Best Movies of 2020

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Movies of 2020" contains films with the following parameters. Style: suspense, exciting, surprise ending, entertaining, captivating and psychotronic. Plot: husband wife relationship, violence, friendship, murder, father son relationship, bespectacled male, female protagonist, fight, blood and man with glasses. Genre: Drama, Thriller and Comedy. Country: USA, UK and Canada.
Best Movies of 2020
Best Movies of 2020
TOP Movies: Soul (2020), Nomadland (2020), Tenet (2020), The Father (2020), Minari (2020), A Quiet Place Part II (2020), Promising Young Woman (2020), Mank (2020), Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020), Hamilton (2020), Monster Hunter (2020), Onward (2020), The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020), Bad Boys for Life (2020), One Night in Miami... (2020), The Invisible Man (2020), Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020), The Croods: A New Age (2020), Enola Holmes (2020), Emma. (2020).

List of Best Movies

Soul (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, captivating, touching, philosophical, uplifting ...
Plot: meaning of life, self discovery, life & death, acceptance, musician, teaching the ways of the world, lifestyle change, life after death, jazz, afterlife, death, cat ...
Place: new york
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Nomadland (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
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, realistic, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: nomad, motor home, homelessness, death of husband, unemployment, female protagonist, feminism, van, traveler, snow, healing, crocodile ...
Time: year 2011
Place: arizona, nevada
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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: cia agent, time loop, time paradox, time travel, terrorist, quantum physics, alternate timeline, save the world, apocalypse, terrorism, espionage, physics ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: mumbai india, siberia, london, kiev ukraine, vietnam ...
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The Father (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
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: emotional, sad, tear jerker, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, father daughter relationship, memory loss, caregiver, dementia, elderly man, old man, terminal illness, life & death, doubts and hesitations, human spirit, dreams ...
Time: year 1937
Place: london
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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 ...
Plot: countryside, korean american, grandmother grandson relationship, trailer, church, american dream, heart condition, farmer, mobile home, bank, eating, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: arkansas
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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: suspense, macabre, scary, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: post apocalypse, alien, survival, monster, silence, alien monster, deafness, mother, child in peril, alien invasion, creature feature, creature ...
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Promising Young Woman (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, parody ...
Plot: violence, sexual predator, oral sex, medical school, pediatrician, crimes, rapist, track down, brutality, murder, double life, coffee shop ...
Place: ohio, new york
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Mank (2020)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.
Style: nostalgic, sentimental, intense, inspirational, emotional
Plot: screenwriter, alcoholic, hollywood, movie business, loneliness, friendship, father son relationship, great depression, movie studio, film history, gossip, wealth ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936, year 1933, year 1942, year 1937 ...
Place: los angeles, united states, usa, california, mojave desert
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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson's play.
Style: suspense, rough, uplifting, serious
Plot: blues, music band, street life, black american, bigger dreams, storytelling, racism, musician, promise, female protagonist, songwriter, fired from the job ...
Time: 1920s
Place: chicago illinois, georgia, washington d.c., alabama, memphis ...
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Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, humorous, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: female warrior, female protagonist, tough girl, superhero team, stylized violence, anti heroine, superheroine, superhero, female assassin, gang, violence, supernatural power ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: new jersey
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Hamilton (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.
Style: epic
Plot: american history, broadway musical, hip hop, filmed play, father son relationship, death, friendship, husband wife relationship, murder, flashback, violence, george washington ...
Time: 18th century
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Monster Hunter (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, China, South Africa, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Behind our world, there is another — a world of dangerous and powerful monsters that rule their domain with deadly ferocity. When Lt. Artemis and her loyal soldiers are transported from our world to the new world, the unflappable lieutenant ...
Style: entertaining, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: beast, apocalypse, giant creature, invasion, peril, bow and arrow, giant spider, universal monsters, good versus evil, surprise attack, extinction, survival ...
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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, funny, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: elf, brother brother relationship, disney, magic, fantasy world, teenage boy, adventure, computer animation, dead father, teenage protagonist, fairy, van ...
Time: contemporary
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The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest — including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale ...
Style: political, factual, thought provoking, suspense, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, activist, injustice, political activism, hippie, courtroom, riot, trial, protest march, court, black panther party, jury ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969, year 1968, year 1994
Place: chicago illinois, washington d.c., mississippi river, mississippi, connecticut ...
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Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, entertaining, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: police partner, police detective, police, police officer, motorcycle gang, tough cop, investigation, midlife crisis, friendship between men, tough guy, police chase, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: mexico city, miami, mexico
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One Night in Miami... (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of Cassius Clay's defeat of Sonny Liston in 1964, the boxer meets with Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown to change the course of history in the segregated South.
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, buddy movie, suspense
Plot: boxer, fight for justice, inequality, injustice, racism, racial injustice, friendship between men, social injustice, victory, motel, civil rights movement, hotel room ...
Time: year 1965, 1960s, year 1963, year 1964, 60s
Place: miami, georgia
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Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the vicious slaughter of his family by stone-cold mercenary Sub-Zero, Hanzo Hasashi is exiled to the torturous Netherrealm. There, in exchange for his servitude to the sinister Quan Chi, he’s given a chance to avenge his family – and is ...
Style: brutal, intense, exciting, adult animation, bloody
Plot: martial arts tournament, master warrior, ninja, fight to the death, revenge, sorcerer, martial arts, fight, villain, blood, rivalry, fistfight ...
Place: china
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The Invisible Man (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Currently unknown.
Style: twists and turns, scary, gothic, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: domestic violence, stalking, stalker, invisibility, homicidal maniac, death, sociopath, murder, home invasion, woman in danger, voyeurism, abusive boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, 2010s
Place: san francisco
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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
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: absurd, humorous, satirical, fable
Plot: masked man, disguise, prank, presidential election, social satire, countryside, father daughter relationship, male protagonist, travel, hillbilly, epiphany, political rally ...
Place: manhattan new york city, kazakhstan, new york, xian, texas
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The Croods: A New Age (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Sequel to the 2013 animation movie The Croods.
Style: feel good, entertaining, touching, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: caveman, father daughter relationship, adventure, family relations, escapades, family, peril, parent child relationship, survival, parents and children, youth, hunting ...
Time: prehistory, ancient world, stone age, prehistoric times, prehistoric
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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, romantic, funny, mysterious, exciting
Plot: female detective, victorian england, amateur detective, feminism, private detective, sherlock holmes, runaway teen, teenage love, breaking the fourth wall, child prodigy, female protagonist, master of disguise ...
Time: victorian era
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Emma. (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining, feel good, sweet
Audience: date night
Plot: jane austen, estate, matchmaking, opposites attract, english countryside, looking for love, romance, servant, prejudice, friendship, female protagonist, matchmaker ...
Time: 19th century
Place: yorkshire, england
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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, semi serious, ironic, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: teacher, alcohol abuse, drinking alcohol, drinking, drunkenness, binge drinking, group of friends, experiment gone awry, experiment, teacher student relationship, alcohol, friendship ...
Time: year 2011, year 2013
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark, eastern europe
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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, romantic, feel good, touching, light ...
Plot: time loop, time travel, family relations, wedding, swimming pool, drug use, love and romance, couple relations, wedding day, oral sex, paranormal phenomena, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, palm springs california, texas, austin texas
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Da 5 Bloods (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Four African-American Vietnam veterans return to Vietnam. They are in search of the remains of their fallen squad leader and the promise of buried treasure. These heroes battle forces of humanity and nature while confronted by the lasting ravages of ...
Style: suspense
Plot: vietnam war, gold, minefield, friendship between men, war veteran, vietnam veteran, father son relationship, interracial romance, post traumatic stress disorder, widower, gunfight, multiple time frames ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1946, year 1978, year 1970 ...
Place: vietnam, laos, harlem manhattan new york city, baltimore, new york ...
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The Old Guard (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, suspense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: immortality, immortal, female soldier, female warrior, sniper, gay, supernatural ability, female assassin, dna, combat, ambush, female protagonist ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s, 2020s
Place: afghanistan, paris france, africa, morocco, tower bridge london ...
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I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Nothing is as it seems when a woman experiencing misgivings about her new boyfriend joins him on a road trip to meet his parents at their remote farm.
Style: suspense, disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: dementia, road trip, school, high school, estrangement, janitor, farm, snow, parents and children, family relations, human nature, haunted by the past ...
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His House (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the surface.
Style: psychological, intense, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: refugee, ghost, diaspora, supernatural, haunted, escape, stereotypes, husband wife relationship, death of daughter, violence, survival, african american protagonist ...
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Extraction (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Thailand
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, ambiguous ending, surprise ending ...
Plot: rescue mission, swat team, ex special forces, mercenary, child abduction, one man army, organized crime, human trafficking, kidnapping, death threat, crime boss, jungle ...
Time: 2020s
Place: india, bangladesh, mumbai india, australia
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Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.
Style: intense, entertaining, twists and turns, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: strong female lead, superhero, superhuman powers, wonder woman character, greek mythology, female protagonist, immortal, girl power, mythology, warrior, hand to hand combat, princess ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: london, washington d.c., new york, moscow russia, egypt ...
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