Biggest Movies on UK Streaming Services in June 2023

There are some great movies coming to UK streaming services this month, including Avatar: The Way Of Water on Disney+, Creed III on Amazon Prime Video, and Extraction 2 on Netflix.

Below is a rundown of all the biggest movie releases that are available to stream this June.

Let us know which movies you will be watching in the comments below.


Smile (2022)

Release Date: June 2

Where To Watch: Sky Cinema/Now TV

What’s scary about a smile? You might assume nothing at all but after seeing this movie, which tells the story of a psychiatrist who is haunted by an evil entity that smiles at its victims, you might be more than a little wary of anybody who smiles at you when you’re going about your daily business.

This movie isn’t quite the fright fest it had the potential to be but there are a few unsettling moments that cause a chill down the spine.


Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant (2023)

Release Date: June 2

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video

It’s a bit of a risk putting Ritchie’s name in the title as his last two movies – Wrath of Man and Operation Fortune – weren’t particularly very good, in this writer’s opinion. Fans of the director will want to watch this movie anyway though they may be disappointed it’s not another crime comedy about not-very-nice people doing not-very-nice things to one another!

This is a serious-minded war movie about US Army Sergeant John Kinley (Jake Gyllenhaal) who returns to the war zone to rescue the Afghan interpreter (Dar Salim) that once saved his life.


Bones And All (2022)

Release Date: June 3

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video

Taylor Russell (Waves) and Timothée Chalamet (Dune) star in this grisly romantic horror movie about a young woman and a drifter who both share an appetite for human flesh.

For all the blood and guts that are on display during the movie’s runtime, this is a tender love story about two lonely young people who crave affection as much as they do their next meal.


Avatar: The Way of Water (2022)

Release Date: June 7

Where To Watch: Disney+

James Cameron returns to Pandora and reaches new heights (and depths) in a movie that once again utilizes the best in special effects technology to showcase the fantastical world he has created. In this sequel, Jake Sully and his family are forced to seek refuge with the aquatic Metkayina clan when an old threat returns to disrupt their paradise existence.

This long-awaited sequel to 2009’s Avatar was well-received upon its release, mainly because of the stunning special effects, but the story is a bit of a damp squib as it’s basically a retread of the original movie’s plotline.

You may be too swept up in Cameron’s vision to care about the story’s familiarity but it’s a little disappointing the director couldn’t come up with a narrative that is as groundbreaking as the visual effects.


Living (2022)

Release Date: June 7

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video

Bill Nighy earned his well-deserved first Oscar nomination for his role in this British tearjerker about a humourless office worker in 1950s London who decides to ‘seize the day’ after being given a grim medical diagnosis.

Aimee Lou Wood (Sex Education) and Alex Sharp (The Good Lord Bird) also star in this sad but very well-crafted weepie that may well make you reflect on the fragility of your own existence.


The Many Saints of Newark (2021)

Release Date: June 7

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video

Prequel to the HBO award-winning series The Sopranos. The film focuses on young Tony Soprano as he grows up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark, New Jersey history.


Flamin’ Hot (2023)

Release Date: June 9

Where To Watch: Disney+

Flamin’ Hot tells the story of Richard Montañez, the Frito Lay janitor who came up with the idea of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, the snack that became an iconic global pop-culture phenomenon.

Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives) directs this inspirational true-story drama with Ambulance star Jesse Garcia in the lead role.


Creed III (2023)

Release Date: June 9

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video

Creed II was disappointing but this third movie, which has been directed by its star, Michael B. Jordan, is a welcome return to form for the Rocky spin-off franchise. This time around, Adonis Creed, who has been dominating the boxing world, takes on a new challenger: his childhood friend and former boxing prodigy Damian Anderson (Jonathan Majors), who is eager to prove he has what it takes to come out on top in the ring.

This doesn’t have the power of the original Rocky movie but it still packs a knockout punch thanks to Jordan’s dazzling direction and the magnetic acting from the two leads.


Brooklyn 45 (2023)

Release Date: June 9

Where To Watch: Shudder

During the winter of 1945, a group of old friends gather together at a Brooklyn brownstone parlour to support their troubled host who is grieving the loss of his wife. Little do they know that they have been brought to their old pal’s home for a reason. He wants them to take part in a seance so that he can connect with the spirit of his lost loved one. What could possibly go wrong? Well, quite a lot actually as they all discover when the metaphorical ghosts of their past become all too literal.

Anne Ramsay and Larry Fessenden star in this critically acclaimed period horror piece.


Watcher (2022)

Release Date: June 11

Where To Watch: Sky Cinema/Now TV

A young American woman who has recently moved with her husband to Bucharest becomes increasingly unsettled when she becomes convinced that somebody is following her around the city. Could it be her neighbour who has been looking back at her from an adjacent building? And could this person be the serial killer that has been decapitating women?

Maika Monroe (It Follows), Karl Glusman (Devs) and Burn Gorman (Ghosted) star in this chilling horror thriller.


The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent (2022)

Release Date: June 13

Where To Watch: Netflix

Nic Cage takes on the ultimate role – himself – in this crazy thrill ride of a movie which sees the actor channelling many of his past performances as the story plays out.

Face/Off, Con Air, and Gone in 60 Seconds are just some of Cage’s movies that are referenced here and there are lots of other Easter Eggs that fans of Cage will be able to spot during the movie’s action-packed and very funny story.


Extraction 2 (2023)

Release Date: June 16

Where To Watch: Netflix

After barely surviving the events of the hit 2020 movie Extraction, Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is tasked with another dangerous mission: rescuing the family of a ruthless Georgian gangster from the prison where they are being held. When the extraction goes awry and the gangster dies in the heat of battle, the villain’s brother tracks down Rake to get his revenge.

The first movie was one of Netflix’s biggest hits so here’s hoping this second movie, in what could be a very profitable franchise for the streaming service, is just as good as the entertaining original.


I Love My Dad (2022)

Release Date: June 18

Where To Watch: Sky Cinema/ Now TV

After his son blocks him online, a concerned father creates a fake online profile in an attempt to reconnect with him. But as the person he is impersonating is an attractive waitress, things get decidedly awkward when his son starts to fall for the imaginary person.

Patton Oswalt (The Sandman) stars in a catfish comedy that is inspired by the real-life experiences of writer/director/star James Morosini.


Don’t Worry Darling (2022)

Release Date: June 23

Where To Watch: Sky Cinema/ Now TV

Florence Pugh and Harry Styles star as Alice and Jack, a happily married couple who appear to have the perfect life in a utopian community that is home to the families of the men working on a top-secret project. But when Alice begins to have doubts about her carefree existence, she makes a shocking discovery about the town that she is living in.

The movie divided critics and audiences upon its release and it gained a lot of media attention because of the rumours of discontent between Pugh and director Olivia Wilde. Despite the middling reviews and controversy surrounding the movie, it’s still worth a watch if you’re a fan of its two stars.


World’s Best (2023)

Release Date: June 23

Where To Watch: Disney+

Prem Patel is a 12-year-old mathematics genius but when he learns that his recently deceased father was a rapper, he decides to forego the world of numbers for a career as a rap superstar! Is hip-hop in his DNA? All will be revealed when this brand-new movie hits Disney+ this June!


Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical (2022)

Release Date: June 25

Where To Watch: Netflix

This musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s book went straight to Netflix in the US (and certain other territories) but in the UK it made its debut on the big screen. If you missed the cinema release or if you want to rewatch this fantastically fun movie, you now have the chance to do so when Matilda finally arrives on UK Netflix this June.

Alisha Weir takes the lead role of the girl with the extraordinary mind and joining her in the cast is the wonderfully funny Emma Thompson as the miserable old battleaxe, Agatha Trunchbull. Lashana Lynch, Stephen Graham, and Andrea Riseborough also star in this delightful movie.


Run Rabbit Run (2023)

Release Date: June 28

Where To Watch: Netflix

In this Australian horror movie, Sarah Snook stars as a mother whose daughter may or may not be possessed by the spirit of her dead sister. Is the little girl playing tricks on her mom? Or has she really been possessed by her aunt? Daina Reid (The Handmaid’s Tale) is at the helm of this promising new chiller.


The Woman King (2022)

Release Date: June 30

Where To Watch: Sky Cinema/Now TV

From director Gina Prince-Bythewood (The Old Guard) comes this historical epic about the all-female unit of elite warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s. Viola Davis (The First Lady), Thuso Mbedu (The Underground Railroad), and Lashana Lynch (No Time To Die) star in this culturally rich movie that features some stunning battle sequences.


Which movies are you most looking forward to this June? Let us know in the comments below.

 

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