Whenever you're feeling like you just really need a win in life, Netflix always delivers. In 2021, we will be blessed with a new Netflix movie every single week and the streaming site has even released a list of the titles so you can get hyped for some quality time with your computer screen. Or, if you're fancy, your TV.

From romance to horror and everything in between, you can say goodbye to the age-old "what should I watch?" struggle. All you need to do is fire up the latest drop and you're sure to be in for a good time. 

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So, here's a list of the movies you can watch on Netflix in 2021, sorted by genre. Some of them even include the date that they'll be viewable. 

Action

If life is boring you and you need something to get your butt on the edge of your seat, perhaps an action-packed movie is just the thing you're looking for. 

  • Army of the Dead

  • Awake

  • Kate

  • Outside the Wire (January 15)

  • Red Notice

  • Sweet Girl

Horror

There's no such thing as just "liking" horror movies. It's a love or hate scenario. They're basically the cilantro of movies. If you're one of the horror lovers, here's what you can look forward to this year:  

  • Fear Street Trilogy

  • No One Gets Out Alive

  • There's Someone Inside Your House

  • Things Heard and Seen

Thriller

Thrill-seekers, this one is for you! Because 2020 wasn't exactly set up for thrill-seeking adventures apart from reading the news, maybe watching some fictional drama for once is the secret to making it through 2021.

  • Blood Red Sky

  • Beckett

  • Escape from Spiderhead

  • Intrusion

  • Munich

  • O2

  • Night Teeth

  • The Swarm

  • The Woman in the Window

Sci-Fi

Sorry, sci-fi fans, there's only one title for you to look out for in 2021. So, let's hope it's a good one. 

  • Stowaway 

Romance

Who doesn't love a good cry? Whether you're a romantic or a cynic, a little love story never hurt anybody. This list of love stories will simultaneously warm your heart and bum you out, as every good romance does. 

  • A Castle For Christmas

  • Fuimos Canciones

  • Kissing Booth 3

  • Love Hard

  • The Last Letter from Your Lover

  • The Princess Switch 3

  • To All The Boys: Always and Forever

  • Untitled Alicia Keys Rom-Com

Drama

We love drama. We live for drama. And better yet, it's someone else's drama. If you can't get enough and you're ready for some second-hand stress, queue up one of these awesome drama flicks. 

  • Beauty

  • Blonde

  • Bombay Rose

  • Bruised

  • Concrete Cowboy

  • Fever Dream

  • Malcolm & Marie (February 5)

  • Monster

  • Penguin Bloom (January 27)

  • Pieces of a Woman (January 7)

  • The Dig (January 29)

  • The Guilty

  • The Hand of God

  • The Power of the Dog

  • The Starling

  • The White Tiger (January 22)

  • Unt. Alexandre Moratto film

  • Unt. Graham King

Western 

Every good movie list needs at least one amazing western. So, Netflix is dishing those dusty tumbleweed vibes with this solitary western title. 

  • The Harder They Fall

Comedy 

If 2020 has taught us anything, it's that a little laughter goes a long way. If you need something light and funny in your life ASAP, you're not alone. Sit down with one of these hilarious films and laugh the day away. 

  • 8 Rue de l'Humanité

  • Afterlife of the Party

  • Bad Trip

  • Don't Look Up

  • Double Dad

  • I Care A Lot (February 19)

  • Moxie (March 3)

  • The Last Mercenary

  • Thunder Force

For The Whole Family

Whether you have kids or you are one, a family-friendly movie is always a good choice. For passive watching while you slay that to-do list or for capturing your full attention, these are some must-watch movies. 

  • A Boy Called Christmas

  • A Winter’s Tale from Shaun the Sheep

  • Back to the Outback

  • Finding ‘Ohana (January 29)

  • Nightbooks

  • Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

  • Robin Robin

  • Skater Girl

  • The Loud House Movie

  • Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans

  • Wish Dragon

  • YES DAY (March 12)

Musicals 

Yet another polarizing genre that you can't just simply "like": musicals. If you need a bit more music in your life, these should help.

  • A Week Away

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