The 25 Best Movies of 2023

by Jason Dietz - January 4, 2024

This page contains Metacritic's official list of the 40 best-reviewed movies of 2023, ranked by Metascore. This list only includes films receiving at least 7 reviews from professional critics.

All films released between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2023 in at least one U.S. theater or directly to streaming or VOD/digital services were eligible for inclusion. Short films and reissues are excluded. Titles are ranked by Metascore (a weighted average of scores from top professional critics) prior to rounding.

The Disappearance of Shere Hite

#24: The Delinquents

The Delinquents
Orlando, My Political Biography
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

#21: Fallen Leaves

Fallen Leaves

#20: Anatomy of a Fall

Anatomy of a Fall

#19: Blue Jean

Magnolia Pictures
All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt

#17: Walk Up

Walk Up

#16: Mami Wata

Mami Wata

#15: Poor Things

Poor Things
Our Father, the Devil

#13: Ear for Eye

Ear for Eye
Killers of the Flower Moon

#11: Oppenheimer


#10: All of Us Strangers

All of Us Strangers

#9: 32 Sounds

32 Sounds
The Boy and the Heron
Menus Plaisirs - Les Troisgros

#6: Saint Omer

Saint Omer
The Zone of Interest
De Humani Corporis Fabrica

#3: Trenque Lauquen

Trenque Lauquen

#2: Past Lives

Past Lives

#1: Our Body

Our Body