Best Movies of 2013

1.

The Wolf of Wall Street

6.8

A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2013-12-25
2.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

6.8

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.

Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cate Blanchett
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 2013-12-11
3.

Frozen

6.7

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means.

Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana
Directed by: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
Release date: 2013-11-27
4.

12 Years a Slave

6.6

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano
Directed by: Steve McQueen
Release date: 2013-10-18
5.

Prisoners

6.6

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, Maria Bello, Melissa Leo
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Release date: 2013-09-18
6.

Her

6.5

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde
Directed by: Spike Jonze
Release date: 2013-12-18
7.

Dallas Buyers Club

6.5

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Denis O'Hare, Steve Zahn
Directed by: Jean-Marc Vallée
Release date: 2013-11-17
8.

Rush

6.5

A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.

Starring: Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara, Natalie Dormer
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 2013-09-02
9.

Star Trek Into Darkness

6.4

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.

Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg
Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Release date: 2013-05-05
10.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

6.4

Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) - a competition that could change Panem forever.

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks
Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Release date: 2013-11-15
11.

About Time

6.4

The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life – so he decides to make his world a better place... by getting a girlfriend. Sadly, that turns out not to be as easy as he thinks.

Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Lydia Wilson, Lindsay Duncan
Directed by: Richard Curtis
Release date: 2013-08-16
12.

The Best Offer

6.4

Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally damaged Claire to oversee the valuation and sale of her family’s priceless art collection, Virgil allows himself to form an attachment to her – and soon he is engulfed by a passion which will rock his bland existence to the core.

Starring: Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Sylvia Hoeks, Donald Sutherland, Maximilian Dirr
Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore
Release date: 2013-01-01
13.

Captain Phillips

6.4

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, Chris Mulkey, Yul Vazquez
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
Release date: 2013-10-10
14.

Gravity

6.4

Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone-tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness of space. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen, Phaldut Sharma
Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón
Release date: 2013-10-03
15.

Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor

6.4

In 2013, something terrible is awakening in London's National Gallery; in 1562, a murderous plot is afoot in Elizabethan England; and somewhere in space an ancient battle reaches its devastating conclusion. All of reality is at stake as the Doctor's own dangerous past comes back to haunt him.

Starring: Matt Smith, David Tennant, John Hurt, Christopher Eccleston, Paul McGann
Directed by: Nick Hurran
Release date: 2013-11-23
16.

Iron Man 3

6.3

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley
Directed by: Shane Black
Release date: 2013-04-18
17.

Despicable Me 2

6.3

Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.

Starring: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier
Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Release date: 2013-06-25
18.

Monsters University

6.3

A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.

Starring: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Noah Johnston
Directed by: Dan Scanlon
Release date: 2013-06-20
19.

The Conjuring

6.2

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.

Starring: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Lili Taylor, Ron Livingston, Mackenzie Foy
Directed by: James Wan
Release date: 2013-07-18
20.

The Book Thief

6.2

While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.

Starring: Geoffrey Rush, Sophie Nélisse, Emily Watson, Nico Liersch, Ben Schnetzer
Directed by: Brian Percival
Release date: 2013-11-08

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