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New on Netflix February 2021: Shows, movies and original series

New on Netflix February 2021
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So much streaming goodness is coming our way on the schedule of what's new on Netflix in February 2021. The month brings new originals, new comedy specials and a bunch of new movies. 

Netflix is releasing at least one significant film every week. We highlighted the 15 most exciting Netflix movies in 2021 and several of them are being released in February, including To All the Boys: Always and Forever and Malcolm and Marie.

The new on Netflix calendar also includes a stirring documentary about soccer legend Pele, the cooking delight Nadiya Bakes and the highly-anticipated series adaptation of the bestselling novel Firefly Lane.

And the streaming service is adding even more titles to its huge library, like past favorites Inception, My Best Friend's Wedding and The Patriot.

Browsing by specific genres? Check out our guides to the best family movies on Netflix and the best horror movies on Netflix. And if you feel like you've watched everything on the streamer, you may be surprised at Netflix hidden gems that can be unearthed deep within the library.

In addition to the list of what's new on Netflix for February 2021, we've also got a list of what's leaving Netflix this month.

Best new shows and movies on Netflix in February 2021

Firefly Lane

Kristin Hannah's popular novel gets the Netflix treatment, with Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke in the roles of Tully and Kate. They meet as young girls on Firefly Lane and become inseparable best friends. Their bond grows stronger through 30 years of ups and downs.

Arrives on Netflix Feb. 3

Malcolm and Marie

This "ode to the great Hollywood romances" sees Emmy winner Zendaya teaming up again with Euphoria creator Sam Levinson. The romantic drama also stars John David Washington as her filmmaker boyfriend. When the couple returns home from his movie premiere, they engage in an intimate, intense argument. 

Arrives on Netflix on Feb. 5

To All the Boys: Always and Forever

Just in time for Valentine's Day comes the third and final film in the teen romantic comedy trilogy. Always and Forever sees Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) and boyfriend Peter Kavinsky (Noah Centineo) take on their senior year of high school and its iconic hallmarks, like prom and graduation. But their relationship is put to the test as they contemplate college and the future.

Arrives on Netflix Feb. 12

Our top selections are in bold, and we've got quotes from Netflix to help explain its latest originals that you might not know about.

New on Netflix January 21

  • Call My Agent!: Season 4 (Netflix Original)

New on Netflix January 22

  • Blown Away: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
  • Busted!: Season 3 (Netflix Original)
  • Fate: The Winx Saga (Netflix Original)
  • Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous Season 2 (Netflix Family)
  • So My Grandma’s a Lesbian! (Salir del ropero) (Netflix Film)
  • The White Tiger (Netflix Film)

New on Netflix January 23

  • Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) (Netflix Original)

New on Netflix January 26

  • Go Dog Go (Netflix Family)

New on Netflix January 27

  • Penguin Bloom (Netflix Film)
    Netflix says: "Penguin Bloom tells the true story of Sam Bloom (Academy Award nominated Naomi Watts), a young mother whose world is turned upside down after a near-fatal accident leaves her unable to walk."
  • Accomplice

New on Netflix January 29

  • The Dig (Netflix Film)
    Netflix says: "When a wealthy widow hires an amateur archeologist to excavate burial mounds on her estate, they uncover history-changing treasure."
  • We Are: The Brooklyn Saints (Netflix Documentary)
    Netflix says: "From Emmy-award winning filmmaker Rudy Valdez (The Sentence), Imagine Documentaries, and Disarming Films comes We Are: The Brooklyn Saints, a four-part documentary series following a youth football program in the heart of inner city East NY, Brooklyn. Geared towards boys 7-13 years old, the Brooklyn Saints program is more than a sport – it’s a family, and a vehicle for opportunity. Through intimate verité footage, the series immerses us in the world of Brooklyn Saints football and their community, chronicling the personal stories of the driven young athletes, as well as the support system and challenges of coaches and parents rallying behind them. Over the course of a season, we witness the Saints’ power on and off the field, as they celebrate victories and overcome losses, both personal and athletic. Raw and authentic, the pressures of adolescence unfolds in real time as the boys work to propel themselves to a brighter future."
  • Below Zero (Bajocero) (Netflix Film)
  • Finding 'Ohana (Netflix Film)

New on Netflix January 31

  • Fatima (2020)

New on Netflix February 1

  • The Bank Job (2008)
  • Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
  • Eat Pray Love (2010)
  • Inception (2010)
  • Love Daily: Season 1
  • My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
  • My Dead Ex: Season 1
  • National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
  • The Patriot (2000)
  • Rocks (2019)
  • Shutter Island (2010)
  • The Unsetting: Season 1
  • Zac and Mia: Seasons 1-2
  • Zathura (2005) 

New on Netflix February 2

  • Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready: Season 2 (Netflix Comedy Series)
    Netflix says: "Once again, Tiffany Haddish will introduce six of her favorite comedians to Netflix members around the world with a second season of the Emmy-nominated stand-up comedy series They Ready."
  • Kid Cosmic (Netflix Family)
  • Mighty Express: Season 2 (Netflix Family)

New on Netflix February 3

  • Firefly Lane (Netflix Original)
    Netflix says: "Tully and Kate meet as young girls on Firefly Lane and become inseparable best friends throughout 30 years of ups and downs."
  • All My Friends Are Dead (Netflix Film)
  • Black Beach (Netflix Film)

New on Netflix February 5

  • Little Big Women (Netflix Film)
    Netflix says: "A family grapples with the passing of their estranged father and the remnants of the life he led during his absence."
  • Malcolm & Marie (Netflix Film)
    Netflix says: "As a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning."
  • Hache: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
  • Invisible City (Netflix Original)
  • The Last Paradiso (Netflix Film)
  • Space Sweepers (Netflix Film)
  • Strip Down, Rise Up (Netflix Documentary)
  • The Yin-Yang Master: Dream Of Eternity (Netflix Film)

New on Netflix February 6

  • The Sinner: Jamie

New on Netflix February 8

  • iCarly: Seasons 1-2
  • War Dogs (2016)

New on Netflix February 10

  • Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel (Netflix Documentary)
    Netflix says: "From director Joe Berlinger (Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes, Paradise Lost), Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel is the first season in a new documentary series that deconstructs the mythology and mystery surrounding infamous locations in contemporary crime."
  • The Misadventures of Hedi and Cokeman (Netflix Film)
  • The World We Make (2019)

New on Netflix February 11

  • Capitani (Netflix Original)
  • Layla Majnun (Netflix Film)
  • Middle of Nowhere (2012)
  • Red Dot (Netflix Film)
  • Squared Love (Netflix Film)

New on Netflix February 12

  • Nadiya Bakes (Netflix Original)
    Netflix says: "Delightful cakes and heavenly breads pop from the oven as Nadiya Hussain returns to baking, her happy place, and spotlights creative kindred spirits."
  • To All The Boys: Always And Forever (Netflix Film)
    Netflix says: "It started with an old love letter — and turned into a new romance. What does the future hold for Lara Jean and Peter?"
  • Buried by the Bernards (Netflix Original)
  • Hate by Dani Rovira (Netflix Comedy Special)
  • Xico's Journey (Netflix Family)

New on Netflix February 13

  • Monsoon (2019)

New on Netflix February 15

  • The Crew (Netflix Original)
    Netflix says: "The crew chief in a NASCAR garage finds himself at odds with the tech-reliant millennials brought in to modernize the team. Starring Kevin James."

New on Netflix February 16

  • Animals on the Loose: A You vs. Wild Movie (Netflix Family)
  • Good Girls: Season 3

New on Netflix February 17

  • Behind Her Eyes (Netflix Original)
    Netflix says: "A single mom becomes entangled in a twisted mind game when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while bonding with his mysterious wife."
  • Hello, Me! (Netflix Original)
  • MeatEater: Season 9 Part 2 (Netflix Original)

New on Netflix February 18

  • Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan (Netflix Anime)

New on Netflix February 19

  • I Care A Lot (Netflix Film)
    Netflix says: "A professional legal guardian of aging adults discovers that her seemingly perfect client is not who they appear to be."
  • Tribes of Europa (Netflix Original)

New on Netflix February 20

  • Classmates Minus (Netflix Film)

New on Netflix February 21

  • The Conjuring (2013)
  • The Conjuring 2 (2016)

New on Netflix February 23

  • Pelé (Netflix Documentary)
    Netflix says: "This documentary tells the story of world-renowned footballer Pelé, his quest for perfection and the mythical status he has since attained."
  • Brian Regan: On The Rocks (Netflix Comedy Special)

New on Netflix February 24

  • Ginny & Georgia (Netflix Original)
    Netflix says: "Hoping for a fresh start, teenage Ginny and her mother, Georgia, settle in a new town. But the secrets in Georgia's past jeopardize their endeavor."
  • Canine Intervention (Netflix Original)
  • Two Sentence Horror Stories: Season 2

New on Netflix February 25

  • Geez & Ann (Netflix Film)
  • High-Rise Invasion (Netflix Anime)

New on Netflix February 26

  • Bigfoot Family (Netflix Family)
  • Captain Fantastic (2016)
  • Caught by a Wave (Netflix Film)
  • Crazy About Her (Netflix Film)
  • No Escape (2015)
  • Our Idiot Brother (2011)

What’s leaving Netflix in January 2020 and February 2021

Leaving Jan. 24
When Calls the Heart: Seasons 1-5

Leaving Jan. 26
We Are Your Friends (2015)

Leaving Jan. 29
Swiss Army Man (2016)

Leaving Jan. 30
The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

Leaving Jan. 31
A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (1996)
Braxton Family Values: Seasons 1-2
Death at a Funeral (2010)
Employee of the Month (2006)
For Colored Girls (2010)
Malicious (2018)
Mr. Deeds (2002)
Pineapple Express (2008)

Leaving Feb. 4
Erased (2012)

Leaving Feb. 5
Lila & Eve (2015)
Woody Woodpecker (2017)

Leaving Feb. 7
Don't Knock Twice (2016)
Swiped (2018)

Leaving Feb. 10
A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)

Leaving Feb. 11
The Other Guys (2010)

Leaving Feb. 14
Alone in Berlin (2016)
Hostiles (2017)

Leaving Feb. 16
Brave Miss World: Collection 1

Leaving Feb. 19
Bates Motel: Seasons 1-5

Leaving Feb. 20
A Haunted House (2013)

Leaving Feb. 21
Trespass Against Us (2016)

Leaving Feb. 24
Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)

Leaving Feb. 26
The Frozen Ground (2013)

Leaving Feb. 28
A Walk to Remember (2002)
Basic Instinct (1992)
Easy A (2010)
The Gift (2015)
GoodFellas (1990)
Gran Torino (2008)
Haywire (2011)
LA 92 (2017)
Little Nicky (2000)
My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games
Retribution (2015)
Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Sleepover (2004)