2020 Movies Ranked

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1. Soul (2020)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

83 Metascore

After landing the gig of a lifetime, a New York jazz pianist suddenly finds himself trapped in a strange land between Earth and the afterlife.

Directors: Pete Docter, Kemp Powers | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton, Rachel House

Votes: 322,485

10

2. Nomadland (2020)

R | 107 min | Drama

93 Metascore

A woman in her sixties, after losing everything in the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

Director: Chloé Zhao | Stars: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May, Gay DeForest

Votes: 157,788

10

3. Minari (2020)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

89 Metascore

A Korean family starts a farm in 1980s Arkansas.

Director: Lee Isaac Chung | Stars: Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Alan Kim, Noel Cho

Votes: 79,459

10

4. The Kingmaker (2019)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Biography, History

76 Metascore

An extraordinary look into the political career of Imelda Marcos, this documentary tells a cautionary tale of a powerful leader whose questionable sense of reality divided the Philippines.

Director: Lauren Greenfield | Stars: Imelda Marcos, Etta Rosales, Ferdinand Marcos, George Bush

Votes: 2,394

10

5. Fan Girl (2020)

TV-MA | 100 min | Drama

Avid Paulo Avelino fan Jane meets her onscreen idol in less-than-ideal circumstances after stowing away in the back of his pickup truck, and the young stan finds out that he isn't quite the perfect man when nobody's watching.

Director: Antoinette Jadaone | Stars: Charlie Dizon, Micko Laurente, Camille Penaverde, Bea Alonzo

Votes: 529

10

6. David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (2020)

PG | 83 min | Documentary, Biography

72 Metascore

One man has seen more of the natural world than any other. This unique feature documentary is his witness statement.

Directors: Alastair Fothergill, Jonathan Hughes, Keith Scholey | Stars: David Attenborough, Max Hughes

Votes: 32,005

10

7. The Social Dilemma (2020)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Drama

78 Metascore

Explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations.

Director: Jeff Orlowski-Yang | Stars: Tristan Harris, Jeff Seibert, Bailey Richardson, Joe Toscano

Votes: 82,198

10

8. A Thousand Cuts (2020)

99 min | Documentary

81 Metascore

A look at how Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte uses social media to spread disinformation.

Director: Ramona S. Diaz | Stars: Amal Clooney, Ronaldo 'Bato' Dela Rosa, Rodrigo R. Duterte, Patricia Evangelista

Votes: 751

10

9. Kiss the Ground (2020)

84 min | Documentary

A revolutionary group of activists, scientists, farmers, and politicians band together in a global movement of "Regenerative Agriculture" that could balance our climate, replenish our vast water supplies, and feed the world.

Directors: Joshua Tickell, Rebecca Harrell Tickell | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Ray Archuleta, John Wick, Kristin Ohlson

Votes: 6,883

10

10. Boys State (2020)

PG-13 | 109 min | Documentary

84 Metascore

A thousand 17-year-old boys from Texas join together to build a representative government from the ground up.

Directors: Amanda McBaine, Jesse Moss | Stars: Ben Feinstein, Steven Garza, Robert MacDougall, René Otero

Votes: 5,110

9.9

11. Miss Americana (2020)

TV-MA | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

65 Metascore

A look at iconic pop artist Taylor Swift during a transformational time in her life as she embraces her role as a singer/songwriter and harnesses the full power of her voice.

Director: Lana Wilson | Stars: Taylor Swift, Andrea Swift, Scott Swift, Joel Little

Votes: 19,771

9.4

12. Hamilton (2020)

PG-13 | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History

90 Metascore

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Captured live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theater with the original Broadway cast.

Director: Thomas Kail | Stars: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr., Renée Elise Goldsberry

Votes: 92,460

9.2

13. Enola Holmes (2020)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

68 Metascore

When Enola Holmes-Sherlock's teen sister-discovers her mother is missing, she sets off to find her, becoming a super-sleuth in her own right as she outwits her famous brother and unravels a dangerous conspiracy around a mysterious young Lord.

Director: Harry Bradbeer | Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 169,875

9

14. The Father (I) (2020)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Mystery

88 Metascore

A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.

Director: Florian Zeller | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Mark Gatiss, Olivia Williams

Votes: 147,737

8.8

15. Promising Young Woman (2020)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

73 Metascore

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.

Director: Emerald Fennell | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Clancy Brown

Votes: 169,000

8.6

16. The Invisible Man (I) (2020)

R | 124 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

72 Metascore

When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

Director: Leigh Whannell | Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Harriet Dyer, Aldis Hodge

Votes: 225,044 | Gross: $70.41M

8.5

17. Yellow Rose (I) (2019)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, Music

70 Metascore

A Filipina teen from a small Texas town fights to pursue her dreams as a country music performer while having to decide between staying with her family or leaving the only home she has known.

Director: Diane Paragas | Stars: Eva Noblezada, Princess Punzalan, Sylvia Ramos, Liam Booth

Votes: 1,159

8.4

18. Palm Springs (2020)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery

83 Metascore

Stuck in a time loop, two wedding guests develop a budding romance while living the same day over and over again.

Director: Max Barbakow | Stars: Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, J.K. Simmons, Peter Gallagher

Votes: 156,767

8.3

19. Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)

R | 94 min | Drama, Music

87 Metascore

Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.

Director: George C. Wolfe | Stars: Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo

Votes: 52,552

8.2

20. The Boy Foretold by the Stars (2020)

Not Rated | 107 min | Romance

The Boy Foretold By The Stars is a romantic comedy movie about two senior high school boys, who thru help of a fortune-teller, find each other at an optional school retreat called Journey with the Lord.

Director: Dolly Dulu | Stars: Adrian Lindayag, Keann Johnson, Iyah Mina, Rissey Reyes

Votes: 156

8.1

21. Birds of Prey (2020)

R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

60 Metascore

After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroines Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.

Director: Cathy Yan | Stars: Margot Robbie, Rosie Perez, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett

Votes: 235,938 | Gross: $84.16M

8

22. Becoming (II) (2020)

PG | 89 min | Documentary, Biography

66 Metascore

Join former first lady Michelle Obama in an intimate documentary looking at her life, hopes and connection with others during her 2019 book tour for 'Becoming.'

Director: Nadia Hallgren | Stars: Elizabeth Alexander, Adrian K. Collins, Valerie Jarrett, Gayle King

Votes: 6,393

8

23. Your Name Engraved Herein (2020)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

In 1987, as martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia and social stigma.

Director: Kuang-Hui Liu | Stars: Edward Chen, Jing-Hua Tseng, Leon Dai, Shih-Sian Wang

Votes: 6,197

7.9

24. Love and Monsters (I) (2020)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

63 Metascore

Seven years after he survived the monster apocalypse, lovably hapless Joel leaves his cozy underground bunker behind on a quest to reunite with his ex.

Director: Michael Matthews | Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Jessica Henwick, Michael Rooker, Dan Ewing

Votes: 126,263 | Gross: $1.07M

7.8

25. The Half of It (I) (2020)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

74 Metascore

When smart but cash-strapped teen Ellie Chu agrees to write a love letter for a jock, she doesn't expect to become his friend - or fall for his crush.

Director: Alice Wu | Stars: Leah Lewis, Daniel Diemer, Alexxis Lemire, Wolfgang Novogratz

Votes: 37,571

7.8

26. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

R | 129 min | Drama, History, Thriller

76 Metascore

The story of 7 people on trial stemming from various charges surrounding the uprising at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.

Director: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Alex Sharp, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong

Votes: 175,601

7.8

27. Monsoon (2019)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, History, Romance

69 Metascore

Kit, a British man of Vietnamese heritage, returns to Saigon for the first time in over 30 years after leaving the country with his parents, when he was six years old, at the end of the Vietnam War.

Director: Hong Khaou | Stars: Henry Golding, William Do, David Tran, Lam Anh Dao

Votes: 2,102

7.7

28. Over the Moon (2020)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

60 Metascore

In this animated musical, a girl builds a rocket ship and blasts off, hoping to meet a mythical moon goddess.

Directors: Glen Keane, John Kahrs | Stars: Glen Keane, Brycen Hall, Ruthie Ann Miles, John Cho

Votes: 22,403

7.6

29. The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Romance

57 Metascore

After a break-up, a young woman decides to start a gallery where people can leave trinkets from past relationships.

Director: Natalie Krinsky | Stars: Geraldine Viswanathan, Dacre Montgomery, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Molly Gordon

Votes: 8,515

7.5

30. Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)

PG | 122 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

69 Metascore

An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.

Director: David E. Talbert | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, Hugh Bonneville, Anika Noni Rose

Votes: 18,515

7.5

31. Work It (2020)

TV-14 | 93 min | Comedy, Music

58 Metascore

When Quinn Ackerman's admission to the college of her dreams depends on her performance at a dance competition, she forms a ragtag group of dancers to take on the best squad in school...now she just needs to learn how to dance.

Director: Laura Terruso | Stars: Keiynan Lonsdale, Liza Koshy, Briana Andrade-Gomes, Kalliane Brémault

Votes: 13,576

7.4

32. Happiest Season (2020)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

69 Metascore

A holiday romantic comedy that captures the range of emotions tied to wanting your family's acceptance, being true to yourself, and trying not to ruin Christmas by revealing a nasty secret.

Director: Clea DuVall | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Mary Steenburgen, Victor Garber

Votes: 38,945

7.4

33. Words on Bathroom Walls (2020)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Romance

61 Metascore

Diagnosed with a mental illness halfway through his senior year of high school, a witty, introspective teen struggles to keep it a secret while falling in love with a brilliant classmate who inspires him to not be defined by his condition.

Director: Thor Freudenthal | Stars: Charlie Plummer, Andy Garcia, Taylor Russell, AnnaSophia Robb

Votes: 10,301

7.3

34. Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)

PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

47 Metascore

After discovering a small, blue, fast hedgehog, a small-town police officer must help him defeat an evil genius who wants to do experiments on him.

Director: Jeff Fowler | Stars: Ben Schwartz, James Marsden, Jim Carrey, Tika Sumpter

Votes: 137,865 | Gross: $148.97M

7.3

35. The Boys in the Band (2020)

R | 121 min | Drama

70 Metascore

At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.

Director: Joe Mantello | Stars: Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells

Votes: 15,729

7.2

36. Greyhound (2020)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Drama, History

64 Metascore

Several months after the U.S. entry into World War II, an inexperienced U.S. Navy commander must lead an Allied convoy being stalked by a German submarine wolf pack.

Director: Aaron Schneider | Stars: Tom Hanks, Elisabeth Shue, Stephen Graham, Matt Helm

Votes: 96,230

7.2

37. The Old Guard (2020)

R | 125 min | Action, Thriller

70 Metascore

A covert team of immortal mercenaries is suddenly exposed and must now fight to keep their identity a secret just as an unexpected new member is discovered.

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood | Stars: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari

Votes: 162,955

7.2

38. Blackpink: Light Up the Sky (2020)

TV-14 | 79 min | Documentary, Music

66 Metascore

Chart the meteoric rise of the South Korean girl group BLACKPINK in director Caroline Suh's documentary.

Director: Caroline Suh | Stars: Reila Post, Blackpink, Jennie Kim, Jisoo Kim

Votes: 6,616

7.1

39. I Am Greta (2020)

TV-14 | 97 min | Documentary, Biography

69 Metascore

The documentary follows Greta Thunberg, a teenage climate activist from Sweden, on her international crusade to get people to listen to scientists about the world's environmental problems.

Director: Nathan Grossman | Stars: Greta Thunberg, Svante Thunberg, Niclas Svenningsen, António Guterres

Votes: 7,974

7.1

40. All Together Now (2020)

PG | 92 min | Drama

64 Metascore

An optimistic high schooler with musical aspirations must learn to accept help from her friends to overcome her personal hardships and fulfill her dreams.

Director: Brett Haley | Stars: Auli'i Cravalho, Rhenzy Feliz, Justina Machado, Judy Reyes

Votes: 4,491

7

41. News of the World (2020)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

73 Metascore

A Civil War veteran agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, against her will. They travel hundreds of miles and face grave dangers as they search for a place that either can call home.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel, Tom Astor, Travis Johnson

Votes: 86,410

7

42. Onward (I) (2020)

PG | 102 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

61 Metascore

Two elven brothers embark on a quest to bring their father back for one day.

Director: Dan Scanlon | Stars: Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer

Votes: 147,447 | Gross: $61.56M

7

43. The King of Staten Island (2020)

R | 136 min | Comedy, Drama

67 Metascore

Scott has been a case of arrested development since his firefighter dad died. He spends his days smoking weed and dreaming of being a tattoo artist until events force him to grapple with his grief and take his first steps forward in life.

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Pete Davidson, Bel Powley, Ricky Velez, Lou Wilson

Votes: 67,267

6.9