Your June 2024 Watchlist Isn’t Complete Without These New Movies And Shows

So, what ya watching?

From a galaxy far, far away to the streets of Manila, the month’s new movies and shows are featuring all sorts of stories.

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What do emotions, Jedis, an intense chef from Chicago, and a catfisher from the Philippines have in common? They all have new movies and shows coming out this June. From animation, horror, drama, comedy, sci-fi, and more, the entertainment options this month aren’t lacking. Even the start of the rainy season won’t dampen our viewing experience on the big and small screen. Whip out that watchlist for the new movies and shows coming your way this June. 


A new Star Wars series is dropping soon. But unlike what we’ve seen before, this show differs in how it’s set during the High Republic era, which is considered the peak time of the Jedi. Set decades before the Skywalker saga, the series follows a young Jedi and her master as they uncover a sinister force that threatens the galaxy. This prequel series premieres on Disney+ this June 5. 


The world’s favorite Bad Boys are back as Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett stumble into the biggest jam they’ve ever faced. When new evidence comes to light implicating the late Captain Howard in a lifetime of drug-related crimes, the Bad Boys vow to clear his name, even if it means coming in the crosshairs of the cartel and the cops. The movie screens in local cinemas this June 5. 


We wouldn’t go through Pride Month without a new addition to queer cinema, now would we? Starring Alan Cammish and our very own Alex Diaz, the movie follows serious musician Doom and free-spirited circus kid Glitter as they start a budding summer relationship filled with camping trips, late-night conversations, and plenty of song and dance. This jukebox musical set to the music of the Indigo Girls plays exclusively in Ayala Malls cinemas beginning June 5. 


A horror movie in June? You bet. The film follows Mina, a 28-year-old artist, who gets stranded in an expansive, untouched forest in western Ireland. When Mina finds shelter, she unknowingly becomes trapped alongside three strangers who are watched and stalked by mysterious creatures each night. Considering that M. Night Shyamalan serves as one of the movie’s producers, expect some twisty turns in this horror mystery, which you can see for yourself beginning June 5. 


Glen Powell continues his hot streak in this well-received movie from Richard Linklater about a fake hit man who starts a complicated relationship with his potential client. You can catch this on Netflix starting June 7. 


Riley and her emotions are back, and this time, it’s getting complicated. The sequel follows 13-year-old Riley as she navigates high school life, building friendships, and exploring newfound emotions. But Riley entering puberty also means her old emotions have to deal with a new set of emotions that are keen to change how things are done. You can imagine what happens next. Catch this in local cinemas beginning June 12. 


June is a pretty good month for Filipino movies with Mallari, Penduko, and GG all landing on Netflix. But let’s also not sleep on the new Filipino movies arriving in cinemas, such as this irreverent comedy. This star-studded Filipino comedy follows multiple characters and centers on the intertwining stories of Filipinos from all walks of life in modern-day Metro Manila. At the lowest and unluckiest point of their lives, their destiny converges on one fateful LRT train ride. It screens in local cinemas this June 12. 


This film follows Ken Sato, a baseball star athlete who reluctantly returns home to take over his father’s duties as Ultraman. Making things even more complicated, he also reluctantly adopts a 35-foot-tall, fire-breathing baby kaiju. Now, he must rise above his ego to balance work and parenthood while protecting the baby from forces bent on exploiting her for their own dark plans. It streams on Netflix on June 14.


Another month, another star-studded teleserye on family drama, secrets, intrigue, and corruption. This teleserye revolves around the political Sagrado family whose status and power is threatened as greed and power open doors that shouldn’t be opened. It airs on TV starting June 17. 


Tom Hardy and Austin Butler come at you in this joint slay set in 1960s Chicago about a motorcycle club that navigates the tumultuous events of the era. It rides its way onto local cinemas this June 19. 


We all know what the world is like in A Quiet Place. But how did it start? This sequel answers that question as it delves into the first day of the alien invasion that changed the world forever. See the day the world went quiet when the movie screens in local theaters this June 26. 


After making a splash in international film festivals in 2023, Marupok AF finally makes its debut in the Philippines. Based on a true story that went viral on Twitter, the film follows Janzen Torres, a hopeless romantic who goes on a dating app and matches with the seemingly perfect Theo Balmaceda. On the day of their first date, Janzen gets ghosted. This then leads to an intricately-planned web of deceit, lies, and catfishing as a sociopathic mastermind named Beanie Landridos is behind all of Janzen’s struggles. It plays exclusively in Ayala Malls cinemas starting June 26. 


First was Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine. Now, we get Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron. This movie follows a young woman who gets caught in the middle when sparks fly between her movie star boss and her widowed mom. I think we’ve seen this film before. It streams on Netflix this June 28. 


Nothing like a new season from our favorite shows to get us through the month. Check out the premieres and drops coming this June. Sweet Tooth Season 3 (June 6), Bridgerton Season 3 Part 2 (June 13), The Boys Season 4 (June 13), House of the Dragon Season 2 (June 16), The Bear Season 3 (June 27), That 90s Show Season 2 (June 27).

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