Netflix Unveils 42 Original Movies for the Rest of 2021, Indian Titles to Come

Dwayne Johnson, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Benedict Cumberbatch among the big names.

Netflix Unveils 42 Original Movies for the Rest of 2021, Indian Titles to Come

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Benedict Cumberbatch in The Power of the Dog

  • Johnson stars in Red Notice, out November 12 on Netflix
  • DiCaprio, Lawrence lead Don’t Look Up, coming Dec. 24
  • Cumberbatch stars in The Power of the Dog, out Dec. 1

Netflix has unveiled a slate of 42 Hollywood and international movies — fiction and non-fiction — for the rest of 2021, that star the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, Ryan Reynolds, Benedict Cumberbatch, Idris Elba, Olivia Colman, Jonathan Majors, Regina King, Zazie Beetz, LaKeith Stanfield, Dakota Johnson, Tessa Thompson, Andrew Garfield, Michael Keaton, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, Viola Davis, Julie Bowen, and Sandra Bullock. That's more than what every Hollywood studio has put together. But with Netflix, the bigger question always is, will most of them be any good? Or will they be forgettable?

The highlights include Adam McKay's sci-fi black comedy Don't Look Up that cost Netflix $55 million (roughly Rs. 409 crores) just to get DiCaprio and Lawrence in the same movie. Oscar-winner Jane Campion brings together Cumberbatch, Dunst, and Plemons for The Power of the Dog. Fellow Oscar-winner Paolo Sorrentino's The Hand of God is a semi-autobiographical film set in Naples and has nothing to do with Diego Maradona. Maggie Gyllenhaal's adaptation of the Elena Ferrante novel The Lost Daughter features Colman, Dakota, and Jessie Buckley — all four movies are out in a packed December for Netflix.

Elsewhere, Army of Thieves — the heist prequel to Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead — is coming late October to Netflix. It will be followed by The Rock, Wonder Woman and Deadpool actors in the action film Red Notice in November. And Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his feature-length directorial debut with tick, tick...BOOM! in November too, with Garfield in the lead role.

Mind you, Netflix's list of original films for the rest of 2021 doesn't mention a single title from India. That will inevitably change, as Netflix has a few original Indian movies that it hasn't released from the 13 it unveiled back in March — Sonakshi Sinha-led Bulbul Tarang, Jitendra Kumar-led Jaadugar, Abbas–Mustan's Penthous with Bobby Deol and Arjun Rampal, Kartik Aaryan-led Dhamaka, Meenakshi Sundereshwar with Sanya Malhotra and Abhimanyu Dassani. Expect Netflix India to add more to that list during the rest of 2021. For now, here's the new list of original films Netflix has unveiled:

List of Netflix original movies in 2021

List of Netflix original movies in September 2021

Afterlife of the Party — September 2

Worth — September 3

Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali — September 9

Kate — September 10

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Miku Martineau in Kate
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Nightbooks — September 15

Schumacher — September 15

Intrusion — September 22

The Starling — September 24

My Little Pony: A New Generation — September 24

Sounds Like Love — September 24

No One Gets Out Alive — September 29

List of Netflix original movies in October 2021

The Guilty — October 1

Diana: The Musical — October 1

There's Someone Inside Your House — October 6

Found — October 20

Night Teeth — October 20

Stuck Together — October 20

Army of Thieves — October 29

Hypnotic — October TBD

Fever Dream — October TBD

List of Netflix original movies in November 2021

The Harder They Fall — November 3

Love Hard — November 5

Passing — November 10

Red Notice — November 12

tick, tick…BOOM! — November 19

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Andrew Garfield in tick, tick…BOOM!
Photo Credit: Macall Polay/Netflix

Bruised — November 24

Robin Robin — November 24

14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible — November 29

7 Prisoners — November TBD

A Boy Called Christmas — November TBD

A Castle for Christmas — November TBD

The Princess Switch 3 — November TBD

List of Netflix original movies in December 2021

The Power of the Dog — December 1

Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas — December 3

The Unforgivable — December 10

The Hand of God — December 15

Don't Look Up — December 24

The Lost Daughter — December 31

Back to the Outback — December TBD

Mixtape — December TBD

Single All the Way — December TBD

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