Top 7 Best Netflix Original Movies To Enjoy In 2021

Netflix is the go-to streaming provider for many people as they have started to prefer Netflix over numerous other OTT platforms. Besides enabling people to stream and enjoy engaging content, Netflix is heavily investing in creating original films as well. These Netflix films range from family entertainment to action: packed blockbusters, with some being more successful than others.


Netflix has established itself as a reliable maker of numerous noteworthy films each year. Those films vie for awards occasionally, but more often than not, they are outstanding for reasons unrelated to the prestige that the Oscars provide. Keeping this in mind, in this article, we will be discussing the top 10 best Netflix original movies for you to enjoy over the weekend.

Best Netflix Original Hollywood Movies in 2021

Here’s a list of some of the best Netflix English movies to stream in 2021:

Kate (2021)

  • Cast: Miyavi, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Woody Harrelson, Miku Martineau, and Amelia Crouch.
  • Director: Cedric Nicholas Troyan
  • Genre: Thriller
  • IMDb rating: 6.3/10

Kate, an action: a packed movie that features Mary Elizabeth Winstead, is a Netflix original that’s just been launched on the OTT platform. The story revolves around an assassin with only 24 hours to live. Within these 24 hours, Kate uses her time to track down and avenge the person who poisoned her.

If you feel like streaming a thriller movie with an amazing storyline, Kate should be amongst your top preferences.

The Kissing Booth 3 (2021)

  • Cast: Joey King, Jacob Elordi, Taylor Zakhar Perez, Joel Courtney, and Molly Ringwald.
  • Director: Vince Marcello
  • Genre: Romance
  • IMDb rating: 4.7/10

Vince Marcello's second sequel picks up where "The Kissing Booth 2" left off, answering a few remaining mysteries for Elle and her followers. Will she maintain her commitment to her best friend Lee and go to UC Berkeley with him, or will she follow her boyfriend Noah to Harvard?

If not to add to the confusion, why are Marco and Chloe back in the picture? Is it possible for Elle to make everyone in her life happy? If you are a die-hard fan of The Kissing Booth movie series, hop on to Netflix to enjoy the third part with your family and friends.

He’s All That (2021)

  • Cast: ​Addison Rae, Maddison Pettis, Myra Molloy, Tanner Buchanan, and Peyton Meyer.
  • Director: Mark Waters
  • Genre: Romantic, Comedy.
  • IMDb rating: 4.3/10

The stakes have changed in Netflix's new gender-flipped version, "He's All That." Padgett (TikTok superstar Addison Rae) is a teen beauty influencer who makes a living off of her fame. When her jerk boyfriend humiliates her on a Livestream, she decides to turn Cameron (Tanner Buchanan) into a prom king in order to regain her following and brand sponsorships.

Army of Dead (2021)

  • Cast: Dave Bautista, Chris D’Elia, Ella Purnell, Tig Notaro, and Huma Qureshi.
  • Director: Zack Snyder
  • Genre: Horror
  • IMDb rating: 5.8/10

Given the spreading virus outside and the fact that we are the sequestered "zombies", the Zack Snyder film is mirroring reality on screen. The movie transports us to a world where the zombie apocalypse has already occurred, and the undead has been wreaking havoc in and around Las Vegas for quite some time.

A group of people decides to sneak inside Sin City in order to steal some money that’s been kept in a vault. However, Vegas will be demolished with a nuclear bomb to kill the last zombies and preserve humanity from the zombie apocalypse.

Army of Dead will keep you hooked to your screen as you watch the group of people try to sneak in and out of Sin City alive before the nuclear weapon is deployed.

Blood Red Sky (2021)

  • Cast: Peri Baumeister, Kais Setti, Nele Kiper, Dominic Purcell, and Graham McTavish.
  • Director: Peter Thorwarth
  • Genre: Thriller, Horror.
  • IMDb rating: 6.1/10

Blood Red Sky, (known also as Transatlantic 473), is based on a horrifying vampire-centric story that has become an unexpected success for Netflix. Nadja (Peri Baumeister), a single mother to Elias (Carl Anton Koch) suffers from leukemia. Following the hijacking of her plane by a bunch of terrorists, she is forced to reveal a dreadful secret that she's kept hidden for years in order to keep her son safe.

Best Netflix original movies to enjoy in Hindi

Here’s a list of some of the best Netflix original movies to stream in Hindi:

Gunjan Saxena (2020)

  • Cast: Pankaj Tripathi, Janhvi Kapoor, Angad Bedi, Riva Arora, and Ayesha Raza.
  • Director: Sharan Sharma
  • Genre: Drama
  • IMDb rating: 5.3/10

unjan Saxena is a movie that chronicles former Indian Air Force pilot Gunjan Saxena's extraordinary true story and the challenges she faced on their journey. Janhvi Kapoor brilliantly portrays Gunjan Saxena and the gender discrimination issues that she had to go through during her training days.

Gunjan, also known as the "Kargil Girl", received the Shaurya Vir medal for her bravery during the Kargil war in 1999.

Love per square foot (2020)

  • Cast: Vicky Kaushal, Angira Dhar, Kunal Roy Kapoor, Ratna Pathak Shah, and Arunoday Singh.
  • Director: Anand Tiwari
  • Genre: Romance/ Comedy
  • IMDb rating: 7.2/10.

Love Per Square Foot, directed by Anand Tiwari, is considered to be amongst the best Netflix original movies in India because of how the movie seeks comedy in the sorrow of Mumbai's housing crisis. The movie’s story revolves around two people who are on a mission to acquire an apartment in Mumbai, a city with some of the world's most expensive real estate.

If you have grown up in Mumbai or are currently living in the city, you will definitely relate to the movie, Love per square foot. Moreover, only Mumbai residents will comprehend Sanjay (Vicky Kaushal) and Karina's (Angira Dhar) efforts to find a little apartment on the outskirts.

Bottom Line

If you have recently purchased a Netflix account but don’t know which movie to stream over the weekend, we have listed a few Hollywood and Bollywood movies for you to enjoy. These movies are the best Netflix originals that Netflix has recently launched. What’s more? The best part about the movies listed above is that they are binge-worthy.

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