This a list of movies where the critics ratings were much higher than both the RT audience ratings and the IMDB audience ratings.
IMDB: 5.9, RT Aud: 42%, RT Critics: 76%
For filmgoers predisposed to enjoy Todd Solondz' brand of black comedy, Wiener-Dog won't disappoint -- but those put off by previous works need not apply.
IMDB: 5.4, RT Aud: 53%, RT Critics: 72%
Ghostbusters does an impressive job of standing on its own as a freewheeling, marvelously cast supernatural comedy -- even if it can't help but pale somewhat in comparison with the classic original.
IMDB: 5.3, RT Aud: 39%, RT Critics: 77%
The Monster uses its effectively simple setup and a powerful lead performance from Zoe Kazan to deliver a traditional yet subtly subversive -- and thoroughly entertaining -- horror story.
IMDB: 5.4, RT Aud: 36%, RT Critics: 83%
Results moves stubbornly at its own deliberate pace, but the well-chosen cast -- and writer-director Andrew Bujalski's insightful observations -- offer rich rewards for patient viewers.
IMDB: 6.0, RT Aud: 45%, RT Critics: 79%
Z for Zachariah wrings compelling drama out of its simplistic premise -- albeit at a pace that may test the patience of less contemplative viewers.
IMDB: 5.7, RT Aud: 45%, RT Critics: 80%
As brilliantly and uncomfortably confrontational as its protagonist, Entertainment is a boundary-blurring exercise in cinematic misanthropy that more than lives up to its title.
IMDB: 5.9, RT Aud: 41%, RT Critics: 76%
Into the Forest grounds its familiar apocalyptic framework with a relatable look at the bond between two sisters, compellingly brought to life by Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood.
IMDB: 5.7, RT Aud: 50%, RT Critics: 80%
Chi-Raq is as urgently topical and satisfyingly ambitious as it is wildly uneven -- and it contains some of Spike Lee's smartest, sharpest, and all-around entertaining late-period work.
IMDB: 6.0, RT Aud: 49%, RT Critics: 71%
On the whole, this Disney adaptation of the Sondheim classic sits comfortably at the corner of Hollywood and Broadway -- even if it darkens to its detriment in the final act.
IMDB: 5.8, RT Aud: 41%, RT Critics: 76%
With sweeping visuals grounded by strong performances in service of a timeless tale told on a human scale, Darren Aronofsky's Noah brings the Bible epic into the 21st century.
IMDB: 5.5, RT Aud: 35%, RT Critics: 72%
Well-acted and overall unsettling, The Falling delivers thought-provoking thrills -- and suggests a bright future for writer-director Carol Morley.
IMDB: 5.9, RT Aud: 46%, RT Critics: 73%
A transfixing central performance by Kristen Wiig performance holds Welcome to Me together and compensates for its uneven stretches.
IMDB: 5.7, RT Aud: 41%, RT Critics: 78%
Time Out of Mind demands patience, yet its noble intentions -- and Richard Gere's committed performance -- are difficult to deny.
IMDB: 5.5, RT Aud: 42%, RT Critics: 82%
Compact and effective, In Fear offers discerning horror fans a smart and disturbing plunge into the depths of cinematic anxiety.
IMDB: 5.9, RT Aud: 47%, RT Critics: 78%
Grand Piano is so tense in its best moments -- and appealingly strange overall -- that it remains rewarding in spite of its flaws.
IMDB: 5.4, RT Aud: 49%, RT Critics: 83%
Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra leap back into action in this explosive sequel from Dhoom and Dhoom 2 writer Vijay Krishna Acharya.
IMDB: 6.1, RT Aud: 49%, RT Critics: 82%
Smart, funny, and powered by fine performances from Olivia Wilde and Jake Johnson, Drinking Buddies offers a bittersweet slice of observational comedy.
IMDB: 6.0, RT Aud: 42%, RT Critics: 86%
A uniquely character-driven thriller with a finely composed cast and some outstanding direction from Kelly Reichardt, Night Moves bolsters its thought-provoking themes with compelling drama.
IMDB: 5.6, RT Aud: 43%, RT Critics: 77%
Barry Levinson's eco-horror flick cleverly utilizes familiar found-footage methods in service of a gruesome yet atmospheric chiller.
IMDB: 5.8, RT Aud: 35%, RT Critics: 73%
Rampart sends viewers plummeting into a nihilistic hell of its protagonist's creation, yet Woody Harrelson's performance in the central role is too magnetic to dismiss.
IMDB: 5.5, RT Aud: 42%, RT Critics: 78%
It doesn't break any rules of the genre, but The Innkeepers serves as additional proof that Ti West is a young director that discriminating horror fans can trust.
IMDB: 5.8, RT Aud: 41%, RT Critics: 80%
MMA star and first-time actress Gina Carano displays ample action-movie chops in Haywire, a fast-paced thriller with a top-notch cast and outstanding direction from Steven Soderbergh.
IMDB: 5.5, RT Aud: 31%, RT Critics: 71%
The source material that inspired The Loneliest Planet may be brief, but this adaptation of a Tom Bissell short story compensates with studious, finely detailed filmmaking, haunting visuals, and thought-provoking subtext.
IMDB: 5.7, RT Aud: 39%, RT Critics: 75%
Damsels in Distress can sometimes feel mannered and outlandish, but it's redeemed by director Whit Stillman's oddball cleverness and Greta Gerwig's dryly funny performance.
IMDB: 6.1, RT Aud: 42%, RT Critics: 74%
Greenberg's title character is harder to like than most, but Ben Stiller's nuanced performance and a darkly funny script help take the misanthropic edge off.
IMDB: 5.8, RT Aud: 37%, RT Critics: 73%
It doesn't take its terrific premise quite as far as it should, but Splice is a smart, well-acted treat for horror fans.
IMDB: 5.6, RT Aud: 34%, RT Critics: 76%
The Last Winter creatively and effectively uses horror tactics -- fear, tension, anticipation, and just enough gore -- to shock, but never repulse, its audience.
IMDB: 5.9, RT Aud: 40%, RT Critics: 71%
Stong lead performances, witty dialogue and wry observations cement Friends With Money as another winning dramedy from writer/director Nicole Holofcener.
IMDB: 6.1, RT Aud: 46%, RT Critics: 71%
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow is slim on plot and characterization, but the visuals more than make up for it.
IMDB: 6.1, RT Aud: 57%, RT Critics: 87%
Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan charm in Mark Waters' nicely pitched -- and Disney's second -- remake of the 1976 hit.
IMDB: 5.7, RT Aud: 32%, RT Critics: 72%
A low budget thriller with some intense moments.
IMDB: 5.4, RT Aud: 41%, RT Critics: 81%
Stuart Little 2 is a sweet, visually impressive sequel that provides wholesome entertainment for kids.
IMDB: 5.1, RT Aud: 38%, RT Critics: 74%
Though the concept is no longer fresh, Spy Kids 2 is still an agreeable and energetic romp.
IMDB: 5.8, RT Aud: 64%, RT Critics: 76%
Fast-paced and filled with racial gags, Undercover Brother serves up plenty of laughs and sharp satire.
IMDB: 5.3, RT Aud: 50%, RT Critics: 79%
A pleasant enough kids flick that adults may even enjoy.
IMDB: 5.7, RT Aud: 70%, RT Critics: 81%
Essentially a sports movie with drums, the energetic Drumline somehow manages to make the familiar seem fresh.
IMDB: 6.1, RT Aud: 46%, RT Critics: 76%
The Tailor of Panama is a smart, darkly satirical thriller with exuberant performances from Pierce Brosnan and Geoffrey Rush.
IMDB: 5.4, RT Aud: 46%, RT Critics: 92%
A kinetic and fun movie that's sure to thrill children of all ages.
IMDB: 6.1, RT Aud: 56%, RT Critics: 81%
As with the first film, Scream 2 is a gleeful takedown of scary movie conventions that manages to poke fun at terrible horror sequels without falling victim to the same fate.