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14 Thrilling new TV shows and films to stream in July 2023

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By Marissa Chin

14 Thrilling new TV shows and films to stream in July 2023

This July, streaming platforms are offering thrilling new TV shows and films that will keep you entertained all month long. From highly anticipated sequels of fan-favourite shows to exciting new original content, here are the highlights of what to stream in July 2023. 


Shadow Detective

When and where: 5 July 2023 on Disney+

Watch if: You want to find out more about the murder mystery

Starring: Lee Sungmin, Gyeong Sujin, Lee Hakju, Jung Jinyoung, Kim Shinrock

After the cliffhanger of a season finale that left fans theorising around the clock about the identity of the “Friend”, the hit detective show is returning to expand on the mystery. In the sequel, Detective Taekrok is a fresh transfer to the police force’s Women and Juveniles Unit. Before he can settle in, a mysterious explosion occurs which leads the officer down another path of lies and conspiracies.

Watch here.


The Out-Laws

When and where: 7 July 2023 on Netflix 

Watch if: Watching crazy in-laws sounds like a good time to you 

Starring: Adam Devine, Nina Dobrev, Pierce Brosnan, Ellen Barkin 

What happens when your future in-laws turn out to be the prime suspect in a robbery of the bank that you happen to work at? Talk about an awkward situation. This is the exact dilemma that Owens is facing just days before his wedding. Can he solve this dilemma and get his happily ever after? Tune in to the action comedy to find out.

Watch here.


Synduality Noir

When and where: 11 July 2023 on Disney+

Watch if: You love apocalyptic settings 

In this upcoming Japanese anime series that expands on the Synduality universe, Synduality Noir follows a group of humans as they try to rebuild their life above ground after an unprecedented catastrophe. Set in the year 2242, humans have been pushed to live underground after a threat known as the Enders roam the surface world and kill any humans they discover. As their underground city begins to collapse, the last remaining humans must band together to fight these creatures, secure precious energy sources and, most importantly, reclaim their home.

Watch here.


Burn The House Down

When and where: 13 July 2023 on Netflix 

Watch if: You’re a fan of Japanese Cinderella. Enough said.

Starring: Mei Nagano, Kyôka Suzuki, Yuri Tsunematsu, Taishi Nakagawa

If you’re looking for an intense melodrama that features the classic Cinderella storyline, Burn The House Down is the answer. In this upcoming Japanese series, a young woman goes undercover as a housekeeper for her icy stepmother in order to find out the truth behind a mysterious fire that ruined her family 13 years ago. 

Watch here.


Full Circle

When and where: 13 July 2023 on Max 

Watch if: You can’t get enough of crime shows 

Starring: Claire Danes, Zazie Beetz, Jim Gaffigan, Jharrel Jerome, Timothy Olyphant, Gerald Jones, Dennis Quaid

In the Max Original limited series, an investigation into a botched kidnapping ends up opening a can of worms as long-held secrets that connect multiple characters and cultures in present-day New York City are unravelled. This is not your average kidnapping case. 

Watch here.


The Summer I Turned Pretty Season 2

When and where: 14 July 2023 on Prime Video 

Watch if: You can’t decide between Conrad or Jeremiah 

Starring: Lola Tung, Gavin Casalegno, Christopher Briney, Minnie Mills, Sean Kaufman, Rachel Blanchard

Unsure if you’re Team Conrad or Team Jeremiah? Don’t worry, neither can Belly. The love triangle returns in the second instalment of the hit series as the brothers continue to fight over her heart. But with the return of Susannah’s cancer and an unexpected visitor that threatens the future of her beloved house, Belly has to rally the gang together—and also decide once and for all where her heart lies. 

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Gino’s Italy: Like Mamma Used To Make 

When and where: 17 July 2023 on Astro channel 717 and BBC Player

Watch if: You’re an avid home cook

Starring: Gino D’Acampo

Whether your palette has an affinity towards it or you love cooking up Italian dishes at home, you’ll want to learn the authentic and traditional way of making classic Italian fare from the popular chef himself. Travel along with D’Acampo as he goes on a personal food odyssey around his homeland and back through generations of his family.


Downey’s Dream Cars 

When and where: 20 July 2023 on HBO Go

Watch if: It’s Robert Downey Jr. and cars—what’s there not to love?

Starring: Robert Downey Jr. 

In case you didn’t know, the Iron Man actor loves his cars, specifically restoring classic ones. He’s also dedicated to fighting climate change. For this Max Original docuseries, he is putting both his passions together by bringing his beloved old cars into the future, making them faster, more powerful, and more efficient whilst still keeping its retro-soul alive.

Watch here.


They Cloned Tyrone 

When and where: 21 July 2023 on Netflix 

Watch if: You believe in the possibility of clones 

Starring: Jamie Foxx, John Boyega, Teyonah Parris

An unlikely trio unexpectedly discover a nefarious government conspiracy after a series of eerie events take place in their town. Turns out, there might be a cloning experiment going on and it’s not looking good for their African-American brothers and sisters. Will the town be able to overthrow Big Clone before they get replaced? Find out in this pulpy and offbeat mystery thriller.

Watch here.


Stephen Curry: Underrated

When and where: 21 July 2023 on Apple TV+

Watch if: You’re a Curry fan!

Starring: Stephen Curry

In this highly anticipated documentary, Apple Original Films and A24 presents an in-depth look into the remarkable story of four-time NBA champion, Stephen Curry. Known as one of the most influential, dynamic and unexpected players in the history of basketball, the documentary will follow Curry’s rise from an undersized college player from a small town to one of the sport’s most indomitable figures.

Watch here.


D.P. Season 2 

When and where: 28 July 2023 on Netflix 

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Starring: Jung Haein, Koo Kyohwan, Kim Sungkyun, Ji Jinhee

After the shocking ending of season one, D.P. returns for its much anticipation second season with Junho and Hoyeol as the unlikely duo from the Deserter Pursuit unit. As soldiers tasked with the mission to track down South Korean men who attempt to escape from their military service, the drama has been widely praised for exploring the harsh realities of South Korean military service. In this new season, the pair return to pursuing military defectors but soon, face an unexpected danger of their own. 

Watch here.


The Beanie Bubble 

When and where: 28 July 2023 on Apple TV+

Watch if: You want to know more about Beanie Babies

Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Elizabeth Banks, Sarah Snook, Geraldine Viswanathan

Do you own a Beanie Baby or have you seen one and wondered why people like them? This film will answer all your burning questions about the soft toy. Ty Warner was a frustrated toy salesman until he met three women who grew his idea into the biggest toy craze in America. Featuring an ensemble cast, the movie looks at one of the country’s most outlandish success stories and the people behind the iconic heart-shaped tag.

Watch here.


Tomorrow X Together: Our Lost Summer 

When and where: 28 July 2023 on Disney+

Watch if: You’re a MOA

Starring: TXT

In 2019, Tomorrow X Together (also known as TXT) made headlines as the first boy group produced by Big Hit Entertainment after BTS. Since then, the members have made a name of their own and took over airwaves with their catchy and upbeat tunes. With the success of their group in tow, the quartet are about to embark on their first world tour. In this musical documentary, they take fans behind the scenes of their preparations to perform on some of the world’s biggest stages.

Watch here.


The Uncanny Counter Season 2

When and where: 29 July 2023 on Netflix 

Watch if: You miss the superpowered family 

Starring: Jo Byeongkyu, Yoo Junsang, Kim Sejeong, Yeom Hyeran

We’re returning to Eonni’s Noodles shop! Get ready for another kickass season of The Uncanny Counter as the red-clad Counters continue their battle against evil demons—this time, with new powers and fresh recruits on their side. 

Watch here.


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