2020 was not less than a roller coaster ride. Consequently, the film industry dealt with several delays and cancellations due to the pandemic. Here are the top-rated movies that managed to gain the appreciation of the IMDb critics in 2020.
Sound of Metal – 7.8
Sound of metal takes one to a rip-roaring musical adventure invoked with emotions. A heavy-metal drummer’s life starts falling apart when he begins to lose his hearing. Moreover, Riz Ahmed always manages to grasp the audience with an impeccable charm.
The Trial of the Chicago 7 – 7.8
Starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne. and Joseph Gordon Levitt, among others, the Chicago trial takes one back to 1969. The movie captures the infamous real-life events of 7 defendants charged by the U.S. government with conspiracy arising from counterculture anti-war protests.
Ludo – 7.6
Bollywood’s first anthology dark comedy pleasantly surprised audiences. Consequently, the audience experience four different tales tangled into one. Along with Pankaj Tripathi and Abhishek Bachchan, Ludo is a multi-starrer movie showcasing Bollywood’s finest talents.
Tenet – 7.6
Christopher Nolan’s mind-boggling vision keeps the audience in awe. One has to watch the movie a couple of times to decipher its true essence. Moreover, along with the full-packed action and visual effects, the cast’s stellar performance makes one speechless.
Lootcase – 7.6
A comedy thriller in Rajesh Krishnan’s direction was another astounding scorer of 2020. The story revolves around a middle-class man who finds a case full of money. Consequently, his life takes another route after his discovery.
Wonder Woman 1984 – 7.5
The Wonder Woman sequel revives the beloved superhero character with a retro vibe. Moreover, with Kristen Wiig and Pedro Pascal’s addition to the cast, it was interesting to see Chris Pine’s role once again on the screen.
Onward – 7.4
Two brothers set out on a legendary adventure to resurrect their father for a day. With Tom Holland and Chris Pratt’s voices, this Pixar animated film takes the audience to a magical realm of escapade.
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – 7.3
This film held an intense emotion to its core as it was Chadwick Boseman’s last performance before his tragic passing. The story follows trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band in their musical journey in Chicago in 1927.
A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood – 7.3
Based on TV legend Fred Rogers’s real-life events, the Tom Hank starrer takes one to witness an unlikely friendship. The movie focuses on the friendship between journalist Tom Junod and Fred Rogers, which developed while Junod wrote an article about Rogers.
Mank – 7.2
Starring Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried among a host of stars, Mank sets Hollywood’s tone in the 1930s. The movie is about the hard-drinking screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz. Consequently, it takes one on his journey to finish Citizen Kane.
The Invisible Man – 7.1
The movie tells the story of a mad scientist who stages his death. Moreover, he manages to turn himself invisible and starts to stalk his ex-girlfriend. The definitive book by H.G. Wells inspires the Elisabeth Moss starrer.