The best movies from 2011

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1.
The Intouchables (2011)
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After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. (112 mins.)
“ This is the most beautiful movie i've seen in years. It's the kind of movie you'll remember for years! ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
2.
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
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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.)
“ This movie made me laugh so bad, i cried! And to see Ryan Gosling without a shirt isn't bad either ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
3.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
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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
“ A lovely ending to one of the most epic sagas ever ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
4.
Bridesmaids (2011)
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Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef. (125 mins.)
Director: Paul Feig
“ A funny movie about bridesmades ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
5.
The Help (2011)
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An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis. (146 mins.)
Director: Tate Taylor
“ A lovely movie that really puts things in perspective. This movie made me think, it made me smile, laugh, cry and so on. A really good movie! ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
6.
Warrior (2011)
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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
“ The best boxing movie i've ever seen! And the story behind the boxing is amazing! ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
7.
Friends with Benefits (2011)
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While trying to avoid the clichés of Hollywood romantic comedies, Dylan Harper and Jamie Rellis soon discover however that adding the act of sex to their friendship does lead to complications. (109 mins.)
Director: Will Gluck
“ Funny and sweet ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
8.
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
“ Always a blast to be hangover with these guys ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
9.
Contagion (2011)
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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.)
“ I felt infected after watching this! It really got under my skin ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
10.
Rango (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff. (107 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ Love this movie! ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
11.
Red Riding Hood (2011)
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Set in a medieval village that is haunted by a werewolf, a young girl falls for an orphaned woodcutter, much to her family's displeasure. (100 mins.)
“ The darkness in this movie is what I really love. The story is unexpected, and i enjoyed every second of it! ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
12.
Something Borrowed (2011)
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Friendships are tested and secrets come to the surface when terminally single Rachel falls for Dex, her best friend Darcy's fiancé. (112 mins.)
Director: Luke Greenfield
“ A sweet movie about friendship and love, and sometimes you must give up one thing for the other ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
13.
New Year's Eve (2011)
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The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve. (113 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
“ I normally don't like these kinds of movies, but i really liked this one. The stories in the movies are sweet, and realistic. ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
14.
Friends with Kids (2011)
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Two best friends decide to have a child together while keeping their relationship platonic, so they can avoid the toll kids can take on romantic relationships. (107 mins.)
“ A movie about long lasting friendships, love and kids. How everything changes in the end, and that friendship sometimes can be more ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
15.
Scream 4 (2011)
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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
“ An okay ending ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
16.
Water for Elephants (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Set in the 1930s, a former veterinary student takes a job in a traveling circus and falls in love with the ringmaster's wife. (120 mins.)
“ This is an amazing movie! Really amazing! I can't explain it, it's a movie you just have to see it ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
17.
Dream House (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Soon after moving into their seemingly idyllic new home, a family learns of a brutal crime committed against former residents of the dwelling. (84 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
“ I didn't understand anything, but then everything cleared up at the end. I love the movies that makes you insane! ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
18.
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel. (94 mins.)
Director: Mark Waters
“ Jim Carrey is amazing in this movie, as in every other movie! And the background story about family is lovely ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
19.
Beastly (2011)
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A modern-day take on the "Beauty and the Beast" tale where a New York teen is transformed into a hideous monster in order to find true love. (86 mins.)
Director: Daniel Barnz
“ A beautiful lovestory about real love, love that comes from the inside ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
20.
Season of the Witch (2011)
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14th-century knights transport a suspected witch to a monastery, where monks deduce her powers could be the source of the Black Plague. (95 mins.)
Director: Dominic Sena
“ I love swords. I just love them. So movies with swordfighting is awesome! And the stories about witches and demons... Wow, love it ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
21.
The Rite (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An American seminary student travels to Italy to take an exorcism course. (114 mins.)
“ Anthony Hopkins is amazing in this movie! ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
22.
Arthur (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn't like. (110 mins.)
Director: Jason Winer
“ Funny. All i got to say, funny! And sweet! ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
23.
Intruders (2011)
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Two children living in different countries are visited nightly by a faceless being who wants to take possession of them. (100 mins.)
“ This made me really insane, and i loved it! ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
24.
Courageous (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their lives. (129 mins.)
Director: Alex Kendrick
“ A sweet story about a group of men, their families and their relationship with God. How to overcome obstacles if you just believe, and have the love and support of your friends and family. ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
25.
The Innkeepers (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay. (101 mins.)
Director: Ti West
“ Well, I nearly pissed my pants on several occasions ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
26.
Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Malcolm Turner and his stepson Trent go undercover at an all-girls school to flush out a killer. (107 mins.)
Director: John Whitesell
“ Big Momma is the most wonderful "woman" ever. Love every movie ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
27.
Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
A group of college students gets lost in a storm during their snowmobiling trip and takes shelter in an abandoned sanitarium which, unbeknown to them, is home to three deformed cannibals. (93 mins.)
Director: Declan O'Brien
“ A cold killing.. ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
28.
The Caller (2011)
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A young divorcee is getting her life back together by moving into an apartment. But what will she do when a strange person repeatedly calls her, and threatens to change her new life around? (92 mins.)
“ It messed up my head, and i didn't understand anything until the very end. But it messed me up in a good way, i wanted more! ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
29.
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
The crazy and comical Mabel Simmoms, otherwise known as Madea, tries to wrangle her fighting family together for a family dinner regarding the health of her niece Shirley. (106 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
“ Madea is the craziest person i've ever seen in movies, with a lot of knowledge and a lot of crazy! Tyler Perry's movies about Madea and people around here is amazing, and I learn from each and every one of the movies. I love Madea! ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
30.
11-11-11 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
After the death of his wife and child, an author travels to Barcelona to see his estranged brother and dying father, where he learns that his life is plagued by events that occur on 11/11/11. (90 mins.)
“ Breathtaking! Just breathtaking! And the ending - wow. Shocker! ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
31.
17 Girls (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
When Camille accidentally becomes pregnant, 16 of her friends and classmates decide to follow suit, which concerns their town and school. (86 mins.)
“ Crazy ass teens.... But a good movie, and it takes the topic teen pregnancy to a whole new level. And when i figured out it was based on true events, i nearly pissed my pants... How crazy can people be, and how "unloved" is it possible to feel... ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle
 
32.
The Monitor (2011)
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After a baby monitor picks up another channel, Anna begins reliving the nightmare she'd recently escaped. (96 mins.)
Director: Pål Sletaune
“ Psychological thriller from Norway. It's crazy, just crazy. And i really got shocked by the ending... ” - malene_nyborg_hjelle