We watch a lot of movies, and new movies keep coming out every week, basically. It is difficult to keep up with them and to know which ones are the ones worth watching. Continue on for the best movie of each major movie genre to help you decide what to watch.
Godzilla vs. Kong was released about three and a half weeks ago and is already the highest-grossing action movie in 2021, by almost four times the next closest movie, which is Mortal Kombat.
King Kong has to battle against Godzilla in this epic action-packed movie. Warner Bros. made this movie and it’s rated PG-13. It has made $86,576,000 since its release date on March 31, 20201. The movie sold 9,451,528 tickets in its first four weeks.
Tom and Jerry was released about two months ago and is the highest-grossing adventure movie of 2021. It’s made almost four million more dollars than the next closest movie, which is Raya and the Last Dragon.
Tom and Jerry first meet and the rivalry starts in this adventure-filled movie. This is another Warner Bros. movie, and it is PG, so little kids can watch it. It has made $43,472,000 since its opening weekend on February 26, 2021, and it sold 4,745,851 tickets since then, too.
Nobody was released about a month ago now and is the highest-grossing thriller movie of 2021. It’s made almost six and a half million dollars more than the next closest movie, which is The Little Things.
A man, Hutch Mansell, is underestimated as a nobody in this thrilling and suspenseful movie. This is a movie by Universal and is rated R. It has made over $21,600,000 since its release on March 26, 2021, and it has sold 2,365,908 tickets since then as well.
Judas and the Black Messiah was released about two and a half months ago and is the highest-grossing drama movie of 2021. It’s made about one million more dollars than the next closest movie, which is Boogie.
Fred Hampton was assassinated by the FBI, though his legacy was not, in this drama-filled movie. This is another Warner Bros. movie, that is also rated R. It has made over $5,422,000 since it was released on February 12, 2021, and it sold 591,921 tickets since then.
The Unholy was released around three weeks ago and is the highest-grossing horror movie of 2021 so far. It’s made about ten million more dollars than the next closest grossing movie, which is Wrong Turn.
A young, hearing-impaired girl can suddenly hear again after a visitation from the Virgin Mary in this horror movie. It’s a PG-13 movie from Sony Pictures. It has made over $11,545,129 since its release on April 2, 2021, and it sold around 1,260,00o tickets.
No Man’s Land was released around three months ago and is the highest-grossing western movie that was released in 2021. It hasn’t done as well this year as they were predicting it to make.
Jackson killed a Mexican immigrant boy and has to flee from Texas border patrol officers in this western movie. It’s a PG-13 movie from IFC Films, which is based out of New York. It has made about $139,221 since its release on January 22, 2021, and it sold 15,198 tickets.
French Exit was released around two and a half months ago and is the highest-grossing comedy of 2021 so far. It’s made about seventy thousand dollars more than the next movie, which is Together Together.
A woman runs out of money and leaves the United States to live in France for the rest of her life in this comedic movie. It’s a rated R movie from Sony Pictures Classics. It has made about $590,416 since its release on February 12, 2021, and it has sold about 64,455 tickets since then.
8. Romantic Comedy
Long Weekend was released a month and a half ago and is the highest-grossing romantic comedy in 2021 so far. It has made around five hundred thousand more dollars than the next highest movie, which is We Broke Up.
A couple’s chance encounter leads to a crazy weekend together that might break them up for good, or it could keep them together in this romantic comedy. It’s a rated R movie from Sony Pictures. It made $528,438 since its release on March 12, 2021, and it sold 57,689 tickets, too.
The Truffle Hunters was released almost two months ago and is the highest-grossing documentary in 2021. It has made about twenty-eight thousand more dollars than the next closest movie, which is Gunda.
This is the story of a dwindling group of joyful men and their dogs searching for the white Alba truffle in this documentary. This is a PG-13 movie from Sony Pictures Classics. It has made $79,112 since its release on March 5, 2021, and it sold over 8,600 tickets in that time.
The Forgotten Carols was released around 5 months ago and is the highest-grossing musical in 2021. It is the only musical that has been released within the last year, so there’s not much else to go by.
This is the story of Christ’s birth told through songs and stories. It was not a very popular movie in the movie theaters during the Christmas season, so it did not make nearly as much money as they thought it was going to make. It made about $623 and sold about 68 tickets.
Lamb of God: The Concert Film is the only concert or performance movie that was released in 2021, so it is the highest-grossing movie in that category. There isn’t a lot else to talk about for this concert.
This is about Easter and it takes us through the last week of Christ’s life before he rises again on Easters. It did fairly well in the box office, making $739,807 since its release on March 12, 2021. It also sold 80,764 tickets since then, which has been six weeks.