Netflix is adding over 75 new movies and shows this week

THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB - Credit: Kailey Schwerman/Netflix
THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB - Credit: Kailey Schwerman/Netflix /

Netflix is adding almost 80 new movies and shows this month

Somehow, it’s almost the end of June and while that means July 4 is just around the corner, it also means a ton of new stuff is being added to Netflix. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for all the films in a famous franchise, a new series based on popular books, or a new Netflix Original show adapted from a comic book series, Netflix has something for everyone this week.

On Wednesday, July 1, all three Karate Kid movies hit the streaming service. The Karate Kid Part 1, 2, and 3 will be available to binge-watch to your heart’s content. The trilogy starring Ralph Macchio follows a young boy, Daniel , who finds it hard to fit in after moving from New Jersey to California. But after one particular fight, he finds out that the elderly landlord, Miyagi, is an expert at karate and is willing to teach him.

As the franchise goes on, Daniel and Miyagi bond while training, while traveling together to Miyagi’s hometown, and when fighting an old rival.

If you’re more in the mood for a series to binge-watch that will make you nostalgic for the 90s, The Baby-Sitters Club series comes to Netflix on Friday, July 3. But this is not an exact adaptation as it takes place in modern day. If you watch the trailer below, you’ll see they call a corded landline phone “iconic” and “25-years-old” which will probably make everyone who originally read the books feel ancient (me included).

Other than that, the show follows the same story of the books. A group of friends in seventh grade start a club that parents can call and be guaranteed a good babysitter. Besides the babysitter antics, the show will also cover topics like divorce and racism.

Check out the trailer here:

Or are you looking for a series that’s a little bit darker? If so, season 1 of Warrior Nun might be just what you’re looking for. The series comes to Netflix on Thursday, July 2. The show is based on the comic book series and follows a young woman who wakes up with a divine artifact in her back. As she tries to figure out what is going on, she finds herself caught up in a war between Heaven and Hell.

All the warrior nuns look amazing! How can you not be cool when your name is Shotgun Mary?

Take a look at the trailer here:

Season 15 of Unsolved Mysteries is also back thanks to the team behind Stranger Things. It will be available on July 1 along with the movie adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Witches and the classic heartbreaking romance, A Walk to Remember.

New on Netflix this week: June 28 – July 3

June 28

#FriendButMarried 2

June 29

Bratz: The Movie

June 30

BNA: Season 1
George Lopez: We’ll Do It For Half
The Mirror Boy 

July 1

Abby Hatcher: Season 1
A Bridge Too Far
Anne Frank – Parallel Stories
A Thousand Words
A Touch of Green: Season 1
A Walk to Remember
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm 
Charlotte’s Web
Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt: Season Two
Clash of the Titans
Cleo & Cuquin: Season 1
Cloud Atlas 
David Foster: Off the Record 
Deadwind: Season 2
Definitely, Maybe
Delta Farce 
Donnie Brasco
Double Jeopardy 
Fiddler on the Roof
Heist (AKA Bus 657)
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry
Killing Hasselhoff 
Kingdom: Seasons 1-3
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events 
Mean Streets
Million Dollar Baby 
Paranormal Activity
Patriots Day 
Quest for Camelot
Red Riding Hood 
Say I Do: Surprise Weddings: Season 1
Schindler’s List
Sleepless in Seattle
Sleepy Hollow
Starsky & Hutch
Sucker Punch
The Art of War 
The Devil’s Advocate 
The F**k-It List
The Firm
The Governor: Season 1
The Karate Kid Part I
The Karate Kid Part II
The Karate Kid Part III
The Town
The Witches
This Christmas
Total Recall
Trotro: Season 1
Under the Riccione Sun
Unsolved Mysteries: Season 15

July 2

Hunter in the Blue Side of Manchester
Thiago Ventura: POKAS 
Warrior Nun: Season 1

July 3

Cable Girls: Season 5B
Desperados: 2020
JU-ON: Origins: Season 1
The Baby-Sitters Club: Season 1

July 4

Hook: Season 1

What will you be watching on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments below!

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