How to Watch ‘Red Notice’: Is the New Dwayne Johnson Movie in Theaters?

The film stars Gal Gadot, Ryan Reynolds and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


In “Red Notice,” a heist action comedy involving an unlikely trio of characters, fashionable looks and action scenes abound with Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot front and center as a trio involved in a high stakes heist. The film is produced by Hiram Garcia, Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia of Seven Bucks Productions, Beau Flynn’s Flynn Picture Co. and Thurber’s Bad Version, Inc. The title alludes to a type of global alert that Interpol gives for high profile criminals. The film was written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber.

Netflix invested a substantial amount into “Red Notice,” and to that end some may be wondering exactly how Netflix is rolling the film out — is it in theaters at all? Is it on streaming at the same time? We answer all your questions below.

Is “Red Notice” in Theaters?

“Red Notice” will be released in select theaters on Friday, Nov. 5. Not all theater chains are carrying the film, but it is playing in almost all Cinemark theaters.

Is “Red Notice” Streaming on Netflix the Same Day?

“Red Notice” will become available to watch on Netflix, but it lands there a week after its theatrical release, giving it a global streaming release date of Nov. 12. Starting Nov. 5, the only way to see “Red Notice” for a week will be in theaters.

Who’s in the Cast of “Red Notice”?


The film stars Gal Gadot, Dwayne Johnson and Ryan Reynolds. The trio play an FBI profiler (Johnson), a skilled art thief (Reynolds) and the most wanted art thief in the world (Gadot). Johnson and Reynolds are forced to team up when Gadot’s character bests them in stealing a highly valuable item. Ritu Arya and Chris Diamantopoulos co-star alongside the trifecta.

What Is “Red Notice” About?

The Netflix description of the film reads: “The high-flying adventure that ensues takes the trio around the world, across the dance floor, trapped in a secluded prison, into the jungle and, worst of all for them, constantly into each other’s company.” The premise involves Dwayne Johnson’s FBI character teaming up with a nemesis art thief played by Ryan Reynolds in order to successfully capture and take down the world’s most wanted art thief who is played by Gal Gadot.

What Other Ryan Reynolds Movies Are Streaming on Netflix?

On Netflix, you can find other films starring Ryan Reynolds like “Self/Less” (2015), “Safe House” (2012), “6 Underground” (2019), “Just Friends” (2005), and “Green Lantern” (2011). Most of these films will give you a taste of Reynolds in action, but all of them will show you the range of characters he can play.