Best Movies i've seen in Cinemas This Year

In descending order
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
Real Steel (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In the near future, robot boxing is a top sport. A struggling promoter feels he's found a champion in a discarded robot. (127 mins.)
Director: Shawn Levy
“ This movie was INSANE!! everything was perfect about this movie, definitely worth the price of admission! ” - jigsawkiller135
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars. (118 mins.)
“ I don't watch much and enjoy romances, but this movie is so much more than that. This is such a good movie because it teaches life lessons and really touches the heart ” - jigsawkiller135
Horrible Bosses (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Three friends conspire to murder their awful bosses when they realize they are standing in the way of their happiness. (98 mins.)
Director: Seth Gordon
“ freakin' hilarious! definitely the best comedy of 2011! jennifer aniston is also smokin' ” - jigsawkiller135
Contagion (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure. (106 mins.)
“ it is filmed in a way that makes it seem realistic and possible to happen. After I watched this film, it left a feeling with me and made me think twice about touching my face! ” - jigsawkiller135
Fright Night (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After a new neighbor moved into the house next door, Charley discovers that he is an ancient vampire and goes in search for the help of Peter Vincent, a famous "vampire killer" to save his neighborhood from the creature. (106 mins.)
Director: Craig Gillespie
“ a great horror flick. I am a devoted fan of the horror genre, and this is not the classic crap that comes out of Hollywood. This is what a horror movie should be: fun, bloody, and not take itself too seriously. ” - jigsawkiller135
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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. (130 mins.)
Director: David Yates
“ This movie was a great way to end the HP franchise, but something felt inside of me that they could have ended it better. Or could that just be me being disappointed that HP is finally over? oh well definitely worth a watch ” - jigsawkiller135
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
“ the best X Men film by far!! i Michael Fassbender and James Macavoy stole the show and this was just an EPIC superhero movie! ” - jigsawkiller135
Source Code (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
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. (93 mins.)
Director: Duncan Jones
“ Great story, premise, and entertainment. A real sci fi gem with great acting and a nice little twist at the end. ” - jigsawkiller135
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home. (83 mins.)
“ OMG!! I can handle horror movies pretty well, but this made me jump quite a few times in the cinema! I was actually surprised how well they pulled this one off! I loved the whole idea of it being a prequel and it WORKS. Best paranormal activity out of the franchise. I can't believe i'm saying this but I can't wait for the next one! ” - jigsawkiller135
Super 8 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town. (112 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
“ Great sci fi movie even if it is cliched. Leaves a great feeling at the end and feels like you have had a great experience at the end. ” - jigsawkiller135
Fast Five (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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. (131 mins.)
Director: Justin Lin
“ This F&F film is by far the best one out of the series! I liked the idea of bringing pretty much everyone from the previous films together and making an EPIC! wicked action movie and make sure you watch after the starting credits. ” - jigsawkiller135
The Thing (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson. (103 mins.)
“ I actually really enjoyed this one. Even though the first half is exactly like Carpenter's The Thing, it manages to entertain and still have that same feeling of who is the creature and who isn't. ” - jigsawkiller135
Final Destination 5 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Survivors of a suspension-bridge collapse learn there's no way you can cheat Death. (92 mins.)
Director: Steven Quale
“ WOW! talk about a Gorefest!! FD5 is a perfect way to end off a horror franchise that has gone on for too long. FD4 was really terrible, but they redeemed the series with this made-for-3D blood and gore spectacular! Incredibly humorous as well, and there will be one death that you will not see and will make you burst into laughter. ” - jigsawkiller135
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets. (154 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ A lot of people hated this film, but I thought there was nothing wrong with it. Sure it was too long, but I thought the whole scenery of the city in 3D was jaw-dropping and it had great visual effects that kept it entertaining. ” - jigsawkiller135
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past. (90 mins.)
“ I'm not one that sees kid's movies in the cinemas but I loved the original Kung Fu Panda as it is really funny even for me. So I went and saw this one, and it turned out great! Ultimately it has that same humour we know and love from Po but also teaches great morals as well. ” - jigsawkiller135
Conan the Barbarian (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to get his revenge on the evil warlord who attacked his village and murdered his father when he was a boy. (113 mins.)
Director: Marcus Nispel
“ I know some people may be wondering why this is so high on my list as it was much hated. I havn't seen the original Conan so didn't have much idea wat it was about. I am a massive fan of gore and blood and this movie delivered spectacularly. If anyone wants to see a movie for only pure action, this is the one. ” - jigsawkiller135
Green Lantern (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps. (114 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
“ I really didn't get the negative reviews from critics and other people. This movie was awesome! The action was great, in 3D the special effects were amazing, and I was waiting for a good, fun, tights-all-the-way, superhero movie! ” - jigsawkiller135
Thor (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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. (115 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
“ I love Marvel films, and this was a very cool film. I'm from Australia so Thor was released a week before everywhere else. BOO YAH! Aussie Chris Hemsworth does a real good job as Thor and the visual effects in 3D were great. However, I was thinking I would see something that holds up the same standard of Iron Man and IM2, but they still are the superior Marvel films. Still worth watching though, as it is thoroughly entertaining ” - jigsawkiller135
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization. (124 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
“ I was kinda disappointed with this one. It was kinda the same disappointment with Thor but at a greater level. The whole movie felt like it was just stalling until the Avengers came out. Story is great, but come on this is Marvel! I wanted to see better action and a more fun movie. ” - jigsawkiller135
Scream 4 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Ten years have passed, and Sidney Prescott, who has put herself back together thanks in part to her writing, is visited by the Ghostface Killer. (111 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ I thought this was the best Scream movie since the first. I loved the twist at the end, and loved how silly some of the scenes were (such as the one with Anna Paquin, and Kristen Bell). I heard there is a good chance of a Scream 5, and I can't wait! ” - jigsawkiller135
The Three Musketeers (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war. (110 mins.)
“ This was an awesome movie! Purely an action film though, so don't expect much story involved but a funny, fun, action-packed film that is great in 3D. I loved this and I hope people will like it as much as I did. ” - jigsawkiller135
Paul (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Two English comic book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51. (104 mins.)
Director: Greg Mottola
“ I'm not a big fan of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. I didn't think Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz were actually funny at all. But I did find this one funny and who doesn't like too go and see a movie that doesn't make you laugh?! ” - jigsawkiller135
Johnny English Reborn (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Johnny English goes up against international assassins hunting down the Chinese premier. (101 mins.)
Director: Oliver Parker
“ this craps on the first JE movie so muchh!! Great and silly story and freakin hilarious!! My favourite scenes were when JE was chasing the chinese guy, and the men's bathroom scene. Worth watching for a good laugh. No crude humour here if that's what ur looking for, just a good old-fashioned sillyness ” - jigsawkiller135
Unknown (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one, (not even his wife), believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is. (113 mins.)
“ I was expecting to see something more on the lines of Taken walking into this movie, but i was kinda disappointed. However, although this is not a insanely good action film, it is more of a thriller. I loved the twist at the end, and it is just a great film to waste a couple of hours. ” - jigsawkiller135
The Green Hornet (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
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. (119 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
“ the first time i watched this was in 3D. Then when it came out on DVD, i watched it also. In 3D, it is an awesome action movie with great fight scenes. In 2D however, it felt like a really average action movie. So if you want to watch this one, my recommendation is watch it in 3D ” - jigsawkiller135
The Hangover Part II (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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. (102 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
“ Even though this one did have its moments, i didn't really enjoy it as much as the first one. I didn't find a lot of this actually funny. There is still some great humour in this one, and it is worth a watch ” - jigsawkiller135
I Am Number Four (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Aliens and their Guardians are hiding on Earth from intergalactic bounty hunters. They can only be killed in numerical order, and Number Four is next on the list. This is his story. (109 mins.)
Director: D.J. Caruso
“ I saw this one with high expectations as the trailer looked like it was going to be a wicked action movie. However, after watching this, it was just really average. I recommend to watch it only when it is on DVD otherwise you will regret it. ” - jigsawkiller135
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
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. (136 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
“ This movie was so *beep* I had a decision to see Pirates 4 or Insidious. And i made a really regretful decision. The jokes weren't funny, it felt like it had no rhythm, and Johnny Depp didn't feel like his usual character. If you feel like you have to watch this do so, but be warned it is really crap! ” - jigsawkiller135