Beat the heat with a thrilling lineup of new releases this July!

From a star-studded horror blockbuster to a raunchy girls trip, heart-pounding missions to space and moving documentaries, July 2024 has plenty in store for any type of film or TV lover. 

Here are our top 10 picks for this month’s streaming and theatrical releases:

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With a kickass women-led cast of Mia Goth, Halsey, Elizabeth Debicki, Lily Collins and Sophie Thatcher, MaXXine is the slasher flick of the summer. In 1980s Hollywood, adult film star and aspiring actress Maxine Minx finally gets her big break. However, as a mysterious killer stalks the starlets of Los Angeles, a trail of blood threatens to reveal her sinister past.

Release Date: July 3

Where to Watch: In theatres

Photo by Eric Liebowitz//Prime Video

Space Cadet

Emma Roberts shoots for the stars in this out-of-this-world comedy. Rex (Roberts) has always dreamed of going to space. When she embellishes her application to NASA’s ultra-competitive astronaut training program, she must rely on her quick wits, moxie and determination to get to the top of her class…but will she make it to the cosmos before her cover is blown?

Release Date: July 4

Where to Watch: Prime

Valley of Exile

Set in the early years of the Syrian War, Anna Fahr’s Valley of Exile is the story of sisters Rima and Nour, who flee war-torn Damascus and find unexpected refuge in a makeshift camp in Lebanon. As they connect with other women who have lost family to the war, they set out on different paths to survive and reunite with their loved ones.

Release Date: July 5

Where to Watch: In theatres

Courtesy of Apple TV+

Fly Me To The Moon

Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum star in this romantic dramedy set against the backdrop of NASA’s high-stakes Apollo 11 moon landing. Sparks fly between marketing maven Kelly Jones (Johansson) and launch director Cole Davis (Tatum), as they are directed by the White House to stage a fake moon landing as backup to the real mission.

Release Date: July 12

Where to Watch: In theatres

Photograph by Terry O’Neill/Iconic Images/Courtesy of HBO


Actress Faye Dunaway reflects on her illustrious career in this feature documentary, which had its world premiere at Cannes 2024. From her breakthrough roles in Bonnie & Clyde, Chinatown, and Network, to her career missteps, to her struggles with bipolar disorder, this is a courageous and candid reflection from the Hollywood legend.

Release Date: July 13

Where to Watch: Crave

Courtesy of CBC Gem


This teen action-adventure horror movie begins with a typical summer in the cozy Arctic town of Pangnirtung, Nunavut. When an alien invasion threatens their town, a ragtag group of Indigenous teenage girls fight back, armed with makeshift weapons and their horror movie knowledge. 

Release Date: July 13

Where to Watch: CBC Gem

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Cora Bora

Fans of HBO’s Hacks will love to see Megan Stalter in her first lead film role. Stalter plays Cora, who returns home to Portland from LA to win back her girlfriend…but she soon realizes that much more than her love life needs salvaging. This quirky comedy directed by Hannah Pearl Utt premiered at SXSW 2023 and also stars Manny Jacinto, Ayden Mayeri and Chelsea Peretti. This looks like such a fun summer romp!

Release Date: July 16

Where to Watch: VOD/Digital

Courtesy of Netflix

Simone Biles Rising

The four-part docu-series Simone Biles Rising tells the compelling story of the gymnastics icon’s mental health journey ahead of her return to the Olympics this summer. Since her private struggle with mental health exploded on the international stage, forcing her to withdraw from the 2020 Olympics, Simone has put in the hard work. With strength and courage, she learned to manage her mental health,  face the traumas from her past, and rebuild her gymnastics from the ground up. 

Release Date: July 17

Where to Watch: Netflix

Courtesy of Apple TV+

Lady in the Lake

Natalie Portman and Moses Ingram star in this noir thriller about the price women pay for their dreams, set in 1966.  Maddie (Portman) is a Jewish housewife seeking to shed a secret past and reinvent herself as an investigative journalist, and Cleo (Ingram) is a mother navigating the political underbelly of Black Baltimore while struggling to provide for her family. When the disappearance of a young girl grips the city, Maddie and Cleo’s lives collide.

Release Date: July 19

Where to Watch: Apple TV+

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The Fabulous Four

Get the girlies together for the BFF comedy of the summer! Bette Midler, Susan Sarandon, Megan Mullally and Sheryl Lee Ralph star as a group of lifelong friends in The Fabulous Four. Over the course of one outrageous trip to Florida, sisterhoods are rekindled, the past resurfaces, and there are enough sparks, raunch, and romance to change all their lives in unexpected ways.

Release Date: July 26

Where to Watch: In theatres