Best Movies of 2020

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Best Movies of 2020
Best Movies of 2020
TOP Movies: Palm Springs (2020), Extraction (2020), Another Round (2020), Soul (2020), Promising Young Woman (2020), The Father (2020), Tenet (2020), Love and Monsters (2020), The Call of the Wild (2020), A Quiet Place Part II (2020), Project Power (2020), Greenland (2020), Escape From Pretoria (2020), Let Him Go (2020), The Secret: Dare to Dream (2020), The Invisible Man (2020), Enola Holmes (2020), Minari (2020), News of the World (2020), Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020).

List of Best Movies

Palm Springs (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honor Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated when they find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.
Style: funny, feel good, romantic, touching, entertaining ...
Plot: time loop, time travel, wedding, repeated event, time traveler, love and romance, time, family relations, couple relations, dark humor, desert, one day ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: california, austin texas, palm springs california, texas
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Extraction (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord…
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: mercenary, rescue mission, one against many, swat team, kidnapping, ex special forces, one man army, machismo, child abduction, death threat, jungle, tough guy ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: india, bangladesh, australia, mumbai india
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Another Round (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four high school teachers launch a drinking experiment: upholding a constant low level of intoxication.
Style: unusual plot structure, funny, ironic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: experiment, friendship, teacher, alcohol abuse, drunkenness, group of friends, dancing, restaurant, marriage, experiment gone awry, teacher student relationship, binge drinking ...
Time: year 2011, year 2013
Place: denmark, copenhagen, eastern europe
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Soul (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls ...
Style: sincere, philosophical, captivating, touching, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: self discovery, meaning of life, afterlife, life after death, lifestyle change, life & death, jazz, acceptance, life, teaching the ways of the world, musician, following a dream ...
Time: future
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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Promising Young Woman (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman haunted by a tragedy in her past takes revenge on the predatory men unlucky enough to cross her path.
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, dark ...
Plot: revenge, violence, sexual predator, rape and revenge, lust, oral sex, medical school, female protagonist, crimes, vengeance, bachelor party, rape ...
Place: ohio, new york
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The Father (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages and, as he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.
Style: sad, thought provoking, emotional, compassionate, touching ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, caregiver, memory loss, dementia, elderly, father daughter relationship, old man, alone in the world, elderly man, aging, terminal illness, disability ...
Time: year 1937
Place: london
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Tenet (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Plot unknown. The project is described as an action epic revolving around international espionage.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, surprise ending, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: time paradox, time travel, time loop, quantum physics, espionage, time, terrorism, cia agent, save the world, alternate timeline, terrorist, car chase ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s
Place: mumbai india, vietnam, kiev ukraine, london, india ...
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Love and Monsters (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Seven years after the Monsterpocalypse, Joel Dawson, along with the rest of humanity, has been living underground ever since giant creatures took control of the land. After reconnecting over radio with his high school girlfriend Aimee, who is now 80 ...
Style: stylized, not serious, atmospheric, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: post apocalypse, monster, survival, mutant, overcoming fear, creature, jungle, mutation, teenager, giant creature, mutant animal, bravery ...
Place: california
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The Call of the Wild (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, tense, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, dog sled, wolf, survival, snow, gold rush, wolf pack, gold, grizzly bear, disney, friendship, native american ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, contemporary, victorian era
Place: alaska, yukon
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A Quiet Place Part II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: post apocalypse, alien, survival, silence, monster, deaf, survival horror, alien creature, deafness, alien monster, alien invasion, creature ...
Time: near future
Place: usa, new york, new york state, america
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Project Power (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, intellectual, neo noir ...
Plot: super strength, drug lord, super powers, superhuman powers, superhero, experimental drug, mad scientist, ghetto, alligator, invisibility, evolution, pills ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: new orleans, mississippi
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Greenland (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: suspense, scenic, psychotronic, apocalyptic, exciting ...
Plot: natural disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, disaster, comet, humanity in peril, catastrophe, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, vestiges of humanity, panic, father in law son in law relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, kentucky, atlanta georgia, usa ...
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Escape From Pretoria (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: South Africa, 1978. Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, two white political activists from the African National Congress imprisoned by the apartheid regime, put a plan in motion to escape from the infamous Pretoria Prison…
Style: suspense, political, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison escape, apartheid, escape, human spirit, political activism, racism, prison, maximum security prison, freedom, political prisoner, political activist, rebelliousness ...
Time: year 1979, 70s, 20th century
Place: south africa, africa, australia, cape town south africa, adelaide south australia ...
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Let Him Go (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Following the loss of their son, a retired sheriff and his wife leave their Montana ranch to rescue their young grandson from the clutches of a dangerous family living off the grid in the Dakotas.
Style: suspense, tense, rough, brutal, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, grief, grandson, father in law daughter in law relationship, abusive husband, brutality, husband wife relationship, death of son, death, sheriff, retired, fight ...
Time: 60s, year 1952
Place: north dakota, montana
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The Secret: Dare to Dream (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A widow with three children hires a handyman to fix her house during a major storm. When not doing home repairs, he shares his philosophy of believing in the power of the universe to deliver what we want.
Style: mind bending, romantic, funny, thought provoking, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: life, love story, follow your dream, in love, following a dream, love of one's life, wish fulfillment, love, get rich quick scheme, widow, secret, single mother ...
Place: nashville tennessee, new orleans, louisiana
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The Invisible Man (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Currently unknown.
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspense, gothic, surprise ending ...
Plot: stalker, stalking, domestic violence, invisibility, homicidal maniac, home invasion, psychological abuse, sadist, suicide, woman in danger, murder, death ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: california, san francisco
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Enola Holmes (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: While searching for her missing mother, intrepid teen Enola Holmes uses her sleuthing skills to outsmart big brother Sherlock and help a runaway lord.
Style: feminist film, exciting, funny, romantic, mysterious
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: victorian england, female detective, sherlock holmes, amateur detective, feminism, runaway teen, breaking the fourth wall, private detective, runaway, female protagonist, child prodigy, teenage love ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, future
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Minari (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Korean-American family moves to Arkansas in search of their own American Dream. With the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother, the stability of their relationships is challenged even more in this new life in the ...
Style: captivating, sincere, sad, thought provoking, interesting ...
Plot: korean american, countryside, grandmother grandson relationship, american dream, farmer, friendship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, family, coping, family life ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: arkansas
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News of the World (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A Texan traveling across the wild West bringing the news of the world to local townspeople, agrees to help rescue a young girl who was kidnapped.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, touching, suspense ...
Plot: native american, american civil war, teaching the ways of the world, civil war veteran, rescue, friendship, runaway, cowboy, hopes, unlikely friendships, mentor, organized crime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 1870s, year 1865
Place: texas, san antonio texas, usa, dallas texas
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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 14 years after making a film about his journey across the USA, Borat risks life and limb when he returns to the United States with his young daughter, and reveals more about the culture, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the political elections.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, surreal, funny ...
Plot: disguise, father daughter relationship, amazon, prank, presidential election, social satire, masked man, male protagonist, countryside, epiphany, political rally, travel ...
Place: kazakhstan, manhattan new york city, texas, xian, new york
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Nomadland (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman in her sixties embarks on a journey through the American West after losing everything in the Great Recession, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
Style: road movie, sad, sincere, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: nomad, van, motor home, loneliness, journey, traveler, unemployment, homelessness, female protagonist, loss of job, on the road, homeless ...
Time: year 2011
Place: nevada, arizona
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Run (2020)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chloe, a teenager who is confined to a wheelchair, is homeschooled by her mother, Diane. Chloe soon becomes suspicious of her mother and begins to suspect that she may be harboring a dark secret.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: overprotective parent, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, overprotective mother, single mother, teenager, lie, escape, teenage life, bad mother, life is a bitch, revenge ...
Place: washington state
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Boss Level (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A retired special forces officer is trapped in a never-ending time loop on the day of his death.
Style: ambiguous ending, intense, surprise ending, funny, humorous ...
Plot: time loop, repeated event, tough guy, time travel, one against many, time traveler, martial arts, hitman, trapped, dying repeatedly, end of the world, time machine ...
Time: 2020s
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Greyhound (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the ...
Style: serious, exciting, emotional, compassionate, inspirational ...
Plot: world war two, submarine, war, navy, u.s. navy, warship, convoy, ocean, ship captain, sea, us military, battleship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: atlantic ocean, san francisco
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All the Bright Places (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Violet Markey and Theodore Finch, who meet and change each other’s lives forever. As they struggle with the emotional and physical scars of their past, they come together, discovering that even the smallest places and moments can mean ...
Style: romantic, uplifting, sweet, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: teenager, interracial romance, teen romance, coming of age, love affair, teenage crush, traumatic experience, destiny, teenage love, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, psychological trauma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: indiana
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Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: police, police detective, buddy cop, race against time, tough guy, police partner, showdown, chase, police officer, nightclub, revenge, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: florida, miami, mexico city, usa, north america ...
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Honest Thief (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bank robber tries to turn himself in because he's falling in love and wants to live an honest life...but when he realizes the Feds are more corrupt than him, he must fight back to clear his name.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, bandit, safecracking, love, thief, chambermaid, fbi agent, bank robber, fbi, breaking and entering, police, murder ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: boston
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The Old Guard (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Four immortal mercenaries who've secretly protected humanity for centuries become targeted for their mysterious powers just as they discover a new immortal.
Style: visually appealing, futuristic, exciting, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: immortality, gay, immortal, female warrior, female soldier, strong female lead, ambush, female assassin, homosexual, tough girl, superhero, shared dream ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s, 2020s
Place: afghanistan, paris france, france, sudan, london ...
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The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kate Pierce is reluctantly spending Christmas with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack. But when the North Pole and Christmas are threatened to be destroyed, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus.
Style: light, sincere, feel good, captivating, funny
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, christmas season, imaginary character, teenager, christmas present, family relations, good versus evil, magic, save the day, journey, adventure ...
Time: future
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Onward (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
Style: feel good, sincere, captivating, modern fairy tale, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: brother brother relationship, elf, disney, magic, teenage protagonist, fantasy world, teenage boy, adventure, centaur, creature, mythical creature, cyclops ...
Time: contemporary, future
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