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July 2022 New Genre Movie Releases

Each month I bring you a list of all the horror, thriller, sci-fi, fantasy, etc films that I could find releasing in that month. Here’s the list for July.

July 1st

The princess

A young royal who is more comfortable with a sword than a tiara must save her kingdom from ruthless mercenaries.

Available on Hulu

Rubikon

Following a catastrophe on Earth, the planet is covered in a toxic fog. A group of astronauts must decide whether to risk their lives searching for survivors or stay safe in space.

Available on VOD

July 5th

11th Hour Cleaning

A demon from Norse mythology torments a group of cleaners at a crime scene.

Available on VOD

July 8th

Thor: Love and Thunder

Thor goes on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced — a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher, who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie, Korg, and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster, who — to Thor’s surprise — inexplicably wields his magical hammer, Mjolnir, as the Mighty Thor. Together, they embark upon a harrowing cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of the God Butcher’s vengeance and stop him before it’s too late.

In Theaters

The Sea Beast

The life of a legendary sea monster hunter is turned upside down when a young girl stows away on his ship.

Available on Netflix

July 12th

Neon Lights

Guests begin disappearing at an off the grid location during a family reunion of misfit siblings and their offspring.

Available on VOD

July 13th

The Deer King

In the years following a vicious war, the Empire of Zol now controls the land and citizens of rival Aquafa — except for Aquafa’s Fire Horse Territory, where wild dogs that once carried the deadly Black Wolf Fever continue to roam free. When a pack of dogs race through a Zol-controlled mine, Van, an enslaved former soldier, and a young girl named Yuna are both bitten, but manage to escape as the sole survivors of the attack. Finally free, Van and Yuna seek out a simple, peaceful existence in the countryside. But as the deadly disease once again runs rampant, they find themselves at the crossroads of a struggle much larger than any one nation.

In limited theaters

The Killer

Ui-gang is a hit man who has decided to retire. He has a nice house and all the money he needs, but one day his girlfriend takes a trip to Jeju Island and leaves him with a request. Her companion on the trip has a 17-year old daughter Yoon-ji who will be left alone during their three week vacation. Ui-gang reluctantly agrees to look after Yoon-ji and make sure she doesn’t get into trouble.

Available on VOD

July 14th

– Good Madam _ Key Art – Photo Credit: Shudder

Good Madam

Tsidi, a single mother, is forced to move in with her estranged mother Mavis, a live-in domestic worker caring obsessively for her catatonic white ‘Madam’. As Tsidi tries to heal her family however, a sinister spectre begins to stir.

Available on Shudder

July 15th

The Gray Man

When the CIA’s top asset — his identity known to no one — uncovers agency secrets, he triggers a global hunt by assassins set loose by his ex-colleague.

Available on Netflix

Where the Crawdads Sing

Abandoned by her family, Kya raises herself all alone in the marshes outside of her small town. When her former boyfriend is found dead, Kya is instantly branded by the local townspeople and law enforcement as the prime suspect for his murder.

In theaters

Bed Rest

After struggling to start a family, Julie Rivers becomes pregnant and moves into a new home with her husband. She’s ordered to mandatory bed rest, and begins seeing ghostly happenings throughout the house.

In theaters

American Carnage

After a governor issues an executive order to arrest the children of undocumented immigrants, the newly detained youth are offered an opportunity to have their charges dropped by volunteering to provide care to the elderly. Once inside the eldercare facility, the volunteers discover the governor and the facility’s supervisor have cooked up a horrifyingly depraved conspiracy that endangers the young and the old in this twisted thriller-comedy.

Available on VOD

She Will

An aging film star retreats to the Scottish countryside with her nurse to recover from surgery. While there, mysterious forces of revenge emerge from the land where witches were burned.

In theaters

Karmalink

In near-future Phnom Penh, the rich and privileged wallow in nanotech, the tight-knit community of Tralop Bek is threatened with forced eviction, and 13-year-old Leng Heng has vivid dreams of his past lives. He and his friends are convinced they are meant to find a Buddhist statue to save their homes and seek out help from neighborhood scavenger, Srey Leak. Together they follow clues across town and into the past. As Leng Heng’s dreams converge on the present, his very sense of identity begins to unravel. As it becomes clear that the stakes are higher than they imagined, the two friends must decide how far they are willing to go to find their treasure and the truth.

In limited theaters

Gone in the Night

Upon arriving at a remote cabin in the redwoods, Kath and her boyfriend find a mysterious young couple already there — the rental has apparently been double-booked. With nowhere else to go, they decide to share the cabin with these strangers. When her boyfriend mysteriously disappears with the young woman, Kath becomes obsessed and enlists an unlikely supporter with finding an explanation for their sudden breakup — but the truth is far stranger than she could have ever imagined.

In limited theaters (VOD on August 2nd)

July 21st

Moloch

38-year-old Betriek lives at the edge of a peat bog in the North of the Netherlands. When she and her family are attacked by a random stranger one night, Betriek sets out to find an explanation. The more she digs, the more she becomes convinced that she is being hunted by something ancient.

Available on Shudder

This is Gwar

This is GWAR is the powerful story of the iconic heavy metal art-collective, as told by the humans who have fought to keep it alive for over thirty years.

Available on Shudder

July 22nd

Nope

Caretakers at a California horse ranch encounter a mysterious force that affects human and animal behavior.

In theaters

July 26th

Black Wood

In the Old West, a Sioux Indian woman and a notorious gang of outlaws find themselves in a fight for their lives when they encounter an ancient creature in the mysterious Black Wood Forest.

Available on VOD

Green Lantern: Beware My Power

Recently discharged Marine sniper John Stewart is at a crossroads in his life, one which is only complicated by receiving an extraterrestrial ring which grants him the powers of the Green Lantern of Earth. Unfortunately, the ring doesn’t come with instructions – but it does come with baggage, like a horde of interplanetary killers bent on eliminating every Green Lantern in the universe. Now, with the aid of the light-hearted Green Arrow, Adam Strange and Hawkgirl, this reluctant soldier must journey into the heart of a galactic Rann/Thanagar war and somehow succeed where all other Green Lanterns have failed.

Available on VOD

July 29th

DC League of Super Pets

When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto the Super-Dog must convince a rag-tag shelter pack – Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel – to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the superheroes.

In theaters

Vengence

A darkly comic thriller about Ben Manalowitz, a journalist and podcaster who travels from New York City to West Texas to investigate the death of a girl he was hooking up with.

In theaters

Hypochondriac

A young potter’s life devolves into chaos as he loses function of his body while being haunted by the physical manifestation of his childhood trauma.

In theaters

The Reef: Stalked

This sequel follows a woman named Nic who is looking to heal after witnessing her sister’s horrific murder. Nic, her younger sister Annie and two close friends travel to a remote Pacific Island for a kayaking and diving adventure. Hours into their expedition, the women are stalked and attacked by a Great White shark.

Available on Shudder

The Moderator

When the senseless murder of her friends is left unsolved, a covert assassin decides to take justice into her own hands. Discovering the crimes were just the latest in a long streak of sadistic murders by an underground crime syndicate, she will take no prisoners in her blood-soaked mission for revenge as she hunts them down, one target at a time.

Available on VOD

Medusa

Many, many years ago, the beautiful Medusa was severely punished by Athena, the virgin goddess, for the loss of her purity. Today, Mariana belongs to a world where she must do her utmost to keep up the appearance of a perfect woman. In order not to fall into temptation, she tries hard to control everything and everyone around her. However, the day will come when the urge to scream will be stronger than it ever has been.

In limited theaters

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