Best British Movies of 2021

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Best British Movies of 2021
Best British Movies of 2021
TOP Movies: Finch (2021), The Suicide Squad (2021), The Dig (2021), Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021), The Last Duel (2021), Belfast (2021), The Power of the Dog (2021), Eternals (2021), A Boy Called Christmas (2021), No Time To Die (2021), Boiling Point (2021), Cruella (2021), Halloween Kills (2021), Help (2021), Death to 2021 (2021), Silent Night (2021), Censor (2021), The Phantom of the Open (2021), SAS: Red Notice (2021), No One Gets Out Alive (2021).

List of Best Movies

 6.9
 82K
Finch (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 115 min.
Story: On a post-apocalyptic Earth, a robot, built to protect the life of his dying creator's beloved dog, learns about life, love, friendship, and what it means to be human.
Style: psychological, apocalyptic, futuristic, unusual plot structure, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: post apocalypse, robot, a.i., dog, androids and robots, loneliness, friendship, journey, disaster, philosophy, love, love and romance ...
Time: future, near future
Place: europe
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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, funny, feminist film, epic ...
Plot: superhero, fight scenes, villain turns good, supernatural ability, gory violence, alien monster, super villain, violence, graphic violence, extreme violence, female warrior, alien creature ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c., louisiana, south america
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 7.1
 75K
The Dig (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, inspirational, feminist film
Plot: archaeologist, world war two, archeological dig, archaeology, discovery, excavation, family secret, mystery, uncover truth, war, family, guilty pleasure ...
Time: future, 1930s, year 1939
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Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 242 min.
Story: Zack Snyder's definitive director's cut of Justice League (2017).
Style: exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense, epic ...
Plot: superhero, heroes, superheroine, team, justice league, gotham city, kingdom, superhero team, superman character, time travel, batman, superhuman ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, tower bridge london, london, russia ...
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 7.4
 155K
The Last Duel (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging him to a duel.
Style: suspense, cerebral, epic, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, date night
Plot: duel, medieval, rape, sword duel, knight, husband wife relationship, murder, revenge, showdown, violence, female nudity, jousting ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france, normandy, scotland, paris france
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 7.3
 74K
Belfast (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Buddy is a young boy on the cusp of adolescence, whose life is filled with familial love, childhood hijinks, and a blossoming romance. Yet, with his beloved hometown caught up in increasing turmoil, his family faces a momentous choice: hope the ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, semi autobiographical
Plot: working class, family, family relations, child, social problems, parents and children, life is a bitch, boy, society, social issues, child protagonist, teenager ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, year 1970
Place: ireland, northern ireland
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The Power of the Dog (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: New Zealand, UK, Canada, Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A domineering, magnetic rancher responds with mocking cruelty when his brother brings home a new wife and her son, until the unexpected comes to pass.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, serious, cerebral, philosophical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: male full rear nudity, cowboy, mother son relationship, animal cruelty, old west, brother brother relationship, gay, male nudity, homosexuality, brothers, power relations, homoeroticism ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: australia, montana
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 6.3
 339K
Eternals (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story of a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Plot: superhero, alien attack, alien race, space and aliens, evil alien, suicide, heroes, super strength, alien monster, alien encounter, supernatural, alien ...
Time: 21st century, 16th century, 1940s, 2020s, year 1945
Place: usa, hiroshima japan, india, mumbai india, rio de janeiro ...
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A Boy Called Christmas (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, thought provoking
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, destiny, search for father, boy, magical, magic, adventure, never give up, direction and purpose, adventure hero, magical creature ...
Place: finland
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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A chilling story of terror, murder and unknown evil that shocked even experienced real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. One of the most sensational cases from their files, it starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, dark, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exorcism, paranormal investigation, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, supernatural horror, ghost, psychic, paranormal activity, demonic possession, satanist, demon, murder ...
Time: year 1981, contemporary, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, connecticut, massachusetts
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 7.3
 397K
No Time To Die (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: James Bond is retired and living a peaceful life, but after a visit from Felix Leiter, Bond must follow the trail of a dangerous new villain with never before seen technology.
Style: exciting, epic, suspense, intellectual, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: james bond, spy, espionage, cia agent, cia, secret service, crimes, british intelligence, infection, british secret service, 007, murder ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: jamaica, london, havana cuba, italy, norway ...
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 7.5
 27K
Boiling Point (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A head chef balances multiple personal and professional crises at a popular restaurant in London.
Style: suspense, psychological, slasher
Plot: food, restaurant, art, depression, addiction, chief, mental health, bartender, paramedic, cooking, confrontation, drug use ...
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 7.3
 234K
Cruella (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to ...
Style: colourful, captivating, light, visually appealing, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: fashion, robbery, villain, disney, personality change, female villain, fashion designer, designer, villainess, lifestyle change, life is a bitch, change of heart ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, year 1965
Place: london, england, britain, united kingdom, europe
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Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, killing spree, masked killer, psycho, halloween, killer, evil, violence, massacre, house fire, hospital ...
Time: 2010s, 70s, 21st century, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa
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 7.7
 10K
Help (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sarah seems to have found her calling working in a Liverpool care home where she has a special talent for connecting with the residents. Then, in March 2020, the Coronavirus pandemic hits.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: elderly, quarantine, pandemic, isolation, lifestyle change, older man younger man relationship, retirement home life, retirement home, epidemic, workplace, isolated house, social realism ...
Place: liverpool
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The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain, whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever.
Style: surreal, sad, tragicomedy, stylized, dramatic ...
Plot: cat, tragedy, drawing, painting, painter, family relations, surrealism, eccentricity, husband wife relationship, art, family, life philosophy ...
Time: 1890s, victorian era, 20th century, 1880s, 90s ...
Place: london, new york
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 6.3
 15K
Death to 2021 (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This comedic retrospective mixes archival footage and scripted sketches as it revisits all the dread — and occasional delight — that 2021 had to offer.
Style: funny, parody
Plot: media manipulation, fanaticism, fanatic, extremist, usa president, rich man, extremism, domestic terrorism, hypocritical woman, hypocritical man, house arrest, historian ...
Time: 2020s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
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 5.7
 14K
Silent Night (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nell, Simon, and their boy Art are ready to welcome friends and family for what promises to be a perfect Christmas gathering. Perfect except for one thing: everyone is going to die.
Style: suspense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: end of the world, christmas, apocalypse, murder, holiday, pills, suicide, thunderstorm, country house, dinner, suicidal thoughts, family dinner ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
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 6.0
 16K
Censor (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Film censor Enid takes pride in her meticulous work, guarding unsuspecting audiences from the deleterious effects of watching the gore-filled decapitations and eye gougings she pores over. Her sense of duty to protect is amplified by guilt over her ...
Style: suspense, psychological, slasher, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: mysterious disappearance, missing child, sister, dead sister, violence, cabin in the woods, social problems, psychopath, murder mystery, mentally unstable, family problems, maniac ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: england
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The Phantom of the Open (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Maurice Flitcroft, a dreamer and unrelenting optimist, managed to gain entry to The British Open Golf Championship qualifying in 1976 and subsequently shot the worst round in Open history, becoming a folk hero in the process.
Style: satirical, captivating, disturbing, entertaining
Plot: golf, golfer, optimist, daydreamer, folk hero, satire, sport, ambition, follow your dream, dream, athlete's life, twins ...
Time: 70s, year 1975, year 1985
Place: northern england
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Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Shaun's seasonal excitement turns to dismay when a farmhouse raid to get bigger stockings for the flock inadvertently leads to Timmy going missing. Can Shaun get Timmy back before he becomes someone else’s present?
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, sheep, anthropomorphic animal, christmas present, snow, animals, cold, animal protagonist, animal that acts human, adventure, farm ...
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SAS: Red Notice (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An off-duty SAS soldier, Tom Buckingham, must thwart a terror attack on a train running through the Channel Tunnel. As the action escalates on the train, events transpire in the corridors of power that may make the difference as to whether ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense, surprise ending
Plot: swat team, hostage, underground, hostile takeover, terrorism, hostage situation, female sociopath, bravery, ends with a wedding, red herring, commando mission, eavesdropping ...
Time: 2020s
Place: london, georgia, english channel, england, paris france
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No One Gets Out Alive (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An immigrant in search of the American dream is forced to take a room in a boarding house and soon finds herself in a nightmare from which she can't escape.
Style: suspense, slasher, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: immigrants, illegal immigrant, survival horror, survival, mexican immigrant, human sacrifice, female protagonist, nightmare, secret, supernatural, struggle for survival, illegal immigration ...
Time: year 1963
Place: cleveland ohio
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 6.8
 2K
Ali & Ava (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sparks fly after Ali and Ava meet through their shared affection for Sofia, the child of Ali’s tenants whom Ava teaches. Ali finds comfort in Ava’s warmth and kindness while Ava finds Ali’s complexity and humour irresistible. As the pair begin ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, entertaining, psychological, romantic
Plot: love and romance, in love, love story, new love, relationships, relationship problems, male female relationship, fall in love, unhappy marriage, love triangle, love interest, marriage crisis ...
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 6.9
 75K
Pig (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A truffle hunter who lives alone in the Oregon wilderness must visit Portland to find the mysterious person who stole his beloved foraging pig.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, inspirational, slasher ...
Plot: pig, cabin in the woods, cooking, fight club, human animal relationship, mausoleum, recluse, wilderness, showdown, wildlife, abduction, animal human communication ...
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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 7.1
 177K
Wrath of Man (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate ...
Style: suspense, humorous, psychological, non-linear, neo noir ...
Plot: revenge, fighting crime, crime boss, heist, lone hero, robbery, working undercover, gangsters, security guard, ex soldier, father son relationship, violence ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, north america
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 6.4
 3K
Bull (2021)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ten years after he was last seen, a vicious mob enforcer returns home to find his son and methodically track down the gang that double-crossed him. His quest for revenge soon leads to a savage showdown between his wife and her mob boss father.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, emotional, serious, weird
Plot: revenge, murder, criminal, mob boss, rage, extreme violence, father and son, homecoming, betrayal, violence, crimes, amusement park ...
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Rise of the Footsoldier: Origins (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A brutal account of how real-life, hard-as-nails Falklands War veteran Tony Tucker came to be involved in one of the most notorious gangland murders in British history.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense, dark
Plot: fight, drugs, ex soldier, crime boss, drug dealer, organized crime, drug dealing, criminal gang, gang leader, murder, gang war, british soldier ...
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The Mauritanian (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: 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.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: islamic terrorism, lawyer, al qaeda, brutality, courtroom, counter terrorism, interrogation, american imperialism, imprisonment, war on terror, prisoner, falsely accused ...
Time: year 2003, year 2010, year 1988, 2010s, year 2016 ...
Place: jordan, north africa, baltimore, afghanistan, germany ...
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Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sequel to the box-office hit film "Venom."
Style: psychotronic, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, monster, villain, alien parasite, alien creature, alien monster, human versus alien, heroes, revenge, alien, maniac, sociopath ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 2020s
Place: san francisco, california, north america, usa, mexico
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