28 Best Upcoming Movies in 2021

2020 was a terrible year, and we missed out on so many movies because of the pandemic. But worry not 2021 is here and we have tons of exciting movies lined up.

Here is the list of all the best upcoming movies from different genres including Action, Animation, Horror, Comedy, and more.

1. The Little Things

the little things movie

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release Date: 29, January 2021

The Little Things, An upcoming crime thriller by John Lee Hancock. The movie has three Oscar winner performers, Denzel Washington along with Rami Malek, and Jared Leto. It’s a story about “Deputy Deke” who is hunting down the serial killer in Los Angeles with “Detective Bexter”. While working on the case Bexter finds out disturbing secrets about Deke from the past leaving him in a dilemma.

2. Land

robin wright in land movie

Genre: Drama
Release Date: 12, February 2021

The lead actress from the world’s one of the famous movies Forrest Gump, Robin Wright is back in the role of a brave woman trying to make a living off-grid in Wyoming. This is also Robin’s first movie as a director. It’s a story of a woman trying to relive her life in the wilderness after some tragic event.

3. The Mauritanian

The Mauritanian movie

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release Date: 19, February 2021

Love thriller movies? This is the one to wait for. Mohamedou Ould Slahi(Tahar Rahim), A U.S military detainee is held prisoner without any charges by the government. He finally gets help from defense attorney Nancy Hollander (Jodie Foster) and her associate Teri Duncan (Shailene Woodley). Meanwhile, Lt. Colonel, Stu Couch (Benedict Cumberbatch) tries to make sure Mohamedou gets the death penalty for his crimes. The Mauritanian is based on a true story.

4. Tom and Jerry

new tom and Jerry movie 2021

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Release Date: 26, February 2021

Our favorite cartoon Tom and Jerry is back in form of a movie. The world’s most beloved frenemies will be ready to make us laugh again while revealing how they became enemies in the first place. Jerry moves to a new york hotel where the big wedding is about to take a place. The event planner Kayla(Chloe Grace Moretz) tries to get rid of him by hiring Tom. We all can guess what’s about to happen next.

5. Raya and the Last Dragon

Disney's new animated movie Raya and the last dragon

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Action
Release Date: 5, March 2021

Disney’s latest and hopefully greatest, Raya and the Last Dragon is the story about a female lone warrior named Raya. She tries to defend her homeland, Kumandra by tracking down the last Dragon to fight the evil enemy. It looks very similar to Disney’s Moana, which was a pretty big hit.

6. The King’s Man

The King's Man movie 2021

Genre: Adventure, Action, Comedy
Release Date: 12, March 2021

The third installment in the Kingsman film series is the pre-qual explaining origins of the agency. In the king’s man, some of the biggest criminal masterminds plot a war while one man tries to stop them with his apprentice.

7. No Time to Die

007 james bond in no time to die

Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller
Release Date: 2, April 2021

The world’s most famous and deadliest agent, 007 will be back. James Bond (Daniel Craig) finally gets retirement until he gets a call from CIA friend Felix Leiter(Jeffrey Wright) for help. Then he is off on the adventure of fighting a mysterious villain named Safin(Rami Malek).

8. Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

Peter Rabbit 2 The Runaway

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Release Date: 2, April 2021

Releasing on the same day as No Time to die, here is another animated movie, Peter Rabbit 2. it’s a squeal of the original peter rabbit 2(2018). In the sequel, Peter leaves the garden and goes off on an adventure once again, and ends up getting in big trouble. Additionally, there is also gonna be a new character named, Barnabas in the movie.

9. Mortal Kombat

new Mortal Kombat movie 2021

Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Release Date: 16, April 2021

Do you enjoy the action, violence, and blood-filled video game series Mortal Kombat? Well, here is the movie based on it, featuring some of the popular characters from the game like Sonya Blade, Scorpion, Raiden, Sub-zero, and more. it will be a reboot film instead of the Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997) sequel.

10. Black Widow

marvel phase 4 movie black widow 2021

Genre: Adventure, Action, Sci-fi
Release Date: 7, May 2021

There simply couldn’t be a list of the best movies without Marvel movies being in it. The most anticipated Marvel movie Black widow will hit theatres in early May. We will finally get a chance to see the past of Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow as Scarlett Johansson plays the character for the eighth time.

11. Godzilla vs. Kong

monsterverse godzilla vs kong

Genre: Action, Sci-fi, Thriller
Release Date: 21, May 2021

It’s in many people’s fantasy to watch laser breathing behemoth, Godzilla going up against gigantic Ape, Kong. Well, that fantasy is just about to come real in the fourth MonsterVerse film. That’s going to be one hell of a battle! don’t miss it, monster fans.

12. F9(Fast and Furious 9)

Fast & Furious 9

Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Release Date: 28, May 2021

May 2021 is gonna be one big film festival as another most anticipated film F9 aka Fast and Furious 9 will be released. Our favorite street racers will be back in the ninth installment of the franchise with breathtaking action scenes and plot twists.

13. The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

The Conjuring 3 - The Devil Made Me Do It

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release Date: 4, June 2021

This list isn’t finished without having a good horror movie in it. The third movie in The Conjuring series is coming with a murder mystery story full of terror and demonic possession.

14. Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters 2 Afterlife(2021)

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Release Date: 11, June 2021

The fourth movie in the franchise, Ghostbusters Afterlife is a long-awaited sequel to the original Ghostbusters (1984). Speaking of story, A single mom moves to a small town with two kids. They discover the Ghostbusters and the legacy of their grandfather.

15. Venom: Let There Be Carnage

venom 2 (2021) let there be carnage

Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-fi
Release Date: 25, June 2021

Supervillain standalone is getting big nowadays. 2018’s venom got somewhat mixed reviews while still scoring a big number at the box office. Now black slimy monster with freakishly big teeth will be back for a sequel in June.

16. Minions: The Rise of Gru

illumination minions 2021, The rise of gru

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Release Date: 2, July 2021

Who doesn’t like these cute little yellow troublemaker Minions? We will see them again in a prequel of Minions (2015). The movie will explain the reason behind Gru’s dream of becoming the world’s greatest supervillain.

17. Top Gun: Maverick

tom cruise in to gun Maverick

Genre: Action, Drama
Release Date: 2, July 2021

Tom Cruise-starred Top Gun Maverick is releasing on the same day as a minion. Oscar-winner actress Jennifer Connelly is also in the movie. It’s a story about a US Navy’s top aviator named Maverick with years of experience. Now he needs to teach new graduates while confronting his past.

18. Uncharted

tom Holland in uncharted the movie

Genre: Action, Adventure
Release Date: 16, July 2021

Here is another video game-based movie, uncharted. It’s a pre-qual to the video game series. Tom Holland is gonna be main the character as Nathan Drake alongside Mark Wahlberg as Victor Sullivan and Sophia Ali as Chloe Frazer.

19. Jungle Cruise

Disney Jungle Cruise

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release Date: 30, July 2021

Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock and Emily blunt is coming together in the adventure movie, Jungle Cruise. It looks awfully lot like Jumanji. A riverboat captain, Frank goes to a dangerous Jungle to find the Tree of life with healing powers. He takes a scientist named Dr. Lily Houghton and his friend with him. They race up against an evil german expedition to the Tree of Life.

20. The Suicide Squad

the suicide squad 2

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release Date: 6, August 2021

The badass gang of dc villains will be reunited in the Suicide Squad 2021. It’s gonna be a reboot instead of the sequel. We can’t wait to see Margot Robbie playing Harley Quinn once again. As of now, there aren’t any details out on the plot.

21. Death on the Nile

gal gadot in death on the nile

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release Date: 17, September 2021

We will be seeing Wonder Woman Gal Gadot in the crime mystery movie, Death on the Nile. A young heiress gets murdered while on vacation on the Nile, Hercule Poirot(Kenneth Branagh) investigates the murder. The movie is based on a novel by Agatha Christie. After Murder on Orient express, this is gonna be the second Crime Mystery directed by Kenneth Branagh.

22. The Boss Baby: Family Business

boss baby 2(2021)

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Release Date: 17, September 2021

The Cute baby businessman is back. However, in the 2021 sequel, he is all grown up. He and his Templeton brother Tim has grown apart. The new boss baby tries to bring them back together by suggesting a new family business.

23. Dune

upcoming sci-fi movie Dune

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi
Release Date: 1, October 2021

If you are a fan of Sci-fi, then keep an eye out for this. Dune is a story of a brilliant young man named Paul Atreides(Timothee Chalamet) who is burdened with a great destiny. Now he must explore the most dangerous places of the universe to save his people. Spiderman man’s new MJ, Zendaya is also playing the character named Chani in the movie.

24. The Eternals

Marvel phase 4 movie Eternals

Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama
Release Date: 5, November 2021

Hollywood’s Legendary Oscar-winner actress Angelina Jolie along with Richard Madden, Salma Hayek, and Kit Harington in Marvel movies. Oh yes, please! They will be playing immortals who shaped the history of the earth. It’s based on Marvel’s comics Eternals.

25. Mission: Impossible 7

Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell in mission impossible 7

Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Release Date: 19, November 2021

After Top Gun: Maverick, Tom Cruise will be back again this year on the successful long-running movie series, Mission Impossible. Ethan Hunt will be once again saving the world by doing impossible tasks. We hope it’s filled with thrill and action just like previous movies in the series.

26. The Matrix 4

new matrix movie 2021

Genre: Action, Sci-fi
Release Date: 22, December 2021

One of the most popular sci-fi series, The Matrix is releasing at the end of the year with John Wick aka Keanu Reeves starring as Neo. Once Bollywood queen who now has turned to Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra is also going to be part of the movie with an unknown character. As of now, there is no information regarding the storyline.

27. Sherlock Holmes 3

robert downey jr in Sherlock Holmes 3

Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Release Date: 22, December 2021

Marvel’s superhero Ironman, Robert Downey Jr. is coming back as a genius detective in the third edition of Sherlock Holmes. We don’t have any idea what kind of mystery he is working on this time, however, it will be pretty exciting to watch RDJ’s brilliant acting skills again.

28. Sing 2

illumination sing movie part 2

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Release Date: 22, December 2021

Finishing off the list with a sequel of the musical comedy-drama movie Sing(2016). In the second part, our cute koala, Buster Moon, and his gang will try to get a famous Rockstar named Clay Calloway to perform at the opening of the new show for his theatre.

That’s it for this list. Let us know if we missed out on any good upcoming 2021 movies.

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