The Netflix Hot List: New on Netflix UK in July - from Resident Evil and Persuasion to The Gray Man and Stranger Things volume 2

Browse new releases on Netflix for July, from blockbuster The Gray Man, family film The Sea Beast and Neil Patrick Harris comedy Uncoupled.

By Alex Fletcher Updated: 28 June 2022 - 2.37pm
Netflix Persuasion, The Sea Beast and Uncoupled - all new on Netflix in July

Persuasion, The Sea Beast and Uncoupled - all new on Netflix in July

Netflix is home to thousands of TV shows and movies, including award-winning dramas, binge-worthy documentaries and original movies. And more and more shows and films are new on Netflix UK every month.

If you've all ready binged the new episodes of Stranger Things, there's plenty to entertain you on Netflix this month, from Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans blockbuster The Gray Man to Dakota Johnson's Jane Austen adaptation Persuasion.

We list the best new Netflix releases in our July Netflix TV guide, below.

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How To Build A Sex Room

Melanie Rose, the presenter of Netflix makeover show How To Build a Sex Room Netflix

A TV show from the ‘does exactly what it says on the tin’ category, as luxury interior designer Melanie Rose steps in to help couples achieve their fantasy bedroom.

Not for the prudish, this is essentially Changing Rooms meets 50 Shades of Grey as couples open up about their most intimate moments and get ‘creative’ with their bedroom decor.

How to Build a Sex Room on Netflix from 8 July.

The Sea Beast (film)

In an era when terrifying beasts roamed the seas, monster hunters were celebrated heroes - and none were more beloved than the great Jacob Holland. But when young Maisie Brumble stows away on his fabled ship, he’s saddled with an unexpected ally.

Together they embark on an epic journey into uncharted waters and make history. From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Chris Williams (Moana, Big Hero 6, Bolt), The Sea Beast takes us to where the map ends and the true adventures begin.

The Sea Beast on Netflix from 8 July.

How To Change Your Mind

Academy Award winner Alex Gibney (Going Clear, Taxi to the Dark Side) and best-selling author Michael Pollan explore four different mind-altering substances – LSD, psilocybin, MDMA and mescaline. This documentary is about the history, science and medicinal potential of these drugs.

How To Change Your Mind on Netflix from 12 July.

Resident Evil

The new Resident Evil TV series coming to Netflix in July, 2022 Netflix

One of the most successful computer game franchises of all time, Resident Evil has already spawned movies and animated spinoffs, but its now getting a Netflix TV series.

Lance Reddick plays Albert Wesker and Ella Balinska plays his daughter Jade in this terrifying survival story where in 2036, the world has been taken over by blood-thirsty infected creatures.

Resident Evil is on Netflix on 14 July.

Persuasion (film)

Dakota Johnson (50 Shades of Grey) turns her hand to period drama as she plays Anne Elliot in the one of Jane Austen’s most popular novels.

The story about an unconforming woman with modern sensibilities feels quite timely and will also star Cosmo Jarvis and Henry Golding as Anne's two dashing but very different love interests.

Watch Persuasion in selected cinemas on 8 July and on Netflix from 15 July.

The Gray Man (film)

When the CIA’s most skilled operative- whose true identity is known to none - accidentally uncovers dark agency secrets, a psychopathic former colleague puts a bounty on his head, setting off a global manhunt by international assassins.

Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans team up with the Russo brothers in this summer blockbuster, which looks like it could be the biggest popcorn thriller of the season.

Watch The Gray Man in selected UK cinemas from 15 July and and on Netflix from 22 July

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How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris returns to comedy with his new series Uncoupled, in which he plays a gay man in his mid-forties who suddenly finds himself single in New York City.

Uncoupled is created and executive produced by Darren Star, the mastermind behind Sex and the City and Emily in Paris.

Uncoupled is on Netflix on July 29.

And in case you missed it...

Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 2

Stranger Things Season 4 first look Netflix

After a month-long wait Stranger Things Season 4 Part 2 premieres on Netflix on July 1.

The first volume proved as popular as ever with fans and critics and even created a number one record for pop icon Kate Bush in the shape of 1985 hit Running Up That Hill.

Who will triumph in the battle between Hawkins and the Upside Down in Volume 2? We can't wait to find out.

Stream Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 1 on Netflix now.

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Everything new on Netflix in July 2022

  • Stranger Things season 4 Volume 2 - July 1
  • King of Stonks – July 6
  • Boo, Bitch – July 8
  • How to Build a Sex Room – July 8
  • The Sea Beast – July 8
  • The Loudest Night – July 8
  • Dangerous Liaisons – July 8
  • How To Change Your Mind – July 12
  • Bill Burr: Live at Red Rocks – July 12
  • D.B Cooper: Where Are You?! – July 13
  • Resident Evil – July 14
  • Remarriage & Desires – July 14
  • Persuasion – July 15
  • Farzar – July 15
  • Virgin River – July 20
  • The Gray Man – July 22
  • Blown Away – July 22
  • Dream Home Makeover – July 27
  • Recurrence – July 27
  • The Most Hated Man on the Internet – July 27
  • Keep Breathing – July 28
  • Uncoupled – July 29
  • Purple Hearts – July 29
  • Fanático – July 29

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