Honorable Mentions For the top 25 of 2013

These were films that I enjoyed just not enough to put them in my top 25.
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1.
Rush (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda. (123 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ Amazing direction by Ron Howard and top notch acting by Hemsworth and Bruhel but I just felt like it missing something. Never the less had this been released in the summer the box office may have been better. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
2.
The Heat (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An uptight FBI Special Agent is paired with a foul-mouthed Boston cop to take down a ruthless drug lord. (117 mins.)
Director: Paul Feig
“ Very funny movie, but when it came down to it, This Is The End and Kevin Hart's Let Me Explain have more jokes that I can quote. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
3.
Disconnect (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today's wired world. (115 mins.)
“ Given the recent breach of Target and all the things that social media affects this was an eye opener for me. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
4.
The Grandmaster (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee. (130 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
“ After seeing so many IP Man movies, this one seemed like it came out too late, however it's still a beautiful told story and a ton of marital arts action. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
5.
Pain & Gain (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A trio of bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong. (129 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ A funny black comedy, although morbid still funny. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
6.
The Undershepherd (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Best friends LC and Roland are two young ministers, climbing the ranks at the First Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Dr. Ezekial Canon. (110 mins.)
Director: Russ Parr
“ Russ Parr's long delayed film about the dark side of the black church. This is the type of film, Tyler Perry wishes he could make. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
7.
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.)
“ Outside of Matthew & Jared Leto's performance, nothing in this film really stuck with me afterward. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
8.
Evil Dead (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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
“ A worthy remake and despite the Ash cameo that never happened, this one still provided enoungh scares and laughs to entetain ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
9.
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.)
“ Funny as hell, and proved that Jason Suderkis could carry a comedy. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
10.
The Way Way Back (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park. (103 mins.)
Director: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
“ Great coming of age film along with The Kings Of Summer, however not worth a repeate viewing and nothing that I could say watch more than once. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
11.
The Wolverine (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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
“ I am by no means a fan boy, and while I still need to watch the director's cut this one did have enoungh action to appease. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
12.
LUV (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An 11-year-old boy gets a crash course in what it means to be a man when he spends a day with the ex-convict uncle he idolizes. (94 mins.)
Director: Sheldon Candis
“ Common and Michael Rainey Jr. deliver the goods in the gritty urban drama. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
13.
Monsters University (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends. (104 mins.)
Director: Dan Scanlon
“ Highly enjoyable, but Frozen was too just strong of a film. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
14.
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When Gru, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of Gru's own, He has to fight back with new gadgetry, cars, and more minion madness. (98 mins.)
“ Very enjoyable, watched it numeros times on DVD with my son, but Frozen is the #1 animated film of the year. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
15.
The Last Stand (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff. (107 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
“ More ass kicking action from one of Hong Kong's best directors and Arnold. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
16.
The Great Gatsby (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby. (143 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ I enjoyed this contempoary take on the classic tale. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
17.
No One Lives (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A gang of ruthless highway killers kidnap a wealthy couple traveling cross country only to shockingly discover that things are not what they seem. (86 mins.)
“ A enjoyable violent gulity pleasure. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
18.
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
With the '70s behind him, San Diego's top-rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm. (119 mins.)
Director: Adam McKay
“ Silly as hell, good cameo's but just a little over the top. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat