Sundance 2018 Movies by Tomatometer

Nic Cage acid trip Mandy, directorial debuts from Paul Dano and Bo Burnham (Wildlife, Eighth Grade respectively), and atmospheric haunter Hereditary were the standouts at this year Sundance. See the full list of movies that got Tomatometers here!

#77

Eighth Grade (2018)
100%

#77
Adjusted Score: 101.101%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of... [More]
Directed By: Bo Burnham

#76

Mandy (2018)
96%

#76
Adjusted Score: 96.669%
Critics Consensus: Mandy's gonzo violence is fueled by a gripping performance by Nicolas Cage -- and anchored with palpable emotion conveyed between his volcanic outbursts.
Synopsis: Mandy is set in the primal wilderness of 1983 where Red Miller, a broken and haunted man hunts an unhinged... [More]
Directed By: Panos Cosmatos

#75

The Tale (2018)
100%

#75
Adjusted Score: 100.607%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Based on the filmmaker's own story, THE TALE is an investigation into one woman's memory as she's forced to re-examine... [More]
Directed By: Jennifer Fox

#74

Hereditary (2018)
100%

#74
Adjusted Score: 100.854%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying... [More]
Directed By: Ari Aster

#73

Wildlife (2018)
100%

#73
Adjusted Score: 100.73%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Sensitive 16-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry--a housewife and golf pro in a small town in... [More]
Directed By: Paul Dano

#72
#72
Adjusted Score: 74.16%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Alarm dispatcher and former police officer, Asger Holm, answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is... [More]
Directed By: Gustav Möller

#71

Colette (2018)
100%

#71
Adjusted Score: 61.8%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as 'Willy' (Dominic West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her... [More]
Directed By: Wash Westmoreland

#70

Minding the Gap (2018)
100%

#70
Adjusted Score: 61.8%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: First-time filmmaker Bing Liu's documentary Minding the Gap is a coming-of-age saga of three skateboarding friends in their Rust Belt... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Bing Liu

#69

Dead Pigs (2018)
100%

#69
Adjusted Score: 37.08%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A bumbling pig farmer, a feisty salon owner, a sensitive busboy, an ambitious expat architect and a disenchanted rich girl... [More]
Directed By: Cathy Yan

#68

Shirkers (2018)
100%

#68
Adjusted Score: 61.8%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In 1992, teenager Sandi Tan shot Singapore's first road movie with her enigmatic American mentor, Georges--who then absconded with all... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Sandi Tan

#67

On Her Shoulders (2018)
100%

#67
Adjusted Score: 74.16%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Starring:
Directed By: Alexandria Bombach

#66

Hearts Beat Loud (2018)
100%

#66
Adjusted Score: 92.7%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Widower and aging Brooklyn hipster Frank starts a band with his teenage daughter Sam just before she leaves home to... [More]
Directed By: Brett Haley

#65

Blaze (2018)
100%

#65
Adjusted Score: 43.26%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Directed By: Ethan Hawke

#64

Bisbee '17 (2017)
100%

#64
Adjusted Score: 38.513%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: An old mining town on the Arizona-Mexico border finally reckons with its darkest day: the deportation of 1200 immigrant miners... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Robert Greene

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#62

Hal (2018)
100%

#62
Adjusted Score: 43.26%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Hal is a long-overdue feature length documentary film celebrating the life and work of director Hal Ashby, set against a... [More]
Starring:
Directed By:

#61

Private Life (2018)
94%

#61
Adjusted Score: 94.051%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Rachel (Kathryn Hahn) and Richard (Paul Giamatti) have been repeatedly trying to get pregnant, undergoing multiple fertility treatments while also... [More]
Directed By: Tamara Jenkins

#60
#60
Adjusted Score: 94.051%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Tim Wardle

#59
#59
Adjusted Score: 73.793%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Forty years old, stuck in Staten Island and married to a sweet but oblivious husband with kids that largely ignore... [More]
Directed By: Sara Colangelo

#58

Monsters and Men (2018)
82%

#58
Adjusted Score: 55.744%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: One night, in front of a bodega in Brooklyn's Bed-Stuy neighborhood, Manny Ortega witnesses a white police officer wrongfully gun... [More]
Directed By: Reinaldo Marcus Green

#57

Blindspotting (2018)
93%

#57
Adjusted Score: 93.669%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Collin (Daveed Diggs) must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning.... [More]
Directed By: Carlos Lopez Estrada

#56
Adjusted Score: 68.227%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
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

#55

Pity (2018)
89%

#55
Adjusted Score: 49.502%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: The story of a man who feels happy only when he is unhappy: addicted to sadness, with such need for... [More]
Directed By: Babis Makridis

#54

Beirut (2018)
77%

#54
Adjusted Score: 81.068%
Critics Consensus: Beirut tells a complex, tightly plotted tale of international intrigue, further elevated by strong central performances from Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike.
Synopsis: Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives (Rosamund Pike, Dean Norris) must send a former U.S. diplomat (Jon... [More]
Directed By: Brad Anderson

#53
#53
Adjusted Score: 43.507%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Irene, 38 years old, is married to Klaus, 45. They live in Petrópolis, a small city in the outskirts of... [More]
Directed By: Gustavo Pizzi

#52
#52
Adjusted Score: 80.093%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: After a mysterious event wipes out most of humanity, a small-town librarian (Peter Dinklage) finds that he prefers his newfound... [More]
Directed By: Reed Morano

#51

Damsel (2018)
80%

#51
Adjusted Score: 80.545%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Samuel Alabaster (Robert Pattinson), an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American Frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope... [More]

#50

American Animals (2018)
80%

#50
Adjusted Score: 80.236%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: The unbelievable but true story of four young men who brazenly attempt to execute one of the most audacious art... [More]
Directed By: Bart Layton

#49

Piercing (2018)
78%

#49
Adjusted Score: 43.384%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Reed (Christopher Abbott) is going on a business trip. He kisses his wife and infant son goodbye, but in lieu... [More]
Directed By: Nicolas Pesce

#48
#48
Adjusted Score: 61.862%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: An anonymous hacker begins to terrorize a small town by releasing the most private and personal information of its residents... [More]
Directed By: Sam Levinson

#47

Tyrel (2018)
77%

#47
Adjusted Score: 61.862%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Directed By: Sebastián Silva

#46

Nancy (2018)
73%

#46
Adjusted Score: 49.625%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: NANCY is a provocative psychological thriller about love, intimacy, and trust - and what happens when lies become truth. Craving... [More]
Directed By: Christina Choe

#45
#45
Adjusted Score: 55.373%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: The story of Donald Trump's election told entirely through Russian propaganda. By turns horrifying and hilarious, Our New President is... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Maxim Pozdorovkin

#44
Adjusted Score: 75.483%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: John Callahan has a lust for life, a talent for off-color jokes, and a drinking problem. When an all-night bender... [More]
Directed By: Gus Van Sant

#43

Lizzie (2018)
70%

#43
Adjusted Score: 70.236%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Oppressed, independent-minded Lizzie Borden experiences a sexual awakening when a pretty new maid is hired and the two develop an... [More]

#42

Summer of '84 (2018)
64%

#42
Adjusted Score: 43.507%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Summer, 1984: The perfect time to be 15 years old and free. But when neighborhood conspiracy theorist Davey Armstrong begins... [More]

#41

Juliet, Naked (2018)
59%

#41
Adjusted Score: 59.051%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Juliet, Naked is the story of Annie, the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan, and her unlikely transatlantic romance with once revered,... [More]
Directed By: Jesse Peretz

#40
#40
Adjusted Score: 43.26%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In the midst of World War II, major league catcher Moe Berg (Paul Rudd) is drafted to join a new... [More]
Directed By: Ben Lewin

#39

The Happy Prince (2018)
58%

#39
Adjusted Score: 43.013%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: The Happy Prince... is the untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde.... [More]
Directed By: Rupert Everett

#38
Adjusted Score: 61.733%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: The rise and fall of humor magazine National Lampoon and its co-founder Doug Kenney (played by Will Forte) is recounted... [More]
Directed By: David Wain

#37

Ophelia (2018)
42%

#37
Adjusted Score: 31.147%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Something is rotten in medieval-era Denmark, where political intrigue swirls around the imperial court like dark magic. Amid it all,... [More]
Directed By: Claire McCarthy

#36

Come Sunday (2018)
64%

#36
Adjusted Score: 64.728%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Internationally-renowned pastor Carlton Pearson--experiencing a crisis of faith--risks his church, family and future when he questions church doctrine and finds... [More]
Directed By: Joshua Marston

#35

Yardie (2018)
38%

#35
Adjusted Score: 18.787%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Directed By: Idris Elba

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