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Best Netflix movies to watch in the UAE and Saudi: the top films of June that you should be watching right now

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Are you looking for the best movies on Netflix in UAE and Saudi Arabia right now? We have just updated this list with the current and upcoming movies releasing on Netflix in June, highlighting some of the platform’s best originals, blockbuster classics and even prestige films.

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Netflix has a bunch of originals lined up for June. See an intimate behind-the-scenes look at one of today’s greatest performers, Jennifer Lopez, in Halftime. This documentary follows the star during one of her famous Super Bowl performances. The Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson comedy The Man From Toronto is also streaming this month and if you like thrillers, then look out for Spiderhead, starring Chris Hemsworth and Miles Teller.

Here are the best movies to watch on Netflix in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and Egypt.

What's new on Netflix UAE in June


Captain JJ Collins suddenly finds herself in charge of a lone nuclear missile interceptor. Stuck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, she must use her knowledge of tactical training and expertise to counter an assault that threatens the base and stop the covert mercenaries responsible for the attack.

Interceptor is streaming on June 3rd


Adam Sandler plays a basketball scout where he discovers a potential player abroad. Despite this player’s rocky past, he trusts his instincts and brings the player to the US without his team’s approval. Facing all obstacles, he must prove that this player has the skills to make it to the NBA.

Hustle is streaming on June 8th


This documentary looks at the incredible career of superstar Jennifer Lopez, centering on her career-defining Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show. Through never-before-seen footage, audiences will see the side of the performer that only a few close friends and family have seen. It also focuses on the pressure she faces being in the spotlight.

Halftime is streaming on June 14th

The Wrath of God

Luciana struggles with the loss of multiple family members who all died under mysterious causes. As she seeks to find the truth, she must also fight to save her sister, her only remaining relative still alive. Circumstances will also put her at a crossroads between life and death, and she is the only one who can get out of it.

The Wrath of God is streaming on June 15th

Sing, Dance, Act: Kabuki featuring Toma Ikuta

This documentary follows Toma Ikuta, a Japanese actor who will try the first kabuki performance for the first time. He joins his childhood friend Matsuya Onoe as they fulfill a promise of sharing a stage one day. It looks at the trials the friends face, culminating in a performance that he has long prepared for.

Sing, Dance, Act: Kabuki featuring Toma Ikuta is streaming on June 16th


Starring Chris Hemsworth and Miles Teller, this thriller centers on two inmates inside a state-of-the-art penitentiary. The two manage to form a friendship despite being under the control of a surgically-planted device that injects various doses of mind-altering drugs.

Spiderhead is streaming on June 17th

Civil: Ben Crump

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This documentary looks at the life of civil rights attorney Ben Crump as he challenges the country about the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. It also showcases Crump as he became one of the country’s top lawyers who advocates for social justice, earning him the nickname “Black America’s Attorney General.”

Civil: Ben Crump is streaming on June 19th

The Man From Toronto

Starring Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson, this action-comedy follows Teddy, a New Yorker who has been mistaken as the “Man from Toronto.” Trying to clear his name, he unknowingly winds up with the real one when both of them check into the same Airbnb.

The Man From Toronto is streaming on June 24th

Abbas has been living and breathing tech before phones became smart or clouds started storing data. It all started when he got his very first computer- the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. From computers to mobile phones and watches, Abbas is always interested in tech that is smarter and smaller because he believes that tech shouldn’t be something that gets added to your life- it should be a part of your life.