Among the best movies of 2013 were "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street." These movies were praised by critics as masterpieces and also received numerous film awards.
"12 Years a Slave" won an Academy Award for Best Picture in 2013. Rotten Tomatoes said that "American Hustle" was incredibly funny and had a great cast. "American Hustle" was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture as well as Best Director and Best Original Screenplay. "The Wolf of Wall Street," starring Leonardo Dicaprio, was described as exhilarating and exciting. The film was nominated for five Academy Awards.