Movies I watched in 2013by jjambon | created - 13 Dec 2013 | updated - 02 Jan 2014 | Public
Comedy, Drama, Musical, Action, Science Fiction, Comic Book, Foreign, and Documentary flicks I saw this year, arranged in reverse chronological order by release date.
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1. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 382,278 | Gross: $27.30M
Fantastic acting by Leto and McConaughey
2. Gravity (2013)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Two astronauts work together to survive after an accident which leaves them stranded in space.
Votes: 670,414 | Gross: $274.09M
3. Iron Man Three (2013)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Votes: 642,266 | Gross: $409.01M
4. 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: 434,949 | Gross: $228.78M
5. This Is the End (2013)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy
6 Los Angeles celebrities are stuck on James Franco's house after a series of devastating events just destroyed the city. Inside, the group not only will have to face with the apocalypse, but with themselves.
Votes: 346,889 | Gross: $101.47M
6. The Way, Way Back (2013)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 128,525 | Gross: $21.50M
Brings back just what it was like to be an awkward teenager.
7. World War Z (2013)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself.
Votes: 528,556 | Gross: $202.36M
8. Argo (2012)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.
Votes: 513,129 | Gross: $136.03M
9. Cloud Atlas (2012)
R | 172 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Votes: 315,904 | Gross: $27.11M
10. Django Unchained (2012)
R | 165 min | Drama, Western
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Votes: 1,138,281 | Gross: $162.81M
11. Killing Them Softly (2012)
R | 97 min | Crime, Thriller
Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Votes: 120,895 | Gross: $15.03M
12. Lincoln (2012)
PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History
As the American Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Votes: 220,347 | Gross: $182.21M
13. The Master (2012)
R | 138 min | Drama
A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.
Votes: 123,260 | Gross: $16.38M
14. Not Fade Away (2012)
R | 112 min | Drama
Set in suburban New Jersey in the 1960s, a group of friends form a rock band and try to make it big.
Votes: 3,989 | Gross: $0.61M
Huge disappointment, coming from the creator of the Sopranos. Beautifully shot but just awful.
15. Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified advertisement seeking a companion for time travel.
Votes: 109,255 | Gross: $4.01M
16. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
Votes: 596,904 | Gross: $132.09M
Jennifer Lawrence is AMAZING.
17. Ted (2012)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy
John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.
Votes: 519,264 | Gross: $218.82M
18. Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
PG | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.
Votes: 313,483 | Gross: $189.42M
19. 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: 52,110 | Gross: $9.20M
20. Drive (I) (2011)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama
A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor.
Votes: 496,671 | Gross: $35.06M
21. The Ides of March (2011)
R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller
An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.
Votes: 203,022 | Gross: $40.96M
22. Source Code (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete.
Votes: 432,621 | Gross: $54.71M
Really liked this!
23. Take Shelter (2011)
R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Votes: 79,684 | Gross: $1.73M
24. The Town (2010)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the F.B.I. Agent looking to bring him and his crew down.
Votes: 310,042 | Gross: $92.19M
25. Crazy Heart (2009)
R | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.
Votes: 76,322 | Gross: $39.46M
26. In the Loop (2009)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy
A political satire about a group of skeptical American and British operatives attempting to prevent a war between two countries.
Votes: 49,203 | Gross: $2.38M
27. The Informant! (2009)
R | 108 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
The U.S. government decides to go after an agro-business giant with a price-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president-turned-informant Mark Whitacre.
Votes: 57,205 | Gross: $33.31M
Liked it a lot.
28. Nine (2009)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.
Votes: 39,993 | Gross: $19.66M
Does not work. Daniel Day Lewis, what are you doing here?
29. Up in the Air (I) (2009)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance
Ryan Bingham enjoys living out of a suitcase for his job, travelling around the country firing people, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a potential love interest, and a new hire.
Votes: 291,657 | Gross: $83.82M
30. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.
Votes: 94,245 | Gross: $77.23M
Wanted to love this, but it just didn't move me.
31. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When two brothers organize the robbery of their parent's jewelry store the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and one brother's wife hurtling towards a shattering climax.
Votes: 87,872 | Gross: $7.08M
32. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 108,374 | Gross: $118.87M
Loved this, would recommend for all!
33. Smiley Face (2007)
R | 85 min | Comedy
After a young actress unknowingly eats her roommate's marijuana cupcakes, her day becomes a series of misadventures.
Votes: 15,031 | Gross: $0.01M
Did not like this.
R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Musical
The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, aka Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett.
Votes: 311,209 | Gross: $52.90M
35. Zodiac (2007)
R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, History
In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.
Votes: 365,800 | Gross: $33.08M
36. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
Votes: 394,543 | Gross: $59.89M
37. Shortbus (2006)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance
A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.
Votes: 29,665 | Gross: $1.99M
38. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance
Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.
Votes: 347,520 | Gross: $109.45M
39. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
R | 103 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A murder mystery brings together a private eye, a struggling actress, and a thief masquerading as an actor.
Votes: 195,455 | Gross: $4.24M
Pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed this. See it if you like Robert Downey Jr.
40. Rent (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
Votes: 45,065 | Gross: $29.08M
Did not like this at all.
41. Walk the Line (2005)
PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.
Votes: 204,780 | Gross: $119.52M
43. Mean Girls (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Votes: 284,372 | Gross: $86.06M
Lindsay Lohan could actually act, once upon a time.
44. The Terminal (2004)
PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An eastern immigrant finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there.
Votes: 346,890 | Gross: $77.87M
Very Spielberg, and better than I expected.
45. Daredevil (2003)
PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
A man blinded by toxic waste which also enhanced his remaining senses fights crime as an acrobatic martial arts superhero.
Votes: 191,525 | Gross: $102.54M
46. Love Actually (2003)
R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.
Votes: 363,097 | Gross: $59.70M
48. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
Votes: 251,300 | Gross: $45.51M
Why did I wait so long to see this precious flick? Loved it.
49. Two of Us (2000 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 89 min | Biography, Drama, Music
John Lennon and Paul McCartney have a chat about their lives, and if "The Beatles" will ever reunite. The movie takes place in 1976.
Spend a mythical day with a mid-seventies Lennon and McCartney.
50. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
R | 139 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller