Published On: Sep 10 2013 09:04:40 AM CDTUpdated On: Dec 10 2013 09:12:57 AM CST
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.
Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"
Captain Phillips: Tom Hanks plays Captain Richard Phillips in this true story about the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of an American cargo ship.
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 Secret Life of Walter Mitty: Ben Stiller directs and stars in this film about an office worker who lives inside fantasy worlds.
12 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.