Top Movies of 2021


The top movies of 2021 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

11. The Last Duel

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Matt Damon, Jodie Comer, Adam Driver, Ben Affleck, Harriet Walter, Marton Csokas
Plot: In 14th century France, Marguerite de Carrouges accuses Jacques LeGris, friend and squire to her husband the knight Jean de Carrouges, of rape. Even as she faces intense scrutiny and even death for lying, her husband challenges LeGris to trial by combat - the last legally sanctioned duel in France's history.

12. Titane

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: French
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Julia Ducournau
Actors: Agathe Rousselle, Vincent Lindon, Garance Marillier, Laïs Salameh, Mara Cisse, Marin Judas
Plot: After a car accident leaves her with a titanium plate, Alexia becomes obsessed with cars, eventually becoming a top model for shows - and attracting men and women with her sexual desire. But in a sudden turn of events, she seeks to hide her identity and even gender, becoming Adrien, a long-lost son of fire-fighter Vincent Legrand, who is more than happy to welcome back his son - even as both know the relationship is bound to fall apart.

13. Pig

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Michael Sarnoski
Actors: Nicolas Cage, Alex Wolff, Adam Arkin, Cassandra Violet, Julia Bray, Elijah Ungvary
Plot: After his truffle-hunting pig is kidnapped, a reclusive hunter leaves his the Oregonian wilderness behind and heads to Portland where he must find those responsible - as well as face his past.

14. A Quiet Place Part II

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: John Krasinski
Actors: Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy, Noah Jupe, Djimon Hounsou, Millicent Simmonds, Wayne Duvall
Plot: The Abbott family is forced to leave their farmhouse road behind and venture out into the open world. They soon realize the dangers they face go well beyond the deadly creatures who hunt by sound.

15. Last Night in Soho

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Edgar Wright
Actors: Anya Taylor-Joy, Thomasin McKenzie, Diana Rigg, Matt Smith, Terence Stamp, Michael Ajao
Plot: A young fashion student, obsessed with the 60s aesthetic, moves to London where she inexplicably finds herself connected across time and space to Sadie, a rising 60s starlet. But even as she dives deeper down the rabbit hole and her connection to Sadie grows stronger, reality begins to take a surreal turn.

16. Encanto

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Animation
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Jared Bush, Charise Castro Smith, Byron Howard
Actors: Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz, Wilmer Valderrama, Angie Cepeda, Rhenzy Feliz, Carolina Gaitan
Plot: A young women feels left out as she is the only member of her family without any magical powers. But her supposed weakness will turn into her greatest strength - and her families saving grace - when an attack is planned to take away all magic forever.

17. tick, tick...Boom!

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Actors: Andrew Garfield, Vanessa Hudgens, Bradley Whitford, Alexandra Shipp, Judith Light, Joshua Henry
Plot: In 1990, Jon is about to turn 30 as he waits tables in a New York City diner and at every opportunity continues to work on what he hopes to be the next great American musical. But as the as the day approached when he is to showcase his endeavor, he faces pressure all around - from his artistic girlfriend who wants to leave New York to his friend Michael who has given up on his dream in exchange for financial security to an artistic community struggling with the AIDS epidemic. It all leads to one question: What are we meant to do with the time we have?

18. Licorice Pizza

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Actors: Cooper Hoffman, Alana Haim, Sean Penn, Bradley Cooper, Maya Rudolph, Tom Waits
Plot: Set in the 1970s in the San Fernando Valley, a high school student and child actor learns lessons about life, love and everything between.

19. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Destin Daniel Cretton
Actors: Simu Liu, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Awkwafina, Fala Chen, Ben Kingsley, Meng'er Zhang
Plot: Having been raised to be a human weapon for the family business of high-profile assassination, instead Shang-Chi has left behind that life for some sense of normalcy on the streets of San Francisco. But an inevitable family reunion from his father means he will have to face his past and put his training to the ultimate test.

20. No Time to Die

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Actors: Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Jeffrey Wright, Ralph Fiennes
Plot: James Bond has left the service life behind, preferring a more peaceful life in Jamaica. But when old CIA contact Felix Leiter shows up, their reprieve is short-lived as Bond once again finds himself on the trail of a kidnapped scientist - and a new, powerful adversary with a dangerous technology at his disposal.

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