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Welcome to Filmometer! This site features sortable film ratings and "15 Word Reviews" of movies released since 1997. You will also find weekly movie polls and a growing number of movie lists. How does the ratings system work? Learn more about Filmometer.

The movie lists section contains some of my own picks, plus lists including the AFI's top 100 American films and the Academy Awards Winners for Best Picture. The links page provides additional online resources for film enthusiasts. Below you will find a random sampling of films reviewed by Filmometer. Thanks for visiting!



Featured films for Monday, August 21, 2017 at 6:28 pm


The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster Kar-Wai Wong's dazzling tale of Ip Man, the legendary kung-fu master who trained Bruce Lee.  Rating: 8 

2013

Foreign

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Genres/categories: Documentary/True


The Hangover

The Hangover Las Vegas-set comedy centered around three groomsmen, the groom and one night of drunken misadventures.  Rating: 7 

2009

English

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Genres/categories: ComedyWith Sex/Nudity


Home

Home A film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand featuring aerial footage from around the globe. Beautiful but tedious.  Rating: 7 

2009

English

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Genres/categories: Obscure/RareDocumentary/True


Parallels

Parallels A mysterious building is the gateway to infinite parallel Earths. Interesting concept, but mediocre execution.  Rating: 6 

2015

English

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Genres/categories: Mind-blowingObscure/RareSci-Fi


Food, Inc.

Food, Inc. A disturbing look inside America's corporate-controlled food industry. Necessary documentary about what we eat.  Rating: 9 

2009

English

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Genres/categories: Documentary/True


Everything Must Go

Everything Must Go Alcoholic Will Ferrell relapses and ruins his life, then begins living on his front lawn.  Rating: 7 

2011

English

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Genres/categories: Comedy


Happy-Go-Lucky

Happy-Go-Lucky Poppy is a cheery North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.  Rating: 8 

2008

English

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Genres/categories: Comedy


When Time Becomes a Woman

When Time Becomes a Woman Dialogue-driven sci-fi filmed at Jordan's Dead Sea. Mysterious narrative about how the world could end.  Rating: 7 

2013

Foreign

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Genres/categories: Obscure/RareSci-Fi



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