2016: Manchester by the Sea


Amazon Studios

– Director: Kenneth Lonergan

– Stacker score: 90.6

– Metascore: 96

– IMDb user rating: 7.8

– Runtime: 137 minutes

Kenneth Lonergan’s somber drama tells the story of Lee Chandler, played by Casey Affleck, who’s been hollowed out by a personal tragedy. Suddenly tasked with guardianship over his nephew, Chandler struggles to leave the past behind. The film won two Academy Awards for best actor and best original screenplay, respectively.