Leave the World Behind

(2023)

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Streaming charts last updated: 5:22:09 am, 21/02/2024

Leave the World Behind is 66 on the JustWatch Daily Streaming Charts today. The movie has moved up the charts by 11 places since yesterday. In Australia, it is currently more popular than The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring but less popular than The Menu.

Synopsis

With unexplained blackouts causing a global crisis, these families must find a way to survive

Heading off on holiday to Long Island, Amanda and Clay are ready to relax with their two kids. When another couple delivers news of a massive blackout approaching, with people all over the world are about to be plunged into the darkness, the two couples must all figure out a way to stay safe together in their new circumstance. 

What to know

Julia Roberts, Mahershala Ali and Ethan Hawke lead Netflix psychological thriller movie

Leave the world behind is a thriller film written and directed by Sam Esmail, who is best known for creating the critically acclaimed series Mr. Robot. Leave the world behind is based on Rumaan Alam’s eponymous novel, and is produced by Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company Higher Ground for Netflix. The series is produced by Esmail and Julia Roberts, who previously collaborated on Amazon Prime Video’s Homecoming, alongside Chad Hamilton, Marisa Yeres Gill and Lisa Gillan. 

Academy Award winner Julia Roberts also leads the cast, playing the character Amanda. The cast also includes Hollywood heavy-hitters Ethan Hawke, Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali and Kevin Bacon, with Myha’la Herrold, Farrah Mckenzie and Charlie Evans. 

Production News

  • 19 July 2020
    • 'Leave The World Behind', set to feature both Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington, was highly sought after. Netflix won the bid in a fierce competition, and Sam Esmail was also brought on to direct. (Source: Deadline)
  • 13 September 2021
    • Mahershala Ali was added to the cast to take the place of Denzel Washington, who exited the project. (Source: Deadline)
  • 2 October 2023
    • Chilling psychological thriller, 'Leave The World Behind' releases a trailer as Julia Roberts, Mahershala Ali and Ethan Hawke prepare for the apocalypse. (Source: YouTube)
  • 24 October 2023
    • A cyberattack threatens to destroy the world as we know it, in the official trailer for 'Leave The World Behind'. (Source: Netflix)
  • 4 December 2023
    • A massive cyber attack brings the world to its knees as Julia Roberts, Maharshala Ali and Ethan Hawke try not to panic in the final trailer for 'Leave The World Behind'. (Source: ScreenRant)
  • 8 December 2023
    • 'Leave The World Behind' premieres on Netflix.

Streaming Charts

The JustWatch Daily Streaming Charts are calculated by user activity within the last 24 hours. This includes clicking on a streaming offer, adding a title to a watchlist, and marking a title as 'seen'. This includes data from ~1.3 million movie & TV show fans per day.

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66.

+11

Rating

IMDB 6.5 (180k)

Genres

Mystery & Thriller, Science-Fiction, Drama

Runtime

2h 20min

Age rating

M

Production country

United States

Director

Sam Esmail

Cast

Julia Roberts
Amanda Sandford
Mahershala Ali
G.H. Scott
Ethan Hawke
Clay Sandford
Myha’la Herrold
Ruth Scott
Farrah Mackenzie
Rose Sandford
Charlie Evans
Archie Sandford
Kevin Bacon
Danny
Vanessa Aspillaga
Salvadora
Orli Gottesman
Taylor
Alexis Rae Forlenza
Danny's Daughter
Josh Drennen
Crow
Erica Cho
Jocelyn
Pavel Frolov
Plane Crash Victim #1
Kevin Kenny
Plane Crash Victim #3
Stephanie Groves
Beachgoer (uncredited)
Sam Esmail
Capt. Esmail (uncredited)
Heather Lee
Female Lifeguard (uncredited)