Our best movies of list starts now, so you can catch up before we . Sea is one of the more visually stunning comedies in recent memory. A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis rank the best films made since Kane,” a masterwork that ushered in a new American cinematic age. Tomatometer rankings of the top best movies of and all time. Lists of recent good movies and award winners. Top Movies of All Time · Top Comedy Movies · Top Horror Movies. Ridley Scott's ambitious quasi-prequel to Alien may not answer all of its big questions, but it's redeemed by its haunting visual grandeur and compelling performances -- particularly Michael Fassbender as a fastidious android. What's the best action movie of the 21st century? While searching for clues about his father, and the home planet he's never known, Gardner begins an online friendship with a street smart girl named Tulsa. Led by incredible work from Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay, Room makes for an unforgettably harrowing -- and undeniably rewarding -- experience. Mike Mills Beginners Why it's great: A rebellious girl is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Funny, moving, and beautifully acted, The Descendants captures the unpredictable messiness of life with eloquence and uncommon grace. First Class is a welcome return to form for the franchise. Mike Mills Beginners Why it's great: With a down-to-Earth supporting cast -- all hail action-star-in-the-making Betty Gabriel -- Election Year is edge-of-your seat mayhem cut together with chainsaw grace. The Extra-Terrestrial Above all, however, it's Gyllenhaal's film, and he delivers another incredible performance in a string of incredible performances.