Upcoming Movies in December 2021

Katharina Unger, Staff Writer

It is nearly December and with the new month, a lot of new movies are coming. Here are the top movies from different genres that we can look forward to:

Spider-Man No Way Home

Action/Adventure ‧ 2h 30m

After his identity has been revealed, Peter Parker can no longer separate his private life from his superhero life. His life becomes even more dangerous after he asks Doctor Strange for help.

Release date: December 17, 2021

Director: Jon Watts

Producers: Kevin Feige, Amy Pascal

Story by: Stan Lee, Steve Ditko

Cast: Tom Holland, Zendaya Coleman


The Matrix Resurrections

Sci-fi/Action ‧ 2h 28m

Plagued by strange memories, Neo’s life takes an unexpected turn when he finds himself back inside the Matrix.

Release date: December 22, 2021 (USA)

Director: Lana Wachowski

Producers: Lana Wachowski, Grant Hill, James McTeigue

Cast: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss


Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City

Horror/Action ‧ 1h 47m

A group of survivors is trapped in Raccoon City, which was once the booming home of pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corp. 

Release date: November 24, 2021

Director: Johannes Roberts

Producers: Robert Kuzler, Hartley, Gorenstein, Martin Moszkowicz, Robert Kulzer, Hartley Gorenstein, Martin Moszkowicz, James Harris

Cast: Kaya Scodelaria, Avan Jogia


Nightmare Alley

Crime/Thriller ‧ 2h 19m

A corrupt con-man teams up with a female psychiatrist to trick people into giving them money.

Release date: December 17, 2021

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Story by: William Lindsay Gresham

Cast: Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett


Don’t look up

Comedy/Disaster ‧ 2h 25m

Two low-level astronomers must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth.

Release date: December 10, 2021

Director: Adam McKay

Producers: Adam MacKay, Scott Stuber, Kevin J Messick

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Timothée Chalamet, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Lawrence



Comedy/Family film ‧ 1h 37m

In 1980 in Chicago, a 10-year-old embarks on a quest to get the latest and greatest video game system for Christmas.

Initial release: November 24, 2021

Director:Micheal Dowse 

Producers: Nick Natell, Allan Mandelbaum, Trevor White, Jonathan Sadowski, Tim White

Cast: Neil Patrick Harris, Steve Zahn


House of Gucci

Crime/Drama ‧ 2h 44m

When Patrizia Reggiani, an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel the family legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge – and ultimately murder.

Release date: November 24, 2021

Director: Ridley Scott

Producers: Ridley Scott, Giannina Facio, Kevin J. Walsh, Mark Huffman

Cast: Lady Gaga, Jared Leto, Adam River


Sing 2

Comedy/Musical ‧ 1h 50m

The sequel to “Sing”. Koala Buster Moon saved his theater, he and his friends are trying to get an even bigger show off the ground.

Release date: December 22, 2021

Director: Garth Jennings

Producers: Christopher Meledandri, Janet Healy, 

Cast: Taron Egerton, Bono, Scarlett Johansson


The King’s Man

Action/Adventure ‧ 2h 11m

One man must race against time to stop history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds as they get together to plot a war that could wipe out millions of people and destroy humanity.

Release date: December 22, 2021

Director: Matthew Vaughn

Production Companies: Marv Studios, Cloudy Productions, 20th Century Studios

Cast: Colin Firth, Stanley Tucci


West Side Story

Musical/Romance ‧ 2h 36m

Two teenagers from different ethnic backgrounds fall in love in 1950s New York City.

Release date: Decembre 10.2021

Director: Steven Spielberg

Producers: Steven Spieberg, Kristie Moacosko Krieger, Kevin McCollum

Aparted from: West Side Story, Romeo and Juliet

Cast: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler


American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story


The true story of Kurt Warner. Just when his dreams seem all but out of reach, it’s only with the support of his wife, his family, coaches and teammates that Warner perseveres and finds the strength to show the world the champion that he already is.

Initial release: December 25, 2021

Director: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin

Producers: Jon Erwin, Andrew Erwin, Kevin Downes, Mark Ciardi, Dary; C. Lefever

Cast: Zachary Levi, Anna Paquin