Best 2014 Movies

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Kingsman: The Secret Service
IMDb: 7.7
129 min

The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency\'s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

A Most Violent Year

A Most Violent Year

A Most Violent Year
IMDb: 7.0
125 min

A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city\'s history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

Genre: Best 2014
Unbroken

Unbroken

Unbroken
IMDb: 7.2
137 min

A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.

Genre: Best 2014
Selma

Selma

Selma
IMDb: 7.5
127 min

\"Selma,\" as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

Genre: Best 2014
American Sniper

American Sniper

American Sniper
IMDb: 7.3
133 min

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger and his struggle to be a good husband and father to his family back in the States, Kyle serves four tours of duty in Iraq. However, when he finally returns home, he finds that he cannot leave the war behind.

Genre: Best 2014
The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies
IMDb: 7.4
144 min

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor\'s mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo\'s hands.

Genre: Best 2014
Wild

Wild

Wild
IMDb: 7.1
115 min

A woman with a tragic past decides to start her new life by hiking for one thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Genre: Best 2014
Still Alice

Still Alice

Still Alice
IMDb: 7.5
101 min

Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.

Genre: Best 2014
Paddington

Paddington

Paddington
IMDb: 7.2
96 min

A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a new home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family.

The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything
IMDb: 7.7
123 min

The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.

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Genre: Best 2014
The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game
IMDb: 8.0
113 min

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain\'s top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

Genre: Best 2014
It Follows

It Follows

It Follows
IMDb: 6.8
101 min

For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay and her teenage friends must find a way to escape the horror that seems to be only a few steps behind.

Interstellar

Interstellar

Interstellar
IMDb: 8.6
169 min

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

Genre: Best 2014
Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6
IMDb: 7.8
102 min

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler
IMDb: 7.8
118 min

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

Genre: Best 2014
John Wick

John Wick

John Wick
IMDb: 7.4
101 min

Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

Genre: Best 2014
Fury

Fury

Fury
IMDb: 7.6
135 min

Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called \"Fury\" and its five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

Genre: Best 2014
Whiplash

Whiplash

Whiplash
IMDb: 8.5
105 min

Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.

Genre: Best 2014
St. Vincent

St. Vincent

St. Vincent
IMDb: 7.2
102 min

A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.

Genre: Best 2014
The Judge

The Judge

The Judge
IMDb: 7.4
141 min

A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother\'s funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town\'s judge, is suspected of murder.

Genre: Best 2014
Gone Girl

Gone Girl

Gone Girl
IMDb: 8.1
145 min

With his wife\'s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it\'s suspected that he may not be innocent.

Genre: Best 2014
The Book Of Life

The Book Of Life

The Book Of Life
IMDb: 7.3
95 min

The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

Genre: Best 2014
The Equalizer

The Equalizer

The Equalizer
IMDb: 7.2
132 min

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by – he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.

Genre: Best 2014
The Drop

The Drop

The Drop
IMDb: 7.1
106 min

Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood\'s past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.

Genre: Best 2014
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
IMDb: 7.7
119 min

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.

Wild Tales

Wild Tales

Wild Tales
IMDb: 8.1
125 min

Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.

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Genre: Best 2014
The Hundred-foot Journey

The Hundred-foot Journey

The Hundred-foot Journey
IMDb: 7.3
122 min

A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.

Genre: Best 2014
Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy
IMDb: 8.0
121 min

Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.

Genre: Best 2014
The Good Lie

The Good Lie

The Good Lie
IMDb: 7.4
110 min

A young refugee of the Sudanese Civil War who wins a lottery for relocation to the United States with three other lost boys. Encountering the modern world for the first time, they develop an unlikely friendship with a brash American woman assigned to help them, but the young man struggles to adjust to this new life and his feelings of guilt about the brother he left behind.

Genre: Best 2014
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
IMDb: 7.6
130 min

A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.

Genre: Best 2014
What We Do in the Shadows

What We Do in the Shadows

What We Do in the Shadows
IMDb: 7.7
86 min

Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.

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How to Train Your Dragon 2

How to Train Your Dragon 2

How to Train Your Dragon 2
IMDb: 7.8
102 min

The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island\'s new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

Genre: Best 2014
22 Jump Street

22 Jump Street

22 Jump Street
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don\'t have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them.

Boyhood

Boyhood

Boyhood
IMDb: 7.9
164 min

The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.

Genre: Best 2014
Maleficent

Maleficent

Maleficent
IMDb: 7.0
97 min

The untold story of Disney\'s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic \'Sleeping Beauty\'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land\'s fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal – an act that begins to turn her heart into stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading King\'s successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom - and to Maleficent\'s true happiness as well.

Genre: Best 2014
Edge Of Tomorrow

Edge Of Tomorrow

Edge Of Tomorrow
IMDb: 7.9
113 min

Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same day and is forced to fight and die again... and again - as physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop.

Genre: Best 2014
Mommy

Mommy

Mommy
IMDb: 8.1
139 min

A peculiar neighbor offers hope to a recent widow who is struggling to raise a teenager who is unpredictable and, sometimes, violent.

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Genre: Best 2014, Drama
Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher
IMDb: 7.0
134 min

The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.

Genre: Best 2014
The Fault In Our Stars

The Fault In Our Stars

The Fault In Our Stars
IMDb: 7.7
125 min

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel\'s story is about to be completely rewritten.

Genre: Best 2014
X Men Days of Future Past

X Men Days of Future Past

X Men Days of Future Past
IMDb: 8.0
131 min

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

Genre: Best 2014
Million Dollar Arm

Million Dollar Arm

Million Dollar Arm
IMDb: 7.0
124 min

In a last-ditch effort to save his career, sports agent JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) dreams up a wild game plan to find Major League Baseball’s next great pitcher from a pool of cricket players in India. He soon discovers two young men who can throw a fastball but know nothing about the game of baseball. Or America. It’s an incredible and touching journey that will change them all — especially JB, who learns valuable lessons about teamwork, commitment and family.

Genre: Best 2014
Chef

Chef

Chef
IMDb: 7.3
114 min

When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what\'s next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife, his friend and his son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen -- and zest for life and love.

Genre: Best 2014
2 States

2 States

2 States
IMDb: 6.9
149 min

This is a story about a romantic journey of a culturally opposite couple - Krish Malhotra and Ananya Swaminathan. They meet at the IIM-Ahmedabad College and during the program they fall in love. Complications arise after the program comes to an end and they decide to get married. Krish and Ananya belong to two different states of India. Krish, a North Indian Punjabi boy from Delhi, and Ananya, a Tamilian Brahmin from Chennai. They take a conscious decision; they won\'t get married until their parents agree. Everything goes downhill when the parents meet. There is a cultural clash and the parents oppose the wedding. To convert their love story into a love marriage, the couple faces a tough battle in front of them. For it is easy to fight and rebel, but much harder to convince. Will Krish and Ananya\'s love for each other sustain the battles? Will they manage to convince their parents and make it to their wedding? The film thus is a humorous take on inter community marriages in India.

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Genre: Best 2014
Calvary

Calvary

Calvary
IMDb: 7.4
102 min

After being threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.

Genre: Best 2014
The Raid 2

The Raid 2

The Raid 2
IMDb: 8.0
150 min

After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover corrupt members of his own force.

Genre: Best 2014
Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
IMDb: 7.7
136 min

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier.

Genre: Best 2014
Non Stop

Non Stop

Non Stop
IMDb: 6.9
106 min

Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today\'s flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New York to London, he receives a series of mysterious text messages ordering him to have the government transfer $150 million into a secret account, or a passenger will die every 20 minutes.

Genre: Best 2014
The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel
IMDb: 8.1
99 min

The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.

Genre: Best 2014
The Lego Movie

The Lego Movie

The Lego Movie
IMDb: 7.7
100 min

An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.

Genre: Best 2014