Looking Back: The Biggest Movies of 2021

2020 was a long dark winter for moviegoers—with impossible to predict how much the moviegoing experience would change over the foreseeable future as theaters across the globe were shut down, and with no choice but to stream movies at home. Many high-budget films were shifted to a year or two later in the wake of the pandemic.

Biggest Movies of 2021 So Far

In 2021, we didn’t really return to 100% normal, but thanks to the vaccine, more countries started opening up, and this included. Films are finally returning to their natural home on the big screen with this year’s calendar loaded with feature-length wonders, most of which are pushing the boundaries of art forms like Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune”.

With December coming to an end, we have decided to create a list of all the streaming gems and cinematic epics released in 2021 so far.


Release date: 21, October. 2021 (United States)

Director: Denis Villeneuve

Denis Villeneuve has masterfully distilled Frank Herbert’s sprawling world into a two and half hour adventure with political intrigue, sprawling battles, and a musical score by legendary composer Hans Zimmer that will take your breath and leave you in awe. This movie is a worth watch movie due to its cinematography, compelling story narrative with jaw-dropping visual spectacle, and has something for everyone.

The French Dispatch

Release date: 22, October. 2021 (United States)

Director:  Wes Anderson

The French Dispatch is filled with Wes Anderson’s symmetrical compositions, fussily decorated settings, and perhaps his most eclectic cast of characters yet. The French Dispatch, a love letter to journalists set in a fictional city of Ennui-Sur-Blasé that is managed by a famous editor and populated by a series of eccentric journalists.

The Green Knight

Release date: 30, July. 2021 (United States)

Director: David Lowery

David Lowery’s adaptation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is an Arthurian epic that is a tale of murder and the nature of heroism and storytelling. We follow Sir Gawain played by Dev Patel who is the nephew of King Arthur on his quest to seek greatness.

Last Night In Soho

Release date: 29, October. 2021 (United States)

Director: Edgar Wright

In this movie, Edgar Wright shows the cautionary tale about the dangerous lure of nostalgia. This cautionary tale of an aspiring fashion designer who begins experiencing visions of a wannabe singer from 1960s London leads her down a dark rabbit hole.

The Power Of The Dog

Release date: 17, November. 2021 (United States)

Director: Jane Campion

Jane Campion’s The Power Of The Dog is set in 1920s Montana, shows a Charismatic rancher who responds with mocking cruelty meets a teenager who rouses his contempt, and much more.

The Last Duel

Release date: 15, October. 2021 (United States)

Director: Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott’s The Last Duel is set in medieval times co-written with Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Nicole Holofcener. This true story is of how women in medieval times were at the mercy of men who were petty, and selfish with their own status.

No Time To Die

Release date: 08, October. 2021 (United States)

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga

No Time to Die is the last film starring Daniel Craig in his fifth outing as the fictional British MI6 agent James Bond. We see James Bond enjoying his retirement in Jamaica when his old CIA friend asks for help. After this follows Bond on his mission to stop a mysterious villain who’s armed with dangerous new technology.

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