Knock at the Cabin, Nope, Netflix’s Furies, and every other movie you can stream from home this weekend

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Good news, Polygon readers. This week is 1 of nan astir jam-packed for caller releases disposable to watch astatine location truthful acold this year. And there’s a small spot for everybody.

Right retired of nan gate, M. Night Shyamalan’s apocalyptic Dave Bautista conveyance Knock astatine nan Cabin makes its streaming debut connected Peacock. It’s 1 of our favorite movies of 2023, and 1 of nan scariest scary movies of nan year, too.

That’s acold from each — 2 of 2022’s champion movies besides make their measurement to streaming platforms. The animated imagination play Inu-Oh, from nan legendary head Masaaki Yuasa, lands connected Hulu, and Jordan Peele’s exemplary Nope moves from Peacock to Prime Video.

That’s not it, particularly for action fans. Global mega prima Shah Rukh Khan returns to nan screens pinch his big-budget action epic Pathaan, nan 4th installment successful nan YRF Spy Universe, now connected Prime. Veronica Ngo takes nan reins of nan Furie franchise pinch nan sequel Furies, retired connected Netflix. And Guy Ritchie’s latest Jason Statham collaboration, Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre, arrives connected VOD.

Let’s get into it.

New connected Netflix


Where to watch: Available to watercourse connected Netflix

Two young women wearing orangish tops guidelines adjacent to each different and clasp pistols successful Furies. Image: Netflix

Genre: Action-thriller
Run time: 1h 49m
Director: Veronica Ngo
Cast: Veronica Ngo, Song Luan, Thuan Nguyen

I’m connected nan grounds arsenic being a large instrumentality of 2019’s Furie, a martial arts revenge thriller that collapsed box-office records successful Vietnam and cemented prima Veronica Ngo and head Le-Van Kiet (who went connected to nonstop The Princess) arsenic talents to watch.

It’s 4 years later, and Ngo has been handed nan keys to nan franchise. She’s now down nan camera (as good arsenic successful beforehand of it) successful this sadistic twist connected a Charlie’s Angels-like story.

Set successful 1990s Saigon, Furies follows 3 traumatized young women who are recruited by a gangster (Ngo) to shape a kickass squad of crimefighting avengers. With slick conflict scenes and a cityscape arsenic soaked by neon and blood, there’s plentifulness to for illustration astir nan prequel. It yet did not onshore successful nan aforesaid measurement Furie did for me, but I’m afloat convinced of Ngo’s expertise arsenic a head and movie star, and dream she gets a blank cheque to make immoderate she wants next. A connection of caution: Furies includes aggregate definitive scenes of intersexual assault.

New connected Hulu


Where to watch: Available to watercourse connected Hulu

Two women successful blistering greens and pinks successful Inu-Oh Image: Science Saru/GKIDS

Genre: Historical imagination musical
Run time: 1h 38m
Director: Masaaki Yuasa
Cast: Avu-chan, Mirai Moriyama

Masaaki Yuasa’s animated philharmonic follows nan masked vagrant Inu-Oh who, aft crossing paths pinch a unsighted biwa-playing musician named Tomona, finds himself overwhelmed by his compulsion to dance. As crowds flock to watch them execute together, nan brace turn person arsenic some friends and business partners while steering their measurement done nan inevitable pitfalls and hurdles that travel pinch abrupt stardom.

From our review:

As a director, Yuasa is champion known for his characters’ thrilling rubber-band flexibility, and nan ways he seeks retired nan aforesaid benignant of elated state Inu-Oh and Tomona are exploring. In Inu-Oh, Yuasa and Nogi likewise free accepted Japanese intermezo from nan expectations of tradition. Inu-Oh conflates Noh theatre pinch a much modern acquisition of popular culture. Inu-Oh sings successful piercing precocious notes (provided by Avu-chan of nan set Queen Bee) and Tomona complements him pinch arsenic fierce, grungy vocals (from character Mirai Moriyama). The sounds of electrical guitars switch accepted instruments, and nan 2 men brackish their shape performances pinch Freddie Mercury-esque showmanship: One opus moves to nan hit of “We Will Rock You,” while another, named “Dragon Commander,” emulates nan quickfire lyrics and borrowed operatic harmonies of “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

Call Jane

Where to watch: Available to watercourse connected Hulu

A female (Elizabeth Banks) wearing sunglasses and seated down nan instrumentality of a reddish convertible successful Call Jane Image: Roadside Attractions

Genre: Historical drama
Run time: 2h 1m
Director: Phyllis Nagy
Cast: Elizabeth Banks, Sigourney Weaver, Chris Messina

When her petition for an emergency abortion for her life-threatening gestation is denied, a 1960s suburban housewife must move to an underground web of women who consequence everything to let her entree to a safe procedure. Moved by their cause, she chooses to subordinate them — becoming a “Jane” and adding different women successful nan workout of their reproductive state successful defiance of nan laws and civilization of her time.

New connected Peacock

Knock astatine nan Cabin

Where to watch: Available to watercourse connected Peacock

Dave Bautista opinionated successful beforehand of respective different group successful Knock astatine nan Cabin Image: Universal Pictures

Genre: Horror/thriller
Run time: 1h 40m
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Cast: Dave Bautista, Jonathan Groff, Rupert Grint

Jonathan Groff (The Matrix Resurrections) and Ben Aldridge (Our Girl) prima successful M. Night Shyamalan’s latest horror-thriller arsenic Eric and Andrew, a joined mates whose quiet picnic getaway astatine a distant compartment pinch their girl (Kristen Cui) is interrupted by nan intrusion of 4 equipped strangers led by a bespectacled, soft-spoken, and intimidating man named Leonard (Dave Bautista). Their mission? To forestall nan apocalypse. The catch? One personnel of Eric and Andrew’s family must dice successful bid to forestall it — and nan family themselves must take who among them must beryllium sacrificed.

From our review:

As uneven arsenic Knock astatine nan Cabin is, it’s nan activity of a much complete Shyamalan than moreover nan head who made Old 2 years ago. It’s a movie from a creator who’s willing successful probing nan ideas of his earlier activity pinch nan style and workmanlike rigor of his comeback era. In turning his regard toward nan apocalypse, a messy, analyzable filmmaker yet turns to nan astir neglected facet of his reputation: that of a believer. By nan clip nan credits roll, there’s an statement to beryllium made that M. Night Shyamalan seems to cognize wherever he stands, and it doesn’t really matter to him what anyone makes of it.

New connected Prime Video

Top Gun: Maverick

Where to watch: Available to watercourse connected Prime Video

 Maverick Photo: Scott Garfield/Paramount Pictures

Genre: Action
Run time: 2h 11m
Director: Joseph Kosinski
Cast: Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly

The undisputed box-office champion of 2022 (although The Way of Water lurks), Top Gun: Maverick finally makes its measurement to Prime Video this week, aft a fewer months connected Paramount Plus. This conscionable intends it’s a awesome clip to watch Top Gun: Maverick again. Or jump retired of a plane, if you’re Tom Cruise. Up to you.

From our review:

If there’s thing worthy salvaging from that era — and from Top Gun — it’s nan consciousness of optimism that utilized to predominate ’80s action movies. That and nan belief that nan simplest, corniest story, if told pinch capable accomplishment and conviction, tin delight everyone successful nan world. Top Gun: Maverick has some these qualities successful abundance. They’re embodied successful Tom Cruise, who is nan auteur of his ain myth, and mightiness beryllium nan past existent movie star. He wants to show you a bully time, and he will. But much than that, he wants to return disconnected and ne'er travel backmost down.


Where to watch: Available to watercourse connected Prime Video

Emerald (Keke Palmer) wearing a achromatic schematic T-shirt astatine nighttime successful Nope Image: Universal Pictures

Genre: Sci-fi scary mystery
Run time: 2h 10m
Director: Jordan Peele
Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Brandon Perea

Jordan Peele’s latest sci-fi scary enigma thriller stars returning collaborator Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out) and Keke Palmer (Alice) arsenic 2 siblings who, aft discovering thing miraculous and horrifying supra nan skies of their family’s California equine ranch, activity together to seizure bona fide impervious of extraterrestrial life.

From our review:

It would beryllium excessively overmuch to telephone Nope a bad movie. Even successful Peele’s deficiency of precision, plentifulness of bully qualities lurk underneath nan knottier shortcomings. But this scary flick doesn’t emergence to nan levels of Get Out or Us, either. It isn’t because successful this case, Peele isn’t trying to thatch achromatic group to understand nan afloat scope and emotion of racism. It’s because Nope is an thought much than a story. It’s a postulation of individually captivating scenes, arsenic opposed to an intriguing whole. It’s a handsome picture, but Peele is acold excessively impressed pinch its handsomeness to activity connected populating it pinch afloat felt characters. It mightiness enthrall audiences, and it mightiness frighten them, but it’ll struggle to enactment pinch them aft nan credits commencement to roll.


Where to watch: Available to watercourse connected Prime Video

Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone clasp successful Pathaan, while group creation astir them. Image: YRF Films

Genre: Action thriller
Run time: 2h 26m
Director: Siddharth Anand
Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, John Abraham

The 4th movie successful nan YRF Spy Universe, Pathaan is nan long-awaited follow-up to nan explosive War, which featured 1 of nan single top movie scenes to ever exist. Gone are War stars Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan, but backmost successful is 1 of nan biggest movie stars successful nan world: Shah Rukh Khan, successful his first starring domiciled successful years.

In Pathaan, Khan plays an exiled intelligence operative looking to return down different erstwhile operative who has gone rogue. It was a immense production, and a smash deed successful India and astir nan world.

New connected VOD

Children of nan Corn

Where to watch: Available to rent for $6.99 connected Amazon, Apple, and Vudu

A group of children opinionated successful a gravel state roadworthy holding weapons Image: RLJE Films

Genre: Horror
Run time: 1h 33m
Director: Kurt Wimmer
Cast: Elena Kampouris, Kate Moyer, Callan Mulvey

Kurt Wimmer’s 2020 adjustment of Stephen King’s 1977 short communicative of nan aforesaid sanction centers connected Boleyn Williams (Elena Kampouris), a precocious schoolhouse woman who finds herself astatine likelihood pinch a psychopathic 12-year-old woman who rallies nan different children successful her mini Nebraska municipality to termination against each big who stands successful their path. It is nan 11th Children of nan Corn movie, but it’s not connected to immoderate of nan erstwhile ones.

Kubrick by Kubrick

Where to watch: Available to rent for $3.99 connected Amazon and Vudu; $4.99 connected Apple

An archival photograph of a bearded Stanley Kubrick down a camera Image: The Stanley Kubrick Archive

Genre: Documentary
Run time: 1h 5m
Director: Gregory Monro
Cast: Stanley Kubrick, Malcolm McDowell, Jack Nicholson

This documentary follows nan profession of Stanley Kubrick, 1 of nan defining filmmakers of nan 20th century, known for useful specified arsenic 2001: A Space Odyssey, Spartacus, Full Metal Jacket, and more. Kubrick by Kubrick includes respective sound and movie recordings of nan head speaking connected his process and work, tracing his life and profession complete nan span of astir 3 decades.

Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre

Where to watch: Available to rent for $19.99 connected Amazon, Apple, and Vudu

 Ruse de guerre. Image: Miramax

Genre: Spy action comedy
Run time: 1h 54m
Director: Guy Ritchie
Cast: Jason Statham, Aubrey Plaza, Josh Hartnett

Guy Ritchie’s past team-up pinch Jason Statham gave america nan fantabulous LA heist thriller Wrath of Man. This time, Aubrey Plaza, Josh Hartnett, Hugh Grant, and Cary Elwes are thrown into nan operation successful this nosy action drama astir a group of concealed agents who enlistee a celebrated action prima (Hartnett) to spy connected a weapons trader who is simply a large instrumentality (Grant). While not astir arsenic consistently bully arsenic Wrath of Man, Ruse de Guerre is still a nosy clip astatine nan movies, particularly for fans of nan very tin cast.