The Most Visually Stunning Movies

atkins-bookshelf-moviesEach year, according to the Motion Picture Association of America, the average number of movies released in the United States is about 600. Of those, only a tiny portion enter the pantheon of the most visually stunning movies — movies that feature a masterful blend of cinematography, art direction, and composition that you could turn the volume off and be mesmerized for its entire running time. One director known for his brilliant, captivating visual style is Tarsem Singh, who seems to paint his films; he has established himself with unforgettable films like The Cell (2000) and The Fall (2006).

The editors of Screen Rant developed this list of 12 movies so visually stunning that you could watch them on mute:
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Skyfall (2012)
The Revenant (2015)
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Life of Pi (2012)
Interstellar (2014)
Gravity (2013)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
The Fall (2006)
Ex Machina (2015)
Avatar (2009)
Amelie (2001)

Not to be outdone, the editors over at Taste of Cinema created a list of the most visually stunning films of the past five years:
Her (2013)
Laurence Anyways (2012)
Melancholia (2011)
The Great Beauty (2013)
Frances Ha (2012)
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
The Tree of Life (2011)
Gravity (2013)
Weekend (2011)
The Grandmaster (2013)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Nebraska (2013)
Life of Pi (2012)
Elena (2011)
Only God Forgives (2013)
Spring Breakers (2012)
Stoker (2013)
Post Tenebras Lux (2012)
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
The Master (2012)
Ida (2013)
Oh Boy/A Coffee in Berlin (2012)
Upstream Color (2013)
Pina (2011)
Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

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For further reading: http://screenrant.com/visually-stunning-movies-best-cinematography/?view=all
http://www.tasteofcinema.com/2014/the-25-most-visually-stunning-films-of-the-past-5-years/
https://www.quora.com/On-average-how-many-Hollywood-films-are-released-in-a-year

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