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Pakistani Action Film 'Waar,' 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' & '12 Years A Slave' Top IMDb Best Of 2013 Poll

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist December 31, 2013 at 6:19PM

Yeah, we know....it's only hours until the ball drops in Times Square and yes, we'll be getting our party hats on soon. But one more list for you before we say hello to 2014: it's the IMDB Best Of 2013 Poll.
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Yeah, we know....it's only hours until the ball drops in Times Square and yes, we'll be getting our party hats on soon. But one more list for you before we say hello to 2014: it's the IMDB Best Of 2013 Poll.

Yep, the comprehensive site of all things movies has released their list of the Highest Rated Feature Films Released In 2013 with the caveat being they had to get at least 10,000 votes. And perhaps speaking to the growing influence of international audiences, the Pakistani action flick "Waar" (an Urdu word meaning "to strike") came out on top with a 9.1/10. You can check out a trailer for the movie below so you can get a sense of what the war on terror themed flick is all about.

Coming in right behind, surprisingly given its C+ CinemaScore, is Martin Scorsese's controversial "The Wolf Of Wall Street" (8.8/10) followed closely by "12 Years A Slave" (8.7/10). Essentially, the biggest and/or most acclaimed of the movies of the year take up the majority of the list, with some random outliers like the mediocre rom-com "About Time" managing to sneak on there. 

Comments? You know where to go. Full list below. [via Dark Horizons

IMDb Best Of 2013

1. Waar 9.1/10
2. The Wolf of Wall Street 8.8/10
3. 12 Years a Slave 8.7/10
4. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag 8.4/10
5. Gravity 8.4/10
6. Rush 8.3/10
7. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 8.3/10
8. American Hustle 8.2/10
9. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 8.1/10
10. Blue Is the Warmest Color 8.1/10
11. Before Midnight 8.1/10
12. Frozen 8.1/10
13. Prisoners 8.1/10
14. Captain Phillips 8.1/10
15. The Past 8.1/10
16. Star Trek Into Darkness 7.9/10
17. The Best Offer 7.8/10
18. About Time 7.8/10
19. Special 26 7.8/10
20. Blue Jasmine 7.7/10

This article is related to: Best Movies of 2013, The Wolf of Wall Street , 12 Years a Slave, Gravity, Rush, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Blue is the Warmest Color , Frozen, Prisoners, Captain Phillips, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Best Offer, About Time, Blue Jasmine


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