Best New Shows and Movies to Stream the Week of July 22: The Summer Olympics, 'Dress My Tour' and More

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Wondering what to watch this week on Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video or Max? We've found the most exciting premieres to stream.

With Prime Video, Hulu, Disney+, Max (formerly HBO Max), Apple TV+Paramount+, Netflix, Peacock, Starz and even more streaming services, there’s no shortage of options when choosing what to binge-watch in your free time. However, sometimes, the sheer amount of great films and television shows available to stream can be overwhelming and lead to aimless scrolling.

Scroll no more! To help, we've rounded up the best movies and TV shows to stream this week, including new arrivals, nostalgia-filled favorites, book-to-screen adaptations and more. For the week of July 22 to July 28, 2024, there are several streaming releases and live events worthy of a watch, including the opening ceremonies of the biggest event of summer: The Paris Olympics.

Learn everything you need to know about watching the festivities in our How to Watch the 2024 Summer Olympics guide.

There are more new movies and note-worthy television shows to look forward to watching in your downtime this week. Kate Upton is hosting Dress My Tour, a new reality show where fashion designers compete to create looks for pop artists. Lisa Kudrow stars in Taika Waititi's latest project on Apple TV+, and Knox Goes Away — a thriller directed by and starring Michael Keaton — finds its streaming home after a run in theaters.

It's time to make your weekly streaming plans. Here are this week's best TV shows and movies to stream.

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Olympic Highlights with Kevin Hart and Kenan Thompson

What's better than sports coverage from experts who know what they're talking about? Commentary from comedy legends Kevin Hart and Kenan Thompson — if you prefer laughs to actual insight. Peacock is the streaming home of the 2024 Summer Olympics, and that includes Olympic Highlights with Kevin Hart and Kenan Thompson, a talk-show-style series featuring recaps of the best moments and unexpected events with takes from the duo. The show kicks off on July 26, the same day as the opening ceremonies.

Watch on Peacock

Dress My Tour

Fans of Project Runway will want to check out Dress My Tour. Eleven fashion designers will compete to see their dreams of creating a look for the world's biggest stars come true. Each week, Kate Upton will host as incredibly talented artists including JoJo Siwa, Ty Dolla $ign, Paula Abdul and Toni Braxton have fashion collections designed for their upcoming tours. But it's not just the prestige these designers are after: They can also win $100,000. All episodes of the first season of Dress My Tour will drop to Hulu on July 23.

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Time Bandits

Based on the 1981 film, Time Bandits is a new show coming to Apple TV+ created for television with the help of Taika Waititi. Starring Lisa Kudrow, Time Bandits follows Kevin (Kal-El Tuck) an 11-year-old history buff who accidentally goes back in time. Kevin must work with unlikely allies (a group of time-traveling thieves led by Kudrow's character) to get back to save his family and home. Rated PG, this is a series the whole family can enjoy. Time Bandits premieres on Apple TV+ on July 24.

Watch on Apple TV+

Knox Goes Away

Michael Keaton directs Knox Goes Away, an action-packed thriller starring Keaton, James Marsden, Al Pacino and Marcia Gay Harden. In the film, a professional hitman (Keaton) develops a rapid form of dementia with only weeks to live. When his son (Marsden) needs help clearing his name, the contract killer, who is losing his grasp of reality, must solve a case before the police do and before his time runs out. Knox Goes Away premieres on Max on July 26.

Watch on Max

Cirque du Soleil: Without a Net

Acrobatics, death-defying stunts and incredible showmanship make Cirque du Soleil performances a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience. The iconic Las Vegas show, O, complete with a giant pool built into the stage for high diving feats, was shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cirque du Soleil: Without a Net documents this challenging time with the owners even declaring bankruptcy at one point. After 400 days, the performers and crew are given the all-clear to start practicing again and must adjust to a new normal. The documentary premieres on Prime Video on July 25.

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Simone Biles Rising

Simone Biles shocked the world when she left the 2020 Tokoyo Olympics. In Netflix's new series, Simone Biles Rising, Biles gets candid about this time in her life and the impact the events had on her mental health. The two-part series documents the steps Biles has taken since that day and how she moved on to a path of success for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics. Simone Biles Rising premiered on Netflix on July 17.

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Lady in the Lake

A young girl disappears on Thanksgiving day in the 1960s. Maddie Schwartz (Natalie Portman) becomes fixated on the death and tries her hand at investigative journalism. Cleo Johnson (Moses Ingram) struggles to provide for herself and her family while working in Black Baltimore politics. While vastly different, their lives appear related, but Schwartz's investigation puts everyone in danger. Lady in the Lake premiered on Apple TV+ on July 19.

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My Spy The Eternal City

Looking for an action-packed film filled with hilarious scenes? Dave Bautista and Chloe Coleman are back for a second My Spy film, where they find themselves in Italy on a school trip. However, when the Vatican is under attack, the mission changes. Along with the iconic pair, other big stars like Ken Jeong, Kristen Schaal, Anna Faris and Craig Robinson appear in the movie. My Spy The Eternal City premiered on Prime Video on July 18.

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Those About to Die

Anthony Hopkins and Game of Thrones' Iwan Rheon star in Peaock's series Those About to Die. Set in the early Roman Empire, this show leads viewers into the gruesome sports where beasts battled soldiers to entertain the masses. The bloody, gladiatorial competitions are happening as the politics and dynasties begin to explode. Those About to Die premiered on Peacock on July 18.

Watch on Peacock

Love Lies Bleeding

Kristen Stewart, Ed Harris and Katy O'Brian star in the A24 film Love Lies Bleeding. Lou (Stewart) is a reclusive gym owner who falls for a new bodybuilder in town, Jackie (O'Brian). As Jackie begins to work for the family's gun range, she learns Lou Sr. (Harris) is actually at the center of a criminal enterprise. Love Lies Bleeding premiered on Max on July 19.

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Descendents: The Rise of Red

Brandy and Paolo Montalban reprised their iconic Cinderella and Prince Charming roles in Disney+'s original movie, Descendents: The Rose of Red. In the fourth franchise of the Descendents series, Red, the daughter of the infamous Queen of Hearts, is invited to Auradon Prep. Red is excited about the experience, but her mother takes over campus in a coup on her first day. To save the school, Red and Cinderella's daughter must go back in time to stop Red's mom from becoming a villain. The family-friendly film premiered on Friday, July 12.

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The Bachelorette (Season 21)

Listen up, Bachelor Nation: The newest season of The Bachelorette premiered on ABC on Monday, July 8, and began streaming on Hulu the next day. Season 21 stars Jenn Tran as The Bachelorette, who first appeared on Joey Graziadei's season of The Bachelor. Tran will attempt to find love among the 25 suitors vying for her attention. 

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Rashida Jones stars in Apple TV's new series, Sunny, which is part mystery, part thriller and part dark comedy. Jones stars as Suzie, whose life is devastated when her husband and son go missing after a plane crash. Suzie is gifted a robot named Sunny, allegedly created by her husband, despite his last known profession being refrigerator maintenance at an electronics company. As more questions arise, Suzie and Sunny work together to investigate the truth. Sunny premiered on Apple TV+ on Wednesday, July 10.

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Melissa Etheridge: I'm Not Broken

Famed singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge struck tragedy when she lost her 21-year-old son from causes related to his opioid addiction. Since then, Etheridge has become inspired by letters she has received from women in prison, many of whom are also struggling with a substance addiction. Melissa Etheridge: I'm Not Broken documents the stories of these incarcerated women and the concert Etheridge performs at the correctional facility. The docuseries premiered on Paramount+ on Tuesday, July 9.

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Academy Award-winning actress Faye Dunaway is telling her story in HBO's latest documentary, FAYE. In the doc, Dunaway speaks candidly about her difficult childhood and the challenges she faced throughout her legendary career. The iconic star is joined by those closest to her, including many celebrities who became famous in Hollywood's "second Golden Age." FAYE premiered on Max on Saturday, July 13.

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Beverly Hills Cop 4: Axel F

After 30 years, Eddie Murphy once again steps into the role of Axel Foley. Beverly Hills Cop 4: Axel F features an all-star cast, including Judge Reinhold, Kevin BaconJoseph Gordon-Levitt and Taylour Paige. Axel finds himself back in Los Angeles when his daughter (Paige) is in danger. While he might not have changed much since his last job, the city has. The much-anticipated film premiered on Netflix on July 3.

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Space Cadet

Unhappy with her life as a bartender, Rex (Emma Roberts) decides to pursue her childhood dream of becoming an astronaut. Unbeknownst to Rex, her friend Nadine (Poppy Liu) recreates a fake resume that secures Rex's admission into a NASA space training program. Chaos ensues as Rex must keep up with the charade. Tom Hopper and Gabrielle Union also star in Space Cadet, which premiered on Prime Video on July 4.

Watch on Prime Video

Back to Black

First released to theaters, Back to Black is exclusively streaming on Peacock as of Friday, July 5. Back to Black is a biopic about the life of best-selling artist Amy Winehouse. Viewers will see how Winehouse became one of the most popular talents of her time by watching the dramatization of her life from adolescence through her rise to stardom.

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Hard Knocks: Offseason With the New York Giants

During the NFL season, you'll see your favorite players on the television screen nearly every week. Typically, what goes on during the offseason is a bit of a mystery, but that's no longer the case thanks to Max's beloved docuseries. This season of offseason Hard Knocks follows general manager Joe Schoen as he navigates the scouting combine, draft and training camps during the Giants' offseason. Hard Knocks: Offseason With the New York Giants premiered on Max on July 2.

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A Family Affair

Zara Ford (Joey King) is the assistant to the self-absorbed, high-maintenance movie star Chris Cole (Zac Efron). Dealing with him is bad enough at work, but things become even more complicated when her mother (Nicole Kidman) and Chris begin to have a relationship. Zara doesn't trust the superstar, but could the feelings between him and her mom be real? Find out by watching A Family Affair, which is streaming now on Netflix.

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I Am: Celine Dion

Celine Dion's voice was her identity. Not only did she have chart-topping songs and spectacular concerts, but her iconic singing voice awed crowds without any of the extras. In 2022, Dion shared that she had developed a rare neurological condition called Stiff Person Syndrome which took her voice away from her. (Dion spoke about this diagnosis in an interview with Koda Hotb.) Now fans can see even more about her journey with the illness in a new, intimate documentary called I Am: Celine Dion, streaming on Prime Video as of June 25.

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The Bear (Season 3)

FX's Emmy-winning series The Bear is back for a third season. Tensions are higher than ever in the kitchen as Carmy (Jeremy Allen White) pushes his cousin (Ebon Moss-Bachrach), lead chef (Ayo Edebiri) and the rest of the kitchen staff to a new level to stay at their elite status. Will they be able to handle the heat? Find out when you watch the entire series that dropped to Hulu on Thursday, June 27.

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Land of Women (Season 1)

Inspired by award-winning novelist Sandra Barneda's work, Land of Women stars Eva Longoria as Gala. Gala is a socialite in NYC, but when her husband becomes indebted to criminals she must flee the country with her daughter and mother for their safety. Gala takes her unsuspecting relatives to her mother's small hometown in Spain, where she loses her car and money early on their journey, forcing them to live with a local who takes pity on them. The series debuted on Apple TV+ on June 26.

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A24's latest film to come to streaming is Problemista. Written and directed by Julio Torres, Problemista follows Alejandro (Torres) while he has one month left to find a sponsor for his visa — otherwise, he can't stay in the United States. Alejandro's only hope is the unpredictable woman he assists, an eccentric and erratic art studio owner played by Tilda Swinton. Problemista premiered on Max on Friday, June 28.

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Black Barbie: A Documentary

The illustrious Shonda Rhimes is the executive producer of Black Barbie: A Documentary that dives into the creation of Mattel's first Black Barbie. Not only is Rhimes the executive producer, but she also sits down and explains the importance and impact of including a Black doll in the Barbie lineup, as well as other stars like Gabourey Sidibe and Dear White People's Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins. Along with this commentary, viewers will hear the stories of three Black women who were pivotal in Mattel's decision. Black Barbie: A Documentary premiered on Netflix on June 19.

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Hotel Cocaine

Danny Pino plays Roman Compte in a new glamorous series, Hotel Cocaine. Compte is the general manager of Hotel Mutiny, Miami's hottest club in the late 1970s where drugs and disco reigned free. When a CIA agent realizes Compte's estranged brother is one of the biggest cocaine dealers in the area, he is forced to go undercover to keep his family safe. Hotel Cocaine premiered on MGM+ on June 23.

Watch on MGM+

Perfect Wife: The Mysterious Disappearance of Sherri Papini

Keith and Sherri Papini were a married couple whose lives looked perfect from the outside — until one fateful day when she went missing. When Sherri disappeared without a trace the news made headlines around the country. Her friends, family and the investigators on the case sit down for a new documentary series Perfect Wife: The Mysterious Disappearance of Sherri Papini on Hulu that explores what really happened. Get ready for some jaw-dropping revelations by watching the documentary streaming now.

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Stevie Van Zandt: Disciple

A member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, a regular on The Sopranos and an activist who fought issues surrounding apartheid in South Africa, Stevie Van Zandt has a long list of impressive accomplishments. Max's new documentary Stevie Van Zandt: Disciple, which premiered on June 22, explores his long career as a producer, songwriter, activist, actor and more. The documentary features interviews from Zandt, other celebrities and behind-the-scenes footage.

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Slave Play. Not a Movie. A Play.

Slave Play by playwright Jeremy O. Harris hit Broadway in 2019 and petitions to shut down the show quickly started due to its themes of sexuality and slavery. It broke the record for the most nominations for a play at the Tony's, until this year when Stereophonic broke that record. Max is taking viewers on a journey with Harris as he workshops his performance and strips down what it all means in Slave Play. Not a Movie. A Play. The documentary premiered on Thursday, June 20.

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House of the Dragon (Season 2)

House of the Dragon had the highest viewership for its first season finale since Game of Thrones, and now those eager viewers can finally settle in for a second season. Westeros is on the verge of a civil war while the Targaryen family members each fight for their claim to the Iron Throne. The first of the eight episodes for season 2 of House of the Dragon began streaming on Max on Sunday, June 16.

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The Boys (Season 4)

The Boys are back as of Thursday, June 13 for a fourth season on Prime Video. The world is more divided than ever with those siding with the indestructible and power-hungry Homelander and the others on Team Starlight. The Butcher has lost all his allies, but with the high stakes, he knows he must find a way for them all to work together again. The Butcher's latest idea to take down the supes? A virus that kills only those with superpowers.

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BRATS: ABC News Documentary Premiere

First named the "Brat Pack" in 1985 by New York magazine, the iconic group of young actors starred in some of the most iconic coming-of-age films of their generation, including The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo's Fire. One of the members, Andrew McCarthy, sits down with some of his fellow Brat Packers — Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Demi Moore and Ally Sheedy — for an inside look at what life was like for these stars. Brats premiered on Hulu on Thursday, June 13.

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