Best 2021 Movies

The Paper Tigers

The Paper Tigers

The Paper Tigers
IMDb: N/A
108

Three Kung Fu prodigies have grown into washed-up, middle-aged men, now one kick away from pulling their hamstrings. But when their master is murdered, they must juggle their dead-end jobs, dad duties, and old grudges to avenge his death.

The Mitchells vs. The Machines

The Mitchells vs. The Machines

The Mitchells vs. The Machines
IMDb: 8.2
110

A quirky, dysfunctional family's road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity's unlikeliest last hope.

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat
IMDb: 6.2
110

Washed-up MMA fighter Cole Young, unaware of his heritage, and hunted by Emperor Shang Tsung's best warrior, Sub-Zero, seeks out and trains with Earth's greatest champions as he prepares to stand against the enemies of Outworld in a high stakes battle for the universe.

Godzilla vs. Kong

Godzilla vs. Kong

Godzilla vs. Kong
IMDb: 6.4
113

In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity’s fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the planet collide in a spectacular battle for the ages.

Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Zack Snyder’s Justice League
IMDb: 9
244

Determined to ensure Superman's ultimate sacrifice was not in vain, Bruce Wayne aligns forces with Diana Prince with plans to recruit a team of metahumans to protect the world from an approaching threat of catastrophic proportions.

Yes Day

Yes Day

Yes Day
IMDb: 5.8
86

A mom and dad who usually say no decide to say yes to their kids' wildest requests — with a few ground rules — on a whirlwind day of fun and adventure.

Cherry

Cherry

Cherry
IMDb: N/A
140

Cherry drifts from college dropout to army medic in Iraq - anchored only by his true love, Emily. But after returning from the war with PTSD, his life spirals into drugs and crime as he struggles to find his place in the world.

Raya and the Last Dragon

Raya and the Last Dragon

Raya and the Last Dragon
IMDb: 8.2
112

Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. But when an evil force threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, that same evil has returned and it’s up to a lone warrior, Raya, to track down the legendary last dragon to restore the fractured land and its divided people.

Come True

Come True

Come True
IMDb: 6.8
105

High school student Sarah is at her lowest point when she runs away from home and finds herself with no one to rely on and struggling with recurring nightmares. She chances upon a university sleep study that offers the promise of safety and money, and which also brings her an unexpected friend and confidant in the overseeing scientist Jeremy. But there’s something curious about proceedings, and being under observation seems to make Sarah’s disturbing dreams even worse. As the darkness begins to close in, it’s soon clear that Sarah has unknowingly become the conduit to a horrifying new discovery…

Girl in the Basement

Girl in the Basement

Girl in the Basement
IMDb: 6.3
90

Sara is a teen girl who is looking forward to her 18th birthday to move away from her controlling father Don. But before she could even blow out the candles, Don imprisons her in the basement of their home.

Moxie

Moxie

Moxie
IMDb: 6.8
111

Inspired by her mom's rebellious past and a confident new friend, a shy 16-year-old publishes an anonymous zine calling out sexism at her school.

Chaos Walking

Chaos Walking

Chaos Walking
IMDb: 5.8
109

Two unlikely companions embark on a perilous adventure through the badlands of an unexplored planet as they try to escape a dangerous and disorienting reality, where all inner thoughts are seen and heard by everyone.

Crisis

Crisis

Crisis
IMDb: 6.1
118

Three stories about the world of opioids collide: a drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation between Canada and the U.S., an architect recovering from an OxyContin addiction tracks down the truth behind her son's involvement with narcotics, and a university professor battles unexpected revelations about his research employer, a drug company with deep government influence bringing a new "non-addictive" painkiller to market.

The Mauritanian

The Mauritanian

The Mauritanian
IMDb: 7.3
129

A detainee at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.

Tom and Jerry

Tom and Jerry

Tom and Jerry
IMDb: 5.2
N/A

Tom the cat and Jerry the mouse get kicked out of their home and relocate to a fancy New York hotel, where a scrappy employee named Kayla will lose her job if she can't evict Jerry before a high-class wedding at the hotel. Her solution? Hiring Tom to get rid of the pesky mouse.

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar
IMDb: 6.6
107

The story of best friends Barb and Star, who leave their small midwestern town for the first time to go on vacation in Vista Del Mar, Florida, where they soon find themselves tangled up in adventure, love, and a villain’s evil plot to kill everyone in town.

The World to Come

The World to Come

The World to Come
IMDb: 6.5
98

Two women who forge a close connection despite their isolation in the mid-19th-century American frontier.

Land

Land

Land
IMDb: 6.5
89

Edee, in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew and in the face of that uncertainty, retreats to the magnificent, but unforgiving, wilds of the Rockies. After a local hunter brings her back from the brink of death, she must find a way to live again.

Genre: Best 2021, Drama
Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah
IMDb: 7.7
126

Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.

Malcolm & Marie

Malcolm & Marie

Malcolm & Marie
IMDb: 6.7
106

A filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.

The Little Things

The Little Things

The Little Things
IMDb: 7.4
127

Deke, a burnt-out Kern County, CA deputy sheriff teams with Baxter, a crack LASD detective, to nab a serial killer. Deke's nose for the "little things" proves eerily accurate, but his willingness to circumvent the rules embroils Baxter in a soul-shattering dilemma. Meanwhile, Deke must wrestle with a dark secret from his past.

Run Hide Fight

Run Hide Fight

Run Hide Fight
IMDb: 6.5
109

17-year-old Zoe Hull uses her wits, survival skills, and compassion to fight for her life, and those of her fellow classmates, against a group of live-streaming school shooters.

Psycho Goreman

Psycho Goreman

Psycho Goreman
IMDb: 6.2
99

Siblings Mimi and Luke unwittingly resurrect an ancient alien overlord. Using a magical amulet, they force the monster to obey their childish whims, and accidentally attract a rogues’ gallery of intergalactic assassins to small-town suburbia.

The Marksman

The Marksman

The Marksman
IMDb: 5.9
N/A

A rancher on the Arizona border becomes the unlikely defender of a young Mexican boy desperately fleeing the cartel assassins who've pursued him into the U.S.

Pieces of a Woman

Pieces of a Woman

Pieces of a Woman
IMDb: 7.1
127

A heartbreaking home birth leaves a woman grappling with the profound emotional fallout, isolated from her partner and family by a chasm of grief.

Promising Young Woman

Promising Young Woman

Promising Young Woman
IMDb: 7.5
113

A young woman haunted by a tragedy in her past takes revenge on the predatory men unlucky enough to cross her path.

Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman 1984
IMDb: 5.4
151

Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.

Soul

Soul

Soul
IMDb: 8.1
106

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, like 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to Earth.

Monster Hunter

Monster Hunter

Monster Hunter
IMDb: 5.3
104

A portal transports Lt. Artemis and an elite unit of soldiers to a strange world where powerful monsters rule with deadly ferocity. Faced with relentless danger, the team encounters a mysterious hunter who may be their only hope to find a way home.

Minari

Minari

Minari
IMDb: 7.7
115

A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother. Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, Minari shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.