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The Best Movies Of 2020

Updated January 15, 2021 19.9k votes 728 voters 11.7k 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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  • The Call of the Wild1
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    The Call of the Wild

    Harrison Ford, Dan Stevens

    Released2020

    Directed byChris Sanders

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 65%

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  • Extraction2
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    Extraction

    Chris Hemsworth, David Harbour

    Released2020

    Directed bySam Hargrave

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 62%

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  • Robert the Bruce3
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    Robert the Bruce

    Angus Macfadyen, Jared Harris

    Released2020

    Directed byRichard Gray

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 42%

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  • I Still Believe4
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    I Still Believe

    KJ Apa, Britt Robertson

    Released2020

    Directed byAndrew Erwin, John Erwin

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 42%

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  • Blood and Money5
    124
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    Blood and Money

    Tom Berenger, Kristen Hager

    Released2020

    Directed byJohn Barr

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 50%

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  • Greyhound6
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    Greyhound

    Tom Hanks, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo

    Released2020

    Directed byAaron Schneider

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 76%

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  • Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga7
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    Released2020

    Directed byDavid Dobkin

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 59%

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  • Let Him Go8
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    Let Him Go

    Kevin Costner, Diane Lane

    Released2020

    Directed byThomas Bezucha

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 77%

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  • The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two9
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    The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two

    Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn

    Released2020

    Directed byChris Columbus

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 65%

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  • Fatman10
    38
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    Fatman

    Walton Goggins, Mel Gibson

    Released2020

    Directed byEshom Nelms, Ian Nelms

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 37%

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  • Spenser Confidential11
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    Spenser Confidential

    Mark Wahlberg, Colleen Camp

    Released2020

    Directed byPeter Berg

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 41%

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  • Bad Boys for Life12
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    Bad Boys for Life

    Martin Lawrence, Will Smith

    Released2020

    Directed byAdil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 74%

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  • News Of The World13
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    News Of The World

    Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel

    Released2020

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 86%

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  • Bloodshot14
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    Bloodshot

    Vin Diesel, Sam Heughan

    Released2020

    Directed byDave Wilson

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 31%

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  • Breach15
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    Breach

    Bruce Willis, Thomas Jane

    Released2020

    Directed byJohn Suits

    Rotten Tomatoes score: N/A

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  • Audrey16
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    Audrey

    Audrey Hepburn, Robin Ager

    Released2020

    Directed byHelena Coan

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 56%

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  • The War with Grandpa17
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    The War with Grandpa

    Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman

    Released2020

    Directed byTom Hill

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 28%

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  • On the Rocks18
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    On the Rocks

    Bill Murray, Rashida Jones

    Released2020

    Directed bySofia Coppola

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 86%

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  • Jungleland19
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    Jungleland

    Charlie Hunnam, Jonathan Majors

    Released2020

    Directed byMax Winkler

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 65%

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  • The Rhythm Section20
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    The Rhythm Section

    Blake Lively, Jude Law

    Released2020

    Directed byReed Morano

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 28%

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  • Hillbilly Elegy21
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    Hillbilly Elegy

    Amy Adams, Haley Bennett

    Released2020

    Directed byRon Howard

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 27%

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  • Operation Christmas Drop22
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    Operation Christmas Drop

    Kat Graham, Alexander Ludwig

    Released2020

    Directed byMartin Wood

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 67%

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  • Scoob!23
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    Scoob!

    Zac Efron, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2020

    Directed byTony Cervone

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 52%

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  • Downhill24
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    Downhill

    Will Ferrell, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

    Released2020

    Directed byNat Faxon, Jim Rash

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 42%

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  • Ammonite25
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    Ammonite

    Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan

    Released2020

    Directed byFrancis Lee

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 68%

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