Sundance 2017 Tomatometer Scores

I Don’t Feel at Home in This World AnymoreThe Big SickPatti Cake$, and An Inconvenient Sequel were just some of the big names to emerge out of this year’s Sundance Film Festival. And now you can see the full list of movies that got enough critical attention to pick up a Tomatometer!

#118

78/52 (2017)
88%

#118
Adjusted Score: 92154%
Critics Consensus: 78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene takes a look at one of modern cinema's most memorable moments, offering insights of value to cineastes and casual viewers alike.
Synopsis: An in-depth look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" - composed of 78 setups and 52 cuts... [More]
Directed By: Alexandre O. Philippe

#117

Axolotl Overkill (2017)
67%

#117
Adjusted Score: 47083%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Mifti, a 16-year-old, begins to develop and obsession with Alice, an enigmatic and much older white-collar criminal.... [More]
Directed By: Helene Hegemann

#116
#116
Adjusted Score: 70039%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A mild-mannered farmer embarks on a bloody quest to avenge his mother's murder. He soon discovers her dark past while... [More]
Directed By: Chris Baugh

#115

Band Aid (2017)
88%

#115
Adjusted Score: 91334%
Critics Consensus: Band Aid tells a solidly affecting story of a relationship on the rocks -- and marks star Zoe Lister-Jones, who also wrote and directed, as a tremendous triple threat worth watching.
Synopsis: Anna and Ben can't stop fighting. Advised by their therapist to try and work through their grief unconventionally, they are... [More]
Directed By: Zoe Lister Jones

#114

Beach Rats (2017)
84%

#114
Adjusted Score: 89384%
Critics Consensus: Empathetic and powerfully acted, Beach Rats takes a clear-eyed yet dreamlike look at a young man's adolescent turmoil.
Synopsis: An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn is having a miserable summer. With his father on his deathbed... [More]
Directed By: Eliza Hittman

#113
#113
Adjusted Score: 82906%
Critics Consensus: Beatriz at Dinner offers timely social commentary enlivened by powerful, layered performances from Salma Hayek and John Lithgow.
Synopsis: Beatriz is a Los Angeles massage therapist and holistic healer who drives to the seaside mansion of her client Cathy.... [More]
Directed By: Miguel Arteta

#112

Before I Fall (2017)
64%

#112
Adjusted Score: 70203%
Critics Consensus: Before I Fall's familiar ingredients are enlivened by a fresh YA perspective and a strong performance from emerging star Zoey Deutch.
Synopsis: Samantha Kingston (Zoey Deutch) seems to have it all: popularity, a loving boyfriend (Kian Lawley) and a seemingly perfect future.... [More]
Directed By: Ry Russo-Young

#111

Berlin Syndrome (2017)
73%

#111
Adjusted Score: 77036%
Critics Consensus: Berlin Syndrome offers thriller fans an uncommonly well-written descent into dangerous obsession, enlivened by taut direction and a committed performance from Teresa Palmer.
Synopsis: A disturbed teacher holds a young photographer captive in his Berlin apartment after bringing her home for a night of... [More]
Directed By: Cate Shortland

#110

The Big Sick (2017)
98%

#110
Adjusted Score: 114978%
Critics Consensus: Funny, heartfelt, and intelligent, The Big Sick uses its appealing leads and cross-cultural themes to prove the standard romcom formula still has some fresh angles left to explore.
Synopsis: Kumail is a Pakistani comic, who meets an American graduate student named Emily at one of his stand-up shows. As... [More]
Directed By: Michael Showalter

#109

Bitch (2017)
67%

#109
Adjusted Score: 68284%
Critics Consensus: Bitch has an intriguing premise and a strong start that hints at greater things for writer-director-star Marianna Palka, even if its reach ultimately exceeds its grasp.
Synopsis: A woman snaps and assumes the psyche of a vicious dog as her checked-out, philandering husband attempts to keep the... [More]
Directed By: Marianna Palka

#108

Brigsby Bear (2017)
83%

#108
Adjusted Score: 91721%
Critics Consensus: Audiences attuned to Brigsby Bear's strange frequency will be moved by its earnest -- and endearingly original -- approach to pop culture's impact and the creative urge.
Synopsis: The show "Brigsby Bear Adventures" is a children's television program produced for an audience of one: James Pope. When the... [More]
Directed By: Dave McCary

#107

Burning Sands (2017)
88%

#107
Adjusted Score: 88523%
Critics Consensus: Burning Sands covers familiar territory, but Trevor Jackson's layered performance and director/co-writer Gerard McMurray's empathetic approach help set it apart.
Synopsis: Zurich Condoll (Trevor Jackson) is a student at Frederick Douglass University and is proud to be a pledge at a... [More]
Directed By: Gerard McMurray

#106
#106
Adjusted Score: 114375%
Critics Consensus: Call Me by Your Name offers a melancholy, powerfully affecting portrait of first love, empathetically acted by Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer.
Synopsis: It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century... [More]
Directed By: Luca Guadagnino

#105
#105
Adjusted Score: 83162%
Critics Consensus: Casting JonBenét's unorthodox approach to its genre sets it apart in a crowded field, making for a uniquely thought-provoking true crime documentary hybrid.
Synopsis: After two decades of media speculation and public fascination, filmmakers explore the macabre legacy of the world's most famous child-murder... [More]
Directed By: Kitty Green

#104

City of Ghosts (2017)
98%

#104
Adjusted Score: 103032%
Critics Consensus: City of Ghosts takes a hard-hitting, ground-level look at atrocities in a part of the world that may seem foreign to many viewers, but whose impact will be no less devastating.
Synopsis: Syrian rebels who call themselves Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently risk their lives to document the atrocities committed by ISIS... [More]
Directed By: Matthew Heineman

#103

Colossal (2016)
82%

#103
Adjusted Score: 94625%
Critics Consensus: Colossal's singular strangeness can be disorienting, but viewers who hang on may find that its genre-defying execution -- and Anne Hathaway's performance -- is well worth the ride.
Synopsis: Gloria is an out-of-work party girl who leaves New York and moves back to her hometown after getting kicked out... [More]
Directed By: Nacho Vigalondo

#102

Columbus (2017)
96%

#102
Adjusted Score: 102848%
Critics Consensus: Wonderfully acted and artfully composed, Columbus balances the clean lines of architecture against the messiness of love, with tenderly moving results.
Synopsis: When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus,... [More]
Directed By: Kogonada

#101

Crown Heights (2017)
77%

#101
Adjusted Score: 80919%
Critics Consensus: Crown Heights' heartbreaking fact-based narrative -- and LaKeith Stanfield's remarkable starring performance -- push this powerful drama past its structural flaws.
Synopsis: In 1980, police in Brooklyn, N.Y., charge teenage immigrant Colin Warner with murder. Convicted for a crime he didn't commit,... [More]
Directed By: Matt Ruskin

#100

Dayveon (2017)
71%

#100
Adjusted Score: 71640%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Struggling with his older brother's death, 13-year-old Dayveon spends the sweltering summer days roaming the streets of his rural Arkansas... [More]
Directed By: Amman Abbasi

#99

The Discovery (2017)
47%

#99
Adjusted Score: 49748%
Critics Consensus: The Discovery looks fascinating on paper, but in spite of its thought-provoking premise and starry ensemble, it's a disappointing case of untapped potential.
Synopsis: In the near future, due to a breakthrough scientific discovery by Dr. Thomas Harbor, there is now definitive proof of... [More]
Directed By: Charlie McDowell

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