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2021 in film

Film-related events during the year of 2021

List of years in film (table)

2021 in film is an overview of events, including award ceremonies, festivals, a list of country-specific lists of films released, and notable deaths.

Highest-grossing films

Highest-grossing films of 2021
Rank Title Distributor Worldwide gross
1 Hi, Mom Lian Ray Pictures $818,430,000[1]
2 Detective Chinatown 3 Wanda Pictures $687,480,000[1]
3 A Writer's Odyssey CMC Productions $157,180,000[1]
4 Godzilla vs. Kong Warner Bros. / Toho $123,100,000[2]
5 Endgame Enlight Pictures $114,380,000[1]
6 Raya and the Last Dragon Disney $91,049,834[3][4]
7 Boonie Bears: The Wild Life Huaqiang Fangte Pictures $90,240,000[1]
8 Tom & Jerry Warner Bros. $85,600,000[5]
9 New Gods: Nezha Reborn Bona Film $69,310,000[1]
10 Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time Toho $45,325,099[6]

Avatar retook the title of highest grossing film of all time from Avengers: Endgame after a re-release in China increased its worldwide gross past $2.8 billion.

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Scheduled award ceremonies

Date Event Host Location(s)
February 28[7] 78th Golden Globe Awards Hollywood Foreign Press Association Beverly Hills, California, U.S. and Manhattan, New York, U.S.
March 7[8] 26th Critics' Choice Awards Broadcast Film Critics Association Santa Monica, California, U.S.
March 21 73rd Writers Guild of America Awards Writers Guild of America, East and the Writers Guild of America West
March 24 32nd Producers Guild of America Awards Producers Guild of America
April 4[9] 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles, California, U.S.
April 10 73rd Directors Guild of America Awards Directors Guild of America
April 11[10] 74th British Academy Film Awards[11] British Academy of Film and Television Arts London, England, UK
April 16[12] 48th Annie Awards ASIFA-Hollywood
April 22 36th Independent Spirit Awards Independent Spirit Awards
April 25[13] 93rd Academy Awards Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Los Angeles, California, U.S.
TBA 67th National Film Awards Directorate of Film Festivals New Delhi, India
TBA 46th Saturn Awards Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films

2021 films

Deaths

Month Date Name Age Nationality Profession Films
January 1 Mark Eden 92 English Actor
4 Tanya Roberts 65 American Actress
4 Barbara Shelley 88 English Actress
4 Gregory Sierra 83 American Actor
4 Karl-Heinz Vosgerau 93 German Actor
5 James Greene 89 Northern Irish Actor
5 John Richardson 86 English Actor
6 Antonio Sabàto Sr. 77 Italian-American Actor
7 Michael Apted 79 English Director
7 Thomas Gumpert 68 German Actor
7 Marion Ramsey 73 American Actress, Singer
8 Steve Carver 75 American Director
8 Mike Henry 84 American Actor
8 Diana Millay 85 American Actress
9 John Reilly 86 American Actor
11 Tord Peterson 94 Swedish Actor
11 Stacy Title 56 American Director
14 Peter Mark Richman 93 American Actor
15 Dale Baer 70 American Animator
16 Charlotte Cornwell 71 English Actress
17 Jacques Bral 72 French Director, Screenwriter
18 Jean-Pierre Bacri 69 French Actor, Screenwriter
18 Perry Botkin Jr. 87 American Composer
18 Juan Carlos Tabío 77 Cuban Director, Screenwriter
20 Mira Furlan 65 Croatian Actress
21 Nathalie Delon 79 French Actress
21 Rémy Julienne 90 French Stuntman
23 Walter Bernstein 101 American Screenwriter, Director
23 Tony Ferrer 86 Filipino Actor
23 Alberto Grimaldi 95 Italian Producer
23 Hal Holbrook 95 American Actor
23 Trisha Noble 76 Australian Actress, Singer
23 Sumiko Sakamoto 84 Japanese Actress, Singer
24 Bruce Kirby 95 American Actor
24 Gunnel Lindblom 89 Swedish Actress
27 Cloris Leachman 94 American Actress
28 Vasily Lanovoy 87 Russian Actor
28 Cicely Tyson 96 American Actress
30 Allan Burns 85 American Screenwriter, Producer
February 1 Jonas Gricius 92 Lithuanian Cinematographer
1 Robert C. Jones 84 American Film Editor, Screenwriter
3 Haya Harareet 89 Israeli Actress
5 Isa Bellini 98 Italian Actress, Singer
5 Christopher Plummer 91 Canadian Actor
7 Giuseppe Rotunno 97 Italian Cinematographer
7 Moufida Tlatli 73 Tunisian Director, Film Editor
8 Jean-Claude Carrière 89 French Screenwriter, Actor
9 John Hora 80 American Cinematographer
11 Joan Weldon 90 American Actress, Singer
12 Antonio Giménez-Rico 82 Spanish Director, Screenwriter
12 Christopher Pennock 76 American Actor
12 Lynn Stalmaster 93 American Casting Director
15 Sandro Dori 82 Italian Actor
15 Lucía Guilmáin 83 Mexican Actress
17 Martha Stewart 98 American Actress, Singer
18 Andrey Myagkov 82 Russian Actor
22 Giancarlo Santi 81 Italian Director
24 Alan Robert Murray 66 American Sound Editor
24 Ronald Pickup 80 English Actor
27 Ng Man-tat 70 Hong Kong Actor
March 1 Enrique San Francisco 65 Spanish Actor
3 Katharina Matz 85 German Actress
3 Nicola Pagett 75 Egyptian-English Actress
4 Tony Hendra 79 English Screenwriter
5 David Bailie 83 South African Actor
8 Leon Gast 85 American Documentarian
8 Trevor Peacock 89 English Actor
9 Isela Vega 81 Mexican Actress
11 Isidore Mankofsky 89 American Cinematographer
11 Peter Patzak 76 Austrian Director, Screenwriter
11 Norman J. Warren 78 English Director
14 Henry Darrow 87 American Actor
15 Yaphet Kotto 81 American Actor
17 Antón García Abril 87 Spanish Composer
18 Richard Gilliland 71 American Actor
22 Susana Canales 87 Spanish Actress
23 George Segal 87 American Actor
24 Jessica Walter 80 American Actress
25 Larry McMurtry 84 American Screenwriter
25 Bertrand Tavernier 79 French Director, Screenwriter
April

References

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  3. ^ Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) at The Numbers. Nash Information Services, LLC. Retrieved March 24, 2021.
  4. ^ "Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved March 30, 2021.
  5. ^ "Tom & Jerry (2021)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved March 30, 2021.
  6. ^ "Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time (2021)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved March 30, 2021.
  7. ^ "Golden Globes Sets Late February Date After Oscars Delay". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 22 June 2020.
  8. ^ "Film nominees for the 26th annual Critics Choice Awards have been announced". Critics Choice Association. February 8, 2021. Retrieved February 8, 2021.
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  10. ^ "2021 BAFTA Film Awards Pushed Back to April 11". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  11. ^ "Bafta confirms dates for 2021 and 2022 film award ceremonies". www.irishexaminer.com. 12 June 2019. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  12. ^ "Annie Animation Awards Schedule, Rules for 2021 Edition Announced". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 26 August 2020.
  13. ^ "Oscars 2021 Pushed Back by Two Months". 15 June 2020. Retrieved 16 June 2020.