25 best new Netflix movies coming in July 2019

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 17:Actress Emily Blunt attends the "Mary Poppins Returns" hosted by The Cinema Society at SVA Theater on December 17, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 17:Actress Emily Blunt attends the "Mary Poppins Returns" hosted by The Cinema Society at SVA Theater on December 17, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images) /
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7. Disney’s The Princess and the Frog

Release Year: 2009

Directed By: Ron Clements and John Musker

Starring: Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, Keith David, Michael-Leon Wooley, Jim Cummings, Jennifer Cody, Peter Bartlett, Jenifer Lewis, Oprah Winfrey, Terrence Howard, John Goodman

Release Date: Tuesday, July 16

There was a time period back in the 1990s known as the Disney Renaissance, when the studio churned out hit animated film after hit animated film, and all of these movies are the classics that we know and love still to this day. After that era died down and Pixar took off, Disney looked to return to its hand-drawn, musical-style animated glory days with The Princess and the Frog. Ten years after its release, the new Disney staple comes to Netflix as one of July’s best new releases.

Based on E. D. Baker’s novel The Frog Princess, The Princess and the Frog follows the ambitious Tiana (Anika Noni Rose) as she works hard and dreams of opening her very own restaurant in New Orleans. However, her goals hit a fork in the road when she encounters Prince Naveen (Bruno Campos). He has been turned into a frog by Dr. Facilier (Keith David) and inadvertently turns Tiana into one as well after mistaking her for a princess and kissing her. Now they must find a way to reverse the spell during an adventure through the bayou.

Upon release, The Princess and the Frog earned mostly positive reviews from critics and holds an 85% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The film was also a mild commercial success, bringing in a worldwide gross of $267 million, which doesn’t match the heights of other Disney films but still proves that the animated fairy tale warmed the hearts of many families around the world. Don’t miss your chance to relive the modern classic on Netflix this July just in time for its 10th anniversary.