2010 - Best of

No tear jerkers. Titles from 2010 only. Personal favourites.
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1.
13 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men. (91 mins.)
Director: Géla Babluani
“ yeah, i know it's a remake, but I still liked it ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
2.
Iron Man 2 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark must contend with both his declining health and a vengeful mad man with ties to his father's legacy. (124 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
“ Rourke, Rockwell and ScarJo make IM2 even better than the first one ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
3.
The Wolfman (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf. (103 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
“ trash horror, I got exactly what I expected ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
4.
True Legend (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Su Qi-Er retired from his life as a renowned Qing dynasty general in order to pursue his dream of a family and his own martial arts school... (115 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
“ I've seen few very good Asian movies this year, and this one laid best impressions on me ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
5.
The Next Three Days (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. (133 mins.)
Director: Paul Haggis
 
6.
Detective Dee: The Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu. (123 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
“ Andy Lau in kung fu version of detective story like Hercule Poirot/Miss Marple ... intentional(?) bad acting gives this movie additional charm ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
7.
Burning Bright (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A thriller centered on a young woman and her autistic little brother who are trapped in a house with a ravenous tiger during a hurricane. (86 mins.)
Director: Carlos Brooks
“ Very nice surprise ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
8.
Animal Kingdom (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him. (113 mins.)
Director: David Michôd
 
9.
Winter's Bone (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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. (100 mins.)
Director: Debra Granik
 
10.
Insidious (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ I dislike movies about paranormal stuff, but this one was very good ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
11.
Unstoppable (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
With an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train barreling toward a city, a veteran engineer and a young conductor race against the clock to prevent a catastrophe. (98 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
12.
MacGruber (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Former special operative MacGruber is called back into action to take down his arch-enemy, Dieter Von Cunth, who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, D.C. (90 mins.)
Director: Jorma Taccone
 
13.
Jonah Hex (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
The U.S. military makes a scarred bounty hunter with warrants on his own head an offer he cannot refuse: in exchange for his freedom, he must stop a terrorist who is ready to unleash Hell on Earth. (81 mins.)
Director: Jimmy Hayward
“ This is perfect trash movie. people just don't understand it ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
14.
Easy A (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing. (92 mins.)
Director: Will Gluck
“ I don't remember when was the last time when I rated teen movie with A this easily ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
15.
Julia's Eyes (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The story of a woman who is slowly losing her sight whilst trying to investigate the mysterious death of her twin sister. (118 mins.)
Director: Guillem Morales
 
16.
Primal (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A group of friends travel into the Australian wilds to view ancient cave paintings but soon find a horrible sickness gripping one of their own, which leaves them with nothing in their mind but a primal blood lust. (80 mins.)
Director: Josh Reed
“ interesting little horror ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
17.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart. (112 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ All is cool about this movie, but still, I fell asleep ... could've been a little more funny ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
18.
Cold Fish (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When Syamoto's teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps resolve the situation... (146 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
 
19.
How I Ended This Summer (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A polar station on a desolate island in the Arctic Ocean. Sergei, a seasoned meteorologist, and Pavel... (130 mins.)
 
20.
Mission London (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A concert to celebrate Bulgaria joining the EU is being planned at the Embassy in London and it is the job of VARADIN... (107 mins.)
 
21.
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
 
22.
Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Tucker and Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are attacked by a group of preppy college kids. (89 mins.)
Director: Eli Craig
 
23.
Easy Money (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When JW becomes a drug runner in order to maintain his double life, his fate becomes tied to two other men: Jorge, a fugitive on the run from both the Serbian mafia and the police, and mafia enforcer Mrado, who is on the hunt for Jorge. (124 mins.)
“ camera is too shaky, however, good crime story ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
24.
The Yellow Sea (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of a cab driver in Yanji City, a region between North Korea, China and Russia. His wife goes to Korea to earn money... (157 mins.)
Director: Hong-jin Na
“ this director just doesn't know where to stop. First half was pure 10/10 but then gets way to complicated. Still, better than his previous work - "The Chaser" ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
25.
Monsters (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the US border. (94 mins.)
Director: Gareth Edwards
 
26.
14 Blades (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A kung fu thriller set during the Ming Dynasty and centered on a secret service agent (Donnie Yen) in the emperor's court who is betrayed and then hunted by his colleagues. (114 mins.)
Director: Daniel Lee
 
27.
The Debt (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1965, three Mossad agents cross into East Berlin to apprehend a notorious Nazi war criminal. Thirty years later, the secrets the agents share come back to haunt them. (113 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
28.
I Saw the Devil (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases. (141 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
“ This Korean folks sure take revenge pretty seriously. Not as good as Mr. Vengeance or OldBoy, but IMHO surely beats The Chaser and Lady Vengeance ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
29.
Reign of Assassins (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Drizzle/Zeng Jing tries to start a new life after she had betrayed her gang and hid the remains of monk. (117 mins.)
Director: Chao-Bin Su
“ Had potential to be a great movie, but somehow failed. Maybe because it looks more like a TV movie ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
30.
The Shrine (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Two female journalists and a photographer travel to Europe to investigate a series of mysterious disappearances, only to find themselves embroiled in a struggle against a kind of evil they never expected. (85 mins.)
Director: Jon Knautz
“ solid horror considering modest budget ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
31.
True Grit (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer. (110 mins.)
 
32.
The Company Men (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The story centers on a year in the life of three men trying to survive a round of corporate downsizing at a major company - and how that affects them, their families, and their communities. (104 mins.)
Director: John Wells
 
33.
The Fighter (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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. (116 mins.)
 
34.
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After a prison riot, former-Captain Nascimento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups. (115 mins.)
Director: José Padilha
 
35.
The American (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An assassin hides out in Italy for one last assignment. (105 mins.)
Director: Anton Corbijn
 
36.
Shutter Island (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In 1954, a U.S. marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane. (138 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
37.
Black Death (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is given the task of learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village. (102 mins.)
 
38.
Trust (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A teenage girl is targeted by an online sexual predator. (106 mins.)
Director: David Schwimmer
 
39.
Super (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, but lacking in heroic skills. (96 mins.)
Director: James Gunn
 
40.
My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2 (2010 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Following the murders at the Rollerdome, Skye Rotter leaves town in search of a normal life. Reunited with the mother who abandoned her as a child... (84 mins.)
Director: Jacob Gentry
“ Starts great, but it loses pace at the second half ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
41.
The Assault (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Based on a true story, a SWAT team is tasked with storming a high-jacked Air France plane to save its passengers. (91 mins.)
Director: Julien Leclercq
 
42.
Le poil de la bête (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Takes place in 1665 in New France at a time when a part of Canada was colonialized by France. Joseph... (100 mins.)
Director: Philippe Gagnon
“ It's dumb, low budget cr*p ... but has werewolfs !! ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
43.
Night Wolf (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Sarah Tyler returns to her troubled family home in the isolated countryside, for a much put-off visit... (81 mins.)
“ same as above, lacks special effects, but I liked creepy atmosphere ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
44.
Piranha 3D (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area's new razor-toothed residents. (88 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
 
45.
The Trip (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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. (112 mins.)
 
46.
Wasted on the Young (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
When a high school party goes dangerously off the rails, one teenager finds that revenge is just a computer click away. (97 mins.)
Director: Ben C. Lucas
 
47.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend believes that she has released creatures from a sealed ash pit in the basement of her new home. (99 mins.)
Director: Troy Nixey
“ Kim ! Kim ! Sally ! Sally ! Daddy ! Daddy ! ... ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
48.
Mother's Day (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The sadistic members of a villainous family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new home owners and their guests. (112 mins.)
 
49.
Bereavement (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
The horrific account of 6 year old Martin Bristol, abducted from his backyard swing and forced to witness the brutal crimes of a deranged madman. (103 mins.)
Director: Stevan Mena
 
50.
The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Bertrand Tavernier is in top form with this gripping, superbly mounted drama set against the savage... (139 mins.)
“ beside beautiful medieval costumes, there's nothing interesting to see in this movie ” - BOOGIEMAN-pN
 
51.
Barry Munday (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Barry Munday wakes up after being attacked to realize that he's missing his family jewels. To make matters worse, he learns he's facing a paternity lawsuit filed by a woman he can't remember having sex with. (95 mins.)
Director: Chris D'Arienzo