New To Netflix Instant – June 2014

It’s that time again, let’s see what new movies are starting to stream on Netflix in June:

STREAMING JUNE 1ST:

The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)
When mischievous Milo the cat and his pal Otis the dog become separated, the two cross mountains, plains and snow-covered lands to find each other.

Apocalypse Now (1979)
During the Vietnam War, Capt. Willard is sent to Cambodia on a top-secret mission to terminate Col. Kurtz, who’s gone completely insane.

Apocalypse Now Redux (2001)
The reedit of this Vietnam War epic that follows an Army captain’s search for a renegade colonel features new footage and a fade-to-black ending.

At the Earth’s Core (1976)
An absentminded doctor develops a contraption that cuts straight through solid rock and uses it to bore his way to the center of the Earth.

Better Than Chocolate (1999)
Scant hours before her uptight mother and brother move in with her, Maggie meets the woman of her dreams and must hide her sexual orientation.

Bingo (1991)
When Chuckie’s family moves, his parents refuse to allow his dog Bingo to come with them. Bingo then begins a cross-country odyssey to find Chuckie.

Blood and Chocolate (2007)
A teen werewolf is torn between loyalty and love when she falls for a human and incurs the ire of the pack leader — who plans to make her his mate.

The Chorus (2004)
A music teacher lands a job at a boys’ boarding school populated by delinquents and orphans, and sets out to rein them in through the power of song.

Clear and Present Danger (1994)
When the president’s friend is murdered, CIA Deputy Director Jack Ryan becomes unwittingly involved in an illegal war against a Colombian drug cartel.

The Craft (1996)
At a Catholic school, a new girl falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against anyone who crosses them, even their parents.

Cold Mountain (2003)
This drama follows a wounded Civil War soldier making the long journey home, while his faraway love fights for survival on her deceased father’s farm.

Dance with Me (1998)
A jaded Houston dance instructor thinks she may have found a competitive dance partner in a handsome Cuban émigré who’s working as a handyman.

Duplex (2003)
A couple dreams of the departure of their neighbor, who’s hogging a rent-controlled apartment they want — and they may try to force the issue.

Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)
When mistreated orphan Danielle stumbles onto Prince Henry, who’s fleeing an arranged marriage, the two inspire each other to resolve their troubles.

First Knight (1995)
In this lyrical retelling of the legend of Camelot, Lady Guinevere is torn between loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival.

I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead (2003)
There’s no retirement for a weary mobster who’s just settling into a quiet life when he hears that his brother has met an untimely and brutal end.

I.Q. (1994)
When Albert Einstein’s cerebral niece piques the interest of an auto mechanic, Einstein devises a plan to bring the two divergent minds together.

Iron Monkey (1993)
This martial arts extravaganza follows the exploits of Iron Monkey, a noble thief who steals from corrupt local officials and gives to the poor.

Julia (1977)
A case of writer’s block and a chance to reconnect with lifelong friend Julia prompt American dramatist Lillian Hellman to journey to 1930s Europe.

Lady Vengeance (2005)
The final installment of director Chan Wook Park’s revenge trilogy (which also includes Oldboy) chronicles the efforts of Lee Geum-ja to track down the man who betrayed her.

Left Behind: The Movie (2000)
When 100 million people vanish from earth, a man tries to locate his wife and son. As he digs deeper, he finds that the answers may lie in the Bible.

(This one has actually been on here for a while, but they just added the other two Left Behind movies on June 1st. Enjoy… if that’s “your thing.”)

Left Behind 2: Tribulation Force (2002)
The Christians left behind after the Rapture find themselves threatened by a man they believe to be the Antichrist: U.N. President Nicolae Carpathia.

Left Behind: World at War (2005)
After a global catastrophe that saw millions vanish, one man unites the world. Some believe he is not their ideal leader, but rather, the Antichrist.

Loser (2000)
A sad sack college student labeled a loser finds consolation with a quirky classmate. But can he win her away from the professor she’s sleeping with?

(Loser was the testing ground for seeing whether moviegoers actually cared about “the girl from American Beauty” and “the guy from American Pie.” Studies indicated: “No. No we did not.”

The Man from Snowy River (1982)
After his father dies, cowboy Jim struggles to keep his father’s farm going by taking a job breaking wild horses and falls in love along the way.

The Mean Season (1985)
Just when a reporter is about to hand in his resignation, he receives a surprising call from the murderer mentioned in his latest article.

Mission: Impossible 3 (2006)
“The one where Philip Seymour Hoffman is the bad guy.”

My Baby’s Daddy (2004)
Three slacker buddies find themselves forced to grow up and face the challenges of fatherhood when their girlfriends get pregnant at the same time.

Nanking (2007)
This graphic documentary recounts a World War II-era tragedy in which Japanese soldiers murdered 200,000 Chinese citizens and raped tens of thousands.

Oldboy (2003)
With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.

The original movie is light years better than the recent American remake.

Picture Perfect (1997)
In order to convince her boss that she’s stable enough to get promoted, single girl Kate invents a fiancé out of a videographer she met at a wedding.

Popeye (1980)
During a storm that wrecks his ship, super-strong sailor Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive.

A River Runs Through It (1992)
Director Robert Redford’s Oscar-winning, nostalgic meditation about the bonds that unite and divide families is set in Montana in the early 1900s.

Rudy (1993)
Scrawny Rudy dreams of playing football at Notre Dame. Undaunted, Rudy works assisting the groundskeeper and joins the school’s practice squad.

Short Circuit 2 (1988)
In this sequel to the cybernetic comedy, the friendly robot — going by the name “Johnny” Five — reunites with his creator, a New York City toymaker.

It also features the best “Holding Out For a Hero” themed rescue scene in cinema history. 

The Stepford Wives (2004)
After moving to the beautiful suburb of Stepford with her husband, a woman begins to suspect something is radically wrong with the neighborhood wives.

Tetro (2009)
Francis Ford Coppola’s drama centers on the relationship between Tetro and Bennie, two brothers who meet in Buenos Aires after a 10-year estrangement.

Wayne’s World (1992)
In this “SNL” spinoff, goofy rockers Wayne and Garth host a no-budget cable access show that attracts the attention of a television producer.

While a lot of the catchphrases have died a horrible death to time, the rest of this movie actually holds up pretty well. Glen is still the best part of both films:

We Were Soldiers (2002)
This Vietnam War epic tells the story of the Battle of Ia Drang, which pitted 450 U.S. soldiers against thousands of well-armed Vietnamese troops.

 

COMING LATER THIS MONTH:

1941 (1979) (Added June 2nd)
In the days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, panic sets in among California’s citizens, who imagine their shores as the next target.

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) (Added June 2nd)
Director Terry Gilliam puts a fantastical spin on the stories of Baron Munchausen, an 18th-century German aristocrat and famed teller of tall tales.

Orange Is The New Black (2014) (Being Added June 6th)
Prepare yourself for more of HBO’s Oz: Consequence Free Edition. It would be pretty impossible to miss that Season 2 of Orange is the New Black is being added on June 6th.

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