Best Movies of 2021

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Best Movies of 2021
Best Movies of 2021
TOP Movies: Wrath of Man (2021), Mortal Kombat (2021), The Dig (2021), Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021), Boss Level (2021), Chaos Walking (2021), Nobody (2021), Army of the Dead (2021), Wrong Turn (2021), The Marksman (2021), Outside the Wire (2021), The Little Things (2021), Oxygen (2021), Girl in the Basement (2021), Drishyam 2 (2021), Born a Champion (2021), Cruella (2021), Cherry (2021), Redemption Day (2021), The Unholy (2021).

List of Best Movies

 7.2
 65K
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, remake of french film
Plot: revenge, robbery, burglar, criminal, gunfight, fighting crime, fight for justice, lynching, heist, gang, justice, working undercover ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.2
 117K
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, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: martial arts tournament, martial arts, martial artist, master warrior, alternate dimension, save the world, fighting movie, chase, god, magic, violence, bloody violence ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, japan
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 7.1
 57K
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.
Plot: archaeologist, plane crash, archeological dig, corpse, class differences, excavator, single parent, excavation, movie theatre, shovel, tent, flashlight ...
Time: 1930s
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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, super villain, alien invasion, superhero, god, end of the world, team, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, london, paris france, russia, iceland ...
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captivating movies
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murder movies
17880
violence movies
13070
 6.9
 32K
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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 5.7
 23K
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, enigmatic, captivating, psychotronic, thought provoking
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, wilderness, adventure, attempted escape, fantasy world, surrealism, colonialism, inside the mind, teenage boy, jealousy, gay ...
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 7.4
 110K
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, neo noir
Plot: home invasion, martial arts, crimes, russian mafia, assassin, one man army, gangsters, tough guy, vengeance, thief, brutality, organized crime ...
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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, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, heist, survival, walking dead, death, apocalypse, violence, tiger, human nature, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
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chase movies
11142
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 5.5
 17K
Wrong Turn (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jen and a group of friends set out to hike the Appalachian Trail. Despite warnings to stick to the trail, the hikers stray off course—and cross into land inhabited by The Foundation, a hidden community of mountain dwellers who use deadly means to ...
Style: slasher, reboot, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: characters killed one by one, abduction, escape, group of friends, community, revenge, secret society, hiking, cult, deception, murder, forest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: west virginia, virginia
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 5.6
 15K
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, psychological, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Plot: drug cartel, murder, chase, life is a bitch, violence, boy, ranch, criminal underworld, danger, heroes, assassin, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, arizona, mexico
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Outside the Wire (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the near future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone and must work with an android officer to locate a doomsday device.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic, intense
Plot: war, cyborgs, spy, artificial intelligence, survival, nuclear missile, showdown, androids, top secret, one against many, killer robot, bomb ...
Time: near future, 2030s
Place: russia, ukraine, utah
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The Little Things (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, chase, murder, police officer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: los angeles
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 6.5
 23K
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: suspense, tense, captivating, futuristic
Plot: memory loss, oxygen, memory lapse, locked in, saving a life, cryogenics, memories, repressed memory, technology, survival horror, memory, doctor ...
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Girl in the Basement (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sara is a teen girl who is looking forward to her 18th birthday to move away from her controlling father Don. But before she could even blow out the candles, Don imprisons her in the basement of their home.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: father daughter incest, hostage, father daughter relationship, basement, arrest, violent father, father and daughter, deadbeat dad, domineering father, relationship problems, abusive father, father ...
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 8.7
 27K
Drishyam 2 (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: 7 years after the events of Drishyam, the family lives with the trauma from that fateful night. A gripping tale of an investigation and a family threatened by it. Will Georgekutty be able to protect his family this time?
Plot: investigation, perfect crime, husband wife relationship, neighbor, female police officer, funeral, police investigator, casting, convulsion, alcohol, neighbor neighbor relationship, father daughter relationship ...
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Born a Champion (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After a blood- soaked jujitsu match in Dubai, fighting legend Mickey Kelley falls to superstar Blaine. But years later, an online video proves that Blaine cheated, and the world demands a rematch. Can the aging underdog get back into shape in time ...
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: jujitsu, fight, contests and competitions, sport, title bout, fight club, professional rivalry, professional sports, underground fighting, underground tournament, combat, rivalry ...
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 7.4
 77K
Cruella (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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: psychotronic, light, modern day adaptation, captivating, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, robbery, villain, disney, criminal, villainess, origin story, punk rock, female villain, fashion designer, secret identity, personality change ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
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 6.6
 23K
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, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: post traumatic stress disorder, heroin, bank robber, iraq war veteran, iraq war, society, drug use, black american, bank robbery, african american, american soldier, self pity ...
Time: year 2007, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa
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 6.5
 21K
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, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, swat team, violence, military, soldier, heroes, danger, terrorism, leader, murder, death, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c., morocco, syria, new york ...
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 5.0
 9K
The Unholy (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alice, a young hearing-impaired girl who, after a supposed visitation from the Virgin Mary, is inexplicably able to hear, speak and heal the sick. As word spreads and people from near and far flock to witness her miracles, a disgraced journalist ...
Style: suspenseful, mystical, mysterious, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: witch, journalist, miraculous event, healing, virgin mary, young girl, priest, uncover truth, private investigation, religion, mysticism, evil spirit ...
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The Mauritanian (2021)
Genre: 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: captivating, thought provoking, tense
Plot: brutality, sex, courtroom, corruption, african american, prison, protest, lie, black american, jail cell, u.s. government, testimony ...
Time: year 2001, year 2002, year 2005, year 2003, year 2009 ...
Place: afghanistan, germany, hamburg germany, new mexico, cuba ...
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 5.7
 18K
Yes Day (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A mom and dad who usually say no decide to say yes to their kids' wildest requests — with a few ground rules — on a whirlwind day of fun and adventure.
Style: feel good, funny, entertaining, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, parents, children, parents and children, family, humour, kids and family, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
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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, civil rights, gun, betrayal, betrayal by friend, telephone, newspaper, fbi agent ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: chicago illinois
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7051
 6.1
 6K
Crisis (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three stories about the world of opioids collide: a drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation between Canada and the U.S., an architect recovering from an OxyContin addiction tracks down the truth behind her son's ...
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: drug addiction, drugs, fighting the system, fighting crime, war on drugs, drug traffic, drug smuggling, drug dealing, drug lord, drug dealer, drug addict
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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: sincere, feel good, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: kung fu, dragon, female warrior, travel, female protagonist, tough girl, sword, warrior, computer animation, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, southeast asia, asia
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 6.6
 4K
Land (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Edee, in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew and in the face of that uncertainty, retreats to the magnificent, but unforgiving, wilds of the Rockies. After a local hunter brings ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: solitude, living alone, fishing, mountain, hunting, family tragedy, new life, bear, deer hunting, change of heart, lifestyle change, character change ...
Place: wyoming
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 7.3
 25K
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, death of grandmother, grandmother grandson relationship, funeral, friendship, boy, grandmother, mockery, new life, drugs ...
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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, suspenseful, dark, psychological, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal phenomena, exorcism, demon, psychic, supernatural power, paranormal activity, paranormal investigation, ghost, curse, supernatural, evil, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, year 1981
Place: usa
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Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The world’s most lethal odd couple – bodyguard Michael Bryce and hitman Darius Kincaid – are back on another life-threatening mission. Still unlicensed and under scrutiny, Bryce is forced into action by Darius's even more volatile wife, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, buddy comedy, entertaining
Plot: hitman, adventure, bodyguard, killer, agent, fight, fighting crime, covert operation, criminal, conspiracy, counter terrorism, black ops ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: greece, italy, europe, russia, eastern europe ...
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 6.2
 15K
Below Zero (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a prisoner transfer van is attacked, the cop in charge must fight those inside and outside while dealing with a silent foe: the icy temperatures.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: rapist, convict, revenge, cold, police, car accident, struggle for survival, prisoner, male nudity, survival, confined, sole survivor ...
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