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TLM Popcorn : What to watch in July

Grab your popcorn, the perfect July watchlist is ready!

We’re in July, the month of Tom Cruise, Barbie, Rocky, Rani, and The Smurfs! Be it OTT or theatres, what to watch this July has us on the edge of our seats—waiting to see who that little kid in Adhura is or how Vidya Balan is going to charm us with Neeyat.

With the abundance of options to watch and the doom-scrolling through our favourite OTT channels, figuring out what to watch is no easy feat. To simplify things, we have curated a list of upcoming releases that we are eagerly waiting .

Among the highly anticipated releases are Barbie, featuring the captivating duo of Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, and Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, which brings together the quintessential stars of Karan Johar x Manish Malhotra’s universe, Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh. These films have us counting down the days until we can comfortably settle into our theatre seats and enjoy the magic unfolding.

What to watch in July: Theatrical Releases

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7th July


Director: Anu Menon
Starring Vidya Balan, Ram Kapoor, Rahul Bose

Murder, mystery, drama! Mira Rao faces a perplexing challenge at billionaire Ashish Kapoor’s birthday getaway: a murder. With Kapoor’s own family and friends as the prime suspects, Mira must employ her skills to uncover the happenings.

10th July

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Starring Rebecca Ferguson, Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell

Our old friend, Ethan Hunt, and his IMF team are on a mission to track down a dangerous weapon before it falls into the wrong hands.

15th July


Director: Akshat Ajay Sharma
Starring Resh Lamba, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Anurag Kashyap

Hari, a small-town boy has a dream of becoming a woman. Through his story, Haddi uncovers the history of Indian transgender people and communities.

21st July



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Director: Greta Gerwig
Starring Margot Robbie, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Ryan Gosling

The trailer that’s got us all counting days! In Gerwig’s film, Barbie, suffers a crisis, and questions her purpose and existence.



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Director: Christopher Nolan
Starring Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon. Robert Downey Jr.

The tale of J. Robert Oppenheimer, an American scientist, and his pivotal role in the creation of the atomic bomb.

28th July

Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani


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Director: Karan Johar

Starring Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Dharmendra, Shabana Azmi, Jaya Bachchan 

When Rocky Randhawa, a boisterous Punjabi man, and Rani Chatterjee, an intellectual Bengali journalist fall in love, their union is met by familial resistance. So, they make a daring decision – to live with each other’s families for three months.

What to watch in July: OTT Releases

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But while we wait for these theatrical releases, OTT has our home viewing sorted out! While some of the content that’s coming out is simply Too Hot to Handle (Netflix), others like Adhura (Prime Video) seem NSF late-night-viewing (at least not for the fainted heart!)

Either way, we cannot wait to binge!

6th July

Netflix: Riverdale (Season 7, Episode 14)


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As they navigate the challenges of romance, school, and family, Archie and his gang find themselves embroiled in the mysterious and dark secrets of Riverdale.

Amazon Prime Video: Sweet Kaaram Coffee

Three women separated by generations, embark on a journey to prioritize their own needs over the obligations that bind them together.

7th July

Netflix: The Out-Laws


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A law-abiding bank manager is about to tie the knot with the love of his life, but his bank falls victim to a notorious gang of robbers called the Ghost Bandits. Adding to the chaos, his soon-to-be in-laws arrive in town, leading him to suspect that they might be the infamous Out-Laws behind the heist.

Amazon Prime Video: Adhura

A psychological thriller set against the backdrop of a boarding school… honestly, can’t wait!

13th July

Amazon Prime Video: Hostel Days


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The show follows the lives of four friends who live in an engineering college hostel.

14th July

Netflix: Bird Box Barcelona

When a mysterious entity wipes out the world’s population, causing people to take their own lives upon seeing it, Sebastián and his daughter embark on a thrilling adventure to survive in Barcelona.

Disney+ Hotstar: The Trial

The Indian adaptation of “The Good Wife”, “The Trial” is about a stay-at-home wife who is forced to take full responsibility for her family after her husband is imprisoned over a corruption and sex scandal.

15th July

Netflix: The Smurfs (Season 1)


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When the wicked sorcerer Gargamel pursues the small blue Smurfs out of their village, they find themselves transported from their magical realm into the bustling City of New York.

Netflix: Kohrra


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In the countryside of Punjab, an NRI is found murdered right before his wedding. As the investigation unfolds, it uncovers a world of deception, family secrets, and drama.