Netflix: Check Out this List of Feature Films Releasing in 2020

Netflix: Check Out this List of Feature Films Releasing in 2020

After impressing audiences with films like Murder Mystery, The Irishman and Marriage Story, Netflix is coming up with several new films of various genres in 2020. Check out the list below

After releasing movies like Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story and Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman in 2019, Netflix is planning to release several new films of various genres in 2020. The streaming service took to Twitter to announce the list of its original feature films which will be coming out this year. A tweet on Netflix's official account read, “Another year of movies is ahead of us! We’ve mentioned a lot of these films already, but here’s a handy list of all the films coming to Netflix this far.” The streaming service has not shared the release dates yet. Check out the list below:

The Old Guard

The Old Guard
  1. The Old Guard - Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, this film has Charlize Theron and Kiki Layne leading a covert group of immortal mercenaries.
  2. Miss Americana - Helmed by Lana Wilson, this is a close look at Taylor Swift’s life and how she became an iconic singer and performer.
  3. Mank - David Fincher’s directorial, starring Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Charles Dance and Lily Collins, revolves around the writing of Citizen Kane.
  4. Uncorked - Prentice Penny’s feature directorial debut stars Mamoudou Athie, Courtney B. Vance, and Niecy Nash. It is the story of Elijah (Athie) who needs to find a way to pursue his dreams while meeting his father's expectations.
  5. Rebecca - This is an adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's classic novel by Ben Wheatley, starring Lily James and Armie Hammer.
  6. Hillbilly Elegy - Amy Adams, Glenn Close, and Gabriel Basso star in filmmaker Ron Howard's adaptation of JD Vance's memoir of the same name.
  7. DA 5 Bloods - Spike Lee’s epic war drama film —featuring Chadwick Boseman, Paul Walter Hauser, Norm Lewis, Delroy Lindo and Jonathan Majors — is about four African American veterans who return to Vietnam.
  8. The Boys in the Band - Joe Mantello's film revolves around a group of LGBT friends and their reunion.
  9. To All the Boys - P.S. I Love You - A sequel of To All the Boys I've Loved Before, it follows the romance of Lara Jean (Lana Condor) and Peter (Noah Centineo), with the entry of a new character (Jordan Fisher).
  10. Eurovision - This film is about two aspiring musicians Lars (Will Ferrell) and Sigrit (Rachel McAdams) who get a chance to take part in the world’s biggest song competition.
  11. I’m Thinking of Ending Things - Charlie Kaufman’s film, starring Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley, Toni Collette, and David Thewlis, follows a road trip gone wrong. 
  12. All the Bright Places - Brett Haley's movie tells the story of two teenagers Violet Markey (Elle Fanning) and Theodore Finch (Justice Smith), and how they make a difference to each other's lives.
  13. The Last Thing He Wanted - This Joan Didion film is about a veteran DC journalist (Anne Hathaway) who becomes the subject of a story she is trying to break.
  14. A Fall From Grace - Tyler Perry’s thriller follows Grace (Crystal Fox) and her romantic relationship which turns violent.
  15. Tigertail - Alan Yang’s directorial is the story of a Taiwanese factory worker who leaves his country to seek new opportunities in America.
  16. The Willoughbys - This animated comedy film follows the adventures of the Willoughby children.
  17. The Kissing Booth 2 - In this sequel of The Kissing Booth, Elle (Joey King) and Noah (Jacob Elordi) manage their long-distance relationship along with college life and friendships. 
  18. The Half Of It - Alice Wu’s coming-of-age dramedy is the story of high school student Ellie and her complicated triangle of friendship.
  19. Dick Johnson Is Dead - Filmmaker Kirsten Johnson’s inventive portrait depicts a desperate attempt to keep her aging father alive.
  20. The Platform - This is a Spanish satirical science fiction film, directed by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia.
  21. Crip Camp - Nicole Newnham and Jim LeBrecht’s directorial about teens with disabilities, has been exec produced by Barack Obama and Michelle Obama.
  22. Spenser Confidential - Peter Berg’s film stars Mark Wahlberg as an ex-cop, Spenser, who teams up with an aspiring MMA fighter Hawk (Winston Duke) to solve a double homicide.
  23. Sergio - Greg Barker’s drama, featuring Wagner Moura and Ana de Armas, is set in the chaotic aftermath of the US invasion of Iraq.
  24. Over the Moon - Glen Keane’s feature directorial debut is a musical adventure about a girl who builds a rocket ship to go to the moon.
  25. Coffee and Kareem - Ed Helms and Taraji Henson star in this film about a cop who takes the help of his girlfriend’s 11 year-old son to clear his name.
  26. The Prom - Ryan Murphy’s film, featuring Meryl Streep, James Corden and Nicole Kidman, is the story of an LGBT teenager. 
  27. Out of the Fire - Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) plays a fearless black market mercenary in this thriller directed by Sam Hargrave.
  28. Lost Girls - Liz Garbus’ film about Mari Gilbert (Amy Ryan) has been inspired by true events about an investigation about a disappearance and murder.
  29. Jingle Jangle - David E. Talbert’s holiday musical tale stars Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key and Madelen Mills.



In 2019, Murder Mystery emerged as Netflix’s most popular title. The comedy movie, starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, ranked number one in nine countries including the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Singapore and the UAE. The Irishman was also highly popular and watched by more than 26 million customers globally within the first week of its premiere on the streaming service. Six Netflix films also made it to the top ten list in the US for 2019 films.

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By Ayesha Hoda
Ayesha Hoda is a senior communications professional and writer, currently based in Dubai, UAE.