Netflix 2021 Movie Releases: From ‘Army of The Dead’ to ‘Yes Day’

We might not know a lot about what 2021 has in retailer for us, however we do know what factor for certain: It’s going to function a heck of rather a lot of films. The better part? You’re going to give you the option to stream so many of them from the consolation of your sofa. Like, so many of them.

Not solely is Warner Bros. dropping its total theatrical slate concurrently on HBO Max, however yesterday Netflix went forward and introduced a jaw-dropping 70 new unique films coming to the streaming platform in 2021, alongside a teaser trailer for the slate. You’ve received motion films starring The Rock like Red Notice; Adam McKay dramas starring A-list Oscar-winners like Don’t Look Up; coming-of-age Amy Poehler comedies like Moxie; Tiffany Haddish comedies like Bad Trip; and a lot extra. To say Netflix could have one thing for everybody this yr can be an understatement.

In an effort to allow you to sift via the noise, we have highlighted some of the most important and most fun Netflix films popping out in 2021 under. While Netflix shared the cast, director, and loglines for each movie, the overwhelming majority of titles do not but have launch dates. But keep tuned, as a result of we’re certain we’ll have extra information to share on that entrance quickly.



RELEASE DATE: Summer 2021
STARS: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick
DIRECTOR: Zack Snyder

Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a gaggle of mercenaries take the last word gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the best heist ever tried.

STARS: Isla Fisher, Tim Minchin, Eric Bana, Guy Pearce, Keith Urban
DIRECTOR: Clare Knight, Harry Cripps

Tired of being locked in a reptile home the place people gawk at them like they’re monsters, a ragtag group of Australia’s deadliest creatures plot a daring escape from their zoo to the Outback, a spot the place they’re going to slot in with out being judged for his or her scales and fangs. Leading the group is Maddie (Isla Fisher), a toxic snake with a coronary heart of gold, who bands along with a confident Thorny Devil lizard Zoe (Miranda Tapsell), a lovelorn bushy spider Frank (Guy Pearce), and a delicate scorpion Nigel (Angus Imrie). But when their nemesis — Pretty Boy (Tim Minchin), a cute however obnoxious koala — unexpectedly joins their escape, Maddie and the gang don’t have any selection however to take him with them. So begins a hair-raising and hilarious highway journey throughout Australia, as they’re pursued by a zookeeper Chaz (Eric Bana) and his adventure-seeking mini-me (Diesel Cash La Torraca). Directed by Clare Knight and Harry Cripps, and in addition that includes the voices of Rachel House, Keith Urban, Celeste Barber, Wayne Knight, Lachlan Ross Power, and Jacki Weaver, BACK TO THE OUTBACK is an animated journey that proves simply because one thing’s completely different, doesn’t suggest it is not lovely.

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STARS: Eric André, Lil Rel Howery, Tiffany Haddish, Michaela Conlin
DIRECTOR: Kitao Sakurai

From the producer of Jackass and Bad Grandpa, this hidden digicam comedy follows two greatest mates as they go on a cross-country highway journey full of hilarious, ingenious pranks, pulling its real-life viewers into the mayhem. Bad Trip stars Eric André, Lil Rel Howery, Tiffany Haddish and Michaela Conlin. The movie is directed by Kitao Sakurai from the minds of Dan Curry, Kitao Sakurai, and André – and produced by André, Jeff Tremaine, David Bernad, and Ruben Fleischer.

STARS: Niecy Nash, Aleyse Shannon, Giancarlo Esposito, Gracie Marie Bradley,
Kyle Bary, Michael Ward and Sharon Stone
DIRECTOR: Andrew Dosunmu

A gifted younger Black lady struggles to preserve her voice and id after she’s provided a profitable recording contract, setting off a fierce battle between her household, the label, and her closest pal to decide who will information her as she makes the journey to turn into a star.

STARS: Halle Berry, Adan Canto, Sheila Atim, Stephen McKinley Henderson,
Shamier Anderson
DIRECTOR: Halle Berry

Halle Berry’s directorial debut follows a former MMA fighter struggling to regain custody of her son and restart her athletic profession.

STARS: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Rob Morgan, Jonah Hill, Tyler Perry, Timothee Chalamet, Ron Perlman with Cate Blanchett and Meryl Streep.

Don’t Look Up tells the story of two low-level astronomers, who should go on an enormous media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that may destroy planet earth.

STARS: Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller, Jurnee Smollett, Mark Paguio, Tess Haubrich
DIRECTOR: Joseph Kosinski

In the close to future, two younger convicts grapple with their pasts in a facility run by an excellent visionary, who experiments on inmates with emotion-altering medicine.

STARS: Kiana Madeira, Olivia Welch, Benjamin Flores Jr., Sadie Sink, Emily Rudd, Ryan Simpkins, Kiana Madeira, Ashley Zukerman and Gillian Jacobs
DIRECTOR: Leigh Janiak

In 1994, a gaggle of youngsters discovers that the terrifying occasions which have haunted their city for generations ​might all be linked — and that they stands out as the subsequent targets. Adapted from R.L. Stine‘s best-selling horror collection, the trilogy follows the nightmare via Shadyside’s sinister historical past.

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RELEASE DATE: February 19
STARS: Rosamund Pike, Eiza Gonzalez, Dianne Wiest, Peter Dinklage, Chris
Messina, Isaiah Whitlock Jr.
DIRECTOR: J Blakeson

A crooked authorized guardian who drains the financial savings of her aged wards meets her match when a girl she tries to swindle seems to be greater than she first seems.

STARS: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Woody Harrelson
DIRECTOR: Cedric Nicolas-Troyan

After she’s irreversibly poisoned, a ruthless felony operative has lower than 24 hours to actual revenge on her enemies and within the course of varieties an sudden bond with the daughter of one of her previous victims.

RELEASE DATE: February 5
STARS: Zendaya, John David Washington
DIRECTOR: Sam Levinson

Sam Levinson groups up with Zendaya and John David Washington for an achingly romantic drama during which a filmmaker (Washington) and his girlfriend (Zendaya) return house following a celebratory film premiere as he awaits what’s certain to be imminent crucial and monetary success. The night all of a sudden takes a flip as revelations about their relationships start to floor, testing the power of their love. Working with cinematographer Marcell Rev, Levinson creates a movie of uncommon originality; an ode to the nice Hollywood romances in addition to a heartfelt expression of religion within the medium’s future.

STARS: Kelvin Harrison Jr., Jennifer Hudson, Jeffrey Wright, Jharrel Jerome, Jennifer  Ehle, Rakim Mayers, Nasir ‘Nas’ Jones, Tim Blake Nelson, John David
DIRECTOR: Anthony Mandler

Monster tells the story of Steve Harmon (Kelvin Harrison, Jr.) a seventeen-year-old honor pupil whose world comes crashing down round him when he’s charged with felony homicide. The movie follows his dramatic journey from a wise, likeable movie pupil from Harlem attending an elite highschool via a posh authorized battle that might depart him spending the remainder of his life in jail.

STARS: Hadley Robinson, Lauren Tsai, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Nico Hiraga,  Sydney Park, Josephine Langford, Clark Gregg, Josie Totah, Alycia Pascual-Peña, Anjelika Washington, Charlie Hall, Sabrina Haskett, Ike Barinholtz, Amy Poehler, Marcia Gay Harden
DIRECTOR: Amy Poehler

Fed up with the sexist and poisonous establishment at her highschool, a shy 16-year-old finds inspiration from her mom’s rebellious previous and anonymously publishes a zine that sparks a school-wide, coming-of-rage revolution.

STARS: Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Debby Ryan, Lucy Fry, Raúl Castillo, Alfie Allen
DIRECTOR: Adam Randall

A younger chauffeur picks up two mysterious ladies for an evening of party-hopping throughout LA. But when his passengers reveal their true nature — and a harmful underworld lurking within the shadows — he should combat to keep alive.

STARS: Mélanie Laurent, Mathieu Amalric, Malik Zidi
DIRECTOR: Alexandre Aja

A younger lady wakes up in a medical cryo unit. She would not bear in mind who she is or how she ended up sequestered in a field no bigger than a coffin. As she’s working out of oxygen, she should rebuild her reminiscence to discover a approach out of her nightmare.

RELEASE DATE: January 15
STARS: Anthony Mackie, Damson Idris, Emily Beecham, Michael Kelly, Pilou Asbæk
DIRECTOR: Mikael Håfström

Set sooner or later, Harp (Damson Idris), a drone pilot, is distributed right into a lethal militarized zone the place he finds himself working for Leo (Anthony Mackie), an android officer, tasked to find a doomsday gadget earlier than the insurgents do.

STARS: Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, Ryan Reynolds
DIRECTOR: Rawson Marshall Thurber

An Interpol-issued Red Notice is a worldwide alert to hunt and seize the world’s most needed. But when a daring heist brings collectively the FBI’s high profiler (Johnson) and two rival criminals (Gadot, Reynolds), there is no telling what’s going to occur.

STARS: Jason Momoa, Isabela Merced, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria
Arjona, Raza Jaffrey, Justin Bartha, Lex Scott Davis, Michael Raymond-James, Dominic Fumusa, Nelson Franklin, Reggie Lee, Brian Howe
DIRECTOR: Brian Andrew Mendoza

A devastated husband vows to convey justice to the individuals accountable for his spouse’s demise whereas defending the one household he has left, his daughter.

The Guilty

STARS: Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Riley Keough, Byron Bowers, Da’Vine Joy
Randolph, David Castañeda, Christina Vidal, Paul Dano, Ethan Hawke, Adrian Martinez, Bill Burr, Beau Knapp, Edi Patterson
DIRECTOR: Antoine Fuqua

The movie takes place over the course of a single morning in a 911 dispatch name middle. Call operator Joe Bayler (Gyllenhaal) tries to save a caller in grave hazard—however he quickly discovers that nothing is because it appears, and going through the reality is the one approach out.

STARS: Jonathan Majors, Zazie Beetz, Delroy Lindo, Lakeith Stanfield,  Danielle Deadwyler, Edi Gathegi, RJ Cyler, Regina King, Idris Elba
DIRECTOR: Jeymes Samuel

In this Western, outlaw Nat Love (Jonathan Majors) discovers that his enemy, Rufus Buck (Idris Elba), is being launched from jail, so he reunites his gang to monitor Rufus down and search revenge.

STARS: Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi, Taylor Zakhar Perez, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Meganne Young, Molly Ringwald
DIRECTOR: Vince Marcello

It’s the summer time earlier than Elle heads to faculty, and he or she has a secret: She received into each Harvard, the place her dreamy boyfriend Noah goes, and Berkeley, the place her BFF Lee goes. Which path will Elle select?

The Last Letter From Your Lover

Last Letter From Your Lover (2021): Shailene Woodley as Jennifer Stirling, Callum Turner as Anthony O'Hare

STARS: Felicity Jones, Shailene Woodley, Callum Turner, Nabhaan Rizwan, Joe
Alwyn, Ncuti Gatwa
DIRECTOR: Augustine Frizzell

A pair of interwoven tales set within the current and previous, THE LAST LETTER FROM YOUR LOVER follows Ellie Haworth (Felicity Jones), an bold journalist who discovers a trove of secret love letters from 1965 and turns into decided to resolve the thriller of the forbidden affair at their middle. As she uncovers the story behind Jennifer Stirling (Shailene Woodley), the spouse of a rich industrialist, and Anthony O’Hare (Callum Turner) the monetary journalist assigned to cowl him, a love story of Ellie’s personal begins to unfold with the help of an earnest and endearing archivist (Nabhaan Rizwan) who helps her monitor down extra letters. Based on the novel by JoJo Moyes and directed by Augustine Frizzell.

STARS: Jean-Claude van Damme, Alban Ivanov, Assa Sylla, Samir Decazza,  Patrick Timsit, Eric Judor, Miou-Miou
DIRECTOR: David Charhon

A mysterious former secret service agent should urgently return to France when his estranged son is falsely accused of arms and drug trafficking by the federal government, following a blunder by an overzealous bureaucrat and a mafia operation.

The Power of the Dog

STARS: Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Thomasin McKenzie, Frances Conroy, Keith Carradine, Peter Carroll, Adam Beach
DIRECTOR: Jane Campion

Wealthy Montana brothers Phil (Cumberbatch) and George Burbank (Plemons) are two sides of one coin. Phil is sleek, sensible and merciless the place George is stolid, fastidious and mild. Together they’re joint house owners of the most important ranch within the Montana valley. It is a spot the place males are nonetheless males, the quickly modernizing twentieth century is stored at bay and the place the determine of Bronco Henry, the best cowboy Phil ever knew, is revered. When George secretly marries native widow Rose (Dunst), a shocked and indignant Phil wages a sadistic, relentless conflict to destroy her solely utilizing her effeminate son Peter as a pawn.

The Princess Switch 3

RELEASE DATE: Winter 2021
STARS: Vanessa Hudgens

When a priceless relic is stolen, Queen Margaret and Princess Stacy enlist the assistance of Margaret’s audacious look-alike cousin Fiona who groups with a dashing, mysterious man from her previous to retrieve it… rekindling the sparks of a tantalizing Christmas romance and leading to a really sudden change.

The Starling

STARS: Melissa McCarthy, Chris O’Dowd, Kevin Kline, Timothy Olyphant, Daveed Diggs, Skyler Gisondo, Loretta Devine, Laura Harrier, Rosalind Chao, Kimberly Quinn
DIRECTOR: Theodore Melfi

In the heartwarming dramedy THE STARLING, after a married couple suffers a hardship, Jack heads off to take care of grief whereas Lilly stays within the “actual” world, coping with her personal guilt and a crippling inner wrestle to reside with a darkish secret. As if Lilly’s troubles weren’t unhealthy sufficient, a starling hen that has nested in her yard begins to harass and assault her. This starling comes to characterize all of Lilly’s issues, and he or she turns into comically obsessive about killing it. Lilly finally finds steerage from Larry, a unusual psychologist-turned veterinarian with a troubled previous of his personal. The two kind a singular and unlikely friendship as each assist the opposite to discover, acknowledge, and confront their issues.

RELEASE DATE: January 22
STARS: Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao, Priyanka Chopra Jonas
DIRECTOR: Ramin Bahrani

Balram Halwai (Adarsh Gourav) narrates his epic and darkly humorous rise from poor villager to profitable entrepreneur in trendy India. Cunning and bold, our younger hero jockeys his approach into turning into a driver for Ashok (Rajkummar Rao) and Pinky (Priyanka Chopra-Jonas), who’ve simply returned from America. Society has skilled Balram to be one factor — a servant — so he makes himself indispensable to his wealthy masters. But after an evening of betrayal, he realizes the corrupt lengths they are going to go to lure him and save themselves. On the verge of shedding every little thing, Balram rebels in opposition to a rigged and unequal system to stand up and turn into a brand new type of grasp. Based on the New York Times bestseller and 2008 Man Booker Prize-winning novel.

STARS: Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, Anthony Mackie, Fred Hechinger, Wyatt Russell, Brian Tyree Henry, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Julianne Moore
DIRECTOR: Joe Wright

An agoraphobic lady dwelling alone in New York begins spying on her new neighbors, solely to witness a disturbing act of violence.

STARS: Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, Bobby Cannavale, Pom Klementieff, Kevin  Dunn, Melissa Leo, Jason Bateman
DIRECTOR: Ben Falcone

In a world the place supervillains are commonplace, two estranged childhood greatest mates reunite after one devises a remedy that offers them powers to shield their metropolis.

STARS: Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesus, Vanessa Hudgens, Joshua  Henry, Bradley Whitford, Judith Light
DIRECTOR: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Set in 1990, tick, tick…BOOM! tells the story of Jon, an aspiring theater composer who’s ready tables in New York City whereas writing Superbia – which he hopes would be the subsequent nice American musical and eventually give him his large break. Jon can be feeling stress from his girlfriend Susan, who’s drained of persevering with to put her life on maintain for Jon’s profession aspirations. Meanwhile, his greatest pal and roommate Michael, has given up on his inventive aspirations for a excessive paying promoting job on Madison Avenue and is about to transfer out. As Jon approaches his thirtieth birthday, he’s overcome with anxiousness – questioning if his dream is value the fee.

RELEASE DATE: February 12
STARS: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, Ross Butler,  Madeleine Arthur, Sarayu Blue, John Corbett
DIRECTOR: Michael Fimognari

As Lara Jean Covey prepares for the tip of highschool and the beginning of maturity, a pair of life-changing journeys leads her to reimagine what life together with her household, mates, and Peter will appear to be after commencement.

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STARS: Jennifer Garner, Edgar Ramirez, Jenna Ortega, Julian Lerner, Everly Carganilla,  Nat Faxon, Molly Sims, Fortune Feimster, Arturo Castro
DIRECTOR: Miguel Arteta

Always feeling like they’ve to say NO to their youngsters and colleagues, Allison and Carlos determine to give their three youngsters a YES DAY — the place for twenty-four hours the children make the principles. Little did they know that they’d be occurring a whirlwind journey round Los Angeles, that will convey the household nearer to one another than ever earlier than.



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