Top 100 Action & Adventure Movies of 2021

1Pretty in Pink reviews, watch and download

Pretty in Pink

February 28, 1986

Teen sensations Molly Ringwald (THE BREAKFAST CLUB) and Andrew McCarthy (ST ELMO’S FIRE) drew rave reviews for their starring performances in this hit love st...

2Almost Christmas reviews, watch and download

Almost Christmas

November 11, 2016

Oh, the joy of family. A new comedy from writer/director David E. Talbert (Baggage Claim) and producer Will Packer (Ride along, Think Like a Man series), Almost...

3Shallow Hal reviews, watch and download

Shallow Hal

November 9, 2001

From the duo that brought you Dumb and Dumber and There's Something About Mary comes a hilarious film about "inner beauty"! Hal (Jack Black) is a man so shallo...

4Space Jam: A New Legacy reviews, watch and download

Space Jam: A New Legacy

October 5, 2021

Welcome to the Jam! When NBA champion and cultural icon LeBron James and his young son Dom are trapped in a digital space by a rogue A.I., LeBron must get them ...

5Just Friends reviews, watch and download

Just Friends

November 23, 2005

Chris Brander has always been friends with Jamie Palamino, but now decides it is time to take his relationship to the next step. The problem is, is that Jamie s...

6The Break-Up reviews, watch and download

The Break-Up

June 2, 2006

Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston star in the charming and unpredictable comedy The Break-Up. After two years together, Gary and Brooke's relationship seems to ...

7The Family Stone reviews, watch and download

The Family Stone

December 16, 2005

Claire Danes, Sarah Jessica Parker, Diane Keaton, and Rachel McAdams lead an all-star cast in The Family Stone. Join the eccentric Stone family for a holiday ga...

8Home Alone 2: Lost In New York reviews, watch and download

Home Alone 2: Lost In New York

November 20, 1992

Great news – Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) is spending the holidays in New York City! Bad news – his parents are spending them in Florida! Separated o...

9Daddy's Home 2 reviews, watch and download

Daddy's Home 2

November 10, 2017

Get ready for the DADDY of all family comedies! When it comes to raising their kids, Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and Brad (Will Ferrell) finally have this co-parentin...

10Jojo Rabbit reviews, watch and download

Jojo Rabbit

October 18, 2019

Writer director Taika Waititi, brings his signature style of humor and pathos to his latest film, JOJO RABBIT, a World War II satire that follows a lonely Germa...

11Fried Green Tomatoes reviews, watch and download

Fried Green Tomatoes

January 1, 1991

Academy Award winners Kathy Bates and Jessica Tandy star with Mary Stuart Masterson and Mary-Louise Parker in this inspiring drama adapted from Fannie Flagg's b...

12Stand By Me reviews, watch and download

Stand By Me

August 8, 1986

In a small woodsy Oregon town, a group of friends -sensitive Gordie (Wil Wheaton), tough guy Chris (River Phoenix), flamboyant Teddy (Corey Feldman), and scared...

13Zoolander reviews, watch and download

Zoolander

September 28, 2001

Clear the runway for Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller), VH1's three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic Hansel (Owen Wilson) scooters in to...

14The Royal Tenenbaums reviews, watch and download

The Royal Tenenbaums

December 14, 2001

Royal Tenenbaum (Gene Hackman) and his wife, Etheline (Anjelica Huston), had three children -- Chas, Margot, and Richie -- and then they separated. Chas (Ben St...

15Stripes (Extended Cut) reviews, watch and download

Stripes (Extended Cut)

June 26, 1981

Bill Murray has joined the Army, and the Army will never be the same! When John Winger (Murray) loses his job, his car, his apartment and his girlfriend, all in...

16The Family Man reviews, watch and download

The Family Man

December 22, 2000

High-powered Wall Street bachelor Jack Campbell (Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage) is living life in the fast lane until he gets the shock of a lifetime when...

17Ever After: A Cinderella Story reviews, watch and download

Ever After: A Cinderella Story

July 31, 1998

A modern young woman of the 16th century, Danielle (Drew Barrymore), is as independent and wise as she is beautiful and kind. Against remarkable odds, she stand...

18Elf (2003) reviews, watch and download

Elf (2003)

November 7, 2003

One Christmas Eve a long time ago, a baby crawled into Santa's bag of toys... Raised as an elf, Buddy grows into an adult three times larger than the biggest el...

19Step Brothers reviews, watch and download

Step Brothers

July 25, 2008

Brennan Huff, a sporadically employed thirty-nine-year-old who lives with his mother, Nancy. Dale Doback, a terminally unemployed forty-year-old who lives with ...

20Jumanji: The Next Level reviews, watch and download

Jumanji: The Next Level

December 13, 2019

In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back (Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan) but the game has changed. As they return to Jumanji to re...

21Bridesmaids reviews, watch and download

Bridesmaids

May 13, 2011

“Gut-bustingly funny. Bridesmaids gets an A!!!” (Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly) From the producer of Superbad, Knocked Up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin...

22Jerry Maguire reviews, watch and download

Jerry Maguire

December 13, 1996

Tom Cruise gives his best performance to date (Neil Rosen, NY-1) as a sports agent who suddenly discovers his scruples and promptly loses his job. But with the ...

23Arthur Christmas reviews, watch and download

Arthur Christmas

November 23, 2011

Santa and his elite elf team use spy-like stunts to deliver billions of presents to all the world's children in one incredible night. So what does it mean if on...

24Ghostbusters reviews, watch and download

Ghostbusters

June 8, 1984

A trio of university parapsychologists lose their research grant and decide to open their own business, "Ghostbusters," and almost at once are summoned to inves...

25Scrooged reviews, watch and download

Scrooged

November 23, 1988

A network TV president is perhaps the most cold-hearted man ever, but his holiday spirit is given a painful booster shot by three vengeful ghosts. In this darkl...

26The Beta Test reviews, watch and download

The Beta Test

November 5, 2021

A married Hollywood agent receives a mysterious letter for an anonymous sexual encounter and becomes ensnared in a sinister world of lying, murder and infidelit...

2722 Jump Street reviews, watch and download

22 Jump Street

June 13, 2014

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep unde...

28Four Christmases reviews, watch and download

Four Christmases

November 26, 2008

In this holiday comedy, Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Reese Witherspoon ("Walk the Line," "Legally Blonde") stars with Vince Vaughn ("Wedding Crashers,"...

29The Devil Wears Prada reviews, watch and download

The Devil Wears Prada

June 30, 2006

Based on the hilarious best-selling novel, this sinfully funny movie stars Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway. As assistant to impossibly dem...

30Illumination Presents: Dr. Seuss' The Grinch reviews, watch and download

Illumination Presents: Dr. Seuss' The Grinch

November 9, 2018

Illumination and Universal Pictures present The Grinch, based on Dr. Seuss' beloved classic. The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission...

31National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation reviews, watch and download

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

December 1, 1989

The comic misadventures of the beleaguered Griswold family continue in this latest "Vacation" outing, the third and most successful of the series. (Over $71,000...

32The Night Before reviews, watch and download

The Night Before

November 20, 2015

Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen) and Chris (Anthony Mackie) have been friends since childhood, and for a decade, their yearly Christmas Eve reun...

33Bad Moms reviews, watch and download

Bad Moms

July 29, 2016

Stressed out from her job, a bad marriage, and demands of the PTA, Amy (Mila Kunis) rebels and finds kindred spirits in exhausted mom of four Kiki (Kristen Bell...

34Trolls Holiday reviews, watch and download

Trolls Holiday

November 28, 2017

You can't stop the music with DreamWorks' Trolls Holiday! Trolls Holiday, a 26 minute special, includes 3 bonus episodes! Bonus episodes include, DreamWorks Hom...

35The Boss Baby: Family Business reviews, watch and download

The Boss Baby: Family Business

July 2, 2021

How many Boss Babies can one family hold? He may be a big-shot moneyman now, but Ted Templeton flashes back to his Boss Baby past when he and his brother Tim re...

36The Wolf of Wall Street reviews, watch and download

The Wolf of Wall Street

December 25, 2013

Sex. Money. Power. Drugs. Brace yourself for an outrageous true story from legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese that critics are calling "a masterpiece for a new...

37Frosty the Snowman reviews, watch and download

Frosty the Snowman

November 19, 2021

Discover how everyone's favorite happy, jolly soul came to life one day in the original holiday special, Frosty the Snowman! After Karen and her friends build a...

38Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas reviews, watch and download

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

November 17, 2000

Discover the magic of the Mean One this holiday season! Oscar-winning director Ron Howard and Oscar®-winning producer Brian Grazer bring Christmas' best-loved ...

39Trolls reviews, watch and download

Trolls

November 4, 2016

From the creators of Shrek comes DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls, a smart, funny and irreverent comedy about the search for happiness, and just how far some wil...

40The Holiday reviews, watch and download

The Holiday

December 8, 2006

In Nancy Meyers' The Holiday, a romantic comedy from the director of Something's Gotta Give and What Women Want, two women trade homes only to find that a chang...

41Trading Places reviews, watch and download

Trading Places

June 8, 1983

The fun begins when the rich and greedy Duke Brothers (Don Ameche and Ralph Bellamy) wager a bet over whether born loser Valentine (Eddie Murphy) could become a...

42Planes, Trains and Automobiles reviews, watch and download

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

November 25, 1987

Neal Page is an advertising executive who just wants to fly home to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his family. But all Neal Page gets is misery. Misery name...

43Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights reviews, watch and download

Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights

November 27, 2002

In this contemporary animated holiday musical fable, Adam Sandler gives voice to all three main characters, including the film's antagonizing protagonist Davey ...

44Zola reviews, watch and download

Zola

July 2, 2021

"Y’all wanna hear a story about why me & this bitch here fell out? It’s kind of long but full of suspense”. Thus began the odyssey of one A’Ziah King, a...

45The Grand Budapest Hotel reviews, watch and download

The Grand Budapest Hotel

March 7, 2014

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of legendary concierge Gustave H. and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The sto...

46Central Intelligence reviews, watch and download

Central Intelligence

June 17, 2016

The story follows a one-time bullied geek who grew up to be a lethal CIA agent (Dwayne Johnson), coming home for his high school reunion. Claiming to be on a to...

47Bad Santa reviews, watch and download

Bad Santa

November 26, 2003

The baddest Santa ever comes to town with the hilarious Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, and John Ritter! Ill-mannered store Santa Willie Stokes (Thornton) is re...

48Paul reviews, watch and download

Paul

March 18, 2011

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) reunite as sci-fi geeks taking a pilgrimage to America’s UFO heartland. There they meet a smart-ass al...

49Sonic The Hedgehog reviews, watch and download

Sonic The Hedgehog

February 14, 2020

The world needed a hero, we got a hedgehog. Powered with incredible speed, Sonic The Hedgehog (voiced by Ben Schwartz), aka The Blue Blur, embraces his new home...

50Luca reviews, watch and download

Luca

June 18, 2021

Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, Disney and Pixar’s original feature film “Luca” is a coming-of-age story about one young boy exper...

51The Croods: A New Age reviews, watch and download

The Croods: A New Age

November 25, 2020

The first prehistoric family is ready for another rocking adventure! The Croods have survived fanged beasts, natural disasters, and even young love, but now the...

52Short Circuit reviews, watch and download

Short Circuit

May 9, 1986

An experimental military robot escapes after being struck by lightning and given human intelligence. He finds a home with madcap Stephanie Speck who believes he...

53Jungle Cruise reviews, watch and download

Jungle Cruise

July 30, 2021

Join fan favorites Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt for the adventure of a lifetime on Disney’s “Jungle Cruise,” a rollicking thrill-ride down the Amazon wi...

54She's the Man reviews, watch and download

She's the Man

March 17, 2006

In this twisted telling of Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT, Amanda Bynes proves that girls can do anything guys can do. The laughs begin when Viola (Bynes), disg...

55Minions reviews, watch and download

Minions

July 10, 2015

Since the dawn of time, Minions have served (and accidentally eliminated) history's most despicable villains. After their latest explosive mistake leaves them w...

56Santa Clause 2: The Mrs. Claus reviews, watch and download

Santa Clause 2: The Mrs. Claus

November 1, 2002

Walt Disney Pictures presents an all-new comedy adventure overflowing with holiday cheer. Tim Allen reappears in Santa Clause 2, the hilarious sequel to everybo...

57Home Alone reviews, watch and download

Home Alone

November 16, 1990

Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) has become the man of the house, overnight! Accidentally left behind when his family rushes off on a Christma...

58The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard reviews, watch and download

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard

June 16, 2021

The world’s most lethal odd couple – bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) and hit man Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson) – are back. Still unlicensed, ...

59Last Christmas reviews, watch and download

Last Christmas

November 8, 2019

From director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids) and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Emma Thompson (Bridget Jones's Baby) comes a heartfelt romantic comedy inspired b...

60PAW Patrol: The Movie reviews, watch and download

PAW Patrol: The Movie

August 11, 2021

The PAW Patrol is on a roll…in their first big-screen adventure! When their rival, Humdinger, becomes Mayor of nearby Adventure City and starts wreaking havoc...

61Love Actually reviews, watch and download

Love Actually

November 7, 2003

"Get ready for fun!" (Leah Rozen, People) with the "feel good movie of the year!" (Clay Smith, Access Hollywood) Love Actually is the ultimate romantic comedy f...

62Happy Gilmore reviews, watch and download

Happy Gilmore

February 16, 1996

Adam Sandler stars as Happy Gilmore in the over-the-top comedy that scores a hole in one for hilarity. After his dream of stardom on the hockey ice melts, Happy...

63Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle reviews, watch and download

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

December 20, 2017

Four teenagers in detention discover an old video console with a game they’ve never heard of. When they decide to play, they are immediately sucked into the j...

64Forrest Gump reviews, watch and download

Forrest Gump

July 6, 1994

Tom Hanks gives an astonishing performance as Forrest, an everyman whose simple innocence comes to embody a generation. Alongside his mamma (Sally Field), his b...

65Black Friday reviews, watch and download

Black Friday

November 19, 2021

On Thanksgiving night, a group of disgruntled toy store employees begrudgingly arrive for work to open the store at midnight for the busiest shopping day of the...

66A Christmas Story reviews, watch and download

A Christmas Story

November 18, 1983

Destined to become a holiday classic, this family comedy follows an Indiana schoolboy whose obsession with getting a Red Ryder air rifle for Christmas leads to ...

67Mean Girls reviews, watch and download

Mean Girls

September 21, 2004

Celebrating 15 fetch years of Mean Girls! After living in Africa with her zoologist parents, Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) must brave the wilds of high school—wh...

68A Bad Moms Christmas reviews, watch and download

A Bad Moms Christmas

November 1, 2017

A Bad Moms Christmas follows our three under-appreciated and over-burdened women as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mom...

69Cruella reviews, watch and download

Cruella

May 28, 2021

Emma Stone (LA LA LAND) stars in Disney’s CRUELLA, a live-action feature film about the rebellious early days of one of cinema’s most notorious – and noto...

70Knives Out reviews, watch and download

Knives Out

November 27, 2019

Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in KNIVES OUT, a fresh, ...

71Peter Rabbit 2 reviews, watch and download

Peter Rabbit 2

June 11, 2021

The lovable rogue is back. Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievo...

72The Hitman's Bodyguard reviews, watch and download

The Hitman's Bodyguard

August 18, 2017

The world’s top protection agent (Ryan Reynolds) is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world’s most notorious hit men (Samuel L. ...

73Yesterday (2019) reviews, watch and download

Yesterday (2019)

June 28, 2019

Jack Malik was just another struggling songwriter...but that was yesterday. After a mysterious blackout, Jack (Himesh Patel) discovers he is the only person on ...

74Krampus reviews, watch and download

Krampus

December 4, 2015

When his dysfunctional family clashes over the holidays, young Max is disillusioned and turns his back on Christmas. Little does he know, this lack of festive s...

75Shrek reviews, watch and download

Shrek

May 18, 2001

Once upon a time in a far away swamp, there lived an ornery ogre named Shrek whose precious solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy-tale...

76Office Christmas Party reviews, watch and download

Office Christmas Party

December 16, 2016

You're invited to the most outrageous holiday party of the season, featuring an UNRATED CUT included in iTunes Extras! When the CEO (Jennifer Aniston) decides t...

77Ghostbusters (2016) reviews, watch and download

Ghostbusters (2016)

July 15, 2016

Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return with Director Paul Feig's unique and hilarious take on the classic, supernatural comedy, led by the freshest minds in...

78The Santa Clause reviews, watch and download

The Santa Clause

November 11, 1994

Scott Calvin, is a divorced father whose strained relationship with his son Charlie, begins to mend only after a bizarre twist of fate transforms him into the n...

79Free Guy reviews, watch and download

Free Guy

August 13, 2021

A bank teller who discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game, decides to become the hero of his own story…one he rewrites himsel...

80Abominable (2019) reviews, watch and download

Abominable (2019)

September 27, 2019

When mischievous friends Yi (Chloe Bennet), Jin, and Peng discover a young yeti on their roof, they name him Everest and embark on a thrilling adventure to reun...

81Sing reviews, watch and download

Sing

December 21, 2016

From Illumination Entertainment, the studio that brought you The Secret Life of Pets comes an animated comedy about finding the music that lives inside all of u...

82My Fair Lady reviews, watch and download

My Fair Lady

November 25, 1964

This beloved adaptation of the Broadway stage hit stars Audrey Hepburn in the role of Eliza Doolittle, a sassy, working-class London street vendor, and Rex Harr...

83Ghostbusters II reviews, watch and download

Ghostbusters II

June 16, 1989

Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis take up their proton packs once more to battle the forces of evil in Manhattan! After waging a war on slime that cost ...

84Legally Blonde reviews, watch and download

Legally Blonde

July 13, 2001

Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She date...

85Despicable Me 3 reviews, watch and download

Despicable Me 3

June 30, 2017

Illumination, who brought moviegoers Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, and the biggest animated hit of 2015, Minions, continues the story of Gru, Lucy, their ador...

86The Addams Family 2 reviews, watch and download

The Addams Family 2

October 1, 2021

Everyone’s favorite spooky family is back! Morticia and Gomez are distraught that their children are growing up, skipping family dinners, and totally consumed...

87Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (Unrated) reviews, watch and download

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (Unrated)

August 4, 2006

The fastest man on four wheels, Ricky Bobby (WILL FERRELL) is one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history. A big, hairy American winning machine, Ricky has ev...

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