My Favourite Movies of 2013 (In Order)by skortsch | created - 06 Jan 2014 | updated - 10 Jan 2014 | Public
Not necessarily "the best," but the ones that I loved
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1. Mud (2012)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama
Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the vigilantes that are on his trail and to reunite him with his true love.
Votes: 148,119 | Gross: $21.59M
3. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Crime
A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.
Votes: 28,292 | Gross: $0.49M
4. Le passé (2013)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery
An Iranian man deserts his French wife and her two children to return to his homeland. Meanwhile, his wife starts up a new relationship, a reality her husband confronts upon his wife's request for a divorce.
Votes: 37,865 | Gross: $1.33M
5. Breathe In (2013)
R | 98 min | Drama, Romance
When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family's relationships and alters their lives forever.
Votes: 12,215 | Gross: $0.02M
Easily the most beautiful, honest, and emotionally devastating movie of the year. Drake Doremus is once again the reason that I'm going to spend the weekend watching rom-coms in an attempt to restore my faith in love
9. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
Votes: 210,187 | Gross: $21.38M
I don't know why Bradley Cooper isn't getting more recognition for his performance here. In my opinion the supporting actor nod should go to him
10. Omar (2013)
96 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A young Palestinian freedom fighter agrees to work as an informant after he's tricked into an admission of guilt by association in the wake of an Israeli soldier's killing.
Votes: 11,152 | Gross: $0.36M
11. Prince Avalanche (2013)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.
Votes: 16,936 | Gross: $0.20M
12. We Are What We Are (2013)
R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 17,147 | Gross: $0.08M
13. Captain Phillips (2013)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Votes: 361,292 | Gross: $107.10M
14. Jagten (2012)
R | 115 min | Drama
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Votes: 208,291 | Gross: $0.69M
15. The Spectacular Now (2013)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Votes: 122,203 | Gross: $6.85M
16. Prisoners (2013)
R | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts.
Votes: 465,636 | Gross: $61.00M
17. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
R | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
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.
Votes: 920,601 | Gross: $116.90M
18. Out of the Furnace (2013)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice.
Votes: 92,588 | Gross: $11.33M
19. Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Votes: 18,122 | Gross: $0.39M
20. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy
With the 1970s behind him, San Diego's top-rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York City's first twenty-four-hour news channel by storm.
Votes: 144,795 | Gross: $127.35M
21. The Kings of Summer (2013)
R | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land.
Votes: 68,395 | Gross: $1.29M
22. Spring Breakers (2012)
R | 94 min | Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 118,099 | Gross: $14.12M
23. Ilo Ilo (2013)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama
In 90s Singapore, the friendship between Filipino nursemaid Teresa and her young charge Jiale makes waves in a family, while the Asian recession hits the region.
Votes: 3,420 | Gross: $0.05M
24. Trance (I) (2013)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An art auctioneer becomes mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting.
Votes: 100,395 | Gross: $2.32M
25. Like Father, Like Son (2013)
Not Rated | 121 min | Drama
Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. When he learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth, he must make a life-changing decision and choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own.
Votes: 15,040 | Gross: $0.28M