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Ranking All Of Director Sebastián Lelio’s Movies

“What are Sebastián Lelio’s Best Movies?” We looked at all of Lelio’s directed filmography and ranked them against one another to answer that very question!

We took all of the movies directed by Sebastián Lelio and looked at their Rotten Tomato Critic, Rotten Tomato User, Metacritic, Metacritic User, IMDB, and Letterboxd scores, ranking them against one another to see which movies came out on top. The movies are ranked in our list below based on which movies have the highest overall score between all 6 review sites in comparison with all of the other movies by the same director. The process is all very scientific with no flaws at all.

The full ranking chart is also included below the countdown on the bottom of the page.

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The Top Film’s Of Sebastián Lelio



8 ) The Year of the Tiger (2011)

The Year of the Tiger (2011)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 5
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 5
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 5
  • Metacritic User Score: 5
  • IMDB User Review Score: 8
  • Letterboxd User Score: 8

A prison inmate escapes from his wrecked penitentiary during Chile’s February 2010 earthquake.



7 ) Christmas (2009)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 5
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 5
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 5
  • Metacritic User Score: 5
  • IMDB User Review Score: 7
  • Letterboxd User Score: 7

Alejandro and Aurora, two young students, leave Santiago and are on their way to spend Christmas with family in Aurora. At the foot of the Andes, the frustrations of Alejandro and Aurora’s doubts about her sexual identity cause tension. The two teens are on the verge of collapse when they discover the presence of a young girl, Alicia, a fragile girl of sixteen years who has fled her home. Gathered around an improvised Christmas tree, Alejandro and Aurora are fascinated by the enigmatic Alicia, who is becoming the object of their desire.



6 ) The Sacred Family (2005)

The Sacred Family (2005)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 5
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 5
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 5
  • Metacritic User Score: 5
  • IMDB User Review Score: 6
  • Letterboxd User Score: 6

It’s Easter in the beach house of a Chilean well-to-do and nowadays family. A self-centered and successful father, a disoriented mother and a son overshadowed by his successful father. The three of them, wait for the arrival of the son’s first official girlfriend; a disturbing and rebellious young lady who will invade the house with her powerful sexual load and other “gifts”, breaking loose an emotional cataclysm with no stepping back.



5 ) Fragmentos urbanos (2002)

Fragmentos urbanos (2002)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 5
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 5
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 5
  • Metacritic User Score: 5
  • IMDB User Review Score: 5
  • Letterboxd User Score: 5

Anthology film composed of six standalone shorts.



4 ) Gloria Bell (2019)

Gloria Bell (2019)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 3
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 4
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 2
  • Metacritic User Score: 4
  • IMDB User Review Score: 4
  • Letterboxd User Score: 4

Gloria is a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days at a straight-laced office job and her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. After meeting Arnold on a night out, she finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with both the joys of budding love and the complications of dating, identity, and family.



3 ) Disobedience (2017)

Disobedience (2017)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 4
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 2
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 3
  • Metacritic User Score: 1
  • IMDB User Review Score: 3
  • Letterboxd User Score: 3

A woman learns about the death of her Orthodox Jewish father, a rabbi. She returns home and has romantic feelings rekindled for her best childhood friend, who is now married to her cousin.



2 ) Gloria (2013)

Gloria (2013)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 1
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 3
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 2
  • Metacritic User Score: 2
  • IMDB User Review Score: 2
  • Letterboxd User Score: 2

Gloria is a 58-year-old divorcée. Her children have all left home but she has no desire to spend her days and nights alone. Determined to defy old age and loneliness, she rushes headlong into a whirl of singles’ parties on the hunt for instant gratification – which only leads to repeated disappointment and enduring emptiness. But when Gloria meets Rodolfo, an ex-naval officer seven years her senior, she begins to imagine the possibility of a permanent relationship.



1 ) A Fantastic Woman (2017)

A Fantastic Woman (2017)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 2
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 1
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 1
  • Metacritic User Score: 3
  • IMDB User Review Score: 1
  • Letterboxd User Score: 1

Marina’s life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.



Sebastián Lelio’s Best Movies



Sebastián Lelio Review Website Filmography Rankings

FilmRT CriticRT UserMC CriticMC UserIMDBLetterboxdOveral Rank
A Fantastic Woman (2017) 2 1 1 3 1 1 1
Gloria (2013) 1 3 2 2 2 2 2
Disobedience (2017) 4 2 3 1 3 3 3
Gloria Bell (2019) 3 4 2 4 4 4 4
Fragmentos urbanos (2002) 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
The Sacred Family (2005) 5 5 5 5 6 6 6
Christmas (2009) 5 5 5 5 7 7 7
The Year of the Tiger (2011) 5 5 5 5 8 8 8

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