Netflix has played a major role in our lives during this ongoing pandemic, because most of us are binging the movies that are on Netflix to keep us from going insane, and in this list, we are going to talk about the best movies on Netflix in February 2021, either they are already on the streaming service or will come out during this month.
Eat Pray Love
Release Date: Febrauary 1
The 2010 adaptation of the best-selling memoir by Elizabeth Gilbert, where Julia Roberts plays Elizabeth, a newly divorced woman who embarks on the journey of a lifetime.
The official synopsis for the movie is, “Liz Gilbert (Julia Roberts) is a modern woman on a quest to marvel at and travel the world while rediscovering and reconnecting with her true inner self in Eat Pray Love. At a crossroads after a divorce, Gilbert takes a year-long sabbatical from her job and steps uncharacteristically out of her comfort zone, risking everything to change her life. In her wondrous and exotic travels, she experiences the simple pleasure of nourishment by eating in Italy; the power of prayer in India, and, finally and unexpectedly, the inner peace and balance of love in Bali. Based on an inspiring true story, Eat Pray Love proves that there really is more than one way to let yourself go and see the world.“
Release Date: February 1
Inception is one of many pieces of evidence that Christopher Nolan is the “God of Cinema” (Reddit). This mind-bending thriller stars Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead.
The official synopsis for the movie is, “Acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan directs an international cast in this sci-fi actioner that travels around the globe and into the world of dreams. Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is the best there is at extraction: stealing valuable secrets inside the subconscious during the mind’s vulnerable dream state. His skill has made him a coveted player in industrial espionage but also has made him a fugitive and cost him dearly. Now he may get a second chance if he can do the impossible: inception, planting an idea rather than stealing one. If they succeed, Cobb and his team could pull off the perfect crime. But no planning or expertise can prepare them for a dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy only Cobb could have seen coming.“
Malcolm & Marie
Release Date: February 5
The Creator of the smash hit HBO’s series Euphoria is on it’s way with his exciting new feature named Malcolm & Marie, and it’s cast will include Euphoria’s star Zendaya and Christopher Nolan‘s Tenet star John David Washington.
Netflix’s official synopsis for the film is, “When filmmaker Malcolm (John David Washington) and his girlfriend Marie (Zendaya), return home from a movie premiere and await his film’s critical response, the evening takes a turn as revelations about their relationship surface, testing the couple’s love.“
Strip Down, Rise Up
Release Date: February 5
This Netflix original documentary focuses on the benefits of doing pole dancing, and how it has helped women deal with trauma and body image issues.
The documentary is created by Michele Ohayon, who has made acclaimed documentaries like It Was A Wonderful Life and Colors Straight Up.
Release Date: February 8
This semi-true story about two arms dealer is directed by Todd Phillips, and stars Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Bradley Cooper, and Ana De Armas.
The official synopsis for the movie is, “The Based on a true story, “War Dogs” follows two friends in their early 20s (Hill and Teller) living in Miami Beach during the Iraq War who exploit a little-known government initiative that allows small businesses to bid on U.S. Military contracts. Starting small, they begin raking in big money and are living the high life. But the pair gets in over their heads when they land a 300 million dollar deal to arm the Afghan Military—a deal that puts them in business with some very shady people, not the least of which turns out to be the U.S. Government.“
News Of The World
Release Date: February 10
Tom Hanks and Paul Greengrass come together again after Captain Phillips for this historical action movie set in Civil War in the United States.
The official synopsis for the movie is. “Five years after the end of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Hanks), a widower and veteran of three wars, now moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the news of presidents and queens, glorious feuds, devastating catastrophes, and gripping adventures from the far reaches of the globe. In the plains of Texas, he crosses paths with Johanna (Helena Zengel, System Crasher), a 10-year-old taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier and raised as one of their own. Johanna, hostile to a world she’s never experienced, is being returned to her biological aunt and uncle against her will. Kidd agrees to deliver the child where the law says she belongs. As they travel hundreds of miles into the unforgiving wilderness, the two will face tremendous challenges of both human and natural forces as they search for a place that either can call home.“
To All The Boys: Always and Forever
Release Date: February 12
The is film is based on the Novel of Jenny Han “To All The Boys: Always And Forever, Lara jeans”. It is also the final entry in To All The Boys Trilogy.
Netflix’s official synopsis for the film is: “As Lara Jean Covey prepares for the end of high school and the start of adulthood, a pair of life-changing trips lead her to reimagine what life with her family, friends, and Peter will look like after graduation.”
Animals on the Loose: A You vs. Wild Movie
Release Date: February 16
Netflix’s official synopsis for the Bear Grylls special is, “When there’s a power outage at a safari reserve, Bear Grylls is called and he needs your help. The situation is dire: an escaped lion is headed for a nearby village; a baboon has broken free and is going towards the sea cliffs, and the power must be restored before more animals escape.”
I Care A Lot
Release Date: February 19
This Netflix original is written and directed by J Blakeson, and it stars Peter Dinklage, Rosamund Pike, and Eliza Gonzalez.
Netflix’s official synopsis of the movie is, “A crooked legal guardian who drains the savings of her elderly wards meets her match when a woman she tries to swindle turns out to be more than she first appears.”
Release Date: February 23
Netflix’s official synopsis of the documentary is, “This documentary feature tells the story of iconic footballer Pelé, his quest for perfection and the mythical status he attained. The story looks back at the extraordinary 12-year period in which Pelé, the only man to win three World Cup titles, went from superstar in 1958 to saviour in 1970; a radical yet turbulent era in Brazil’s history. As well as unprecedented interview access to Pelé, the film includes astounding archive footage and interviews with legendary former team-mates including Zagallo, Jairzinho and Rivellino. PELÉ is produced by Pitch Productions, directed by Ben Nicholas and David Tryhorn and executive produced by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald.”
Release Date: February 26
This comedy film stars Viggo Mortensen, Kathryn Hahn, and Steve Zahn in the lead roles, and tackles subjects like family and community.
Captain Fantastic tells the story of the Cash family, who after living in isolation for so long, now after a tragic incident have to assimilate into a community, through a series of events they learn the true meaning of family and what it means to have a community you can lean on.