Movies I saw in 2011by scottmo-imdb | created - 22 Jan 2011 | updated - 23 Nov 2013 | Public
These are movies that I either saw in the theater or saw for the first time on video in 2011.
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1. The Fighter (I) (2010)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.
Votes: 298,903 | Gross: $93.62M
Seen on January 16th at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
2. The Green Hornet (2011)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Following the death of his father, Britt Reid, heir to his father's large company, teams up with his late dad's assistant Kato to become a masked crime fighting team.
Votes: 143,388 | Gross: $98.78M
Seen on January 17th (in 3D) at Cinerama, Seattle, WA
3. True Grit (2010)
PG-13 | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
A stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. Marshal to track down her father's murderer.
Votes: 263,714 | Gross: $171.24M
Seen on January 20th at Meridian 16, Seattle, WA
4. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.
Votes: 603,958 | Gross: $106.95M
Seen on January 30th at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
5. Airplane! (1980)
PG | 88 min | Comedy
A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.
Votes: 177,117 | Gross: $83.40M
Seen on February 1st at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
6. Cedar Rapids (2011)
R | 87 min | Comedy
Tim Lippe has no idea what he's in for when he's sent to Cedar Rapids, Iowa to represent his company at an annual insurance convention, where he soon finds himself under the "guidance" of three convention veterans.
Votes: 33,941 | Gross: $6.86M
Seen on February 9th at SIFF Cinema, Seattle, WA
7. Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town.
Votes: 26,011 | Gross: $15.63M
Seen on February 20th at home via Netflix
8. 127 Hours (2010)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.
Votes: 304,333 | Gross: $18.34M
Seen on February 27th at Meridian 16, Seattle, WA
9. Taxi Driver (1976)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama
A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action, while attempting to liberate a twelve-year-old prostitute.
Votes: 575,290 | Gross: $28.26M
Seen on March 22nd at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
10. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
Votes: 553,757 | Gross: $138.80M
Seen on March 27th at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
11. Sucker Punch (2011)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Fantasy
A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather, retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, envisioning a plan to help her escape.
Votes: 209,959 | Gross: $36.39M
Seen on April 18th at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
12. Fast Five (2011)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent.
Votes: 311,347 | Gross: $209.84M
Seen on May 1st at Meridian 16, Seattle, WA
13. Source Code (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete.
Votes: 422,249 | Gross: $54.71M
Seen on May 3rd at Meridian 16, Seattle, WA
14. Thor (2011)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The powerful, but arrogant god Thor, is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.
Votes: 601,114 | Gross: $181.03M
Seen in 3D on May 13th at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
15. Win Win (2011)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A struggling lawyer and volunteer wrestling coach's chicanery comes back to haunt him when the teenage grandson of the client he has double-crossed comes into his life.
Votes: 50,382 | Gross: $10.18M
Seen on May 14th at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
16. The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
R | 91 min | Biography, Drama
The life of Bettie Page, a 1950s pin-up model and one of the first sex icons in America, who became the target of a Senate investigation due to her risqué bondage photos.
Votes: 9,458 | Gross: $1.41M
Seen on May 15th at home via Netflix
17. Death Proof (2007)
Not Rated | 113 min | Action, Thriller
Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.
Seen on May 16th at home
18. Priest (2011)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece.
Votes: 103,237 | Gross: $29.14M
Seen on June 4th at AMC Loews Oak Tree 6, Seattle, WA
19. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too.
Votes: 416,559 | Gross: $241.07M
Seen on July 4th at Meridian 16, Seattle, WA
20. Horrible Bosses (2011)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime
Three friends conspire to murder their awful bosses when they realize they are standing in the way of their happiness.
Votes: 379,443 | Gross: $117.54M
Seen on July 10th at Meridian 16, Seattle, WA
21. Super 8 (2011)
PG-13 | 112 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.
Votes: 306,882 | Gross: $127.00M
Seen on July 11th at Meridian 16, Seattle, WA
22. Midnight in Paris (2011)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s everyday at midnight.
Votes: 333,710 | Gross: $56.82M
Seen on July 14th at Meridian 16, Seattle, WA
23. The Trip (I) (2010)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
Steve Coogan has been asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, but after his girlfriend backs out on him he must take his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon.
Votes: 19,195 | Gross: $2.01M
Seen on August 2nd at West End Cinema, Washington, D.C.
24. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
PG-13 | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.
Votes: 623,768 | Gross: $381.01M
Seen on August 8th at Meridian 16, Seattle, WA
25. Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way.
Votes: 185,563 | Gross: $100.24M
Seen on August 10th at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
26. Attack the Block (2011)
R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.
Votes: 88,878 | Gross: $1.02M
Seen on August 15th at Alderwood Mall 16, Lynnwood, WA
27. The Devil's Double (2011)
R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.
Votes: 56,500 | Gross: $1.36M
Seen on August 18th at Lincoln Square Cinemas, Bellevue, WA
28. Trainspotting (1996)
R | 94 min | Drama
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Votes: 541,867 | Gross: $16.50M
Seen on September 14th at Central Cinema, Seattle, WA
29. Mirrormask (2005)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Fantasy
In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a fifteen-year-old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home.
Votes: 21,097 | Gross: $0.86M
Seen on September 16th at home via Netflix
30. Contagion (2011)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Thriller
Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.
Votes: 191,813 | Gross: $75.66M
Seen on October 6th at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
31. The Ides of March (2011)
R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller
An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.
Votes: 200,520 | Gross: $40.96M
Seen on October 7th at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
32. Real Steel (2011)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Drama, Family
In the near future, robot boxing is a top sport. A struggling promoter feels he's found a champion in a discarded robot.
Votes: 271,223 | Gross: $85.47M
Seen on October 8th at Meridian 16, Seattle, WA
33. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
Votes: 522,865 | Gross: $37.63M
Seen on October 16th at home via Netflix
34. Layer Cake (2004)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A successful cocaine dealer gets two tough assignments from his boss on the eve of his planned early retirement.
Votes: 144,090 | Gross: $2.34M
Seen on October 24th at home via Netflix
35. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth.
Votes: 126,075 | Gross: $198.35M
Seen on October 28th at home via Netflix
36. In Time (2011)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage - a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system.
Votes: 328,710 | Gross: $37.52M
Seen on October 30th at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
37. Margin Call (2011)
R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
Follows the key people at an investment bank, over a 24-hour period, during the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis.
Votes: 100,887 | Gross: $5.35M
Seen on November 1st at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
38. The Rum Diary (2011)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1960s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there.
Votes: 91,433 | Gross: $13.10M
Seen on November 3rd at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
39. Winter's Bone (2010)
R | 100 min | Drama
An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.
Votes: 119,922 | Gross: $6.53M
Seen on November 4th at home via Netflix
40. The Cocoanuts (1929)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Musical
During the Florida land boom, The Marx Brothers run a hotel, auction off some land, thwart a jewel robbery, and generally act like themselves.
Seen on November 12th at home
41. The Hangover (2009)
R | 100 min | Comedy
Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding.
Votes: 631,138 | Gross: $277.32M
Seen on November 27th at a friend's house
42. The Kids Are All Right (2010)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life.
Votes: 116,546 | Gross: $20.81M
Seen on December 1st at home via Netflix
43. Dirty Harry (1971)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.
Seen on December 7th at home via Netflix
44. Horse Feathers (1932)
Not Rated | 68 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley University, accidentally hires bumblers Baravelli and Pinky to help his school win the big football game against the rival Darwin University.
Seen on December 8th at home
45. Shaolin Soccer (2001)
PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Sport
A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.
Votes: 63,150 | Gross: $0.49M
Seen on December 9th at home
46. Sherlock Holmes (2009)
PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.
Votes: 519,258 | Gross: $209.03M
Seen on December 10th at home
47. The Hangover Part II (2011)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Mystery
Two years after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu's wedding. Stu's plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry.
Votes: 407,472 | Gross: $254.46M
Seen on December 11th at a friend's house
48. Kick-Ass (2010)
R | 117 min | Action, Comedy
Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Votes: 471,634 | Gross: $48.07M
Seen on December 29th at home via Netflix
49. The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
PG | 107 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.
Votes: 190,817 | Gross: $77.59M
Seen on December 30th at Pacific Place, Seattle, WA
50. The Muppets (2011)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Muppet fanatic with some help from his two human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.
Votes: 79,230 | Gross: $88.63M
Seen on December 31st at Meridian 16, Seattle, WA