The Most Anticipated Movies of 2021

The 2021 movies that are a must-watch this year, including 'Malcolm & Marie’, 'Judas and the Black Messiah’, & 'Space Jam: A New Legacy’.

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2021
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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2021

Let’s keep it a buck: The future of the film industry is one of the most confusing discussions to have. With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping a large swath of theaters shut down, it’s hard to imagine a time where we’ll be able to enter a cinema to take in a blockbuster any time soon. WarnerMedia is leveraging HBO Max to at least keep their movies to schedule, although if you’re not subscribed to the service, or miss the 30-day window, there’s no real word on when you can catch some of 2021’s biggest movies. And that’s just looking at the films Warner Bros. is set to release this year!

All of that said, we have to stay the course. We may still be staying inside, hoping for a day where we can comfortably go outside and reclaim the joys of life that we’ve missed for the majority of 2020, but we will be able to take in some solid entertainment while doing it. And if you think about it for a second, 2021 does have some solid releases set to drop. Cult classic comedies and horror franchises are making their returns this year, with some of your favorites—Zendaya, Ben Affleck, Tom Holland, Margot Robbie, and more—set to bring movie lovers some of the finest entertainment Hollywood has to offer. James Bond, the Fast franchise, and James Gunn making DC movies could help make 2021 brighter… or they can at least help us escape what’s started out as a truly trying year. Let’s lead with optimism! Here’s a look at the most anticipated movies of 2021.

'Malcolm & Marie'

Malcolm & marie

'Judas and the Black Messiah'

Judas and the Black Messiah

'The United States vs. Billie Holiday'

The United States vs. Billie Holiday

'Coming 2 America'

Coming 2 America

'Godzilla vs. Kong'

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

'No Time To Die'

No Time to Die

'Mortal Kombat'

Mortal Kombat

'A Quiet Place Part II'

A Quiet Place: Part II

'Black Widow'

Black Widow





'Ghostbusters: Afterlife'

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

'In the Heights'

In the Heights

'Venom: Let There Be Carnage'


'Top Gun: Maverick'

Top Gun: Maverick

'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Simu Liu of Marvel Studios' 'Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings'

'The Forever Purge'

The Forever Purge



'Space Jam: A New Legacy'

Lebron James


Old behind the scenes

'The Green Knight'

The Green Knight

'The Suicide Squad'

The Suicide Squad

'Deep Water'

Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas are seen on April 18, 2020 in Los Angeles, California





'The Many Saints of Newark'

Michael Gandolfini is seen on the set of 'The Many Saints of Newark'





'Halloween Kills'

Halloween Kills

'The Last Duel'

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck at 89th Academy Awards

'Snake Eyes'

"Snake Eyes" Start of Production in Japan Event




Austin Butler attends "The Dead Don't Die" New York Premiere

'Mission: Impossible 7'

Tom Cruise attends the 'Mission: Impossible   Fallout' U.S. Premiere.

'King Richard'

Will Smith


Lady Gaga

'West Side Story'

Steven Spielberg seen on location for 'West Side Story' in Harlem

Untitled 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' sequel

Spider Man: Far From Home

'The Matrix 4'

The Matrix

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