Best American Movies of 2021

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best American Movies of 2021" contains films with the following parameters. Style: captivating, psychotronic, suspense, tense, disturbing and suspenseful. Plot: death, father daughter relationship, murder, photograph, violence, gun, danger, father son relationship, blood and heroes. Genre: Action, Drama and Comedy. Country: USA and UK.
Best American Movies of 2021
Best American Movies of 2021
TOP Movies: Judas and the Black Messiah (2021), Black Widow (2021), Luca (2021), Jungle Cruise (2021), The Tomorrow War (2021), Raya and the Last Dragon (2021), The Suicide Squad (2021), Mortal Kombat (2021), Army of the Dead (2021), In the Heights (2021), Fatherhood (2021), No Sudden Move (2021), The Little Things (2021), Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021), Cherry (2021), Boss Level (2021), Palmer (2021), Infinite (2021), The Boss Baby: Family Business (2021), Redemption Day (2021).

List of Best Movies

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: 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.
Plot: black panther party, assassination, prison, violence, murder, gun, civil rights, betrayal by friend, betrayal, swimming pool, switchblade, poetry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: chicago illinois
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 6.8
 182K
Black Widow (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Natasha Romanoff, on the run from the government following her disobedience to the Sokovia Accords and for aiding Steve Rogers, finds herself on her own and is forced to deal with some of the red in her ledger.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: female spy, strong female lead, female assassin, superheroine, heroes, tough girl, female killer, violence, kgb, russian, spy, marvel entertainment ...
Time: year 1995, 1990s, year 2016, 90s, 2020s ...
Place: russia, norway, budapest, morocco, cuba ...
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 7.5
 93K
Luca (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, two young boys experience an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. But all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, funny, light, psychotronic
Plot: friendship, sea monster, disney, magical creature, ocean, mythical creature, friends, seaside town, water, monster, secret, disguise ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: italy, riviera, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 72K
Jungle Cruise (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Disney’s live-action adaptation of its iconic theme park ride.
Style: light, colourful, captivating, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, explorer, disneyland, adventure, traveler, danger, supernatural, infatuation, amusement park, reptile, hunter ...
Time: 90s
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The Tomorrow War (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An ordinary man is recruited by time travellers from 30 years in the future to fight in a war against deadly aliens.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: alien invasion, military, time travel, father daughter relationship, alien, teleportation, father son relationship, glacier, changing the past or future, father son reunion, serum, aliens ...
Place: miami
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Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Plot unknown.
Style: feel good, sincere, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: kung fu, dragon, disney princess, female warrior, travel, female protagonist, tough girl, sword, warrior, computer animation, good versus evil, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, asia, southeast asia
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The Suicide Squad (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The continuing escapades of the Suicide Squad.
Style: intense, entertaining, psychotronic, reboot
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, villain turns good, supernatural power, female warrior, fight scenes, secret mission, adventure, super villain, death, transformation, fbi ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 133K
Mortal Kombat (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A failing boxer uncovers a family secret that leads him to a mystical tournament called Mortal Kombat where he meets a group of warriors who fight to the death in order to save the realms from the evil sorcerer Shang Tsung.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: martial arts tournament, martial arts, master warrior, martial artist, fight, save the world, fighting movie, alternate dimension, chase, god, magic, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, japan
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Army of the Dead (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble: venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, road movie, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, heist, apocalypse, survival, death, violence, father daughter conflict, safecracker, casino, booby trap ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 32K
In the Heights (2021)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The story of Usnavi, a bodega owner who has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic or staying in Washington Heights.
Style: captivating, entertaining, sincere
Plot: ambition, longing, city life, direction and purpose, music, society, ambitious, urban setting, aspiration, desire for fame, lifestyle, social relations ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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 6.7
 26K
Fatherhood (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A widowed new dad copes with doubts, fears, heartache and dirty diapers as he sets out to raise his daughter on his own.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: parenthood, single father, children, father daughter relationship, baby, family relations, kids and family, family, father and daughter, single parent, parents and children, life ...
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 16K
No Sudden Move (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of criminals are brought together under mysterious circumstances and have to work together to uncover what's really going on when their simple job goes completely sideways.
Style: mysterious
Plot: job, safe, gang, organized crime, money, person in a car trunk, shoot out, shot to death, punched in the face, shot in the head, criminal, home invasion ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1954
Place: detroit
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The Little Things (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, investigation, murder investigation, police, serial murder, missing person, pursuit, society, murder, chase, police officer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1985, year 1990
Place: los angeles
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Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An elite Navy SEAL uncovers an international conspiracy while seeking justice for the murder of his pregnant wife.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: navy, warrior, one man army, violence, revenge, murder, gunfight, tough guy, black hero, mission, swat team, vengeance ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, syria, washington d.c., north carolina, atlanta georgia ...
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 24K
Cherry (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: 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.
Style: psychological, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: post traumatic stress disorder, iraq war, heroin, bank robber, bank robbery, iraq war veteran, society, self pity, american soldier, black american, drug use, african american ...
Time: year 2007, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa
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 6.9
 41K
Boss Level (2021)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A retired special forces officer is trapped in a never-ending time loop on the day of his death.
Style: psychotronic, ambiguous ending, intense, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: time loop, repeated event, tough guy, time traveler, martial arts, time travel, hitman, one against many, time machine, trapped, end of the world, disguise ...
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Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Following a brutal series of murders taking place on Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, Gotham City's young vigilante known as the Batman sets out to pursue the mysterious serial killer alongside police officer James Gordon and district ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: crime family, superhero, halloween, batman, investigation, crimes, showdown, murder mystery, heroes, organized crime, police investigation, murder investigation ...
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 7.3
 27K
Palmer (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After 12 years in prison, former high school football star Eddie Palmer returns home to put his life back together—and forms an unlikely bond with Sam, an outcast boy from a troubled home. But Eddie's past threatens to ruin his new life and ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, touching
Plot: ex convict, little boy, tough guy, friendship, grandmother grandson relationship, funeral, death of grandmother, starting over, mockery, family problems, social problems, confronting the past ...
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 5.4
 24K
Infinite (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Evan McCauley has skills he never learned and memories of places he has never visited. Self-medicated and on the brink of a mental breakdown, a secret group that call themselves “Infinites” come to his rescue, revealing that his memories are ...
Style: enigmatic, tense, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: reincarnation, secret society, secret, society, mission, past life, mystery, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, social relations, supernatural power, memories ...
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The Boss Baby: Family Business (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Templeton brothers—Tim and his Boss Baby little bro Ted—have become adults and drifted away from each other. Tim is now a married stay-at-home dad. Ted is a hedge fund CEO. But a new boss baby with a cutting-edge approach and a can-do ...
Style: humorous, touching, allegory, whimsical, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: baby, computer animation, animals, family, talking animals, sibling rivalry, kids and family, spy, cross dressing, children, father daughter relationship, baby girl ...
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 6.1
 22K
Redemption Day (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Having just returned home, decorated U.S. Marine Captain Brad Paxton's wife, Kate, is kidnapped by a terrorist group while working in Morocco. He is forced back into action for a daring and deadly operation to save the woman he loves.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, terrorist, secret agents, soldier, violence, military, heroes, terrorism, danger, leader, death, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, syria, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, morocco ...
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 6.6
 20K
Bad Trip (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This mix of a scripted buddy comedy road movie and a real hidden camera prank show follows the outrages misadventures of two buds stuck in a rut who embark on a cross-country road trip to NYC. The storyline sets up shocking real pranks.
Style: buddy comedy, road movie, humorous, light, captivating ...
Plot: road trip, prank, travel, friends, road accident, humour, escapades, prison escape, car, gorilla, gorilla suit, drug trip ...
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Malcolm & Marie (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.
Style: talky, emotional, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: interracial relations, love, director, frustration, male female relationship, filmmaker, angry, interracial romance, interracial couple, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, quarantine ...
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Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes, NBA superstar LeBron James must rescue his missing son Bronny by navigating through movies in the Warner Bros. catalogue as they challenge against the villainous Al-G's plot to win a basketball ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: bugs bunny, coyote, basketball, game, anthropomorphic animal, cartoon rabbit, basketball court, alien, african american, invasion, cartoon cat, friendship ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century, year 1998
Place: usa, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 13K
Old (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of families on a tropical holiday discover that the secluded beach where they are staying is somehow causing them to age rapidly – reducing their entire lives into a single day.
Style: psychotronic, mysterious
Plot: time, beach, vacation, family, death of husband, falling from height, elderly, elderly couple, camera, no cell phone signal, talking to self, husband wife relationship ...
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Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 242 min.
Story: Zack Snyder's definitive director's cut of Justice League (2017).
Style: exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: heroes, superhuman, superhero team, justice league, batman, superhero, alien invasion, super villain, end of the world, team, amazon, back from the dead ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, paris france, london, tower bridge london ...
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Coming 2 America (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Prince Akeem Joffer is set to become King of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street savvy Queens native named Lavelle. Honoring his royal father's dying wish to groom this son as the crown prince, ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: prince, humour, heir, african american, african american protagonist, monarch, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, father and son, family relations, relationships, king ...
Place: new york
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 20K
The Marksman (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jim Hanson’s quiet life is suddenly disturbed by two people crossing the US/Mexico border – a woman and her young son – desperate to flee a Mexican cartel. After a shootout leaves the mother dead, Jim becomes the boy’s reluctant defender. He ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: mafia, drug cartel, murder, chase, life is a bitch, boy, violence, ranch, danger, criminal underworld, heroes, assassin ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, mexico, arizona
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To All the Boys: Always and Forever (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Senior year of high school takes center stage as Lara Jean returns from a family trip to Korea and considers her college plans — with and without Peter.
Style: touching, disturbing, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teen romance, high school, love, first love, college, romance, love affair, teenage love, long distance relationship, teenage protagonist, unfulfilled love, sister sister relationship ...
Place: new york, oregon, korea
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 21K
Moxie (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 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.
Style: feminist film, funny, captivating, light
Plot: feminist, teenager, high school life, teenage life, high school, school, rebel, rebelliousness, youth, rebellious youth, social relations, revolution ...
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