Anticipated Films for 2021by jacob_wollner | created - 09 Jul 2019 | updated - 18 hours ago | Public
This is a list of anticipated films for 2021 including popular, festival favorites, and award season prospects. Let me know if any should be added.
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2. Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021)
PG | 115 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A rogue artificial intelligence kidnaps the son of famed basketball player LeBron James, who then has to work with Bugs Bunny to win a basketball game.
PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Completed
Shang-Chi, the master of unarmed weaponry based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organisation.
5. Blazing Samurai (2021)
Animation, Action, Comedy | Filming
An action packed animated comedy for all the family inspired by Mel Brooks' timeless classic, Blazing Saddles. Hank, a loveable dog with a head full of dreams about becoming a samurai, sets off in search of his destiny.
6. Mortal Kombat (2021)
R | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
MMA fighter Cole Young seeks out Earth's greatest champions in order to stand against the enemies of Outworld in a high stakes battle for the universe.
14. The Suicide Squad (2021)
R | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Supervillains Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker and a collection of nutty cons at Belle Reve prison join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X as they are dropped off at the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese.
Crime, Drama, History | Filming
Members of the Osage tribe in the United States are murdered under mysterious circumstances in the 1920s sparking a major F.B.I. investigation involving J. Edgar Hoover.
19. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022)
Comedy | Post-production
A cash-strapped Nicolas Cage agrees to make a paid appearance at a billionaire super fan's birthday party, but is really an informant for the CIA since the billionaire fan is a drug kingpin and gets cast in a Tarantino movie.
20. Don't Look Up (2021)
145 min | Comedy | Post-production
The story of two low-level astronomers, who must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet earth.
21. The Card Counter (2021)
109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller | Completed
The film, written and directed by Schrader, follows William Tell (Isaac), a gambler and former serviceman who sets out to reform a young man seeking revenge on a mutual enemy from their ... See full summary »
Comedy, Horror, Musical | Pre-production
An exotic plant in a downtown flower shop convinces the storekeeper's meek apprentice to resort to gruesome measures to keep it alive and make it grow.
29. Disenchanted (2022)
Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Post-production
Ten years after her happily ever after, Giselle questions her happiness, inadvertently turning the lives of those in the real world and Andalasia upside down in the process.
35. No Sudden Move (2021)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A group of criminals is brought together under mysterious circumstances and have to work together to uncover what's really going on when their simple job goes completely sideways.
37. Jungle Cruise (2021)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Based on Disneyland's theme park ride where a small riverboat takes a group of travelers through a jungle filled with dangerous animals and reptiles but with a supernatural element.
39. Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)
PG-13 | Comedy, Fantasy | Completed
When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.
45. Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
Action, Thriller | Post-production
Tom Hardy returns to the big screen as the lethal protector Venom, one of MARVEL's greatest and most complex characters. Directed by Andy Serkis, the film also stars Michelle Williams, ... See full summary »
49. The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021)
R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The bodyguard Michael Bryce continues his friendship with assassin Darius Kincaid as they try to save Darius' wife Sonia.
50. Wrath of Man (2021)
R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
The plot follows H, a cold and mysterious character working at a cash truck company responsible for moving hundreds of millions of dollars around Los Angeles each week.
52. Ron's Gone Wrong (2021)
PG | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The story of Barney, an awkward middle-schooler and Ron, his new walking, talking, digitally-connected device. Ron's malfunctions set against the backdrop of the social media age launch them on a journey to learn about true friendship.
53. Moonfall (2022)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production
In Moonfall, a mysterious force knocks the Moon from its orbit around Earth and sends it hurtling on a collision course with life as we know it. With mere weeks before impact and the world ... See full summary »
56. Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021)
R | 242 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Determined to ensure Superman's ultimate sacrifice was not in vain, Bruce Wayne aligns forces with Diana Prince with plans to recruit a team of metahumans to protect the world from an approaching threat of catastrophic proportions.
57. Last Night in Soho (2021)
116 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery | Completed
A young girl, passionate about fashion design, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it seems, and time seems to fall apart with shady consequences.
59. In the Heights (2021)
PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.
61. Silent Life (2022)
96 min | Drama | Post-production
The mysterious Lady in Black claiming to be the last love of the first screen sex symbol Rudolph Valentino, dies in her Hollywood apartment. The only contact the detective finds is the ... See full summary »
63. Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
PG | 107 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In a realm known as Kumandra, a re-imagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon.
65. The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)
R | Drama, History, Thriller | Completed
A Scottish lord becomes convinced by a trio of witches that he will become the next King of Scotland, and his ambitious wife supports him in his plans of seizing power.
66. Maestro (VII)
Biography, Drama, Music | Pre-production
The complex love of Leonard and Felicia, from the time they met in 1946 at a party and continuing through two engagements, a 25 year marriage, and three children.
67. Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (2021)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy
Lifelong friends Barb and Star embark on the adventure of a lifetime when they decide to leave their small Midwestern town for the first time - ever.
69. To Leslie
Drama | Post-production
Inspired by true events. A West Texas single mother wins the lottery and squanders it just as fast, leaving behind a world of heartbreak. Years later, with her charm running out and nowhere to go, she fights to rebuild her life and find redemption.
70. Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The epic next chapter in the cinematic Monsterverse pits two of the greatest icons in motion picture history against one another - the fearsome Godzilla and the mighty Kong - with humanity caught in the balance.
71. Tom and Jerry (2021)
PG | 101 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A chaotic battle ensues between Jerry Mouse, who has taken refuge in the Royal Gate Hotel, and Tom Cat, who is hired to drive him away before the day of a big wedding arrives.
72. Finch (2021)
PG-13 | Drama, Sci-Fi | Completed
On a post-apocalyptic earth, a robot, built to protect the life of his creator's beloved dog, learns about life, love, friendship and what it means to be human.
76. What About Love (2022)
114 min | Drama, Romance | Completed
Two young lovers change the lives of their parents forever when the parents learn from the joyful experience of their kids, and allow themselves to again find their love.
77. The Little Things (2021)
R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe Deacon is sent to Los Angeles for what should have been a quick evidence-gathering assignment. Instead, he becomes embroiled in the search for a serial killer who is terrorizing the city.
78. Rumble (2022)
Animation, Comedy, Family | Post-production
In a world where monster wrestling is a global sport and monsters are superstar athletes, teenage Winnie seeks to follow in her father's footsteps by coaching a loveable underdog monster into a champion.
79. Chaos Walking (2021)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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 thoughts are seen and heard by everyone.
86. The Forever Purge (2021)
R | 103 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
All the rules are broken as a sect of lawless marauders decides that the annual Purge does not stop at daybreak and instead should never end.
88. A Quiet Place Part II (2020)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sand path.
89. Top Gun: Maverick (2021)
PG-13 | Action, Drama | Completed
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.
94. Eight for Silver (2021)
113 min | Horror
In rural 19th-century France, a mysterious, possibly supernatural menace threatens a small village. John McBride, a pathologist, comes to town to investigate the danger -- and exorcise some of his own demons in the process.
97. Bergman Island (2021)
112 min | Drama
A couple retreat to the island that inspired Ingmar Bergman to write screenplays for their upcoming films when the lines between reality and fiction start to blur.