Cannes Film Festival 2024: Movie Scorecard

Check out every movie that got enough reviews for a Tomatometer at the 2024 Cannes film fest, where marquees announced new films from George Miller (Furiosa), Francis Ford Coppola (Megalopolis), Coralie Fargeat (The Substance), Sean Baker (Anora, which would go on to win the Palme d’Or), Kevin Costner (Horizon: An American Saga), and Yorgos Lanthimos (Kinds of Kindness).

#1
#1
Adjusted Score: 118352%
Critics Consensus: Retroactively enriching Fury Road with greater emotional heft if not quite matching it in propulsive throttle, Furiosa is another glorious swerve in mastermind George Miller's breathless race towards cinematic Valhalla.
Synopsis: Snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers, young Furiosa falls into the hands of a great biker horde led... [More]
Directed By: George Miller

#2
#2
Adjusted Score: 101929%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In Mumbai, Nurse Prabha's routine is troubled when she receives an unexpected gift from her estranged husband. Her younger roommate,... [More]
Directed By: Payal Kapadia

#3
Adjusted Score: 100464%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: ... [More]
Directed By: Mohammad Rasoulof

#4
#4
Adjusted Score: 100318%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: An enduring but fragile love story shared by Qiao Qiao and Guao Bin, set in China, from the early 2000s... [More]
Starring: Tao Zhao, Zhubin Li
Directed By: Zhang-Ke Jia

#5
#5
Adjusted Score: 100318%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: On an empty road in the middle of the night, Shula stumbles across the body of her uncle. As funeral... [More]
Directed By: Rungano Nyoni

#6
Adjusted Score: 94245%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In CHRISTMAS EVE IN MILLER’S POINT, a rambunctious extended family descends upon their small Long Island hometown for the holidays.... [More]
Directed By: Tyler Taormina

#7

Miséricorde (2024)
100%

#7
Adjusted Score: 80588%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Jérémie returns to his hometown for the funeral of his former boss, the village baker. He decides to stay for... [More]
Directed By: Alain Guiraudie

#8

Ghost Trail (2024)
100%

#8
Adjusted Score: 80908%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Hamid is part of a secret group pursuing the Syrian regime’s fugitive leaders. His mission takes him to France, on... [More]
Directed By: Jonathan Millet

#9

The Hyperboreans (2024)
100%

#9
Adjusted Score: 65917%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: ... [More]

#10

Eephus (2024)
100%

#10
Adjusted Score: 66410%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: As an imminent construction project looms over their beloved small-town baseball field, a pair of New England Sunday league teams... [More]
Directed By: Carson Lund, Carson Lund

#11

An Unfinished Film (2024)
100%

#11
Adjusted Score: 58688%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: January 2020. A film crew reunites near Wuhan to resume the shooting of a film halted ten years earlier, only... [More]
Directed By: Ye Lou

#12

The Invasion (2024)
100%

#12
Adjusted Score: 66398%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: 10 years after the release of his epic film "Maidan", Sergei Loznitsa resumes his Ukrainian chronicles by documenting the country's... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Sergei Loznitsa

#13

Le Royaume (2024)
100%

#13
Adjusted Score: 65895%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Corsica, 1995. It's Lesia's first summer as a teenager. One day a man bursts into her life and takes her... [More]
Directed By: Julien Colonna

#14

Julie Keeps Quiet (2024)
100%

#14
Adjusted Score: 51414%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: As the star player at an elite tennis academy, Julie's life revolves around the game she loves. When her coach... [More]
Directed By: Leonardo Van Dijl

#15
#15
Adjusted Score: 58752%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Touda only dreams of one thing: being a Sheikha, a traditional Moroccan performer empowered by the lyrics of the fierce... [More]
Directed By: Nabil Ayouch

#16
Adjusted Score: 51246%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In a windy Somali village, a newly assembled family must navigate between their different aspirations and the complex world surrounding... [More]
Directed By: Mo Harawe

#17

Viet and Nam (2024)
100%

#17
Adjusted Score: 58569%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In the depths of the underground coal mines, where danger awaits and darkness prevails, Nam and Việt, both young miners,... [More]
Directed By: Minh Quý Trương

#18

Blue Sun Palace (2024)
100%

#18
Adjusted Score: 44105%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: An unexpected bond forms between two migrants in the Chinese community of Queens when tragedy strikes. Far from home, their... [More]
Directed By: Constance Tsang

#19
#19
Adjusted Score: 58633%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Democratic Kampuchea (Cambodia) -- 1978. Three French journalists are invited by the Khmer Rouge to conduct an exclusive interview of... [More]
Directed By: Rithy Panh

#20

Faye (2024)
100%

#20
Adjusted Score: 100537%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In FAYE, the first feature documentary of the Hollywood legend, Academy Award®-winning actress Faye Dunaway candidly discusses the triumphs and... [More]
Directed By: Laurent Bouzereau

#21

Anora (2024)
98%

#21
Adjusted Score: 100235%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Anora, a young sex worker from Brooklyn, gets her chance at a Cinderella story when she meets and impulsively marries... [More]
Directed By: Sean Baker

#22

Good One (2024)
94%

#22
Adjusted Score: 95647%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In India Donaldson's insightful, piercing debut, 17-year-old Sam (Lily Collias) embarks on a three-day backpacking trip in the Catskills with... [More]
Directed By: India Donaldson

#23
#23
Adjusted Score: 95397%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: When the light breaks on a long summer’s day in Iceland. From one sunset to another, Una, a young art... [More]
Directed By: Rúnar Rúnarsson

#24

The Substance (2024)
93%

#24
Adjusted Score: 95221%
Critics Consensus: Audaciously gross, wickedly clever, and possibly Demi Moore's finest hour, The Substance is a gasp-inducing feat from writer-director Coralie Fargeat.
Synopsis: Have you ever dreamt of a better version of yourself? You, only better in every way. You should try this... [More]
Directed By: Coralie Fargeat

#25

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#25

#26
#26
Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: "Jim Henson Idea Man" takes us into the mind of this singular creative visionary, from his early years puppeteering on... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Ron Howard

#27

Holy Cow (2024)
92%

#27
Adjusted Score: 81245%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Totone, 18 years old, spends most of his time drinking beers and partying in the Jura region with his group... [More]
Directed By: Louise Courvoisier

#28
#28
Adjusted Score: 58872%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Barberie Bichette, known to her biggest despair as Barbie, may have been beautiful, a good mother, a reliable colleague, a... [More]
Directed By: Sophie Fillières

#29
#29
Adjusted Score: 88912%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Karoline (Vic Carmen Sonne), a young factory worker, is struggling to survive in post WWI Copenhagen. When she finds herself... [More]
Directed By: Magnus von Horn

#30

Block Pass (2024)
88%

#30
Adjusted Score: 51548%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Willy and Jojo are childhood friends who never leave each other's side. Training at the motocross track is their way... [More]
Directed By: Antoine Chevrollier

#31

The Surfer (2024)
87%

#31
Adjusted Score: 87687%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: ... [More]
Directed By: Lorcan Finnegan

#32
Adjusted Score: 88172%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Many years after the bloody turf war that ushered in an uneasy era of peace in Hong Kong's underworld, the... [More]
Directed By: Pou-Soi Cheang

#33

Being Maria (2024)
75%

#33
Adjusted Score: 44243%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Maria is a young, struggling actress with promise. When an emerging Italian director casts her to headline a new film... [More]
Directed By: Jessica Palud

#34

Emilia Perez (2024)
87%

#34
Adjusted Score: 88782%
Critics Consensus: Karla Sofía Gascón is Emilia Perez in a swaggering musical crime thriller of genre-bending fascination that is also an unapologetically trans story.
Synopsis: ... [More]
Directed By: Jacques Audiard

#35

Rumours (2024)
82%

#35
Adjusted Score: 82614%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: At their annual G7 summit, the seven leaders of the world’s wealthiest liberal democracies get lost in the woods at... [More]

#36

Grand Tour (2024)
84%

#36
Adjusted Score: 84391%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Rangoon, Burma, 1917. Edward, a civil servant for the British Empire, runs away from his fiancée Molly the day she... [More]
Directed By: Miguel Gomes

#37
#37
Adjusted Score: 89006%
Critics Consensus: A cold-hearted triptych brimming with caustic wit, Kinds of Kindness is Yorgos Lanthimos at his most misanthropic -- and bitingly funny.
Synopsis: KINDS OF KINDNESS is a triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own... [More]
Directed By: Yorgos Lanthimos

#38

It's Not Me (2024)
80%

#38
Adjusted Score: 29364%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: For an exhibition, that in the end never took place, the Pompidou Museum asked the filmmaker to reply, in pictures,... [More]
Directed By: Leos Carax

#39

Wild Diamond (2024)
80%

#39
Adjusted Score: 80466%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Liane, 19 years old, daring and fiery, lives with her mother and little sister under the dusty sun of Fréjus... [More]
Directed By: Agathe Riedinger

#40

Motel Destino (2024)
73%

#40
Adjusted Score: 73103%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: The neon-hued Motel Destino is a roadside sex hotel under the burning blue skies of the coast of Northern Brazil,... [More]
Directed By: Karim Aïnouz

#41

Bird (2024)
73%

#41
Adjusted Score: 75002%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: 12-year-old Bailey lives with her single dad Bug and brother Hunter in a squat in North Kent. Bug doesn't have... [More]
Directed By: Andrea Arnold

#42
Adjusted Score: 73991%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: ... [More]
Directed By: Emanuel Pârvu

#43
Adjusted Score: 70469%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: ... [More]
Directed By: Kirill Serebrennikov

#44

Oh Canada (2024)
70%

#44
Adjusted Score: 71417%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A famed Canadian documentary filmmaker, gives a final interview to one of his former students to tell the whole truth... [More]
Directed By: Paul Schrader

#45

The Damned (2024)
75%

#45
Adjusted Score: 66115%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Winter 1862. In the midst of the Civil War, the US Army sends a company of volunteer soldiers to the... [More]
Directed By: Roberto Minervini

#46

Locust (2024)
67%

#46
Adjusted Score: 29427%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: ... [More]
Directed By: KEFF

#47

The Shrouds (2024)
62%

#47
Adjusted Score: 63129%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: ... [More]
Directed By: David Cronenberg

#48

Armand (2024)
67%

#48
Adjusted Score: 67099%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: One of the last days before the school holidays something happens between six year old Armand and Jon. The parents... [More]

#49

The Balconettes (2024)
64%

#49
Adjusted Score: 64027%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: As a heat wave brings a Marseille neighbourhood to the boil, three roommates gleefully meddle in the lives of their... [More]
Directed By: Noémie Merlant

#50
Adjusted Score: 43955%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Once upon a time there was a poor lumberjack and his wife who lived in a deep Polish forest. The... [More]
Directed By: Michel Hazanavicius

#51

Dog on Trial (2024)
67%

#51
Adjusted Score: 31443%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Avril, a young animal rights lawyer, is prepared to do whatever it takes to save her client, a canine repeat... [More]
Directed By: Laetitia Dosch

#52

The Second Act (2024)
64%

#52
Adjusted Score: 65058%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: ... [More]
Directed By: Quentin Dupieux

#53

Megalopolis (2024)
53%

#53
Adjusted Score: 56841%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A conflict between Cesar, a genius artist who seeks to leap into a utopian, idealistic future, and his opposition, Mayor... [More]
Directed By: Francis Ford Coppola

#54

Marcello Mio (2024)
50%

#54
Adjusted Score: 50171%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: This is the story of a woman named Chiara. She is an actress, the daughter of Marcello Mastroianni and Catherine... [More]
Directed By: Christophe Honoré

#55
Adjusted Score: 56248%
Critics Consensus: Kevin Costner doesn't lack for ambition as he sketches this frontier saga across the widest of canvases, but Horizon's first chapter proves too diffuse in scope for it to satisfy as a self-contained endeavor.
Synopsis: Families, friends and foes discover the lure of the Old West as the Civil War divides the country.... [More]
Directed By: Kevin Costner

#56

Parthenope (2024)
32%

#56
Adjusted Score: 32614%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Parthenope, born in the sea of Naples in 1950, searches for happiness over the long summers of her youth, falling... [More]
Directed By: Paolo Sorrentino