The Best Films of 2013

Everyone has their own opinions about what were the best films of 2013, but if you’re looking to watch free movies online now, here are some of the very best pictures that were released in 2013 that you should look out for.

12-years-a-slaveThe Oscar for best picture went to the harrowing 12 Years a Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who is kidnapped then sold into slavery in the deep south in 1841. Northup spends a dozen years attempting to secure his release, and suffers cruelly in the hands of his owners as a result. The film also stars Lupita Nyong’o as Northup’s fellow slave Patsey, a role for which Nyong’o won the best supporting actress Oscar. 12 Years a Slave is based on a true story.

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Matthew McConaughey took the best actor Oscar for his role as Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club, another film worthy of your consideration if you want to watch free movies online now. Another film based on real-life events, it tells the story of Woodroof, an AIDS patient who circumnavigated the system to bring medication to his fellow AIDS sufferers. The film is also notable for the performance of Jared Leto as the trans-gendered Rayon.

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Completed a trilogy of ‘based on a true story’ films for 2013 is Captain Phillips, which stars the multiple Oscar-winning Tom Hanks as Captain Richard Phillips, whose ship, the MV Maersk Alabama, became the first American cargo ship in two hundred years to be hijacked by pirates when Somali buccaneers forced their way on board in April 2009. Actor Barkhad Abdi, who played the leader of the pirates, was nominated for best supporting actor.

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In suspense is your thing when you want to watch free movies online now, then Gravity is one film you should really check out. Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, it tells of the survival attempts of astronaut Ryan Stone (played by Bullock) as she is left stranded in space after the space shuttle Explorer is damaged by debris from a destroyed satellite. The film won both plaudits and awards for its amazing special effects.

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The final recommended film from 2013 you might like to consider if you want to watch free movies online now is The Wolf of Wall Street, which stars Leonardo Di Caprio as the New York stockbroker, Jordan Belfort. It’s a black comedy directed by Martin Scorsese and tells how Belfort ran a firm that indulged in securities fraud and corruption on Wall Street in the late 1980s.

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