With 70 original movies on its slate, Netflix subscribers can look forward to at least one new movie every week on the streaming channel throughout the year. Fuelling the excitement are the names attached to them. Think Hollywood heavyweights like Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, Leonardo DiCaprio, Chris Hemsworth, Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Lawrence, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Melissa McCarthy, Halle Berry, and the list goes on.
There are plenty of dramas and comedies, as well as musicals and animated features. There is also a superhero flick called Thunder Force starring Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer. Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry will unveil her directorial debut, Bruised, in which she also stars as an MMA fighter. And the popular teen rom-coms Kissing Booth and To All The Boys will premiere their second sequel.
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There is a lot to digest but here are five movies that stand out immediately:
The three leads, Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson and Gal Gadot, were chosen to introduce Netflix 2021 trailer (above) because they are starring in one of the most anticipated releases, Red Notice. Promising to be an action-packed thriller, it follows an FBI profiler (Johnson) and two rival criminals (played by Reynolds and Gadot).