Along with the theatrical releases, movies are now also being released on OTT platforms such as Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, HBO Max, and more! This can make it a little complicated to keep track of some exciting movies coming out. We thought we’d help you catch up with some of the most anticipated releases every month by compiling a list of movies spanning from theatrical releases to those out on streaming platforms. Keep an eye on this space every month so you don’t miss some amazing movies!
Eternals (November 5)
Helmed by Chloé Zhao, Marvel Studios’ ‘Eternals’ follows a race of immortal beings with superhuman powers. They have secretly lived on Earth for thousands of years, shaping its history and civilizations.
‘The Eternals’ featuring the star-studded cast Angelina Jolie, ‘Game of Thrones’ actors Richard Madden and Kit Harrington, Crazy Rich Asian’s star Gemma Chan, Salma Hayek, Don Lee, Kumail Nanjiani, Barry Keoghan, Lauren Ridloff as Marvel’s first Deaf Superhero, Lia McHugh, Brian Tyree Henry, and more in the movie that comes to theaters on November 5. Watch the superheroes reunite to battle the evil Deviants!
Finch (November 5)
Starring Tom Hanks as Finch in ‘Finch’, a man, a robot, and a dog form an unlikely family. They form this bond in a powerful as well as touching adventure. ‘Finch’ is a film that follows one man’s quest to ensure that his beloved canine companion will be cared for after he’s gone, as per Rotten Tomatoes.
Finch is a robotics engineer and one of the few survivors of a cataclysmic solar event that has left the world a wasteland. However, he has been living in an underground bunker for a decade and has built a world of his own. He shares it with his dog, Goodyear, and creates a robot to watch over Goodyear when he no longer can. The trio embarks on a perilous journey into a desolate American West in this movie that also features Caleb Landry Jones, Skeet Ulrich, Samira Wiley, and Laura Harrier among others.
Finch makes great efforts to show his creation, the happiness, joy, pleasure, and wonder of what it means to be alive in this Apple Original Film premiering on November 5. Finch, the robot, and the dog’s road trip are both challenging and humorous since it’s as difficult for him to goad Jeff (the robot) and Goodyear to get along as it is for him to manage the dangers of the new world.
Spencer (November 5)
Starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana, ‘Spencer’ follows the 1991 Christmas holidays which she spends with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England. This is when Diana makes the decision of leaving her marriage to Prince Charles. Watch ‘Spencer’ November 5 onwards!
Clifford the Big Red Dog (November 10)
Based on the children’s book series by Norman Bridwell, in ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’, middle-schooler Emily Elizabeth (Darby Camp) meets a magical animal rescuer played by John Cleese who gives her a red little puppy. What Emily doesn’t anticipate is the puppy growing an enormous size – as she wakes up to find a giant ten-foot hound in her small New York City apartment.
While her single mother is away for a business, Emily has some adventures of her own. The middle-schooler and her fun but impulsive uncle Casey set out on an adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Our heroes take a bite out of the Big Apple in this movie based on the beloved Scholastic book character, Clifford. Learn from the Big Red Dog about how to love big November 10 onwards!
Home Sweet Home Alone (November 12)
‘Home Sweet Home Alone’, a brand new installment in the ‘Home Alone’ series is coming to Disney+ on 12 November (Disney+ Day) which follows Max Mercer, a mischievous and resourceful young boy who has been left behind while his family is in Japan for the holidays. In their absence, a married couple attempting to steal back a priceless heirloom set their sights on the Mercer family’s home.
Max will do whatever it takes to protect the heirloom from the trespassers and keep them out. Despite the absolute chaos, the young boy comes to realize that there really is no place like home sweet home in this movie starring Ellie Kemper, Rob Delaney, Archie Yates, Aisling Bea, Kenan Thompson, Tim Simons, Pete Holmes, Devin Ratray, Ally Maki, and Chris Parnell.
The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star (November 18)
The High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens returns in three delightful roles opposite Remy Hii, Nick Sagar, and Sam Palladio in the rom-com sequel of ‘The Princess Switch: Switched Again’. When a priceless relic is stolen, royal look-alikes Queen Margaret and Princess Stacy enlist the help of Margaret’s audacious doppelgänger cousin Fiona. She teams with her dashing ex from her past to retrieve it, with romance and resulting in a very unexpected switch in the film ‘The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star’ arriving on Netflix on November 18.
Find ‘The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star: HERE
Ghostbusters: Afterlife (November 19)
After moving to a new town, a single mother and her two kids discover that they have a connection to the original Ghostbusters and their grandfather’s secret legacy in the movie ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ premiering on November 19. The movie’s cast includes the ‘Gifted’ and ‘I, Tonya’ star Mckenna Grace, Bill Murray, ‘The Stranger Things’ and It star Finn Wolfhard, Carrie Coon, Earnest Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, and the Clueless and ‘Ant-Man star Paul Rudd.
King Richard (November 19)
‘King Richard’ looks at how tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams became who they are after the coaching from their father Richard Williams who was determined to write his daughters into history.
This film is based on the true story that will inspire the world, starring Will Smith as Richard Williams, Demi Singleton as Serena Williams, Saniyya Sidney as Venus Williams, Aunjanue Ellis as Brandi Williams, and Jon Bernthal as Rick Macci in the uplifting journey of a family whose unwavering resolve and unconditional belief ultimately delivers two of the world’s greatest sports legends.
“Training on Compton, California’s neglected tennis courts–rain or shine–the girls are shaped by their father’s unyielding commitment and their mother’s balanced perspective and keen intuition, defying the seemingly insurmountable odds and prevailing expectations laid before them”, as per Rotten Tomatoes. Watch ‘King Richard’ from 19 November onwards!
Tick, Tick…Boom! (November 19)
On the cusp of his thirtieth birthday, a promising young theater composer navigate love, friendship, and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City in the film ‘Tick, Tick… Boom’ starring The Amazing Spider-Man actor Andrew Garfield, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexandra Shipp, Mj Rodriguez, To All The Boys: P.S I Still Love You’s Jordan Fisher and more. Directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Music by Jonathan Larson, and Screenplay by Steven Levenson, ‘Tick, Tick… Boom’ arrives on Netflix on November 19.
Find ‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’ on Netflix: HERE
C’mon C’mon (November 19)
Johnny, an emotionally stunted and soft-spoken radio journalist played by the Joker star Joaquin Phoenix and his young nephew Jesse build a tenuous but transforming relationship.
Joaquin’s character travels the country interviewing a variety of kids about their thoughts concerning their world and their future. That is when they are unexpectedly thrown together in this “delicate and deeply moving story about the connections between adults and children, between the past and the future”, as per A24. He is then in charge of caring for his young nephew Jesse who brings a new perspective. As the duo travel from state to state, it effectively turns the emotional tables on Johnny in this film titled ‘C’mon C’mon’ from writer-director Mike Mills.
Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City (November 24)
Set in 1998, Raccoon City was once the booming home of pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corp. This origin story explores the secrets of the mysterious Spencer Mansion and the ill-fated Raccoon City.
Starring Maze Runner’s Kaya Scodelario, the ‘Ant-Man’ actor Hannah John-Kamen, Band of Brothers’ Neal McDonough, ‘The DUFF’ star Robbie Amell, Lily Gao, the ‘VICTORiOUS’ star Avan Jogia and more in this film wherein the company’s exodus left the city a wasteland, a dying town with great evil brewing below the surface.
When that evil is unleashed, a group of survivors must work together to uncover the truth behind Umbrella and make it through the night in this film titled ‘Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City’ coming to theaters on November 24.
Encanto (November 24)
‘Encanto’ is Disney’s upcoming film which follows The Madrigals, an extraordinary family who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charming place called the Encanto wherein the magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift.
Every child except Mirabel was blessed but she soon may be the Madrigals last hope when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is now in danger in this film featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Stephanie Beatriz, Diane Guerrero, Wilmer Valderrama, and more! Enjoy Encanto’s journey from November 24 onwards!
House of Gucci (November 24)
‘House of Gucci’ is inspired by the shocking true story of the family empire behind the Italian fashion house of Gucci when the turbulent marriage and divorce of Patrizia and Maurizio Gucci, the head of the Gucci fashion house, leads to murder.
The iconic Lady Gaga transforms into Patrizia and ‘The Marriage Story’ and Star Wars actor Adam Driver into Maurizio in this film spanning across three decades of love, betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately murder. We see what a name means, what it’s worth, and how far a family will go for control in the ‘House of Gucci’ coming to theaters on November 24.
A Boy Called Christmas (November 24)
‘A Boy Called Christmas’ follows an ordinary young boy called Nikolas who sets out on an adventure into the snowy north taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet mouse. He is determined to look for his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves. Elfhelm and Nikolas soon meet his destiny on his extraordinary adventure in a magical land inhabited by elves. Watch ‘A Boy Called Christmas’ on Netflix from November 24 onwards.
Find ‘A Boy Called Christmas’ on Netflix: HERE
See you next month with another list of anticipated movies recommendations for you to enjoy when you’d like to explore another world, go on thrilling adventures with some of your favorite characters!