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The 200 Best Movies of the 2010s The 50 Best Animated Movies of the 2010sThe 50 Best Comedies of the 2010s The 50 Best Horror Movies of the 2010sThe 50 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 2010s The 50 Best Superhero Movies of the 2010s #50 The Sessions (2012) 91% #50 Adjusted Score: 98527% Critics Consensus: Tender, funny, and touching, The Sessions provides an acting showcase for its talented stars and proves it's possible for Hollywood to produce a grown-up movie about sex. Synopsis: Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career... [More] Starring: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood Directed By: Ben Lewin #49 Frances Ha (2012) 93% #49 Adjusted Score: 99800% Critics Consensus: Audiences will need to tolerate a certain amount of narrative drift, but thanks to sensitive direction from Noah Baumbach and an endearing performance from Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha makes it easy to forgive. Synopsis: Frances (Greta Gerwig) goes from apartment to apartment in Brooklyn as she looks for a job and a stable partner.... [More] Starring: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Michael Zegen, Adam Driver Directed By: Noah Baumbach #48 Thunder Road (2018) 97% #48 Adjusted Score: 100398% Critics Consensus: Thunder Road deftly balances emotionally affecting drama against bruising comedy - and serves as an outstanding calling card for writer-director-star Jim Cummings. Synopsis: A cop deals with the death of his mother while giving a heartfelt eulogy at her funeral.... [More] Starring: Jim Cummings, Kendal Farr, Nican Robinson, Jocelyn DeBoer Directed By: Jim Cummings #47 50/50 (2011) 93% #47 Adjusted Score: 99883% Critics Consensus: A good-hearted film about a difficult topic, 50/50 maneuvers between jokes and drama with surprising finesse. Synopsis: Adam Lerner (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) has always tried to take good care of his health, so it comes as a cruel... [More] Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard Directed By: Jonathan Levine #46 Bridesmaids (2011) 89% #46 Adjusted Score: 99588% Critics Consensus: A marriage of genuine characters, gross out gags, and pathos, Bridesmaids is a female-driven comedy that refuses to be boxed in as Kristen Wiig emerges as a real star. Synopsis: Annie (Kristen Wiig) is a single woman whose own life is a mess, but when she learns that her lifelong... [More] Starring: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper Directed By: Paul Feig #45 Win Win (2011) 94% #45 Adjusted Score: 99977% Critics Consensus: Rich, wonderful characters and strong performances populate Win Win, with writer/director Thomas McCarthy continuing to emerge as a great American humanist. Synopsis: Mike Flaherty (Paul Giamatti) is a struggling, though not overly ambitious, lawyer. As the court-appointed attorney of Leo Poplar (Burt... [More] Starring: Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan, Bobby Cannavale, Jeffrey Tambor Directed By: Tom McCarthy #44 Blue Jasmine (2013) 91% #44 Adjusted Score: 99511% Critics Consensus: Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine finds the director in peak late-period form -- and benefiting from a superb cast led by Cate Blanchett. Synopsis: After her marriage to a wealthy businessman (Alec Baldwin) collapses, New York socialite Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) flees to San Francisco... [More] Starring: Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, Louis C.K., Bobby Cannavale Directed By: Woody Allen #43 Wild Tales (2014) 94% #43 Adjusted Score: 99317% Critics Consensus: Wickedly hilarious and delightfully deranged, Wild Tales is a subversive satire that doubles as a uniformly entertaining anthology film. Synopsis: A waitress adds a special ingredient to an arrogant loan shark's meal in one of several tales dealing with extremes... [More] Starring: Ricardo Darín, Oscar Martínez, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Érica Rivas Directed By: Damián David Szifron #42 The Kids Are All Right (2010) 92% #42 Adjusted Score: 100090% Critics Consensus: Worthwhile as both a well-acted ensemble piece and as a smart, warm statement on family values, The Kids Are All Right is remarkable. Synopsis: Lesbian couple Jules (Julianne Moore) and Nic (Annette Bening) have been together for almost 20 years and have two teenage... [More] Starring: Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska Directed By: Lisa Cholodenko #41 Midnight in Paris (2011) 93% #41 Adjusted Score: 100910% Critics Consensus: It may not boast the depth of his classic films, but the sweetly sentimental Midnight in Paris is funny and charming enough to satisfy Woody Allen fans. Synopsis: Gil Pender (Owen Wilson) is a screenwriter and aspiring novelist. Vacationing in Paris with his fiancee (Rachel McAdams), he has... [More] Starring: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Michael Sheen Directed By: Woody Allen #40 Hail, Caesar! (2016) 86% #40 Adjusted Score: 106237% Critics Consensus: Packed with period detail and perfectly cast, Hail, Caesar! finds the Coen brothers delivering an agreeably lightweight love letter to post-war Hollywood. Synopsis: In the early 1950s, Eddie Mannix is busy at work trying to solve all the problems of the actors and... [More] Starring: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes Directed By: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen #39 Blinded by the Light (2019) 89% #39 Adjusted Score: 102962% Critics Consensus: Like a life-affirming rock anthem, Blinded by the Light hits familiar chords with confidence and flair, building to a conclusion that leaves audiences cheering for an encore. Synopsis: Javed is a Pakistani teenager who experiences racial and economic turmoil while living in Luton, England, in 1987. He writes... [More] Starring: Viveik Kalra, Hayley Atwell, Rob Brydon, Kulvinder Ghir Directed By: Gurinder Chadha #38 The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017) 93% #38 Adjusted Score: 105465% Critics Consensus: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) observes the family dynamic through writer-director Noah Baumbach's bittersweet lens and the impressive efforts of a remarkable cast. Synopsis: The adult children of Harold Meyerowitz reunite in New York in preparation for their father's career retrospective.... [More] Starring: Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson Directed By: Noah Baumbach #37 The Big Short (2015) 89% #37 Adjusted Score: 101278% Critics Consensus: The Big Short approaches a serious, complicated subject with an impressive attention to detail -- and manages to deliver a well-acted, scathingly funny indictment of its real-life villains in the bargain. Synopsis: In 2008, Wall Street guru Michael Burry realizes that a number of subprime home loans are in danger of defaulting.... [More] Starring: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Brad Pitt Directed By: Adam McKay #36 Blindspotting (2018) 94% #36 Adjusted Score: 102088% Critics Consensus: As timely as it is overall impactful, Blindspotting blends buddy comedy with seething social commentary, and rises on the strength of Daveed Diggs' powerful performance. Synopsis: Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning in his... [More] Starring: Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, Janina Gavankar, Jasmine Cephas Jones Directed By: Carlos López Estrada #35 Silver Linings Playbook (2012) 92% #35 Adjusted Score: 102186% Critics Consensus: Silver Linings Playbook walks a tricky thematic tightrope, but David O. Russell's sensitive direction and some sharp work from a talented cast gives it true balance. Synopsis: After losing his job and wife, and spending time in a mental institution, Pat Solatano (Bradley Cooper) winds up living... [More] Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver Directed By: David O. Russell #34 Love, Simon (2018) 92% #34 Adjusted Score: 103253% Critics Consensus: Love, Simon hits its coming-of-age beats more deftly than many entries in this well-traveled genre -- and represents an overdue, if not entirely successful, milestone of inclusion. Synopsis: Everyone deserves a great love story, but for 17-year-old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his... [More] Starring: Nick Robinson, Josh Duhamel, Jennifer Garner, Tony Hale Directed By: Greg Berlanti #33 Tangerine (2015) 96% #33 Adjusted Score: 101681% Critics Consensus: Tangerine shatters casting conventions and its filmmaking techniques are up-to-the-minute, but it's an old-fashioned comedy at heart -- and a pretty wonderful one at that. Synopsis: After hearing that her boyfriend/pimp cheated on her while she was in jail, a transgender sex worker and her best... [More] Starring: Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian, Mickey O'Hagan Directed By: Sean Baker #32 Toni Erdmann (2016) 93% #32 Adjusted Score: 106309% Critics Consensus: Toni Erdmann pairs carefully constructed, three-dimensional characters in a tenderly funny character study that's both genuinely moving and impressively ambitious. Synopsis: A film by Maren Ade.... [More] Starring: Peter Simonischek, Sandra Hüller, Michael Wittenborn, Thomas Loibl Directed By: Maren Ade #31 The Edge of Seventeen (2016) 94% #31 Adjusted Score: 105883% Critics Consensus: The Edge of Seventeen's sharp script -- and Hailee Steinfeld's outstanding lead performance -- make this more than just another coming-of-age dramedy. Synopsis: Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), who... [More] Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick Directed By: Kelly Fremon Craig #30 The Muppets (2011) 95% #30 Adjusted Score: 103184% Critics Consensus: Clever, charming, and heartfelt, The Muppets is a welcome big screen return for Jim Henson's lovable creations that will both win new fans and delight longtime devotees. Synopsis: Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, is on vacation in Los Angeles with his brother Gary (Jason Segel) and Gary's... [More] Starring: Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones Directed By: James Bobin #29 Enough Said (2013) 95% #29 Adjusted Score: 101947% Critics Consensus: Wryly charming, impeccably acted, and ultimately quite bittersweet, Enough Said is a grown-up movie in the best possible way. Synopsis: Eva (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), a divorced single parent, seems generally happy but dreads her daughter's departure for college. Unexpectedly, Eva begins... [More] Starring: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener, Toni Collette Directed By: Nicole Holofcener #28 Moonrise Kingdom (2012) 93% #28 Adjusted Score: 103343% Critics Consensus: Warm, whimsical, and poignant, the immaculately framed and beautifully acted Moonrise Kingdom presents writer/director Wes Anderson at his idiosyncratic best. Synopsis: The year is 1965, and the residents of New Penzance, an island off the coast of New England, inhabit a... [More] Starring: Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand Directed By: Wes Anderson #27 Stan & Ollie (2018) 92% #27 Adjusted Score: 102459% Critics Consensus: Stan & Ollie pays tribute to a pair of beloved entertainers with an affectionate look behind the scenes -- and a moving look at the burdens and blessings of a creative bond. Synopsis: Laurel and Hardy -- the world's greatest comedy team -- face an uncertain future as their golden era of Hollywood... [More] Starring: Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Shirley Henderson, Nina Arianda Directed By: Jon S. Baird #26 What We Do in the Shadows (2014) 96% #26 Adjusted Score: 102725% Critics Consensus: Smarter, fresher, and funnier than a modern vampire movie has any right to be, What We Do in the Shadows is bloody good fun. Synopsis: Vampire housemates (Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh) try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a... [More] Starring: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer Directed By: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi #25 Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) 92% #25 Adjusted Score: 102828% Critics Consensus: Smart, funny, and profoundly melancholy, Inside Llewyn Davis finds the Coen brothers in fine form. Synopsis: In 1961 New York City, folk singer Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is at a crossroads. Guitar in hand, he struggles... [More] Starring: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund Directed By: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen #24 Don't Think Twice (2016) 98% #24 Adjusted Score: 105016% Critics Consensus: Don't Think Twice offers a bittersweet look at the comedian's life that's as genuinely moving as it is laugh-out-loud funny -- and a brilliant calling card for writer-director Mike Birbiglia. Synopsis: Turmoil strikes a New York improv troupe (Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Mike Birbiglia) when one member leaves to star in... [More] Starring: Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Mike Birbiglia, Kate Micucci Directed By: Mike Birbiglia #23 The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) 92% #23 Adjusted Score: 104291% Critics Consensus: Typically stylish but deceptively thoughtful, The Grand Budapest Hotel finds Wes Anderson once again using ornate visual environments to explore deeply emotional ideas. Synopsis: In the 1930s, the Grand Budapest Hotel is a popular European ski resort, presided over by concierge Gustave H. (Ralph... [More] Starring: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody Directed By: Wes Anderson #22 Sing Street (2016) 95% #22 Adjusted Score: 106758% Critics Consensus: Sing Street is a feel-good musical with huge heart and irresistible optimism, and its charmimg cast and hummable tunes help to elevate its familiar plotting. Synopsis: In 1985, a Dublin teenager (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo) forms a rock 'n' roll band to win the heart of an aspiring... [More] Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Jack Reynor, Aidan Gillen Directed By: John Carney #21 American Hustle (2013) 92% #21 Adjusted Score: 103077% Critics Consensus: Riotously funny and impeccably cast, American Hustle compensates for its flaws with unbridled energy and some of David O. Russell's most irrepressibly vibrant direction. Synopsis: Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) dabbles in forgery and loan-sharking, but when he falls for fellow grifter Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams),... [More] Starring: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Amy Adams Directed By: David O. Russell #20 Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) 97% #20 Adjusted Score: 108238% Critics Consensus: The charmingly offbeat Hunt for the Wilderpeople unites a solid cast, a talented filmmaker, and a poignant, funny, deeply affecting message. Synopsis: A boy (Julian Dennison) and his foster father (Sam Neill) become the subjects of a manhunt after they get stranded... [More] Starring: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House Directed By: Taika Waititi #19 Logan Lucky (2017) 92% #19 Adjusted Score: 111793% Critics Consensus: High-octane fun that's smartly assembled without putting on airs, Logan Lucky marks a welcome end to Steven Soderbergh's retirement -- and proves he hasn't lost his ability to entertain. Synopsis: West Virginia family man Jimmy Logan teams up with his one-armed brother Clyde and sister Mellie to steal money from... [More] Starring: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Farrah Mackenzie, Riley Keough Directed By: Steven Soderbergh #18 Spy (2015) 95% #18 Adjusted Score: 104531% Critics Consensus: Simultaneously broad and progressive, Spy offers further proof that Melissa McCarthy and writer-director Paul Feig bring out the best in one another -- and delivers scores of belly laughs along the way. Synopsis: Despite having solid field training, CIA analyst Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) has spent her entire career as a desk jockey,... [More] Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, Miranda Hart Directed By: Paul Feig #17 Love & Friendship (2016) 96% #17 Adjusted Score: 107793% Critics Consensus: Love & Friendship finds director Whit Stillman bringing his talents to bear on a Jane Austen adaptation -- with a thoroughly delightful period drama as the result. Synopsis: In the 18th century, the seductive and manipulative Lady Susan (Kate Beckinsale) uses devious tactics to win the heart of... [More] Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Xavier Samuel, Morfydd Clark, Emma Greenwell Directed By: Whit Stillman #16 The Nice Guys (2016) 91% #16 Adjusted Score: 109019% Critics Consensus: The Nice Guys hearkens back to the buddy comedies of a bygone era while adding something extra courtesy of a knowing script and the irresistible chemistry of its leads. Synopsis: Holland March (Ryan Gosling) is a down-on-his-luck private eye in 1977 Los Angeles. Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) is a hired... [More] Starring: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer Directed By: Shane Black #15 The Artist (2011) 95% #15 Adjusted Score: 106876% Critics Consensus: A crowd-pleasing tribute to the magic of silent cinema, The Artist is a clever, joyous film with delightful performances and visual style to spare. Synopsis: In the 1920s, actor George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a bona fide matinee idol with many adoring fans. While working... [More] Starring: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell Directed By: Michel Hazanavicius #14 Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) 91% #14 Adjusted Score: 104934% Critics Consensus: A thrilling leap forward for director Alejandro González Iñárritu, Birdman is an ambitious technical showcase powered by a layered story and outstanding performances from Michael Keaton and Edward Norton. Synopsis: Former cinema superhero Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) is mounting an ambitious Broadway production that he hopes will breathe new life... [More] Starring: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough Directed By: Alejandro González Iñárritu #13 The Disaster Artist (2017) 91% #13 Adjusted Score: 115167% Critics Consensus: Oh, hai Mark. The Disaster Artist is a surprisingly poignant and charming movie-about-a-movie that explores the creative process with unexpected delicacy. Synopsis: The incredible true story of aspiring filmmaker and Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau as he and his best friend defiantly pursue... [More] Starring: James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Zac Efron Directed By: James Franco #12 Paterson (2016) 96% #12 Adjusted Score: 110590% Critics Consensus: Paterson adds another refreshingly unvarnished entry to Jim Jarmusch's filmography -- and another outstanding performance to Adam Driver's career credits. Synopsis: Paterson (Adam Driver) is a hardworking bus driver in Paterson, N.J., who follows the same routine every day. He observes... [More] Starring: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Rizwan Manji, Barry Shabaka Henley Directed By: Jim Jarmusch #11 Dolemite Is My Name (2019) 97% #11 Adjusted Score: 109477% Critics Consensus: In dramatizing Rudy Ray Moore's stranger-than-fiction story, Eddie Murphy makes Dolemite Is My Name just as bold, brash, and ultimately hard to resist as its subject. Synopsis: Performer Rudy Ray Moore develops an outrageous character named Dolemite, who becomes an underground sensation and star of a kung-fu,... [More] Starring: Eddie Murphy, Wesley Snipes, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Keegan-Michael Key Directed By: Craig Brewer #10 Crazy Rich Asians (2018) 91% #10 Adjusted Score: 108999% Critics Consensus: With a terrific cast and a surfeit of visual razzle dazzle, Crazy Rich Asians tak