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Vehicular Viewing: New on Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu for June 2019

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Here’s your monthly look at car-related movies that are newly available on the three major streaming services. June’s new titles are heavy on action and comedy — both recent and classic. Did we leave anything out? Let us know in the comments!

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Batman Begins (6/1)

“I’ve gotta get me one of those.”

Gran Torino (6/1)

This movie stars a 1972 Ford Gran Torino muscle car. Oh, and Clint Eastwood, portraying an angry, racist old man who connects with his Hmong neighbors and finds himself in the middle of a gang war.

Cop Car (6/16)

In this wild thriller, two kids run across an empty police car and take it out for a joyride. Unfortunately for them, the car belongs to a corrupt sheriff who’s stashed one of his victims in the trunk.

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Amazon Prime

Mission: Impossible III (6/30)

This installment of the long-running action franchise gives an orange Lamborghini Gallardo some quality screen time — and blows it up in spectacular fashion.

Rush Hour and Rush Hour 2 (6/30)

In these popular action comedies starring Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan, Tucker plays a detective who  drives an shiny black early-’70s Corvette C3 Stingray convertible.

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (6/30)

Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, and Sacha Baron Cohen star in this uproarious comedy set in the world of NASCAR racing.

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (6/30)

After landing on Netflix in May, Austin Powers and his “Shagadelic Shaguar” 1961 Jaguar E-Type are coming to Amazon Prime in June.


To Live and Die in L.A. (6/1)

This bleak 1985 noir thriller contains one of cinema’s all-time great chase scenes: a white-knuckle ride under bridges, in front of a train, through the Los Angeles River basin, and onto a busy freeway in the wrong direction.

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (6/1)

This classic John Candy-Steve Martin comedy from 1987 landed on Amazon Prime in May, and now it’s available on Hulu as well.