The top 10 highest-grossing movies of 2021 are included in the article. The new audiences saw big-budget tentpoles like grossing machines. Last, some movies like Marvel’s “No Way Home” and “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” drove the box office. The top four films of the year 2021 were all Marvel blockbusters. Moreover, the list includes most of the movies produced by Disney and Sony. In the United States of America, nine of the top ten films were either sequels or part of a larger franchise.
The global picture was radically different, with two Chinese films that hadn’t yet been released in the United States beating out everything but the most recent Spider-Man, No Way Home. So, here is the top 10 highest-grossing movies of 2021!!
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Top 10 Highest Grossing Movies Of 2021!!
The top 10 highest-grossing movies of 2021 are listed below:
10) Eternals- $401 Million
The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 26th film is the blockbuster Eternals. It stars Gemma Chan, Salam Hayek, and Richard Madden among others. The Eternals are an eternal alien race who emerge from seclusion after thousands of years in the film. The film earned $402 million worldwide, and hence it is included in the top 10 highest-grossing movies of 2021. However, Critics gave it mixed reviews, praising its topics but criticizing its tempo and length.
9) Shang-Chi and The Legends of the ten Rings -$432 Million
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ is an American superhero film that was released in 2021. It is the 25th installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Ben Kingsley, Benedict Wong, Tony Leung, and Michelle Yeoh feature in the movie. It was released On August 16, 2021. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings have earned more than $432 million worldwide, making it the ninth highest-grossing film of 2021.
8) Godzilla Vs Kong- $467 Million
Godzilla vs. Kong filming began in November 2018 in primarily shot in Hawaii, Australia, and Hong Kong. The film’s original November 2020 release date was pushed back owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. It generated more than $467 million worldwide, despite a production expenditure of $155–200 million. The movie stars Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown, and Rebecca Hall. Moreover, the cast also includes Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, Eiza González, and Julian Dennison, along with Lance Reddick, Kyle Chandler, and Demián Bichir. With a box office collection of $467 million, the movie made its name on number eight of the highest-grossing movies of 2021.
7) Venom: Let There Be Carnage- $501 Million
The sequel to Venom is titled Venom: Let There Be Carnage, was released in 2021. Andy Serkis directed the picture, which was based on a script by Kelly Marcel. The movie stars Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris, Reid Scott, and Stephen Graham. Moreover, they will be accompanied by Woody Harrelson, Tom Hardy plays Eddie Brock and Venom. Filming took place from November 2019 to February 2020, with extra shooting taking place in San Francisco. The movie earns around $501 million worldwide, making it the seventh-highest earning movie of 2021.
6) Detective Chinatown 3- $699 Million
Detective Chinatown 3 is the third episode in the Detective Chinatown series and the sequel to Detective Chinatown 2. Chen Sicheng directed and wrote the comedy-mystery buddy film, which stars Wang Baoqiang and Liu Haoran. The film is the highest-grossing R-rated picture ever made outside of the United States. The film broke multiple box office records, including the most successful opening weekend ever in a single territory. With over $699 million in revenue, it is also the sixth-highest grossing picture of 2021.
5) F9- $726 Million
The film is a sequel to 2017’s The Fate of the Furious and a spin-off of Hobbs & Shaw. Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, and John Cena stars in the movie. Moreover, they are accompanied by Nathalie Emmanuel, Jordana Brewster, and Sung Kang. Universal Pictures had planned to distribute F9 in theatres globally on April 19, 2019, however, it was delayed and then released in 2021. The film garnered mostly excellent reviews, with kudos going to the stunts and Lin’s direction. It earned more than $726 million worldwide, making it the fifth-highest-grossing film of 2021.
4) No Time To Die: $774 Million
“No Time to Die” is a spy film set in the year 2021. It stars Daniel Craig as James Bond for the fifth and final time. In addition to Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Christoph Waltz, Rory Kinnear, and Ralph Fiennes, the film stars Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Christoph Waltz, Rory Kinnear, and Ralph Fiennes. No Time to Die had its international debut on September 28, 2021, at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The film was released in theatres on September 30, 2021, in the United Kingdom and October 8, 2021, in the United States. It has earned more than $774 million globally, making it the fourth-highest-grossing film of 2021.
3) Hi, Mom
Jia Ling wrote and directed the 2021 Chinese comedy film Hi, Mom. It was released on February 12, 2021. The film has grossed $848 million in the United States, making it the third-highest-grossing picture of 2021. The movie follows the story of Jia Xiaoling, who is taken back in time to 1981 when she becomes close friends with her mother. She feels she has not been a good enough daughter in the present, so she does everything she can to please her mother.
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2) The Battle at Lake Changjin – $909 million
The Battle of Lake Changjin is Chinese cinema’s highest-grossing film released in 2021. At the global box office, the picture has earned more than $909 million. It was commissioned by the Communist Party to commemorate the Chinese Communist Party’s 100th anniversary.
The Battle at Lake Changjin was released in China on September 30, 2021. On November 11, the film was released theatrically in Hong Kong and Macau. It was released on November 19 in North America, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. It was a massive hit and earned $909 million, making it the second-highest-grossing movie of 2021.
1) Spider: No Way Home – $1 Billion
Spider-Man: No Way Home was possibly the most anticipated release of 2021, it did a massive collection on the box office. Its domestic opening weekend box office results prove the success of the movie. The picture has already made a billion dollars globally. No Way Home featured the return of some fan-favorite villains from earlier Spider-Man movies, such as Alfred Molina’s Doctor Octopus and Willem Dafoe’s Green Goblin. This success is bolstered by the fact that Spider-Man is one of the most beloved superheroes of all time. With earning more than $1 billion, it is the highest-grossing movie of 2021.