Netflix movies releasing in 2023: Extraction 2, The Killer, Rebel Moon, and more

Here's a quick look at every English Netflix movie releasing in 2023

Netflix is upping the ante with the announcement of 24 new original English movies for its 2023 slate. We have a mix of action, sci-fi, comedy, and animated movies, with one common element – big bucks and the biggest movie stars and directors. From sequels to Murder Mystery and Extraction to Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon, Netflix movies releasing in 2023 have it all. Block your calendars because it is going to be a crazy, crazy year for movie buffs across the world. On that note, here is a quick look at the upcoming Netflix original films in 2023:

Netflix movies released/ releasing in 2023

Dog Gone

Dog Gone is the first of several original movies that are premiering on Netflix in 2023. Already streaming on the platform, this is a feel-good saga of a man who goes on a journey to find his missing dog. He must do whatever it takes to reunite with man’s best friend.

  • Dog Gone IMDb rating – 6
  • Where to watch Dog Gone – Netflix
  • Dog Gone cast – Rob Lowe, John Berchtold, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Johnny Berchtold, Nick Peine, Susan Gallagher, Michael H Cole, Sohee Park
  • Dog Gone release date – January 13th

Jung E

Coming to sci-fi thrillers, a genre loved by a lot of Netflix subscribers, Jung E is a post-apocalyptic setting in Korea wherein director Yeon Sang-ho tries to show how an AI researcher attempts to stop a civil war by cloning the brain of one of the best soldiers he knew, his mother.

  • Where to watch Jung E – Netflix
  • Jung E cast – Kim Hyun-Joo, Kang Soo-Yeon, Ryoo Kyung-Soo, Park So-Yi
  • Jung E release date – January 20th

You People

Making rom-coms a thing again, Netflix has announced that You People is coming to the platform in January 2023. And, what a star cast – from Eddie Murphy to Jonah Hill and Julia Louis-Dreyfus – the streaming giant has left no stones unturned to showcase the story of a new couple and how their families deal with a new kind of modern love.

  • Where to watch You People – Netflix
  • You People cast – Jonah Hill, Eddie Murphy, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lauren London, Nia Long, David Duchovny, Molly Gordon, Sam Jay, Mike Epps, Deon Cole, Rhea Perlman, Andrew Schulz, Andrea Savage, La La Anthony, Jordan Firstman, Bryan Greenberg
  • You People release date – January 27th

Pamela, A Love Story

Pamela, A Love Story is a much-anticipated documentary on how Baywatch superstar Pamela Anderson dealt with her leaked sex tape and its aftermath. While the story has revolved around in media for the last 27 years, since the tape came out, this is the first time Pamela herself is coming out to set the record straight on the events that took place. An interesting watch for those interested in celebrity lives.

  • Where to watch Pamela, A Love Story – Netflix
  • Pamela, A Love Story cast – Pamela Anderson
  • Pamela, A Love Story release date – January 31st

True Spirit

From American to Australian originals on the platform, Netflix’s True Spirit is inspired by the true story of teenager Jessica Watson who sailed around the globe unassisted, to cover more than 35,000km in a span of 7 months. 14 years after her journey, the story comes to the silver screen, thanks to director Sarah Spillane.

  • Where to watch True Spirit – Netflix
  • True Spirit cast – Teagan Croft, Cliff Curtis, Anna Paquin, Josh Lawson, Todd Lasance, Stacy Clausen, Alice Tate
  • True Spirit release date – February 3rd

Bill Russell: Legend

Coming back to documentaries, the Netflix original slate for 2023 also includes one on Bill Russell, termed one of the best basketball players of all time. The documentary is expected to take a deep dive into the career and personal life of one of the best centres of all time. Unfortunately, Bill Russell passed away in July 2022, months before the release of his much-awaited documentary on Netflix.

  • Where to watch Bill Russell: Legend – Netflix
  • Bill Russell: Legend cast – Bill Russell
  • Bill Russell Legend release date – February 8th

Your Place or Mine

Making its way to the Netflix schedule for February 2023 is Your Place or Mine, a quintessential rom-com with legends Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher in leading roles. It is a fun story of two best friends who want different things in life. It is only after they swap lives that they realise what they always wanted isn’t what they needed. A tub-of-popcorn-at-night kind of watch, really.

  • Where to watch Your Place or Mine – Netflix
  • Your Place or Mine cast – Reese Witherspoon, Ashton Kutcher
  • Your Place or Mine release date – February 10th

We have a Ghost

David Harbour is back in this exciting upcoming Netflix movie, which revolves around the hunt for a ghost named Ernest who haunts the home of a family that just moved in. With names like Jennifer Coolidge and Anthony Mackie in the cast and elements like CIA and haunted houses in the plot, this is one film that is sure to keep you hooked on it until the end. Excited about February!

  • Where to watch We have a Ghost – Netflix
  • We have a Ghost cast – Jennifer Coolidge, Anthony Mackie
  • We have a Ghost release date – February 24th

Luther: The Fallen Sun

Luther: The Fallen Sun is for all the crime drama lovers out there. Idris Elba and Cynthia Erivo star in this London-based thriller where a serial killer takes over the city as a banished detective decides to break out of prison and take the matter into his own hands. Some raw, exhilarating action is what we expect from this upcoming Netflix original.

  • Where to watch Luther: The Fallen Sun – Netflix
  • Luther: The Fallen Sun cast –Idris Elba, Cynthia Eriv
  • Luther: The Fallen Sun release date – March 10th

The Magician’s Elephant

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One of the first animated flicks from the Netflix Originals stable is The Magician’s Elephant. With director Wendy Rogers at the helm, you can expect a truly magical ride with the story of an orphan who goes on an adventure to find his missing sister. He teams up with a magician and an elephant, as he completes three tasks to complete the mission.

  • Where to watch The Magician’s Elephant – Netflix
  • The Magician’s Elephant cast – Pixie Davies, Noah Jupe
  • The Magician’s Elephant release date – March 17th

Murder Mystery 2

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston

Sequel to the ultra-popular 2019 Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston-starrer, Murder Mystery 2 takes forward the story from last time around. With a big budget like last time, and shooting in Paris and the Caribbean, be sure to expect a grandiose setup that amazes you with its storyline and some amazing acting by the cast. Coming March 2023.

  • Where to watch Murder Mystery 2 – Netflix
  • Murder Mystery 2 cast – Adam Sandler,  Jennifer Aniston
  • Murder Mystery 2 release date – March 31st

A Tourist’s Guide to Love

‘A Tourist's Guide to Love' Reboots International Film Production in Vietnam

A Tourist’s Guide to Love is the brainchild of Vietnamese-American writer Eirene Donohue who is said to have based this story of an undercover executive in Vietnam on her real life experiences. This movie is expected to give us an insider’s view into the wonderful country of Vietnam, which has been fast becoming a tourist hub in the past decade.

  • Where to watch A Tourist’s Guide – Netflix
  • A Tourist’s Guide cast – Ben Feldman, Missi Pyle, Jacqueline Correa
  • A Tourist’s Guide release date – April 27th

The Mother

This is one big release from Netflix to watch out for all Lopez fans. Megastar Jennifer Lopez stars in this action flick about a deadly female assassin, played by Lopez, who must come out of hiding to protect her daughter from the enemies she made along the way. If the official teaser is anything to go by, this is going to be an edge-of-the-seat watch for sure. 

  • Where to watch The Mother – Netflix
  • The Mother cast – Jennifer Lopez, Niki Caro
  • The Mother release date – May 12th

Extraction 2

One of the biggest movies for Netflix ever, Extraction is finally getting a sequel in June 2023! Chris Hemsworth fans are delighted that the Australian movie star is back for another round of high-level extraction this year. While not much is yet known about the plot of the film, we can expect the director duo Anthony and Joe Russo to light up the screen with some of the best action we have ever seen. It is going to be lit.

  • Where to watch Extraction 2 – Netflix
  • Extraction 2 cast – Chris Hemsworth
  • Extraction 2 release date – June 16th

They Cloned Tyrone

Science fiction + comedy + mystery, all in one film? Yes, that’s what you get with They Cloned Tyrone. The movie is all about an evil government that conspires to do wrong as an unlikely trio gets stuck together trying to decipher all the events that take place around them. Jamie Foxx is at his best in this upcoming Netflix original, which is releasing on July 21st, 2023.

  • Where to watch They Cloned Tyrone – Netflix
  • They Cloned Tyrone cast –John Boyega, Jamie Foxx and Teyonah Parris
  • They Cloned Tyrone release date – July 21st

Heart of Stone

Alia Bhatt in a Hollywood spy action thriller? Yes, please! One of the most anticipated flicks of the year, Heart of Stone brings the Bollywood diva with names like Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan together on the big screen, for the first time ever. What you will get in this package is something we need to wait and see, but we think the wait shall be worth it.

  • Where to watch Heart of Stone – Netflix
  • Heart of Stone cast – Alia Bhatt, Gal Gadot, Jamie Dornan
  • Heart of Stone release date – August 11th

Lift

Everything You Need to Know About ‘Lift'

Lift is an upcoming heist movie with names like Ursula Corbero, Yun Jee Kim, and Billy Magnussen in the megastar cast. The Italian Job director F Gary Gray is back with his next that tells the story of an FBI to recruit who must pull off a heist on a Boeing 777 midway from London to Zurich. With that cast and storyline, we can expect this movie to pack quite the punch.

  • Where to watch Lift – Netflix
  • Lift cast –Ursula Corbero, Yun Jee Kim, Billy Magnussen
  • Lift release date – August 25th

Damsel

Everything You Need to Know About ‘Damsel'

The first look for Damsel, the upcoming Netflix film with Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown, is out now. It follows the life story of Elodie from a poor background back in Inophe. A mysterious kingdom offers to bring Inophe out of poverty in return for Elodie’s hand in marriage. But the kingdom is no rose without a thorn as she soon discovers the dark secrets of the place. Starts streaming worldwide in October this year.

  • Where to watch Damsel – Netflix
  • Damsel cast – Millie Bobby Brown
  • Damsel release date – October 13th

Pain Hustlers

‘Pain Hustlers'

Much like Extraction 2 and Murder Mystery 2, we believe Pain Hustlers will be a sleeper hit in 2023. Why? Well, for starters, you have actors like Emily Blunt, Chris Evans, and Andy Garcia in lead roles; Harry Potter director David Yates behind the camera; and a crime drama plot that is based on a superhit NY Times Magazine article. October 2023 is when the action begins!

  • Where to watch Pain Hustlers – Netflix
  • Pain Hustlers cast –Emily Blunt, Chris Evans, Andy Garcia
  • Pain Hustlers release date – October 27th

The Killer

One of the best crime drama directors of all time, David Fincher is making his way to Netflix in 2023 with The Killer. Starring Michael Fassbender and Tilda Swinton, this original film is actually an adaptation of a French novel series of the same name. Netflix has not revealed much about the plot other than the fact that it will be a story of a rouge assassin who turns against his employers for good.

  • Where to watch The Killer – Netflix
  • The Killer cast – Michael Fassbender, Tilda Swinton
  • The Killer release date – November 10th

Leo

Everything You Need to Know About ‘Leo'

Netflix loves Adam Sandler, which is apparent with the actor playing another lead role in Netflix’s slate this year, albeit in an animated avatar. Leo is an animated musical comedy that shows the journey of last year’s elementary school kids from the point-of-view of a lizard, played by Sandler. Pure fun made for kids, Leo could definitely be the feel-good movie of the year on the streaming platform.

  • Where to watch Leo – Netflix
  • Leo cast – Adam Sandler
  • Leo release date – November 22nd

A Family Affai

Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron

90s fans rejoice as yesteryear legends Zac Efron and Nicole Kidman are back together for this upcoming Netflix romcom, A Family Affair. As the name suggests, A Family Affair is about a complicated family where Joey King catches her mother in bed with his former boss. This Thanksgiving release seems like the best way to rekindle with your family (not!) this year. 

  • Where to watch A Family Affair – Netflix
  • A Family Affair cast – Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman
  • A Family Affair release date – November 17th

Leave the World Behind

‘Leave the World Behind'

Oscar winners Julia Roberts and Mahershala Ali are on screen for the first time with Netflix’s upcoming Leave the World Behind. It is the story of two families who must fight for their survival as a blackout during their vacation takes over normal life. This production is special because Barack and Michelle Obama serve as producers, alongside others. 

  • Where to watch Leave the World Behind – Netflix
  • Leave the World Behind cast – Julia Roberts, Mahershala Ali
  • Leave the World Behind release date – December 8th

Rebel Moon

Sofia Boutella stars as Kora, the reluctant hero from a peaceful colony who is about to find she's her people's last hope, in Zack Snyder's REBEL MOON.

And, finally, the final original announced in Netflix 2023 film slate is Rebel Moon. Directed by superhero director, Zack Snyder, this sci-fi flick gets a solid cast of Cary Elwes, Michiel Huisman, Alfonso Herrera, and Corey Stoll. It follows the story of colonists fighting back against an “intergalactic dictator”. With space, action, and science fiction written all over it, Zack Snyder fans are in for a treat right before Christmas this year. 

  • Where to watch Rebel Moon – Netflix
  • Rebel Moon cast – Cary Elwes, Michiel Huisman, Alfonso Herrera, Corey Stoll
  • Rebel Moon release date – December 22nd

List of Netflix movies releasing/ released in 2023

 

Netflix movieRelease date
Dog GoneJanuary 13
Jung EJanuary 20
You PeopleJanuary 27
Pamela, A Love StoryJanuary 31
True SpiritFebruary 3
Bill Russell: LegendFebruary 8
Your Place or MineFebruary 10
We have a GhostFebruary 24
Luther: The Fallen SunMarch 10
The Magician’s ElephantMarch 17
Murder Mystery 2March 31
A Tourist’s Guide to LoveApril 27
The MotherMay 12
Extraction 2June 16
They Cloned TyroneJuly 21
Heart of StoneAugust 11
Lift August 25
DamselOctober 13
Pain HustlersOctober 27
The KillerNovember 10
LeoNovember 22
A Family AffairNovember 17
Leave the World BehindDecember 08
Rebel MoonDecember 22