If you are any fan of movies like I am, I’m sure this list will give you much anticipation for the upcoming year. Here are 15 movies premiering in 2021 that you won’t want to miss!

Top Gun: Maverick

This beloved 80’s movie is finally getting a sequel! Top Gun: Maverick will be premiering July 2nd, 2021, starring Tom Cruise. 

Jungle Cruise

With Disney making many live action revivals of a lot of their animated movies, Jungle Cruise is actually based off of the Disney World ride, and premiering July 30th on the Disney Plus streaming service. The movie stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt! 

Black Widow

If you love action movies and the Marvel series, you might be anxious to watch the Black Widow movie starring Scarlett Johansson! The movie is premiering May 7th

No Time to Die

2021 is bringing us another James Bond film! Coming on April 2nd, the film will be the 25th installment of the James Bond franchise. James Bond will be played by Daniel Craig. 


Another Disney live adaption remake coming on May 28th is a film about Cruella de Vil, played by Emma Stone! The film is based on the Disney classic “101 Dalmatians”. 

Marry Me

If you are a fan of Rom-Coms, this movie is for you! Starring our favorite rom-com actress, Jennifer Lopez, and Owen Wilson, this movie is premiering on May 14th

West Side Story

The famous musical from the 1960’s is another movie getting an adaption this year. Directed by Steven Spielberg, this movie stars Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler. What was initially going to be released last year, it was rescheduled to premier on December 10th due to COVID-19 precautions. 


Premiering August 13th, Respect is a biographical drama about the upbringing and legendary career of singer Aretha Franklin. It will include stars such as Jennifer Hudson, playing Franklin, Mary J. Blidge, Marlon Wayans, and more!


The film adaptation coming in 2021 that we didn’t know we needed, but we’re glad it will be. The film will be starring Ewan McGregor, Christopher Waltz, Cate Blanchett, Finn Wolfhard, and more. Although the exact date is not known, it is expected to be released in 2021 on Netflix!


The King of Rock and Roll is finally getting his own movie! With Elvis Presley being played by Austin Butler and also starring Tom Hanks and Luke Bracey, the film is set to premier in theaters and on HBO Max on November 5th

Mission: Impossible 7

The movie that brought us Tom Cruise’s viral rant regarding movie staff not following COVID-19 procedures, Mission: Impossible 7 will be the 7th movie of the franchise and is sure to be highly anticipated by fans, premiering November 19th

Coming 2 America

Eddie Murphy’s iconic movie from 1988 is getting a sequel in 2021! The movie release date has been delayed over a year, and will be on Amazon Prime Video March 5th..

To All the Boys: Always and Forever

The teen rom-com series from Netflix, based on the popular book series “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”, is releasing the third movie in the series. It will come to Netflix again in February, starring Noah Centineo, Lana Condor, and Jordan Fisher!

Sing 2

The 2016 film “Sing” is getting a sequel in 2021 as well. Premiering December 22nd, the movie features a star-studded cast, including Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Seth MacFarlane, Tori Kelly, Reese Witherspoon, , Pharrell Williams, Halsey, and more!


The beloved classic “Cinderella” is getting another live-action adaptation with a little twist. Starring Camilla Cabello as Cinderella and Idina Menzel as the stepmother, the film is coming to theaters on February 5th!

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