2021 ranked

Based MAINLY on UK release dates but LFF + GFF + Sundance London ruined that slightly, sorry!
If you are thinking hmmm why isn’t x film on this list, then either I haven’t seen it or I was lucky enough to watch it last year meaning it can be found on my 2020 ranked list: here
(Thinking of duplicating films from my earlier yearly lists if I originally saw them at a film festival/preview before their UK wide-release in 2021 and I watch them again this year: e.g. Rose Plays Julie and Limbo appear on two lists, Another Round is remaining only in my 2020 list because it feels like it would be weird to have it here)
AND finally, I watched The Humans in the…

  • Sweetheart

    1

  • The Worst Person in the World

    2

  • The Card Counter

    3

  • Red Rocket

    4

  • The Phantom of the Open

    5

  • The Hand of God

    6

  • Drive My Car

    7

  • The Humans

    8

  • First Cow

    9

  • C'mon C'mon

    10

  • Rose Plays Julie

    11

  • The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

    12

  • Censor

    13

  • Pleasure

    14

  • Zola

    15

  • Boiling Point

    16

  • Palm Springs

    17

  • Dreams on Fire

    18

  • Titane

    19

  • Limbo

    20

  • Nowhere Special

    21

  • Natural Light

    22

  • Parallel Mothers

    23

  • Hit the Road

    24

  • The King's Man

    25

  • A Hero

    26

  • The Father

    27

  • The Beta Test

    28

  • Bergman Island

    29

  • The Truffle Hunters

    30

  • Benediction

    31

  • The Lost Daughter

    32

  • I'm Your Man

    33

  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines

    34

  • Minari

    35

  • Together Together

    36

  • Flee

    37

  • Great Freedom

    38

  • Dune

    39

  • CODA

    40

  • The Last Duel

    41

  • Azor

    42

  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

    43

  • The Power of the Dog

    44

  • Don't Look Up

    45

  • This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection

    46

  • Quo vadis, Aida?

    47

  • No Time to Die

    48

  • The French Dispatch

    49

  • Nitram

    50

  • The Tragedy of Macbeth

    51

  • Pirates

    52

  • The Green Knight

    53

  • The Summit of the Gods

    54

  • Neptune Frost

    55

  • Murmur

    56

  • tick, tick...BOOM!

    57

  • King Richard

    58

  • True Things

    59

  • News of the World

    60

  • Sound of Metal

    61

  • Ali & Ava

    62

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    63

  • Memoria

    64

  • The Surrogate

    65

  • Lamb

    66

  • The Sparks Brothers

    67

  • In the Earth

    68

  • Blithe Spirit

    69

  • Procession

    70

  • I Care a Lot

    71

  • The Mauritanian

    72

  • The Harder They Fall

    73

  • Copilot

    74

  • Ballad of a White Cow

    75

  • The Rescue

    76

  • Tove

    77

  • Playground

    78

  • The Tender Bar

    79

  • Rebel Dykes

    80

  • Riders of Justice

    81

  • Wrath of Man

    82

  • Europa

    83

  • Servants

    84

  • Mass

    85

  • Petite Maman

    86

  • Candyman

    87

  • Sweat

    88

  • My First Summer

    89

  • Ear for Eye

    90

  • Annette

    91

  • Spencer

    92

  • Faceless

    93

  • Judas and the Black Messiah

    94

  • A Cop Movie

    95

  • Shiva Baby

    96

  • Stop-Zemlia

    97

  • Benedetta

    98

  • Encounter

    99

  • Munich: The Edge of War

    100