The Best Movies of 2021   (61) Most Notable
Sorted by Rank
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 2021, # 1875 Overall Judas and the Black Messiah 2021 King, Shaka USA
# 2 for 2021, # 2475 Overall The Card Counter 2021 Schrader, Paul UK / China / USA TS
# 3 for 2021, # 2504 Overall CODA 2021 Heder, Sian USA
# 4 for 2021, # 2516 Overall The Power of the Dog 2021 Campion, Jane UK / Australia / USA / Canada / New Zealand
# 5 for 2021, # 2519 Overall Luca  New at Films101! 2021 Casarosa, Enrico USA S
# 6 for 2021, # 2547 Overall The White Tiger 2021 Bahrani, Ramin India / USA
# 7 for 2021, # 2550 Overall Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) 2021 Questlove USA T
# 8 for 2021, # 2620 Overall Titane 2021 Ducournau, Julia France / Belgium T
# 9 for 2021, # 2621 Overall Happening 2021 Diwan, Audrey France
# 10 for 2021, # 2629 Overall The Green Knight  New at Films101! 2021 Lowery, David Ireland / Canada / USA / UK TBD
# 10 for 2021, # 2629 Overall In the Heights  New at Films101! 2021 Chu, Jon M. USA BDS
# 11 for 2021, # 2641 Overall Compartment Number 6 2021 Kuosmanen, Juho Finland / Russia / Estonia / Germany
# 11 for 2021, # 2641 Overall A Hero 2021 Farhadi, Asghar France / Iran
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall America Latina 2021 D'Innocenzo, Damiano / D'Innocenzo, Fabio Italy / France
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall Another World 2021 Brizé, Stéphane France
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall The Box 2021 Vigas, Lorenzo Mexico / USA
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall Captain Volkonogov Escaped 2021 Chupov, Aleksey / Merkulova, Natasha Russia / France / Estonia
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall Freaks Out 2021 Mainetti, Gabriele Italy / Belgium
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall The Hand of God 2021 Sorrentino, Paolo Italy
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall The Hole 2021 Frammartino, Michelangelo Italy / France / Germany
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall The King of Laughter 2021 Martone, Mario Italy / Spain
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall Leave No Traces 2021 Matuszynski, Jan P. Poland / Czech Republic / France
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall The Lost Daughter 2021 Gyllenhaal, Maggie USA / Greece
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall Lost Illusions 2021 Giannoli, Xavier France / Belgium
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon 2021 Amirpour, Ana Lily USA
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall Official Competition 2021 Cohn, Mariano / Duprat, Gastón Spain / Argentina
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall On the Job 2: The Missing 8 2021 Matti, Erik Philippines
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall Parallel Mothers 2021 Almodóvar, Pedro Spain
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall Reflection 2021 Vasyanovych, Valentyn Ukraine
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall Spencer 2021 Larraín, Pablo Germany / Chile / UK / USA
# 12 for 2021, # 2642 Overall Sundown 2021 Franco, Michel France / Mexico / Sweden
# 13 for 2021, # 2644 Overall Candyman  New at Films101! 2021 DaCosta, Nia USA / Canada / Australia TBDS
# 13 for 2021, # 2644 Overall No Sudden Move  New at Films101! 2021 Soderbergh, Steven USA T
# 13 for 2021, # 2644 Overall Raya and the Last Dragon  New at Films101! 2021 Hall, Don / Estrada, Carlos López / Briggs, Paul / Ripa, John USA BD
# 13 for 2021, # 2644 Overall Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings  New at Films101! 2021 Cretton, Destin Daniel USA / Australia TS
# 13 for 2021, # 2644 Overall The Suicide Squad  New at Films101! 2021 Gunn, James USA / Canada / UK TBDS
# 14 for 2021, # 2646 Overall The Mauritanian 2021 Macdonald, Kevin UK / USA Y
# 15 for 2021, # 2648 Overall Belfast  New at Films101! 2021 Branagh, Kenneth UK
# 16 for 2021, # 2654 Overall Music 2021 Heder, Sian USA
# 17 for 2021, # 2659 Overall Black Widow  New at Films101! 2021 Shortland, Cate USA TBD
# 17 for 2021, # 2659 Overall The Little Things 2021 Hancock, John Lee USA
# 17 for 2021, # 2659 Overall Nobody  New at Films101! 2021 Naishuller, Ilya USA / Japan BD
# 17 for 2021, # 2659 Overall Sisters on Track  New at Films101! 2021 Grottjord-Glenne, Tone / van der Borch, Corinne USA
# 17 for 2021, # 2659 Overall Stillwater  New at Films101! 2021 McCarthy, Tom USA TBD
# 18 for 2021, # 2662 Overall Flee 2021 Rasmussen, Jonas Poher Denmark / France / Sweden / Norway / USA / Slovenia / Estonia / Spain / Italy / Finland
# 18 for 2021, # 2662 Overall Hive 2021 Basholli, Blerta Kosovo / Switzerland / Albania / Rep of N Macedonia
# 19 for 2021, # 2666 Overall Ahed's Knee 2021 Lapid, Nadav France / Israel / Germany
# 19 for 2021, # 2666 Overall Memoria 2021 Weerasethakul, Apichatpong Colombia / Thailand / France / Germany / Mexico / Qatar / UK / China / Switzerland
# 20 for 2021, # 2673 Overall Anadolu Leopari  New at Films101! 2021 Kayis, Emre Turkey / Germany / Denmark / Poland
# 20 for 2021, # 2673 Overall Coming 2 America  New at Films101! 2021 Brewer, Craig USA S
# 20 for 2021, # 2673 Overall Gustav Stickley: American Craftsman  New at Films101! 2021 Stratford, Herb USA
# 20 for 2021, # 2673 Overall Land  New at Films101! 2021 Wright, Robin USA / Canada BD
# 20 for 2021, # 2673 Overall Scarborough  New at Films101! 2021 Nakhai, Shasha / Williamson, Rich Canada
# 20 for 2021, # 2673 Overall Ste. Anne  New at Films101! 2021 Vermette, Rhayne Canada
# 20 for 2021, # 2673 Overall Yuni  New at Films101! 2021 Andini, Kamila Indonesia / France / Singapore / Australia
# 21 for 2021, # 2681 Overall The Eyes of Tammy Faye  New at Films101! 2021 Showalter, Michael Canada / USA T
# 21 for 2021, # 2681 Overall Godzilla vs. Kong  New at Films101! 2021 Wingard, Adam USA / Australia / Canada / India BDS
# 21 for 2021, # 2681 Overall Malcolm & Marie  New at Films101! 2021 Levinson, Sam USA
# 21 for 2021, # 2681 Overall The Many Saints of Newark  New at Films101! 2021 Taylor, Alan USA T
# 21 for 2021, # 2681 Overall Respect  New at Films101! 2021 Tommy, Liesl Canada / USA TBDS
# 21 for 2021, # 2681 Overall The United States vs. Billie Holiday  New at Films101! 2021 Daniels, Lee USA S
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
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Media Availability Codes (Amazon.com)
T   Theaters (US)
B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack