Best first watches of 2021

2021 titles excluded. Movies listed in chronological viewing order.

  • Smiley Face
  • Things to Come
  • The Irishman
  • Affliction
  • After Dark, My Sweet
  • Short Eyes
  • Man on Fire
  • Déjà Vu
  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
  • The Hot Spot
  • Michael Clayton
  • Macon County Line
  • Marianne and Juliane
  • Serie Noire
  • The Gambler
  • Queen of Diamonds
  • Jackass Number Two
  • The Last Seduction
  • The Way of the Dragon
  • The Last Pogo Jumps Again
  • Clockwatchers
  • The Gunfighter
  • Fourteen
  • Hitch Hike
  • Late Night Trains
  • Of Unknown Origin
  • Key Largo
  • The Swimming Pool
  • Los Sures
  • Dance, Girl, Dance
  • Nightmare Alley
  • Laura
  • The Incident
  • 10 Rillington Place
  • Out of the Past
  • Matewan
  • We Won't Grow Old Together
  • The Sound of Fury
  • Too Late for Tears
  • Modern Girls