Most Anticipated Upcoming Netflix Movies: June 1st, 2023

Here are the most anticipated upcoming movies on Netflix.

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Pictured: Extraction 2, Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget, Rebel Moon, Maestro

Between movies and TV shows, Netflix has numerous upcoming projects. In this list, we’ll look at the most anticipated upcoming movies on Netflix according to the IMDb MOVIEmeter.

To compile the list below, we’ll be using IMDb’s Movie Meter data which is updated by every Tuesday for television and Thursday for Movies.

As one of the world’s largest movie and TV show databases, and assigns a MOVIEmeter score based on the amount of inbound traffic to any respective page. We figure that the higher the traffic, the more people are excited about the project. IMDb continues to draw in over half a billion site visits monthly.

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Note: MOVIEmeter scores are correct as of June 1st, 2023:


Directed by: TBA
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama | Cast: Keanu Reeves
Production Status: Pre-Production | Netflix Release Date: TBA
MOVIEmeter: 5895

BRZKR most anticipated netflix original movies june 1st 2023

Picture. BRZKR – BOOM! Studios

The comic follows an immortal warrior, known as Berzerker, as he fights his way through the ages.

14. The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar

Directed by: Wes Anderson
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama | Cast: Rupert Friend, Ralph Fiennes, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ben Kingsley, Richard Ayoade
Production Status: Post-Production | Netflix Release Date: 2023
MOVIEmeter: 5485

the wonderful story of henry sugar most anticipated netflix original movies june 1st 2023

Picture. Wes Anderson

Chronicles a variety of stories, but the main one follows Henry Sugar, who is able to see through objects and predict the future with the help of a book he stole.

13. Damsel

Directed by: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Cast: Millie Bobby Brown, Angela Bassett, Robin Wright, Ray Winstone, Shohreh Aghdashloo
Production Status: Post-Production | Netflix Release Date: 2024
MOVIEmeter: 5130

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Picture. Damsel – PCMA Management and Productions / Netflix

Millie Bobby Brown is one of the most popular young actresses in the world right now. This is why it isn’t surprising that Netflix continues to lock her down for some of their biggest new projects. The feature was previously scheduled for a 2024 release, however, we have since learned that the title has been removed from the 2023 release slate.

In this new fantasy film, a young woman who thinks she is being married to a perfect prince is thrown into a pit where she discovers she’s not going to be a princess after all, but a sacrifice to appease a bloodthirsty dragon. Trying to survive long enough until someone can save her — she soon realizes that no one is coming and this “damsel” must save herself.

12. Heart of Stone

Director: Tom Harper
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller | Cast: Gal Gadot, Alia Bhatt, Jamie Dornan, Matthias Schweighöfer, Sophie Okonedo
Production Status: Post-Production | Netflix Release Date: August 11th, 2023
MOVIEmeter: 4898

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Picture. Heart of Stone – Dune Films / Netflix

Gal Gadot has been working on a number of different projects for Netflix, mainly the Red Notice film franchise. Gadot will return in Netflix’s latest new spy thriller.

11. The Old Guard 2

Director: Victoria Mahoney, Dan Bradley
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy| Cast: Charlize Theron, Uma Thurman, KiKi Layne, Marwen Kenzari, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Production Status: Post-Production | Netflix Release Date: 2023
MOVIEmeter: 4451

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Picture. The Old Guard 2 – Denever and Delilah Productions

The Old Guard arrived in the Summer of 2020 when plenty of the world was still in lockdown. After a fantastic performance that saw millions of subscribers stream from around the world, Netflix deemed it fit to greenlight a sequel.

Andromache of Scythia and her band of soldiers are back in this second story chronicling the battles and burdens of their dubious immortality. Nile’s addition to the team has given them new purpose and new direction, but when you’ve got 6,000 years of history at your back, the past is always ready to return with a vengeance.

10. The Electric State

Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Cast: Ke Huy Quan, Jenny Slate, Millie Bobby Brown, Chris Pratt, Stanley Tucci
Production Status: Post-Production | Netflix Release Date: TBA
MOVIEmeter: 3822

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Picture: The Electric State – AGBO / Netflix

The Electric State is one of the biggest projects for the Russo brothers since their time came to an end at Marvel. Millie Bobby Brown will be back for yet another Netflix project as the streamer continues to put her at the forefront of some of their most exciting projects.

An orphaned teenager traverses the American West with a sweet but mysterious robot and an eccentric drifter in search of her younger brother.

9. Nimona

Directed by: Nick Bruno | Troy Quane
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure | Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Julio Torres, Riz Ahmed, Frances Conroy, Lorraine Toussaint
Production Status: Post-Production | Netflix Release Date: December 29th, 2023
MOVIEmeter: 3661

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Picture: Nimona – Annapurna Animation / Netflix

When a knight in a futuristic medieval world is framed for a crime he didn’t commit, the only one who can help him prove his innocence is Nimona — a mischievous teen who happens to be a shapeshifting creature he’s sworn to destroy

8. Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley

Director: Mark Molloy
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime | Cast: Eddie Murphy, Kevin Bacon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Preston Rogers, Paul Reiser
Production Status: Post-Production | Netflix Release Date: 2023
MOVIEmeter: 3292

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Picture: Paramount Pictures

For the first time in almost three decades, Eddie Murphy will return to reprise one of his most iconic roles, Axel Foley, the brash loudmouthed cop from Detroit. Plot details are still under wraps at this time, so it’s unclear if we’ll see Axel Foley as a police commissioner, or whether or not his antics have kept him from promotions.

7. Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget

Director: Sam Fell
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy| Cast: Bella Ramsey, David Bradley, Imelda Staunton, Thandiwe Staunton, Nick Mohammed
Production Status: Post-ProductionNetflix Release Date: November 10th, 2023
MOVIEmeter: 3102

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Picture. Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget – Aardman Animations

It’s taken 23 years, but the world’s favorite chicken movie franchise is back!

Having pulled off an escape from Tweedy’s farm, Ginger has found a peaceful island sanctuary for the whole flock. But back on the mainland the whole of chicken-kind faces a new threat, and Ginger and her team decide to break in.

6. Ladybug & Cat Noir: The Movie (2023)

Directed By: Jeremy Zag
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure | Cast: Crystal Valenzuela, Bryce Papenbrook, Keith Silverstein, Zeno
Production Status: Post-Production |Netflix Release Date: July 5th, 2023
MOVIEmeter: 2909

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A pair of Parisian high schoolers protect their city as vigilante heroes without revealing their identities to anyone, including each other.

5. Havoc

Director: Gareth Evans
Genre: Action, Thriller | Cast: Tom Hardy, Timothy Olyphant, Forest Whitaker, Narges Rashidi, Luis Guzmán
Production Status: Post-Production |Netflix Release Date: 2023
MOVIEmeter: 2379

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Picture: Havoc – One More One Productions / Netflix

Known for such movies as The Raid and Netflix’s The Apostle, Gareth Evans is an incredibly talented and exciting director. Havoc will be Tom Hardy’s Netflix film debut, who along with Evans is listed as one of the producers.

The story is set after a drug deal gone wrong when a bruised detective must fight his way through a criminal underworld to rescue a politician’s estranged son while unraveling a deep web of corruption and conspiracy that ensnares his entire city.

4. Rebel Moon

Director: Zack Snyder
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama | Cast: Sofia Boutella, Charlie Hunnam, Stuart Martin, Anthony Hopkins, Jena Malone
Production Status: Post-Production |Netflix Release Date: 2023
MOVIEmeter: 1926

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Picture: Rebel Moon – Grand Electric / Netflix

Since his return to directing, Zack Snyder has made Netflix his new home, which has since greenlit an exciting number of his projects. Rebel Moon is rumored to have been based on Snyder’s pitch for a stand-alone Star Wars movie and is influenced by Snyder’s favorite film, Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai.

A peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy is threatened by the armies of a tyrannical regent named Balisarius. Desperate, the colonists dispatch a young woman with a mysterious past to seek out warriors from neighboring planets to help them make a stand.

If Rebel Moon has a limited release in theatres, it could certainly be worth attending for a true thematic experience.

3. Maestro

Director: Bradley Cooper
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music | Cast: Bradley Cooper, Carey Mulligan, Maya Hawke, Matt Bomer, Sarah Silverman
Production Status: Completed |Netflix Release Date: 2023
MOVIEmeter: 1673

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Picture: Maestro – Amblin Entertainment / Netflix

A potential Oscar contender for 2024 at the 96th Academy Awards, Bradley Cooper takes on directing, producing, writing and acting in his biopic of Leonard Bernstein, the composer of movies such as West Side StoryOn the Waterfront, and On the Town.

Maestro will tell the complex love story of Leonard and Felicia, a story that spans over 30 years-from the time they met in 1946 at a party and continues through two engagements, a 25-year marriage, and three children: Jamie Bernstein, Alexander Bernstein, and Nina Bernstein Simmons.

2. The Killer

Director: David Fincher
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama | Cast: Tilda Swinton, Michael Fassbender, Charles Parnell, Monique Ganderton, Sala Baker
Production Status: Post-Production | Netflix Release Date: 2023
MOVIEmeter: 1308

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Picture: The Killer – Archaia Entertainment / Netflix

Another passion project that David Fincher has been interested in for years, The Killer is an adaptation of Alexis Nolent’s graphic novel. Upon release, The Killer will be the second feature film from Fincher of his 4 years exclusive deal with Netflix.

“A man solitary and cold, methodical and unencumbered by scruples or regrets, the killer waits in the shadows, watching for his next target. And yet the longer he waits, the more he thinks he’s losing his mind, if not his cool. A brutal, bloody and stylish noir story of a professional assassin lost in a world without a moral compass, this is a case study of a man alone, armed to the teeth and slowly losing his mind.”

1. Extraction 2

Director: Sam Hargrave
Genre: Action, Thriller | Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Golshifteh Farahani, Daniel Bernhardt, Tinatin Dalakishvili. Jenn Kirk
Production Status: Post-Production | Netflix Release Date: June 16th, 2023
MOVIEmeter: 595

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Picture. Extraction 2 – AGBO / Netflix

At the start of the global pandemic, Netflix dropped the first Extraction movie, quickly becoming one of the most successful Original films on the platform. Naturally, it didn’t take long for Netflix to greenlight its sequel.

After barely surviving his grievous wounds from his mission in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tyler Rake is back, and his team is ready to take on their next mission. Tasked with extracting a family who is at the mercy of a Georgian gangster, Tyler infiltrates one of the world’s deadliest prisons in order to save them. But when the extraction gets hot, and the gangster dies in the heat of battle, his equally ruthless brother tracks down Rake and his team to Sydney, in order to get revenge.

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Most Anticipated Upcoming Netflix Movies: June 1st, 2023

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 and serves as one of the lead writers here on What's on Netflix. Jacob covers all things Netflix movies and TV shows but specializes in covering anime and K-dramas. Resides in the United Kingdom. Contact: [email protected]