AMC has announced the programming coming to the AMC+ streaming service in July. The AMC Plus July 2022 lineup includes a wide variety of critically-acclaimed and commercial-free programming, including compelling new dramas, fan-favorite franchises, and film collections from across the company’s networks and streaming services.
The AMC Plus July 2022 programming includes the two-episode premiere of AMC+ Original Series Moonhaven, a futuristic sci-fi thriller about a seemingly utopian community on the moon starring Joe Manganiello, Dominic Monaghan, Emma MacDonald and Kadeem Hardison, on Thursday, July 7, with new episodes debuting weekly until the season finale on August 4.
The AMC Plus July 2022 slate also includes part two of the sixth and final season of Better Call Saul, which premieres Monday, July 11 on AMC and AMC+ with new episodes weekly until the series finale on August 15.
Also coming are new episodes of Western noir Dark Winds, based on the iconic Leaphorn and Chee book series, starring Zahn McClarnon, Kiowa Gordon, Jessica Matten, Noah Emmerich and Rainn Wilson. The episodes continue on Sundays, premiering one week ahead of AMC linear until the season finale on July 10.
New episodes of AMC+ Original Series This Is Going to Hurt, the critically-acclaimed medical drama based on Adam Kay’s bestselling memoir starring Ben Whishaw, continue on Thursdays until the season finale on July 14.
New episodes of the latest landmark series from the BBC Natural History Unit, Planet Earth: Dynasties II, continue every Saturday until the season finale on July 2. They are narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
You can also celebrate National Cow Day with the exclusive streaming premiere of the critically-acclaimed documentary feature Cow on Tuesday, July 12. Popular car series Top Gear is back with an all-new season on BBC America and AMC+ on Thursday, July 14, with new episodes debuting weekly until the season finale on August 11.
New AMC+ Exclusive Film premieres continue every Friday in July, including home-invasion thriller Barbarians (July 1), Hollywood whodunnit Last Looks (July 8), romantic comedy-drama Paris, 13th District (July 15), timely award-winning drama Happening (July 22), and Shudder Original shark thriller The Reef: Stalked (July 29).
AMC PLUS JULY 2022 PREMIERES IN ORDER
Barbarians – New AMC+ Exclusive Film Premieres Friday, July 1
Set over the course of twenty-four hours, Barbarians sees couple Adam (Iwan Rheon, Game of Thrones) and Eva (Catalina Sandino Moreno, Maria Full of Grace) wake up in their supposed dream house on Adam’s birthday. Lucas (Tom Cullen, Weekend), property developer and friend of the couple, arrives for dinner with his actress girlfriend Chloe (Mother), to celebrate Adam’s birthday and the couple’s new home.
But secrets unravel over dinner, and when the doorbell rings the evening takes a nightmarish turn. As manners give way to madness, an ‘idyllic’ evening of celebration descends into a dark night of terror; and the group’s civilized dinner party turns out to be anything but. Written and directed by Charles Dorfman (The Lost Inès Spiridonov, The Perfect Daughter).
Planet Earth: Dynasties II – New Episodes Continue Every Saturday Through July 2
Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, this stunningly-shot series takes viewers into the intimate lives of the world’s most iconic animals – from birth, to growing up, to battles for survival. On the open plains, a cheetah must prepare her three daughters to survive on their own. An inexperienced elephant unites her herd to face their greatest challenge – twins. High in the Patagonian mountains, a puma and her biggest ever litter face a knife-edge struggle to survive.
Droughts and family feuds cause chaos within a clan of hyenas. New alliances must be forged to care for the young of a troupe of macaques. Finally, will a gang of meerkats survive the drought and rebuild their shattered dynasty? Immersing the audience in every gentle moment, poignant event, and heart-wrenching betrayal as they strive to create dynasties fit to rule for generations. *BBC America Original
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs – New Episodes Continue On Demand Sundays, Until July 3
The hit series returns with Briggs, the world’s foremost drive-in movie critic, presenting eclectic horror movie double features, interrupting the films to expound upon their merits, histories, and significance to genre cinema. The season premiere will feature a celebration of The Last Drive-In’s 100th movie since Joe Bob’s first Shudder marathon in 2018, with surprise special guests. *Shudder Original
Moonhaven – New AMC+ Original Series Premieres with Two Episodes On Thursday, July 7
This sci-fi thriller set 100 years into the future follows Bella Sway (Emma McDonald), a lunar cargo pilot and smuggler who finds herself accused of a crime and marooned on Moonhaven, a utopian community on a 500 square mile Garden of Eden built on the moon to find solutions to the problems that will soon end civilization on Mother Earth.
A skeptic in paradise, Bella is sucked into a conspiracy to gain control of the artificial intelligence responsible for Moonhaven’s miracles and teams with a local detective, Paul Serno (Dominic Monaghan, Lost), to stop the forces that want to destroy Earth’s last hope before they are destroyed themselves. Tomm Schultz (Joe Manganiello, True Blood), an ex-military with a philosophical bent, is the right hand of the lead Earth diplomat to the moon, who finds his ambitions changed when he’s injected with a mind-altering moon drug. *AMC+ Original
Last Looks – New AMC+ Exclusive Film Premieres Friday, July 8
Based on the 2018 crime-mystery novel of the same name, Last Looks follows Charlie Waldo (Charlie Hunnam), an ex-LAPD superstar who left the force and now lives a life of simplicity and solitude deep in the woods. Alistair Pinch (Mel Gibson) is an eccentric actor who spends his days drunk on the set of his TV show.
When Pinch’s wife is found dead, he is the prime suspect and Waldo is convinced to come out of retirement to investigate what happened. The case finds Waldo contending with gangsters, Hollywood executives and pre-school teachers, all in pursuit of clearing Pinch’s name… or confirming his guilt. Also starring Morena Baccarin (Deadpool, The Flash).
Dark Winds – New Episodes Released One Week Ahead of AMC Through Sunday, July 10
Set in 1971 on a remote outpost of the Navajo Nation near Monument Valley, Dark Winds follows Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn (Zahn McClarnon, The Son, Westworld, Fargo) of the Tribal Police as he is besieged by a series of seemingly unrelated crimes. The closer he digs to the truth, the more he exposes the wounds of his past.
He is joined on this journey by his new deputy, Jim Chee (Kiowa Gordon, The Red Road, Roswell, New Mexico). Chee, too, has old scores to settle from his youth on the reservation. Together, the two men battle the forces of evil, each other, and their own personal demons on the path to salvation.
Better Call Saul – Part Two of Season 6 Premieres Monday, July 11
Better Call Saul’s final season concludes the complicated journey and transformation of its compromised
hero, Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk), into criminal lawyer Saul Goodman.
Cow – New AMC+ Exclusive Documentary Premieres Tuesday, July 12 (National Cow Day)
From Academy Award-winning director Andrea Arnold (American Honey, Big Little Lies) this BAFTA- nominated documentary is an intimate portrait of one dairy cow’s life – highlighting the beauty and challenges cows face, and their great service to us all.
This Is Going to Hurt – New Episodes Every Thursday Through July 14
A provocative and heartfelt new comedy-drama starring Ben Whishaw (A Very English Scandal, No Time to Die), based on Adam Kay’s award-winning international memoir of the same name. This Is Going To Hurt pulls no punches in its depiction of the laugh-out-loud highs and gut-wrenching lows of life on a gynecology and obstetrics ward.
The series follows Adam (Whishaw), a doctor who is finding his way through the ranks of hospital hierarchy; junior enough to suffer the crippling hours, but senior enough to face a constant barrage of terrifying responsibilities. Adam is clinging to his personal life as he is increasingly overwhelmed by stresses at work: the 97-hour weeks, the life-and-death decisions, and all-the- while knowing the hospital parking meter is earning more than him. *AMC+ Original
Top Gear – New Season Premieres Thursday, July 14
Hosts Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness are back for their sixth season at the wheel, all three now with their racing licenses. This five-part season sees the trio head to America on a motorsport mission to the home of grassroots racing: Florida.
It also features a TV cop car tribute, which includes the hosts coming up with suggestions for some new cop cars that drama producers might like to consider. Furthermore, the hosts are going head-to-head in a heavy-duty challenge as they train to become truck drivers. Plus, reviews of the Maserati MC20, Rivian R1T and much more. *BBC America Original
Paris, 13th District – New AMC+ Exclusive Film Premieres Friday, July 15
Four young people fall in and out of love (and sex) with each other while figuring out their lives in Paris. Émilie (Lucie Zhang) meets Camille (Makita Samba) who is attracted to Nora (Noémie Merlant), who crosses paths with Amber (Jenny Beth). Three girls and a boy – They’re friends, sometimes lovers and often both. Directed by two-time BAFTA-winning Jacques Audiard (The Sisters Brothers, Dheepan) and based on stories by Adrian Tomine.
The Split – New Episodes Every Thursday Through July 21
This farewell season, equal parts electrifying, witty and heart-breaking, continues to put the Defoe sisters and their matriarch at its heart; a group of powerful women working together to help their clients, their colleagues and each other as they continue to navigate the messiness of life. Set 10 months after Nathan and Hannah’s marriage ended and the extent of her betrayal is revealed, the two professional divorce lawyers are negotiating their divorce. However, as the stakes become clear, Hannah realizes how much she could lose. *Sundance Now Original
Showtrial – New Series Premieres on Thursday, July 21
Following a gripping murder trial that captivates a nation, Showtrial places a victim and the accused — as well as their families — at the heart of the media storm. Talitha Campbell, the estranged daughter of a wealthy property developer, is charged with conspiring to murder fellow student Hannah Ellis.
From first arrest to jury verdict, defense and prosecution teams fight for their version of the real Talitha: Is she a damaged scapegoat? Or cold-blooded killer? The series explores how identity, prejudice and media often distort the legal process in this timely drama full of compelling characters – and the audience is the jury. *Sundance Now Exclusive; binge release
The Walking Dead: Episode Diaries – New Episodes Every Thursday Through July 21
Dive deeper into The Walking Dead Universe, with these special bonus episodes from the latest season of The Walking Dead featuring behind-the-scenes footage and exclusive interviews with the cast and creators. *AMC+ Exclusive
This Is GWAR – New Documentary Premieres Thursday, July 21
This Is GWAR is the powerful story of the iconic heavy metal art-collective, as told by the humans who have fought to keep it alive for over thirty years. The feature documentary includes interviews with the band members, both past and present, as well as other artists including Weird Al Yankovic, Thomas Lennnon, Alex Winter, Bam Margera, and Ethan Embry, including never before seen footage of legendary GWAR front-man Dave Brockie (Oderus Urungus). *Shudder Original
Happening – New AMC+ Exclusive Film Premieres Friday, July 22
Receiving universal critical acclaim and winning top prize at the 2021 Venice International Film Festival, this powerful and timely drama is an adaptation of Annie Ernaux’s eponymous novel looking back on her experience with abortion when it was still illegal in France in the 1960s. Anne (Anamaria Vartolomei) is a bright young student with a promising future.
But when she becomes pregnant, she sees the opportunity to finish her studies and escape the constraints of her background slipping away. With her final exams fast approaching and her belly growing, Anne resolves to act, even if she has to confront shame and pain, even if she must risk prison to do so. Directed by BAFTA-nominee Audrey Diwan.
Three Families – New Series Premieres Thursday, July 28
A two-part series based on real-life experiences, the emotional drama is set in the years running up to the decriminalization of abortion and follows three separate families who all, for different reasons, seek to terminate their pregnancies. However, they all live in Northern Ireland where abortion laws have historically been among the most restrictive in Europe.
Starring BAFTA-nominee Sinéad Keenan (Little Boy Blue) and Genevieve O’Reilly (Tin Star). *Sundance Now Exclusive; binge release
The Reef: Stalked – New Film Premieres Friday, July 29
Written and directed by Andrew Traucki as a follow-up to his 2010 film, The Reef, the sequel follows a woman named Nic (Teressa Liane, The Vampire Diaries) who is looking to heal after witnessing her sister’s horrific murder. Nic, her younger sister Annie and two close friends travel to a remote Pacific Island for a kayaking and diving adventure.
Hours into their expedition, the women are stalked and attacked by a Great White shark. To survive, they will need to band together, and Nic will have to overcome her post- traumatic stress, face her fears, and slay a monster. Also starring Ann Truong (Cowboy Bebop), Saskia Archer (Boshack), Kate Lister (Clickbait), and Tim Ross (Wonderland). *Shudder Original