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Our Top Netflix Originals to Watch This Summer

Keep up with all the new shows and movies from Netflix with this handy list of our top Netflix Originals to watch this summer.

Murder Mystery

Starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston, Murder Mystery takes the mystery genre and sprinkles it with comedy for a fun-filled adventure that leaves you guessing at every turn.


A fun, quirky, and semi-autobiographical series, Special follows the story of Ryan, a gay man with cerebral palsy who is beginning to find his in the world. Actor-writer Ryan O’Connell stars in this Netflix Original series based on his memoir.

Our Planet

Filled with breathtaking landscapes and spectacular nature, Our Planet creates an adventure for the senses. Combining education and stunning visuals of wildlife, bugs, and plants, Our Planet is a Netflix Original limited series that the whole family can enjoy together.

Wine Country

It’s time for an adventure filled Napa Valley road trip with a star studded cast and hilarious spectacle. Wine Country is the perfect movie to watch with girlfriends on a weekend summer evening.

Brene Brown

We love Brene Brown and her Netflix special does not disappoint. Whether you are familiar with Brown’s work or are new to the vulnerability talk, this Netflix Original will leave you feeling encouraged and motivated to step into your purpose and be courageous.


Atypical follows the life of Sam, a teenager on the autism spectrum navigating the world of girls, high-school, and independence. A heartwarming family drama with honest characters and real-life situations.

Ellen Degeneres: Relatable

This stand-up routine is wittingly charming as Ellen takes the stage in her first comedy special since 2003. Ellen’s signature dance moves, quirky jokes, and hilarious bits are sure to bring a smile to your face.

The Highwaymen

Based on real events, The Highwaymen follows two former Texas rangers on a mission to track down the infamous Bonnie and Clyde. Strong performances, compelling storytelling, and historical accuracy make this film worth the watch.

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Tidying Up

If you haven’t jumped on the Marie Kondo bandwagon yet, now is the time! This Netflix Original features tidying expert Marie Kondo as she guides clients through decluttering their homes and choosing joy.

Queer Eye

The best makeover show on TV, Queer Eye is heartwarming television at its best. Follow the “Fab Five” as they help men and women find new perspectives and live their best lives. With three seasons of Queer Eye streaming on Netflix, our summer watching is already planned.

The Final Table

A culinary competition with top chefs from around the world, The Final Table presents a larger scale feel of what we might see on the popular Food Network show Iron Chef America. As top talent competes with their best renditions of iconic dishes from nine nations, only one chef will be named the champion.

Always Be My Maybe

Starring Ali Wong and Randall Park, Always Be My Maybe is a quirky romantic comedy set in the rolling hills of San Francisco. Filled with funny situations and a bit of satire, the film is unexpected with a heartwarming adventure. (P.S. Keanu Reeves makes a surprise appearance.)

One Day at a Time

Filled with creative characters, strong performances, and real-life issues, One Day at a Time is a fresh sitcom which follows the life of a single Latina mother and her family. Get ready for lots of laughs and heartwarming moments in this Netflix Original series.

Stranger Things

Adventure awaits in this Netflix Original thriller. A group of best friends band together to save the people they love from other-worldly happenings that have invaded their small town. Stranger Things season three releases July 4th!

Selling Sunset

The vibe is The Real Housewives meets Real Estate in the new Netflix series Selling Sunset. Set in one of the most powerful brokerage firms in Los Angeles, million dollar deals are made, friendships are lost, and the drama ensues in this Netflix Original.

Jessica Jones

Powerhouse superhero Jessica Jones finds herself in a new work situation in season three of this hit Netflix Original. Real, raw, and vulnerable, Jessica Jones is filled with action, adventure, and sarcastic humour as this unstoppable superhero wrestles with her dark past and her hope for the future.


Make room for the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling in this Emmy winning Netflix Original series set in the 1980s. Filled with outstanding performances, witty comedy, and fun action sequences, GLOW tells the story of the beginning of women’s wrestling. Season three releases August 9th!

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