MRQE Ranks: Cinema's Best L.A. Movies

Cinema's Best L.A. Movies

With Drive taking us on a thrill ride through the streets of L.A., we rank the best-reviewed and most iconic films set in the City of Angels.
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Sunset Blvd. (1950) - MRQE Metric: 95 Rate it! 95
Double Indemnity (1944) - MRQE Metric: 91 Rate it! 91
Chinatown (1974) - MRQE Metric: 91 Rate it! 91
The Big Sleep (1946) - MRQE Metric: 90 Rate it! 90
Pulp Fiction (1994) - MRQE Metric: 89 Rate it! 89
L.A. Confidential (1997) - MRQE Metric: 86 Rate it! 86
Die Hard (1988) - MRQE Metric: 86 Rate it! 86
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) - MRQE Metric: 86 Rate it! 86
The Graduate (1967) - MRQE Metric: 85 Rate it! 85
The Player (1992) - MRQE Metric: 84 Rate it! 84
Blade Runner (1982) - MRQE Metric: 83 Rate it! 83
Boyz n the Hood (1991) - MRQE Metric: 83 Rate it! 83
Magnolia (1999) - MRQE Metric: 82 Rate it! 82
Menace II Society (1993) - MRQE Metric: 82 Rate it! 82
The Terminator (1984) - MRQE Metric: 82 Rate it! 82
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) - MRQE Metric: 82 Rate it! 82
Boogie Nights (1997) - MRQE Metric: 81 Rate it! 81
Repo Man (1984) - MRQE Metric: 80 Rate it! 80
Speed (1994) - MRQE Metric: 79 Rate it! 79
The Kids Are All Right (2010) - MRQE Metric: 79 Rate it! 79
(500) Days of Summer (2009) - MRQE Metric: 79 Rate it! 79
Jackie Brown (1997) - MRQE Metric: 78 Rate it! 78
Knocked Up (2007) - MRQE Metric: 78 Rate it! 78
Heat (1995) - MRQE Metric: 77 Rate it! 77
Collateral (2004) - MRQE Metric: 77 Rate it! 77
Mulholland Dr. (2001) - MRQE Metric: 77 Rate it! 77
The Big Lebowski (1998) - MRQE Metric: 76 Rate it! 76
Swingers (1996) - MRQE Metric: 76 Rate it! 76
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) - MRQE Metric: 76 Rate it! 76
L.A. Story (1991) - MRQE Metric: 76 Rate it! 76
American History X (1998) - MRQE Metric: 75 Rate it! 75
Beverly Hills Cop (1984) - MRQE Metric: 75 Rate it! 75
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005) - MRQE Metric: 75 Rate it! 75
The Limey (1999) - MRQE Metric: 75 Rate it! 75
Zombieland (2009) - MRQE Metric: 74 Rate it! 74
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) - MRQE Metric: 74 Rate it! 74
Get Shorty (1995) - MRQE Metric: 74 Rate it! 74
Lethal Weapon (1987) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
Crash (2004/I) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
Point Blank (1967) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970) - MRQE Metric: 71 Rate it! 71
Clueless (1995) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
Safe (1995) - MRQE Metric: 68 Rate it! 68
Grease (1978) - MRQE Metric: 68 Rate it! 68
Training Day (2001) - MRQE Metric: 68 Rate it! 68
Fletch (1985) - MRQE Metric: 67 Rate it! 67
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) - MRQE Metric: 66 Rate it! 66
The Soloist (2009) - MRQE Metric: 66 Rate it! 66
The Doors (1991) - MRQE Metric: 66 Rate it! 66
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) - MRQE Metric: 65 Rate it! 65
Independence Day (1996) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
City of Angels (1998) - MRQE Metric: 63 Rate it! 63
Valley of the Dolls (1967) - MRQE Metric: 63 Rate it! 63
Dark Blue (2002) - MRQE Metric: 62 Rate it! 62
Falling Down (1993) - MRQE Metric: 61 Rate it! 61
Crank (2006) - MRQE Metric: 59 Rate it! 59
Hancock (2008) - MRQE Metric: 59 Rate it! 59
Harsh Times (2005) - MRQE Metric: 59 Rate it! 59
The Fast and the Furious (2001) - MRQE Metric: 58 Rate it! 58
Less Than Zero (1987) - MRQE Metric: 58 Rate it! 58
Lords of Dogtown (2005) - MRQE Metric: 57 Rate it! 57
2012 (2009/I) - MRQE Metric: 56 Rate it! 56
Predator 2 (1990) - MRQE Metric: 55 Rate it! 55
2 Days in the Valley (1996) - MRQE Metric: 55 Rate it! 55
Street Kings (2008) - MRQE Metric: 55 Rate it! 55
Demolition Man (1993) - MRQE Metric: 53 Rate it! 53
Escape from L.A. (1996) - MRQE Metric: 53 Rate it! 53
Battle Los Angeles (2011) - MRQE Metric: 49 Rate it! 49
Blue Streak (1999) - MRQE Metric: 49 Rate it! 49
Valley Girl (1983) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Mi vida loca (1993) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Grand Canyon (1991) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Friday (1995) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Earthquake (1974) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
American Gigolo (1980) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Car Wash (1976) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!