Most Anticipated Movies of 2021: Release Dates and Details

2021 is shaping up to be a huge year for movies with multiple franchises and big-budget productions set to debut. With COVID-19 vaccines being administered and movie theaters reopening, film enthusiasts can look forward to a lineup of highly anticipated blockbusters. Here are some of the most anticipated movies set to release in 2021:

Black Widow

After multiple delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Marvel’s Black Widow is finally set to release in theaters and streaming services on July 9, 2021. The movie is set to follow Natasha Romanoff’s (Scarlett Johansson) story after the events of Captain America: Civil War. Fans can expect to see new characters introduced alongside some familiar faces, including a return for Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye.

The Suicide Squad

James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad is set to release on August 6, 2021. The movie sees a new team of villains recruited to undertake a dangerous mission in exchange for time off their prison sentences. While some characters from the original film will return, the majority of the cast features new additions played by big names such as Idris Elba and Margot Robbie.

No Time To Die

The 25th James Bond film, No Time To Die, is set to release on October 8, 2021. The movie will see Daniel Craig’s final appearance as the iconic spy, with rumors suggesting the film will take a darker, more emotional tone than previous installments. The film boasts an impressive cast with Rami Malek set to play the villain Safin, and Lashana Lynch as the new Agent 007.


Dune, directed by Denis Villeneuve, is set to release on October 1, 2021. Based on the science fiction novel of the same name by Frank Herbert, the film follows the story of Paul Atreides, a young man whose family accepts the stewardship of the dangerous desert planet Arrakis. The movie boasts an all-star cast including Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, and Oscar Isaac.

Matrix 4

Matrix 4, set to release on December 22, 2021, is one of the most anticipated movies of the year. The film sees the return of Keanu Reeves as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity, with many questions left unanswered over a decade after the third Matrix film was released. Fans eagerly await to see what twists and turns this new installment will bring.

In conclusion, 2021 offers a plethora of highly anticipated movies from various genres. From superheroes to iconic spy movies and sci-fi epics, there is something for everyone to enjoy. While the COVID-19 pandemic has played havoc with the movie industry, movie enthusiasts can look forward to an exciting year at the cinema.