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2019 has been the year of movies, where one can notice many releases such as Hobbs & Shaw, Avengers Endgame, The Irishman, Frozen 2, Toy Story 4, etc. Some were released widely in theatres worldwide, some going for limited release, and some released on OTT platforms.
All such movies are rated by critics and audiences and at the conclusion of the year, we are going to showcase to you some of the top 10 world’s best movies rated by critics and audiences and reviewed them over on the Rotten Tomatoes Website.
1. They Shall Not Grow Old
An amazing documentary directed by Peter Jackson which focuses on World War I. With 100% in Tomatometer, They Shall Not grow old showcases the emotional impact of the war.
To direct this documentary, the team reviewed over 600 hours of footage, interviewed over 200 war veterans, and used around 100 hours of original war footage. If you want to know how the world suffered during World War then this is one of the best movies that you can watch out.
2. Midnight Family
In the wealthy neighborhood of Mexico City, Ochoa Family tries hard to keep up with the competition that is flared between the ambulance services.
They run under loss, vehicle getting any issue, bribe/harassment from police, and the patients not providing them the amount. The story is about how the Ochoa family tries to maintain their daily lives even with these hurdles.
3. One Cut of the Dead (KAMERA O TOMERU NA!)
Said one of the best zombie horror movies of the year, One Cut of the Dead is a Japanese movie that is low-budget movie that rose to international success. This movie was released in Japan in the year 2017, however, it got released in selected US theatres in the year 2019 hence this movie made it to the list.
4. The Chambermaid (La camarista)
The Story focuses on a maid who works at an upscale hotel in Mexico and seeks a place on her own. This Mexican drama was selected in the Best International film category for the 92nd Academy Awards.
5. Chained For Life
A satirical comedy where A beautiful actress struggles to connect with a disfigured co-star during a debut in European auteur’s English language.
6. Mickey and the Bear
Having a breakout performance by Camila Morrone, Mickey and the Bear is a story of a strong-willed teenage girl who struggles to explore life with her veteran father. In a coming-of-age story, the girl risks her identity, risks family, and heartbreak, and stands firm in her place.
The parasite is a Korean movie that involves 2 families. The Park Family, who are rich, and Kim’s family who are street-smart. These 2 houses are brought together and Kim senses an opportunity.
Sensing this opportunity, Kim’s children offer tutor service to Park’s family. This runs smoothly until the parasitic interloper threatens their newfound comfort for Kim.
8. Apollo 11
A documentary that focuses on the first manned mission to the moon Apollo 11. This documentary has various footage with 70mm film which was previously unreleased, however, this does not focus on the interviews with the space shuttle crew.
9. Ash is Purest White
The movie is gangster-based, melodrama, and tragicomedy where the lady and her boyfriend try to be a known mob during 2001 postindustrial Datong, the movie has a timeline based on the growth of the mob and how they turn out to be one of the known mobs during 21st Century China beating rivals.
10. Amazing Grace
The music/documentary features a performance by Queen of Soul. Aretha Franklin performed at New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. This performance is one of the best where she has sung the best-selling gospel album along with the church choir.