The Movie Schedule From Now Until The End Of The Year Is Genuinely Mind-Blowing

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After 18 months of setbacks, delays, production shutdowns, and release date musical chairs, the movie industry appears to finally be reaching the light at the end of the tunnel, as the final three months of the 2021 calendar — boosted by the box office success of Free Guy in August and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings in early September — is absolutely stacked with big-ticket items.

By my calculations — which is more or less just the gut instinct that I deploy when writing about pop culture for y’all, the dear readers — I count 22 Blockbuster projects from now until the end of the year, beginning next week with the release of The Many Saints of Newark and Venom: Let There Be Carnage and ending with the Leonardo DiCaprio-starring Don’t Look Up, which hits Netflix on Christmas eve. If you’re a fan of movies (and the holiday season in general), get ready, cause we’re about to be EATIN’.

October 1

The Many Saints of Newark (Theaters and HBO Max)
Venom: Let There Be Carnage
The Guilty (Netflix)

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October 8

No Time To Die
The Harder They Fall (Netflix)

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October 15

The Last Duel
Halloween Kills (Theaters and Peacock)
Succession Season 3 (October 17, HBO and HBO Max)

October 22

Dune (Theaters and HBO Max)
The French Dispatch

October 29

Last Night in Soho
Army of Thieves (Netflix)

November 5


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November 12

Red Notice (Netflix)

November 19

King Richard (Theaters and HBO Max)
Ghostbusters: Afterlife

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November 26

Hawkeye (TV show, Disney+)

December 10

West Side Story

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December 17

Spider-Man: No Way Home

December 22

The Matrix: Resurrections (Theaters and HBO Max)
The King’s Man

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December 24

Don’t Look Up (Netflix, in theaters December 10)

Also worth noting: it’s been rumored that The Mandalorian spin-off series, The Book of Boba Fett, will premiere in December. If only Paramount hadn’t decided to delay Jackass 4 and Top Gun: Maverick into 2022. Still, like I promised at the top — we EATIN’

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Eric is a New York City-based writer who still isn’t quite sure how he’s allowed to have this much fun for a living and will tell anyone who listens that Gotham City is canonically in New Jersey. Contact him