Sunday, February 19, 2012

Top 5 Movies of the Year: Part VI (2000-present)

Due to the fact that the new decade is only 2 years in, I've decided to leave this list open-ended and have a total of 12 years on this last segment of the list.

PART I: The 1950s
PART II: The 1960s
PART III: The 1970s
PART IV: The 1980s
PART V: The 1990s

PART VI: The 2000s



2000


1. Almost Famous
Directed by: Cameron Crowe

2. High Fidelity
Directed by: Stephen Frears

3. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Directed by: Ang Lee

4. Battle Royale
Directed by: Kinji Fukasaku

5. Gladiator
Directed by: Ridley Scott





2001


1. Memento
Directed by: Christopher Nolan

2. The Royal Tenenbaums
Directed by: Wes Anderson

3. Mulholland Drive
Directed by: David Lynch

4. In The Bedroom
Directed by: Todd Field

5. Gosford Park
Directed by: Robert Altman





2002


1. About Schmidt
Directed by: Alexander Payne

2. Road To Perdition
Directed by: Sam Mendes

3. Mondays In The Sun
Directed by: Fernando Leon De Aranoa

4. Gangs Of New York
Directed by: Martin Scorsese

5. The Pianist
Directed by: Roman Polanski





2003


1. Oldboy
Directed by: Chan-wook Park

2. Mystic River
Directed by: Clint Eastwood

3. Lost In Translation
Directed by: Sofia Coppola

4. Finding Nemo
Directed by: Andrew Stanton

5. The Station Agent
Directed by: Thomas McCarthy





2004


1. Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
Directed by: Michel Gondry

2. The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
Directed by: Wes Anderson

3. Sideways
Directed by: Alexander Payne

4. Million Dollar Baby
Directed by: Clint Eastwood

5. Team America: World Police
Directed by: Trey Parker





2005


1. Brokeback Mountain
Directed by: Ang Lee

2. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Directed by: Shane Black

3. Mysterious Skin
Directed by: Gregg Araki

4. Capote
Directed by: Bennett Miller

5. Match Point
Directed by: Woody Allen





2006


1. Letters From Iwo Jima
Directed by: Clint Eastwood

2. Children Of Men
Directed by: Alfonso Cuaron

3. Pan's Labyrinth
Directed by: Guillermo Del Toro

4. United 93
Directed by: Paul Greengrass

5. The Fountain
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky





2007


1. No Country For Old Men
Directed by: Joel & Ethan Coen

2. There Will Be Blood
Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

3. Juno
Directed by: Jason Reitman

4. Into The Wild
Directed by: Sean Penn

5. 3:10 To Yuma
Directed by: James Mangold





2008


1. Doubt
Directed by: John Patrick Shanley

2. Slumdog Millionaire
Directed by: Danny Boyle

3. The Wrestler
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

4. The Dark Knight
Directed by: Christopher Nolan

5. Let The Right One In
Directed by: Tomas Alfredsson





2009


1. Up In The Air
Directed by: Jason Reitman

2. Fantastic Mr. Fox
Directed by: Wes Anderson

3. Moon
Directed by: Duncan Jones

4. Mary And Max
Directed by: Adam Elliot

5. The Hurt Locker
Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow





2010


1. The Social Network
Directed by: David Fincher

2. 127 Hours
Directed by: Danny Boyle

3. Toy Story 3
Directed by: Lee Unkrich

4. Exit Through The Gift Shop
Directed by: Banksy

5. Biutiful
Directed by: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu





2011


1. The Artist
Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius

2. A Separation
Directed by: Asghar Farhadi

3. Midnight In Paris
Directed by: Woody Allen

4. Take Shelter
Directed by: Jeff Nichols

5. The Monk
Directed by: Dominik Moll

2 comments:

AdamMoody said...

Nice list, there are plenty here I need to see. I think 2011 is the only year I have seen all the films you listed.

Rodders said...

Oh yeah, a lot here I have seen. Just got to see The Wrestler, and i've got a full house for 2008, and terrific to see some love for Team America, OldBoy and Battle Royale.