Top Ten Best Movies of the 21st Century

The Top Ten
1 The Dark Knight The Dark Knight Product Image

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.

There are just so so many great and positive things about The Dark Knight. But I'll name the top few
Firstly, Nolan's Direction and script are top notch!
Secondly, Heath Ledger's performance as the joker is one iconic performance ever made (up with anthony hopkin's performance as hannibal lecter)

Every time I watch this it feels like there is a new story in it... We can watch from various perspectives as well, 1) Batman (of course) 2) Bruce 3)2face 4) joker 5) gordon and 6) rachel... All are awesome stories brought together by a wonderful storyteller.

Unquestionably the definitive realistic cinematic motion picture yet made in this Century. It is dark,unforgettable,iconic and an A-list cast that give their best with ledger shining brighter than all. It is simply and purely a Modern Day Masterpiece. Bravo Nolan.

2 The Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King The Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King Product Image

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.

Surprised that even when so much had to be covered in so less time - and the movie did last long for more than 3 hours - it still lived up to the high standards of the book. Skillfully made and aptly directed. The actors too have executed their task well.

Dark Knight is overrated (pretty good but overpraised thanks to the nerds), and I cannot believe that Avengers, Twilight and Hunger Games are on this list. This list is laughable, where are Tree of Life and Mulholland Drive?

After watching the this all I thought about for the rest of the week is this. You get that feeling when you don't know what to do about your life when it ended.

3 Inception Inception Product Image

Easily the best movie of not only the 21st century but perhaps all time, Inception brings so much to the table. Amazing visuals, perfect scenes, emotional aspects, and so much more is what Inception offers. It's a practically perfect movie

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

Inception is my favorite movie of all time. The Dark Knight is amazing, but the originality of Inception, as well as the best ending scenes of any movie ever, makes it slightly better in my opinion.

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.

4 The Avengers The Avengers Product Image

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.

I have watched this movie over and over again.

This is a awesome movie, make it higher!

I am out of Words

5 The Departed The Departed Product Image

Should be 2nd, this movie had Jack Nicholson one of the best actors of all time time.

Best work by Dicaprio, Best work by Scorcese. Jack Nicolson just has a way about him that makes you say, "hey that man's crazy".

6 Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Best movie of the century definitely.

7 Pan's Labyrinth Pan's Labyrinth Product Image

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.

8 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Product Image
9 No Country for Old Men No Country for Old Men Product Image

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?

The best of the best. You must see
It. Great act. Great script. Great executed. Great movie.

You have no idea how brilliant this movie is unless you've seen it. Go fo it - I call it Human Terminator - Part I.

How is Human Centipede and Pirates of the Caribbean above this?

10 Transformers Transformers Product Image

Transformers is my favourite movie of all time. And the fact that they play my favourite song, Linkin Park's What I've Done, in it makes it even better

The Contenders
11 Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest Product Image

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.

I watched it with my dad when it first came out when I was around maybe five.

It's a well planned movie. Nice settled and very thrilling.

12 Django Unchained Django Unchained Product Image

How is this not number 1? And how are there no other Tarantino films in the top 10?

Definitely the best movie I've ever seen, chrisoph waltz plays king schultz amazingly and you have no chice but to love him!

Jamie foxx! Name's enough

My friend watched the movie, he suggested that I call him Django Freemen

13 Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind Product Image

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

Best romantic movie ever released. Period!

14 The Human Centipede II, Full Sequence The Human Centipede II, Full Sequence Product Image

Best movie ever in history.

11? They are better movies

I love this movie

15 Moonlight Moonlight Product Image

This is no question the best movie of the 21st Century, it is absolutely perfect in every way and ticks off every box on what makes a great film.

16 City of God City of God Product Image

Just a brilliant film

17 Inglourious Basterds Inglourious Basterds Product Image

Proof that Quentin Tarantino movies never get old, because no body gets sick of bloody violence and cursing.

Hitler gets shot in the face and Brad Pitt speaks in a hilarious accent. What else could you possibly want?

18 Spirited Away Spirited Away Product Image

Watch this movie and your mind will not return to you for hours afterwards.

19 Pacific Rim Pacific Rim Product Image
20 Boyhood Boyhood Product Image
21 Avatar Avatar Product Image

Let's go blue people! (No offense if I hurt somebody feeling or something)

28? Definitely should be higher.

22 In the Mood for Love In the Mood for Love Product Image
23 The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring Product Image
24 Toy Story 3 Toy Story 3 Product Image

I love it, but Toy Story 2 is better.

25 The Maze Runner The Maze Runner Product Image

So awful, it's good. That being said, the idea that this is one of the best films of the 21st century is stretching it, I have to say.

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