Netflix has a long game planned in the mind for its upcoming one of the most expensive films- The Gray Man. This project will cost the streaming service around $200 million to make. It is not for the first time that Netflix is initiating for such a big-budget project. Let’s have a look at some of the most expensive films Netflix ever made or is planning to.
1. The Gray Man- The Gray Man will be directed by the filmmakers behind Avengers: Endgame Joe and Anthony Russo. Starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans, it is the most expensive Netflix film to date with a budget of $200 million. Anthony Russo gave an idea about what to expect from the film. He revealed that it will be quite similar to Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The Russo brothers and Netflix have a similar mindset trying to chase the level of James Bond or Mission: Impossible. They are hoping that The Gray Man franchise will blow people’s minds.
2. Red Notice- Other upcoming and one of the names in the list of expensive films is ‘Red Notice’. Exact digits of the budget haven’t been confirmed yet but it is estimated to be about $175 million. It is an action-comedy thriller film starring Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, and Ryan Reynolds. The film revolves around an Interpol agent who is trying to catch the world’s most wanted art thief. No official release date hasn’t been set yet.
3. The Irishman- The Irishman was no doubt a big hit, getting more than 64 million views in the first month of its release. It was also nominated for 10 Oscars in 2020. With a star-studded cast including Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, Netflix probably didn’t hesitate at the $159m budget assigned to the film.
4. 6 Underground- Netflix’s fourth most popular film of all time ‘6 Underground’ received more than 80 million views in its first month of release. It was a total of $150 million budget project.
5. Triple Frontier- Putting an estimated $115 million to make ‘ Triple Frontier’ seemed to be worth it as it became the eighth most popular film of Netflix. Starring Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, and Pedro Pascal, this film collected over 63 million views in its first month of release.