The Best Movies to Stream on Showmax in June

The Best Movies to Stream on Showmax in June
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The 12 best movies to stream on Showmax in June

From Gripping Thrillers to Inspiring Epics: Showmax Delivers a Must-Watch Movie Lineup for June

The Best Movies to Stream on Showmax in June

The Best Movies to Stream on Showmax in June
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Looking for some good movies to stream this June? Showmax has got you covered with a fantastic lineup of films that will keep you entertained. From suspenseful mysteries to epic adventures, here are the top movies you shouldn’t miss on the streaming service this month.

Nope | Stream from Thursday, 22 June 

From the brilliant mind of Oscar-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele comes Nope, a gripping tale starring Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer. The story revolves around horse trainer OJ Haywood and his sister, Emerald, whose lives take an unexpected turn when a mysterious phenomenon occurs in the sky above their ranch. Nope became a global hit in 2022, receiving critical acclaim and numerous awards. With an 83% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, this film is a must-watch for fans of Peele’s previous works. 

The Woman King | Stream from Saturday, 10 June

Inspired by the incredible true story of the Agojie, an all-female unit of warriors in the Kingdom of Dahomey, The Woman King is an epic historical drama. Viola Davis delivers a powerful performance as General Nanisca, who trains the next generation of warriors to defend their kingdom against colonialists. This film has garnered international acclaim, earning Viola Davis a Best Actress award and director Gina Prince-Blythewood a BAFTA nomination. With a stellar cast that includes John Boyega and Lashana Lynch, The Woman King is a must-see for history enthusiasts. 

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The Northman | Stream from Thursday, 15 June 

The Northman is a visually stunning film directed by Robert Eggers, known for his unique storytelling style. Starring Alexander Skarsgard, Nicole Kidman, and Willem Dafoe, this Viking revenge tale takes viewers on a captivating journey. With its breathtaking visuals and compelling performances, The Northman has achieved wide praise and a 90% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes. 

The Fallout | Stream now 

The Fallout is a thought-provoking drama that explores the aftermath of a high school shooting. Jenna Ortega delivers a remarkable performance as Vada Cavell, a survivor grappling with the emotional scars left by the tragedy. This film has received widespread praise, with a 93% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Critics have hailed it as a remarkable accomplishment for its ability to raise important questions without providing easy answers. With its authentic portrayal of the impact of such events, The Fallout is a powerful and moving film that deserves attention. 

The Bad Guys | Stream from Thursday, 22 June 

If you’re in the mood for a fun and adventurous animated film, The Bad Guys is the perfect choice. This family-friendly movie follows a group of animal criminals attempting to reform themselves while facing unexpected challenges. Directed by Pierre Perifel, The Bad Guys has received positive reviews for its humor and energy. With an 88% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, this film is a delightful watch for kids and adults alike.

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DC League of Super-Pets | Stream from Monday, 26 June

For superhero fans, DC League of Super-Pets offers an exciting and lighthearted adventure. The film follows Krypto the Super Dog and Superman’s partnership as they team up to save the Justice League. With a star-studded voice cast including Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, this animated movie brings humor and excitement to the realm of superheroes. DC League of Super-Pets was nominated for Best Superhero Movie at the 2023 Critics Choice Super Awards. With its colorful animation and lovable characters, this film is sure to entertain young and older audiences. 

Father of the Bride – Stream from Monday, 19 June

Prepare for a sparkling Cuban-American update of the timeless rom-com Father of the Bride. Starring Andy Garcia as Billy Herrera, the bride’s father, this film takes viewers on a delightful journey as he comes to grips with his daughter Sofia’s upcoming wedding. With a stellar cast including Gloria Estefan and Diego Boneta, Father of the Bride brings warmth, good humor, and plenty of wedding-related emotions. With an 80% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, this film promises to be a Showmax must watch. 

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain – Stream now 

Based on an extraordinary true story, The Electrical Life of Louis Wain stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the eccentric English artist who rose to prominence in the late 19th century with his surreal and psychedelic cat paintings. Directed by Will Sharpe and narrated by Olivia Colman, this period drama offers a charming and utterly delightful experience. With an acclaimed cast that includes Claire Foy, Andrea Riseborough, Taika Waititi, and Richard Ayoade, this film is a visual treat. 

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On the Come Up – Stream now 

On the Come Up is perfect for viewers who enjoy music and coming-of-age stories. Based on the best-selling novel by Angie Thomas, this film follows Bri, a talented 16-year-old rapper who aspires to make it big in the battle rap scene. Directed by Sanaa Lathan and featuring an impressive performance by newcomer Jamila Gray, On the Come Up combines frankness and toughness with warmth and sweetness. With a supporting cast that includes Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Mike Epps, Lil Yachty, and Method Man, this film is a promising debut from Lathan as a director. 

Torn Hearts – Stream from Thursday, 29 June 

Get ready for a thrilling and twisted pursuit of fame in Torn Hearts. This Blumhouse horror film follows a country music duo who set out to find the private mansion of their idol, only to discover that their dream isn’t what they imagined. With a talented cast including Abby Quinn, Alexxis Lemire, and Katey Sagal, Torn Hearts combines country music themes with horror elements to deliver a mean and thrilling experience. Directed by Brea Grant and written by Rachel Koller Croft, this film has garnered critical acclaim for its unhinged performance by Katey Sagal.

King Richard – Stream now 

Starring Will Smith, King Richard tells the true story of Richard Williams, a determined father who raises two extraordinarily gifted athletes, Venus and Serena Williams. With outstanding performances by Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton as the young Venus and Serena, King Richard earned critical acclaim and won Will Smith the 2022 Oscar for Best Actor. This film, directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, showcases the Williams sisters’ incredible journey and their father’s unwavering support. 

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I Love My Dad – Stream from Thursday, 15 June 

Inspired by a real-life experience, I Love My Dad is a comedy that follows Chuck, a hopelessly estranged father, played by Emmy winner Patton Oswalt. Chuck desperately wants to reconnect with his troubled son, Franklin, portrayed by James Morosini. Chuck creates a fake online identity as waitress Becca to bridge the gap, leading to hilarious and unpredictable events. I Love My Dad is the feature debut of Claudia Sulewski, a popular YouTuber and Teen Vogue channel host, who plays the fictional character Becca. With a mix of cringe comedy and heartwarming moments, this film won the Grand Jury Award and the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at the SXSW Film Festival. 

These movies offer a range of stories and genres, making them the perfect choices for streaming entertainment this June. Whether you’re in the mood for a romantic comedy, a period drama, a music-filled adventure, or a thrilling horror film, Showmax has something for everyone. So grab your popcorn, and get ready to be entertained from the comfort of your own home.