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There are numerous films set to be released in 2021. Some films have announced release dates but have yet to begin filming, while others are in production but do not yet have definite release dates.

List of years in film (table)

2021 filmsEdit

American filmsEdit

January–MarchEdit

Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Ref.
J
A
N
U
A
R
Y
1 Pinocchio Netflix / ShadowMachine Films / The Jim Henson Company Guillermo del Toro, Mark Gustafson (director); Guillermo del Toro, Patrick McHale (screenplay) Animation, Fantasy, Musical
[1]
Wendell and Wild Netflix / Gotham Group / Monkeypaw Productions Henry Selick (director/screenplay); Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, and Clay McLeod Chapman (screenplay); Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key Animation, Comedy, Horror
[2]
8 Untitled Blumhouse film Universal Pictures / Blumhouse Productions
[3]
15 355 Universal Pictures Simon Kinberg (director); Theresa Rebeck (screenplay); Jessica Chastain, Penélope Cruz, Lupita Nyong'o, Fan Bingbing, Diane Kruger, Sebastian Stan, Édgar Ramírez Action, Thriller
[4]
29 Rumble Paramount Animation / Walden Media / WWE Studios / Reel FX Creative Studios Hamish Grieve (director); Etan Cohen, Matt Lieberman (screenplay); Terry Crews, Will Arnett, Geraldine Viswanathan, Roman Reigns, Becky Lynch
[5]
F
E
B
R
U
A
R
Y
5 Cinderella Columbia Pictures / Fulwell73 Kay Cannon (director/screenplay); Camila Cabello, Taran Killam, Billy Porter, Idina Menzel Romance
[6]
12 Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Marvel Studios Destin Daniel Cretton (director/screenplay); David Callaham (screenplay); Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Tony Leung Superhero, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
[7]
Untitled Warner Bros. event film Warner Bros.
[8]
Untitled Universal romantic-comedy film Universal Pictures Comedy, Romance
[9]
Untitled Paramount Animation film Paramount Pictures / Paramount Animation Animation
[10]
26 Untitled M. Night Shyamalan thriller film Universal Pictures M. Night Shyamalan (director) Thriller
[11]
M
A
R
C
H
5 Mortal Kombat Warner Bros. / New Line Cinema / NetherRealm Studios Simon McQuiod (director); Greg Russo (screenplay); Joe Taslim, Ludi Lin, Mehcad Brooks, Sisi Stringer, Tadanobu Asano, Hiroyuki Sanada, Chin Han, Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson, Max Huang Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller, Horror
[12]
Nimona 20th Century Fox / Blue Sky Studios / Vertigo Entertainment Patrick Osborne (director); Marc Haimes (screenplay) Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Comedy
[13]
Masters of the Universe Columbia Pictures / Mattel Films / Escape Artists Aaron Nee, Adam Nee (directors); Art Marcum, Matt Holloway (screenplay); Noah Centineo Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
[14]
12 Untitled live-action Disney film Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
[15]
19 Luck Paramount Pictures / Skydance Media / Nickelodeon Movies Alessandro Carloni (director); Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger (screenplay) Animation, Fantasy
[16]
Untitled Tomb Raider sequel Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / GK Films / Square Enix Ben Wheatley (director/screenplay); Amy Jump (screenplay); Alicia Vikander Action, Adventure
[17]
Untitled Paranormal Activity sequel Blumhouse Productions / Paramount Pictures Horror
[18]
26 The Boss Baby 2 Universal Pictures / DreamWorks Animation Tom McGrath (director); Michael McCullers (screenplay); Alec Baldwin Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
[19]

April–JuneEdit

Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Ref.
A
P
R
I
L
2 Fast & Furious 10 Universal Pictures / One Race Films Justin Lin (director), Daniel Casey (screenplay); Vin Diesel, Jordana Brewster Action, Adventure
[20]
M
A
Y
7 Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Marvel Studios Scott Derrickson (director); Jade Bartlett (screenplay); Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong Superhero, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
[21]
14 Spirit Riding Free Universal Pictures / DreamWorks Animation / Walden Media Elaine Bogan, Ennio Torresan (director) Animation
21 John Wick: Chapter 4 Lionsgate Chad Stahelski (director); Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, Lance Reddick Action, Thriller
[22]
28 Cruella Walt Disney Pictures Craig Gillespie (director); Aline Brosh McKenna, Jez Butterworth, Dana Fox, Kelly Marcel, Tony McNamara, Steve Zissis (screenplay); Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Paul Walter Hauser, Joel Fry, Mark Strong Crime, Comedy, Drama, Adventure
[23]
J
U
N
E
4 Untitled Sesame Street film Warner Bros. / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Sesame Workshop Jonathan Krisel (director); Chris Galletta (screenplay); Anne Hathaway Musical, Family
[24]
Micronauts Paramount Pictures / Allspark Pictures Dean DeBlois (director/screenplay) Sci-Fi
[25]
11 Jurassic World 3 Universal Pictures / Amblin Entertainment Colin Trevorrow (director/screenplay); Emily Carmichael (screenplay); Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, DeWanda Wise, Mamoudou Athie Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
[26]
25 The Batman Warner Bros. / DC Entertainment Matt Reeves (director/screenplay); Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, Andy Serkis, Colin Farrell Superhero, Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
[27]

July–SeptemberEdit

Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Ref
J
U
L
Y
2 Sing 2 Universal Pictures / Illumination Garth Jennings (director/screenplay); Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Nick Kroll, Tori Kelly Animation, Comedy, Musical
[28]
9 Indiana Jones 5 Lucasfilm Steven Spielberg (director); David Koepp (screenplay); Harrison Ford Action, Adventure
[29]
16 Untitled Spider-Man: Far From Home sequel Columbia Pictures / Marvel Studios Jon Watts (director); Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers (screenplay); Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon Superhero, Action, Adventure
[30]
Space Jam 2 Warner Bros. / Warner Animation Group Malcolm D. Lee (director); Ryan Coogler, Sev Ohanian (screenplay); LeBron James, Sonequa Martin-Green, Don Cheadle, Klay Thompson, Anthony Davis Sports, Comedy, Sci-Fi
[31]
23 Mission: Impossible 7 Paramount Pictures / Skydance Media / Bad Robot Productions Christopher McQuarrie (director/screenplay); Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell, Rebecca Ferguson, Pom Klementieff Action, Adventure
[32]
A
U
G
U
S
T
6 The Suicide Squad Warner Bros. / DC Entertainment James Gunn (director/screenplay); Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, David Dastmalchian, Daniela Melchior, John Cena, Steve Agee, Taika Waititi, Peter Capaldi, Nathan Fillion, Michael Rooker, Sean Gunn, Storm Reid, Flula Borg, Alice Braga, Joaquín Cosío, Jennifer Holland, Pete Davidson, Juan Diego Botto, Tinashe Kajese, Mayling Ng, Julio Ruiz Superhero, Action, Comedy
[33]
13 Untitled Blumhouse film Universal Pictures / Blumhouse Productions
[34]
S
E
P
T
E
M
B
E
R
10 Untitled New Line horror film Warner Bros / New Line Cinema Horror
[35]
17 The Bad Guys Universal Pictures / DreamWorks Animation Pierre Perifel (director); Aaron Blabey, Damon Ross, Rebecca Huntley (screenplay) Animation, Comedy
[36]
24 Untitled My Little Pony film Paramount Pictures / Allspark Animation Animation, Comedy
[37]

October–DecemberEdit

Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Ref.
O
C
T
O
B
E
R
1 Untitled Elvis Presley film Warner Bros. Baz Luhrmann (director/screenplay); Craig Pearce (screenplay); Tom Hanks, Austin Butler, Olivia DeJonge Music, Biographical
[38]
Untitled Paramount/Hasbro film Paramount Pictures / Allspark Pictures
[39]
8 Untitled Disney live-action film Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
[23]
15 Halloween Ends Universal Pictures / Blumhouse Productions David Gordon Green (director/screenplay); Danny McBride, Paul Brad Logan, Chris Bernier (screenplay); Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak Horror, Thriller
[40]
22 The Addams Family 2 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / United Artists Releasing / Universal Pictures Conrad Vernon, Greg Tiernan (directors); Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler, Allison Janney Animation, Family, Comedy, Horror
[41]
N
O
V
E
M
B
E
R
5 Thor: Love and Thunder Marvel Studios Taika Waititi (director/screenplay); Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Natalie Portman, Taika Waititi Superhero, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy
[42]
12 Fantastic Beasts 3 Warner Bros / Heyday Films David Yates (director); J.K. Rowling, Steve Kloves (screenplay); Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Jessica Williams, Jude Law, Johnny Depp Fantasy, Adventure
[43]
19 Untitled Dungeons & Dragons film[44] Paramount Pictures / Vertigo Entertainment / Allspark Pictures John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein (director); Michael Gillio (screenplay) Fantasy, Adventure
[45]
24 Untitled Walt Disney animated film Walt Disney Pictures / Walt Disney Animation Studios Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
[46]
D
E
C
E
M
B
E
R
17 Avatar 2 20th Century Fox James Cameron (director/screenplay); Josh Friedman (screenplay); Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Sigourney Weaver, Kate Winslet, Cliff Curtis, Michelle Yeoh, Jemaine Clement, David Thewlis, Vin Diesel Sci-Fi, Epic, Action, Adventure
[47]
21 Hotel Transylvania 4 Sony Pictures Animation Michael McCullers (screenplay); Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, Keegan-Michael Key, David Spade, Sadie Sandler, Asher Blinkoff, Mel Brooks, Kathryn Hahn, Miley Cyrus, CeeLo Green Comedy, Animation, Fantasy
[48]
22 Black Adam Warner Bros. / New Line Cinema / DC Entertainment Jaume Collet-Serra (director); Adam Sztykiel (screenplay); Dwayne Johnson Action, Superhero
[49]
Sherlock Holmes 3 Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures / Silver Pictures Dexter Fletcher (director); Chris Brancato (screenplay); Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law Action, Adventure, Mystery
[50]
Wicked Universal Pictures / Marc Platt Production Stephen Daldry (director); Winnie Holzman, Stephen Schwartz (screenplay); Fantasy, Musical
[51]
Untitled Disney live-action film Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
[23]
25 Babylon Paramount Pictures Damien Chazelle (director/screenplay) Drama
[52]

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