Alita: Battle Angel and Shazam! are other highlighted 4K HDR movies available on the platform in July.
Rakuten TV continues increasing its 4K HDR catalogue in Europe for Smart TVs with new and exciting titles including Us and Pet Sematary, amongst others.
Rakuten TV speeds into July with a selection of the very best new releases, all at the click of a button on your Smart TV.
This month don’t miss out on some of 2019’s most anticipated and critically acclaimed films, as Rakuten TV continues increasing its 4K HDR catalogue with the freshest titles. Main titles of July will be all available in the best audio-visual quality to provide users the best cinematic experience at home.
Experience the origin story of Marvel’s most powerful superhero in the mega hit Captain Marvel starring Brie Larson and find joy in Disney’s reimagining of the classic animated film Dumbo.
Witness James Cameron’s passion project adaptation of the popular Japanese manga series Alita: Battle Angel and experience the wackiness and humour of a superhero like no other in Shazam!
In order of release:
Captain Marvel (Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi) (also available in 4K HDR)
Released 1st July After crashing an experimental aircraft, Air Force pilot Carol Danvers is discovered by the Kree and trained as a member of the elite Starforce Military under the command of her mentor YonRogg. Six years later, after escaping to Earth while under attack by the Skrulls, Danvers begins to discover there's more to her past. With help from S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury, they set out to unravel the truth.
Starring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn
Vox Lux (Action, Crime, Mystery)
Released 1st July
Vox Lux follows the rise of Celeste from the ashes of a major national tragedy to pop super stardom. The film spans 18 years and traces important cultural moments through her eyes, starting in 1999 and concluding in 2017.
Starring: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Stacy Martin
Fisherman's Friends (Comedy, Drama, Musical)
Released 8th July
Ten fisherman from Cornwall are signed by Universal Records and achieve a top ten hit with their debut album of Sea Shanties.
Starring: Tuppence Middleton, David Hayman, James Purefoy
Alita: Battle Angel (Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi) (also available in 4K HDR)
Released 12th July
A deactivated female cyborg is revived but cannot remember anything of her past life and goes on a quest to find out who she is.
Starring: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly
Us (Horror, Thriller) (also available in 4K HDR)
Released 15th July
In order to get away from their busy lives, the Wilson family takes a vacation to Santa Cruz, California, with the plan of spending time with their friends. That night, four mysterious people break into Adelaide's childhood home where they're staying. The family is shocked to find out that the intruders look like them, only with grotesque appearances.
Starring: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss
The White Crow (Biography, Drama)
Released 15th July
Young Rudolf Nureyev becomes a top ballet dancer in Russia, but a life-changing visit to Paris soon makes him seek asylum in France.
Starring: Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes, Louis Hofmann
Dumbo (Adventure, Family, Fantasy) (also available in 4K HDR)
Released 22nd July
A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.
Starring: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito
Shazam! (Action, Adventure, Comedy) (also available in 4K HDR)
Released 29th July
We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson's case, by shouting out one word - SHAZAM. - this streetwise fourteen-year-old foster kid can turn into the grown-up superhero Shazam.
Starring: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel
Pet Sematary (Horror, Mystery, Thriller) (also available in 4K HDR)
Released 29th July
Louis Creed, his wife Rachel and their two children, Gage and Ellie, move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located nearby. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, Louis resorts to burying it in the mysterious pet cemetery, which is definitely not as it seems, as it proves to the Creeds that sometimes, dead is better.
Starring: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow
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