Movies I’m Most Excited For In 2020

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1. Tenet (2020)

PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Sci-Fi

69 Metascore

Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Juhan Ulfsak

Votes: 137,148 | Gross: $45.10M

2. 1917 (2019)

R | 119 min | Drama, War

78 Metascore

April 6th, 1917. As a regiment assembles to wage war deep in enemy territory, two soldiers are assigned to race against time and deliver a message that will stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a deadly trap.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Daniel Mays, Colin Firth

Votes: 380,581 | Gross: $159.23M

3. I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

R | 134 min | Drama, Thriller

78 Metascore

Full of misgivings, a young woman travels with her new boyfriend to his parents' secluded farm. Upon arriving, she comes to question everything she thought she knew about him, and herself.

Director: Charlie Kaufman | Stars: Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley, Toni Collette, David Thewlis

Votes: 44,760

4. Mank (2020)

R | 131 min | Biography, Drama | Completed

Follows screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz's tumultuous development of Orson Welles' iconic masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941).

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Lily Collins, Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Tuppence Middleton

5. Those Who Wish Me Dead

Thriller | Post-production

A teenage murder witness finds himself pursued by twin assassins in the Montana wilderness with a survival expert tasked with protecting him -- and a forest fire threatening to consume them all.

Director: Taylor Sheridan | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Nicholas Hoult, Jon Bernthal, Aidan Gillen

6. Color Out of Space (2019)

Unrated | 111 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

70 Metascore

A secluded farm is struck by a strange meteorite which has apocalyptic consequences for the family living there and possibly the world.

Director: Richard Stanley | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson, Madeleine Arthur, Elliot Knight

Votes: 27,319

7. Dreamland (VIII)

Drama, Thriller | Post-production

Three stories about the world of opioids collide: a drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation between Canada and the U.S., an architect recovering from an ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Jarecki | Stars: Gary Oldman, Armie Hammer, Evangeline Lilly, Greg Kinnear

8. The Devil All the Time (2020)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

55 Metascore

Sinister characters converge around a young man devoted to protecting those he loves in a postwar backwoods town teeming with corruption and brutality.

Director: Antonio Campos | Stars: Donald Ray Pollock, Bill Skarsgård, Tom Holland, Michael Banks Repeta

Votes: 64,565

9. Da 5 Bloods (2020)

R | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, War

82 Metascore

Four African American vets battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen squad leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Delroy Lindo, Jonathan Majors, Clarke Peters, Norm Lewis

Votes: 32,668

10. Promising Young Woman (2020)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

74 Metascore

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

Director: Emerald Fennell | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Laverne Cox, Clancy Brown

Votes: 450

11. Stillwater (IV)

Drama, Thriller | Post-production

A father travels from Oklahoma to France to help his daughter who has been arrested for murder.

Director: Tom McCarthy | Stars: Matt Damon, Abigail Breslin, Camille Cottin, Deanna Dunagan

12. The New Mutants (2020)

PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

43 Metascore

Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves.

Director: Josh Boone | Stars: Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga

Votes: 12,921

13. The Woman in the Window

R | Crime, Drama, Thriller | Completed

An agoraphobic woman living alone in New York begins spying on her new neighbors, only to witness a disturbing act of violence.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Amy Adams, Anthony Mackie, Fred Hechinger, Wyatt Russell

14. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

R | 122 min | Drama, Romance

95 Metascore

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

Director: Céline Sciamma | Stars: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino

Votes: 54,143 | Gross: $3.76M

15. Palm Springs (2020)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery

83 Metascore

When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honor Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated as they are unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.

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

Votes: 53,042

16. The Wave (2019)

R | 87 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

51 Metascore

An insurance lawyer goes out on the town to celebrate an upcoming promotion with his co-worker, Jeff. But their night takes a turns bizarre when Frank ingests a hallucinogen that completely alters his perception of the world.

Director: Gille Klabin | Stars: Katia Winter, Tommy Flanagan, Justin Long, Donald Faison

Votes: 3,094

17. Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Completed

Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman's next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah.

Director: Patty Jenkins | Stars: Gal Gadot, Pedro Pascal, Connie Nielsen, Chris Pine

18. The Invisible Man (I) (2020)

R | 124 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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: 142,540 | Gross: $64.91M

19. Mortal (I) (2020)

R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Fantasy adventure origin story about a young man discovering he has God-like powers based on ancient Norwegian mythology.

Director: André Øvredal | Stars: Nat Wolff, Priyanka Bose, Iben Akerlie, Arthur Hakalahti

Votes: 2,691

20. The Lodge (2019)

R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

64 Metascore

A soon-to-be stepmom is snowed in with her fiancé's two children at a remote holiday village. Just as relations begin to thaw between the trio, some strange and frightening events take place.

Directors: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz | Stars: Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell, Lia McHugh, Richard Armitage

Votes: 27,591

21. The Gentlemen (2019)

R | 113 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

51 Metascore

An American expat tries to sell off his highly profitable marijuana empire in London, triggering plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong

Votes: 196,878

22. Extraction (2020)

R | 116 min | Action, Thriller

56 Metascore

Tyler Rake, a fearless black market mercenary, embarks on the most deadly extraction of his career when he's enlisted to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord.

Director: Sam Hargrave | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Bryon Lerum, Ryder Lerum, Rudhraksh Jaiswal

Votes: 147,053

23. Guns Akimbo (2019)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

42 Metascore

A guy relies on his newly-acquired gladiator skills to save his ex-girlfriend from kidnappers.

Director: Jason Lei Howden | Stars: Samara Weaving, Daniel Radcliffe, Rhys Darby, Mark Rowley

Votes: 33,286

24. 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: 32,382

25. The Outpost (2020)

R | 123 min | Action, Drama, History

71 Metascore

A small team of U.S. soldiers battle against hundreds of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Scott Eastwood, Caleb Landry Jones, Orlando Bloom, Jack Kesy

Votes: 14,133

26. Antebellum (2020)

R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

45 Metascore

Successful author Veronica Henley finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it's too late.

Directors: Gerard Bush, Christopher Renz | Stars: Janelle Monáe, Eric Lange, Jena Malone, Jack Huston

Votes: 9,714

27. The Hunt (II) (2020)

R | 90 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

50 Metascore

Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don't know where they are, or how they got there. They don't know they've been chosen - for a very specific purpose - The Hunt.

Director: Craig Zobel | Stars: Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Ike Barinholtz, Wayne Duvall

Votes: 57,357

28. Come to Daddy (2019)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

64 Metascore

A man in his thirties travels to a remote cabin to reconnect with his estranged father.

Director: Ant Timpson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Stephen McHattie, Garfield Wilson, Madeleine Sami

Votes: 11,688

29. Zola (2020)

R | 90 min | Drama

72 Metascore

A stripper named Zola embarks on a wild road trip to Florida.

Director: Janicza Bravo | Stars: Taylour Paige, Riley Keough, Colman Domingo, Nicholas Braun

Votes: 164

30. Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020)

R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

60 Metascore

After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes 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: 149,768 | Gross: $84.16M

31. The Way Back (2020)

R | 108 min | Drama, Sport

66 Metascore

Jack Cunningham was an HS basketball phenom who walked away from the game, forfeiting his future. Years later, when he reluctantly accepts a coaching job at his alma mater, he may get one last shot at redemption.

Director: Gavin O'Connor | Stars: Ben Affleck, Al Madrigal, Janina Gavankar, Michaela Watkins

Votes: 26,629

32. Bacurau (2019)

131 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

82 Metascore

After the death of her grandmother, Teresa comes home to her matriarchal village in a near-future Brazil to find a succession of sinister events that mobilizes all of its residents.

Directors: Juliano Dornelles, Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Bárbara Colen, Thomas Aquino, Silvero Pereira, Thardelly Lima

Votes: 17,317

33. Death on the Nile (2020)

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Completed

While on vacation on the Nile, Hercule Poirot must investigate the murder of a young heiress.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Sophie Okonedo, Kenneth Branagh

34. The Rental (2020)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

63 Metascore

Two couples rent a vacation home for what should be a celebratory weekend get-away.

Director: Dave Franco | Stars: Dan Stevens, Alison Brie, Sheila Vand, Jeremy Allen White

Votes: 12,092

35. 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: 26,082

36. The Green Knight

125 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | Completed

A fantasy re-telling of the medieval story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Director: David Lowery | Stars: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Sarita Choudhury

37. The Inheritance (I) (2020)

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A woman's inheritance leads her to Eastern Europe to uncover a dark and disturbing family secret.

Directors: Chad Barager, Kevin Speckmaier | Stars: Andrea Stefancikova, Natalia Ryumina, Nick Wittman, Yaroslav Poverlo

Votes: 6

38. Train to Busan Presents: Peninsula (2020)

Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

51 Metascore

A zombie virus has the last 4 years spread to all South Korea. 4 Koreans in HK sail thru the blockade to Incheon for USD20,000,000 on a truck.

Director: Sang-ho Yeon | Stars: Dong-Won Gang, Jung-hyun Lee, Re Lee, Hae-hyo Kwon

Votes: 13,488

39. Rebecca (2020)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

46 Metascore

A young newlywed arrives at her husband's imposing family estate on a windswept English coast and finds herself battling the shadow of his first wife, Rebecca, whose legacy lives on in the house long after her death.

Director: Ben Wheatley | Stars: Lily James, Armie Hammer, Kristin Scott Thomas, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 8,423

40. Lost Girls and Love Hotels (2020)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

57 Metascore

Haunted by her past, an English teacher explores love and dust with a dashing yakuza gangster in Tokyo.

Director: William Olsson | Stars: Alexandra Daddario, Takehiro Hira, Carice van Houten, Andrew Rothney

Votes: 1,766

41. Words on Bathroom Walls (2020)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

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: Walton Goggins, AnnaSophia Robb, Charlie Plummer, Andy Garcia

Votes: 401

42. Malcolm & Marie

Drama | Post-production

Plot is currently unknown.

Director: Sam Levinson | Stars: Zendaya, John David Washington

43. Freaky (2020)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

After swapping bodies with a deranged serial killer, a young girl in high school discovers she has less than 24 hours before the change becomes permanent.

Director: Christopher Landon | Stars: Kathryn Newton, Vince Vaughn, Alan Ruck, Katie Finneran

Votes: 58

44. Synchronic (2019)

R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

68 Metascore

Two New Orleans paramedics' lives are ripped apart after they encounter a series of horrific deaths linked to a designer drug with bizarre, otherworldly effects.

Directors: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead | Stars: Jamie Dornan, Anthony Mackie, Katie Aselton, Ally Ioannides

Votes: 604

45. Books of Blood (2020)

107 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

42 Metascore

A journey into uncharted and forbidden territory through three tales tangled in space and time.

Director: Brannon Braga | Stars: Britt Robertson, Freda Foh Shen, Nicholas Campbell, Anna Friel

Votes: 2,545

46. News of the World (2020)

Action, Adventure, Drama | Post-production

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, Elizabeth Marvel, Ray McKinnon, Mare Winningham



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