11 best movies of 2001-2010by louistrouve | created - 06 Nov 2011 | updated - 06 Nov 2011 | Public
(2001 and 2010 included) Among the movies I've seen during the first decade of the 21st century, the best of the best.
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1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a young couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.
Votes: 763,233 | Gross: $34.40M
Such a brilliant film that it is hard to describe it. It is simply the best and by far of its decade.
2. A Prophet (2009)
R | 155 min | Crime, Drama
A young Arab man is sent to a French prison.
Votes: 84,757 | Gross: $2.08M
A great movie that didn't have the distribution it deserved.
3. Spirited Away (2001)
PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
Votes: 500,873 | Gross: $10.06M
The masterpiece of Hayao Miyazaki. Charming and entertaining.
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: 610,141 | Gross: $106.95M
It definitely deserved the Academy Award for Best Picture. Far better than The King's Speech.
5. The Pianist (2002)
R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.
Votes: 583,387 | Gross: $32.57M
Intense and breathtaking with the wonderful music of Chopin.
6. The Ax (2005)
Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A chemist (Garcia) loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later and still jobless, he hits on a solution: to genuinely eliminate his competition.
7. The White Ribbon (2009)
R | 144 min | Drama, History, Mystery
Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible?
Votes: 59,396 | Gross: $2.22M
8. Amélie (2001)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
Votes: 608,373 | Gross: $33.23M
9. Sin City (2005)
R | 124 min | Crime, Thriller
A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption.
Votes: 697,347 | Gross: $74.10M
11. Il y a longtemps que je t'aime (2008)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama
A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.
Votes: 18,617 | Gross: $3.17M