Being marked as the year of covid-19 and extreme boredom caused by lockdown worldwide, 2020 witnessed a lot of internet consumption, majorly binge-watching Hollywood movies and shows.
Be it an old movie to relive childhood or the newly-found interest in exploring OTT platforms for new content, people were found watching something or the other all the time.
We don‘t know if people would go back to the theatres to watch new films or they would prefer to make some popcorn and dim the lights of their rooms to enjoy the movie sitting comfortably on the couch. Therefore, we have created a perfect list of all the top 10 best Hollywood movies to watch online buffs to enjoy the theatrical experience online.
Based on the 2007 novel with the same name, The Dig is a 2021 British drama, which recreates the events of the 1939 excavation of Sutton Hoo. Starring Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes, Lily James, Johnny Flynn, and a few others, the film was initially released in theatres on January 15, 2021. But then, soon, on January 29, it was streamed on Netflix.
The film, which has received positive reviews from the critics, sees Carey Mulligan as a widower who has an ancient ship in her backyard. The ship is then discovered by a timid archaeologist (played by Ralph Fiennes). The plot revolves around the scene of the WWII scenario.
Malcolm & Marie
Released on February 5, Malcolm & Marie is an American romantic drama set in a black and white tone. Written, produced, and directed by Sam Levinson, the film stars Zendaya, John David Washington as the title characters. One notable fact that makes this drama so different from all other films is that it is the first project in Hollywood that was written, financed, and produced amid the global pandemic. The direction and execution took place privately during June and July 2020.
Initially, the film was released on January 29, 2021, it was launched digitally on February 5, 2021, by Netflix. So far, the film has gotten mixed reviews. The viewers are happy with the acting and direction but not entirely satisfied with the screenplay.
Have you started watching content on Hulu? Well, if you have not, then you must do it after the release of Nomadland. Coming out from the strange fall festivals of 2020, this is currently the most popular film globally. Directed by Chloé Zhao, this film shows Fern (Frances McDormand), a woman who has lost her husband and home. This film takes us on the protagonist’s journey, who decides to welcome a life of wandering. What makes this film unique is that there are a lot of non-actors used in the movie. It was released on February 19 on Hulu.
Bob’s Burgers: The Movie
If you are making a list of movies and don‘t mention one animated film, it will be incomplete. Bob’s Burgers (the TV series), Bob’s Burgers: The Movie is an upcoming American film that is a complete package – animation, music, comedy – all in one. Do you think your kids would not want to watch this film on Sunday? Written, directed, and produced by Loren Bouchard, the film was earlier set to release in July 2020 but had to make a shift in its big launch because of the pandemic.
After being the favorite TV show for years, Bob’s Burgers is all set to make its entry on the big screen this April. Though only the theatre release has been shared, soon, the film will be premiered digitally too.
Based on the Marvel character with the same name, this film has been in plans for a long time. Blackwidow film is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motions Pictures. The 24th film by MCU is directed by Cate Shortland and has been scripted by Eric Pearson. Scarlett Johansson will be seen as the lead alongside Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz, David Harbour in other roles.
The film’s making started back in April 2004, and now finally, on May 7, it will be released in the theatres.
Looking at the trailer, it feels like the film will have a lot of action.
Till now, the digital release has not been revealed, but it is expected in 2021 itself.
The Suicide Squad
No, we are not talking about the film that has already been released in 2016. It is an American film based on a comic of the same name—expected to be a standalone sequel of the 2016 film produced by DC Films, Altas Entertainment, and The Safran Company. The tenth superhero film in the DCEU is a script and direction by one and only James Gunn. The film will have a big cast including actors like Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Joel Kinnaman. The film will come in the theatres on August 6, 2021, and will be release for streaming on HBO Max on the same date.
Tom & Jerry
If you don‘t know who Tom and Jerry are, then you are not from this planet for sure. It is a cartoon that has been a favorite of almost three generations now and finally is set to make its significant presence in the film. Directed by Tim Story, the film brings back the Hanna-Barbera characters in this action-animated adventure filled with a fantastic cast. So, if you have an important assignment to complete and your kids won‘t leave you, it might be a good idea to play this movie and work in peace. Or even if you want to take a break from this fast-paced life, this is your chance to relive your childhood. Switch on HBO Max on February 26.
The United States vs. Billie Holiday
One more grown-up film is coming on Hulu on February 26. Directed by Lee Daniels, this film is about the story of singer Billie Holiday and her legal battles with the Federal Bureau of Narcotics. Not to be surprised, you might feel that you are watching a biopic. Also, the film stars none other than Grammy-winner Andra Day in the starring role. Suzan-Lori Parks has written the film.
Coming 2 America
An upcoming American comedy film, directed by Craig Brewer, Coming 2 America, has the screenplay written by Kenya Barris, Barry W Blaustein, and David Sheffield. This is a sequel to the 1988 film that follows former Prince Akeem Joffer as he is set to become King of Zamunda. The film stars actors like Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Jermaine Fowler, and Leslie Jones. The film will be released on Amazon Prime video on March 5, 2021.
Godzilla Vs. Kong
Have you ever wondered what will happen if you mix the plot of two films? Well, this May, you are in luck to experience this adventure too. Directed by Adam Wingard, a sequel to both Godzilla: King of the Monsters and Kong: Skull Island, this film is releasing on May 21 – both in theatres and HBO Max.
This film is the 36th film in the Godzilla list and will mark the 12th film in the King Kong list.
The American monster film stars Alexander Skarsgard, Milli Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, and many others.
So, keep adding more films to this list and keep watching your favorite genre movies online with your family.