Movie Ratings & Reviews
Last film added: December 6, 2018. There are currently 1597 films in the database (since 1996).
- A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) 10
A futuristic adaptation of the tale of Pinocchio, using intelligent robots with real feelings.
- Adaptation. (2002) 10
A screenwriter writes himself into the screenplay he's trying to adapt from a nonfiction book.
- Amazing Screw-On Head, The (2006) 10
A TV pilot featuring Emperor Zombie and Lincoln. Any last words before I spark it?
- Amélie (2001) 10
Shy French waitress Amélie decides to be a regular do-gooder and accidentally falls in love.
- Arrival (2016) 10
Linguistics professor Amy Adams and the tense puzzle of 12 alien spacecraft. Deeply affecting humanity.
- Artist, The (2011) 10
A jaded modern audience can enjoy this silent movie like it's 1927. Remarkable and charming.
- Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) 10
Her father's ill, ice caps are melting and aurochs are invading six-year-old Hushpuppy's bayou. Love.
- Before Midnight (2013) 10
Linklater's second sequel to Before Sunrise, set another nine years later, in Greece. Brilliant, believable.
- Before Sunset (2004) 10
Richard Linklater directs the sequel to Before Sunrise, set nine years later, in Paris.
- Being John Malkovich (1999) 10
Spike Jonze directs puppeteer John Cusack who discovers a portal into John Malkovich's mind.
- Big Fish (2003) 10
A son learns about his dying storyteller father by piecing together his legends and myths.
- Boyhood (2014) 10
Richard Linklater's endearing, masterful 12-year epic of the life of a young man. Amazing achievement.
- Celebration, The (1998) 10
This Dogme 95 film, set on a grandfather's 60th birthday, spirals into forbidden family territory.
- Collected Shorts of Jan Svankmajer, The (2005) 10
An excellent retrospective of surreal, unsettling films from the Czech animator, dating 1965 to 1992.
- Cyclo (1996) 10
After a Vietnamese man's bicycle-taxi is stolen, he desperately turns to the mob for work.
- Dance of Reality, The (2014) 10
Jodorowsky bares his soul through a dreamlike, mythical retelling of his childhood in Chile. Provocative.
- Dark City (1998) 10
Rufus Sewell struggles to recover his memories in a nightmarish world run by telekinetic beings.
- Endless Poetry (2017) 10
Jodorowsky's vibrant retelling of his life continues. Chronicles personal and artistic development via magical realism.
- Enemy (2014) 10
Surreal, spider-infested portrayal of a man's subconscious war over infidelity, control by women. Haunting menace.
- Eraserhead 2000 (2001) 10
David Lynch's restored first feature film. A nightmarish 1977 masterpiece of grotesque, eerie postindustrial life.
- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) 10
Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories.
- Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010) 10
Compelling portrait of Banksy and many of the world's most infamous graffiti artists at work.
- Fall, The (2008) 10
Tarsem Singh, director of 'The Cell,' creates a delightful fantasy based in 1920s Los Angeles.
- Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) 10
A brilliant adaptation by Wes Anderson of the classic Roald Dahl book. Fantastic stop-motion animation.
- Fargo (1996) 10
Stubborn, pregnant police officer Frances McDormand investigates a bungled crime. A Coen Brothers masterpiece.
- Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997) 10
A documentary about an elderly topiary gardener, a retired lion tamer and a robotics designer.
- Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) 10
As your attorney, I advise you watch Johnny Depp as gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.
- Fight Club (1999) 10
This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time. Edward Norton stars.
- Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999) 10
Forest Whitaker lives on a New York rooftop, with pigeons, and follows the Samurai code.
- Grand Budapest Hotel, The (2014) 10
Wes Anderson crafts a wonderful pre-WWII Europe inspired by the late Austrian writer Stefan Zweig.
- Ghost Story, A (2017) 10
Bedsheet-covered meditation on the passage of time and death's inevitability. A profoundly sad haunted house.
- Ghost World (2001) 10
A witty appraisal of America during the summer following Thora Birch's high school graduation.
- Gravity (2013) 10
Breathtaking masterpiece inspires profound reflection on Earth and humanity. Among the greatest films ever made.
- Happy Accidents (2000) 10
Marisa Tomei wonders if her boyfriend Vincent D'Onofrio is really a time-traveler, or just delusional.
- Her (2014) 10
Spike Jonze's ingenious, surreal meditation on being human, knowing one's self and falling in love.
- Hugo (2011) 10
In the 1930s, a boy lives in the walls of a Paris train station. Extraordinary.
- Hurt Locker, The (2009) 10
An intense, complex war film. Intelligent, exhilarating psychological thriller about urban warfare in Iraq.
- In the Mood for Love (2001) 10
Kar-Wai Wong's masterpiece of romantic longing and restraint that dissolves like cigarette smoke against silk.
- In the Realms of the Unreal (2004) 10
Visionary artist Henry Darger was a hospital janitor who privately authored a 15,000-page fantasy novel.
- Inception (2010) 10
Brilliant concept and direction by Christopher Nolan. A dream within a dream within a dream.
- Inglourious Basterds (2009) 10
A funny, violent Tarantino film about guerrilla soldiers in Nazi-occupied France during World War II.
- Inland Empire (2006) 10
Lynch examines Hollywood and its artistic constraints in a bizarre/long jumble of movies within movies.
- Interstellar (2014) 10
NASA explorers travel through a wormhole seeking habitable planets. Grand, quantum portrait of human endurance.
- It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012) 10
Don Hertzfeldt's feature-film version of his animated philosophical trilogy about Bill and his shattered psyche.
- Junebug (2005) 10
Childlike, awestruck Amy Adams is fantastic. Where would I be if I was a screwdriver?
- Juno (2007) 10
A whip-smart 16-year-old girl is faced with an unexpected pregnancy and makes an unusual decision.
- Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) 10
Quentin Tarantino directs Uma Thurman as the Bride in a martial-arts quest of revenge.
- Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) 10
Quentin Tarantino directs Uma Thurman as the murderous Bride bent on exacting vengeance against Bill.
- Lady Bird (2017) 10
In 2002, 17-year-old Saoirse Ronan comes of age in Sacramento. Gerwig is keenly perceptive, funny.
- Lost Highway (1997) 10
David Lynch's brilliant cinematic Möbius strip of paranoia, adultery, murder, and Freudian psychology.
- Lost in Translation (2003) 10
Unhappily married movie star Bill Murray meets neglected newlywed Scarlett Johansson in Tokyo.
- Memento (2000) 10
A man with no short-term memory uses tattooed notes to hunt down his wife's killer.
- Midnight in Paris (2011) 10
A surreal, inspired masterpiece by Woody Allen about the importance of living in the present.
- Moon (2009) 10
One man and a computer run a lunar base that supplies Earth with energy. Meditative.
- Moonlight (2016) 10
A masterpiece. Tenderly chronicles a young black man's rough and anxious life in 1980s Miami.
- Moonrise Kingdom (2012) 10
Wes Anderson's charming story of two 12-year-old lovers who flee their 1960s New England town.
- Mr. Nobody (2010) 10
Nemo Nobody is the last mortal in the world. Mind-bending story across time. Perfect soundtrack.
- Mulholland Drive (2001) 10
David Lynch directs a dark Hollywood conspiracy about the psychosis of becoming someone else.
- Pan's Labyrinth (2006) 10
Guillermo del Toro presents a young girl's fantastic alternate reality, set in 1944 fascist Spain.
- Perks of Being a Wallflower, The (2012) 10
A coming-of-age story about a shy freshman who meets his first love. Surprisingly deep, moving.
- Persepolis (2007) 10
Autobiographical, cinematic graphic novel of a young outspoken girl in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.
- Planet Earth (2006) 10
Spectacular 11-part BBC documentary of the diversity of Earth's life, from the poles to deserts.
- Pi (1998) 10
A paranoid mathematician searches for a number to unlock the universal patterns found in nature.
- Punch-Drunk Love (2002) 10
Businessman Adam Sandler begins a romantic journey with a curious woman amidst personal chaos.
- Rosetta (2000) 10
The Dardenne Brothers' Dogme 95 film. Young Rosetta will do anything to maintain a job.
- Scanner Darkly, A (2006) 10
Richard Linklater, Philip K. Dick, Keanu Reeves, Radiohead and interpolated rotoscoping animation. Brilliant.
- Searching for Sugar Man (2012) 10
The incredible true story of Rodriguez, the greatest 1970s rock icon who never was. Heartwarming.
- Short Films of David Lynch, The (2002) 10
A detailed DVD collection of Lynch's six short films, dating 1966 to 1996. Horrifically odd.
- Sin City (2005) 10
Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez create a brilliant piece of ultra-violent, stylized noir. Visually stunning.
- Sling Blade (1996) 10
Amazing Billy Bob Thornton film. I don't reckon I got no reason to kill nobody.
- Social Network, The (2010) 10
Fincher's chronicle of the founding of Facebook. From Harvard in 2003 to 500 million friends.
- Son, The (2002) 10
The Dardennes' build emotional and moral complexity around a vocational training center for troubled boys.
- South Park - Imaginationland (2007) 10
Epic three-part story arc from season 11 released as a standalone movie. The best ever.
- Spirited Away (2001) 10
Miyazaki animates an alternate nighttime universe of Japanese gods and spirits.
- Stay (2005) 10
The desperate psychological nightmare of a dying man. A visually rich, ghost-inhabited alternate reality.
- Sweet Hereafter, The (1997) 10
Poignant tale about the redemption of a small town after a tragic school bus accident.
- Trainspotting (1996) 10
Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a starter home. Choose a career. Choose a family.
- Tree of Life, The (2011) 10
Terrence Malick's insightful, gorgeous and bold vision. Sincerely explores the meaning of life and love.
- Triplets of Belleville, The (2003) 10
Visually unique animation about a Tour de France kidnapping and the bizarre rescue effort.
- V for Vendetta (2006) 10
The Wachowski Brothers present the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, starring Natalie Portman.
- Waltz with Bashir (2008) 10
Stunning. Folman interviews Israeli veterans of the 1982 Lebanon invasion to reconstruct his own memories.
- World of Tomorrow (2015) 10
Brilliant Don Hertzfeldt short. A little girl experiences a mind-bending tour of her distant future.
- World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People... (2017) 10
Dazzling and poignant sci-fi. Don Hertzfeldt reverse-engineered this sequel from audio of his five-year-old niece.
- You Can Count on Me (2000) 10
Drifter Mark Ruffalo reunites with sister Laura Linney in their childhood hometown.
Rated 10 out of 10Search returned all films with a rating of 10 out of 1597 total films.
Statistical ratings distribution of these 84 films (5.3% of total rated films):
With enough films included, it usually approximates a bell curve with a mean near 6.5...
(especially when considering that CRAP is 0-4 combined).
Average rating for these 84 films: 10.
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