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OTT Movie Releases This Week: From Mission Raniganj to 800 - Must-Watch Movies This Weekend

Here is the list of must-watch movies that are releasing this week.

OTT Movie Releases This Week: From Mission Raniganj to 800 - Must-Watch Movies This Weekend
OTT Movie Releases This Week

Last Updated: 08.13 PM, Nov 29, 2023


This week has seen a plethora of fresh content released by various OTT platforms, covering a wide range of genres including action, drama, romance, and family drama. There is something on this well-chosen list for every taste, catering to a wide range of users. So let's take a look at the must-watch films of the week.

Title Starring Release date OTT platform
Mission Raniganj  Akshay Kumar, Parineeti Chopra  1st December 2023     Netflix
Family Switch Jennifer Garner, Ed Helms, Emma Myers, Brady Noon, Lincoln Sykes  30th November 2023     Netflix
800 Madhur Mittalas Muttiah Muralitharan 2nd December 2023     Jio Cinema
Candy Cane Lane Eddie Murphy, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jillian Bell, Genneya Walton, Thaddeus J. Mixson 1st December 2023     Prime Video

Mission Raniganj on Netflix


Mission Raniganj is a disaster thriller that tells a compelling story of bravery and endurance. Inspired by the actual events of West Bengal's 1989 Raniganj Coalfields collapse, the movie centers on the valiant rescue effort spearheaded by Akshay Kumar's character, mining engineer Jaswant Singh Gill. This biographical movie describes the valiant attempts to free 65 workers who were stranded in a flooded coal mine and highlights the remarkable feat and difficulties that Gill's rescue team had to overcome.

Why you should watch it: Watch this to know all the details of one of the biggest and most successful coal mine rescue operations in history.

Family Switch on Netflix

Family Switch, a comedy starring Emma Myers, Ed Helms, and Jennifer Garner, puts a new spin on family dynamics while telling a story of unanticipated mayhem. The Walker family—Jess and Bill Walker in particular—is the main subject of the story as they deal with the challenges posed by their developing, self-sufficient kids. The story takes a hilarious turn right before Christmas when the parents and their teenage children switch bodies due to an odd cosmic catastrophe that was set off by a visit to an astrological reading.

Why you should watch it: As you start pampering yourself for the holiday season, Family Switch is a perfect watch for you to enjoy with your family and friends this Christmas.

800 on Jio Cinema

The story of Muralitharan, who becomes a cricket hero after finding inspiration from his misfortunes, is told in the film 800. The Tamil-language biographical sports film, starring Madhur Mittalas Muttiah Muralitharan, narrates his journey in cricket and the moment he broke the record to become the top wicket-taker in cricket history.

Why you should watch it: If you are a fan of stories that inspire people, then this has to be on your watchlist. From its storyline to performances, the movie will keep you hooked throughout.

Candy Cane Lane on Prime Video

Eddie Murphy plays a man who is determined to win the Christmas home decoration contest in his neighborhood in Candy Cane Lane, a joyful comic escapade. His adventure takes a whimsical turn when he unintentionally makes a pact with a crafty elf played by Jillian Bell. This leads to the village experiencing humorous turmoil as the 12 days of Christmas are literally enacted. Murphy's wife Tracee Ellis Ross goes along for the Christmas fun with him. They set off on a comical mission to undo the elf's enchanted shenanigans together.

Why you should watch it: Watch Candy Cane Lane for a light-hearted feel-good film with a dash of horror.

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