Special Report

Highest-Rated American Movies of the 2010s

Source: Courtesy of Open Road Films

9. Spotlight (2015)
> Director: Tom McCarthy
> Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber
> Domestic box office gross: $45.1 million — #620 out of 1,154 movies released in the 2010’s

This biographical drama portrays the true story of a team of journalists at the Boston Globe who investigate numerous allegations of child molestation by local Catholic priests and discover just how deep the corruption and cover-ups go.

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

8. Ford v Ferrari (2019)
> Director: James Mangold
> Starring: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe
> Domestic box office gross: $117.6 million — #258 out of 1,154 movies released in the 2010’s

In this sports drama, a team of designers and engineers attempt to build a state-of-the-art racecar — the Ford GT40 — that will ultimately defeat the Ferrari 330 P3 at the 1966 endurance sports car race 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Source: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

7. Inside Job (2010)
> Director: Charles Ferguson
> Starring: Matt Damon, Gylfi Zoega, Andri Snær Magnason, Sigridur Benediktsdottir
> Domestic box office gross: No data available

This documentary outlines the corrupt policy and banking changes that led to the 2008 financial crisis, which was the worst recession since the Great Depression. It reveals who ended up on top while millions lost their jobs and homes.

Source: Courtesy of National Geographic Documentary Films

6. Free Solo (2018)
> Director: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
> Starring: Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin, Cheyne Lempe
> Domestic box office gross: No data available

This documentary is a look inside the life and relationships of staunch rock climber Alex Honnold as he trains to become the first person to climb Yosemite’s 3,000-foot monolith, El Capitan, without the safety of ropes.

Source: Courtesy of Netflix

5. Klaus (2019)
> Directors: Sergio Pablos, Carlos Marti­nez Lopez
> Starring: Jason Schwartzman, J.K. Simmons, Rashida Jones, Will Sasso
> Domestic box office gross: No data available

This traditionally animated Christmas comedy reimagines the origins of Santa Claus as a reclusive toy maker in a 19th-century Arctic town who develops an unlikely friendship with an exiled postal worker.