16 great movies leaving Netflix, Hulu, and HBO Max at the end of June 2022

Summer continues to warmth up, and so do the movies leaving streaming at the end of every month. There are lots of great movies leaving Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, and others at the end of June or begin of July, and we’ve picked out a couple of standouts so that you can get pleasure from at dwelling.

Blue Velvet


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David Lynch’s psychological neo-noir thriller ranks amongst the director’s best possible movies, that includes iconic performances courtesy of frequent Lynch collaborators Kyle MacLachlan and Laura Dern, a terrifying flip for Dennis Hopper as the villainous Frank Booth, and a heart-wrenchingly memorable efficiency by Isabella Rossellini as the troubled lounge singer Dorothy Vallens. Surreal, sensuous, totally charming, and regularly disturbing, Blue Velvet is Lynch in his prime. —Toussaint Egan

Blue Velvet leaves the Criterion Channel June 30.

Dark Waters

Mark Ruffalo surrounded by files, folders, and papers in Dark Waters.

Image: Focus Features

Todd Haynes’ (Carol, Safe) authorized thriller was one of the finest movies of 2019, dramatizing an unimaginable story of an lawyer who uncovers corruption from a chemical firm and fights for the residents of the city the firm contaminated.

Mark Ruffalo, who additionally produced the film, stars as the lawyer Robert Bilott and provides a passionate efficiency as a person up towards the system. Haynes brings life to the story by way of his consideration to element, particularly the tactile manner wherein he depicts Bilott’s work — in a storage room surrounded by packing containers and papers on all sides, digging by way of hoping to seek out something useful amongst the seemingly miles of knowledge. The solid additionally consists of some of the actual individuals who have been impacted by the occasions depicted in the movie. —Pete Volk

Dark Waters leaves Peacock June 30.

The Exorcist

Max Van Sydow holds a cross in one hand and his head in the other in The Exorcist.

Image: Warner Bros.

An all-time basic for a cause, The Exorcist is simply as terrifying now as when it prompted a gentle nationwide panic on launch in 1973. When a younger woman (Linda Blair) begins behaving very unusually, her mom tries something and every part to get her assist, resulting in… properly, you realize the title of the movie. The realism of a mom’s want to maintain her daughter secure in an uncontrollable world set towards a supernatural battle pulls you proper in from the very starting, and retains its maintain on you far past the end of its two-hour run time. —PV

The Exorcist leaves Netflix July 1.

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

A man tied to a chair with a skull mask on is forced to watch TV in Halloween III: Season of the Witch.

Image: Universal Pictures

The finest Halloween film since the unique, Season of the Witch is a delightfully demented entry that has virtually nothing to do with the unique collection. There’s no Michael Myers (the solely entry in the franchise to not function him), and the slasher parts from the relaxation of the collection are discarded for a extra supernatural, witchcraft-based method.

It completely guidelines, and it’s been pleasant to see this film get some vital reappraisal a long time later. Tom Atkins (The Fog) stars as a troubled physician who investigates a collection of mysterious deaths that appear to be tied to an organization that makes Halloween masks. Placing this explicit firm in the place of antagonist permits Season of the Witch to interrogate how merchandise are marketed to youngsters, culminating in a mind-melting conclusion. —PV

Halloween III: Season of the Witch leaves Peacock June 30.


Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) sitting in front of a computer in Her.

Image: Warner Bros. Pictures

The sci-fi romantic drama Her stars Joaquin Phoenix as Theodore Twombly, an introvert who falls in love with a synthetic intelligence working system named Samantha (Scarlett Johansson). Set in an uncanny future solely partially faraway from our current, Spike Jonze’s cinematic ode to the intersecting forces of love and know-how is a humorous and affecting expertise whose poignant readability will persist with you lengthy after it’s over. —TE

Her leaves Netflix July 1.

How Green Was My Valley

Donald Crisp as Gwilym Morgan in How Green Was My Valley, in front of a line of miners.

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I just lately talked about this in our listing of some of our favourite labor movies, so I’ll hold it temporary. How Green Was My Valley could also be the best movie of one of our best filmmakers, John Ford, who delivered a shifting depiction of humanity in wrestle and triumph for the ages. This film can also be the reply to the trivia query “What beat Citizen Kane for Best Picture?” And let me inform you, expensive reader: No errors have been made that day. —PV

How Green Was My Valley leaves the Criterion Channel June 30.

How to Train Your Dragon

hiccup nervously stands next to toothless, who looks kinda pissed off, in How to Train Your Dragon

Image: DreamWorks Animation

The whole How to Train Your Dragon trilogy is rock strong from entrance to again, however there’s something notably particular about the first one. The epic fantasy collection follows a gaggle of Vikings, who, in the first film, are locked in fixed battle with dragons. Misfit Hiccup finds a wounded dragon and, as a substitute of killing it, begins to coach the spunky creature and bonds deeply with it. It’s a narrative of outcasts discovering one another and proving generational prejudices improper towards all odds. The soundtrack is phenomenal, the story an ideal mix of humorous and heartwarming, and the character designs are superb — particularly the dragons. Dreamworks may have made these creatures look the similar as each different dragon on the market, however they’re all so distinct and enjoyable to see in motion. Of course, Toothless remains to be the finest boy of all of them. —Petrana Radulovic

How to Train Your Dragon leaves Netflix July 1.

Knight and Day

Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz hold a gun together in Knight & Day

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A rollicking enjoyable time with two irrepressible film stars, Knight and Day is an “odd couple” comedy a couple of girl (Cameron Diaz) who makes a pal on a flight (Tom Cruise), solely to find he’s a undercover agent (and, of course, get combined up in his adventures). Directed by James Mangold (Logan, Ford v Ferrari), Knight and Day is a enjoyable action-comedy that leans closely on its stars’ copious charisma. It has since been remade in India as the Hindi-language Bang Bang!, starring Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif. —PV

Knight and Day leaves Peacock June 30.

Paths of Glory

Kirk Douglas advocates for his soldiers as Colonel Dax in Paths of Glory.

Image: United Artists

This early Stanley Kubrick image is one of the most shifting anti-war movies ever made, anchored by Kubrick’s evocative camerawork and unforgettable performances by Kirk Douglas and the relaxation of the solid. Douglas performs Colonel Dax, a French commanding officer in World War I who refuses orders from his superiors to launch an assault that will certainly result in the decimation of his whole unit. After his refusal, Dax and a choose few troopers are placed on trial for treason. Dax, who was a prison protection lawyer earlier than the battle, should defend their lives in entrance of a panel of his seemingly apathetic superiors. —PV

Paths of Glory leaves Prime Video June 30.

Personal Shopper

Kristen Stewart leans against a wall while on the phone in Personal Shopper.

Image: IFC Films

Maureen (Kristen Stewart) works as the private shopper for a supermodel, attempting on (and sometimes shopping for) garments, footwear, and jewellery for somebody who just isn’t herself. Maureen can also be desperately hoping to listen to from her late twin brother, Lewis. The two siblings, each non secular mediums, made a pact that whoever died first would ship a sign to the different from the afterlife. After Maureen receives a mysterious collection of textual content messages that she believes (or hopes?) are from Lewis, her twin lives intersect into a phenomenal, haunting ghost story. The second collaboration between Stewart and director Olivier Assayas after Clouds of Sils Maria, Personal Shopper received Assayas the award for Best Director at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and for good cause. —PV

Personal Shopper leaves Hulu June 30.

Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man Trilogy

Spider-Man has a wound on his arm in Spider-Arm.

Image: Sony Pictures Releasing

Sam Raimi’s newest Marvel film is now on streaming, so why not revisit his first three?

The unique Spider-Man trilogy is held collectively by a terrific solid, its sturdy ethical arc, Raimi’s horror sensibilities, and certain, a touch of nostalgia. For my cash, it stays the pinnacle of live-action superhero cinema, and it’s best to grasp the alternative to revisit them earlier than they go away streaming.

And sure, I’m together with the third film in right here. I do know; it’s not almost as sturdy as the first two, however I encourage you to present it one other shot! Spider-Man 3 is definitely a fairly attention-grabbing character examine of Peter Parker as a shitty boyfriend who has let the occasions of the first two movies go to his head (and that oft-memed sequence of Emo Peter is Hilarious, Actually). Just, uh, don’t fear about all the Venom stuff in the third act (or higher but, the whole third act). —PV

Sam Rami’s Spider-Man trilogy leaves Peacock June 30.

The Social Network

Jesse Eisenberg holds a card with the Facebook logo in The Social Network.

Image: Sony Pictures Releasing

One of the best movies of the twenty first century leaves Netflix at the begin of July, so if you happen to’ve by no means seen David Fincher’s masterful story of the daybreak of Facebook, there’s no higher time than the current. Aided by a robust script from Aaron Sorkin, Fincher pulls this entire factor collectively into a fragile portrait of individuals who assume they’re smarter than you (and know they’re richer). —PV

The Social Network leaves Netflix July 2.


Mya Taylor, left, and Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, in Tangerine.

Image: Magnolia Pictures

Filmed fully with iPhone cameras, Sean Baker’s 2015 comedy-drama Tangerine follows Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) and Alexandra (Mya Taylor), two trans intercourse employees who got down to discover Chester (James Ransone), Sin-Dee’s boyfriend/pimp, and get to the backside of a salacious rumor that he cheated on her whereas she was serving a 28-day stint in jail. Set throughout Christmas Eve and filmed fully on the streets of Los Angeles, Tangerine is a uncooked, uproariously shocking, touching, heartbreaking, and totally engrossing expertise that gives an affecting glimpse into the emotional trials and tribulations of intercourse work whereas developing a portrait of Los Angeles in all its many-splendored chaos. —TE

Tangerine leaves Netflix July 1.


James Caan in Thief.

Image: Warner Home Video

James Caan (The Godfather) stars in Michael Mann’s 1981 neo-noir crime thriller Thief as Frank, an ace secure cracker and ex-convict who needs to go away his life as a profession prison behind and begin a household. Unfortunately, that every one goes out the window when Frank is swindled out of his share of a significant diamond heist by a rival prison group, forcing him to tackle one final job. As Frank inches ever nearer to realizing his lofty imaginative and prescient of the American Dream, he’ll need to deal with shady companions and opportunistic mobsters in an effort to make it out alive. Thief can be the solitary crown jewel in every other director’s profession. In Mann’s, the movie is a masterful debut and precursor to an distinctive profession of genre-defining crime thrillers. With an inimitably cool lead efficiency by Caan, dazzling nighttime cinematography of Eighties Chicago by Donald Thorin, and a shocking rating courtesy of Tangerine Dream, Thief is electrifying movie and an absolute must-see. —TE

Thief leaves Prime Video June 29.

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