Melissa's 2011 Top Ten Listby dialmformelissa | created - 07 Nov 2011 | updated - 29 Dec 2011 | Public
My favorite movies that were released in theaters in 2011. (Sorted in alphabetical order)
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1. We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
R | 112 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly dangerous things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.
Votes: 123,174 | Gross: $1.74M
2. The Tree of Life (2011)
PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, Fantasy
The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.
Votes: 155,986 | Gross: $13.30M
3. Melancholia (2011)
R | 135 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.
Votes: 153,075 | Gross: $3.03M
My review: http://moviebuzzers.com/2011/11/07/movie-review-melancholia-brilliant/
4. The Ledge (2011)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A police officer looks to talk down a young man lured by his lover's husband to the ledge of a high rise, where he has one hour to contemplate a fateful decision.
Votes: 17,721 | Gross: $0.01M
My review: http://moviebuzzers.com/2011/07/05/movie-review-ledge-edge-seat/
5. Hugo (2011)
PG | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
In Paris in 1931, an orphan named Hugo Cabret, who lives in the walls of a train station, is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
Votes: 284,355 | Gross: $73.86M
6. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A substance designed to help the brain repair itself gives advanced intelligence to a chimpanzee who leads an ape uprising.
Votes: 471,913 | Gross: $176.76M
7. Shame (2011)
NC-17 | 101 min | Drama
A sex addict's carefully cultivated private life falls apart after his sister arrives for an indefinite stay.
Votes: 170,996 | Gross: $4.00M
8. Trollhunter (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.
Votes: 63,358 | Gross: $0.25M
My review: http://moviebuzzers.com/2011/04/20/tribeca-film-festival-11-troll-hunter-trolljegeren-review/
9. 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: 51,576 | Gross: $10.18M
My review: http://moviebuzzers.com/movie-reviews/movie-review-win-win-winner/
10. Romantics Anonymous (2010)
PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Romance
What happens when a man and a woman share a common passion? They fall in love. And this is what happens to Jean-René, the boss of a small chocolate factory, and Angélique, a gifted ... See full summary »
My review: http://moviebuzzers.com/2011/04/20/tribeca-film-festival-11-romantics-anonymous-le-emotifs-anonymes-review/