It’s time for a sneak peek at the Netflix Originals that will be arriving on Netflix worldwide in November 2021. It’s going to be an exciting month, especially for Netflix Original films.
Thankfully, the streaming service has opted to buck the pattern by announcing the release dates of every new film coming out between now and Christmas, from Leonardo DiCaprio’s Don’t Look Up to Lin Manuel Miranda’s debut feature, tick, tick… Boom!
We’ve compiled a list of the most anticipated arrivals below. In addition, we’ve included the title, release date, and brief synopsis provided by Netflix, as well as any trailers or set photos that have been released thus far.
Check out the full list of films in the tweet below from Netflix’s official film account.
On November 3rd, Netflix will release the film. This new Western film, directed by Jeymes Samuel, was announced in July 2019 and is viewed as a spiritual successor to his earlier 2013 western, They Die by Dawn.
“When an outlaw (Jonathan Majors) learns that his adversary (Idris Elba) is about to be released from jail, he gathers his gang to pursue vengeance in this Western.”
Idris Elba, Zazie Beetz, Jonathan Majors, Edi Gathegi, LaKeith Standfield, Regina King, Delroy Lindo, Tait Fletcher, RJ Cyler, Deon Cole, and a slew of more stars star in the film.
The film Passing will be released on November 3rd. Passing is based on Nella Larsen’s novel about two black women (Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga) who can pass as white and live on opposite sides of the colour line in 1929 New York. Rebecca Hall is the director.
On November 12th, Red Notice will be released. An Interpol Red Notice is a worldwide alert to find and apprehend the world’s most wanted criminals. But there’s no predicting what will happen when a daring heist brings together the top FBI profiler (Dwayne Johnson) and two rival crooks (Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds).
Tick, Tick, BOOM!
On November 19, Tick, Tick Boom will air. In Lin-Manuel Miranda’s feature directorial debut, promising young theatre composer Jonathan Larson (Andrew Garfield) navigates love, friendship, and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City as he approaches his 30th birthday.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Pulitzer Prize winner and Tony Award winner for Rent, makes his feature directorial debut with tick, tick…BOOM!, an adaptation of Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical. Jon (Academy Award contender and Tony Award winner Andrew Garfield) is a young theatrical composer. He works as a waiter in a New York City café in 1990 while creating what he believes would be the next great American musical.
Days before a pivotal performance, Jon is under pressure from all sides: from his fiancee Susan, who aspires to a career as an artist outside of New York City; and from his friend Michael, who has relocated to the city. Against the backdrop of an AIDS-ravaged artistic community. With the clock ticking away, Jon finds himself at a fork in the road and must consider the question that everyone must consider: What are we supposed to do with the time we have?
On November 24th, Netflix will release Bruised. When the kid she gave up as a child unexpectedly re-enters her life, a disgraced MMA fighter (Berry) finds redemption in the cage and the fortitude to face her demons.
Jackie Justice (Halle Berry) is a disgraced mixed martial artist who quits the sport. Jackie (Adan Canto) is pushed into a horrific underground fight by her manager and boyfriend Desi (Adan Canto) and attracts the attention of a fight league promoter (Shamier Anderson) who promises Jackie a life back in the cage years after the bout.
When Manny (Danny Boyd, Jr.), the son she gave up as a newborn, shows up on her doorstep, the journey to forgiveness becomes unexpectedly personal. Halle Berry’s directorial debut in Bruised, featuring Adriane Lenox, Sheila Atim, Valentina Schevchenko, and Stephen McKinley Henderson. A boxer reclaims her power in and out of the ring when everyone has counted her out in a triumphant story.
On November 27th, Robin Robin will be released. This 30-minute stop-motion musical short comes from Aardman Animation (the studio behind Chicken Run and Shaun the Sheep).
It’s about a bird who was reared by mice and now wonders where she came from. Gillian Anderson and Richard E. Grant are among the voice actors for Robin Robin.
A Cop Movie
On November 5, a cop movie will air. An attempt in documentary and narrative storytelling sheds light on the police force, one of Mexico’s and the world’s most problematic institutions, as well as the reasons for the court system’s impunity dilemma.
14 Peaks: Nothing is impossible
It will be released on November 29. Climber Nims Purja leads a team of Sherpas to summit all 14 of the world’s 8000m+ summits in 7 months, surpassing the previous record of 7 years.
I Mateus, 18, gets a job in a junkyard in So Paulo for his new boss, Luca, to offer a better living for his family in the country. Instead, Mateus will be forced to choose between working for the man who imprisoned him and risking his and his family’s future as he and a few other youngsters become stuck in the dangerous realm of human trafficking.
The tentative release date for November
A boy called Christmas
The film is directed by Gil Kenan (Monster House). It tells the story of Nikolas, an average young boy who embarks on a fantastic journey into the frozen north in search of his father, who is on a quest to find the famous elven settlement of Elfhelm. Nikolas soon meets his destiny, accompanied by a stubborn reindeer named Blitzen and a faithful pet mouse, in this fascinating, hilarious, and lovable fable that illustrates nothing is impossible.
A Castle for Christmas
Sophie, a well-known American author, arrives in Scotland and discovers that she wants to buy a castle, but the obstinate owner, Myles (a Scottish Duke), refuses to sell to a foreigner. The pair are continually butting heads in an attempt to strike a compromise, but they may well find more than they bargained for along the way. Brooke Shields and Cary Elwes star in this film. Mary Lambert, the director of Pet Sematary.
The Princess switch 3
When a priceless relic is stoplen, Queen Margaret and Princess Stacy hire Margaret’s bold look-alike cousin Fiona, who teams up with a dashing, mysterious man from her past to recover it, reigniting the flames of a delicious Christmas romance.
Netflix Originals in languages other than English will be available in November 2021
We couldn’t be Adults
Netflix will release the film on November 5th. After receiving a surprising friend request, a guy is whisked back to his memories in the 1990s in this Japanese film starring Mirai Moriyama.
Yoshihiro Mori and Hayato Kawai directed the film. In Japan, the film will be released in theatres.