So many movies, such little time! Looking for some solid movie recommendations to help you get your movie night started? Here’s a guide to the best films on OTT and in cinemas this week. This guide includes:
- 5 films to watch out for on OTT this week
- What to watch on Netflix, Amazon, and Disney+
- What’s in cinemas right now
5 films to add to watch on OTT this week.
Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani: In the mood for a complete family entertainer that’ll have you crying, laughing, and falling in love with the magic of Bollywood all over again? Rent Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani on Amazon Prime Video, and immerse yourself in this classic Karan Johar flick with lavish sets, a star-studded ensemble, and a moving love story about two families from polar opposite worlds.
Where to watch: Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani is available for rent on Amazon Prime India.
Jailer: South superstar Rajnikanth’s latest action blockbuster Jailer has finally arrived on OTT. Starring Rajnikanth as Tiger, a retired policeman who returns to duty to uncover the mystery of his missing son's whereabouts, this south action-comedy packs in a load of cut-throat action scenes with a side of comedy.
Where to watch: Jailer is currently streaming on Amazon Prime India.
Neeyat: If you like Agatha Christie-esque murder mysteries, and watching movies like Knives Out, you should check out Neeyat. Starring Vidya Balan as a CBI officer, this movie unravels the mystery behind the murder of a high-level businessman.
Where to watch: Neeyat is currently streaming on Amazon Prime India.
Elemental: If you’re looking for a feel-good movie, check out Pixar’s latest animated feature. Set in a world where elements like water, fire, air, and earth don’t mix, this movie follows two rule-defying elements Wade and Ember, who decide to cross-paths and create a new world of their own.
Where to watch: Elemental is currently streaming on Disney+ Hotstar.
Wifelike: In a world where artificial intelligence is getting more and more real by the day comes this psychological thriller about a widower who gets assigned a robotic assistant loaded with his late wife’s memories to help him cope with his grief. However, things take an unexpected turn when a war to end AI exploitation breaks out and leads the robot to go rogue.
Where to watch: Wifelike is currently streaming on Netflix.
What’s popular on Netflix, Amazon, and Disney+ Hotstar right now?
Wondering what to watch on Amazon this week?
We filtered through Amazon’s massive movie library for the newest and most trending assortment of films so that you wouldn’t have to. Trending high on Amazon this week, we’ve got Bholaa, an action adventure flick starring Ajay Devgn as an ex-convict on the mission to reunite with his long-lost daughter.
In the mood for something less mainstream? Check out Aachar & Co, a coming of age South-Indian film about an orthodox family of nine navigating the struggles of marriage, jobs, education, and gender roles in a patriarchal family.
Amazon’s latest additions also includes Transformers Rise of The Beasts, the newest addition to the fan-favourite franchise Transformers, and Dungeons & Dragons Honor Among Thieves, an action-adventure movie adaptation of the iconic board-game of the same name.
What’s hot on Netflix this week
Riding high on Netflix’s Weekly Top 10 list, we have Fifty Shades Freed, the final instalment to the steamy Fifty Shades trilogy following the BDSM romance between billionaire Grey and his former assistant turned wife, Anastasia Steele.
If you’re looking for something more PG13 consider Are you there God? It’s Me, Margaret, a wholesome story about a curious pre-teen girl and her relationship with god and religion.
Or you could opt for Netflix’s newest arrival, Friday Night Plan, a coming of age comedy-drama about two bickering brothers who put their differences aside to attend the most popular party in town.
What to watch on Disney+ Hotstar
If you’re looking for something new to watch, Disney+ Hotstar just released the live-action adaptation of the Disney classic, The Little Mermaid on their platform.
They also moved up the streaming release of Bhoot Police by a week. Starring Siddharth Chaturvedi, Ishaan Khatter, and Katrina Kaif as a group of ghost catchers, this horror-comedy promises an entertaining family watch.
Adding to the beloved adventures of Carl and Doug the dog, Disney+ Hotstar also added a new short film titled Carl’s Date on the platform.
What to watch in cinemas
Even after spending two weeks in theatres, Jawan continues to be the main attraction for movie goers. In fact, the success of the film has led to all Hindi and International films postponing their release by a week. If you are considering a trip to the cinemas this week, you can enjoy watching Jawan, Dream Girl 2, The Nun II, and A Haunting In Venice in theatres. Or you could pre book your tickets for next week’s releases, Great Indian Family, Expendables 4, and Sukhee.