The best films of 2021 that you can – and should – stream now

2021 has released quite a few unforgettable films into the streaming landscape, including blockbusters big and small, award-winning author’s works and streaming-only hits that may have been drowned in the hustle and bustle of recent months. Here we introduce you to the best new movie streams on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Disney +.

The big cinema blockbusters are also being offered more and more quickly in the stream, if not exclusively and right from the start. With all of the series and films that appear every day on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Disney +, it can be difficult to keep track of things. Fortunately, there are annual reviews like this one!

We introduce you to the best films that washed up somewhere in the streaming landscape in 2021 and that you can watch. Especially during the winter there is often enough time for an extended session in the evening – and a film that is really worth it.

Streams The Green Knight on Amazon Prime.

A knight of the round table challenges a mystical legend to a fight and one year later has to go on an adventurous journey to end the fight. The unconventional fantasy film The Green Knight by David Lowery (A Ghost Story) takes you into the partly brutal, partly fantastic world of legends around King Arthur – here only a minor character – and the green knight.

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Streams Dune on Amazon Prime.

Dune is one of the most important films in the year 2021. The visual masterpiece by Denis Villeneuve (Bladerunner 2049, Arrival) unites several stars such as Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya and Oscar Isaac and is without a doubt a fantasy science fiction blockbuster that you will not find at any cost should miss.

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Stream the Fear Street trilogy on Netflix.

The three appeared on Netflix in early 2021 Fear-Street-Film to the horror books of the same name by RL Stine. The trilogy is not only exciting, brutal and damn entertaining, but also surprisingly well done and without question a streaming pearl that might positively surprise you.

Streams The Last Duel on Disney +.

Ridley Scott’s historical drama The Last Duel comes up with stars like Matt Damon and Adam Driver, and tells the brutal story of the last duel, which was held for the honor of a woman in the Middle Ages.

Cruella streams to Disney +.

With Emma Stone in the lead role, also expected at Cruella a slightly different take on the villain Cruella De Vil rising up in London’s fashion industry during the punk rock revolution of the 1970s. A fantastic film, and not just for Disney fans.

Streams tick, tick … Boom! on Netflix.

Das Musical-Drama tick, tick … Boom! with Andrew Garfield is about an aspiring theater composer in New York City who tries everything to get his first piece onto the big stage. The critically acclaimed film is based on real events and shouldn’t be overlooked, especially by musical fans.

Stream Encanto on Disney + now.

Are you looking for a wonderful film for the whole family? Then sweeten your evening with Charm, a visual masterpiece from Disney, in which an extraordinary girl is the only one able to save her magical family. The animated film surprises with beautiful pictures and a heartwarming story that are perfect for every age group.

Streams Evangelion 3.0 + 1.01 Thrice Upon A Time on Amazon Prime.

Evangelion 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon A Time is the last film in the rebuilt series, which includes the anime Neon Genesis Evangelion – perhaps the best anime of all time – has re-launched with four films. However, the anime and the films are still different, so you can and should perhaps see the anime first and then the films (but you don’t have to!). Either way, the series and the film series are worthwhile for all anime fans. All four rebuilt films are included in the subscription on Amazon Prime, and the series is available to watch on Netflix.

Stream The Power of the Dog now on Netflix.

The award-winning western drama The Power of the Dog is a very special film that will cast its spell over you with its beautiful scenery and finely woven plot – but don’t expect any action-packed 08/15 westerns! With Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role, you follow a bitter rancher who openly abuses his brother’s wife and her feminine son – until a new path opens up for him that could promise love.


Stream Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings on Disney + now.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is one of the best Marvel movies this year, especially because it’s as entertaining as it is original. Did you miss this action-fantasy blockbuster, you can and should catch up on it on Disney +.

We also have a number of fantastic Christmas movies here for you to stream right now.

In the year 2021 in particular, the streaming landscape has grown more and more; with movies that quickly landed in the stream and other blockbusters that could be streamed immediately. With streaming providers on the rise, you should probably get used to being able to watch movies quickly and easily at home.