5 Netflix shows you may have missed in July

July offered up some fantastic TV shows on Netflix

July is almost over, so it is time to gear up for all of the August releases on Netflix. But, before you do, make sure you are caught up on all of the fantastic July offerings.

The Order, Warrior Nun, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Floor is Lava, and The Babysitters Club are other shows that have been on the Netflix’s most-watched lists for July.

Below we look at five other shows that are must-sees on Netflix.


Season 1 of Cursed has been well received. It is a twist on the tale of King Arthur and artwork for this series is fantastic. The transitions between scenes are outstanding.

In this tale is a girl, Nimue (Katherine Langford), who is charged with a quest to get a mighty sword into Merlin’s (Gustaf Skarsgård) hands. She meets with a young Arthur (Devon Terrell), and they encounter the Weeping Monk (Daniel Sharman), who doesn’t want them to deliver the sword into Merlin’s hands.

It is a fantastically series, and there is much left to ensure a second season for Cursed

Down to Earth with Zac Efron

Zac Efron has been in the spotlight for many years and now he has his own documentary Down to Earth with Zac Efron on Netflix. The series follows Efron around the world as he looks at other countries and the ways they are living sustainable lives.

In this first season, Efron travels to France, Puerto Rico, London, Iceland, Costa Rica, Peru, and Sardinia. The focus of this series is on nature, travel, and the environment.

It is hard to know if a second season is in order with travel being very limited due to the pandemic.

Fear City: New York vs. The Mafia

A three-part mini-series, Fear City: New York vs. The Mafia is a true-crime docuseries. In the 70s and 80s, five mafia families ruled New York City. This series looks at the federal government takedown of these families.

New York City’s infamous five families, Gambino, Colombo, Bonanno, Lucchese, and Genovese families, are known to have run NYC during the 70s and 80s. “The Commission Case” was the landmark case that dismantled the criminal empire of the Mafia in the United States.

It is a short look at how the Mafia ruled the city during that time. And how the federal government was able to use RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) to take them down.

Dark Desire

Season 1 of Dark Desire premiered on July 15 and has been well received by viewers. This erotic thriller series follows Alma (Maite Perroni), a law school professor who is in the process of getting a divorce.

Alma experiences a passionate weekend with her young lover that ends in tragedy. Consisting of 18 episodes, this series has all the thrills, passion, and mystery you could ever want.

This season ends on a major cliffhanger so that a second season could be on the horizon.

Unsolved Mysteries

This series is a reboot of series that started in the 80s. Netflix’s Unsolved Mysteries started at the beginning of July and has been wildly popular for the streamer.

The series follows cold cases and paranormal phenomena. Viewers love watching this series and becoming a detective themselves while trying to solve these cases.

There is even a Twitter page to report any updates on the cases that are featured.

Fans will be happy to know that there are an additional six episodes that are expected to release sometime this year.

Enjoy this last weekend of July and check-in with Netflix Life for all of the new items on Netflix for the month of August.

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