This list ranks the best mumblecore movies, as voted on by independent film fans and supporters like you. These are the all-time top movies in the mumblecore subgenre, with trailers. When Hollywood won't shell out the big bucks, filmmakers go out on their own, making great independent movies like these. But what is mumblecore exactly? And what are the best Mumblecore movies of all time?
The independent film subgenre of mumblecore is generally characterized by films that have extremely low budgets, are often shot digitally, feature non-professional amateur actors (well, usually), and feature naturalism - both in the actors' performance and the written dialogue. Mumblecore film often makes use of improvisation at times. This all works to make mumblecore movies more realistic.
Major players in the mumblecore film world include Jay and Mark Duplass, Andrew Bujalski, Lynn Shelton, Joe Swanberg, and Aaron Katz. Even the now-famous Lena Dunham got her start in mumblecore with her 2010 indie film Tiny Furniture.This list features the most popular and top mumblecore movies including The Puffy Chair, Funny Ha Ha, Drinking Buddies, Frances Ha, and In Search of a Midnight Kiss. Don't see all the good mumblecore films below? Add them and be sure to vote for all the mumblecore films you think are the best of the genre.