2020 First Time Watches Ranked

It's a brand new year full of cinematic wonder. As with last year's, these are based on my enjoyment and the overall impression they left on me, not on their respective rating alone.

***Update 5/31/20***

Rankings currently relative and likely to change.

  • Coco

    1

  • Psycho

    2

  • Sorcerer

    3

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    4

  • Happy Together

    5

  • And Then We Danced

    6

  • Klaus

    7

  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

    8

  • 12 Angry Men

    9

  • The Player

    10

  • In the Mouth of Madness

    11

  • Total Recall

    12

  • Kiki's Delivery Service

    13

  • Victoria

    14

  • Hello I Must Be Going

    15

  • I Lost My Body

    16

  • Working Girl

    17

  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    18

  • The Hitcher

    19

  • The Strong Ones

    20

  • Ruby Sparks

    21

  • Your Name Engraved Herein

    22

  • Promising Young Woman

    23

  • Molly's Game

    24

  • Videodrome

    25

  • Jaws

    26

  • Castle in the Sky

    27

  • I Love You to Death

    28

  • Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

    29

  • Timecrimes

    30

  • Family

    31

  • The Secret World of Arrietty

    32

  • Phantom Thread

    33

  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

    34

  • The Chaser

    35

  • Slow West

    36

  • Army of Shadows

    37

  • I See You

    38

  • After Hours

    39

  • Soul

    40

  • Breaking Fast

    41

  • Freaks

    42

  • Luce

    43

  • Network

    44

  • Chasing Amy

    45

  • Frozen II

    46

  • Light of My Life

    47

  • Christine

    48

  • Phoenix

    49

  • The Skeleton Twins

    50

  • Last Action Hero

    51

  • Moffie

    52

  • Arbitrage

    53

  • Little Men

    54

  • Snow Cake

    55

  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

    56

  • First Love

    57

  • Monos

    58

  • Bad Education

    59

  • A Fish Called Wanda

    60

  • Primal Fear

    61

  • Spree

    62

  • The King of Staten Island

    63

  • Interview with the Vampire

    64

  • Pain & Gain

    65

  • Spring

    66

  • Prospect

    67

  • Rear Window

    68

  • Chungking Express

    69

  • Cured

    70

  • Dead & Buried

    71

  • Clerks

    72

  • Gomorrah

    73

  • End of the Century

    74

  • Nightbreed

    75

  • Departure

    76

  • Mala Noche

    77

  • Predestination

    78

  • My Cousin Vinny

    79

  • Tokyo Godfathers

    80

  • The Platform

    81

  • Bad Boys for Life

    82

  • RoboCop

    83

  • Star Trek: Insurrection

    84

  • The Birds

    85

  • Cecil B. Demented

    86

  • How to Talk to Girls at Parties

    87

  • Get Duked!

    88

  • Jeepers Creepers

    89

  • The Kid Detective

    90

  • Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

    91

  • Arachnophobia

    92

  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    93

  • Monsoon

    94

  • The Happiness of the Katakuris

    95

  • My Big Night

    96

  • Near Dark

    97

  • The Invisible Man

    98

  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette

    99

  • The Babysitter: Killer Queen

    100