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The Best Movies Of 2020

Updated April 16, 2021 36.3k votes 976 voters 14.5k views330 items

List RulesOnly movies released in the US after January 1st, 2020.

UPDATE: Check out the top movies of 2021!

With so many great films coming out, it's hard to decide on the best movies of 2020. This list is also more than just the critics' movie choices, you get to help decide the best movie of 2020 by voting up your favorites and you don't have to choose just one. There are some highly anticipated films coming out this year, such as Christopher Nolan's Tenet, the next installment in the Wonder Woman franchise with Wonder Woman 1984, and the sure to be hilarious Bill & Ted Face the Music. In short, there is a lot to look forward to this year when it comes to great movies.

The best films of 2020, should take everything into account, the performances, the cinematography, and everything in between. So if you find yourself asking, "what is the best film to come out of 2020 so far?" Look to the list below and vote up the 2020 movies you feel were the highest quality films of the year.

If you see that any of the top movies of 2020 are left out, feel free to add them to the list. Then vote for your favorites and be sure to check back as upcoming and new 2020 films are released.

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    Promising Young Woman

    Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham
    Promising Young Woman is a 2020 American black comedy thriller film directed by Emerald...  more
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    The Call of the Wild

    Harrison Ford, Dan Stevens
    The Call of the Wild is a 2020 American live-action CGI-animated adventure film directed by...  more
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    Soul

    Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey
    Soul is a 2020 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Pete Docter. With dreams of...  more
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    Extraction

    Chris Hemsworth, David Harbour
    Extraction (a.k.a. Out of the Fire) is a 2020 American action thriller film directed by Sam...  more

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    Vanguard

    Jackie Chan, Yang Yang
    Vanguard is a 2020 Chinese action adventure film directed by Stanley Tong. The world's premier...  more
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    Let Him Go

    Kevin Costner, Diane Lane
    Let Him Go is a 2020 American drama film directed by Thomas Bezucha. A retired sheriff and his...  more
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    Greenland

    Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin
    Greenland is a 2020 American disaster film directed by Ric Roman Waugh. Scientists discover...  more
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    Greyhound

    Tom Hanks, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo
    Greyhound is a 2020 war film directed by Aaron Schneider, based on The Good Shepherd by C. S....  more
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    Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is a 2020 superhero film...  more

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    Let Them All Talk

    Meryl Streep, Candice Bergen
    Let Them All Talk is a 2020 American comedy-drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh. An...  more
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    Hamilton

    Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonathan Groff
    Hamilton is a 2020 American musical drama film directed by Thomas Kail, it is a recording of...  more
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    The Invisible Man

    Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen
    The Invisible Man is a 2020 American science fiction psychological horror film directed by...  more
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    Robert the Bruce

    Angus Macfadyen, Jared Harris
    Robert the Bruce is a 2019 American historical drama film directed by Richard Gray. As his...  more

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    #15 of 20 The Best 2020 Movies Inspired By True Events#81 of 129 The Best Medieval Movies

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    Run

    Sarah Paulson, Kiera Allen
    Run is a 2020 American horror film directed by Aneesh Chaganty. A homeschooled teenager (Kiera...  more
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    Emma.

    Anya Taylor-Joy, Josh O'Connor
    Emma. is a 2020 British comedy-drama film directed by Autumn de Wilde, based on the 1815 novel...  more
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    I Still Believe

    KJ Apa, Britt Robertson
    I Still Believe is 2020 Christian biographical drama film directed by the Erwin Brothers and...  more
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    First Cow

    John Magaro, Orion Lee
    First Cow is an 2020 American drama film directed by Kelly Reichardt, based on the novel The...  more

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    Bad Boys for Life

    Martin Lawrence, Will Smith
    Bad Boys for Life is a 2020 is an action crime comedy film directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall...  more

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    Enola Holmes

    Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill
    Enola Holmes is a 2020 mystery film directed by Harry Bradbeer, based on the book series of...  more

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    Crip Camp

    Larry Allison, Dennis Billups
    Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution is a 2020 American documentary film directed by Nicole...  more
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    Happiest Season

    Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis
    Happiest Season is a 2020 American romantic comedy directed by Clea DuVall. A young woman...  more
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    Palm Springs

    Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti
    Palm Springs is a 2020 American romantic comedy film directed by Max Barbakow. Nyles (Andy...  more

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    Spenser Confidential

    Mark Wahlberg, Colleen Camp
    Spenser Confidential is a 2020 American mystery film directed by Peter Berg, based on the...  more
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    Billie

    Billie Holiday, Tony Bennett
    Billie is a 2019 documentary film about Billie Holliday directed by James Erskine. Based...  more