250 Best Movies on Netflix Right Now, Ranked

#150

The Fighter (2010)
91%

#150
Adjusted Score: 98.363%
Critics Consensus: Led by a trio of captivating performances from Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, and Amy Adams, The Fighter is a solidly entertaining, albeit predictable, entry in the boxing drama genre.
Synopsis: Mark Wahlberg stars in Paramount Pictures' inspirational docudrama exploring the remarkable rise of Massachusetts-born, junior welterweight title winner "Irish" Micky... [More]
Directed By: David O. Russell

#149

A Ghost Story (2017)
91%

#149
Adjusted Score: 102.285%
Critics Consensus: A Ghost Story deftly manages its ambitious themes through an inventive, artful, and ultimately poignant exploration of love and loss.
Synopsis: With A GHOST STORY, acclaimed director David Lowery (AIN'T THEM BODIES SAINTS, PETE'S DRAGON) returns with a singular exploration of... [More]
Directed By: David Lowery

#148

Up in the Air (2009)
91%

#148
Adjusted Score: 100.168%
Critics Consensus: Led by charismatic performances by its three leads, director Jason Reitman delivers a smart blend of humor and emotion with just enough edge for mainstream audiences.
Synopsis: Ryan Bingham, a corporate hatchet man who loves his life on the road, is forced to fight for his job... [More]
Directed By: Jason Reitman

#147

Ali's Wedding (2017)
92%

#147
Adjusted Score: 92.1%
Critics Consensus: Ali's Wedding uses its very specific setting to explore universal ideas about relationships -- and in delightfully smart, funny fashion.
Synopsis: After a reckless lie sets off a catastrophic chain of events, Ali, the son of a Muslim cleric, finds himself... [More]
Directed By: Jeffrey Walker

#146
#146
Adjusted Score: 92.1%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Life is moving fast for whip-smart high school senior Deidra (Ashleigh Murray) and her younger sister Laney (Rachel Crow). Graduation... [More]
Directed By: Sydney Freeland

#145
Adjusted Score: 92.16%
Critics Consensus: Pleasantly strange and surprisingly thoughtful, Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling succeeds as both a nostalgic look back and a healthy hop forward.
Synopsis: After being in space for around 20 years, Rocko and his friends attempt to conform to an even more modern... [More]

#144
Adjusted Score: 92.74%
Critics Consensus: They'll Love Me When I'm Dead opens an entertaining window into the creative process - and late-period professional travails - of a brilliant filmmaker.
Synopsis: They'll Love Me When I'm Dead tells the story of legendary director Orson Welles at the end of his career.... [More]
Directed By: Morgan Neville

#143

Mindhorn (2016)
92%

#143
Adjusted Score: 93.046%
Critics Consensus: Led by a committed performance from Julian Barratt, Mindhorn offers audiences a laugh-out-loud comedy whose sublime silliness is enhanced by its more thoughtful moments.
Synopsis: Washed-up actor Richard Thorncroft peaked with hit 1980s detective show 'Mindhorn', playing the titular Isle of Man sleuth with a... [More]
Directed By: Sean Foley (XXVI)

#142

Into the Inferno (2016)
92%

#142
Adjusted Score: 93.046%
Critics Consensus: Into the Inferno finds director Werner Herzog observing some of the most beautiful -- and terrifying -- wonders of the natural world with his signature blend of curiosity and insight.
Synopsis: Werner Herzog and volcanologist Clive Oppenheimer embark upon a global journey exploring some of the world's most mythical volcanoes in... [More]
Directed By: Werner Herzog

#141

Backcountry (2015)
92%

#141
Adjusted Score: 93.062%
Critics Consensus: Tense, well-acted, and at once atmospheric as well as brutally impactful, Backcountry marks a memorably assured debut from writer-director Adam MacDonald.
Synopsis: In this terrifying and critically-acclaimed thriller, a young couple's romantic camping trip becomes a tale of survival as they face... [More]
Directed By: Adam MacDonald

#140

Set It Up (2018)
92%

#140
Adjusted Score: 93.775%
Critics Consensus: Set It Up follows the long-established outlines of the rom-com template -- and in the process, proves there's still substantial pleasure to be wrought from familiar formulas.
Synopsis: Harper and Charlie are overworked, underpaid assistants wasting their 20s slaving away for bosses who treat them like dirt and... [More]
Directed By: Claire Scanlon

#139
Adjusted Score: 95.206%
Critics Consensus: Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese lives up to its unwieldy title with a delightfully unorthodox look at a pivotal period in its subject's career.
Synopsis: Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the... [More]
Directed By: Martin Scorsese

#138

Fyre (2019)
92%

#138
Adjusted Score: 95.255%
Critics Consensus: Fyre smolders with agonizing tension when a party in paradise goes awry, but this slickly assembled documentary reserves its greatest horror for damning observations about the dangers of wealth.
Synopsis: An exclusive behind the scenes look at the infamous unraveling of the Fyre music festival. Created by Billy McFarland and... [More]
Directed By: Chris Smith

#137

The Endless (2018)
92%

#137
Adjusted Score: 96.832%
Critics Consensus: The Endless benefits from its grounded approach to an increasingly bizarre story, elevated by believable performances by filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead.
Synopsis: Following their Lovecraftian modern cult classic SPRING, acclaimed filmmakers Moorhead and Benson return with this mind-bending thriller that follows two... [More]

#136

Slow West (2015)
92%

#136
Adjusted Score: 96.554%
Critics Consensus: Slow West serves as an impressive calling card for first-time writer-director John M. Maclean -- and offers an inventive treat for fans of the Western.
Synopsis: At the end of the nineteenth century, 16-year-old Jay Cavendish (Kodi Smit-McPhee) journeys across the American frontier in search of... [More]
Directed By: John M. Maclean

#135
#135
Adjusted Score: 96.262%
Critics Consensus: A road movie that's not only sexy, but intelligent as well.
Synopsis: Alfonso Cuarón directed and co-wrote this sexy art-house hit from Mexico. The funny and moving coming-of-age story centers on two... [More]
Directed By: Alfonso Cuarón

#134
#134
Adjusted Score: 96.806%
Critics Consensus: Beasts of No Nation finds writer-director Cary Fukunaga working with a talented cast to offer a sobering, uncompromising, yet still somehow hopeful picture of war's human cost.
Synopsis: In West Africa, the life of young Agu (Abraham Attah) is disrupted when his father is slaughtered in a civil... [More]
Directed By: Cary Joji Fukunaga

#133
#133
Adjusted Score: 96.8%
Critics Consensus: This is a piercingly honest, acidly witty look at divorce and its impact on a family.
Synopsis: Bernard Berkman, the patriarch of an eccentric Brooklyn family, claims to have been a famous novelist but is now reduced... [More]
Directed By: Noah Baumbach

#132
#132
Adjusted Score: 97.522%
Critics Consensus: Brilliantly performed and smartly unconventional, The End of the Tour pays fitting tribute to a singular talent while offering profoundly poignant observations on the human condition.
Synopsis: THE END OF THE TOUR tells the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter (and novelist) David Lipsky... [More]
Directed By: James Ponsoldt

#131

Arthur Christmas (2011)
92%

#131
Adjusted Score: 96.832%
Critics Consensus: Aardman Animations broadens their humor a bit for Arthur Christmas, a clever and earnest holiday film with surprising emotional strength.
Synopsis: The 3D, CG-animated family comedy Arthur Christmas, an Aardman production for Sony Pictures Animation, at last reveals the incredible, never-before... [More]
Directed By: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook

#130

Frances Ha (2013)
92%

#130
Adjusted Score: 98.572%
Critics Consensus: Audiences will need to tolerate a certain amount of narrative drift, but thanks to sensitive direction from Noah Baumbach and an endearing performance from Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha makes it easy to forgive.
Synopsis: Frances (Greta Gerwig) lives in New York, but she doesn't really have an apartment. Frances is an apprentice for a... [More]
Directed By: Noah Baumbach

#129

The Gift (2015)
92%

#129
Adjusted Score: 98.952%
Critics Consensus: The Gift is wickedly smart and playfully subversive, challenging the audience's expectations while leaving them leaning on the edges of their seats.
Synopsis: Simon and Robyn are a young married couple whose life is going just as planned until a chance encounter with... [More]
Directed By: Joel Edgerton

#128

I, Daniel Blake (2017)
92%

#128
Adjusted Score: 99.251%
Critics Consensus: I, Daniel Blake marks yet another well-told chapter in director Ken Loach's powerfully populist filmography.
Synopsis: Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the latest from legendary director Ken Loach is a... [More]
Directed By: Ken Loach

#127
#127
Adjusted Score: 101.312%
Critics Consensus: Silver Linings Playbook walks a tricky thematic tightrope, but David O. Russell's sensitive direction and some sharp work from a talented cast gives it true balance.
Synopsis: Life doesn't always go according to plan. Pat Solatano (Bradley Cooper) has lost everything -- his house, his job, and... [More]
Directed By: David O. Russell

#126

Ex Machina (2015)
92%

#126
Adjusted Score: 102.276%
Critics Consensus: Ex Machina leans heavier on ideas than effects, but it's still a visually polished piece of work -- and an uncommonly engaging sci-fi feature.
Synopsis: Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine, makes his directorial debut with the stylish and cerebral thriller, EX... [More]
Directed By: Alex Garland

#125
#125
Adjusted Score: 93.705%
Critics Consensus: Sand Storm marks an impressive first feature for debuting writer-director Elite Zexer that offers a perceptive -- and crucial -- look at patriarchal traditions.
Synopsis: Desert noon in a Bedouin village in Southern Israel. Jalila is hosting an awkward celebration--the marriage of her husband to... [More]
Directed By: Elite Zexer

#124
#124
Adjusted Score: 95.734%
Critics Consensus: As emotionally rich as it is eye-catching, Strictly Ballroom uses its infectious energy as the fuel for a modern dance classic with all the right moves.
Synopsis: This wildly off-beat comedy is about a male dancer (Paul Mercurio) who refuses to follow the accepted rules of ballroom... [More]
Directed By: Baz Luhrmann

#123
Adjusted Score: 94.398%
Critics Consensus: Boy and the World's distinctive animation is visually thrilling -- and it's backed up with a daring, refreshingly different storyline that should enthrall younger viewers while resonating deeply with adults.
Synopsis: Cuca's cozy rural life is shattered when his father leaves for the city, prompting him to embark on a quest... [More]
Directed By: Alê Abreu

#122

Miss Americana (2020)
93%

#122
Adjusted Score: 96.321%
Critics Consensus: Miss Americana provides an engaging if somewhat deliberately opaque backstage look at a pop star turned cultural phenomenon.
Synopsis: Miss Americana is a raw and emotionally revealing look at one of the most iconic artists of our time during... [More]
Starring: Taylor Swift
Directed By: Lana Wilson

#121
#121
Adjusted Score: 95.829%
Critics Consensus: I'll See You in My Dreams would be worth watching even if Blythe Danner's central performance was all it had going for it, but this thoughtful drama satisfies on multiple levels.
Synopsis: In this vibrant, funny, and heartfelt film, a widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any... [More]
Directed By: Brett Haley

#120

We the Animals (2018)
93%

#120
Adjusted Score: 96.515%
Critics Consensus: Dreamlike and haunting, We the Animals approaches the coming-of-age odyssey with a uniquely documentarian eye.
Synopsis: Us three. Us brothers. Us kings, inseparable. Three boys tear through their childhood, in the midst of their young parents'... [More]
Directed By: Jeremiah Zagar

#119

CAM (2018)
93%

#119
Adjusted Score: 96.515%
Critics Consensus: Smart and suspenseful, CAM is a techno-thriller that's far more than the sum of its salacious parts -- and an outstanding showcase for Madeline Brewer in the leading role.
Synopsis: CAM is a technology driven psychological thriller set in the world of webcam porn. It follows Alice, an ambitious camgirl,... [More]
Directed By: Daniel Goldhaber

#118
#118
Adjusted Score: 96.135%
Critics Consensus: Beautifully animated and faithful to the spirit of its classic source material, The Little Prince is a family-friendly treat that anchors thrilling visuals with a satisfying story.
Synopsis: Kung-fu Panda director Mark Osborne teams with producers Aton Soumache and Dimitri Rassam for this animated take on Antoine de... [More]
Directed By: Mark Osborne

#117
#117
Adjusted Score: 96.561%
Critics Consensus: Train to Busan delivers a thrillingly unique -- and purely entertaining -- take on the zombie genre, with fully realized characters and plenty of social commentary to underscore the bursts of skillfully staged action.
Synopsis: TRAIN TO BUSAN is a harrowing zombie horror-thriller that follows a group of terrified passengers fighting their way through a... [More]
Directed By: Yeon Sang-ho

#116

Spy Kids (2001)
93%

#116
Adjusted Score: 96.916%
Critics Consensus: A kinetic and fun movie that's sure to thrill children of all ages.
Synopsis: Gregorio and Ingrid are the two greatest secret agents the world has ever known: masters of disguise, mavens of invention,... [More]
Directed By: Robert Rodriguez

#115

High Flying Bird (2019)
93%

#115
Adjusted Score: 98.092%
Critics Consensus: High Flying Bird takes a thoughtful and engrossing look at professional sports that sees Steven Soderbergh continuing to test the limits of new filmmaking technology.
Synopsis: In the midst of a pro basketball lockout, sports agent Ray Burke (André Holland) finds himself caught in the face-off... [More]
Directed By: Steven Soderbergh

#114

Neruda (2016)
93%

#114
Adjusted Score: 98.394%
Critics Consensus: Inventive, intelligent, and beautifully filmed, Neruda transcends the traditional biopic structure to look at the meaning beyond the details of its subject's life.
Synopsis: An investigator launches a search for Pablo Neruda, a Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, who became a fugitive in his own... [More]
Directed By: Pablo Larraín

#113
Adjusted Score: 100.206%
Critics Consensus: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) observes the family dynamic through writer-director Noah Baumbach's bittersweet lens and the impressive efforts of a remarkable cast.
Synopsis: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) stars Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman, Elizabeth Marvel, Grace Van Patten and Emma... [More]
Directed By: Noah Baumbach

#112

50/50 (2011)
93%

#112
Adjusted Score: 98.914%
Critics Consensus: A good-hearted film about a difficult topic, 50/50 maneuvers between jokes and drama with surprising finesse.
Synopsis: Inspired by a true story, 50/50 is an original story about friendship, love, survival and finding humor in unlikely places.... [More]
Directed By: Jonathan Levine

#111

Hugo (2011)
93%

#111
Adjusted Score: 99.892%
Critics Consensus: Hugo is an extravagant, elegant fantasy with an innocence lacking in many modern kids' movies, and one that emanates an unabashed love for the magic of cinema.
Synopsis: Throughout his extraordinary career, Academy Award-wining director Martin Scorsese has brought his unique vision and dazzling gifts to life in... [More]
Directed By: Martin Scorsese

#110

Milk (2008)
93%

#110
Adjusted Score: 102.175%
Critics Consensus: Anchored by Sean Penn's powerhouse performance, Milk is a triumphant account of America's first openly gay man elected to public office.
Synopsis: In 1977, Harvey Milk was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, becoming the first openly gay man to... [More]
Directed By: Gus Van Sant

#109
#109
Adjusted Score: 102.847%
Critics Consensus: Dallas Buyers Club rests squarely on Matthew McConaughey's scrawny shoulders, and he carries the burden gracefully with what might be a career-best performance.
Synopsis: Matthew McConaughey stars in DALLAS BUYERS CLUB as real-life Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof, whose free-wheeling life was overturned in 1985... [More]
Directed By: Jean-Marc Vallée

#108

Room (2015)
93%

#108
Adjusted Score: 105.001%
Critics Consensus: Led by incredible work from Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay, Room makes for an unforgettably harrowing -- and undeniably rewarding -- experience.
Synopsis: Both highly suspenseful and deeply emotional, ROOM is a unique and touching exploration of the boundless love between a mother... [More]
Directed By: Lenny Abrahamson

#107
#107
Adjusted Score: 94.458%
Critics Consensus: The American Meme dives into the shallow end of modern celebrity, emerging with a series of fascinating -- and surprisingly deep -- observations.
Synopsis: With support from social media moguls DJ Khaled, Hailey Baldwin and Emily Ratajkowski, THE AMERICAN MEME explores the journeys of... [More]
Directed By: Bert Marcus

#106

Screwball (2019)
94%

#106
Adjusted Score: 94.499%
Critics Consensus: A smart and entertainingly light handling of a serious topic, Screwball proves well worth a watch for baseball fans as well as true crime enthusiasts.
Synopsis: Recounting the high-profile doping scandal that rocked Major League Baseball, director Billy Corben (Cocaine Cowboys) takes us into the surreal... [More]
Directed By: Billy Corben

#105

Sweetheart (2019)
94%

#105
Adjusted Score: 94.595%
Critics Consensus: Carried by Kiersey Clemons' performance, Sweetheart balances smart subtext and social commentary against effective genre thrills.
Synopsis: Jenn has washed ashore a small tropical island and it doesn't take her long to realize she's completely alone. She... [More]
Directed By: J.D. Dillard

#104
Adjusted Score: 94.559%
Critics Consensus: As beautifully crafted as it is powerfully written, A Silent Voice looks at teen bullying from a soberingly hard-hitting perspective that's uncommon for the animated medium.
Synopsis: "A Silent Voice" follows the poignant and moving story of Shoya Ishida, a school bully, and Shoko Nishimiya, a young... [More]
Directed By: Naoko Yamada

#103

Newtown (2016)
94%

#103
Adjusted Score: 94.492%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In the aftermath of the worst school shooting in history, the traumatized community of Newtown, Connecticut finds a new sense... [More]
Directed By: Kim A. Snyder

#102

Icarus (2017)
94%

#102
Adjusted Score: 95.155%
Critics Consensus: Icarus is eye-opening viewing for professional sports enthusiasts, yet it should also prove thoroughly gripping even for filmgoers who might not necessarily be drawn to the subject.
Synopsis: A major Olympic cheating scandal is uncovered by accident by an American documentary filmmaker and a Russian scientist, when they... [More]
Directed By: Bryan Fogel

#101
Adjusted Score: 95.2%
Critics Consensus: Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse of method acting in action -- and one star's journey toward something like personal acceptance.
Synopsis: Director Chris Smith's fascinating deep dive into actor Jim Carrey's time spent portraying famed and complicated comedian Andy Kaufman. Using... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Chris Smith

#100

Gook (2017)
94%

#100
Adjusted Score: 95.475%
Critics Consensus: From its confrontational title to its striking cinematography, this raw cinematic gem uncompromisingly proves writer/director/actor Justin Chon is a filmmaker to watch.
Synopsis: In 1992, two Korean-American brothers and director running a shoe store in South Central Los Angeles share a friendship with... [More]
Directed By: Justin Chon

#99

Klaus (2019)
94%

#99
Adjusted Score: 96.046%
Critics Consensus: Beautiful hand-drawn animation and a humorous, heartwarming narrative make Klaus an instant candidate for holiday classic status.
Synopsis: When Jesper (Jason Schwartzman) distinguishes himself as the postal academy's worst student, he is stationed on a frozen island above... [More]
Directed By: Sergio Pablos

#98

Howards End (1992)
94%

#98
Adjusted Score: 98.645%
Critics Consensus: A superbly-mounted adaptation of E.M. Forster's tale of British class tension, with exceptional performances all round, Howard's End ranks among the best of Merchant-Ivory's work.
Synopsis: One of the best Ismail Merchant/James Ivory films, this adaptation of E. M. Forster's classic 1910 novel shows in careful... [More]
Directed By: James Ivory

#97

The Crying Game (1992)
94%

#97
Adjusted Score: 98.819%
Critics Consensus: The Crying Game is famous for its shocking twist, but this thoughtful, haunting mystery grips the viewer from start to finish.
Synopsis: In this successful psychological thriller, a reluctant agent of the Irish Republican Army discovers that some people just aren't who... [More]
Directed By: Neil Jordan

#96

Raging Bull (1980)
94%

#96
Adjusted Score: 100.371%
Critics Consensus: Arguably Martin Scorsese's and Robert De Niro's finest film, Raging Bull is often painful to watch, but it's a searing, powerful work about an unsympathetic hero.
Synopsis: The story of Jake LaMotta, a former middleweight boxing champion, whose reputation for tenacity and success in the ring was... [More]
Directed By: Martin Scorsese

#95
#95
Adjusted Score: 96.836%
Critics Consensus: Fire at Sea offers a clear-eyed yet empathetic look at a corner of the world whose terrain may be unfamiliar to many, but whose people's story remains universal.
Synopsis: Winner of the Golden Bear for Best Film at the Berlin Film Festival 2016, Gianfranco Rosi's incisive, poignant and deeply... [More]
Directed By: Gianfranco Rosi

#94

Private Life (2018)
94%

#94
Adjusted Score: 97.75%
Critics Consensus: Private Life uses one couple's bumpy journey to take an affecting look at an easily identifiable - and too rarely dramatized - rite of adult passage.
Synopsis: The new film from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Tamara Jenkins (The Savages, Slums of Beverly Hills), PRIVATE LIFE is the bracingly... [More]
Directed By: Tamara Jenkins

#93

De Palma (2016)
94%

#93
Adjusted Score: 97.561%
Critics Consensus: De Palma may not make believers out of the director's detractors, but they'll likely share longtime fans' fascination with his career's worth of entertaining stories.
Synopsis: One of the most talented, influential, and iconoclastic filmmakers of all time, Brian De Palma's career started in the 60s... [More]

#92
#92
Adjusted Score: 101.823%
Critics Consensus: The Edge of Seventeen's sharp script -- and Hailee Steinfeld's outstanding lead performance -- make this more than just another coming-of-age dramedy.
Synopsis: THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN is a new coming-of-age movie in the vein of Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club -... [More]
Directed By: Kelly Fremon Craig

#91

Incredibles 2 (2018)
94%

#91
Adjusted Score: 110.401%
Critics Consensus: Incredibles 2 reunites Pixar's family crimefighting team for a long-awaited follow-up that may not quite live up to the original, but comes close enough to earn its name.
Synopsis: Everyone's favorite family of superheroes is back in "Incredibles 2"--but this time Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is in the... [More]
Directed By: Brad Bird

#90

Palio (2015)
95%

#90
Adjusted Score: 79.943%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: With breathtaking cinematography, director Cosima Spender's enthralling documentary captures the intensity of world's oldest horse race.... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Cosima Spender

#89
#89
Adjusted Score: 91.862%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: When a little girl is kidnapped by a trafficking ring, they soon find they messed with the wrong child. Her... [More]
Directed By: Le-Van Kiet

#88

The Queen (1968)
95%

#88
Adjusted Score: 96.445%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Decades before Paris Is Burning and Rupaul's Drag Race, this ground-breaking documentary about the 1967 Miss All-America Camp Beauty Pageant... [More]
Directed By: Frank Simon

#87

Strike a Pose (2017)
95%

#87
Adjusted Score: 87.098%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In 1990, seven young male dancers--6 gay, 1 straight--joined Madonna on her most controversial tour. On stage and in the... [More]

#86
Adjusted Score: 89.354%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: To escape his life of crime, a small-time mobster in Paris accepts one last job involving Spain, drugs, the Illuminati... [More]
Directed By: Romain Gavras

#85
Adjusted Score: 89.354%
Critics Consensus: Sharp, funny, and delightfully dark, Time Share (Tiempo Compartido) offers genre fans a complex thriller that sinks its hooks in fast and doesn't let go until the closing credits.
Synopsis: Pedro and his family prepare to enjoy a dream getaway in a tropical paradise, until his personal demons come to... [More]
Directed By: Sebastian Hofmann

#84
#84
Adjusted Score: 83.94%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In 1971 a brave group of young activists set sail from Vancouver in an old fishing boat. Their mission: to... [More]
Starring: Barry Pepper
Directed By: Jerry Rothwell

#83

Tramps (2016)
95%

#83
Adjusted Score: 89.087%
Critics Consensus: Sweet, breezy, and unexpected, Tramps traipses through its romcom premise with earnestness and ease.
Synopsis: Aspiring chef Danny (Callum Turner) is struggling to make ends meet, living with his mother and brother in a Polish... [More]
Directed By: Adam Leon

#82
#82
Adjusted Score: 95.62%
Critics Consensus: Notes on Blindness traces one man's difficult journey and emerges with a reflection on the human condition that's as uplifting and edifying as it is simply moving.
Synopsis: In 1983, after decades of steady deterioration, writer and theologian John Hull became totally blind. To help him make sense... [More]

#81
#81
Adjusted Score: 95.837%
Critics Consensus: See You Yesterday marries a novel sci-fi premise with urgent social relevance and forges something excitedly new from the union -- providing an impressive showcase for star Eden Duncan-Smith and debut writer-director Stefon Bristol.
Synopsis: High school best friends and science prodigies C.J. and Sebastian spend every spare minute working on their latest homemade invention:... [More]
Directed By: Stefon Bristol

#80

Outside In (2018)
95%

#80
Adjusted Score: 95.928%
Critics Consensus: Brilliantly brought to life by tenderly empathetic performances from Jay Duplass and Edie Falco, Outside In tells a sobering -- yet thoroughly absorbing -- story.
Synopsis: After serving 20 years for the crime of essentially being in the wrong place at the wrong time, 38-year-old Chris... [More]
Directed By: Lynn Shelton

#79
Adjusted Score: 96.266%
Critics Consensus: Lagaan is lavish, rousing entertainment in the old-fashioned tradition of Hollywood musicals.
Synopsis: Lagaan is the story of a battle without bloodshed fought by a group of unlikely heroes led by Bhuvan (Aamir... [More]

#78

The Evil Dead (1981)
95%

#78
Adjusted Score: 99.666%
Critics Consensus: This classic low budget horror film combines just the right amount of gore and black humor, giving The Evil Dead an equal amount of thrills and laughs.
Synopsis: This auspicious feature debut from Sam Raimi -- shot on 16mm in the woods of Tennesse for around $350,000 --... [More]
Directed By: Sam Raimi

#77
Adjusted Score: 100.709%
Critics Consensus: One of the more cutting-edge films of the 1970s, this religious farce from the classic comedy troupe is as poignant as it is funny and satirical.
Synopsis: Monty Python delivers the group's sharpest and smartest satire of both religion and Hollywood's epic films. Set in 33 A.D.... [More]
Directed By: Terry Jones

#76
#76
Adjusted Score: 101.177%
Critics Consensus: Featuring bravura set pieces, sly humor, and white-knuckle action, Raiders of the Lost Ark is one of the most consummately entertaining adventure pictures of all time.
Synopsis: Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) is no ordinary archeologist. When we first see him, he is somewhere in the Peruvian jungle... [More]
Directed By: Steven Spielberg

#75

Krisha (2016)
95%

#75
Adjusted Score: 97.282%
Critics Consensus: Raw, bracingly honest, and refreshingly unconventional, Krisha wrings fresh -- and occasionally uncomfortable -- truths from a seemingly familiar premise.
Synopsis: When Krisha shows up at her sister's Texas home on Thanksgiving morning, her close and extended family greet her with... [More]
Directed By: Trey Edward Shults

#74

Shadow (2019)
95%

#74
Adjusted Score: 98.545%
Critics Consensus: Beautifully filmed and inventively choreographed, Shadow is a thrilling and visually sumptuous wuxia epic that finds director Zhang Yimou near peak form.
Synopsis: With SHADOW, director Zhang Yimou (HERO, HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS) once again pushes the boundaries of wuxia action to create... [More]
Directed By: Zhang Yimou

#73

The Breadwinner (2017)
95%

#73
Adjusted Score: 98.676%
Critics Consensus: The Breadwinner's stunning visuals are matched by a story that dares to confront sobering real-life issues with uncommon -- and richly rewarding -- honesty.
Synopsis: Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested,... [More]
Directed By: Nora Twomey

#72
#72
Adjusted Score: 99.258%
Critics Consensus: A fascinating portrait of a forgotten musical pioneer, Searching for Sugar Man is by turns informative and mysterious.
Synopsis: Searching for Sugar Man tells the incredible true story of Rodriguez, the greatest '70s rock icon who never was. Discovered... [More]
Directed By: Malik Bendjelloul

#71

The Pianist (2002)
95%

#71
Adjusted Score: 100.015%
Critics Consensus: Well-acted and dramatically moving, The Pianist is Polanski's best work in years.
Synopsis: An adaptation based on the autobiography of the acclaimed Polish composer, Wladyslaw Szpilman, who detailed his survival during World War... [More]
Directed By: Roman Polanski

#70
#70
Adjusted Score: 102.747%
Critics Consensus: Burning patiently lures audiences into a slow-burning character study that ultimately rewards the viewer's patience -- and subverts many of their expectations.
Synopsis: BURNING tells the story of three individuals and a mysterious incident they experience. Jongsu bumps into an old friend, Haemi,... [More]
Directed By: Chang-dong Lee

#69

Amy (2015)
95%

#69
Adjusted Score: 103.13%
Critics Consensus: As riveting as it is sad, Amy is a powerfully honest look at the twisted relationship between art and celebrity -- and the lethal spiral of addiction.
Synopsis: Despite just two albums to her name Amy Winehouse is one of the biggest music icons in British history. With... [More]
Directed By: Asif Kapadia

#68

Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
95%

#68
Adjusted Score: 103.008%
Critics Consensus: Pan's Labyrinth is Alice in Wonderland for grown-ups, with the horrors of both reality and fantasy blended together into an extraordinary, spellbinding fable.
Synopsis: Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro returns to the phantasmagorical cinema that defined such early fare as Cronos and The Devil's... [More]
Directed By: Guillermo del Toro

#67

Snowpiercer (2014)
94%

#67
Adjusted Score: 103.634%
Critics Consensus: Snowpiercer offers an audaciously ambitious action spectacular for filmgoers numb to effects-driven blockbusters.
Synopsis: In this sci-fi epic from director Bong Joon Ho (The Host, Mother), a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life... [More]
Directed By: Bong Joon Ho

#66

Her (2013)
95%

#66
Adjusted Score: 105.613%
Critics Consensus: Sweet, soulful, and smart, Spike Jonze's Her uses its just-barely-sci-fi scenario to impart wryly funny wisdom about the state of modern human relationships.
Synopsis: Spike Jonze takes the helm for this comedy about a withdrawn writer (Joaquin Phoenix) who falls in love with his... [More]
Directed By: Spike Jonze

#65
#65
Adjusted Score: 103.887%
Critics Consensus: Colin Firth gives a masterful performance in The King's Speech, a predictable but stylishly produced and rousing period drama.
Synopsis: After the death of his father King George V (Michael Gambon) and the scandalous abdication of King Edward VIII (Guy... [More]
Directed By: Tom Hooper

#64

Marriage Story (2019)
95%

#64
Adjusted Score: 111.309%
Critics Consensus: Observing a splintering union with compassion and expansive grace, the powerfully acted Marriage Story ranks among writer-director Noah Baumbach's best works.
Synopsis: A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and... [More]
Directed By: Noah Baumbach

#63

Roma (2018)
95%

#63
Adjusted Score: 111.73%
Critics Consensus: Roma finds writer-director Alfonso Cuarón in complete, enthralling command of his visual craft - and telling the most powerfully personal story of his career.
Synopsis: The most personal project to date from Academy Award (R)-winning director and writer Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity, Children of Men, Y... [More]
Directed By: Alfonso Cuarón

#62
Adjusted Score: 96.112%
Critics Consensus: By exposing the corrupt systems which enabled him, Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator paints a disturbing -- and necessary -- portrait of the cycles of abuse endured by countless followers of the charlatan at its center.
Synopsis: BIKRAM: YOGI, GURU, PREDATOR examines the dramatic rise and fall of the controversial founder of hot yoga, Bikram Choudhury. Arriving... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Eva Orner

#61

Grass (2019)
96%

#61
Adjusted Score: 96.16%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: For his 22nd feature as director, Hong delivers a delicious cinematic riddle only he could concoct. In the corner of... [More]
Directed By: Hong Sang-soo

#60

One of Us (2017)
96%

#60
Adjusted Score: 96.192%
Critics Consensus: Harrowing and heartbreaking, One of Us offers an intimate, revealing glimpse inside a notoriously private community and those who would dare defy it.
Synopsis: One of Us explores the opaque world of Hasidic Judaism through a cadre of fascinating characters. Through unique and intimate... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Rachel Grady, Heidi Ewing

#59

The Stranger (1946)
96%

#59
Adjusted Score: 99.492%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: The Stranger is often considered Orson Welles' most "traditional" Hollywood-style directorial effort. Welles plays a college professor named Charles Rankin,... [More]
Directed By: Orson Welles

#58
Adjusted Score: 90.512%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: International megastar Donnie Yen reprises his iconic role as the real-life kung fu grandmaster Ip Man in this martial arts... [More]
Directed By: Wilson Yip, Yip Wai-Shun

#57
Adjusted Score: 96.284%
Critics Consensus: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson uses its belated investigation into an activist's murder as the framework for a sobering look at the ongoing battle for equal rights.
Synopsis: Who killed Marsha P. Johnson? When the beloved, self-described "street queen" of NY's gay ghetto was found floating in the... [More]
Directed By: David France

#56

Tell Me Who I Am (2019)
96%

#56
Adjusted Score: 96.305%
Critics Consensus: While it may raise more questions than it ultimately answers, Tell Me Who I Am unravels a real-life horror story to devastating effect.
Synopsis: When 18-year-old Alex Lewis wakes up from a coma after surviving a motorcycle accident, the world is not one he... [More]
Directed By: Ed Perkins

#55
Adjusted Score: 97.387%
Critics Consensus: Bursting with a colorful imagination befitting its promise-packed title, April and the Extraordinary World offers spectacular delights for animation fans willing to venture off the beaten path.
Synopsis: From the producers of the Academy Award-nominated Persepolis and the mind of renowned graphic novelist Jacques Tardi comes a riveting... [More]

#54

Sling Blade (1996)
96%

#54
Adjusted Score: 98.521%
Critics Consensus: You will see what's coming, but the masterful performances, especially Thornton's, will leave you riveted.
Synopsis: Sling Blade marked the directorial debut of country singer turned actor Billy Bob Thornton, who also authored the script (expanding... [More]
Directed By: Billy Bob Thornton

#53

Rosemary's Baby (1968)
96%

#53
Adjusted Score: 103.679%
Critics Consensus: A frightening tale of Satanism and pregnancy that is even more disturbing than it sounds thanks to convincing and committed performances by Mia Farrow and Ruth Gordon.
Synopsis: In Roman Polanski's first American film, adapted from Ira Levin's horror bestseller, a young wife comes to believe that her... [More]
Directed By: Roman Polanski

#52

I Lost My Body (2019)
96%

#52
Adjusted Score: 98.578%
Critics Consensus: Beautifully animated and utterly unique, I Lost My Body takes audiences on a singularly strange journey whose unexpected contours lead to a wholly satisfying destination.
Synopsis: In a Parisian laboratory, a severed hand escapes its unhappy fate and sets out to reconnect with its body in... [More]
Directed By: Jérémy Clapin

#51

Groundhog Day (1993)
96%

#51
Adjusted Score: 102.3%
Critics Consensus: Smart, sweet, and inventive, Groundhog Day highlights Murray's dramatic gifts while still leaving plenty of room for laughs.
Synopsis: Bill Murray plays Phil, a TV weatherman working for a local station in Pennsylvania but convinced that national news stardom... [More]
Directed By: Harold Ramis

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