What Were the Best Movies of 2014?


The best movies of 2014 are "Boyhood," "The Lego Movie," "Whiplash," "Mr. Turner" "Life Itself," "Nightcrawler," "Gloria," "The Babadook," "Birdman" and "Starred Up" based on review calculations at RottenTomatoes.com. The winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture released in 2014 is "Birdman," which stars Michael Keaton.

RottenTomatoes.com collects and aggregates reviews from hundreds of accredited film critics for print and online publications, as well as reviews from users of the site. Its top film is "Boyhood," which received 261 reviews, 98 percent of which were positive. The film stars Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke. Arquette won an Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in the film in the 2015 Academy Awards.

The film "Birdman" is a black comedy with dramatic elements, co-written and directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. The film stars Michel Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone and Naomi Watts. In the film, Keaton plays a former actor, Riggan Thomson, who had gained notoriety for staring in a series of superhero films about a fictional character named Birdman. The film's story follows many parallels to Keaton's real life, as he is well-known for starring as the DC comic book hero Batman in several films.