Netflix has been releasing movies and originals every week of 2021, and plans to continue throughout the entire year. We know you’ve been lost ever since they removed The Office, so here are some new showstoppers to look out for!

 

Moxie

This comedy-drama focuses on a high school girl who is fed up with the sexist status quo of her teenage world.  After gaining inspiration from her rebellious mother and new friend, she publishes a graphic zine that sparks a coming-of-age revolution around town.

Starring Hadley Robinson and Patrick Schwarzenegger; directed by Amy Poehler

Release date: March 3

 

Yes Day

Every kid’s dream! Sit back and watch as these unassuming parents give their three kids a day full of ‘YES.’ It’s bound to be an eventful 24 hours.

Starring Jennifer Garner and Edgar Ramirez; directed by Miguel Arteta

Release date: March 12

 

Monster (aka All Rise)

Originally premiering at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, this film has been making its rounds and is finally coming to your home screen. Take deep breaths as this smart and loveable teen’s world is torn apart after being charged with murder.

Starring John David Washington and Jennifer Hudson; directed by Anthony Mandler

Release date: March

 

Things Seen & Heard

After a young artist relocates to a quaint town with her husband, she soon starts suspecting a sinister darkness in her marriage, and her new home.

Starring Amanda Seyfried and James Norton; directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini

Release date: April 30

 

Awake

After a global event wipes out all electronics and people’s ability to sleep, a former soldier and her daughter fight to find a solution.

Starring Gina Rodriguez and Jennifer Jason Leigh; directed by Mark Raso

Release date: mid 2021

 

Bad Trip

Filmed in a kind of MTV Jackass style with half scripted scenes and half hidden camera pranks, these best friends will take you on an outrageous cross-country road trip from Florida to NYC.

Starring Eric Andre and Lil Rey Howery; directed by Kitao Sakuri

Release date: mid 2021

 

Born to be Murdered (aka Beckett)

While enjoying their vacation in Greece, a couple becomes entangled in a dangerous conspiracy with life-changing consequences.

Starring Alicia Vikander and John David Washington; directed by Ferdinando Cito Filomarino

Release date: mid 2021

 

Concrete Cowboy

A young boy moves to Philadelphia to live with his estranged father, soon becoming enthralled with horseback riding and the local urban cowboy scene.

Starring Idris Elba and Caleb McLaughlin; directed by Ricky Staub

Release date: mid 2021

 

Fear Street Trilogy

Adapted from R.L. Stine’s famous books of the same name, this three-part series is bound to give you some creepy nostalgia. After a murder mystery turns a small Ohio town upside down, a group of teenagers worry that they may be next.

Starring Gillian Jacobs and Sadie Sink; directed by Leigh Janiak

Release date: mid 2021

 

The Woman in the Window

If you didn’t catch this one in theaters last year, you’re in luck! This psychological thriller follows an agoraphobic woman as she spies on her neighbors, eventually witnesses something sinister that begins a chain of events.  

Starring Amy Adams and Anthony Mackie; directed by Joe Wright

Release date: mid 2021

 

Thunder Force

In a world where super-villains run amuck, one woman develops a treatment that can give superpowers to regular people. But after accidentally granting her childhood friend with incredible abilities, the two must team up to protect their city.

Starring Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman; directed by Ben Falcone

Release date: mid 2021

 

Back to the Outback

Tired of being locked in a zoo and gawked at every day, a group of adorable yet deadly creatures plot to escape and head back to their home in the Australian Outback.

Voices include Isla Fisher and Keith Urban; directed by Harry Cripps and Clare Knight

Release date: mid 2021

 

Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Adventure

An eventful summer unravels in the Houston suburbs during the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing. Explore and enjoy the minds of children as they fantasize about the historic event.

Voices include Jack Black and Zachary Levi; directed by Richard Linklater

Release date: late 2021

 

Don’t Look Up

As a comet slowly approaches and threatens to destroy earth, two new astronomers must embark on a massive media tour in order to warn mankind.  

All-star cast including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Evans, Timothee Chalamet, Meryl Streep, and Jonah Hill; directed by Adam McKay

Release date: late 2021

 

Blonde

Based on the novel of the same name, this biographical drama is a fictionalized iteration of Marilyn Monroe’s life.

Starring Ana de Armas and Adrien Brody; directed by Andrew Dominik

Release date: late 2021

 

Escape from Spiderhead

In a time where convicts can volunteer as medical subjects in order to shorten their prison sentence, some experiments lead them to question their reality.

Starring Chris Hemsworth and Miles Teller, directed Joseph Kosinski

Release date: late 2021

 

Night Teeth

A young man chauffeurs two mysterious women around L.A. for a night of party hopping. But soon, their true nature comes to light and their driver must fight for his life.

Starring Sydney Sweeney and Alexander Ludwig; directed by Adam Randall

Release date: late 2021

 

The Starling

In addition to suffering recent hardship and loss, a feisty bird begins to harass a woman at her quaint home. But on her journey to get rid of the bird, she finds the will to live and love again along the way.

Starring Melissa McCarthy and Chris O’Dowd; directed by Theodore Melfi

Release date: late 2021

 

The Guilty

After a police officer is demoted and moved to the call dispatch desk, chaos ensues once he receives a call from a kidnapped woman.

Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ethan Hawke; directed by Antoine Fuqua

Release date: late 2021

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