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The 2010s—Top 250 Narrative Features

The 250 highest-rated narrative feature films of the 2010s, according to the Letterboxd community (as at 1 January 2020).

To be included, films had to be narrative, 60 minutes or longer, have a 1,000-view minimum, and have had a US theatrical or streaming release between 1/1/2010 and 12/31/2019 (with some leeway for films that had no US distribution). We have allowed TV movies, but not direct-to-video. We’ve made a special exclusion to a few titles with illegitimate ratings (i.e. films that share titles with popular TV shows including Stranger Things, Community and The Crown).

The following eligible films, which were released in their home countries in 2019, won’t have US releases until 2020 and are therefore ineligible (we’re looking at…

There are 202 dramatic films in this list.

  • Parasite

    1

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    3

  • Little Women

    4

  • Whiplash

    5

  • The Handmaiden

    6

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    7

  • A Separation

    8

  • Love Exposure

    10

  • Mommy

    11

  • Marriage Story

    12

  • Shoplifters

    13

  • Incendies

    14

  • Your Name.

    18

  • Moonlight

    19

  • The Lighthouse

    20

  • The Second Mother

    21

  • La flor

    22

  • Call Me by Your Name

    24

  • The Hunt

    25

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    26

  • Roma

    27

  • The Irishman

    28

  • Short Term 12

    30

  • 1917

    31

  • Before Midnight

    32

  • An Elephant Sitting Still

    33

  • Hope

    34

  • Blade Runner 2049

    35

  • The Farewell

    36

  • Knives Out

    37

  • Extraordinary Stories

    38

  • Invisible Life

    39

  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

    40

  • Happy Hour

    41

  • Arrival

    43

  • Her

    44

  • The Florida Project

    45

  • Prisoners

    46

  • Amour

    47

  • Django Unchained

    48

  • The Favourite

    50

  • Blindspotting

    51

  • The Turin Horse

    52

  • Room

    53

  • Interstellar

    54

  • 12 Years a Slave

    55

  • Phantom Thread

    57

  • Logan

    58

  • Embrace of the Serpent

    59

  • Poetry

    60

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    62

  • The Secret in Their Eyes

    63

  • The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya

    65

  • Kumbalangi Nights

    66

  • Aquarius

    67

  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    68

  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

    69

  • Winter Sleep

    70

  • A Silent Voice

    71

  • Burning

    72

  • Drive

    73

  • The Intouchables

    75

  • Nightcrawler

    76

  • Wolf Children

    78

  • Lady Bird

    79

  • Capernaum

    80

  • Certified Copy

    82

  • Ex Machina

    83

  • Mustang

    84

  • Wild Tales

    85

  • About Elly

    86

  • Black Swan

    87

  • My Life as a Zucchini

    88

  • From What Is Before

    89

  • Gone Girl

    90

  • Mother

    91

  • First Reformed

    92

  • Pain and Glory

    93

  • Carol

    94

  • Manchester by the Sea

    95

  • Mysteries of Lisbon

    96

  • Jojo Rabbit

    98

  • A Prophet

    99

  • 20th Century Women

    100

  • Moonrise Kingdom

    101

  • The Master

    102

  • Spotlight

    103

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    105

  • Eighth Grade

    106

  • The Way He Looks

    107

  • La La Land

    108

  • Good Time

    109

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    111

  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    113

  • Oslo, August 31st

    114

  • Sing Street

    115

  • Son of Saul

    117

  • Inside Out

    118

  • Pride

    119

  • Like Father, Like Son

    120