The Films of Sundance 2013

by keithsim | created - 05 Jan 2013 | updated - 08 Jan 2013 | Public

Here's the nearly complete list of feature films at Sundance showing from 1/17-27 in 2013. We've kept the list alphabetized and in their respective categories. Any title that intrigues you can be added to your Watchlist.

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1. A.C.O.D. (2013)

R | 88 min | Comedy

50 Metascore

A grown man caught in the crossfire of his parents' 15-year divorce discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family.

Director: Stuart Zicherman | Stars: Adam Scott, Richard Jenkins, Catherine O'Hara, Jane Lynch

Votes: 11,711 | Gross: $0.17M

Category: Premiere

2. Before Midnight (2013)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

94 Metascore

We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Ariane Labed

Votes: 113,489 | Gross: $8.11M

Category: Premiere

3. Big Sur (2013)

R | 81 min | Drama, Romance

49 Metascore

A recounting of Jack Kerouac's three sojourns to the cabin in Big Sur owned by his friend, poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

Director: Michael Polish | Stars: Jean-Marc Barr, Kate Bosworth, Josh Lucas, Radha Mitchell

Votes: 1,625 | Gross: $0.03M

Category: Premiere

4. Breathe In (2013)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

60 Metascore

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.

Director: Drake Doremus | Stars: Felicity Jones, Guy Pearce, Mackenzie Davis, Amy Ryan

Votes: 12,448 | Gross: $0.02M

Category: Premiere

5. Don Jon (2013)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

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.

Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza

Votes: 208,141 | Gross: $24.48M

Category: Premiere

6. The East (2013)

PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

68 Metascore

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.

Director: Zal Batmanglij | Stars: Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgård, Ellen Page, Toby Kebbell

Votes: 45,282 | Gross: $2.27M

Category: Premiere

7. The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)

R | 108 min | Drama

61 Metascore

A coming-of-age story about two inner city boys who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.

Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Skylan Brooks, Ethan Dizon, Jordin Sparks, Jeffrey Wright

Votes: 4,558 | Gross: $0.49M

Category: Premiere

8. Jobs (2013)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama

44 Metascore

The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

Director: Joshua Michael Stern | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas

Votes: 85,387 | Gross: $16.12M

Category: Premiere

9. The Look of Love (2013)

Not Rated | 101 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

57 Metascore

The life of Paul Raymond, the controversial entrepreneur who became Britain's richest man.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Steve Coogan, Matt Lucas, Anna Friel, Imogen Poots

Votes: 5,862 | Gross: $0.02M

Category: Premiere

10. Lovelace (2013)

R | 93 min | Biography, Drama

51 Metascore

The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Amanda Seyfried, James Franco, Peter Sarsgaard, Juno Temple

Votes: 34,310 | Gross: $0.36M

Category: Premiere

11. Charlie Countryman (2013)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

31 Metascore

While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.

Director: Fredrik Bond | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood, Mads Mikkelsen, Til Schweiger

Votes: 24,180 | Gross: $0.01M

Category: Premiere

12. Prince Avalanche (2013)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

73 Metascore

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.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch, Lance LeGault, Joyce Payne

Votes: 17,099 | Gross: $0.20M

Category: Premiere

13. Stoker (2013)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

58 Metascore

After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, whom she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman, Matthew Goode, Dermot Mulroney

Votes: 93,340 | Gross: $1.70M

Category: Premiere

14. Sweetwater (2013)

R | 95 min | Thriller, Western

38 Metascore

In the late 1800s, a fanatical religious leader, a renegade Sheriff, and a former prostitute collide in a blood triangle on the rugged plains of the New Mexico Territory.

Directors: Logan Miller, Noah Miller | Stars: Ed Harris, January Jones, Jason Isaacs, Eduardo Noriega

Votes: 5,090

Category: Premiere

15. Top of the Lake (2013– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Obsessed with the disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant girl near a freezing lake in New Zealand, a brave detective will find herself up against small-town secrets and a side of herself that was meticulously kept at bay.

Stars: Elisabeth Moss, David Wenham, Peter Mullan, Thomas M. Wright

Votes: 27,028

Category: Premiere

16. Adoration (2013)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance

37 Metascore

A pair of childhood friends and neighbors fall for each other's sons.

Director: Anne Fontaine | Stars: Naomi Watts, Robin Wright, Xavier Samuel, James Frecheville

Votes: 27,501 | Gross: $0.32M

Category: Premiere

17. Very Good Girls (2013)

R | 91 min | Drama, Romance

35 Metascore

Two New York City girls make a pact to lose their virginity during their first summer out of high school. When they both fall for the same street artist, the friends find their connection tested for the first time.

Director: Naomi Foner | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Sterling Jones, Lenny Platt

Votes: 12,350

Category: Premiere

18. The Way Way Back (2013)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

68 Metascore

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.

Directors: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash | Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney, AnnaSophia Robb

Votes: 127,343 | Gross: $21.50M

Category: Premiere

19. Afternoon Delight (2013)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

50 Metascore

Rachel is a quick-witted and lovable stay-at-home mom. Frustrated with the realities of preschool auctions, a lackluster sex life and career that's gone kaput, Rachel visits a strip club to... See full summary »

Director: Jill Soloway | Stars: Kathryn Hahn, Josh Radnor, Juno Temple, Jane Lynch

Votes: 8,417 | Gross: $0.17M

Category: U.S. Dramatic

20. Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

74 Metascore

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.

Director: David Lowery | Stars: Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Nate Parker

Votes: 18,444 | Gross: $0.39M

Category: U.S. Dramatic

21. Austenland (2013)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

42 Metascore

Obsessed with Pride and Prejudice (1995), a woman travels to a Jane Austen theme park in search for her perfect gentleman.

Director: Jerusha Hess | Stars: Keri Russell, JJ Feild, Jennifer Coolidge, Bret McKenzie

Votes: 16,908 | Gross: $2.15M

Category: U.S. Dramatic

22. C.O.G. (2013)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

60 Metascore

A cocky young man travels to Oregon to work on an apple farm. Out of his element, he finds his lifestyle and notions being picked apart by everyone who crosses his path.

Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez | Stars: Jonathan Groff, Denis O'Hare, Corey Stoll, Dean Stockwell

Votes: 3,270 | Gross: $0.06M

Category: U.S. Dramatic

23. Concussion (2013)

R | 96 min | Drama

56 Metascore

After a blow to the head, Abby decides she can't do it anymore. Her life just can't be only about the house, the kids and the wife. She needs more: she needs to be Eleanor.

Director: Stacie Passon | Stars: Robin Weigert, Maggie Siff, Johnathan Tchaikovsky, Ben Shenkman

Votes: 3,475 | Gross: $0.04M

Category: U.S. Dramatic

24. The Truth About Emanuel (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

41 Metascore

A troubled girl becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor, who bears a striking resemblance to her dead mother.

Director: Francesca Gregorini | Stars: Kaya Scodelario, Jessica Biel, Frances O'Connor, Aneurin Barnard

Votes: 7,577

Category: U.S. Dramatic

25. Fruitvale Station (2013)

R | 85 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

85 Metascore

The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.

Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand

Votes: 63,982 | Gross: $16.10M

Category: U.S. Dramatic

26. In a World... (2013)

R | 93 min | Comedy

79 Metascore

An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé.

Director: Lake Bell | Stars: Lake Bell, Fred Melamed, Michaela Watkins, Rob Corddry

Votes: 28,395 | Gross: $2.96M

Category: U.S. Dramatic

27. Kill Your Darlings (2013)

R | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

65 Metascore

A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.

Director: John Krokidas | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Michael C. Hall, Ben Foster

Votes: 30,624 | Gross: $1.03M

Category: U.S. Dramatic

28. The Lifeguard (2013)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

34 Metascore

A former valedictorian quits her reporter job in New York and returns to the place she last felt happy: her childhood home in Connecticut. She gets work as a lifeguard and starts a dangerous relationship with a troubled teenager.

Director: Liz W. Garcia | Stars: Kristen Bell, Mamie Gummer, Martin Starr, Joshua Harto

Votes: 12,768

Category: U.S. Dramatic

29. May in the Summer (2013)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

56 Metascore

High off the success of her first book and planning to marry ZIAD, her sensible, stable and studious fiance, MAY BRENNAN has it all. At least that's what she'd like people to believe. ... See full summary »

Director: Cherien Dabis | Stars: Cherien Dabis, Alaadin Khasawneh, Alia Shawkat, Nadine Malouf

Votes: 624 | Gross: $0.02M

Category: U.S. Dramatic

30. Mother of George (2013)

R | 107 min | Drama

77 Metascore

Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child - a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family.

Director: Andrew Dosunmu | Stars: Danai Gurira, Isaach De Bankolé, Anthony Okungbowa, Bukky Ajayi

Votes: 902 | Gross: $0.15M

31. Touchy Feely (2013)

R | 89 min | Drama

55 Metascore

A massage therapist is unable to do her job when stricken with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact. Meanwhile, her uptight brother's floundering dental practice receives new life when clients seek out his healing touch.

Director: Lynn Shelton | Stars: Rosemarie DeWitt, Ellen Page, Josh Pais, Scoot McNairy

Votes: 3,226 | Gross: $0.04M

Category: U.S. Dramatic

32. The Spectacular Now (2013)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

82 Metascore

A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."

Director: James Ponsoldt | Stars: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Votes: 124,317 | Gross: $6.85M

Category: U.S. Dramatic

33. Upstream Color (2013)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

81 Metascore

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.

Director: Shane Carruth | Stars: Amy Seimetz, Frank Mosley, Shane Carruth, Andrew Sensenig

Votes: 26,850 | Gross: $0.44M

Category: U.S. Dramatic

34. Krugovi (2013)

112 min | Drama

The impact of a selfless deed of benevolence and heroism right in the middle of the raging Bosnian war inextricably intertwines the lives of five people who are still affected by its consequences, over a decade later.

Director: Srdan Golubovic | Stars: Aleksandar Bercek, Leon Lucev, Nebojsa Glogovac, Nikola Rakocevic

Votes: 4,182

Category: World Dramatic

35. Crystal Fairy y el cactus mágico (2013)

Not Rated | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

67 Metascore

As Jamie travels in Chile, he invites an eccentric woman to join his group's quest to score a fabled hallucinogen, a move that finds him at odds with his new companion, until they drink the magic brew on a beach at the edge of the desert.

Director: Sebastián Silva | Stars: Michael Cera, Gaby Hoffmann, Juan Andrés Silva, Agustín Silva

Votes: 7,232 | Gross: $0.19M

Category: World Dramatic

36. Houston (2013)

107 min | Drama

A German corporate headhunter travels to Houston, Texas, in pursuit of a renowned oil company CEO, only to have his life fall apart.

Director: Bastian Günther | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Garret Dillahunt, Jenny Schily, Wolfram Koch

Votes: 268

Category: World Dramatic

37. Il Futuro (2013)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

80 Metascore

When their parents die, Bianca starts to smoke and Tomas is still a virgin. The orphans explore the dangerous streets of adulthood until Bianca finds Maciste, a retired Mr. Universe, and enters his dark mansion in search of a future.

Director: Alicia Scherson | Stars: Manuela Martelli, Luigi Ciardo, Rutger Hauer, Nicolas Vaporidis

Votes: 872 | Gross: $0.01M

Category: World Dramatic

38. Jiseul (2012)

108 min | Drama, History, War

In 1950's, a populace of a South Korean island rebels against police brutality. The protesters are labeled as communists and the army is dispatched. One small village will be hit especially hard that day. Based on historical events.

Director: Meul O | Stars: Min-chul Sung, Jung-won Yang, Young-soon Oh, Suk-bum Moon

Votes: 212

Category: World Dramatic

39. Nieulotne (2013)

95 min | Drama, Romance

An idyllic summer job holiday in Spain suddenly turns traumatic for a couple of young Polish students in love.

Director: Jacek Borcuch | Stars: Jakub Gierszal, Magdalena Berus, Ángela Molina, Juan José Ballesta

Votes: 394

Category: World Dramatic

40. Metro Manila (2013)

Not Rated | 115 min | Crime, Drama

65 Metascore

Seeking a brighter future in megacity Manila, Oscar Ramirez and his family flee their impoverished life in the rice fields of the northern Philippines. But the sweltering capital's bustling... See full summary »

Director: Sean Ellis | Stars: Jake Macapagal, John Arcilla, Althea Vega, Erin Panlilio

Votes: 7,005

Category: World Dramatic

41. Shopping (I) (2013)

98 min | Drama

In a small town in New Zealand, brothers Willie and Solomon deal with the ordinary desires of youth, a volatile father and racial tensions before one, as a means of escape, is seduced to the criminal world by an engaging thief.

Directors: Mark Albiston, Louis Sutherland | Stars: Kevin Paulo, Julian Dennison, Jacek Koman, Alistair Browning

Votes: 111

Category: World Dramatic

42. Soldate Jeannette (2013)

PG-13 | 80 min | Drama

Fanni has had enough of money and Anna has had enough of pigs. Fanni leaves the city and her pearls behind, while Anna is stuck wearing muddy overalls. When they finally cross paths, they embark on a punk adventure towards Marxist liberty.

Director: Daniel Hoesl | Stars: Johanna Orsini-Rosenberg, Christina Reichsthaler, Josef Kleindienst, Aurelia Burckhardt

Votes: 195

Category: World Dramatic

43. Un giorno devi andare (2013)

109 min | Drama

Painful family events lead Augusta to leave Italy. On a small boat, immersed in the Amazon Forest grandness, she begins a travel between Indios villages. From the favela to the isolation in the Forest, Augusta will go in search of herself.

Director: Giorgio Diritti | Stars: Jasmine Trinca, Anne Alvaro, Sonia Gessner, Pia Engleberth

Votes: 300

Category: World Dramatic

44. Wajma (2013)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

It's snowing in Kabul, and gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a pretty student named Wajma. The pair begins a clandestine relationship - they're playful and passionate but ever mindful of the... See full summary »

Director: Barmak Akram | Stars: Wajma Bahar, Mustafa Abdulsatar, Haji Gul Aser, Brehna Bahar

Votes: 197

Category: World Dramatic

45. Yang tidak dibicarakan ketika membicarakan cinta (2013)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

At a high school for the visually impaired in Jakarta, Indonesia, the students are like any other teenagers: they attend classes, pursue artistic endeavors, and fall in love. The most ... See full summary »

Director: Mouly Surya | Stars: Nicholas Saputra, Ayushita, Karina Salim, Anggun Priambodo

Votes: 164

Category: World Dramatic

46. Ass Backwards (2013)

Unrated | 85 min | Adventure, Comedy

37 Metascore

Two best friends (Kate and Chloe) embark on a cross country trip back to their hometown to attempt to win a pageant that eluded them as children.

Director: Chris Nelson | Stars: June Diane Raphael, Casey Wilson, Jon Cryer, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 1,941

Category: Midnight

47. Hell Baby (2013)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Horror

41 Metascore

An expectant couple who moves into the most haunted house in New Orleans call upon the services of the Vatican's elite exorcism team to save them from a demonic baby.

Directors: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon | Stars: Rob Corddry, Leslie Bibb, Alex Berg, Keegan-Michael Key

Votes: 8,090 | Gross: $0.00M

48. In Fear (I) (2013)

R | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

66 Metascore

Driving to a music festival in Ireland, a new couple become lost and are then set upon by a tormentor with an unknown motive.

Director: Jeremy Lovering | Stars: Iain De Caestecker, Alice Englert, Allen Leech

Votes: 7,382

Category: Midnight

49. Kink (2013)

Unrated | 80 min | Documentary

67 Metascore

A documentary on fetish website Kink.com.

Director: Christina Voros | Stars: Peter Acworth, Maitresse Madeline, Chris Norris, Tomcat

Votes: 1,026

Category: Midnight

50. Virtually Heroes (2013)

82 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy