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Top 5 Movies on Netflix for July 4th Revealed

Two major Netflix Originals are capturing the attention of viewers across the United States, particularly as people take time off work for the Independence Day holiday. One features Nicole Kidman, and the other stars Eddie Murphy, who reprises his iconic role as Axel Foley.

If you’re curious about the films making waves, here’s a rundown of the top five movies on Netflix as of Thursday, July 4, 2024. Below, you’ll find a brief description and trailer for each film to help you decide what to watch next.

5. ‘Jigsaw’

“After a series of murders bearing all the markings of the Jigsaw killer, law enforcement finds themselves chasing the ghost of a man dead for over a decade. The new game seems to have only begun. Is John Kramer back from the dead to remind the world to be grateful for the gift of life? Or is this a trap set by a killer with designs of their own?”

4. ‘Minions’

“Evolving from single-celled yellow organisms at the dawn of time, Minions live to serve and find themselves working for a continual series of unsuccessful masters, from T. Rex to Napoleon. Without a master to grovel for, the Minions fall into a deep depression. However, one minion named Kevin, accompanied by his pals Stuart and Bob, sets forth to find a new evil boss for the Minion tribe. Their search leads them to Scarlet Overkill, the world’s first-ever super-villainess.”

3. ‘Warcraft’

“The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home. Thus begins a spectacular saga of power and sacrifice in which war has many faces, and everyone fights for something.”

2. ‘A Family Affair’

“A surprising romance kicks off comedic consequences for a young woman (Joey King), her mother (Nicole Kidman), and her movie star boss (Zac Efron) as they navigate the complexities of love, sex, and identity.”

1. ‘Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F’

“Detective Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) is back on the beat in Beverly Hills. When his daughter’s life is threatened, she (Taylour Paige) and Foley team up with a new partner (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and old pals Billy Rosewood (Judge Reinhold) and John Taggart (John Ashton) to uncover a conspiracy and turn up the heat.”

These films offer a mix of suspense, comedy, action, and heartwarming moments, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy this holiday.