Here Are 12 Of The Years Best Films in Under 10 Minutes
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The 12 Best Movies of 2017
There were many great movies of 2017, and thank God, we needed it. From creepy clowns to cinematic war movies, we've broke down the must-see films of the year.
1. Get Out
Get Out was a refreshing, exciting, and terrifying horror film. Written and directed by Jordan Peele, Get Out was critical and box office success. With Easter eggs and fan theories, this was a must-see movie of the year.
2. Baby Driver
Baby Driver received acclaim thanks to stellarperformances by Ansel Elgort, Jon Hamm, Lily James, and Jamie Foxx. Better yet, the soundtrack made the movie an entertaining experience. The music acted as a character on it’s own and made for a unique movie.
Logan follows the Wolverine as he finds children who are a lot like him. It’s dark, moody, and sweet. It’s a change from the overly animated and action-packed X-Men franchise and the ending will have you weaping on a plane back from Hawaii. Oh, just me? Cool.
Okja is quite possibly the most heart-wrenching film on this list. A Netflix original movie starring Tilda Swinton and Jake Gyllenhaal, Okja is as unique as it is special. When a farmer and his granddaughter are given a special animal to take care of, their world is torn apart when the government comes back to reclaim her. It’ll make you rethink how we treat animals, in so many ways.
5. Spider-Man: Homecoming
Fun, hilarious, and a good time. Marvel is getting funnier with their superheroes and Spider-Man is no exception. British born Tom Holland is sensational and finally a perfectly cast teenager who gets bit my a spider. Michael Keaton is a fantastic addition to a perfectly executed summer flick. We’ll see Spider-Man for a while as he’s been included in the latest Avengers movies.
Leave it to Stephen King to make a horribly creepy movie based on a clown. Leave it to horror fans to make it the number one movie at the box office this year. Made with a $35 million, the movie made over $600 million dollars at the box office. Horror films have seen an influx in the past few years but this movie reached new heights. A group of friends must overcome a creepy clown in order to find peace in their small town in Maine. Stephen King rereleased his novel in paperback, allowing people to have nightmares on screen and on paper.
7. Lady Bird
Directed by actress and writer, Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird has been getting some Oscar buzz. A well-done story about a teenage daughter and her mother, and the implications that follow such a relationship. Lady Bird has already broken records, it is the highest rated movie on movie aggregate, Rotten Tomatoes.
8. Call Me By Your Name
Call Me By Your Name has already garnered immense Oscar buzz. The story follows a 17-year-old Elio, who is spending his summer with his family in a villa in Italy. He meets an older, doctoral student, Oliver and a relationship begins. Starring Armie Hammer and newcomer, Timothée Chalamet the performances directed by Luca Guadagnino deserve the positive attention.
9. The Big Sick
The true story of how actor and writer, Kumail Nanjiani met his wife has earned acclaim from critics and audiences alike. Mixing family dynamics, culture, and religion the story tells a romantic tale of two human beings falling in love. The Big Sick deserves more attention and might just re-establish how award shows categorize comedy.
10. Three Buildings Outside Ebbing, Missouri
After her daughter's murder case goes unsolved, Mildred Hayes takes matters into her own hands. Painting three signs with a message intended for the chief of police, a battle begins between law enforcement and a woman with a plan. With fantastic performances by Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, and Sam Rockwell, this is a unique movie surely not to miss.
11. Girls Trip
Girls Trip was so incredibly funny and audiences agreed. Four friends who unite for a wild trip in New Orleans brings the laughs in more ways than one. This movie was a good time and finally gave recognition that four women could effortlessly lead a movie to make money at the box office.
Christopher Nolan details the eventual heroic mission of the evacuation of 330,000 French, British, Belgian, and Dutch soldiers off the beaches of Dunkirk. The movie is beautifully executed with stunning scenes. The dialog is sparse but not necessary when you see the movie unfold in front of your eyes. And yes, Harry Styles is in it. And yes, he's a pretty good actor.