Films of 2020: Ranked in Terms of Perceived Quality

Join me as I rank the films of 2020!

This list includes films that meet one of the following criteria:
• The film received its initial U.S. theatrical or direct-to-VOD release in 2020.
• The film screened at a 2020 festival at which I saw the film, and it has not yet received a theatrical release.

This list does not include:
• Films that were released in limited release (including qualifying runs) in 2019 before expanding in 2020.
• Re-issues that had received a U.S. theatrical release prior to 2020.
• Films that screen at a 2020 festival but are not released in 2020, unless I saw them at said festival.
• Films that screened at a 2019 festival but were released in 2020, if I saw them at said festival.

  • Les Misérables

    101

  • Acasa, My Home

    102

  • Emma.

    103

  • Shithouse

    104

  • Two Gods

    105

  • Mr. SOUL!

    106

  • The Delicacy

    107

  • Why Don't You Just Die!

    108

  • Laurel Canyon

    109

  • Mucho Mucho Amor

    110

  • Big Time Adolescence

    111

  • Good Boy

    112

  • Troop Zero

    113

  • Animation Outlaws

    114

  • We Are Little Zombies

    115

  • The Nest

    116

  • Minari

    117

  • I'm Your Woman

    118

  • Hopper/Welles

    119

  • The Burnt Orange Heresy

    120

  • I WeirDO

    121

  • John Lewis: Good Trouble

    122

  • Shirley

    123

  • Nine Days

    124

  • The Truth

    125

  • White Noise

    126

  • Coded Bias

    127

  • Joan of Arc

    128

  • Tommaso

    129

  • The August Virgin

    130

  • This Is Not a Movie

    131

  • Miss Juneteenth

    132

  • For Madmen Only

    133

  • Beanpole

    134

  • Possessor

    135

  • Whirlybird

    136

  • Beginning

    137

  • The Boy Who Sold The World

    138

  • A Thousand Cuts

    139

  • The Garden Left Behind

    140

  • Palm Springs

    141

  • The Paper Tigers

    142

  • Landfall

    143

  • The Fight

    144

  • Really Love

    145

  • Spontaneous

    146

  • Feels Good Man

    147

  • Be Water

    148

  • Yellow Rose

    149

  • Kakegurui

    150

  • The Beach House

    151

  • Judy & Punch

    152

  • They Call Me Dr. Miami

    153

  • Our Mothers

    154

  • Stockton on My Mind

    155

  • Spaceship Earth

    156

  • Pacified

    157

  • Black Bear

    158

  • 2040

    159

  • Lucky Grandma

    160

  • Beyond the Visible - Hilma af Klint

    161

  • Summer White

    162

  • Totally Under Control

    163

  • Bleed with Me

    164

  • Apocalypse '45

    165

  • Los Últimos Frikis

    166

  • Sheep Without a Shepherd

    167

  • Someone, Somewhere

    168

  • Red Heaven

    169

  • Beastie Boys Story

    170

  • Transhood

    171

  • The Wolf of Snow Hollow

    172

  • Warning: Do Not Play

    173

  • Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind

    174

  • Somebody Up There Likes Me

    175

  • For They Know Not What They Do

    176

  • The Ghost of Peter Sellers

    177

  • That's Wild

    178

  • The Perfect Candidate

    179

  • Current Sea

    180

  • Standing Up, Falling Down

    181

  • The Booksellers

    182

  • Insert Coin

    183

  • Miracle Fishing

    184

  • The 24th

    185

  • Shadow in the Cloud

    186

  • Drought

    187

  • Abe

    188

  • It Started As a Joke

    189

  • Earth

    190

  • Disclosure

    191

  • Fandango at the Wall

    192

  • Kajillionaire

    193

  • VHYes

    194

  • The Blech Effect

    195

  • We Are the Radical Monarchs

    196

  • Bill & Ted Face the Music

    197

  • Nothing Stays The Same: The Story of The Saxon Pub

    198

  • Uncorked

    199

  • Spree

    200