Funeratic members voted these movies to be the best of 2014. Voters included Evie Totty, Samir Mehta, and Scott Hardie. A breakdown of each ballot appears at the bottom.


1: The Grand Budapest Hotel

20 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"A masterwork. Wes Anderson's best, most thoroughly accessible and engaging film." -Samir Mehta (#1 pick)

"I loved the nonstop wit and brisk cleverness, as if the movie was under some kind of stopwatch and was racing to get out as many ideas as it could in time." -Scott Hardie (#1 pick)



2: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

18 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"Arguably the best movie in the MCU. Cap finally comes into his own I think here. He showed off both his brains and his brawn." -Evie Totty (#1 pick)

"To have so many plot twists, one right after another, made the film feel fresh and unpredictable." -Scott Hardie



3: Gone Girl

15 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"Fantastic, elusive and cagey, provocative, and great fun." -Samir Mehta

"They did a very good job of following the book with this one. So exciting." -Evie Totty



4: Guardians of the Galaxy

14 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"Marvel is winning and winning big. I've never seen a studio do this in this manner and win." -Evie Totty

"This was fun, with a bigger-than-usual dose of humor to help the whole thing go more smoothly." -Scott Hardie



5: Snowpiercer

12 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"I loved this movie for the production design alone. The awesome story behind it was a bonus." -Evie Totty

"Fantastic, great performances, and clever in its notions of society and politics." -Samir Mehta



6: X-Men: Days of Future Past

11 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"The Quicksilver scene was far and away the best part of the movie." -Evie Totty

"I'm always a bit wary of using time-travel as retcon. Fortunately, it worked out well this time." -Erik Bates



7: Under the Skin

9 points | 1 vote | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"Amazingly deep and moving film about identity, gender, and the very meaning of human existence." -Samir Mehta



7: Boyhood

9 points | 1 vote | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"The best parts are Linklater's usual walking-and-talking scenes, which castmate Ethan Hawke has perfected in the Before films." -Scott Hardie



9: Particle Fever

7 points | 1 vote | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"Although it was directed by a physicist, it takes pains to explain its concepts in lay terms, with superb animation to illustrate the ideas." -Scott Hardie



9: The Immigrant

7 points | 1 vote | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"The movie lives with you in its shots and compositions and the very idea of its characters." -Samir Mehta



Ballot Breakdown


All 2014 Movies

These are all 2014 movies reviewed by Funeratic members. Click on any to read the reviews.