Psychotronic Netflix Vol. 104 – July Dump!

It’s that time of the month again, when new films and TV shows return and appear en masse to Netflix streaming!  So let’s be moving right along with over 100 noteworthy titles, with plenty of horror, Muppets, remakes and classics that should keep your queue full!

 

Top 12

12 Angry Men (1957, Dir. Sidney Lumet) Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Jack Klugman

Belly (1998, Dir. Hype Williams) DMX, Nas

City of God (2002, Dir. Fernando Meirelles, Katia Lund)

Croupier (1998, Dir. Mike Hodges) Clive Owen, Kate Hardie

Don’t Look Now (1973, Dir. Nicolas Roeg) Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012, Dir. Sophie Humor) Harry Dean Stanton

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956, Dir. Don Siegel) Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Carolyn Jones

Journey to the West (2013, Dir. Stephen Chow) Qi Shu, Zhang Wen

Lawless (2012, Dir. John Hillcoat) Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Jason Clarke, Guy Pearce, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Gary Oldman – Check out our review here!

The Muppet Movie (1979, Dir. James Frawley) Charles Durning, Austin Pendleton, Everyone, Muppets

Uncommon Valor (1983, Dir. Ted Kotcheff) Gene Hackman, Robert Stack, Fred Ward, Reb Brown, Randall Tex Cobb, Patrick Swayze, Tim Thomerson, Jane Kaczmarek, Michael Dudikoff

Witness (1985, Dir. Peter Weir) Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas

 

New Releases (Mainstream)

Bad Grandpa (2014, Dir. Jeff Tremaine) Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze

Lawless (2012, Dir. John Hillcoat) Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Jason Clarke, Guy Pearce, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Gary Oldman – Check out our review here!

World War Z (2013, Dir. Marc Forster) Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, David Morse

 

New Releases (Limited Release)

The Art of the Steal (2013, Dir. Jonathan Sobol) Kurt Russell, Matt Dillon, Jay Baruchel, Terence Stamp

Devil’s Knot (2013, Dir. Atom Egoyan) Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Bruce Greenwood, Elias Koteas – Check out our review here!

Girl Most Likely (2012, Dir. Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman) Kristen Wiig, Annette Bening, Matt Dillon, Darren Criss

Jane Eyre (2011, Dir. Cary Fukanaga) Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Judi Dench, Sally Hawkins

 

New Releases (Indie)

Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same (2011, Dir. Madeleine Olnek)

A Stranger in Paradise (2013, Dir. Corrado Jay Boccia) Colin Egglesfield, Stuart Townsend, Gary Daniels

Wicked Blood (2014, Dir. Mark Young) Abigail Breslin, Sean Bean, Alexa PenaVega, James Purefoy, Jake Busey

 

Remakes Nobody Asked For From Directors Who Should Know Better

Bonnie and Clyde (2013, Dir. Bruce Beresford) Emile Hirsch, Holliday Grainger, Holly Hunter, William Hurt, Sarah Hyland

Gambit (2012, Dir. Michael Hoffman) Colin Firth, Cameron Diaz, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Cloris Leachman, Tom Courtenay

The Man Who Fell to Earth (1987, Dir. Bobby Roth) Lewis Smith, Robert Picardo, Bruce McGill, Wil Wheaton, Annie Potts

The Manchurian Candidate (2004, Dir. Jonathan Demme) Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Kimberly Elise, Jon Voight, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright

Oldboy (2013, Dir. Spike Lee) Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Sharlto Copley, Richard Portnow, Lance Reddick, Michael Imperioli

A Raisin in the Sun (2008, Dir. Kenny Leon) Sean Combs, Sanaa Latham, Phylicia Rashad, Bill Nunn

 

Documentaries

American Courtesans (2013)

Bettie Page Reveals All! (2012, Dir. Mark Mori) Bettie Page, High Hefner, Paula Klaw, Bunny Yeager

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton (Dir. Stephen Silha, Eric Slade, Dawn Logsdon)

Doc of the Dead (2014, Dir. Alexandre O. Philippe) Simon Pegg, George Romero, Bruce Campbell, Fran Kranz, Tom Savini

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (2013, Dir. Chiemi Karasawa) Elainse Stritch, Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, James Galdolfini

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012, Dir. Sophie Humor) Harry Dean Stanton

Hava Nagila: The Movie (2012, Dir. Roberta Grossman) Harry Belafonte, Glen Campbell, Connie Francis, Leonard Nimoy, Regina Spektoe

The Missing Picture (2013, Dir. Rithy Panh)

Stories We Tell (2012, Dir. Sarah Polley) Sarah Polley

Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle (2013) Liev Schreiber

TV Junkie (2006, Dir. Michael Cain, Matt Radecki) Rick Kirkham

 

Mockumentaries

The Conspiracy (2012, Dir. Christopher MacBride)

 

Apocalypses

4:44: Last Day on Earth (2011, Dir. Abel Ferrara) Willem Dafore, Natasha Lyonne, Paul Hipp

After the Dark (2013, Dir. John Huddles) James D’Arcy, Sophie Lowe

 

New Horror/Thriller

Almost Human (2013, Dir. Joe Begos)

Fractured (2014, Dir. Adam Gierasch) Callum Blue, Vinnie Jones

Grand Piano (2014, Dir. Eugenio Mira) Elijah Wood, John Cusack

Hatchet III (2013, Dir. BJ McDonnell) Danielle Harris, Kane Hodder, Zach Galligan, Caroline Williams, Sean Whalen

Haunt (2013, Dir. Mac Carter) Jacki Weaver, Ione Skye, Brian Wimmer

Jug Face (2013, Dir. Chad Crawford Kinkle) Lauren Ashley Carter, Sean Brudgers, Sean Young, Larry Fessenden

Wolf Creek 2 (2013, Dir. Greg McLean) John Jarratt, Ryan Corr, Philippe Klaus – Check out our review here!

 

Low-Rent Sci-Fi/Fantasy Adventure That You Will Hate-Watch Instead of Watching Something Decent Because It Takes Less Effort

Asteroid vs. Earth (2014, Dir. Christopher Ray) Tia Carrere, Robert Davi, Tim Russ, Jason Brooks

Curse of the Dragon Slayer (2013, Dir. John Lyde)

Prisoners of the Sun (2013, Dir. Roger Christian) John Rhys-Davies, Joss Ackland

 

China

The Detective (2007, Dir. Oxide Pang Chun) Aaron Kwok

The Detective 2 (2011, Dir. Oxide Pang Chun) Aaron Kwok

Fairy Tale Killer (2012, Danny Pang) Lau Ching-wan

Journey to the West (2013, Dir. Stephen Chow) Qi Shu, Zhang Wen

Sleepwalker (2011, Dir. Oxide Pang Chun) Angelica Lee

 

Korea

Confession of Murder (2012, Dir. Jeong Byeong-gil) Jung Jae-young

 

“Asian”

Asian Schoolgirls (2014, Dir. Lawrence Silverstein)

 

France

Mauvas Song (1986, Leos Carax) Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Michel Piccola, Julie Delpy

 

New Foreign

Bombay Talkies (2013, Dir. Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, Karan Johar, Anurang Kashyap)

Faust (2011, Dir. Aleksandr Sokurov) Johannes Zeiler

Omnivores (2013, Dir. Oscar Rojo)

Two Lives (2012, Dir. Georg Maas) Juliane Kohler, Liv Ullman

 

Muppets

The Great Muppet Caper (1981, Dir. Jim Henson) Charles Grodin, Diana Rigg, John Cleese, Robert Morley, Muppets

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992, Dir. Brian Henson) Michael Caine, Muppets

The Muppet Movie (1979, Dir. James Frawley) Charles Durning, Austin Pendleton, Everyone, Muppets

Muppet Treasure Island (1996, Dir. Brian Henson) Tim Curry, Billy Connolly, Jennifer Saunders, Muppets

 

Directed by Muppets

What About Bob? (1991, Dir. Frank Oz) Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty, Charlie Korsmo

 

70s

Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke (1978, Dir. Lou Adler) Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Strother Martin, Edie Adams

Don’t Look Now (1973, Dir. Nicolas Roeg) Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland

The Incredible Two-Headed Transplant (1971, Dir. Anthony M. Lanza) Bruce Dern, Pat Priest, Casey Kasem, John Bloom

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979, Dir. Robert Wise) William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, Persis Khambatta

Sugar Hill (1974, Dir. Paul Laslansky) Marki Bey, Robert Quarry

Walking Tall: Part 2 (1975, Dir. Earl Bellamy) Bo Svenson, Luke Askew, Robert DoQui, Leif Garrett, Bruce Glover

 

80s Weepies

On Golden Pond (1981, Dir. Mark Rydell) Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Doug McKeon, Dabney Coleman

Sophie’s Choice (1982, Dir. Alan J. Pakula) Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol

 

80s Shooties

American Ninja (1985, Dir. Sam Firstenbirg) Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, Judie Aronson

Delta Force (1986, Dir. Menahem Golan) Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam, Joey Bishop, Robert Forster, Lainie Kazan

 

Other 80s

Best Defense (1984, Dir. Willard Huyck) Dudley Moore, Eddie Murphy, Kate Capshaw, George Dzundza, Helen Shaver

Can’t Buy Me Love (1987, Dir. Steve Rash) Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains, Seth Green

China Girl (1987, Dir. Abel Ferrara) James Russo, David Caruso, Sari Chang, Russell Wong

Cujo (1983, Dir. Lewis Teague) Dee Wallace, Danny Pintauro, Christopher Stone, Ed Lauter

Gandhi (1982, Dir. Richard Attenborough) Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989, Dir. Joe Johnston) Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman

Uncommon Valor (1983, Dir. Ted Kotcheff) Gene Hackman, Robert Stack, Fred Ward, Reb Brown, Randall Tex Cobb, Patrick Swayze, Tim Thomerson, Jane Kaczmarek, Michael Dudikoff

Witness (1985, Dir. Peter Weir) Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas

 

Baseball

The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978, Dir. John Berry) Tony Curtis, Jackie Earle Haley, George Wyner

The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977, Dir. Michael Pressman) William Devane, Clifton James, Jackie Earle Haley

Eight Men Out (1988, Dir. John Sayles) John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd, John Mahoney, Charlie Sheen, David Strathairn, D.B. Sweeney, Michael Rooker

 

Karate Kids

The Karate Kid (1984, Dir. John G. Avildsen) Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove, William Zabka

The Karate Kid, Part II (1986, Dir. John G. Avildsen) Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Martin Kove, Tamlyn Tomita

The Karate Kid, Part III (1989, Dir. John G. Avildsen) Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Robin Lively, Thomas Ian Griffith, Martin Kove

The Next Karate Kid (1994, Dir. Christopher Cain) Pat Morita, Hilary Swank, Michael Ironside

 

Classics

12 Angry Men (1957, Dir. Sidney Lumet) Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Jack Klugman

Barefoot in the Park (1967, Dir. Gene Saks) Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Charles Boyer

From Here to Eternity (1953, Dir. Fred Zinnemann) Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed, Frank Sinatra, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Warden

Funny Face (1957, Dir. Stanley Donen) Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958, Dir. Mark Robson) Ingrid Bergman, Curd Jurgens, Robert Donat

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956, Dir. Don Siegel) Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Carolyn Jones

The Keys to the Kingdom (1944, Dir. John M. Stahl) Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Roddy McDowall

Patton (1970, Dir. Franklin J. Schaffner) George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates

 

Subs

Crimson Tide (1995, Dir. Tony Scott) Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini, George Dzundza, Matt Craven, Viggo Mortensen

The Hunt for Red October (1990, Dir. John McTiernan) Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill, James Earl Jones, Joss Ackland, Peter Firth, Tim Curry, Courtney B. Vance, Stellan Skarsgaard, Jeffrey Jones

 

90s

The Babysitter (1995, Dir. Guy Ferland) Alicia Silverstone, Jeremy London, J.T. Walsh, Nicky Katt, Lois Chiles, Lee Garlington

Basic Instinct (1992, Dir. Paul Verhoeven) Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Belly (1998, Dir. Hype Williams) DMX, Nas

Blue Chips (1994, Dir. William Friedkin) Nick Nolte, Mary McDonnell, J.T. Walsh, Ed O’Neill, ALfre Woodard, Shaquille O’Neal

Boyz N The Hood (1991, Dir. John Singleton) Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr., Larry Fishburne, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Angela Bassett, Whitman Mayo

Croupier (1998, Dir. Mike Hodges) Clive Owen, Kate Hardie

The Dark Half (1993, Dir. George A. Romero) Timothy Hutton, Amy Madigan, Michael Rooker, Julie Harris

Dead Man Walking (1995, Dir. Tim Robbins) Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky, R. Lee Ermey, Celia Weston, Lois Smith

Fever Pitch (1997, Dir. David Evans) Colin Firth, Ruth Gemmell

Legends of the Fall (1994, Dir. Edward Zwick) Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond, Henry Thomas

Meet Wally Sparks (1997, Dir. Peter Baldwin) Rodney Dangerfield, Debi Mazar, David Ogden Stiers, Burt Reynolds

Night of the Running Man (1995, Dir. Mark L. Lester) Andre McCarthy, Scott Glenn, John Glover

Philadelphia (1993, Dir. Jonathan Demme) Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, Charles Napier

Primal Fear (1996, Dir. Gregory Hoblit) Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton, John Mahoney, Alfre Woodard, Frances McDormand, Terry O’Quinn, Andre Braugher, Steven Bauer, Joe Spano, Maura Tierney

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991, Dir. Nicholas Meyer) William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, Kim Cattrall, David Warner, Michael Dorn, Christopher Plummer

 

Films in Which Affleck was the Bomb, Yo

Phantoms (1998, Dir. Joe Chappelle) Peter O’Toole, Rose McGowan, Joanna Going, Live Schreiber, Ben Affleck, Nicky Katt, Clifton Powell

 

2000s

Bad Santa (2003, Dir. Terry Zwigoff) Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Tony Cox, Lauren Graham, Lauren Tom, John Ritter, Ajay Naidu

City of God (2002, Dir. Fernando Meirelles, Katia Lund)

Halloween: Resurrection (2002, Dir. Rick Rosenthal) Busta Rhymes, Thomas Ian Nichols, Jamie Lee Curtis, Katee Sackhoff, Tyra Banks

The Haunted Mansion (2003, Dir. Rob Minkoff) Eddie Murphy, Terence Stamp, Jennifer Tilly, Wallace Shawn

Jersey Girl (2004, Dir. Kevin Smith) Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Jennifer Lopez, George Carlin, Jason Biggs

Jonestown: Paradise Lost (2007, Dir. Tim Wolochatiuk) Ted Biggs

Mean Girls (2004, Dir. Mark S. Waters) Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey, Tim Meadows, Amy Poehler, Ana Gasteyer, Lacey Chabert, Lizzy Caplan, Amanda Seyfried

People I Know (2002, Dir. Daniel Algrant) Al Pacino, Kim Basinger, Ryan O’Neal, Tea Leoni, Richard Schiff, Bill Nunn

The Recruit (2003, Dir. Roger Donaldson) Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan, Gabriel Macht

Venus (2006, Dir. Roger Michell) Peter O’Toole, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Griffiths

XXX: State of the Union (2004, Dir. Lee Tamahori) Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe, Scott Speedman, Xzibit, Peter Strauss

 

Teevee and Teevee-like Things

Death Note (2006)

Marvel’s Avengers Assemble (2013)

Red vs. Blue (2003)

Witches of West End (2013, Dir. Maggie Friedman) Julie Ormond, Madchen Amick

 

Teevee Pilots

Cybergeddon (2012, Dir. Diego Velasco) Missy Peregym

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