2013 Top Ten List

By IMDb date: first public screening

94/100 Upstream Color (Shane Carruth, 2013)
94/100 Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer, 2013)
92/100 The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese, 2013)
91/100 The Wind Rises (Hayao Miyazaki, 2013)
88/100 Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, 2013)
85/100 Before Midnight (Richard Linklater, 2013)
83/100 Only Lovers Left Alive (Jim Jarmusch, 2013)
81/100 The Immigrant (James Gray, 2013)
78/100 Nymph()maniac Vol. 1 (Lars von Trier, 2013)
77/100 The Counselor (Ridley Scott, 2013)

2013 U.S. Releases by Grade

  • 94/100
    Upstream Color  (Shane Carruth, 2013)
  • 92/100
    The Wolf of Wall Street  (Martin Scorsese, 2013)
  • 91/100
    The Wind Rises  (Hayao Miyazaki, 2013)
  • 88/100
    Inside Llewyn Davis  (Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, 2013)
  • 85/100
    Before Midnight  (Richard Linklater, 2013)
  • 85/100
    Frances Ha  (Noah Baumbach, 2012)
  • 78/100
    Drug War  (Johnnie To, 2012)
  • 77/100
    The Counselor  (Ridley Scott, 2013)
  • 73/100
    Computer Chess  (Andrew Bujalski, 2013)
  • 71/100
    All Is Lost  (J.C. Chandor, 2013)
  • 70/100
    Blue is the Warmest Color  (Abdellatif Kechiche, 2013)
  • 68/100
    Stoker  (Park Chan-Wook, 2013)
  • 68/100
    The World’s End  (Edgar Wright, 2013)
  • 67/100
    The Grandmaster  (Wong Kar-Wai, 2013)
  • 66/100
    The Act of Killing  (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012)
  • 65/100
    Spring Breakers  (Harmony Korine, 2012)
  • 65/100
    Captain Phillips  (Paul Greengrass, 2013)
  • 64/100
    You’re Next  (Adam Wingard, 2011)
  • 63/100
    Blue Jasmine  (Woody Allen, 2013)
  • 61/100
    Short Term 12  (Destin Cretton, 2013)
  • 58/100
    The Bling Ring  (Sofia Coppola, 2013)
  • 56/100
    Mud  (Jeff Nichols, 2012)
  • 56/100
    Machete Kills  (Robert Rodriguez, 2013)
  • 55/100
    Dark Skies  (Scott Charles Stewart, 2013)
  • 55/100
    Sound City  (Dave Grohl, 2013)
  • 55/100
    Star Trek Into Darkness  (J.J. Abrams, 2013)
  • 54/100
    After Tiller  (Martha Shane and Lana Wilson, 2013)
  • 53/100
    This Is the End  (Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, 2013)
  • 53/100
    Passion  (Brian De Palma, 2012)
  • 53/100
    Riddick  (David Twohy, 2013)
  • 50/100
    Much Ado About Nothing  (Joss Whedon, 2013)
  • 48/100
    Bad Grandpa  (Jeff Tremaine, 2013)
  • 48/100
    Nightcrawler  (Dan Gilroy, 2014)
  • 46/100
    her  (Spike Jonze, 2013)
  • 45/100
    Evil Dead  (Fede Alvarez, 2013)
  • 44/100
    Reality  (Matteo Garrone, 2012)
  • 44/100
    American Hustle  (David O. Russell, 2013)
  • 29/100
    Warm Bodies  (Jonathan Levine, 2013)
  • 19/100
    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire  (Francis Lawrence, 2013)

2013 U.S. Releases by Title

  • 66/100
    The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012)
  • 54/100
    After Tiller (Martha Shane and Lana Wilson, 2013)
  • 71/100
    All Is Lost (J.C. Chandor, 2013)
  • 44/100
    American Hustle (David O. Russell, 2013)
  • 48/100
    Bad Grandpa (Jeff Tremaine, 2013)
  • 85/100
    Before Midnight (Richard Linklater, 2013)
  • 58/100
    The Bling Ring (Sofia Coppola, 2013)
  • 70/100
    Blue is the Warmest Color (Abdellatif Kechiche, 2013)
  • 63/100
    Blue Jasmine (Woody Allen, 2013)
  • 65/100
    Captain Phillips (Paul Greengrass, 2013)
  • 73/100
    Computer Chess (Andrew Bujalski, 2013)
  • 77/100
    The Counselor (Ridley Scott, 2013)
  • 55/100
    Dark Skies (Scott Charles Stewart, 2013)
  • 78/100
    Drug War (Johnnie To, 2012)
  • 45/100
    Evil Dead (Fede Alvarez, 2013)
  • 85/100
    Frances Ha (Noah Baumbach, 2012)
  • 67/100
    The Grandmaster (Wong Kar-Wai, 2013)
  • 46/100
    her (Spike Jonze, 2013)
  • 19/100
    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Francis Lawrence, 2013)
  • 88/100
    Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, 2013)
  • 56/100
    Machete Kills (Robert Rodriguez, 2013)
  • 50/100
    Much Ado About Nothing (Joss Whedon, 2013)
  • 56/100
    Mud (Jeff Nichols, 2012)
  • 48/100
    Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy, 2014)
  • 53/100
    Passion (Brian De Palma, 2012)
  • 44/100
    Reality (Matteo Garrone, 2012)
  • 53/100
    Riddick (David Twohy, 2013)
  • 61/100
    Short Term 12 (Destin Cretton, 2013)
  • 55/100
    Sound City (Dave Grohl, 2013)
  • 65/100
    Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine, 2012)
  • 55/100
    Star Trek Into Darkness (J.J. Abrams, 2013)
  • 68/100
    Stoker (Park Chan-Wook, 2013)
  • 53/100
    This Is the End (Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, 2013)
  • 94/100
    Upstream Color (Shane Carruth, 2013)
  • 29/100
    Warm Bodies (Jonathan Levine, 2013)
  • 91/100
    The Wind Rises (Hayao Miyazaki, 2013)
  • 92/100
    The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese, 2013)
  • 68/100
    The World’s End (Edgar Wright, 2013)
  • 64/100
    You’re Next (Adam Wingard, 2011)

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