero movies to long-awaited releases that are finally getting their moment to shine.
In addition to movies, there are also a number of TV series that premiere in July. As the network television season normally concludes in May, many of the upcoming shows will be released on various streaming services. Viewers will no doubt have plenty to choose from this July.
10 Minions: The Rise Of Gru Is Already Breaking Records (July 1)
My favorite villain is one of the most successful animated franchises of all time, grossing nearly $4 billion across five movies, including the Minions spin-off movies. Minions: The Rise of Gru serves as a prequel to My favorite villain and a sequel to The minions.
Gru’s Rise follows Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) in the 1970s as he desperately tries to join a group of supervillains to prove himself. The film has already set the box office record for the highest-grossing Independence Day weekend with $125 million domestically.
9 The Terminal List returns Christ Pratt to television (July 1)
Coming to Prime Video July 1 terminal list stars Chris Pratt as Navy SEAL Lieutenant James Reece. Reece’s Navy SEAL platoon is ambushed on a mission, leading Reece to investigate what really happened.
terminal list It is based on the Jack Carr novel of the same name. The movie is expected to do well for Amazon Prime Video, likely because it boasts a lot of talent other than Pratt in the lead role. Constance Wu, Jai Courtney and Patrick Schwarzenegger also star.
8 Thor: Love And Thunder continues phase 4 of the MCU (July 8)
Possibly the biggest release of July, Thor: love and thunder finally hits theaters on July 8 to continue Phase 4 of the MCU. The film follows Thor as he tries to find his place in the universe after the events of avengers endgame. He has reunited with his ex-girlfriend Jane, who has now become The Mighty Thor, and must battle Gorr the God Butcher who seeks to destroy all gods.
There’s a lot of hype around love and thunder after the great success Thor: Ragnarök, especially with the return of Taika Waititi to direct the fourth installment of Thor. Thor is the first MCU hero to receive a fourth solo film, a testament to how far the character has come and how well received Chris Hemsworth’s performance has been.
7 The Sea Beast Continues Netflix Animated Offerings (July 8)
Netflix has a few new movie releases this month, starting with the sea beast. The film follows a legendary sea monster hunter who tries to capture a monster that a stowaway girl has recently befriended. the sea beast it stars Karl Urban and Zaris-Angel Hator in the lead roles.
the sea beast was produced in-house at Netflix Animation, joining a small list of animated films the streaming service has produced. The film had a limited release in June and lands on Netflix on July 8. It has received critical acclaim and currently has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
6 What We Do In The Shadows Returns With Season 4 (July 12)
The already successful fourth season of What we do in the shadows drops on FX on July 12. Continuing the story of traditional vampires living in modern New York City, the series is based on the independent film of the same name that was created by Taika Waititi.
What we do in the shadows it has become one of FX’s most successful series and currently has a 98% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The series has already been renewed for a fifth and sixth season, even though the fourth season has yet to premiere. It is clear that FX has a lot of faith in What we do in the shadows as its popularity has skyrocketed.
5 Resident Evil makes its long-awaited premiere (July 14)
Netflix’s live-action adaptation of demonic resident debuts on the streaming service this month. The eight-episode series takes place over two periods and follows the Wesker family as they deal with monsters taking over the planet. Jade and Billie Wesker suspect that their father, Albert, is hiding deep secrets about monsters.
demonic resident had a long road to production and was also affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The series was altered throughout 2020 and was finally filmed in 2021. The streaming service hopes to capitalize on the success in the long run. demonic resident film series, as the show is Netflix’s second adaptation of the property after Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness.
4 The Gray Man is Netflix’s most expensive movie (July 15)
One of the most anticipated movies of the year arrives on Netflix this month: the gray man. Based on the novel of the same name, the film stars Ryan Gosling as a CIA agent who confronts his former colleague, played by Chris Evans, after learning the agency’s secrets. the gray manThe impressive cast of also includes Ana de Armas, Rege-Jean Page and Billy Bob Thornton.
the gray man It is the most expensive movie on Netflix, with a budget of 200 million dollars. It will be directed by the Russo brothers, famous for their work at the MCU. Netflix also hopes to convert the gray man in a successful franchise.
3 Doesn’t bring Jordan Peele back to the director’s chair (July 22)
Jordan Peele’s long-awaited return to the director’s chair comes in the form of Nope. Nope follows a pair of brothers trying to capture UFO evidence after strange objects start falling from the sky. The film reunites Peele with the star of his directorial debut. SaltDaniel Kaluya.
Peele has already had two big hits in the horror genre: GetOutside Y U.S. In addition to Kaluuya, Nope it also stars Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun and Keith David. Yes Nope It’s kind of like Peele’s last two movies, it’s going to be a huge hit and in the awards season conversation.
two Harley Quinn is finally back with season 3 (July 28)
After a hiatus of more than two years, the hit animated series harley quinn returns this month for season three. After Poison Ivy confesses her true feelings at the end of Season 2, Harley and Ivy run off together after stopping Ivy’s wedding to Kite Man.
Kaley Cuoco returns to voice Harley, and harley quinn it won’t have a small number of guest stars from various corners of the DC multiverse. Season three will be the first season streamed exclusively for HBO Max, as the first two seasons were released on the now-defunct DC Universe streaming service.
1 DC League Of Super-Pets Brings Family Fun To The DC Universe (July 29)
At the end of the month, DC League of Super Pets will hit theaters. When Lulu captures the Justice League, Superman’s dog Krypto and Ace the Bathound form a group of super pets to help save their owners from imminent doom.
DC League of Super Pets features an impressive voice cast including Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Kate McKinnon, John Krasinski, Vanessa Bayer, Diego Luna and Keanu Reeves. The film will feature the entire Justice League as well as various DC villains. DC League of Super Pets has come a long way to release, opening more than a year later than originally planned due to delays and shifting release dates with other movies on the Warner Brother docket.
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