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The 100 Best Free Movies on YouTube (March 2024)

Did you know there’s an official channel for free movies on YouTube? Take one hop over and you’re immediately inside a gallery featuring hundreds ad-supported free movies! But which to watch? Using Rotten Tomatoes and our classic Tomatometer as a guide, we present the 100 best free movies on YouTube!

To create the YouTub-ular list (radical, even), we’ve taken their latest updated selection of Certified Fresh movies (movies with high critical praise), Fresh movies, and Rotten movies with over 60% Audience Scores. Check out the official YouTube page, and with our guide to the best free movies on YouTube, have a classic movie night without reaching for the credit card or answering account recovery questions like the the color of the street you got your fistfight in or your third dog’s maiden name.

Certified Fresh movies recently added: Still WalkingSweet Sixteen, Booksmart, The Right Stuff, The Iron Giant, The Fugitive, Wildlife, Star Trek, Drag Me to Hell, Lone Star, The American President, Patton, A Simple Plan, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Galaxy Quest, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Dances With Wolves, Star Trek Into Darkness, Beyond the Lights, The Neverending Story, Matchstick Men, Road to Perdition, Dreamgirls, Gladiators, The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet, The Help, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Addams Family Values, Nanny McPhee

#1

Still Walking (2008)
100%

#1
Adjusted Score: 101906%
Critics Consensus: Hirokazu Kore-eda's film may seem modest at first, but this family drama casts a delicate, entrancing spell.
Synopsis: Twelve years after their beloved eldest son, Junpei, drowned while saving a stranger's life, Kyohei (Yoshio Harada) and Toshiko (Kirin... [More]
Directed By: Hirokazu Koreeda

#2

Sweet Sixteen (2002)
97%

#2
Adjusted Score: 99390%
Critics Consensus: A bleak, but heartbreaking coming-of-age tale that resonates with truth.
Synopsis: While Liam (Martin Compston) waits for his mother to be released from prison, he aggressively resists the demands of his... [More]
Directed By: Ken Loach

#3
Adjusted Score: 111970%
Critics Consensus: An engrossing look at the triumphs and travails of war veterans, The Best Years of Our Lives is concerned specifically with the aftermath of World War II, but its messages speak to the overall American experience.
Synopsis: Fred, Al and Homer are three World War II veterans facing difficulties as they re-enter civilian life. Fred (Dana Andrews)... [More]
Directed By: William Wyler

#4

Booksmart (2019)
96%

#4
Adjusted Score: 116345%
Critics Consensus: Fast-paced, funny, and fresh, Booksmart does the seemingly impossible by adding a smart new spin to the coming-of-age comedy.
Synopsis: Academic overachievers Amy and Molly thought keeping their noses to the grindstone gave them a leg up on their high... [More]
Directed By: Olivia Wilde

#5

The Right Stuff (1983)
96%

#5
Adjusted Score: 101209%
Critics Consensus: The Right Stuff packs a lot of movie into its hefty running time, spinning a colorful, fact-based story out of consistently engaging characters in the midst of epochal events.
Synopsis: This adaptation of the non-fiction novel by Tom Wolfe chronicles the first 15 years of America's space program. By focusing... [More]
Directed By: Philip Kaufman

#6

The Iron Giant (1999)
96%

#6
Adjusted Score: 103075%
Critics Consensus: The endearing Iron Giant tackles ambitious topics and complex human relationships with a steady hand and beautifully animated direction from Brad Bird.
Synopsis: In this animated adaptation of Ted Hughes' Cold War fable, a giant alien robot (Vin Diesel) crash-lands near the small... [More]
Directed By: Brad Bird

#7

The Fugitive (1993)
96%

#7
Adjusted Score: 103944%
Critics Consensus: Exhilarating and intense, this high-impact chase thriller is a model of taut and efficient formula filmmaking, and it features Harrison Ford at his frantic best.
Synopsis: Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble (Harrison Ford) escapes from the law in an attempt to find her... [More]
Directed By: Andrew Davis

#8

Wildlife (2018)
94%

#8
Adjusted Score: 105761%
Critics Consensus: Wildlife's portrait of a family in crisis is beautifully composed by director Paul Dano -- and brought brilliantly to life by a career-best performance from Carey Mulligan.
Synopsis: Fourteen-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry -- a housewife and a golf pro -- in a... [More]
Directed By: Paul Dano

#9

Star Trek (2009)
94%

#9
Adjusted Score: 108685%
Critics Consensus: Star Trek reignites a classic franchise with action, humor, a strong story, and brilliant visuals, and will please traditional Trekkies and new fans alike.
Synopsis: Aboard the USS Enterprise, the most-sophisticated starship ever built, a novice crew embarks on its maiden voyage. Their path takes... [More]
Directed By: J.J. Abrams

#10

Drag Me to Hell (2009)
92%

#10
Adjusted Score: 102896%
Critics Consensus: Sam Raimi returns to top form with Drag Me to Hell, a frightening, hilarious, delightfully campy thrill ride.
Synopsis: Christine Brown (Alison Lohman) has a loving boyfriend (Justin Long) and a great job at a Los Angeles bank. But... [More]
Directed By: Sam Raimi

#11

Lone Star (1996)
91%

#11
Adjusted Score: 101093%
Critics Consensus: Smart and absorbing, Lone Star represents a career high point for writer-director John Sayles -- and '90s independent cinema in general.
Synopsis: In the Texas border town of Frontera, Sheriff Sam Deeds (Chris Cooper) digs up the past when he finds an... [More]
Directed By: John Sayles

#12
#12
Adjusted Score: 94731%
Critics Consensus: A charming romantic comedy with political bite, Rob Reiner's American President features strong lead performances and some poignant observations of politics and media in the 1990s.
Synopsis: With the end of his first term in sight, widowed U.S. President Andrew Shepherd (Michael Douglas) knows that overwhelming public... [More]
Directed By: Rob Reiner

#13

Patton (1970)
91%

#13
Adjusted Score: 99017%
Critics Consensus: George C. Scott's sympathetic, unflinching portrayal of the titular general in this sprawling epic is as definitive as any performance in the history of American biopics.
Synopsis: Biography of controversial World War II hero General George S. Patton. The film covers his wartime activities and accomplishments, beginning... [More]
Directed By: Franklin J. Schaffner

#14

A Simple Plan (1998)
90%

#14
Adjusted Score: 94040%
Critics Consensus: A riveting crime thriller full of emotional tension.
Synopsis: While in the woods near their small town, upstanding local Hank Mitchell (Bill Paxton), his dim brother Jacob (Billy Bob... [More]
Directed By: Sam Raimi

#15
#15
Adjusted Score: 105109%
Critics Consensus: Smart, solidly crafted, and palpably tense, 10 Cloverfield Lane makes the most of its confined setting and outstanding cast -- and suggests a new frontier for franchise filmmaking.
Synopsis: After surviving a car accident, Michelle (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) wakes up to find herself in an underground bunker with two... [More]
Directed By: Dan Trachtenberg

#16

Galaxy Quest (1999)
90%

#16
Adjusted Score: 96340%
Critics Consensus: Intelligent and humorous satire with an excellent cast -- no previous Trekkie knowledge needed to enjoy this one.
Synopsis: The stars of a 1970s sci-fi show - now scraping a living through re-runs and sci-fi conventions - are beamed... [More]
Directed By: Dean Parisot

#17
Adjusted Score: 94482%
Critics Consensus: Murder, intrigue, and a star-studded cast make this stylish production of Murder on the Orient Express one of the best Agatha Christie adaptations to see the silver screen.
Synopsis: Having concluded a case, detective Hercule Poirot (Albert Finney) settles into what he expects will be a relaxing journey home... [More]
Directed By: Sidney Lumet

#18

Downfall (2004)
90%

#18
Adjusted Score: 94280%
Critics Consensus: Downfall is an illuminating, thoughtful and detailed account of Hitler's last days.
Synopsis: In 1942, young Traudl Junge (Alexandra Maria Lara) lands her dream job -- secretary to Adolf Hitler (Bruno Ganz) at... [More]
Directed By: Oliver Hirschbiegel

#19
Adjusted Score: 94536%
Critics Consensus: It's sentimental and somewhat predictable, but those are small complaints, given the tender atmosphere and moving performances at the heart of What's Eating Gilbert Grape.
Synopsis: Gilbert Grape (Johnny Depp) is a small-town young man with a lot of responsibility. Chief among his concerns are his... [More]
Directed By: Lasse Hallström

#20
#20
Adjusted Score: 94344%
Critics Consensus: It contains some ugly anachronisms, but Blake Edwards is at his funniest in this iconic classic, and Audrey Hepburn absolutely lights up the screen.
Synopsis: Based on Truman Capote's novel, this is the story of a young woman in New York City who meets a... [More]
Directed By: Blake Edwards

#21
#21
Adjusted Score: 98297%
Critics Consensus: Dances with Wolves suffers from a simplistic view of the culture it attempts to honor, but the end result remains a stirring western whose noble intentions are often matched by its epic grandeur.
Synopsis: A Civil War soldier develops a relationship with a band of Lakota Indians. Attracted by the simplicity of their lifestyle,... [More]
Directed By: Kevin Costner

#22

Rabbit Hole (2010)
87%

#22
Adjusted Score: 94908%
Critics Consensus: It's often painful to watch, but Rabbit Hole's finely written script and convincing performances make it worth the effort.
Synopsis: Eight months after the accidental death of their 4-year-old son, Howie (Aaron Eckhart) and Becca (Nicole Kidman) are trying to... [More]
Directed By: John Cameron Mitchell

#23
Adjusted Score: 91602%
Critics Consensus: Sergio Leone's epic crime drama is visually stunning, stylistically bold, and emotionally haunting, and filled with great performances from the likes of Robert De Niro and James Woods.
Synopsis: In 1968, the elderly David "Noodles" Aaronson (Robert De Niro) returns to New York, where he had a career in... [More]
Directed By: Sergio Leone

#24

Barry Lyndon (1975)
87%

#24
Adjusted Score: 96958%
Critics Consensus: Cynical, ironic, and suffused with seductive natural lighting, Barry Lyndon is a complex character piece of a hapless man doomed by Georgian society.
Synopsis: How does an Irish lad without prospects become part of 18th-century English nobility? For Barry Lyndon (Ryan O'Neal) the answer... [More]
Directed By: Stanley Kubrick

#25

Paprika (2006)
86%

#25
Adjusted Score: 89265%
Critics Consensus: Following its own brand of logic, Paprika is an eye-opening mind trip that is difficult to follow but never fails to dazzle.
Synopsis: Dr. Atsuko Chiba works as a scientist by day and, under the code name "Paprika," is a dream detective at... [More]
Directed By: Satoshi Kon

#26
#26
Adjusted Score: 97881%
Critics Consensus: Visually spectacular and suitably action packed, Star Trek Into Darkness is a rock-solid installment in the venerable sci-fi franchise, even if it's not as fresh as its predecessor.
Synopsis: The crew of the Starship Enterprise returns home after an act of terrorism within its own organization destroys most of... [More]
Directed By: J.J. Abrams

#27
#27
Adjusted Score: 87704%
Critics Consensus: Thanks to smart direction and a powerhouse performance from Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Beyond the Lights transcends its formulaic storyline to deliver thoroughly entertaining drama.
Synopsis: Though she's been groomed for stardom all her life by an overbearing mother (Minnie Driver), singer Noni (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) is... [More]
Directed By: Gina Prince-Bythewood

#28
#28
Adjusted Score: 86685%
Critics Consensus: A magical journey about the power of a young boy's imagination to save a dying fantasy land, The NeverEnding Story remains a much-loved kids adventure.
Synopsis: On his way to school, Bastian (Barret Oliver) ducks into a bookstore to avoid bullies. Sneaking away with a book... [More]
Directed By: Wolfgang Petersen

#29

Matchstick Men (2003)
83%

#29
Adjusted Score: 89257%
Critics Consensus: Breezy and well-acted, Matchstick Men focuses more on the characters than on the con.
Synopsis: Roy (Nicolas Cage), a depressed con artist with obsessive-compulsive disorder, and Frank (Sam Rockwell), his partner, find their line of... [More]
Directed By: Ridley Scott

#30

Heat (1995)
83%

#30
Adjusted Score: 94758%
Critics Consensus: Though Al Pacino and Robert De Niro share but a handful of screen minutes together, Heat is an engrossing crime drama that draws compelling performances from its stars -- and confirms Michael Mann's mastery of the genre.
Synopsis: Master criminal Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro) is trying to control the rogue actions of one of his men, while... [More]
Directed By: Michael Mann

#31
#31
Adjusted Score: 88243%
Critics Consensus: Somber, stately, and beautifully mounted, Sam Mendes' Road to Perdition is a well-crafted mob movie that explores the ties between fathers and sons.
Synopsis: Mike Sullivan (Tom Hanks) is an enforcer for powerful Depression-era Midwestern mobster John Rooney (Paul Newman). Rooney's son, Connor (Daniel... [More]
Directed By: Sam Mendes

#32

Clueless (1995)
81%

#32
Adjusted Score: 90139%
Critics Consensus: A funny and clever reshaping of Emma, Clueless offers a soft satire that pokes as much fun at teen films as it does at the Beverly Hills glitterati.
Synopsis: Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher (Alicia Silverstone) is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale.... [More]
Directed By: Amy Heckerling

#33

Dreamgirls (2006)
79%

#33
Adjusted Score: 87393%
Critics Consensus: Dreamgirls' simple characters and plot hardly detract from the movie's real feats: the electrifying performances and the dazzling musical numbers.
Synopsis: Deena (Beyoncé Knowles),Effie (Jennifer Hudson) and Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose) form a music trio called the Dreamettes. When ambitious manager... [More]
Directed By: Bill Condon

#34

Gladiator (2000)
79%

#34
Adjusted Score: 89665%
Critics Consensus: While not everyone will be entertained by Gladiator's glum revenge story, Russell Crowe thunderously wins the crowd with a star-making turn that provides Ridley Scott's opulent resurrection of Rome its bruised heart.
Synopsis: Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) takes power and strips rank from Maximus (Russell Crowe), one of the favored generals of his predecessor... [More]
Directed By: Ridley Scott

#35
Adjusted Score: 79497%
Critics Consensus: The Young And Prodigious T.S. Spivet brings its bestselling source material beautifully to life, offering a blend of visual thrills and poignant pathos that help tie the film together despite an occasional surfeit of quirk.
Synopsis: T.S. is invited to the Smithsonian to receive an award for inventing a perpetual motion machine. Without telling any of... [More]
Directed By: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

#36

The Help (2011)
76%

#36
Adjusted Score: 85347%
Critics Consensus: Though it fails to fully engage with its racial themes, The Help rises on the strength of its cast -- particularly Viola Davis, whose performance is powerful enough to carry the film on its own.
Synopsis: In 1960s Mississippi, Southern society girl Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns from college with dreams of being a writer. She turns... [More]
Directed By: Tate Taylor

#37
Adjusted Score: 83213%
Critics Consensus: A curious, not always seamless, amalgamation of Kubrick's chilly bleakness and Spielberg's warm-hearted optimism, A.I. is, in a word, fascinating.
Synopsis: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David (Haley Joel Osment) is adopted as a test case by a... [More]
Directed By: Steven Spielberg

#38
#38
Adjusted Score: 86136%
Critics Consensus: New, well-developed characters add dimension to this batty satire, creating a comedy much more substantial than the original.
Synopsis: The members of the odd Addams Family are up to more macabre antics in this sequel. This time around, Gomez... [More]
Directed By: Barry Sonnenfeld

#39

Nanny McPhee (2005)
74%

#39
Adjusted Score: 78619%
Critics Consensus: A bit alarming at first, Nanny McPhee has a hard edge to counter Mary Poppins-style sweetness, but it still charms us and teaches some valuable lessons.
Synopsis: Widower Cedric Brown (Colin Firth) hires Nanny McPhee (Emma Thompson) to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased... [More]
Directed By: Kirk Jones

#40

The Way Back (2010)
74%

#40
Adjusted Score: 79191%
Critics Consensus: It isn't as emotionally involving as it should be, but this Peter Weir epic offers sweeping ambition and strong performances to go with its grand visual spectacle.
Synopsis: Denounced by his wife as a possible spy in 1939, Janusz (Jim Sturgess) finds himself in a remote Siberian labor... [More]
Directed By: Peter Weir

#41

Eight Below (2006)
73%

#41
Adjusted Score: 78942%
Critics Consensus: Featuring a stellar cast of marooned mutts, who deftly display emotion, tenderness, loyalty and resolve, Eight Below is a heartwarming and exhilarating adventure film.
Synopsis: The frozen wasteland of Antarctica serves as the background for a tale about the bonds of friendship and loyalty. Three... [More]
Directed By: Frank Marshall

#42
#42
Adjusted Score: 100686%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Capt. Horatio Hornblower (Gregory Peck) helms the HMS Lydia for a treacherous transatlantic mission near the dawn of the 19th... [More]
Directed By: Raoul Walsh

#43

Ip Man 2 (2010)
97%

#43
Adjusted Score: 97380%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In this film inspired by a true story, Wing Chun martial arts master Ip Man (Donnie Yen) and his family... [More]
Directed By: Wilson Yip

#44

Zulu (1964)
96%

#44
Adjusted Score: 98449%
Critics Consensus: Zulu patiently establishes a cast of colorful characters and insurmountable stakes before unleashing its white-knuckle spectacle, delivering an unforgettable war epic in the bargain.
Synopsis: In 1879, the Zulu nation hands colonial British forces a resounding defeat in battle. A nearby regiment of the British... [More]
Directed By: Charles De Latour

#45

Lost Horizon (1937)
93%

#45
Adjusted Score: 94932%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Based on a novel by James Hilton, this fantastical drama follows a group of plane-crash survivors who have landed in... [More]
Directed By: Frank Capra

#46
#46
Adjusted Score: 94410%
Critics Consensus: Judgment at Nuremberg dramatizes historical atrocity with thoughtfulness and vitality, interrogating complicity and genocide with an all-star cast at the peak of their respective powers.
Synopsis: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer... [More]
Directed By: Stanley Kramer

#47

Cooley High (1975)
89%

#47
Adjusted Score: 90348%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Richard "Cochise" Morris (Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs), a local basketball hero, and Leroy "Preach" Jackson (Glynn Turman), who dreams of a career... [More]
Directed By: Michael Schultz

#48

Mr. Majestyk (1974)
83%

#48
Adjusted Score: 84349%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Vince Majestyk (Charles Bronson) is a Vietnam War veteran trying to keep his watermelon farm afloat when he is approached... [More]
Directed By: Richard Fleischer

#49
Adjusted Score: 33793%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In this animated film, M. Bison (Jôji Nakata), leader of the international crime syndicate Shadowlaw, is recruiting the world's greatest... [More]
Directed By: Gisaburo Sugii

#50
#50
Adjusted Score: 80805%
Critics Consensus: Mississippi Burning draws on real-life tragedy to impart a worthy message with the measured control of an intelligent drama and the hard-hitting impact of a thriller.
Synopsis: When a group of civil rights workers goes missing in a small Mississippi town, FBI agents Alan Ward (Willem Dafoe)... [More]
Directed By: Alan Parker

#51

Sparkle (2007)
78%

#51
Adjusted Score: 61943%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Sam has a chance to be a public relations guru, until true love turns his world upside down.... [More]
Directed By: Tom Hunsinger, Neil Hunter

#52

Crossroads (1986)
76%

#52
Adjusted Score: 76946%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A guitar student (Ralph Macchio) tours the Deep South with an old blues man (Joe Seneca), chasing a lost song... [More]
Directed By: Walter Hill

#53

Oh, God! (1977)
75%

#53
Adjusted Score: 77379%
Critics Consensus: Oh, God!'s Biblical playfulness makes for more cute farce than divine comedy, but George Burns' sly performance as the Almighty gives this high concept gravitas.
Synopsis: Jerry Landers (John Denver), an assistant manager in a supermarket, receives a visit from God (George Burns), who appears in... [More]
Directed By: Carl Reiner

#54

Child's Play (1988)
74%

#54
Adjusted Score: 78426%
Critics Consensus: Child's Play occasionally stumbles across its tonal tightrope of comedy and horror, but its genuinely creepy monster and some deft direction by Tom Holland makes this chiller stand out on the shelf.
Synopsis: Gunned down by Detective Mike Norris (Chris Sarandon), dying murderer Charles Lee Ray (Brad Dourif) uses black magic to put... [More]
Directed By: Tom Holland

#55

Runaway Jury (2003)
73%

#55
Adjusted Score: 78389%
Critics Consensus: An implausible but entertaining legal thriller.
Synopsis: After a workplace shooting in New Orleans, a trial against the gun manufacturer pits lawyer Wendell Rohr (Dustin Hoffman) against... [More]
Directed By: Gary Fleder

#56
Adjusted Score: 73528%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Classic tale of the wild man raised by apes in the African jungle after his explorer parents are shipwrecked and... [More]
Directed By: Hugh Hudson

#57
#57
Adjusted Score: 78349%
Critics Consensus: It doesn't fully deliver on the chilly promise of its Blair Witch-style premise, but The Last Exorcism offers a surprising number of clever thrills.
Synopsis: After years of gulling the faithful, cleric Cotton Marcus (Patrick Fabian) feels remorse and decides to expose his chicanery through... [More]
Directed By: Daniel Stamm

#58
Adjusted Score: 76992%
Critics Consensus: Although it softens the nasty edges of its source material, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a gothic visual treat, and it features a hilariously manic turn from Jim Carrey as the evil Count Olaf.
Synopsis: After the three young Baudelaire siblings are left orphaned by a fire in their mansion, they are carted off to... [More]
Directed By: Brad Silberling

#59

Free Willy (1993)
71%

#59
Adjusted Score: 73307%
Critics Consensus: Free Willy tugs at the heartstrings skillfully enough to leap above the rising tide of sentimentality that threatens to drown its formulaic family-friendly story.
Synopsis: When maladjusted orphan Jesse (Jason James Richter) vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work... [More]
Directed By: Simon Wincer

#60

Scrooged (1988)
71%

#60
Adjusted Score: 75225%
Critics Consensus: Scrooged gets by with Bill Murray and a dash of holiday spirit, although it's hampered by a markedly conflicted tone and an undercurrent of mean-spiritedness.
Synopsis: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive... [More]
Directed By: Richard Donner

#61

The Ring (2002)
71%

#61
Adjusted Score: 78089%
Critics Consensus: With little gore and a lot of creepy visuals, The Ring gets under your skin, thanks to director Gore Verbinski's haunting sense of atmosphere and an impassioned performance from Naomi Watts.
Synopsis: It sounds like just another urban legend -- a videotape filled with nightmarish images leads to a phone call foretelling... [More]
Directed By: Gore Verbinski

#62

Point Break (1991)
70%

#62
Adjusted Score: 76494%
Critics Consensus: Absurd, over-the-top, and often wildly entertaining, Point Break is here to show you that the human spirit is still alive.
Synopsis: After a string of bizarre bank robberies in Southern California, with the crooks donning masks of various former presidents, a... [More]
Directed By: Kathryn Bigelow

#63
Adjusted Score: 77165%
Critics Consensus: Although T3 never reaches the heights of the second movie, it is a welcome addition to the Terminator franchise.
Synopsis: Now 25, Connor (Nick Stahl) lives with no record of his existence -- no way he can be traced by... [More]
Directed By: Jonathan Mostow

#64
#64
Adjusted Score: 67407%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: At a seminal moment in World War II, British Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding (Laurence Olivier) must rally his... [More]
Directed By: Guy Hamilton

#65

Baby Boom (1987)
67%

#65
Adjusted Score: 70829%
Critics Consensus: Baby Boom struggles to impart its feminist ideals, but Diane Keaton's winsome leading work helps keep things breezily entertaining.
Synopsis: J.C. Wiatt (Diane Keaton) is a New York City businesswoman who is married to her job and has a relationship... [More]
Directed By: Charles Shyer

#66

2010 (1984)
67%

#66
Adjusted Score: 69667%
Critics Consensus: 2010 struggles to escape from the shadow of its monolithic predecessor, but offers brainy adventure in a more straightforward voyage through the cosmos.
Synopsis: Brave explorers are headed for the far reaches of the galaxy in the continuation of the story that began with... [More]
Directed By: Peter Hyams

#67
#67
Adjusted Score: 67175%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Blue-collar buddies (Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby) search the underworld for a winning lottery ticket lost in a nightclub holdup.... [More]
Directed By: Sidney Poitier

#68
#68
Adjusted Score: 75573%
Critics Consensus: As a visually stunning tribute to lives lost in tragedy, World Trade Center succeeds unequivocally, and it is more politically muted than many of Stone's other works.
Synopsis: Two Port Authority officers, Sgt. John McLoughlin (Nicolas Cage) and Officer Will Jimeno (Michael Peña), become trapped in the rubble... [More]
Directed By: Oliver Stone

#69
#69
Adjusted Score: 70532%
Critics Consensus: Beautifully animated and genuinely endearing, The Land Before Time is sure to please dino-obsessed tykes, even if it's a little too cutesy for older viewers.
Synopsis: Littlefoot (Gabriel Damon), a young plant-eating dinosaur, is orphaned after his mother (Helen Shaver) perishes while protecting him from a... [More]
Directed By: Don Bluth

#70
#70
Adjusted Score: 63189%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: American Lt. Col. Dan Kiley (Henry Fonda), a military intelligence whiz, discovers that the Nazis are planning to attack Allied... [More]
Directed By: Ken Annakin

#71
#71
Adjusted Score: 65633%
Critics Consensus: Though lightweight and silly, The Brady Bunch Movie still charms as homage to the 70s sitcom.
Synopsis: The Bradys of the popular '70s sitcom get thrust into the '90s, with a whole new set of problems. The... [More]
Directed By: Betty Thomas

#72

Valkyrie (2008)
62%

#72
Adjusted Score: 69896%
Critics Consensus: Given the subject matter, Valkyrie could have been an outstanding historical thriller, but settles for being a mildly entertaining, but disposable yarn.
Synopsis: Col. Claus von Stauffenberg (Tom Cruise) serves Germany with loyalty and pride but fears that Hitler will destroy his country... [More]
Directed By: Bryan Singer

#73
#73
Adjusted Score: 65510%
Critics Consensus: A gripping drama even though the filmmakers have taken liberties with the facts.
Synopsis: Follows Captain Alexi Vostrikov (Harrison Ford) who, at the height of the Cold War, is ordered to take over command... [More]
Directed By: Kathryn Bigelow

#74

Draft Day (2014)
60%

#74
Adjusted Score: 67335%
Critics Consensus: It's perfectly pleasant for sports buffs and Costner fans, but overall, Draft Day lives down to its title by relying too heavily on the sort of by-the-numbers storytelling that only a statistician could love.
Synopsis: Sonny Weaver Jr. is the general manager of the Cleveland Browns. One of pro football's most important days, NFL draft... [More]
Directed By: Ivan Reitman

#75
#75
Adjusted Score: 60305%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Milkman Clyde Williams (Sidney Poitier) and his best friend, Billy Foster (Bill Cosby), are members of a fraternal lodge, The... [More]
Directed By: Sidney Poitier

#76

A Bridge Too Far (1977)
59%

#76
Adjusted Score: 61501%
Critics Consensus: A Bridge Too Far is a war movie too long, although top-notch talent on both sides of the camera keeps the end result consistently watchable.
Synopsis: Late in 1944, the Allies seem to have the upper hand in the European land war. A combined British and... [More]
Directed By: Richard Attenborough

#77
Adjusted Score: 63191%
Critics Consensus: It's amiable, and it does a surprisingly good job of sidestepping psych ward comedy cliches, but given its talented cast and directors, It's Kind of a Funny Story should be more than just mildly entertaining.
Synopsis: Stressed by adolescence, 16-year-old Craig Gilner (Keir Gilchrist) checks himself into a mental-health clinic. Unfortunately, the youth wing is closed,... [More]
Directed By: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

#78

The Cutting Edge (1992)
57%

#78
Adjusted Score: 59524%
Critics Consensus: Part contrived romance, part hackneyed sports drama, The Cutting Edge shows how difficult it can be to figure skate through cheese.
Synopsis: Stuck-up figure skating whiz Kate Moseley (Moira Kelly) is denied a gold medal at the 1988 Olympics after a fall.... [More]
Directed By: Paul Michael Glaser

#79
#79
Adjusted Score: 60992%
Critics Consensus: The movie borrows heavily from Risky Business, though Hirsch and Cuthbert are appealing leads.
Synopsis: Eighteen-year-old Matthew Kidman (Emile Hirsch) is a straight-arrow overachiever who has never really lived life... until he falls for his... [More]
Directed By: Luke Greenfield

#80
#80
Adjusted Score: 55878%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Matthew Quigley (Tom Selleck) is an American rifleman who travels to the Australian outback to answer a help wanted ad... [More]
Directed By: Simon Wincer

#81

Penelope (2006)
53%

#81
Adjusted Score: 57853%
Critics Consensus: Though Penelope has a charming cast and an appealing message, it ultimately suffers from faulty narrative and sloppy direction.
Synopsis: Born with the snout of a pig, young Penelope Wilhern (Christina Ricci) spends life a virtual prisoner in her home.... [More]
Directed By: Mark Palansky

#82

Rat Race (2001)
45%

#82
Adjusted Score: 49257%
Critics Consensus: Rat Race moves from one sight gag to another, but only a handful of them are genuinely funny.
Synopsis: In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest... [More]
Directed By: Jerry Zucker

#83
Adjusted Score: 49802%
Critics Consensus: To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar seeks to celebrate individuality, but is too timid and predictable to achieve its admittedly noble aims.
Synopsis: Elite Manhattan drag queens Vida Boheme (Patrick Swayze) and Noxeema Jackson (Wesley Snipes) impress regional judges in competition, securing berths... [More]
Directed By: Beeban Kidron

#84

Three Amigos! (1986)
45%

#84
Adjusted Score: 48807%
Critics Consensus: Three Amigos! stars a trio of gifted comedians and has an agreeably silly sense of humor, but they're often adrift in a dawdling story with too few laugh-out-loud moments.
Synopsis: Three cowboy movie stars from the silent era -- Dusty Bottoms (Chevy Chase), Lucky Day (Steve Martin) and Ned Nederlander... [More]
Directed By: John Landis

#85

Meet Joe Black (1998)
45%

#85
Adjusted Score: 47521%
Critics Consensus: Meet Joe Black is pretty to look at and benefits from an agreeable cast, but that isn't enough to offset this dawdling drama's punishing three-hour runtime.
Synopsis: Bill Parrish (Anthony Hopkins), businessman and devoted family man, is about to celebrate his 65th birthday. However, before he reaches... [More]
Directed By: Martin Brest

#86
Adjusted Score: 44558%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ (Max von Sydow) is... [More]
Directed By: George Stevens

#87

Midway (1976)
41%

#87
Adjusted Score: 42405%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In this dramatization of the Battle of Midway during World War II, U.S. Navy Adm. Chester Nimitz (Henry Fonda) leads... [More]
Directed By: Jack Smight

#88

The Mechanic (1972)
40%

#88
Adjusted Score: 40583%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Arthur Bishop (Charles Bronson) is a veteran hit man who, owing to his penchant for making his targets' deaths seem... [More]
Directed By: Michael Winner

#89
Adjusted Score: 10698%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: When young Sara hears a preacher say faith can move mountains, she starts praying. Suddenly, people in her town are... [More]
Directed By: Richard Correll

#90
#90
Adjusted Score: 40229%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Aquatic life fanatic Henry Limpet (Don Knotts) falls into the sea and transforms into a fish, quickly becoming pals with... [More]
Directed By: Arthur Lubin

#91

Corrina, Corrina (1994)
37%

#91
Adjusted Score: 37582%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Businessman Manny Singer (Ray Liotta) needs a reliable nanny to watch his daughter, Molly (Tina Majorino), in the absence of... [More]
Directed By: Jessie Nelson

#92

Little Giants (1994)
36%

#92
Adjusted Score: 33063%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Ever since childhood, nerdy Danny O'Shea (Rick Moranis) has felt inferior to his brother, Kevin (Ed O'Neill), a former college... [More]
Directed By: Duwayne Dunham

#93
#93
Adjusted Score: 38329%
Critics Consensus: The music of the night has hit something of a sour note: Critics are calling the screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's popular musical histrionic, boring, and lacking in both romance and danger. Still, some have praised the film for its sheer spectacle.
Synopsis: From his hideout beneath a 19th century Paris opera house, the brooding Phantom (Gerard Butler) schemes to get closer to... [More]
Directed By: Joel Schumacher

#94

Good Burger (1997)
33%

#94
Adjusted Score: 35468%
Critics Consensus: Good Burger might please hardcore fans of the 1990s Nickelodeon TV series that launched leads Kenan and Kel to stardom, but for all others, it will likely prove a comedy that is neither satisfyingly rare nor well done.
Synopsis: Teen misfits (Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson) at a modest burger joint face competition from a hamburger emporium across the street.... [More]
Directed By: Brian Robbins

#95

8 Seconds (1994)
31%

#95
Adjusted Score: 31113%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: An ex-bull rider (James Rebhorn) trains his son (Luke Perry), who becomes the world rodeo champion in 1987 Oklahoma.... [More]
Directed By: John G. Avildsen

#96
#96
Adjusted Score: 30693%
Critics Consensus: Neither Rob Reiner nor Morgan Freeman are able to conjure up their old magic in this dull trifle, with both director and star appearing content to tread through the paces of the saccharine script.
Synopsis: An alcoholic, disabled novelist finds his muse again after he moves into a lakeside cabin and meets a single mother... [More]
Directed By: Rob Reiner

#97
#97
Adjusted Score: 32045%
Critics Consensus: Though wholesome, the Mandy Moore vehicle A Walk to Remember is also bland and oppressively syrupy.
Synopsis: Set in North Carolina, "A Walk To Remember" follows the rite of passage of a jaded, aimless high school senior... [More]
Directed By: Adam Shankman

#98

P.S. I Love You (2007)
25%

#98
Adjusted Score: 28632%
Critics Consensus: Hilary Swank is miscast as the romantic lead in this clichéd film about loss and love.
Synopsis: When Gerry (Gerard Butler), the husband of Holly Kennedy (Hilary Swank), dies from an illness, she loses the love of... [More]
Directed By: Richard LaGravenese

#99

Safe Haven (2013)
13%

#99
Adjusted Score: 19390%
Critics Consensus: Schmaltzy, predictable, and melodramatic, Safe Haven also suffers from a ludicrous plot twist, making for a particularly ignominious Nicholas Sparks adaptation.
Synopsis: Katie Feldman (Julianne Hough) moves to a small town on the North Carolina coast, determined to make a new life... [More]
Directed By: Lasse Hallström

#100

God's Not Dead (2014)
12%

#100
Adjusted Score: 12329%
Critics Consensus: Deploying sledgehammer theatrics instead of delivering its message with a dose of good faith, God's Not Dead makes for bad drama and an unconvincing argument to the unconverted.
Synopsis: After he refuses to disavow his faith, a devout Christian student (Shane Harper) must prove the existence of God or... [More]
Directed By: Harold Cronk