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#101

God's Country (2022)
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#101
Adjusted Score: 89228%
Critics Consensus: Led by an outstanding Thandiwe Newton, God's Country rewards patient viewers with a slow-burning but ultimately explosive story of inexorable conflict.
Synopsis: When a college professor in the remote mountains of the American West confronts two hunters she catches trespassing on her... [More]
Directed By: Julian Higgins

#102

You Are Not My Mother (2021)
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#102
Adjusted Score: 90119%
Critics Consensus: Smartly creepy, You Are Not My Mother engages with a number of thought-provoking themes without sacrificing chills.
Synopsis: It's the week before Halloween. Char's bedridden mother, Angela, has mysteriously gone missing. All that remains is her abandoned car... [More]
Directed By: Kate Dolan

#103
Adjusted Score: 98422%
Critics Consensus: Smart, funny, and wildly creative, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent presents Nicolas Cage in peak gonzo form -- and he's matched by Pedro Pascal's scene-stealing performance.
Synopsis: Nicolas Cage stars as... Nick Cage in the action-comedy The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent. Creatively unfulfilled and facing financial... [More]
Directed By: Tom Gormican

#104

She Said (2022)
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#104
Adjusted Score: 94868%
Critics Consensus: Although She Said struggles to add cinematic flair to its fact-based story, it remains a worthy, well-acted tribute to journalistic integrity.
Synopsis: Two-time Academy Award® nominee Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman, An Education) and Zoe Kazan (The Plot Against America limited series,... [More]
Directed By: Maria Schrader

#105

The Wonder (2022)
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#105
Adjusted Score: 92169%
Critics Consensus: The atmosphere's absorbing and the story is fascinating, but The Wonder of this period drama really lies in Florence Pugh's remarkable performance.
Synopsis: The Irish Midlands, 1862 -- a young girl stops eating but remains miraculously alive and well. English nurse Lib Wright... [More]
Directed By: Sebastián Lelio

#106

Montana Story (2021)
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#106
Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Montana Story takes a gut-wrenching look at family trauma, brought brilliantly to life by Haley Lu Richardson and Owen Teague.
Synopsis: From the acclaimed writer/directors Scott McGehee and David Siegel (What Maisie Knew, The Deep End) comes a neo-Western with an... [More]

#107

My Father's Dragon (2022)
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#107
Adjusted Score: 89625%
Critics Consensus: My Father's Dragon will soar particularly high with very young viewers, but this animated adventure has something to offer audiences of all ages.
Synopsis: Struggling to cope after a move to the city with his mother, Elmer runs away in search of Wild Island... [More]
Directed By: Nora Twomey

#108

Cha Cha Real Smooth (2022)
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#108
Adjusted Score: 93827%
Critics Consensus: A touching dramedy that wears its heart proudly on its sleeve, Cha Cha Real Smooth further affirms writer-director-star Cooper Raiff as a talent to watch.
Synopsis: Fresh out of college and without a clear life path going forward, 22-year-old Andrew is stuck back at home with... [More]
Directed By: Cooper Raiff

#109
#109
Adjusted Score: 93051%
Critics Consensus: While Downton Abbey's frothiness comes close to curdling, A New Era's familiar comforts will please longtime fans.
Synopsis: From award-winning creator Julian Fellowes comes the motion picture event DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA. The much-anticipated cinematic return of... [More]
Directed By: Simon Curtis

#110

Thirteen Lives (2022)
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#110
Adjusted Score: 92029%
Critics Consensus: Steadily helmed by director Ron Howard, Thirteen Lives offers an incomplete but still gripping dramatization of an incredible true story.
Synopsis: Thirteen Lives recounts the incredible true story of the tremendous global effort to rescue a Thai soccer team who become... [More]
Directed By: Ron Howard

#111

Bones and All (2022)
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#111
Adjusted Score: 90765%
Critics Consensus: Although its subject matter may be hard to stomach, Bones and All proves a deeply romantic and thought-provoking treat.
Synopsis: BONES AND ALL is a story of first love between Maren, a young woman learning how to survive on the... [More]
Directed By: Luca Guadagnino

#112

Causeway (2022)
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#112
Adjusted Score: 90899%
Critics Consensus: Causeway takes a powerfully subdued look at the lingering effects of trauma, led by gripping performances from Jennifer Lawrence and Brian Tyree Henry.
Synopsis: "Causeway" is an intimate portrait of a soldier struggling to adjust to her life after returning home to New Orleans.... [More]
Directed By: Lila Neugebauer

#113
#113
Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Led by a stellar performance from Mark Rylance, The Phantom of the Open turns a stranger-than-fiction true story into crowd-pleasing entertainment.
Synopsis: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPEN tells the heartwarming true story of Maurice Flitcroft (Mark Rylance), a dreamer and unrelenting optimist.... [More]
Directed By: Craig Roberts

#114

I Want You Back (2022)
86%71%

#114
Adjusted Score: 90010%
Critics Consensus: With a stellar cast playing well-rounded characters, I Want You Back is the rare rom-com that delivers its romance as capably as its comedy.
Synopsis: Peter (Charlie Day) and Emma (Jenny Slate) are total strangers, but when they meet, one thing instantly bonds them: they... [More]
Directed By: Jason Orley

#115

Confess, Fletch (2022)
86%75%

#115
Adjusted Score: 89985%
Critics Consensus: Shorter on wacky hijinks but still very funny, Confess, Fletch is a showcase for Jon Hamm's comedic chops that revives this long-dormant franchise with style.
Synopsis: In this delightful comedy romp, Jon Hamm stars as the roguishly charming and endlessly troublesome Fletch, who becomes the prime... [More]
Directed By: Greg Mottola

#116

Here Before (2021)
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#116
Adjusted Score: 88027%
Critics Consensus: Resting its slowly twisting tale on a magnetic Andrea Riseborough performance, Here Before is a solidly unsettling effort from debuting writer-director Stacey Gregg.
Synopsis: When a new family moves in next door, their young daughter, Megan, quickly captivates Laura, stirring up painful memories of... [More]
Directed By: Stacey Gregg

#117

She Will (2021)
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#117
Adjusted Score: 86914%
Critics Consensus: More unsettling than truly scary, She Will casts a thoughtful, hypnotic spell made even stronger by its restrained approach and some strong performances.
Synopsis: An aging film star retreats to the Scottish countryside with her nurse to recover from surgery. While there, mysterious forces... [More]
Directed By: Charlotte Colbert

#118
#118
Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: A coming-of-age story with a uniquely crowd-pleasing touch, Marvelous and the Black Hole transcends its familiar story with fresh direction and charming performances.
Synopsis: A teenage delinquent (Miya Cech) befriends a surly magician (Rhea Perlman) who helps her navigate her inner demons and dysfunctional... [More]
Directed By: Kate Tsang

#119

Glorious (2022)
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#119
Adjusted Score: 87370%
Critics Consensus: With thought-provoking themes lurking beneath its absurd premise, Glorious is a brightly blood-spattered genre treat from director Rebekah McKendry.
Synopsis: A heartbroken man finds himself trapped in a bathroom with a strange voice who says he may be the only... [More]
Directed By: Rebekah McKendry

#120

7 Days (2021)
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#120
Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: If it isn't the most convincing love story, 7 Days remains a well-acted rom-com with a fresh perspective and some strong ideas.
Synopsis: Set up on a pre-arranged date by their old-fashioned Indian parents, Ravi and Rita seemingly have nothing in common. The... [More]
Directed By: Roshan Sethi

#121

Good Madam (2021)
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#121
Adjusted Score: 86762%
Critics Consensus: Even if its ambitions are occasionally unwieldy, Good Madam offers effectively slow-burning horror anchored by thought-provoking themes.
Synopsis: Tsidi, a single mother, is forced to move in with her estranged mother Mavis, a live-in domestic worker caring obsessively... [More]
Directed By: Jenna Cato Bass

#122

The Batman (2022)
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#122
Adjusted Score: 104556%
Critics Consensus: A grim, gritty, and gripping super-noir, The Batman ranks among the Dark Knight's bleakest -- and most thrillingly ambitious -- live-action outings.
Synopsis: Batman ventures into Gotham City's underworld when a sadistic killer leaves behind a trail of cryptic clues. As the evidence... [More]
Directed By: Matt Reeves

#123

Cyrano (2021)
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#123
Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Uneven yet ultimately hard to resist, Joe Wright's Cyrano puts a well-acted musical spin on the oft-adapted classic tale.
Synopsis: Award-winning director Joe Wright envelops moviegoers in a symphony of emotions with music, romance, and beauty in Cyrano, re-imagining the... [More]
Directed By: Joe Wright

#124

Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)
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#124
Adjusted Score: 93808%
Critics Consensus: Impeccably cast and smartly written, Bodies Bodies Bodies is an uncommonly well-done whodunit.
Synopsis: When a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game goes awry... [More]
Directed By: Halina Reijn

#125

The Outfit (2022)
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#125
Adjusted Score: 90782%
Critics Consensus: The Outfit isn't flashy, but a solid story and Mark Rylance's tightly tailored performance make this a comfortable fit for fans of old-school thrillers.
Synopsis: From the Academy Award-winning writer of The Imitation Game (Graham Moore) comes The Outfit, a gripping and masterful thriller in... [More]
Directed By: Graham Moore

#126
#126
Adjusted Score: 88655%
Critics Consensus: Suitably silly, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story spoofs the standard biopic formula with all the good-natured abandon fans will expect.
Synopsis: Daniel Radcliffe is "Weird Al" Yankovic in the unexaggerated true story about the greatest musician and sex symbol of our... [More]
Directed By: Eric Appel

#127

Brian and Charles (2022)
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#127
Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Brian and Charles may test the patience of quirk-resistant viewers, but the innate charm of this odd couple comedy is easy to compute.
Synopsis: BRIAN AND CHARLES follows Brian, a lonely inventor in rural Wales, who spends his days building quirky, unconventional contraptions that... [More]
Directed By: Jim Archer

#128

Speak No Evil (2022)
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#128
Adjusted Score: 87728%
Critics Consensus: A social satire with razor-sharp teeth, Speak No Evil offers a darkly delicious treat for fans of misanthropic thrillers.
Synopsis: On a vacation in Tuscany, two families -- one Danish, one Dutch -- meet and become fast friends. Months later,... [More]
Directed By: Christian Tafdrup

#129

The Survivor (2021)
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#129
Adjusted Score: 86745%
Critics Consensus: Ben Foster's gripping work in the central role further elevates The Survivor's affectingly character-driven approach to its weighty themes.
Synopsis: After being sent to Auschwitz, Haft is forced to participate in a gladiatorial boxing spectacle along with his fellow prisoners.... [More]
Directed By: Barry Levinson

#130

Anything's Possible (2022)
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#130
Adjusted Score: 86548%
Critics Consensus: Confidently helmed by debuting director Billy Porter, Anything's Possible is a smart, warm-hearted teen rom-com with a powerfully inclusive spin.
Synopsis: Anything's Possible is a delightfully modern Gen Z coming-of-age story that follows Kelsa, a confident high school girl who is... [More]
Directed By: Billy Porter

#131

Terrifier 2 (2022)
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#131
Adjusted Score: 87575%
Critics Consensus: Terrifier 2 outdoes the original in every way -- which makes it bad news for the squeamish, but a bloody good time for genre enthusiasts.
Synopsis: After being resurrected by a sinister entity, Art the Clown returns to the timid town of Miles County where he... [More]
Directed By: Damien Leone

#132
#132
Adjusted Score: 98883%
Critics Consensus: A poignant tribute that satisfyingly moves the franchise forward, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever marks an ambitious and emotionally rewarding triumph for the MCU.
Synopsis: In Marvel Studios' "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M'Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira)... [More]
Directed By: Ryan Coogler

#133

Operation Mincemeat (2021)
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#133
Adjusted Score: 87555%
Critics Consensus: If its fact-based story proves more fascinatingly outlandish than it's presented here, Operation Mincemeat remains an engaging and well-acted wartime drama.
Synopsis: It's 1943. The Allies are determined to break Hitler's grip on occupied Europe, and plan an all-out assault on Sicily;... [More]
Directed By: John Madden

#134

Do Revenge (2022)
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#134
Adjusted Score: 86065%
Critics Consensus: Do Revenge could have used a bit more bite, but Maya Hawke and Camila Mendes make this a sweet dish best served to viewers who understand that high school can be hell.
Synopsis: Drea (Camila Mendes) is at the peak of her high school powers as the Alpha it-girl on campus when her... [More]

#135

Athena (2022)
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#135
Adjusted Score: 85289%
Critics Consensus: Although it may arguably fail to do justice to its deeper themes, Athena makes for electrifying, hard-hitting viewing in the moment.
Synopsis: Hours after the tragic death of their youngest brother in unexplained circumstances, three siblings have their lives thrown into chaos.... [More]
Directed By: Romain Gavras

#136

Hypochondriac (2022)
84%54%

#136
Adjusted Score: 84764%
Critics Consensus: Hypochondriac mistakes a few common horror ailments for exotic afflictions, but this unsettling look at mental illness and trauma proves properly contagious.
Synopsis: Will, a young Hispanic gay potter, is one gregarious guy. His boss is terrible, but he's got a great boyfriend... [More]
Directed By: Addison Heimann

#137

The Black Phone (2021)
83%88%

#137
Adjusted Score: 92303%
Critics Consensus: The Black Phone might have been even more frightening, but it remains an entertaining, well-acted adaptation of scarily good source material.
Synopsis: Finney, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where... [More]
Directed By: Scott Derrickson

#138
#138
Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Elevated by impeccable work from Claire Denis and Juliette Binoche, Both Sides of the Blade is a relationship drama that cuts deep.
Synopsis: Juliette Binoche is Sara, a woman whose life spirals out of control when she becomes involved in a passionate love... [More]
Directed By: Claire Denis

#139

Paris, 13th District (2021)
83%74%

#139
Adjusted Score: 86524%
Critics Consensus: Minor but engaging Audiard, Paris, 13th District explores millennial love through a visually compelling lens that's partly undercut by its episodic narrative structure.
Synopsis: Émilie meets Camille who is attracted to Nora, who crosses paths with Amber. Three girls and a boy -- they're... [More]
Directed By: Jacques Audiard

#140

Funny Pages (2022)
83%49%

#140
Adjusted Score: 86047%
Critics Consensus: It won't be for all tastes, but Funny Pages deserves credit for telling a coming-of-age story that leans heavier on cringe comedy than nostalgia.
Synopsis: A bitingly funny coming-of-age story of a teenage cartoonist who rejects the comforts of his suburban life in a misguided... [More]
Directed By: Owen Kline

#141

Poser (2021)
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#141
Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Distinguished by striking cinematography and a killer soundtrack, Poser is a coming-of-age story with a convincingly youthful swagger.
Synopsis: Wallflower Lennon Gates (Sylvie Mix) yearns for access to the inner sanctum of the underground music scene in Columbus, Ohio.... [More]
Directed By: Ori Segev, Noah Dixon

#142

Medusa (2021)
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#142
Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: A stylish and well-acted tonal blend, Medusa confronts religious hypocrisy and sexism with invigorating anger.
Synopsis: Mari and her friends broadcast their spiritual devotion through pastel pinks and catchy evangelical songs about purity and perfection, but... [More]

#143

Hold Me Tight (2021)
84%45%

#143
Adjusted Score: 84802%
Critics Consensus: Hold Me Tight trips over style while reaching for substance; fortunately, it has Vicky Krieps' stellar performance to keep it from falling down.
Synopsis: In Hold Me Tight, Vicky Krieps (Phantom Thread, Bergman Island) gives another riveting performance as Clarisse, a woman on the... [More]
Directed By: Mathieu Amalric

#144

Nope (2022)
82%69%

#144
Adjusted Score: 98693%
Critics Consensus: Admirable for its originality and ambition even when its reach exceeds its grasp, Nope adds Spielbergian spectacle to Jordan Peele's growing arsenal.
Synopsis: A man and his sister discover something sinister in the skies above their California horse ranch, while the owner of... [More]
Directed By: Jordan Peele

#145

Breaking (2022)
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#145
Adjusted Score: 86987%
Critics Consensus: Breaking struggles to effectively convey its messages, but its noble intentions are well served by John Boyega's electrifying performance.
Synopsis: When Marine Veteran Brian Brown-Easley is denied support from Veterans Affairs, financially desperate and running out of options, he takes... [More]
Directed By: Abi Damaris Corbin

#146

Call Jane (2022)
82%86%

#146
Adjusted Score: 86086%
Critics Consensus: Although its focus is somewhat narrow, Call Jane is an entertaining and dramatically effective dramatization of a pivotal chapter in American history.
Synopsis: Chicago, 1968. As the city and the nation are poised on the brink of political upheaval, suburban housewife Joy (Elizabeth... [More]
Directed By: Phyllis Nagy

#147

Mr. Malcolm's List (2022)
82%82%

#147
Adjusted Score: 85547%
Critics Consensus: Mr. Malcolm's List references countless Regency romps without particularly distinguishing itself from the pack, but it gently entertains as a diversely-cast ode to Jane Austen's works.
Synopsis: When she fails to meet an item on his list of requirements for a bride, Julia Thistlewaite (Zawe Ashton) is... [More]
Directed By: Emma Holly Jones

#148

Fresh (2022)
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#148
Adjusted Score: 88166%
Critics Consensus: As gripping as it is upsetting, Fresh makes a provocative meal out of the horror of modern dating.
Synopsis: FRESH follows Noa (Daisy Edgar-Jones), who meets the alluring Steve (Sebastian Stan) at a grocery store and -- given her... [More]
Directed By: Mimi Cave

#149

Resurrection (2022)
81%46%

#149
Adjusted Score: 87273%
Critics Consensus: Uneven yet steadily absorbing, Resurrection benefits greatly from Rebecca Hall's outstanding work in the leading role.
Synopsis: Margaret’s life is in order. She is capable, disciplined, and successful. Soon, her teenage daughter, who Margaret raised by herself,... [More]
Directed By: Andrew Semans

#150

Vengeance (2022)
81%86%

#150
Adjusted Score: 86333%
Critics Consensus: Writer-director-star B.J. Novak could have taken a sharper approach to this dark comedy's deeper themes, but if you're in the mood for a slyly smart mystery, Vengeance is yours.
Synopsis: Vengeance, the directorial debut from writer and star B.J. Novak ("The Office"), is a darkly comic thriller about Ben Manalowitz,... [More]
Directed By: B.J. Novak

#151

See for Me (2021)
81%61%

#151
Adjusted Score: 83401%
Critics Consensus: A home invasion thriller with a nifty twist, See for Me is further elevated by Skyler Davenport's magnetic lead performance.
Synopsis: Sophie, a young blind woman, house-sitting at a secluded mansion, finds herself under invasion by thieves seeking a hidden safe.... [More]
Directed By: Randall Okita

#152

True Things (2021)
81%47%

#152
Adjusted Score: 82779%
Critics Consensus: Elevated by its stars' magnetic chemistry, True Things mines complex, character-driven drama from an ill-advised romance.
Synopsis: Bored by the daily tedium of her office job, Kate (Ruth Wilson) is sleepwalking through life when a chance sexual... [More]
Directed By: Harry Wootliff

#153
#153
Adjusted Score: 84545%
Critics Consensus: Sometimes some reboots fall through the cracks, but Chip 'n' Dale: Rescue Rangers picks up the slack with a fast, funny film that (almost) never fails.
Synopsis: In "Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers," Chip and Dale are living amongst cartoons and humans in modern-day Los Angeles, but... [More]
Directed By: Akiva Schaffer

#154

Wendell & Wild (2022)
80%67%

#154
Adjusted Score: 83494%
Critics Consensus: Boasting visual marvels to match its ambitious and inclusive story, Wendell & Wild is a spooky treat for budding horror fans.
Synopsis: From the delightfully wicked minds of Henry Selick and Jordan Peele, comes Wendell & Wild, an animated tale about scheming... [More]
Directed By: Henry Selick

#155
#155
Adjusted Score: 81508%
Critics Consensus: The Drover's Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson occasionally struggles to cohere, but writer-director-star Leah Purcell offers a unique, compelling perspective on historic myths.
Synopsis: In 1893 on an isolated property, a heavily pregnant woman named Molly Johnson (Leah Purcell) and her children struggle to... [More]
Directed By: Leah Purcell

#156

Where Is Anne Frank (2021)
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#156
Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Where Is Anne Frank approaches a well-known story from a fresh angle while powerfully placing it in the context of the horrific tragedy that surrounds it.
Synopsis: Kitty, the imaginary girl to whom Anne Frank wrote her famous diary, comes to life in the Anne Frank House... [More]
Directed By: Ari Folman

#157

Next Exit (2022)
81%59%

#157
Adjusted Score: 81931%
Critics Consensus: Much like a good long drive, Next Exit is a road trip movie whose uneven stretches of boredom and excitement somehow serve to sweeten the journey.
Synopsis: When a research scientist makes national news proving she can track people into the afterlife, Rose sees a way out... [More]
Directed By: Mali Elfman

#158

The Lost City (2022)
79%83%

#158
Adjusted Score: 88744%
Critics Consensus: The Lost City doesn't sparkle quite as brightly as some classic treasure-hunting capers, but its stars' screwball chemistry make this movie well worth romancing.
Synopsis: Reclusive author Loretta Sage writes about exotic places in her popular adventure novels that feature a handsome cover model named... [More]
Directed By: Adam Nee, Aaron Nee

#159

Smile (2022)
79%77%

#159
Adjusted Score: 85364%
Critics Consensus: Deeply creepy visuals and a standout Sosie Bacon further elevate Smile's unsettling exploration of trauma, adding up to the rare feature that satisfyingly expands on a short.
Synopsis: After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter (Sosie Bacon) starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she... [More]
Directed By: Parker Finn

#160

Fall (2022)
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#160
Adjusted Score: 83558%
Critics Consensus: Fundamentally absurd yet as evocatively minimalist as its title, Fall is a sustained adrenaline rush for viewers willing to suspend disbelief.
Synopsis: For best friends Becky (Grace Caroline Currey) and Hunter (Virginia Gardner), life is all about conquering fears and pushing limits.... [More]
Directed By: Scott Mann

#161

Ultrasound (2021)
79%73%

#161
Adjusted Score: 80165%
Critics Consensus: An auditory funhouse of intrigue, Ultrasound pushes narrative boundaries to deliver an audacious look at the horrors of gaslighting.
Synopsis: Driving home late at night during a heavy rainstorm, Glen experiences car trouble. Near where his car gets stuck, he... [More]
Directed By: Rob Schroeder

#162

Father of the Bride (2022)
80%52%

#162
Adjusted Score: 81206%
Critics Consensus: This Father of the Bride is far from the first to take a trip down the aisle, but it smartly diverges from its predecessors while reaffirming the story's timeless charm.
Synopsis: You are enthusiastically invited to the love, the food, the music and the fun of "Father of the Bride," a... [More]
Directed By: Gaz Alazraki

#163

Minamata (2020)
78%90%

#163
Adjusted Score: 80352%
Critics Consensus: Heartfelt yet jumbled, Minamata pays tribute to a remarkable real-life story perhaps better served by the documentary treatment.
Synopsis: Inspired by a true story, Minamata stars Johnny Depp playing celebrated photojournalist Eugene Smith. The film takes place in 1971... [More]
Directed By: Andrew Levitas

#164

Huda's Salon (2021)
78%75%

#164
Adjusted Score: 79248%
Critics Consensus: Painfully relevant without being heavy-handed, Huda's Salon isn't fully prepared to answer all the questions it raises, but it works well enough as a thriller.
Synopsis: Reem, a young mother married to a jealous man, goes to Huda's salon in Bethlehem. But this ordinary visit turns... [More]
Directed By: Hany Abu-Assad

#165

Peter von Kant (2022)
78%75%

#165
Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Peter von Kant finds François Ozon making a nervy attempt to build on a Fassbinder classic -- and succeeding more often than he fails.
Synopsis: Peter Von Kant, a successful, famous director, lives with his assistant Karl, whom he likes to mistreat and humiliate. Through... [More]
Directed By: François Ozon

#166

Elvis (2022)
77%94%

#166
Adjusted Score: 91443%
Critics Consensus: The standard rock biopic formula gets all shook up in Elvis, with Baz Luhrmann's dazzling energy and style perfectly complemented by Austin Butler's outstanding lead performance.
Synopsis: The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship... [More]
Directed By: Baz Luhrmann

#167

Dog (2022)
77%89%

#167
Adjusted Score: 82390%
Critics Consensus: Dog's dramatic breed is far from exotic, but solid narrative bones and well-trained work from co-director/star Channing Tatum make for a fetching viewing experience.
Synopsis: DOG is a buddy comedy that follows the misadventures of two former Army Rangers paired against their will on the... [More]

#168

Sundown (2021)
77%63%

#168
Adjusted Score: 80712%
Critics Consensus: Sundown's emotionally muted wavelength may be difficult for some viewers to tune into, but it's enlivened by Tim Roth's strong central performance.
Synopsis: Neil and Alice Bennett (Tim Roth, Charlotte Gainsbourg) are the core of a wealthy family on vacation in Mexico with... [More]
Directed By: Michel Franco

#169

18 1/2 (2021)
77%68%

#169
Adjusted Score: 77756%
Critics Consensus: Some tonal inconsistency makes 18 1/2 more of a 7/10, but this well-acted period piece mines the Watergate scandal for fresh, insightful dramedy.
Synopsis: A 1970s-era Watergate conspiracy thriller/dark comedy about a woman in the Nixon White House who tries to leak the 18... [More]
Directed By: Dan Mirvish

#170

Scream (2022)
76%82%

#170
Adjusted Score: 86931%
Critics Consensus: The fifth Scream finds the franchise working harder than ever to maintain its meta edge -- and succeeding surprisingly often.
Synopsis: Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, a new killer has donned the... [More]

#171

The Good Nurse (2022)
76%76%

#171
Adjusted Score: 81210%
Critics Consensus: The Good Nurse is hobbled by stilted dialogue and unrealistic story elements, but those issues are offset by strong work from a pair of talented leads.
Synopsis: Suspicious that her colleague is responsible for a series of mysterious patient deaths, a nurse risks her own life to... [More]
Directed By: Tobias Lindholm

#172

V/H/S/99 (2022)
76%40%

#172
Adjusted Score: 77083%
Critics Consensus: Like most anthologies, V/H/S/99 has its ups and downs -- but more often than not, this collection of shorts continues the franchise's recent creative rebound.
Synopsis: V/H/S/99 harkens back to the final punk rock analog days of VHS, while taking one giant leap forward into the... [More]

#173

Armageddon Time (2022)
76%48%

#173
Adjusted Score: 83173%
Critics Consensus: Armageddon Time finds writer-director James Gray excavating his own past and returning with a well-acted drama refreshingly free of nostalgia.
Synopsis: From acclaimed filmmaker James Gray, ARMAGEDDON TIME is a deeply personal coming-of-age story about the strength of family and the... [More]
Directed By: James Gray

#174

The Valet (2022)
75%81%

#174
Adjusted Score: 76669%
Critics Consensus: With a pair of likable leads and a story that subverts rom-com expectations, The Valet is a rare remake worth celebrating.
Synopsis: In "The Valet," world famous movie star, Olivia (Samara Weaving) faces a PR disaster when a paparazzi snaps a photo... [More]
Directed By: Richard Wong

#175

Lightyear (2022)
74%84%

#175
Adjusted Score: 85708%
Critics Consensus: Lightyear settles for being a rather conventional origin story instead of reaching for the stars, but this gorgeously animated adventure ably accomplishes its mission of straightforward fun.
Synopsis: Legendary space ranger Buzz Lightyear embarks on an intergalactic adventure alongside ambitious recruits Izzy, Mo, Darby, and his robot companion,... [More]
Directed By: Angus MacLane

#176

Master (2022)
74%37%

#176
Adjusted Score: 79251%
Critics Consensus: It can be didactic rather than truly suspenseful, but Master is an impressively well-crafted horror outing with a lot on its mind.
Synopsis: At an elite New England university built on the site of a Salem-era gallows hill, three women strive to find... [More]
Directed By: Mariama Diallo

#177

Rosaline (2022)
74%78%

#177
Adjusted Score: 76105%
Critics Consensus: Rosaline covers well-trod territory, but Kaitlyn Dever's engaging performance in the title role makes this period romance easy to love.
Synopsis: "Rosaline" is a fresh and comedic twist on Shakespeare's classic love story "Romeo & Juliet," told from the perspective of... [More]
Directed By: Karen Maine

#178

Ahed's Knee (2021)
74%44%

#178
Adjusted Score: 75863%
Critics Consensus: An occasionally uneasy blend of human drama and message movie, Ahed's Knee forcefully reaffirms that the personal is political.
Synopsis: A celebrated Israeli filmmaker named Y arrives in a remote desert village to present one of his films at a... [More]
Directed By: Nadav Lapid

#179
#179
Adjusted Score: 75697%
Critics Consensus: Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon finds writer-director Ana Lily Amirpour spinning a stylishly lurid -- if somewhat narratively undercooked -- fantasy yarn.
Synopsis: When a struggling single-mother (Kate Hudson) befriends a mysterious mental institute escapee with supernatural powers (Jun Jong Seo), she sees... [More]
Directed By: Ana Lily Amirpour

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