Awards 2019-2020 / road to Oscars 2020

by elnikolarea | created - 06 Mar 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Movies likely to be nominated or win a major award in the 2019-2020 awards season.

Wins are in bold letters, the rest are nominations.

Only some selected awards and nominations will be included. Will be regularly updated.

The list is not official and it is not exhaustive. Errors might exist.

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1. Parasite (2019)

R | 132 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

96 Metascore

A poor family, the Kims, con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo, Woo-sik Choi

Votes: 337,901 | Gross: $53.37M

Best Film: Oscars, PGA, Critics, AFI(special), LAFCA Best Foreign Language Film: Oscars, Globes, Spirit, Critics, NBR, NYFCC Best Director: Oscars, DGA, Globes, Critics[tie], LAFCA Best Screenplay: Oscars(original), WGA(original), Globes, Critics(original), LAFCA Best Ensembe/Cast: SAG, Critics Best Supp. Actor (Song Kang Ho): LAFCA Best Editing: Oscars, Eddie(drama), Critics Best Production Design: Oscars

Festivals: Cannes - Palme d' Or Festivals: Toronto - Second Runner-Up

South Korea

2. 1917 (2019)

R | 119 min | Drama, War

78 Metascore

April 6th, 1917. As a regiment assembles to wage war deep in enemy territory, two soldiers are assigned to race against time and deliver a message that will stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a deadly trap.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Daniel Mays, Colin Firth

Votes: 254,094 | Gross: $159.18M

Best Film: Oscars, Globes(drama), PGA, Critics, AFI, NBR Best Director: Oscars, DGA, Globes, Critics[tie] Best Screenplay: Oscars(original), WGA(original) Best Cinematography: Oscars, ASC, Critics, NBR, LAFCA Best Editing: Critics Best Production Design: Oscars Best Score: Oscars, Globes, Critics, LAFCA

3. Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019)

R | 161 min | Comedy, Drama

83 Metascore

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch

Votes: 421,112 | Gross: $142.50M

Best Film: Oscars, Globes(comedy), PGA, Critics, AFI, NBR Best Director: Oscars, DGA, Globes, Critics, NBR Best Screenplay: Oscars(original), Globes, Critics(original), NYFCC Best Ensembe/Cast: SAG, Critics Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio): Oscars, SAG, Globes(comedy) Critics Best Supp. Actor (Brad Pitt): Oscars, SAG, Globes, Critics, NBR Best Cinematography: Oscars, ASC, Critics Best Editing: Eddie(comedy), Critics Best Production Design: Oscars

Festivals: Cannes

4. The Irishman (2019)

R | 209 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

94 Metascore

An aging hitman recalls his time with the mob and the intersecting events with his friend, Jimmy Hoffa, through the 1950-70s.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 265,839

Best Film: Oscars, Globes(drama), PGA, Critics, AFI, NBR, NYFCC, LAFCA Best Director: Oscars, DGA, Globes, Critics, LAFCA Best Screenplay: Oscars(adapted), WGA(adapted), Globes, Critics(adapted), NBR(adapted) Best Ensembe/Cast: SAG, Critics Best Actor (Robert De Niro): Critics Best Supp. Actor (Joe Pesci): Oscars, SAG, Globes, Critics, NYFCC, LAFCA Best Supp. Actor (Al Pacino): Oscars, SAG, Globes, Critics Best Cinematography: Oscars, ASC, Critics Best Editing: Oscars, Eddie(drama), Critics Best Production Design: Oscars Best Score: Critics

5. Joker (2019)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

59 Metascore

In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker.

Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy

Votes: 732,151 | Gross: $335.45M

Best Film: Oscars, Globes(drama), PGA, Critics, AFI Best Director: Oscars, Globes Best Screenplay: Oscars(adapted), WGA(adapted), Critics(adapted) Best Actor (Joaquin Phoenix): Oscars, SAG, Globes(drama), Critics Best Cinematography: Oscars, ASC, Critics Best Editing: Oscars, Eddie(drama) Best Score: Oscars, Globes, Critics

Festivals: Venice - Golden Lion

6. Jojo Rabbit (2019)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, War

58 Metascore

A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson, Taika Waititi

Votes: 177,776 | Gross: $0.35M

Best Film: Oscars, Globes(comedy), PGA, Critics, AFI, NBR Best Director: DGA Best Screenplay: Oscars(adapted), WGA(adapted), Critics(adapted) Best Ensembe/Cast: SAG Best Actor (Roman Griffin Davis): Globes(comedy) Best Supp. Actress (Scarlet Johansson): Oscars, SAG, Critics Best Editing: Oscars, Eddie(comedy) Best Production Design: Oscars

Festivals: Toronto - People's Choice Winner

7. Marriage Story (2019)

R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

93 Metascore

Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Alan Alda, Azhy Robertson

Votes: 195,414

Best Film: Oscars, Globes(drama), PGA, Spirit, Critics, Gotham, AFI, NBR Best Director: Critics Best Screenplay: Oscars(original), WGA(original), Globes, Spirit, Critics(original), Gotham, LAFCA Best Ensemble/Cast: Critics Best Actor (Adam Driver): Oscars, SAG, Globes(drama), Critics, Gotham, LAFCA Best Actress (Scarlett Johansson): Oscars, SAG, Globes(drama), Critics Best Supp. Actress (Laura Dern): Oscars, SAG, Globes, Critics, NYFCC Best Editing: Eddie(drama) Best Score: Oscars, Globes, Critics

Festivals: Venice Festivals: Toronto - First Runner-Up

8. Little Women (2019)

PG | 135 min | Drama, Romance

91 Metascore

Jo March (Saoirse Ronan) reflects back and forth on her life, telling the beloved story of the March sisters - four young women each determined to live life on her own terms.

Director: Greta Gerwig | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen

Votes: 82,538 | Gross: $108.05M

Best Film: Oscars, PGA, Critics, AFI Best Director: Critics Best Screenplay: Oscars(adapted), WGA(adapted), Critics(adapted) Best Ensemble/Cast: Critics Best Actress (Saoirse Ronan): Oscars, Globes(drama), Critics Best Supp. Actress (Florence Pugh): Oscars, Critics Best Score: Oscars, Globes, Critics

9. Ford v Ferrari (2019)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Biography, Drama

81 Metascore

American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference and the laws of physics to build a revolutionary race car for Ford in order to defeat Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe

Votes: 182,528 | Gross: $117.62M

Best Film: Oscars, PGA, Critics, NBR Best Actor (Christian Bale): SAG, Globes(drama) Best Cinematography: ASC, Critics Best Editing: Oscars, Eddie(drama), Critics

10. Knives Out (2019)

PG-13 | 131 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

82 Metascore

A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis

Votes: 247,607 | Gross: $165.36M

Best Film: Globes(comedy), PGA, AFI, NBR Best Screenplay: Oscars(original), WGA(original), Critics(original) Best Ensemble/Cast: Critics, NBR Best Actor (Daniel Craig): Globes(comedy) Best Actress (Ana de Armas): Globes(comedy) Best Editing: Eddie(comedy)

11. The Two Popes (2019)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama

75 Metascore

Behind Vatican walls, the conservative Pope Benedict XVI and the liberal future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a new path for the Catholic Church.

Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Pryce, Juan Minujín, Luis Gnecco

Votes: 83,345

Best Film: Globes(drama) Best Screenplay: Oscars(adapted), Globes, Critics(adapted) Best Actor (Jonathan Pryce): Oscars, Globes(drama) Best Supp. Actor (Anthony Hopkins): Oscars, Globes, Critics

12. The Farewell (I) (2019)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

89 Metascore

A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies.

Director: Lulu Wang | Stars: Shuzhen Zhao, Awkwafina, X Mayo, Hong Lu

Votes: 34,544 | Gross: $16.88M

Best Film: Spirit, AFI, NBR(indie) Best Foreign Language Film: Globes Best Screenplay: Critics(original) Best Actress (Awkwafina): Globes(comedy), Critics, Gotham Best Supp. Actress (Zhao Shuzhen): Spirit, Critics, LAFCA Best Editing: Eddie(comedy)

Festivals: Sundance

13. Uncut Gems (2019)

R | 135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

90 Metascore

With his debts mounting and angry collectors closing in, a fast-talking New York City jeweler risks everything in hope of staying afloat and alive.

Directors: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie | Stars: Adam Sandler, Julia Fox, Idina Menzel, Mesfin Lamengo

Votes: 136,547

Best Film: Spirit, Critics, NBR Best Director: Spirit, Critics, NYFCC Best Screenplay: NBR(original) Best Actor (Adam Sandler): Spirit, Critics, NBR Best Editing: Spirit, Critics

14. Pain and Glory (2019)

R | 113 min | Drama

87 Metascore

A film director reflects on the choices he's made as past and present come crashing down around him.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Nora Navas

Votes: 36,990

Best Foreign Language Film: Oscars, Globes, Critics, NBR, LAFCA Best Actor (Antonio Banderas): Oscars, Globes(drama), Critics, NYFCC, LAFCA

Festivals: Cannes - Best Actor (Antonio Banderas)


15. Judy (II) (2019)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

Legendary performer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

Director: Rupert Goold | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell

Votes: 27,630

Best Film: NBR(indie) Best Actress (Renee Zellweger): Oscars, SAG, Globes(drama), Spirit, Critics, NBR

16. Bombshell (2019)

R | 109 min | Biography, Drama

64 Metascore

A group of women take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, John Lithgow

Votes: 47,870

Best Ensembe/Cast: SAG, Critics Best Actress (Charlize Theron): Oscars, SAG, Globes(drama), Critics Best Supp. Actress (Margot Robbie): Oscars, SAG, Globes, Critics Best Supp. Actress (Nicole Kidman): SAG

17. Richard Jewell (2019)

R | 131 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

68 Metascore

American security guard Richard Jewell saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is vilified by journalists and the press who falsely reported that he was a terrorist.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Brandon Stanley, Ryan Boz

Votes: 30,143

Best Film: AFI, NBR Best Supp. Actress (Kathy Bates): Oscars, Globes, NBR

18. Harriet (I) (2019)

PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Biography, Drama

66 Metascore

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

Director: Kasi Lemmons | Stars: Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, Clarke Peters

Votes: 12,437

Best Actress (Cynthia Erivo): Oscars, SAG, Globes(drama), Critics Best Song (Stand Up): Oscars, Globes, Critics

19. The Lighthouse (I) (2019)

R | 109 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

83 Metascore

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity whilst living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe, Valeriia Karaman, Logan Hawkes

Votes: 87,745 | Gross: $0.43M

Best Supp. Actor (Willem Dafoe): Spirit, Critics Best Cinematography: Oscars, ASC(spotlight), Spirit, Critics

Festivals: Cannes - FIPRESCI Prize (Parallel section)

20. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama

80 Metascore

Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Lloyd Vogel.

Director: Marielle Heller | Stars: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper, Susan Kelechi Watson

Votes: 35,488 | Gross: $61.70M

Best Screenplay: WGA(adapted), Critics(adapted) Best Supp. Actor (Tom Hanks): Oscars, SAG, Globes, Critics

21. Rocketman (I) (2019)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music

69 Metascore

A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.

Director: Dexter Fletcher | Stars: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 102,232 | Gross: $96.37M

Best Film: Globes(comedy) Best Actor (Taron Egerton) SAG, Globes(comedy) Best Song (I'm Gonna Love Me Again): Oscars, Globes, Critics[tie]

22. Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

R | 118 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

76 Metascore

Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.

Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson

Votes: 41,827

Best Film: Globes(comedy), NBR Best Actor (Eddie Murphy): Globes(comedy), Critics Best Editing: Eddie(comedy)

23. Les Misérables (2019)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

78 Metascore

A cop from the provinces moves to Paris to join the Anti-Crime Brigade of Montfermeil, discovering an underworld where the tensions between the different groups mark the rhythm.

Director: Ladj Ly | Stars: Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti, Djebril Zonga, Issa Perica

Votes: 6,502

Best Foreign Language Film: Oscars, Globes, Critics

Festivals: Cannes - Jury Prize (tie)


24. Honeyland (2019)

Unrated | 89 min | Documentary, Drama

86 Metascore

The last female bee-hunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood.

Directors: Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov | Stars: Hatidze Muratova, Nazife Muratova, Hussein Sam, Ljutvie Sam

Votes: 8,566 | Gross: $0.50M

Best Foreign Language Film: Oscars Best Documentary: Oscars, DGA

Festivals - Documentary: Sundance - Grand Jury Prize (int.)

North Macedonia

25. Corpus Christi (2019)

115 min | Drama

78 Metascore

Daniel experiences a spiritual transformation in a detention center. Although his criminal record prevents him from applying to the seminary, he has no intention of giving up his dream and decides to minister a small-town parish.

Director: Jan Komasa | Stars: Bartosz Bielenia, Aleksandra Konieczna, Eliza Rycembel, Tomasz Zietek

Votes: 5,223

Best Foreign Language Film: Oscars


26. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

R | 122 min | Drama, Romance

95 Metascore

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

Director: Céline Sciamma | Stars: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino

Votes: 25,814

Best Foreign Language Film: Globes, Critics, NBR, LAFCA Best Cinematography: NYFCC, LAFCA(tie)

Festivals: Cannes - Best Screenplay


27. Atlantics (2019)

TV-14 | 106 min | Drama

85 Metascore

In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, the lover of Ada, promised to another.

Director: Mati Diop | Stars: Mame Bineta Sane, Amadou Mbow, Traore, Nicole Sougou

Votes: 5,254

Best First Film: DGA, NYFCC Best Foreign Language Film: Critics, NBR Best Cinematography: LAFCA(tie)

Festivals: Cannes - Grand Jury Prize


28. Us (II) (2019)

R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

81 Metascore

A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker

Votes: 190,503 | Gross: $175.08M

Best Actress (Lupita Nyong'o): SAG, Critics, NYFCC, LAFCA Best Score: Critics

29. Booksmart (2019)

R | 102 min | Comedy

84 Metascore

On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.

Director: Olivia Wilde | Stars: Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Jessica Williams, Jason Sudeikis

Votes: 70,564 | Gross: $22.68M

Best First Film: Spirit Best Screenplay: WGA(original) Best Actress (Beanie Feldstein): Globes(comedy)

30. Late Night (2019)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

70 Metascore

A late night talk show host suspects that she may soon lose her long-running show.

Director: Nisha Ganatra | Stars: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, John Lithgow, Hugh Dancy

Votes: 20,379 | Gross: $15.50M

Best Actress (Emma Thompson): Globes(comedy)

Festivals: Sundance

31. Hustlers (2019)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

79 Metascore

Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

Director: Lorene Scafaria | Stars: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Mette Towley

Votes: 59,761 | Gross: $80.55M

Best Supp. Actress (Jennifer Lopez): SAG, Globes, Critics, LAFCA

32. The Report (I) (2019)

R | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

66 Metascore

Idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, tasked by his boss to lead an investigation into the CIA's post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program, uncovers shocking secrets.

Director: Scott Z. Burns | Stars: Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm, Ted Levine

Votes: 21,852

Best Supp. Actress (Annette Bening): Globes

Festivals: Sundance

33. Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

51 Metascore

A loving mom becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Her leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Emma Nelson, Kristen Wiig

Votes: 10,661 | Gross: $9.20M

Best Actress (Cate Blanchett): Globes(comedy)

34. Just Mercy (2019)

PG-13 | 137 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

68 Metascore

World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Charlie Pye Jr., Michael Harding, Christopher Wolfe

Votes: 16,370

Best Supp. Actor (Jamie Foxx): SAG

35. Queen & Slim (2019)

R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

74 Metascore

A couple's first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.

Director: Melina Matsoukas | Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Bokeem Woodbine, Chloë Sevigny

Votes: 12,309

Best First Film: DGA, NBR

36. Waves (I) (2019)

R | 135 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

80 Metascore

Traces the journey of a suburban family - led by a well-intentioned but domineering father - as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.

Director: Trey Edward Shults | Stars: Taylor Russell, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Alexa Demie, Bill Wise

Votes: 9,293

Best Film: NBR

37. The Souvenir (2019)

R | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

91 Metascore

A young film student in the early '80s becomes romantically involved with a complicated and untrustworthy man.

Director: Joanna Hogg | Stars: Neil Young, Tosin Cole, Jack McMullen, Frankie Wilson

Votes: 6,471 | Gross: $1.04M

Best Film: NBR(indie)

Festivals: Sundance - Grand Jury Prize (int.)

38. The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)

R | 121 min | Drama

83 Metascore

A young man searches for home in the changing city that seems to have left him behind.

Director: Joe Talbot | Stars: Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Rob Morgan, Tichina Arnold

Votes: 9,632 | Gross: $4.52M

Best Film: NBR(indie) Best First Film: DGA

Festivals: Sundance - Best Director

39. The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)

PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

70 Metascore

Zak runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true.

Directors: Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz | Stars: Zack Gottsagen, Ann Owens, Dakota Johnson, Bruce Dern

Votes: 37,103 | Gross: $13.12M

Best Film: NBR(indie) Best First Film: DGA

40. The Nightingale (I) (2018)

R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

77 Metascore

Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.

Director: Jennifer Kent | Stars: Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin, Michael Sheasby, Claire Jones

Votes: 13,019 | Gross: $0.39M

Best Film: NBR(indie)

Festivals: Venice - Special Jury Prize(2018)

41. Midsommar (2019)

R | 148 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

72 Metascore

A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

Director: Ari Aster | Stars: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Vilhelm Blomgren, William Jackson Harper

Votes: 133,570 | Gross: $27.33M

Best Film: NBR(indie)

42. Wild Rose (2018)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

80 Metascore

A troubled young Glaswegian woman dreams of becoming a Nashville country star.

Director: Tom Harper | Stars: Jessie Buckley, Matt Costello, Jane Patterson, Lesley Hart

Votes: 7,539 | Gross: $1.64M

Best Film: NBR(indie) Best Song (Glasgow / No Place Like Home): Critics[tie]

43. Give Me Liberty (2019)

110 min | Comedy

82 Metascore

In this freewheeling comedy, medical transport driver Vic risks his job to shuttle a group of rowdy seniors and a Russian boxer to a funeral, dragging clients like Tracy, a young woman with ALS, along for the ride.

Director: Kirill Mikhanovsky | Stars: Lauren 'Lolo' Spencer, Chris Galust, Maxim Stoyanov, Darya Ekamasova

Votes: 1,048 | Gross: $0.14M

Best Film: NBR(indie)

44. A Hidden Life (2019)

PG-13 | 174 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

78 Metascore

The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Maria Simon, Karin Neuhäuser

Votes: 9,196

Best Film: Spirit, NBR(indie)

Festivals: Cannes

45. Invisible Life (2019)

R | 139 min | Drama