Top 100 Films of the 21st Century

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1.
Eye in the Sky (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare. (102 mins.)
Director: Gavin Hood
“ April 1, 2016

Annoyingly tense throughout. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
2.
Return to Me (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man who falls in love with the woman who received his wife's heart must decide which woman it is who holds his heart. (115 mins.)
Director: Bonnie Hunt
“ April 7, 2000

My mom's favorite. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
3.
The Patriot (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son. (165 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ June 28, 2000

My first R-rated movie. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
4.
X-Men (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers. (104 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ July 14, 2000

I currently have this DVD stuck in my laptop's disc drive (not on the actual spindle but wedged above it). I can still play other discs just fine, but it still bugs me. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
5.
Remember the Titans (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit. (113 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin
“ September 29, 2000

My first Denzel movie. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
6.
Unbreakable (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident. (106 mins.)
“ November 22, 2000

One of the most underrated superhero flicks out there. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
7.
Snatch (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. (104 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ January 19, 2001

During my freshman year of college, I watched this six days in a row. By the end of it, I still had no idea what Brad Pitt's character was ever talking about. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
8.
Memento (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle. (113 mins.)
“ May 25, 2001

Gimmicky. In all the right ways. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
9.
The Last Castle (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A court-martialed general rallies together 1200 inmates to rise against the corrupt system that put him away. (131 mins.)
Director: Rod Lurie
“ October 19, 2001

The best box office bomb of all time. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
10.
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously. (116 mins.)
“ December 7, 2001

One of the few remakes that not only matched its predecessor but surpassed it by leaps and bounds. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
11.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron. (178 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ December 19, 2001

Blew my mind the first time I saw it. I had no idea what I was in for. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
12.
Kate & Leopold (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Kate and her actor brother live in N.Y. in the 21st Century. Her ex-boyfriend, Stuart, lives above her apartment... (118 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ December 25, 2001

Meg Ryan almost ruins it. Thankfully, Hugh Jackedman and his immense charisma save it and make this a unique rom-com. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
13.
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish. (135 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ January 4, 2002

If anything deserved to beat The Fellowship of the Ring, it was this one. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
14.
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge. (131 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
“ January 25, 2002

One of the many examples of a movie differing widely from its source material and succeeding. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
15.
The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A reporter is drawn to a small West Virginia town to investigate a series of strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities. (119 mins.)
Director: Mark Pellington
“ January 25, 2002

It scared me. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
16.
Big Fat Liar (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
After a young boy's school essay erroneously finds its way into the hands of a Hollywood producer who turns the idea into a hit film, the boy travels to Los Angeles to claim his credit. (88 mins.)
Director: Shawn Levy
“ February 8, 2002

Another guilty pleasure? No. It's great. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
17.
The Sum of All Fears (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
CIA analyst Jack Ryan must thwart the plans of a terrorist faction that threatens to induce a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Russia's newly elected president by detonating a nuclear weapon at a football game in Baltimore. (124 mins.)
“ May 31, 2002

Ben Affleck might have been the worst Jack Ryan, but that Jerry Goldsmith score gets me every time. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
18.
Minority Report (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder. (145 mins.)
“ June 21, 2002

Great concept. Expertly executed. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
19.
Road to Perdition (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Bonds of loyalty are put to the test when a hitman's son witnesses what his father does for a living. (117 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ July 12, 2002

Best cinematography I've ever seen. And I usually don't notice things like that. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
20.
Signs (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come. (106 mins.)
“ August 2, 2002

The birthday party scene made me literally jump. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
21.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard. (179 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ December 18, 2002

It lost Best Picture to Chicago. Let that sink in. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
22.
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. (141 mins.)
“ December 25, 2002

Is it me or have some of Spielberg's classics been disregarded because they're a dime a dozen? ” - The_Badger_Man
 
23.
Flywheel (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A dishonest used car salesman decides to become the salesman that God wants him to be - with surprising results. (120 mins.)
Director: Alex Kendrick
“ N/A

Probably the lowest-budgeted film on here. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
24.
The Italian Job (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally. (111 mins.)
Director: F. Gary Gray
“ May 30, 2003

"You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!" Right? ” - The_Badger_Man
 
25.
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead. (143 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ July 9, 2003

Against all odds, it succeeded. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
26.
Open Range (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman. (139 mins.)
Director: Kevin Costner
“ August 15, 2003

What a showdown! ” - The_Badger_Man
 
27.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The Bride wakens from a four-year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her - a team she was once part of. (111 mins.)
“ October 10, 2003

My first Tarantino experience. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
28.
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America. (138 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ November 14, 2003

Still waiting for that sequel... ” - The_Badger_Man
 
29.
The Last Samurai (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle. (154 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
“ December 5, 2003

By far the most intense haircut scene of all time. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
30.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring. (201 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ December 17, 2003

One of those few instances where the Academy got it right. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
31.
City of God (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. (130 mins.)
“ February 13, 2004

My favorite foreign language film. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
32.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle. (137 mins.)
“ April 16, 2004

What ever happened to Uma Thurman? ” - The_Badger_Man
 
33.
Troy (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved. (163 mins.)
“ May 14, 2004

So stylish, so epic, so fighty. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
34.
I, Robot (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity. (115 mins.)
Director: Alex Proyas
“ July 16, 2004

Will Smith and sci-fi go together like...Tom Cruise and sci-fi. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
35.
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
When Jason Bourne is framed for a CIA operation gone awry, he is forced to resume his former life as a trained assassin to survive. (108 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
“ July 23, 2004

Except for that opening scene, it's mostly unmemorable. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
36.
Before Sunset (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour. (80 mins.)
“ July 30, 2004

You really have to chug through the first one to appreciate this masterpiece. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
37.
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's 11. (125 mins.)
“ December 10, 2004

It's GOOD! ” - The_Badger_Man
 
38.
The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House. (143 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ December 22, 2004

Best musical out there. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
39.
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda. (121 mins.)
Director: Terry George
“ February 4, 2005

Just slightly edges out The Last King of Scotland. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
40.
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people. (144 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ May 6, 2005

"I once fought for two days with an arrow through my testicle." ” - The_Badger_Man
 
41.
Batman Begins (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it. (140 mins.)
“ June 15, 2005

Yes, it is my favorite Batman movie. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
42.
War of the Worlds (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival. (116 mins.)
“ June 29, 2005

Tom Cruise and sci-fi go together like Will Smith and failed Oscar bait. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
43.
Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
When an affluent couple lose all their money following a series of blunders, they turn to a life of crime to make ends meet. (90 mins.)
Director: Dean Parisot
“ December 21, 2005

"Are these non-fat muffins?!" ” - The_Badger_Man
 
44.
Inside Man (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation. (129 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ March 24, 2006

Surprisingly complex. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
45.
United 93 (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September 11th, 2001 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot. (111 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
“ April 28, 2006

The long and possibly tedious build-up makes the ending all that much more incredible to watch (especially if you don't know your history). ” - The_Badger_Man
 
46.
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Agent Ethan Hunt comes into conflict with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer who threatens his life and his fianceé in response . (126 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
“ May 5, 2006

Hoffman makes a great villain. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
47.
Nacho Libre (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Berated all his life by those around him, a monk follows his dream and dons a mask to moonlight as a Luchador (Mexican wrestler). (92 mins.)
Director: Jared Hess
“ June 16, 2006

So dumb and so funny. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
48.
Superman Returns (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Superman reappears after a long absence, but is challenged by an old foe who uses Kryptonian technology for world domination. (154 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ June 28, 2006

Far superior to Man of Steel. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
49.
The Departed (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston. (151 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ October 6, 2006

My favorite Scorsese film and the most well-rounded. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
50.
The Prestige (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion. (130 mins.)
“ October 20, 2006

It's amazing how many people have not seen this. It's great. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
51.
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death. (113 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
“ November 10, 2006

Along with Snatch., this was a go-to freshman year. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
52.
Rocky Balboa (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Thirty years after the ring of the first bell, Rocky Balboa comes out of retirement and dons his gloves for his final fight; against the reigning heavyweight champ Mason 'The Line' Dixon. (102 mins.)
“ December 20, 2006

I cannot wait to see Creed. Actually, it's been months since it came out, so... ” - The_Badger_Man
 
53.
We Are Marshall (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive. (131 mins.)
Director: McG
“ December 22, 2006

Yes, McG did make a good movie that one time. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
54.
Children of Men (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea. (109 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
“ January 5, 2007

Incredible long-takes. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
55.
Waitress (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness. (108 mins.)
Director: Adrienne Shelly
“ May 25, 2007

Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, and Andy Griffith are surprisingly all phenomenal. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
56.
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist, after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff. (122 mins.)
“ June 8, 2007

RIP Bernie. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
57.
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
John McClane and a young hacker join forces to take down master cyber-terrorist Thomas Gabriel in Washington D.C. (128 mins.)
Director: Len Wiseman
“ June 27, 2007

Is John McClane a Mary Sue? Does it matter? This movie is so much fun and ridiculous. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
58.
Transformers (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager. (144 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ July 3, 2007

I ask you to not just lump this in with the sequels. This was a fun popcorn movie with plenty of laughs, plenty of explosions, and plenty of pretty cars. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
59.
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer. (115 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
“ August 3, 2007

The upcoming sequel should be good. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
60.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. (122 mins.)
“ November 21, 2007

That cattle gun was sweet. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
61.
I Am Legend (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure. (101 mins.)
“ December 14, 2007

RIP Samantha. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
62.
Rambo (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In Thailand, John Rambo joins a group of mercenaries to venture into war-torn Burma, and rescue a group of Christian aid workers who were kidnapped by the ruthless local infantry unit. (92 mins.)
“ January 25, 2008

So much blood! And ripped-out throats! ” - The_Badger_Man
 
63.
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The Pevensie siblings return to Narnia, where they are enlisted to once again help ward off an evil king and restore the rightful heir to the land's throne, Prince Caspian. (150 mins.)
Director: Andrew Adamson
“ May 16, 2008

Loved the book as a kid. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
64.
Get Smart (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A highly intellectual but socially awkward spy is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from a Russian spy agency. (110 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
“ June 20, 2008

Still waiting for that sequel. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
65.
WALL·E (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind. (98 mins.)
Director: Andrew Stanton
“ June 27, 2008

My favorite Pixar film. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
66.
The Dark Knight (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. (152 mins.)
“ July 28, 2008

If Jared Leto can do half of what Heath Ledger did, I'll be amazed. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
67.
Fireproof (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In an attempt to save his marriage, a firefighter uses a 40-day experiment known as "The Love Dare". (122 mins.)
Director: Alex Kendrick
“ September 26, 2008

Talk about production VALUE. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
68.
RocknRolla (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In London, a real-estate scam puts millions of pounds up for grabs, attracting some of the city's scrappiest tough guys and its more established underworld types, all of whom are looking to get rich quick. While the city's seasoned criminals vie for the cash, an unexpected player -- a drugged out rock 'n' roller presumed to be dead but very much alive -- has a multi-million dollar prize fall into his hands. (114 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ October 31, 2008

Why does Guy Ritchie do any other genres? ” - The_Badger_Man
 
69.
Quantum of Solace (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love. (106 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
“ November 14, 2008

Maybe I'm insane, but this is my favorite. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
70.
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" (120 mins.)
“ December 25, 2008

The Office version may have been better, but this is also great. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
71.
Taken (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris. (93 mins.)
Director: Pierre Morel
“ January 30, 2009

The Neesons! ” - The_Badger_Man
 
72.
Star Trek (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Commander Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time. (127 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
“ May 8, 2009

What cares about Star Trek? I think we all did after this one. Until Into Darkness that is. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
73.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. (153 mins.)
“ August 21, 2009

I wish Tarantino was my history teacher. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
74.
Clash of the Titans (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Perseus demigod, son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering heaven and earth. (106 mins.)
Director: Louis Leterrier
“ April 2, 2010

"Release the kraken!" ” - The_Badger_Man
 
75.
The A-Team (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A group of Iraq War veterans looks to clear their name with the U.S. military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed. (117 mins.)
Director: Joe Carnahan
“ June 11, 2010

Fast & Furious: The A-Team ” - The_Badger_Man
 
76.
Toy Story 3 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home. (103 mins.)
Director: Lee Unkrich
“ June 18, 2010

Laughs, cries, and an all-star cast. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
77.
Inception (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO. (148 mins.)
“ July 16, 2010

Nolan cannot be stopped. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
78.
The Town (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the FBI agent looking to bring him and his crew down. (125 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
“ September 17, 2010

Confirmation that Ben Affleck does belong in Hollywood. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
79.
The Social Network (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business. (120 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ October 1, 2010

Should have beat The King's Speech. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
80.
Secretariat (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown. (123 mins.)
Director: Randall Wallace
“ October 8, 2010

Surprisingly good. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
81.
X-Men: First Class (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III. (132 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
“ June 3, 2011

X-Men: Redemption ” - The_Badger_Man
 
82.
The Guard (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An unorthodox Irish policeman with a confrontational personality is partnered with an up-tight F.B.I. agent to investigate an international drug-smuggling ring. (96 mins.)
“ July 29, 2011

Ireland showing America how it's done. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
83.
Warrior (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother. (140 mins.)
Director: Gavin O'Connor
“ September 9, 2011

"Warriors! Come out to play!" ” - The_Badger_Man
 
84.
Drive (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself trouble when he helps out his neighbor. (100 mins.)
“ September 16, 2011

Beautiful camerawork and great subtle performances. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
85.
End of Watch (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves. (109 mins.)
Director: David Ayer
“ September 21, 2012

The main reason you should be excited for Suicide Squad. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
86.
Jack Reacher (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims. (130 mins.)
“ December 21, 2012

Funnier than most movies. And more realistic too. In some ways. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
87.
Django Unchained (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
“ December 25, 2012

Bring back the western! ” - The_Badger_Man
 
88.
Rush (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda. (123 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ September 27, 2013

Daniel Brühl is phenomena. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
89.
Gravity (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. (91 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
“ October 4, 2013

Fantastic experience, even on a TV. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
90.
Locke (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Ivan Locke, a dedicated family man and successful construction manager, receives a phone call on the eve of the biggest challenge of his career that sets in motion a series of events that threaten his carefully cultivated existence. (85 mins.)
Director: Steven Knight
“ April 25, 2014

Single location at its finest. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
91.
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants. (132 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ May 23, 2014

Somehow outdid First Class. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
92.
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. (121 mins.)
Director: James Gunn
“ August 1, 2014

The first home run from Marvel. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
93.
Gone Girl (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent. (149 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ October 3, 2014

I will never see Rosamund Pike the same way again. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
94.
John Wick (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. (101 mins.)
Director: Chad Stahelski
“ October 24, 2014

A cult classic among my buddies. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
95.
Slow West (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young Scottish man travels across America in pursuit of the woman he loves, attracting the attention of an outlaw who is willing to serve as a guide. (84 mins.)
Director: John Maclean
“ May 15, 2015

Best looking movie of the year. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
96.
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF. (131 mins.)
“ July 31, 2015

Funniest movie of the year. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
97.
Spotlight (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core. (128 mins.)
Director: Tom McCarthy
“ November 25, 2015

No individual actor stands out. Instead, their collective efforts and well-written story drive a hard-hitting powerhouse. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
98.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance. (138 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
“ December 18, 2015

More Star Wars than Star Wars (1977). ” - The_Badger_Man
 
99.
The Hateful Eight (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters. (187 mins.)
“ December 30, 2015

Always an event to see a Tarantino film. ” - The_Badger_Man
 
100.
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack. (104 mins.)
“ March 11, 2016

Goodman nails it. ” - The_Badger_Man