Is there really a better way to pass the time and escape from reality than by watching Netflix? It is the Blockbuster of the modern age and has thousands of films. Thanks to the pandemic, it now feels as though we’ve watched every film there is to watch, but the good thing is that Netflix is always adding more movies to their list.
If you’re looking for something exciting to watch, you should start with these top 5 most-watched movies in 2021.
5. Outside the Wire
If you enjoy films that balance out technology, action, and politics, then you’ll definitely enjoy Outside the Wire. This movie was released on January 15, 2021 and starred Anthony Mackie, Damson Idris, and Enzo Cilenti.
It’s about a drone pilot and a top-secret android officer that have to work together in a war zone to stop a drone attack that could cripple all of humanity. The Villain, Victor Koval (Pilou Asbæk), wants to gain control of a network of nuclear weapons and must be stopped.
4. Yes Day
Yes Day was initially released on March 12, 2021, and had such an amazing plot that viewers have described as fun and entertaining. This movie is about the Torres family, Allison and Carlos Torres (the parents), Katie Torres, Nando Torres, and Ellie Torres.
The parents feel as though they always say “no” to their children, and after they attend a parent-teacher conference, they realize that their children feel smothered.
3. Army of the Dead
This movie was initially released on May 21, 2021, and is a horror/action film. It’s about a group of mercenaries hired by a casino owner to break into a secure vault and retrieve the money left behind after a zombie outbreak.
There’s just one problem, the government has already evacuated the city, and the only people left behind are those suspected of being infected. There are also plans to blow up the city using a nuclear bomb. Will they make it?
2. The Mitchells vs. The Machines
The plot of this movie is simple: Machines taking over the world. Kate Mitchell has always been artistic, but unfortunately, her creativity makes her an outsider in school. She’s accepted into the film school she’s always wanted to go to and, her dad, in an attempt to rekindle their relationship, decides to turn her journey into a family road trip.
1. We Can Be Heroes
If you enjoy superhero movies, then you’ll definitely love We Can Be Heroes. Picture this, there’s an alien invasion, and all the superheroes are captured. Who will save the world? Their children!
They are forced to work together to not only rescue their parents but secure the future of humanity. One of the elements that make this movie interesting is that it follows a plot few superhero movies have done; it shows the transference of power from the old generation to the new one.