The Best Foreign Films Of 2021

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Vote up your favorite foreign films of 2021

Update: Check out the top foreign movies of 2022!

These good 2021 foreign films should be on your watch list. Keep an eye out for the new Korean film The 8th Night which is available to anyone with a Netflix subscription. If The 8th Night isn't your bag, you might want to check out Dear Comradesand The Dig which are a historical dramas. Horror fans won't want to miss Son. Whatever your genre preferences, there is a 2021 foreign movie on this list that you'll want to see. But which one should make it to the top of the list? You get to help decide with your votes.

Vote up your favorite foreign films from this year so other fans know what to watch next. You can also vote down foreign films of 2021 that you thought missed the mark. Be sure to check back for new and upcoming foreign films as they are released and added to this list.

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  • Enforcement


    Jacob Lohmann, Simon Sears, Tarek Zayat
    15 votes
    • Directed by: Frederik Louis Hviid, Anders Ølholm
    Enforcement (aka Shorta) is a 2021 Danish action crime film directed by Frederik Louis Hviid and Anders Ølholm. Two police officers on routine patrol find themselves trapped in a maze of buildings ...more

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  • Here Are the Young Men

    Here Are the Young Men

    Dean-Charles Chapman, Finn Cole, Anya Taylor-Joy
    8 votes
    • Directed by: Eoin Macken
    Here Are the Young Men is a 2020 Irish drama film directed by Eoin Macken, based on the novel of the same name by Rob Doyle. Dublin teenagers Matthew, nihilistic Rez, and the deranged Kearney, leave ...more
  • Rurouni Kenshin: The Final
    Takeru Satô, Emi Takei, Mackenyu
    9 votes
    • Directed by: Keishi Ohtomo
    In 1879, Kenshin and his allies face their strongest enemy yet: his former brother-in-law Enishi Yukishiro and his minions, who've vowed their revenge.
  • Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning
    Takeru Satoh, Kasumi Arimura, Kazuki Kitamura
    9 votes
    • Directed by: Keishi Ōtomo
    Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning is a 2021Japanese jidaigeki action film directed by Keishi Ōtomo, and the fifth installment in the Rurouni Kenshin live-action film series based on the manga series by ...more
  • The Translators
    Lambert Wilson, Olga Kurylenko, Riccardo Scamarcio
    8 votes
    • Directed by: Régis Roinsard
    The Translators is a 2020 French thriller directed by Régis Roinsard. Nine translators (Alex Lawther, Olga Kurylenko, Riccardo Scamarcio, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Eduardo Noriega, Anna Maria Sturm, ...more
  • Riders of Justice
    Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Andrea Heick Gadeberg
    55 votes
    • Directed by: Anders Thomas Jensen
    Markus returns home to care for his daughter when his wife dies in a tragic train accident. However, when a survivor of the wreck surfaces and claims foul play, Markus suspects his wife was murdered ...more

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