Top Movies I Want to See in 2013by Ethan_Capley | created - 21 Sep 2012 | updated - 7 months ago | Public
A summary of the top movies I want to see in 2013! (based on 2013 UK release dates for American + British films).
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1. Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
NC-17 | 180 min | Drama, Romance
Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.
Votes: 114,213 | Gross: $2.20M
2. 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: 367,585 | Gross: $107.10M
3. Upstream Color (2013)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.
Votes: 26,972 | Gross: $0.44M
4. Nebraska (2013)
R | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 101,238 | Gross: $17.65M
5. Philomena (2013)
PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 85,344 | Gross: $37.71M
6. Short Term 12 (2013)
R | 96 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 67,862 | Gross: $1.01M
7. 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: 150,310 | Gross: $21.59M
8. Behind the Candelabra (2013 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
9. Blue Jasmine (2013)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama
A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn't bringing money, peace, or love...
Votes: 170,792 | Gross: $33.41M
10. Compliance (2012)
R | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A normal Friday service at a fast food restaurant becomes interrupted by a police officer who claims an employee stole from a customer, but something more sinister is going on.
Votes: 27,430 | Gross: $0.32M
11. Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 132,296 | Gross: $83.30M
12. All Is Lost (2013)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.
Votes: 67,038 | Gross: $6.26M
13. Bernie (2011)
PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
In small-town Texas, an affable mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when she starts to become controlling, he goes to great lengths to separate himself from her grasp.
Votes: 51,838 | Gross: $9.20M
14. 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: 69,657 | Gross: $1.29M
15. Kill Your Darlings (2013)
R | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.
Votes: 30,771 | Gross: $1.03M
16. Enough Said (2013)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A divorced woman who decides to pursue the man she's interested in learns he's her new friend's ex-husband.
Votes: 53,785 | Gross: $17.54M
17. Frances Ha (2012)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment) apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer) and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as the possibility of realizing them dwindles.
Votes: 55,241 | Gross: $4.06M
18. Wadjda (2012)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.
Votes: 15,605 | Gross: $1.35M
19. Flight (I) (2012)
R | 138 min | Drama, Thriller
An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.
Votes: 288,725 | Gross: $93.77M
Drama, directed by Robert Zemeckis ('Forrest Gump', 'Cast Away'): airline pilot Whip Whitaker (Denzel Washington) is hailed as a hero after saving a flight from crashing, but an investigation into the malfunctions reveals troubling details that Whitaker may have been intoxicated whilst under control of the plane.
20. Don Jon (2013)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.
Votes: 208,676 | Gross: $24.48M
21. 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: 18,523 | Gross: $0.39M
22. The Sessions (2012)
R | 95 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest.
Votes: 38,813 | Gross: $6.00M
Independent drama, based on a true story, written and directed by Ben Lewin: Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes), a paralysed polio-stricken poet in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity, contacts professional sex surrogate Cheryl Cohen Greene (Helen Hunt) with the help of his therapist and priest Father Brendan (William H. Macy).
23. The Wolverine (2013)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When Wolverine is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, he is embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons.
Votes: 378,049 | Gross: $132.56M
24. Only God Forgives (2013)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama
Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death.
Votes: 95,361 | Gross: $0.78M
25. 42 (2013)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process.
Votes: 73,993 | Gross: $95.00M
26. Hitchcock (2012)
PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama
Votes: 65,801 | Gross: $6.01M
Biographical comedy-drama, adapted from Stephen Rebello's non-fiction book 'Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho', written by John J. McLaughlin ('Black Swan', directed by Sacha Gervasi ('Anvil: The Story of Anvil'): centers on the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock (Anthony Hopkins) and his wife Alma Reville (Helen Mirren) during the making of 'Psycho', spanning from Wisconsin murderer Ed Gein (Michael Wincott), the real-life inspiration for the character of Norman Bates, to the 1959 filming with Janet Leigh (Scarlett Johansson) and Anthony Perkins (James D'Arcy) and release of the groundbreaking film in 1960.
27. Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.
Votes: 433,226 | Gross: $228.78M
Sci-fi action-adventure sequel, written by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci ('Star Trek', 'Transformers' series) and Damon Lindelof ('Prometheus'), directed by J.J. Abrams ('Lost', 'Star Trek', 'Super 8').
28. The Butler (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 132 min | Biography, Drama
As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
Votes: 97,845 | Gross: $116.63M
29. Filth (I) (2013)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A corrupt, junkie cop with bipolar disorder attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion in order to win back his wife and daughter while also fighting his own borderline-fueled inner demons.
Votes: 88,237 | Gross: $0.03M
30. This Is 40 (2012)
R | 134 min | Comedy, Romance
Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
Votes: 112,607 | Gross: $67.54M
31. Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
PG-13 | 106 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The Lamberts believe that they have defeated the spirits that have haunted their family, but they soon discover that evil is not beaten so easily.
Votes: 130,618 | Gross: $83.59M
32. The Gatekeepers (2012)
PG-13 | 101 min | Documentary, History, War
A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets.
Votes: 5,028 | Gross: $2.42M
33. Thor: The Dark World (2013)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 488,549 | Gross: $206.36M
35. Beyond the Hills (2012)
Not Rated | 152 min | Drama
The friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.
Votes: 10,050 | Gross: $0.11M
36. Simon Killer (2012)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Thriller
A recent college graduate flees to Paris after a break-up, where his involvement with a prostitute begins to reveal a potentially dark recent past.
Votes: 3,538 | Gross: $0.02M
37. About Time (I) (2013)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 240,966 | Gross: $15.32M
38. Robot & Frank (2012)
PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team.
Votes: 57,239 | Gross: $3.33M
39. 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: 120,040 | Gross: $14.12M
40. American Mary (2012)
R | 103 min | Drama, Horror
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.
41. The ABCs of Death (2012)
Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Horror
A 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty.
Directors: Kaare Andrews, Angela Bettis, Hélène Cattet, Ernesto Díaz Espinoza, Jason Eisener, Bruno Forzani, Adrián García Bogliano, Xavier Gens, Jorge Michel Grau, Lee Hardcastle, Noboru Iguchi, Thomas Cappelen Malling, Anders Morgenthaler, Yoshihiro Nishimura, Banjong Pisanthanakun, Simon Rumley, Marcel Sarmiento, Jon Schnepp, Srdjan Spasojevic, Timo Tjahjanto, Andrew Traucki, Nacho Vigalondo, Jake West, Ti West, Ben Wheatley, Adam Wingard, Yudai Yamaguchi | Stars: Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Iván González, Kyra Zagorsky, Lucy Clements
Votes: 16,149 | Gross: $0.02M
42. I Want Your Love (2012)
Unrated | 71 min | Drama, Romance
Jesse and Brenden playfully negotiate their way toward having sex together, for the first time, on Metzger's last night in San Francisco before he returns to the Midwest.
43. The East (2013)
PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
An operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities changing dramatically after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.
Votes: 45,384 | Gross: $2.27M
44. Out in the Dark (2012)
96 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A drama centered on the love affair between two men on opposite sides of the Mid-East conflict: Palestinian student Nimer and Roy, an Israeli lawyer.
45. 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: 12,516 | Gross: $0.02M
46. Maniac (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Horror, Thriller
As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Votes: 30,783 | Gross: $0.02M
47. Any Day Now (I) (2012)
R | 98 min | Drama
In the 1970s, a gay couple fights a biased legal system to keep custody of the abandoned mentally handicapped teenager that comes to live under their roof.
Votes: 5,263 | Gross: $0.20M
48. In a World... (2013)
R | 93 min | Comedy
An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé.
Votes: 28,453 | Gross: $2.96M
49. Lemale et ha'halal (2012)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance
When the older sister of Shira, an 18-year-old Hasidic Israeli, dies suddenly in childbirth, Shira must decide if she can and should marry her widowed brother-in-law, which also generates tensions within her extended family.
Votes: 3,324 | Gross: $1.77M