Movies watched in 2021by Amy_Rogers | created - 04 Jan 2021 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
Just a list of movies I've watched this year to keep track of what I watch. Most of these are great so check them out.
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1. Knives Out (2019)
PG-13 | 130 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A detective investigates the death of the patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.
Votes: 699,221 | Gross: $165.36M
Incredible, amazing, show stopping, never been done before, not afraid to reference or not reference
2. Marriage Story (2019)
R | 137 min | Drama, Romance
Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.
Votes: 315,914 | Gross: $2.00M
Amazing writing accompanied by outstanding performances
3. The Man from Nowhere (2010)
R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent past takes on a drug-and-organ trafficking ring in hope of saving the child who is his only friend.
Votes: 70,921 | Gross: $0.01M
This has exceptional action sequences that are a clear inspiration behind modern day fights. Great watch overall
4. John Wick (2014)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An ex-hit-man comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that killed his dog and took his car.
Votes: 642,495 | Gross: $43.04M
5. Joint Security Area (2000)
Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
After a shooting incident at the North/South Korean border/DMZ leaves 2 North Korean soldiers dead, a neutral Swiss/Swedish team investigates, what actually happened.
A bit slow in the first half but amazingly impactful
6. John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.
Votes: 439,798 | Gross: $92.03M
Beware of pencils
7. John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
R | 130 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
John Wick is on the run after killing a member of the international assassins' guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head, he is the target of hit men and women everywhere.
Votes: 351,332 | Gross: $171.02M
Beware of books
8. Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.
Votes: 176,011 | Gross: $174.53M
I don't usually watch films like this but it was on tv and I didn't feel like moving, the first half was actually bearable and the second half completely shat on everything that was built up to that point, I wish I'd watched Chopped instead, 5/10.
9. Hope (2013)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama
Story of an 8 year old girl coping with a gruesome rape damaging her internally and affecting emotionally, trying to overcome all obstacles in the aftermath of the incident with a good support from those around her.
Really heartbreaking but worth a watch
10. The Matrix (1999)
R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi
When a beautiful stranger leads computer hacker Neo to a forbidding underworld, he discovers the shocking truth--the life he knows is the elaborate deception of an evil cyber-intelligence.
Votes: 1,924,135 | Gross: $171.48M
It was my first time watching this classic and now I understand why its a classic!
11. Mission Mangal (2019)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, History
Based on true events of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launching the Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan), making it the least expensive mission to Mars.
Votes: 16,526 | Gross: $3.60M
My cousin was watching this on tv and I decided to give her company... wish I hadn't. The writing and dialogue is awful as well as the editing. It makes a complete joke of an actually important moment for India. Don't watch it please.
12. Minari (2020)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama
A Korean family starts a farm in 1980s Arkansas.
Sometimes tragedy is what keeps us from tragedy
13. The Lighthouse (I) (2019)
R | 109 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Votes: 222,642 | Gross: $0.43M
A modern horror masterpiece
14. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 2,669,744 | Gross: $534.86M
A bit overhyped but a good experience nonetheless
15. Justice League (2017)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his new-found ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.
Votes: 457,022 | Gross: $229.02M
It was on tv while I was eating so I kept it on, should've skipped the meal instead
16. The Truman Show (1998)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
An insurance salesman discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show.
Votes: 1,092,344 | Gross: $125.62M
Wayy ahead of its time. Even though it was made in 1998, its just as accurate, if not more accurate now
17. American Psycho (2000)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.
Votes: 633,220 | Gross: $15.07M
A hilarious as well as terrifying watch, Christian Bale stole the show with this performance
18. Call Me by Your Name (2017)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance
In 1980s Italy, romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.
Votes: 279,636 | Gross: $18.10M
Such a beautifully shot film with outstanding music
19. Zodiac (2007)
R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Between 1968 and 1983, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.
Votes: 549,781 | Gross: $33.08M
A very brutal and respectful retelling of very real events, a must watch
20. Her (2013)
R | 126 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.
Votes: 621,492 | Gross: $25.57M
One of the most realistic and grounded sci fi films ever, makes you forget that this movie's world is fictitious
21. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After a tragic accident, two stage magicians in 1890s London engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.
Votes: 1,341,786 | Gross: $53.09M
Had me on the edge of my water filled cuboid
22. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Votes: 1,328,141 | Gross: $128.01M
One of the most heart wrenching and shocking endings I've ever seen, one of Scorsese's finest
23. The Departed (2006)
R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 1,333,317 | Gross: $132.38M
A great crime thriller with even greater performances
24. Perfect Blue (1997)
R | 81 min | Animation, Crime, Drama
A pop singer gives up her career to become an actress, but she slowly goes insane when she starts being stalked by an obsessed fan and what seems to be a ghost of her past.
Votes: 79,780 | Gross: $0.78M
Way ahead of its time in terms of its message, something that should terrify us all
25. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O., but his tragic past may doom the project and his team to disaster.
Votes: 2,368,397 | Gross: $292.58M
Exceptionally written, filmed and acted
26. Gone Girl (2014)
R | 149 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Votes: 991,317 | Gross: $167.77M
A gripping thriller with quite a few plot holes, but it's so good that you're willing to overlook the plot holes
27. Se7en (1995)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.
Votes: 1,664,154 | Gross: $100.13M
A classic thriller with wonderful acting
28. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
R | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Votes: 1,425,834 | Gross: $116.90M
Greatly acted money and drug driven wet dream
29. Fight Club (1999)
R | 139 min | Drama
An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soap maker form an underground fight club that evolves into much more.
Votes: 2,141,082 | Gross: $37.03M
Weirdly horrific but also a great thriller
30. Nightcrawler (2014)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.
Votes: 556,193 | Gross: $32.38M
Jake Gyllenhaal's performance was so good that it made me physically uncomfortable
31. The Witch (2015)
R | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession.
Votes: 268,993 | Gross: $25.14M
An incredibly well made period piece with compelling visuals and language
32. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".
Votes: 774,976 | Gross: $106.95M
One of the best films I've seen in a while, great acting as well as heavenly music
33. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
R | 142 min | Drama
Over the course of several years, two convicts form a friendship, seeking consolation and, eventually, redemption through basic compassion.
Votes: 2,696,018 | Gross: $28.34M
Made me cry like a little baby, such a great classic
34. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Votes: 1,441,575 | Gross: $130.74M
Left me questioning existence, such a compelling film with spine chilling performances
35. The Imitation Game (2014)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians while attempting to come to terms with his troubled private life.
Votes: 777,013 | Gross: $91.13M
A film about unsung heroes, left me really sad but really worth a watch
36. The Sixth Sense (1999)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A frightened, withdrawn Philadelphia boy who communicates with spirits seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.
Votes: 997,784 | Gross: $293.51M
One of the few good movies Shyamalan made, definitely worth a watch
37. Get Out (I) (2017)
R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.
Votes: 622,393 | Gross: $176.04M
A movie that utilizes cliches just to surpass them, incredibly acted
38. Prisoners (2013)
R | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts.
Votes: 726,042 | Gross: $61.00M
Raises great questions about morality, a very compelling thriller
39. Arrival (II) (2016)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A linguist works with the military to communicate with alien lifeforms after twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world.
Votes: 703,853 | Gross: $100.55M
A super enjoyable and out of the box sci-fi, definitely worth watching
40. Interstellar (2014)
PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.
Votes: 1,852,194 | Gross: $188.02M
A classic Nolan film, great visuals, great music and great acting, a huge achievement for modern sci-fi
41. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Votes: 808,301 | Gross: $1.48M
I was very confused throughout the movie but I think all made sense in the end and it was very satisfying, great watch
42. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
R | 164 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
Young Blade Runner K's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former Blade Runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.
Votes: 583,980 | Gross: $92.05M
Absolute eye candy
43. Another Round (2020)
Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama
Four high-school teachers consume alcohol on a daily basis to see how it affects their social and professional lives.
A grounded view on a rather weird subject, worth the watch
44. Drive (I) (2011)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama