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Movies that were originally opening in 2020 like "No Time to Die," "Black Widow," and "F9" have been added to the slate this year due to the ongoing pandemic.
Those big blockbusters are joining an already deep 2021 movie calendar that includes "Mission: Impossible 7," "The Suicide Squad," and Marvel's "Eternals."
We note below which titles will also be streaming at the same time they are in theaters.
Also, which movies have now moved to 2022.
"Pieces of a Woman" - January 7 (theaters and Netflix)
Vanessa Kirby gives an Oscar-worthy performance playing a grief-stricken woman who tragically loses her child during a home birth.
"One Night in Miami" - January 8 (theaters) / January 15 (Amazon Prime Video)
Regina King delivers a powerful directing effort in this fictional look at a night of deep discussion between Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, Cassius Clay, and Jim Brown.
"The Little Things" - January 29 (theaters and HBO Max)
Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, and Jared Leto make up the impressive cast for this crime thriller. In it, Washington and Malek try to track down Leto, who plays a serial killer.
"Minari" - February 12
Director Lee Isaac Chung chronicles the life of a Korean-American family as they move to an Arkansas farm in search of the American Dream.
"Judas and the Messiah" - February 12 (theaters and HBO Max)
This anticipated drama looks at the life of Fred Hampton, the chairman of the Black Panther Party.
Daniel Kaluuya plays Hampton alongside LaKeith Stanfield as William O'Neal, the FBI informant who's infiltrated the party.
"Nomadland" - February 19
Like Vanessa Kirby, Frances McDormand is also an Oscar best actress frontrunner for her performance here. She plays a woman who has gone off the grid and travels the west living out of her van.
"Tom & Jerry" - February 26 (theaters and HBO Max)
This mix of animation and live-action follows the legendary Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters opposite stars like Chloë Grace Moretz, Rob Delaney, Colin Jost, and Ken Jeong.
"Nobody" - February 26
From the twisted creators behind "Hardcore Henry" and "John Wick" comes this unique action movie starring Bob Odenkirk as a regular guy who won't take being bullied anymore.
"Cherry" - February 26 (theaters) / March 12 (Apple TV Plus)
In their next movie following "Avengers: Endgame," directors Anthony and Joe Russo direct this crime drama that follows the life of an Army medic who suffers from PTSD, played by Tom Holland.
"Chaos Walking" - March 5
Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley star in this sci-fi thriller in which Ridley's character finds herself on a planet where all women have disappeared.
"Raya and the Last Dragon" - March 5 (theaters and Disney Plus)
This Disney animated movie follows a warrior named Raya (Kelly Marie Tran) who is in search of the last dragon to stop the monsters threatening her land.
"The King's Man" - March 12
The slick super-spy "Kingsman" franchise now gets a prequel.
"The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent" - March 19
Imagine a movie filled with memorable Nicolas Cage characters. That's exactly what this is.
In the movie, Cage stars as himself as he agrees to attend a super fan's party for $1 million. In the process, he realizes he must become famous characters he's played in the past to save his wife and daughter from his host (played by Pedro Pascal) who turns out to be a drug lord.
"Godzilla vs Kong" - March 26 (theaters and HBO Max)
The MonsterVerse is finally getting its big moment. After "Kong: Skull Island" and "Godzilla: King of the Monsters," it's finally time for these two titans to face off.
"Fatherhood" - April 16
Kevin Hart turns to drama in his latest movie in which he plays a single father caring for his daughter after the death of his wife.
"Mortal Kombat" - April 16 (theaters and HBO Max)
This reboot of the movie franchise based on the popular video game has James Wan (director of "Aquaman," creator of "The Conjuring" franchise) on as a producer, which bodes well for an IP that has had trouble finding success on the big screen.
"A Quiet Place Part II" - April 23
Picking up from the events of the hit first movie, Evelyn (Emily Blunt) must take her family out into the unknown to face new terrors.
"Black Widow" - May 7
Scarlett Johansson's famous MCU character finally gets her own standalone movie. Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz, and David Harbour are along for the ride.
"Free Guy" - May 21
This action-comedy stars Ryan Reynolds who discovers he's an NPC (non-player character) in a video game. The movie also stars Taika Waititi, Jodi Comer, and "Stranger Things" star Joe Keery.
"Spiral" - May 21
The "Saw" franchise is back this time with Samuel L. Jackson and Chris Rock starring as cops trying to track down the person behind a series of gruesome murders.
"Cruella" - May 28
We cannot wait to watch Emma Stone play a young Cruella de Vil, the villain in the "101 Dalmatians" movies.
"F9" - May 28
The "Fast and Furious" saga hits movie number nine. This time John Cena is in on the fun. And It will mark the return of fan-favourite Han.
"Infinite" - May 28
Mark Wahlberg plays a man who learns that his hallucinations are in fact visions from the past. It's directed by Antoine Fuqua ("The Equalizer" movies).
"The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It" - June 4 (theater and HBO Max)
Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson return as paranormal investigators, Lorraine and Ed Warren, for the latest look at a creepy chapter in the franchise.
"Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway" - June 11
James Corden returns to voice Peter, the mischievous rabbit who always seems to get himself into trouble.
"Luca" - June 18
Pixar's next movie follows the strong friendship between a human and a sea monster set in the Italian Riviera.
"In the Heights" - June 18 (theaters and HBO Max)
Jon M. Chu ("Crazy Rich Asians") adapts Lin-Manuel Miranda's stage musical that looks at a Washington Heights bodega owner (Anthony Ramos) who has dreams of a new life after inheriting his grandmother's fortune.
The movie also stars Miranda, Jimmy Smits, and Corey Hawkins.
"Venom: Let There Be Carnage" - June 25
Tom Hardy returns to play the Marvel villain, and this time, Andy Serkis directs.
"Top Gun: Maverick" - July 2
Tom Cruise returns to play his iconic hotshot pilot character "Maverick." The cast also includes Jon Hamm, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Ed Harris, and Val Kilmer reprising his role as "Ice Man."
"Minions: The Rise of Gru" - July 2
The lovable minions will once again team with Steve Carell, who voices the supervillain character Gru.
"Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" - July 9
In this Marvel movie, we follow Shang-Chi (Simu Liu), a martial artist who must confront his past when he joins the Ten Rings organization.
"The Forever Purge" - July 9
The latest movie in this successful horror franchise from Blumhouse Productions is certain to scare you over the summer.
"Dog" - July 16
Channing Tatum stars and co-directs this comedy in which he plays an Army Ranger who heads out on a road trip to attend a friend's funeral.
"Space Jam: A New Legacy" - July 16 (theaters and HBO Max)
LeBron James takes over for Michael Jordan in this unique franchise as he teams with Bugs Bunny and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang to save the world by playing in the ultimate basketball game.
"Old" - July 23
Like most M. Night Shyamalan, very little has been revealed about his new movie. All we know is who stars: Gael García Bernal, Eliza Scanlen, Alex Wolff, and Vicky Krieps.
"The Tomorrow War" - July 23
Chris Pratt plays a man drafted to fight in a war that can only be won by his ability to correct his past. Betty Gilpin and J.K. Simmons also star.
"Jungle Cruise" - July 30
This is the latest Disney ride to get the big movie treatment. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Emily Blunt lead us through this action-comedy.
"Hotel Transylvania 4" - August 6
Adam Sandler returns as the grumpy but lovable Count Dracula in the popular animated franchise.
"The Suicide Squad" - August 6 (theaters and HBO Max)
James Gunn takes on DC's group of villains after years playing in the Marvel sandbox with the "Guardians of the Galaxy" franchise.
With a mix of new characters and familiar names from the first "Squad" movie, we set out on a violent and sure-to-be-funny adventure.
The all-star cast includes Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, Pete Davidson, John Cena, Michael Rooker, and Jai Courtney.
"Bios" - August 13
Tom Hanks plays Finch, who has been living underground for a decade following a solar event that has left the world a wasteland. Falling ill, Finch creates a robot to help him in his quest to find a way for his beloved dog to be taken care of after he's gone.
"Deep Water" - August 13
It's the movie where Ben Affleck and James Bond star Ana de Armas hit it off and sparked their tabloid-crazed relationship.
In the movie, Affleck and De Armas play a couple with a troubling relationship.
"Respect" - August 13
This biopic stars Jennifer Hudson as the legendary R&B artist, Aretha Franklin.
"Don't Breathe 2" - August 13
In 2016 the hit horror movie spooked the heck out of audiences as a blind man (Stephen Lang) terrorized a group of kids trying to rob him. He returns for the twisted sequel.
"The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard" - August 20
Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson return for the sequel to the 2017 action-comedy. This time Salma Hayek joins the fun.
"Candyman" - August 27
Jordan Peele co-wrote and produced this "spiritual sequel" to the classic 1992 horror.
"Jackass 4" - September 3
Johnny Knoxville and the gang are back for more bone-breaking stunts.
"Death on the Nile" - September 17
Kenneth Branagh directs and returns as Agatha Christie's popular detective Hercule Poirot in this whodunit sequel to "Murder on the Orient Express."
This time, the cast includes stars like Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Annette Bening, and "Black Panther" star Letitia Wright.
"Man from Toronto" - September 17
Woody Harrelson plays the world's deadliest assassin and Kevin Hart plays a guy who is not that at all. But somehow the two get mistaken at an Airbnb rental.
"The Boss Baby: Family Business" - September 17
The new boss baby (voiced by Amy Sedaris) has shown up, which leads to a new adventure.
"The Many Saints of Newark" - September 24 (theaters and HBO Max)
A prequel to "The Sopranos," the story is set in Newark, New Jersey during the city's 1967 riots. It stars Alessandro Nivola, Leslie Odom Jr., Jon Bernthal, Ray Liotta, Vera Farmiga, and Michael Gandolfini as Tony Soprano. Gandolfini's late father, James, of course, played the iconic older version of Tony in the landmark HBO series.
"Dune" - October 1 (theaters and HBO Max)
Denis Villeneuve ("Blade Runner 2049," "Sicario") takes on the epic Frank Herbert novel.
It includes a cast made up of Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Jason Momoa, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Dave Bautista, and Javier Bardem.
"No Time to Die" - October 8
Daniel Craig is back one last time to play James Bond — and it has been a long process to get to the finish line. A director change, Craig's on-set injury, and the coronavirus changing the movie's release date has kept this movie from audiences. But we're hoping it was all worth the wait.
"The Last Duel" - October 15
In this movie, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are going to share the screen for the first time since 1999's "Dogma." The duo also share screenwriting credit, the last time they did that they won Oscars for penning "Good Will Hunting."
The story follows Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon) and Jacques Le Gris (Adam Driver) who have been ordered by King Charles VI (Ben Affleck) to fight to the death to settle their dispute.
"Halloween Kills" - October 15
Legendary horror character Michael Myers returns in this sequel to the latest reboot of the franchise.
"Last Night in Soho" - October 22
Anya Taylor-Joy stars as a wannabe fashion designer who suddenly finds herself back in 1960s London. But in this Edgar Wright-directed movie, not everything is as it seems.
"Eternals" - November 5
Marvel's look at a race of immortal beings stars Angelina Jolie, Kit Harrington, Salma Hayek, Kumail Nanjiani, Richard Madden, and Brian Tyree Henry.
"Ghostbusters: Afterlife" - November 11
Jason Reitman, whose father Ivan made the original "Ghostbusters" movie, is the latest director to try to relaunch the comedy franchise.
Original Ghostbusters Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Ernie Hudson return. The movie also stars Paul Rudd, Carrie Coon, and "Stranger Things" star Finn Wolfhard.
"Mission: Impossible 7" - November 19
Tom Cruise returns to once more play Ethan Hunt ... and kick butt. He's taken COVID-19 precautions on his set very seriously.
"King Richard" - November 19
Will Smith plays Richard Williams, the driven father who made his daughters Venus and Serena Williams into tennis superstars.
"Encanto" - November 24
The minds behind "Zootopia" teams with Lin-Manuel Miranda doing the music for this upcoming Disney animated movie about a Colombian girl who is the only non-magical member of her family.
"West Side Story" - December 10
Steven Spielberg adapts the famous musical, which stars Ansel Elgort.
Untitled Spider-Man movie - December 17
Following the events of "Far From Home," Peter Parker (Tom Holland) sets out for an adventure that will have him face off with villains from past Spider-Man movies, including Electro (Jamie Foxx) and Doctor Octopus (Alfred Molina).
"Sing 2" - December 22
This sequel to the hit 2016 animated movie finds the talented singing animals taking on a new performance challenge thought up by their leader Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey).
"The Matrix 4" - December 22 (theaters and HBO Max)
Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Ann Moss, and Jada Pinkett Smith all return for this new installment in the franchise that redefined the action genre.
Movies that will now be released in 2022
"Morbius" - January 22
The latest Sony-owned Marvel character to hit the big screen is Jared Leto as the living vampire. The movie was to open in October 2021.
"Uncharted" - February 11
The long-awaited movie adaptation of the video game is finally here. Tom Holland stars as treasure hunter Nathan Drake. The movie was to open in the summer 2021.
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