Best movies of 2013

these movies became available for widespread Canadian viewing in 2013. suggestions are appreciated
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1.
Maniac (2012)
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As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface. (89 mins.)
Director: Franck Khalfoun
“ just completely insane and disturbing ” - Sorpse
 
2.
Evil Dead (2013)
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Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. (91 mins.)
Director: Fede Alvarez
“ *beep* crazy, awesome way to start of 2013. ” - Sorpse
 
3.
This Is the End (2013)
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While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse. (107 mins.)
“ as expected it is hilarious. I still think pineapple express is better but this one doesn't disappoint. ” - Sorpse
 
4.
Man of Steel (2013)
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Clark Kent, one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as an unremarkable human, is forced to reveal his identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to bring the planet to the brink of destruction. (143 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ looks awesome but is the same old origin story. the sequel should be amazing ” - Sorpse
 
5.
Elysium (2013)
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In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds. (109 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
“ awesome sci fi action movie ” - Sorpse
 
6.
V/H/S/2 (2013)
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Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student's disappearance. (96 mins.)
“ just as badass as the first and even more memorable. I really liked every short in this compilation. ” - Sorpse
 
7.
Bad Milo (2013)
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A man learns that his unusual stomach pains are being caused by a demon living in his intestines. (85 mins.)
Director: Jacob Vaughan
“ hilarious, what could have been a lame cheese fest is actually a clever funny cheese fest ” - Sorpse
 
8.
The Hangover Part III (2013)
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When one of their own is kidnapped by an angry gangster, the Wolf Pack must track down Mr. Chow, who has escaped from prison and is on the lam. (100 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
“ a lot of the same old same old but still make me laugh constantly. ” - Sorpse
 
9.
Manborg (2011)
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A soldier, brought back to life as a cyborg, fights alongside a band of adventurers against demon hordes in a dystopian future. (60 mins.)
“ Pretty awesome, way better than average fan film. it's flawed, intentionally and unintentionally, but its 100% fun. ” - Sorpse
 
10.
American Mary (2012)
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The allure of easy money sends Mary Mason, a medical student, into the world of underground surgeries which ends up leaving more marks on her than her so called "freakish" clients. (103 mins.)
“ memorable and unique ” - Sorpse
 
11.
Mold! (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Set in 1984, when the war on drugs was at its height, the story concerns a strain of mold developed... (86 mins.)
Director: Neil Meschino
“ low budget indie movie done right. Great characters, dialogue, and gore. ” - Sorpse
 
12.
You're Next (2011)
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When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back. (95 mins.)
Director: Adam Wingard
“ awesome home invasion movie. way better than the strangers ” - Sorpse
 
13.
Machete Kills (2013)
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The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space. (107 mins.)
“ even more dumb and outrageous than the first ” - Sorpse
 
14.
Bad Grandpa (2013)
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86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father. (92 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tremaine
“ hilarious, although it doesn't quite blow my mind probably because we've seen it all before, the movie still made me laugh constantly throughout ” - Sorpse
 
15.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
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Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. (180 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ pretty much just drugs and sex. I was surprised by the amount of debauchery ” - Sorpse
 
16.
Spring Breakers (2012)
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Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying, drinking, and taking drugs, they are arrested, only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer. (94 mins.)
Director: Harmony Korine
“ gets pretty cool about half way through. The chicks in bikinis with pink ski masks and shotguns was bad ass. ” - Sorpse
 
17.
Adam Chaplin (2011)
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Adam is a desperate man in need of answers about the murder of his wife, so he makes a pact with a demon to quench his desire for revenge. (84 mins.)
“ uber gory, great characters, only problem was the pacing... ” - Sorpse
 
18.
We Are What We Are (2013)
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The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family. (105 mins.)
Director: Jim Mickle
“ a more tame version of hidden In the woods. still pretty ruthless though ” - Sorpse
 
19.
Hidden in the Woods (2012)
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Ater their abusive father is jailed, two sisters being raised in a remote area of Chile find they have to answer to their uncle, a drug kingpin who wants his missing product back. (97 mins.)
“ the nastiest watchable movie of 2013. There are nastier movies but they sucked, this one is awesome ” - Sorpse
 
20.
100 Bloody Acres (2012)
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Reg and Lindsay run an organic fertiliser business. They need a fresh supply of their "secret ingredient" to process through the meat grinder. Reg comes across two guys and a girl with a broken-down vehicle on their way to a music festival. (91 mins.)
“ fun movie, it was dark humour so it didn't make me laugh out loud enough but it was querky and interesting from start to finish. Well written. ” - Sorpse
 
21.
Butcher Boys (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
A gut-wrenching, non-stop roller coaster ride through the hellish underbelly of inner-city America.... (86 mins.)
“ pretty good cat and mouse horror. Felt a lot like a inner city texas chainsaw massacre. ” - Sorpse
 
22.
The Gangster (2012)
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Bangkok in the 1950s. Jod and his friend Daeng are fearless aspiring gangsters. Their ability in street... (114 mins.)
“ fun and violent look at Chinese gangsters in the 50s ” - Sorpse
 
23.
Rapture-Palooza (2013)
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Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist. (85 mins.)
“ very funny from start to finish this movie is way underrated ” - Sorpse
 
24.
Gangster Squad (2013)
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It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city. (113 mins.)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
“ action packed unofficial remake of the untouchables ” - Sorpse
 
25.
We're the Millers (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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. (110 mins.)
“ has some pretty damn funny moments ” - Sorpse
 
26.
Frankenstein's Army (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Toward the end of World War II, Russian soldiers pushing into eastern Germany stumble across a secret Nazi lab... (84 mins.)
“ a little cheaper looking than I expected but it is saved by the great creature affects and pretty good acting. ” - Sorpse
 
27.
Riddick (2013)
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Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick's past. (119 mins.)
Director: David Twohy
“ cant believe this movie is so far down the list, lots of good movies this year. This one had awesome alien creatures and sci fi action! ” - Sorpse
 
28.
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
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Following Kick-Ass' heroics, other citizens are inspired to become masked crusaders. But the Red Mist leads his own group of evil supervillains to kill Kick-Ass and destroy everything for which he stands. (103 mins.)
Director: Jeff Wadlow
“ not quite as edgy or awesome as the original but still adds enough to the equation to be worthwhile and memorable. ” - Sorpse
 
29.
Inbred (2011)
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Four young offenders and their care workers visit the remote Yorkshire village of Mortlake, which prides on keeping itself to itself. A minor incident with locals rapidly escalates into a blood-soaked, deliriously warped nightmare. (90 mins.)
Director: Alex Chandon
“ loses points for its lack of originality but makes up for it with fun characters and plenty of gore. ” - Sorpse
 
30.
The Wolverine (2013)
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When Wolverine is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, he is embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons. (126 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ its a good movie but doesn't live up to all the awesome comic book movies that have come out lately ” - Sorpse
 
31.
Wither (2012)
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Ida and Albin are a happy couple. They set off to a cabin in the vast Swedish woodlands to have a fun holiday with their friends. But under the floorboards waits an evil from Sweden's dark past. (95 mins.)
“ if I hadent already seen the evil dead remake I might have enjoyed this more. It was still really gory and awesome its just something ive already seen lately. ” - Sorpse
 
32.
The Seasoning House (2012)
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Sold at a brothel deep in the woods, forced to work as a caretaker, Angel, a hapless disabled girl must gather the courage to fight and stay alive. (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Hyett
“ great gore, pacing, and interesting story ” - Sorpse
 
33.
The Purge (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
In the future, a wealthy family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legalized. (85 mins.)
Director: James DeMonaco
“ nice and violent and kept the ball rolling. The whole premise is both awesome and terrible. ” - Sorpse
 
34.
The ABCs of Death (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty. (129 mins.)
“ fun time, a very different way too watch a movie, this anthology style is very original and interesting ” - Sorpse
 
35.
John Dies at the End (2012)
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A new street drug that sends its users across time and dimensions has one drawback: some people return as no longer human. Can two college dropouts save humankind from this silent, otherworldly invasion? (99 mins.)
Director: Don Coscarelli
“ weird ” - Sorpse
 
36.
Pacific Rim (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse. (131 mins.)
“ robots vs monsters is awesome but everything else is so bad in the worst of ways ” - Sorpse
 
37.
Lawless (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a trio of bootlegging brothers are threatened by a new special deputy and other authorities angling for a cut of their profits. (116 mins.)
Director: John Hillcoat
“ some scenes of violence and good characters ” - Sorpse
 
38.
Dead Sushi (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Keiko, the daughter of a legendary sushi chef, runs away from home when his Karate-style regimen becomes too severe. Finding work at a rural hot springs inn, she is ridiculed by the eccentric staff and guests. (92 mins.)
Director: Noboru Iguchi
“ dumber than dumb, but what did you expect? ” - Sorpse
 
39.
Solomon Kane (2009)
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A ruthless mercenary renounces violence after learning his soul is bound for hell. When a young girl is kidnapped and her family slain by a sorcerer's murderous cult, he is forced to fight and seek his redemption slaying evil. (104 mins.)
“ action packed and gory. also has an interesting plot with concerning good and evil ” - Sorpse
 
40.
Stalled (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A janitor gets trapped in a women's restroom and encounters an all-out attack by a horde of zombies. (84 mins.)
Director: Christian James
“ never quite makes itself memorable besides the main premise of a guy surviving the zombie apocalypse but great acting by the main character and competent effects make it worthwhile. ” - Sorpse
 
41.
Zombie A-Hole (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
The creators of The Puppet Monster Massacre bring you a grindhouse spectacular filled with blood, boobs... (108 mins.)
Director: Dustin Mills
“ super gory and vulgar this is low budget indie exploitation. My only gripe was the boring lead character whose accent was insufferable. ” - Sorpse
 
42.
Hatchet III (2013)
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A search and recovery team heads into the haunted swamp to pick up the pieces and Marybeth learns the secret to ending the voodoo curse that has left Victor Crowley haunting and terrorizing Honey Island Swamp for decades. (81 mins.)
Director: BJ McDonnell
“ pretty horrible but intentionally so, almost too a fault. ” - Sorpse
 
43.
Killing Them Softly (2012)
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Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. (97 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dominik
“ pretty cool movie about a hitman. ” - Sorpse
 
44.
The Collection (2012)
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A man who escapes from the vicious grips of the serial killer known as "The Collector" is then forced to help rescue an innocent girl from the killer's booby-trapped lair. (82 mins.)
Director: Marcus Dunstan
“ not as good as the first one but still fairly entertaining. Only makes the list because of the high gore factor. ” - Sorpse
 
45.
Deadball (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Baseball prodigy Jubeh Yakyu (Tak Sakaguchi) is the most feared and dangerous juvenile delinquent in all of Japan... (99 mins.)
Director: Yudai Yamaguchi
“ as with pretty much all of the sushi typhoon movies this is good for nothing but all out dumb fun. ” - Sorpse
 
46.
Carrie (2013)
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A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. (100 mins.)
Director: Kimberly Peirce
“ somewhat pointless remake has all the parts we love from the original however loses some grit due to the fact that the girl playing carrie this time around is actually under 18 so they have to hold back particularly when it came to the opening shower scene. Still they brought in some new ideas and successfully modernized it. ” - Sorpse