Netflix has announced a lineup of its most highly-anticipated movies for 2023, revealing the release dates for each film. The slate includes a diverse range of genres, including sci-fi, romantic comedies, thrillers, spy dramas, comedies, murder mysteries, fantasy dramas, action thrillers and more.
The announced titles include Rebel Moon, Extraction 2, Heart of Stone, Damsel, Pain Hustlers, and many more. Netflix’s upcoming 2023 film lineup features some of the biggest names in the industry in terms of acting and directing.
It’s worth noting that this is not an exhaustive list, as checkout the sneek peak of upcoming movies on Netflix has many more titles and surprises in store for its subscribers.
1. Dog Gone – January 13
The story follows a young man and his beloved canine companion as they become separated on the Appalachian Trail. Desperate to find his dog before it’s too late, the man and his father embark on a search for the missing pet. The film is based on a true story of human perseverance and everyday heroism, and stars Rob Lowe, Johnny Berchtold, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and Nick Peine.
2. Jung_E – January 20
Set in a post-apocalyptic future, a researcher at an AI lab sets out to end a civil war by cloning the brain of her mother, a heroic soldier. Directed by Yeon Sang-ho, the film stars Kang Soo-yeon, Kim Hyun-joo and Ryu Kyung-soo.
3. You People – January 27
This comedy from Kenya Barris explores the challenges that come with bringing families together. Starring Jonah Hill, Eddie Murphy, Lauren London, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David Duchovy, and Nia Long.
4. Pamela, A Love Story – January 31
The film provides an in-depth look into the life of Pamela Anderson, one of the world’s most iconic blonde bombshells, and offers a humanizing portrayal of her.
5. True Spirit – February 3
The movie tells the story of a determined Australian teenager who sets out to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world, facing her fears and chasing her dreams along the way. Starring Teagan Croft, Cliff Curtis, Bridget Webb, Vivien Turner, Stacy Clausen, Todd Lasance, Josh Lawson, and Anna Paquin.
6. Bill Russell: Legend – February 8
This documentary, directed by award-winning filmmaker Sam Pollard, delves into the life and legacy of NBA legend and civil rights icon Bill Russell.
7. Your Place or Mine – February 10
This romantic comedy features Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher, and is written by the screenwriter of “The Devil Wears Prada.”
8. We Have a Ghost – February 24
The story follows a family who discovers a ghost named Ernest haunting their new home and quickly becomes overnight social media sensations. But their newfound fame also makes them a target for the CIA. Starring David Harbour, Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Tig Notaro, Erica Ash, Jennifer Coolidge and Anthony Mackie.
9. Luther: The Fallen Sun – March 10
Idris Elba returns as the character John Luther, a detective who will stop at nothing to catch a killer, in this series. The cast also includes Cynthia Erivo, Andy Serkis, and Dermot Crowley.
10. The Magician’s Elephant – March 17
The story follows a young boy named Peter as he embarks on a journey to find his long-lost sister Adele, with the help of a mysterious elephant and the magician who can conjure it. Starring Sian Clifford, Pixie Davies, Natasia Demetriou, Dawn French, Brian Tyree Henry, Noah Jupe, and Benedict Wong.
11. Murder Mystery 2 – March 31
This film features Nick and Audrey Spitz, a struggling detective duo, who find themselves at the center of an international abduction case when their friend, the Maharaja, is kidnapped at his own wedding. Starring Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Adeel Akhtar, John Kani, and Mark Strong.
12. A Tourists Guide To Love – April 27
The film follows a travel executive who, after a sudden breakup, goes undercover to learn about the tourist industry in Vietnam and finds both adventure and romance with her Vietnamese tour guide. Starring Rachael Leigh Cook, Scott Ly, Missi Pyle, and Ben Feldman.
13. The Mother – May 12
A female assassin comes out of hiding to protect the daughter she gave up years before. The people chasing her are dangerous, but she is even more deadly. Starring Jennifer Lopez, Joseph Fiennes.
14. Extraction 2 – June 16
This sequel features Tyler Rake, an Australian black ops mercenary, who is tasked with rescuing the family of a Georgian gangster from a prison where they are being held. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Golshifteh Farahani, Adam Bessa, Daniel Bernhardt, and Tinatin Dalakishvili.
15. They Cloned Tyrone – July 21
A series of strange events leads an unlikely group of individuals to uncover a nefarious government conspiracy in this mystery caper. Starring John Boyega, Jamie Foxx, and Teyonah Parris.
16. Heart Of Stone – August 11
The story follows an intelligence operative named Rachel Stone as she fights to protect her organization’s most valuable and dangerous asset from falling into the wrong hands. Starring Gal Gadot, Jamie Dornan and Alia Bhatt.
17. Lift – August 25
A team of international heist experts is recruited to prevent a terrorist attack by pulling off a heist on a plane mid-flight at 36,000 feet. Starring Kevin Hart, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Vincent D’Onofrio, Úrsula Corberó, Billy Magnussen, Jacob Batalon, Jean Reno and Sam Worthington.
18. Damsel – October 13
A young woman, who is sacrificed to a bloodthirsty dragon, soon realizes that she must save herself as no one is coming to rescue her. Starring Millie Bobby Brown, Angela Bassett, Robin Wright, and Nick Robinson.
19. Pain Hustlers – October 27
The story follows a single mother who, after losing her job, becomes involved in a dangerous scheme of selling prescription drugs. Starring Emily Blunt, Chris Evans, Andy Garcia, and Catherine O’Hara.
20. The Killer – November 10
The film tells the story of an assassin who, after a close call, fights against his employers, as well as himself, on an international manhunt that he insists is not personal. Directed by David Fincher, and starring Michael Fassbender.
21. A Family Affair – November 17
The film follows a young woman whose romantic relationship sets off a chain of comedic events involving her mother and her movie star boss. Starring Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, and Joey King.
22. Leo – November 22
This animated musical comedy is about the last year of elementary school as seen through the eyes of a class pet. Starring Adam Sandler and Bill Burr.
23. Leave The World Behind – December 8
This thriller movie by Sam Esmail centers around two strangers who disrupt a family’s vacation by bringing news of a mysterious blackout. Starring Julia Roberts, Mahershala Ali, Ethan Hawke, Myha’la, and Kevin Bacon.
24. Rebel Moon – December 22
When a colony located on the outskirts of the galaxy faces an attack from the oppressive forces of Regent Balisarius, they send Kora, a young woman with an enigmatic background, on a mission to find warriors from neighboring planets to assist in their defense. Starring Sofia Boutella, Djimon Hounsou, Ed Skrein, Michiel Huisman, Doona Bae, Ray Fisher, Staz Nair, Charlie Hunnam, and Anthony Hopkins. Directed by Zack Snyder.