Funeratic members voted these movies to be the best of 2020. Voters included Erik Bates, Evie Totty, Matthew Preston, Samir Mehta, and Scott Hardie. A breakdown of each ballot appears at the bottom.


1: Hamilton

30 points | 3 votes | read reviews | read about it on IMDb

"This is an amazing production, and everyone should see it if they are able." -Erik Bates (#1 pick)

"My kids, ages eight and five, sat through the whole thing. It's tough to keep their attention for five minutes, better yet near three hours!" -Matthew Preston (#1 pick)

"This musical lives up to its excellent reputation. I really, really liked this." -Scott Hardie (#1 pick)



2: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend

23 points | 4 votes | read reviews | read about it on IMDb

"So much fun. The technology behind this "interactive" film is simple, but very satisfying." -Matthew Preston

"One of my favorite shows of the last decade has a fitting finale that leverages the choose your own adventure theme to its fullest." -Samir Mehta

"I laughed out loud several times at this, from the self-referential meta jokes to the surrealism permitted by the format." -Scott Hardie



3: Soul

21 points | 3 votes | read reviews | read about it on IMDb

"Pixar has yet another masterpiece on its hands. Working on all cylinders, this mixes a great and ambitious story about the nature of existence." -Samir Mehta

"I really enjoyed this one. Great soundtrack. Touching story." -Erik Bates



4: Palm Springs

18 points | 2 votes | read reviews | read about it on IMDb

"I regret seeing the trailer before watching this movie. It truly does ruin the plot, but not the enjoyment of the film." -Erik Bates

"I really enjoyed this romantic comedy. Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, and J.K. Simmons are pros who know exactly how to play every scene just right." -Scott Hardie



5: Enola Holmes

17 points | 4 votes | read reviews | read about it on IMDb

"I loved it and hope they make more from the series. I was utterly thrilled that they made her a fully-developed character." -Evie Totty (#1 pick)

"A fun young-adult twist on the Sherlock Holmes family story." -Erik Bates



6: I'm Thinking of Ending Things

14 points | 2 votes | read reviews | read about it on IMDb

"Charlie Kaufman's newest movie (streaming on Netflix) is a wonder. For a writer, he is getting incredibly good at getting complex performances from his leads." -Samir Mehta (#1 pick)

"I've loved every single one of Charlie Kaufman's movies. There's no doubt it's a well made and well written story." -Matthew Preston



7: The Old Guard

13 points | 2 votes | read reviews | read about it on IMDb

"What can I say? I'm a sucker for Charlize Theron." -Evie Totty



8: WW84

12 points | 3 votes | read reviews | read about it on IMDb

"The action scenes are satisfying. The special effects are mostly pretty good." -Scott Hardie



9: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

12 points | 2 votes | read reviews | read about it on IMDb

"This was a surprisingly effective, enormously silly movie and a great break from the year." -Samir Mehta



9: Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics

12 points | 2 votes | read reviews | read about it on IMDb

"The candidness from celebrities on their personal use of psychedelics makes this a worth while watch." -Matthew Preston



Honorable Mention: The Vast of Night

11 points | 2 votes | read reviews | read about it on IMDb

"This was a delight to watch. The dialogue was so fast and sharp." -Evie Totty



Honorable Mention: Onward

7 points | 3 votes | read reviews | read about it on IMDb

"It was a cool story about brotherly love and whatnot." -Evie Totty



Ballot Breakdown

Erik Bates's List

1. Hamilton (10pts)
2. Palm Springs (9pts)
3. Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (8pts)
4. Soul (7pts)
5. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend (6pts)
6. The Old Guard (5pts)
7. Enola Holmes (4pts)
8. WW84 (3pts)
9. The Prom (2pts)
10. Ava (1pt)

Evie Totty's List

1. Enola Holmes (9pts)
2. The Old Guard (8pts)
3. Love Wedding Repeat (7pts)
4. The Vast of Night (6pts)
5. The Social Dilemma (5pts)
6. WW84 (4pts)
7. Onward (3pts)
8. Happiest Season (2pts)
9. Project Power (1pt)

All 2020 Movies

These are all 2020 movies reviewed by Funeratic members. Click on any to read the reviews.