With the epidemic of Covid-19 becoming somewhat milder, the Hollywood frenzy has returned to normal by mid-2021. Popular franchises, as well as movies with original stories, have taken place on the silver screen. At the lockdown, housebound movie-lovers desperately countdown to see the faces of their favorite stars on the full-length film. At the beginning of the year, let’s take a look at the best Hollywood movies of 2021.
Top 10 Hollywood Movies released in 2021
Spider-Man: No Way Home | December 17, 2021
IMDb: 8.8/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 98% (Audience Score)
The Marvel movie means mesmerizing scenes of breathless action and VFX (high visual effects). This 27th movie of MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) has also carried on with that. Tom Holland, the youngest Peter Parker, has appeared in a solo Spiderman movie for the third time under the direction of John Watts. As always, Chris McKenna and Eric Somers set the screenplay for this timeless character of Stan Lee. Spiderman’s previous characters are also featured here as the context of the story this time is about the multidimensional world. As a result, this highest-grossing movie of 2021 features stars like Jamie Foxx, Willem Dafoe, Alfred Molina, Andrew Garfield, and Toby Maguire.
Dune | October 21, 2021
IMDb: 8.1/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 90% (Audience Score)
Popular rising stars like Timothy Chalamet, Josh Brolin, Zendaya, and Jason Momoa are seen together in this American epic science fiction movie. Denis Villeneuve directed it based on the first half of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel, which had already been adapted twice. John Spyhats And Eric Roth worked with him on the screenplay. The second version of the movie with the second half will come in October 2023. The story is about a child of an aristocratic family getting involved in a battle on a terrifying desert planet to protect the galaxy’s most precious element.
Zack Snyder’s Justice League | March 18, 2021
IMDb: 8.1/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 94% (Audience Score)
DC studio, the worthy rival of Marvel, was not far behind this time as well. This movie is basically a more refined and more detailed version of the 2017 Justice League movie by Jack Snyder, the inaugural filmmaker of DCEU (DC Extended Universe). As before, it had Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gale Gadget, Ray Fisher, Jason Momoa, and Ezra Miller in their respective roles. In addition to hitting the box office, this director’s cut of DCU’s fifth movie has received a very positive response worldwide, even surpassing the original movie.
The Mitchells Vs. The Machines | April 23, 2021
IMDb: 7.7/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 88% (Audience Score)
This animated movie is set in a dystopian future where the responsibility of saving the world from the clutches of robots falls on a family on vacation. Through this movie, Mike Rianda directed a feature film for the first time. Jeff Roy contributed to the story with him. This animated film stars Maya Rudolph, Abby Jacobson, Danny McBride, the director himself, Olivia Coleman, Eric Andre, and Doug the Pug. The film, produced by Sony, is distributed by the popular movie streaming platform Netflix.
Luca | June 18, 2021
IMDb: 7.5/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 86% (Audience Score)
This animated movie is about the sea monster race who becomes human while wandering ashore. Here a little boy goes out with his friend on a thrilling adventure to an unknown world on the land. Enrico Casarosa made his directorial debut with this film produced by Pixar studio. The movie is scripted by Jesse Andrews and Mike Jones, based on the story of Casarosa, Andrews, and Simon Stephenson. Full of great humor, the characters in this fantasy movie are voiced by Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, and Emma Berman. The movie was nominated for several international awards, including a box office hit.
Judas And The Black Messiah | February 12, 2021
IMDb: 7.5/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 95% (Audience Score)
In the late 1960s, William O’Neill eagerly joined the Black Panther Party and provided the FBI with important information about Chairman Fred Hampton. The story is written by Kenny and Keith Lucas. Based on this, the screenplay of the movie is written by Will Barson and the producer and director of the movie Shaka King. The two main characters in the biography movie were Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield. The film won Oscar nominations in six categories, including Best Supporting Actor (Daniel Kaluuya).
Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings | September 3, 2021
IMDb: 7.5/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 98% (Audience Score)
Through this 25th MCU movie, an Asian actor has played a lead role in a Marvel movie for the first time. The story, written by Dave Callaham and Destin Daniel Creton, shows Shang-chi’s father forcing him and his sister to find a mythical village with which their mother’s legend is involved. The screenplay was written by Andrew Lanham, Creton, and Callaham (the movie’s director). In addition to Simu Liu in the lead role, there was Nora Lum aka Aukwafina, Benedict Ong, Michelle Yeo, Ben Kingsley, and Tony Leung. This Hollywood blockbuster has won various international awards around the world.
CODA | August 13, 2021
IMDb: 8.1/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 93% (Audience Score)
This pleasant feeling Hollywood movie of 2021 tells the story of Ruby, the only listening child of deaf adults (CODA for short). The first movie based on this story was the 2014 French movie La Famille Belier, directed by Eric Lartigau. CODA, directed and written by Sean Header, is the Hollywood remake of that movie. The film stars Emilia Jones, Marley Matlin, Troy Kotsur, and Daniel Durant. The movie, co-produced by the United States, France, and Canada, is widely acclaimed around the world.
The Father | June 11, 2021
IMDb: 8.3/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 92% (Audience Score)
Directed and written by Florian Zeller, the film tells a wonderful story of a woman and her dementia-stricken father. Florian Zeller made this film based on his own 2012 play Le Pere and made his directorial debut. Christopher Hampton also wrote the screenplay with him. This French-British production starred Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Coleman. The movie received Oscar nominations in six categories, including winning Best Actor (Hopkins) and Best Adaptive Screenplay (Zeller and Hampton).
Cruella | May 28, 2021
IMDb: 7.4 | Rotten Tomatoes: 97% (Audience Score)
The famous Cruella de Ville character originated from Dodi Smith’s 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians. There have already been two movie adaptations on it. The story of this third edition of the 101 Dalmatian franchise was created by Aline Brush McKenna, Kelly Marcel, and Steve Jesus. Directed by Craig Gillespie, the comedy crime movie was scripted by Dana Fox and Tony McNamara. The Disney film stars Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, and Mark Strong. The movie is based on Estella Miller, who was an aspiring fashion designer during the punk rock movement in London in the 1970s. Stone was widely acclaimed around the world for his lead role in the movie.
These greatest Hollywood movies of 2021 are blessed with exciting storylines, superb acting performances, as well as amazing technologies. The demand for film shooting without physical contact has merged with the tune of technological advancement. And in this thread, the possibility of eye-catching films in 2022 is being woven.
Source: United News of Bangladesh