We thought that 2012 was a fantastic year for film, but 2013 turned out to be even better. Not even 50 places seems like quite enough to recognize every great movie that hit theaters over the past 12 months, but we’ve done our best to narrow it down. Nearly 30 staff writers submitted their picks for the top 15 films of the year of the year, and we aggregated the results to come up with the following list. We hope this serves as a reminder of some of the great cinema that was released in 2013 and also lets you know what underseen gems are worth your time to check out.
As always, be sure to let us know what great movies we forgot to include. What does your Top 50 looks like?