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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 Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 8:04 am


127 Hours

127 Hours Mountain climber Aron Ralston's harrowing week trapped in a canyon. Survival instincts and prophetic visions.  Rating: 9 

2011

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: Documentary/True


CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap Exposes the lack of women and minorities in tech. Explores reasons why and possible solutions.  Rating: 8 

2015

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: Obscure/RareDocumentary/True


The Cove

The Cove Activists infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose tragic abuses of dolphins. Thrilling investigation.  Rating: 9 

2009

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: Documentary/True


Cutie and the Boxer

Cutie and the Boxer The art and 40-year marriage of Ushio and Noriko Shinohara, Japanese artists in New York.  Rating: 9 

2013

Foreign

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: Obscure/RareDocumentary/True


Tim's Vermeer

Tim Ingenious. Inventor Tim Jenison works to replicate the painting techniques of Dutch master Johannes Vermeer.  Rating: 8 

2013

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: Obscure/RareDocumentary/True


Lunopolis

Lunopolis Pseudo-documentary about aliens on the moon and a secret Scientology-like group. A fun, riveting conspiracy.  Rating: 7 

2009

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: Mind-blowingObscure/RareSci-Fi


The Man with the Iron Fists

The Man with the Iron Fists RZA's martial arts thriller combines kung-fu action and hip-hop style. Saga of a Chinese blacksmith.  Rating: 6 

2012

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: None


Immortals

Immortals Tarsem's Greek epic succeeds at being a gorgeous, self-important spectacle. It's less enjoyable than 300.  Rating: 6 

2011

English

IMDb Page

Genres/categories: FantasyWith Sex/Nudity



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