AC's Top Films of 2017

These are the films from 2017 I have seen ranked, followed by the remaining 10 films I am most looking forward to this year! I added links to my reviews where applicable.
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1.
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. (164 mins.)
“ https://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/blade-runner-2049-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
2.
Dunkirk (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. (106 mins.)
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/dunkirk-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
3.
The Discovery (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Two years after the afterlife is scientifically proven, a man attempts to help a young woman break away from her dark past. (102 mins.)
 
4.
Wind River (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A veteran tracker with the Fish and Wildlife Service helps to investigate the murder of a young Native American woman, and uses the case as a means of seeking redemption for an earlier act of irresponsibility which ended in tragedy. (107 mins.)
Director: Taylor Sheridan
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/wind-river-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
5.
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. (140 mins.)
Director: Matt Reeves
 
6.
Gifted (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother. (101 mins.)
Director: Marc Webb
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/gifted-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
7.
Baby Driver (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. (112 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/baby-driver-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
8.
Wonder Woman (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny. (141 mins.)
Director: Patty Jenkins
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/wonder-woman-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
9.
Spielberg (2017 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg. (147 mins.)
Director: Susan Lacy
 
10.
Detroit (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds. (143 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ https://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/detroit-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
11.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage. (136 mins.)
Director: James Gunn
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol-2-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
12.
Get Out (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
It's time for a young African American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare. (104 mins.)
Director: Jordan Peele
 
13.
Stronger (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Stronger is the inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope after surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. (119 mins.)
“ https://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/stronger-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
14.
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City. (133 mins.)
Director: Jon Watts
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/spider-man-homecoming-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
15.
Logan (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X, somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world, and his legacy, are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces. (137 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/logan-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
16.
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. (129 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
 
17.
It (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting demon, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children. (135 mins.)
Director: Andy Muschietti
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/it-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
18.
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life. (122 mins.)
Director: Chad Stahelski
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/john-wick-chapter-2-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
19.
Brad's Status (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life's choices. (102 mins.)
Director: Mike White
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/brads-status-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
20.
American Made (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair. (115 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/american-made-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
21.
The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie. (111 mins.)
Director: Colm McCarthy
 
22.
Life (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth. (104 mins.)
Director: Daniel Espinosa
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/life-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
23.
A Ghost Story (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife. (92 mins.)
Director: David Lowery
 
24.
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore. (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals. (93 mins.)
Director: Macon Blair
 
25.
Going in Style (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money. (96 mins.)
Director: Zach Braff
 
26.
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time. (118 mins.)
Director: Patrick Hughes
 
27.
Okja (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating animal named Okja. (120 mins.)
Director: Bong Joon Ho
 
28.
Alien: Covenant (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape. (122 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
29.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy. (141 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
 
30.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon while being pursued by an undead sea captain and his crew. (129 mins.)
“ http://acmovies.weebly.com/blog/pirates-of-the-caribbean-dead-men-tell-no-tales-review ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
31.
The Great Wall (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures. (103 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
“ This movie was so bad that it was actually kind of entertaining... just not in the way the director intended it. ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
32.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe, and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga. (150 mins.)
Director: Rian Johnson
“ Most anticipated previously began with Dunkirk, now begins here. ” - AwaitingAndrew
 
33.
Song to Song (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas. (129 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
34.
Goon: Last of the Enforcers (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A hockey player plagued by injuries is confronted with the possibility of retirement when a tough new player challenges his status as the league's top enforcer. (101 mins.)
Director: Jay Baruchel
 
35.
Darkest Hour (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds. (125 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
 
36.
Last Flag Flying (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller, to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War. (124 mins.)
 
37.
Hostiles (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory. (127 mins.)
Director: Scott Cooper
 
38.
Suburbicon (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A home invasion rattles a quiet family town. (104 mins.)
Director: George Clooney
 
39.
Justice League (2017)
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.
Director: Zack Snyder
 
40.
Breathe (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis. (117 mins.)
Director: Andy Serkis
 
41.
Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells of thirteen stranded strangers & one man's race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.
Director: Kenneth Branagh