They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films – 2021 Edition

This is the February 2021 edition of the They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? list of the 1,000 most acclaimed films of the 21st century.

Current Version: January 2021 (16th edition) TSPDT 1–1,000, 1,001–2,000, 21st Century

Previous Version: January 2020 (15th edition) TSPDT 1–1,000

Note: Entry #690, The Wire, isn't on Letterboxd and is represented here by entry #1,001, 13 Assassins.

  • Infernal Affairs

    301

  • Antichrist

    302

  • Ex Machina

    303

  • Oasis

    304

  • The Image Book

    305

  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

    306

  • Paranoid Park

    307

  • The Class

    308

  • Whiplash

    309

  • Bad Education

    310

  • Our Music

    311

  • Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

    312

  • Unknown Pleasures

    313

  • About Schmidt

    314

  • Selma

    315

  • The Favourite

    316

  • Phoenix

    317

  • The Descent

    318

  • The Shape of Water

    319

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    320

  • Police, Adjective

    321

  • Stray Dogs

    322

  • Whale Rider

    323

  • Eastern Promises

    324

  • Fahrenheit 9/11

    325

  • Time Out

    326

  • The Sun

    327

  • Girlhood

    328

  • Bright Star

    329

  • Interstellar

    330

  • Two Days, One Night

    331

  • Match Point

    332

  • The Lobster

    333

  • Gosford Park

    334

  • Norte, the End of History

    335

  • Da 5 Bloods

    336

  • Take Shelter

    337

  • Last Days

    338

  • Kill List

    339

  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    340

  • Traffic

    341

  • Death Proof

    342

  • Spotlight

    343

  • District 9

    344

  • Mother

    345

  • The Beaches of Agnès

    346

  • Blue Valentine

    347

  • Neighboring Sounds

    348

  • Good Night, and Good Luck.

    349

  • Gone Girl

    350

  • Raw

    351

  • Old Joy

    352

  • Erin Brockovich

    353

  • Minority Report

    354

  • The Witch

    355

  • Femme Fatale

    356

  • Primer

    357

  • Crimson Gold

    358

  • Uncut Gems

    359

  • Anomalisa

    360

  • The Wind Rises

    361

  • Time

    362

  • Gangs of New York

    363

  • Mommy

    364

  • Happy-Go-Lucky

    365

  • The Clock

    366

  • O.J.: Made in America

    367

  • 24 Hour Party People

    368

  • Team America: World Police

    369

  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    370

  • Come and Go

    371

  • Bacurau

    372

  • Devils on the Doorstep

    373

  • Monsoon Wedding

    374

  • Django Unchained

    375

  • Marie Antoinette

    376

  • Vera Drake

    377

  • Wild Grass

    378

  • High Life

    379

  • In the Bedroom

    380

  • Bamako

    381

  • Lincoln

    382

  • School of Rock

    383

  • The Duke of Burgundy

    384

  • Right Now, Wrong Then

    385

  • The Deep Blue Sea

    386

  • I Am Not Your Negro

    387

  • Hell or High Water

    388

  • La Libertad

    389

  • The Best of Youth

    390

  • Darwin's Nightmare

    391

  • Beyond the Hills

    392

  • The Aviator

    393

  • Silence

    394

  • Vitalina Varela

    395

  • Once

    396

  • Hereditary

    397

  • Nobody Knows

    398

  • Clouds of Sils Maria

    399

  • Battle Royale

    400