Best 2013 Movies

Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler
IMDb: 7.9
118 min

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story….

Whiplash

Whiplash

Whiplash
IMDb: 8.5
105 min

Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.

Genre: Best 2013, Drama
The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby: Him

The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby: Him

The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby: Him
IMDb: 6.9
89 min

Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may…

The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby: Her

The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby: Her

The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby: Her
IMDb: 6.9
100 min

Told from the female perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may…

Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Predestination

Predestination

Predestination
IMDb: 7.5
97 min

Predestination chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment,…

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Frank

Frank

Frank
IMDb: 7.0
95 min

A young wannabe musician who discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.

Blue Ruin

Blue Ruin

Blue Ruin
IMDb: 7.1
91 min

When the quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news, he sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance.

Calvary

Calvary

Calvary
IMDb: 7.4
102 min

After being threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.

Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Joe

Joe

Joe
IMDb: 6.9
118 min

The rough-hewn boss of a lumber crew courts trouble when he steps in to protect the youngest member of his team from an abusive father.

Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Locke

Locke

Locke
IMDb: 7.1
85 min

Ivan Locke has worked hard to craft a good life for himself. Tonight, that life will collapse around him. On the eve of the biggest challenge of his career, Ivan…

Finding Vivian Maier

Finding Vivian Maier

Finding Vivian Maier
IMDb: 7.7
83 min

Vivian Maier’s photos were seemingly destined for obscurity, lost among the clutter of the countless objects she’d collected throughout her life. Instead these images have shaken the world of street…

Tracks

Tracks

Tracks
IMDb: 7.2
112 min

Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the…

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Land of the Bears

Land of the Bears

Land of the Bears
IMDb: 7.0
N/A

Set in the wilderness of the Kamchatka Peninsula, the land of legends and the kingdom of wild brown bears, we follow the daily adventures of five wild brown bears.

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Enemy

Enemy

Enemy
IMDb: 6.9
91 min

A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man’s private affairs.

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Labor Day

Labor Day

Labor Day
IMDb: 6.9
111 min

Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his…

Genre: Best 2013, Drama
The Railway Man

The Railway Man

The Railway Man
IMDb: 7.1
116 min

A victim from World War II’s ”Death Railway” sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.

August: Osage County

August: Osage County

August: Osage County
IMDb: 7.2
121 min

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew…

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
IMDb: 6.9
118 min

A man named Seligman finds a fainted wounded woman in an alley and he brings her home. She tells him that her name is Joe and that she is nymphomaniac….

Genre: Best 2013, Drama
The Wolf Of Wall Street

The Wolf Of Wall Street

The Wolf Of Wall Street
IMDb: 8.2
180 min

A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort’s autobiography.

The Physician

The Physician

The Physician
IMDb: 7.2
155 min

The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become…

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Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor
IMDb: 7.5
121 min

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy…

Belle and Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian
IMDb: 6.9
104 min

Belle and Sebastian is set high in the snowy Alps during the Second World War. The resourceful Sebastian is a lonely boy who tames and befriends a giant, wild mountain…

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
IMDb: 7.3
114 min

A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.

Her

Her

Her
IMDb: 8.0
126 min

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user’s every needs. To Theodore’s surprise, a romantic relationship develops…

The Unbelievers

The Unbelievers

The Unbelievers
IMDb: 6.9
77 min

Scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss travel the globe promoting a scientific worldview and the rational questioning of religious belief.

American Hustle

American Hustle

American Hustle
IMDb: 7.2
138 min

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of…

The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug
IMDb: 7.8
161 min

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the…

Out Of The Furnace

Out Of The Furnace

Out Of The Furnace
IMDb: 6.8
116 min

Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime…

The Class of 92

The Class of 92

The Class of 92
IMDb: 8.0
98 min

A documentary about the rise of six youth team players at Manchester United. From 1992 to 1999, the year of the Treble. Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes, the Neville brothers, Ryan…

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Frozen

Frozen

Frozen
IMDb: 7.5
102 min

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter…

An Adventure in Space and Time

An Adventure in Space and Time

An Adventure in Space and Time
IMDb: 8.3
83 min

This special one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of…

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Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Top Gear: The Perfect Road Trip

Top Gear: The Perfect Road Trip

Top Gear: The Perfect Road Trip
IMDb: 7.9
84 min

The aim: to select the ideal mode of transport for each leg of a pilgrimage from Venice, Italy to Pau in France – home to a legendary street circuit and…

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Jimmy Carr: Laughing and Joking

Jimmy Carr: Laughing and Joking

Jimmy Carr: Laughing and Joking
IMDb: 7.9
92 min

Following another stellar year for Jimmy Carr, his eighth live DVD Laughing & Joking is now here. Touring to over 1.5 million people and hosting hit shows 8 Out of…

Genre: Best 2013, Comedy
Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants

Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants

Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants
IMDb: 7.1
89 min

In a peaceful little clearing, the remains of a hastily abandoned picnic sparks a battle between two tribes of ants. A bold young ladybug finds himself caught in the middle….

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Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club
IMDb: 8.0
117 min

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.

Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks
IMDb: 7.5
125 min

Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.

The Hunger Games Catching Fire

The Hunger Games Catching Fire

The Hunger Games Catching Fire
IMDb: 7.5
146 min

Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family…

The Book Thief

The Book Thief

The Book Thief
IMDb: 7.6
131 min

While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is…

Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Commitment

Commitment

Commitment
IMDb: 6.7
113 min

The son of a North Korean spy decides to follow in his father’s footsteps to protect his little sister. After his father’s botched espionage mission, North Korean Myung-hoon and his…

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Philomena

Philomena

Philomena
IMDb: 7.6
98 min

A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.

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Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Thor The Dark World

Thor The Dark World

Thor The Dark World
IMDb: 6.9
112 min

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that…

Ida

Ida

Ida
IMDb: 7.4
82 min

Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.

Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Beyond the Edge

Beyond the Edge

Beyond the Edge
IMDb: 6.8
93 min

A 3D feature film about Sir Edmund Hillary’s monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 – an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.

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12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave
IMDb: 8.1
134 min

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon…

All Is Lost

All Is Lost

All Is Lost
IMDb: 6.9
106 min

During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio…

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet
IMDb: 7.1
105 min

A 12-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family’s ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country on board a freight train…

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Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips
IMDb: 7.8
134 min

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two…

Blue Is the Warmest Color

Blue Is the Warmest Color

Blue Is the Warmest Color
IMDb: 7.7
180 min

Adèle’s life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an…

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A Touch of Sin

A Touch of Sin

A Touch of Sin
IMDb: 7.1
131 min

Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence.

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Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son
IMDb: 7.8
121 min

Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. He learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth. He must make a life-changing decision and choose…

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Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Frequencies

Frequencies

Frequencies
IMDb: 6.8
105 min

This science fiction love story follows the forbidden relationship between a ’low born’ boy and a ’high born’ girl in an alternate reality where every person’s relationships and life worth…

Gravity

Gravity

Gravity
IMDb: 7.7
91 min

Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine…

Metallica Through The Never

Metallica Through The Never

Metallica Through The Never
IMDb: 7.2
93 min

Trip, a young roadie for Metallica, is sent on an urgent mission during the band’s show. But what seems like a simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure.

Genre: Best 2013, Music
Filth

Filth

Filth
IMDb: 7.1
97 min

A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his…

Nebraska

Nebraska

Nebraska
IMDb: 7.7
115 min

An aging, booze-addled father takes a trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim what he believes to be a million-dollar sweepstakes prize.

Generation Iron

Generation Iron

Generation Iron
IMDb: 7.1
106 min

Generation Iron – examines the professional sport of bodybuilding today and gives the audience front row access to the lives of the top 7 bodybuilders in the sport as they…

Enough Said

Enough Said

Enough Said
IMDb: 7.0
93 min

Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and…

Prisoners

Prisoners

Prisoners
IMDb: 8.1
153 min

When Keller Dover’s daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far…

One Chance

One Chance

One Chance
IMDb: 6.8
103 min

This film follows the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night.

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Starred Up

Starred Up

Starred Up
IMDb: 7.4
106 min

19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies in both prison authorities…

Genre: Best 2013, Drama
The Grand Seduction

The Grand Seduction

The Grand Seduction
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a…

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Genre: Best 2013, Comedy
Belle

Belle

Belle
IMDb: 7.3
105 min

BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his…

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Genre: Best 2013, Drama
The F Word

The F Word

The F Word
IMDb: 6.8
93 min

Wallace, a medical school dropout, has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan, seems to be finding the perfect partner, Wallace decides…

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Begin Again

Begin Again

Begin Again
IMDb: 7.4
104 min

A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.

Tom à la ferme

Tom à la ferme

Tom à la ferme
IMDb: 7.0
105 min

A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover’s funeral where he’s quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover’s aggressive brother.

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Rush

Rush

Rush
IMDb: 8.1
123 min

A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.

Genre: Best 2013, Racing
A Thousand Times Good Night

A Thousand Times Good Night

A Thousand Times Good Night
IMDb: 7.1
111 min

On assignment while photographing a female suicide bomber in Kabul, Rebecca – one of the world’s top war photojournalists – gets badly hurt. Back home, another bomb drops as her…

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Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Jodorowsky’s Dune

Jodorowsky’s Dune

Jodorowsky’s Dune
IMDb: 8.1
90 min

Shot in France, England, Switzerland and the United States, this documentary covers director Alejandro Jodorowsky (El Topo, Holy Mountain, Santa Sangre) and his 1974 Quixotic attempt to adapt the seminal…

Short Term 12

Short Term 12

Short Term 12
IMDb: 8.0
96 min

Grace, a compassionate young supervisor at a foster care facility, works with her boyfriend and colleague, Mason, to help at-risk teens. But when a new charge dredges up memories of…

Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Last Love

Last Love

Last Love
IMDb: 6.8
116 min

The film centres on a retired, widowed professor living in Paris who develops a special relationship with a younger French woman.

Young & Beautiful

Young & Beautiful

Young & Beautiful
IMDb: 6.7
95 min

Isabelle, a 17-year-old student, loses her virginity during a quick holiday romance. When she returns home, she begins a secret life as a prostitute for a year.

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Genre: Best 2013, Drama
About Time

About Time

About Time
IMDb: 7.8
123 min

The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim’s father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can’t…

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The Butler

The Butler

The Butler
IMDb: 7.2
132 min

A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House’s head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political…

Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Were The Millers

Were The Millers

Were The Millers
IMDb: 7.0
110 min

A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.

The Spectacular Now

The Spectacular Now

The Spectacular Now
IMDb: 7.1
95 min

Sutter, a popular party animal unexpectedly meets the introverted Aimee after waking up on a stranger’s lawn. As Sutter deals with the problems in his life and Aimee plans for…

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer
IMDb: 7.1
126 min

In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via…

Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox
IMDb: 8.1
75 min

When time travel allows a past wrong to be righted for The Flash and his family, the ripples of the event prove disastrous as a fractured, alternate reality now exists…

Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine
IMDb: 7.3
98 min

Jasmine French used to be on the top of the heap as a New York socialite, but now is returning to her estranged sister in San Francisco utterly ruined. As…

Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station
IMDb: 7.5
85 min

The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.

Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Instructions Not Included

Instructions Not Included

Instructions Not Included
IMDb: 7.5
115 min

Valentin is Acapulco’s resident playboy, until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and him heading with her out of Mexico.

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The World’s End

The World’s End

The World’s End
IMDb: 7.0
109 min

Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind’s only hope for survival.

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The Conjuring

The Conjuring

The Conjuring
IMDb: 7.5
112 min

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught…

Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim
IMDb: 6.9
131 min

When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity’s resources for years on end….

Despicable Me 2

Despicable Me 2

Despicable Me 2
IMDb: 7.3
98 min

Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.

World War Z

World War Z

World War Z
IMDb: 7.0
116 min

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies….

Monsters University

Monsters University

Monsters University
IMDb: 7.3
104 min

A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren’t necessarily the best of friends.

Man of Steel

Man of Steel

Man of Steel
IMDb: 7.1
143 min

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he…

The Way, Way Back

The Way, Way Back

The Way, Way Back
IMDb: 7.4
103 min

Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park’s managers.

Secretly, Greatly

Secretly, Greatly

Secretly, Greatly
IMDb: 6.9
124 min

As a North Korean sleeper cell agent, Ryu-han infiltrates the South and assumes the role of a village idiot in a rural town. He observes the townsfolk and waits patiently…

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The East

The East

The East
IMDb: 6.8
116 min

An operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities irrevocably changed after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.

Now You See Me

Now You See Me

Now You See Me
IMDb: 7.3
116 min

An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.

Venus in Fur

Venus in Fur

Venus in Fur
IMDb: 7.2
96 min

An enigmatic actress (Emmanuelle Seigner) may have a hidden agenda when she auditions for a part in a misogynistic writer’s (Mathieu Amalric) play.

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Genre: Best 2013, Drama
Free Fall

Free Fall

Free Fall
IMDb: 7.6
100 min

A promising career with the police, a baby on the way… Marc’s life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs…

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Behind the Candelabra

Behind the Candelabra

Behind the Candelabra
IMDb: 7.0
118 min

Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.

Furious 6

Furious 6

Furious 6
IMDb: 7.0
131 min

Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.

The Great Beauty

The Great Beauty

The Great Beauty
IMDb: 7.8
142 min

Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs…

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