Notable 2017 Films

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1. Long Nights Short Mornings (2016)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance

An examination of the romantic life of a young man in New York City and his sometimes fleeting, sometimes profound experiences with the women he encounters.

Director: Chadd Harbold | Stars: Shiloh Fernandez, Ella Rae Peck, Paten Hughes, Layla Khosh

Votes: 860

2. Get Out (I) (2017)

R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

85 Metascore

A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener

Votes: 461,468 | Gross: $176.04M

3. Burning Sands (2017)

TV-MA | 96 min | Drama

63 Metascore

Deep into Hell Week, a favored pledgee is torn between honoring his code of silence or standing up against the intensifying violence of underground hazing.

Director: Gerard McMurray | Stars: Trevor Jackson, Tosin Cole, DeRon Horton, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 2,469

4. Personal Shopper (2016)

R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

77 Metascore

A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaziz, Anders Danielsen Lie

Votes: 34,821 | Gross: $1.31M

5. Kiki (2016)

Unrated | 94 min | Documentary

73 Metascore

A group of LGBTQ youths of color unite to form a safe gathering space.

Director: Sara Jordenö | Stars: Loretta Coombs, Takima Coombs, Afrika Juicy Couture, Bootz Juicy Couture

Votes: 470

6. What Children Do (2017)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A comedy about two estranged sisters brought back into each other's lives by the impending death of their grandmother.

Director: Dean Peterson | Stars: Nicole Rodenburg, Grace Rex, Josh Ruben, Alex Rennie

Votes: 18

7. Fits and Starts (2017)

80 min | Comedy

A struggling writer can't seem to escape his wife's literary success. When a road trip to a publisher's salon takes an unexpected turn, he has to face his own creative shortcomings and find a way to regain control of his life and work.

Director: Laura Terruso | Stars: Wyatt Cenac, Greta Lee, Maria Dizzia, Alex Karpovsky

Votes: 233

8. Win It All (2017)

TV-MA | 88 min | Comedy

77 Metascore

Eddie Garrett agrees to watch a duffel bag for an acquaintance who is heading to prison. When he discovers cash in the bag, he's unable to resist the temptation and winds up deeply in debt.... See full summary »

Director: Joe Swanberg | Stars: Jake Johnson, Rony Shemon, Morgan Ng, Edward Kaihatsu

Votes: 7,699

9. A Morning Light (2015)

82 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

A MORNING LIGHT is an atmospheric, sci-fi thriller focused on Zach and Ellyn, who begin to sense a strange presence has embedded itself in the forest. Their experiences become progressively... See full summary »

Director: Ian Clark | Stars: Zach Weintraub, Celia Rowlson-Hall, Austin Will, Dusty Decker

Votes: 22

10. Tramps (2016)

82 min | Comedy, Romance

76 Metascore

A young man and woman find love in an unlikely place while carrying out a shady deal.

Director: Adam Leon | Stars: Callum Turner, Grace Van Patten, Michal Vondel, Mike Birbiglia

Votes: 4,145

11. Casting JonBenet (2017)

TV-14 | 80 min | Documentary

74 Metascore

In the months following the unsolved murder of 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey, responses were elicited from her Colorado hometown community, creating a work of art from the collective memories and mythologies the crime inspired.

Director: Kitty Green | Stars: Hannah Cagwin, Aeona Cruz, Liv Bagley, Shylee Sagle

Votes: 4,590

12. Donald Cried (2016)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

72 Metascore

With sudden passing of his grandmother, Peter Latang returns to his hometown and encounters his long lost, childhood friend, Donald Treebeck. What begins as a simple favor, turns into a long day's journey into the past.

Director: Kris Avedisian | Stars: Jesse Wakeman, Kris Avedisian, William Billington, Louisa Krause

Votes: 1,135 | Gross: $0.06M

13. It Comes At Night (2017)

R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery

78 Metascore

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son. Then a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

Director: Trey Edward Shults | Stars: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Riley Keough

Votes: 78,882 | Gross: $13.99M

14. Baby Driver (2017)

R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

86 Metascore

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm, Eiza González

Votes: 412,474 | Gross: $107.83M

15. David Lynch: The Art Life (2016)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography

75 Metascore

Artist and filmmaker David Lynch discusses his early life and the events that shaped his outlook on art and the creative process.

Directors: Rick Barnes, Olivia Neergaard-Holm, Jon Nguyen | Stars: David Lynch, Lula Lynch, Edwina Lynch, Donald Lynch

Votes: 4,798 | Gross: $0.17M

16. Buster's Mal Heart (2017)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

63 Metascore

A family man's chance encounter with a conspiracy-obsessed drifter leaves him on the run from the police and an impending event known as the Inversion.

Director: Sarah Adina Smith | Stars: Rami Malek, DJ Qualls, Kate Lyn Sheil, Sukha Belle Potter

Votes: 7,199 | Gross: $0.07M

17. Sleight (2016)

R | 89 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

62 Metascore

A young street magician (Jacob Latimore) is left to care for his little sister after their parents' passing, and turns to illegal activities to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets in... See full summary »

Director: J.D. Dillard | Stars: Jacob Latimore, Seychelle Gabriel, Storm Reid, Donzaleigh Abernathy

Votes: 7,576 | Gross: $3.85M

18. Dunkirk (2017)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History

94 Metascore

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy

Votes: 519,126 | Gross: $188.37M

19. Risk (I) (2016)

TV-MA | 86 min | Documentary

72 Metascore

The story of WikiLeak's editor-in-chief Julian Assange as seen by documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras.

Director: Laura Poitras | Stars: Julian Assange, Sarah Harrison, Jacob Appelbaum, Joseph Farrell

Votes: 1,983 | Gross: $0.20M

20. Obit. (2016)

93 min | Documentary

72 Metascore

Writers and editors from the New York Times discuss their unique approach to writing the obituaries of public figures.

Director: Vanessa Gould | Stars: Bruce Weber, William McDonald, Margalit Fox, William Grimes

Votes: 641 | Gross: $0.30M

21. Person to Person (2017)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

53 Metascore

Follows a variety of New York characters as they navigate personal relationships and unexpected problems over the course of one day.

Director: Dustin Guy Defa | Stars: Abbi Jacobson, Michael Cera, Tavi Gevinson, Bene Coopersmith

Votes: 1,338 | Gross: $0.05M

22. The Big Sick (2017)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

86 Metascore

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

Director: Michael Showalter | Stars: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano

Votes: 115,113 | Gross: $42.87M

23. Norman (2016)

R | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

75 Metascore

Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman's life dramatically changes for better and worse.

Director: Joseph Cedar | Stars: Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, Michael Sheen, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 5,472 | Gross: $3.81M

24. The Devil's Candy (2015)

Not Rated | 79 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

72 Metascore

A struggling painter is possessed by satanic forces after he and his young family move into their dream home in rural Texas, in this creepy haunted-house tale.

Director: Sean Byrne | Stars: Ethan Embry, Shiri Appleby, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Kiara Glasco

Votes: 16,015

25. The 4th (2016)

TV-MA | 82 min | Comedy

A roommate's attempt to host a holiday barbecue goes awry.

Director: Andre Hyland | Stars: Andre Hyland, Anna Lee Lawson, Yasmine Kittles, Jeff Carpenter

Votes: 264

26. Lemon (2017)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama

59 Metascore

A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his girlfriend of 10 years.

Director: Janicza Bravo | Stars: Brett Gelman, Judy Greer, Michael Cera, Gillian Jacobs

Votes: 1,554 | Gross: $0.03M

27. Good Time (2017)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

80 Metascore

After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City's underworld to get his brother Nick out of jail.

Directors: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Buddy Duress

Votes: 75,008 | Gross: $2.03M

28. Super Dark Times (2017)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

75 Metascore

Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them and propels them down a rabbit hole of escalating paranoia and violence.

Director: Kevin Phillips | Stars: Owen Campbell, Charlie Tahan, Elizabeth Cappuccino, Amy Hargreaves

Votes: 16,811 | Gross: $0.03M

29. The Florida Project (2017)

R | 111 min | Drama

92 Metascore

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.

Director: Sean Baker | Stars: Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Rivera

Votes: 86,309 | Gross: $5.90M

30. Brigsby Bear (2017)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

67 Metascore

After being freed from his life in an underground bunker, a man sets out to make a movie of the only TV show he has ever known.

Director: Dave McCary | Stars: Kyle Mooney, Mark Hamill, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Matt Walsh

Votes: 14,856 | Gross: $0.53M

31. Kuso (2017)

Not Rated | 94 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

51 Metascore

Events unfold after a devastating earthquake in Los Angeles.

Director: Flying Lotus | Stars: Hannibal Buress, George Clinton, David Firth, Arden Banks

Votes: 1,308

32. Beach Rats (2017)

R | 98 min | Drama

78 Metascore

A Brooklyn teenager spends his days experimenting with drugs and looking online for older men to meet with.

Director: Eliza Hittman | Stars: Harris Dickinson, Madeline Weinstein, Kate Hodge, Neal Huff

Votes: 11,303 | Gross: $0.47M

33. Lady Bird (2017)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

94 Metascore

In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.

Director: Greta Gerwig | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges

Votes: 219,709 | Gross: $48.96M

34. Sweet Virginia (2017)

R | 93 min | Drama, Thriller

72 Metascore

A former rodeo champ befriends a young man with a propensity for violence.

Director: Jamie M. Dagg | Stars: Jon Bernthal, Christopher Abbott, Imogen Poots, Rosemarie DeWitt

Votes: 7,818 | Gross: $0.01M

35. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

88 Metascore

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Caleb Landry Jones

Votes: 400,619 | Gross: $54.51M

36. Wings (V) (2017)

6 min | Short | Completed

Agatha becomes acutely aware of the presence of death in everyday life after things around her start to die.

Director: Aidan Millroy

37. Gook (2017)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama

69 Metascore

2 Korean American brothers run a shoe store in LA county. Their friend, black 11 y.o. Kamilla, drops in and helps. This day, the Rodney King verdict ignites the 1992 LA riots.

Director: Justin Chon | Stars: Simone Baker, Justin Chon, Curtiss Cook Jr., David So

Votes: 2,130 | Gross: $0.25M

38. No Beast So Fierce (2016)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Thriller

Released after 20 years in prison, ex-con Charlie Sundstrom (Bailey Chase) returns to his home town to find that his estranged son, who has disappeared into the criminal underworld, is ... See full summary »

Director: Tim McCann | Stars: Bailey Chase, Kathryn Erbe, Dylan Baker, Susan Pourfar

Votes: 189

39. The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)

TV-MA | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

79 Metascore

An estranged family gathers together in New York City for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Adam Sandler, Grace Van Patten, Dustin Hoffman, Elizabeth Marvel

Votes: 38,727

40. AWOL (2016)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama, Romance

A young woman Joey is in search of direction in her small town. A visit to an army recruiting office appears to provide a path, but when she meets and falls in love with Rayna that path diverges in ways that neither woman anticipates.

Director: Deb Shoval | Stars: Lola Kirke, Kyle Monaghan, Dale Soules, Madeline Hindmarch

Votes: 1,044

41. Come Down Molly (2015)

81 min | Comedy, Drama

In this expressionist odyssey exploring the lonely side of entering adulthood, struggling new mother Molly (Eléonore Hendricks) joins her old high school group of guy friends at a secluded ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Kohn | Stars: Eleonore Hendricks, Kentucker Audley, Lindsay Burdge, Jason Shelton

Votes: 71

42. A Gray State (2017)

TV-MA | 93 min | Documentary

74 Metascore

A documentary about the mysterious death of fringe political filmmaker David Crowley, who was found dead alongside members of his family in their suburban Minnesota home in January of 2015.

Director: Erik Nelson | Stars: David Crowley, Danny August Mason, Alex Jones, Sean Wright

Votes: 1,217

43. The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

R | 121 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

73 Metascore

Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Barry G. Bernson, Herb Caillouet, Bill Camp, Raffey Cassidy

Votes: 111,679 | Gross: $2.29M

44. Princess Cyd (2017)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

72 Metascore

Eager to escape life with her depressive single father, 16-year-old athlete Cyd Loughlin visits her novelist aunt in Chicago over the summer. While there, she falls for a girl in the ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Cone | Stars: Marika Mashburn, Jessie Pinnick, Paul Brian Fagen, Keith Kupferer

Votes: 2,649

45. Call Me by Your Name (2017)

R | 132 min | Drama, Romance

93 Metascore

In 1980s Italy, romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.

Director: Luca Guadagnino | Stars: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar

Votes: 192,537 | Gross: $18.10M

46. Mr. Roosevelt (2017)

R | 90 min | Comedy