Best Movies of 2021

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Best Movies of 2021
Best Movies of 2021
TOP Movies: Dune (2021), Wrath of Man (2021), Free Guy (2021), Cruella (2021), Nobody (2021), No Time To Die (2021), Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021), Raya and the Last Dragon (2021), The Tomorrow War (2021), Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), Luca (2021), The Suicide Squad (2021), Red Notice (2021), Jungle Cruise (2021), The Mauritanian (2021), The Mitchells vs the Machines (2021), Chaos Walking (2021), The Marksman (2021), Black Widow (2021), Not Like Dad (2021).

List of Best Movies

Dune (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure ...
Style: epic, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien planet, desert, space opera, outer space, prophecy, survival, messiah, giant creature, water shortage, adventure, betrayal, war ...
Time: 2020s, future, contemporary, distant future
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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, non-linear, neo noir, remake of french film
Plot: lone hero, crime boss, fighting crime, revenge, security guard, robbery, heist, ex soldier, murder of son, father son relationship, loss of son, death of son ...
Time: 2020s
Place: los angeles, north america, usa
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Free Guy (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A bank teller realizes he's a background character in an open world action game.
Style: feel good, humorous, heroic, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, video game, code, game, heroes, programmer, drastic change of life, changing lives, bank robbery, gamer, expose, bank teller ...
Time: 2020s
Place: tokyo
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Cruella (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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: light, colourful, captivating, psychotronic, visually appealing ...
Plot: fashion, villain, robbery, female villain, villainess, disney, personality change, criminal, fashion designer, lifestyle change, impersonation, secret identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: london, england, united kingdom, britain, europe
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Nobody (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hutch Mansell, a suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor — a "nobody." When two thieves break into his home one night, Hutch's unknown long-simmering rage is ignited and propels him on a brutal path that will uncover dark ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, brutal, psychotronic ...
Plot: home invasion, one against many, martial arts, vengeance, russian mafia, assassin, gangsters, crimes, double life, tough guy, family relations, crime boss ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, pentagon
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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, captivating, suspense, disturbing, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: james bond, spy, secret service, cia agent, cia, british secret service, british intelligence, crimes, infection, agent, top secret, spy hero ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: jamaica, london, italy, havana cuba, england ...
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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, psychotronic ...
Plot: heroes, superheroine, superhuman, super villain, superhero team, alien invasion, batman, gotham city, superhero, end of the world, justice league, team ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, tower bridge london, iceland, london, paris france ...
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Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Plot unknown.
Style: feel good, light, sincere, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: dragon, female warrior, kung fu, disney princess, tough girl, sword, female protagonist, travel, warrior, creature, magic, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, asia, southeast asia
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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: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, futuristic ...
Plot: future war, alien invasion, alien monster, evil alien, time travel, final battle, resistance, alien, military, fictional war, teleportation, female soldier ...
Time: future
Place: dominican republic, usa, bahamas, russia, north america ...
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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Shang-Chi must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, martial artist, superhero, supernatural power, combat, good versus evil, fight, warrior, tough guy, heroes, super strength ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, year 1996, 2020s
Place: usa, china, san francisco, north america
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Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Sony Pictures Entertainment and The Walt Disney Company jointly announced that Marvel Studios and its President Kevin Feige will produce the third film in the "Spider-Man: Homecoming" series, starring Tom Holland. The film is scheduled to ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, psychotronic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, double life, supernatural power, teenage boy, spider man character, superhuman powers, peter parker character, tough guy, high school student, martial arts, multiverse ...
Time: 2020s
Place: new york, mexico, manhattan new york city
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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, funny, captivating, light, 3d animation ...
Plot: friendship, monster, magical creature, disney, ocean, friends, sea voyage, sea monster, disguise, water, sea adventure, mythical creature ...
Time: 50s, year 1959
Place: italy, europe, riviera
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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: super villain, supernatural ability, female warrior, villain turns good, supernatural power, fight scenes, superhero, secret mission, death, adventure, giant monster, revenge ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c., south america, louisiana
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Red Notice (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An Interpol-issued Red Notice is a global alert to hunt and capture the world's most wanted. But when a daring heist brings together the FBI's top profiler and two rival criminals, there's no telling what will happen.
Style: tense, exciting, funny, ridiculous, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: art thief, interpol, heist, agent, ruse, money, thief, criminal, mission, wanted, fight, art ...
Place: sardinia, london, england, cairo egypt, italy ...
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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: scenic, colourful, captivating, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: jungle, explorer, dangerous animal, disneyland, adventure, amazon river, traveler, supernatural, expedition, artifact, hunter, treasure ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916, 90s
Place: london, brazil
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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, captivating, tense
Plot: torture, lawyer, courtroom, brutality, interrogation, islamic terrorism, war on terror, prisoner, sex, falsely accused, corruption, defense attorney ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, year 1988, year 2001, year 2008 ...
Place: jordan, new orleans, america, new mexico, hamburg germany ...
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The Mitchells vs the Machines (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After Katie Mitchell is accepted into the film school of her dreams, her family decides to use this opportunity to drive Katie to school as a road trip. When their plans are interrupted by a tech uprising, the Mitchells realize that they must work ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: preschoolers, teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, family relations, road trip, family, dog, parents and children, adventure, family life, journey, fish out of water, husband, wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Chaos Walking (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Luxembourg
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 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.
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, enigmatic, psychotronic, thought provoking ...
Plot: post apocalypse, wilderness, distopia, mind reading, fantasy world, adventure, attempted escape, distant planet, surrealism, outer space, space colony, swamp ...
Time: 23rd century
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The Marksman (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
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: suspense, road movie, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: drug cartel, mafia, u.s. mexico border, murder, ranch, chase, life is a bitch, death, boy, violence, organized crime, assassin ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, mexico, arizona, new mexico ...
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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, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, female agent, strong female lead, superheroine, tough girl, heroes, secret agents, female protagonist, female killer, heroine, one against many ...
Time: 2020s, year 2016, 90s, year 1995, 2010s
Place: russia, norway, morocco, ohio, budapest ...
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Not Like Dad (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the journey of an adult hero to his Bata, a stern Russian peasant who became a father at the dawn of the nineties and raised his son the way all Soviet people did.
Style: entertaining, light, humorous, captivating
Plot: parenting, family relations, father and son, parents and children, father son relationship, kids and family, gross out humor, eccentric family, relationships, father, family, humour ...
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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, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, investigation, murder investigation, police, serial murder, missing person, mysterious man, society, murder, chase, deputy sheriff ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: los angeles
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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
Plot: archaeologist, archeological dig, archaeology, excavation, world war two, plane crash, uncover truth, mystery, family, family secret, war, boy ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
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Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 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 clash in a spectacular battle for the ages. As Monarch embarks ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: giant monster, giant animal, godzilla, giant creature, monster versus monster, giant ape, sea monster, dinosaur, creature, monster, fictional war, creature feature ...
Time: 2020s, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, florida, hong kong, philadelphia ...
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Oxygen (2021)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman wakes in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there, and must find a way out before running out of air.
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, tense, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, oxygen, locked in, isolation, survival horror, memory loss, clones, cryogenics, panic, technology, repressed memory, female protagonist ...
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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, road movie, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, survival, heist, apocalypse, tiger, battlefield, moral dilemma, violence, escape, panic ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: las vegas, usa, utah
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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, touching, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: ex convict, tough guy, little boy, starting over, funeral, grandmother grandson relationship, death of grandmother, friendship, new life, life is a bitch, social problems, family problems ...
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The Ice Road (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After a remote diamond mine collapses in far northern Canada, an ice road driver must lead an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the trapped miners.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, dramatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: truck driver, cold, trapped, mine, avalanche, rescue, truck, mission, snow, self sacrifice, life risking, ice ...
Time: 2020s
Place: canada, north dakota
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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: dark fantasy, tense, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, martial artist, martial arts tournament, fight, save the world, alternate dimension, chase, superhuman powers, shaolin monk, magic, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, japan
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Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sequel to the box-office hit film "Venom."
Style: psychotronic, tense, captivating, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, human versus alien, villain, heroes, monster, experiment gone awry, revenge, betrayal, supernatural power, fight, alien, flash forward ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 2020s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, north america, mexico
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