#1 Inside Llewyn Davis December 2013
Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen. Cast: Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, Garrett Hedlund, John Goodman, Oscar Isaac, Ethan Phillips, Robin Bartlett, Max Casella, Jerry Grayson, Jeanine Serralles, Adam Driver, Stark Sands, Alex Karpovsky.
Overview: A singer-songwriter navigates New York's folk music scene during the 1960s.
Genre: Drama. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 45m. Rated: R.
#2 Frozen November 2013
Directors: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee. Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Alan Tudyk, Eva Bella, Livvy Stubenrauch, Santino Fontana, Christopher Williams, Patricia Lentz, Ciarán Hinds.
Overview: A mountain climber and a young girl named Anna journey through snowy peaks and dangerous cliffs to find the legendary Snow Queen and end the perpetual winter prophecy that has fallen over their kingdom.
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Musical, Family. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 42m. Rated: PG.
#3 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire November 2013
Every revolution begins with a spark.
Director: Francis Lawrence. Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Sam Claflin, Elizabeth Banks, Alan Ritchson, Jena Malone, Stanley Tucci, Willow Shields, Woody Harrelson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Donald Sutherland, Amanda Plummer, Meta Golding, Lenny Kravitz.
Overview: 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.
Genres: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 2h 26m. Rated: PG-13.
#4 Philomena November 2013
These two unlikely companions are on a journey to find her long lost son.
Director: Stephen Frears. Cast: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Michelle Fairley, Mare Winningham, Anna Maxwell Martin, Charlie Murph, Simone Lahbib, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Charles Edwards, Sean Mahon.
Overview: A woman searches for her adult son, who taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
Genre: Drama. Country: United Kingdom. Runtime: 1h 34m. Rated: R.
#5 Nebraska November 2013
Director: Alexander Payne. Cast: Will Forte, Bruce Dern, Bob Odenkirk, June Squibb, Stacy Keach, Missy Doty, Rance Howard, Kevin Kunkel, Angela McEwan, Devin Ratray, Anthony G. Schmidt, Melinda Simonsen.
Overview: An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million dollar Publisher's Clearing House sweepstakes prize.
Genre: Drama. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 50m. Rated: R.
#6 Thor: The Dark World November 2013
Director: Alan Taylor. Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Jaimie Alexander, Stellan Skarsgård, Zachary Levi, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Tadanobu Asano, Rene Russo, Anthony Hopkins, Clive Russell, Stan Lee.
Overview: Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos...but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy. Country: United Kingdom. Runtime: 1h 52m. Rated: PG-13.
#7 Mr. Nobody 2009
Nothing is real, everything is possible.
Director: Jaco Van Dormael. Cast: Jared Leto, Diane Kruger, Linh Dan Pham, Toby Regbo, Clare Stone, Sarah Polley, Rhys Ifans, Natasha Little, Juno Temple, Daniel Mays.
Overview: Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.
Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Romance. Countries: Belgium, Canada, France, Germany. Runtime: 2h 18m. Rated: NR.
#8 About Time November 2013
Director: Richard Curtis. Cast: Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Domhnall Gleeson, Lee Asquith-Coe, Tom Hollander, Margot Robbie, Lindsay Duncan, Catherine Steadman, Vanessa Kirby, Lisa Eichhorn, Matthew C. Martino, Lydia Wilson.
Overview: As he goes through life, a young man who can travel through time learns his unique gift can't save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect all families, everywhere.
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction. Country: United Kingdom. Runtime: 2h 3m. Rated: R.
#9 The Broken Circle Breakdown November 2013
Director: Felix Van Groeningen. Cast: Veerle Baetens, Johan Heldenbergh, Nell Cattrysse, Geert Van Rampelberg, Nils De Caster, Robbie Cleiren, Bert Huysentruyt, Jan Bijvoet, Blanka Heirman.
Overview: ‘The Broken Circle Breakdown’ tells the love story between Elise and Didier. She has her own tattoo shop, he plays the banjo in a band. It is love at first sight, in spite of major differences. He talks, she listens. He is a dedicated atheist, although at the same time a naïve romantic. She has a cross tattooed in her neck, even though she has both feet firmly on the ground. Their happiness is complete after their little girl Maybelle is born. Unfortunately, Maybelle, at six years old, becomes seriously ill. Didier and Elise respond in very different ways. But Maybelle does not leave them any choice. Didier and Elise will have to fight for her together. Will you get through something like that if you are so different? Or will love let you down if you need it most? ‘The Broken Circle Breakdown’ is an intense melodrama, full of passion and music. About how love can conquer fate, and sometimes not.
Genre: Drama. Country: Belgium. Runtime: 1h 50m.
#10 Dallas Buyers Club November 2013
Dare to Live
Director: Jean-Marc Vallée. Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Dallas Roberts, Jane McNeill, Steve Zahn, Dennis O'Hare, Kevin Rankin, Griffin Dunne, Juliet Reeves.
Overview: Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug taking, women loving, homophobic man who, in 1986 was diagnosed with full blown HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.
Genre: Drama. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 57m. Rated: R.
#11 Blue Is the Warmest Color October 2013
Director: Abdellatif Kechiche. Cast: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Léa Seydoux, Catherine Salée, Jeremie Laheurte, Aurélien Recoing, Sandor Funtek, Salim Kechiouche, Mona Walravens.
Overview: At 15, Adèle knows two things for sure: she's a girl, and a girl goes out with boys. But the day she sees Emma's blue hair at her father's house, she knows her life is about to change.
Genres: Drama, Romance. Country: France. Runtime: 2h 59m. Rated: NC-17.
#12 12 Years a Slave October 2013
Director: Steve McQueen. Cast: Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Garret Dillahunt, Ruth Negga, Sarah Paulson, Scoot McNairy, Paul Giamatti, Taran Killam, Alfre Woodard.
Overview: A man living in New York during the mid-1800s is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the deep south.
Genres: Drama, History. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 2h 13m. Rated: R.
#13 Captain Phillips October 2013
Director: Paul Greengrass. Cast: Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, Chris Mulkey, Yul Vazquez, Corey Johnson, David Warshofsky, John Magaro, Michael Chernus, Angus MacInnes.
Overview: 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.
Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 2h 14m. Rated: PG-13.
#14 Gravity October 2013
Don't Let Go
Director: Alfonso Cuarón. Cast: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Basher Savage, Eric Michels.
Overview: Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock), a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney) 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 expance of space…
Genres: Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller. Countries: United Kingdom, United States of America. Runtime: 1h 33m. Rated: PG-13.
#15 Rush September 2013
Everyone's driven by something.
Director: Ron Howard. Cast: Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara, Natalie Dormer, Christian McKay, Tom Wlaschiha.
Overview: A biography of Formula 1 champion driver Niki Lauda and the 1976 crash that almost claimed his life. Mere weeks after the accident, he got behind the wheel to challenge his rival, James Hunt.
Genres: Action, Drama, Sports Film. Countries: United Kingdom, Germany, United States of America. Runtime: 2h 3m. Rated: R.
#16 Prisoners September 2013
Every moment matters
Director: Denis Villeneuve. Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Paul Dano, Maria Bello, Melissa Leo, Viola Davis, Terrence Howard, Dylan Minnette, Zoe Borde, Wayne Duvall, David Dastmalchian, Len Cariou, Sandra Ellis Lafferty.
Overview: A Boston man kidnaps the person he suspects is behind the disappearance of his young daughter and her best friend.
Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 2h 26m. Rated: R.
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