Top Ten Movies Directed by Christopher Nolan

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

Quite simply it's a deep reflection of the nature of modern thought, drawing deep parallels between reason and insanity. Is the joker a reflection on pure truth make our thinking look naive. The move uses its characters as physical representations of ideals. The jokers weapon uses made to order thought process as a weapon against all that oppose him.

I'm no fan of superhero movies, this Batman and Nolans trilogy ranks as the best, at least in my opinion, has no near comparison to anything in this genre. The depth of thought, truly is a artful masterpiece. Lastly, I think it's one of the deepest thought provoking movies of all time.

The way nolan portrayed all the dynamics of a superhero film, it was remarkable. The core is, when the movie was ready to release, people were thinking that it would be a typical or a very simple superhero film with some dumb music but the way he delivered all the complexity and reality behind each and every scene, that led him towards a gleaming sum up. The best thing in the move and the work of nolan was the origination of Harvey Dent as a evil. Joker's tricks and way of criminality was the heart of film.

Unlike The Avengers, The Dark Knight has a significant meaning behind it. Its about the results of following your own heart and taking the law under your won hands. This movie has proved that Chris Nolan did it all right. When I was watching the movie, I personally loved that movie and not just that, his techniques were proven well in that movie including his camera shot and also the complexing cuts between scenes

Great movie. Extremely entertaining as well as thematically strong and with complex characters. Acting is also great, and Ledger definitely deserved the Oscar, albeit posthumously. It may not be the best of the Batman trilogy (Batman Begins is my personal pick) but it is still a great film nonetheless.

2 Inception Inception  Product Image

Man. Inception and the dark knight are probably both in my top five movies, so it was hard to just not vote for the dark knight, but this one really is just better. It may have less good action and its villain, while good, is nowhere near the joker. the plot and directing were pretty equal. But, the music was so much better in inception, it was more thrilling, and it just really topped out the dark knight when it came to acting, romance, humor (though the joker is more funny) more mind bending, interesting, and really a better movie. you may notice that there are much more comments for inception on here. That is because there is just the enormous die-hard fans like you see in mcu movies for the batman movies, and they all vote for the dark knight without really thinking their vote through. VOTE INCEPTION

Ok. I'm sure you all know how much I love this outstanding movie, but I really need this to be in first! It is so good. For reasons that have already been given in the comments

Okay, this is the best of everything Christopher Nolan. My personal favorite Nolan film is Interstellar, and everyone else's seems to be The Dark Knight. I think the three are basically as good as one another. However, if I had to pick the best, I would choose Inception. It has the clever, smart, sci-fi, mind-bendiness of Interstellar, and the fast-paced, cool action of The Dark Knight. I love all Nolan's films, but this is perhaps the best.

The. Best. Movie. Of. All. Time.
Don't get me wrong, the dark knight is awesome, but this is just the most exciting and intriguing movie ever. Go inception!

3 Interstellar Interstellar Product Image

Come on guys! There is nothing like this movie. TDK is amazing. But upon repeated viewings, this movie becomes less and less "outstanding". Inception would be my second best film. But interstellar, truly a masterpiece. Every moment of this film deserves an award. That score, that library, that ghost, that docking, simply an outstanding achievement that is related with our future as a species. Did TDK do that? Did Inception do that? No.

Incredible movie. Completely blew me away. The scope of the story is just amazing! Great music and one of the best scenes in the history of cinema (docking scene). The more you think about it, the more you realize that this movie is a true masterpiece. Incredible acting as well. Shows Oscars are completely worthless these days (it only got best Visual Effects, which in my opinion is an insult).

In my opinion the dark knight is the best. But I think interstellar deserves to be number 3. Its really good. Just amazing. And of course the music. Every three days I listen to it. Hans zimmer has done a great job.

In my opinion, this is certainly Nolan's best film and ONE OF THE BEST OF ALL TIME.. Unlike many others, the best I liked about this film is its ending. Superb directing, superb performances and undoubtedly very witty and clever..
Top films of Chris Nolan in my opinion :
1) Interstellar
2) Inception
3) The Dark knight
4) The Prestige
5) Memento
6), The Dark knight rises
7) Insomnia
8) Following

4 Memento Memento  Product Image

I recently seen some movies of Christopher Nolan and he is just amazing director I don't have words to say how much cerebral he is. It can be say when you watch his movies. I have never seen director like him and I don't to see. There will be no one director in the world in the future who can take his place.

I remember looking for this dvd for a long time, cause it was somehoe double the prive of all other dvds where I live. After finally getting it, I wasn't disappointed at all. Memento is a mastetpiece, one of my top ten favourite movies of all time. I loved seeing Nolan becoming that famous and making mostly great movies after it, but this is still my favourite

Best movie I have ever watched! Loved it! No idea how someone can pull off a great movie while showing the ending first!

Christopher Nolan is my favourite director but for me this is his best movie. I'd have the dark knight second.
Remember Sammy Jankis...

5 The Dark Knight Rises The Dark Knight Rises Product Image

When I had seen its previous part ie the dark knight, I had thought 'nothing can be better than this". But only a genius like nolan could give us something even better! Without giving a second thought, I can say that the dark knight rises is one of the best movies I have ever seen!

Nolan is a genius... His direction is flawless.. Simply great... Christian bale & tom hardy made the film to a high level...

The Dark Knight Rises is a visual spectacle and an epic conclusion to the trilogy.

I have never been more emotionally invested in a comic book movie.

Flawless film

6 The Prestige The Prestige  Product Image

Best movie by Nolan! Those who voted his other movies as better than this are either chutias(stupid) or they haven't watched this movie or they have watched but didn't understand. This is also the best thriller movie, twists and turns don't come of nowhere. Every conversation, every sentence in the movie is meaningful. Every action has meaning. Like, if someone has done something, why did they do that, there is always a reason. I think The Prestige and Memento are masterpiece. Other movies of Nolan are good but not great.

Nolan can never make me doesn't think what is really happened at the ending of every his movies I watched. Even if my mind could take the ending much better than inception's which I still don't understand, but I think this movie is better, because I catched more value of life that hiding so perfectly in this movie.

I guarantee, those who didn't vote this movie is the best of his other movies is haven't seen this wonderful work.
great job!

Michael Caine, Hugh Jackman, christian bale and Scarlett Johansson do great performances! The writing is great, the twists are amazing and the acting is outstanding! Very underrated! But still a must see!

The best movie I have ever seen... Most people will never understand the depth of the movie if they only see movies on the surface. Nolan's moat intriguing movie ever. Interstellar is nothing in front of the Prestige

7 Batman Begins Batman Begins  Product Image

You do know that this is the first movie in Chris Nolan's batman trilogy? The dark knight is not.

For me, the best of Nolan's Batman trilogy.

It is Darkest of all.

Best origin story, and a compelling story, perfectly done by the best director working today NOLAN

8 Dunkirk Dunkirk Product Image

A raw, visceral experience which brings you through the terrors of war with a clear vision and a deft script, whisking you between timelines so well that Nolan can maintain both narrative tension and realism with exceptional visuals and a constantly playing, brilliantly conceived soundtrack. Nolan directs Hoyte van Hoytema's excellent camerawork with an unflinching hand, sending us through war with multiple perspectives, lending us hope and understanding of human vulnerability and courage. A tour de force of riveting action, smartly woven together with a very human core, Nolan's Dunkirk is a modern masterpiece and cements his position among the greatest.

I know that Dunkirk just came out very recently, but it still deserves more than tenth on this list. It is, for me, by far the best War film I have ever seen. It really is an experiential film. It doesn't give you cheesy characters with pregnant wives back at home, but instead focuses on an entire battle, a battle that you feel like you are in. It takes three different stories on different timelines and ties them all into the same exact moment. Add in some fantastic direction (obviously) and a masterpiece of a soundtrack and you have one incredible movie.

When 400000 men couldn't make home..the home came for them. Really what a line. Christopher nolan at his best. It is one of the best world war movies I have see...truthfully the best. Harry and tom hardy are good. The direction. Music is a masterpiece and a fresh production... it is a must watch patriot war movie before death.

Epic Nolan war movie...almost every second, I jumped on my seat...so thrilling...

9 Insomnia Insomnia  Product Image

Such an amazing movie! Al Pacino, Hilary Swank, and Robin Williams (R.I. P) all put in amazing performances! Very underrated!

This film is so underrated. It does have high ratings, but it is not as famous as it should be!

It's so underrated

10 Following Following  Product Image

Nolan's filmography is so good that even a movie like Following comes at the last, but I personally think it's better than Insomnia. And you should absolutely give credit for making a movie with almost no budget. So there you go Following.

Solid movie. The ending wasn't enough for me though. I still think this movie is a major accomplishment. Nolan shot the film over a couple of weekends with his friends. That takes effort.

Easily the second position on the list. Just that very few people have watched it and it was his very first movie with low resources. And yet an amazing movie!

Only one factor attracted me to this movie-the ending.It made me say what.

The Contenders
11 Tenet Tenet Product Image

Underrated movie, covered up by unnecessary negative review, but In my opinion it is the one of the most original yet slightly muddled concepts used in a movie

My new favourite film - Brilliant soundtrack, amazing cinematography and great (and complicated) plot.

12 Doodlebug Doodlebug Product Image

A good start for a great director.

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