15 Most Exciting Movies Coming Out in 2021

Last year was a total wreck for the cinema industry. 2020 for cinema started vividly with movies like 1917 and Parasite but soon got thwarted by the pandemic, postponing some much-awaited films.

Many movies releasing in 2021 were due in 2020, and with the vaccine rolling out across the globe 2021 seems like a business year for the cinema industry.

With that in mind, we have a list of 15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021.

Note: The release dates of the movies mentioned below may change.


15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021: Morbius
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Genre: Action | Sci-Fi | Superhero | Fantasy

Release Date:  March 19, 2021

After playing the Joker in DC’s Suicide Squad, Jared Leto is ready to enter the Marvel Universe. Leto will play Michael Morbius, a scientist working to rid himself of a rare blood condition. Instead, as destiny would have it, he ends up afflicting himself with a vampire-like disease, including hunger for blood, fangs and super strength, and ultimately becoming one of the nemeses of Spider-Man.

No Time to Die

15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021: No Time to Die
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Genre: Action | Adventure | Thriller

Release Date:  April 2, 2021

The waiting period for this Daniel Craig movie has been ridiculous. The film had faced lots of stalls in the process, but the 25th James Bond film should come out in April 2021. This one, featuring Lashana Lynch as 007, a significant dose of Madeleine Swann, and a theme song voiced by Billie Eilish, promises an exciting end to Craig’s impressive tenure as Bond.

Black Widow

15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021: Black Widow
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Genre: Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi

Release Date: April 29, 2021

Natasha Romanoff, Black Widow, who appeared as part of the ensemble cast in numerous MCU films but has never been given a standalone film, fills the latest instalment in the sprawling Marvel Cinematic Universe with the original plot. Scarlett Johansson, probably for the last time, reprises her role as Natasha Romanoff and is joined by Florence Pugh, David Harbour and Ray Winstone.

F9: Fast & Furious 9

15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021: F9: Fast & Furious 9
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Genre: Action | Adventure | Crime

Release Date: May 28, 2021

Back in 2001, who would have believed that a casual, relatively unspectacular Vin Diesel movie about street racing and heists would spawn a multi-billion-dollar franchise, and after almost two decades later the franchise is still here?

In this instalment of Fast & Furious franchise, Dominic and his family will be against Dominic’s brother, Jakob, a deadly assassin working for their old enemy. We saw Han reappear in the trailer as well, which is Fantastic news for long-time fans.

The Many Saints of Newark

15 Most Exciting Movies Coming Out in 2021

Genre: Crime | Drama

Release Date: March 12, 2021

David Chase has decided that he is not done with The Sopranos, probably the greatest TV show of all time. With Alan Taylor directing, the showrunner will serve as the film’s writer and producer. The tale concerns the fathers of Christopher Moltisanti and Anthony Sopranos in the 60s and 70s.

Top Gun: Maverick

15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021: Top Gun Maverick
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Genre: Action | Adventure

Release Date: July 1,2021

Thirty-four years have passed since Tom Cruise was in the cockpit, but don’t think he has slowed down. Just as confident as ever, Maverick is pushing the boundaries of physics and authority. But he will be shaken up a bit by two developments; a risky Top Gun mission, and the arrival of his late best friend Goose’s son.

The Suicide Squad

15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021: The Suicide Squad
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Genre: Action | Adventure | Fantasy

Release Date: August 24, 2021

The Suicide Squad, following David Ayer’s Suicide Squad of 2016, is the second live-action film based on the title of the comic book. James Gunn’s take seems to be more of a soft reboot of the original movie, and viewers need not watch The Suicide Squad released in 2018 to enjoy this 2021 movie.

The cast is outstanding – everyone from Nathan Fillion, Peter Capaldi, Pete Davidson to Idris Elba, John Cena, and Margot Robbie – are set to appear in The Suicide Squad. 


15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021: Dune
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Genre: Adventure | Drama | Sci-fi

Release Date: October 1, 2021

Starring Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, and more, Dune can be seen as the 2021 adaptation of the Dune (1984). Both the movies are based on the sci-fi novel of the same name. 

The adaptation of the astonishing 1965 novel follows Paul Atreides, whose family is in-command of Arrakis. Arrakis is a planet that produces a substance called spice, which is integral to space exploration and travel.

The Eternals

15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021: The Eternals

Genre: Action | Adventure | Drama

Release Date: November 5, 2021

After Avengers has been wrapped up, Marvel fans might be missing the Marvel ensemble movies. Thanks to The Eternals, the fans won’t have to wait for too long. The Eternals features an outstanding cast of actors like Angelina Jolie, Kit Harington, Kumail Nanjiani and more. The plot follows an immortal superhero group whose existence has shaped Earth’s history.

Mission Impossible 7

15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021: Mission Impossible 7

Genre: Action | Adventure | Thriller

Release Date: November 19, 2021

In the seventh instalment of the Mission Impossible series, Tom Cruise will return to play one of his most famous characters. Some of his most crazy stunts (always worth noting: Cruise performs most of his own stunts) are supposed to top Ethan Hunt as he faces off an extremely dangerous character played by Hayley Atwell.

Venom: Let There Be Carnage

15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021: Venom: Let There be Carnage
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Genre: Action | Drama | Sci-fi

Release Date: March 19, 2021

Venom: Let There Be Carnage, will return Tom Hardy, as the eponymous symbiote to the big screen, while Woody Harrelson returns from the post-credit Venom scene as Cletus Kasady, better known as Carnage. The movie is directed by Andy Serkis.

The Matrix 4

15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021: The Matrix 4

Genre: Action | Sci-fi

Release Date: December 22, 2021

As Neo and Trinity, Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss are back, while Lana Wachowski returns as the director. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jessica Henwick are new cast members, but none of their roles has been defined. Not much else has actually been specified at all.

The King’s Man

15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021: The King's Man
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Genre: Action | Adventure | Comedy

Release Date: March 12, 2021

Kingsman: The Secret Service launched a fun spy saga, but the sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle fell short on viewers expectations. By going back to the early 20th century in this prequel, director Matthew Vaughn gets a chance to revitalise the series.

The ability to roll out a variety of famous actors portraying even more famous historical characters is a huge benefit of visiting the origins of the under-cover organisation: Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson is Lord Kitchener, Rhys Ifans is Rasputin, Gemma Arterton is Mata Hari, and Tom Hollander is King George V, Kaiser Wilhelm II, and Tsar Nicholas II, the three monarchs who were cousins and despised each other.

The Quiet Place Part II

15 Most Exciting Movies Coming Out in 2021
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Genre: Drama | Horror | Sci-fi

Release Date: April 23, 2021

In this sequel to the surprise 2018 hit, Emily Blunt will reprise her role as the matriarch of her very quiet family hiding from creatures that hunt by sound. The second instalment will see the family venturing out of their “safe zone,” soon discovering that the only dangers that exist are not these creatures.


15 Most Exciting Movies coming out in 2021: Nomadland
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Genre: Drama

Release Date: January 29, 2021

Set in the wake of the financial crash of 2008, Frances McDormand plays Fern, a woman who, after losing both her husband and her home, is still reeling. She lives in a van now, widowed and homeless, travelling from city to city looking for some job she can find. 

The film is based on the real-life experiences of modern-day American nomads, whose stories were documented by Jessica Bruder in her book, Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century.

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