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The 2013 Movies Most Worth Seeing in Theaters

List Criteria: The top films worth the price to see on the big screen, including IMAX and 3D

List of the best movies to see in theaters in 2013, as ranked by movie fans and critics. These days there are so many movie watching options that it hardly seems necessary to make it to the theater anymore. There are Netflix, Amazon Prime, DVDs, Blurays, and cable showings of every movie to come out in theaters. All of these films are usually released months after they leave theaters. However, some films are just not meant to be experienced first on the small screen. Movies with action packed adventures, vivid special effects, and larger than life personalities are best experienced on the big screen.

 

This list features the best films to see in theaters in 2013. There are a myriad of reasons why seeing these films on the big screen is the greatest decision. The giant robots in Pacific Rim wouldn’t be quite as impressive if they were only the size of your TV screen. The car chases in Fast and the Furious 6 would be a bit boring without the impressive quality of the theater screen. All the films on this list may lose a little something if they aren’t first seen in theaters.

 

What are the best movies to see in theaters in 2013? These films are filled with action, adventure, and amazing effects that are meant to be seen as big as possible.

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz

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    Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Chris Hemsworth

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle

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    Gravity

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    Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner

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    Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pine

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    Frozen

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    Billy Crystal, Helen Mirren, Steve Buscemi

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    Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

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    Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto

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    Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Jordana Brewster

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    Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse

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    Morgan Freeman, Isla Fisher, Michael Caine

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    Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Svetlana Khodchenkova

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Jonah Hill

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    Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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    Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Abigail Breslin

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    Jodie Foster, Matt Damon, Alice Braga

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    Pierce Brosnan, Rosamund Pike, Martin Freeman

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan

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    Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman

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    Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko

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    Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Nikki Benz

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    Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, James Franco

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    Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Nicholas Hoult

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    Emmy Rossum, Emma Thompson, Jeremy Irons

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    Bruce Willis, Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum

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    Alexandra Daddario, Logan Lerman, Jake Abel

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    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Armie Hammer

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    Ewan McGregor, Bill Nighy, Stanley Tucci

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