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331 Best The Very Best Movies To Watch

Popular + The Very Best

Popular + The Very Best

The Very Best (previously called "Best Films") are absolute must-watch movies. Every movie or show on agoodmovietowatch is highly-rated but staff picks are more so: they all hold a staff score of at least 8.0.

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This Much I Know to Be True (2022)
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8.1

An ethereal and healing concert film, and a personal journal for Australian musician Nick Cave

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Rebels of the Neon God (1992)
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8.4

A tale of yearning and obsession bathed in a melancholic atmosphere

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On the Record (2020)
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8.3

A music industry exposé that evolves into a complex account of Black history

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This Is Not a Film (2011)
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8.4

An ode to the persistence of artistic freedom amidst repression

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Days of Being Wild (1990)
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8.1

A dreamy rumination on the beauty of unattainable romance

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Asako I & II (2018)
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8.0

A quietly surreal meditation on love and the people it transforms us into

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De Palma (2015)
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8.7

A singular documentary on iconic director Brian De Palma through his own lens

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Babette’s Feast (1987)
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8.3

Is there anything to be gained from a life of modesty?

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Good Luck to You, Leo Grande (2022)
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8.5

An excellent two-hander about sex work and aging

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Another Round (2020)
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8.0

A social experiment goes awry in this Oscar-winning, Mads Mikkelsen-led tragicomedy

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Summer Hours (2008)
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8.0

An affecting family drama that also asks questions about art, home, and mortality

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Mass (2021)
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A microscopic and unrelenting look at grief and healing

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