Screen Rant’s Top 5 Favorite Movies of 2013

Published 1 year ago by , Updated December 16th, 2014 at 4:52 pm,

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It’s time to look back at all of the movies that 2013 offered. A number of smash-hits delivered massive box office numbers in 2013 and several more films are poised for additional attention in the upcoming awards season (during the early month’s of 2014). Yet, in spite of broad critical acclaim or record breading ticket sales, some movies just resonated with the Screen Rant editorial. Since the entertainment industry is subjective, each year we present our individual Top 5 “Favorite” (not necessarily “Best”) movie offerings but this end of the year retrospective isn’t designed to put together a comprehensive list of award-contenders, it’s to share the movies that touched us, wowed us, and reminded us why we love this medium so very much.

Admittedly, some of the year’s “Best” movies won’t make all (or any) of our “Favorite” lists – so make sure to look over our movie review archive to find out what we thought of your own personal choices – as well as share your own Top 5 Favorite Movies of 2013 in the comments! You can also listen to us discuss our picks on the latest episode of the Screen Rant Underground podcast!

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  1. I’m surprised Iron Man 3 isn’t on anyone’s list.

    • I’m not ;)

  2. I’m surprised not to see “12 Years a Slave” on anyone’s list.

    • @Gullermo – I thought that too at first, but seeing how this site seems to despise the film I’m really not surprised at all. I guess some people can’t stand to see films that hit you hard in the gut, they can’t take it or stand watching it.

  3. for me, my top 5 is:

    5. Star Trek Into Darkness
    4. Iron Man 3
    3. American Hustle
    2. The World’s End
    1. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

    i also have a tonne of honourable mentions, including: Catching Fire, Man of Steel, Captain Phillips, Gravity, Walter Mitty, Fast 6, Pacific Rim, Elysium and Thor 2, among others.

  4. 1. Wolf of Wall Street
    2. Her
    3. 12 Years a Slave
    4. The Spectacular Now
    5. Smaug

    6. Spring Breakers
    7. American Hustle
    8. Gravity
    9. John Dies at the End
    10. Short Term 12
    11. All is Lost

    I have a feeling that Nebraska and Llewyn Davis will knock a couple out of my top 5 when I see them. Doing that this week.

  5. Forgot to add, Man of Steel was 20 minutes of goodness followed by a load of crap. I’m so tired of seeing superheroes knock down buildings and fight 500 ft tall CGI monsters. Get creative,it isn’t like there isn’t plenty of source material. The Superman movies from the 80′s were all more likable.

  6. 1. The World’s End
    2. Gravity
    3. Rush
    4. Fruitvale Station
    5. Prisoners

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  9. 1. 12 Years a Slave
    2. Gravity
    3. Philomena
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    Honourable Mentions: Saving Mr Banks, Captain Phillips, Blue is the Warmest Colour, The Conjuring, The World’s End, The Book Thief, The Wolf of War Street, Pacific Rim.

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