Best movies that are golden globes winners in best director motion picture category

Boyhood(2014)

Combined Rating:
97
Combined Critics Rating: 97

The life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college.



The Social Network(2010)

Combined Rating:
96
Combined Critics Rating: 94

Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.



Gravity(2013)

Combined Rating:
96
Combined Critics Rating: 95

Two astronauts work together to survive after an accident which leaves them alone in space.



La La Land(2016)

Combined Rating:
96
Combined Critics Rating: 95

While waiting for their big breaks, two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely- charming, soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant, vivacious playwright, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance.



The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King(2003)

Combined Rating:
95
Combined Critics Rating: 92

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.



Argo(2012)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 90

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.



The Shape of Water(2017)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 92

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.



Million Dollar Baby(2004)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 88

A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.



The Departed(2006)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 88

An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.



Slumdog Millionaire(2008)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 89

A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"



Avatar(2009)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 88

A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.



1917(2019)

Combined Rating:
91
Combined Critics Rating: 88

April 6th, 1917. As a regiment assembles to wage war deep in enemy territory, two soldiers are assigned to race against time and deliver a message that will stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a deadly trap.



The Godfather(1972)

Combined Rating:
91
Combined Critics Rating: 87

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.



The Revenant(2015)

Combined Rating:
90
Combined Critics Rating: 86

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.



American Beauty(1999)

Combined Rating:
90
Combined Critics Rating: 85

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.



Hugo(2011)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 85

In Paris in 1931, an orphan named Hugo Cabret who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.



Schindler's List(1993)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 84

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans.



Saving Private Ryan(1998)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 83

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.



Gosford Park(2001)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 85

The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.



Amadeus(1984)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 80

The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.




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