Movie Releases by Score

The Incredibles 201.

The Incredibles

November 5, 2004 | PG
Known to the world as superheroes Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl, Bob Parr and his wife Helen were among the world's greatest crime fighters, saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. Fifteen years later, they have been forced to adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs to live "normal" lives with their three kids, Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack. Itching to get back into action, Bob gets his chance when a mysterious communication summons him to a remote island for a top secret assignment. [Disney]
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.8
Before Sunset 202.

Before Sunset

July 2, 2004 | R
The timeless romantic story of two questing hearts and minds whose powerful bond defies time and place. [Warner Independent Pictures]
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.7
Being John Malkovich 203.

Being John Malkovich

October 29, 1999 | R
An out-of-work puppeteer takes a filing clerk job on the cramped 7 ½ floor of an office building where he discovers a hidden tunnel allowing him to enter the mind and life of actor John Malkovich for 15 mintues before being ejected onto the New Jersey Turnpike.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.8
Hard to Be a God 204.

Hard to Be a God

January 30, 2015 | Not Rated
A group of research scientists has been sent to the planet Arkanar, living under an oppressed regime in a period equivalent to earth’s Middle Ages. The local population is suffering a ban issued on anyone who knows how to read and write. The scientists must refrain from influencing political and historical events on Arkanar. They must work incognito, and they must remain neutral. Don Rumata, recognized by the locals as a sort of futuristic god, tries to save the local intelligentsia from their punishment. He cannot avoid taking the stance: “What would you do in God’s place?” [Kino Lorber]
Metascore:
90
User Score:
5.4
Almost Famous 205.

Almost Famous

September 13, 2000 | Unrated
In the 1970's, a high school boy (Fugit) is given an opportunity to follow and write a story about the hot new rock band Stillwater (with lead guitarist Crudup) as they tour the USA.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
6.4
Paths of Glory 206.

Paths of Glory

December 25, 1957 | TV-14
When soldiers in World War I refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superior officers decide to make an example of them.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.2
Cold War 207.

Cold War

December 21, 2018 | R
Cold War is a passionate love story between a man and a woman who meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other. Set against the background of the Cold War in 1950s Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris, it’s the tale of a couple separated by politics, character flaws and unfortunate twists of fate — an impossible love story in impossible times. [Amazon Studios]
Metascore:
90
User Score:
7.9
Big Men 208.

Big Men

March 14, 2014 | Not Rated
Big Men looks at the corruption in the oil industries of Ghana and Nigeria.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
7.4
American Splendor 209.

American Splendor

August 15, 2003 | TV-MA
The true saga of a working-class Everyman who pursues self-expression without self-censorship -- and finds a grateful audience, critical admiration, and that most remarkable of happy endings, a loving family. (Fine Line Features)
Metascore:
90
User Score:
7.9
Hannah and Her Sisters 210.

Hannah and Her Sisters

February 1, 1986 | PG-13
A comic look at the relationships among three sisters and their various romantic interests.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.0
The Circus 211.

The Circus

January 1, 1929 | G
The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.3
Gosford Park 212.

Gosford Park

December 26, 2001 | TV-MA
This ensemble murder mystery satire, set in 1930's England, revolves around an elegant hunting party weekend at a country estate, featuring an aristocratic family and their friends.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
7.3
Dirty Harry 213.

Dirty Harry

December 23, 1971 | R
When an individual known as 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan (Eastwoood) is assigned to track down and deal with the psychopath. "Iknowwhatyou're thinking. Did he fire six shots or only five? Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I've kinda lost track myself. But being as this is a 44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you've only got to ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do ya punk?"
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.3
The Fits 214.

The Fits

June 3, 2016 | Not Rated
Toni trains as a boxer with her brother at a community center in Cincinnati’s West End, but becomes fascinated by the dance team that also practices there. Enamored by their strength and confidence, Toni eventually joins the group, eagerly absorbing routines, mastering drills, and even piercing her own ears to fit in. As she discovers the joys of dance and of female camaraderie, she grapples with her individual identity amid her newly defined social sphere. Shortly after Toni joins the team, the captain faints during practice. By the end of the week, most of the girls on the team suffer from episodes of fainting, swooning, moaning, and shaking in a seemingly uncontrollable catharsis. Soon, however, the girls on the team embrace these mysterious spasms, transforming them into a rite of passage. Toni fears “the fits” but is equally afraid of losing her place just as she’s found her footing. Caught between her need for control and her desire for acceptance, Toni must decide how far she will go to embody her new ideals. [Oscilloscope]
Metascore:
90
User Score:
6.7
Mad Max: Fury Road 215.

Mad Max: Fury Road

May 15, 2015 | R
In the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and everyone is fighting for the necessities of life, there are two rebels who just might be able to restore order—Max (Tom Hardy), a man of action and few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos, and Furiosa (Charlize Theron), a woman of action who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.6
United 93 216.

United 93

April 28, 2006 | R
Acclaimed filmmaker Paul Greengrass writes and directs an unflinching drama that tells the story of the passengers and crew, their families on the ground and the flight controllers who watched in dawning horror as United Flight 93 became the fourth hijacked plane on the day of the worst terrorist attacks on American soil: September 11, 2001. (Universal Pictures)
Metascore:
90
User Score:
7.6
Capturing the Friedmans 217.

Capturing the Friedmans

May 30, 2003 | Not Rated
The Friedmans are a seemingly typical, upper-middle-class Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
7.9
The Truman Show 218.

The Truman Show

June 5, 1998 | PG
Twenty-nine years ago, a baby boy was adopted by the OmniCam Corporation to become the subject of the most popular television show of all time. His name is Truman Burbank. (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
90
User Score:
6.7
American Hustle 219.

American Hustle

December 13, 2013 | R
A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with his equally cunning and seductive partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Caught between the con-artists and Feds is Carmine Polito (Jeremy Renner), the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator, but it's Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) who could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down. [Sony Pictures]
Metascore:
90
User Score:
7.3
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope 220.

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

May 25, 1977 | PG
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) is held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Captain Han Solo (Harrison Ford) team together with the lovable droid duo, R2-D2 and C-3PO, to rescue the beautiful princess and restore justice in the galaxy. [20th Century Fox]
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.8
Persepolis 221.

Persepolis

December 25, 2007 | PG-13
Persepolis is the poignant story of a young girl in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. It is through the eyes of the precocious and outspoken 9-year-old Marjane that we see a people's hopes dashed as fundamentalists take power--forcing the veil on women and imprisoning thousands. Clever and fearless, Marjane outsmarts the "social guardians" and discovers punk, ABBA, and Iron Maiden. Yet when her uncle is senselessly executed and as bombs fall around Tehran in the Iran/Iraq war, the daily fear that permeates life in Iran is palpable. [Sony Classics]
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.5
The Age of Innocence 222.

The Age of Innocence

September 17, 1993 | PG
Daniel Day-Lewis and Michelle Pfeiffer star in a ravishing romance about three wealthy 1870s New Yorkers caught in a tragic love triangle. (Sony)
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.0
The Lives of Others 223.

The Lives of Others

December 1, 2006 | R
At once a political thriller and human drama, The Lives of Others begins in East Berlin in 1984, five years before Glasnost and the fall of the Berlin Wall and ultimately takes us to 1991, in what is now the reunited Germany. The film traces the gradual disillusionment of Captain Gerd Wiesler, a highly skilled officer who works for the Stasi, East Germany's all-powerful secret police. (Sony Pictures Classics)
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.9
House of Flying Daggers 224.

House of Flying Daggers

December 3, 2004 | PG-13
The year is 859 AD, and China's once flourishing Tang Dynasty is in decline. Unrest is raging throughout the land, and the corrupt government is locked in battle with rebel armies that are forming in protest. The largest and most prestigious of these rebel groups is the House of Flying Daggers, which is growing ever more powerful under a mysterious new leader. (Sony Pictures Classics)
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.9
Treasure Island 225.

Treasure Island

July 19, 1950 | Approved
Ahoy, mateys! Walt Disney's first live action feature vividly brings to life Robert Louis Stevenson's timeless tale of buccaneers and buried gold. Authentic locales, rich color photography, and musket-roaring action set the stage for the stouthearted heroics of young Jim Hawkins and the skullduggery of the wily, one-legged pirate Long John Silver. [Disney]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
tbd
Lost in Translation 226.

Lost in Translation

September 12, 2003 | R
Unable to sleep, Bob (Murray) and Charlotte (Johansson), two Americans in Tokyo, cross paths one night in the luxury hotel bar. This chance meeting soon becomes a surprising friendship. Charlotte and Bob venture through Tokyo, having often hilarious encounters with its citizens, and ultimately discover a new belief in life's possibilities. (Focus Features)
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.5
Blue Is the Warmest Color 227.

Blue Is the Warmest Color

October 25, 2013 | NC-17
Blue is the Warmest Color centers on a 15-year-old girl named Adèle (Adèle Exarchopoulos) who is climbing to adulthood and dreams of experiencing her first love. A handsome male classmate falls for her, but an unsettling erotic reverie upsets the romance before it begins. Adèle imagines that the mysterious, blue-haired girl she encountered in the street slips into her bed and possesses her with an overwhelming pleasure. That blue-haired girl is a confident older art student named Emma (Léa Seydoux), who will soon enter Adèle's life for real, leading to an intense and complicated love story that spans a decade and is touchingly universal in its depiction. [IFC Films]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.8
Searching for Bobby Fischer 228.

Searching for Bobby Fischer

August 11, 1993 | PG
(Also known as "Innocent Moves") A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.8
Assault on Precinct 13 229.

Assault on Precinct 13

November 5, 1976 | R
The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.3
Man on Wire 230.

Man on Wire

July 25, 2008 | PG-13
On August 7th 1974, a young Frenchman named Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between New York's twin towers, then the world’s tallest buildings. After nearly an hour dancing on the wire, he was arrested, taken for psychological evaluation, and brought to jail before he was finally released. Following six and a half years of dreaming of the towers, Petit spent eight months in New York City planning the execution of the coup. Aided by a team of friends and accomplices, Petit was faced with numerous extraordinary challenges: he had to find a way to bypass the WTC’s security; smuggle the heavy steel cable and rigging equipment into the towers; pass the wire between the two rooftops; anchor the wire and tension it to withstand the winds and the swaying of the buildings. The rigging was done by night in complete secrecy. At 7:15 AM, Philippe took his first step on the high wire 1,350 feet above the sidewalks of Manhattan. [Magnolia Pictures]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.2
For Sama 231.

For Sama

July 26, 2019 | Not Rated
For Sama is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rises around her. Her camera captures incredible stories of loss, laughter and survival as Waad wrestles with an impossible choice– whether or not to flee the city to protect her daughter’s life, when leaving means abandoning the struggle for freedom for which she has already sacrificed so much.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.5
Still Walking 232.

Still Walking

August 21, 2009
Fifteen years ago, Junpei, the youngest son of the Yokoyama family died while rescuing a boy from drowning. On the anniversary of his death, the remaining siblings visit the quaint home of their parents with their families in tow. Over the course of a beautiful day, new relatives become acquainted telling stories and squabbling over sizzling tempura and an elegant graveside ritual is performed for Junpei. (IFC Films)
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.6
Gangs of Wasseypur 233.

Gangs of Wasseypur

January 16, 2015 | R
Gangs of Wasseypur charts seventy years in the lives – and spectacular deaths – of two mafia-like families fighting for control of the coal-mining town of Wasseypur, India. Inspired by the real-life exploits of local gangs and beginning with the bandit-like career of Shahid Khan (Jaideep Ahlawat) in the 1940s, the film follows the ruthless rise of his son Sardar (Manoj Bajpayee) and his offspring Faizal (Nawazuddin Siddiqui), Danish, Perpendicular and Definitive and their their longtime nemesis, the wily and seemingly unstoppable Ramadhir Singh (Tigmanshu Dhulia). [Cinelicious Pics]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.7
The Last Detail 234.

The Last Detail

December 12, 1973 | R
Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison but decide to show him one last good time along the way.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.6
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan 235.

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

November 3, 2006 | R
The movie film is a government assigned project to broaden and enlight people and glory of nation. Cultural learning is emportant to follow on global basis. We make our nation a better and more convenient place for house and living. Kazakhs are progressive and asstonishing people that with conclusion of project will have new optimistic approach in daily life in world of same people. Our film will bring the US & A closer to us. We help with needs of kazakh knowledge and Us&a culture is positive step for future of our glorious nation. (20th Century Fox)
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.4
Minari 236.

Minari

December 11, 2020 | PG-13
A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother. Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, Minari shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home. [A24]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.0
Barry Lyndon 237.

Barry Lyndon

December 18, 1975 | PG
An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.6
The Farewell 238.

The Farewell

July 12, 2019 | Not Rated
Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken. [A24]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.3
Elle 239.

Elle

November 11, 2016 | R
Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle's life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game-a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.2
The Tale of The Princess Kaguya 240.

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

October 17, 2014 | PG
Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her – but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime. [Gkids]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.5
Uncertain 241.

Uncertain

March 10, 2017 | Not Rated
Uncertain is a visually stunning and disarmingly funny portrait of the literal and figurative troubled waters of Uncertain, Texas. In a 94-resident town so tucked away “you’ve got to be lost to find it", three Uncertain men make their own bids for survival looking to find a more certain future. An ex-convict obsessed with Mr. Ed, a gigantic boar he hunts in order to stay on the straight and narrow. A young idealist with big plans but few prospects is looking for a bigger life. An aging fisherman learning to let go of his youthful ways, and making peace with a fateful moment thirty years ago. All the while Uncertain’s vast, swampy lake is being choked by an aquatic weed, upsetting the natural balance and the town’s only source of livelihood.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.5
Captain Blood 242.

Captain Blood

December 28, 1935 | Passed
After being wrongly convicted as a traitor, Peter Blood, an English physician, is sent to exile in the British colonies of the Caribbean, where he becomes a pirate.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
tbd
Two Days, One Night 243.

Two Days, One Night

December 24, 2014 | PG-13
Sandra (Marion Cotillard) has just returned to work after recovering from a serious bout with depression. Realizing that the company can operate with one fewer employee, management tells Sandra she is to be let go. After learning that her co-workers will vote to decide her fate on Monday morning, Sandra races against time over the course of the weekend, often with the help of her husband, to convince each of her fellow employees to sacrifice their much-needed bonuses so she can keep her job. With each encounter, Sandra is brought into a different world with unexpected results. [IFC Films]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.5
Eighth Grade 244.

Eighth Grade

July 13, 2018 | R
Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school—the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year—before she begins high school.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.8
A Star Is Born 245.

A Star Is Born

October 16, 1954 | Passed
A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.4
First Cow 246.

First Cow

March 6, 2020 | PG-13
A taciturn loner and skilled cook (John Magaro) has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant (Orion Lee) also seeking his fortune; soon the two collaborate on a successful business, although its longevity is reliant upon the clandestine participation of a nearby wealthy landowner’s prized milking cow.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
6.9
No End in Sight 247.

No End in Sight

July 27, 2007
The first film of its kind to chronicle the reasons behind Iraq’s descent into guerrilla war, warlord rule, criminality and anarchy, No End in Sight is a jaw-dropping, insider’s tale of wholesale incompetence, recklessness and venality. Based on over 200 hours of footage, the film provides a candid retelling of the events following the fall of Baghdad in 2003 by high ranking officials such as former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage, Ambassador Barbara Bodine (in charge of Baghdad during the Spring of 2003), Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell, and General Jay Garner (in charge of the occupation of Iraq through May 2003), as well as Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts. No End in Sight examines the manner in which the principal errors of U.S. policy – the use of insufficient troop levels, allowing the looting of Baghdad, the purging of professionals from the Iraqi government and the disbanding of the Iraqi military – largely created the insurgency and chaos that engulf Iraq today. (Magnolia Pictures)
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.2
It's a Wonderful Life 248.

It's a Wonderful Life

January 7, 1947 | Approved
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.9
The Madness of King George 249.

The Madness of King George

December 28, 1994 | PG-13
When King George III goes mad, his lieutenants try to adjust the rules to run the country without his participation.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.5
Phoenix 250.

Phoenix

July 24, 2015 | PG-13
Nelly (Nina Hoss), a German-Jewish nightclub singer, has survived a concentration camp, but with her face disfigured by a bullet wound. After reconstructive surgery, Nelly emerges with a new face, one similar but different enough that her former husband, Johnny (Ronald Zehrfeld), doesn’t recognize her. Rather than reveal herself, Nelly walks into a dangerous game of duplicity and disguise as she tries to figure out if the man she loves may have betrayed her to the Nazis. [IFC Films]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.8
Goodbye Solo 251.

Goodbye Solo

March 27, 2009 | R
On the lonely roads of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, two men forge an improbable friendship that will change both of their lives forever. Solo is a Senegalese cab driver working to provide a better life for his young family. William is a tough Southern good ol‘ boy with a lifetime of regrets. One man‘s American dream is just beginning, while the other‘s is quickly winding down. But despite their differences, both men soon realize they need each other more than either is willing to admit. Through this unlikely but unforgettable friendship, Goodbye Solo deftly explores the passing of a generation as well as the rapidly changing face of America. (Roadside Attractions)
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.5
Gunda 252.

Gunda

December 11, 2020 | G
Experiential cinema in its purest form, Gunda chronicles the unfiltered lives of a mother pig, a flock of chickens, and a herd of cows with masterful intimacy. Using stark, transcendent black and white cinematography and the farm's ambient soundtrack, director Victor Kossakowsky invites the audience to slow down and experience life as his subjects do, taking in their world with a magical patience and an other worldly perspective. Gunda asks us to meditate on the mystery of animal consciousness, and reckon with the role humanity plays in it. [Neon]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
6.7
Western 253.

Western

September 25, 2015 | Not Rated
For generations, all that distinguished Eagle Pass, TX, from Piedras Negras, MX, was the Rio Grande. But when darkness descends upon these harmonious border towns, a cowboy and lawman face a new reality that threatens their way of life.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.1
Stop Making Sense 254.

Stop Making Sense

October 18, 1984
A concert film of the rock band Talking Heads.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.5
Deep Red 255.

Deep Red

June 11, 1976 | Not Rated
After witnessing the murder of a famous psychic, a musician teams up with a feisty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen assailant bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.3
Downhill Racer 256.

Downhill Racer

November 7, 1969 | PG
Quietly cocky David Chappellet (Robert Redford) joins the U.S. ski team as downhill racer and clashes with the team's coach, played by Gene Hackman.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.0
Alien 257.

Alien

June 22, 1979 | R
For the first time in nearly a quarter-century, Alien returns to the big screen with a digitally remastered special edition of director Ridley Scott's science fiction/horror classic. [Fox]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
9.0
Columbus 258.

Columbus

August 4, 2017 | Not Rated
When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin (John Cho) finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana - a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship with Casey (Haley Lu Richardson), a young architecture enthusiast who works at the local library. As their intimacy develops, Jin and Casey explore both the town and their conflicted emotions: Jin's estranged relationship with his father, and Casey's reluctance to leave Columbus and her mother.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.4
Night of the Living Dead 259.

Night of the Living Dead

October 1, 1968 | Unrated
There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these flesh eating monsters.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.2
Yankee Doodle Dandy 260.

Yankee Doodle Dandy

June 6, 1942 | Passed
The life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer, and singer George M. Cohan.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
tbd
Raging Bull 261.

Raging Bull

November 14, 1980 | R
Scorcese recounts the gritty life self-destructive boxer Jake LaMotta (De Niro) who never backs down from a fight on his way to a middleweight title shot.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.0
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 262.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

March 19, 2004 | R
Joel (Carrey) is stunned to discover that his girlfriend Clementine (Winslet) has had her memories of their tumultuous relationship erased. Out of desperation, he contacts the inventor of the process, Dr. Howard Mierzwiak (Wilkinson), to have Clementine removed from his own memory. But as Joel's memories progressively disappear, he begins to rediscover his love for Clementine. (Focus Features)
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.9
The Piano 263.

The Piano

November 1, 1993 | R
A seemingly mute woman (Hunter) is sent to New Zealand together with her daughter and her beloved piano, for an arranged marriage.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.0
Dead Souls 264.

Dead Souls

December 14, 2018 | Not Rated
In Gansu Province, northwest China, lie the remains of countless prisoners abandoned in the Gobi Desert sixty years ago. Designated as “ultra-rightists” in the Communist Party’s Anti-Rightist campaign of 1957, they starved to death in the Jiabiangou and Mingshui reeducation camps. The film invites us to meet the survivors of the camps to find out firsthand who these persons were, the hardships they were forced to endure and what became their destiny. [Cannes]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
tbd
Zama 265.

Zama

April 13, 2018 | Not Rated
Zama, an officer of the Spanish Crown born in South America, waits for a letter from the King granting him a transfer from the town in which he is stagnating, to a better place. His situation is delicate. He must ensure that nothing overshadows his transfer. He is forced to accept submissively every task entrusted to him by successive Governors who come and go as he stays behind. The years go by and the letter from the King never arrives. When Zama notices everything is lost, he joins a party of soldiers that go after a dangerous bandit. [Strand Releasing]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.4
High Noon 266.

High Noon

July 30, 1952 | Approved
This classic 1952 Western stars Gary Cooper as just-married lawman Will Kane, who is about to retire as a small-town sheriff and begin a new life with his bride (Grace Kelly) when he learns that gunslinger Frank Miller (Ian MacDonald) is due to arrive at high noon to settle an old score.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.5
Rebel Without a Cause 267.

Rebel Without a Cause

October 29, 1955 | TV-PG
A rebellious young man (James Dean) with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.7
Letters from Iwo Jima 268.

Letters from Iwo Jima

December 20, 2006 | R
In this companion piece to "Flags of Our Fathers," Clint Eastwood presents the untold story of the Japanese soldiers and their general who 61 years ago defended against the invading American forces on the island of Iwo Jima. (Warner Bros.)
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.2
A Woman Under the Influence 269.

A Woman Under the Influence

November 18, 1974 | R
Mabel, a wife and mother, is loved by her husband Nick but her mental illness proves to be a problem in the marriage.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.0
Whiplash 270.

Whiplash

October 10, 2014 | R
Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller), a young jazz drummer who attends one of the best music schools in the country under the tutelage of the school’s fearsome maestro of jazz named Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), struggles to make it as a top jazz drummer.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.9
Ghost World 271.

Ghost World

July 20, 2001 | R
Based on the well-known comic, Ghost World tells the story of neo-cool Enid (Thora Birch) and Rebecca (Scarlett Johansson) who, faced with high school graduation take a hard look at the world they wryly observe and decide what they really want. [MGM / UA]
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.2
Once 272.

Once

May 16, 2007 | R
A modern day musical set on the streets of Dublin. Featuring Glen Hansard from the Irish band "The Frames," the film tells the story of a street musician and a Czech immigrant during an eventful week as they write, rehearse and record songs that reveal their unique love story. (Fox Searchlight)
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.2
Foreign Correspondent 273.

Foreign Correspondent

August 16, 1940 | TV-PG
On the eve of WW2, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
tbd
Long Day's Journey Into Night 274.

Long Day's Journey Into Night

April 12, 2019 | Not Rated
Bi Gan follows up his knockout debut, Kaili Blues, with this noir-tinged stunner about a lost soul (Jue Huang) on a quest to find a missing woman from his past (Wei Tang). Following leads across Guizhou province, he crosses paths with a series of colorful characters, among them a prickly hairdresser played by Taiwanese superstar Sylvia Chang. When the search leads him to a dingy movie theater, the film launches into an hour-long, gravity-defying 3D sequence shot that plunges its protagonist—and us—into a labyrinthine cityscape. {Kino Lober]
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.0
Richard III 275.

Richard III

March 11, 1956 | Not Rated
Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed King and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
tbd
The Lion King 276.

The Lion King

June 15, 1994 | G
Embark on an extraordinary coming-of-age adventure as Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great "Circle of Life." [Disney]
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.8
4 Little Girls 277.

4 Little Girls

July 9, 1997 | Not Rated
On September 15, 1963, a bomb destroyed a black church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four young girls who were there for Sunday school. It was a crime that shocked the nation -- and a defining moment in the history of America's civil-rights movement. Now, acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee tells the full story of the bombing, through heart-wrenching testimonials from surviving members of the victims' families, insights from Bill Cosby, Walter Cronkite, Andrew Young, Coretta Scott King and many others, and a rare and revealing interview with former Alabama Governor George Wallace. [HBO Documentary Films]
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.6
Wild Strawberries 278.

Wild Strawberries

June 22, 1959 | Not Rated
After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.3
Crime + Punishment 279.

Crime + Punishment

August 24, 2018 | Not Rated
Amidst a landmark class action lawsuit over illegal policing quotas, Crime + Punishment chronicles the real lives and struggles of a group of black and Latino whistleblower cops and the young minorities they are pressured to arrest and summons in New York City. A highly intimate and cinematic experience with unprecedented access, Crime + Punishment examines the United States' most powerful police department through the brave efforts of a group of active duty officers and one unforgettable private investigator who risk their careers and safety to bring light to harmful policing practices which have plagued the precincts and streets of New York City for decades.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
tbd
The Seventh Seal 280.

The Seventh Seal

October 13, 1958 | TV-PG
A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.1
Y Tu Mamá También 281.

Y Tu Mamá También

March 15, 2002 | R
Abandoned by their girlfriends for the summer, two teenagers meet an exotic older woman at a wedding, and they embark on a road trip together.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
6.6
Paddington 2 282.

Paddington 2

January 12, 2018 | PG
Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.3
Capote 283.

Capote

September 30, 2005 | R
A profile of Truman Capote during the years he researched the story that was to become the basis for the book "In Cold Blood."
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.7
The Death of Stalin 284.

The Death of Stalin

March 9, 2018 | R
Moscow, 1953: when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to be the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweeby Georgy Malenkov (Jeffrey Tambor), the wily Nikita Khrushchev (Steve Buscemi), and the sadistic secret police chief Lavrentiy Beria (Simon Russell Beale). But as they bumble, brawl, and backstab their way to the top, just who is running the government? [IFC Films]
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.4
Miracle on 34th Street 285.

Miracle on 34th Street

June 4, 1947 | TV-G
When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.8
Strangers on a Train 286.

Strangers on a Train

June 30, 1951 | TV-PG
A psychotic socialite attempts to force a professional tennis star to prove a theory that two complete strangers can get away with murder.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.8
Manuscripts Don't Burn 287.

Manuscripts Don't Burn

June 13, 2014 | Not Rated
Clandestinely produced in disavowal of a 20-year filmmaking ban passed down by the Iranian authorities, the scathing Manuscripts Don’t Burn brings a whole new level of clarity and audacity to Mohommad Rasoulof’s already laudable career. Drawing from the true story of the government’s attempted 1995 murder of several prominent writers and intellectuals, Rasoulof imagines a repressive regime so pervasive that even the morally righteous are subsumed or cast aside. A lacerating and slow-burning thriller filmed in a frigid palate of blues and greys, Manuscripts Don’t Burn is perhaps the most subversive and incendiary j’accuse lodged against an authoritarian regime since the fall of the Soviet Union. [Kino Lorber]
Metascore:
88
User Score:
5.8
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 288.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

November 10, 2017 | R
After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Woody Harrelson), the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Sam Rockwell), an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.8
Quest 289.

Quest

December 8, 2017 | Not Rated
Filmed with vérité intimacy for nearly a decade, Quest is the moving portrait of the Rainey family living in North Philadelphia. Beginning at the dawn of the Obama presidency, Christopher "Quest" Rainey, and his wife, Christine'a "Ma Quest" raise a family while nurturing a community of hip hop artists in their home music studio. It's a safe space where all are welcome, but this creative sanctuary can't always shield them from the strife that grips their neighborhood. Epic in scope, Quest is a vivid illumination of race and class in America, and a testament to love, healing and hope. [First Run Features]
Metascore:
88
User Score:
6.5
A Film Unfinished 290.

A Film Unfinished

August 18, 2010 | Unrated
Yael Hersonski's powerful documentary achieves a remarkable feat through its penetrating look at another film-the now-infamous Nazi-produced film about the Warsaw Ghetto. Discovered after the war, the unfinished work, with no soundtrack, quickly became a resource for historians seeking an authentic record, despite its elaborate propagandistic construction. The later discovery of a long-missing reel complicated earlier readings, showing the manipulations of camera crews in these "everyday" scenes. Well-heeled Jews attending elegant dinners and theatricals (while callously stepping over the dead bodies of compatriots) now appeared as unwilling, but complicit, actors, alternately fearful and in denial of their looming fate.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.7
Things to Come 291.

Things to Come

December 2, 2016 | Not Rated
What happens when the life you’ve worked so hard to build falls apart all at once? Nathalie (Isabelle Huppert) is a philosophy teacher with a seemingly settled existence, juggling a rich life of the mind with the day-to-day demands of career and family—including frequent visits to her drama queen mother (Édith Scob). But beginning with the bombshell revelation that her husband of twenty-five years is leaving her, one by one the pillars of Nathalie’s life start to crumble. For the first time in ages, she finds herself adrift, but also with a newfound sense of liberation. With nothing to hold her back, Nathalie sets out to define this new phase of her life and to rediscover herself. [IFC Films]
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.0
The Grand Budapest Hotel 292.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

March 7, 2014 | R
The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of M. Gustave, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune—all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing continent. [Fox Searchlight]
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.4
Winter Sleep 293.

Winter Sleep

December 19, 2014 | Not Rated
Aydin (Haluk Bilginer), a former actor, runs a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal with whom he has a stormy relationship and his sister Necla who is suffering from her recent divorce. In winter as the snow begins to fall, the hotel turns into a shelter but also an inescapable place that fuels their animosities.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.5
A Star Is Born 294.

A Star Is Born

October 5, 2018 | R
In this new take on the tragic love story, seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers—and falls in love with—struggling artist Ally (Lady Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons. [Warner Bros.]
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.4
Citizenfour 295.

Citizenfour

October 24, 2014 | Not Rated
In January 2013, filmmaker Laura Poitras was in the process of constructing a film about abuses of national security in post-9/11 America when she started receiving encrypted e-mails from someone identifying himself as “citizen four,” who was ready to blow the whistle on the massive covert surveillance programs run by the NSA and other intelligence agencies. In June 2013, she and reporter Glenn Greenwald flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. [RADiUS-TWC]
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.6
Thelma & Louise 296.

Thelma & Louise

May 24, 1991 | R
Director Ridley Scott's infamous feminist road movie.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.2
Away from Her 297.

Away from Her

May 4, 2007 | PG-13
This beautiful yet unconventional story of a couple coming to grips with the onset of memory loss is adapted from celebrated author Alice Munro's short story "The Bear Came Over the Mountain." (Lionsgate)
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.0
The Father 298.

The Father

February 26, 2021 | PG-13
Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne; she can’t make daily visits anymore and Anthony's grip on reality is unravelling. As we experience the ebb and flow of his memory, how much of his own identity and past can Anthony cling to? How does Anne cope as she grieves the loss of her father, while he still lives and breathes before her?
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.8
Fat City 299.

Fat City

July 26, 1972 | PG
Two men, working as professional boxers, come to blows when their careers each begin to take opposite momentum.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
tbd
Foxtrot 300.

Foxtrot

December 8, 2017 | Not Rated
Michael and Dafna experience gut-wrenching grief when army officials show up at their home to announce the death of their son Jonathan. Michael becomes increasingly frustrated by overzealous mourning relatives and well-meaning army bureaucrats. While his sedated wife rests, Michael spirals into a whirlwind of anger only to experience one of life's unfathomable twists – a twist that can only be rivaled by the surreal military experiences of his son. [Sony Pictures Classics]
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.2

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