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List Rules Only movies distributed by A24.

With the phenomenal success of Moonlight, films distributed by A24 are attracting the attention of both critics and audiences. From comedies to dramas to documentaries, the best A24 movies take artistic risks and strive to tell overlooked and underappreciated stories. This list of A24 films includes every movie produced by the company so far. 

In addition to the Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight, A24 has produced recent award winning hits such as Lady Bird and The Disaster Artist. Some of the studio's earliest films, like The Spectacular Now and The Bling Ring, gained positive reviews and large audiences. Boundary pushing films - like The Obvious Child and Spring Breakers - resulted in much discussion, debate, and disagreement throughout the film community. Other A24 movies include Ex Machina, 20th Century Women, Room, and The Witch.

While all A24 movies contribute something unique to the company, which movies from A24 are the best? Vote below to help decide and add anything you feel is missing. 

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Ex Machina Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac Ex Machina is a 2015 independent science fiction psychological thriller film directed by Alex Garland. A young programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) is selected to participate in a ground-breaking ...more

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Lady Bird Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts Lady Bird is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Greta Gerwig. The adventures of a young woman (Saoirse Ronan) living in Northern California for a year.

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The Florida Project Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Kimberly Prince, Bria Vinaite The Florida Project is a 2017 American drama film directed by Sean Baker. Set over one summer, the film follows precocious 6-year-old Moonee (Brooklynn Prince) as she courts mischief and ...more

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Moonlight Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe Moonlight is a 2016 American coming-of-age drama film directed by Barry Jenkins, based on Tarell Alvin McCraney's unpublished semi-autobiographical play. A chronicle of the childhood, ...more

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Hereditary Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff Hereditary is a 2018 American horror film directed by Ari Aster. As an overwhelming terror takes over their household, the Graham family's peaceful existence is ripped apart, forcing their ...more

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The Witch Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie The Witch (stylized as The VVitch, subtitled A New-England Folktale) is a 2015 historical period supernatural horror film written and directed by Robert Eggers in his directorial debut and stars ...more

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The Lobster Rachel Weisz, Colin Farrell The Lobster is an upcoming science fiction romantic comedy-drama film directed by Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos in his English-language debut. Its script was awarded the ARTE International ...more

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Room Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen Room is a 2015 independent drama film directed by Lenny Abrahamson, based on the novel by Emma Donoghue. After being held captive for seven years, a woman (Brie Larson) and her son (Jacob ...more

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Good Time Robert Pattinson, Barkhad Abdi, Jennifer Jason Leigh Good Time is a 2017 American crime-drama film directed by Ben and Josh Safdie and written by Josh and Ronald Bronstein. Constantine "Connie" Nikas goes through a dangerous and ...more

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The Killing of a Sacred Deer Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan The Killing of a Sacred Deer is a 2017 psychological horror-thriller film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. A surgeon (Colin Farrell) forms a familial bond with a sinister teenage boy (Barry ...more

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Enemy Jake Gyllenhaal, Isabella Rossellini, Mélanie Laurent Enemy is a 2013 Canadian-Spanish psychological thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve, loosely adapted by Javier Gullón from José Saramago's 2002 novel The Double. The film ...more

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Green Room Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Alia Shawkat Green Room is a 2015 American horror-thriller film written and directed by Jeremy Saulnier. It focuses on a punk band who find themselves attacked by neo-Nazi skinheads after witnessing a murder ...more

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Under the Skin Scarlett Johansson, Kryštof Hádek, Paul Brannigan Under the Skin is a 2013 science fiction film directed by Jonathan Glazer, loosely based on Michel Faber's 2000 novel. A mysterious young woman (Scarlett Johansson) seduces lonely men in the ...more

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The Disaster Artist James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen The Disaster Artist is a 2017 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by James Franco. The film depicts the early friendship of Greg Sestero (Dave Franco) and Tommy Wiseau (James ...more

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Swiss Army Man Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead Swiss Army Man is a 2016 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert. Hank (Paul Dano) is a man who is attempting suicide after being lost on an island, when ...more

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The Spectacular Now Shailene Woodley, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jennifer Jason Leigh The Spectacular Now is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by James Ponsoldt, written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber and starring Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley. The ...more

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A Ghost Story Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham A Ghost Story is a 2017 American drama film written and directed by David Lowery. The movie follows a man as he dies, becomes a ghost, and witnesses many things before fading away.

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20th Century Women Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig 20th Century Women is a 2016 American comedy-drama film directed and written by Mike Mills. The film stars Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Lucas Jade Zumann, and Billy Crudup.

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Locke Tom Hardy, Andrew Scott, Ruth Wilson Locke is a 2013 British drama film written and directed by Steven Knight. The film stars Tom Hardy, with Tom Holland, Olivia Colman, Andrew Scott, Ruth Wilson, Ben Daniels, and Alice Lowe ...more

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Amy Amy Winehouse Amy is a 2015 British documentary film about the life and death of British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse. Directed by Asif Kapadia, it covers Winehouse's life and her struggle with substance ...more

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1524347419740 added It Comes at Night Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott It Comes at Night is a 2017 American psychological horror film written and directed by Trey Edward Shults. As an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, the tenuous domestic order established by ...more

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The End of the Tour Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Segel, Joan Cusack The End of the Tour is a 2015 American biographical drama film directed by James Ponsoldt and written by Donald Margulies, based on David Lipsky's 2010 book Although of Course You End Up ...more

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American Honey Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, Riley Keough American Honey is a 2016 British drama road film directed by Andrea Arnold. A teenage girl (Sasha Lane) from a troubled home runs away with a traveling sales crew who drive across the American ...more

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Spring Breakers James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez Spring Breakers is a 2012 American crime film directed by Harmony Korine. While enjoying their spring break in Florida, four college-aged girls meet an eccentric local drug dealer who introduces ...more

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A Most Violent Year Jessica Chastain, Albert Brooks, Oscar Isaac A Most Violent Year is a 2014 crime drama film written and directed by J. C. Chandor. The film stars Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain with Alessandro Nivola, David Oyelowo, Albert Brooks, and ...more

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Obvious Child Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy, Gaby Hoffmann Obvious Child is a 2014 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Gillian Robespierre. After a drunken one-night stand, stand-up comedian Donna (Jenny Slate) finds out she is pregnant and ...more

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Free Fire Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Brie Larson Free Fire is a 2016 British action-comedy film directed by Ben Wheatley. Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival.

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Krisha Chase Joliet, Trey Edward Shults, Krisha Fairchild Krisha is a 2014 short, drama film written and directed by Trey Shults.

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Mississippi Grind Ryan Reynolds, Ben Mendelsohn, Sienna Miller Mississippi Grind is a 2015 American drama film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Down on his luck and facing financial hardship, Gerry (Ben Mendelsohn) teams up with younger charismatic ...more

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The Rover Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy The Rover is a 2014 Australian dystopian drama film directed by David Michôd. Ten years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner (Guy Pearce) pursues the men who stole his only ...more

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Ginger & Rosa Elle Fanning, Alessandro Nivola, Christina Hendricks Ginger & Rosa is a 2012 drama film directed by Sally Potter. A look at the lives of two teenage friends, Ginger (Elle Fanning) and Rosa (Alice Englert) growing up in 1960s London as the ...more

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Slow West Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ben Mendelsohn Slow West is a 2014 action thriller western film written by John Maclean and directed by John Maclean.

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Son of a Gun Ewan McGregor, Alicia Vikander, Brenton Thwaites Son of a Gun is a 2014 Australian crime thriller film written and directed by Julius Avery. The film stars Brenton Thwaites, Ewan McGregor and, in supporting roles, Alicia Vikander and Jacek

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The Adderall Diaries Amber Heard, James Franco, Ed Harris The Adderall Diaries is an upcoming American crime-thriller film directed and scripted by Pamela Romanowsky, based on a "true-crime memoir" book of the same name by Stephen Elliott. ...more

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The Blackcoat's Daughter Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka, Lucy Boynton The Blackcoat's Daughter (also known by its original title February) is a 2015 American-Canadian supernatural psychological horror film directed and written by Oz Perkins. During the dead of ...more

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Woodshock Kirsten Dunst, Joe Cole, Pilou Asbæk Woodshock is a 2017 American drama film written and directed by Kate and Laura Mulleavy. Theresa (Kirsten Dunst), a woman in the wake of profound loss, is torn between her fractured emotional ...more

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Life After Beth Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly Life After Beth is a 2014 American zombie comedy film written and directed by Jeff Baena. The film stars Aubrey Plaza, Dane DeHaan, Anna Kendrick, Molly Shannon, Cheryl Hines, Paul Reiser, ...more

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The Vanishing of Sidney Hall Logan Lerman, Elle Fanning, Michelle Monaghan The Vanishing of Sidney Hall is a 2017 American mystery drama film directed and co-written by Shawn Christensen. After writing a generation defining book that makes him world famous, a young ...more

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Oasis: Supersonic Oasis Oasis: Supersonic is a 2016 British music documentary directed by Mat Whitecross. The film details the history of the Britpop band Oasis during their formative years and the height of their ...more

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While We're Young Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver While We're Young is a 2014 American comedy film directed by Noah Baumbach. A New York-based documentary filmmaker (Ben Stiller) and his wife (Naomi Watts) develop a friendship with a couple in ...more

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De Palma Brian De Palma De Palma is a 2015 American documentary film directed by Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow. A documentary about writer and director Brian De Palma.

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Laggies Keira Knightley, Chloë Grace Moretz, Sam Rockwell Laggies is a 2014 American romantic comedy film directed by Lynn Shelton and written by Andrea Seigel. The film stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Keira Knightley, Sam Rockwell, Kaitlyn Dever, Jeff ...more

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The Exception Lily James, Jai Courtney, Janet McTeer The Exception is a 2016 romantic war drama film directed by David Leveaux. It is about a German officer and a Dutch spy, each tasked to watch the former German Kaiser Wilhelm II, who fall in

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Morris from America Craig Robinson, Carla Juri, Jakub Gierszal

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The Captive Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman, Rosario Dawson The Captive, formerly Queen of the Night and Captives, is a 2014 Canadian thriller film directed by Atom Egoyan. Eight years after the supposed disappearance of Cassandra, police, parents, and ...more

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The Lovers Debra Winger, Tracy Letts, Aidan Gillen The Lovers is a 2017 comedy romance film directed by Azazel Jacobs. A married couple (Debra Winger and Tracy Letts) looking to get divorced finds themselves unexpectedly falling in love again.

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Remember Christopher Plummer, Bruno Ganz, Jürgen Prochnow Remember is a 2015 Canadian-German drama thriller film directed by Atom Egoyan. It is about an elderly Holocaust survivor with dementia who sets out to kill a Nazi war criminal.

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Equals Nicholas Hoult, Kristen Stewart, Guy Pearce Equals is a 2015 American science-fiction romantic drama film directed by Drake Doremus. It stars Nicholas Hoult and Kristen Stewart as two people diagnosed with a disease that restores their ...more

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The Sea of Trees Matthew McConaughey, Ken Watanabe, Naomi Watts The Sea of Trees is a 2015 American drama mystery film directed by Gus Van Sant. An American man (Matthew McConaughey) attempting to commit suicide travels to Mount Fuji's "Suicide ...more

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The Ballad of Lefty Brown Bill Pullman, Jim Caviezel, Peter Fonda The Ballad of Lefty Brown is a 2017 American western directed by Jared Moshe. When cowboy Lefty Brown (Bill Pullman) witnesses the murder of his longtime partner - the newly-elected Senator ...more