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The Best Movies Of 2020

Updated February 8, 2021 36.1k votes 953 voters 13.9k 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 Wild

    Harrison Ford, Dan Stevens

    Released2020

    Directed byChris Sanders

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 65%

    The Call of the Wild is a 2020 American live-action CGI-animated adventure film directed by...  more

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    Promising Young Woman

    Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham

    Released2020

    Directed byEmerald Fennell

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 92%

    Promising Young Woman is a 2020 American black comedy thriller film directed by Emerald...  more

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    Extraction

    Chris Hemsworth, David Harbour

    Released2020

    Directed bySam Hargrave

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 62%

    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

    Released2020

    Directed byStanley Tong

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 30%

    Vanguard is a 2020 Chinese action adventure film directed by Stanley Tong. The world's premier...  more
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    Released2020

    Directed byDavid Dobkin

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 59%

    Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga is a 2020 American comedy film directed by...  more

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    Soul

    Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey

    Released2020

    Directed byPete Docter

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 98%

    Soul is a 2020 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Pete Docter. With dreams of...  more
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    Let Him Go

    Kevin Costner, Diane Lane

    Released2020

    Directed byThomas Bezucha

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 77%

    Let Him Go is a 2020 American drama film directed by Thomas Bezucha. A retired sheriff and his...  more
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    Greyhound

    Tom Hanks, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo

    Released2020

    Directed byAaron Schneider

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 76%

    Greyhound is a 2020 war film directed by Aaron Schneider, based on The Good Shepherd by C. S....  more
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    Let Them All Talk

    Meryl Streep, Candice Bergen

    Released2020

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 96%

    Let Them All Talk is a 2020 American comedy-drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh. An...  more
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    Released2020

    Directed byCathy Yan

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%

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    Hamilton

    Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonathan Groff

    Released2020

    Directed byThomas Kail

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

    Hamilton is a 2020 American musical drama film directed by Thomas Kail, it is a recording of...  more
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    Emma.

    Anya Taylor-Joy, Josh O'Connor

    Released2020

    Directed byAutumn de Wilde

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 87%

    Emma. is a 2020 British comedy-drama film directed by Autumn de Wilde, based on the 1815 novel...  more

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    The Invisible Man

    Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen

    Released2020

    Directed byLeigh Whannell

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%

    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

    Released2020

    Directed byRichard Gray

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 42%

    Robert the Bruce is a 2019 American historical drama film directed by Richard Gray. As his...  more

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    Greenland

    Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin

    Released2020

    Directed byRic Roman Waugh

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 89%

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    First Cow

    John Magaro, Orion Lee

    Released2020

    Directed byKelly Reichardt

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

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

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    I Still Believe

    KJ Apa, Britt Robertson

    Released2020

    Directed byAndrew Erwin, John Erwin

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 42%

    I Still Believe is 2020 Christian biographical drama film directed by the Erwin Brothers and...  more
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    Bad Boys for Life

    Martin Lawrence, Will Smith

    Released2020

    Directed byAdil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 74%

    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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    Crip Camp

    Larry Allison, Dennis Billups

    Released2020

    Directed byJames Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

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    Spenser Confidential

    Mark Wahlberg, Colleen Camp

    Released2020

    Directed byPeter Berg

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 41%

    Spenser Confidential is a 2020 American mystery film directed by Peter Berg, based on the...  more
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    Run

    Sarah Paulson, Kiera Allen

    Released2020

    Directed byAneesh Chaganty

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

    Run is a 2020 American horror film directed by Aneesh Chaganty. A homeschooled teenager (Kiera...  more
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    Happiest Season

    Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis

    Released2020

    Directed byClea DuVall

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%

    Happiest Season is a 2020 American romantic comedy directed by Clea DuVall. A young woman...  more
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    Enola Holmes

    Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill

    Released2020

    Directed byHarry Bradbeer

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%

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    Billie

    Billie Holiday, Tony Bennett

    Released2020

    Directed byJames Erskine

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

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    Resistance

    Jesse Eisenberg, Ed Harris

    Released2020

    Directed byJonathan Jakubowicz

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 56%

    Resistance is a 2020 biographical drama film directed by Jonathan Jakubowicz. The story of how...  more