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The 250 Best Showtime Films, October 2022

A list of the 250 best films on Showtime in the United States (US) currently, ordered by a special algorithm combining critic and public ratings, along with their rating on The Filmaholic. Please note, in most cases you are required to have an active Showtime subscription to watch these films on this service.

Rank Poster Film Year Director(s) Runtime Rating
1

The Godfather

1972 Francis Ford Coppola 2h 55m 9.6/10
2

The Godfather: Part II

1974 Francis Ford Coppola 3h 22m 9.5/10
3

Pulp Fiction

1994 Quentin Tarantino 2h 34m 9.45/10
4

Forrest Gump

1994 Robert Zemeckis 2h 22m 9.4/10
5

City of God

Also Known As: Cidade de Deus
2002 Fernando Meirelles Kátia Lund 2h 10m 9.3/10
6

Shutter Island

2010 Martin Scorsese 2h 18m 9.1/10
7

The Silence of the Lambs

1991 Jonathan Demme 1h 58m 9.05/10
8

Sin City

2005 Frank Miller Quentin Tarantino Robert Rodriguez 2h 4m 9/10
9

Raiders of the Lost Ark

1981 Steven Spielberg 1h 55m 8.83/10
10

American History X

1998 Tony Kaye 1h 59m 8.75/10
11

Kill Bill: Vol. 1

2003 Quentin Tarantino 1h 51m 8.73/10
12

Braveheart

1995 Mel Gibson 2h 58m 8.7/10
13

Let the Right One In

Also Known As: Låt den rätte komma in
2008 Tomas Alfredson 1h 54m 8.7/10
14

Taxi Driver

1976 Martin Scorsese 1h 54m 8.6/10
15

The Wolf of Wall Street

2013 Martin Scorsese 3h 8.6/10
16

Spotlight

2015 Tom McCarthy 2h 9m 8.55/10
17

Trainspotting

1996 Danny Boyle 1h 33m 8.55/10
18

Misery

1990 Rob Reiner 1h 47m 8.4/10
19

Ex Machina

2014 Alex Garland 1h 48m 8.35/10
20

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

1989 Steven Spielberg 2h 7m 8.35/10
21

The Warriors

1979 Walter Hill 1h 32m 8.3/10
22

True Grit

2010 Ethan Coen Joel Coen 1h 50m 8.3/10
23

The Mauritanian

2021 Kevin Macdonald 2h 9m 8.25/10
24

The Terminator

1984 James Cameron 1h 47m 8.25/10
25

Primal Fear

1996 Gregory Hoblit 2h 9m 8.23/10
26

Reign Over Me

2007 Mike Binder 2h 4m 8.2/10
27

The Lighthouse

2019 Robert Eggers 1h 49m 8.2/10
28

Hereditary

2018 Ari Aster 2h 7m 8.15/10
29

The Karate Kid

1984 John G. Avildsen 2h 6m 8.15/10
30

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

1984 Steven Spielberg 1h 58m 8.13/10
31

Road to Perdition

2002 Sam Mendes 1h 57m 8.1/10
32

The Fifth Element

1997 Luc Besson 2h 6m 8.1/10
33

Crumb

1994 Terry Zwigoff 1h 59m 8/10
34

Dallas Buyers Club

2013 Jean-Marc Vallée 1h 57m 8/10
35

Total Recall

1990 Paul Verhoeven 1h 53m 8/10
36

Almost Famous

2000 Cameron Crowe 2h 2m 7.9/10
37

Call Me by Your Name

2017 Luca Guadagnino 2h 12m 7.9/10
38

Do the Right Thing

1989 Spike Lee 2h 7.9/10
39

Harold and Maude

1971 Hal Ashby 1h 31m 7.9/10
40

The Gentlemen

2019 Guy Ritchie 1h 53m 7.9/10
41

Ghost

1990 Jerry Zucker 2h 7m 7.8/10
42

Love Actually

2003 Richard Curtis 2h 15m 7.8/10
43

Clerks

1994 Kevin Smith 1h 32m 7.7/10
44

Glengarry Glen Ross

1992 James Foley 1h 40m 7.7/10
45

RoboCop

1987 Paul Verhoeven 1h 42m 7.68/10
46

Layer Cake

2004 Matthew Vaughn 1h 45m 7.65/10
47

Old Henry

2021 Potsy Ponciroli 1h 39m 7.65/10
48

Scream

1996 Wes Craven 1h 51m 7.65/10
49

Sleepy Hollow

1999 Tim Burton 1h 45m 7.65/10
50

First Cow

2019 Kelly Reichardt 2h 2m 7.6/10
51

From Dusk Till Dawn

1996 Robert Rodriguez 1h 48m 7.6/10
52

Lean on Pete

2017 Andrew Haigh 2h 1m 7.6/10
53

Mission: Impossible III

2006 J.J. Abrams 2h 6m 7.58/10
54

Death Becomes Her

1992 Robert Zemeckis 1h 44m 7.55/10
55

Nowhere Boy

2009 Sam Taylor-Johnson 1h 38m 7.55/10
56

The Crow

1994 Alex Proyas 1h 42m 7.55/10
57

The Lobster

2015 Yorgos Lanthimos 1h 59m 7.55/10
58

Three Kings

1999 David O. Russell 1h 54m 7.55/10
59

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

2011 Tomas Alfredson 2h 2m 7.55/10
60

A Fish Called Wanda

1988 Charles Crichton John Cleese 1h 48m 7.5/10
61

A Perfect World

1993 Clint Eastwood 2h 18m 7.5/10
62

After Yang

2021 Kogonada 1h 41m 7.5/10
63

Blue Collar

1978 Paul Schrader 1h 54m 7.5/10
64

Boy

2010 Taika Waititi 1h 27m 7.5/10
65

C'mon C'mon

2021 Mike Mills 1h 48m 7.5/10
66

Doubt

2008 John Patrick Shanley 1h 44m 7.5/10
67

Grumpy Old Men

1993 Donald Petrie 1h 43m 7.5/10
68

Headhunters

Also Known As: Hodejegerne
2011 Morten Tyldum 1h 40m 7.5/10
69

American Graffiti

1973 George Lucas 1h 50m 7.4/10
70

Assault on Precinct 13

1976 John Carpenter 1h 31m 7.4/10
71

Body Heat

1981 Lawrence Kasdan 1h 53m 7.4/10
72

Dolores Claiborne

1995 Taylor Hackford 2h 12m 7.4/10
73

Good Time

2017 Josh Safdie Benny Safdie 1h 42m 7.4/10
74

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

2001 Kevin Smith 1h 44m 7.4/10
75

Out of the Furnace

2013 Scott Cooper 1h 56m 7.4/10
76

The Lost Boys

1987 Joel Schumacher 1h 37m 7.4/10
77

20th Century Women

2016 Mike Mills 1h 59m 7.3/10
78

A Room with a View

1985 James Ivory 1h 57m 7.3/10
79

Amistad

1997 Steven Spielberg 2h 35m 7.3/10
80

Animal Kingdom

2010 David Michôd 1h 53m 7.3/10
81

Bitchin': The Sound and Fury of Rick James

2021 Sacha Jenkins 1h 51m 7.3/10
82

Clerks II

2006 Kevin Smith 1h 37m 7.3/10
83

Dirty Pretty Things

2002 Stephen Frears 1h 37m 7.3/10
84

The Host

2006 Bong Joon Ho 2h 7.3/10
85

The Man Who Knew Too Little

1997 Jon Amiel 1h 34m 7.3/10
86

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1988 David Zucker 1h 25m 7.3/10
87

Valkyrie

2008 Bryan Singer 2h 1m 7.3/10
88

Weird Science

1985 John Hughes 1h 34m 7.3/10
89

Basic Instinct

1992 Paul Verhoeven 2h 7m 7.25/10
90

Midnight Run

1988 Martin Brest 2h 6m 7.25/10
91

The Quick and the Dead

1995 Sam Raimi 1h 47m 7.25/10
92

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

1974 Tobe Hooper 1h 23m 7.25/10
93

48 Hrs

1982 Walter Hill 1h 36m 7.2/10
94

August: Osage County

2013 John Wells 2h 1m 7.2/10
95

Chariots of Fire

1981 Hugh Hudson 2h 3m 7.2/10
96

Chasing Amy

1997 Kevin Smith 1h 54m 7.2/10
97

Clue

1985 Jonathan Lynn 1h 34m 7.2/10
98

Cold Mountain

2003 Anthony Minghella 2h 34m 7.2/10
99

Columbus

2017 Kogonada 1h 44m 7.2/10
100

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

1982 Amy Heckerling 1h 30m 7.2/10
101

Force Majeure

Also Known As: Turist
2014 Ruben Östlund 1h 58m 7.2/10
102

The Talented Mr. Ripley

1999 Anthony Minghella 2h 19m 7.2/10
103

Better Off Dead...

1985 Savage Steve Holland 1h 37m 7.1/10
104

Body of Lies

2008 Ridley Scott 2h 8m 7.1/10
105

Bull Durham

1988 Ron Shelton 1h 48m 7.1/10
106

First Reformed

2017 Paul Schrader 1h 53m 7.1/10
107

The Running Man

1987 Paul Michael Glaser 1h 41m 7.1/10
108

Locke

2013 Steven Knight 1h 25m 7.05/10
109

Road House

1989 Rowdy Herrington 1h 54m 7.05/10
110

The Kings of Summer

2013 Jordan Vogt-Roberts 1h 33m 7.05/10
111

The Railway Man

2013 Jonathan Teplitzky 1h 56m 7.05/10
112

American Honey

2016 Andrea Arnold 2h 43m 7/10
113

An Officer and a Gentleman

1982 Taylor Hackford 2h 4m 7/10
114

Bad Company

1972 Robert Benton 1h 33m 7/10
115

Brimstone

2016 Martin Koolhoven 2h 28m 7/10
116

Climax

2018 Gaspar Noé 1h 37m 7/10
117

Death Proof

2007 Quentin Tarantino 1h 53m 7/10
118

Green Room

2015 Jeremy Saulnier 1h 35m 7/10
119

Logan Lucky

2017 Steven Soderbergh 1h 58m 7/10
120

Martin Eden

2019 Pietro Marcello 2h 9m 7/10
121

Mad Max

1979 George Miller 1h 31m 6.95/10
122

The Dry

2020 Robert Connolly 1h 57m 6.95/10
123

The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

1991 David Zucker 1h 25m 6.95/10
124

Midsommar

2019 Ari Aster 2h 28m 6.93/10
125

Conan the Barbarian

1982 John Milius 2h 9m 6.9/10
126

Crank

2006 Brian Taylor Mark Neveldine 1h 28m 6.9/10
127

Get Shorty

1995 Barry Sonnenfeld 1h 45m 6.9/10
128

Black Rain

1989 Ridley Scott 2h 5m 6.85/10
129

Election

1999 Alexander Payne 1h 43m 6.85/10
130

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

2008 Steven Spielberg 2h 2m 6.85/10
131

Stir Crazy

1980 Sidney Poitier 1h 30m 6.85/10
132

A Ghost Story

2017 David Lowery 1h 33m 6.8/10
133

Buffalo Soldiers

2001 Gregor Jordan 1h 38m 6.8/10
134

Bull

2021 Paul Andrew Williams 1h 27m 6.8/10
135

Florence Foster Jenkins

2016 Stephen Frears 1h 50m 6.8/10
136

Stillwater

2021 Tom McCarthy 2h 19m 6.8/10
137

MouseHunt

1997 Gore Verbinski 1h 38m 6.75/10
138

The Great Gilly Hopkins

2015 Stephen Herek 1h 39m 6.75/10
139

Empire Records

1995 Allan Moyle 1h 30m 6.7/10
140

Frankie and Johnny

1991 Garry Marshall 1h 58m 6.7/10
141

Grumpier Old Men

1995 Howard Deutch 1h 41m 6.7/10
142

Son of a Gun

2014 Julius Avery 1h 48m 6.7/10
143

The Longest Yard

2005 Peter Segal 1h 53m 6.7/10
144

The Rover

2014 David Michôd 1h 43m 6.7/10
145

Dark Skies

2013 Scott Stewart 1h 37m 6.65/10
146

Paycheck

2003 John Woo 1h 59m 6.65/10
147

Scream 2

1997 Wes Craven 2h 6.65/10
148

Throw Momma From the Train

1987 Danny DeVito 1h 28m 6.65/10
149

Adrift

2018 Baltasar Kormákur 1h 36m 6.6/10
150

Cut Bank

2014 Matt Shakman 1h 33m 6.55/10
151

Dressed to Kill

1980 Brian De Palma 1h 45m 6.55/10
152

Narc

2002 Joe Carnahan 1h 45m 6.55/10
153

A Royal Night Out

2015 Julian Jarrold 1h 37m 6.5/10
154

Before I Fall

2017 Ry Russo-Young 1h 38m 6.5/10
155

Falling

2020 Viggo Mortensen 1h 52m 6.5/10
156

Scream

Also Known As: Scream 5
2022 Matt Bettinelli-Olpin Tyler Gillett 1h 54m 6.5/10
157

Arrival

2016 Denis Villeneuve 1h 56m 6.45/10
158

Becky

2020 Jonathan Milott Cary Murnion 1h 33m 6.45/10
159

Downhill Racer

1969 Michael Ritchie 1h 41m 6.4/10
160

Free Fire

2016 Ben Wheatley 1h 31m 6.4/10
161

A Violent Separation

2019 Kevin Goetz Michael Goetz 1h 46m 6.35/10
162

Event Horizon

1997 Paul W. S. Anderson 1h 36m 6.35/10
163

Chloe

2009 Atom Egoyan 1h 36m 6.3/10
164

Gloria Bell

2018 Sebastián Lelio 1h 42m 6.3/10
165

The Exchange

2021 Dan Mazer 1h 33m 6.3/10
166

Afflicted

2013 Derek Lee Clif Prowse 1h 25m 6.2/10
167

Apple Seed

2019 Michael Worth 2h 6.2/10
168

Dark Places

2015 Gilles Paquet-Brenner 1h 53m 6.2/10
169

Drunk Bus

2020 Brandon LaGanke John Carlucci 1h 41m 6.2/10
170

Flashdance

1983 Adrian Lyne 1h 35m 6.2/10
171

Ganja & Hess

1973 Bill Gunn 1h 50m 6.2/10
172

Hello I Must Be Going

2012 Todd Louiso 1h 35m 6.2/10
173

Nothing in Common

1986 Garry Marshall 1h 58m 6.2/10
174

Passenger 57

1992 Kevin Hooks 1h 24m 6.2/10
175

Any Which Way You Can

1980 Buddy Van Horn 1h 55m 6.1/10
176

Crisis

2021 Nicholas Jarecki 1h 58m 6.1/10
177

Drinking Buddies

2013 Joe Swanberg 1h 30m 6.1/10
178

Monkey Shines

1988 George A. Romero 1h 53m 6.1/10
179

Beloved

1998 Jonathan Demme 2h 52m 6/10
180

Desperately Seeking Susan

1985 Susan Seidelman 1h 44m 6/10
181

Equals

2015 Drake Doremus 1h 41m 6/10
182

Snake Eyes

1998 Brian De Palma 1h 38m 6/10
183

The Contractor

2022 Tarik Saleh 1h 43m 6/10
184

The Peacemaker

1997 Mimi Leder 2h 4m 6/10
185

Another 48 Hrs.

1990 Walter Hill 1h 35m 5.95/10
186

Barbarella

1968 Roger Vadim 1h 38m 5.9/10
187

Canadian Bacon

1995 Michael Moore 1h 31m 5.9/10
188

Come Play

2020 Jacob Chase 1h 36m 5.9/10
189

Conan the Destroyer

1984 Richard Fleischer 1h 43m 5.9/10
190

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights

2004 Guy Ferland 1h 26m 5.9/10
191

Escape from L.A.

1996 John Carpenter 1h 41m 5.85/10
192

Bebe's Kids

1992 Bruce W. Smith 1h 12m 5.8/10
193

Bounce

2000 Don Roos 1h 46m 5.8/10
194

Dreamland

2019 Miles Joris-Peyrafitte 1h 38m 5.8/10
195

Drop Zone

1994 John Badham 1h 41m 5.8/10
196

Get Over It

2001 Tommy O'Haver 1h 26m 5.8/10
197

Gunfight at Dry River

2021 Daniel Simpson 0m 5.8/10
198

Scream 3

2000 Wes Craven 1h 56m 5.8/10
199

Virtuosity

1995 Brett Leonard 1h 46m 5.8/10
200

Ida Red

2021 John Swab 1h 51m 5.75/10
201

Under the Silver Lake

2018 David Robert Mitchell 2h 19m 5.75/10
202

The Big Lebowski

1998 Joel Coen Ethan Coen 1h 57m 5.72/10
203

Anything Is Possible

2013 Demetrius Navarro 1h 34m 5.7/10
204

As They Made Us

2022 Mayim Bialik 1h 36m 5.7/10
205

Birthmarked

2018 Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais 1h 30m 5.7/10
206

Black Sheep

1996 Penelope Spheeris 1h 27m 5.65/10
207

Critical Condition

1987 Michael Apted 1h 40m 5.65/10
208

A Case of You

2013 Kat Coiro 1h 31m 5.6/10
209

Bad Santa 2

2016 Mark Waters 1h 32m 5.6/10
210

Be Cool

2005 F. Gary Gray 1h 58m 5.6/10
211

Benny Loves You

2019 Karl Holt 1h 34m 5.6/10
212

Billionaire Boys Club

2018 James Cox 1h 48m 5.6/10
213

Exit Wounds

2001 Andrzej Bartkowiak 1h 41m 5.6/10
214

Beverly Hills Ninja

1997 Dennis Dugan 1h 28m 5.5/10
215

Equity

2016 Meera Menon 1h 40m 5.5/10
216

Blithe Spirit

2020 Edward Hall 1h 39m 5.4/10
217

High Life

2018 Claire Denis 1h 53m 5.4/10
218

The Last Matinee

Also Known As: Al morir la matinée
2020 Maximiliano Contenti 1h 28m 5.4/10
219

April Fool's Day

1986 Fred Walton 1h 29m 5.35/10
220

Wrong Turn

2021 Mike P. Nelson 1h 49m 5.25/10
221

A Perfect Man

2013 Kees Van Oostrum 1h 35m 5.2/10
222

Broadcast Signal Intrusion

2021 Jacob Gentry 1h 44m 5.2/10
223

Down to Earth

2001 Chris Weitz Paul Weitz 1h 27m 5.2/10
224

A Haunted House

2013 Michael Tiddes 1h 26m 5.1/10
225

Fully Realized Humans

2020 Joshua Leonard 1h 17m 5.1/10
226

A Serial Killer's Guide to Life

2019 Staten Cousins Roe 1h 21m 5/10
227

Grace and Grit

2021 Sebastian Siegel 1h 51m 5/10
228

2nd Chance for Christmas

2019 Christopher Ray 1h 25m 4.8/10
229

B.A.P.S.

1997 Robert Townsend 1h 30m 4.7/10
230

Barely Legal

2003 David M. Evans 1h 30m 4.7/10
231

Biker Boyz

2003 Reggie Rock Bythewood 1h 50m 4.7/10
232

Them That Follow

2019 Britt Poulton Dan Madison Savage 1h 38m 4.7/10
233

13 Minutes

2021 Lindsay Gossling 1h 49m 4.6/10
234

Distorted

2018 Rob W. King 1h 30m 4.6/10
235

Ghoulies II

1987 Albert Band 1h 29m 4.5/10
236

Broken Star

2018 Dave Schwep 1h 30m 4.3/10
237

Demonic

2021 Neill Blomkamp 1h 44m 4.3/10
238

Before the Fire

2020 Charlie Buhler 1h 32m 4.2/10
239

13 Fanboy

2021 Deborah Voorhees 1h 39m 4.1/10
240

Another Kind of Wedding

2017 Pat Kiely 1h 26m 4.1/10
241

Beyond the Law

2019 James Cullen Bressack 1h 30m 4.1/10
242

Aquaslash

2019 Renaud Gauthier 1h 12m 4/10
243

Ghoulies

1984 Luca Bercovici 1h 21m 3.85/10
244

American Badger

2019 Kirk Caouette 1h 28m 3.8/10
245

Best Defense

1984 Willard Huyck 1h 34m 3.8/10
246

Puppet Master

1989 David Schmoeller 1h 28m 3.8/10
247

U-571

2000 Jonathan Mostow 1h 56m 3.8/10
248

Deadlock

2021 Jared Cohn 1h 36m 3.5/10
249

Ape vs. Monster

2021 Daniel Lusko 1h 30m 2.2/10
250

Fast and Fierce: Death Race

2020 Jared Cohn 1h 25m 2.2/10