My Top 100 Movies 2014

my final Top 100 for 2014
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1.
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
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A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. (121 mins.)
Director: James Gunn
“ The best superhero movie I've ever seen , The most unique and delightful film Marvel has created to date ” - denishorvat
 
2.
Short Term 12 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend. (96 mins.)
“ A passionate and powerful film headlined by Brie Larson's terrific performance. ” - denishorvat
 
3.
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
“ Must See! DiCaprio and Scorsese are Brilliant!!! ” - denishorvat
 
4.
Lone Survivor (2013)
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Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. (121 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
“ Brutal ,100% acute on the event & heart breaking ” - denishorvat
 
5.
Gone Girl (2014)
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With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent. (149 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ Every single element is incredibly, undeniably good. ” - denishorvat
 
6.
The Theory of Everything (2014)
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A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. (123 mins.)
Director: James Marsh
“ Poignant portrayal of the frailty and strength of the human spirit ” - denishorvat
 
7.
12 Years a Slave (2013)
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In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. (134 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
“ One of the year's very best; Ejiofor gives an Oscar-worthy performance in courage. ” - denishorvat
 
8.
Fury (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945. (134 mins.)
Director: David Ayer
“ A perfectly competent war film, bolstered by impressive performances and fierce action set-pieces ” - denishorvat
 
9.
The Raid 2 (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Only a short time after the first raid, Rama goes undercover with the thugs of Jakarta and plans to bring down the syndicate and uncover the corruption within his police force. (150 mins.)
Director: Gareth Evans
“ Brutal, Effective, Restless, Awesome, Nasty, Devious, Artful, Lethal ” - denishorvat
 
10.
Redirected (2014)
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Three friends try to make money and invite another friend in on a plot. (99 mins.)
Director: Emilis Velyvis
“ Adventures of four Brits in Rom country or the "beauties" of Eastern Europe :) ” - denishorvat
 
11.
The Equalizer (2014)
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A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. (132 mins.)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
“ If you love Denzel, and you loved Training Day, and your only wish was that that bad-ass could have been a good guy, then this is the movie for you!! ” - denishorvat
 
12.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. (130 mins.)
Director: Matt Reeves
“ A blockbuster that takes a bigger approach and with brains and heart ” - denishorvat
 
13.
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants. (132 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ The perfect blend between character-driven drama and fun, edge-of-your-seat spectacle! ” - denishorvat
 
14.
Rush (2013)
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The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda. (123 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ F1 fan or not, You will Love this movie!!! ” - denishorvat
 
15.
You're Not You (2014)
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A drama centered on a classical pianist who has been diagnosed with ALS and the brash college student who becomes her caregiver. (102 mins.)
Director: George C. Wolfe
“ A beautiful movie that will touch your heart. ” - denishorvat
 
16.
Get on Up (2014)
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A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history. (139 mins.)
Director: Tate Taylor
“ Boseman GAVE SOUL to Get On Up ” - denishorvat
 
17.
Metro Manila (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Seeking a brighter future in megacity Manila, Oscar Ramirez and his family flee their impoverished life in the rice fields of the northern Philippines... (115 mins.)
Director: Sean Ellis
“ When I still think about it, I feel thrills under my skin. The tragic fate of all the characters. Nothing is better than this. Nothing.
Such a shame that this little film is despised by the summer audiences ” - denishorvat
 
18.
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease. (117 mins.)
“ Blunt and entertaining real life raw story of one man's fight to live! ” - denishorvat
 
19.
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Two teenage cancer patients begin a life-affirming journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam. (126 mins.)
Director: Josh Boone
“ This movie is worth all the hype it is creating and is already my favorite romantic movie ” - denishorvat
 
20.
47 Ronin (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun. (128 mins.)
Director: Carl Rinsch
“ Brilliantly made to capture the samurai ways ” - denishorvat
 
21.
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. (99 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ Very colorful, wonderful characters and a classy comedy. ” - denishorvat
 
22.
The Rover (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his only possession, his car. Along the way, he captures one of the thieves' brother, and the duo form an uneasy bond during the dangerous journey. (103 mins.)
Director: David Michôd
“ rare almost unique piece of cinema... ” - denishorvat
 
23.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When New York is put under siege by Oscorp, it is up to Spider-Man to save the city he swore to protect as well as his loved ones. (142 mins.)
Director: Marc Webb
“ Great effects, character developments and storytelling. ” - denishorvat
 
24.
Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies. (113 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
“ Clever, intense Sci-Fi spectacle; offers nearly as much humor as it does excitement along with a great, unexpected turn from Tom Cruise ” - denishorvat
 
25.
The Signal (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
On a road trip, Nic and two friends are drawn to an isolated area by a computer genius. When everything suddenly goes dark, Nic regains consciousness - only to find himself in a waking nightmare. (97 mins.)
Director: William Eubank
“ Visually arresting, methodically paced, and almost perfectly executed. ” - denishorvat
 
26.
Cesar Chavez (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez. (102 mins.)
Director: Diego Luna
“ Cesar Chaves, a film to open and inspire the heart ” - denishorvat
 
27.
Pride (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984. (119 mins.)
Director: Matthew Warchus
“ Solidarity, tolerance and willpower ” - denishorvat
 
28.
Maleficent (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land. (97 mins.)
“ Stunning Revolutionary Game Changer in the Fairy Tale Genre ” - denishorvat
 
29.
Nightcrawler (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When Louis Bloom, a con man 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. (118 mins.)
Director: Dan Gilroy
“ Undeniably disturbing and unapologetically cynical, yet surprisingly funny. ” - denishorvat
 
30.
Lucy (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic. (89 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ Absolutely mind-blowing. Superior in its own right. ” - denishorvat
 
31.
The Guest (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence. (100 mins.)
Director: Adam Wingard
“ A fun and self-aware thriller; retro without being old fashioned ” - denishorvat
 
32.
The Railway Man (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A former British Army officer, who was tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him. (116 mins.)
“ Slow well acted deep drama of human spirit, and the lengths we go for redemption. ” - denishorvat
 
33.
Dom Hemingway (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed. (93 mins.)
Director: Richard Shepard
“ Jude Law gives the performance of his career as "Dom Hemingway". ” - denishorvat
 
34.
About Time (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think. (123 mins.)
Director: Richard Curtis
“ Charming, funny and poignant romantic time travelling comedy drama. A top date movie. ” - denishorvat
 
35.
The Salvation (2014)
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In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone. (92 mins.)
“ Best Western Movie in Years ” - denishorvat
 
36.
Camp X-Ray (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A soldier assigned to Guantanamo Bay befriends a man who has been imprisoned there. (117 mins.)
Director: Peter Sattler
“ Kristen Stewart's Careers Best Film Ever ” - denishorvat
 
37.
Still Alice (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. (101 mins.)
“ Still Alice - a Delicate, Heartbreaking, Intimate and Ultimately Powerful Story, That Is Sadly a Part of Our Everyday Life ” - denishorvat
 
38.
Foxcatcher (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Mark and Dave Schultz, U.S. Olympic Wrestling champions, join Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - but John's emotional self-destruction threatens to consume them all. (134 mins.)
Director: Bennett Miller
“ A harrowing and disturbing character study with excellent performances ” - denishorvat
 
39.
The Homesman (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life drifter George Briggs to assist her. (122 mins.)
Director: Tommy Lee Jones
“ An Exceptional Western! Tommy Lee Jones CAN direct ” - denishorvat
 
40.
22 Jump Street (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. (112 mins.)
“ Everything to Love about a Buddy-Cop, Action-Comedy ” - denishorvat
 
41.
Locke (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Ivan Locke, a dedicated family man and successful construction manager, receives a phone call on the eve of the biggest challenge of his career that sets in motion a series of events that threaten his carefully cultivated existence. (85 mins.)
Director: Steven Knight
“ A lesson of how unique and quite fantastic minimalist cinema can be ” - denishorvat
 
42.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier. (136 mins.)
“ It's smart, intense, well acted and superbly done ” - denishorvat
 
43.
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Twenty years since their first adventure, Lloyd and Harry go on a road trip to find Harry's newly discovered daughter, who was given up for adoption. (109 mins.)
“ Fans Of The Original Will Be Impressed, Non-Fans Will Be Unimpressed. ” - denishorvat
 
44.
Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Kenshin Himura goes up against pure evil Makoto Shishio who is attempting to overthrow the Meiji government. The fate of the country hangs in the balance as Kenshin Himura takes up the sword that he vowed to never draw again. (138 mins.)
Director: Keishi Ohtomo
“ Setting Up a Battle Royale in the Third Film ” - denishorvat
 
45.
The Interview (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to Pyongyang into an assassination mission. (112 mins.)
“ Sophisticated, Ravishing- truly the Epitome of Comedy and Brilliance ” - denishorvat
 
46.
Deliver Us from Evil (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
New York police officer Ralph Sarchie investigates a series of crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest, schooled in the rites of exorcism, to combat the possessions that are terrorizing their city. (118 mins.)
“ One of the best exorcism type movies I've watched in a while. ” - denishorvat
 
47.
Killers (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A psychopathic Japanese executive accidentally triggers a journalist's 'dark side'. They begin to connect over the Internet and make a complicated bond. (137 mins.)
“ A fresh, unflinching psych-thriller/black comedy caper ripe with suspense and gruesome hilarity! ” - denishorvat
 
48.
Blood Ties (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s. (127 mins.)
Director: Guillaume Canet
“ Bad Ass 70's ” - denishorvat
 
49.
Bad Words (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A spelling bee loser sets out to exact revenge by finding a loophole and attempting to win as an adult. (89 mins.)
Director: Jason Bateman
“ Bateman brings the funny and vulgar to full hilt hilarity. ” - denishorvat
 
50.
Horns (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to find strange horns sprouting from his temples. (120 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
“ Very Good And VERY Original ” - denishorvat
 
51.
Million Dollar Arm (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball. (124 mins.)
Director: Craig Gillespie
“ A Feel Good Movie That Will Have You Smiling When You Leave ” - denishorvat
 
52.
When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport. (115 mins.)
Director: Thomas Carter
“ Inspiring Preachy Morals, With Some Football Flare ” - denishorvat
 
53.
Snowpiercer (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges. (126 mins.)
Director: Bong Joon Ho
“ A highly recommended sci-fi action drama with intriguing concepts ” - denishorvat
 
54.
Joe (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An ex-con, who is the unlikeliest of role models, meets a 15-year-old boy and is faced with the choice of redemption or ruin. (117 mins.)
“ The Return of Nicolas Cage ” - denishorvat
 
55.
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A coming-of-age story about two inner city boys who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities. (108 mins.)
“ The story of two neglected, young boys trying to survive on their own in the harsh ” - denishorvat
 
56.
Draft Day (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams. (110 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ Great movie for all sports fans. ” - denishorvat
 
57.
The Judge (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family. (141 mins.)
Director: David Dobkin
“ Fantastic duo ” - denishorvat
 
58.
Heli (2013)
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Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force. (105 mins.)
Director: Amat Escalante
“ A Dark and Twisted Tale Set in Mexico with Beautiful Cinematography ” - denishorvat
 
59.
8-Ball (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Single mother name Pike who, having just been released from prison, is trying to start her news life anew... (107 mins.)
Director: Aku Louhimies
“ A fantastic film! It's a terrific story... with a suspenseful...meaningful... well-acted and well-directed ending. ” - denishorvat
 
60.
Gimme Shelter (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A pregnant teenager flees her abusive mother in search of her father, only to be rejected by her stepmother and forced to survive on the streets until a compassionate stranger offers a hopeful alternative. (101 mins.)
Director: Ron Krauss
“ Powerful and emotional journey of faith and hope. ” - denishorvat
 
61.
Winter's Tale (2014)
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A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her. (118 mins.)
Director: Akiva Goldsman
“ If you like romance, poetry and magic, you can't miss it ” - denishorvat
 
62.
Philomena (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
“ Superb storytelling, perfectly balanced tone ” - denishorvat
 
63.
These Final Hours (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A self-obsessed young man makes his way to the party-to-end-all-parties on the last day on Earth, but ends up saving the life of a little girl searching for her father. Their relationship ultimately leads him on the path to redemption. (87 mins.)
Director: Zak Hilditch
“ Gritty, brilliant, realistic ” - denishorvat
 
64.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. (146 mins.)
“ Hungry for more! ” - denishorvat
 
65.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
When a kingpin threatens New York City, a group of mutated turtle warriors must emerge from the shadows to protect their home. (101 mins.)
“ A bonding moment with my childhood ” - denishorvat
 
66.
Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Autobots must escape sight from a bounty hunter who has taken control of the human serendipity: Unexpectedly, Optimus Prime and his remaining gang turn to a mechanic, his daughter, and her back street racing boyfriend for help. (165 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ If you liked the previous Transformers movies, you'll like this. ” - denishorvat
 
67.
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When Dr. Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves. (112 mins.)
Director: Alan Taylor
“ Better than the first , Loki steals Thor's thunder ” - denishorvat
 
68.
No Tears for the Dead (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A hit man traumatized from accidentally killing a young girl during a job is given the mission to eliminate her mother, and begins the ultimate fight to save her life. (116 mins.)
Director: Jeong-beom Lee
“ flawless action / crime thrillers ” - denishorvat
 
69.
Starred Up (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Eric Love is a 19 year old teenager who is so violent he has been 'Starred Up' (Moved to Adult prison)... (106 mins.)
Director: David Mackenzie
“ brutal, honest and incredibly well acted ” - denishorvat
 
70.
Starry Eyes (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune. (98 mins.)
“ Deep, Dark, Gory, and Insightful, ” - denishorvat
 
71.
Frank (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank. (95 mins.)
“ Bitter-Sweet Film Reflecting on the Dividing-Line Between Madness and Sanity ” - denishorvat
 
72.
Her (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need. (126 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
“ Spike Jonze proves himself to be one of the most promising and creative artists of the 21st century ” - denishorvat
 
73.
Cold in July (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner psyche. (109 mins.)
Director: Jim Mickle
“ Perfectly paced, taunt and suspenseful thriller. ” - denishorvat
 
74.
August: Osage County (2013)
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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 Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. (121 mins.)
Director: John Wells
“ Gripping drama...A power pack performance by Meryl and Julia ” - denishorvat
 
75.
St. Vincent (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door. (102 mins.)
Director: Theodore Melfi
“ A stellar performance by Bill Murray ” - denishorvat
 
76.
Walk of Shame (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money - and only 8 hours to make it to the most important job interview of her life. (95 mins.)
Director: Steven Brill
“ Unexpectedly funny. ” - denishorvat
 
77.
Nebraska (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. (115 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
“ Simple story, characters, photography and comedy done pretty much to perfection ” - denishorvat
 
78.
The Drop (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost. (106 mins.)
“ Tom Hardy Shines and James Gandolfini Leaves Us With a Memorable Performance. ” - denishorvat
 
79.
Non-Stop (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages demanding $150 million into an off-shore account, or someone will die every 20 minutes. (106 mins.)
“ Thrilling and Exciting All the Way Through, ” - denishorvat
 
80.
Life After Beth (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A young man's recently deceased girlfriend mysteriously returns from the dead, but he slowly realizes she is not the way he remembered her. (89 mins.)
Director: Jeff Baena
“ Dark Humour at its Best! ” - denishorvat
 
81.
Sake-Bomb (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A sarcastic and self-deprecating Asian-American must take his naive Japanese cousin on a road trip along the California coast to find his ex-girlfriend. (83 mins.)
Director: Junya Sakino
“ a great journey ” - denishorvat
 
82.
Kundo: Age of the Rampant (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A period action film centered on a militia group who turn against an unjust nobility. (137 mins.)
Director: Jong-bin Yun
“ "Kundo" is an affective film-creating a strong atmosphere than pulls you into the story completely. ” - denishorvat
 
83.
Godzilla (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity. (123 mins.)
Director: Gareth Edwards
“ It is like the Dark Knight of Godzilla movies. ” - denishorvat
 
84.
The Canal (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A depressed and stressed film archivist finds his sanity crumbling after he is given an old 16mm film reel with footage from a horrific murder that occurred in the early 1900's. (92 mins.)
Director: Ivan Kavanagh
“ Psychological slow burn indie horror ” - denishorvat
 
85.
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife. (114 mins.)
Director: Scott Frank
“ Quite a deep story with Liam Neeson's detective work ” - denishorvat
 
86.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants. (102 mins.)
“ Not as good as the first one but still very solid and entertaining ” - denishorvat
 
87.
The Book Thief (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents. (131 mins.)
Director: Brian Percival
“ A war film with a different sort of spin. A beautiful story with a horrifying backdrop ” - denishorvat
 
88.
Stretch (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A hard-luck limo driver struggles to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie. He takes on a job with a crazed passenger, whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals. (94 mins.)
Director: Joe Carnahan
“ A fun and wacky ride ” - denishorvat
 
89.
Belle (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle in 18th century England. (100 mins.)
Director: Amma Asante
“ Belle is a true story about the effects of slavery on 18th-century England, told in the style of a sweeping romantic saga ” - denishorvat
 
90.
300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy. (102 mins.)
Director: Noam Murro
“ 300: Rise of an Empire is again visually stunning, wickedly entertaining. ” - denishorvat
 
91.
Predestination (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
For his final assignment, a top temporal agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. The chase turns into a unique, surprising and mind-bending exploration of love, fate, identity and time travel taboos. (97 mins.)
“ *beep* at its finest. ” - denishorvat
 
92.
Ride Along (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Security guard Ben must prove himself to his girlfriend's brother, top police officer James. He rides along James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta. (99 mins.)
Director: Tim Story
“ Ice Cube and Kevin Hart are an entertaining odd couple ” - denishorvat
 
93.
Bad Grandpa (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
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
“ I laughed a lot. Worth seeing ” - denishorvat
 
94.
Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme. (108 mins.)
Director: Sean Anders
“ Kinda Like 22 Jump Street But Not Quite ” - denishorvat
 
95.
Pompeii (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A slave-turned-gladiator finds himself in a race against time to save his true love, who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him. (105 mins.)
“ Beautifully haunting real event & a tragic,beautiful love story ” - denishorvat
 
96.
On the Job (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Filipino crime thriller inspired by a real-life scandal in which prison inmates are temporarily released from prison to work as contract killers on behalf of politicians and high ranking military officials. (118 mins.)
Director: Erik Matti
“ On The Job is the movie that rockets the formulaic Filipino film industry light years forward to at least very respectable standards ” - denishorvat
 
97.
RoboCop (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy - a loving husband, father and good cop - is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. (117 mins.)
Director: José Padilha
“ A decent and satisfying remake ” - denishorvat
 
98.
Let's Be Cops (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party and become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted "heroes" get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line. (104 mins.)
Director: Luke Greenfield
“ Reserved for the Old Blockbuster Crowd ” - denishorvat
 
99.
The Expendables 3 (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates. (126 mins.)
Director: Patrick Hughes
“ Shutdown Your Brain, Don't Think, Enjoy It and Have Fun! ” - denishorvat
 
100.
Hercules (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord. (98 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
“ Reality vs Legend...Decent try by Dwayne ” - denishorvat