In the past few years, OTT platforms have surely become the most prominent source of entertainment around the world. Almost everyone has a subscription for at least one of these platforms and filmmakers are making it worth our while. Many big-budget movies are being released not on the traditional movie theatres but on Netflix or other platforms. While Netflix does not offer too many cult movies, it still has a good selection of cult movies to stream.
Today we bring you the names of the top 5 most expensive movies on Netflix that have been released or are going to be released in the coming months.
1. The Gray Man
The Gray Man, starring Ryan Gosling, and Chris Evans, will be directed by Joe and Anthony Russo who are also the filmmakers behind Avengers: Endgame. It is based on the 2009 Mark Greaney novel that introduced the Gray Man, a freelance assassin and former CIA operative named Court Gentry. The Gray Man is all set to be the most expensive movie on Netflix with an entire budget of over $200 Million.
2. Red Notice
Red Notice is an upcoming American action comedy thriller film written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. It will star Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, and Ryan Reynolds. The film’s release date is still unknown as the production got delayed this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The final budget for the movie has not been confirmed yet but is estimated to be about $175 million.
3 The Irishman
Based on a supposed “true crime” novel, Martin Scorsese has delivered a captivating crime drama The Irishman. It stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci.
In August 2019, it was reported that the film’s official cost was $159 million. However, reports on the production budget have continued to vary, occasionally noted as high as $250 million, with Jeff Sneider of Collider saying: “No one is on the same page on the budget for this film. And let me tell you what that means. It means the budget is [way higher] than any of you are imagining.”
4. 6 Underground
6 Underground is a 2019 American action thriller film directed by Michael Bay and written by Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese starring Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria Arjona, Corey Hawkins, Ben Hardy, and Dave Franco. With a budget of around $150 million, it is one of the most popular movies on Netflix.
5. Triple Frontier
Triple Frontier, which released in 2019, is an action-adventure film directed by J. C. Chandor. Chandor and Mark Boal wrote the screenplay based on a Boal story. The movie stars Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, and Pedro Pascal. The movie received a lot of good reviews and was a big hit on the platform. Triple Frontier had a complete budget of $115 million and is surely worth the watch.