Howard's 2013 Movie Rankings

Here, listed in decreasing order of "how much fun I had in the theater," are the films I've seen so far this year. As I've said in previous years (2010, 2011, 2012), this is an incredibly subjective scale, and it's difficult to keep things straight over the course of twelve entire months. It's possible, however, that this scale will be useful to you.

At the very least you'll know what kind of horrible stuff I like. My "Threshold of Awesome" currently sits at #18, with World War Z perched on the precipice, and all those are in boldface. My "Threshold of Disappointment" lies down around #30, with Man of Steel leading the netherward charge. Those bottom ones are also in boldface, and are the films where I wish I could have the time back.

  1. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  2. Monsters University
  3. Star Trek Into Darkness
  4. Iron Man 3
  5. Hansel & Gretel
  6. Red 2
  7. Riddick
  8. Gravity
  9. Thor: The Dark World
  10. Frozen
  11. Pacific Rim
  12. The World's End
  13. 47 Ronin
  14. Despicable Me 2
  15. The Croods
  16. White House Down
  17. Warm Bodies
  18. World War Z
  19. Ender's Game
  20. A Good Day to Die Hard
  21. Kick-Ass 2
  22. 2 Guns
  23. R.I.P.D.
  24. Now You See Me
  25. Oblivion
  26. Jack the Giant Slayer
  27. Free Birds
  28. The Wolverine
  29. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
  30. Man of Steel
  31. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
  32. Elysium
  33. After Earth
  34. Olympus Has Fallen
  35. The Last Stand
  36. Jack Reacher
  37. Oz the Great and Powerful
  38. Fast & Furious 6
  39. The Lone Ranger
  40. G.I. Joe: Retaliation