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New on Amazon Prime July 2021 – Movie and TV Series Releases

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What’s new on Amazon Prime Video? Get ready to discover these new movies on Amazon Prime Video and new Amazon series in July 2021! From the new Amazon Original film The Tomorrow War to Season two of the new Amazon Original series El Cid, there are plenty of Prime Video new releases for you to check out this July 2021!

Below you will find what we are most excited about at Likewise this month. If you like what you see, be sure to save your favorite items in the free Likewise app, so you’ll never have to miss out on the content you love.

Shows to Stream 

El Cid

Season two of this Amazon Original series is out this July 2021! El Cid is a Spanish historical action drama about El Cid, an 11th-century knight. The show explores El Cid’s rise to power and the various challenges he faces on the way! 

Making the Cut

If you were a fan of Project Runway, Making the Cut is definitely for you! This Amazon Original series also features Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn and attempts to find America’s next big designer. Everything is now bigger and better on Making the Cut!

Movies to Stream 

The Tomorrow War 

In this Amazon Original movie, time travelers from 2051 come back to modern day to tell humans that in 30 years, the earth will be at war against an alien species and lose. The only way to survive is to be transported to the future. Dan Forester (played by Chris Pratt) is determined to save the world and joins with a scientist to do so. Check out The Tomorrow War starting July 2nd


Alien is a sci-fi movie about alien life in space. Starship Nostromo receives a distress call from an alien vessel. The crew members discover a nest of eggs on the ship and an alien organism from inside the egg jumps out at a crew member and attaches itself to him. The rest of the crewmembers must figure out how to proceed with the rest of the trip. The film received critical acclaim and won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. Check out this Amazon Prime Video new release starting July 1st


Awakenings is a drama film about the fictional Dr. Malcolm Sayer (played by Robin Williams), a neurologist who discovers a drug that can awaken catatonic patients. One of those patients is Leonard Lowe (played by Robert de Niro), who now has to deal with transitioning back into a life that he lost a decade of. Awakenings received wide critical acclaim and was nominated for three Academy Awards

Green Lantern

DC Comics character Green Lantern transforms into movie form in Green Lantern. Ryan Reynolds plays titular character Green Lantern, formerly Hal Jordan, a test pilot who is given a ring that gives him superpowers. Green Lantern is tasked to combat Parallax, a supervillain who may destroy the universe. Bonus points too: power couple Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively met on the set of this film!

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

A girl from a wealthy family disappears and 40 years later, journalist Mikael Blomkvist (played by Daniel Craig) decides to investigate. Blomkvist is convinced that the disappearance is tied with serial killings that took place 20 years prior. With the help of a computer hacker (played by Rooney Mara), Blomkvist attempts to find out the truth. 

Want to know what to watch on Prime video? Here’s everything coming soon to Prime in July 2021, and don’t forget to save the list in the Likewise app! Find these lists and your next favorite TV show or movie on our free mobile app. Get Likewise today!

Streaming July 1

  • 30 Days of Night (2007)
  • 30 Minutes Or Less (2011)
  • Abduction (2016)
  • Absence of Malice (1981)
  • Across the Universe (2007)
  • Alien (1979)
  • An Education (2009)
  • Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
  • Awakenings (1990)
  • Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest (2011)
  • Big Fish (2003)
  • Burlesque (2010)
  • Crimson Tide (1995)
  • Fat Albert (2004)
  • Frozen River (2008)
  • Green Lantern (2011)
  • Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967)
  • Hellboy (2004)
  • I, Robot (2004)
  • Irrational Man (2015)
  • Jack And Jill (2011)
  • Julie & Julia (2009)
  • Madeline (1998)
  • Marie Antoinette (2006)
  • Midnight in Paris (2011)
  • Money Train (1995)
  • Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)
  • Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
  • On the Waterfront (1954)
  • Only Lovers Left Alive (2014)
  • Open Season
  • Patton (1970)
  • Philadelphia (1993)
  • Phone Booth (2003)
  • Premonition (2007)
  • Ramona and Beezus (2010)
  • Rear Window (1954)
  • Riding in Cars With Boys (1988)
  • School Daze (1988)
  • Snatch (2001)
  • The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
  • The Animal (2001)
  • The Family Stone (2005)
  • The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
  • The International (2009)
  • The Lady in the Van (2006)
  • The Last King of Scotland (2006)
  • The Mask of Zorro (1998)
  • The Messengers (2007)
  • The Stepfather (2009)
  • The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)
  • To Rome With Love (2012)
  • Underworld: Evolution (2006)
  • Vertigo (1958)
  • When a Stranger Calls (2006)
  • Your Highness (2011)
  • American Experience: JFK (2013) (PBS Documentaries)
  • An Ordinary Woman: Season 1 (Topic)
  • BBQ with Franklin: Season 1 (PBS Living)
  • Cold Case Files Classic: Season 1 (A&E Crime Central)
  • Follow the Money: Season 1 (Topic)
  • How The States Got Their Shapes: Season 1 (History Vault)
  • Indian Summers: Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)
  • Professor T: Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)
  • Relative Race: Season 3 (UP Faith & Family)
  • The Art of Crime: Season 1 (MhZ Choice)
  • The Yogi Bear Show: Seasons 1 (Boomerang)

Streaming July 2

  • The Tomorrow War – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

Streaming July 5

  • Surf’s Up (2007)

Streaming July 9

  • Our Friend (2019)
  • Luxe Listing Sydney – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

Streaming July 15

  • El Cid – Amazon Original Series: Season 2

Streaming July 16

  • Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day (2008)
  • Making the Cut – Amazon Original Series: Season 2

Streaming July 30

  • The Pursuit of Love – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

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Michele is a fan of A24 movies and books about digital media. Her all-time favorite TV shows are Bojack Horseman, Veronica Mars, and Parks and Recreation. In her free time she likes to do nail art and watch new TV shows!
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