Upcoming to Netflix Watch Instantly: 'The Expendables 2,' 'Playing for Keeps' and More

Upcoming to Netflix Watch Instantly: 'The Expendables 2,' 'Playing for Keeps' and More

Jun 27, 2013

Curious to know what movies and TV shows are coming to Netflix Watch Instantly over the next few weeks? Get a head start and mark your calendars using the list below, just released to us by Netflix.


 

FILM
 
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Reincarnated (2012) – Documentary
In a cloud of smoke, Vice magazine's Andy Capper follows rapper Snoop Dogg on a pilgrimage to Jamaica, where he experiences a spiritual and commercial transformation, reemerging as Snoop Lion, a reggae artist.
 
Avail 7/1
Cleopatra (1963) – Drama
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown, George Cole, Hume Cronyn
This epic saga of love, greed and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the Egyptian queen who's determined to hold on to the throne and seduces Roman emperor Julius Caesar. When Caesar is murdered, she redirects her attentions to his general.
 
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) – Comedy
Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Rutger Hauer, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Trash-TV maven Chuck Barris has it all -- the hit series "The Gong Show" and the love of a good woman. But he also has a big, dark secret: He's a CIA assassin who kills while purportedly escorting his game show winners on their vacation prizes.
 
My Babysitter's a Vampire (2010) – Children & Family
Matthew Knight, Atticus Dean Mitchell, David Wontner, Vanessa Morgan, Kate Todd, Ari Cohen
When their parents head out for the evening, Ethan and his little sister get the babysitter of their nightmares: a fledgling vampire named Sarah. Before the night ends, Ethan will have to save his neighborhood from a growing army of the undead!
 
Avail 7/2
The House I Live In (2012) – Documentary
This documentary shines a harsh light on America's "war on drugs" and its long-term impact on society. Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki captures the stories of dealers, police officers, prison inmates and others affected by the crusade.
 
Avail 7/3
Playing for Keeps (2012) – Romantic Comedy
Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Dennis Quaid, Uma Thurman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Judy Greer
A washed-up, former soccer star attempts to rebuild his relationship with his son and ex-wife by coaching his son's soccer team. His plan to reconnect with his family is met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him everywhere.
 
Avail 7/5
The Expendables 2 (2012) – Action Thriller
Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Liam Hemsworth
In this high-octane thriller, Mr. Church brings the Expendables back together for an easy job -- but things go wrong, and one of the mercenaries is brutally murdered. Now the band of hired guns goes on a mission of revenge in hostile territory.
 
Avail 7/6
Starlet (2012) – Indie Drama
Dree Hemingway, Besedka Johnson, James Ransone, Stella Maeve, Liz Beebe, Tess Hunt
Jane, a 21-year-old slacker, finds $10,000 stashed in a thermos she buys at a garage sale. Unsure what to do with the money, she begins spending time with Sadie, the elderly widow who held the garage sale.
 
Avail 7/23
Shut Up and Play the Hits (2012) – Documentary
Six years after the release of their first album, the members of the LCD Soundsystem decide to call it quits at the top of their game and celebrate their successful career with a powerful concert at Madison Square Garden.
 
TV
 
Avail 7/1
Arthur: Season 15 (2011)
Based on Marc Brown's popular children's books, this Daytime Emmy-winning animated series shadows 8-year-old aardvark Arthur Read and his inner circle of animal friends, including asthmatic bunny Buster Baxter and sporty monkey Francine Frensky.
 
Merlin: Season 5 (2012)
This family-oriented retelling of the popular King Arthur legend finds Merlin arriving in Camelot, where magic is banned. There, he secretly hones his sorcery skills with the help of his uncle, the court physician.
 
My Babysitter's a Vampire: Seasons 1-2 (2011-2012)
Ethan, Benny and fledgling vampire Sarah battle zombies, demons and the other supernatural beasties that regularly threaten their school. Every showdown calls on Ethan's psychic ability, Benny's spellcasting skills and undead Sarah's growing powers.
 
Avail 7/11
Orange is the New Black: Season 1 (2013) – A Netflix Exclusive!
Taylor Schilling, Jason Biggs, Laura Prepon, Kate Mulgrew, Pablo Schreiber, Natasha Lyonne
From the creator of "Weeds" comes a heartbreaking and hilarious new series set in a women's prison. Piper trades her comfortable life for an orange jumpsuit and finds unexpected conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric group of inmates.
 
Political Animals: Season 1 (2012)
Sigourney Weaver stars as Elaine Barrish Hammond, a former first lady and current U.S. secretary of state struggling to keep her family together while dealing with national crises and a journalist who's determined to tear her down.
 
Avail 7/27
Hell on Wheels: Season 2 (2012)
Former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon seeks his wife's killer as post-Civil War America struggles to rebuild its identity. His quest traverses the history of Reconstruction, peopled with railroad bosses, emancipated slaves and immigrants.
 
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Act of Valor (2012) – Action
Roselyn Sanchez, Jason Cottle, Nestor Serrano, Ailsa Marshall, Gonzalo Menendez, Emilio Rivera
The mission of rescuing a kidnapped CIA agent from a lethal terrorist cell falls to an elite squad of Navy SEALs in this covert-action thriller. Active duty SEALs play the lead fighting roles in a saga based on actual events from their service.
 
Black Hawk Down (2001) – Action
Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Jeremy Piven, Hugh Dancy
Based on a true story, U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans face intense combat with the militia on the ground.
 
Platoon (1986) – Action
Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Forest Whitaker, Keith David, Johnny Depp
Helmed by Oliver Stone, this searing autobiographical drama chronicles the Vietnam experiences of naive volunteer soldier Chris Taylor, whose view of the conflict starts to change after witnessing murder and rape at the hands of his compatriots.
 
Top Gun (1986) – Action
Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt, Michael Ironside
Tom Cruise stars as a hotshot flyboy who struggles to control himself, responsibility and a steamy love affair while competing at the U.S. Navy's fighter-weapons school, better known as Top Gun. Anthony Edwards plays his loyal co-pilot.
 
United 93 (2006) – Drama
J.J. Johnson, Gary Commock, Polly Adams, Opal Alladin, Starla Benford, Trish Gates, Nancy McDoniel
Re-creating the harrowing events aboard United Airlines Flight 93 in real time, filmmaker Paul Greengrass presents the devastating drama of Sept. 11, 2001, as experienced by those on board and by those watching in horror on the ground.
 
We Were Soldiers (2002) – Action
Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott, Chris Klein, Keri Russell
This Vietnam War epic tells the true story of the 1965 Battle of Ia Drang through the eyes of Lt. Col. Hal Moore, who led 450 American soldiers into battle against thousands of well-armed Vietnamese troops.

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