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    From 'Hit Man' to 'Brats,' here are 10 movies you need to stream right now

    By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY,

    2024-06-14

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    While a pair of "Bad Boys" and the "Inside Out" emotions heat up the summer box office, you can catch a bunch of cool guys at home: Glen Powell , the Brat Pack and Godzilla.

    Netflix, Peacock, Max, Hulu and Paramount+ have packed June with a plethora of streaming options for film lovers of all tastes, from sci-fi thrillers and action films to an animated Japanese superhero saga. There are recent theatrical releases, like Dev Patel's two-fisted directorial debut and a prequel to 1976's "The Omen," but also original flicks such as a Dakota Johnson movie that's perfect for Pride Month .

    Here are 10 notable new movies you can stream right now:

    'Am I OK?'

    Skip "Madame Web" and instead see what Dakota Johnson can really do in this entertaining coming-out comedy. Jane (Sonoya Mizuno) announces she's moving to London, her bestie Lucy (Johnson) reveals she really likes women, but an argument leaves them navigating these new life paths for the first time without the other in a joyous movie about female friendship.

    Where to watch: Max

    'Brats'

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    Director Andrew McCarthy reconnects with fellow actor Demi Moore in the documentary "Brats," about the group of 1980s movie stars that comprised the Brat Pack. ABC NEWS STUDIOS

    Here's the thing about the Brat Pack: They hated being called the Brat Pack. In an effort to make peace with the past, director Andrew McCarthy reconnects with pals/actors Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, Ally Sheedy and others to discuss their '80s movie heyday. The really interesting parts of the documentary dig into the actors' influence on the era and McCarthy's meetup with the writer who coined the group's infamous nickname.

    Where to watch: Hulu

    'The First Omen'

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    Margaret (Nell Tiger Free, left) becomes protective of the troubled orphan Carlita (Nicole Sorace) in the horror prequel "The First Omen." 20TH CENTURY STUDIOS

    In the demonically effective "Omen" prequel, Nell Tiger Free stars as a young American novitiate at an Italian orphanage who becomes protective of a teen girl (Nicole Sorace) and gets caught up in a shady Catholic Church conspiracy to birth the antichrist. Come for the nun horror and a jaw-droppingly gonzo finale, stay for the feminist undertones and timely take on religion.

    Where to watch: Hulu

    'Godzilla Minus One'

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    Godzilla invades Japan in "Godzilla Minus One," a post-World War II action epic that's as much about its human story as the monster mashing. TOHO INTERNATIONAL

    The American MonsterVerse Godzilla movies have been pretty decent, but this rousing and thoughtful Japanese post-war epic stomps them all. This year's Oscar winner for visual effects – for real, the G-man has never looked better – is a terrific human tale about a former kamikaze pilot (Ryunosuke Kamiki) navigating survivor's guilt who's recruited for a desperate mission to save Tokyo from the rampaging reptilian icon.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    'Hit Man'

    Director Richard Linklater's sexy and enjoyably noir comedy/romance/thriller allows Hollywood "It" dude Glen Powell to shine in his most wide-ranging role to date. A nerdy philosophy professor (Powell) moonlights as a killer for hire on crime stings and winds up falling for a "client" (Adria Arjona) who'd like him to off her hubby in a sneakily deep tale about identity and finding the way to your best self.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    'I.S.S.'

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    Ariana DeBose plays the newest scientist aboard the International Space Station in the sci-fi thriller "I.S.S." BLEECKER STREET

    "West Side Story" standout Ariana DeBose doesn't sing but does get shot into space in this star vehicle. The scrappy sci-fi thriller casts the Oscar winner as an astronaut and newest crew member on the International Space Station. Something bad happens on Earth, causing lots of friction between Americans and Russians onboard in a gripping tale full of screwdrivers, a doomsday scenario and some good ol' Cold War-era tension.

    Where to watch: Paramount+

    'Monkey Man'

    Dev Patel 's directorial debut is doubly impressive, crafting a "Rocky"-esque underdog tale that dives into Indian mythology and also proving himself the coolest new action hero on the block. His vengeful main character attacks goons with fireworks, platform shoes and all manner of sharp objects in an effort to take on powerful figures and also avenge the murder of his mom.

    Where to watch: Peacock

    'Perfect Days'

    If your kids show interest in a film with subtitles, this delightfully minimalist Japanese drama is a perfect gateway movie. Hiriyama (Koji Yakusho) is content with his daily life of tooling around Tokyo, cleaning public bathrooms, taking pictures of trees and listening to his beloved classic rock cassettes. It's the interactions, though, with a slacker co-worker, his runaway niece and others, that unlock the complex personality of a quietly honorable man.

    Where to watch: Hulu

    'Ultraman: Rising'

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    Titanic-sized Japanese superhero Ultraman (voiced by Christopher Sean) is the reluctant adoptive dad of a 35-foot-tall, fire-breathing baby kaiju in the animated "Ultraman: Rising." NETFLIX

    Ultraman has been a pop-culture superhero staple in Japan since the 1960s, akin to our Superman. This new animated adventure is an enjoyable reboot for a new generation of kid fans (and adult newbies). Ken Sato (voiced by Christopher Sean) is a star baseball player who returned to his homeland to take over the Ultraman mantle from his dad, but his life gets extra messy when he becomes the reluctant adoptive father of a baby kaiju.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    'Under Paris'

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    Bérénice Bejo stars as a scientist dealing with a shark on the loose in the Seine in the French thriller "Under Paris." SOFIE GHEYSENS/NETFLIX

    OK, 'fess up: Who had "best actress nominee stars in a nifty shark movie" on their 2024 movie bingo card? In the bloody and just-campy-enough French thriller, Bérénice Bejo ("The Artist") plays a scientist who, three years after losing her husband and crew to a finned menace, teams with police when a giant mako shark swims into Paris and turns the catacombs into an all-you-can-eat human buffet on the eve of a triathlon.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: From 'Hit Man' to 'Brats,' here are 10 movies you need to stream right now

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