All is Lost: Robert Redford plays a sailor who’s forced with his own mortality after a collision at sea.
American Hustle: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence star in this story of a con artist and his partner who work with federal agents to turn in other cons, mobsters and politicians.
August: Osage County: The women of the Weston family are reunited in the Oklahoma house they grew up in when a family crisis occurs. Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts star.
Blue Jasmine: Cate Blanchett shines in Woody Allen’s movie about a socialite who’s forced to lean on her sister when she finds herself in a crisis.
Captain Phillips: Tom Hanks plays Captain Richard Phillips in this true story about the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of an American cargo ship.
The Counselor: Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz star in this movie about a lawyer who gets involved in drug trafficking.
Dallas Buyers Club: Matthew McConaughey plays Rod Woodrood, a Texas electrician who is diagnosed with HIV. Looking to extend his life, Woodroof seeks alternative treatments to fight the disease. Jared Leto and Jennifer Garner also star.
Fruitvale Station: Michael B. Jordan plays Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old who runs into friends, family and enemies on the last day 2008.
Gravity: Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star in this space thriller that features a mechanical engineer and an astronaut adrift in space after an accident.
Her: A lonely writer develops a relationship with an operating system that’s designed to meet his every need. Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams and Scarlett Johansson star.
Inside Llewyn Davis: Oscar Isaac plays a young folk singer in 1961. Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan and John Goodman also star.
Lee Daniels’ The Butler: Forest Whitaker plays Cecil Gaines, a butler who served eight U.S. presidents in the White House.
Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom: This film chronicles Nelson Mandela’s life from his childhood through his election as the president of South Africa. Idris Elba stars as Mandela.
The Monuments Men: George Clooney directs and stars in this film about a group of art historians and museum curators who try to recover art stolen by Nazis before Adolf Hitler destroys them. Matt Damon, John Goodman and Cate Blanchett also star.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: Ben Stiller directs and stars in this film about an office worker who lives inside fantasy worlds.
Twelve Years a Slave: A free black man from New York is abducted and sold into slavery in this pre-Civil War film. Chiwetel Ejiofor stars.
The Wolf of Wall Street: Martin Scorsese directs this true story of Jordan Belfort from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker to his fall into crime and corruption. Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Jonah Hill and John Favreau star.