The Best Of 2021

by Petra_Goring-deBruin | created - 6 months ago | updated - 27 minutes ago | Public

A list of the most anticipated upcoming TV series and Movies in the year, 2021

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1. The Judgement (2021)

Biography, Crime, Drama | Completed

A Dutch TV journalist finds himself challenging the police, courts and media as he attempts to uncover the truth about the controversial Deventer murder case.

Director: Sander Burger | Stars: Fedja van Huêt, Yorick van Wageningen, Lies Visschedijk, Mark Kraan

2. Foundation (2021– )

Sci-Fi | Active

A complex saga of humans scattered on planets throughout the galaxy all living under the rule of the Galactic Empire.

Stars: Cassian Bilton, Laura Birn, Jared Harris, Leah Harvey

3. Dune (2021)

PG-13 | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | Completed

Feature adaptation of Frank Herbert's science fiction novel, about the son of a noble family entrusted with the protection of the most valuable asset and most vital element in the galaxy.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Timothée Chalamet, Jason Momoa

4. The Little Things (2021)

R | Crime, Drama, Thriller | Completed

Two cops track down a serial killer.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto, Chris Bauer

5. F9 (2021)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Crime | Completed

Cypher enlists the help of Jakob, Dom's younger brother to take revenge on Dom and his team.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Charlize Theron, Helen Mirren

6. WandaVision (2021)

TV-PG | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Blends the style of classic sitcoms with the MCU in which Wanda Maximoff and Vision -two super-powered beings living their ideal suburban lives-begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.

Stars: Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Kathryn Hahn, Teyonah Parris

Votes: 13,388

7. Morbius (2021)

Unrated | Action, Adventure, Drama | Post-production

Biochemist Michael Morbius tries to cure himself of a rare blood disease, but he inadvertently infects himself with a form of vampirism instead.

Director: Daniel Espinosa | Stars: Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Michael Keaton, Jared Harris

8. The Many Saints of Newark (2021)

R | Crime, Drama | Completed

A look at the formative years of New Jersey gangster, Tony Soprano.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Jon Bernthal, Leslie Odom Jr., Michael Gandolfini

9. Spiral (2021)

R | Crime, Horror, Mystery | Completed

A sadistic mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice in Spiral, the terrifying new chapter from the book of Saw.

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Morgan David Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Ali Johnson, Dan Petronijevic

10. Don't Tell a Soul (2020)

R | 83 min | Drama, Thriller

Two thieving teenage brothers, stealing money to help their sick mom, match wits with a troubled security guard stuck at the bottom of a forgotten well.

Director: Alex McAulay | Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Jack Dylan Grazer, Mena Suvari, Rainn Wilson

Votes: 503

11. Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Post-production

Plot unknown. Sequel to the 2018 film 'Venom'.

Director: Andy Serkis | Stars: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Woody Harrelson, Naomie Harris

12. The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021)

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Post-production

Sequel to the 2017 action/comedy.

Director: Patrick Hughes | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, Frank Grillo

13. Uncharted (2021)

Action, Adventure | Post-production

The story is a prequel to the games, starring Holland as a younger Drake, showing us details of how he came to meet and befriend Sully.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Tati Gabrielle, Sophia Ali

14. Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

R | Biography, Drama, History | Completed

The story of Fred Hampton, Chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party, and his fateful betrayal by FBI informant William O'Neal.

Director: Shaka King | Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Martin Sheen

15. Respect (2021)

Biography, Drama, Music | Post-production

The life story of legendary R&B singer, Aretha Franklin.

Director: Liesl Tommy | Stars: Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Audra McDonald, Saycon Sengbloh

16. Antlers (2021)

R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery | Completed

In an isolated Oregon town, a middle-school teacher and her sheriff brother become embroiled with her enigmatic student, whose dark secrets lead to terrifying encounters with a legendary ancestral creature who came before them.

Director: Scott Cooper | Stars: Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Jeremy T. Thomas, Graham Greene

17. Black Adam

Action, Sci-Fi | Pre-production

Plot unknown. A spin-off from 'Shazam!' centering on the film's anti-hero, Black Adam.

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Sarah Shahi, Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge, Noah Centineo

18. Candyman (2021)

R | Horror, Thriller | Completed

A "spiritual sequel" to the horror film Candyman (1992) that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began.

Director: Nia DaCosta | Stars: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo

19. Mondocane (2021)

Action | Post-production

In the near future, Taranto is a ghost town surrounded by barbed wire that no one, not even the police, dares to enter. The poorest are left fighting for survival, while a gangs is ... See full summary »

Director: Alessandro Celli | Stars: Alessandro Borghi, Barbara Ronchi, Ludovica Nasti, Josafat Vagni

20. The Wheel of Time (2021– )

60 min | Adventure, Fantasy | Active

Based on Robert Jordan's best selling fantasy book series.

Stars: Kae Alexander, Naana Agyei Ampadu, Hammed Animashaun, Pasha Bocarie

21. The Killing of Two Lovers (2020)

R | 85 min | Drama

92 Metascore

David desperately tries to keep his family of six together during a separation from his wife. They both agree to see other people but David struggles to grapple with his wife's new relationship.

Director: Robert Machoian | Stars: Chris Coy, Clayne Crawford, Arri Graham, Bruce Graham

Votes: 198

22. Tell Me Your Secrets (2021– )

Crime, Drama, Thriller | Completed

Follows a trio of characters, each with a mysterious and troubling past: a young woman who once looked into the eyes of a dangerous killer, a former serial predator desperate to find ... See full summary »

Stars: Lily Rabe, Amy Brenneman, Hamish Linklater, Enrique Murciano

23. Top Gun: Maverick (2021)

Action, Drama | Post-production

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.

Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Val Kilmer

24. Cruella (2021)

Comedy, Crime | Post-production

A live-action prequel feature film following a young Cruella de Vil.

Director: Craig Gillespie | Stars: Emma Stone, Paul Walter Hauser, Emily Beecham, Emma Thompson

25. Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)

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.

Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, Carrie Coon, Sigourney Weaver

26. Halloween Kills (2021)

R | Horror, Thriller | Completed

The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Kyle Richards, Anthony Michael Hall, Judy Greer, Jamie Lee Curtis

27. Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021)

R | Action, Adventure, Crime | Completed

John Clark, a Navy SEAL, goes on a path to avenge his wife's murder only to find himself inside of a larger conspiracy.

Director: Stefano Sollima | Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Cam Gigandet, Colman Domingo

28. The Tomorrow War (2021)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Post-production

A man is drafted to fight in a future war where the fate of humanity relies on his ability to confront his past.

Director: Chris McKay | Stars: Yvonne Strahovski, Chris Pratt, Betty Gilpin, J.K. Simmons

29. Chaos Walking (2021)

PG-13 | Adventure, Sci-Fi | Completed

A dystopian world where there are no women and all living creatures can hear each other's thoughts in a stream of images, words, and sounds called Noise.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Holland, Mads Mikkelsen, Daisy Ridley, Ray McKinnon

30. The Mauritanian (2021)

R | 129 min | Drama, Thriller | Completed

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.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Tahar Rahim, Shailene Woodley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zachary Levi

31. Last Night in Soho (2021)

Drama, Horror, Thriller | Post-production

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.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Matt Smith, Thomasin McKenzie, Diana Rigg

32. The Suicide Squad (2021)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

Plot is unknown.

Director: James Gunn | Stars: Margot Robbie, Taika Waititi, Sylvester Stallone, Alice Braga

33. Gucci (2021)

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Pre-production

The story of how Patrizia Reggiani, the ex-wife of Maurizio Gucci, plotted to kill her husband, the grandson of renown fashion designer Guccio Gucci.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Jared Leto, Al Pacino, Adam Driver, Jack Huston

34. Mission: Impossible 7 (2021)

Action, Adventure, Thriller | Filming

Seventh entry in the long-running Mission: Impossible series.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Vanessa Kirby, Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Hayley Atwell

35. Deep Water (2021)

Thriller | Post-production

A well-to-do husband who allows his wife to have affairs in order to avoid a divorce becomes a prime suspect in the disappearance of her lovers.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas, Rachel Blanchard, Tracy Letts

36. The Man from Toronto (2021)

Action, Comedy | Post-production

The world's deadliest assassin and New York's biggest screw-up are mistaken for each other at an Airbnb rental.

Director: Patrick Hughes | Stars: Kaley Cuoco, Woody Harrelson, Ellen Barkin, Kevin Hart

37. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama | Post-production

TV series centering on Marvel Cinematic Universe characters Falcon and The Winter Soldier.

Stars: Daniel Brühl, Desmond Chiam, John Gettier, Miki Ishikawa

38. The Northman

Adventure, Drama, History | Post-production

Viking revenge saga set in Iceland at the turn of the 10th century.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicole Kidman, Alexander Skarsgård, Ethan Hawke

39. Nightmare Alley (I)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Post-production

An ambitious young carny with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Paul Anderson, Bradley Cooper

40. Coming 2 America (2021)

PG-13 | Comedy | Completed

The African monarch Akeem learns he has a long-lost son in the United States and must return to America to meet this unexpected heir and build a relationship with his son.

Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones

41. Palmer (2021)

R | 110 min | Drama | Completed

An ex-convict strikes up a friendship with a boy from a troubled home.

Director: Fisher Stevens | Stars: Juno Temple, Justin Timberlake, June Squibb, Dean Winters

42. Macbeth (2021)

Drama, History, War | Post-production

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.

Director: Joel Coen | Stars: Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Brendan Gleeson, Harry Melling

43. The King's Man (2021)

R | Action, Adventure, Comedy | Completed

In the early years of the 20th century, the Kingsman agency is formed to stand against a cabal plotting a war to wipe out millions.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Matthew Goode, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Gemma Arterton, Stanley Tucci

44. Free Guy (2021)

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Completed

A bank teller discovers that he's actually an NPC inside a brutal, open world video game.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Taika Waititi, Joe Keery

45. The Woman in the Window (2021)

R | Crime, Drama, Thriller | Completed

An agoraphobic woman living alone in New York begins spying on her new neighbors, only to witness a disturbing act of violence.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Amy Adams, Anthony Mackie, Fred Hechinger, Wyatt Russell

46. Some Kind of Heaven (2020)

81 min | Documentary

71 Metascore

Behind the gates of a palm tree-lined fantasyland, four residents of America's largest retirement community, The Villages, FL, strive to find solace and meaning.

Director: Lance Oppenheim

Votes: 142

47. The Marksman (2021)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Thriller

A rancher on the Arizona border becomes the unlikely defender of a young Mexican boy desperately fleeing the cartel assassins who've pursued him into the U.S.

Director: Robert Lorenz | Stars: Katheryn Winnick, Liam Neeson, Teresa Ruiz, Juan Pablo Raba

48. 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.

Director: John Krasinski | Stars: Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Cillian Murphy, Noah Jupe

49. Zone 414 (2021)

Sci-Fi, Thriller | Post-production

Set in the near future in a colony of state-of-the-art humanoid robots. When its creator's daughter goes missing, he hires private investigator David Carmichael, to bring her home. David ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Baird | Stars: Travis Fimmel, Guy Pearce, Ned Dennehy, Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz

50. Infinite (2021)

Sci-Fi, Thriller | Post-production

A man discovers that his hallucinations are actually visions from past lives.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Dylan O'Brien, Tom Hughes, Chiwetel Ejiofor

51. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

The movie, based on Marvel Comics, will focus on Shang-Chi; 'The Master of Kung-Fu'.

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton | Stars: Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Fala Chen, Ronny Chieng

52. West Side Story (2021)

Crime, Drama, Musical | Post-production

An adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez

53. The Matrix 4 (2021)

Action, Sci-Fi | Post-production

The plot is currently unknown.

Director: Lana Wachowski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Priyanka Chopra, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jessica Henwick

54. Vikings: Valhalla (2021– )

Action, Drama, History | Active

Follow-up series to 'Vikings' set 100 years afterward and centering on the adventures of Leif Erikson, Freydis, Harald Harada and the Norman King William the Conqueror.

Stars: James Ballanger, Álfrún Laufeyjardóttir, Jack Mullarkey, Frida Gustavsson

55. The Serpent (2021– )

Crime, Drama, Thriller

The twisting, real-life story of Charles Sobhraj, a murderer, thief and seductive master of disguise, who was a hidden darkness in the mid-70's on Asia's hippie trail.

Stars: Ellie Bamber, Jenna Coleman, Tahar Rahim, Amesh Edireweera

Votes: 2,193

56. Seacole (2021)

Drama | Post-production

The biopic of Mary Seacole, a Scottish-Jamaican nurse and heroine during the Crimean War.

Director: Charlie Stratton | Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Sam Worthington, Sylvia Hoeks, Guy Burnet

57. The Great North (2021– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy

The adventures of a single dad and his weird Alaskan family.

Stars: Nick Offerman, Jenny Slate, Will Forte, Dulcé Sloan

Votes: 421

58. Outside the Wire (2021)

R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

47 Metascore

In the near future, a drone pilot sent into a war zone finds himself paired with a top-secret android officer on a mission to stop a nuclear attack.

Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: Anthony Mackie, Damson Idris, Enzo Cilenti, Emily Beecham

Votes: 9,829

59. Cherry (2021)

R | Crime, Drama | Completed

An Army medic suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder becomes a serial bank robber after an addiction to drugs puts him in debt.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Tom Holland, Ciara Bravo, Jack Reynor, Forrest Goodluck

60. Lupin (2021– )

TV-MA | Action, Crime, Drama

Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.

Stars: Omar Sy, Vincent Londez, Ludivine Sagnier, Hervé Pierre

Votes: 15,375

61. Intergalactic (2021– )

Sci-Fi | Active

It follows a crew of fierce female convicts who break free and go on the run.

Stars: Imogen Daines, Samantha Schnitzler, Savannah Steyn, Oliver Coopersmith

62. The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)

Crime, Drama

Detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve's team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison.

Stars: Luke Evans, Keith Allen, Caroline Berry, Oliver Ryan

Votes: 1,138

63. Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer (2021)

TV-MA | 189 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

This limited docu-series tells the true story of how one of the most notorious serial killers in American history was hunted down and brought to justice.

Stars: Gil Carrillo, Frank Salerno, Tony Valdez, Paul Skolnick

Votes: 3,644

64. Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy (2021)

TV-MA | 89 min | Documentary, Crime, History

In the early 1980s, the crack epidemic tore through America’s inner cities like a tsunami, ravaging all in its wake.

Director: Stanley Nelson | Stars: Mitch Credle, Noveen Crumbie, Koe Rodriguez

Votes: 847

65. Tiger (2021– )

TV-MA | Documentary

A look at the life, success and scandals of golf legend Tiger Woods.

Stars: Tiger Woods, Pete McDaniel, Maureen Decker, Gary Smith

Votes: 371

66. Secrets of Sulphur Springs (2021– )

Adventure, Drama, Family

It is about a boy and his family moving into a supposedly haunted hotel on the edge of a small town.

Stars: Kelly Rae Caudle, Landon Gordon, Trina LaFargue, Robert Larriviere

Votes: 69

67. One Deadly Mistake (2021– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Votes: 7

68. Finding Alice (2021– )

46 min | Drama

Alice's partner of 20 years, Harry, falls down the stairs and dies soon after the couple move into the dream home he designed. Alice discovers that some men, including her late ex, hide stuff that they don't want to deal with.

Stars: Keeley Hawes, Isabella Pappas, Kenneth Cranham, Jason Merrells

Votes: 37



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