Top 20 movies ranked by Rotten Tomatoes

List includes the top 224 movies ranked by RT number. All of them are Fresh so all are presumably worth watching if you’re in the mood. Here are the top 20.

https://editorial.rottentomatoes.com/guide/the-best-movies-of-2020/

NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS
 99%

#20Critics Consensus: Powerfully acted and directed, Never Rarely Sometimes Always reaffirms writer-director Eliza Hittman as a filmmaker of uncommon sensitivity and grace.Synopsis: Faced with an unintended pregnancy and a lack of local support, Autumn (Sidney Flanigan) and her cousin Skylar (Talia Ryder)… [More]Starring:Sidney FlaniganTalia RyderThéodore PellerinRyan EggoldDirected By:Eliza Hittman

WOLFWALKERS
 99%

#19Critics Consensus: A mesmerizing Celtic-inspired adventure, Wolfwalkers offers an epic ethereal fantasy matched by profound philosophies and stellar voice work.Synopsis: “Wolfwalkers” follows Robyn Goodfellowe, a young apprentice hunter who journeys to Ireland with her father in a time of superstition… [More]Starring:Honor KneafseyEva WhittakerSean BeanSimon McBurneyDirected By:Tomm MooreRoss Stewart

MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM
 99%

#18Critics Consensus: Framed by a pair of powerhouse performances, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom pays affectionate tribute to a blues legend — and Black culture at large.Synopsis: Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo, and Michael Potts star in director George C. Wolfe’s adaptation of August… [More]Starring:Chadwick BosemanViola DavisGlynn TurmanJeremy ShamosDirected By:George C. Wolfe

AT THE HEART OF GOLD: INSIDE THE USA GYMNASTICS SCANDAL
 100%

#17Critics Consensus: At the Heart of Gold is a scathing indictment of institutional abuse that sensitively provides victims with a platform to tell their stories.Synopsis: The case of Dr. Larry Nassar, who served as the osteopathic physician for the U.S. women’s Olympic gymnastics team for… [More]Starring:Directed By:Erin Lee Carr

CODED BIAS
 100%

#16Critics Consensus: Clear, concise, and comprehensive, Coded Bias offers a chilling look at largely unseen side effects of modern society’s algorithmic underpinnings.Synopsis: Coded Bias reveals the groundbreaking research of MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini, proving that facial recognition algorithms have the power to… [More]Starring:Jenny JonesTranae MoranKc SolarisZaynep TufekciDirected By:Shalini Kantayya

MYSTIFY: MICHAEL HUTCHENCE
 100%

#15Critics Consensus: Engrossing for casual listeners as well as hardcore fans, Mystify: Michael Hutchence sheds a poignant light on a life and career cut short by tragedy.Synopsis: At the height of his internationally renowned career, a sudden blow to the head robs the famously sensual rock star… [More]Starring:Michael HutchenceKylie MinogueHelena ChristensenBonoDirected By:Richard Lowenstein

A SECRET LOVE
 100%

#14Critics Consensus: In telling one couple’s story, A Secret Love pays understated yet powerful tribute to a lifetime of choices and sacrifices made in the name of enduring devotion.Synopsis: A Secret Love tells an incredible love story between Terry Donahue and Pat Henschel, whose relationship spans nearly seven decades…. [More]Starring:Directed By:Chris Bolan

REWIND
 100%

#13Critics Consensus: Rewind pulls at the roots of a family’s horrific trauma with a deeply personal documentary that’s hard to watch, but worth the effort.Synopsis: In his candid personal memoir, Sasha Joseph Neulinger revisits his childhood and the events that tore apart his seemingly-perfect world…. [More]Starring:Sasha Joseph NeulingerJacqui NeulingerHenry NevisonBekah NeulingerDirected By:Sasha Joseph Neulinger

HOUSE OF HUMMINGBIRD (BEOLSAE)
 100%

#12Critics Consensus: A striking debut for writer-director Kim Bora, House of Hummingbird delicately captures a turning point in one young woman’s life.Synopsis: Set against the backdrop of a rapidly expanding Seoul in 1994, a lonely 14-year-old Eun-hee moves through life like a… [More]Starring:Park Ji-huKim Sae-byeokJeong In-giLee Seung-yeonDirected By:Kim Bora

CITY HALL
 100%

#11Critics Consensus: A glimpse of local government at work that’s as patiently observant as it is engrossing, City Hall adds another insightful gem to master documentarian Frederick Wiseman’s filmography.Synopsis: Master documentarian Frederick Wiseman delivers an epic look at Boston’s city government, covering racial justice, housing, climate action, and more…. [More]Starring:Marty WalshDirected By:Frederick Wiseman

ATHLETE A
 100%

#10Critics Consensus: Harrowing yet essential viewing, Athlete A shines an unforgiving light on horrific abuses — as well as the culture that allowed them to continue unabated for years.Synopsis: Athlete A follows a team of reporters from The Indianapolis Star as they investigate claims of abuse at USA Gymnastics,… [More]Starring:Directed By:Bonni CohenJon Shenk

ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY
 100%

#9Critics Consensus: All In: The Fight for Democracy lives up to its title as a galvanizing rallying cry for voters to exercise — and preserve — their right to be heard.Synopsis: All In: The Fight for Democracy examines the often overlooked, yet insidious issue of voter suppression in the United States… [More]Starring:Stacey AbramsAndrew YoungEric FonerLuci Baines JohnsonDirected By:Lisa CortésLiz Garbus

WELCOME TO CHECHNYA
 100%

#8Critics Consensus: An illuminating and urgent call to action, Welcome to Chechnya portrays the horrors of the mass persecution of the LGBTQ+ community in the Chechen Republic with tenacity and tenderness.Synopsis: This searing investigative work shadows a group of activists risking unimaginable peril to confront the ongoing anti-LGBTQ pogrom raging in… [More]Starring:Directed By:David France

MUCHO MUCHO AMOR: THE LEGEND OF WALTER MERCADO
 100%

#7Critics Consensus: An absorbing and affectionate tribute to a unique individual, Mucho Mucho Amor should prove fascinating for Walter Mercado fans as well as first-timers.Synopsis: Dazzling and tender-hearted, legendary astrologer Walter Mercado vanished at the peak of his fame. This documentary poignantly explains what happened…. [More]Starring:Raul de MolinaEugenio DerbezBetty Benet MercadoIvonne Benet MercadoDirected By:Kareem Tabsch Cristina Costantini

DRIVEWAYS
 100%

#6Critics Consensus: Understated yet powerful, Driveways is a character study anchored in fundamental decency — and a poignant farewell to Brian Dennehy.Synopsis: Director Andrew Ahn’s intimate drama revolves around the unlikely friendship formed between a lonely young boy (Lucas Jaye) and his… [More]Starring:Hong ChauLucas JayeBrian DennehyChristine EbersoleDirected By:Andrew Ahn

DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD
 100%

#5Critics Consensus: Dick Johnson Is Dead celebrates a life with bittersweet humor and grace, offering a deeply resonant perspective on mortality in the bargain.Synopsis: A lifetime of making documentaries has convinced award-winning filmmaker Kirsten Johnson of the power of the real. But now she’s… [More]Starring:Directed By:Kirsten Johnson

HOST
 100%

#4Critics Consensus: Lean, suspenseful, and scary, Host uses its timely premise to deliver a nastily effective treat for horror enthusiasts.Synopsis: Six friends hire a medium to hold a séance over Zoom during lockdown but get far more than they bargain… [More]Starring:Haley BishopRadina DrandovaEdward LinardJemma MooreDirected By:Rob Savage

CRIP CAMP: A DISABILITY REVOLUTION
 100%

#3Critics Consensus: As entertaining as it is inspiring, Crip Camp uses one group’s remarkable story to highlight hope for the future and the power of community.Synopsis: In the early 1970s, teenagers with disabilities faced a future shaped by isolation, discrimination and institutionalization. Camp Jened, a ramshackle… [More]Starring:Directed By:Nicole NewnhamJim LeBrecht

HIS HOUSE
 100%

#2Critics Consensus: Featuring genuine scares through every corridor, His House is a terrifying look at the specters of the refugee experience and a stunning feature debut for Remi Weekes.Synopsis: After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life… [More]Starring:Sope DirisuWunmi MosakuMatt SmithJavier BotetDirected By:Remi Weekes

MISS JUNETEENTH
 100%

#1Critics Consensus: Like a pageant winner walking across the stage, Miss Juneteenth follows a familiar path — but does so with charm and grace.Synopsis: Turquoise Jones is a single mom who holds down a household, a rebellious teenager, and pretty much everything that goes… [More]Starring:Nicole BeharieKendrick SampsonAlexis ChikaezeLori HayesDirected By:Channing Godfrey Peoples

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