Top Ten Best Movies of the 21st Century


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The Dark Knight
This movie definitely has the most evil villain you can imagine - this guy is crazy. No, actually he isn't: The Joker is nothing more than a bank robber and assassin, but the best one ever "created". Late Heath Ledger justly won his Oscar for the best supporting actor. This movie has the best and most twisted story I know, in which the good guys turn bad and prisoners become heroes. The Batman himself is the Dark Knight who saves lives without anyone saying thank you. This movie shows an unbelievable character development and is just perfect.
I thought good movies were in the past, until I see this one
never seen so many plots overlapping each other, n finally each every plot superimposed each other to give us great climax
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2The Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King
It's unfair to split the Lord of the Rings because Tolkien meant for it to be all one book. And the movies too should truly be considered one massive film, which if it were the case, would EASILY top this list.

Nevertheless, LOTR: ROTK deserves to be #1. Dark Knight is fantastic, and I absolutely love it, but nothing beats the Return of the King.

There was a reason it clean-sweeped the Oscars.
A legendary epic, The Dark Knight was great but Return of the King was a benchmark in history.
this one, end of discussion.


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3The Departed
4th? definitely higher than this!
Great cast great plot great director

Best work by martin scorcese. all characters did amazing job. leo nardo is best actor
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4Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest
A good mix of action adventure and comedy. A stellar cast including Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley all in a well written plot. Defiantly a franchise favourite...
Quite the thriller. May not be the absolute best but definitely one of them.
Interesting to see twilight here. Cannot imagine who would call it good acting though.
It's a well planned movie. Nice settled and very thrilling.
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5The Dark Knight Rises
Best Movie of All Time
The Movie is so great. Just can't wait for the sequel.

People, are you serious? There's no way how any one of they movies are better than inception... Perfect shot... Best storyline I've ever seen... Great acting... Amazing action... Just a perfect movie... It was as interesting as it was confusing but in this movie it is a good thing
I love all the movies above this, but this is my favorite movie. Full of action, but revolved around story. Amazing character development. Even more amazing movie overall.


Love this movie! And human centipede is just plain disturbing..
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Hell on earth was not number 1 on the list it's a work of art and for the love of god way twilight number 5. Twilight sucks people
Really! Twilight is above gladiator?! One of the best movies, watched it like ten times and still not bored.
Not entirely historically accurate, but I was definitely not, NOT entertained!
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8No Country for Old Men
You have no idea how brilliant this movie is unless you've seen it. Go fo it - I call it Human Terminator - Part I.


Perhaps the best movie ever! Should be at the very top of this list. This is no "kids" movie like the bat man stuff--I mean come on, are you kidding me?

9The Avengers
I have watched this movie over and over again.
Bombed it the is should be number 1
This is my 5th Favorite Movie. Madagascar is Number 4, Alvin and The Chipmunks are Number 3, Wreck it Ralph is Number 2, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid is Number 1.
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10Django Unchained
Jamie foxx! Name's enough
Definitely the best movie I've ever seen, chrisoph waltz plays king schultz amazingly and you have no chice but to love him!

The Contenders

11The Human Centipede II, Full Sequence

One of the best horror movies ever.
It changed my view for horror movies... The whole series keeps you glued
I like saw film

13Star Trek
A stunning and hilarious rendition of the old series! Absolutely should be #1! I am confused as to why Twilight is even on this list, not to mention above this incredible movie! Star Trek for life! Can't wait for a sequel!
Really amazing movie. Great casting to play Kirk, Spock, Bones and the rest of the crew, while still getting our good old Leonard Nimoy! Expecting to see Into darkness up here soon!
Spock is in it. Need I say more...
The second one is good too, wonder why is not in the here. BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH
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14The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

15The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Hunger games catching fire is way better than the dark night
These are all superhero fanboys voting these I mean seriously half of the top ten are fanboy movies!

16Jurassic Park III

17Pan's Labyrinth
this might be in spanish but you can't pull your eyes from the screen. its a bit bloody but still childish enough to not be considered horror. its an adult fairy tail and has such a good story line.
Gruesome, magical, horrifying, hopeful... There are a plethora of words that could be used to describe this film. The best films have comedy in the mix, but that would ruin this masterpiece. From the very outset, you are in tune with the feelings of this girl as she tries to make her way in hard times and even harder places.


19Star Trek Into Darkness
Awesome action, awesome story line, it really is a must see movie for star trek fans and non-star trek fans


21Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

22Batman Begins

23City of God

24Pirates of the Caribbean - The Curse of the Black Pearl

25Ichi the Killer

26There Will Be Blood
Amazing actor.. Daniel Day Lewis's performance is brilliant It takes a talented person to make a great film, but it takes an even more talented one to know when to say enough is enough. This is a film by Paul Thomas Anderson that has overshot the runway of movie modernity with something thrillingly, dangerously new...
Besides Mulholland Dr. , this is the best film of the decade. It is a great epic and a great masterpiece with an amazing performance by Day-Lewis. Anderson's seminal film, and one of the best ever made, probably in the top ten and even the top five.

27The Girl Next Door (2007)

28? Definitely should be higher.

29Iron Man
Best superhero without any god gifted powers. Amazing acting and action.

30Melancholie Der Engel





The only reason this is so low is because a lot of people haven't seen it. This is Christopher Nolan's best work to date, that includes Inception and The Dark Knight. Those are both great movies along with The Prestige and all of Nolan's other movies but Memento is pure genius and the many twists at the end are amazing. The fact that the scenes are in reverse chronological order makes it so that you are just as confused as Leonard(the main character) and makes for some great plot twists. Memento is my favorite movie and anyone who hasn't seen it needs to watch it.
Watch this film if you haven't seen it.



NO I thought I'd vote no!
Apart from the love and all those stuff, there is a wonderful scene of action in the climax. But why isn't the entire Series here.
Nice story, love, action, thrill and even fantasy.
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39Ichi 1

40Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2
The end of a saga that defined a generation

41Mystic River

Mystic River or Shaun of The Dead. Mystic River was acted Perfectly. It was directed with Clint Eastwood's typical flair. It was... the best movie of the last 10 years.


42Inglourious Basterds
This and ALL the Christopher Nolan films - Memento, Inception, The Prestige, The Dark Knight and Batman Begins
Proof that Quentin Tarantino movies never get old, because no body gets sick of bloody violence and cursing.

43The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring

44Iron Man 3

45Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
If there's one movie that realistically delves in this relationship business, it's the eternal sunshine of the spotless mind. Beautiful, poetic, subtle and moving. This is the "Inception" of chic flicks or any other romantic movie
After watching this, there is a sunshine in my life. ,
Most original movie since "Fargo"

46Life of Pi

47A Serbian Film

48Scream 4

49Wrong Turn

50Just My Luck


52Hannah Montana The Movie

53The Hangover


55The Pianist

Creepy sikk
Dis film is like well good man-dem, I got me a well big semi when I watched it. One of my fave films of all time. Its bangin'.

57Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

58Matrix Reloaded

59Diary of a Wimpy Kid
I love the book and I love the movie too!

60The Golden Compass


62How to Train Your Dragon

633 Idiots
I like 3 idiots because in this film comedy, romance and free life and also the formulaue of success

64Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

65Freaky Friday

66The Informers

67The Cell

68The X-Files: I Want to Believe

69Moulin Rouge!

70Gangs of New York

71Silent Hill

72The Town

73Zero Dark Thirty

74Source Code


76District 9
Still a better love story than Twilight... No matter how much "action" (refer to Twilight comments) there is...

77Man of Steel
The start of this movie might be rushed but when we get to the action it is nothing that you have ever seen. Imagine superman fighting with all his powers against his enemies. Well this is IT!

7821 Jump Street

79(500) Days of Summer

80Gangs of Wasseypur

81Grown Ups 2

828 Mile
The best realist life story I've ever watched plus its Eminem

83I Dreamed of Africa


85The Legend of Zorro

86Prison Break: The Final Break

87The Hurt Locker

88Man on Fire

89Leap Year

90127 Hours

91The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey


93Mulholland Dr.

94American Reunion

95The Fighter

96Beast of the Southern Wild

973:10 to Yuma

98Spirited Away

99Grown Ups

100The Simpsons Movie

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