The Best Movies of 2014 Films

The Best Movies of 2014

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List Criteria: Films that were released (or widely released) in the United States in 2014.

Sure there are the Oscars, Golden Globes, and a number of other award ceremonies that hand out trophies to movies that are voted on as the best of 2014, but we want to know which 2014 movies that fans like you thought were the absolute best. Everyone has their own rankings of the top films of the year, and this is your chance to weigh in on which ones you loved the most.
 
It's time for you to enter into this hotly contested debate and vote for the best movies of 2014. While it does depend on personal taste, the movies on this list received great reviews, captured the attention of the audience, and earned a place in cinema history. These include films like Interstellar, Boyhood, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Whiplash. For more 2014 movie lists, check out Ranker's lists of the funniest movies of 2014 and the best horror films of 2014.

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    Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

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    Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry

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    Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon

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    Bill Murray, Jude Law, Willem Dafoe

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    Morgan Freeman, Elizabeth Banks, Alison Brie

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    Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton

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    Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Jonathan Groff

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    Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly, Ian McKellen

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    Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Strong

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    Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton

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    Channing Tatum, Anna Faris, Queen Latifah

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    James Franco, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore

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    J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Miles Teller

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    Jamie Chung, Maya Rudolph, Génesis Rodríguez

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton

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    Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig

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    Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Juno Temple

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    Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman

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    Kate Winslet, Shailene Woodley, Ashley Judd

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    Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane

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    Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Harry Lloyd

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    Shailene Woodley, Willem Dafoe, Laura Dern

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    Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton

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    Kaya Scodelario, Dylan O'Brien, Patricia Clarkson

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    Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve

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    Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe, Adrianne Palicki

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    Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Melissa Leo

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    Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Seth Rogen

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    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

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    Scarlett Johansson, Sofía Vergara, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Sally Field

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    Oprah Winfrey, Common, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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    Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson, Lupita Nyong'o

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    Matthew Broderick, Hank Azaria, Jean Reno Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall, Adam Morgan

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    Eminem, James Franco, Seth Rogen

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    Sarah Gadon, Charles Dance, Luke Evans

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    Robert Downey Jr., Leighton Meester, Robert Duvall Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Jeff Rector, Laird Macintosh, Victor Lundin

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    Eva Green, Lena Headey, Rodrigo Santoro

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson, Sylvester Stallone Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffmann

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    Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Odette Annable

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    Corey Feldman, Sam Rockwell, Elias Koteas Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes, Meryl Streep

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    Sienna Miller, Channing Tatum, Steve Carell

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