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These are final results for the best films of 2021, as voted by the Letterboxd community using almost the exact same rules as the Oscars. There were 4544 voters in the final round. Full data available at the bottom of this description.

Results of previous years: 2019 | 2020

Best Picture


C'mon C'mon
Drive My Car
The French Dispatch
The Green Knight
Licorice Pizza
The Power of the Dog
Spider-Man: No Way Home
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Best Director

Denis Villeneuve (Dune) - WINNER

Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza)
Wes Anderson (The French Dispatch)
Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)
Julia Ducournau (Titane)

Best Actor

Andrew Garfield (tick, tick… BOOM!) - WINNER

Nicolas Cage (Pig)

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  • Dune
  • The Power of the Dog
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  • Spencer
  • Drive My Car
  • The Worst Person in the World
  • Flee
  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines
  • No Time to Die
  • The Green Knight
  • The French Dispatch
  • Titane
  • Licorice Pizza
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home
  • Encanto
  • Last Night in Soho
  • C'mon C'mon
  • West Side Story
  • Cruella
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • King Richard
  • Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
  • Pig
  • Annette
  • Luca
  • Nightmare Alley
  • The Velvet Underground
  • The Eyes of Tammy Faye
  • Red Rocket
  • The Last Duel
  • The Rescue
  • The Suicide Squad
  • Petite Maman
  • Mass
  • Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time
  • The Lost Daughter
  • The Hand of God
  • Godzilla vs. Kong
  • Procession