As we venture into 2023 we can all look back to a fresh slate of cinematic magic. From heartwarming coming-of-age dramas to thrillers that kept you on the edge of your seat, there are lots of amazing movies in store for us these past few years. So if you’re a passionate moviegoer and want to get ahead of the curve, take a look at our top ten picks for best films in the last five years – featuring surefire award winners and must-watch sleeper hits!
The French Dispatch
The French Dispatch is a comedy-drama film directed by Wes Anderson. The film is set in the 20th century and follows the staff of an American newspaper based in Paris.
Dune is a science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve. The film is based on the 1965 novel of the same name by Frank Herbert.
The Matrix 4
The Matrix 4 is a science fiction film directed by Lana Wachowski. The film is a sequel to the 1999 film The Matrix and stars Keanu Reeves as Neo.
Star Wars: Episode IX
Star Wars: Episode IX is a science fiction film directed by J.J. Abrams. The film is the third and final installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, following The Force Awakens (2015) and The Last Jedi (2017).
Avengers: Infinity War Part II
Avengers: Infinity War Part II is a superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. The film is a sequel to Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and will conclude the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Infinity Saga arc.
Incredibles 2 is a computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird. The film is a sequel to The Incredibles (2004) and follows the Parr family as they try to balance their superhero lives with their normal lives.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a science fiction film directed by J.A. Bayona. The film is a sequel to Jurassic World (2015) and sees the return of Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard as Owen Grady and Claire Dearing, respectively.
Mission: Impossible 6
Mission: Impossible 6 is an action spy thriller film directed by Christopher McQuarrie. The film stars Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt, an agent of the Impossible Mission Force who must track down and stop a rogue agent called John Lark before he can carry out his terrorist plan.
Aquaman is a superhero film directed by James Wan. The film stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry / Aquaman, the king of Atlantis who must stop his half-brother Orm from starting a war between the surface world and Atlantis