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.

31. The Harder They Fall

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Western
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Jeymes Samuel
Actors: Idris Elba, Zazie Beetz, Jonathan Majors, Regina King, LaKeith Stanfield, Delroy Lindo
Plot: A prison break leads to freedom for notorious outlaw Rufus Buck as he is reunited with his dangerous crew. On the other side, Nat Love, who has reason for revenge against the outlaw, assembles his own crew to take on these deadly adversaries.

32. Pieces of a Woman

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Kornél Mundruczó
Actors: Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf, Ellen Burstyn, Iliza Shlesinger, Benny Safdie, Sarah Snook
Plot: Follows the emotional journey of a woman, and those closest to her, after experiencing the loss of a child.

33. Wrath of Man

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Guy Ritchie
Actors: Jason Statham, Holt McCallany, Scott Eastwood, Josh Hartnett, Jeffrey Donovan, Laz Alonso
Plot: H goes to work for a cash truck company that moves millions around the L.A. area. After a series of robberies, H proves he can handle the pressure and a gun - but he has his own agenda as well - tracking down those responsible for the death of his son and he will let no man stand in his way.

34. Nightmare Alley

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Actors: Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Paul Anderson, Bradley Cooper, Mary Steenburgen, Toni Collette
Plot: A carney with a talent for manipulation leaves the sideshow behind for the big city - but not before leaving a wake of chaos behind. Using the talents he's learned to swindle millionaires - he finds his match in a brilliant, devious psychologist - who becomes his greatest challenge and ultimate downfall.

35. The French Dispatch

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Wes Anderson
Actors: Tilda Swinton, Benicio Del Toro, Frances McDormand, Jeffrey Wright, Timothée Chalamet, Mathieu Amalric
Plot: A love-letter to journalists, The French Dispatch follows an American newspaper set in a fictional 20th-century French town. The films plays out a series of vignettes reflecting the stories in the final issue.

36. Shiva Baby

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Emma Seligman
Actors: Rachel Sennott, Danny Deferrari, Fred Melamed, Polly Draper, Molly Gordon, Glynis Bell

37. Flee

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Danish
Genre: Animation/Documentary
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Jonas Poher Rasmussen
Actors: Daniel Karimyar, Fardin Mijdzadeh, Milad Eskandari, Belal Faiz, Elaha Faiz, Zahra Mehrwarz

38. Luca

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Enrico Casarosa
Actors: Jacob Tremblay, Maya Rudolph, Jack Dylan Grazer, Jim Gaffigan, Emma Berman, Marco Barricelli
Plot: On the Italian Riviera an unforgettable summer by the seaside awaits fast friends Luca and Alberto with plenty of pasta, gelato and scooter rides. But both boys hold a secret - far from being typical humans, both come from a race of sea monsters just below the ocean's surface.

39. Black Widow

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Cate Shortland
Actors: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz, David Harbour, Ray Winstone, O-T Fagbenle
Plot: Set between the events of Civil War and Infinity War, Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow has a series of her own adventures, including the infamous mission in Budapest with Hawkeye, as well as returning home for some unfinished business. She must confront her past, including the Red Room that trained her, reunite with her family and face a dangerous foe in The Taskmaster - all while being separated from her Avengers peers.

40. The White Tiger

Year of Release: 2021
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ramin Bahrani
Actors: Adarsh Gourav, Priyanka Chopra, Rajkummar Rao, Mahesh Manjrekar, Vijay Maurya, Ansuman Bhagat
Plot: A poor Indian driver uses his wits and cunning to becoming an indispensable part of the lives of a rich couple who have just returned from America. But the servant soon learns just how duplicitous his masters are and, after a night of betrayal, sees his very future hang in the balance. Finally realizing he has to break free from his lot in life, he turns the tables and looks to break down the system once and for all.

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